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Chapter 1: organization of the regiment. The Nineteenth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry was organized at Camp Schouler, Lynnfield, with the three Companies of the First Battalion of Rifles as the nucleus, on July 23, 1861, having added to these three in succession, Capt. Wass's Tiger Zouaves, of Boston, Capt. Mahoney's Company, also from Boston, Capt. Weymouth's Company from Lowell and Cambridge, Capt. Plympton's Company from Boston, Capt. Russell's Company from Boston, Capt. Rice's Company from Cambridge and Capt. Wilson's Company from Boston. The field officers were: Edward W. Hinks—Colonel. Arthur F. Devereux—Lieutenant Colonel. Henry J. Howe—Major John C. Chadwick—Adjutant. Levi Shaw—Quarter Master. J. Franklin Dyer—Surgeon Josiah N. Willard—Assistant Surgeon. Joseph C. Cromack—Chaplain. Upon the muster out of the Eighth Regiment, Col. Hinks was immediately commissioned as Colonel of the Nineteenth, then in camp at Lynnfield an