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15th Vermont Infantry

Organization and Service (Dyer's Compendium)


Organized at Brattleboro and mustered in October 22, 1862, for nine months. Moved to Washington, District of Columbia, October 23-26. 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 June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to muster out.

SERVICE.--At Camp Chase, Arlington, VA, Oct. 26-28, 1862, and at East Capital Hill until Oct. 30. Mar. to Munson's Hill Mar. 30, thence to Hunting Creek Nov. 5. At Camp VT, near Hunting Creek, until Nov. 26. Picket duty at Occoquan Creek Nov. 26-Dec. 4. At Camp VT until Dec. 12. Picket duty near Fairfax C.H. Dec. 12, 1862, to Jan. 20, 1863. At Fairfax Station until Mar. 24. At Union Mills until May 7. At Bealeton until May 18. At Union Mills until Jun. 15. At Bristoe Station, Catlett's Station and Manassas until Jun. 25. Mar. to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, Jun. 25-Jul. 1. Detached at Westminster as train guard until Jul. 4. Pursuit of Lee Jul. 4-18. Moved to Brattleboro, VT, Jul. 18-21. and mustered out Aug. 5, 1863.

Regiment lost during service: 1 committed suicide and 78 died from disease. Total 79.

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.