Residents or the town and Credit to other places.
321. Joseph P. Burrage
, 2d Lieut.
, age 22, Thirty-Third Regiment Infantry (three years), May, 18, 1863, credited to Cambridge
Killed Oct. 29, 1863, Lookout Mountain
A graduate of Harvard University in 1862.
His remains were brought home in December, 1863, and funeral services were held in the Orthodox Church
, before the town authorities, and many relatives and friends.
Rev. Mr. Cady
preached a discourse on the occasion, which was afterward printed for gratuitous distribution at the expense of Mr. John Field
322. Edward Clark
See 22d Regiment Infantry, note.
323. Warren H. Freeman
, age 18, Co. A, Thirteenth Regiment Infantry (three years), Dec. 1, 1861, credited to Boston
Transferred to Co. A, 39th Regt., July 14, 1864.
Discharged Sept. 13, 1864, order War Dept.
A little book, entitled ‘Letters from Two Brothers serving in the War
for the Union
, to their Family at Home in West Cambridge, Mass.
, printed for private circulation, 1871),1
is deserving of high commendation.
It is the record of Warren H. Freeman
, who served as a soldier in the Thirteenth and afterward in the Thirty-ninth Massachusetts Regiments, and his brother Eugene H. Freeman
, who was an engineer in the transport service, sons of Mr. J. D. Freeman
H. joined Company A, 13th Mass. Regiment, in Maryland
, on the third day after leaving home on Dec. 1, 1861, and his first letter from the army is dated Dec. 21.
He was then engaged in campaigning in Virginia
Received a corporal's warrant some weeks before April 13, 1863, was made prisoner at Gettysburg
, Pa, first day of the series of battles July, 1863, and afterward paroled; promoted to sergeant, warrant dated July 1, 1864; transferred to Co. A, 39th Regt., and discharged Sept. 13, 1864, in the field, by reason of no vacancies existing in the regiment to which he was assigned.
The letters of Eugene H. are confined to matters on the Potomac River
and its neighborhood.
324. Charles C. Haskell
, age 25, Co. I, Sixtieth Regiment Infantry (one hundred days), July 23, 1864, credited to Boston
Drowned July 29, 1864, Readville.
326. Thomas Martin
, age 22, Co. G, First Regiment of Cavalry (three years), Sept., 23, 1861, credited to Charlestown
Died of wounds June 10, 1863.
Buried here, age 24—monument.
326 George H. Sprague
, age 30, Co. B, Forty-Third Regiment Infantry (nine months), Oct. 11, 1862, credited to Boston
Died March 27, 1863, at Newbern, N. C.
327. George Trask
, age 18, Co. M, First Regiment of Cavalry (three years), Oct. 1, 1861—residence or place credited to not given-transferred to Co. M, 4th Cavalry.
(Died May 3, 1862, Port Royal
, S. C.
—Family account and monument
328. Rev. Samuel A. Smith
, minister First Congregational Parish, missionary to the army, died of a fever contracted at Norfolk, Va.
, on May 20, 1866, aged 36.
Given in Letters from Two Brothers
, and not previously mentioned:
329. Alfred Bloxham
, age 26, First Battery Light Artillery (three years), July 24, 1862, to Oct. 19, 1864, credited to Cambridge
330. George H. Cutter
, age 19, Co. H, 3d Wisconsin Infantry, enlisted April 24, 1861, for three years, re-enlisted Dec. 25, 1863; promoted Corp.
Nov. 21, 1862; Commissary Sergt
, Oct. 29, 1864; First Lieut.
, May 21, 1866.
(See Cutter Book
, p. 235.)