14th Regiment, Maine Infantry

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14th Regiment, Maine Infantry

Brief History

The 14th Regiment, Maine Infantry was organized at Augusta,and muster in December 31, 1861. They mustered out: January 13, 1865 [1]

For more information on the history of this unit, see:

14th Regiment, Maine Infantry timeline from organization to discharge.

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.

Company A - Captain Charles Barnard company - roster

Company B - Captain Richard W. Mullen's Company B - roster many men from New Orleans

Company C - Captain Andrew F. F. Hall's Company C -roster   many men from New Orleans

Company D - Captain James W. Wiswell's Company D - roster

Company E - Captain Orlando W. Trask's Company E - roster

Company F - Captain John K. Laing's Company F - roster

Company G - Captain George H. Cheney's Company G - roster

Company H - Captain Winslow Robert's Company H - roster  many men from New Orleans

Company I - Captain Ira B. Gardiner's Company I - roster

Company K - Captain Edward A. Skinner's Company K - roster

Roster of men in 14th Regiment Infantry at Ancestry.com $

The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors database lists 3,929 men on its roster for this unit. Roster.

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 ‘Maine 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.
  • Maine in the Civil War describes many Confederate and Union sources, specifically for Maine, 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.
  • Fourteenth regt., Maine Infantry: roster of survivors FHL 6083000 - Includes a description of activities of the 14th Maine Infantry Regiment in the following battles or localities: Baton Rouge, LA; Expedition to Ponchatoula, La; Expedition to Amite River, LA; Port Hudson, LA; Expedition to Sabine Pass, TX; Western Louisiana ("Teche") Campaign; Deep Bottom, VA; 3rd Winchester, VA; Cedar Creek, VA
  • Fourteenth regt, arthor: Carver, Willard; Includes a description of the activities of the 14th Maine Infantry Regiment. eBook at Archives.org
  • Carver, Willard. Fourteenth regt., Maine Infantry : roster of survivors. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1991), FHL book fiche 6083000.
  • Gardner, Ira B. Recollections of a boy member of Co. I, Fourteenth Maine Volunteers, 1861-1865. (Bethesda, Maryland : University Publications of America, c1991), FHL fiche 6083001.

References

  1. National Park Service, The Civil War Soldiers and Sailors System (accessed 4 January 2011).