15th Infantry Regiment


 


HISTORICAL NOTES:

Maj. William M. Gist, son of Governor William Henry Gist at secession was commander of this regiment.

BATTLES:

The 15th Infantry Regiment was engaged in the following battles:

Port Royal SC (7 NOV 1861)
Hilton Head (1 DEC 1861)
Secessionville (15 - 16 JUN 1862)
2nd Bull Run VA (28 - 30 AUG 1862)
Harper's Ferry (12 - 15 SEP 1862)
South Mountain VA (14 SEP 1862)
Antietam VA (17 SEP 1862)
Fredericksburg VA (13 DEC 1862)
Chancellorsville (1-4 MAY 1863)
Gettysburg PA (1-3 JUL 1863)
Chickamauga GA (19-20 SEP 1863)
Chattanooga Siege GA (SEP - NOV 1863)
Knoxville Siege GA (NOV - DEC 1863)
Fort Sanders (29 NOV 1863)
Bean's Station (15 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)
Berryville (AUG 1864)
Near Port Republic (7 OCT 1864)
Near Strasburg (14 OCT 1864)
Cedar Creek (19 OCT 1864)
Carolinas Campaign SC (FEB - APR 1865)
Averasboro (16 MAR 1865)
Bentonville NC (19 - 21 MAR 1865)

ROSTERS:

Field and Staff
Company A
Company H
Company K

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

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