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First Brigade, First Division

Colonel C D Jameson, 2nd Maine Infantry

Colonel C D Jameson, 2nd Maine Infantry

Second Maine Infantry

Mustered in United States service for two years 28 May, 1861. Arrived at Washington, D. C., 30 June, 1861

COLONEL C D JAMESON
Colonel C D Jameson, 1st Maine Volunteer Militia, was appointed colonel, 2nd Maine Infantry, at Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, on 2 May, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for two years at Camp Strickland, Willett's Point, Newtown, Queens County, New York, on 28 May, 1861. Colonel C D Jameson, 2nd Maine Infantry, was discharged on 4 August, 1861, and was appointed brigadier general, United States Volunteers, by General Orders No.105, Paragraph IV, War Department, Adjutant Generals's Office, Washington, D. C., on 3 December, 1861. Lieutenant Colonel C W Roberts, 2nd Maine Infantry, was appointed colonel, 2nd Maine Infantry, on 29 August, 1861.

LIEUTENANT COLONEL C W ROBERTS
C W Roberts was appointed lieutenant colonel, 2nd Maine Infantry, at Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, on 2 May, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for two years at Camp Strickland, Willett's Point, Newtown, Queens County, New York, on 28 May, 1861. Lieutenant Colonel C W Roberts, 2nd Maine Infantry, was appointed colonel, 2nd Maine Infantry, on 29 August, 1861.

MAJOR G VARNEY
G Varney was appointed major, 2nd Maine Infantry, at Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, on 2 May, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for two years at Camp Strickland, Willett's Point, Newtown, Queens County, New York, on 28 May, 1861. Major G Varney, 2nd Maine Infantry, was appointed lieutenant colonel 2nd Maine Infantry, on 29 August, 1861.

Company A Bangor Light Infantry, 1st Maine Volunteer Militia: CAPT. H BARTLETT
The company was accepted in state service for two years at Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, dated April/May, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for two years at Camp Strickland, Willett's Point, Newtown, Queens County, New York, on 28 May, 1861. Captain H Bartlett, 2nd Maine Infantry, Company A, resigned on 7 August, 1861, and First Lieutenant R B Wiggin, 2nd Maine Infantry, Company A, was appointed captain, 2nd Maine Infantry, Company A, on 30 August, 1861.
Company B Castine Light Infantry, 1st Maine Volunteer Militia: CAPT. C W TILDEN
The company was accepted in state service for two years at Castine, Hancock County, Maine, on 25 April, 1861, and Captain S K Devereaux, 2nd Maine Infantry, Company B, resigned on 27 May, 1861. The company was mustered in United States service for two years at Camp Strickland, Willett's Point, Newtown, Queens County, New York, on 28 May, 1861, and First Lieutenant C W Tilden, 2nd Maine Infantry, Company B, was appointed captain, 2nd Maine Infantry, Company B, on 18 June, 1861.
Company C Brewer Artillery, 1st Maine Volunteer Militia: CAPT. N E JONES
The company was accepted in state service for two years at Brewer, Penobscot County, Maine, on 27 April, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for two years at Camp Strickland, Willett's Point, Newtown, Queens County, New York, on 28 May, 1861. Captain N E Jones, 2nd Maine Infantry, Company C, was mortally wounded at the first battle of Bull Run on 21 July, 1861, and died at Richmond, Henrico County, Virginia, on 10 August, 1861. Second Lieutenant E S Morrill, 2nd Maine Infantry, Company C, was appointed captain, 2nd Maine Infantry, Company C, on 30 August, 1861.
Company D Milo Artillery, 1st Maine Volunteer Militia: CAPT. J S SAMPSON
The company was accepted in state service for two years at Milo, Piscataquis County, Maine, on 1 May, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for two years at Camp Strickland, Willett's Point, Newtown, Queens County, New York, on 28 May, 1861. Captain J S Sampson, 2nd Maine Infantry, Company D, resigned on 22 November, 1861.
Company E Emerson's Company: CAPT. L EMERSON
The company was accepted in state service for two years at Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, on 24 April, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for two years at Camp Strickland, Willett's Point, Newtown, Queens County, New York, on 28 May, 1861,
Company F: CAPT. D CHAPLIN
The company was accepted in state service for two years at Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, on 25 April, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for two years at Camp Strickland, Willett's Point, Newtown, Queens County, New York, on 28 May, 1861. Captain D Chaplin, 2nd Maine Infantry, Company F, was appointed major, 2nd Maine Infantry, on 13 September, 1861.
Company G Ex Tiger (Engine Company No.6) and Armory (Engine Company No.4) Associates: CAPT. F MEINICKE
The company was accepted in state service at Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, dated April/May, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for two years at Camp Strickland, Willett's Point, Newtown, Queens County, New York, on 28 May, 1861. Captain F Meinicke, 2nd Maine Infantry, Company G, resigned on 7 September, 1861.
Company H Gymnasium Company/ Chasseurs: CAPT. D F SARGENT
The company was accepted in state service for two years at Gymnasium Hall, on Columbia Street, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, on 30 April, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for two years at Camp Strickland, Willett's Point, Newtown, Queens County, New York, on 28 May, 1861.
Company I (1st) Gratton Guards, 1st Maine Volunteer Militia: CAPT. J CARROLL
The company was accepted in state service for two years at Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, dated April/May, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for two years at Camp Strickland, Willett's Point, Newtown, Queens County, New York, on 28 May, 1861. Captain J Carroll, 2nd Maine Infantry, Company I (1st), was discharged and the men assigned to the 2nd New York Infantry on 25 October, 1861.
Company I (2nd): CAPT. D WHITE
The company was assigned to the 2nd Maine Infantry, Company I (2nd), on 16 December 1861.
Company K Old Town Company: CAPT. F C FOSS
The company was accepted in state service at Old Town, Penobscot County, Maine, on 30 April, 1861, and was mustered in United States service for two years at Camp Strickland, Willett's Point, Newtown, Queens County, New York, on 28 May, 1861.

Organisation of 2nd Maine Infantry at the first battle of Bull Run, 21 July, 1861: Colonel C D Jameson, Lieutenant Colonel C W Roberts, Major G Varney; Company A, Bangor Light Infantry, Captain H Bartlett; Company B, Castine Light Infantry, Captain C W Tilden; Company C, Brewer Artillery, Captain N E Jones; Company D, Milo Artillery, Captain J S Sampson; Company E, Emerson's Company, Captain L Emerson; Company F, Captain D Chaplin; Company G, Ex Tiger and Armory Associates, Captain D F Sargent; Company H, Gymnasium Company/ Chasseurs, Captain F Meinecke; Company I (1st), Gratton Guards, Captain J Carroll; Company K, Old Town Company, Captain F C Foss

Sources

"The Castine Light Infantry recruited up to 70 men, having volunteered for the war marched to Bucksport on Saturday forenoon where they were taken on board the steamer M. Sandford and brought to this city."

Bangor Daily Whig & Courier (Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine), 29 April, 1861

"The Brownville Rifles, 64 strong, a fine looking company, fully arrived and equipped, arrived here last evening by extra stages, and proceeded to the regimental barracks at the Arsenal. The Milo company arrived by the Oldtown train last evening. The Milo company is at the barracks, but the Brownville company went to the Penobscot Exchange, as their quarters are not quite ready."

Bangor Daily Whig & Courier (Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine), 2 May, 1861 - Further arrival of troops

"Capt. S. K. Devereaux, of the Castine company of volunteers, received notice last evening of his appointment as Collector of the Penobscot district. He will accept the place, but arrange probable for leave of absence while he is on duty in the military service of his country."

Bangor Daily Whig & Courier (Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine),9 May, 1861

"The Second Regiment, of Maine, got no farther on their journey to Washington, after starting on Thursday, than Quarantine, where they were detained by orders from Washington, in consequence of a report received there that a number of them were sick with the measles. The report is entirely unfounded, and Gen. Sandford sent back to Washington a correction. Their journey will probably be continued today."

Sun (New York City, New York County, New York), 18 May, 1861 - Lumbermen detained

"Major General Butler has designated the companies from Ellsworth, Buckport, Corinth, Oldtown and Brownville to fill the Battalion immediately to be put into barracks at the Arsenal grounds in this city for discipline and drill. The Brownsville Company is to be made up of the Brownsville and Dover Companies, under command of Capt. Brown."

Bangor Daily Whig & Courier (Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine), 22 May, 1861 - Companies for the battalion

"This regiment arrived in our city from Bangor on Tuesday week, by way of Augusta, and left for Boston Wednesday afternoon."

Zion's Advocate (Portland, Cumberland County, Maine), 24 May, 1861 - The Second Regiment

"The regiment which has been quartered at Bangor, having received marching orders left on Tuesday morning, by special train, for New York via Augusta and Portland."

Republican Journal (Belfast, Waldo County, Maine), 17 May, 1861 - The Second Maine Regiment moving

"The uniforms of the Regiment is of Cadet grey, pants, frockcoat and caps of the same material and colour, with grey overcoats."

Republican Journal (Belfast, Waldo County, Maine), 24 May, 1861 - The Maine Regiment in Boston

"The Second Maine Regiment broke up their camp in the neighbourhood of Columbia College, north of your city, just as the heavy rain of last evening commenced, and marched through here last night on their way to Virginia."

Evening Star (Washington, D. C), 2 July, 1861 - Georgetown, 2 July, 1861

"Several regiments passed into Virginia over the Long Bridge yesterday and the day before, among them, the fourteenth New York, the second Maine, and the second Wisconsin regiments."

National Republican (Washington, D. C), 3 July, 1861 - Movement of troops into Virginia

"Falls Church, Va., 3-6 July a.m. - The Second Regiment of Maine Volunteers having crossed the river, have taken post here. They encamped in Mt. Clover's hay field. Their commander is Colonel C. D. Jameson, and they number (here) 700 men, though today they expect to be joined by 300 more. This regiment is thus a mile in the most advanced position, their camp being one mile nearer Fairfax Courthouse - from which it is but eight and a half miles distant - than the camp of the First and Second Connecticut regiments at Taylor's Tavern, and the Third Connecticut and Third Maine in the immediate vicinity of the same point."

National Republican (Washington, D. C), 3 July, 1861 - Movement of troops into Virginia

"Among the recruits for the various regiments here, which will probably arrive this morning, are forty recruits for the second New York regiment, now encamped at Ball's Crossroads, and forty recruits for the Highlanders. A detachment of sappers and miners, and a large body of recruits for the Garibaldi Guard, who have all been recruited in New York city, within the past week, are also expected today. One hundred men, one hundred and twenty horses, and a number of ambulances, for the second Maine regiment, now stationed over the river, will also arrive today."

National Republican (Washington, D. C), 8 July, 1861 - Recruits on the way

"We are now on advance guard, being further into the interior of Virginia than any loyal regiment now in the field.

I forgot to add that upon our arrival here on Tuesday morning about 3 1/2 o'clock, our troops were quartered for a few hours in a schoolhouse and two churches, which the secessionists have vacated."

Bangor Daily Whig & Courier (Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine), 11 July, 1861 - Letter from the Regiment, Headquarters, 2d V. M. M., Camp Hamlin, Falls Church, Fairfax Co., Va., 4th July, 1861

Books/ Manuscripts

Second to none: The story of the 2nd Maine Volunteers 'The Bangor Regiment', by James H Mundy

Wooden nutmegs at Bull Run: A humorous account of some of the exploits and experiences of the three months Connecticut brigade, and the part they bore in the national stampede, by Elnathan B Tyler

"Appendix D" of the Annual Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine for the year ending 31 December, 1861. It being the portion of the Report which comprises a Return of the several Regiments and Corps which have entered United States service from this State, with their organisation when they left the State, and all subsequent changes to December 1, 1861, published agreeably to a Resolve approved 16 March, 1855

Maine in the war for the Union: A history of the part borne by Maine troops in the suppression of the American rebellion, by William E S Whitman and Charles H True

Eastern Maine and the Rebellion: Being an account of the principal local events in eastern Maine during the war and brief histories of eastern Maine regiments, by R H Stanley and G O Hall

The Union Army: A history of military affairs in the loyal states 1861-65, records of the regiments in the Union Army, cyclopedia of battles, memoirs of commanders and soldiers, Volume 1, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, Pennsylvania and Delaware

Notes

The 2nd Maine Infantry was authorised by a proclamation calling for 42,034 volunteers to serve three years, unless sooner discharged, by General Orders No.15, War Department, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 4 May, 1861, dated 3 May, 1861, and was accepted in state service for two years at Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, on 6/13 May, 1861.

Note: The 2nd Maine Infantry was ordered to rendezvous at Camp Israel Washburn, old State Arsenal barracks, on Essex Street, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, by Headquarters, First Regiment, First Division, Volunteer Maine Militia, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, on 24 April, 1861.

Camp Israel Washburn, old State Arsenal barracks, on Essex Street, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, Companies A, E, G, & I (1st), 25 April, 1861: The Bangor Light Infantry, Emerson's company, the Ex Tiger and Armory Associates, and the Gratton Guards were stationed at Camp Israel Washburn, old State Arsenal barracks, on Essex Street, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, under the command of Senior Captain H Bartlett, Bangor Light Infantry, on 25 April, 1861.

Note: Chaplin's company arrived at Camp Israel Washburn, old State Arsenal barracks, on Essex Street, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, on 26 April, 1861.

Castine, Hancock County, to Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, Company B, 27 April, 1861: The Castine Light Infantry (70) arrived by the steamer Memnon Sandford on the Penobscot River at Bangor, Penobscot County, via Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine, on 27 April, 1861.

Camp Israel Washburn, old State Arsenal barracks, on Essex Street, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, Companies A, B, E, F, G, H, & I (1st), 29 April, 1861: The Bangor Light Infantry, the Castine Light Infantry, Emerson's company, Chaplin's company, the Ex Tiger and Armory Associates, the Gymnasium Company/ Chasseurs, and the Gratton Guards were stationed at Camp Israel Washburn, old State Arsenal barracks, on Essex Street, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, on 29 April, 1861.

Milo, Piscataquis County, to Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, Company D, 1 May, 1861: The Milo Artillery, acting as infantry, arrived by the Bangor, Old Town & Milford Railroad at Camp Israel Washburn, old State Arsenal, on Essex Street, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, in the evening on 1 May, 1861.

Note: The Brownsville Rifles (64) arrived at the Penobscot Exchange, on Exchange Street, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, in the evening on 1 May, 1861, and was assigned to the 2nd Maine Infantry on 3 May, 1861. The company was stationed at Camp Israel Washburn, old State Arsenal, on Essex Street, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, in the evening on 18 May, 1861.

Brewer to Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, Company C, 2 May, 1861: The Brewer Artillery, acting as infantry, was stationed at Camp Israel Washburn, old State Arsenal barracks, on Essex Street, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, on 2 May, 1861.

Note: The 2nd Maine Infantry was stationed at Camp Israel Washburn, old State Arsenal, on Essex Street, Bangor, Penobscot County, Maine, on 14 May, 1861.

Bangor to New York City, 14-16 May, 1861

The 2nd Maine Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Penobscot & Kennebec Railroad to Washington, D. C., at 11 AM, on 14 May, 1861, and was accompanied by Brigadier General J H Butler, First Division, Maine (Militia) Volunteers. The regiment arrived at Augusta, Kennebec County, Maine, via Kendall's Mills, Fairfield County, Maine, at 5 PM the same day and was ordered to proceed by Portland & Kennebec Railroad to Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, at 8 PM on 14 May, 1861. The 2nd Maine Infantry arrived by the Atlantic & St Lawrence Railroad via Yarmouth Junction, Cumberland County, Maine, at 12 AM on 15 May, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Portland, Saco & Portsmouth Railroad to Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, at 10.30 AM the same day. The regiment arrived by the Boston & Maine Railroad at Boston, Suffolk County, via South Berwick, York County, Maine, and Lawrence, Essex County, Massachusetts, at 4.30 PM on 15 May, 1861.

Note: The 2nd Maine Infantry was stationed at Mechanic's and City Hall, Portland, Cumberland County, Maine, in the morning on 15 May, 1861.

Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, to New York City, New York County, New York, 15-16 May, 1861: The 2nd Maine Infantry (800) was ordered to proceed by the Old Colony & Fall River Railroad to Fall River, Bristol County, Massachusetts, at 9.15 PM on 15 May, 1861, and by the steamer State of Maine to New York City, New York County, New York, at 1.30 AM on 16 May, 1861. The regiment arrived on North/ Hudson River at Pier No.4, on West Street, New York City, New York County, New York, at 4 PM the same day.

East River to Willett's Point, Newtown, Queens County, New York, 17 May, 1861: The 2nd Maine Infantry arrived at Camp Strickland, Willett's Point, Newtown, Queens County, New York, in the evening on 17 May, 1861.

Note: The 2nd Maine Infantry embarked on the steamer Coatzacoalcos on the East River in the evening on 16 May, 1861, and was assigned to quarantine due to an outbreak of measles at Camp Strickland, Willett's Point, Newtown, Queens County, New York, in the evening on 17 May, 1861.

Mustered for two years, Camp Strickland, Willett's Point, Newtown, Queens County, New York, 28 May, 1861: The 2nd Maine Infantry was mustered in United States service for two years at Camp Strickland, Willett's Point, Newtown, Queens County, New York, on 28 May, 1861.

Note: The 2nd Maine Infantry was stationed at Camp Strickland, Willett's Point, Newtown, Queens County, New York, between 17 and 30 May, 1861.

New York City to Washington, 30-31 May, 1861

The 2nd Maine Infantry was ordered to proceed by ferry on the North or Hudson River at Jersey City Ferry Terminal, on Courtlandt Street, New York City, New York County, New York, to Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, in the afternoon on 30 May, 1861, and by the New Jersey Railroad to Washington, D. C., at 6 PM the same day. The regiment arrived by the Camden Branch, Camden & South Amboy Railroad, at Camden, New Jersey, at 11 PM on 30 May, 1861, and by steamer on the Delaware River at Washington Street wharf, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, in the morning on 31 May, 1861.

Note: The 2nd Maine Infantry (800) was ordered to proceed by steamer on the East River to New York City, New York County, New York, at 2 PM on 29 May, 1861.

Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, to Washington, D. C., 31 May, 1861: The 2nd Maine Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad to Baltimore City, Maryland, at 3 AM on 31 May, 1861, and arrived at President Street Station, at the intersection of President Street and Canton Avenue, Baltimore City, Maryland, at 9.30/10 AM the same day. The regiment arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., via Annapolis Junction, Howard County, Maryland, at 2.30/4 PM on 31 May, 1861.

Department of Washington, 31 May-1 July, 1861

The 2nd Maine Infantry was stationed at the junction of West Thiteenth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D. C., on 31 May, 1861.

Note: The 1st Maine Infantry arrived at Camp Jackson, north of Columbia College, on Meridian Hill, west of Fourteenth Street Road, D. C., on 7 June, 1861 (See the Three Months' Volunteers, Department of Washington).

Note: The 1st New Jersey Militia was stationed at Camp Monmouth/ Scott, opposite Columbia College, on Meridian Hill, west of Fourteenth Street Road, D. C., between 13 and 26 May, 1861 (See the 1st New Jersey Militia).

West Thirteenth Street & Pennsylvania Avenue, to Columbia College, on Meridian Hill, west of Fourteenth Street Road, D. C., 31 May, 1861: The 2nd Maine Infantry arrived at Camp Seward, opposite Columbia College, on Meridian Hill, west of Fourteenth Street Road, D. C., on 31 May, 1861.

Note: The 2nd Maine Infantry was stationed at Camp Seward, opposite Columbia College, on Meridian Hill, west of Fourteenth Street Road, D. C., between 31 May and 1 July, 1861.

Department of Northeastern Virginia, 1 July-17 August, 1861

The 2nd Maine Infantry was ordered across the Long Bridge, on the Potomac River, at Washington, D. C., to Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the evening on 1 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Hamlin, W Clover's farm, Cloverdale, on the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, northeast and southwest of Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 3.30/4 AM on 2 July, 1861.

Special Orders No.26, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 6 July, 1861: The 1st Connecticut Infantry, the 2nd Connecticut Infantry, the 3rd Connecticut Infantry, the 2nd Maine Infantry, and Varian's Light Artillery were assigned to Colonel E D Keyes, 11th United States Infantry, by Special Orders No.26, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 6 July, 1861.

Note: Colonel E D Keyes, 11th United States Infantry, arrived at Camp McDowell/ Tyler, W Taylor's Tavern, north of the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, one mile southeast of Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the evening on 6 July, 1861.

General Orders No.13, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 8 July, 1861: The 2nd Maine Infantry was assigned to the First Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army, under the command of Colonel E D Keyes, 11th United States Infantry, by General Orders No.13, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 8 July, 1861.

Note: A detachment of the 2nd Maine Infantry (100) arrived by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, at Washington, D. C., in the evening on 9 July, 1861.

Disposition of First Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army, 15 July, 1861: Brigadier General E D Keyes, 11th United States Infantry, Headquarters, Camp McDowell/ Tyler, W Taylor's Tavern, north of the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, one mile southeast of Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia; 1st Connecticut Infantry, Colonel G S Burnham, Camp McDowell/ Tyler, Galpin's Well, a quarter of a mile south of W Taylor's Tavern, north of the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, one mile southeast of Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia; 2nd Connecticut Infantry, Colonel A H Terry, Camp McDowell/ Tyler, a quarter of a mile northwest of W Taylor's Tavern, north of the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, one mile southeast of Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia; 3rd Connecticut Infantry, Colonel J L Chatfield, Camp McDowell/ Tyler, W Taylor's Tavern, north of the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, one mile southeast of Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia; 2nd Maine Infantry, Colonel C D Jameson, Camp Hamlin, W Clover's farm, Cloverdale, on the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, northeast and southwest of Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia; 2nd United States Cavalry, Company B, Captain J E Harrison, Camp McDowell/ Tyler, south of W Taylor's Tavern, north of the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, one mile southeast of Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia; Varian's Light Artillery, Captain J M Varian, Camp McDowell/ Tyler, a quarter of a mile south of W Taylor's Tavern, north of the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, one mile southeast of Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia

Note: The 2nd Maine Infantry was stationed at Camp Hamlin, W Clover's farm, Cloverdale, on the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, northeast and southwest of Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia, between on 2 and 16 July, 1861.

Advance to Centreville, 16-18 July, 1861

The 2nd Maine Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike to Vienna, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 2/3 PM on 16 July, 1861, and arrived south of Vienna, via Old Courthouse, a quarter of a mile southeast of Freedom Hill, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the evening the same day.

Vienna to Piney Branch, three miles west of Germantown, Fairfax County, Virginia, 17 July, 1861: The 2nd Maine Infantry was ordered to Fairfax Courthouse, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 6 AM on 17 July, 1861, and arrived by the road between Germantown and Flint Hill at Germantown, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 1 PM the same day. The regiment was ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the afternoon on 17 July, 1861, and arrived at Piney Branch, three miles three miles west of Germantown, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the evening the same day.

Advance of First Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army, 8/9 AM 17 July, 1861: The 2nd Maine Infantry and the 3rd Connecticut Infantry were stationed at woods west of the road between Flint Hill and Vienna, north of Flint Hill, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 8/9 AM on 17 July, 1861 (See the 3rd Connecticut Infantry).

Piney Branch, three miles west of Germantown, to heights a quarter of a mile east of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, 18 July, 1861: The 2nd Maine Infantry was ordered to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 7 AM on 18 July, 1861, and arrived north of the road between Centreville and Fairfax Courthouse, a quarter of a mile east of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 10 AM the same day.

First battle of Bull Run, 21 July, 1861

The 2nd Maine Infantry was stationed north of the road between Centreville and Fairfax Courthouse, a quarter of a mile east of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the morning on 21 July, 1861.

Advance to Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, 21 July, 1861: The 2nd Maine Infantry was ordered to proceed by the Warrenton Turnpike to the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, at 2 AM on 21 July, 1861.

Note: The 2nd Maine Infantry was stationed as a reserve at the junction of the road between the Warrenton Turnpike and Ball's Ford, one and a quarter miles east of the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, in the morning on 21 July, 1861.

Advance to A Van Pelt's or Avon, half a mile northwest of the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, 21 July, 1861: The 2nd Maine Infantry was ordered across Farm Ford to northwest of A Van Pelt's or Avon, half a mile northwest of the Stone Bridge, on Bull Run River, at 12.30 PM on 21 July, 1861.

Advance to Henry Hill, one mile west of the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, 21 July, 1861: The 2nd Maine Infantry was ordered to J Robinson's, on Henry Hill, one mile west of the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, at 2 PM on 21 July, 1861, and was accompanied by the 3rd Connecticut Infantry (See the 3rd Connecticut Infantry).

Note: The 2nd Maine Infantry was stationed half a mile southwest of the Stone Bridge, on the Bull Run River, in the afternoon on 21 July, 1861.

Withdrawal to Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, 21 July, 1861: The 2nd Maine Infantry was ordered north of the road between Centreville and Fairfax Courthouse, a quarter of a mile east of Centreville, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 4 PM on 21 July, 1861.

Retreat to Washington, 21-22 July, 1861

The 2nd Maine Infantry was ordered to Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the evening on 21 July, 1861, and arrived at Camp Hamlin, W Clover's farm, Cloverdale, on the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, northeast and southwest of Falls Church, via Vienna, Fairfax County, Virginia, in the morning on 22 July, 1861.

Note: A detachment of the 2nd Maine Infantry and the 3rd Connecticut Infantry was ordered to Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia, at 10 PM on 21 July, 1861.

W Clover's farm/ Cloverdale, on the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, northeast & southwest of Falls Church, Fairfax County, to Alexandria, Alexandria County, Virginia, 22 July, 1861: The 2nd Maine Infantry arrived at Alexandria, Alexandria County, Virginia, at 10 PM 22 July, 1861.

List of killed, etc, 2nd Maine Infantry, at the first battle of Bull Run, 21 July, 1861: Company A, k 1, c 1, t 2; Company B, k 3, w 2, c 5, t 10; Company C, k 6, w/c 3, c 5, d 1, t 15; Company D, k 1, w/c 1, c 6, t 8; Company E, w 1, w/c 5, c 2, t 8; Company F, k 1, w/c 2, t 3; Company G, k 2, w 1, w/c 4, c 6, t 13; Company H, k 2, w 2, w/c 3, c 6, d 3, t 16; Company I, w 1, c 3, t 4; Company K, k 2, c 2, t 4; Killed 14, wounded 7, wounded/captured 18, captured 36, deserted 4, total 79

Return of casualties in the 2nd Maine Infantry, First Brigade, First Division, Army of Northeastern Virginia, at the battle of Bull Run, 21 July, 1861: Killed 13, wounded 24, captured/missing 118, total 153

Alexandria to Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of W Ross' farm, Rosslyn, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, 23 July, 1861: The 2nd Maine Infantry was ordered to Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of W Ross' farm, Rosslyn, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, in the morning on 23 July, 1861.

Rendezvous at Union Hall building, on the corner of West Sixth Street & Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D. C., 24 July, 1861: The 2nd Maine Infantry, the 12th New York Infantry, the 2nd Michigan Infantry, the 3rd Michigan Infantry, the 1st Massachusetts Infantry, the 1st Connecticut Infantry, the 2nd Connecticut Infantry, and the 3rd Connecticut Infantry were ordered to rendezvous at Union Hall building, on the corner of West Sixth Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D. C., at 12 PM on 24 July, 1861.

Note: The 2nd Maine Infantry, Company B, was stationed at Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of W Ross' farm, Rosslyn, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 1 August, 1861.

General Orders No.32, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, 15 August, 1861: A detachment of the 2nd Maine Infantry (65), Companies C, E, F, G, H, I, and K, was arrested and ordered to Dry Tortugas, Monroe County, Florida, by General Orders No.32, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 15 August, 1861.

Note: A detachment of the 2nd Maine Infantry, Companies C (1), E (19), F (12), G (1), H (2), I (27),nand K (3) was ordered to the Navy Yard, on South M Street, between East Sixth and Ninth Streets, Washington D. C., on 15 August, 1861.

Departure of mutineers (175), Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Point Comfort, Elizabeth City County, Virginia, 25 August, 1861: A detachment of the 2nd Maine Infantry, the 13th New York Infantry, the 21st New York Infantry, and the 79th New York State Militia was ordered to proceed by the steamer Philadelphia to Fort Monroe, Artillery School of Practice, Old Point Comfort, Elizabeth City County, Virginia, in the evening on 25 August, 1861.

Note: The 2nd Maine Infantry, under the command of Lieutenant Colonel R C Roberts, was stationed at Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest of W Ross' farm, Rosslyn, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 7 September, 1861.

Mustered out, Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine, 9 June, 1863: The 2nd Maine Infantry was mustered out at Bucksport, Hancock County, Maine, by Captain T C J Bailey, 17th United States Infantry, on 9 June, 1863.

Colonel E D Keyes, 11th United States Infantry, First Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army, 18 June, dated 14 May, 1861: Lieutenant Colonel E D Keyes, Military Secretary to Brevet Lieutenant General & Major General W Scott, United States Army, was stationed at Washington, D. C., on 4 March, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the Washington Branch, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad, to New York City, New York County, New York, in the evening on 3 April, 1861. He was accompanied by Captain M C Meigs, United States Corps Engineers, and First Lieutenant D D Porter, United States Navy, and arrived by the Camden & Amboy Railroad at New York City, New York County, New York, via Perth Amboy, Middlesex County, New Jersey, in the morning on 4 April, 1861. Lieutenant Colonel E D Keyes, Military Secretary to Brevet Lieutenant General & Major General W Scott, United States Army, was assigned to assist in the organisation of an expedition to relieve Fort Pickens, Santa Rosa Island, Florida, between 6 and 9 April, 1861, and was ordered to proceed by the steamer Baltic to Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, at 5.30 AM on 21 April, 1861 (See the 1st United States Artillery, Light Company G). Lieutenant Colonel E D Keyes was accompanied by the 12th New York State Militia, under the command of Colonel D Butterfield, and arrived at Annapolis Roads, two and a half miles southeast of Annapolis, Anne Arundel County, Maryland, at 8/9 PM on 23 April, 1861 (See the Three Months' Volunteers, Department of Washington). He was assigned to Governor E D Morgan, New York, at Albany, Albany County, New York, between 2 and 22 May, 1861, and was appointed colonel, 11th United States Infantry, at New York City, New York County, New York, by General Orders No.33, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 18 June, 1861, dated 14 May, 1861. Colonel E D Keyes, 11th United States Infantry, was assigned to command the 1st Connecticut Infantry, the 2nd Connecticut Infantry, the 3rd Connecticut Infantry, the 2nd Maine Infantry, and Varian's Light Artillery by Special Orders No.26, Paragraph I, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 6 July, 1861, and the First Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army, by General Orders No.13, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 8 July, 1861. He was appointed brigadier general, United States Volunteers, by General Orders No.62, Adjutant General's Office, Washington, D. C., on 20 August, 1861, dated 17 May, 1861.

Brigadier General D Tyler, Connecticut Militia, First Division, McDowell's Army, 10 May, 1861: D Tyler was appointed colonel, 1st Connecticut Infantry, on 23 April, 1861, and brigadier general, Connecticut Militia, on 10 May, 1861. Brigadier General D Tyler, Connecticut Militia, arrived at Camp McDowell/ Tyler, a quarter of a mile south of W Taylor's Tavern, north of the Leesburg & Alexandria Turnpike, one mile southwest of Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia, on 18 June, 1861, and was ordered to Washington, D. C., in the evening on 6 July, 1861. He was assigned to command the First Division, McDowell's Army, by General Orders No.13, Headquarters, Department of Northeastern Virginia, Arlington, Alexandria County, Virginia, on 8 July, 1861, and was mustered out on 11 August, 1861.

Note: The 2nd Maine Infantry was temporarily assigned to garrison duty at Fort Corcoran, a quarter of a mile southwest W Ross' farm, Rosslyn, Arlington Heights, Alexandria County, Virginia, under the command of Brigadier General W T Sherman, United States Volunteers, by Special Orders No.10, Headquarters, Division of the Potomac, Washington, D. C., on 29 July, 1861.

Reports

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.18: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp356-357
Colonel C D Jameson, Second Maine Infantry

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.17: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp353-356
Colonel E D Keyes, Eleventh United States Infantry, First Brigade, First Division, McDowell's Army, dated Meridian Hill, D. C., 25 July, 1861

OFFICIAL REPORT NO.16: Series I, Volume 2 (Serial No.2), Chapter IX, pp348-352
Brigadier General D Tyler, Connecticut Militia, First Division, McDowell's Army, dated Washington, D. C., 27 July, 1861