8th Mass. Vols. (Infantry), August 19, 1862; Lieutenant-Colonel December 4, 1862; killed at Port Hudson, La., May 27, 1863.
the many Boston and Cambridge boys who met thirty years ago at the boardithe Thirty-eighth Massachusetts, and from Adjutant Loring of the same regiment.
before Port Hudson, June 7, 1863.
my dear uncle,—I wrote you and Aunt S. a few lines on the 28th ultimo, giviat you may know the whole.
On the 22d of May we landed at Bayou Sara and marched towards Port Hudson.
On the 23d we encamped in an old cornfield about three miles from the fortifications.
On th the heart, dying instantly and without pain.
The Thirty-eighth is on the north side of Port Hudson, so far (twenty miles) from the landing below, that, during the exciting and difficult hour w
From the time he took the field in Maryland up to within a day or two of the assault on Port Hudson, where I was not present, through our dreary camp in the marshes near New Orleans, and throug