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January 1st (search for this): chapter 2
, and Acting Assistant Quartermaster and Commissary of post. At Fort Ridgley, Minn. Joined light battery of regiment at Camp Floyd, Utah, to May, 1861. Regimental Quartermaster, Feb. 20, 1861, to Aug. 24, 1861. Joined regiment at Fort McHenry, Baltimore, Md., July, 1861. Captain and Assistant Quartermaster, U. S. Army, Aug. 3, 1861; accepted, Aug. 26, 1861. In charge of transportation, Washington, D. C., to Feb., 1863. Lieut. Colonel, U. S. Volunteers, and Chief Quartermaster, assigned, Jan. 1 to July 17, 1863, 1st Corps, Army of the Potomac, and engaged in the Chancellorsville and Gettysburg campaigns. In charge of transportation, Washington, D. C., to Aug., 1864. Colonel, Quartermaster, U. S. Volunteers, and in charge of 6th Division, Q. M. General's Office; assigned, Aug. 2, 1864, to Jan. 1, 1867, Washington, D. C. Brevet Major, Lieut. Colonel, Colonel and Brig. General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865. Major and Quartermaster, U. S. Army, Jan. 18, 1867; accepted, Mar. 18, 1867.
January 16th (search for this): chapter 2
, Va., May to June, 1862. Awarded a Medal of Honor. Military Governor of the department of the South, July, 1862, to Jan. 16, 1865; charged with the organization and recruiting of colored troops, Aug, 1862, to Jan., 1865. In command of the district of Beaufort, S. C., Feb., 1863, to Jan., 1865. Commissioner of military reservations, etc., Nov., 1863, to Jan., 1865. Brevet Maj. General, U. S. Volunteers, Jan. 12, 1865. Inspector of the settlements and plantations, department of the South, Jan. 16 to May 18, 1865. Superintendent of volunteer recruiting service, Feb. 14 to May 18, 1865. Brevet Major, Lieut. Colonel, Colonel, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865. Brevet Brig. General, U. S. Army, Apr. 9, 1865. Assistant Commissioner, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen and Abandoned Lands for the states of South Carolina and Georgia, May 18, 1865, and of the state of Florida, June 8, 1865, to Jan. 9, 1866. Mustered out of volunteer service, Jan. 15, 1866. Major, staff, Quartermaster, July 29, 1866. Li
January 17th (search for this): chapter 2
61. Left Boston, June 15, 1861. Encamped on the Upper Potomac near Chain Bridge, June 19, 1861. Present at the battle of Blackburn's Ford, and Bull Run. Camped at Arlington's Heights, Va., July 23, 1861. On the march through southern counties of Maryland, searching for arms, munition, etc. Down the Potomac to Budd's Ferry and into winter quarters. Rescued the schooner Delaware from under the guns of rebel batteries with a party of his own men, Nov. 14, 1861. On general Court Martial, Jan. 17 to Mar. 6, 1862. Engaged in the siege of Yorktown, Apr. 16 to May 4, 1862. Present at the battles of Williamsburg and Fair Oaks, in which battles he was wounded. Mustered out, July 23, 1862. Major, 32d Mass. Infantry, July 24, 1862. Lieut. Colonel, Aug. 6, 1862. Colonel, 35th Mass. Infantry, Aug. 11, 1862. Joined Burnside's Corps, Sept. 6, 1862. Present at the battle of South Mountain where his left arm was shattered. Assisted Governor Andrew of Massachusetts in raising and organizi
January 18th (search for this): chapter 2
olonel, 2d Infantry, Sept. 16, 1862. Commanding brigade of regulars, Army of the Potomac, Apr.–May, 1863. Engaged in the battle of Chancellorsville, Va., May 2-4, 1863. In the Pennsylvania campaign, June–July, 1863. Engaged in the battle of Gettysburg. In command of regular brigade, July 2, 1863, and pursuit of the enemy to Manassas Gap. In command of 1st Brigade of Regulars, Army of the Potomac, in the field, Sept., 1863, to Jan., 1864. Commanding draft rendezvous at Columbus, Ohio, Jan. 18 to June 26, 1864, and of 2d Infantry, headquarters at Newport Barracks, Ky., June 26, 1864, to Jan., 1866. At Louisville, Ky., Jan. to Oct., 1866. Brevet Brig. General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865. Unassigned, March 15, 1869, to May 1, 1870. Retired from active service, May 1, 1870, on his own application. Died at Newport, Ky., Dec. 7, 1882. Butler, Benjamin Franklin. Born at Deerfield, N. H., Nov. 5, 1818. Brig. General, Mass. Volunteers, in service of the U. S., Apr. 17, 1861.
January 19th (search for this): chapter 2
ond Lieutenant, 3d U. S. Infantry, July 1, 1835. Second Lieutenant, Oct. 30, 1836. First Lieutenant, Sept. 3, 1838. Captain, June 18, 1846. Brevet Major, Sept. 23, 1846. Brevet Lieut. Colonel, Feb. 23, 1847. Resigned, Dec. 31, 1856. Major, Additional Paymaster, U. S. Volunteers, June 1, 1861; accepted, June 11, 1861. On the staff of Maj. General Fremont in Missouri, Aug. 24 to Nov. 9, 1861. Major, Paymaster for the district of Kansas, Nov. 9, 1861, to Jan. 19, 1863. At St. Louis, Mo., Jan. 19 to Apr. 30, 1863. Vacated, Apr. 29, 1864. Major, staff, Paymaster, U. S. Army, Apr. 21, 1864; accepted, Apr. 29, 1864. Brevet Lieut. Colonel, Colonel and Brig. General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865. Retired from active service, Jan. 24, 1881. Edmands, Joseph Cushing. Born at Boston, Mass., Mar. 26, 1842. First Sergeant, 24th Mass. Infantry, Oct. 4, 1861. Captain, 32d Mass. Infantry, July 30, 1862. Major, Dec. 29, 1862. Lieut. Colonel, June 29, 1864. Colonel, June 30, 1864. Brevet C
January 22nd (search for this): chapter 2
cations, Jan. 27 to May 31, 1864. Organizing siege train for the armies operating against Richmond Apr. 20 to May 10, 1864. In command of the siege artillery of the Army of the James, May 13 to June 23, 1864, and of the armies operating against Richmond, June 23, 1864, to Jan. 5, 1865. Brevet Brig. General, U. S. Volunteers, Aug. 1, 1864. Chief of artillery of the expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., Jan. 5-22, 1865; in command of the siege artillery of the armies operating against Richmond, Jan. 22 to July 13, 1865. Engaged in the siege of Petersburg till Apr. 2, 1865, including the Mine assault July 30, 1864; battle of Fort Steadman, Mar. 25 and assault of the rebel entrenchments, Apr. 2, 1865. Brevet Maj. General, U. S. Volunteers, Mar. 13, 1865. Brevet Lieut. Colonel, Colonel and Brig. General, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865. Chief of artillery of the department of Virginia, May 10 to July 13, 1865; in command of brigade in the defences of Washington, D. C., July 15 to Sept. 25, 1865;
January 27th (search for this): chapter 2
Engineer of General Banks's expedition to the Gulf of Mexico, Nov. 11, 1862, to Feb. 10, 1863. At the defences of Washington, Feb. 28, 1863, to May 10, 1864. Member of the Board of Engineers to reorganize our system of seacoast fortifications, Jan. 27 to May 31, 1864. Organizing siege train for the armies operating against Richmond Apr. 20 to May 10, 1864. In command of the siege artillery of the Army of the James, May 13 to June 23, 1864, and of the armies operating against Richmond, June Board to devise defences of Potomac aqueduct, Aug. 29 to Sept. 3, 1863; on Board for the armament of the defences of Washington, D. C., Nov. 10 to Dec. 3, 1863; and on the Board of Engineers to reorganize our system of sea-coast fortifications, Jan. 27 to May 31, 1864. Chief Engineer of the armies in the field; on the staff of Lieut. General Grant, General-in-Chief of the armies of the U. S., June 5, 1864, to Apr. 9, 1865. In the Richmond campaign, being engaged in the siege of Petersburg and
January 31st (search for this): chapter 2
uly 1, 1845. Second Lieutenant, 4th Infantry, Sept. 21, 1846. Brevet First Lieutenant, Aug 15, 1847. First Lieutenant, 4th Infantry, Jan. 1, 1848. Captain, June 22, 1854. In the defences of Washington, Nov. 27, 1861, to Jan. 28, 1862, and from Jan. 31 to Mar. 10, 1862. Colonel, 7th Mass. Infantry, Jan. 31, 1862. In the Virginia Peninsular campaign, Army of the Potomac, Mar. to Aug., 1862; engaged in the siege of Yorktown, Apr. 5 to May 4, 1862; battle of Williamsburg, May 5, 1862; battle ofj. General, 6th Army Corps under Generals Sedgwick and Wright; Adj. General, 2d Army Corps, General A. A. Humphreys commanding. Brevet Lieut. Colonel, U. S. Volunteers, Oct. 19, 1864. Lieut. Colonel and Assistant Adj. General, U. S. Volunteers, Jan. 31 to Aug. 1, 1865. Brevet Colonel and Brig. General, U. S. Volunteers, Apr. 9, 1865. Present at the following battles, sieges, skirmishes, etc : Ball's Bluff, Shenandoah Valley campaign, siege of Yorktown, battles of West Point, Seven Pines, Fair
, July 1, 1835. Second Lieutenant, Dec. 28, 1835. Brevet First Lieutenant, Dec. 31, 1835. First Lieutenant, Feb. 8, 1837. Captain, June 18, 1846. Brevet Major, Aug. 20, 1847. Brevet Lieut. Colonel, Sept. 8, 1847. In defence of Washington, D. C., Feb.–Mar., 1861. Major, Apr. 28, 1861. At Fort Pickens, Fla., Apr. to Oct., 1861. Lieut. Colonel, Oct. 26, 1861. At Fort Jefferson, Fla., Nov., 1861, to Mar., 1862. At Philadelphia, Penn., Apr.–May, 1862. On leave of absence, May to July, 1862. M Colonel, 35th Mass. Infantry, Aug. 11, 1862. Joined Burnside's Corps, Sept. 6, 1862. Present at the battle of South Mountain where his left arm was shattered. Assisted Governor Andrew of Massachusetts in raising and organizing colored troops. Feb.-Apr., 1863. Brig. General, U. S. Volunteers, Apr. 24, 1863. Sailed from New York to New Berne, N. C., May 15, 1863. Commenced recruiting, visited personally every part of the department, and gave much time and labor to the care and provision of
February 4th (search for this): chapter 2
Oct. 22, 1862, and General Hunter's advance on Charleston, S. C., Apr., 1863. Brevet Captain, Oct. 22, 1862. In operations against Charleston, July to Nov., 1863; engaged in the descent on Morris Island, July 10; bombardment of Fort Sumter, Aug. 17-23; siege of Fort Wagner, July 10 to Sept. 7, 1863; and as Acting Chief of Artillery, department of the South, June, 1863. At Folly Island, S. C., Nov., 1863, to Jan., 1864. Colonel, 40th Mass. Infantry, Nov. 9, 1863. In expedition to Florida, Feb. 4 to Apr. 24, 1863; engaged in the action of Camp Finnegan, Feb. 8, 1864; battle of Olustee, Feb. 20, 1864, and skirmishes at Gainesville, Baldwin, Starke, Lake City and Cedar Creek, Feb. to Apr., 1864. Brevet Major, Feb. 20, 1864. In command of brigade, 18th Corps, Army of the James, May, 1864, to Jan., 1865. In operations before Richmond, Va.; engaged at Bermuda Hundred, May 6-29, 1864; in the attack at Drewry's Bluff, May 12-16, 1864; battles of Cold Harbor, June 1-3, 1864. Awarded a med
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