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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. 205 205 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 134 124 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 116 6 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 114 4 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 102 10 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 6. (ed. Frank Moore) 98 14 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 97 11 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 83 39 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 79 9 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 67 3 Browse Search
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erman the next one, as soon as possible. The name of General Sherman henceforth ceased to appear in the correspondence. He was assigned to another department. The command of the special expedition was given to General Burnside, and five Massachusetts regiments composed a part of it. These were the Twenty-first, Twenty-third, Twenty-fourth, Twenty-fifth, and Twenty-seventh. The camp of rendezvous was at Annapolis, and the point of attack was North Carolina, by way of Roanoke Island and Newbern. The expedition was successful. Major-General Butler, having assumed command of the Department of New England, and established his headquarters at Boston, on the 5th of October issued his first general order, announcing his staff, and directing all officers in command of troops mustered in the service of the United States to report, either in person or by letter, to his headquarters. An official copy of this order was forwarded to Governor Andrew. On the 5th of October, General Butl
Seventeenth he found in camp upon a fine plain across the river, westward from Newbern. It was stationed there to guard the ends of two bridges which span the rivergiment, Colonel Kurtz, had been stationed, since May preceding, in the town of Newbern itself, where it performed the duties of provost guard, Colonel Kurtz acting a pride to the Commonwealth. On the morning of the second day of his stay in Newbern, he rode out to the camp of the Twenty-fifth Regiment, Colonel Upton; but neitly adapted for a drill and parade ground, about half a mile from the centre of Newbern, and westerly from the camp of the Twenty-fourth Regiment. He says,β€” I March 4.β€”The Governor writes to Colonel Kurtz, Twenty-third Regiment, at Newbern, N. C.,β€” I wish to learn the place of burial of James H. Boutell, late priva. W. Wellman, who were detailed to visit the Massachusetts troops at Yorktown, Newbern, or elsewhere, and to render such aid as might be practicable to the sick and <
The army under General Burnside had captured Newbern, and other important places in North Carolina command of Colonel George H. Peirson, for Newbern, N. C., with orders to report for duty to Major-Gommand of Colonel Frederick J. Coffin, for Newbern, N. C., with orders to report for duty to Major-Grders to report to Major-General Foster at Newbern, N. C. The regiment was commanded by Colonel Charrders to report to Major-General Foster at Newbern, N. C. The Forty-fifth Regiment was recruited arles R. Codman, with orders to proceed to Newbern, N. C. This is one of the regiments that were detnder command of Colonel George Bowler, for Newbern, N. C. This was one of the three regiments detain day of November, the regiment was ordered to Newbern, N. C. A few days afterwards, it came to Bost Tenth, We have five three years regiments at Newbern. They went out with Burnside; all but one wa Colonel Amory died of yellow fever at Newbern, N. C., Oct. 7, 1864, after having been brevetted[1 more...]
Adjutant-General's office, an equal number were written, of which we can refer only to a few, to illustrate some of the difficulties against which the State officers had to contend. On the 12th of January, the Adjutant-General, by direction of the Governor, wrote to Mr. Gooch, member of Congress, calling his attention to the case of David E. Goodfellow, an enlisted man in the Twenty-first Regiment, who had served under General Burnside in the capture of Roanoke Island, Beaufort, and Newbern, N. C. In January, 1862, he had been detailed by General Burnside to help lay a railroad-track at Annapolis, Md., a business which he was acquainted with. He remained faithful to his duty until he was prostrated with a fever, and received a furlough to come home from Mr. Goddard, who had charge of the Government work. On his recovery, he at once reported at the State House, and asked for transportation back to his post. The Adjutant-General sent him to Colonel Day, U. S. A., who had authorit
h, a review of all the troops taking place at Newbern, the Eighth received the credit of being one c., having failed to supply itself on leaving Newbern, as was supposed, for Massachusetts. The rttle of Goldsborough on the 17th, arriving at Newbern on the 20th. The regiment shared in the va Department of North Carolina. It arrived at Newbern Nov. 5, 1862. It was assigned to the brigadeUnited States colors. The army returned to Newbern after the battle of Goldsborough, in which th Department of North Carolina. It arrived at Newbern Nov. 15, and was assigned to the brigade command of Colonel Frankle, who was recruiting at Newbern his regiment of heavy artillery. On the 23aufort, N. C., Nov. 30; proceeding by rail to Newbern, where it went into quarters in the unfinishehe enemy at White Oak Creek, they returned to Newbern. On the 20th of February, the regiment suft different points along the railroad between Newbern and Morehead City; also those at Morehead Cit[24 more...]
ions with that Department have been pleasant; and I have never had cause for complaint, and have never made any. I therefore speak as a friend, for justice to deserving men. I think the Secretary of War has made a hasty decision, founded upon an error, and that he will generously correct it. The twelve companies of the Second Regiment Massachusetts Heavy Artillery, into which these men expected to be placed, are at the seat of war. They are in the forts by companies from Norfolk, Va., to Newbern, N. C. The two additional companies which we ask to raise, one of which is already raised, expect to take their chances with the others. Why should they not be treated like their fellow-citizens who have just left the State? In conclusion, I would ask, is it well to raise a question of this kind at the present juncture? It is too insignificant a matter for the War Department to make an issue upon; while to the individual persons, who have enlisted in good faith, it is a matter of great imp
e a recruiting agent for Massachusetts in the Department of North-eastern Virginia, whose headquarters should be at Washington; one for South-eastern Virginia, with headquarters at or near Fortress Monroe; one for North Carolina, headquarters at Newbern; one for South Carolina and Florida, headquarters at Hilton Head; one for Mississippi, Georgia, and Alabama, headquarters at Nashville, Tenn. These agents were to be styled assistant provost-marshals of Massachusetts; they were to have the sole . On the 6th of July, he telegraphed to John M. Forbes as follows:β€” Secretary of War has accepted my proposition, that proper agents appointed by Massachusetts may present men for muster at various central points like Washington, Norfolk, Newbern, Hilton Head, who shall be mustered into any regiments of the State or United States, as the case may be, and credited to Massachusetts. Secretary promises friendly co-operation in executing the purpose of the statute. He will only refuse to m