1st Maine Volunteer Cavalry Regiment

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1st Maine Volunteer Cavalry Regiment
Active October 31, 1861 to August 1, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Cavalry

The 1st Maine Volunteer Cavalry Regiment was one of the Maine units used during the American Civil War.

History[edit]

Organized in Augusta, Maine on October 31, 1861 for three years. The original members were mustered out on November 25, 1864 when their service was up, but later recruits, along with members of the 1st District of Columbia Cavalry and those who chose to reenlist, were retained in the regiment until its mustering out at Petersburg, Virginia on August 1, 1865.[1]

List of Battles[edit]

The official list of battles in which the regiment bore a part:[2]

Middletown
Winchester
Cedar Mountain
2nd Bull Run
South Mountain
Antietam
Fredericksburg
Rappahannock Station
Brandy Station
Aldie
Middleburg
Upperville
Gettysburg
Shepardstown
Sulphur Springs
Mine Run
Fortification of Richmond
Old Church
Todd's Tavern
Ground Squirrel Bridge (called Church in [2])
Hawe's Shop
Cold Harbor
Trevillian Station
St Mary's Church
Deep Bottom
Ream's Station
Wyatt's Farm
Boydton Road
Bellefield

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ State of Maine, Report of the Adjutant General for the Years 1864 and 1865, Vol.I, p. 8.
  2. ^ a b State of Maine, Report of the Adjutant General, 1864-1865, Vol.I, pg 1051
  • Tobie, Edward P. History of the First Maine Cavalry 1861-1865

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