1st Regiment Infantry

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Slocum Avenue, near Spangler's Spring. Gettysburg


1st Maryland
Potomac Home
Vol. Infantry
Col. Wm. P. Maulsby
Lockwood's Independent
12th Corps


Effective Strength 739
Killed 23, Wounded 80
Missing 1, Total 104
Organized at
Frederick, Md.
From Aug. 15th to
Dec. 13th 1861.
Principal engagements,
Maryland Heights, Md.
Sept. 13th 1862.
Gettysburg, Pa.
July 2d-3d 1863
Monocacy, Md.
July 9th 1864.
and eight skirmishes
Mustered out May 29th 1865.



July 2d reinforced
the left wing between
5 and 6 o'clock P. M.
charging under the
immediate direction
of Gen. Meade and
recapturing three
pieces of artillery.
July 3d engaged the
enemy at this point
from 5 to 6 o'clock A. M.
At 11 A. M. went to the
assistance of the
2d Div. 12th Corps.
engaging the enemy
there for about
four hours.



Field & Staff--NCO Staff--Band


Montville S. Knight--Co. B--Not in any of my records.  Need more information.  Headstone states he was in Co. B. Checked the NPS web site, not there.
John C. Rodeniser--Co. L--As noted, there was no Co. L.

Organized at Baltimore, Md., and mustered in: Company "A" May 10; Companies "B," "C," May 11; Company "D," May 16, 1861. Moved to Relay House, Md., May 24, 1861. Company "E" mustered in May 25, and Companies "F," "G," "H," "I" and "K" mustered in at Relay House May 27, 1861. Camp at Relay House, on Baltimore & Ohio Railroad until June 6. Moved to Camp Carroll, near Baltimore, June 6; thence to Frederick city, Md., June 7. March to Middletown and Downsville July 7-10, and to Williamsport July 23. Duty guarding fords and ferries of Upper Potomac, from Williamsport to mouth of Antietam, until October 16. Attached to Defenses Upper Potomac, Dept. of the Shenandoah, to October, 1861. Gordon's Brigade, Banks' Division, Army of the Potomac, to March, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Banks' 5th Army Corps, to April, 1862. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of the Shenandoah, to June, 1862. Baltimore, Md., Middle Dept., to September, 1862. Maryland Brigade, Defenses Upper Potomac. Middle Dept., to March, 1863. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 8th Army Corps, to June, 1863. Maryland Brigade, French's Division, 8th Army Corps, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to December, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, to March, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps, to June, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 5th Army Corps. to July, 1865.

SERVICE.--Action at Shepherdstown, Md., September 3, 1861 (Cos. "E," "G"). March to Darnestown October 16-19. Operations at Conrad's and Edwards' Ferries October 21-26. At Darnestown until December 2. March to Frederick City December 2, thence to Williamsport, Md., December 18, and guard crossing Upper Potomac until January 7, 1862. (Cos. "B," "C," "E" and "G" at Four Locks. Co. "F" at Dam No. 5; then at Four Locks. Co. "A" at Cherry Run, Co. "H" at Old Fort Frederick Cos. "I" and "K" near Fogal's Ferry.) Operations about Dams Nos. 4 and 5 December 17-20, 1861. Skirmishes at Old Fort Frederick December 25 (Co. "H"). Cherry Run December 25 (Co. "A"). Dam No. 5 December 25 (Co. "F"). Forced march to Hancock, Md., January 7, 1862. Duty on Upper Potomac until February 28, 1862 (Cos. "A," "B," "C" and "G" at Millstone Point, "D" at Old Fort Frederick, "F" at Four Locks, "H" at Cherry Run, "I" at Bevan's Hill, "K" at Licking Creek Bridge, and "C" at Baer's School House. March to Williamsport February 28-March 1. Advance on Winchester March 2-12. Skirmish at Bunker Hill March 5. Near Winchester March 8 and 11. Occupation of Winchester March 12. March to Castleman's Ferry and return March 22-23. (Co. "B" detached at Winchester and in battle of March 23.) Pursuit of Jackson to Strasburg March 23-25. Reconnaissance toward Columbia Furnace April 9. Pursuit of Jackson April 17-25. Harrisonburg April 22. March to Strasburg May 1-9. Moved to Front Royal May 16. Operations in the Shenandoah Valley May 16-June 17. Action at Front Royal May 23, mostly captured. Middletown May 24 (Detachment). Winchester May 25 (Detachment). Company "E" at Linden Station. Retreat to Manassas Junction May 23-28; thence moved to Baltimore, Md., and duty there until September. Prisoners exchanged August, 1862. Regiment reorganized at Baltimore and duty there until September 18. Moved to the Antietam September 18. Defense of Williamsport September 20-21. Duty between Williamsport and Hagerstown until December 11. Moved to Maryland Heights December 11-12, and duty there until April 9, 1863. At Bolivar Heights until April 30. Moved to Grafton and Clarksburg, W. Va., to repel Rebel invasion April 30-May 1. Operations against Jones and Imboden May 1-26. Return to Maryland Heights May 26, and duty there until June 30. Retreat to Frederick, Md., and guard bridges over the Monocacy until July 6. Recapture of Maryland Heights July 7. Joined 1st Army Corps near Boonsboro July 10. Pursuit of Lee to Warrenton, Va., July 10-24. Funkstown, Md., July 12-13. At Warrenton Junction July 25-27. Duty near Rappahannock Station August 4 to September 16. Advance to the Rapidan September 16-18. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Bristoe Station October 14. Haymarket October 19. Guard Orange and Alexandria R. R. October 24-November 23. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. Near Culpeper until May, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Veterans on furlough April and May. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 4-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Laurel Hill May 8. Spotsylvania May 8-12. Spotsylvania Court House May 12-21. "Bloody Angle" May 12. Non-Veterans left front for muster out May 19, 1864. Mustered out May 28, 1864. Harris Farm, Fredericksburg Road, May 19. North Anna River May 23-26. Jericho Ford May 23. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Bethesda Church June 1-3. Before Petersburg June 16-18. Siege of Petersburg June 16, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Jerusalem Plank Road June 22-23, 1864. Mine Explosion, Petersburg, July 30 (Reserve). Weldon Railroad August 18-21. Poplar Springs Church September 29-October 2. Yellow House October 2-5. Peeble's Farm November 7-8. Hatcher's Run October 27-28. Warren's Raid on Weldon R. R. December 7-12. Dabney's Mills, Hatcher's Run, February 5-7, 1865. Appomattox Campaign March 28-April 9. Lewis Farm, near Gravelly Run, March 29. White Oak Road March 31. Five Forks April 1. Fall of Petersburg April 2. Pursuit of Lee, Appomattox Court House. April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Washington, D.C., May 1-12. Grand Review May 23. Camp at Arlington Heights, Va., until July. Mustered out July 2, 1865.

Regiment lost during service 8 Officers and 110 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 148 Enlisted men by disease. Total 267.


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