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Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 9 1 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 5 1 Browse Search
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hich, until April 25, it acted as provost-guard in Newbern. On the 28th of April, two companies, commanded by Captains Minot and Tappan, under the orders of Major Sturgis, were sent on an expedition up the Atlantic and North Carolina Railroad, to endeavor to ascertain the strength of the enemy. Captain Bumstead's company was diwhich created great dissatisfaction among the men. The Legislature of Massachusetts appropriated money to make up the deficiency; and the Governor appointed Major James Sturgis, of Boston, assistant Adjutant-General, to proceed to South Carolina to make the payment; but the men refused to receive it. They demanded from the General C. Hoadly, assistant quartermaster-general, Sept. 29, with rank of captain. William Raymond Lee, chief-engineer, Oct. 24, with rank of brigadier-general. James Sturgis, assistant adjutant-general, Nov. 24, with the rank of major. Colonel Theodore Lyman was commissioned assistant Adjutant-General of the State, that he might