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John A. Andrew (search for this): chapter 3
President Lincoln, cast down but not destroyed, issued his call for 300,000 more volunteers and under this call the following special order was issued from the State House in Boston: Special order no. 614. Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Headquarters, Boston, Aug. 12, 1862. Henry H. Granger is hereby authorized to raise a Battery of Light Artillery under U. S. Order No. 75, Battery to be full by 16th inst. The Captain will be designated hereafter. By command of His Excellency John A. Andrew, Governor and Commander-in-Chief. (Signed) Wm. Brown, Asst. Adjt. Gen'l. The foregoing is a correct copy of the original order by which authority was given to recruit the Company afterwards known as the Tenth Massachusetts Battery. In the Boston Journal of August 13, 1862, appeared the following notice:— Henry H. Granger has been authorized to raise a battery of light artillery to be filled by the 16th inst. As this is a popular arm of the service, there is no doubt
Henry L. Wheelock (search for this): chapter 3
y days of October, there came rumors of orders to leave for the South. Morning reports. 1862. Sept. 11. Charles I.. Bisbee, Henry B. Winslow, Moses K. Davis, William Buckman, George H. Strickland, John A. Stearns, Peter Savory, Jr., Henry L. Wheelock, eight recruits over maximum, transferred to Col. Jones, Com—by order of Lieut. M. Elder, Mustering Officer. Sept. 14. The above eight recruits return to the care of the commander of the Tenth Massachusetts Battery. Sept. 23. George Sept. 23. George H. Strickland, one of the recruits, discharged on account of disability. Oct. 1. Capt. J. Henry Sleeper came into camp and took command. Oct. 3. Charles H. Bisbee, Henry B. Winslow, John A. Stearns, Moses K. Davis, Peter Savory, Jr., William Buckman and Henry L. Wheelock, seven recruits, transferred to Fifth Massachusetts Battery. Oct. 4. Samuel Abell received a surgeon's furlough Sept. 27, and it was extended to Oct. 4. Not being able he did not return to camp
s and remained about six weeks, changing our location once during our stay. On the 9th of September we were mustered into the service of the United States by Lieut. M. Elder of the regular army, and received one month's pay in advance. During September the Boston Journal made the following notes regarding us: [Friday, Snth Massachusetts Battery. [Thursday, Sept. 11, 1862.] The 10th Mass. Battery was mustered into the United States service on Tuesday afternoon (Sept. 9) by Lieut. M. Elder, U. S. Mustering Officer. While encamped here that disposition of the company to hang together which afterwards became proverbial, cropped out quite consp Buckman, George H. Strickland, John A. Stearns, Peter Savory, Jr., Henry L. Wheelock, eight recruits over maximum, transferred to Col. Jones, Com—by order of Lieut. M. Elder, Mustering Officer. Sept. 14. The above eight recruits return to the care of the commander of the Tenth Massachusetts Battery. Sept. 23. George H. Stri
J. Webb Adams (search for this): chapter 3
Aug. 18, 1862.] The 10th Massachusetts Battery recruiting by Lieut. H. H. Granger, is rapidly filling up, over 125 men having already enlisted. A splendid opportunity is here offered to those who wish to enlist in this popular arm of the service for three years. Tenth Massachusetts Battery. [Aug. 23, 1862.] The 10th Battery, H. H. Granger commanding, is full, and has been ordered into camp at Lynnfield to-day. They will leave Boston at 12 o'clock on the Boston and Maine R. R. J. Webb Adams of this city has been appointed Junior 1st Lieutenant. [Aug. 23, 1862.] The 10th Battery for three years service, recruited by Capt. Granger, left Boston for Camp Stanton at Lynnfield via Boston and Maine R. R., in the noon train to-day As the above notices show, a recruiting office was opened at the Old State House, and also at 16 Howard Street, and but few days elapsed before the Company was recruited to the required standard of one hundred and fifty-six men. The readiness w
and govern themselves accordingly. Marriage in camp. [Sept. 11, 1862.] On the evening of the 9th inst. Mr. Tobinas Beck of Charlestown was married at Camp Stanton, Boxford, to Miss Sarah Kilgore of Hampden, Me., by Benj. S. Barnes, Esq., J. P. The occasion brought together a great many of the ladies of Boxford and of the friends of the bridegroom and bride. The officers of the 10th Mass. Battery, of which the bridegroom is a member, were also interested spectators of the ceremony. Bond's Band volunteered their services and the whole party, military included, having formed a square, the ceremony was performed under the bright, shining moon. The happy pair afterwards received the congratulations of all present and then proceeded under escort to the house of the officiating magistrate where they were well entertained. The occasion was one of much enjoyment and interest. Tenth Massachusetts Battery. [Thursday, Sept. 11, 1862.] The 10th Mass. Battery was mustered into th
John A. Stearns (search for this): chapter 3
d to last forever, and, with the early days of October, there came rumors of orders to leave for the South. Morning reports. 1862. Sept. 11. Charles I.. Bisbee, Henry B. Winslow, Moses K. Davis, William Buckman, George H. Strickland, John A. Stearns, Peter Savory, Jr., Henry L. Wheelock, eight recruits over maximum, transferred to Col. Jones, Com—by order of Lieut. M. Elder, Mustering Officer. Sept. 14. The above eight recruits return to the care of the commander of the Tenth Massachusetts Battery. Sept. 23. George H. Strickland, one of the recruits, discharged on account of disability. Oct. 1. Capt. J. Henry Sleeper came into camp and took command. Oct. 3. Charles H. Bisbee, Henry B. Winslow, John A. Stearns, Moses K. Davis, Peter Savory, Jr., William Buckman and Henry L. Wheelock, seven recruits, transferred to Fifth Massachusetts Battery. Oct. 4. Samuel Abell received a surgeon's furlough Sept. 27, and it was extended to Oct. 4. Not being able he did not
H. H. Granger (search for this): chapter 3
Maine R. R. J. Webb Adams of this city has been appointed Junior 1st Lieutenant. [Aug. 23, 1862.] The 10th Battery for three years service, recruited by Capt. Granger, left Boston for Camp Stanton at Lynnfield via Boston and Maine R. R., in the noon train to-day As the above notices show, a recruiting office was opened a-six men. The readiness with which men rallied was undoubtedly due in large measure to the gentlemanly bearing and personal magnetism of the recruiting officer, Mr. Granger, whose many estimable qualities as a man won the affection of all who came in contact with him; and this regard, implanted thus early in the hearts of the men, continued unabated to the day of his death. About thirty members of the Battery came from Worcester County, the home of Mr. Granger, thirty more from Charlestown, and the same number from Marblehead. The remainder were furnished by Boston and towns lying within a radius of twenty miles of it. August 23 was the day fixed upon
William Buckman (search for this): chapter 3
l state of affairs could not be expected to last forever, and, with the early days of October, there came rumors of orders to leave for the South. Morning reports. 1862. Sept. 11. Charles I.. Bisbee, Henry B. Winslow, Moses K. Davis, William Buckman, George H. Strickland, John A. Stearns, Peter Savory, Jr., Henry L. Wheelock, eight recruits over maximum, transferred to Col. Jones, Com—by order of Lieut. M. Elder, Mustering Officer. Sept. 14. The above eight recruits return to the ca Sept. 23. George H. Strickland, one of the recruits, discharged on account of disability. Oct. 1. Capt. J. Henry Sleeper came into camp and took command. Oct. 3. Charles H. Bisbee, Henry B. Winslow, John A. Stearns, Moses K. Davis, Peter Savory, Jr., William Buckman and Henry L. Wheelock, seven recruits, transferred to Fifth Massachusetts Battery. Oct. 4. Samuel Abell received a surgeon's furlough Sept. 27, and it was extended to Oct. 4. Not being able he did not return to camp
September 10th (search for this): chapter 3
during our stay. On the 9th of September we were mustered into the service of the United States by Lieut. M. Elder of the regular army, and received one month's pay in advance. During September the Boston Journal made the following notes regarding us: [Friday, Sept. 5, 1862. An order was promulgated yesterday that the 10th Mass. Battery, Lieut. H. H. Granger acting commander, should be mustered into the service Tuesday next, and that they should proceed to Washington on Wednesday, Sept. 10. The Battery is full and the boys are anxious to go; and such of them as are on furlough are requested to note the above arrangement and govern themselves accordingly. Marriage in camp. [Sept. 11, 1862.] On the evening of the 9th inst. Mr. Tobinas Beck of Charlestown was married at Camp Stanton, Boxford, to Miss Sarah Kilgore of Hampden, Me., by Benj. S. Barnes, Esq., J. P. The occasion brought together a great many of the ladies of Boxford and of the friends of the bridegroom
September 11th (search for this): chapter 3
tfully Yours, (Signed) Wm. Schouler, Adjt. General of Mass. The non-commissioned officers, with the exception of the second corporals, were now appointed; and our daily drill was carried on with two six-pounders, with which we waked the echoes of the camp and neighborhood at sunrise every day. But this peaceful state of affairs could not be expected to last forever, and, with the early days of October, there came rumors of orders to leave for the South. Morning reports. 1862. Sept. 11. Charles I.. Bisbee, Henry B. Winslow, Moses K. Davis, William Buckman, George H. Strickland, John A. Stearns, Peter Savory, Jr., Henry L. Wheelock, eight recruits over maximum, transferred to Col. Jones, Com—by order of Lieut. M. Elder, Mustering Officer. Sept. 14. The above eight recruits return to the care of the commander of the Tenth Massachusetts Battery. Sept. 23. George H. Strickland, one of the recruits, discharged on account of disability. Oct. 1. Capt. J. Henry Sleeper
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