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Brief History

Organized at Benedict, Maryland, December 15, 1863.

Mustered out January 15, 1867

Read more from Archives of Maryland Online

  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 208
  • Company A - no cities or counties given - see Roster on page 208 - 210
  • Company B - no cities or counties given - see Roster on page 210 - 213
  • Company C - no cities or counties given - see Roster on page 213 - 215
  • Company D - no cities or counties given - see Roster on page 215 - 217
  • Company E - no cities or counties given - see Roster on page 217 - 220
  • Company F - no cities or counties given - see Roster on page 220 - 222
  • Company G - no cities or counties given - see Roster on page 222 - 224
  • Company H - no cities or counties given - see Roster on page  225 - 227
  • Company I - no cities or counties given - see Roster on page 227 - 229
  • Company K - no cities or counties given - see Roster on page 230 - 232


Wilmer, L. Allison, J. H. Jarrett, and L. Allison Wilmer. 1898. History and roster of Maryland volunteers, War of 1861-65. Volume 366 Baltimore, Md: Press of Guggenheimer, Weil & Co.  Archive of Maryland Online  other library

Other Sources

  • 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.


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