Field & Staff---NCO Staff
Organized at Readville and mustered in July 14-19, 1864. Left State for Washington, D.C., July 20, arriving there July 22. Assigned to garrison duty at Fort C. F. Smith on Arlington Heights until August 21. Moved to Fort Delaware, on Pea Patch island, relieving 157th Ohio Infantry from guard duty. Guarding Rebel prisoners there until October 19. Moved to Boston October 19-21. Mustered out October 27, 1864.
Lost 10 Enlisted men by disease.
In the middle of July, 1864, the 6th Regt. entered upon
its third term of service, being mustered in between the 14th and 19th of the
month for one hundred days. Proceeding to Washington, it was assigned to a post
in the rear of Fort C. F. Smith on Arlington Height's where it remained until
August 21. It was then transferred to Fort Delaware on Pea Patch Island in
Delaware Bay, where for a time it guarded a camp of 7000 Confederate prisoners.
On the 19th of October the regiment entrained for Massachusetts, reaching
Boston on the 21st. On October 27 it was mustered out of the service for the third and last time at Readville, Mass.