12th Regiment Infantry


Field & Staff

Organized at Brattleboro October 4, 1862, for nine months. Moved to Washington, D.C., October 7-10, 1862. 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 Corps, to July, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, to muster out.

SERVICE.--Camp on East Capital Hill, Washington, to October 30, 1862. Moved to Munson's Hill October 30, thence to Hunting Creek October 31. At Camp Vermont, near Hunting Creek, until December 12. Picket duty near Fairfax Court House December 12, 1862, to January 20, 1863. Defence of Fairfax Court House from attack by Stuart's Cavalry December 29, 1862. Duty at Wolf Run Shoals January 20 to May 1. Guard railroad at Warrenton Junction until May 7 and at Rappahannock Station until May 18. At Bristoe and Catlett's until June 1. At Union Mills until June 25. March to Gettysburg, Pa., June 25-July 1. Detached at Westminster as train guard until July 4. Guard prisoners to Baltimore July 4-6. Moved to Brattleboro July 6-9, and there mustered out July 14, 1863.

Lost by disease 2 Officers and 65 Enlisted men. Total 67.

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