present at Gettysburg
, where three of the regiments, under command of General Stannard
, took a conspicuous part in the repulse of Pickett
The 1st Infantry was a three-months regiment.
It was organized at Rutland
, May 9, 1861, and fought at Big Bethel.
The other regiments enlisted for three years, and the 1st Cavalry, the 2d Battery, and the 2d, 3d, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th Infantry reenlisted, and served through rhe war. The 11th Infantry was changed to the 1st Heavy Artillery, leaving that number in the line vacant.
.--The 14th Infantry was changed to the 1st Heavy Artillery; and the 41st Infantry to the 3d Cavalry--leaving their original numbers vacant.
The 3d, 4th, 5th, 6th, and 8th Infantry served first as three-months' regiments, having volunteered in April, 1861, at the outbreak of the war. The 6th became famous by reason of its fight in the streets of Baltimore
The 4th fought at Big Bethel, and the 5th was hotly engaged at First Bull Run
These regiments belonged to the State Militia, and volunteered a second time, under the President
's call of August 4, 1862, for 300,000 militia for nine months service.
The 5th, 6th and 8th volunteered for