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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., Sixth battery Massachusetts Light Artillery. (search)
osses,15354 Casualties by Engagements. 1862. June 28, Vicksburg, Miss.,–11 Aug. 5, Baton Rouge, La.,–33 1863. April 12-13, Bisland, La.,–11 July 13, Bayou La Fourche, La.,–11 The 6th Battery was mustered into the service of the United States Jan. 20, 1862, and left Boston Harbor Feb. 8, 1862, on the Idaho and reached Shs later encamped at Carrollton, La. In October the battery was placed under command of General Weitzel and engaged in expeditions to Donaldsonville, La., and Bayou La Fourche; it was in action at Labadieville, La., Oct. 27, 1862, after which it went into winter quarters at Thibodeaux, La. Being engaged at one time in an expedition La., remaining there until July 8, being engaged in the assault May 27. The battery was posted at Donaldsonville, La., from July 10 to 30, being engaged at Bayou La Fourche July 13. It was encamped at Thibodeaux, La., from July 30 to Sept. 25, 1863, and on October 6, as a four-gun battery, was sent to Berwick's Bay, where it l
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Forty-eighth regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia). (search)
62, sailed Jan. 4, 1863, for Fortress Monroe and reached New Orleans February 1. It was sent, two days later, to Baton Rouge, and became part of the 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps. It took part in a reconnoissance toward Port Hudson March 13 and joined the next day in the general advance of the forces to that place. It was engaged at Plains Store, and was most actively engaged at the assault on Port Hudson May 27, providing ninety-three volunteers from its ranks for the storming party, among them Lieutenant-Colonel O'Brien, who was killed in the action. It suffered loss again on June 14, forming temporarily part of the 3d Division. In the movement to Donaldsonville, the regiment met with loss at Bayou La Fourche July 13. It was stationed in camp near Donaldsonville until August 1, when it returned to Baton Rouge and on the 9th left for Massachusetts, its term of service having expired. It arrived at Boston August 23 and was mustered out at Camp Lander Sept. 3, 1863.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Forty-eighth regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia). (search)
Forty-eighth regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia). Field and Staff.Line.companies.Unassigned Recruits.Totals. ABCDEFGHIK Killed and died of wounds,— Officers,1––––––––––––1 Enlisted men,––322121–––1–12 Totals,–––––––––––––13 Died by accident or disease,— Officers,–1–––––––––––1 Enlisted men,––28310445635–50 Totals,–––––––––––––51 Died as prisoners,— Officers,–––––––––––––– Enlisted men,–––––––––––––– Total losses,— Officers,11–––––––––––2 Enlisted men,––510511655636–62 Totals,–––––––––––––64 Casualties by Engagements. 1863. May 21, Plains Store, or Port Hudson, La.–
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Forty-ninth regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia). (search)
ice at Camp Briggs, Pittsfield, from Sept. 18 to Oct. 28, 1863, and moving to Camp Wool, Worcester, completed its organization by the election of officers, William F. Bartlett being made colonel, and left the State November 29 for New York. As part of the Banks expedition it sailed for Louisiana January 24, and reaching Baton Rouge was assigned to the 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Corps. It took part in the movement to Port Hudson in March, and engaged at Plains Store May 21. At the assault on Port Hudson May 27, Colonel Bartlett and Lieutenant-Colonel Sumner were wounded and the regiment remained under command of Major Plunkett during the remainder of its service, engaging actively throughout the siege. Moving to Donaldsonville after the surrender, it took part at Bayou La Fourche July 13 and remained encamped near Donaldsonville until August 1, moving then to Baton Rouge. Returning to Massachusetts it reached Pittsfield August 22 and was mustered out of service Sept. 1, 1863.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments., Forty-ninth regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia). (search)
Forty-ninth regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia). Field and Staff.Line.companies.Unassigned Recruits.Totals. ABCDEFGHIK Killed and died of wounds,— Officers,–2–––––––––––2 Enlisted men,––262311–4–6–25 Totals,–––––––––––––27 Missing,––1––––––––––1 Died by accident or disease,— Officers,–––––––––––––– Enlisted men,––513510128561111–86 Died as prisoners,— Officers,–––––––––––––– Enlisted men,–––––––––––––– Total losses,— Officers,–2–––––––––––2 Enlisted men,––8197131395101117–112 Totals,–––––––––––––114 Casualties by Engagements. 1863. May 27,Port Huds
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died., Index of Battles, etc., Mentioned in Preliminary Narrative. (search)
11, 1864), 121. Atlanta, Ga. (July 22-Sept. 2, 1864), 106. Auburn, Va. (Oct. 13, 1863), 103. Averysborough, N. C. (March 16, 1865), 106. Ball's Bluff, Va. (Oct. 21, 1861), 34. Baltimore, Md. (April 19, 1861), 19; (May 12, 1861), 25. Batchelder's Creek, N. C. (Feb. 1-3, 1863), 49. Baton Rouge, La. (May 12, 1862), 56; (Aug. 5, 1862), 57. Baylor's Farm, Va. (June 15, 1864), 125. Bayou Boeuf, La. (May 4, 1863), 61. Bayou De Glaize, La., see Yellow Bayou. Bayou La Fourche, La., see Cox's Plantation. Berryville, Va. (Aug 18, 1863), 103; (Sept. 3, 1864), 114. Bethesda Church, Va. (June 1-3, 1864), 122. Beverly Ford, see Brandy Station, Va. Big Bethel, Va. (June 10, 1861), 32. Bisland, La. (April 13, 1863), 60. Blackburn's Ford, Va. (July 18, 1861), 33. Black Creek, N. C. (March 16, 1865), 129. Blue Springs, Tenn. (Oct. 10, 1863), 107. Boydtown Plank Road, Va. (Oct. 8, 1864), 127; (March 29-31, 1865), 129. Boykin's Mills, S. C. (
Aug., 1862. Brevet Major, U. S. Army, Aug. 5, 1862. Acting Assistant Insp. General, department of the Gulf. Commanding an expedition to Winter's Plantation, to open communication with Farragut's fleet, Apr, 1863. Commanding brigade of infantry and two regiments of cavalry, in a reconnoissance of Port Hudson, and engaged at the action of Plain Store, and seige and assault of Port Hudson. Brevet Lieut. Colonel, U. S. Army, June 14, 1863. Commanding brigade and engaged at the actions of Bayou la Fourche and Cox's Plantation. Acting Assistant Insp. General, department of the Gulf, Aug., 1363. Chief of staff to General Banks, in his Texas expedition, Nov., 1863, to Feb., 1864. Commanding Brigade of Cavalry and Horse Battery in the Red River campaign, and engaged at the action of Natchitoches, battles of Sabine Cross Roads, Cane River Crossing, action of Nelson's Log Cabin, and guarding the supply train of the command, during the retreat. Organizing cavalry in the department of the Gulf
in the Department of the East, to date from Mar. 13, 1865. G. O. 65, June 22, 1867. Fiske, Edward A., late Captain of the 30th Mass. Volunteers, to be Major, U. S. Volunteers, by brevet, for distinguished gallantry at Cedar Creek, Va., Oct. 19, 1864, to date from Mar. 13, 1865. G. O 84, Oct. 14, 1868. Fiske, Colonel W. O., of the 1st La. Infantry, to be Brig. General, U. S. Volunteers, by brevet, for his gallant and successful defence of the Union works at the junction of Bayou La Fourche and the Mississippi, from attack, in an attempt to break the lines of communication of the United States forces with New Orleans, during the siege of Port Hudson, La, to date from Mar. 13, 1865. G. O. 65, June 22, 1867. Flagg, Captain A. S., Assistant Quartermaster, U. S. Volunteers, to be Major, U. S. Volunteers, by brevet, for faithful services during the war, to date from Mar. 13, 1865. G. O. 65, June 22, 1867. Flint, Captain Edward A., of the 1st Mass. Cavalry, to be M
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War, Index. (search)
156, A3 Bayou Courtableau, La. 156, B4 Bayou de Glaise, La. 52, 1; 155, H4; 156, A4 Bayou de large, La. 156, G7 Bayou des Arc, Ark. 154, A4, 154, B5 Bayou de View, Ark. 47, 1; 135-A; 153, G7; 154, B6 Bayou Fordoche, La. 50, 6; 52, 1; 155, F1; 156, B5, 156, C5; 158, G14 Bayou Fourche, Ark. 25, 3 Bayou Goula, La. 156, D6 Bayou Grossetete, La. 23, 8; 156, C6 Bayou La Fourche, La. 155, C4, 155, C5; 156, E8, 156, F9 Bayou LamouBayou La Fourche, La. 155, C4, 155, C5; 156, E8, 156, F9 Bayou Lamourie, La. 52, 1 Bayou Macon, La. 155, B6, 155, C5 Bayou Manchac, La. 156, C7 Bayou Meto, Ark. 32, 6; 154, C4 Bayou Natchez, La. 50, 6; 155, E1; 158, E12 Bayou Pierre, La. 50, 6; 52, 1; 53, 1; 158, E12 Bayou Pierre, Miss. 36, 1; 155, D7, 155, E8 Bayou Pigeon Lake, La. 23, 8 Bayou Portage, La. 23, 8; 156, C5 Bayou Rapide, La. 52, 1; 155, G2 Bayou Robert, La. 52, 1; 155, G3 Bayou Saline, La. 52, 1; 155, C1, 155, D2, 155, E1
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