[The following story was written for the Memorial, a paper edited by Miss Mary E. Elliot, and published May 30, 1878, under the auspices of Willard C. Kinsley (Independent) Relief Corps, of this city.
It is a story of the experiences in rebel prisons of George Washington Bean, for many years a member of the Somerville police force.
It is presented herewith to the Historical Society for re-publication in Historic Leaves, as a contribution to the Civil War history of Somerville.—Charles D. Elliot.]
Somerville sent three full companies of infantry to the war,—one three-months' company in 1861, one three-years' company in 1862, and one nine-months' company in 1862.
I enlisted for three years in Company E, Captain F. R. Kinsley, attached to the Thirty-ninth Regiment, which left Boston August 12, 1862, for Washington, and did arduous service in the defences of that city for a year, when it crossed into Virginia, and joined the Army of the Potomac.
On October 11, 1863 (the da
Charles Darwin Elliot.
from the latest history of Middlesex County.
Charles Darwin Elliot, son of Joseph and ZenoraCharles Darwin Elliot, son of Joseph and Zenora (Tucker) Elliot, was born in Foxboro, Mass., June 20, 1837.
Among Mr. Elliot's ancestors were Major Eleazer Lawrence, Lieutenant Eleazer Elliot, was born in Foxboro, Mass., June 20, 1837.
Among Mr. Elliot's ancestors were Major Eleazer Lawrence, Lieutenant Eleazer Lawrence, Captain Jonathan Wade, Lieutenant Nicholas White, Samuel Scripture, Marshal-General Edward Mitchelson, Marshal-General John Green, JMr. Elliot's ancestors were Major Eleazer Lawrence, Lieutenant Eleazer Lawrence, Captain Jonathan Wade, Lieutenant Nicholas White, Samuel Scripture, Marshal-General Edward Mitchelson, Marshal-General John Green, John Nutting, Zachariah Flicks, and Thomas Eliot, all soldiers in the King Philip's or other Colonial wars; also, Ensign John Whitman and Samuetes; he died of disease while in the service, December 15, 1777. C. D. Elliot had his powder horn, canteen, and bayonet, and his letters to hiJoseph, son of Joel and Mary M. (Flagg) Elliot, and father of Charles D. Elliot, was born in Cambridge, near Harvard Square, January 1, 1807ent visitor in his home.
Zenora (Tucker) Elliot, mother of Charles D. Elliot, was born in Mt. Holly, Vt., February 10, 1809, and died whil
ss., 3, 41, 43, 46.
Arlington Water Works, 59.
Armstrong, William H., 69.
Army of the Potomac, 32.
Army Record, Charles D. Elliot, 64.
Ashby, Mass., 4.
Asboth, General, 68.
Ashton Hall, England, 56.
Augur, —, 65, 67.
Austin, Tex., 46.
stham, Mass., 22.
East Stoughton, Mass., 45.
Edgell, Captain, Benjamin, 5.
Editorials in Somerville Journal by Charles D. Elliot, 61.
Eliot, Abigail, 53.
Eliot, Abigaile, 53.
Eliot, Benjamin, 53.
Eliot, Ebenezer, 53.
Eliot, Elizabeth, 53 Adelaide Genevieve , 63.
Elliot, Alfred Lawrence, 56, 62.
Elliot, Caroline, 54.
Elliot, Charles Edwin, 54.
Elliot, Charles Darwin, 49, 53-84.
Elliot, Charles Joseph, 63.
Elliot, Clara Lenora, 62.
Elliot, Ella Florence, 62.
Elliot, Hannah, .
Hicks, Zachariah, 53.
Highland Avenue, 24, 60.
Hill, Ira, 59.
Hill, James, Jr., 47.
Historical Papers by Charles D. Elliot, 61.
Historic Somerville, 61.
Historic Tablets, 61.
History of Somerville, 61.
Hitchcock, —, 57.