Organization and Service
Organized at Brattleboro October 21, 1862, for nine months. Moved to Washington, District of Columbia, October 22-25. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, Military District of Washington, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Casey's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to muster out.
SERVICE.--At Camp Chase, Arlington, VA, Oct. 25-28 and at East Capital Hill to Oct. 30. Mar. to Munson's Hill Oct. 30 and to Hunting Creek Nov. 5. At Camp VT, near Hunting Creek, Nov. 5-26. Picket duty near Occoquan Creek Nov. 26-Dec. 5. At Camp VT until Dec. 12. Duty near Fairfax C.H. until Jan. 20, 1863. Defence of Fairfax C.H. from attack by Stuart's Cavalry Dec. 29, 1862. At Fairfax Station Jan. 20-March 24, 1863. At Wolf Run Shoals, Union Mills and on the Occoquan Mar. 24 to Jun. 25. Mar. to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Jun. 25-Jul. 1. Battle of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Jul. 1-3. Pursuit of Lee Jul. 4-18. Moved to Brattleboro, VT, Jul. 18-21. Mustered out Jul. 30, 1863.
Regiment lost during service: 27 men killed and mortally wounded, 1 died in Confederate prisons, 1 murdered and 39 died from disease. Total 68.
Source: Frederick H. Dyer, A compendium of the War of the Rebellion: compiled and arranged from official records of the federal and Confederate armies, reports of the adjutant generals of the several states, the army registers, and other reliable documents and sources, (Dyer Pub. Co., Des Moines, IA, 1908), Part 3, pp. 1647-1654.