Vermont in the Civil War



Units:


1st Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment

Company A - Swanton
Company B - Woodstock
Company C - St Albans
Company D - Bradford
Company E - Cavendish
Company F - Northfield
Company G - Brandon
Company H - Burlington
Company I - Middlebury
Company K - Rutland
2nd Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment
3rd Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment
4th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment
5th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment
6th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment
7th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment
8th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment
9th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment
10th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment
11th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment
12th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Company A - West Windsor Guards
Company B - Woodstock Light Infantry
Company C - Howard Guard of Burlington
Company D - Tunbridge Light Infantry
Company E - Ransom Guards of St Albans
Company F - New England Guard of Northfield
Company G - Allen Grays of Brandon
Company H - Bradford Guards
Company I - Saxton's River Light Infantry of Rockingham
Company K - Rutland Light Guard
13th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Company A, Emmett Guards of Burlington, Captain John Lonergan
Company B, Waitsfield, Company, Captain Orcas C Wilder
Company C, East Montpelier, Company, Captain Lewis L Coburn
Company D, Colchester, Company, Captain William D Munson
Company E, Morristown, Company, Captain Joseph J Boynton
Company F, Richmond, Company, Captain John L Yale
Company G, Bakersfield, Company, Captain Marvin White
Company H, Lafayette Artillery of Calais, Captain William V Peck
Company I, Montpelier, Company, Captain John M Thacher
Company K, HIghgate, Company, Captain George S Blake
14th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Company A - Bennington
Company B - Wallingford
Company C - Manchester
Company D - Shoreham
Company E - Middlebury
Company F - Castleton
Company G - Bristol
Company H - Rutland
Company I - Vergennes
Company K - Danby
15th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Company A - West Fairlee
Company B - Danville
Company C - West Randolph
Company D - Wait's River
Company E - Island Pond
Company F - McIndoe's Falls
Company G - Lyndon
Company H - Frontier Guards of Coventry
Company I - Barton
Company K - St Johnsbury
16th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment
Company A - Bethel, recruited by Asa G Foster
Company B - Brattleboro, Robert B Arms
Company C - Ludlow, Asa G Foster
Company D - Townshend, David Ball
Company E - Springfield, Alvin C Mason
Company F - Wilmington, Henry F Dix
Company G - Barnard, Harvey N Bruce
Company H - Felchville, Joseph C Sawyer
Company I - Williamsville, Lyman E Knapp
Company K - Chester, Samuel Hutchinson
17th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment
18th Vermont Volunteer Infantry Regiment
1st US Sharpshooters - Company F, 1st US Sharpshooters
2nd US Sharpshooters - Companies E and H, 2nd US Sharpshooters

1st Vermont Volunteer Cavalry Regiment
1st and 2nd Vermont Cavalry Companies - The Frontier Cavalry" - Part of the 26th New York Volunteer Cavalry Regiment

1st Vermont Heavy Artillery Regiment
1st Vermont Heavy Artillery Battery
1st Vermont Light Artillery Battery
2nd Vermont Light Artillery Battery
3rd Vermont Light Artillery Battery



St Albans Raid

CSA Lieutenant Bennett H Young led a force of twenty-one cavalry forces, mostly confederates who had escaped to Canada from assorted prisons. Beginning 10 Oct 1864, Young with a couple of others, checked into a hotel in St Albans, claiming they were from St John's in Canada East and were there for a "sporting vacation". Every day, two or three more arrived. At 3pm on 19 Oct, Young with his band staged a robbery at all three banks in town, holding the remaining townspeople hostage in the village green. One townsperson was killed and another wounded and the raiders fled with $208,000 into Canada. Young ordered his men to burn the town down, but the four ounce bottles of Greek fire failed to ignite and only a small shed was destroyed.
The force returned to Canada. Their goal was to bring the money to the Confederacy to help fund the war. However, they were arrested by Canadian authorities. Canadian courts refused to extradite the raiding force, on the basis that they were operating under military orders. The money was returned to St Albans.





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