Browsing named entities in William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1. You can also browse the collection for Benjamin Lincoln or search for Benjamin Lincoln in all documents.

Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:

G, Light Infantry, Taunton. Officers: Timothy Gordon, captain; Zaccheus Sherman and Frederick A. Harrington, lieutenants,—all of Taunton. Company H, Hancock Light Guards, Quincy. Officers: Franklin Curtis, captain; Edward A. Spear and Benjamin F. Meservey, lieutenants,—all of Quincy. Company I, Lincoln Light Guards, Hingham. Officers: Luther Stephenson, Jr., captain; Charles Sprague and Nathaniel French, Jr., lieutenants,—all of Hingham. This company was named in honor of Major-General Benjamin Lincoln, of revolutionary renown. This regiment was ready to march on the 16th; but transportation could not be arranged until the next day. Its destination was Fortress Monroe. It left Faneuil Hall at three o'clock on the afternoon of the 17th, and marched to the State House, where it was addressed by Governor Andrew, who said,— It gives me unspeakable pleasure to witness this array from the good Old Colony. You have come from the shores of the sounding sea, where lie the as