1st Maine Veteran Infantry Regiment
|1st Maine Veteran Infantry Regiment|
|Active||August 21, 1864, to June 28, 1865|
|Branch||United States Army|
|Part of||3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, VI Corps, Army of the Shenandoah|
|Engagements||Battle of Opequan|
Battle of Fisher's Hill
Battle of Cedar Creek
Siege of Petersburg
Battle of Sailor's Creek
Battle of Appomattox Court House
|VI Corps Badge|
The 1st Maine Veteran Infantry mustered out of service June 28, 1865, in Washington, D.C..
Skirmishes near Charleston, Va., August 21–22, 1864. Demonstration on Gilbert's Ford, Opequart, September 13. Battle of Opequan, Winchester, September 19. Fisher's Hill September 22. Battle of Cedar Creek October 19. Duty at Kernstown and vicinity until December. March to Washington, D.C., December 9, then moved to Petersburg, Va. Siege of Petersburg December 12, 1864, to April 2, 1865. Fort Fisher, Petersburg, March 25–27, 1865. Assault on and fall of Petersburg April 2. Sayler's Creek April 6. Appomattox Court House April 9. Surrender of Lee and his army. March to Danville, Va., and provost duty there until June. Moved to Washington, D.C.. Corps Review June 9.
The regiment lost a total of 86 men during service; 6 officers and 40 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded, 40 enlisted men died of disease.
- Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion (Des Moines, IA: Dyer Pub. Co.), 1908.