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Groton (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 2
f Lowell, adjutant; James Monroe, of Cambridge, quartermaster; Charles Babbidge, of Pepperell, chaplain; Norman Smith, of Groton, surgeon; Jansen T. Paine, of Charlestown, surgeon's mate; Rufus L. Plaisted, of Lowell, paymaster; Samuel D. Shattuck, of Groton, sergeant-major; Church Howe, of Worcester, quartermaster-sergeant; John Dupee, of Boston, commissary-sergeant; Frederick Stafford, of Lowell, drum-major; William H. Gray, of Acton, hospital steward. The Sixth had a full staff and regiment A. Sawtell, captain; Andrew J. Johnson and Andrew C. Wright, lieutenants,—all of Lowell. Company B, Groton Artillery, Groton. Officers: Eusebius S. Clark, captain; George F. Shattuck and Samuel G. Blood, lieutenants,—all of Groton. Company C,Groton. Company C, Mechanics' Phalanx, Lowell. Officers: Albert S. Follansbee, captain; Samuel D. Shipley and John C. Jepson, lieutenants,—all of Lowell. Company D, City Guards, Lowell. Officers: James W. Hart, captain; Charles E. Jones and Samuel C. Pinney, Llewe<
Menotomy (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 2
h, Charles H. P. Palmer, and Thomas T. Salter, all of Haverhill, lieutenants. Company E, Lawrence Light Guard, Medford. Officers: John Hutchins, of Medford, captain; John G. Chambers and Perry Colman, of Medford, and William H. Pattee, of West Cambridge (Arlington), lieutenants. Company F, Wardwell Tigers, Boston. Officers: David K. Wardwell, Boston, captain: Jacob H. Sleeper, of Boston; George G. Stoddard, of Brookline; Horace P. Williams, of Brookline; and Horatio N. Holbrook, of BostoArlington), lieutenants. Company F, Wardwell Tigers, Boston. Officers: David K. Wardwell, Boston, captain: Jacob H. Sleeper, of Boston; George G. Stoddard, of Brookline; Horace P. Williams, of Brookline; and Horatio N. Holbrook, of Boston, lieutenants. This was a new company, recruited, organized, uniformed, and equipped in two days. Company G, Concord Artillery, Concord. Officers: George L. Prescott, of Concord, captain; Joseph Derby, Jr., Humphrey H. Buttrick, and Charles Bowers, all of Concord, lieutenants. Company H, City Guards, Salem. Officers: Henry F. Danforth, of Salem, captain; Kirk Stark, William F. Sumner, George H. Wiley, and John E. Stone, all of South Danvers, lieutenants. Company I, Light Infantry
Maryland (Maryland, United States) (search for this): chapter 2
and railroads, and throw up breastworks. All Maryland was supposed to be in arms; but the general was going through Maryland. The same writer says,— Before evening was far advanced, he had about four o'clock, and occupy the capital of Maryland, and thus call the State to account for the draphed to Captain Galloway, of the ferry-boat Maryland, at Perryville, to fill her up with coal, andhe cars, to Perryville, and thence by steamer Maryland to Annapolis. I watched his progress from styville. He embarked immediately on board the Maryland, with his regiment, and started for Annapolis steamer, a very large ferry-boat, called the Maryland, being in its slip, was instantly taken withoher, rather than strike his colors. Both the Maryland and the Constitution were aground; great effoed between General Butler and the Governor of Maryland, the latter protesting against landing the trut the fort which it held saved Baltimore and Maryland from going with Virginia and other Southern S[6 more...]
Baltimore, Md. (Maryland, United States) (search for this): chapter 2
they will arrive quicker, the route through Baltimore is now open. In consequence of this despatction was, that a party was then organized in Baltimore to burn our bridges, in case Mr. Lincoln camouse. The attack upon the Sixth Regiment in Baltimore had added to the number of people who crowdeheir hearts to any living man. If the mob in Baltimore had known the men they attacked and murdereddispute the passage of this regiment through Baltimore, and to attack Washington. The long roll waldiers again advanced hastily. The Mayor of Baltimore placed himself at the head of the column, beuse,—a railroad station about ten miles from Baltimore,—where it remained doing guard and picket dusm and bravery in fighting their way through Baltimore to the defence of the capital; and, in so do it was ordered, with the Sixth Regiment, to Baltimore, to protect the polls on election day. It reof the President; the first to march through Baltimore to the defence of the capital; the first to [63 more...]<
Stoneham (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 2
ne cheers. Every man was ready and eager to go. Company L, Light Infantry, Stoneham. Officers: John H. Dike, captain; Leander F. Lynde, Darius N. Stevens, and John F. Rowe,—all of Stoneham,—and William B. Blaisdell, of Lynn, lieutenants. This company was detached from the Seventh Regiment. The Adjutant-General, in his Repoaptains Sampson and Dike to the Sixth Regiment. A messenger was despatched to Stoneham with orders for Captain Dike, who reported to me, at eight o'clock the next morning, that he found Captain Dike at his house in Stoneham, at two o'clock in the morning, and placed your Excellency's orders in his hands; that he read them, and sa, which will render him a cripple for life. The orders were promulgated at Stoneham immediately. The bells of the several meeting-houses were rung. The company ll, Captain Hart; Company I, of Lawrence, Captain Pickering; and Company L, of Stoneham, Captain Dike,—were vacated by the band; and they proceeded to march in accord<
Cape Cod (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 2
e breathing once more the inspiration of historic American liberty, and standing beneath the folds of the American banner. [Applause.] From the bottom of my heart of hearts, as the official representative of Massachusetts, I pay to you, soldiers, citizens, and heroes, the homage of my most profound gratitude; and the heart of all Massachusetts beats with full sympathy to every word I utter. There is but one pulsation beating through all this beautiful domain of liberty, from the shores of Cape Cod to the hills of Berkshire; and the mountain waves and mountain peaks answer to each other. Soldiers, go forth, bearing that flag; and, as our fathers fought, so, if need be, strike you the blow. Where breathes the foe but falls before us, With freedom's soil beneath our feet, And freedom's banner waving o'er us? We stay behind, to guard the hearthstones you have left; and, whatever may be the future, we will protect the wives and children you may leave, and, as you will be faithful to
Lawrence (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 2
n the 19th of April, 1775, where he fell a martyr to liberty and American independence. Company F, Warren Light Guard, Lawrence. Officers: Benjamin F. Chadbourne, captain; Melvin Beal, Thomas J. Cate, and Jesse C. Silver, lieutenants,—all of Lawrence. Company G, Worcester Light Infantry, Worcester. Officers: Harrison W. Pratt, captain; George W. Prouty, Thomas S. Washburn, J. Waldo Denny, and Dexter F. Parker, lieutenants,—all of Worcester. This company was originally organized in 180s, Andrew F. Jewett, and Benjamin Warren, lieutenants,—all of Lowell. Company I, Light Infantry, Lawrence. Officers: John Pickering, captain; Daniel S. Yeaton, A. Lawrence Hamilton, Eben H. Ellenwood, and Eugene J. Mason, lieutenants,—all of Lawrence. Company K, Washington Light Guard, Boston. Officers: Walter S. Sampson, captain; Ansell D. Wass, Moses J. Emery, Thomas Walwork, and John F. Dunning, lieutenants. This company was detached from the First Regiment to complete the Sixth.
Providence, R. I. (Rhode Island, United States) (search for this): chapter 2
g of the 16th. Its departure was witnessed by thousands of citizens. Addresses were made by ex-Governor John H. Clifford and the Mayor of the city. The following is an extract from Governor Clifford's speech:— You, New-Bedford Guards,—guards of honor and safety to your fellow-citizens! We know, that, when brought to the test, you will be justified and approved. It was a severe trial to be summoned away in time of peace and prosperity; but it may be the discipline of a beneficent Providence, to remind us of our blessings, and that as a people we might show to the world whether we are worthy of liberty. We remain: you go forth. The ties of affection, the tenderness of mother, wife, sister, and friends, cluster around this hour. All these ties you cheerfully yield to the call to patriot conflict and our country's welfare . . . . All bid you God-speed, even the families who are to be left alone; as the wife of one of you said this morning to the question if her husband was g
Boston Harbor (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 2
wo regiments of volunteers to garrison Fort Warren and Fort Independence in Boston harbor, to be there drilled and exercised, until called by the President for activ who are very ready to serve. Allow me also to suggest that our forts in Boston Harbor are entirely unmanned. If authorized, I would put a regiment into the fort— At ten o'clock, A. M., April 18, weighed anchor, and steamed out of Boston harbor, bound for Fort Monroe. Arrived at Fort Monroe at eight A. M., April 20, dt four P. M., and left for Boston about five P. M.; arrived at Long Island, Boston harbor, about daylight. July 19, disembarked at Long Island about ten A. M. Reporked on board the steamer S. R. Spaulding, and in fifty-six hours arrived in Boston harbor, after an absence of three months. It was mustered out at Long Island, BostBoston harbor, on the 22d of July. The Fifth Regiment arrived at Annapolis on the morning of the 24th of April, and landed in the afternoon. The next day, the regim
Braintree (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 2
this time, Lieutenant Cameron was in New Orleans; and John McKay, Jr., of Canton, was chosen to fill the vacancy. Lieutenant Cameron, however, soon after returned home, and joined his company at Fortress Monroe. Company B, Light Infantry, Easton. Officers: Milo M. Williams, captain; Linton Waldron and William E. Bump, Jr., lieutenants,—all of Easton. Company C, Light Infantry, Braintree. Officers: Cephas C. Bumpus, captain; James T. Stevens and Isaac P. Fuller, lieutenants,—all of Braintree. Company D, Light Infantry, Randolph. Officers: Horace Niles, captain; Otis S. Wilbur and H. Frank Wales, lieutenants,—all of Randolph. Company E, Light Infantry, South Abington. Officers: Charles F. Allen, captain; Lewis Soule and John W. Mitchell, lieutenants,—all of South Abington. Company F, Warren Light Guards, Foxborough. Officers: David L. Shepard, captain; Moses A. Richardson and Carlos A. Hart, lieutenants,—all of Foxborough. Company G, Light Infantry, Taunton. Off
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