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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 6 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1: prelminary narrative 2 0 Browse Search
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at Nelson's Farm, Va., and twice at Gettysburg. He was brevetted lieutenant-colonel, colonel and brigadier-general some months after death. (See his memoir in Harvard Memorial Biographies, I, 443.) Good reports of the share of the 24th Mass. by Col. F. A. Osborn and Capt G W. Gardner will be found in Official War Records, 87, pp. 754-57. A general report by Colonel Pickett (25th Mass.) will be found at p. 809. (20th Mass.), Capt. Patrick Nolan (28th Mass.), Lieuts. William Thorne and Jesse S. Williams (24th Mass.). In the attack on the Weldon Railroad, below Petersburg, under General Warren (August 18-21), the Massachusetts troops engaged were the 18th, 21st, 29th, 32d, 35th, 36th, 39th, 56th, 57th and 59th Infantry, the 1st Cavalry and the 3d, 5th, 9th and 11th batteries, almost all incurring small losses and the 39th suffering especially with 17 killed or mortally wounded and 246 missing, mostly prisoners. Lieutenant-Colonel Peirson was severely wounded, leaving Capt. F. R. K