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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Second regiment Massachusetts Cavalry. (search)
––––1 July 12, Ashby's Gap, Va.,––––––2––––––––2 July 31, Aldie, Va.,––––––––––––2––2 Aug. 24, Coyle Tavern, Va.,––2––––––––––1–3 Nov. 14, Vienna, Va.,––––––––––––1––1 1864. Feb. 22, Dranesville, Va.,–1–5––1––––1–2–10 April 20, Leesburg, Va.,–––––––––1–––––1 April 30, Rectortown, Va.,––––––––––––1––1 May 24, Difficult Run, Va.,––––––––––––1––1 July 6, Mt. Zion Church (Aldie), Va.–11––––1–141–––9 July 12, Fort Stevens, D. C.,–––––1–––––1–––2 July 13, Rockville, Md.,––2––1–––––1–––4 Aug. 21, Berryville, Va.,–––––––––––––1–1 Aug. 26, Halltown, Va.,–21––––––––––––3 Aug. 25-28, Charlestown, Va.,–––––––––––2–––2 Sept. 7-
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)
ng, it remained in camp afterward until June 26 when it took part in the battle of Mechanicsville; returning on the next day to Gaines's Mill to meet, in the engagement there, on June 27, the greatest loss suffered during its service; it took part, with loss also, at Malvern Hill July 1, where Colonel Cass was mortally wounded. Returning from the Peninsula, the regiment was engaged August 29, without loss, at Manassas, and moving with the army to Washington, began its march into Maryland September 12, being present, in reserve, at the battle of Antietam September 17, and engaged at Fredericksburg Dec. 13, 1862. After spending the winter of 1863 at Falmouth, Va., the regiment was engaged at Chancellorsville (May 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 Beverl
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Nineteenth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
247140148451,759 Totals,––––––––––––––1,871 The 19th Mass. Infantry was recruited at Lynnfield, Mass., having for a nucleus three companies of the 3d Battalion Rifles. Seven additional companies from the vicinity of Boston being soon added, the regiment left the State August 28, under Col. Edward W. Hincks (then Hinks), who had served as colonel of the 8th Infantry, M. V. M., during its three months service. It was stationed in camp near Washington until ordered to Poolesville, Md., September 12, and assigned to General Lander's Brigade. It took part at Ball's Bluff October 21, and remained engaged in guarding the upper Potomac until the spring of 1862. In March the regiment, as part of General Sedgwick's forces moved to the Shenandoah valley; returning to Washington March 25, it joined General McClellan's forces on the Peninsula, being assigned to the 3d Brigade, Sedgwick's Division, 2d Corps, Army of the Potomac. It went into action before Yorktown April
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twenty-first regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
General Pope's forces at the Rapidan, it engaged at Manassas August 30, and met heavy loss at Chantilly September 1. It was engaged at South Mountain and Antietam, and was active at Fredericksburg, encamping afterward at Falmouth, Va. Leaving camp Feb. 9, 1863, the regiment moved to Kentucky, to serve as part of the 9th Corps in the department of the Ohio, and went into camp at Mt. Sterling, Ky., April 3, moving in July to Lexington and in August to Camp Nelson on the Kentucky River. On September 12 it left camp for Knoxville, Tenn., and engaged in action at Blue Springs October 10 and at Campbell's Station November 16. During the siege of Knoxville it took part in a charge on the morning of November 24. While encamped near Rutledge, Tenn., after the raising of the siege, all but 24 of the members of the regiment re-enlisted for another term, and January 7 left camp to spend their furlough in Massachusetts. Leaving the State March 18, on its return to duty the command joined the 9
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twenty-fourth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
1862. It was present at the battle of Roanoke Island, February 8, and had an advanced position at New Berne, March 14. Occupying headquarters at Camp Lee, the regiment engaged during March in an expedition to Washington, N. C., and in one up the Neuse River. Three companies were sent to Washington again in May; and the remainder of the regiment, moving there in June, met the enemy at Tranters Creek June 5; two companies again serving on detached duty at Washington, N. C., from July 8 to September 12, took part with loss in the engagement on September 6. The first of November the regiment, with the exception of two companies, left on picket at New Berne, took part in the Tarboroa expedition, and engaged in the Goldsboroa expedition in December. On Jan. 29, 1863, the command was ordered to St. Helena Island, S. C., and was engaged July 16 and 18 on James and Morris Islands, engaging afterward in the siege of Fort Wagner. On August 26 the regiment charged and captured a line of Con
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twenty-sixth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
undred, the regiment, as part of the 1st Brigade, 2d Division, 19th Corps, moved, August 14, toward the Shenandoah valley, encamping on the 16th at Berryville, Va. It took part with General Sheridan's army in the movements about Charlestown, Halltown and Berryville, was engaged with loss at the battle of Opequon, September 19, and was present at Fisher's Hill. On October 19 those serving under the original enlistment left for Massachusetts, to be mustered out. The command, as a battalion of five companies, under Captain Chapman, took part at the battle of Cedar Creek October 19, and, being ordered to Winchester, Va., December 14, remained on duty there until May 1, 1865. Returning then to Washington, it was sent to Savannah, Ga., June 3, and served there on guard and provost duty until the expiration of its service. It was mustered out Aug. 26, 1865, and left for Massachusetts September 12, receiving its final discharge and payment at Gallop's Island, Boston harbor, Sept. 18, 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)
f members of regiment,— Officers,931–––––––––––40 Enlisted men, Including non-commissioned staff.5–68759296979596969492–906 Totals,–––––––––––––946 The 43d Infantry Mass. Volunteer Militia, commonly known as the Tiger Regiment, had for its nucleus the 2d Battalion, 1st Brigade, 1st Division, M. V. M. Volunteering for nine months service, this Battalion completed its organization 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