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3rd Vermont Infantry
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1861/06/01Jesse Adams of Cavendish, enlisted as a Wagoner, Co. F, 3rd Regiment (Adams)
1861/06/23Emerson A. Boynton, 3rd VVI, wrote to his siblings from Camp Baxter, Saint Johnsbury (more)
1861/07/16Mustered in, including Jesse Adams, Wagoner, Co. F, 3rd Regiment, who had enlisted 1 June. (Adams)
1861/07/29Jesse Adams, Wagoner, Co. F, 3rd Regiment, sends letters home to his Father and sister from South Amboy, New Jersey (Adams)
1861/08/17Emerson A. Boynton, 3rd VVI, wrote to his siblings, from Camp Logans, DC (more)
1861/08/22The 2nd and 3rd Vt., at Camp Lyon, were 'reviewed by President Lincoln, General McClellan and Secretaries Seward and Chase.' (Crockett)
1861/08/23Jesse Adams, Wagoner, Co. F, 3rd Regiment, to his mother, from Camp Tyson, Washington, D.C.: 'I now take my pen in hand to write you a few lines. I am well and hearty. My work is not so hard but what I can sleep half of the time if I was a sleeping man, but you know I never could sleep in the day-time. So, of course, I have to find something else to do. I go to the city four times a week. I have got four as handsome horses as you ever saw on a team! I guess the headers are dapple bay and the wheel horses are chestnut.' (Adams)
1861/09/03'Moved across the [Chain] bridge into Virginia once more, and about a mile from the bridge went into camp (Camp Advance). Here the regiments, together with the Sixth Maine built Forts Marcy and Ethan Allen.' (Peck)
1861/09/08On the morning of September 8 the brigade was drawn up in a hollow square, a shooting party was detailed and the prisoner [William Scott, Company K, Third Vt.] was brought out to be shot. At this point an order from General McClellan was read, pardoning the condemned man at the request of the President. (Crockett)
1861/09/113rd Regiment was engaged or present at Skirmish near Lewinsville, Va. (Battles)
1861/09/12Jesse Adams, Camp Tyson, Washington, D.C., wrote his brother, Joe: 'Our regiment and the 33rd NY. went out towards Fairfax yesterday and came very near getting into a scrape. They went out to survey and look the property over. They were not quite careful enough and the rebels got some cannon upon to a hill in the woods about 1 (Adams)
1861/11/08Jesse Adams, of Cavendish, Wagoner, Co. F, 3rd Regiment, died of disease. (Adams)
1862/04/16Captain Samuel E. Pingree, Co. F, 3rd VVI, was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on this date. (more)
1862/04/16Drummer Julian A. Scott, Co. E, 3rd VVI, was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on this date. (more)
1862/05/10Trueman W. Wright, Pvt, Co. B, 3rd Vt. Inf., died in hospital near Yorktown. He was 21. (Kimball's scrapbook)
1862/10/08Pvt Joseph W. Taylor, Co. I, 3rd VVI, died; originally buried at Lovell General Hospital, Portsmouth RI; reinterred at Cypress Hills National cemetery (Cemetery database)
1863/02/27Pvt Addison Bowley, Co. C, 3rd Vt Inf., died of disease; he was buried in Soldiers' Home National Cemetery, Washington, DC (Cemetery database)
1863/04/03William Messenger, 3rd VVI, Co. A, wrote home to his sister (more)
1863/05/043rd Regiment was engaged or present at Salem Heights, Va. (Battles)
1863/05/09Thomas Seaver submitted a report on the battle near Banks' Ford, on May 4th (more)
1863/06/053rd Regiment was engaged or present at Fredericksburg, Va. (Battles)
1863/11/073rd Regiment was engaged or present at Rappahannock Station, Va. (Battles)
1864/05/10Colonel Thomas O. Seaver, 3rd VVI, was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on this date. (more)
1864/06/05Captain Alexander M. Beattie, Co. F, 3rd VVI, was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on this date. (more)
1864/07/113rd Regiment engaged at Fort Stevens, Washington, D.C. (Battles)
1864/08/213rd Regiment was engaged or present at Charlestown, Va. (Battles)
1864/09/133rd Regiment was engaged or present at Gilbert's Ford, Va. (Battles)
1864/09/223rd Regiment was engaged or present at Fisher's Hill, Va. (Battles)
1865/04/021st Lieutenant Gardner C. Hawkins, 3rd VVI, was awarded the Medal of Honor for action on this date. (MOH Page)
1865/07/113rd Regiment mustered out, having lost 5 Officers and 201 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 164 Enlisted men by disease. Total 371. (Dyer)
1943/04/29Moody H. Evans, Co. B, 3rd Vt. Inf., died in St. Johnsbury (Last Vets)