9th Rhode Island Infantry

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

9th Regiment, Rhode Island Infantry was an American Civil War regiment raised in Rhode Island seeing service between May and Sep 1862.

History[edit]

Organized at Providence May 26, 1862. Moved to Washington, D. C., by Detachments, May 27 and 29. Duty at Camp Frieze, Tennallytown, till July. Moved to Fairfax Seminary, Va., July 1. Garrison duty in the Defences of Washington till September. Company "A" at Fort Greble, "B" at Fort Meigs, "C" at Fort Ricketts, "D" at Fort Snyder, "E" and "K" at Fort Baker, "F" at Fort Carroll, "G" at Fort Dupont, "H" at Fort Wagner, "I" at Fort Stanton and "L" at Fort Davis. Mustered out September 2, 1862.

Service[edit]

Garrison duty in Washington, D.C.

Losses[edit]

Regiment lost 4 by disease.

References[edit]