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Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 11 7 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 1 1 Browse Search
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d outside the State, as the colored population could not furnish the number required even for one regiment. Pending the effort in the wider field available under the plan proposed, steps were taken to begin recruiting within the State. John W. M. Appleton, of Boston, a gentleman of great energy and sanguine temperament, was the first person selected for a commission in the Fifty-fourth, which bore date of February 7. He reported to the Governor, and received orders to begin recruiting. Anof African descent, Col. Robert G. Shaw. $100 bounty at expiration of term of service. Pay $13 per month, and State aid for families. All necessary information can be obtained at the office, corner Cambridge and North Russell Streets. Lieut. J. W. M. Appleton, Recruiting Officer. In five days twenty-five men were secured; and Lieutenant Appleton's work was vigorously prosecuted, with measurable success. It was not always an agreeable task, for the rougher element was troublesome and insu
De Molay steamed rapidly out of harbor. The Fifty-fourth was en route for rebellious soil. The following roster of officers of the Fifty-fourth comprises all those who departed for the field with the regiment on May 28, and their respective rank and assignment at the time.— Colonel,—Robert G. Shaw. Major,—Edward N. Hallowell. Surgeon,—Lincoln R. Stone. Assistant-Surgeon,—Charles B. Bridgham. Adjutant,—Garth W. James. Quartermaster,—John Ritchie. Company A. Capt., John W. M. Appleton. 1st Lieut., Wm. Homans. Company B. Capt., Samuel Willard [Mann]. 1st Lieut., James M. Walton. 2d Lieut., Thomas L. Appleton. Company C. 1st Lieut., James W. Grace. 2d Lieut., Benjamin F. Dexter. Company D. Capt., Edward L. Jones. 1st Lieut., R. H. L. Jewett. Company E. Capt., Luis F. Emilio. 2d Lieut., David Reid. Company F. Capt., Watson W. Bridge. 2d Lieut., Alexander Johnston. Company G. 1st Lieut., Orin E. Smith. 2d Lieut., James A. Pratt. Compa
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865, Chapter 5: the greater assault on Wagner. (search)
daring exposure for some time dealt out fatal shots; but at last three eager marksmen fired together, and he fell back into the fort, to appear no more. Capt. J. W. M. Appleton distinguished himself before the curtain. He crawled into an embrasure, and with his pistol prevented the artillery-men from serving the gun. Private Geopt. C. J. Russel missing, supposed to be killed Capt. W. H. Simpkins missing, supposed to be killed Capt. Geo. Pope wounded Capt. E. L. Jones wounded Capt. J. W. M. Appleton wounded Capt. O. E. Smith wounded 1st Lieut. R. H. L. Jewett wounded 1st Lieut. Wm. H. Homans wounded 2d Lieut. C. E. Tucker wounded 2d Lieut. J. A. ward, Fifty-fourth! He saw the colonel suddenly fall, and was struck himself a moment after. Thomas Burgess, of Company I, makes a similar statement. Capt. J. W. M. Appleton, at the curtain, hearing firing at last on the right, climbed with Captain Jones and Lieutenant Emerson into the southeast bastion, and joined in the desp
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865, Chapter 7: bombardment of Charleston. (search)
n had returned from sick leave. Lieutenants E. G. Tomlinson and Charles G. Chipman, appointed to the regiment, had joined. A number of the wounded had returned from hospital, and the first lot of furloughed men came back, and with them Capt. J. W. M. Appleton. By these accessions the Fifty-fourth had more officers and men present toward the last of October than at any time after it left St. Helena Island. Our new and old works being in readiness at Cumming's Point, what General Gillmore c to cover quartermaster's stores. Among the good things provided were baked beans and Indian pudding. From November 1 to January 8 the following changes took place among the officers,—Major Hooper was promoted lieutenant-colonel, and Capt. J. W. M. Appleton, major; Lieutenant Grace, captain of Company A; Lieut. R. H. L. Jewett, captain of Company K; and Lieutenant Higginson, captain of Company H; Second Lieutenants David Reid, Emerson, and Tomlinson became first lieutenants; Lieutenants A.
n, Edward C., Jr., 107. Anderson, J., 249. Anderson, J. Patton, 178, 179, 183. Anderson, Peter J., 249. Andersonville Prison, 173, 183. Andrew, John A., 2, 6, 8,11, 12, 14, 17, 23, 25, 31, 32, 36, 37, 43, 94, 107, 131, 132, 135, 136, 137, 142, 149, 150, 181, 191, 268, 319. Andrew, John A., letter to Francis G. Shaw, 3. Andrew, John A., letter to George T. Downing, 18. Andrew, Mrs. John A., 16, 23. Andrews, Samuel, 32. Anson, R. E., 282. Anti-Slavery Society, 180. Appleton, John W. M., 8, 9, 34, 39, 83, 90, 92, 133, 144, 150, 152, 155, 159, 171, 176, 195, 196, 197, 202, 205, 219. Appleton, Thomas L., 34, 55, 59, 85, 91, 105, 133, 149, 150, 182, 183, 192, 193, 201, 237, 247, 271, 291, 317. Appointments in Colored Regiments, 315. Archer, James J., 196. Arming Negroes, 1. Armistice, Sherman and Johnston, 307. Arms purchased, 317. Ashepoo, S. C., 193, 275, 276, 277, 278, 279. Ashepoo River, 276. Ashland, steamer, 317. Ashley River, S. C., 213, 280,