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Caroline E. Whitcomb, History of the Second Massachusetts Battery of Light Artillery (Nims' Battery): 1861-1865, compiled from records of the Rebellion, official reports, diaries and rosters 11 1 Browse Search
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o their delighted surprise he came to his senses and afterward fully recovered. Col. Ormand F. Nims was born in Sullivan, N. H., August 30, 1819, his father, Philander Nims, being a farmer in that vicinity and his mother, the daughter of Col. Solomon White of Uxbridge, Mass. Colonel White served seven years in the War for Independence and later commanded a Massachusetts regiment at the head of which he marched to Worcester at the time of Shay's Rebellion. An uncle, Frederick Nims, served Colonel White served seven years in the War for Independence and later commanded a Massachusetts regiment at the head of which he marched to Worcester at the time of Shay's Rebellion. An uncle, Frederick Nims, served during the War of 1812 performing creditable military service. Ormand Nims was twenty-three years old when he left the farm in Sullivan and came to Boston, where in 1854 he bought a drug store on Cambridge Street and set up in business for himself. His first taste of a military career had been when, a boy of fifteen, he had joined the Sullivan Militia commanded by his brother. In 1853 he with his two brothers joined the Lancers and this branch of the militia of Massachusetts had no more a
861Feb. 15, 1864, re-enlistment. Whitcomb, Frederick,28Somerville, Ma.Jan. 1, 1864Aug. 11, 1865, expiration of service. White, Henry J.,22North Bridgewater, Ma.Sept. 5, 1864Transferred Dec. 23, 1864, to 6th Battery. White, John,40Boston, Ma.Dec. White, John,40Boston, Ma.Dec. 6, 1862Aug. 16, 1864, expiration of service. Whitney, John H.,21Brookline, Ma.Feb. 12, 1864Aug. 11, 1865, expiration of service. White, Leonard N.,27Stoughton, Ma.July 31, 1861Sept. 10, 1861, disability. Whittemore, Peleg B.,40Taunton, Ma.Sept. 2White, Leonard N.,27Stoughton, Ma.July 31, 1861Sept. 10, 1861, disability. Whittemore, Peleg B.,40Taunton, Ma.Sept. 2, 1864June 11, 1865, expiration of service. White, Thomas,35Charlestown, Ma.Sept. 10, 1862Aug. 16, 1864, expiration of service. Wield, John,31Charlestown, Ma.July 31, 1861Aug. 16, 1864, expiration of service. Wiggins, John R.,23Chelsea, Ma.Jan. 5White, Thomas,35Charlestown, Ma.Sept. 10, 1862Aug. 16, 1864, expiration of service. Wield, John,31Charlestown, Ma.July 31, 1861Aug. 16, 1864, expiration of service. Wiggins, John R.,23Chelsea, Ma.Jan. 5, 1864Aug. 11, 1865, expiration of service. Williams, Charles,25Chelsea, Ma.Aug. 5, 1864Aug. 11, 1865, expiration of service. Williams, Enos L.,21Taunton, Ma.Sept. 5, 1864Transferred Dec. 23, 1864, to 13th Battery. Wilson, William H. H.,25Colrain