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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 4 0 Browse Search
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the State. Out of twenty-three commissioned officers, only eight escaped unhurt, while one-half the non-commissioned officers and nearly one-third of the enlisted men were killed or wounded. Maj. James Savage, Jr., Capts. Richard Cary and Edward G. Abbott, W. B. Williams and R. C. Goodwin, with Lieut. Stephen G. Perkins, were all killed, See the memoirs of Abbott, Goodwin, Perkins and Savage in Harvard Memorial Biographies, I, 294, 328, 395; II, 82. and Surgeon Leland was severely wounded;Abbott, Goodwin, Perkins and Savage in Harvard Memorial Biographies, I, 294, 328, 395; II, 82. and Surgeon Leland was severely wounded; Maj. James Savage, Jr., and Capts. Samuel M. Quincy and Henry S. Russell were made prisoners of war, the first named dying of his wounds. The 2d Mass. Infantry was the first three years regiment raised in the State, and received from its first commander, Col. (afterwards general) George H. Gordon,—himself a graduate of West Point,—a standard of drill and discipline which it never lost. Colonel (afterwards general) Andrews, its second commander, was also a graduate of the academy. In Gener