The Civil War in Rhode Island



Rhode Island 1st Infantry Regiment

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HISTORICAL NOTES:

This regiment was organized in Rhode Island, April, 1861. for 3 months service. It moved to Washington, D. C., April 20 and 24, 1861. Duty at Camp Sprague, Defences of Washington, till July 16. Advance on Manassas, Va., July 16-21. Battle of Bull Run July 21. Left Washington for home July 25. Mustered out August 2, 1861. OFFICERS:

ASSIGNMENTS:

Attached to Burnside's Brigade, Hunter's Division, McDowell's Army of Northeast Virginia, June-July.

SERVICE:

Battle of Bull Run July 21.

ROSTERS:

The rolls of this regiment contains the names of 1,284 men.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

REFERENCES:

Dyer, Frederick H. - A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion

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