Fifteenth Regiment Vermont Volunteer Infantry

Acton men who served in the Fifteenth Regiment Vermont Volunteer Infantry:

Dr. Charles Little

Regimental history from A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion, by Frederick Dyer:

Organized at Brattleboro and mustered in October 22, 1862, for nine months. Moved to Washington, D.C., October 23-26. Attached to 2nd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, Military District of Washington, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Casey's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to muster out.

SERVICE.--At Camp Chase, Arlington, Va., October 26-28, 1862, and at East Capital Hill until October 30. March to Munson's Hill March 30, thence to Hunting Creek November 5. At Camp Vermont, near Hunting Creek, until November 26. Picket duty at Occoquan Creek November 26-December 4. At Camp Vermont until December 12. Picket duty near Fairfax Court House December 12, 1862, to January 20, 1863. At Fairfax Station until March 24. At Union Mills until May 7. At Bealeton until May 18. At Union Mills until June 15. At Bristoe Station, Catlett's Station and Manassas until June 25. March to Gettysburg, Pa., June 25-July 1. Detached at Westminster as train guard until July 4. Pursuit of Lee July 4-18. Moved to Brattleboro, Vt., July 18-21. and mustered out August 5, 1863.

Regiment lost during service by disease 1 Officer and 80 Enlisted men. Total 81.


See also:

Revised Roster of Vermont Volunteers and Lists of Vermonters Who Served in the Army and Navy of the United States During the War of the Rebellion, 1861-66. Theodore S. Peck, Adjutant-General. Montpelier, VT: Watchman Publishing, 1892.

United States National Archives and Records Service. Compiled Records Showing Service of Military Units in Volunteer Union Organizations -  VERMONT Ninth Infantry, Tenth Infantry, Twelfth Infantry through Seventeenth Infantry First Co., Drafted Men Second Co., Drafted Men VIRGINIA First Infantry Sixteenth Infantry Loudon [Loudoun] County Independent Rangers First Eastern Virginia Loyal Volunteers Capt. Damron's Independent Co., Volunteers WASHINGTON TERRITORY First Infantry.

Waite, Otis, F.R. Vermont in the great rebellion. Containing Historical and Biographical Sketches, etc. Clarement, NH.: Tracy, Chase and Company, 1869.