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d reasonably accurate record of the military career of this organization. At a meeting of the Nims' Battery Association held on April 19, 1912, the manuscript of the entire history was read to the members present and received their support and commendation. The author wishes to express her obligation to all who have assisted in any way in the preparation of this work, and especially to W. G. Hidden, Fitchburg, Mass., for the loan of diary, newspaper clippings and suggestions, to Capt. E. K. Russell for his comments and suggestions and to Mrs. Mathews, stepdaughter of Col. O. F. Nims for the loan of papers, letters and pictures once the property of Colonel Nims. Thanks are also due Clarence K. Knowlton for the copy of the diary of his father, J. S. Knowlton, to Mrs. C. B. Maxwell for the diary of C. B. Maxwell, to Mr. George Houghton, Newport, for the diary of his father, George Houghton. The expense of the preparation and publication of the book has been borne to a large deg
stus B. Burwell, Henry P. Cheever, Orlando C. Harvey, Edward K. Russell. Gunners with rank of Corporal, Joseph S. Knowlton battery when real warfare began. In regard to this Capt. E. K. Russell writes: One of the things that won the love of thLieutenant Marland was advanced to First, and First Sergeant Edw. K. Russell of Chelsea was commissioned to fill the vacants' whiz that they had better be moving, and they did. Captain Russell. On another occasion Sergeant Lincoln and Privates Ct men should take each other's lives in cold blood. Capt. E. K. Russell. Day after day the cannon shelled the works disabli the shower of lead that was sure to fall around them. E. K. Russell. On the 16th General Banks issued an order for a thousjunior second lieutenant. Early in October Second Lieut. Edw. K. Russell was promoted and transferred to the 6th Massachuseere always given to crowded houses. On February 7 Lieutenant Russell received appointment as first lieutenant in the 6th
2d Lieut.,27Boston, Ma.Feb. 21, 1862First Lieut., July 30, 1863. Russell, Edward K., 2d Lieut.,30Chelsea, Ma.Oct. 22, 1862Oct. 3, 1863, Firton, Ma.Jan. 6, 1864Sept. 30, 1864, 1st Lieut. 3d Un. Co. H. Art. Russell, Edward K., 1st Sergt.,30Chelsea, Ma.July 31, 1861Second Lieut., Oeath, Ma.Aug. 30, 1864June 11, 1865, expiration of service. Hale, Russell,19Gardner, Ma.July 2, 1864Aug. 11, 1865, expiration of service. Hille, Ma.July 31, 1861Died Aug. 3, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. Lufkin, Russell S.,40Charlestown, Ma.Sept. 8, 1862Aug. 16, 1864, expiration of sers,37Boston, Ma.Aug. 30, 1864Aug. 11, 1865, expiration of service. Russell, David,28Ashby, Ma.Sept. 3, 1864June 11, 1865, expiration of servi1Haverhill, Ma.Nov. 15, 1864Aug. 11, 1865, expiration of service. Russell, Isaac H.,23Charlestown, Ma.July 31, 1861Aug. 16, 1864, expirationD.,21Medford, Ma.July 31, 1861June 27, 1862, disability. Sargent, Russell B.,36Boston, Ma.July 31, 1861Aug. 16, 1864, expiration of service.