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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Fourth regiment Massachusetts Cavalry. (search)
nt Battalion Mass. Cavalry, at that time stationed in South Carolina, was originally part of the 1st Mass. Cavalry; and the record of its service from December, 1861, to May, 1864, forms part of the history of that regiment. The 2d Battalion was recruited in February, 1864, and left the State on March 20 in command of Maj. David B. Keith; the 3d Battalion, under Major Cabot, left on April 23. The 2d Battalion, stationed at Hilton Head, S. C., engaged in an expedition up the Ashepoo River in May; in June two companies, under Capt. Joseph W. Morton, moved to Jacksonville, Fla., and made their headquarters there, in August forming part of an expedition to Palatka, Fla. In July a detachment of the battalion, under Captain Staples, engaged in an expedition to St. John's Island, S. C. The battalion remained stationed thus by detachments at Hilton Head, S. C., and Jacksonville, Fla., throughout the year and until the close of the war. Immediately after organization the 1st and 3d Battalion
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Third regiment Massachusetts Heavy Artillery. (search)
in the autumn of 1864, and was composed of the 3d and 6th to 16th Unattached Cos. of Heavy Artillery. Of these, the 3d and 6th to the 13th Cos. were mustered into service in 1863: the 3d on Jan. 10, 1863, the 6th May 19, and the remainder were mustered on dates varying from August to November, having served since their muster in the forts on the Massachusetts coast. On the organization of the companies into the 3d Heavy Artillery, the 13th (mustered in January, 1864), the 14th and 15th (in May), the 16th (in August), were added, and the regiment (with the exception of Co. I, which was on detached service) engaged in the defences of Washington, being stationed at the forts in the vicinity of the city during its entire service. Co. I, recruited mainly from Springfield, Mass., never actually joined the regiment. Having been mustered Feb. 10, 1864, it sailed for Fortress Monroe March 7, and was assigned to engineer duty under Capt. F. U. Farquhar, chief engineer, Depart. ment of Vir
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Fifth battery Massachusetts Light Artillery. (search)
July 2 and 3. After this battle the battery was on the march to Beverly Ford on the Rappahannock, and on November 7 it took part in the engagement at Rappahannock Station, Va., being engaged also at New Hope Church November 27. From Dec. 6, 1863, to May 1, 1864, the battery occupied winter quarters at Rappahannock Station. On May 5 it entered into action in the Wilderness, Va., being engaged at Spotsylvania May 12, and having made frequent changes of position with slight engagements during May, on June 2 and 3 was in action at Bethesda Church, Va. It was engaged again June 18, 1864, in front of Petersburg; encamped at the Jerusalem Plank Road until July 29, 1864; was present at the explosion of the mine, Petersburg, July 30, and took part in the action at the Weldon Railroad, August 21. On the 3d of October the battery parted with 1 officer and 29 men, their term of service having expired, but the battery as a whole continued in service with the 5th Corps and remained in the vicin
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Fourteenth battery Massachusetts Light Artillery. (search)
; Cold Harbor, June 6-12. It moved by forced marches to Petersburg and on June 17 went into action there; it took active part also during the entire siege, entering into engagements June 21-24, July 10-17, August 5 and 21, and on October 11. In September the battery was transferred to Reserve Artillery, Army of the Potomac, and on October 1 to 2d Army Corps, and went with this corps into winter quarters at City Point, Va. On January 15 it joined the 6th Corps; and on March 15, reunited to the 9th Corps, it took up its position in line at Fort Stedman, Petersburg; one section was in action on March 25 under Lieut. E. B. Nye, who was killed in the engagement, the battery losing also 11 prisoners; both sections were actively engaged on April 1 and 2. After the fall of Petersburg the battery moved to camp at City Point, Va , and on to Fairfax Seminary early in May, remaining there until it left for Massachusetts. It reached Readville, Mass., June 6 and was mustered out June 15, 1865.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Fifteenth battery Massachusetts Light Artillery. (search)
Actual total of members of battery,7336343 Killed and died of wounds,––– Died by accident and disease,–2626 Died in Confederate prison,––– Total losses,–2626 Engaged at Fort Blakely, Ala., April 2-9, 1865. The 15th Battery was recruited partly in Lowell and partly at Fort Warren, Boston Harbor, mustered into the service of the United States Feb. 17, 1863, and left Boston March 9. It reached New Orleans., La., April 9, and went into camp there, spending a week at Brashear City in May, being at this time under command of Lieut. J. W. Kirk. On June 3 it was stationed at two small forts in Louisiana, and on December 29 it moved to Lakeport, La., and engaged in an expedition to Madisonville, La., from Jan. 2 to Feb. 15, 1864; removing to New Orleans, February 20, it remained encamped in the vicinity until October 17, when it moved to White River, Ark.; it was stationed at Duvall's Bluff for a time, going to Memphis, Tenn., November 27, where it remained until the cl
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Third regiment Massachusetts volunteer Infantry (Militia), 3 months and 9 months service. (search)
d men,––––––––––2––2 Died by accident or disease,— 9 months,— Officers,–––––––––––––– Enlisted men,––32–112––22–13 Died as prisoners,— 9 months,— Officers,–––––––––––––– Enlisted men,––––––––––1––1 Total losses,— 9 months,— Officers,–––––––––––––– Enlisted men,––32–112––52–16 Casualties by Engagements. 1862. Dec. 10, Plymouth N. C.,––––––––––2––2 was sent to assist in the destruction of the Gosport navy yard. Four three-years companies were assigned to the regiment during May, but were afterwards transferred to the 29th Mass. Infantry. It formed part of the garrison at Fortress Monroe until July, moving then to Hampton, Va., where it remained until its return to Massachusetts and its muster out, July 23. Many of the members re-enlisted in the three-years regiments then forming.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Sixth regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia), 3 months, 9 months and 100 days service. (search)
rst men to fall in the civil war of 1861-1865. The regiment was the first armed regiment to reach Washington and was mustered into United States service April 22, 1861, and having its headquarters at the Relay House, near Baltimore, took part, in May, in the occupation of Baltimore, and engaged in June in guarding the railroads in the vicinity of Washington. Its term of service expired July 22, 1861, but at the request of General Banks it volunteered for further service and remained on duty umonths enlistment and seven companies remained the same. The command proceeded to Fortress Monroe September 13 and spent its term of service in the vicinity, engaging in action at Deserted House, Va., Jan. 30, 1863, and in the siege of Suffolk in May. It was mustered out at Lowell, Mass., June 3, 1863. The 6th regiment was mustered in for its one hundred days service from July 14 to 19, 1864, under Col. Albert S. Follansbee, with but few chances among the field and staff officers; the regi
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Ninth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
re Colonel Cass was mortally wounded. Returning from the Peninsula, the regiment was engaged August 29, without loss, at Manassas, and moving with the army to Washington, began its march into Maryland September 12, being present, in reserve, at the battle of Antietam September 17, and engaged at Fredericksburg Dec. 13, 1862. After spending the winter of 1863 at Falmouth, Va., the regiment was engaged at Chancellorsville (May 3) and Gettysburg, having met the enemy also in the latter part of May while on picket duty on the Rappahannock. Taking part in the pursuit of the enemy after the battle of Gettysburg, it was engaged at Wapping Heights July 24, 1863. The regiment encamped afterward at Beverly Ford on the Rappahannock and remained doing picket duty until September 14, engaging then in the actions at Rappahannock Station and taking part in the Mine Run campaign in November. It occupied winter quarters at Bealton Station until April 30, 1364, when it moved toward the Wilderness,
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Tenth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
158 Totals,––––––––––––––1,236 The 10th Mass. Infantry was recruited in the western part of the State, was mustered into the service June 21, 1861, under Col. Henry S. Briggs, and left Boston July 25, 1861, for Washington, where it remained stationed at Camp Brightwood during the autumn and winter of 1861-62. On March 27, 1862, it left Washington for Fortress Monroe, and was engaged during the siege of Yorktown and present at the battle of Williamsburg. It was located for the month of May near Bottom's Bridge; engaged with loss at Fair Oaks May 31; was present at Oak Grove June 25, and heavily engaged at Malvern Hill. After the encampment at Harrison's Landing, the regiment returned with the army to Alexandria and united with General Pope's army at Chain Bridge September 2. On September 3 it began its part in the campaign into Maryland, was present though not called into action at Antietam, and was engaged without loss at Fredericksburg, encamping afterw
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Nineteenth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
ut the Rappahannock and in the Mine Run Campaign. During the winter of 1863-64 many members of the regiment re-enlisted for another term of service. It was engaged at the Battle of the Wilderness, May 6, 1864, as part of Gibbon's Division, 2d Corps, and was active in the movements at Spotsylvania, North Anna and Cold Harbor. Crossing the James River June 14, it took part at the assault of Petersburg. losing many from the regiment as prisoners on June 22. Participating afterward in the siege, it shared in the engagements at Deep Bottom, Weldon Railroad, Boydtown Plank Road and Hatcher's Run and was active in the final operations about Petersburg in March and April, 1S65. It engaged in the pursuit of the Confederates to Appomattox, and encamped after the surrender at Burksville, Va., until May, when it returned to the vicinity of Washington. On June 30, 1865, it was mustered out of service, and, returning to Massachusetts, received its final discharge and payment July 20, 1865.
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