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Fifty-first regiment Massachusetts Infantry (Militia).

Col. Augustus B. R. Sprague, Bvt. Brig. Gen. U. S. Vols.

Field and Staff.Line.companies.Unassigned Recruits.Totals.
Number on regimental rolls,—
Enlisted men,1499919086888878839379879
Enlisted men (included above) commissioned in regiment.11125
Enlisted men (included above) serving elsewhere within regiment.11
Actual total of members of regiment,—
Enlisted men,2498908986888877839179873

The 51st Infantry, Mass. Volunteer Militia, was recruited in Worcester County, Mass., in the summer and autumn of 1862, and, mustered into service from September 25 to November 11, it left the State November 25, under command of Col. A. B. R. Sprague, who had already served as captain of the 3d Battalion Rifles, Mass. Volunteer Militia, and as lieutenant-colonel of the 25th Infantry, having taken part at Roanoke Island and New Berne. The regiment, ordered to North Carolina, arrived at Beaufort November 30, and, moving to New Berne, was assigned to Colonel

1 Including non-commissioned staff.

2 Including non-commissioned staff.

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