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casualties were Lieutenant Myers and one private slightly wounded.--Louisville Journal, March 24. This morning the National forces, amounting to upwards of two thousand, proceeded to Centreville, Va., and occupied the village about four o'clock in the afternoon. It was altogether deserted. The rebels had destroyed as much of their property as they could not carry away, by fire and otherwise. The bridges, railroad track and depot, in that vicinity were extensively damaged, and nothing but wreck and desolation were apparent.--N. Y. Herald, March 12. In the confederate House of Representatives, a resolution was passed advising the planters to withdraw from the cultivation of cotton and tobacco, and devote their energies to raising provisions and cattle, hogs and sheep. Charles Williams, of Fredericksburg, Va., and Samuel P. Carreet, of Washington City, were arrested for disloyalty in Richmond, Va., this day.--Brunswick, Ga., was this day occupied by the National forces.
March 12. The forts in the harbor of New York, were this evening garrisoned by order of Edwin D. Morgan, Governor of the State.--The Union Defence Committee of New York met at noon and passed a series of resolution complimentary to the officers, soldiers and seamen of the United States, for their participation in the recent victories of the National arms.--N. Y. Evening Post, March 12. Winchester, Va., was occupied by the Union forces under the command of Gens. Hamilton and Williams. Company A, of the Wisconsin Third, Captain Bertrain, and a company from Connecticut, followed by Capt. Coles's company of Maryland, and a squadron of Michigan cavalry, were the first to enter the town. Two slight skirmishes occurred on the march. The troops encountered a strong fort one mile out, which was evacuated by Jackson last night. The people generally were intensely delighted, and hail the coming of the Union army as a harbinger of peace and future prosperity. The regiments, as th
nsylvania and Thirteenth Indiana charged their centre and the fight became general, with great massacre on both sides. Col. Murray, of the Eighty-fourth Penn sylvania, was killed. The enemy retired slowly, bringing their guns to bear at every opportunity. The Nationals rushed forward with yells, when a panic occurred among the enemy, and troops followed and drove them till dark, capturing three guns, three caissons, muskets, equipments, etc., innumerable, and bivouacked on the field. Gen. Williams, First brigade, Col. Donnelly, of the Twenty-eighth New York, commanding, reenforced Gen. Shields's forces. Gen. Banks, who was on the way to Washington when the battle occurred, returned and assumed command. In the mean time, Gen. Shields's division, commanded by Col. Kimball, pursued the enemy beyond Newton, shelling them the whole distance. Jackson's men were perfectly demoralized and could not be rallied. They threw overboard the dead and wounded to lighten the wagons. They conf
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 7: Franklin County. (search)
money to the Sanitary Commission and to the army, to the gross value of four thousand six hundred and thirteen dollars and seventy-two cents. Deerfield Incorporated May 24, 1682. Population in 1860, 3,073; in 1865, 3,040. Valuation in 1860, $1,181,066; in 1865, $1,215,423. The selectmen in 1861 and 1862 were Elisha Wells, Allen Mansfield, Philo Temple; in 1863, 1864, and 1865, Dexter Childs, Charles Arms, George W. Jones. The town-clerk during all the years of the war was Charles Williams. The town-treasurer in 1861 and 1862 was Asa Stebbins; in 1863, 1864, and 1865, Elisha Wells. 1861. The first legal town-meeting, to act upon matters connected with the war, was held on the 2d of May, at which it was voted to choose a committee to raise volunteers for active military service. Sixteen hundred dollars were appropriated for uniforming and equipping all persons who should enlist from Deerfield; and twelve hundred dollars were voted for the support of their families wh
Waitt, Ernest Linden, History of the Nineteenth regiment, Massachusetts volunteer infantry , 1861-1865, Roster of the Nineteenth regiment Massachusetts Volunteers (search)
3; 27; drafted; disch. disa. Nov. 27, ‘63; in Co. H. Murphy, Patrick, priv., (K), Aug. 13, ‘61; 21; disch. disa. May 31, ‘62; again enlisted Feb. 19, ‘64 in Co. K, and died of w'nds, in U. S. G. Hosp., May 18, ‘64. Murphy, Patrick, priv., (I), Aug.26, ‘61; 21; disch. disa. May 3, ‘62. Murphy, Thomas, priv., (H), July 26, ‘61; wounded and missing June 30, 1862; N. F.R. Murray, John, priv., (H), Aug. 12, ‘61; 24; deserted Oct. 20, ‘61. Murray, John, priv., (H), May 13, ‘64; 26; sub. Chas. Williams; abs. pris. June 22, ‘64; not heard from since. Murray, Thomas, priv., (A), Mar. 25, ‘64; 20; died Aug. 8, ‘64, Andersonville, Ga. Murray, Thomas, priv., (—), Aug. 15, 61; 18; N. F.R. Murry, Michael, priv., (K), Aug. 13, 1861; 18; dropped Oct. 13, 1862; under G. O., 162, A. of P. Oct. 7, ‘62. Murtaugh, Owen, priv., (H), Jan. 24, ‘65; 26; M. O. June 30, ‘65. Murwahne, John, priv., (F), Mar. 2, ‘64; 27; wounded May 7; borne also as Menonhue, Murnakin, and
ning, February 15, 1854. Ira. Thorpe, Charles Williams, Erastus E. Cole, Reuben Horton, Edwinorton, Alfred Horton. A true copy. Attest: C. Williams, Clerk. In response to the above, the sithin and for the County of Middlesex, by Charles Williams and eleven other persons, all legal voter You are therefore hereby ordered to warn Charles Williams, Erastus E. Cole, Reuben Horton, Edwin Mu, Edwin Munroe, Jr., being the moderator, Charles Williams, clerk, with Edwin Munroe, Jr., Reuben Hoam Welch were voted into the society. Charles Williams, Jr.'s, name was added March 1, 1854. T location to withdraw from the parish. Charles Williams, who had been clerk of the parish since 1unroe, Jr., Mr. and Mrs. Erastus E. Cole, Charles Williams, Mr. and Mrs. J. Q. Twombly, Mr. and Mrs.the standing committee for so many years, Charles Williams, as clerk of the parish and superintendenf service as committeeman and adviser, Charles Williams, Jr., as superintendent of the Sunday Schoo[2 more...]
following names:— Mrs. N. T. Munroe, Mrs. Daniel Pratt. Mrs. Sewall Dodge, Mrs. Nathaniel Daniels, Mrs. John Mandell, Mrs. George Rogers, Mrs. E. Harmon, Mrs. Jennings, Mrs. James Runey, Miss Georgiana Williams, Miss Harriet Fitz, Mrs. W. Gage, Mrs. Giles, Mrs. H. Bradshaw, Mrs. H. Cutter, Mrs. Seth Stevens, Mrs. Childs, Mrs. George S. Fogg, Miss Martha Hadley, Mrs. George W. Ireland, Mrs. George H. Emerson. Miss A. Horton, Mrs. E. E. Cole, Mrs. Fitch Cutter. Mrs. Charles Munroe, Mrs. Charles Williams, Mrs. Abel Fitz, Mrs. Aaron Sargent, Mrs. Charles Tufts, Miss Mary Giles, Mrs. Edwin Daniels, Mrs. E. A. Bacon, Mrs. A. Waters, Mrs. Frank Russell. The society started with forty-one members. The first president was Mrs. Nancy T. Munroe, for many years the editor, in connection with Mrs. E. A. Bacon, of the Ladies' Repository, since merged into the Christian Leader. The first treasurer was Mrs. Charles Tufts, wife of the founder of Tufts College. We have not been able to asc
like hunting for the proverbial needle in the proverbial haystack. As near as I can learn, Charles Williams and Edwin Munroe were the prime movers in the establishing of the school, and the first meeeet, and was utilized as a primary schoolhouse. The first officers were: Superintendent, Charles Williams; vice-superintendent, Edwin Munroe; librarian, Charles Williams, Jr.; secretary, Isaac O. GCharles Williams, Jr.; secretary, Isaac O. Giles. One who was a member of the school at this early stage informs me that the attendance was about fifteen, and that its officers and teachers were persons of more than average ability. At fns are made of profits from fairs, and donations of part of such, to the parish. Superintendent Charles Williams was succeeded in 1865 by his son, Charles Williams, Jr., who served eight years. Charles Williams, Jr., who served eight years. In 1868 the church was burned, and the school for a time was obliged to meet in the Prescott schoolhouse or the town hall (now city hall). The first reunion of teachers occurred in January, 1870;
1860—Edwin Munroe, Jr., Reuben Horton, Charles Williams, R. Carver. 1861—Edwin Munroe, Jr., George W. Ireland, Charles Williams, R. Carver, E. E. Cole, David Elliot, Reuben Horton. 1862—Edwin Munroe, Jr., George W. Ireland, Charles Williams, R. Carver, E. E. Cole, David Elliot, J. T. Glines863—Edwin Munroe, Jr., George W. Ireland, Charles Williams, R. Carver, E. E. Cole, David Elliot, J. 864—Edwin Munroe, Jr., George W. Ireland, Charles Williams, R. Carver, E. E. Cole, David Elliot, J. 865—Edwin Munroe, Jr., George W. Ireland, Charles Williams, R. Carver, E. E. Cole, David Elliot, J. s. 1866—Edwin Munroe, Jr., E. E. Cole, Charles Williams, George W. Ireland, David Elliot, H. Hask Superintendents of the Sunday School. Charles Williams, 1854 to 1865. Charles Williams, Jr., Charles Williams, Jr., 1865 to 1873. L. P. Hollander, 1873. John Viall, 1873. John F. Ayer, 1873 to 1878. Rev. W Clerks of the society. 1854 to 1871, Charles Williams. 1871 to 1876, John Hunnewell.
Church members DeceasedCharles Williams. DeceasedEdwin Munroe, Jr. DeceasedErastus E. Cole. DeceasedCharles F. Potter. Charles A. Kirkpatrick. DeceasedSamuel Kirkpatrick. DeceasedReuben Horton. William D. Barnett. DeceasedDavid Elliott. DeceasedThomas McGill. David P. Horton. Benjamin S. Binney. DeceasedJoseph Q. Twombly. Edwin T. Daniels. Mrs. Christine Daniels. Miss Angelia Williams. Mrs. Lydia A. Shaw. DeceasedMrs. Cordelia C. Elliott. DeceasedMrs. Helen A. Potter. DeceasedMiss Ellen F. Russell. Miss Henrietta Dugan. Miss Emma F. Williams. Miss Adeline Horton. DeceasedJohn Dugan. DeceasedJohn Thorning. DeceasedMiss Olive B. Giles. DeceasedMrs. Nancy T. Munroe. DeceasedMiss Mary E. Horton. DeceasedMiss Anna H. Giles. Miss Ellen A. Daniels. DeceasedMrs. G. R. Binney. Mrs. C. Mandell. Mrs. S. F. Twombly. DeceasedM. T. Hollander. DeceasedJ. W. Mandell. Deceased
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