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he State from May 5 to 8, 1864. The 1st Battalion, comprising Cos. A, mustered Jan. 9, 1864, and B, C and D, mustered January 29, in command of Maj. Horace N. Weld, reached Washington May 7, and on the 13th, serving as infantry, joined the brigade of colored troops at Camp Casey. Cos. E, mustered February 10, F, February 23, G and H, mustered in March, formed the 2d Battalion, commanded by Maj. Z. B. Adams; and with the 3d Battalion comprising Cos. I, mustered March 26, K and L, mustered in April, and M, on May 5, joined the 1st Battalion, at Camp Casey before the 14th of May. On the 16th the regiment was assigned to the 3d Division, 18th Army Corps, and, equipped as infantry, was stationed at City Point, Va., serving in detachments, in reconnoitring expeditions and picket duty. The most severe engagement in which the regiment took part occurred at Baylor's Farm, on the Petersburg Road, in June; Colonel Russell being wounded here, the command was assumed by Maj. H. P. Bowditch. Fo
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twelfth battery Massachusetts Light Artillery. (search)
ounds,––– Died by accident and disease,–2424 Died in Confederate prison,––– Total losses,–2424 Active during the Port Hudson campaign. The 12th Battery Massachusetts Light Artillery was recruited and mustered into service by detachments during the autumn of 1862, and left Boston by ship for New Orleans, Jan. 3, 1863, arriving at its destination on February 3. It was on duty at Baton Rouge, La., during the month of March, and was mounted and equipped as cavalry for a short time in April; on duty on the Atchafalaya River near Brashear City from April 17 to May 23; returning to New Orleans, it was on duty at various stations in the vicinity during the summer of 1863, and a detachment was stationed at Port Hudson during the siege. The battery was stationed at Port Hudson from October 15 until the close of its term of service. Foraging and reconnoitring expeditions took place by detachments on Dec. 31, 1863; March 16 and 26, 1864; April 26 and May 6; on the latter da
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twenty-third regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
1st Brigade under Col. T. J. C. Amory, and assigned to General Foster's Division, the regiment was stationed at New Berne until November, serving during a part of April and May at Batchelder's Creek. Five companies took part in the Tarboroa expedition in November. In December the regiment took part in the Goldsboroa expedition, bngaged with great loss at Whitehall. It left New Berne in January, 1863, to take part in the movement against Charleston, S. C., but returned to North Carolina in April, having spent a month in camp at St. Helena Island and much of the remaining time on transports. It remained encamped near New Berne, engaging in picket duty and urned to Massachusetts for furlough. The regiment moved to Portsmouth in January, 1864, engaging under command of Colonel Elwell in an expedition to Smithfield in April. As part of Heckman's Red Star Brigade, and serving with General Butler's forces at Bermuda Hundred, it was present at the engagement at Walthal Junction and acti
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)
t with loss at Drewry's Bluff May 16. On May 28 the regiment moved to join the Army of the Potomac, and arrived at Cold Harbor on the afternoon of June 1, going at once into action; it took part in all the movements of the succeeding days, losing heavily on June 3. Moving with the army to Petersburg, it took part in the assaults of June 15 and 18, and remained afterward on duty in the trenches until August 25. It was ordered to North Carolina September 4, and stationed near New Berne. Those whose term of service had expired left for Massachusetts October 5, and were mustered out at Worcester Oct. 20, 1864. The remainder of the regiment moved toward Kinston in March, 1865, engaging at Wise's Forks March 10. It united with Sherman's Army at Goldsboroa, moved to Raleigh in April and through Greensboroa to Charlotte in the early part of May, where it remained encamped until the termination of its service. Returning to Massachusetts, it was mustered out at Readville, July 28, 1865.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twenty-eighth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
8th Mass. Infantry, organized at Cambridge, Mass., during the autumn of 1861, was composed principally, like the 9th Mass. Infantry, of men of Irish birth or descent. It was mustered into service Dec. 13, 1861, and left the State Jan. 11, 1862, under command of Col. William Monteith. It remained at Fort Columbus, New York harbor, for a month, and, embarking then for South Carolina, reached Hilton Head Feb. 23, 1862. Becoming part of General T. W. Sherman's Expeditionary Corps, it moved in April to a position on Daufuskie Island opposite Fort Pulaski, serving by detachments at Jones and Bird Island and at Tybee Island, Ga. Colonel Monteith being detained at the latter place in May and resigning in August, the command of the regiment was held by Major Cartwright. It was sent to James Island May 30, becoming part of the 1st Brigade, Stevens' Division, and engaged with loss in the action at Fort Johnson, Secessionville, June 16. Returning to Hilton Head, the regiment formed part of t
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Thirtieth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
n. 2, 1862, under Acting Lieut.-Col. Jonas H. French. It remained at Fortress Monroe until February 2, and being assigned to the Department of the Gulf, it reached Ship Island, Miss., February 12. Company K joined the regiment March 9, and the organization was completed during the month as the 30th Mass. Infantry, Capt. Nathan A. M. Dudley, of the 10th U. S. Infantry, having been appointed colonel March 1. As part of General Phelps's force it shared in the operations against New Orleans in April, a detachment under Major Whittemore occupying Fort St. Philip immediately after its surrender. Stationed at Baton Rouge, it engaged as part of General Williams's Brigade in the movement against Vicksburg, and, returning, took active part at the battle of Baton Rouge August 5, under command of Major Whittemore. Leaving Baton Rouge August 21, it encamped in the vicinity of Carrollton until November 3, moving then to New Orleans. In January, 1863, the regiment was assigned to the 3d Brigade
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Thirty-eighth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
giment served under Captain Wyman, Lieutenant-Colonel Richardson being in command of the brigade. It formed part of the forces sent to the defence of Washington in July, 1864, and served during the summer and autumn under General Sheridan in the Shenandoah Valley. At the battle of the Opequon, Lieutenant-Colonel Richardson was wounded and the command was taken by Major Allen. The regiment took part at Fisher's Hill and met with loss at Cedar Creek. With Lieutenant-Colonel Richardson in command of the brigade, the regiment under Major Allen left Winchester Jan. 6, 1865, for Baltimore, and was sent a week later to Savannah, Ga., and served there until spring. Moving in March to Morehead City, it served at Goldsboroa during April, and returning to Savannah in May, remained until its termination of service. The recruits being transferred to the 26th Mass. Infantry, the regiment returned to Massashusetts, and reaching Boston July 6, was mustered out at Gallop's Island July 13, 1865.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Forty-third regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia). (search)
zation at Readville, Mass., as the 43d Infantry, M. V. M., and was mustered into service on varying dates from Sept. 12 to Oct. 25, 1862. It left camp November 5 under command of Col. Charles L. Holbrook, and embarking for Beaufort, N. C., arrived November 15 and went into camp on the Trent River. Company C under command of Capt. Wm. B. Fowle, Jr., was soon afterward stationed on detached duty at New Berne, remaining until March 4, 1883. The regiment, as part of General Foster's forces, was engaged in the Goldsboroa expedition in December, 1862, was active at the battles of Kinston, Whitehall and Goldsboroa, and shared in the expedition to Trenton, N. C., in January, 1863. In April it formed part of the forces sent for the relief of Washington, N. C., meeting the enemy at Blount's Creek April 9 and later supplying volunteers for duty in running the blockade during the siege. It served afterward in the vicinity of New Berne until June 24, when it left for Fortress Monroe, arriving
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Forty-sixth regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia). (search)
–––––––––947 The 46th Infantry, Mass. Volunteer Militia, was recruited in camp at Springfield, Mass., during September and October, 1862, largely through the efforts of Rev. Geo. Bowler, who became colonel of the regiment, although early in the service (Jan. 23, 1863), obliged to resign on account of ill health. It was mustered in from Sept. 24 to Oct. 30, 1862, and was ordered to New Berne, N. C. Arriving November 15, it became part of Colonel Lee's brigade and encamped near the town; two companies under Captain Spooner were detached for duty at Newport barracks. The regiment, under command of Lieutenant-Colonel Shurtleff, took part in the Goldsboroa expedition and remained in camp near the Trent River during the winter. It shared in the reconnoissance on the Trent road March 13, formed part of the garrison at Plymouth, N. C., in April, and shared in the movement to Gum Swamp May 21-22. Two companies left behind in the defences of New Berne were engaged May 2
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Fifty-ninth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
ent lost in the action its two highest officers, as Colonel Gould in command of a brigade was wounded, from the effects of which he died August 22, and Lieutenant-Colonel Hodges, in command of the regiment, was killed. It was engaged in the movement against the Weldon Railroad in August and in the battle of Peebles' Farm, or Poplar Spring Church, September 30. Taking part in the siege during the autumn and winter, the regiment, under command of Major Gould, took active part at Fort Stedman, March 25, and, passing through Petersburg after the surrender, encamped in the vicinity for a few days and was stationed afterward on guard duty at the Southside Railroad. It was ordered to Washington in the latter part of April, and encamped at Tenallytown during the remainder of its service. On June 20 the regiment was consolidated with the 57th Mass. Infantry, to take effect from June 1, and was mustered out with that organization July 30, being discharged at Readville, Mass., Aug. 9, 1865.