2nd Delaware Infantry
 


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2nd Delaware Infantry Antietam
On the north side of Bloody Lane

Monument Text

DELAWARE

2nd DELAWARE VOLUNTEERS
CAPT. DAVID L. STRICKER
3rd BRIGADE, 1st DIVISION, II CORPS
This regiment of Richardson's reserve
brigade crossed Antietam Creek. Advanced
with division and came under heavy
artillery fire while holding position
immediately beyond crest of the ridge.
It moved to right and helped repulse
counterattack in gap between French and Richardson's divisions. In final assault
on Bloody Lane, the regiment crossed
here and took possession of Piper Farm
buildings until ordered to retire.

LOSSES

  OFFICERS MEN
Killed  --- 12
Wounded 2  42
Missing

 ---

2
Total
 

 58

ERECTED BY
DELAWARE CIVIL WAR CENTENNIAL COMMISSION May 10, 1964


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Brooke Avenue, Rose Grove Gettysburg

Position
held by
The 2nd Reg.
Del. Vol.
Infantry
4th Brig. 1st Div.
2nd Army Corps
July 2nd
1863

Erected by the State of
Delaware to commemorate
the gallantry of
her sons.
A. D. 1885

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Organized at Wilmington, Del., June 12 to October 7, 1861. Moved to Baltimore, Md., October, 1861. Attached to Dix's Command until June, 1862. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to April, 1863. 4th Brigade, 1st Division, 2nd Army Corps, to June, 1864. 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, 2nd Army Corps, to July, 1864.

SERVICE.--Duty at Baltimore, Md., until June, 1862. Expedition through Accomac County November 14-22, 1861. Ordered to Join Army of the Potomac, on the Peninsula, Va., June, 1862. Seven days before Richmond June 25-July 1. Savage Station June 27. Battle of Gaines Mill June 27. Peach Orchard and Savage Station June 29. White Oak Swamp and Glendale June 30. Malvern Hill July 1. At Harrison's Landing to August 16. Movement to Fortress Monroe, thence Centreville, August 16-30. Cover Pope's retreat from Bull Run August 31-September 2. Maryland Campaign September 6-22. Sharpsburg September 15. Battle of Antietam September 16-17. Moved to Harper's Ferry September 22, and duty there until October 30. Reconnaissance to Charlestown October 16-17. Advance up Loudon Valley and movement to Falmouth Va., October 30-November 17. Battle of Fredericksburg, Va., December 12-15. At Falmouth, Va., until April 27, 1863. "Mud March" January 20-24. Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 1-5. Gettysburg (Pa.) Campaign June 11-July 24. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee to Manassas Gap, Va., July 5-24. Duty on line of the Rappahannock and Rapidan until October. Advance from line of the Rappahannock to the Rapidan September 13-17. Bristoe Campaign October 9-22. Auburn and Bristoe October 14. Advance to line of the Rappahannock November 7-8. Mine Run Campaign November 26-December 2. New Hope Church November 29. Mine Run November 28-30. At and near Stevensburg until May, 1864. Demonstration on the Rapidan February 6-7. Campaign from the Rapidan to the James May 3-June 15. Battles of the Wilderness May 5-7. Spotsylvania May 8-12. Po River May 10. Spotsylvania Court House May 12-21. Assault on the Salient "Bloody Angle" May 12. North Anna River May 23-26. On line of the Pamunkey May 26-28. Totopotomoy May 28-31. Cold Harbor June 1-12. Before Petersburg June 16-July 1. Jerusalem Plank Road, Weldon R. R., June 22-23. Mustered out July I, 1864, expiration of term. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 1st Delaware Infantry.

Regiment lost during service 6 Officers and 93 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 101 Enlisted men by disease. Total 201.

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