Artillery, Cavalry, Infantry

Vermont
 


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Antietam
Mumma Lane North of Bloody Lane

Monument Text

OLD VERMONT BRIGADE
1861 - 1865
Brig. Gen. W. T. H. Brooks
Second Division, Sixth Corps

Second Regiment
Major James H. Walbridge

Third Regiment
Major Thomas O. Seaver

Fourth Regiment
Lieut. Col. Chas. B. Stoughton

Fifth Regiment
Colonel Lewis A. Grant

Sixth Regiment
Major Oscar S. Tuttle

VERMONT


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First Vermont Brigade
Wright Avenue, East of Big Round Top

Front

FIRST VERMONT BRIGADE
Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth and Sixth Regiments
Second Brigade, Second Division, Sixth Corps
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     Organized in the summer of 1861 by Major General William F.
Smith and commanded by Brig. Gen. W. T. H. Brooks and Brig. Gen. and
Brevet Maj. Gen. L. A. Grant. This Brigade fought in whole or part
with the Army of the Potomac from the First Bull Run to Appomattox.

     Aggregating--including the Eleventh Regiment, for a year
part of the Brigade--11,137 Officers and Men, it gave 2,439 lives
to the Union cause. Killed and mortally wounded in action,
1128. Died of disease and by accident, 1009. Died in Confederate
Prisons, 302. Wounded not mortally 2,265--Total 4,704.

Rear

Reaching this field by a forced march of thirty-two miles.
In the evening of July 2, the Brigade took position on the left
 Union flank, near this point in anticipation of an attack by
the enemy, and held the same July 3d and 4th

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First Bull Run
Lee's Mill
Williamsburg
Golding's Farm
Savage Station
White Oak Swamp
Crampton's Pass
Antietam
Fredericksburg Dec 13, '62
Mayre's Heights
Salem Heights
Fredericksburg June 5, '63
Gettysburg
Funkstown
Rappahannock Sta.
Wilderness
Spottsylvania
Cold Harbor
Petersburg June 18, '64
Ream's Station
Weodon Railroad
Charlestown
Opequon
Fisher's Hill
Cedar Creek
Petersburg Mar. 25, '65
Petersburg April 2, '65
Sailor's Creek

Infantry

12, 13, 14, 15 and 16th Infantry (Stannards Bde)


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Column, Hancock Avenue, Cemetery Ridge

Front

VERMONT
In honor of her sons
who fought on this field

Right

FIRST VERMONT CAVALRY
First Brigade, Third Division, Cavalry Corps.
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This Regiment fought Stuart's Cavalry at
Hanover, June 30, 1863, opposed Hampton's Cavalry
at Hunterstown, July2, and charged through the
First Texas Infantry and upon the line of Law's
Brigade at the foot of Round Top, July 3.
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VERMONT SHARPSHOOTERS:
Co. F. First U. S. S. Co's E and H, Second U.  S. S.
Second Brigade, First Division, Third Corps.
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July 2, Company F aided in checking the advance
of Wilcox's Brigade West of Seminary Ridge.
Companies E and H Resisted Law's Brigade
West of Devil's Den and upon the Round Tops.
July 3, the three companies took part
in the repulse of Pickett's charge.

Back

SECOND VERMONT BRIGADE
Twelfth, Thirteenth, Fourteenth,
 Fifteenth and Sixteenth Regiments;
Brig. Gen. George J. Stannard Commanding;
Third Brigade, Third Division, First Corps;
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The Brigade arrived on Cemetery Hill July 1, 1863
The Twelfth and Fifteenth Regiments were detached
to guard the Corps trains. About sunset,  July 2,
the Thirteenth, Fourteenth, and Sixteenth moved to
this part of the field, retook Battery C, Fifth U. S.,
 and re-established the union line.
 July 3, these Regiments held the front line in
advance of this spot.  In the crisis of the day, the
Thirteenth and Sixteenth then moved back 400 yards to
the left and charged the flank of Wilcox's and Perry's
Brigades.  The Fourteenth supported these charges.
The Brigade captured three flags and many prisoners.

Left

The Brigade reached the field
near Little Round Top in the afternoon
of July 2, 1863, by a forced march of
thirty-two miles, and soon after
was assigned to the left Union flank,
where it held a line from the summit of
Round Top to the Taneytown Road
until the close of the battle.

1st Regiment U.S. Sharpshooters, Company "F"

2nd Regiment U.S. Sharpshooters, Company "E"

2nd Regiment U.S. Sharpshooters, Company "H"

1st Regiment Infantry

2nd Regiment Infantry

3rd Regiment Infantry

4th Regiment Infantry

5th Regiment Infantry

6th Regiment Infantry

7th Regiment Infantry

8th Regiment Infantry

9th Regiment Infantry

10th Regiment Infantry

11th Regiment Infantry

12th Regiment Infantry

13th Regiment Infantry

14th Regiment Infantry

15th Regiment Infantry

16th Regiment Infantry

17th Regiment Infantry

18th Regiment Infantry

1st Vermont Brigade

2nd Vermont Brigade

 

Reference:

Vermont in the Great Rebellion containing Historical and Biographical Sketches, Etc.

BY: Major Otis F. R. Waite
Claremont, N.H.
Tracy, Chase and Company.
1869

Entered, according to Act of Congress, in the year 1869, by OTIS F. R. WAITE, In the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Vermont. Stereotyped at the Boston Stereotype Foundry, 19 Spring Lane.

PRINTED AND BOUND BY CLAREMONT MANUFACTURING COMPANY.

Cavalry

1st Regiment Cavalry

Artillery

1st Regiment Heavy Artillery

1st Company Heavy Artillery

1st Battery Light Artillery

2nd Battery Light Artillery

3rd Battery Light Artillery

Drafted Men

Unassigned Men

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