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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 battery Massachusetts Light Artillery. (search)
everal expeditions by water; it was engaged without loss at Bonfouca, La., Nov. 26, 1862, and again on December 23. The section which accompanied General Weitzel's brigade through the La Fourche district was engaged at Labadievllle, La., Oct. 25, 1862. In the spring of 1863 the battery took part in the siege of Port Hudson, being in action on May 27 and June 13 and 14. It was next engaged in the expedition to the Teche from Oct. 3 to Nov. 16, 1863, being engaged at Vermilion Bayou, La., October 9 and also on November 11. In January, 1864, almost the entire battery re-enlisted as veteran volunteers, and were on furlough of 30 days from February 11, after which, on April 6, it was stationed at New Orleans, La. On the 5th of September, 1864, it was transferred to Morganza, La., and on September 16 engaged in an expedition to Bayou Fordoche; a part of the battery, under Lieutenant Manning, engaged in a skirmish to the Atchafalaya River. On November 28 it was transferred to Memphis, T
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Fifty-fourth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
812310710615–88 Totals,–––––––––––––93 Missing,––1077–5–7–16–43 Died by accident or disease,— Officers,–1–––––––––––1 Enlisted men,––115612141241014126106 Totals,–––––––––––––107 Died as prisoners, Including 2 in Co. F. and 11 in Co. K missing, supposed died in prison.— Officers,–––––––––––––– Enlisted men,––27213214111–34 Total losses,— Officers,15–––––––––––6 Enlisted men,––352423252524192422446271 Totals,–––––––––––––277 Casualties by Engagements. 1863. July 16, James Island, S. C.,–––1–––––6–4–11 July 18, Fort Wagner, S. C.,1219910118812259–96 Including those missing in action. Sept. 1-5, Fort Wagner trenches, S. C.––2––––––1–1–4 Oct. 9, Fort Wagner trenches, S. C.––––––––––1––1 1864. Feb. 20, Olustee,