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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1., Chapter 15: siege of Fort Pickens.--Declaration of War.--the Virginia conspirators and, the proposed capture of Washington City. (search)
dy, and John Flynn. Privates.--John Bainfield, Michael Burns, John H. Boyer, Francis Bohnert, Joseph Clancy, John Cannon, Jacob C. Deckert, James Dolan, James Foley, Lewis Holmes, Thomas Honlahan, Edward L. Hastings, John Jackson, Thomas Jackson, Martin King, John Kerns, Owen McGair, Jackson McLeod, Thomas Manning, Thomas McGuire, James Matthews, John Mealey, Theodore Meeker, John Miller, Michael Morris, Patrick Mulligan, Michael Murphy, Michael Murray, William Nelson, Patrick Norton, James O'Brien, Frederick O'Donnell, Bartholomew O'Neil, John J. Reilly, Thomas B. Shaw, David Summers, Patrick Travers, and Francis Winters. The whole number of officers and men who received medals was fifty-three. These were of the same regiment of Artillery (First, U. S. A.) as the defenders of Fort Sumter. The Pickens medal. By the 1st of May there was a formidable force of insurgents menacing Fort Pickens, who were lying on the arc of a circle, from the water-battery beyond Fort McRee on
orse, at almost the first fire; yet he sat by his command directing the fire, being helped on and off the caisson during the different changes of front or position, refusing to leave the field until he became too weak to sit up. I would also mention Capt. Tillinghast, A. Q. M., who gallantly served with the battery, pointing a piece and rendering valuable assistance. Names of killed, wounded, and missing of Capt. Griffin's report. Killed--Wm. Campbell, Joseph Cooper, Joseph Howard, James O'Brien, and Frederick A. Reig, all privates. Mortally Wounded--Sergeant Stephen Kane; privates, James Turner and Andrew Wagner. Wounded--First Lieutenant A. Ames, Fifth Artillery; Sergeants T. Maher and John Murphy; privates Robert Bloom, Alexander Campbell, R. Chamberlain, R. R. Connell, George Clark, Samuel Davis, Herman Fisher, James Moran, James M. Sheffield. Missing--Privates, John Allen, S. Griswold, Edward Hopwood, C. R. Holliday, Owen McBride, John H. McIntire, Andrew Roberts,
lt 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, which contained fifteen line officers and seventy-seven enlisted metton bags for filling the ditch, while the 48th and 49th Mass., with other regiments, were to support them. When the order was given for the stormers to advance, O'Brien shook hands with the officer who brought it, and turning to his men, who were sitting or lying about him, said in the coolest and most business-like manner, Pick ander never quite returned. The aggregate of killed, wounded and missing was nearly two thousand (1,995), with scarcely any loss on the other side. Lieutenant-Colonel O'Brien was killed in this engagement and the greater part of his little party was killed or wounded. But the most conspicuous figure on the field on May 27 wa
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died., List of Massachusetts officers and soldiers killed in action. (search)
f, Va.,Oct. 21, 1861. O'Brien, Daniel,20th Mass. Inf.,Fredericksburg, Va.,Dec. 11, 1862. O'Brien, Edward J.,29th Mass. Inf.,Petersburg, Va.,March 25, 1865. O'Brien, James,20th Mass. Inf.,Gettysburg, Pa.,July 2, 1863. O'Brien, James, Lieut. Col.,48th Mass. Inf.,Port Hudson, La.,May 27, 1863. O'Brien, James,12th Mass. Inf.,AntiO'Brien, James, Lieut. Col.,48th Mass. Inf.,Port Hudson, La.,May 27, 1863. O'Brien, James,12th Mass. Inf.,Antietam, Md.,Sept. 17, 1862. O'Brien, Jeremiah,22d Mass. Inf.,Gaines' Mill, Va.,June 27, 1862. O'Brien, Jeremiah,24th Mass. Inf.,Drewry's Bluff, Va.,May 16, 1864. O'Brien, John,9th Mass. Inf.,Gaines' Mill, Va.,June 27, 1862. O'Brien, John Name and rank. Private understood when not otherwise stated.Command.EngagemenO'Brien, James,12th Mass. Inf.,Antietam, Md.,Sept. 17, 1862. O'Brien, Jeremiah,22d Mass. Inf.,Gaines' Mill, Va.,June 27, 1862. O'Brien, Jeremiah,24th Mass. Inf.,Drewry's Bluff, Va.,May 16, 1864. O'Brien, John,9th Mass. Inf.,Gaines' Mill, Va.,June 27, 1862. O'Brien, John Name and rank. Private understood when not otherwise stated.Command.Engagement.Date. O'Brien, John,58th Mass. Inf.,Wilderness, Va.,May 6, 1864. O'Brien, John J.,29th Mass. Inf.,Antietam, Md.,Sept. 17, 1862. O'Connell, Bartholomew, 1st Sergt.,27th Mass. Inf.,Kinston, N. C.,March 8, 1865. O'Connell, Dennis,25th Mass. Inf.,Cold Harbor, Va.,June 3, 1864. O'Connell, James,19th Mass. Inf.,White Oak Swamp, V
f, Va.,Oct. 21, 1861. O'Brien, Daniel,20th Mass. Inf.,Fredericksburg, Va.,Dec. 11, 1862. O'Brien, Edward J.,29th Mass. Inf.,Petersburg, Va.,March 25, 1865. O'Brien, James,20th Mass. Inf.,Gettysburg, Pa.,July 2, 1863. O'Brien, James, Lieut. Col.,48th Mass. Inf.,Port Hudson, La.,May 27, 1863. O'Brien, James,12th Mass. Inf.,AntiO'Brien, James, Lieut. Col.,48th Mass. Inf.,Port Hudson, La.,May 27, 1863. O'Brien, James,12th Mass. Inf.,Antietam, Md.,Sept. 17, 1862. O'Brien, Jeremiah,22d Mass. Inf.,Gaines' Mill, Va.,June 27, 1862. O'Brien, Jeremiah,24th Mass. Inf.,Drewry's Bluff, Va.,May 16, 1864. O'Brien, John,9th Mass. Inf.,Gaines' Mill, Va.,June 27, 1862. en, James, Lieut. Col.,48th Mass. Inf.,Port Hudson, La.,May 27, 1863. O'Brien, James,12th Mass. Inf.,Antietam, Md.,Sept. 17, 1862. O'Brien, Jeremiah,22d Mass. Inf.,Gaines' Mill, Va.,June 27, 1862. O'Brien, Jeremiah,24th Mass. Inf.,Drewry's Bluff, Va.,May 16, 1864. O'Brien, John,9th Mass. Inf.,Gaines' Mill, Va.,June 27, 1862.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died., List of Massachusetts officers, and soldiers who died as prisoners. (search)
le, Ga.,July 5, 1864. Norton, Frank F.,39th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,April 14, 1864. Norton, G. H.,*42d Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,Sept. 9, 1864. Norton, —,58th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,Sept. 9, 1864. Nossman, G.,*2d Mass. Cav.,Andersonville, Ga.,June 15, 1864. Nother, E., Should read Natter, Edward.20th Mass. Inf.,Florence, S. C.,Jan. 8, 1865. Nottage, John S.,2d Mass. Cav.,Andersonville, Ga.,Sept. 29, 1864. O'Brien, Cornelius,39th Mass. Inf.,Salisbury, N. C.,--- O'Brien, James,2d Mass. H. A.,Andersonville, Ga.,Aug. 29, 1864. O'Brien, John, Corp.,37th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,June 26, 1864. O'Brien, Robert,15th Mass. Inf.,Charleston, S. C.,—--, 1864. O'Connell, J., Probably error for O'Connell, James, died Oct. 7, 1864.9th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,Aug. 9, 1864. O'Connell, James,9th Mass. Inf.,Sumter Prison, Ga.,Oct. 7, 1864. O'Connell, John J.,15th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,Nov. 27, 1864. O'Connell, M.,2d Mass. H. A.,Andersonville, Ga.,Se
le, Ga.,July 5, 1864. Norton, Frank F.,39th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,April 14, 1864. Norton, G. H.,*42d Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,Sept. 9, 1864. Norton, —,58th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,Sept. 9, 1864. Nossman, G.,*2d Mass. Cav.,Andersonville, Ga.,June 15, 1864. Nother, E., Should read Natter, Edward.20th Mass. Inf.,Florence, S. C.,Jan. 8, 1865. Nottage, John S.,2d Mass. Cav.,Andersonville, Ga.,Sept. 29, 1864. O'Brien, Cornelius,39th Mass. Inf.,Salisbury, N. C.,--- O'Brien, James,2d Mass. H. A.,Andersonville, Ga.,Aug. 29, 1864. O'Brien, John, Corp.,37th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,June 26, 1864. O'Brien, Robert,15th Mass. Inf.,Charleston, S. C.,—--, 1864. O'Connell, J., Probably error for O'Connell, James, died Oct. 7, 1864.9th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,Aug. 9, 1864. O'Connell, James,9th Mass. Inf.,Sumter Prison, Ga.,Oct. 7, 1864. O'Connell, John J.,15th Mass. Inf.,Andersonville, Ga.,Nov. 27, 1864. O'Connell, M.,2d Mass. H. A.,Andersonville, Ga.,Se
niel, Co. F, 20th Mass. Inf., 401 O'Brien, Darby, 437 O'Brien, E. J., 401 O'Brien, F. J., 23 O'Brien, J. J., 402 O'Brien, James, 2d Mass. H. A., 539 O'Brien, James, 12th Mass. Inf., 401 O'Brien, James, 20th Mass. Inf., 401 O'Brien, James, 48tO'Brien, James, 12th Mass. Inf., 401 O'Brien, James, 20th Mass. Inf., 401 O'Brien, James, 48th Mass. Inf., 62, 63, 66, 286, 401 O'Brien, Jeremiah, 22d Mass. Inf., 401 O'Brien, Jeremiah, 24th Mass. Inf., 401 O'Brien, John, IX O'Brien, John, 9th Mass. Inf., 401 O'Brien, John, 37th Mass. Inf., 539 O'Brien, John, 58th Mass. Inf., 402 O'O'Brien, James, 20th Mass. Inf., 401 O'Brien, James, 48th Mass. Inf., 62, 63, 66, 286, 401 O'Brien, Jeremiah, 22d Mass. Inf., 401 O'Brien, Jeremiah, 24th Mass. Inf., 401 O'Brien, John, IX O'Brien, John, 9th Mass. Inf., 401 O'Brien, John, 37th Mass. Inf., 539 O'Brien, John, 58th Mass. Inf., 402 O'Brien, Robert, 539 O'Brien, William, 472 O'Brine, J. S., 563 O'Connell, Bartholomew, 402 O'Connell, Dennis, 402 O'Connell, J., 539 O'Connell, J. J., 2d Mass. Inf., 437 O'Connell, J. J., 15th Mass. Inf., 539 O'Connell, James, 9th Mass. Inf., 5O'Brien, James, 48th Mass. Inf., 62, 63, 66, 286, 401 O'Brien, Jeremiah, 22d Mass. Inf., 401 O'Brien, Jeremiah, 24th Mass. Inf., 401 O'Brien, John, IX O'Brien, John, 9th Mass. Inf., 401 O'Brien, John, 37th Mass. Inf., 539 O'Brien, John, 58th Mass. Inf., 402 O'Brien, Robert, 539 O'Brien, William, 472 O'Brine, J. S., 563 O'Connell, Bartholomew, 402 O'Connell, Dennis, 402 O'Connell, J., 539 O'Connell, J. J., 2d Mass. Inf., 437 O'Connell, J. J., 15th Mass. Inf., 539 O'Connell, James, 9th Mass. Inf., 539 O'Connell, James, 17th Mass. Inf., 472 O'Connell, James, 19th Mass. Inf., 402 O'Connell, M., 539 O'Connell, Michael, 539 O'Connell, P. A., 149 O'Connell, Thomas, 539 O'Connell, Timothy, 402 O'Conner, Michael, 402 O'Conner, William, 539
Lieut. Colonel and Colonel, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865. Nutt, William. Corporal and First Sergeant, Co. I, 2d Mass. Infantry, May 25, 1861. Second Lieutenant, 54th Mass. Infantry, Mar. 5, 1863; mustered, Apr. 23. First Lieutenant, May 22, 1863; not mustered. Discharged for promotion, May 23, 1863. Captain, 55th Mass. Infantry, May 23, 1863. Major, Nov. 23, 1864. Brevet Colonel, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865. Lieut. Colonel, June 25, 1865. Mustered out, Aug. 29, 1865. O'Brien, James. Lieut. Colonel, 48th Infantry, M. V. M., in service of the U. S., Dec. 8, 1862. Killed at Port Hudson, La., May 27, 1863. Oliver, Samuel C. Lieut. Colonel, 1st Mass. Heavy Artillery, July 5, 1861. Resigned, Mar. 13, 1862. Captain, 35th Mass. Infantry, Aug. 12, 1862. Major, 2d Mass. Heavy Artillery, June 29, 1863. Brevet Colonel, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865. Mustered out, Sept. 3, 1865. Lieut. Colonel, Sept. 18, 1865; never mustered. Onion, Edward M. Second Lieute
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, Index of names of persons. (search)
J. H., 327 Nutting, W. G., 108 Nye, O. H., 327 Nye, E. B., 327 Nye, F. K. S., 108 Nye, J. A., 493 Nye, W. C., 108 Nye, W. H., 327 Nyman, F. W., 108 O. Oakes, Benjamin F., 493 Oakes, B. Frank, 327 Oakes, T. F., 386 Oakey, Daniel, 2d Mass. Inf, 327, 606 Oakey, Daniel, 693 Oakman, H. A., 327, 493, 546 Oakman, N. S., 327 Oates, J. H., 108 Oatley, John C., 108 O'Brien, E. F., 327 O'Brien, J. E., 693 O'Brien, J. S., Navy, 108 O'Brien, J. S., 48th Mass. Inf., 327 O'Brien, James, 223 O'Brien, Martin, 327 O'Brien, Oliver, 108 O'Brien, W. J., 327 O'Callaghan, E. J., 108 Occleston, W. B., 435, 546 O'Connell, P. A., 386, 435, 546 O'Connell, P. H., 693 O'Connor, F. A., 108 O'Connor, James, 327 O'Connor, Peter, 108 Odell, G. D., 327 Odiorne, D. W., 475 Odiorne, Frederic, 327 Odiorne, L. L., 108 Odiorne, W. C., 108 O'Donnell, James, 327 O'Dowd, Francis, 327 Ogden, F. G., 327 O'Gorman, J. J., 327 O'Hara, H. W., 110 O'Hara, M. F., 327 O'Hare, Thomas
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