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Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865, Chapter 8: the siege of Yorktown. (search)
, and nothing but chimneys were left to show its site. A large army had already assembled at Hampton and the practical formation of the Army of the Potomac took place there. The Nineteenth Massachusetts Regiment was made a part of the First Brigade, commanded by Brig. Gen. N. J. T. Dana; of the Second Division, commanded by Brig. Gen. John Sedgwick; of the Second Corps, commanded by Maj. Gen. E. V. Sumner. The two other Brigades of the Division were commanded by Brig. Gen. Gorman and Brig. Gen. Burns. Camp was pitched here as though a long stay was to be made, the men being quartered in Sibley tents, it being the first time they had been thus housed. Thereafter, only shelter tents were used. Each man carried his part of it. Five pieces would make a tent, four for the roof and one for the end, and each tent sheltered five men. Sometimes four men would own, between them, six pieces and they would have more room and a tent with two ends to keep out the wind and rain in stormy weat
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865, Chapter 16: the march down the Peninsula. (search)
tired as they were after the hard march, the men started to clean up as so to make a respectable appearance, as they knew from past experience that they would have a good audience to witness their exemplification of the manual of arms. At the dress parade there was, indeed, a large audience and such a one as the men had not looked for. It seemed as if the officers of the entire Corps were present, and half the men. Gen. Dana, commander of the Third Brigade, Gen. Gorman of the First and Gen. Burns of the Second, with Gen. Sedgwick, the Division Commander, and their staffs were there. Something's Up, said one of the Nineteenth and all felt that they were expected to do their best. Perfectly willing to show off before such an audience, they spanked their muskets around in excellent style and received an approving cheer when their involuntary exhibition was concluded. Later, the men were told that they had been pitted against the First Minnesota, the generals of the First and Third
Francis McRuma. Benjamin Lummas. Thomas A. Morse. John Restall, Jr. Augustus E. Soper. William J. Tirrell. Joshua Very. John Very. John A. Wilson. Co. I.Daniel Treadley, Sergeant. James Corrigan, Sergeant. Jonathan T. Ross, Sergeant. Joseph H. DeCastro, Corporal. Daniel Murphy, Musician. Michael Callopy. Frank Chandler. George McKenna. John Rourke. Co. K.William A. McGinnis, First Sergeant. Patrick Nolan, Sergeant. J. L. Smith, Sergeant. Joseph Libby, Sergeant. Joseph Burns, Sergeant. Joseph E. Hodgkins, Corporal. Edward Williams, Corporal. Archibald Buchanan, Corporal. David J. M. A. Jewett, Corporal. Patrick W. Harvey. John W. Hayes. Thomas B. Homans. Exor Oliver. Edwin B. Pratt. Edward W. Schoff. James B. Wiggin. Re-enlisted in January: Jan. 4thCo. A.John McCammon, Musician. 24thCo. C.Horatio Fellows. 4thCo. D.Nelson E. Knights, Sergeant. 4thCo. D.Patrick Fitzgerald. 24thCo. D.Abram F. Warner, Corporal. 24thCo. B.Patrick Cronan. 4
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865, Chapter 38: the North Anna battles. (search)
rgt. George Very, Co. H. May 12th.Sergt. James Flannigan, Co. E, leg. Sergt. Patrick Gillespie, Co. E, left leg, severe. Sergt. Matthias Bixby, Co. F, left temple, severe. Sergt. William Ryan, Co. F. Sergt. Peter Nulty, Co. G, shell wound in head. Corp. Abraham Dow, Co. A, right knee. Corp. Peter Barton, Co. A. Corp. John Hill, Co. A. Corp. Patrick Berry, Co. B, severe. Corp. Albert Rogers, Co. C, left hand, finger amputated. Corp. Joseph Patrick, Co. C, thigh, severe. Sergt. Joseph Burns, Co. K, right forearm. Corp. Edward Williams, Co. K, head. Corp. John W. Hayes, Co. K. left hand. Corp. Thomas J. Salisbury, Co. K, head. May 13th.Corp. George Lamb, Co. I. Corp. Cornelius Buckley, Co. A. Corp. George W. Rogers, Co. B. Corp. James Doyle, Co. I. May 18th.Corp. Carl Shock, Co. C. May 24th.Corp. J. H. Brown, Co. A, thigh, severe. Corp. John Cavanaugh, Co. D, left leg. Corp. Henry Hines, Co. D, right foot. Corp. Henry Perry, Co. E, ankle. Corp. Bartholomew C
...................... 363 Burkittsville,............................................ ... 255 Burnham, George, ....................... ..................... . 293 Burnham, George A., ................................................... 193 Burns, Brigadier General, ........................................ ....55, 117 Burns, Joseph, .................................................... 288, 324 Burnside, Ambrose E., Gen., .........126, 129, 130, 133, 158, 164, 181, 199, 202 Burray, DaBurns, Joseph, .................................................... 288, 324 Burnside, Ambrose E., Gen., .........126, 129, 130, 133, 158, 164, 181, 199, 202 Burray, Daniel, ................................... ................... 290 Burrill, Richard, ..................................................... 285 Butler, William, ................................................. 104, 107 Cain, George W., ...............................................144, 285, 321 Caldwell, Randolph, .................................................. 188 Callahan, Dennis, .................... ................................. 106 Callahan, Timothy, ..........................