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ttalion, at Camp Casey before the 14th of May. On the 16th the regiment was assigned to the 3d Division, 18th Army Corps, and, equipped as infantry, was stationed at City Point, Va., serving in detachments, in reconnoitring expeditions and picket duty. The most severe engagement in which the regiment took part occurred at Baylor's Farm, on the Petersburg Road, in June; Colonel Russell being wounded here, the command was assumed by Maj. H. P. Bowditch. For a time the regiment was a part of Hincks' Division, Wild's Brigade, 18th Army Corps, and was on duty before Petersburg; but on June 29 it was assigned to the 10th Corps, and was stationed at Point Lookout, Md., during the remainder of the year. In February, 1865, under Colonel Adams, Colonel Russell having resigned, the regiment took part in the siege of Petersburg, and after the surrender encamped in the vicinity of City Point until June, when it was ordered to Clarksville, Tex.; here it remained until Oct. 31, 1865, when it was
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Eighth regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia), 3 months, 9 months and 100 days service. (search)
Eighth regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia), 3 months, 9 months and 100 days service. (1) Col. Timothy Munroe (3 months). (2) Col. Edward W. Hincks, Bvt. Brig. Gen. U. S. Army (3 months). Field and Staff.Line.companies.Totals. ABCDEFGHIK Number on regimental rolls,— 3 months,— Officers,1041––––––––––51 Enlisted men, Including non-commissioned staff.3–75546065688661486572657 Totals,––––––––––––708 9 months,— Officers,832––––––––––40 Enlisted men, Including non-commissioned staff.4–92838491969398769671884 Totals,––––––––––––924 100 days,— Officers,830––––––––––38 Enlisted men, Including non-commissioned staff.6–98849387918183848081868 Totals,––––––––––––906 Enlisted men (included above) commissioned in regiment,— 3 months,–––––––––––11 9 months,––––––––––2–2
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Eighth regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia), 3 months, 9 months and 100 days service. (search)
ceeded to Washington by way of Annapolis, four days being spent at the latter place, and here Co. K was detached for duty at Fort McHenry, Md., and a detach. ment of the regiment also engaged in conveying the frigate Constitution to New York. The remainder of the regiment reached Washington April 26 and was mustered into the United States service April 30; it was ordered into camp at the Relay House May 11. While here Colonel Munroe resigned on account of illness and was succeeded by Edward W. Hincks. On July 3 it moved to Baltimore, remaining there until the termination of its service, July 29. In response to the call for nine months troops, which was made in the autumn of 1882, the regiment again went into service, and November 25 it left the State for North Carolina, encamping at New Berne upon its arrival. Two companies were detached in December and served at Roanoke Island, two companies joining them in February. On June 28, 1863, the regiment was ordered to Massachusetts t
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Nineteenth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
Nineteenth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (1) Col. Edward W. Hincks, Bvt. Brig. Gen. U. S. Army. (2) Col. Arthur F. Devereux, Bvt. Brig. Gen. U. S. Vols. (3) Col. Ansel D. Wass, Bvt. Brig. Gen. U. S. Vols. Field and Staff.Line.Band.companies.Unassigned Recruits.Totals. ABCDEFGHIK Number on regimental rolls,— Officers,1894––––––––––––112 Enlisted men, Including non-commissioned staff.23–27188171170128167176184253144161451,837 Totals,––––––––––––––1,949 Enlisted men (include 19th Mass. Infantry was recruited at Lynnfield, Mass., having for a nucleus three companies of the 3d Battalion Rifles. Seven additional companies from the vicinity of Boston being soon added, the regiment left the State August 28, under Col. Edward W. Hincks (then Hinks), who had served as colonel of the 8th Infantry, M. V. M., during its three months service. It was stationed in camp near Washington until ordered to Poolesville, Md., Se