hide Matching Documents

Browsing named entities in Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative. You can also browse the collection for Waltham (Massachusetts, United States) or search for Waltham (Massachusetts, United States) in all documents.

Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:

nent part. The 10th and 7th also charged the enemy, the 10th forming four successive times under fire as regularly as if on the parade ground. General Hooker said in his report: The 10th, commanded by Col. Henry S. Briggs of Pittsfield, son of the ex-governor, displayed the greatest bravery and materially checked the progress of the enemy. The loss of both officers and soldiers was heavy in this battle. There fell Lieut. J. D. Bullock of Fall River, of the 7th; Lieut. F. P. H. Rogers of Waltham, of the 16th; Lieut. Charles B. Warner of South Danvers, of the 19th; and Capts. Edwin E. Day of Greenfield and Elisha Smart of Adams, with Lieut. Benjamin F. Leland of Shelburne, all of the 10th Mass. The 16th Mass. Infantry was sent out by General Hooker to feel the strength of the enemy, under instructions from General McClellan, and was engaged at Williamsburg, Va., June 18, with a loss of twenty-nine killed and mortally wounded, General Hooker reporting that the duty was executed in