7th New Hampshire Volunteer Regiment


7th New Hampshire Volunteer Regiment

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dates=December 13, 1861 – July 17, 1865
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The 7th New Hampshire Volunteer Regiment was a Union Army infantry regiment that participated in the American Civil War. It was raised in the New England state of New Hampshire, serving from December 13, 1861, to July 17, 1865.

On December 13, 1861, the regiment was organized and mustered in at Manchester, New Hampshire.

On January 14, 1862, the 7th moved to New York, NY. Until February 13 at White Street Barracks. Orders for Dry Tortugas, FL on February 12. Attached to Brannan's Command, District of Florida until June 1862. From then, its assignments were:

* St. Augustine, Fla., Dept. of the South, to May, 1863.
* Fernandina, Fla., Dept. of the South, to June, 1863.
* 1st Brigade, Folly Island, S.C., 10th Corps, Dept. of the South, to July, 1863.
* 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Corps, Dept. of the South, to July, 1863.
* 3rd Brigade, Morris Island, S. C., 10th Corps, Dept. of the South, to November, 1863.
* 1st Brigade, Morris Island, S.C., 10th Corps, Dept. of the South, to December, 1863.
* St. Helena Island, S. C., 10th Corps, Dept. of the South, to February, 1864.
* Hawley's Brigade, Ames' Division, District of Florida, Dept. of the South, to April, 1864.
* 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina, to May, 1864.
* 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 10th Army Corps, Army of the James, to December, 1864.
* 2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 24th Army Corps, Army of the James, to January, 1865.
* Abbott's Brigade, Terry's Provisional Corps, North Carolina, to March, 1865.
* Abbott's Detached Brigade, 10th Army Corps, North Carolina, to July, 1865.

The regiment lost during its term of service 15 officers and 169 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded, and 1 officer and 241 enlisted men by disease, for a total of 426 fatalities.

ee also

*List of New Hampshire Civil War Units

External links

* [http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/visitorcenter/flag/Regiment%20Details%206-10.htm#7th NH State House Visitor's Center - Hall of Flags: Regiments]
* [http://www.usgennet.org/usa/nh/topic/civilwar/nh7threg.htm USGNNET.org - 7th New Hampshire Regiment Rosters]
* [http://battleofolustee.org/7th_ct_inf.html 7th New Hampshire] at the Battle of Olustee

Further reading

* Waite, Otis F. R., "New Hampshire in the Great Rebellion". Claremont, NH: Tracy, Chase & company, 1870.


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