Twenty-Fifth Regiment Infantry
This Regiment was organized at Portland, Me., September 29th, 1862, to serve nine months, and on the 16th of October left for Washington, D. C., arriving in that city on the 18th..
Having been assigned to the 3d Brigade of Casey's Division they moved on the 26th to a camping ground on Arlington Heights, on the north side of Columbia turnpike, immediately in front of the line of earthworks for the defence of Washington. There they remained until March 24th, 1863, continually engaged in guarding Long Bridge on both sides of the potomac, and in building fortifications.
On the 24th of March they moved to Chantilly, Va., on the Little River turnpike, and there remained engaged in picket duty until the 26th of June, 1863, when they returned to Arlington Heights.
On the 30th of June they started for Maine, and arrived at Portland on the evening of July 3d. On the 10th of July the regiment was mustered out of the U. S. service by Capt.. Francis Fessenden, 19th U. S. Infantry, and the men paid and finally discharged on the same day..