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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., Fourth battery Massachusetts Light Artillery. (search)
ted men (included above) commissioned in battery,–33 Enlisted men (included above) serving elsewhere within battery,–11 Totals–44 Actual total of members of battery,11287298 Killed and died of wounds,–11 Died by accident and disease,–4646 Died in Confederate prisons,––– Totals,–4747 Casualties by Engagements. 1862. Aug. 5, Baton Rouge, La.,–11 Active also at Fort Blakely, Ala., April 2-9, 1865. The 4th Battery Light Artillery was composed chiefly of men from Essex and Middlesex counties. Almost immediately after its muster in October and November, 1861, it joined General Butler's New Orleans expedition, and was among the troops before Forts Jackson and Phillips at their surrender. The battery was encamped at Carroll. ton, La., until June 16, 1862, when a portion of it, under Lieutenant Taylor, engaged in action at Pass Manchac, La.; but the organization as a whole was not engaged until the battle of Baton Rouge, La., Aug. 5, 1862. It was stationed at
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Sixth regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia), 3 months, 9 months and 100 days service. (search)
Enlisted men,–––1–1–1–211–7 Casualties by Engagements. 1861. April 19, Baltimore, Md.,–––––3––––1––4 1862. Dec. 12, Tanner's Ford, Va.,–1-–––––––––––1 1863. Jan. 30, Deserted House, Va.,–1–4–––1–––––6 May 15, Carsville, Va.,––––2––––1–––3 The services of the 6th Infantry, M. V. M., were tendered to the State of Massachusetts by its officers Jan. 21, 1861, and on the 15th of April, 1861, the regiment was called into service by Governor Andrew. Its members were residents of Middlesex, Essex, Suffolk and Worcester counties, its colonel being Edward F. Jones of Pepperell. The regiment left Boston for Washington via New York and Philadelphia, April 17, 1861, being enthusiastically greeted in these two cities. It arrived at Baltimore on the 19th of April, when its passage across the city was intercepted by a mob, and a detachment, companies C, I, L and D, under Capt. Albert S.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Thirty-third regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
isted men included above) commissioned in regiment. Including non-commissioned staff.12–2423111342–35 Enlisted men (included above) serving elsewhere within regiment. Including non-commissioned staff.1–21222–313–17 Totals,13–4435331655–52 Actual total of members of regiment,— Officers,1764–––––––––––81 Enlisted men, Including non-commissioned staff.6–1139910711011111011010410011751,092 Totals,–––––––––––––1,173 The 33d Regiment Mass. Infantry, composed mainly of men from Middlesex and Bristol counties, was organized at Camp Edwin M. Stanton, Lynnfield, Mass., in June and July, 1862; and twelve companies instead of the usual ten were mustered into service early in August, under command of Col. Albert C. Maggi, late lieutenant-colonel of the 21st Mass. Infantry. It left the State for Washington August 14, and was located for a time at Alexandria. It moved October 10 to Fairfax Station, becoming part of the 2
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Fiftieth regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia). (search)
49188928698–904 Totals,–––––––––––––943 Enlisted men (included above) commissioned in regiment.–––––––––––––– Enlisted men (included above) serving elsewhere within regiment.–––––––––––1–1 Actual total of members of regiment,— Officers,930–––––––––––39 Enlisted men, Including non-commissioned staff.5–95888097849188928697–903 Totals,–––––––––––––942 The 50th Infantry, Mass. Volunteer Militia, had for its nucleus the 7th Regiment Mass. Militia, made up of men from Essex and Middlesex counties. Recruited to the required numbers at Camp Edwin M. Stanton, Boxford, it left camp under Col. Carlos P. Messer for New York November 19, to become part of General Banks' forces in the Department of the Gulf. Owing to the lack of means of transportation, it was sent to Louisiana by detachments, and Company I, sailing December 1, arrived much in advance of the
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Fifty-third regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia). (search)
9289797787–866 Totals,–––––––––––––910 Enlisted men (included above) commissioned in regiment.––4–11––––1––7 Enlisted men (included above) serving elsewhere within regiment.–––––––1–––––1 Totals,––4–11–1––1––8 Actual total of members of regiment,— Officers,935–––––––––––44 Enlisted men, Including non-commissioned staff.6–88887093919189797687–858 Totals,–––––––––––––902 The 53d Infantry, Mass. Volunteer Militia, was composed of men from the towns of northern Worcester and Middlesex counties. Organized at Camp Stevens, Groton Junction, and mustered during the latter part of October and November, 1862, it left the State November 29, under Lieutenant-Colonel Barrett, to join the Banks expedition. John W. Kimball, lieutenant-colonel of the 15th Mass. Infantry, was appointed colonel, and assumed command November 29, rejoining the regiment at Ne