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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 4 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 3 1 Browse Search
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, the 2d, 4th and 6th Mass. batteries (Captains Nims, Manning Succeeded, Oct. 20, 1862, by Captain Trull. and Everett), Co. A, Ind. Battalion Mass. Cavalry (Captain Read), Co. B of the same (Captain Magee), and Co. C of the same (Captain Durivage). Captain Durivage was drowned April 23, 1862, and was succeeded by Captain Cowring party of the 2d Mass. Cavalry was surprised and defeated at Drainsville (near Leesburg), Va. (Feb. 22, 1864), ten of the party being killed, including Capt. J. Sewell Read of San Francisco, the commander, and seven wounded and fifty-seven taken as prisoners. During the month of July, 1863, there occurred draft riots in New Yf Boston. A company was accordingly thus organized on Dec. 10, 1862, at San Francisco, and reached Camp Meigs at Readville, Jan. 3, 1863, under command of Capt. J. Sewell Read of San Francisco,—afterward killed in service,—the second lieutenant being also from that city and the first lieutenant from Boston. Afterwards a whole ba