Acton men who served in the 13th Conn. Vol. Inf.:

William H. Manley, Co. F


13th Regiment Connecticut Volunteer Infantry

Organized at New Haven November 25, 1861, to January 7, 1862. Left State for Ship Island, Miss., March 17, 1862, arriving there April 13. Attached to 1st Brigade, Department of the Gulf, to September, 1862. Weitzel's Reserve Brigade, Dept. Gulf, to December, 1862. Grover's Division, Dept. of the Gulf, to January, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf, January, 1863. 2nd Brigade, 4th Division, 19th Corps, to March, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 4th Division, 19th Corps, to August, 1863. 1st Brigade, 4th Division, 19th Corps, to February, 1864. 2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, 19th Corps, Dept. Gulf, to July, 1864, and Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division, to January, 1865. District of Savannah, Ga.·, Dept. of the South, to March, 1865. 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina, to April, 1865. District of Georgia, Dept. of the South, to April, 1866.

SERVICE.--Operations against Forts St. Phillip and Jackson, Mississippi River, April 15-28, 1862. Occupation of New Orleans, La., May 1. Duty at Camp Parapet and Carrollton until October. Expedition to Pass Manchac and Ponchatoula September 13-15 (Detachment). Ponchatoula September 14-15. Operations in District of La Fourche October 24-November 6. Occupation of Donaldsonville October 25. Action at Georgia Landing, near Labadieville, October 27. Thibodeauxville October 28. Duty at Thibodeauxville until December 27. Moved to Baton Rouge December 27, and duty there until March, 1863. Operations against Port Hudson March 7-27. Moved to Donaldsonville March 28. Operations in Western Louisiana April 9-May 14. Teche Campaign April 11-20. Porter's and McWilliams' Plantations at Indian Bend, April 13. Irish Bend April 14. Bayou Vermillion April 17. Expedition to Alexandria and Simsport May 5-18. Expedition from Barre's Landing toward Brashear City May 21-26. Siege of Port Hudson May 26-July 9. Assaults on Port Hudson May 27 and June 14. Brashear City June 21 (Detachment). Surrender of Port Hudson July 9. Moved to Donaldsonville July 11, thence to Thibodeauxville and duty there until March, 1864. Red River Campaign March 25-May 22. Monett's Bluff, Cane River Crossing April 28. Construction of dam at Alexandria April 30-May 10. Retreat to Morganza May 13-20. Mansura May 16. Duty at Morganza until July 3. Veterans on furlough July and August. Sheridan's Shenandoah Valley Campaign August to December. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty at Kernstown and Winchester until January, 1865. Moved to Savannah, Ga., January 5-22, and duty there until March 8. At Morehead City and New Berne, N. C., until May. Duty at Savannah, Augusta, Athens, Gainesville and District of Allatoona, Ga., until April, 1866. Mustered out at Fort Pulaski, Ga., April 25, 1866.

Regiment lost during service 2 Officers and 42 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 3 Officers and 157 Enlisted men by disease. Total 204.



From:  A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion by Frederick Dyer.