; and Josiah A. Sawtelle, of Lowell, major,—all of whom were officers in the Sixth Regiment in the three months service.
The Twenty-seventh Regiment was recruited at Camp Reed, Springfield, from the four western counties in the State.
It left the Commonwealth for Annapolis on the 2d day of November, 1861, and formed a part of General Burnside's command.
The field officers were Horace C. Lee, of Springfield, colonel, who afterwards rose to the rank of brigadier-general; Luke Wyman, of Northampton, lieutenant-colonel; and Walter G. Bartholomew, of Springfield, major,—both of whom were made full colonels before the close of the war.
The Twenty-eighth Regiment was recruited at Camp Cameron, Cambridge.
Its officers and men were chiefly of Irish birth or descent.
It did not leave the State until January, 1862.
Its field officers were William Monteith, of New York, colonel; Maclelland Moore, of Boston, lieutenant-colonel; George W. Cartwright, of New York, major.
The colonel and