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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., First regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
as composed largely of the 1st Regiment Mass. Volunteer Militia, under command of Col. Robert Cowdin, who became colonel of the 1st Infantry when the organization was completed. It was mustered in May 23-27 and was the first three-years regiment to arrive at Washington. Having left Massachusetts June 15, it encamped at Georgetown until the battle of Blackburn's Ford, in which it took a most active part. In August the regiment became part of General Hooker's Brigade, and was encamped at Bladensburg and afterwards at Budd's Ferry, Va., until the spring of 1862, when, as part of General Grover's Brigade, General Hooker's division 3d Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, the regiment moved to the Peninsula and was engaged on April 26 in front of Yorktown. After the battle of Williamsburg, May 5, the regiment marched to White Oak Swamp and encamped until June 25, when it engaged in the battle of Fair Oaks, just before the seven-days battles, in which the regiment took active part. At the c
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Eleventh regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
h Mass. Infantry, known as the Boston Volunteers, was recruited chiefly in Boston by Col. George Clark, Jr., in April, 1861, and, when eight companies were filled, was ordered to Fort Warren, Boston Harbor; there two companies were added and on June 13 it was mustered into the service of the United States. On June 29 it left the State for Washington and arriving, encamped near the city. It took part in the battle of Bull Run July 21, and as part of Hooker's Brigade moved, August 9, to Bladensburg, Md., going into winter quarters at Budd's Ferry October 27. April 5, 1862, the regiment, now a part of Grover's Brigade, Hooker's Division, embarked for the peninsula, and took part at the siege of Yorktown, engaging on April 26 in the assault and capture of a Confederate lunette. At the battle of Williamsburg, May 5, it was engaged early in the day and again in the afternoon. Encamping during June at White Oak Swamp, it was active at Oak Grove June 25, and took part at Savage's Station,
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Eleventh regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
––––130 Missing,––1513332416–29 Died by accident or disease,— Officers,–4–––––––––––4 Enlisted men, Including noncommissioned staff.1–847511531239–68 Totals,–––––––––––––72 Died as prisoners,— Officers,–––––––––––––– Enlisted men,––3–22435416–30 Total losses,— Officers,212–––––––––––14 Enlisted men, Including noncommissioned staff.1–22252318272817341438–247 Totals,–––––––––––––261 Casualties by Engagements. 1861. July 21, Bull Run, Va.,–1–322361311–23 Aug. 13, Bladensburg, Md.,––––––1––––––1 1862. May 5, Williamsburg, Va.,––36––––12–2–14 May 10, Yorktown, Va,––1––––––––––1 Aug. 5, Malvern Hill, Va.,––––––––2––––2 Aug. 29, 30, Manassas, Va., or Bull Run, 2d.121311251343–27 Place unknown,–––––––