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ositions and the vacancies were filled by the commissioning of William Marland of Andover and Sergeant Warren K. Snow of Boston as second liell left to take command of the 4th Massachusetts Battery, Second Lieutenant Marland was advanced to First, and First Sergeant Edw. K. Russelt giving the rest of the battery the grand sneak as it were. Lieutenant Marland was in command I think. Well, we arrived at a certain point and ruin seemed inevitable. The section of the battery under Lieutenant Marland was attacked, the enemy being in so short range that the gunsery saved the day. The following is the official report of Lieutenant Marland as given in Official Records, Vol. 26, p. 371. Bayou Bourgade. I am sir, very respectfully, Your most ob't servant, Wm. Marland, 1st Lieut. Com., Sec. Brig. Gen. Richard Arnold, Chief of Artil 7th of January, 1865, Captain Nims resigned his commission. Lieutenant Marland was promoted to fill the vacancy, the other lieutenants were
ly, with the prevailing opinion that the work should be completed and published. . . . After dinner was served, General Schouler was called upon and said he was glad to meet Colonel Nims and his old command and would only say what was said of them when at the front that this battery was one of the best, if not the best, that went from Massachusetts. . . . The regular toasts were then announced. Our Country—response by Mr. Thomas Knights who sang America. Massachusetts—response by Captain Marland. Nims' Battery—response letter from Col. H. E. Paine, etc. Another interesting meeting was held on December 12, 1879. It was the first gathering of the old organization which had occurred for five years and fully 40 members were present accompanied by several of the 13th Battery. The early part of the evening was spent in social intercourse, singing of songs, and the election of officers. The after dinner exercises included speeches, reminiscences of camp life and interesting f<
sidence orDate of Muster.Termination of Service and Cause Thereof. Place Credited to. Nims, Ormand F., Capt.,..Boston, Ma.July 31, 1861Jan. 7, 1865, resigned. Marland, William, Capt.,29Andover, Ma.Jan. 8, 1865Aug. 11, 1865, exp. of service, Brevet Maj. Walcott, John W., 1st Lieut.,39Roxbury, Ma.July 31, 1861Dec. 18, 1861, resirge G., 1st Lieut.,30Boston, Ma.Dec. 18, 1861Oct. 21, 1862, Captain 4th Battery. Hall, Richard B., 1st Lieut.,23Boston, Ma.Dec. 18, 1861July 29, 1863, resigned. Marland, William, 1st Lieut.,27Andover, Ma.Oct. 22, 1862Captain Jan. 8, 1865. Snow, Warren K., 1st Lieut.,29Boston, Ma.July 30, 1863Nov. 30, 1864, disability. Greenleaf, George G., 2d Lieut.,29Boston, Ma.July 31, 1861First Lieut., Dec. 18, 1861. Hall, Richard B., 2d Lieut.,22Boston, Ma.July 31, 1861First Lieut., Dec. 18, 1861. Marland, William, 2d Lieut.,26Andover, Ma.Dec. 18, 1861First Lieut., Oct. 22, 1862. Snow, Warren K., 2d Lieut.,27Boston, Ma.Feb. 21, 1862First Lieut., July 30, 1863. Ru