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Cambridge (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 1
ith lead by a private in One Hundred and Seventh Pennsylvania.) From 4 to 6 heavy firing. August 6. Another quiet day. Sunday, August 7. We had an inspection, as was usually the custom on Sundays. August 8. Pleasant, but a very warm day. August 9. Cloudy, with thunder, but no rain for us. August 10. A quiet day. August 11. I was detailed for picket at 8 P. M. August 12. Everything was quiet on the picket line. A Rebel came into our line, who said he was from Cambridge, Mass. I sent him to the rear as a prisoner of war. He stated that he was in Richmond the Sunday before. Probably he was a bounty-jumper. I was relieved at 8 P. M. August 13. Heavy firing on our right to-day. August 14. Sunday inspection. A rain began at 7 P. M., which continued through the night. Rumors of a move. August 15. We turned out at 4 A. M., and a brigade of Burnside's colored troops took our places in the fort. Our whole corps was relieved, and we went back two mi
Fortress Monroe (Virginia, United States) (search for this): chapter 1
as were in any other two regiments in their brigade. On the morning of August 22, after this battle, one hundred and one men and nine officers of this regiment reported for duty. On the nights of August 18 and 19 the wounded were sent back to the Division Hospital, two miles in our rear. On August 21 the wounded, of whom I was one, were sent to the City Point Hospital on the James. On August 23 we turned out, and were told to get ready to go on board a boat which would take us to Fortress Monroe, where we arrived at dark, and were transferred to the Atlantic, an ocean steamer. I could walk at this time, and continued to do so till September 6 or 7. On this river boat there were seventy-five wounded officers of the Fifth Corps and many private soldiers, who were lying upon the deck and about the vessel. (There were two rows of cots on each side of the deck for the men who had lost a limb or two, between two and three hundred, at least. I had a stateroom with Lieutenant Felc
Andersonville, Ga. (Georgia, United States) (search for this): chapter 1
; wounded May 8, 1864; taken prisoner August 19, 1864; died in Salisbury prison January 6, 1865. Howe, Henry E., taken prisoner October 11, 1863; died at Andersonville, Ga., November 22, 1863. Hyde, Richard J., enlisted in Company I, Fifth Regiment, May 1 to July 31, 1861; went out as sergeant with Company E; taken prisoner Oc 19, 1864; returned May, 1865; discharged May 26, 1865; assistant in Public Library, Boston. Lovett, Washington, taken prisoner October 11, 1863; died at Andersonville, Ga., July 12, 1864. McCarthy, John, transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps September 12, 1863; died in Somerville November 2, 1907. McGurdy, Alexander, servaccept commission as second lieutenant in a regiment of colored troops; died since the war. Whitmore, Joseph W., taken prisoner October 11, 1863; died at Andersonville, Ga., July 1, 1864. Willcutt, William C., deserted in Washington September 9, 1862; arrested and sent to Fort Independence; discharged for disability; probabl
Mexico (Mexico, Mexico) (search for this): chapter 1
in with the company during its whole period of service; mustered out June 2, 1865; in the employ of Somerville many years; lives in Cambridge. Bodge, George A., enlisted as private; promoted to corporal; to sergeant; to first sergeant; commissioned second lieutenant April 3, 1865; never ill, never on a furlough; mustered out June 2, 1865; on the Somerville police force; died November 4, 1899. Bolton, John T., on detached service, Ordnance department; mustered out June 2, 1865; died in Mexico April 23, 1885. Boynton, William F., came as a recruit March 29, 1864; wounded August 18, 1864; mustered out January 12, 1865; died in Somerville in August, 1892. Bucknam, Davis P., enlisted as corporal; discharged for disability June 18, 1863; lives at 12 Vine Street, Somerville. Byrnes, John, transferred to the Veteran Reserve Corps February 15, 1864; lives at 202 Summer Street, Somerville. Canfield, John B., taken prisoner August 19, 1864; in prison until March, 1865; discharged
Taunton (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 1
them until the lines could be formed. This, however, proved impossible, and after suffering heavily, the men were obliged to fall back, leaving many dead and wounded on the field. (They were the designated skirmish regiment of the Brigade.) Lieutenant-Colonel Tremlett was wounded early in this engagement, and was conveyed to the rear with much difficulty. At the hospital it was found necessary to amputate his leg at once. The command of the Regiment now devolved on Captain J. J. Cooper (Taunton, Company F). In this action, March 31, Corporal James Moran, Company E, was mortally wounded, and Captain Willard C. Kinsley (Woburn, Company K) received a wound which resulted in his death April 2. From second lieutenant he had been promoted to captain by being jumped over every first lieutenant in the line. By his death the Regiment lost one of its most popular and beloved officers, as well as one of its best soldiers. His remains were taken to his old home in Somerville, and he was a
Fort Duchesne (Utah, United States) (search for this): chapter 1
ailroad all this time. Many changes of position were made, new lines of works built, and strong forts took the places of the earlier breastworks. September 15. The Regiment, together with the rest of the Brigade, was sent to support a cavalry reconnoissance on the left of the line; it returned without loss, after accomplishing the work. September 16. The Second Brigade was assigned to garrison duty in forts on the left of the line. The Thirty-ninth Massachusetts was ordered to Fort Duchesne, on the rear line (still on the Weldon Railroad), and camped just outside the fort. This, with the 104th New York Volunteers, the Eleventh, Eighty-eighth, and Ninetieth Pennsylvania, formed the garrison, under Colonel R. Coulter, of the Eleventh Pennsylvania. September 29. The garrison was sent out on reconnoissance over the same ground as on September 15, the Thirty-ninth acting as skirmishers. The enemy were found in force near Poplar Spring Church. After a brief skirmish, a ret
Salisbury, N. C. (North Carolina, United States) (search for this): chapter 1
field, Patrick Horgan, John F. Locke, and Sergeant John Kennedy, these four, brought up in Salisbury (N. C.) prison, and were paroled in March, 1865. In this fight John S. Roberts and William M. Hern Cambridge February 18, 1873. Allen, James M., taken prisoner August 19, 1864; died at Salisbury, N. C., November 23, 1864. Arnold, William J., wounded May 8, 1864; honorably discharged May 20Glines, Frederick A., promoted to corporal; taken prisoner August 19, 1864; died in prison, Salisbury, N. C., January 6, 1865. Gorham, David, promoted to corporal; wounded May 12, 1864; taken prisoner August 19, 1864; died in prison, Salisbury, N. C., December 10, 1864. Graham, William L., came home on five-days' furlough, and deserted June, 1863; from Nova Scotia. Grant, Edward L., on de17, 1864; mortally wounded March 31; died April 2, 1865. Locke, John F., taken prisoner (Salisbury, N. C.) August 19, 1864; returned May, 1865; discharged May 26, 1865; assistant in Public Library,
Worcester (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 1
, transferred to the Navy April 22, 1864; died in Somerville about fifteen years ago. Edlefson, Charles E., injured December, 1862; discharged February 26, 1863; died in Somerville December 24, 1891. Emerson, Samuel, went out as teamster; discharged for disability, or perhaps transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps; mustered out June, 1865; on the Boston police force; died, no date. Fairchild, Willard C., transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps some time in 1863; died in the vicinity of Worcester more than ten years ago. Farrar, George A., wounded June 18, 1864; discharged later; died in Somerville June 27, 1901. Fay, Walter, transferred to Veteran Reserve Corps August 1, 1863; died in Somerville September 25, 1904. Felker, Samuel O., promoted to corporal; killed in battle May 10, 1864. Fellows, Charles C., detached for special service, Ambulance Corps, from August 5, 1863, to May 2, 1865; mustered out June 2, 1865. Fitcham, Charles E., went out as corporal; transfe
Washington (United States) (search for this): chapter 1
o. McQuade, John, discharged January 23, 1863; died, no date. Merritt, John S., detailed for special service, Construction Corps, December 6, 1863; mustered out June 2, 1865; lived a few years after the War; buried in Somerville Cemetery. Mills, Edwin, went out as sergeant; promoted to sergeantmajor; to second lieutenant January 8, 1864; wounded May 10, 1864; discharged October 19, 1864; lives in Arlington. Moran, James, promoted to corporal; wounded March 31, 1865; died at Washington, D. C., April, 1865. Moulton, William, went out as servant to his cousin, who was adjutant of the Regiment; later enlisted in Company E; wounded May 23, 1864; died at Wakefield, 1905. Myers, George, promoted to corporal; wounded May 23, 1864; died in Florida December 30, 1896. Newell, James H., musician (bugler), transferred early to the Veteran Reserve Corps, no date; died, no date. Northey, George A., wounded and taken prisoner May 8, 1864; discharged March 6, 1865; died in Mal
Springfield (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 1
vember 15, 1905. Hanley, John H., discharged August 12, 1863; died more than twenty years ago in Somerville. Herbon, William M., killed in battle August 18, 1864. Harlow, George R., promoted to corporal May 1, 1864; wounded May 10, 1864; wounded August 18, 1864 (lost an arm); discharged March 17, 1865; lives at Chattanooga, Hatch, George H., taken prisoner August 19, 1864; died in Salisbury prison February 1, 1865. Hills, George A., discharged January 29, 1863; lives in Springfield, Mass. Hagan, Patrick, discharged April 21, 1863; claimed to have served in the Crimean War; died many years ago. Horgan, Patrick, taken prisoner August 19, 1864; returned May 20, 1865; returned with the Company and mustered out June 2, 1865; died twenty years ago. Horton, John E., promoted to corporal July 1, 1864; wounded May 8, 1864; taken prisoner August 19, 1864; died in Salisbury prison January 6, 1865. Howe, Henry E., taken prisoner October 11, 1863; died at Andersonville,
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