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August 12th (search for this): chapter 3
The Tenth Massachusets Battery Chapter 1: August 12 to October 14, 1862. Origin of the Battery going into camp incidents and experiences of life in home camp. It was mid summer of 1862. The disastrous failure of the Peninsular Campaign had shrouded the country in gloom. Thousands of the flower of the nation's youth who, burning with the most ardent and unselfish patriotism had been marshalled in the ranks of the magnificent Army of the Potomac, had crossed another river never to return. It was one of the darkest periods in the history of the Civil War. A triumphant enemy was likely to be an aggressive one. The disaster must be repaired and that right speedily. Then it was that 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.
August 18th, 1862 AD (search for this): chapter 3
the 16th inst. As this is a popular arm of the service, there is no doubt of his ability to raise a company by the time specified. So far as can be ascertained this is the first public notice of the company. In subsequent issues of the same paper occurred these notices:— Tenth Massachusetts Battery. [Aug. 14, 1862.] 50 more men wanted for the Tenth massachusetts Battery. Apply immediately to 17 Old State House or 16 Howard Street. H. H. Granger, Recruiting Officer. [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
August 13th, 1862 AD (search for this): chapter 3
ry 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 of his ability to raise a company by the time specified. So far as can be ascertained this is the first public notice of the company. In subsequent issues of the same paper occurred these notices:— Tenth Massachusetts Battery. [Aug. 14, 1862.] 50 more men wanted for the T
August 14th, 1862 AD (search for this): chapter 3
ery. 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 of his ability to raise a company by the time specified. So far as can be ascertained this is the first public notice of the company. In subsequent issues of the same paper occurred these notices:— Tenth Massachusetts Battery. [Aug. 14, 1862.] 50 more men wanted for the Tenth massachusetts Battery. Apply immediately to 17 Old State House or 16 Howard Street. H. H. Granger, Recruiting Officer. [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 B
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