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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 952 952 Browse Search
Emilio, Luis F., History of the Fifty-Fourth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry , 1863-1865 65 65 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 33 33 Browse Search
Robert Underwood Johnson, Clarence Clough Buell, Battles and Leaders of the Civil War. Volume 4. 20 20 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 20 20 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 18 18 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 18 18 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 17 17 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 15 15 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 11 11 Browse Search
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Road, Va.,–––––––1–––––––––––1 June 9, Brandy Station, Va.,–––11–1–1––––––––––4 June 17, Aldie, Va.,1–76111–111–––––––––29 Sept. 14, Rapidan Station, Va.,––––––1––2–––––––––3 Oct. 12, White Sulphur Springs,–––––––1–––––––––––1 Va. Nov. 19, Whitehall, Va.,–––––––––1–––––––––1 Nov. 27, New Hope Church, Va.,–––3–1113––––––––––9 Nov. 29, Parker's Store, Va.,––––––1––––––––––––1 1864. Feb. 10, Barber's Ford, Fla.,––––––––––2–1–1––––4 Mar. 1, McGurth's Creek, Fla.,––––––––––––1––––––1 May 5, 6, Todd's Tavern, Va., Non-commissioned staff.1––1–––––––––2–1–––5 May 14, Ashland, Va.,1–––––23–––––––1–––7 Ma
0710811310711111110410911,320 Totals,–––––––––––––––1,381 The 5th Cavalry, the only regiment of colored cavalry organized in Massachusetts, was recruited in the autumn and winter of 1863 and 1864, and in three battalions left the 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 troopsat 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 detachment
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Fifth battery Massachusetts Light Artillery. (search)
quarters in the vicinity of Stoneman's Switch for the winter. In May, 1863, it was present at the battle of Chancellorsville, Va., and it was engaged at Gettysburg July 2 and 3. After this battle the battery was on the march to Beverly Ford on the Rappahannock, and on November 7 it took part in the engagement at Rappahannock Station, Va., being engaged also at New Hope Church November 27. From Dec. 6, 1863, to May 1, 1864, the battery occupied winter quarters at Rappahannock Station. On May 5 it entered into action in the Wilderness, Va., being engaged at Spotsylvania May 12, and having made frequent changes of position with slight engagements during May, on June 2 and 3 was in action at Bethesda Church, Va. It was engaged again June 18, 1864, in front of Petersburg; encamped at the Jerusalem Plank Road until July 29, 1864; was present at the explosion of the mine, Petersburg, July 30, and took part in the action at the Weldon Railroad, August 21. On the 3d of October the batter
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., First regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
June 15, it encamped at Georgetown until the battle of Blackburn's Ford, in which it took a most active part. In August the regiment became part of General Hooker's Brigade, and was encamped at Bladensburg and afterwards at Budd's Ferry, Va., until the spring of 1862, when, as part of General Grover's Brigade, General Hooker's division 3d Army Corps, Army of the Potomac, the regiment moved to the Peninsula and was engaged on April 26 in front of Yorktown. After the battle of Williamsburg, May 5, the regiment marched to White Oak Swamp and encamped until June 25, when it engaged in the battle of Fair Oaks, just before the seven-days battles, in which the regiment took active part. At the close of the campaign the regiment encamped at Harrison's Landing, until with its division it joined General Pope's army at Warrenton, Va., and went into action at Bristoe Station August 27, and suffered loss at the battle of Manassas August 29. Returning with General Pope's army after the battle
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., First regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
––––––––––1 Enlisted men, Including non-commissioned staff.1–4845372496255 Totals,–––––––––––––56 Died as prisoners,— Officers,–––––––––––––– Enlisted men,––––––3––211–7 Total losses,— Officers,27–––––––––––9 Enlisted men, Including non-commissioned staff.1–181613161218142417192170 Totals,–––––––––––––179 Casualties by Engagements. 1861. July 18, Blackburn's Ford, Va.,–1––––––561––13 July 21, Bull Run, Va,–1–––––––––––1 1862. April 26, Yorktown, Va.,–––––––––4–––4 May 5, Williamsburg, Va.,––31–211––2––10 June 25, Fair Oaks or Oak Grove, Va.––2––13–1––5–12 June 30, Glendale, Va.,113–13––4–15–19 Aug. 29, Manassas or Bull Run, 2d, Va.–1–211–4–42––15 Dec. 13, 14, Fredericksburg, Va.,––––11––
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Seventh regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
Enlisted men,––7531378645664 Died as prisoners,— Officers,––––––––––––– Enlisted men,––1––21–2–––6 Total losses,— Officers,–4––––––––––4 Enlisted men,––1610112614201281112140 Totals,––––––––––––144 Casualties by Engagements. 1862. May 5, Williamsburg, Va.,––1–––––––––1 June 25, Oak Grove, Va.,–1–––––1––––2 Place unknown,–––––––1––2–3 1863. May 3, Chancellorsville (Marye's Heights and Salem Heights), Va.–2422338–32635 1864. May 5-6, Wilderness, Va.,––3358223–2–28 May 8, Sp2. May 5, Williamsburg, Va.,––1–––––––––1 June 25, Oak Grove, Va.,–1–––––1––––2 Place unknown,–––––––1––2–3 1863. May 3, Chancellorsville (Marye's Heights and Salem Heights), Va.–2422338–32635 1864. May 5-6, Wilderness, Va.,––3358223–2–28 May
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Ninth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
y 3) and Gettysburg, having met the enemy also in the latter part of May while on picket duty on the Rappahannock. Taking part in the pursuit of the enemy after the battle of Gettysburg, it was engaged at Wapping Heights July 24, 1863. The regiment encamped afterward at Beverly Ford on the Rappahannock and remained doing picket duty until September 14, engaging then in the actions at Rappahannock Station and taking part in the Mine Run campaign in November. It occupied winter quarters at Bealton Station until April 30, 1364, when it moved toward the Wilderness, and going into action May 5, took part in the following days' battles, moving with the army and engaging at Laurel Hill, Spotsylvania and Cold Harbor. On June 10, 1864, its term of service expired and the day found the regiment at Bottom's Bridge, Va., under heavy fire; it withdrew to White House Landing and on June 12 arrived at Washington. Reaching Massachusetts on the 15th, it was mustered out at Boston, June 21, 1864.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Ninth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
Totals,–––––––––––––57 Died as prisoners,— Officers,–––––––––––––– Enlisted men,––112–34–11––13 Total losses,— Officers,216–––––––––––18 Enlisted men,––31251924292029212621–245 Totals,–––––––––––––263 Casualties by Engagements. 1861. Place unknown,––––––1––––––1 1862. May 27, Hanover Court House, Va.––––––––1––––1 June 26, Mechanicsville, Va.,–––1–––––––––1 June 27, Gaines's Mill, Va.,–612979755876–81 July 1, Malvern Hill, Va.,125334223113–30 Dec. 13, Fredericksburg, Va.,––––––1––1-–––2 Place unknown,––––––1–1––1–3 1863. July 1-3, Gettysburg, Pa.,–––1–––––––1–2 Place unknown,–––––––11––1–3 1864. May 5-8, Wilderness, Va.,–518333–4156–39 May 8-19, Spotsylvania (Laurel Hil
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Tenth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
onel Eustis being in command of brigade. The regiment was in reserve and on the skirmish line during the battle of Gettysburg, and followed the retreat of the Confederates into Virginia. It acted in support of artillery at the battle of Rappahannock Station November 7, took part in the Mine Run campaign, and encamped afterward at Brandy Station for the winter, engaging in February in the expedition to Robertson's River. At the battle of the Wilderness the regiment suffered great loss on May 5, taking active part again on May 6. At Spotsylvania it was engaged and under heavy fire on the 8th, 9th and 12th of May, and took part also with loss on the 18th. It was engaged at Cold Harbor, moving on June 13 toward Petersburg, and encamping June 17 within two miles of the city. On June 19 the regiment was relieved and withdrew from the front, its term of service having expired. It went to Washington June 22 and reached Springfield, Mass., June 25, where five companies were mustered o
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Eleventh regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
, 1862, the regiment, now a part of Grover's Brigade, Hooker's Division, embarked for the peninsula, and took part at the siege of Yorktown, engaging on April 26 in the assault and capture of a Confederate lunette. At the battle of Williamsburg, May 5, it was engaged early in the day and again in the afternoon. Encamping during June at White Oak Swamp, it was active at Oak Grove June 25, and took part at Savage's Station, Glendale and Malvern Hill. During the encampment at Harrison's Landingysburg lost heavily on July 2. It took part in the operations near the Rappahannock and engaged in action at Locust Grove during the Mine Run campaign. As part of General Hancock's Corps the regiment was engaged at the battle of the Wilderness, May 5, 6 and 7, 1864, taking part in the struggle at the Angle during the battle of Spotsylvania Court House May 12, and joining afterward in the engagements about North Anna and Cold Harbor. June 12 the regiment's original term of enlistment expired,
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