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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Fourth regiment Massachusetts Cavalry. (search)
1 Enlisted men,––11591297838298192 Totals,–––––––––––––––93 Died as prisoners,— Officers,–1–––––––––––––1 Enlisted men,––213–51–––3––––24 Totals,–––––––––––––––25 Total losses,— Officers,15–––––––––––––6 Enlisted men,––142312231078313311101138 Totals,–––––––––––––––144 Casualties by Engagements. 1864. April 2, Place unknown,–––––––––––1–––1 May –, Between Petersburg and Fort Darling, Va.––––––––––1––––1 June 9, Petersburg, Va.,––––––––––––1––1 July 17, St. John's Island, S. C.––––1––––––––––1 Aug. 2, Palatka, Fla.,–––––2–––––––––2 Aug. 13, Magnolia, Fla.,—Picket.–––1–––––––––––1 Aug. 17, Gainesville, Fla.,–––11–––––––––
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Seventh battery Massachusetts Light Artillery. (search)
ection was stationed at Pineville. A portion of the battery engaged in an expedition against guerillas May 4, 1864; reunited and forming part of the 2d Division, 19th Army Corps, it was on the march to Morganza Bend on the Mississippi from May 11 to 22, being engaged near Mansura, La., May 16. The battery was encamped at Morganza, moving at one time to St. Charles, Ark., until October 23, when two sections changed camp to Duvall's Bluff, Ark., one section moving again to St. Charles. On January 15 the battery went to Kennerville, La. On March 18 it joined the 1st Division, 13th Army Corps, to take part in the operations against Mobile; it was on the march until March 27 when it engaged in action at Spanish Fort; from this time until April 8, when it was ordered to Fort Blakely, it was engaged a part of every day in action at the Fort, and on April 9 it engaged in the assault on Fort Blakely. On April 20 it embarked on an expedition up the Mobile and Alabama rivers; encamped near Mo
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Fourteenth battery Massachusetts Light Artillery. (search)
engaged again at Totopotomoy, June 1; at Bethesda Church, June 2; Cold Harbor, June 6-12. It moved by forced marches to Petersburg and on June 17 went into action there; it took active part also during the entire siege, entering into engagements June 21-24, July 10-17, August 5 and 21, and on October 11. In September the battery was transferred to Reserve Artillery, Army of the Potomac, and on October 1 to 2d Army Corps, and went with this corps into winter quarters at City Point, Va. On January 15 it joined the 6th Corps; and on March 15, reunited to the 9th Corps, it took up its position in line at Fort Stedman, Petersburg; one section was in action on March 25 under Lieut. E. B. Nye, who was killed in the engagement, the battery losing also 11 prisoners; both sections were actively engaged on April 1 and 2. After the fall of Petersburg the battery moved to camp at City Point, Va , and on to Fairfax Seminary early in May, remaining there until it left for Massachusetts. It reache
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twenty-seventh regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
in the town during the siege, returning to New Berne April 25. Companies G and H, stationed at Plymouth during that time, were engaged at Rocky Hoc Creek near Winfield in March. The regiment, reunited and stationed with headquarters at New Berne until October, moved on the 16th of that month to Newport News, and, becoming part of General Butler's forces, served during the winter as provost guard at Portsmouth and Norfolk. At this time 343 members of the regiment re-enlisted; 220 returned January 15 from a month's furlough in Massachusetts. The command moved, April 27, 1864, to Yorktown, and reaching Bermuda Hundred May 5, formed part of Heckman's Red Star Brigade, 18th Army Corps, and was engaged near Port Walthall May 6 and 7, at Swift Creek May 9 and at Drewry's Bluff May 14 to 16; many were taken prisoners, including Colonel Lee. Under command of Maj. William A. Walker it joined the Army of the Potomac at Cold Harbor June 1, and took part in the movements and engagements of the