United States Veteran Reserve Corps 19th Infantry (Union)
07 Oct 1863
United States Veteran Reserve Corps 19th Infantry organized.
11 Jul 1864
Participated in the Battle of Fort Stevens at District of Columbia, DC.
After his victory over Maj. Gen. Lew Wallace at the Battle of Monocacy in central Maryland on July 9th, Confederate Maj. Gen. Jubal A. Early pressed his advantage and moved south toward the Union capital in Washington, DC. On July 11th, Early's exhausted Confederates reached the outskirts of Washington near Silver Spring. Skirmishers advanced to feel the fortifications that encircled the city, which at the time were manned only by Home Guards, clerks, and convalescent troops. During the night, Union reinfo…
29 Sep 1865
United States Veteran Reserve Corps 19th Infantry mustered out.