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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 378 378 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 28 28 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 12 12 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 11 11 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 10 10 Browse Search
Isaac O. Best, History of the 121st New York State Infantry 9 9 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 9 9 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 8 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 8 8 Browse Search
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865 6 6 Browse Search
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––––––––1–––––––––1 Nov. 27, New Hope Church, Va.,–––3–1113––––––––––9 Nov. 29, Parker's Store, Va.,––––––1––––––––––––1 1864. Feb. 10, Barber's Ford, Fla.,––––––––––2–1–1––––4 Mar. 1, McGurth's Creek, Fla.,––––––––––––1––––––1 May 5, 6, Todd's Tavern, Va., Non-commissioned staff.1––1–––––––––2–1–––5 May 14, Ashland, Va.,1–––––23–––––––1–––7 May 28, Salem Church, Va.,1––1––1––––––––––––3 June –, Place unknown,––1––––––––––––––––1 June 24, St. Mary's Church, Va.,–––1–––––1–––––––––2 July 28, New Market, Va.,––1–––12–21––––––––7 July 30, Lee's Mills, Va.,––––––1––––––––––––1 Aug. 14-18
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Third battery Massachusetts Light Artillery. (search)
battery,––– Totals,–66 Actual total of members of battery,11244255 Killed and died of wounds,11112 Died by accident and disease,–1111 Died in Confederate prisons,––– Total losses,12223 Casualties by Engagements. 1862. April 5, Yorktown, Va.,–22 May 27, Hanover Court House Va.,–11 June 28, Gaines's Mill, Va.,112 Place unknown,–1– 1864. May 11, Laurel Hill, Va.,–22 1864. June 3, Shady Grove Church, Va.,–11 June 20, Petersburg, Va.,–11 July –, Before Petersburg,Va.,–11 Aug. 18, Weldon Railroad, Va.,–11 Totals,11112 Active also at Malvern Hill, Va.; Antietam, Md., Blackford's Ford, Va., Sept. 20, 1862; Gettysburg, Pa., 6 wounded; Wilderness, Va.; North Anna, Va., 2 wounded. Present, not active at Chancellorsville, Va., and Mine Run, Va. The 3d Battery was recruited especially among the friends of Senator Henry Wilson of the 22d Mass. Infantry, to which regiment it was at first attached. It was mustered into the U. S. servi
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twelfth battery Massachusetts Light Artillery. (search)
rleans, Jan. 3, 1863, arriving at its destination on February 3. It was on duty at Baton Rouge, La., during the month of March, and was mounted and equipped as cavalry for a short time in April; on duty on the Atchafalaya River near Brashear City from April 17 to May 23; returning to New Orleans, it was on duty at various stations in the vicinity during the summer of 1863, and a detachment was stationed at Port Hudson during the siege. The battery was stationed at Port Hudson from October 15 until the close of its term of service. Foraging and reconnoitring expeditions took place by detachments on Dec. 31, 1863; March 16 and 26, 1864; April 26 and May 6; on the latter date a force of the enemy was met in advance on Port Hudson. Other expeditions took place on May 29, June 18 and August 24; during a part of the time detachments were mounted and equipped in service as cavalry. It suffered no loss by action during its service, but much by disease. It was mustered out July 25, 1865.
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)
ng 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 Jacksonville, met the re-enlisted men at Gloucester Point, Va., May 1, 1864, and, as part of the 10th Army Corps, the command moved to Bermuda Hundred. It took part at Drewry's Bluff May 12-16, and, moving with the brigade to Deep Bottom, June 20, met heavy loss in the engagement there of August 14-18. Colonel Osborn being in command of a brigade, the regiment served under Captain Maker on the 14th and under Captain Gardner on the succeeding days. On August 26 the regiment took position in front of Petersburg and engaged in the siege. On Dec. 9, 1864, the last of the men whose term of service under the original enlistment had expired were mustered out. The regiment returned to Bermuda Hundred December 18, where it remained encamped until the fall of Petersburg, in April, 1865. Ordered to
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Thirty-second regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
and was in action on the afternoon of May 5 at the Wilderness, engaging constantly on the succeeding days; it lost heavily at the battle of Laurel Hill May 12, and was active during the movements about Spotsylvania, North Anna and Totopotomoy, engaging, June 3, at Bethesda Church. Crossing the James River June 16, it took part in the assault at Petersburg, June 18-22, where Col. George L. Prescott was mortally wounded. Engaging afterward in the siege, it took part at the Weldon Railroad August 18-21 and at Poplar Spring Church September 30. It was active in the final operations about Petersburg, took part in the pursuit of Lee's Army to Appomattox, and as part of the 3d Brigade, 1st Division, 5th Corps, received the arms of General Lee's forces at the formal surrender, April 11, 1865. Encamping near Appomattox until May 1, it reached Washington May 12 and remained until the termination of its service. Before its muster out, June 28, 1865, the re-enlisted men and recruits of the
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 Guerillas,––1–––
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Forty-seventh regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia). (search)
October 31, and the field and staff on November 7, the regiment moved to Readville November 11, and on the 29th was ordered to New York; and leaving to join the forces in the Department of the Gulf, reached New Orleans December 31. The command was sent for a few days to Carrollton, and returning to New Orleans served until March at United States Barracks and Louisiana Lower Cotton Press, Company E being detached for provost duty at Thibodeaux. On March 12 the regiment, reunited (with the exception of Company B, which remained throughout its service as guard for commissary and ordnance stores at New Orleans), was ordered to the Metaire Race-course, moving in May to Camp Parapet, where it spent the remainder of its service. The 2d Louisiana Engineer Regiment, recruited at this time, drew its officers largely from the ranks of the 47th. The regiment left Carrollton August 5, its term of service having expired, reached Boston August 18 and was mustered out at Readville Sept. 1, 1863.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Fifty-seventh regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
––––––176 Missing,––35–126–15––23 Died by accident or disease,— Officers,–––––––––––––– Enlisted men,––4615168588–52 Died as prisoners,— Officers,–––––––––––––– Enlisted men,––6536212612–34 Total losses,— Officers,38–––––––––––11 Enlisted men,––36271930222328323027–274 Totals,–––––––––––––285 Casualties by Engagements. 1864. May 6, Wilderness, Va.,–2117712128109103–91 May 12-18, Spotsylvania, Va.,––515312–543–29 May 24, North Anna River, Va.,1––2–32–123––14 June 1, Cold Harbor, Va.,––––––––1––––1 June 17-22, Petersburg, Va.,––43–1–11214–17 July 5-19, Before Petersburg, Va.,–2–––––1–––––3 July 30, Petersburg, Va. (Crater),12–22–11–1–1–11 Aug. 3, Before Petersburg,Va.,––––––1––––––1 Aug. 18-19, Weld