13th Maine Volunteer Infantry Regiment

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13th Regiment Maine Volunteer Infantry
Active December 13, 1861, to January 5, 1865
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Battle of Sabine Cross Roads
Battle of Pleasant Hill

The 13th Regiment Maine Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

Service[edit]

13th Maine was organized at Portland, Maine, and mustered into Federal service for a three-year enlistment on December 13, 1861.

The veterans and recruits of the 13th were consolidated to a single battalion and transferred to 30th Maine on December 25, 1864. Those soldiers who did not reenlist were discharged from service on January 5, 1865.

Neal Dow, former mayor of Portland, now commander of the 13th Maine.[1]

Total strength and casualties[edit]

The regiment lost 1 officer and 13 enlisted men killed in action or died of wounds and 3 officers and 178 died of disease for a total of 195 fatalities from all causes.[2]

Commanders[edit]

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Neal Dow", Wikipedia, 2018-03-28, retrieved 2018-08-09 
  2. ^ http://www.state.me.us/sos/arc/archives/military/civilwar/13meinf.htm State of Maine Civil War Website Page on the 13th Maine

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