29th Maine Infantry

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Regimental History and Service Record

Organized at Augusta and mustered in December 17, 1863. (Cos. "A" and "D" transferred from 10th Maine Battalion.) Left State for New Orleans, La., January 31, arriving February 16, 1864. Attached to 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, to July, 1864. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Corps, Dept. Gulf and Army Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Army Shenandoah, to April, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of Washington, to June, 1865. District of South Carolina. Dept. South, to June, 1866.

SERVICE.--Moved to Brashear City, La., February 20, 1864; thence to Franklin February 21.

Mansura May 16. Duty at Morganza until July 2. Moved to New Orleans, thence to Washington, D.C., July 2-13. Snicker's Gap Expedition July 14-23. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August 7-November 28. Berryville August 21 and September 3-4. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty near Middletown until November 9. At Newton until December 30, and at Stevenson's Depot until April, 1865. Moved to Washington, D. C., and duty there April 22 to June 1. Provost duty during Grand Review May 23-24. Moved to Savannah, Ga., June 1-5, thence to Georgetown, S.C., June 14-15. Duty at various points in South Carolina, with headquarters at Darlington until March, 1865. Moved to Hilton Head, S.C., March 27, and duty there until June 21. (A Detachment at Helena and Seabrook Islands.) Mustered out Company "A" October 18, 1864; Regiment June 21, 1866.

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Regiment Statistical Information

  • Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 40 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded, and 4 Officers and 191 Enlisted men by disease. Total 237.


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