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Maine 14th Volunteer Infantry (Union)

12/31/61

Organized - Maine 14th Volunteer Infantry - Maine

8/5/62

Battle - Baton Rouge - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

5/21/63

Leadership Change - Division - Brigadier General Thomas W. Sherman

Brigadier GeneralThomas W. Sherman

5/21/63

Battle - Port Hudson - East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana; East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana

Port Hudson
Port Hudson

In cooperation with Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's final offensive against Vicksburg, Maj. Gen. Nathaniel P. Banks's army moved against the Confederate stronghold at Port Hudson on the Mississippi River. Like Vicksburg, Port Hudson was located atop high bluffs at the river bank that commanded the river. On May 11th, Banks learned that some Confederates had been moved from Port Hudson to support the forces defending Vicksburg, so he sought to move upon the garrison before those troops could be replaced. Banks…READ MORE

9/19/64

Battle - Third Winchester - Frederick County, Virginia; Winchester, Virginia

Third Winchester
Third Winchester

To clear the Shenandoah River valley of Confederates, Maj. Gen. Phil Sheridan moved on Winchester in mid-September 1864. Sheridan's force of over 39,000 men was more than twice the size of Maj. Gen. Jubal Early's Confederate army defending the valley. After Brig. Gen. Joseph Kershaw's division left Winchester to rejoin Robert E. Lee's army at Petersburg, Early renewed his raids on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at Martinsburg in the lower valley, dispersing his four remaining infantry divisions. On Septem…READ MORE

9/21/64

Battle - Fisher's Hill - Shenandoah County, Virginia

Fisher's Hill
Fisher's Hill

Confederate Maj. Gen. Jubal Early's Army of the Valley, bloodied by its defeat at the Third Battle of Winchester on September 19th, retreated 20 miles up the valley and took a defensive position in an east-west line across Fisher's Hill, southwest of Strasburg. Maj. Gen. Phillip Sheridan's Army of the Shenandoah, in accordance with Lieut. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant's orders, aggressively pursued Early. Sheridan, outnumbering Early about three to one, noted that the right of the Confederate line was anchored o…READ MORE

10/19/64

Leadership Change - Regiment - Captain John K. Laing, and Lieutenant Colonel Charles S. Bickmore

CaptainJohn K. Laing

Lieutenant ColonelCharles S. Bickmore

10/19/64

Leadership Change - Brigade - Brigadier General Henry W. Birge, and Colonel Thomas W. Porter

Brigadier GeneralHenry W. Birge

ColonelThomas W. Porter

10/19/64

Leadership Change - Division - Brigadier General Cuvier Grover, and Brigadier General Henry W. Birge

Brigadier GeneralCuvier Grover

Brigadier GeneralHenry W. Birge

10/19/64

Leadership Change - Regiment - Lieutenant Colonel Charles S. Bickmore

Lieutenant ColonelCharles S. Bickmore

10/19/64

Leadership Change - Division - Brigadier General Cuvier Grover

Brigadier GeneralCuvier Grover

10/19/64

Battle - Cedar Creek - Frederick County, Virginia; Shenandoah County, Virginia; Warren County, Virginia

Cedar Creek
Cedar Creek

Also known as: Cedar Creek, Belle GroveREAD MORE

1/13/65

Mustered Out - Maine 14th Volunteer Infantry - Maine

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