Maine 1st Infantry Battalion


The battalion lost 40 men by disease during service. FIELD OFFICERS:


Organized at Augusta and Portland February and March, 1865, from 21st, 24th, 25th and 26th Unassigned Companies of Infantry. Ordered to Summit Point, Va. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Dwight's Division, Army of the Shenandoah to May, 1865. 2nd Brigade, Dwight's Division, Dept. of , to June, 1865. Dwight's Division, Dept. of the South, to July, 1865. 4th Sub-District, District of South Carolina, Dept. of the South, to August, 1865. 3rd Sub-District, Dept. of the South, to A SERVICE:

Moved from the Shenandoah Valley to Washington, D. C., May 1, 1865, and duty there till June 1. Moved to Savannah, Ga., June 1, thence to Georgetown, S. C., June 15. To Florence, S. C., July 6-9. Duty in Eastern South Carolina till August 19. At Charleston till August 29, and in 3rd Sub-District, Western South Carolina, till April, 1866. Mustered out April 5, 1866.

The composite rosters of this unit contain the names of 557 men.


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