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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., Third battery Massachusetts Light Artillery. (search)
864. May 11, Laurel Hill, Va.,–22 1864. June 3, Shady Grove Church, Va.,–11 June 20, Petersburg, Va.,–11 July –, Before Petersburg,Va.,–11 Aug. 18, Weldon Railroad, Va.,–11 Totals,11112 Active also at Malvern Hill, Va.; Antietam, Md., Blackford's Ford, Va., Sept. 20, 1862; Gettysburg, Pa., 6 wounded; Wilderness, Va.; North Anna, Va., 2 wounded. Present, not active at Chancellorsville, Va., and Mine Run, Va. The 3d Battery was recruited especially among the friends of Senator Henry Wilson of the 22d Mass. Infantry, to which regiment it was at first attached. It was mustered into the U. S. service Sept. 5, 1861, passed the winter of 1861-62 in and about Washington and was active in the first move of the spring campaign of 1862; part of the battery was engaged at Hanover Court House, and it was in reserve at Mechanicsville, Va. Its next engagement was at Malvern Hill, Va., July 1, 1862, with no loss. One section of the battery made a reconnoissance to Leesburg, Va
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twenty-second regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
Twenty-second regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (1) Col. Henry Wilson. (2) Col. Jesse A. Gove. (3) Col. Charles E. Griswold. (4) Col. William S. Tilton, Bvt. Brig. Gen. U. S. Vols. Field and Staff.Line.Band.companies.Unassigned Recruits.Totals. ABCDEFGHIK Number on regimental rolls,— Officers,1563––––––––––––78 Enlisng non-commissioned staff.8–2612112213912713012713613913612681,345 Totals,––––––––––––––1,423 The 22d Mass. Infantry was raised through the efforts of Senator Henry Wilson, who became its colonel for a short time. Many of the companies were recruited by men who had just returned from three months service in the militia regim Oct. 8, 1861, the regiment left the State for Washington, and on the 13th was stationed in camp at Hall's Hill, where it remained until the spring of 1862. Col. Henry Wilson resigned Oct. 29, 1861, and Jesse A. Gove, captain of the 10th U. S. Infantry, was appointed in his