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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., First regiment Massachusetts Heavy Artillery. (search)
rry 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 General Grant's campaign of 1864, being assigned to General Tyler's Division, 2d Army Corps. It took part in its first engagement May 19, 1864, on the Fredericksburg Road, near Ny River in the vicinity of Spotsylvania. Afterwards, as part of the 2d Brigade, 3d Division, it was engaged in the battles of North Anna and Cold Harbor, and, crossing the James River June 14, it took part in the assault on Petersburg, June 16 and 22. The regiment remained actively engaged in the siege of Petersburg until April, 1865, and took part, after the fall of the city, in the pursuit of the Confederates. After General Lee's surrender it was stationed at the forts in the vicinity of Washington until its muster out in August. The regiment returned to Massachusetts August 20, and received its final discharge and payment at Boston, Aug. 25, 1865.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Eleventh regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
f the Wilderness, May 5, 6 and 7, 1864, taking part in the struggle at the Angle during the battle of Spotsylvania Court House May 12, and joining afterward in the engagements about North Anna and Cold Harbor. June 12 the regiment's original term of enlistment expired, and the men whose service was ended returned to Massachusetts and were mustered out. Many men had re-enlisted, and these with the recruits formed a battalion of five companies, commanded by Colonel Blaisdell and moved with the army to Petersburg, taking part in the assault of June 16-18, and engaging afterward in the siege. Colonel Blaisdell was killed on the skirmish line June 23. The regiment took part in the final operations about Petersburg in March and April, 1865, was active in the pursuit of the Confederates, and present at the surrender of General Lee's Army at Appomattox. At the close of the campaign the regiment was stationed at Washington until its return to Massachusetts and its discharge, July 14, 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)
ed. 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 Richmond, Va., it remained on guard duty in the city until January of the following year, having received two officers and 170 enlisted men from the 34th and 14 men from the 40th Mass. Infantry in June, 1864. On Jan. 20, 1866, the regiment was mustered out at Richmond, and returned at once to Massachusetts for final dis. charge and payment.
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)
joining its brigade May 17 before Spotsylvania, it took part in the assault on the next day and was actively engaged at North Anna May 25. Serving under Captain Park as engineer corps for the division, the regiment was active during the operations about Cold Harbor and at the siege of Petersburg, taking active part at the Crater July 30, and at the battle of Weldon Railroad August 19. Relieved from engineer duty in September, it continued its service in the siege with the 1st Brigade during the autumn and winter, joining in the pursuit of Lee's army after the fall of Petersburg in April, 1865. Receiving the news of Lee's surrender at Farmville, it reached Alexandria April 28, where it spent its remaining days of service, taking part in the grand review at Washington May 23. On June 9, 1865, the regiment was mustered out, those whose term of service had not yet expired being transferred to the 29th Mass. Infantry, and was paid off and discharged at Readville, Mass., June 27, 1865.
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)
under General Seymour, and took part with loss in the battle of Olustee, February 20. Returning to Morris Island April 18, it remained there during the summer and autumn. Eight companies, under Lieutenant-Colonel Hooper, forming part of the Coast Division, moved to Hilton Head in November, and engaged at Honey Hill and were in reserve at Deveaux Neck. It moved to Graham's Neck December 19 and to Pocotaligo in January, and, entering Charleston February 27, met there its two companies left behind at Morris Island. The regiment took part in an expedition into central South Carolina in April, 1865, meeting the enemy at Boykin's Mills on the 18th. Returning to Charleston in the early part of May, it served by detachments on guard and garrison duty in various parts of the State. It was mustered out of service August 20, at Mount Pleasant, and, reaching Boston by detachments on the 26th and 28th, was discharged at Gallop's Island Sept. 1, and disbanded on Boston Common Sept. 2, 1865.