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Thirty-fifth regiment Massachusetts Infantry.

(1) Col. Edward A. Wild, Brig. Gen. U. S. Vols.

(2) Col. Sumner Carruth, Bvt. Brig. Gen. U. S. Vols.

Field and Staff.Line.companies.Unassigned Recruits.Totals.
Number on regimental rolls,—
Enlisted men,11414016315413213714315814313716011,482
Enlisted men (included above) commissioned in regiment.28223323453641
Enlisted men (included above) serving elsewhere within regiment.1212121111
Actual total of members of regiment,—
Enlisted men,3613715915012713514015313613315311,430

The 35th Mass. Infantry was organized at Lynnfield, Mass., under the call for three years regiments, in July, 1862, and mustered into service on varying dates from August 9 to 19, left the State for Washington on the 22d, under Col. Edward A. Wild. Encamping for a few days near the capital, it was assigned to the 9th Corps, and on September 8 joined the 2d Brigade, 2d Division, in Maryland. It took part at the battle of South Mountain, where Colonel Wild was severely wounded; was closely engaged with great loss, under command of Lieutenant-Colonel Carruth, at Burnside's Bridge during the battle of Antietam, and was active at Fredericksburg under Major Willard, who was mortally wounded in the charge on Marye's Heights. Leaving the winter camp for Newport News Feb. 9, 1863, the regiment formed in March part of the force sent to join General Burnside in the department of the Ohio, and, reaching Covington, Ky., March 30, was stationed successively at Mount Sterling, Lancaster and Stanford. In June it was sent to reinforce General Grant at Vicksburg, served during the siege and followed General Johnston's forces to Jackson, Miss. Returning to Covington August 14, it moved in October to Knoxville, Tenn., took part in the operations in the vicinity in November and was on duty in the city during the siege. The regiment returned to Annapolis, Md., in April, 1864, and became, under Colonel Carruth, part of the 1st Brigade, General Stevenson's Division. It was detailed to guard the supply train of the division at the Wilderness. Rejoining its brigade May 17 before Spotsylvania, it took part in the assault on the next day and was actively engaged at North Anna May 25. Serving under Captain Park as engineer corps for the division, the regiment was active during the operations about Cold Harbor and at the siege of Petersburg, taking active part at the Crater July 30, and at the battle of Weldon Railroad August 19. Relieved from engineer duty in September, it continued its service in the siege with the 1st Brigade during the autumn and winter, joining in the pursuit of Lee's army after the fall of Petersburg in April, 1865. Receiving the news of Lee's surrender at Farmville, it reached Alexandria April 28, where it spent its remaining days of service, taking part in the grand review at Washington May 23. On June 9, 1865, the regiment was mustered out, those whose term of service had not yet expired being transferred to the 29th Mass. Infantry, and was paid off and discharged at Readville, Mass., June 27, 1865.

1 Including non-commissioned staff.

2 Including non-commissioned staff.

3 Including non-commissioned staff.

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