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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., Twenty-Ninth Unattached Company Massachusetts Heavy Artillery. (search)
Twenty-Ninth Unattached Company Massachusetts Heavy Artillery. Capt. George W. Kenney. OfficersMen.Total. Number on rolls,5152157 Enlisted men (included above) commissioned in company.––– Actual total of members of company.5152157 Killed and died of wounds,––– Died by accident and disease,–22 Died as prisoners,––– Total losses,–22 The 29th and 30th Unattached Cos. Heavy Artillery, Mass. Volunteers, were mustered into the service of the United States in the latter part of August and the first part of September, 1864. They we
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Sixth battery Massachusetts Light Artillery. (search)
ioned in battery,–44 Enlisted men (included above) serving elsewhere within battery,–11 Totals,–55 Actual total of members of battery,12346358 Killed and died of wounds,–66 Died by accident and disease,14748 Died in Confederate prison,––– Total losses,15354 Casualties by Engagements. 1862. June 28, Vicksburg, Miss.,–11 Aug. 5, Baton Rouge, La.,–33 1863. April 12-13, Bisland, La.,–11 July 13, Bayou La Fourche, La.,–11 The 6th Battery was mustered into the service of the United States Jan. 20, 1862, and left Boston Harbor Feb. 8, 1862, on the Idaho and reached Ship Island, Miss., March 8, going into camp there. In the month of March a portion of the battery, under Captain Everett, engaged in an expedition to Biloxi and Pass Christian. The entire battery sailed for New Orleans, April 15, to take part in the operations against that city. After the occupation of New Orleans the battery was temporarily divided, one section under Lieutenant Carruth and th
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)
within battery,––– Totals,–1010 Actual total of members of battery,13339352 Killed and died of wounds,–55 Died by accident and disease,13031 Died in Confederate prison,––– Total losses,13536 Casualties by Engagements. 1863. Jan. 30, Deserted House, Va.,–44 1865. April 9, Fort Blakely, Ala.,–11 The 7th Battery, organized as an infantry company, was among the number of those which first left the State. It was recruited in Lowell, Mass., was mustered into the service of the United States May 21, 1861, and sailed for Fortress Monroe May 22. It remained on provost duty at the fortress, its captain, Phineas A. Davis, being provost marshal until Dec. 25, 1861, when it was detailed on light artillery duty, and on March 17, 1862, the organization became the 7th Massachusetts Battery. It engaged, acting as infantry, in the advance on Norfolk, Va., May 10, 1862. On June 19, 1862, fully equipped as a battery, it went into camp at Newport News, moved to camp at Yor
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Eighth battery Massachusetts Light Artillery (Militia). (search)
above) commissioned in battery,–11 Enlisted men (included above) serving elsewhere within battery,––– Totals,–11 Actual total of members of battery,6147153 Killed and died of wounds,–11 Died by accident and disease,–66 Died in Confederate prison,––– Total losses,–77 Casualties by Engagements. 1862. Sept. 14, South Mountain, Md.,–11 Active also at Manassas, Va., and Antietam, Md. The 8th Battery was recruited by Asa M. Cook in response to the call of the President of the United States for troops, May 26, 1862, and on June 25 it left Boston for Washington. A serious railroad accident, in which 2 men and 13 horses belonging to the battery were killed, caused a delay of two days at Trenton, N. J. Reaching the Capitol, it encamped several weeks at Fairfax Seminary. On August 11 it joined the 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, at Falmouth, opposite Fredericksburg, Va., and on August 17 was stationed seven miles south of Culpeper, Va. Part of the battery was
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Ninth battery Massachusetts Light Artillery. (search)
1864. May 25, North Anna, Va.,–11 June 18, Avery House, Va.,–22 Active also at Totopotomoy, Va.; Weldon Railroad, Aug. 18, 19 and 21, 1864, 1 wounded; Petersburg, April 1 and 2, 1865. Present at Mine Run, Va.; Wilderness, 1 wounded; Spotsylvania, Bethesda Church, Va.; Peeble's Farm, Sept. 30, 1864; Hatcher's Run, Oct. 27, 1864, and during part of the Appomattox campaign. The 9th Battery, Massachusetts Light Artillery, was recruited in the summer of 1862 and mustered into the United States service on the 10th of August, the men being mostly from Boston and the neighboring towns. It left the State Sept. 3, 1862, and spent the winter of 1862 and 1863 near Washington, being in camp at Capitol Hill, D. C., until September 22, then occupying Camp Chase and Camp Barry, Va. From Nov. 19, 1862, to March 29, 1863, it was encamped at Fort Ramsay, moving to Centerville April 17 where it remained until June 25. It had no active service under its original captain, Achille De Vecchi,
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Fifteenth battery Massachusetts Light Artillery. (search)
lls,7338345 Enlisted men (included above) commissioned in battery,–22 Enlisted men (included above) serving elsewhere within battery,––– Totals,–22 Actual total of members of battery,7336343 Killed and died of wounds,––– Died by accident and disease,–2626 Died in Confederate prison,––– Total losses,–2626 Engaged at Fort Blakely, Ala., April 2-9, 1865. The 15th Battery was recruited partly in Lowell and partly at Fort Warren, Boston Harbor, mustered into the service of the United States Feb. 17, 1863, and left Boston March 9. It reached New Orleans., La., April 9, and went into camp there, spending a week at Brashear City in May, being at this time under command of Lieut. J. W. Kirk. On June 3 it was stationed at two small forts in Louisiana, and on December 29 it moved to Lakeport, La., and engaged in an expedition to Madisonville, La., from Jan. 2 to Feb. 15, 1864; removing to New Orleans, February 20, it remained encamped in the vicinity until Oc
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Second regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
above) serving elsewhere within regiment.––––1––––1––––2 Totals,10––9386126322–52 Actual total of members of regiment,— Officers,1983––––––––––––102 Enlisted men, Including non-commissioned staff.7–24179169143153188162191161178146351,736 Totals,––––––––––––––1,838 The 2d Mass. Infantry was recruited by Col. George Henry Gordon (a West Point graduate, who had served eight years as lieutenant in the regular army) in April, 1861, and began to be mustered into the service of the United States May 11. It left the State July 8, and joined the command of Major-General Patterson at Martinsburg, Va. On July 18, 1861, the regiment was ordered to Harper's Ferry, and on the 23d Colonel Gordon was placed in charge of the town, General Banks succeeding General Patterson in command. In the autumn the regiment engaged in the movements on the upper Potomac, being stationed at Hyattstown, Md., Darnestown and S
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Third regiment Massachusetts volunteer Infantry (Militia), 3 months and 9 months service. (search)
en,5–96999897989798989898–982 Totals,–––––––––––––1,021 Enlisted men (included above) commissioned in regiment,— 3 months,–––––––––––––– 9 months,––1–––––––1––2 Enlisted men (included above) serving elsewhere within regiment,— 3 months,–––––––––––––– 9 months,–––1––1––––1–3 Actual total of members of regiment,— 3 months,— Officers,720–––––––––––27 Enlisted men,2–466694–––2153–5975416 Totals,–––––––––––––443 9 months,— Officers,831–––––––––––39 Enlisted men,5–95989897979798989797–977 Totals,–––––––––––––1,016 The 3d Infantry Mass. Volunteer Militia was composed of seven companies, six of them having been in existence prior to 1860, and the remaining one, Co. C, being the first company raised for the war in Massachusetts. In response to the Preside
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Fifth regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia), 3 months, 9 months and 100 days service. (search)
sponse to the President's call for troops, assembled in Boston April 19, 1861; and, their numbers increased by one company from the 1st Infantry, M. V. M., and four from the 7th, the regiment left the State April 21, and was mustered into the United States service May 1, at Washington. It remained in camp near Alexandria, Va., until July 16, when it took up the line of march to Centreville, and on the 21st took part in the battle of Bull Run. After the battle the regiment remained at Washingt Cove Creek, N. C. On June 20, 1863, the regiment's term of service expired, and, reaching Massachusetts June 26, it was mustered out at Camp Wenham, July 2. In the summer of 1864 the 5th Infantry was again mustered into the service of the United States, and left Massachusetts for 100 days, which it spent in camp at Fort McHenry, near Baltimore, several companies being detached for duty at various forts in Maryland. Its service was ended Nov. 1, 1864, and it was mustered out at Readville, M
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Sixth regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia), 3 months, 9 months and 100 days service. (search)
t left Boston for Washington via New York and Philadelphia, April 17, 1861, being enthusiastically greeted in these two cities. It arrived at Baltimore on the 19th of April, when its passage across the city was intercepted by a mob, and a detachment, companies C, I, L and D, under Capt. Albert S. Follansbee, had four men killed and thirty-six wounded, the first men to fall in the civil war of 1861-1865. The regiment was the first armed regiment to reach Washington and was mustered into United States service April 22, 1861, and having its headquarters at the Relay House, near Baltimore, took part, in May, in the occupation of Baltimore, and engaged in June in guarding the railroads in the vicinity of Washington. Its term of service expired July 22, 1861, but at the request of General Banks it volunteered for further service and remained on duty until July 29, when it was relieved, and returning to Massachusetts, was mustered out of service Aug. 2, 1861. In response to the call fo
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