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13th Vermont Infantry

Organization and Service (Dyer's Compendium)


Organized at Brattleboro October 10, 1862, for nine months. Moved to Washington, District of Columbia, October 11-13. Attached to and 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 July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, July, 1863.

SERVICE.--At Camp Chase, Arlington, VA. Oct. 25-28, 1862, and at East Capital Hill until Oct. 30. Mar. to Munson's Hill Oct. 30, thence to Hunting Creek Nov. 5. At Camp VT, near Hunting Creek, until Nov. 26. Picket duty near Occoquan Creek until Dec. 5. At Camp VT until Dec. 12. Picket duty near Fairfax C.H. until Jan. 20, 1863. Defence of Fairfax C.H. from attack by Stuart's Cavalry Dec. 29. 1862. Duty at Wolf Run Shoals Jan. 20-Apr. 2. Guard duty at Occoquan Creek until Jun. 25. Mar. to Gettysburg. Pennsylvania, Jun. 25-Jul. 1. Battle of Gettysburg Jul. 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Middletown, MD, Jul. 4-8. Left front Jul. 8 and moved to Brattleboro, VT, Jul. 8-13. Mustered out Jul. 21, 1863.

Regiment lost during service: 19 men killed and mortally wounded and 53 died from disease disease. Total 72.

Source: Frederick H. Dyer, A compendium of the War of the Rebellion: compiled and arranged from official records of the federal and Confederate armies, reports of the adjutant generals of the several states, the army registers, and other reliable documents and sources, (Dyer Pub. Co., Des Moines, IA, 1908), Part 3, pp. 1647-1654.