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78, 81 Shenandoah Valley ... 165, 176 Sheridan, Gen. P. H. 155, 168, 169, 170, 172, 189. Sickles, Gen. Daniel ..106, 107, 122 Signal Station ........ 170 Slave Pen .......... 31 Slocum, Gen. H. W. .. 11, 12, 22, 45, 50, 52, 59, 60, 79, 107, 124, 125. Snicker's Gap. .. 164, 165 South Mountain.. 78 Spottsylvania.. 151-153 Stevensburg .. 152 Strasburg...166, 170, 178 Stuart, Gen. J. E. B. .. 26, 94 Sutlers. .. 135 Sumner, Gen. E. V. . 27, 35, 39, 78, 89 Tenallytown .. 72, 166 Third Corps .. 122, 138, 143 Thoroughfare Gap .. 70, 87 Three Top Mountain .. 170, 177 Thoburn, Col. . 165, 176 Tompkins, Col. Chas. H. . 129, 175 Tumbling Run .. 178 Turner's Gap .. 78 Torbert, Gen. A. T. 45, 108, 162,174, 179, 177. Up the Valley ..... 64, 189 Upton, Gen. E. A. . 138, 152, 175, 177 Valley Road ........ 177 Warren, Gen. G. K. 127, 128, 144, 145, 151, 152, 153. Washington ...... 21, 72, 162 Westminster ......... 120 Westover
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Sixteenth battery Massachusetts Light Artillery. (search)
battery,5166171 Killed and died of wounds,––– Died by accident and disease,–66 Died in Confederate prison,––– Total losses,–66 The 16th Mass. Battery was organized at Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass., in March, 1864, and its last members were mustered in April 4. It left the State April 19 and arrived at Washington April 21. It joined the 22d Army Corps, and remained in camp in the vicinity of the Capitol until June, when it moved to Alexandria, Va. It was posted at Fort Kearny, Tenallytown, Md., July 11 and 12; and was stationed at Troy Road Barracks, Albany, N. Y., September 7 to November 16. The battery returned to its old station at Washington November 19, and on December 6 it moved to Fairfax Court House, where it was posted in two sections, one at Vienna and one at Fairfax Station; here the battery remained through the winter and during the rest of its service, engaging in an expedition to Loudon Valley in March, 1865. On June 22 it returned to Massachusetts an
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Twenty-ninth regiment Massachusetts Infantry. (search)
and formed part of the garrison during the siege. In the winter of 1864 a large part of the regiment re-enlisted, and left Cincinnati April 7 for furlough in Massachusetts, while those not re-enlisted, having been transferred to the 36th Mass. Infantry January 30, moved with that regiment to Virginia in March and served with loss at the Wilderness and Spotsylvania, leaving the front and arriving in Boston May 23 for muster out. Organized as the 29th Veteran Infantry, the command joined the Army of the Potomac May 29 at North Anna. It was engaged at Cold Harbor and at the assault at Petersburg June 17, serving afterward in the siege. It was engaged at Fort Stedman March 25, 1865, and encamped near Petersburg after the surrender. Reaching Alexandria April 28, it was stationed as provost guard at Georgetown, and transferred June 9 to Tenallytown, Md., where it completed its service, being mustered out July 29, 1865. It was paid off and discharged at Readville, Mass., Aug. 11, 1865.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Fifty-seventh regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia). (search)
y, and Lieutenant-Colonel Chandler was mortally wounded, dying in the hands of the enemy a few hours after the engagement. It engaged in action at Cold Harbor June 3, and, crossing the James River June 15, took part in the assault of Petersburg June 17, under Capt. J. M. Tucker, who was wounded. As part of the 1st Division, 9th Corps, the regiment led in the assault at the Crater, July 30. It engaged at the Weldon Railroad in August, at Peebles' Farm in September and at the Weldon Railroad again in February, 1865, and in the final operations about Petersburg. It entered the city after its fall and encamped in the vicinity, moving afterward to the Southside Railroad. After Lee's surrender it moved toward Washington and encamped near Tenallytown. On June 20 the 57th and 59th regiments were consolidated as the 57th Infantry, to take effect from June 1. It was mustered out of service July 30, 1865, and, reaching Readville, Mass., August 3, was paid off and discharged Aug. 9, 1865.
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.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died., List of Massachusetts officers and soldiers killed in action. (search)
, 1862. McGoldrick, John,20th Mass. Inf.,Ball's Bluff, Va.,Oct. 21, 1861. McGovern, Patrick,20th Mass. Inf.,Wilderness, Va.,May 6, 1864. McGowan, Alden T.,1st Mass. H. A.,Spotsylvania, Va.,May 19, 1864. McGowan, John,20th Mass. Inf.,Glendale, Va.,June 30, 1862. McGrade, Terrence,9th Mass. Inf.,Gaines' Mill, Va.,June 27, 1862. McGrane, Edward,28th Mass. Inf.,Manassas, Va.,Aug. 30, 1862. McGrath, William,12th Mass. Inf.,Fredericksburg, Va.,Dec. 13, 1862. McGrauh, James,2d Mass. Cav.,Tenallytown, Md.,July 12, 1864. McGregor, Parker, Corp.,1st Mass. H. A.,Petersburg, Va.,June 16, 1864. McGuire, Edward,19th Mass. Inf.,White Oak Swamp, Va.,June 30, 1862. McGuire, James,9th Mass. Inf.,Gaines' Mill, Va.,June 27, 1862. McGuire, John,33d Mass. Inf.,Kenesaw Mountain, Ga.,June 22, 1864. McGuire, Philip,2d Mass. H. A.,Kinston, N. C.,March 8, 1865. McGurk, Bernard,1st Mass. H. A.,Cold Harbor, Va.,June 3, 1864. McIntire, Andrew,22d Mass. Inf.,Gaines' Mill, Va.,June 27, 1862. McIntire
, 1862. McGoldrick, John,20th Mass. Inf.,Ball's Bluff, Va.,Oct. 21, 1861. McGovern, Patrick,20th Mass. Inf.,Wilderness, Va.,May 6, 1864. McGowan, Alden T.,1st Mass. H. A.,Spotsylvania, Va.,May 19, 1864. McGowan, John,20th Mass. Inf.,Glendale, Va.,June 30, 1862. McGrade, Terrence,9th Mass. Inf.,Gaines' Mill, Va.,June 27, 1862. McGrane, Edward,28th Mass. Inf.,Manassas, Va.,Aug. 30, 1862. McGrath, William,12th Mass. Inf.,Fredericksburg, Va.,Dec. 13, 1862. McGrauh, James,2d Mass. Cav.,Tenallytown, Md.,July 12, 1864. McGregor, Parker, Corp.,1st Mass. H. A.,Petersburg, Va.,June 16, 1864. McGuire, Edward,19th Mass. Inf.,White Oak Swamp, Va.,June 30, 1862. McGuire, James,9th Mass. Inf.,Gaines' Mill, Va.,June 27, 1862. McGuire, John,33d Mass. Inf.,Kenesaw Mountain, Ga.,June 22, 1864. McGuire, Philip,2d Mass. H. A.,Kinston, N. C.,March 8, 1865. McGurk, Bernard,1st Mass. H. A.,Cold Harbor, Va.,June 3, 1864. McIntire, Andrew,22d Mass. Inf.,Gaines' Mill, Va.,June 27, 1862. McIntire
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died., List of Massachusetts officers and soldiers who died of wounds. (search)
ane, Charles, Sergt.,20th Mass. Inf.,– –Spotsylvania, Va., May 12, 1864. Canty, John M.,5th Batt. Mass. L. A.,– –Gettysburg, Pa., July 8, 1863. Capen, Alonzo,33d Mass. Inf.,– –Big Shanty, Ga., June 28, 1864. Carey, Frederick,21st Mass. Inf.,Fredericksburg, Va., Dec. 13, 1862.Falmouth, Va., Dec. 18, 1862. Carleton, Charles P.,1st Mass. H. A.,– –May 30, 1864. Carpenter, Orlando F.,25th Mass. Inf.,May 14, 1864,Washington, D. C., June 16, 1864. Carr, George T., Corp.,2d Mass. Cav.,– –Tenallytown, D. C., Oct. 21, 1864. Carr, Watson E.,27th Mass. Inf.,Cold Harbor, Va.,Washington, D. C., Oct. 7, 1864. Carr, William R., Sergt.,12th Mass. Inf.,July 1, 1863,Gettysburg, Pa., July 14, 1863. Carroll, Charles, 1st Lieut.,1st Mass. H. A.,Spotsylvania, Va.,May 20, 1864. Carter, Galen A.,24th Mass. Inf.,– –Fort Monroe, Va., Sept. 18, 1864. Carter, William H.,26th Mass. Inf.,– –Winchester, Va., Sept. 21, 1864. Cartwright, John,9th Mass. Inf.,June 27, 1862,Gaines' Mills,
ane, Charles, Sergt.,20th Mass. Inf.,– –Spotsylvania, Va., May 12, 1864. Canty, John M.,5th Batt. Mass. L. A.,– –Gettysburg, Pa., July 8, 1863. Capen, Alonzo,33d Mass. Inf.,– –Big Shanty, Ga., June 28, 1864. Carey, Frederick,21st Mass. Inf.,Fredericksburg, Va., Dec. 13, 1862.Falmouth, Va., Dec. 18, 1862. Carleton, Charles P.,1st Mass. H. A.,– –May 30, 1864. Carpenter, Orlando F.,25th Mass. Inf.,May 14, 1864,Washington, D. C., June 16, 1864. Carr, George T., Corp.,2d Mass. Cav.,– –Tenallytown, D. C., Oct. 21, 1864. Carr, Watson E.,27th Mass. Inf.,Cold Harbor, Va.,Washington, D. C., Oct. 7, 1864. Carr, William R., Sergt.,12th Mass. Inf.,July 1, 1863,Gettysburg, Pa., July 14, 1863. Carroll, Charles, 1st Lieut.,1st Mass. H. A.,Spotsylvania, Va.,May 20, 1864. Carter, Galen A.,24th Mass. Inf.,– –Fort Monroe, Va., Sept. 18, 1864. Carter, William H.,26th Mass. Inf.,– –Winchester, Va., Sept. 21, 1864. Cartwright, John,9th Mass. Inf.,June 27, 1862,Gaines' Mills,
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1847. (search)
er from disease, would not yield to its debilitating effects, but continued with the army in the zealous and faithful discharge of his duties. He accompanied the Army of the Potomac when it moved north to join the forces in front of Washington, where the Twentieth Massachusetts, toward the last of August, was present at Chantilly, the closing combat of General Pope's disastrous campaign. After the disasters under General Pope, the regiment fell back with the army across the Potomac to Tenallytown, in order to move upon the enemy, who had crossed the Upper Potomac into Maryland. On the 17th of September, 1862, Dr. Revere accompanied his regiment in its advance under General Sumner, to follow up the charge of General Hooker upon the enemy's troops under General Lee. The latter general had taken position for the battle on the heights in front of Sharpsburg, between that place and the Antietam River. The Twentieth Massachusetts was in the hottest of the fight, and lost very heavi
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