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|12th Regiment Maine Volunteer Infantry|
Maine state flag
|Active||November 16, 1862 to April 18, 1866|
|Engagements||Siege of Port Hudson, Battle of Opequan, Battle of Cedar Creek|
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.
- Maine Units in the Civil War
- Maine in the American Civil War
- http://www.state.me.us/sos/arc/archives/military/civilwar/12meinf.htm State of Maine Civil War Website Page on the 12th Maine
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