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–––––––––––––––––99 Missing,––1––––––––––––1–––2 Died by accident or disease,— Officers,–––––––––––––––––––– Enlisted men, Including non-commissioned staff.1–9359335555453466788 Died as prisoners,— Officers,–––––––––––––––––––– Enlisted men,––413–12443–4–11–8–3–57 Total losses,— Officers,16–––––––––––––––––7 Enlisted men, Including non-commissioned staff.2–24171022251715177136214156117239 Totals,–––––––––––––––––––246 Casualties by Engagements. 1862. June 16, Secessionville, S. C.,–––––––––1–––––––––1 Nov. 3, Snicker's Gap, Va.,1––––––––––––––––––1 1863. Mar. 17, Kelly's Ford, Va.,1––––––––––––––––––1 May 1, Rapidan
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twenty-eighth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
coming part of General T. W. Sherman's Expeditionary Corps, it moved in April to a position on Daufuskie Island opposite Fort Pulaski, serving by detachments at Jones and Bird Island and at Tybee Island, Ga. Colonel Monteith being detained at the latter place in May and resigning in August, the command of the regiment was held by Major Cartwright. It was sent to James Island May 30, becoming part of the 1st Brigade, Stevens' Division, and engaged with loss in the action at Fort Johnson, Secessionville, June 16. Returning to Hilton Head, the regiment formed part of the force sent to reinforce the Army of the Potomac, and reached Newport News July 18. Forming part of the 9th Corps, it moved to join the Army of Virginia, and took active part at Manassas August 29 and 30 and at Chantilly September 1. Moving with the army into Maryland, it was present at South Mountain, and engaged on the afternoon of September 17 at Antietam. In November the regiment became part of Meagher's Irish Bri
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twenty-eighth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
Enlisted men,––27224122161819181518–216 Totals,–––––––––––––231 Missing,––633733144––34 Died by accident or disease,— Officers,–1–––––––––––1 Enlisted men, Including noncommissioned staff.2–101112766105105488 Totals,–––––––––––––89 Died as prisoners,— Enlisted men,––11627384332150 Total losses,— Officers,214–––––––––––16 Enlisted men, Including noncommissioned staff.2–5442432835343032255–388 Totals,–––––––––––––404 Casualties by Engagements. 1862. June 16, Secessionville, S. C.,–––1513–2223–19 Aug. 30, Manassas, Va.,–13191352123–31 Sept. 1, Chantilly, Va.,–15411121312–22 Sept. 17, Antietam, Md.,–13222121331–21 Dec. 12-13, Fredericksburg, Va.,–36443332434–39 Place unknown,––––231––1–––7 1863. July 2-3, Gettysburg, Pa.,––12221221–––13 Oct. 14, Auburn, Va
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)
mustered into service at Readville, March 30, three on April 23 and the remaining three May 13, the regiment left the State May 28, 1863, to join General Hunter's forces in the Department of the South. Reaching Hilton Head, S. C., June 3, it was ordered to Beaufort and afterward to St. Simon's Island, Ga., forming part of a brigade under Colonel Montgomery of the 2d S. C. Regiment. Returning to Hilton Head June 25, it was ordered to James Island in July, and took part in the action at Secessionville July 16. Reaching Morris Island at 6 o'clock on the evening of the 18th, it led that night the assault on Fort Wagner, planting its colors on the parapet, where Colonel Shaw fell at the head of the storming column, and the remnant of the regiment, under Captain Emilio (all of the field and many of the line officers being killed or wounded), were repulsed, but remained in an advanced position after the charge until relieved on the morning of the 19th. It served in the trenches during th
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)
12310710615–88 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, Fla.,––––21––2