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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., Fifth regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia), 3 months, 9 months and 100 days service. (search)
,–––––121211–8 Casualties by Engagements. 1861. July 21, Bull Run, Va.,–––––114–11–8 The members of the 5th Infantry, Mass. Volunteer Militia, in response to the President's call for troops, assembled in Boston April 19, 1861; and, their numbers increased by one company from the 1st Infantry, M. V. M., and four from the 7th, the regiment left the State April 21, and was mustered into the United States service May 1, at Washington. It remained in camp near Alexandria, Va., until July 16, when it took up the line of march to Centreville, and on the 21st took part in the battle of Bull Run. After the battle the regiment remained at Washington until its return to Massachusetts for muster out, July 30. Its term of service having expired, July 19, when at the front, it had volunteered for the succeeding days of service. At the call for pine-months troops in August, 1862, the officers of the 5th Infantry tendered to the government the services of the regime
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twenty-fourth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
oving there in June, met the enemy at Tranters Creek June 5; two companies again serving on detached duty at Washington, N. C., from July 8 to September 12, took part with loss in the engagement on September 6. The first of November the regiment, with the exception of two companies, left on picket at New Berne, took part in the Tarboroa expedition, and engaged in the Goldsboroa expedition in December. On Jan. 29, 1863, the command was ordered to St. Helena Island, S. C., and was engaged July 16 and 18 on James and Morris Islands, engaging afterward in the siege of Fort Wagner. On August 26 the regiment charged and captured a line of Confederate rifle pits, suffering some loss in the engagement. It was transferred to Florida in September, and remained stationed at St. Augustine during the autumn and winter of 1863-64; while here more than 400 men re-enlisted for another term and returned to Massachusetts for thirty days furlough. The remainder of the regiment, transferred to Jac
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twenty-fourth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
rs,— Officers,––––––––––––––– Enlisted men,–––1–1–4–1–3––10 Total losses,— Officers,–9––––––––––––9 Enlisted men,––1171819282315181725231205 Totals,––––––––––––––214 Casualties by Engagements. 1862. Mar. 14, New Berne, N. C.,–––2321–3––21–14 June 5, Tranter's Creek, N. C.,–––2––––2––11–6 Sept. 6, Washington, N. C.,––––1–1–––––––2 Nov. 2, Rawles' Mills, N. C.,–––––––1––––––1 Nov. 12, Batchelder's Creek, N. C.––––––––––1–––1 Dec. 16, Whitehall, N. C.,–––––––––1––––1 1863. July 16, James Island, S. C:,––––1–––––––––1 Aug. 26, Morris Island, S C,–1–––––1–––1––3 Dec. 30, St. Augustine, Fla.,–1––––––––––––1 1864. May 16, Drewry's Bluff, Va,–3–––1–3
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twenty-ninth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
sted men, Including non-commissioned staff.3–13516616210112714213815112813621,391 Totals,–––––––––––––1,494 Even companies of infantry, recruited for three years in April, 1861, formed the basis of the 29th Mass. Infantry. Two of these companies were sent to Fortress Monroe May 10, and the others followed on the 18th and 22d. They were assigned to the 3d and 4th Infantries, M. V. M., and served in the vicinity of the Fortress with these regiments during their three months term. On July 16 the seven companies were organized as the 1st Battalion Mass. Volunteers, under Capt. Joseph H. Barnes. Still serving on garrison and guard duty at Fortress Monroe and later at Newport News, three additional companies joining the command, it was reorganized Dec. 13, 1861, as the 29th Mass. Infantry, and Ebenezer W. Peirce, previously brigadier-general of Massachusetts militia, received the appointment of colonel. The regiment formed part of the land battery during the
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twenty-ninth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
prisoners,— Officers,–––––––––––––– Enlisted men,––113–2122–2–14 Total losses,— Officers,27–––––––––––9 Enlisted men,––13151912242116231115–169 Totals,–––––––––––––178 Casualties by Engagements. 1861. June 10, Big Bethel, Va.,––1––––––––1–2 1862. June 15, Fair Oaks, Va.,––––1––––––––1 June 27, Gaines's Mill, Va.,–1–––––––––––1 June 30, Glendale, or White Oak Swamp, Va.––––––––121––4 July 1, Malvern Hill, Va.,––––––––––1––1 Sept. 17, Antietam, Md.,––321–12111––12 1863. July 16, Jackson, Miss,––1––––––––––1 Nov. 16, Campbell Station, Tenn.,––1––––––––––1 Nov. 29, Knoxville, Tenn.,–––––––––1–1–2 1864. May 12, Spotsylvania, Va.,––12–12––––2–8 June 1, Bethesda Church,
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Thirty-fifth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
,–––––1––1––1–3 Died by accident or disease,— Officers,–1–––––––––––1 Enlisted men,––75846641292–63 Totals,–––––––––––––64 Died as prisoners,— Officers,–––––––––––––– Enlisted men,––733–664244–39 Total losses,— Officers,29–––––––––––11 Enlisted men,––2320247301925252730–230 Totals,–––––––––––––241 Casualties by Engagements. 1862. Sept. 14, South Mountain, Md.,–122––2–––11–9 Sept. 17, Antietam, Md.,–3177174125516–68 Dec. 13, Fredericksburg, Va.,11––1–1––122–9 1863. July 9-16, Jackson. Miss.,–––––––––1–––1 Nov. 20-29, Knoxville, Tenn.,––––––––1–1––2 1864. May 18, Spotsylvania, Va.,––1–––12–1–1–6 June 6, Cold Harbor, Va.,––––––––1––––1 July 1-4, Before Petersburg, Va.,1–––1–
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Thirty-ninth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
––––––––––––66 Missing,––132–1––311–12 Died by accident or disease,— Officers,–––––––––––––– Enlisted men,––4771463811149–83 Died as prisoners,— Officers,–––––––––––––– Enlisted men,––10111016156115711–102 Total losses,— Officers,23–––––––––––5 Enlisted men,––20262634281523282929–258 Totals,–––––––––––––263 Casualties by Engagements. 1863. Nov. 28, Mine Run, Va.,––––––––1––––1 1864. May 5, Wilderness, Va.,––1––––––2–––3 May 8-18, Spotsylvania (Laurel Hill), Va.–1–661333226–33 May 23, North Anna, Va,–––––––––1–––1 June 17-19, Petersburg, Va.,–––1121–––12–8 June 22-23, Before Petersburg, Va.,––1––––––1–––2 July 11, Before Petersburg, Va.,1––––––––––––1 July 16, By G
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Fifty-third regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia). (search)
1863. April 13, Bisland, La.,–11––––1––1––4 May 25, Port Hudson, La.,–1–––––1–––––2 June 2, Port Hudson, La.,–––––1–1–––––2 June 14, Port Hudson, La.,–33–2415––2––20 active part in the assault of May 27, shared in the expedition to Clinton June 5-8, and, forming part of the storming column in the assault of June 14, lost heavily on that day. Serving for two days on picket duty in the vicinity of Port Hudson after the surrender, it moved then to Baton Rouge and on the 15th to Donaldsonville, near which it remained in camp until August 2, returning then to Baton Rouge. Co. B, detached April 8, 1863, and Co. K, March 10, served as division and corps pioneers, taking part in the Teche expedition and the siege of Port Hudson. Co. B rejoined the regiment at Donaldsonville July 16, and Co. K at Baton Rouge August 3. On August 12 the command left for Massachusetts, going by way of Cairo, Ill., and, reaching Fitch
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Fifty-fourth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
to service at Readville, March 30, three on April 23 and the remaining three May 13, the regiment left the State May 28, 1863, to join General Hunter's forces in the Department of the South. Reaching Hilton Head, S. C., June 3, it was ordered to Beaufort and afterward to St. Simon's Island, Ga., forming part of a brigade under Colonel Montgomery of the 2d S. C. Regiment. Returning to Hilton Head June 25, it was ordered to James Island in July, and took part in the action at Secessionville July 16. Reaching Morris Island at 6 o'clock on the evening of the 18th, it led that night the assault on Fort Wagner, planting its colors on the parapet, where Colonel Shaw fell at the head of the storming column, and the remnant of the regiment, under Captain Emilio (all of the field and many of the line officers being killed or wounded), were repulsed, but remained in an advanced position after the charge until relieved on the morning of the 19th. It served in the trenches during the siege and
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Fifty-fourth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
men,––125812310710615–88 Totals,–––––––––––––93 Missing,––1077–5–7–16–43 Died by accident or disease,— Officers,–1–––––––––––1 Enlisted men,––115612141241014126106 Totals,–––––––––––––107 Died as prisoners, Including 2 in Co. F. and 11 in Co. K missing, supposed died in prison.— Officers,–––––––––––––– Enlisted men,––27213214111–34 Total losses,— Officers,15–––––––––––6 Enlisted men,––352423252524192422446271 Totals,–––––––––––––277 Casualties by Engagements. 1863. July 16, James Island, S. C.,–––1–––––6–4–11 July 18, Fort Wagner, S. C.,1219910118812259–96 Including those missing in action. Sept. 1-5, Fort Wagner trenches, S. C.––2––––––1–1–4 Oct. 9, Fort Wagner trenches, S. C.––––––––––1––1 1864. Feb. 20,