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The 6th Regiment, Maryland Infantry was organized at Baltimore, Md., August 12 to September 3, 1862. It mustered out June 20, 1865.
For more information on the history of this unit, see:
- The Civil War Archive section, 6th Regiment Infantry, (accessed 21 March 2012).
Companies in this Regiment with the Counties of Origin
Men often enlisted in a company recruited in the counties where they lived though not always. After many battles, companies might be combined because so many men were killed or wounded. However if you are unsure which company your ancestor was in, try the company recruited in his county first.
- Officers, Non-Commissioned Offices and Staff - see Roster on page 224 - 225
- Company A - many men from Carroll County - see Roster on page 225 - 227
- Company B - many men from Cecil County - see Roster on page 228 - 230
- Company C - many men from Carroll County - see Roster on page 230 - 232
- Company D - many men from Frederick County - see Roster on page 233 - 234
- Company E - many men from Cecil County - see Roster on page 235 - 236
- Company F - many men from Baltimore City, Baltimore County - see Roster on page 236 - 238
- Company G - many men from Cecil County - see Roster on page 239 - 240
- Company H - many men from Washington County - see Roster on page 240 - 242
- Company I - many men from Baltimore City, Baltimore County - see Roster on page 243 - 244
- Company K - many men from Queen Anne's County - see Roster on page 245 - 247
- Unassigned Enlisted Men - See Roster on page 247
The list of companies with their counties and their rosters are on the 6th Regiment, Maryland Infantry in L. Allison Wilmer, J. H. Jarrett, and Geo. W. F. Vernon. 1898. History and roster of Maryland volunteers, war of 1861-5. Baltimore: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co. other library INTERNET ARCHIVE
- 6th Maryland Infantry Regiment time line
- Beginning United States Civil War Research gives steps for finding information about a Civil War soldier. It covers the major records that should be used. Additional records are described in ‘Maryland in the Civil War’ and ‘United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865’ (see below).
- National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System, is searchable by soldier's name and state. It contains basic facts about soldiers on both sides of the Civil War, a list of regiments, descriptions of significant battles, sources of the information, and suggestions for where to find additional information.
- Maryland in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Maryland, and how to find them.. These include compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.
- United States Civil War, 1861 to 1865 describes and explains United States and Confederate States records, rather than state records, and how to find them. These include veterans’ censuses, compiled service records, pension records, rosters, cemetery records, Internet databases, published books, etc.