6th Infantry Regiment


 


HISTORICAL NOTES:

    In Rivers' account of the raising of the troops, he dedicates a total of 6 lines to this regiment of 700 men. From the casualty lists, there were probably that many men again who joined subsequently. It lost 18 killed at Dranesville, 27 at Williamsburg, 270 at Gaines' Mill and Frayser's Farm, 115 as Second Manassas, 58 in the Maryland Campaign, 16 as Wauhatchie, 9 at The Wilderness, 26 killed from June 13 to Dec 31, 1864, and yet still managed to surrender 30 officers and 328 men at Appomattox.

BATTLES:

    Fort Sumter SC (12 - 13 APR 1861)
    Dranesville (20 DEC 1861)
    Yorktown Siege (APR - MAY 1862
    Williamsburg (4 MAY 1862)
    Seven Pines (31 MAY - 1 JUN 1862)
    Seven Days Battles VA (25 JUN - 1 JUL 1862)
    Gaines Mill VA (27 JUN 1862)
    Frayser's Farm VA (30 JUN 1862)
    2nd Bull Run VA (28 - 30 AUG 1862)
    South Mountain VA (14 SEP 1862)
    Antietam VA (17 SEP 1862)
    Fredericksburg VA (13 DEC 1862)
    Wauhatchie (28 - 29 OCT) 1863
    Knoxville Siege GA (NOV - DEC 1863)
    The Wilderness VA (5 - 6 MAY 1864)
    Spotsylvania Court House VA (8 - 21 MAY 1864)
    North Anna VA (23 - 26 MAY 1864)
    Cold Harbor VA (1 - 3 JUN 1864)
    Petersburg Siege VA (JUN 1864 - APR 1865)
    2nd Fort Harrison VA (30 SEP 1864)
    Williamsburg Road (27 OCT 1864)
    Appomattox Court House VA (9 APR 1865)

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