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nt, with Co. A, Capt. (afterwards general) Josiah Pickett in command, and preceding as skirmishers, e, one at Deep Gully March 14, 1863, when Colonel Pickett (25th Mass.) held an outpost with much ris of artillery concentrated on one spot,—when Pickett's division rushed, with magnificent courage, umn, four ranks deep. Every field officer in Pickett's division except Pickett himself and one liePickett himself and one lieutenant-colonel had fallen. The field was won. One moment more and all is over. The most of the sare from the exceedingly vivid description of Pickett's charge by Gen. F. A. Walker in his Second Aing his regiment in the countercharge against Pickett's division, himself falling severely woundednel commanding 25th Mass.) In this battle Colonel Pickett was brigade commander, General Heckman hakilled (including Lieut. C. E. Upton), Colonel Pickett pays a fine tribute to this young officerords, 87, pp. 754-57. A general report by Colonel Pickett (25th Mass.) will be found at p. 809. (20[1 more...]
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twentieth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
e surrender of Yorktown. The regiment, as part of Sedgwick's Division, joined in the charge in support of the 1st and 12th Corps on the morning of September 17 at Antietam. At Fredericksburg it formed part of the volunteer force to cross the river and advance into the town on the morning of December 11, engaging again on the 13th. It was in action at Chancellorsville May 3, 1863, and was engaged at Gettysburg July 2 (when Colonel Revere was mortally wounded), and took part again during Pickett's charge on the afternoon of July 3. While in winter quarters, at Stevensburg, Va, 173 members of the regiment enlisted for another term of service. As part of the 2d Corps, the regiment shared in the engagements at the Wilderness, Spotsylvania, North Anna and Cold Harbor, engaging in the assault of Petersburg and in the siege. On July 18, 1864, those whose term of service bad expired returned to Massachusetts and were mustered out. About 200 men were added to the regiment from the 15th
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twenty-fifth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
Twenty-fifth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (1) Col. Edwin Upton. (2) Col. Josiah Pickett, Bvt. Brig. Gen. U. S. Vols. Field and Staff.Line.Band.companies.Unassigned Recruits.Totals. ABCDEFGHIK Number on regimental rolls,— Officers,1859––––––––––––77 Enlisted men, Including non-commissioned staff.17–25131121147165149122118127121116141,373 Totals,––––––––––––––1,450 Enlisted men (included above) commissioned in regiment Including non-commissioned staff.6––4133232424–34 E afterward occupied headquarters in the vicinity, being stationed on picket at Red House, Va., for a few weeks in May, taking part in July in the advance to Trenton, and engaging in an expedition to Plymouth in September. Six companies, under Major Pickett, took part also in the Tarboroa expedition. As part of the 3d Brigade, it engaged in the Goldsboroa expedition in December, serving in support of batteries at the battle of Kinston,
Phillips, G. W., 438 Phillips, James, 438 Phillips, John, 542 Phillips, Joshua, 542 Phillips, L. D., 438 Philips, L. W., 542 Phillips, M. E., 542 Phillips, W. N., 494 Phillips, Wendell, 135 Phinney, G. F., 438 Phinney, W. P., 406 Phipps, C. W., 406 Phipps, H. B., 542 Phipps, Lyman, 542 Phipps, M. M., 542 Phipps, W. A., 406 Phisterer, Frederick, VI, 40, 52 Pickering, J. F., 406 Pickering, John, 19, 244 Pickering, John, Jr., 116 Pickett, G. E., 101, 102, 230, 232 Pickett, Josiah, 46, 49, 121, 126, 242 Pierce, C. H., 494 Pierce, E. L., 87 Pierce, E. W., 474 Pierce, Eli, 542 Pierce, Frank, 406 Pierce, H. L., 81 Pierce, Harrison, 438 Pierce, J. D., 25th Mass. Inf., 406 Pierce, J. D., 56th Mass. Inf., 474 Pierce, J. H., Jr., 406 Pierce, Jerome, 406 Pierce, John, 474 Pierce, S. C., 406 Pierce, Samuel, 406 Pierce, Wheaton, 406 Pierson, G. H., 151, 204 Pierson, H. J., 474 Pierson, J. H., 474 Pike, C. C., 406 Pike, Eli, 474 Pike, R. P., 406 Pike
neral John Sedgwick, through all McClellan's battles before Richmond, until the retirement of the Army of the Potomac to Harrison's Landing. Lieut. Colonel, 39th Mass. Infantry, Aug. 30, 1862. On duty on the upper Potomac till after the battle of Gettysburg. Wounded at the battle of Spotsylvania, May 10, 1864. Severely wounded at the battle of the Weldon Railroad. Colonel, Aug. 19, 1864. Resigned, Jan. 11, 1865. Brevet Colonel, and Brig. General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865. Pickett, Josiah. Born at Beverly, Mass., Nov. 21, 1822. First Lieutenant, 3d Battalion Riflemen, M. V. M., in service of the U. S., Apr. 19, 1861. Mustered out; Aug. 3, 1861. Captain, 25th Mass. Infantry, Oct. 12, 1861. Served term of three months at Fort McHenry, Md. Major, Mar. 20, 1862. Colonel, Oct. 29, 1862. Served in North Carolina, from Oct., 1861, to Jan., 1865. Present at the battle of Cold Harbor, Va., where he was severely wounded. Brevet Brig. General, U. S. Volunteers, June 3, 18
3, 1863. Philbrick, Chase. Captain, 15th Mass. Infantry, Aug. 1, 1861. Major, Apr. 29, 1862. Lieut. Colonel, Nov. 13, 1862. Discharged (disability), Apr. 16, 1863. Died at Lawrence, Mass., Nov. 30, 1893. Phillips, Charles Appleton. Second Lieutenant, 5th Mass. Battery, Oct. 23, 1861. Promoted First Lieutenant, July 13, 1862. Captain, Oct. 18, 1862. Brevet Major, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 1, 1864. Mustered out, June 12, 1865. Died at Virginia City, Nev., Mar. 20, 1876. Pickett, Josiah. See General Officers Pierce, Elliot Clark. Sergeant Major, 13th Mass. Infantry, July 16, 1861. First Lieutenant, 13th Mass. Infantry, Jan. 16, 1862. Promoted Captain, July 25, 1862. Major, Apr. 22, 1864. Mustered out, Aug. 1, 1864. Pierson, George Henry. Captain, 5th Infantry, M. V. M., in service of the U. S., May 1, 1861. Lieut. Colonel, July 5, 1861. Mustered out, July 31, 1861. Colonel, 5th Infantry, M. V. M., in service of the U. S., Oct. 8, 1862. Mustered out
Sergeant, 83d N. Y. Infantry, May 27, 1861. First Sergeant, July 25, 1861. Second Lieutenant, Aug. 6, 1861. First Lieutenant, Feb. 23, 1862. Resigned, Dec. 31, 1862. Captain, Veteran Reserve Corps, Mar. 18, 1864. Brevet Major and Lieut. Colonel, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865. Second Lieutenant, 12th U. S. Infantry, Aug. 9, 1867. Unassigned, Apr. 9, 1869. Assigned to 22d U. S. Infantry, Aug. 3, 1870. Honorably discharged, Dec. 31, 1870, at his own request. Died, Oct. 10, 1884. Pickett, Josiah. See General Officers. Pierce, Charles P. Born in Massachusetts. Captain, Assistant Adj. General, U. S. Volunteers, May 1, 1862. Resigned, Sept. 12, 1862. Pierce, Henry Hubbard. Born in Massachusetts. Private and First Sergeant, 4th Conn. Infantry, May 22, 1861, to Nov. 6, 1861. Second Lieutenant, 1st Conn. Heavy Artillery, Nov. 6, 1861. First Lieutenant, Mar. 1, 1862. Captain, Feb. 9, 1863. Brevet First Lieutenant, U. S. Army, Oct. 16, 1864. Brevet Major, U. S. Volu
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2, X. Massachusetts officers, soldiers and sailors receiving Medals of Honor. (search)
action at Mobile Bay, and faithful discharge of all duties on board U. S. S. Oneida. (Born in Massachusetts.) Plunkett, Thomas. Corporal, Co. E, 21st Mass. Infantry. Medal issued, Mar., 1866, for gallantry in action at Fredericksburg, Va., Dec. 13, 1862. (Lost both arms by a shell, in raising the flag, the color-sergeant having been shot down.) Rice, Edmund. Captain, 5th U. S. Infantry. Medal issued for conspicuous bravery in leading his regiment in the countercharge against Pickett's division, himself falling severely wounded within the enemy's lines, in the battle of Gettysburg, Penn., July 3, 1863, while serving as Major, 19th Mass. Infantry. Robinson, John. Private, Co. I, 19th Mass. Infantry. Medal issued, Dec. 1, 1864, for capture of flag of 57th Virginia in action at Gettysburg, Penn., July 3, 1863. Saxton, Rufus. Colonel, retired, U. S. Army. Medal issued for distinguished gallantry and good conduct in the defence of Harper's Ferry, Va., from May 2
867. Phipps, First Lieutenant F. H., of the Ordnance Department, U. S. Army, to be Captain, U. S. Army, by brevet, for faithful and meritorious services in the Ordnance Department, to date from Mar. 13, 1865. G. O. 71, Aug. 31, 1866. Pickett, Captain Eugene, of the Veteran Reserve Corps, to be Major, U. S. Volunteers, by brevet, for distinguished gallantry at the battles of Second Bull Run, Va., and Antietam, Md , to date from Mar. 13, 1865. G. O. 91, Oct. 9, 1867. —--Brevet lunteers, and Captain of the Veteran Reserve Corps, to be Lieut. Colonel, U. S. Volunteers, by brevet, for distinguished gallantry at the battles of Second Bull Run, Va., and Antietam, Md., to date from Mar. 13, 1865. G. O. 91, Oct. 9, 1867. Pickett, Josiah, late Colonel of the 25th Mass. Infantry, to be Brig. General, U. S. Volunteers, by brevet, for gallantry during the war, especially at the battle of Cold Harbor, Va., where he was severely wounded, to date from June 3, 1864. G. O. 8
exander, Lieut.-col. Barton Stone. Peninsular campaign, 1862. Atlantic, vol. 13, p. 379. Alexander, Gen. E. P. Pickett's charge at Gettysburg. Century, vol. 33, p. 464 Alexandria, La. May, 1863. Reports of capture; also of Haines' pecial official despatches; scraps from N. Y. papers, etc. Boston Evening Journal, July 6, 1863, p. 4, cols. 4-8. — – Pickett's charge. Gen. E. P. Alexander, C. S. A. Century, vol. 33, p. 464. — – Pickett's charge unsupported. Col. W. Allen.Pickett's charge unsupported. Col. W. Allen. Century, vol. 34, p. 150. — – Third day at; Confederate positions, orders, etc. Wm. Miller Owen, Confederate Artillery. United Service Mag., vol. 13, p. 148. —July 1-4. With maps. Gen. Henry J. Hunt. Century, vol. 33, pp. 112, 278, 451. 685. Owen, Wm. Miller. Confederate Artillery. Third day at Gettysburg; giving Confederate positions, orders, etc., Pickett's charge. United Service Mag., vol. 13, p. 148. Paine, Maj. Joseph W., 43d Regt. M. V. M. and 2d Mass. H
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