Browsing named entities in Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative. You can also browse the collection for June, 1890 AD or search for June, 1890 AD in all documents.

Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:

r captured. The results of the contest were, however, of great importance in checking the Confederates and leading to Lee's final surrender. Meanwhile, on April 3, Cos. E and H, 1st Mass. Cavalry, under Maj. A. H. Stevens, Jr., were the first troops to enter Richmond on the day of its evacuation; Major Stevens having received the surrender of the city and personally hoisting the guidons of his squadron over the State House. See letter of Col. L. L. Langdon, U. S. A., Century Magazine, June, 1890, p. 309; also in Crowninshield's 1st Mass Cavalry, p. 472. On April 6, at Rice's Station, the 34th Infantry had its last man killed (out of many), and at Farmville (April 7, 8) the 19th, 20th and 28th Infantry, the 1st Heavy Artillery and the 10th Battery were present, but without losses on the field, though Capt. Isaac H. Boyd (19th Mass.) died of wounds received there. This was for Massachusetts troops the last battle of the great Virginia campaign. On April 9 came the surrender at