Roster of the Fifty-Fourth Massachusetts Infantry.
Compiled by George F. McKay, Capt. 55th Mass. Inf. Bvt. Major U. S. V.
This Roster has been prepared from original records in the Department of the Adjutant-General
, verified, so far as practicable, by reference to the records of the War Department, U. S. A.
, and supplemented by private information obtained through the Association of Officers
of the Regiment.
: In the Roster of Commissioned Officers names are in order of rank, and information is arranged as follows: date and place of birth; condition, married or single; occupation; place of entry into service.
Service in this regiment with dates of commission and muster-in; date and cause of termination of service; casualties.
Service in other regiments or staff duty, and last-known address.
Of Enlisted Men, names are by companies alphabetically, and there is given,—age; married or single; occupation; place and date of enlistment; termination of service and cause; casualties; State bounty and last-known address.
Of Unassigned Recruits, names are given alphabetically, with date of enlistment; termination of service and State bounty.
A large proportion of the enlisted men received only $50 of State bounty.
By a later law, $325 cash was paid, or, at the