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12th Regiment Maine Volunteer Infantry
Maine state flag
Active November 16, 1862 to April 18, 1866
Country United States
Allegiance Union
Branch Infantry
Engagements Siege of Port Hudson, Battle of Opequan, Battle of Cedar Creek

The 12th Regiment Maine Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.


12th Maine was organized at Portland, Maine and mustered into Federal service for a three year enlistment on November 16, 1862.

The regiment was discharged from service on April 18, 1866.

Total strength and casualties[]

The regiment lost 3 officers and 49 enlisted men killed in action or died of wounds. 2 officers and 237 died of disease for a total of 291 fatalities from all causes.[1]


See also[]

  • Maine Units in the Civil War
  • Maine in the American Civil War


  1. State of Maine Civil War Website Page on the 12th Maine