16th Regiment, Vermont Infantry

The Vermont 16th Infantry Regiment was organized at Brattleboro and mustered in October 23, 1862, for nine months. Moved to Washington, D.C., October 24-27.

The regiment lost during service 1 Officer and 23 Enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 1 Officer and 48 Enlisted men by disease. Total 73.
  • Colonel Wheelock G. Veazey
    Attached to 2nd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, Military District of Washington, to February, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Casey's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to April, 1863. 2nd Brigade, Abercrombie's Division, 22nd Army Corps, to June, 1863. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 1st Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, July, 1863. SERVICE:
    At East Capital Hill, Washington, until October 30, 1862. March to Munson Hill October 30, thence to Hunting Creek November 5. At Camp Vermont, near Hunting Creek, until December 12. Picket duty near Fairfax Court House to January 20, 1863. At Fairfax Station until March 20. Defence of Fairfax Court House from attack by Stuart's Cavalry December 29, 1862. At Union Mills March 24 to June 1. At Bristoe Station, Catlett's Station and Manassas until June 15. At Union Mills until June 25. March to Gettysburg, Pa., June 25-July 1. Battle of Gettysburg July 1-3. Pursuit of Lee July 4-18. Moved to Brattleboro, Vt., July 18-21. Mustered out August 10, 1863. ROSTERS:
    The composite rosters of this unit contain the names of 1169 men.

  • Company A = Bethel, Windsor County
  • Company B = Brattleboro, Windham County
  • Company C = Ludlow,Windsor County
  • Company D = Townshend, Windham County
  • Company E = Springfield, Windsor County
  • Company F = Wilmington, Windham County
  • Company G = Barnard, Windsor County
  • Company H = Felchville, Windsor County
  • Company I = Williamsville, Windham County
  • Company K = Chester, Windsor County
    Benedict, George C. Vermont in the Civil War: A History of the Part Taken by Vermont Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Union, 1861-1865. 2 Vols. Burlington, VT: Free Pr Assn, 1888. E533B46v2. Reprint 2009. Eastern Digital Resources.

    Burnell, George W. "The Development of Our Army." In War Papers (MOLLUS, WI, Vol. 2). Milwaukee, WI: Burdick, Armitage & Allen, 1896. pp. 70-80 (6 photocopied pages). E464M5.1991v47.

    Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. 2003. Davenport, IA Eastern Ditital Resources.

    Vermont. A & IGO. Revised Roster of Vermont Volunteers Who Served in the Army and Navy of the United States During the War of the Rebellion, 1861-1865. Montpelier, VT: Watchman, 1892. pp. 379-408. E533.3V53. (Contains a roster of the regiment).

    Waite, Otis F.R. Vermont in the Great Rebellion: Containing Historical and Biographical Sketches.... Claremont, NH: Tracy, Chase, 1869. E533W3. See pp. 77 & 210-15 (3 photocopied pages) for a roster of officers a brief regimental history.

    Dyer, Frederick H. - A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion
    The Union Army by Federal Publishing Company, 1908 - Volume 1

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