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he armies of the United States. Mustering in recruits. The provision made for the shelter of these troops before they took the field was varied. Some of them were quartered at Forts Warren and Independence while making ready to depart. But the most of the Massachusetts volunteers were quartered at camps established in different parts of the State. Among the earliest of these were Camp Andrew, in West Roxbury, and Camp Cameron, in North Cambridge. Afterwards camps were laid out at Lynnfield, Pittsfield, Boxford, Readville, Worcester, Lowell, Long Island, and a few other places. The Three-months militia required no provision for their shelter, as they were ordered away soon after reporting for duty. Faneuil Hall furnished quarters for a part of them one night. The First Massachusetts Regiment of Infantry quartered for a week in Faneuil Hall; but, this not being a suitable place for so large a body of men to remain, on the first day of June the regiment marched out to Cambr
dward F., 36 Kearney, Philip, 254-57 Kelly's Ford, Va., 315 Kenesaw Mountain, 400,404 Kingston, Ga., 400 Lee, Robert E., 198, 291-92,331, 362,367 Letterman, Jonathan, 303,305 Lewis' milk, 125 Lice, 80-82 Lincoln, Abraham, 15-16,18-20, 22, 34, 42, 44-45, 60, 71, 157, 162, 198,250,253,315 Longstreet, James, 296,403 Logan, John, 262-63 Long Island, Mass., 44-45 Lowell, Mass., 44 Ludington, Marshall I., 371-76 Lyon, Nathaniel, 118-19 Lynchburg, Va., 350 Lynnfield, Mass., 44 McClellan, George B., 51, 71, 157, 176, 198,251-54, 257,259,277, 298,303-4, 355-56,378 McDowell, Irvin, 71,250-52 Magoffin, Beriah, 280 Marietta, Ga., 404 Meade, George G., 72, 262, 304, 313, 340,344,349,359,367,371-75 Meade Station, Va., 351 Medical examination, 41-42 Merrimac, 271 Mine Run campaign, 134, 308, 347 Monitor, 270 Morgan, C. H., 267 Mosby, John S., 370 Mules, 279-97 Myer, Albert J., 395-96 Nelson, William, 405 Newburg, N. Y., 395
ery county will imitate the example of Old Hancock we would have 15,000 drilled troops in the field at the command of the Governor, ready to operate at at any point on a brief warning. Will not the editors throughout the State urge this thing on the people? The Nineteenth regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers, under the command of Col. Edward W. Hincks, of Lynn, left Boston for New York, on the way to the seat of war. The regiment has been in quarters for four weeks at Camp Schouler, Lynnfield. They are fully equipped and are armed with Enfield rifles. They have with them seventeen baggage wagons, seven ambulances and hospital wagons, and one hundred horses. Col. Hincks was formerly Lieut.-Col. of the Eighth Massachusetts Militia regiment, that held the Annapolis Railroad with the New York Seventh; and Lieut.-Col. Deveraux was Captain of the Salem Zouaves, who, with the Massachusetts sappers and miners, brought out the Constitution from the Annapolis navy yard. The Tiger Zou
e battery. A singular artillery battalion is now being organized at Richmond, Indiana. It is to consist of six hundred men, with one hundred guns; the guns to have the capacity of carrying a two-pound ball two and a half miles. A portion of the guns required by this battalion will be made in Richmond. They will be of steel barrels, and of very superior workmanship.--Louisville Journal, October 8. The Twenty-second regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers, under the command of Colonel Henry Wilson, Senator from Massachusetts, left their camp at Lynnfield and passed through Boston, en route for the seat of war. In Boston they were hospitably entertained by the city, and at the close of the repast were presented with a flag, the Hon. Robert C. Winthrop making the presentation speech.--(Doc. 72.) In the Admiralty Court at Portland, Me., Judge Ware delivered an able opinion, condemning the British schooner Wm. Arthur, seized on the ground that she intended to run the blockade.
olor has at last turned up by authority, to the eternal disgrace of the twenty millions of whites who thus acknowledge their inability to conquer seven millions. Whenever this regiment appears on the field let the black flag be raised. D. A. Mahoney, editor of the Dubuque (Iowa) herald, was arrested by the United States Marshal. Mr. Mahoney was charged with discouraging enlistments. The Thirty-third regiment of Massachusetts volunteers, commanded by Colonel Albert G. Maggi, left Lynnfield for Washington.--A slight skirmish took place near Helena, Arkansas, between a scouting-party of National troops, who were looking after cotton, and a body of rebel guerrillas, resulting in the defeat and retreat of the guerrillas. General Pope, commanding the army of Virginia, issued an order from his headquarters near Cedar Mountain, Va., enjoining on the officers and soldiers of his army to abstain from entering the houses, molesting the persons, or disturbing the property of citiz
r Oaks; Peach Orchard; Savage Station; White Oak Swamp; Fredericksburg (1863); Ream's Station; Farmville; Sailor's Creek; Appomattox. notes.--Organized at Lynnfield, Mass., and arrived at Washington August 30, 1861. It was stationed in Maryland, along the Upper Potomac, until March, 1862, when it was assigned to Dana's (3d) Br 1 Rappahannock Station, Va. 1 Siege of Petersburg 6 Present, also, at Hanover C. H.; Manassas; Antietam; Mine Run; Cold Harbor. notes.--Organized at Lynnfield by the efforts of the Hon. Henry Wilson, who afterwards became vice-president of the United States. The regiment arrived at Hall's Hill, Va., on October 13, 186, Dec. 27, ‘64 1 Present, also, at Campbell's Station, Tenn.; Wilderness, Va.; Cold Harbor, Va.; Hatcher's Run; Fall of Petersburg. notes.--Organized at Lynnfield, and left the State August 22, 1862. Both Colonel Wild and Lieutenant Colonel Carruth had seen service in the First Massachusetts. After a short stay on Arling
Doc. 200.-Gov. Andrew's proclamation. Executive Department, Boston, Aug. 20, 1861. To the Citizen-Soldiers of Massachusetts:-- Again, in a moment of public danger, your country calls you to the post where the heroic soldiers of April hastened with generous alacrity and sublime devotion. Two regiments encamped at Lynnfield, two at Dedham, and one at Worcester, are yet incompletely recruited. They will march immediately. Whether few or many, they will march,--armed, uniformed, and equipped,--on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday of the present week. The Seventeenth regiment needs two hundred men; the Eighteenth four hundred; the Nineteenth three hundred and fifty; the Twentieth five hundred; and the Twenty-first two hundred men, in order to fill their ranks to the maximum number allowed by law. Citizen-Soldiers of Massachusetts! Duty, honor, the dearest sentiments of patriotic love and devotion, call for your brave hearts and unconquerable arms! John A. Andrew, Gov
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories, Massachusetts Volunteers. (search)
etts Battery Light Artillery Organized at Lynnfield and Reedville and mustered in December 10, 1etts Battery Light Artillery Organized at Lynnfield and mustered in September 9, 1862. Left Ssetts Company Sharpshooters. Organized at Lynnfield and mustered in September 2, 1861. Left Ssetts Company Sharpshooters. Organized at Lynnfield September 3, 1861. Left State for Washingachusetts Regiment Infantry. Organized at Lynnfield July 22, 1861. Left State for Baltimore, achusetts Regiment Infantry. Organized at Lynnfield August 28, 1861. Left State for Washingtoachusetts Regiment Infantry. Organized at Lynnfield September 4 to October 6, 1861. Moved to achusetts Regiment Infantry. Organized at Lynnfield August 13 to Septembr 2, 1862. Left Stateachusetts Regiment Infantry. Organized at Lynnfield August, 1862. Moved to Washington, D. C.,achusetts Regiment Infantry. Organized at Lynnfield August 31 to November 1, 1862. Left State
any. The Seventeenth Regiment was recruited at Camp Schouler, Lynnfield, of which eight companies belonged to the county of Essex, one toNineteenth Regiment was organized and recruited at Camp Schouler, Lynnfield. It was composed of Essex-County men. Colonel Edward W. Hinks, oWar if agreeable to the Governor, was organized at Camp Schouler, Lynnfield. It left the State, on the 8th of October, 1861, for Washington.eral of volunteers. The Twenty-third Regiment was recruited at Lynnfield, and left the State for Annapolis, on the 11th of November, 1861.anies of sharpshooters, with telescopic rifles, were recruited at Lynnfield. The first company, under command of John Saunders, of Salem, waBoston, second lieutenants. The Third Battery was recruited at Lynnfield, by Captain Dexter H. Follett, and was temporarily attached to th second lieutenants. The Fifth Light Battery was recruited at Lynnfield, and at Camp Massasoit, Readville, and left the State for Washing
rnor telegraphed to Colonel Dalton, See Frederick W. Lander, who is reported to be with McClellan; offer him the command of the Seventeenth Regiment, encamped at Lynnfield. Definite and final answer immediately desired. July 30.—The Governor telegraphed to General Wilson, United States Senate, I will give Governor S. an Essex rers, which will this day march almost from under the shadow of your own roof-tree, in the county of Essex? This splendid company was recruited at Camp Schouler, Lynnfield. Captain Sanders was killed in battle, Sept. 17, 1862. Sept. 10.—Governor writes to the selectmen of Wellfleet, acknowledging the receipt of five hundred dol and prevent them from being diverted to General Butler or any other officer. The regiments designed for him were the Twenty-second and Twenty-third, in camp at Lynnfield, and known as General Wilson's, and the Twenty-fifth, encamped at Worcester. The letter further stated that the Governor proposed to assign to General Butler th
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