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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 2 0 Browse Search
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onfederates, of which the 48th Mass. (Col. E. F. Stone) bore the brunt, being sustained by the 49th Mass. (Col. W. F. Bartlett). The loss was not, however, large. In both the two assaults on Port Hudson (May 27 and June 14, 1863) the regiment suffering most severely was the 38th (Colonel Ingraham), the loss beginning with Lieut.-Col. W. L. Rodman of New Bedford, who commanded on the second day. See memoir in Harvard Memorial Biographies, I, 64. Next to this in losses came the 53d (Colonel Kimball), which suffered heavily on both days, the 31st (Colonel Gooding), the 49th (Colonel Bartlett), the 4th (Colonel Walker), the 48th (Colonel Stone), the 50th (Colonel Messer) and the 52d (Colonel Greenleaf). When the assault on Port Hudson was ordered for the 27th, a storming party of two hundred volunteers was called for, nearly half that number coming from the 48th Mass. Lieut.-Col. James O'Brien of that regiment (of Charlestown, Mass.) was assigned to the leadership of the party, w