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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 776 776 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Name Index of Commands 37 37 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 17 17 Browse Search
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The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 13 13 Browse Search
Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War. 11 11 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 11 11 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 11 11 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 10 10 Browse Search
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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)
non-commissioned staff.13–152145173134155151172183152166134151721,953 Totals,–––––––––––––––2,044 The 2d Mass. Cavalry was organized in the autumn of 1862. Co. A, the first company formed, being raised in California by Capt. J. Sewell Read in November and December, and mustered into service at San Francisco, Cal., on December 10; it reached Boston January 3, and was counted on the quota of that city. A detachment of five companies, mustered in at Readville, Mass., at varying dates in January and February, 1863, left Massachusetts Feb. 12, 1863, under command of Maj. Caspar Crowninshield, and went into camp at Gloucester Point, opposite Yorktown, Va. The remaining companies of the regiment, California furnishing four of these, were organized and mustered into service from February to May, 1863, under Col. Charles Russell Lowell, and, leaving Readville May 11, encamped near Washington, moving camp on June 23 to Poolesville, Md. On August 6 the detachment
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Seventh regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
in the seven days retreat. Remaining at Harrison's Landing until August 16 it moved then to Yorktown, and on August 31 arrived at Alexandria, on the way to join General Pope's forces in Virginia, uniting with them at Chain Bridge, Va., September 3. It took part in the movement against South Mountain and Antietam, and was actively engaged at Fredericksburg December 13, going afterwards into winter quarters near White Oak Church, and engaging with the rest of the army in the mud march of January, 1863. At Chancellorsville, as part of General Sedgwick's division, the regiment, under Lieutenant-Colonel Harlow, led the assault on Marye's Heights May 3, its colonel, Thomas Denton Johns, being in command of the storming column. It took part without loss at Gettysburg and marched with the Army of the Potomac to the Rapidan, engaging in November in the Mine Run campaign. Its winter quarters were at Brandy Station, Va., from whence an expedition was made to Robertson's River in February, 1
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twelfth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
30, suffering great loss in the death of Colonel Webster. As part of General Hartsuff's Brigade in the 1st Corps under Hooker, Army of the Potomac, the regiment took part at the battle of South Mountain and began its part at Antietam early in the morning of September 17, at Dunker's Church, losing heavily. At Fredericksburg the regiment was actively engaged in the afternoon of December 13 with much loss. Occupying winter quarters near Fletcher's Chapel, it engaged in the mud march of January, 1863; it was active at the battle of Chancellorsville and was engaged at Gettysburg, meeting its principal loss July 1. It took part in the march to the Rappahannock and in the Mine Run campaign in November, 1863. At the battle of the Wilderness it was engaged May 5 and 6, and shared in the movements to Spotsylvania, North Anna and Cold Harbor, being constantly in action with frequent losses. June 16 the regiment moved to Petersburg and took part in the assaults of the following days. Jun
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Thirteenth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
hannock, engaging in the battle of Cedar Mountain, taking a most active part in the afternoon of August 30 at the battle of Manassas, and being present in reserve at the battle of Chantilly. As part of General Ricketts' Division of Hooker's Corps at Antietam, September 17, the regiment was engaged at the opening of the battle early in the morning at Dunker's Church with great loss. After taking part at Fredericksburg it went into winter quarters near Fletcher's Chapel, Va., joining, in January, 1863, in the unsuccessful march toward the Rappahannock. The regiment took active part in the spring campaign, meeting its principal losses at Chancellorsville on May 4 and at Gettysburg on July 1, and was engaged in the actions near the Rappahannock and in the Mine Run campaign. The regiment was in command of Lieutenant-Colonel Hovey at the Wilderness in May, 1864, taking its most active part in the series of battles on May 5; and was constantly in action about Spotsylvania, North Anna and
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Sixteenth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
Va., August 22, on its way to join the Army of Virginia, reaching Centreville August 28, and took part in the charge made by General Grover's Brigade in the afternoon of August 29 at Groveton. On the return of the forces to Washington the regiment remained engaged in its defences until November, then moved to Warrenton Junction as part of Colonel Blaisdell's Brigade. It took part at Fredericksburg in December, 1862, and occupied winter quarters at Falmouth, engaging in the mud march of January, 1863. At Chancellorsville, May 3, the regiment met heavy loss, and its division commander, General Berry, was killed. It was closely engaged at Gettysburg in command of Lieutenant-Colonel Merriam. In December it went into winter quarters at Brandy Station, having taken part in the movements about the Rappahannock and at Mine Run. In the campaign of 1864 the regiment formed part of the 2d Corps, and was engaged at the Wilderness May 5 and again on May 6, taking part at Spotsylvania May 10
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Seventeenth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
the time of his appointment in this regiment was captain of the 7th U. S. Infantry. On reaching Baltimore, the command was stationed near the city, forming part of the forces under General Dix, and remained there until the spring of 1862, when it moved to New Berne, N. C. In December, 1862, it engaged in the Goldsboroa expedition, taking part in the battles of Kinston, Whitehall and Goldsboroa; returning to New Berne, it was engaged as provost guard of the city until the latter part of January, 1863, encamping afterward on the Trent River. In April, 1863, it was sent to the relief of Little Washington, N. C., taking part in the same month in an expedition to Core Creek, and in July in expeditions to Trenton and to Mount Tabor Church. In February, 1861, the regiment was engaged at Batchelder's Creek in the vicinity of New Berne, losing a number, killed and wounded, and also a large number of prisoners, many of whom died in prison. On April 18, 1864, it was sent again to Little Was
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twenty-third regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
th loss, at New Berne March 14, 1862. Forming part of the 1st Brigade under Col. T. J. C. Amory, and assigned to General Foster's Division, the regiment was stationed at New Berne until November, serving during a part of April and May at Batchelder's Creek. Five companies took part in the Tarboroa expedition in November. In December the regiment took part in the Goldsboroa expedition, being present at the battle of Kinston and engaged with great loss at Whitehall. It left New Berne in January, 1863, to take part in the movement against Charleston, S. C., but returned to North Carolina in April, having spent a month in camp at St. Helena Island and much of the remaining time on transports. It remained encamped near New Berne, engaging in picket duty and reconnoitering expeditions, during the summer and autumn of 1863. On October 16 it sailed for Fortress Monroe and went into camp near Newport News; while here over 200 members of the regiment re-enlisted, and in January returned to
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twenty-seventh regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
ime in outpost duty at Batchelder's Creek. In July a reconnoissance was made toward Trenton, N. C. It remained with headquarters at New Berne during the summer, and in the autumn served in detachments on outpost duty at Washington, N. C., Newport Barracks and Batchelder's Creek. Forming part of the 3d Brigade, with Colonel Lee as brigade commander, the regiment, under Lieutenant-Colonel Lyman, took part in the Tarboroa expedition in November, and later in the Goldsboroa expedition. In January, 1863, it was posted at Washington, N. C., and was active there in the engagements in March and on duty in the town during the siege, returning to New Berne April 25. Companies G and H, stationed at Plymouth during that time, were engaged at Rocky Hoc Creek near Winfield in March. The regiment, reunited and stationed with headquarters at New Berne until October, moved on the 16th of that month to Newport News, and, becoming part of General Butler's forces, served during the winter as provost
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Thirtieth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
shared in the operations against New Orleans in April, a detachment under Major Whittemore occupying Fort St. Philip immediately after its surrender. Stationed at Baton Rouge, it engaged as part of General Williams's Brigade in the movement against Vicksburg, and, returning, took active part at the battle of Baton Rouge August 5, under command of Major Whittemore. Leaving Baton Rouge August 21, it encamped in the vicinity of Carrollton until November 3, moving then to New Orleans. In January, 1863, the regiment was assigned to the 3d Brigade (commanded by Colonel Dudley), 1st Division, 19th Army Corps. It formed part of the land forces operating with Farragut against Port Hudson March 14, and shared in the Port Hudson campaign, engaging at Plains Store May 21, and taking active part during the siege, twice providing volunteers to storm the works. Moving to Donaldsonville after the surrender, it met with loss in the action of July 13; it formed part of the expedition to Sabine Pa
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Thirty-first regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
anded March 23, having been delayed by storms and accident on the passage. Soon after the arrival of the regiment its designation was changed to the 31st Mass. Infantry. Assigned to General Williams's Brigade, it took part in the operations against New Orleans, was the first regiment to enter the city after the surrender, and was stationed on provost and guard duty in the city and at the forts in the vicinity during the summer and autumn. On the organization of the 19th Army Corps, in January, 1863, seven companies of the regiment, under command of Lieutenant-Colonel Hopkins, became part of the 3d Brigade, 3d Division, with Colonel Gooding as brigade commander, the three remaining companies having been stationed at Fort Pike. The main body of the regiment joining the forces at Baton Rouge March 6, took part on the 14th in the advance made to assist the naval forces in passing Port Hudson. It joined in the Teche expedition, being engaged at Fort Bisland April 13, and took up its p
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