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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., Second regiment Massachusetts Cavalry. (search)
–––1 July 12, Ashby's Gap, Va.,––––––2––––––––2 July 31, Aldie, Va.,––––––––––––2––2 Aug. 24, Coyle Tavern, Va.,––2––––––––––1–3 Nov. 14, Vienna, Va.,––––––––––––1––1 1864. Feb. 22, Dranesville, Va.,–1–5––1––––1–2–10 April 20, Leesburg, Va.,–––––––––1–––––1 April 30, Rectortown, Va.,––––––––––––1––1 May 24, Difficult Run, Va.,––––––––––––1––1 July 6, Mt. Zion Church (Aldie), Va.–11––––1–141–––9 July 12, Fort Stevens, D. C.,–––––1–––––1–––2 July 13, Rockville, Md.,––2––1–––––1–––4 Aug. 21, Berryville, Va.,–––––––––––––1–1 Aug. 26, Halltown, Va.,–21––––––––––––3 Aug. 25-28, Charlestown, Va.,–––––––––––2–––2
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., First regiment Massachusetts Heavy Artillery. (search)
as mustered into service July 5, and left the State August 7. Its first colonel was a West Point graduate, and had served in the Florida Indian wars. It served for the remainder of the year in the defences of Washington. On Jan. 1, 1862, the regiment was reorganized, and became the 1st Mass. Heavy Artillery; 50 recruits were added to each company, and two additional companies were formed. The regiment still served on garrison duty in the forts about Washington; it was sent to the front August 26, and was present, though not in action, at the battle of Manassas. On Sept. 27, 1862, a battalion, consisting of two companies, was detached and served at Maryland Heights, where it remained until December, 1863, having on June 10, 1863, lost 44 men as prisoners at Winchester, Va., and having taken part in a skirmish at Harper's Ferry about the same time. On May 17, 1864, the regiment, acting as infantry, joined the Army of the Potomac near Spotsylvania, Va., and entered with it into Gen
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Eighteenth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
–––––––––1,401 Enlisted men (included above) commissioned in regiment. Including non-commissioned staff.7––1–––131331–20 Enlisted men (included above) serving elsewhere within regiment.––––––1–112–1–6 Totals,7––1––1142532–26 Actual total of members of regiment,— Officers,1751––––––––––––68 Enlisted men, Including non-commissioned staff.5–23133127129126132132129108137116101,307 Totals,––––––––––––––1,375 The 18th Mass. Infantry was recruited in July and August, 1861, and on August 26 left the State as a battalion of eight companies, in command of Col. (afterwards brigadier general) James Barnes, a graduate of West Point. The two additional companies necessary to complete the regiment joined the command in September and November, 1861. The regiment, forming part of Martindale's Brigade, Porter's Division, 3d Corps, Army of the Potomac, was stationed for a time ne
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)
ition, 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 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 Decemb
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)
––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––212–12 May 30, Bermuda Hundred, Va.–––––––––––1–
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Thirty-eighth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
Enlisted, men, Including non-commissioned staff.9–991041029910010010296989651,010 Totals,–––––––––––––1,090 The 38th Mass. Infantry was organized in the summer of 1862, in response to the President's call for troops in July. Seven companies recruited at Lynnfield, and composed largely of men from Plymouth County, were mustered into service August 21; and the remaining three, recruited from Cambridge, were mustered in on the 22d at Camp Day, North Cambridge. The command left Boston August 26, under Lieutenant-Colonel Wardwell, and was stationed for a time in camp near Baltimore. Col. Timothy Ingraham, at the time of his appointment in the 38th holding a commission as lieutenant-colonel of the 18th Mass. Infantry, took command of the regiment September 3. It moved in November to Hampton Roads, and having remained on transport for a month, sailed for Mississippi and reached Carrollton Jan. 1, 1863, becoming part of the 3d Brigade, 3d Division, 19th Army Co