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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 345 345 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) 22 22 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 13 13 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 27, 1861., [Electronic resource] 11 11 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 10 10 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 9 9 Browse Search
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865 9 9 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 8 8 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 8 8 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 8 8 Browse Search
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front. The Seventh, which was recruited at Camp Old Colony, in Taunton, left for Washington on the 11th of July. The Ninth, which was recruited and organized on Long Island, in Boston Harbor, left the State in the steamer Ben De Ford, on the 24th of June, for Washington. The Tenth, which was recruited in the western part of the State, remained in camp near Springfield, until completely organized. Before leaving the State, the regiment was ordered to Medford, and was there until the 25th of July, when it was sent forward to Washington. The Eleventh, which was quartered in Fort Warren, left for Washington on the 24th of June. These six regiments were organized, armed, equipped, clothed, and sent forward, within four weeks after orders were received that they would be accepted. Several others were in a state of formation, some of them in camp with full complement of men, and could have been sent to the front with little delay if the Secretary had given his consent. This could not
army, stationed at Fortress Monroe, and Lieutenant Paine, of the regular army, stationed at Fort Schuyler, New York, both of whom were Massachusetts men, might be furloughed to accept colonelcies in Massachusetts volunteer regiments. He also telegraphed to Senator Sumner, requesting him to urge Joseph Hooker, afterwards major-general of volunteers, then in Washington without a command, to accept the commission of colonel in one of our regiments. Neither of these requests were granted. June 24.—Lieutenant William P. Lee, assistant quartermaster-general, was directed to accompany the steamers Cambridge and Pembroke, to Fortress Monroe, as the agent of the Commonwealth, with authority to sell, charter, or make any disposition of the Pembroke as he should think best. On the same day, the Governor wrote a long letter to General Butler, at Fortress Monroe, concerning the Massachusetts troops at that post, under his command; it having been represented to him by Colonel Ritchie, of h
posts of the enemy; remained six days, and took a number of prisoners. During May, the regiment was encamped; and, on June 24, embarked on transports for Fortress Monroe, arriving on the 27th; the next day were ordered to Boston, Mass., to be musailed for garrison and picket duty at Little Washington, and was afterwards ordered to Newbern, where it remained until June 24, during which time heavy details were made from it to build fortifications, military roads, &c. It was ordered to Fortren their works. During the remainder of the term of service, the regiment remained encamped near Fort Spinola; and, on June 24, it proceeded to Morehead City, and embarked for Boston, and was mustered out of service at Readville July 8, 1863. T of the regiment signified a desire to avail themselves of the offer in the circular to go. The Fifty-first, on the 24th of June, was offered, with other regiments, to General Dix, in his move upon Richmond; and, with the exception of one hundred
pleasure of communicating to him, on the 12th of July, the information that he had been appointed. The approaching Commencement at Harvard College, in July, was to be celebrated with more than ordinary interest. The graduates of the University who had won her scholastic honors, and renown derived from brave and conspicuous services in the red field of war, were to receive an especial commemoration. The President of the United States and his Cabinet were invited to be present. On the 24th of June, the Governor wrote to President Johnson, earnestly requesting him to be present at the Commencement exercises on Wednesday, the 19th of July, and the ceremonies in honor of the soldiers of old Harvard on Friday, the 21st of July, at Cambridge. He could assure him of a sincere welcome, and that it would afford the State authorities and the people much pleasure to do whatever was becoming for such a visit and such a visitor, to render the occasion agreeable to himself and to his friends.