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Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors, and 



Marines in the Civil War 



Compiled and Published 

BY 

THE ADJUTANT GENERAL. 

in accordance with 
Chapter 475, Acts of 1899 

AND 

Chapter 64, Resolves of 1930 



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" Nor shall your glory be forgot 
While Fame her record keeps 
Or Honor points the hallowed spot 
Where Valor proudly sleeps. ' ' 

Theodore O'Hara 



NORWOOD, MASS. 

PRINTED AT THE NORWOOD PRESS 

1932 



2m-9 '31. No, 3895-b 



VOLUME IV 

PAQB 

38th Infantry 3 Years 1 

39th Infantry 3 Years . 46 

40th Infantry 3 Years 106 

42d Infantry (Militia) 9 Months, and 100 Days 151 

43d Infantry (Mihtia) 9 Months 229 

44th Infantry (MiUtia) 9 Months 270 

45th Infantry (Militia) 9 Months 309 

46th Infantry (Militia) 9 Months 348 

47th Infantry (Militia) 9 Months 385 

48th Infantry (Militia) 9 Months 430 

49th Infantry (Mihtia) 9 Months 470 

50th Infantry (Militia) 9 Months 508 

51st Infantry (Mihtia) 9 Months 546 

52d Infantry (Mihtia) 9 Months 583 

53d Infantry (Mihtia) 9 Months 619 

54th Infantry (Colored) 3 Years 656 

55th Infantry (Colored) 3 Years 715 

56th Infantry (Veteran) 3 Years 762 

57th Infantry (Veteran) 3 Years 815 

N.B. The 41st Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry is omitted above, because 
it became the 3d Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Cavalry. Under this designation it 
will appear in its proper place. 



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ABBREVIATIONS 



A. D. C, Aide-de-Camp 

Actg. Asst. Engr., Adiiig Assistant Engi- 
neer 

Addl., Additional 

Adjt., Adjutant 

Adjt. Genl., Adjutant General 

A. G. 0., Adjutant General's OMce 

Apptd., Appointed 

Arty., Artillery 

Asst., Assistant 

Asst, Adjt. Genl., Assistant Adjutant Gen- 
eral 

Battln., Battalion 

Batty., Battery 

Brig. Genl., Brigadier General 

Bvt., Brevet 

Capt., Captain 

Cav., Cavalry 

Co., Company 

Col., Colonel 

Comm., Commissioned 

Commy. Sergt., Commissary Sergeant 

Com. Sub., Commissary of Subsistence 

Corpl., Corporal 

C. S. A., Confederate States Army 

Cred., Credited to 

Dept., Department 

Disab., Disability 

Disch., Discharged 

Engrs., Engineers 

Enl., Enlisted 

F. &. S., Field and Staff 
Genl., General 

G. 0., General Order 
Hospl., Hospital 
Indpt., Independent 
Inf., InfaMry 
Lieut., Lieutenant 

M. A., Military Academy 

Maj., Major 

Mass. Vol. Inf., Massachusetts Volunteer 

Infantry 
Mass. Vol. Mil., Massachusetts Volunteer 

Militia 



Med. Inspector, Medical Inspector 

Mos., Months 

Music, Musician 

Must., Mustered 

Non. Com., Non Commissioned 

N. C. S., Non Commissioned Staff 

Occu., Occupation 

Ord. Seaman, Ordinary Seaman 

Prin. Music, Principal Musician 

Pris., Prisoner 

Priv., Private 

Pro. Marshal Dist., Provost Marshal Dis- 
trict 

Prom., Promoted 

Qr. Master, Quartermaster 

Recg. Ship, Receiving Ship 

Re-enlist., Re-enlisted 

Regt., Regiment 

Regtl. Commy. Sergt., Regimental Com- 
missary Sergeant 

Regtl. Qr. Master, Regimental Quarter- 
master 

Res., Residence 

Retd., Returned 

Sergt., Sergeant 

S. 0., Special Order 

Surg., Surgeon 

Transf., Transferred 

Unatt. Co., Unattached Company 

U. S. A., United States Army 

U. S. C. T., United States Colored Troops 

U. S. Col. Inf., United States Colored In- 
fantry 

U. S. Col. Cav., United States Colored 
Cavalry 

U. S. N., United States Navy 

U. S. S., United States Ship 

U. S. Sig. Corps, United States Signal 
Corps 

U. S. Vols., United States Volunteers 

W. D,, War Department 

V. R. C, Veterayi Reserve Corps 

Yrs., Years 



THIRTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEER 

INFANTRY 

Three Years 

The 38th Regt. Mass. Vol. Inf. was recruited in towns in the vicinity of Boston and 
in Plymouth and Bristol Counties. Companies A, B, and C rendezvoused at Camp Day 
North Cambridge, while the other seven companies were organized at Camp Stanton, 
Lynnfield. These latter companies were mustered in Aug. 20 to 22, the former at various 
times in July and August, 1862. 

About the last of August the regiment was sent to Baltimore, Md. Here on Sep- 
tember 3 Col. Timothy Ingraham took command. The 38th remained in Maryland 
until Nov. 10, when it embarked on the s. s. Baltic as a part of the Banks Expedition 
to Louisiana. Ship Island was reached Dec. 13, and Carrollton, near New Orleans, 
on New Year's Day, 1863. Here the 38th was assigned to Gooding's (3d) Brigade, 
Paine's (3d) Division, Banks' (19th) Corps. 

Early in March, 1863, the regiment proceeded to Baton Rouge, La., and later in 
the month cooperated with the Navy in the passage of the batteries at Port Hudson. 
About April 1 the regiment was transported down the Mississippi River to Algiers opposite 
New Orleans where it joined the Teche Expedition, taking train for Brashear City, 
April 9. At Fort Bisland, April 12, the regiment had its first combat experience, losing 
6 killed and 29 wounded. It then pushed on to Opelousas and thence proceeded by a 
forced march of four days to Alexandria on the Red River, which place was reached 
May 8. Here the fleet was found in possession of the town. After a week's rest at 
Alexandria the 38th, with the rest of Emory's Division, returned by the same road as 
far as Cheneyville where it diverged to the eastward to Simmsport on the Atchafalaya 
River, reaching there May 18. On the following day the troops started for the Missis- 
sippi, reaching that river near Morganza Bend on the 22d. From here transports bore 
them to Bayou Sara some miles above Port Hudson. 

On May 25 the regiment was engaged at Sandy Creek with slight loss. In the first 
assault on Port Hudson, May 27, the regiment lost Lieut. Col. William L. Rodman and 
two enlisted men killed and 14 wounded. In the second assault, June 14, it lost 7 killed 
and 84 wounded, 15 of these fatally. After the surrender of Port Hudson, July 9, the 
regiment accompanied an expedition to Donaldson ville, returning to Baton Rouge, Aug. 1. 
Here the regiment remained in camp through the fall and ensuing winter doing little 
active duty. 

In March, 1864, the 38th became a part of Sharpe's (3d) Brigade, Grover's (2d) 
Division, Franklin's (19th) Corps. It started with the Red River Expedition in the 
latter part of March, proceeding as far as Alexandria, La., by boat and debarking there 
on the 25th. Here the 3d Brigade was left to guard supplies while the rest of the force 
continued on toward Shreveport. 

On April 12, the regiment embarked on the mittie Stevens and went to meet the 
main force which was now in retreat. The following day it met this force at Grand 
Ecore, and on the 21st of April the expedition left that place on its return to Alexandria. 
In a skirmish near the crossing of Cane River, April 23, the 38th lost five killed and six 

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2 THIRTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

wounded. Alexandria was reached April 26, and was occupied until the 14th of May, 
when the army continued its retrograde movement through Marksville and Simmsport 
to Morganza Bend which was reached May 21. On the 2d of May, while the expedition 
was at Alexandria, Brig. Gen. William H. Emory succeeded General Franklin in command 
of the 19th Corps. Some skirmishes with guerrillas during the month of June marked 
the end of the combat service of the 38th Regiment in Louisiana. 

Ordered to Algiers early in July, on the 20th of the month the regiment embarked 
on the KARNACK for Fort Monroe, the 19th Corps having been ordered to Virginia. 
Arriving on the 28th, the regiment was immediately sent to Washington City. Pro- 
ceeding thence through Harper's Ferry to Halltown, W. Va., it here became a part of the 
Army of the Shenandoah, to which the 19th Corps was now attached. After some 
maneuvering it advanced to a position near Berryville where it remained until the morning 
of Sept. 19, when it crossed the Opequan and participated in the battle of Winchester. 
Here it lost 8 killed and 38 wounded, several mortally. It was present at the battle of 
Fisher's Hill, Sept. 22, suffering only slight loss. At Cedar Creek, Oct. 19, the regiment 
was among those surprised in Early's morning attack, and took part in the Union counter 
attack on the afternoon of the same day. Here it lost 5 killed, 14 wounded, and 35 cap- 
tured or missing. 

The 38th remained in camp, first at Cedar Creek and later near Kernstown until 
Dec. 20 when it was transferred to Winchester where it served for a short time as provost 
guard. On Jany. 6 it marched to Stephenson's Depot where it entrained for Baltimore 
reaching its destination next day. Here with two other regiments of its brigade the 38th 
took transport for Savannah, Ga. embarking Jany. 13, and arriving at its destination 
on the 19th. Here it remained until March 4 when it embarked for Morehead City, N. C. 
Reaching this place March 8, it entrained for Newbern but returned the following day 
to Morehead City. Here it remained handling and guarding supplies for Sherman's 
army until April 8 when it entrained for Goldsboro. Here it did guard duty until 
May 2, when it returned to Morehead City and two days later again took transport for 
Savannah, Ga. 

The war now being at an end the following seven weeks hung heavily on the men 
of the 38th. Finally on June 30, the recruits and re-enlisted men having been trans- 
ferred to the 26th Mass. Regt., the remnant of the 38th took boat for Boston arriving at 
Galloup's Island, Boston Harbor, July 7. Here, July 13, 1865, the regiment was paid 
off and mustered out of the United States service. 



THIRTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEER 

INFANTRY 

Three Years' Service 

FIELD AND STAFF 

Timothy Ingraham — Colonel — Res. New Bedford ; 39 ; merchant ; comm. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862 ; disch. to date Oct. 3, 1865. Brevet Brig. Genl. U. S. Vols., to date Oct. 2, 

1865. See Co. "L" 3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and F. & S. 18th Mass. Inf. 
David K. Wardwell — Lieut. Colonel — Res. Boston ; 36; artist; comm. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 24, 1862; resigned and disch. for disability, to date Jany. 24, 1863. See Co. "F" 

5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and Co. "B" 22d Mass. Inf. 
William L. Rodman — Major — Res. New Bedford ; 40; merchant; comm. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 24, 1862 ; comm. and must. Lieut. Colonel to date Dec. 4, 1862 ; killed May 27, 1863, 

Port Hudson, La. 
Frank W. Loring — Adjutant — Res. Boston; 24; merchant; comm. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 24, 

1862 ; resigned and disch.. May 26, 1864, as 1st Lieut, of Co. "D". Brevet Captain and 

Major U. S. Vols., to date March 13, 1865. See F. & S. 24th Mass. Inf. 
Elijaii Swift — Quarter Master — Res. Falmouth ; 30; merchant; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862, asSergt.of Co."H"; comm. 1st Lieut, and Qr. Master, Aug. 23, 1862; must. 

Aug. 24, 1862; must, out June 30, 1865, as 1st Lieut, of Co. "D". 
Samuel C. Hartwell — Surgeon — Res. Southbridge ; 42; doctor; comm. Aug. 16, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 24, 1862 ; disch. for disability, March 2, 1864. 
George F. Thomson — Asst. Surgeon — Res. Belchertown ; 30; doctor; comm. Aug. 16, 1862; 

must. Aug. 26, 1862; disch. Oct. 26, 1864, to accept promotion. See F. & S. 1st Battln. 

Mass. Cav. (26th N. Y. Cav.). 
Edwin F. Ward — Asst. Surgeon — Res. Worcester ; 26; doctor; comm. Aug. 16, 1862; must. 

Aug. 24, 1862 ; comm. Surgeon, March 3, 1864 ; must. April 27, 1864 ; must, out June 30, 

1865, as Surgeon. 

NON-COMMISSIONED STAFF 

Timothy Ingraham, Jr. — Sergt. Major — Res. New Bedford; 19; occu. — ; enl. and must. 

Aug. 26, 1862; comm. 2d Lieut., Nov. 1, 1862; must, to date Nov. 1, 1862; comm. 1st 

Lieut., July 16, 1863; must. Aug. 19, 1863 ; wounded April 13, 1864, Red River, La. ; must. 

out July 12, 1865, as 1st Lieut, of Co. "H". 
William A. Richardson — Qr. Master Sergt. — Res. Newton; 43; lawyer; enl. July 21, 1862; 

must. Aug. 25, 1862; disch. for disability, Jany. 31, 1863, Hampton, Va. 
Israel P. Nelson — Commy. Sergt. — Res. Cambridge ; 44 ; millwright ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 24, 1862; disch. for disability, Feb. 10, 1863, as Private of Co. "B". 
Amasa D. Ward — Hospl . Steward — Res. Worcester ; 18; druggist; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 24, 1862 ; must, out July 14, 1865. 
Albert T. Finney — Chief Musician — Res. Plymouth ; 28 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug, 14, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862, as Music, of Co. "G"; prom. Chief Musician, Aug. 26, 1862; must, out 

June 30, 1865. 

COMPANY "A" 

Abbott, Henry H. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 35 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 16, 
1862 ; wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La. ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 

Allen, George N. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 36; printer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 5, 
1862 ; died of disease, Aug. 21, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 

Baker, William L. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 33; baker; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. Aug. 8, 
1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 

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4 THIRTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Bandell, Henry C. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 27; printer; enl.Julyl4, 1862; must. July 21, 1862 ; 

wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland.La. ; disch. for wounds, Aug. 5, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Belcher, George W. — Corpl. — Res. Cambridge ; 23 ; painter ; enl. July 12, 1862 ; must. July 21, 

1862 ; disch. July 4, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Bertwell, John D. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 35 ; teamster ; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; disch. 

for disability, May 14, 1863. Died of disease, July 2, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Bicknell, George F. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 18; silver plater; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; must. 

Aug. 6, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Boyson, William G. — Corpl. — Res. Cambridge ; 37; teamster; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 5, 

1862 ; transf. to Navy, May 7, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 
Brady, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 40 ; tailor ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

disch. Aug, 3, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Busnach, Solomon M. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 21; cigar maker; enl. and must. July 23, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; and Sept. 22, 1864, Fisher's Hill, Va., as 

Corpl.; must, out June 30, 1865. See Co. "C" 3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Callahan, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 43; laborer; enl. Aug. 2, 1862; must. Aug. 4, 

1862; died May 25, 1863, Brashear City, La. 
Carpenter, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 18; engraver; enl. July 30, 1862; must. 

Aug. 1, 1862 ; killed June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. 
Cartwright, Philip — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 27 ; box maker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 7, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Cartwright, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 35; painter; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 12, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 14, 1863, Baltimore, Md. See V. R. C. 
Casey, Bernard — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 44; carpenter; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; must, out June .30, 1865. 
Cassidy, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 28; printer; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Aug. 9, 

1862; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as Corpl.; died of wounds, June 28, 

1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Childs, John H. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 19 ; bookbinder ; enl. July 17, 1862 ; must. July 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 

Clark, Lewis C. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 18 ; confectioner ; enl. July 14, 1862 ; must. July 23, 
1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 

Connor, John — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 27; laborer; enl. and must. Aug. 4, 1862; killed 
Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. 

Copeland, George H. — Corpl. — Res. Cambridge ; 33 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 11 
1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as 1st Sergt. ; comm. 2d Lieut., July 16 

1863 ; must. — ; comm. 1st Lieut., March 8, 1864 ; must. May 1, 1864; must, out June 30 
1865, as 1st Lieut, of Co. "K". 

Dame, Frank S. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. July 24, 1862 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Damon, Charles W. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 24; carpenter; enl. and must. July 21, 1862 

transf. to Navy, May 8, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 
Davis, Llewellyn P. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 26 ; sash and blind maker ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 

must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; disch. Feb. 14, 1863, Carrollton, La., as Corpl. See Co. "C" 3d Mass. 

Inf. (3 mos.). 
Davison, John P. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 21 ; teamster ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. July 24, 

1862 ; disch. Nov. 17, 1863, Boston, Mass. See Co. "G" 2d Mass. Cav. 
Dias, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 21 ; cigar maker; enl. and must. Aug. 11, 1862 ; de- 
serted Sept. 24, 1864, from hospl. 
Dodge, John A, — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 19 ; bookkeeper ; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Aug. 4, 

1862; died of disease, April 17, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Farmer, Elias W. — Wagoner — Res. Wayland ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. July 29, 

1862; died of disease, Oct. 31, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Fellows, Isaac — Corpl. — Res. Cambridge ; 29 ; cooper ; enl. July 15, 1862 ; must. July 21, 1862 ; 

wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as Sergt. ; and Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; 

must, out May 18, 1865, while absent wounded, as 1st Sergt. 
French, David — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 27 ; laborer ; enl. July 18, 1862 ; must. July 21, 1862 ; 

deserted Aug. 16, 1862, Cambridge, Mass. 
Friend, William — Corpl. — Res. Cambridge; 28; carpenter; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 1862; 

wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 



THIRTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 5 

Gamble, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 29 ; bacon curer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 7, 

1862; must, out June 30, 1865. See Co. "C" 3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Gerry, John — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 33 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Gill, Patrick J. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 30 ; accountant ; enl. July 31, 1862 ; must. Aug. 1, 

1862; killed April 13. 1863, Bisland, La. 
Goodwillie, James M. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 27; printer; enl. July 21, 1862 ; must. July 23, 

1862 ; disch. Oct. 27, 1862, Washington, D. C. See Co. "E" 56th Mass. Inf. 
Greehan, Jeremiah — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 39 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 5, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Gunnelson, John — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 40; seaman; enl. July 16, 1862 ; must. July 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Hadley, William P. — Sergt. — Res. Cambridge; 43; carpenter; enl. July 11, 1862; must. 

July 21, 1862; died of disease, June 10, 1863, Brashear City, La. 
Hammond, Edward A. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 18; printer; enl. July 19, 1862; must. 

July 21, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Harlow, William — Priv. — Res. Wayland ; 28 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

died Feb. 6, 1864, Baton Rouge, La. 
Hastings, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 18; printer; enl. July 19, 1862; must. 

July 21, 1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; disch. for wounds, Sept. 9, 1863, 

Boston, Mass. See 12th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days). 
Hersey, Warren A. — Priv. — Res. Wayland; 18; farmer; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. July 29, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Hodges, Arthur — 1st Lieut. — Res. Cambridge; 21; engineer; comm. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

Sept. 19, 1862; comm. Captain, April 14, 1863 ; must. June 1, 1863 ; must.out July 13, 1865, 

as Captain of Co. "K" . See Engr. Corps U. S. A. 
Howard, Charles A. — Sergt. — Res. Boston; 22; seaman; enl. July 16, 1862; must. July 21, 

1862 ; died of disease, Feb. 4, 1863, CarroUton, La. 
Hunt, James G. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 18 ; milkman ; enl. July 19, 1862 ; must. July 21, 

1862; disch. for disability, May 29, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Jewell, William H. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Cambridge; 20; clerk; comm. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862; comm. 1st Lieut., Jany. 7, 1863 ; must. — ; comm. Captain, March 8, 1863 ; 

must. April 30, 1863 ; wounded Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; must, out June 30, 1865.. 

See Co. "A" 1st Mass. Inf. 
Jones, Joshua — Col. Cook — Res. — ; 45; laborer; enl. Jany. 5, 1864; must. Jany. 6, 1864; 

transf. June 25, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "E" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Jones, William C. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. and must. July 28, 1862 ; disch. 

July 4, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Kelly, John — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 30 ; laborer ; enl. and must. July 28, 1862 ; must, out 

June 30, 1865. 
Knights, Samuel R. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. July 23, 

1862; disch. for disability, Feb. 5, 1863, Carrollton, La. See Co. "C" 2d Mass. Hy. 

Arty. 
Lang, John C. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 42 ; cigar maker ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Aug. 4, 

1862; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La.; disch. for disability, Nov. 12, 1863, 

Boston, Mass., as Corpl. 
Laws, CharlesH. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 19; clerk; enl. July 19, 1862 ; must. July 21, 1862 ; 

wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La.; prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; ex- 
changed March 5, 1865 ; must, out June 14, 1865, as Corpl. 
Laws, William G. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 22 ; polisher ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Lewis, James M. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 42; painter; enl. and must. Aug. 8, 1862 ; transf. 

to V. R. C, April, 1864; disch. for disability, April 18, 1864, at New Orleans, La., as of 

188th Co. 1st Battln. V. R. C. 
Lewis, Richard — Col. Cook — Res. — ; 37 ; occu. — ; enl. Jany. 5, 1864 ; must. Jany. 6, 1864 ; 

deserted July 9, 1864, Algiers, La. 
Lunt, William H. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 18; printer; enl. July 14, 1862; must. July 21, 

1862; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La.; killed April 13, 1864, Red River, 

La. 



6 THIRTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

McCiintock, John — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 25; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 7, 

1862; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La.; prom. Corpl., July 1, 1863; Sergt., 

March 26, 1864; 1st Sergt., May 18, 1865; comm. 2d Lieut, to date Oct. 26, 1864; not 

must. ; must, out June 30, 1865, as 1st Sergt. 
McPherson, Ewen P. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 18; commission merchant; enl. and must. 

July 28, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Mason, James M. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 35; shoemaker; enl. and must. Aug. 7, 1862; 

must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
May, William A. — Priv. — Res.Wayland; 21; shoemaker; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. July 30, 

1862 ; disch. Jany. 7, 1863, Fort Monroe, Va. See Co. "K" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Mead, John F. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 26 ; mason ; enl. July 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 7, 1862 ; 

disch. Oct. 14, 1863, as Corpl., for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Megroth, William N. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 27 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 11, 1862; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Melcher, Daniel R. — Corpl. — Res. Cambridge; 26; carpenter; enl. July 11, 1862; must. 

July 23, 1862; must, out July 14, 1865. See Co. "C" 3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Menix, John — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 32 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 14, 1862 ; 

transf. to 1st La. Cav., Feb. 4, 1863; prisoner, date not shown; re-transf. to Co. "A" 

38th Mass. Inf., while absent Prisoner of War; must, out July 13, 1865. 
Merrill, George H. — Drummer — Res. Cambridge ; 18; machinist; enl. and must. July 21, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, June 11, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Messer, Joseph R. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 22; clerk; enl. July 14, 1862; must. July 21, 

1862 ; prom. Corpl.. Feb. 4, 1863 ; Sergt., May 1, 1864 ; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, 

Va. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Milligan, Robert — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 26; tailor; enl. July 16, 1862 ; must. July 21, 1862 ; 

disch. Nov. 19, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Moody, Charles F. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 18; clerk; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. Aug. 8, 

1862 ; wounded Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; must, out May 22, 1865, while absent 

wounded. 
Newell, John F. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 30; teamster; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Aug. 15, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Noyes, George H. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 18; brass finisher; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. 

Aug. 12, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Peters, John — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 34 ; blacksmith ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862; disch. July 4, 1863, New Orleans, La. See Co. "C" 1st Mass. Cav. 
Prescott, Alvin F. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 18 ; salesman ; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. 

out June 30, 1865. 
Proctor, Edwin C. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 8, 1862 ; 

wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; died July 27, 1863, of wounds, at New Orleans, 

La. 
Pullen, Frank F. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 20; teamster; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 2, 

1862; transf. July 4, 1863, to 3d Mass. Cav. See Co. "F" 3d Mass. Cav. 
Oualey, Austin — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 28 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Aug. 4, 1862 ; disch. for 

disability, July 24, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Reid, James A. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 20; plumber; enl. July 14, 1862 ; must. July 21, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Feb. 3, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Richardson, James P, — Captain — Res. Cambridge ; 40; lawyer; comm. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862 ; comm. Major, Dec. 4, 1862 ; must. — ; comm. Lieut. Colonel, July 16, 1863 ; 

must. — ; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; must, out June 30, 1865. See Co. "C" 

3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Roper, Thomas H. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 25 ; carpenter ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. July 23, 

1862 ; died of disease, April 18, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Sanborn, John — Priv. — Res. St. John, N. B. ; 21; laborer; enl. and must. Jany. 21, 1865; 

transf. June 25, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "A" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Seavey, Orrin — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 31 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

died of disease, June 1, 1863, Brashear City, La. 
Sennott, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 27; mason; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Aug. 9, 1862; 

wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; disch. April 26, 1864, as Sergt., at Boston, Mass. 
Smith, Calvin C. — Sergt. — Res. Cambridge ; 29; pipe worker; enl. July 11, 1862; must. July 21, 

1862 ; disch. May 3, 1863, Opelousas, La. 



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Smith, David M. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 24 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 18, 1865, as Corpl. 
Smith, Joseph W. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 18 ; boiler maker ; enl. July 23, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 16, 1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; must, out June 30, 1865, as 

Sergt. 
Snow, George A. L. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 19; clerk; enl. July 17, 1862; must. July 21, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as Corpl. ; must, out June 30, 1865, as 

Sergt. 
Staflford, George W. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 18 ; tin worker ; enl. July 18, 1862 ; must. 

July 21, 1862; prisoner Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; paroled Oct. 8, 1864; must, out 

June 30, 1865. 
Sullivan, Bartholomew — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 21; tinsmith; enl. July 26, 1862; must. 

July 29, 1862; sentenced by Genl. Court Martial, Nov. 23, 1863, to life imprisonment; 

escaped from jail, Dec. 16, 1863, at New Orleans, La. ; no further record. 
Sullivan, John — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 32; laborer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 15, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, June 30, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Sullivan, Marcus O. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 44 ; laborer ; enl. and must. July 21, 1862 ; 

wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La. ; died of wounds, May 7, 1863, Brashear City, La. 
Talbot, John — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 24 ; tailor ; enl. July 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

prisoner Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; no further record. 
Tarbell, William A. — Priv. — Res, Cambridge ; 19 ; piano-forte maker ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 6, 1862; comm. 2d Lieut, from Sergt., Oct. 26, 1864; not must.; must, out June 30, 

1865, as Sergt. 
Thurston, Augustus A. — Corpl. — Res. Cambridge; 31; cracker dealer; enl. July 11, 1862; 

must. July 21, 1862; died May 22, 1863, Brashear City, La. See Co. "C" 3d Mass. Inf. 

(3 mos.). 
Thurston, Hiram L. — Priv. — Res. Wayland; 33; shoemaker; enl. and must. Aug. 1, 1862; 

died of disease, Aug. 19, 1864, Washington, D. C. 
Titus, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 22 ; clerk ; enl. July 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

disch. Feb. 14, 1864, as Sergt., for promotion. See Co. "C" 3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and 

Officer U. S. Colored Troops. 
Tucker, George T. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 31 ; clerk ; enl. July 14, 1862 ; must. July 30, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, July 17, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Wadsworth, Dura — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 21; marble cutter ; enl. and must. July 1, 1864 ; transf. 

June 25, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "A" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Walker, John H. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 21 ; bookbinder ; enl. July 19, 1862 ; must. July 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Ward, Henry L. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. July 21, 1862 ; must. July 23, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Warren, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 18 ; carpenter ; enl. July 14, 1862 ; must. July 21, 

1862 ; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; must, out May 22, 1865, while absent 

wounded. 
Weeks, Emmett — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 29 ; printer ; enl. July 17, 1862 ; must. July 21, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, June 30, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Welch, Joseph W. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 29 ; author ; enl. and must. Aug. 4, 1862 ; disch. 

Sept. 9, 1864, to enlist as Hospl. Steward. See Hospl. Stewards U. S. A. 
Whitney, Charles D. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 18 ; apprentice ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 5, 1862 ; disch. for disability, July 19, 1864, Boston, Mass. 
Whitney, William H. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 20; engineer; enl. July 14, 1862; must. 

July 23, 1862; prom. 1st Sergt., Aug. 25, 1862; comm. 2d Lieut., March 4, 1863; must, to 

date March 4, 1863 ; comm. 1st Lieut., July 16, 1863 ; must. Oct. 14, 1863 ; comm. Captain 

and must, to date Aug. 8, 1864 ; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; disch. for 

wounds, Dec. 20, 1864, as Captain of Co. " G ". Brevet Major U. S. Vols., to date March 13, 

1865. 
Wilder, James C. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 40; painter; enl. July 11, 1862; must. July 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Williams, John E. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 36 ; paper ruler ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 12, 

1862 ; disch. Aug. 23, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Young, Richard H. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 33; shoemaker; enl. July 31, 1862; must. Aug. 1, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, July 11, 1863, New Orleans, La. 



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COMPANY "B" 

Anderson, James — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 33 ; shoemaker ; enl. and must. Aug. 8, 1862 ; disch. 

for disability, April 26, 1864, Boston, Mass. 
Austin, Charles A. — Corpl. — Res. Cambridge ; 28 ; brush maker ; enl. and must. Aug. 9, 1862 ; 

must, out June 20, 1866. 
Banfield, John H. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 24 ; glass maker ; enl. and must. Aug. 8, 1862 ; 

disch. June 8, 1865. 
Beedle, Melville C. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 21; carpenter; enl. and must. Aug. 4, 1862; 

disch. Nov. 14, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Bennett, George N, — 2d Lieut. — Res. Cambridge ; 26 ; occu. — ; comm. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 17, 1862 ; comm. 1st Lieut., March 8, 1862 ; must. — ; comm. Captain, July 16, 1863 ; 

must. Oct. 14, 1863; must, out June 30, 1865, as Captain of Co. "C". See Co. "D" 1st 

Mass. Inf. 
Bergorschneider, Antro — Priv. — Res. — ; 28 ; occu. — ; enl. and must. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must, out 

June 30, 1865. 
Black, Edwin A. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 26 ; mason ; enl. and must. Aug. 5, 1862 ; transf . 

to V. R. C, date not shown; disch. for disability, July 25, 1865, as of 2d Co. 2d Battln. 

V. R. C. 
Brehan, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 29; baker; enl. and must. Aug. 14, 1862; transf. 

Aug., 1862, to 3d Mass. Cav. See Co. "F" 3d Mass. Cav. 
Briney, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 27 ; glass maker ; enl. and must. Aug. 14, 1862 ; 

must, out July 12, 1865, as Corpl. 
Butler, Emerson — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 43; teamster; enl. and must. July 21, 1862; must. 

out May 25, 1865, as Corpl. 
Carroll, William — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 32; marble worker; enl. July 17, 1862; must. 

July 21, 1862; transf. Aug., 1862, to 20th Mass. Inf. See Co. "E" 20th Mass. Inf. transf. 

to V. R. C, as William H. Carroll. 
Challies, Charles D. — Corpl. — Res. Cambridge ; 34 ; blacksmith ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La. ; disch. for disability, Aug. 24, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Chapman, James — 1st Sergt. — Res. Cambridge; 25; paper hanger; enl. and must. July 30, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, May 4, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Chapman, William, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 29 ; carpenter ; enl. and must. Aug. 15, 1862 ; 

must, out July 12, 1865, as Sergt. 
Clark, Dixweli H. — Priv. — Res. Milford ; 31 ; paper hanger ; enl. and must. Aug. 5, 1862 ; disch. 

Nov. 28, 1862. See Co. " D" 25th Mass. Inf. ; 19th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (100 days) ; and 

Co. "G" 40th New York Inf. 
Conlan, Edward — Priv. — Res. East Cambridge ; 22 ; shoemaker ; enl. and must. Jany. 27, 1864 

transf. June, 1865, as Corpl., to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "A" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Conlan, Terrence — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 18; glass maker; enl. and must. July 21, 1862 

transf. to Navy, Aug. 1, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 
Conlan, Terrence, 2d — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 27; soap maker; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 1862 

disch. Dec. 27, 1862. 
Cooke, James — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 32 ; lather ; enl. and must. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must, out 

June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Croning, Michael T. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 18 ; glass blower ; enl. and must. Aug. 13, 1862 ; 

prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; died of disease, Dec. 6, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, a 

Prisoner of War. 
Crowley, Timothy — Priv. — Res. East Cambridge ; 38 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Dec. 15, 1863 ; 

transf. June 22, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "B" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Culliton, Michael — Priv. — Res. — ; 18; occu.—; enl. Aug. 29, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 1862; 

transf. Aug. 1, 1864, to Navy. See U. S. Navy. 
Daley, Timothy — Priv. — Res. Milford ; 24 ; bootmaker ; enl. and must. Jany. 19, 1864 ; deserted 

July 10, 1864, Algiers, La. 
Davis, Chester M. — Corpl. — Res. Cambridge; 34; cooper; enl. July 15, 1862; must. July 

21, 1862; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La.; disch. for wounds, Sept. 8, 

1863. 
Davis, William P. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 44 ; carpenter ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability. May 10, 1863. See Co. "D" 59th Mass. Inf. 
Dearing, William — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 44 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; disch. 

for disability, Feb. 28. 1863, New Orleans, La. 



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Dempsey, Thomas — Priv. — Res. East Cambridge ; 30 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Jany. 18, 

1864; transf. to 26th Mass. Inf., June 22, 1865. See Co. "B" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Denton, Charles T. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 39 ; pile driver ; enl. and must. July 31, 1862 ; 

died May 31, 1863, Brashear City, La. 
Donahoe, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 23 ; cook ; enl. and must. Dec. 15, 1863 ; deserted 

July 15, 1864, Algiers, La. 
Donahue, John — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 20; glass cutter; enl. and must. Aug. 7, 1862; 

transf. July 1, 1864, to Navy. See U. S. Navy. 
Douglass, Samuel — Music. — Res. Medford ; 17; laborer; enl. and must. Aug. 11, 1862; 

deserted Sept. 4, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Doyle, Patrick J. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 22; laborer; enl. and must. Aug. 19, 1862; disch. 

July 28, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Driscoll, Florence — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 35 ; painter ; enl. and must, Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. 

out June 30, 1865. 
Ducy, John — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 19; glass cutter; enl. and must. Aug. 11, 1862 ; killed 

May 27, 1863, Port Hudson, La. 
Dunn, Andrew — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 36; bell hanger; enl. and must. Aug. 4, 1862; no 

further record . 
Edgeworth, B. Richard — Sergt. — Res. Cambridge; 20; milkman; enl. July 14, 1862; must. 

July 21, 1862; transf. to V. R. C, Jany. 16, 1865; discn. for disability. May 20, 1865, at 

Washington, D. C, as of Co. "H" 3d V. R. C. 
Egan, Michael M. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 18; teamster; enl. and must. Jany. 30, 1864; 

transf. June 22, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "A" 26th Mass. Inf. 
English, James — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 21; lather; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 12, 

1862; wounded May 27, 1863, Port Hudson, La.; died of wounds, Sept. 9, 1863, Baton 

Rouge, La. 
Fairfield, James N. — Priv. — Res. Weston; 44; teamster; enl. and must. July 31, 1862; killed 

June 1, 1863, Port Hudson, La. 
Fallon, Lawrence — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 36; laborer; enl. and must. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. 

out June 30, 1865. 
Fallon, Marks — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 43; laborer; enl. and must. Dec. 10, 1863; transf. 

June 22, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "B" 26th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "E" 28th Mass. 

Inf. 
Finn, William — Priv. — Res. Montreal, Canada; 28; laborer; enl. and must. Feb. 11, 1864; 

deserted July 10, 1864, Algiers, La. 
Gallagher, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 21; occu. — ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Aug. 28, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Gibson, James J. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 38 ; farmer ; enl. and must. Aug. 8, 1862 ; died of 

disease, March 24, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Gibson, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Boston; 37; machinist; enl. and must. Aug. 8, 1862; died 

April 19, 1863, Berwick, La., of wounds received April 13, 1863, at Bisland, La. 
Gilbo, Paul — Col. Cook— Res. — ; 20; occu. — ; enl. Nov. 1, 1863; must. Nov. 20, 1863; 

transf. June 22, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. " D" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Glenn, William — Priv. — Res. Boston; 30; saddler; enl. and must. Aug. 4, 1862 ; deserted 

Aug. 14, 1862, Cambridge, Mass. 
Goggin, William — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 4i ; laborer ; enl. and must. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. 

out June 30, 1865. 
Grady, Michael A. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 22; laborer; enl. and must. Aug. 8, 1862; 

wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La.: disch. for wounds, Aug. 18, 1863. See Unass. 

3d Mass. Cav. ; and U. S. Navy. 
Grant, George O. — Priv. — Res. Medway; 21; bootmaker; enl. and must. Aug. 16, 1862; 

transf. Feb. 4, 1863, to La. Cav. See 19th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (1 yr.) ; and 1st La. Cav. 
Gray, George C. — Priv. — Res. Deer Isle, Me.; 21; seaman; enl. and must. Aug. 13, 1862; 

deserted Oct. 19, 1862, Baltimore. Md. 
Gray, Hugh — Priv. — Res. Watertown ; 39; laborer; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 7, 1862; 

transf. to V. R. C, July 1, 1864 ; re-transf. to 38th Mass. Inf. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Greenwood, Joseph A. — Corpl. — Res. Medway; 29; farmer; enl. July 16, 1862; must. 

July 21, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Gulliver, Eben T. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 36; carpenter; enl. and must. Aug. 4, 1862; 

disch. for disability, March 27, 1863, New Orleans, La. 



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Gulliver, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 41; plasterer; enl. and must. Aug. 4, 1862 

must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Hall, Henry — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 18; laborer; enl. July 14, 1862; must. July 21, 1862 

transf. Aug., 1862, to 20th Mass. Inf. See Co. "E" 20th Mass. Inf. 
Hamilton, Charles — Priv. — Res. Limerick, Me.; 28; farmer; enl. and must. July 30, 1862 

deserted Aug. 20, 1862, Cambridge, Mass. 
Hardenburg, Philip — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 37; turner; enl. and must. July 31, 1862 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Harney, John — Priv. — Res. Medway; 42; stonecutter; enl. and must. Aug. 4, 1862; died 

June 4, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Harney, Michael — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 39; laborer; enl. and must. Aug. 8, 1862 ; disch. 

May 13, 1863, New Orleans, La. See V. R. C. 
Hazlett, William — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 18; teamster; enl. and must. Aug. 1, 1862; 

transf. to Navy, Aug. 1, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 
Hill, Timothy D. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 23; laborer; enl. and must. Aug. 4, 1862 ; disch. 

for disability, Aug. 24, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Hobbs, Curtis — Corpl. — Res. Cambridge ; 44 ; shoe dealer ; enl. and must. July 30, 1862 ; killed 

Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va., as Sergt. 
Hobbs, Henry C. — Sergt. — Res. Cambridge ; 24 ; glass cutter ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; comm. 2d Lieut., Oct. 26, 1864; not must.; 

must, out June 30, 1865, as Sergt. 
Hogan, James — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 30; laborer; enl. and must. Dec. 10, 1863; transf. 

June 22, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "A" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Hughes, Joseph H. — Priv. — Res. — ; 23; occu. — ; enl. and must. Aug. 4, 1862; died of 

disease. May 21, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Innis, Martin — Priv. — Res. Maine; 24; seaman; enl. and must. Aug. 14, 1862; must, out 

June 30, 1865. 
Jackson, Albert — Priv. — Res. Boston; 19; clerk; enl. July 17, 1862; must. Juiy 21, 1862; 

prom. Sergt., July 29, 1862; comm. 2d Lieut., March 8, 1863; must. April 17, 1863; 

wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; resigned and disch., March 7, 1864, as 2d Lieut. 
Jackson, Andrew — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 23; carpenter; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862; 

must, out June 30, 1865, as Sergt. 
Johnson, Harvey H. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 24; painter; enl. and must. Aug. 2, 1862; 

disch. for disability. May 16, 1864, Baton Rouge, La. 
Johnson, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 27 ; tailor ; enl. and must. Jany. 9, 1865 ; transf. June 22, 

1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "B" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Jones, George G. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 26 ; mason ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. July 28, 1862 ; 

deserted Aug., 1862, Cambridge, Mass. ; arrested and sent to Fort Independence, Boston 

Harbor; no further record. 
Kalaher, Cornelius — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 23 ; laborer; enl. July 15, 1862 ; must. July 21, 

1862 ; transf. Aug., 1862. to 20th Mass. Inf. See Co. "E" 20th Mass. Inf. 
Larrabee, Charles — Priv. — -Res. Maine; 21; seaman; enl. and must. Aug. 14, 1862; transf. 

to Navy, July 1, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 
Low, Nathaniel P. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 21 ; grocer ; enl. and must. Aug. 8, 1862 ; disch. 

Aug. 24, 1863, Baton Rouge, La., as Sergt. 
McAleer, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 35; laborer; enl. and must. Aug. 4, 1862 ; disch. 

for disability, March 8, 1863, Hampton, Va. See V. R. C. 
McGovern, Thomas — Priv. — Res . fewksbury ; 20; laborer; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 8, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
McGuire, Owen — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 30; laborer; enl. and must. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. 

out June 30, 1865. 
Mclntire, Thomas, Jr. — Corpl. — Res. Cambridge ; 44 ; organ builder; enl. and must. Aug. 4, 

1862; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va., as Sergt.; disch. for wounds, March 11, 

1865, Readville, Mass. 
McKinley, Allan — Priv. — Res. Lowell; 29; dyer; enl. and must. July 25, 1862; must, out 

Oct. 5, 1865. 
McQuade, Francis — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 20 ; glass blower ; enl. and must. Aug. 11, 1862 ; 

died Nov. 3, 1863, on steamboat, on Mississippi River. 
McQuade, John — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 18 ; laborer ; enl. and must. July 21, 1862 ; transf. 

Aug. 1, 1864, to Navy. See U. S. Navy. 



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Madden, Daniel J. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 19 ; glass blower ; enl. and must. Aug. 14, 1862 ; 

wounded May 27, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; disch. for wounds, Sept. 2, 1863, Boston, Mass, 
Madden, John — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 35; laborer; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; wounded 

May 27, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; died of wounds, June 22, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Manning, Matthew — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 18; laborer; enl. and must. July 21, 1862; 

wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Maroney, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Boston; 35; moulder; enl. July 19, 1862; must. July 21, 

1862; died May 20, 1863. 
Marrett, Joseph — ^ Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 19; glass cutter; enl. and must. Aug. 11, 1862 

deserted Nov. 9, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Marrett, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Somerville; 18; glass cutter; enl. and must. Aug. 11, 1862 

deserted Nov. 9, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Monehan, Terrence — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 34; laborer; enl. and must. Aug. 4, 1862 

disch. for disability, Sept. 28, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Murphy, Michael — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 30 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Aug. 8, 1862 ; died of 

disease, May 25, 1863, Brashear City, La. 
Murphy, Michael — Music. — Res. Cambridge ; 18 ; glass cutter ; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

deserted Aug. 11, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Murphy, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 18; glass maker; enl. and must. Sept. 1, 1862; 

must, out June 30, 1865, as Sergt. 
Nash, Dennis B. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 37 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 8, 

1862 ; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; died of wounds, date not shown. 
Nixon, George — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 30 ; farmer ; enl. and must. Aug. 11, 1862 ; prisoner 

Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; exchanged March 12, 1865 ; must, out July 14, 1865. 
O'Brien, James — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 34; carpenter; enl. and must. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. 

out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
O'Brien, Martin — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 21; shoemaker; enl. and must. July 21, 1862 ; died of 

disease, March 5, 1864, Baton Rouge, La. 
O'Brien, Michael — Priv. — Res. Somerville; 20; glass cutter; enl. and must. Aug. 11, 1862; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Ready, John H. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 25 ; tailor ; enl. and must. July 29, 1862 ; shot by 

Provost Guard, Savannah, Ga., Feb. 7, 1865. 
Ricker, Moses — Wagoner — Res. Cambridge ; 45 ; teamster ; enl. and must. July 30, 1862 ; disch. 

for disability, Sept. 29, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Riley, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 42 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Nov. 30, 1863 ; wounded 

Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va.; transf. June 26, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "A" 

26th Mass. Inf. 
Robbins, DwightC — Corpl. — Res. Boston; 19; clerk; enl . and must . Aug . 14, 1862 ; must. 

out June 29, 1865. 
Robins, Charles — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. and must. Aug. 9, 1862 ; deserted 

Aug. 25, 1862, Boston, Mass. 
Sands, Robert H. — Col. Cook — Res. — ; 21; occu. — ; enl. Nov. 1, 1863 ; must. Nov. 20, 1863 ; 

transf . June 22, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "D" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Scott, Frank N, — Ist Lieut. — Res. Cambridge; 29; occu. — ; comm. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 25, 1862 ; resigned and disch. Aug. 27, 1864. See Co. "D" 22d Mass. Inf. 
Scott, John — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 22; laborer; enl. and must. July 30, 1862 ; wounded 

June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; disch. for wounds, July 22, 1864, St. Louis, Mo. 
Smith, Michael — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 25; laborer; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. — ; wounded 

May 27, 1863, Port Hudson, La.; disch. for wounds, Feb. 16, 1864, Baton Rouge, 

La. 
Stinson, James — Corpl. — Res. Cambridge ; 24 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Sullivan, John P. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 21 ; laborer; enl. and must. Aug. 8, 1862 ; de- 
serted Aug. 26, 1862, Cambridge, Mass. 
Sweeney, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 37 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Aug. 13, 1862 ; transf. 

to V. R.C., date not shown; disch. for disability, April 10, 1864, as of Co. "H"3d V. R. C. 
Swift, Francis C. — Priv. — Res. — ; 21; carpenter; enl. and must. Aug. 13, 1862; wounded 

April 13, 1863, Bisland, La. ; died April 16, 1863, Brashear City, La., of wounds. 
Thomas, George E. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 18; farmer; enl. and must. Aug. 7, 1862 ; transf. 

to 3d Mass. Cav., Aug., 1862. See Co. "F" 3d Mass. Cav. 



12 THIRTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Thornby, Wilson — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 34 ; gardener ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 14, 

1862; transf.Aug., 1862, to3dMass.Cav. See Co. "F" 3d Mass. Cav. 
Tobin, David — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 19; glass maker; enl. July 30, 1862; must. Aug. 1, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Twohig, Timothy — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 18; mason; enl. and must. July 31, 1862; 

wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La.; transf. to V. R. C, July 1, 1864; must, out 

July 5, 1865, as of Co. "K" 3d V. R. C. 
Wentworth, Nathaniel S. — Sergt. — Res. Cambridge; 23; hatter; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 

1862; comm. 2d Lieut., Oct. 26, 1864; not must.; must, out June 30, 1865, as Ist 

Sergt. 
White, Dennis — Corpl. — Res. Cambridge; 22; plumber; enl. and must. July 30, 1862; 

wounded May 27, 1863, Port Hudson, La.; and Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; died of 

wounds, Sept. 21, 1864, as Private. 
White, Joseph L. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 39 ; mason ; enl. and must. July 24, 1862 ; transf. 

to V. R. C, July 1, 1864; must, out July 11, 1865, as of Co. "H"20thV. R. C. 
Wood, Joseph — Priv. — Res. — ; 35 ; occu. — ; enl. and must. Aug. 14, 1862 ; transf. Aug., 1862, 

to 3d Mass. Cav. See Co. "F" 3d Mass. Cav. 
Worcester, Asa — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 38 ; brush maker ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

disch. June 8, 1865. 
Wright, William — Priv. — Res. Harrington, Me.; 21; seaman; enl. and must. Aug. 14, 1862; 

disch. for disability, June 22, 1863. 
Wyman, J. Henry — Captain — Res. Cambridge ; 32 ; clerk ; comm. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 
Aug. 19, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Oct. 25, 1864. 

COMPANY "C" 

Alden, Edward C. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 20 ; shoe cutter ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 20, 1865, as Corpl. 
Allen, Calvin W. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 43 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, May 22, 1863. See V. R. C. 
Allen, Charles F. — Captain — Res. Abington ; 29; boot stitcher ; comm. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; comm. Major, July 16, 1863 ; must. — ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Major. 

Brevet Lieut. Colonel and Colonel U. S. Vols., to date March 13, 1865. See Co. "E" 4th 

Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Bailey, James — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 35 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; must, out May 26, 1865. 
Baldwin, Charles L. — Priv. — Res. Abington; 29; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; died of disease. May 4, 1863, Brashear City, La. 
Baldwin, Ira B. — Priv. — Res. Abington; 28; shoemaker; enl. July 24, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded Sept. 22, 1864, Fisher's Hill, Va. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Barrett, Benjamin K. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 27 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. See Co. "E" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Barry, David F. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 29 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Bates, Charles — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La. ; transf. to V. R. C, April 30, 1864 ; must, out 

July 13, 1865, as of Co. "B" 19th V. R. C. 
Bates, David B, — Priv. — Res. Abington; 32; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Bates, Edwin W. — Priv. — Res. Abington; 30; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; exchanged Feb. 19, 1865; must, out 

June 28, 1865. 
Bates, James E. — Ist Sergt. — Res. Abington ; 25 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; comm. Ist Lieut., June 17, 1865; not must.; must, out June 30, 1865, as 

1st Sergt. See Co. "E" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) 
Beal, Daniel W. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 29 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Beal, George E. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 23 ; shoe cutter ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died of disease, Feb. 16, 1863, New Orleans, La. 



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Bickford, John E. — Corpl. — Res. Abington ; 24; shoemaker; enl. July 24, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20,1862; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va., as Sergt. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 

See Co. "E" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Bicknell, Alison — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 43 ; farmer ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

died of disease, April 14, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Bicknell, William H. — Music. — Res. Abington ; 16 ; farmer ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. March 5, 1864, Baton Rouge, La. See Co. "A" 3d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Buchanan, James — Priv. — Res. Charlestown ; 41 ; laborer ; enl. and must. July 18, 1864 ; 

transf. June 25, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "A" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Bushnell, Charles — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 40 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 16, 1863, Alexandria, Va. 
Capen, Samuel G. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 38 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; transf. to V. R. C, in 1864; disch. for disability, April 16, 1864, as of 5th Co. 2d 

Battln. V. R. C. 
Carney, Frank — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 19 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; transf. to V. R. C, April 30, 1864; must, out July 11, 1865, as of Co. "H" 20th 

V. R. C. 
Caton, Joseph W. — Sergt. — Res. Abington ; 29 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; prisoner Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; paroled Oct. 8, 1864 ; comm. 2d Lieut., to 

date Oct. 26, 1864 ; not must. ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Sergt. See Co. " E " 4th Mass. 

Inf. (3 mos.). 
Cole, Ephraim T. — Corpl. — Res. Abington ; 25 ; boot stitcher ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, July 2, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Cook, Josiah G. — Priv. — Res. Abington; 19; farmer; enl. July 24, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out July 12. 1865. 
Corthell, Daniel M. — Priv. — Res. Abington; 32; shoemaker; enl. July 24, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Corthell, James H. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 25 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Donavan, Frederick — Priv. — Res. Abington; 34; boot crimper; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Oct. 19, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Downey, Brine — Priv. — Res. Abington; 35; tailor; enl. July 24, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 1862; 

died of disease, June 21, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Dyer, Edward L. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 34 ; farmer ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, July 9, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Edson, James H. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 37 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Nov. 10, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Ellis, Calvin C. — Priv. — Res. Abington; 25; heel cutter; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died of disease, June 23, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Ellis, Jason — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 44 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; returned to Co., April 7, 1865; must, out June 30, 

1865. 
Elmes, George — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 27; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Ewell, William T. — Sergt. — Res. Abington ; 36 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; died Oct. 27, 1864, Winchester, Va., of 

wounds. See Co. "G" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Finnegan, James — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 38 ; farmer ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 

20. 1862; transf. to V. R. C. Jany. 10. 1864; disch. for disability, April 18, 1864, as of 

V. R. C. 
Fish, Andrew W. — Priv. — Res. Hanson; 21; shoemaker; enl. July 24, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died of disease, Aug. 3, 1863, Baton Rouge. La. 
Foster, Hiram — Priv. — Res. Abington; 31; shoe cutter; enl. July 24, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Aug. 22, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
French, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Abington; 19; boot stitcher; enl. July 24, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
FuUerton, William H. — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater; 24; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; 

must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Gurney, Andrew H. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 31 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Aug. 22, 1863. Baton Rouge, La. 



14 THIRTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Healey, John A. — Music. — Res. Abington ; 27 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Hill, Morton E. — Priv. — Rea. Hanson ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died of disease, April 13, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Holbrook, Nathaniel O. — Corpl. — Res. Abington ; 27 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; disch. for disability, June 7, 1863, New Orleans, La. See Co. "E" 4th 

Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and Sig. Corps, U. S. A. 
Hopkins, Isaac — Priv. — Res. Abington; 28; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
House, James L. — Priv. — Res. Scituate ; 20 ; shoe cutter ; enl. and must. March 8, 1865 ; disch. 

Aug. 3, 1865, Hilton Head, S. C. 
Howe, George H. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Howland, Nathaniel T. — Priv. — Res. Hanson ; 19 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; wounded April 13, 1864, Red River, La. ; disch. for wounds, Jany. 23, 1865, 

Washington, D. C. 
Hudson, John — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater; 37; carpenter; enl. July 24, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; died of disease, Nov. 3, 1863, 

East Bridgewater, Mass. 
Knowles, William W. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 29 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; died of disease, June 3, 1863, New Orleans, La. See Co. "E" 4th Mass. Inf. 

(3 mos.). 
Lovewell, George B. — Priv. — Res. Abington; 24; shoemaker; enl. July 24, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; exchanged Feb. 22, 1865 ; re- 
turned to Co., April 9, 1865 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
McGill, Dennis — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; temporarily attached to Ist La. Cav., Feb. 4, 1863; returned to 38th Mass. Inf., in 

1864 ; failed to join regt. ; no further record. 
McKenney, Samuel H. — Wagoner — Res. Abington ; 40 ; teamster ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Nov. 18, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Manchester, George W. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 18 ; teamster ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Merrows, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 39 ; farmer ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died of disease, Jany. 26, 1863, Carrollton, La. 
Millett, Henry C. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 33 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died of disease, July 8, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Mitchell, Seth W. — Priv. — Res. Marshfield ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Jany. 13, 1863, Baltimore, Md. 
Morris, Elijah G. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 38 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, June 14, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Nash, Charles D. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Nash, Edward E. — Priv. — Res. Abington; 19; farmer; enl. July 24, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability. May 30, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Nash, Francis A. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Abington ; 28 ; clerk ; comm. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 

20,1862; comm. 1st Lieut., March 3, 1863; must. March 3, 1863; resigned and disch., 

March 7, 1864, as Ist Lieut, of Co. "F". See Co. "K" 3d Mass. Hy. Arty.; and U. S. 

Navy. 
Newton, Harrison O. F. — Corpl. — Res. Abington ; 35 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. See Co. " D " 3d Battln. Mass. Rifles. 
Nugent, Edward — Col. Cook — Res. — ; 21 ; occu. — ; enl. Nov. 1, 1863 ; must. Nov. 20, 1863 ; 

killed May 3, 1864, on steamer cixr belle. 
Nugent, Reuben — Col. Cook — Res. — ; 22 ; occu. — ; enl. Nov. 1, 1863 ; must. Nov. 20, 1863 ; 

transf. June 25, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "A" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Osborne, James A. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 20 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va., as Corpl. ; died of disease, Jany. 23, 1865, 

Salisbury, N. C, as Prisoner of War. 
Perkins, Joshua L. — Priv. — Res. Hanson ; 24 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; prisoner Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; 

exchanged Nov. 26, 1864 ; must, out June 20, 1865. 



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Perry, Jonathan — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 44 ; farmer ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Nov. 15, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Phillips, David T. — Priv. — Res. Marshfield ; 19; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Nov. 3, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Pierce, Henry G. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 20 ; last maker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Poole, Peregrine W. — Priv. — Res. Pembroke; 20; carpenter; enl. July 24, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; wounded Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; must, out June 10, 1865, while 

absent wounded. 
Powers, Daniel W. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 22 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Powers, Henry W. — Corpl. — Res. Abington ; 24 ; clerk ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; wounded Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek. Va., as Sergt. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Prior, Erastus O. — Corpl. — Res. Abington ; 39 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; died June 19, 1863, of wounds, at New 

Orleans, La. See Co. "B" 3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Prouty, Joseph E, — Priv. — Res. Hanson ; 39 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. Aug. 22, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. See 20th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Ramsdell, Isaac — Priv. — Res. Hanson; 40; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 2, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. for disability, Nov. 29, 1862, Boston, Mass. 
Ramsdell, Philemon W. — Priv. — Res. Abington; 29; shoemaker; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. See Co. "E" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Randall, Joseph W. — Priv. — Res. Abington; 20; shoemaker; enl. July 24, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; exchanged March 12, 1865 ; must. 

out July 14, 1865. 
Reed, Timothy — 1st Lieut. — Res. Abington; 36; farmer; comm. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; comm. Captain, Nov. 1, 1862; must, to date Nov. 1, 1862; dismissed 

March 4, 1863, sentence of Genl. Court Martial, as Captain of Co. "D". See Co. "E" 

4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Rice, Alvin — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 36 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Jany. 18, 1863, Baltimore, Md. 
Ripley, Edwin — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 22; shoemaker; enl. July 24, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. See U. S. Navy. 
Ripley, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Abington; 24; shoemaker; enl. July 24, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester. Va. ; died of wounds, Oct. 9, 1864. 
Robbins, Edwin R. — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 23; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; and Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va., as 

Corpl. ; must, out May 25, 1865. 
Sampson, John — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 35 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Sampson, Miles — Priv. — Res. Abington; 37; carpenter; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Sharpe, Gibbens — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 25 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La.; and Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; disch. 

for wounds, March 28, 1865, Philadelphia, Penna. 
Sharpe, Simeon — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater; 20; shoemaker; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Soper, Henry A. — Priv. — Res. Hanson; 32; shoemaker; enl. July 24, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Steingardt, Benjamin — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 20; shoemaker; enl. July 24, 1862 ; 

must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Nov. 17, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Steingardt, Daniel N. — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; 

must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Steingardt, John F., Jr. — Corpl. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 33 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; 

must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; died Sept. 2, 1863, Baton Rouge, La., as Sergt. 
Steingardt, Joseph A. — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater; 28; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; 

must . Aug . 20, 1862 ; disch . Aug . 22, 1863, for disability, at Baton Rouge, La . See Co . " E " 

4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Stewart, Nathan M. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 35 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died of disease, Aug. 7, 1864, New Orleans, La. See Co. "E" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 



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Sullivan, James N. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 40; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Swain, Levi A. — Priv. — Res. Abington; 26; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Dec. 24, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Talbot, Peter — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 43 ; carpenter ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

transf.to V. R.C., Jany. 15, 1864; must, out Aug. 2, 1865, asof 72d Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Taylor, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Maiden; 32; clerk; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, June 18, 1864, Baton Rouge, La. See Co. "E" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Teague, Lysander — CorpL — Res. Abington ; 42; shoemaker; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. for disability, Dec. 27, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Thorpe, Thomas H. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 33; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. for disability, Feb. 14, 1863, Carrollton, La. 
Townsend, Newton — Priv. — Res. East Randolph ; 29; shoe cutter; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; wounded April 13, 1864, Red River, La.; prisoner, Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar 

Creek, Va. ; paroled Feb. 15, 1865 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Truet, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Abington; 28; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Tuttle, Ebenezer G. — Sergt. — Res. Abington; 31; shoemaker; enl. July 24, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; disch. for disability, July 17, 1863, New Orleans, La. See Co. "E" 4th 

Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and V. R. C. 
Walker, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 27 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; died of disease, Aug. 21, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Washburn, Ezra E., Jr. — Priv. — Res. Abington; 18; shoemaker; enl. July 24, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. Dec. 11, 1863, at Baton Rouge, La., for promotion. See OflBcer U. S. 

Col. Troops. 
Washburn, Jerome — Sergt. — Res. Abington; 26; shoemaker; enl. July 24, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; comm. 2d Lieut., March 8, 1863; must, to date March 8, 1863; resigned 

and disch. Jany. 24, 1864. See Co. "E" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; 20th Unatt. Co. Mass. 

Inf. (100 days) ; and 20th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (1 jt.). 
Whiting, Thomas F. — Priv. — Res. Hanson; 18; shoemaker; enl. July 24, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as Corpl. ; must, out June 30, 

1865, as Sergt. 
Willey, James H. — Priv. — Res. Abington; 33; painter; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; transf. to V. R. C, March 5, 1864; must, out July 11, 1865, as of Co. "H" 20th 

V. R. C. 

COMPANY "D" 

Ames, John C. — Priv. — Res. Hanson ; 20 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Arnold, Daniel P. — Priv. — Res. Cohasset ; 39 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; died of disease, Oct. 31, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Arnold, Edward H. — Priv. — Res. Cohasset; 28; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; disch. for disability, Nov. 28, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Arnold, George — Priv. — Res. Cohasset ; 22; shoemaker; enL Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability. May 20, 1863, Fortress Monroe, Va. 
Barrows, Alfred — Priv. — Res. Pembroke ; 43 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Feb. 7, 1864, Baton Rouge, La. See V. R. C. 
Barrows, James E. — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 19 ; printer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Bates, Bela — Priv. — Res. Cohasset ; 20 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

missing in action, Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; no further record. 
Bates, Francis — Music. — Res . Plymouth ; 28; watchmaker; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Jany. 30, 1864, Baton Rouge, La. 
Bates, Gustavus D. — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 38; printer; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. for disability, Aug. 5, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Bates, Stephen — Priv. — Res. Hanson; 29; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

died of disease, May 3, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Bonney, Jacob D. — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater; 22; carpenter; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 12, 1865, at Philadelphia, Penna. 



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Bosworth, Ichabod — Priv. — Res. Hanson ; 44; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Bowen, James A. — Corpl. — Res. Duxbury ; 19 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died of disease, June 7, 1864 .Morganzia, La., as 1st Sergt. 
Brown, Henry — Priv. — Res. Scituate ; 29 ; caulker ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. July 13, 1864, to enlist in Na\'y. See U. S. Navy. 
Bryant, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. Pembroke ; 28 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Aug. 4, 1862 ; disch. 

for disability, March 20, 1863, Baltimore, Md. 
Burgess, Bertrand — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 19 ; mechanic ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; died of disease, March 20, 1864, New Orleans, La. 
Byrnes, Arthur S. — Priv. — Res. Bridgewater ; 29; nailer; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; comm. 1st Lieut., Oct. 26, 1864 ; not must. ; must, out June 30, 1865, as 1st Sergt. 
Chandler, George T. — Priv. — Res. Duxbury; 22; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; disch. for disability, Feb. 15, 1863, Baltimore, Md. 
Chandler, Henry O. — Priv. — Res. Pembroke; 27; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La.; disch. for wounds, Feb. 16, 

1864, Baton Rouge, La. 
Cook, Joseph H. — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater; 28; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Nov. 23, 1863, at Boston, Mass. 
Cook, Joshua — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 25; nailer; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; must, out June 30, 1865. See Co. "E" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Denham, Charles W. — Priv. — Res. South Hanson; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Durgin, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. — ; 26 ; occu. — ; enl. and must. Aug. 5, 1862 ; died of 

disease, Aug. 8, 1863, Baton Rouge, La., as Corpl. 
Dyer, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater; 24; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; died of disease, Nov. 15, 1862, Fort Monroe, Va. 
Everson, Charles — Sergt. — Res. Kingston ; 41; carpenter; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. for disability, Aug. 11, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Faunce, Solomon E. — Sergt. — Res. Plymouth ; 20; manufacturer; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Jany. 15, 1863, Baltimore, Md. See Co. "B" 3d Mass. 

Inf. (3 mos.). 
Faxon, George L. — Corpl. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 24; teacher; enl. July 31, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. Jany. 14, 1864, for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Fish, George H. — Priv. — Res. PbTnouth ; 25 ; hostler ; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

wounded May 27, 1863, Port Hudson, La.; transf. to V. R. C, May 31, 1863; disch. 

for wounds, April 16, 1864, as of 5th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. See Co. "B" 3d Mass. Inf. 

(3 mos.). 
Fish, Joseph L. — Priv. — Res. Hanson; 25; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La.; died of disease, Oct. 31, 1863, Hanson, 

Mass. 
Fish, Joseph W. — Priv. — Res. Cohasset ; 24 ; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 16, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Foster, Otis — Priv. — Res. Pembroke ; 23 ; blacksmith ; enl. .\ug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Feb. 16, 1864, Baton Rouge, La. 
Freeman, Enoch — Priv. — Res. Duxbury; 25; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Gallagher, Thomas — Music. — Res. East Boston ; 16 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; diach. for disability, Sept. 2, 1863, Boston, Mass. See Co. "K" 59th Mass. 

Inf. 
Gammons, Leonard F. — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 18 ; nailer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Sergt. 
Gerrish, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Pembroke ; 27 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La. ; transf. to V. R. C, date not shown ; disch. for 

wounds, April 24, 1864, New Orleans, La., as of 5th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Gould, Myron — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 19 ; stitcher ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; died of disease, Aug. 26, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Greenwood, Albert F. — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 27 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; disch. for wounds, Nov. 27, 1863, Baton 

Rouge, La. 



18 THIRTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Gurney, Seth P. — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 29 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. June 8, 1865, at Hilton Head, S. C, as Corpl. See Co. " E " 4th Mass. 

Inf. (3 mos.). 
Harden, Albert — Corpl. — Res. Bridgewater ; 21 ; forgeman ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out May 25, 1865, Philadelphia, Penna. 
Harden, Nahum F, — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 26 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Harvey, Benjamin — Priv. — Res. Plymouth; 44; seaman; enl. Aug. 2, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. Aug. 22, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Hathaway, Benjamin A. — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 28 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, June 30, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Haverstock, John H. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Hayden, Thomas O. — Priv. — Res. Cohasset; 21; blacksmith; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Hendson, William — Col. Cook — Res. — ; 45 ; occu. — ; enl. Nov. 8, 1863 ; must. Nov. 19, 

1863; transf. June 25, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "B" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Hill, Francis C, — 1st Sergt. — Res. Kingston ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Nov. 17, 1863, Boston, Mass. See Co. "A" 3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; 

and 20th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Holbrook, George — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 23 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability. May 16, 1864, Baton Rouge, La. 
Hollis, Joshua — Priv. — Res. Pembroke ; 34 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Holmes, Alonzo L. — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 28; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 30. 1865, as Sergt. 
Hudson, G. Otis — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 18 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; missing Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; no further record. 
Hyland, Andrew M. — Priv. — Res. Scituate ; 21 ; shoe cutter ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died of disease, Nov. 17, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Keith, James L. — Priv. — Res. Bridgewater; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Sergt. 
Kingman, James — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 29 ; shoe cutter ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; died of disease, June 14, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Lanman, William W. — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 19 ; hostler ; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Dec. 27, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Lee, Frank E. — Priv. — Res. Bridgewater ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability. May 3, 1863, Opeiousas, La. 
Lewis, William A. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 35 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; killed June 14, 1863, Port Hudson. La. 
Loring, Joseph B. — Priv. — Res. Pembroke ; 24 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Lovett, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 35 ; waiter ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out June 10, 1865. 
Luzarder, George E, — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 36 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Jany. 23, 1863, Baltimore. Md. 
Lyon, James A. — Priv. — Res. Halifax ; 29 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La.; died April 17, 1863, Berwick City, La., of 

wounds. 
Maguire, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 37 ; hostler ; enl. July 21, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Mason, Albert — 2d Lieut. — Res. Plymouth ; 25 ; lawyer ; comm. July 29, 1862 ; must. July 31. 

1862 ; comm. and must. 1st Lieut., Nov. 1, 1862 ; disch. May 23, 1864, as 1st Lieut, of Co. 

"C", for promotion. See Officer U. S. Vols. 
Mason, Charles — Sergt. — Res. Plymouth ; 22 ; photographer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; comm. 2d Lieut., Feb. 27, 1863; must. March 1, 1863; comm. and must. 1st Lieut. 

to date May 27, 1864 ; must, out June 30, 1865. as 1st Lieut. Brevet 1st Lieut, and Captain 

U. S. Vols., to date March 13. 1865. See Co. "B" 3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Matthews, Lewis — Col. Cook — Res. — ; 43; occu. — ; enl. Nov. 1, 1863; must. Nov. 19, 

1863 ; transf. June 25, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "B" 26th Mass. Inf. 



THIRTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 19 

Merritt, Billings — Priv. — Res. Scituate; 31; carpenter; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Sergt. 
Mitchell, Morton D, — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 28 ; lawyer ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; prom. 

Sergt., date not shown ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; comm. 2d Lieut., Nov. 1, 1862 ; must. Nov. 1, 

1862; resigned and disch., March 27, 1863, as 2d Lieut, of Co. "I". 
Monroe, Julius W. — Priv. — Res. Hanson ; 23 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; died of disease, Feb. 13, 1865, Salisbury, 

N. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Morton, George H. — Priv. — Res. Kingston ; 28 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 27, 1863, Baltimore, Md. 
Nutter, Edmund W. — Corpl. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 22 ; teacher ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability. May 26, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
O'Brien, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Kingston ; 25 ; tacker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

wounded Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; disch. for wounds, April 3, 1865, Germantown, 

Penna. 
O'Brien, William — Priv. — Res. Kingston; 19; farmer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died of disease, Nov. 9, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Parker, Frank G. — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 19 ; student ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Perkins, John F. — Priv. — Res. Kingston ; 28 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Perkins, William A. — Priv. — Res. Halifax ; 34 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Peterson, Charles S. — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 34 ; housewright ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Nov. 20, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Peterson, Silas N. — Priv. — Res. Conway ; 25 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died of disease, Nov. 10, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Price, Henry W. — Priv. — Res. Bridgewater ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Nov. 20, 1863, Boston, Mass. See V. R. C. 
Quinn, Bernard T. — Corpl. — Res. Plymouth ; 20 ; printer ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; transf. Feb. 6, 1865, to V. R. C. ; must, out July 18, 1865, as of Co. " I " 13th V. R. C. 
Raymond, Frederick R. — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 24 ; carder ; enl. Aug. 10, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Sampson, Bradford — Priv. — Res. Duxbury ; 28 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; died of disease, Aug. 27, 1864, New York 

City. 
Sanger, Eugene — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 19 ; teacher ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; killed April 13, 1863, Bisland, La. 
Savery, Thomas G. — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; disch. for wounds, Dec. 28, 1863, Boston, 

Mass. 
ScoUard, John — Priv. — Res. Kingston ; 25 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; transf. to V. R. C, date not shown; must, out July 11, 1865, as of Co. "H" 20th 

V. R. C. 
Sherman, Frederick P. — Priv. — Res. Duxbury ; 30 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 7, 1864, Baton Rouge, La. 
Sherman, William S. — Priv. — Res. Plympton ; 21 ; tacker ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Jany. 25, 1864, Boston, Mass. 
Smith, Joseph — Corpl. — Res. Hanson ; 34 ; engineer ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. March 9, 1864, as Sergt., for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Smith, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Kingston ; 29 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

wounded June 4, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as Corpl. ; disch. for disability, Oct. 22, 1863, 

Boston, Mass. 
Soule, Henry — Priv. — Res. Kingston ; 25 ; seaman ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Stetson, Abel O. — Priv. — Res. Pembroke ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died of disease, June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. 
Stetson, Andrew J. — Corpl. — Res. East Bridgewater; 25; tacker; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; wounded May 27, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as Sergt. ; killed Sept. 19, 1864, 

Winchester, Va. See Co. "E" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 



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Stevens, Hiram F. — Priv. — Res. Pembroke ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died of disease, Jany. 3, 1863. 
Studley, John — Priv. — Res. Scituate; 22; mason; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 1862; 

must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Tew, Philip H. — Priv. — Res. Pembroke ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Oct. 23, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Thrasher, Israel H, — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 34 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; died of wounds, June 29, 1863, New 

Orleans, La. 
Thrasher, James T. — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 22 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Tinkham, Sylvanus — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater; 31; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; 

must. Aug. 20, 1862; transf. to V. R. C, date not shown; must, out July 17, 1865, as of 

164th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Tower, Lorenzo — Priv. — Res. Halifax ; 42 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La. ; died of wounds, date not known. 
Trow, George H. — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater; 21; blacksmith; enl. Aug. 6,1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; killed April 13, 1863, Bisland, La., as Corpl. 
Washburn, Cephas — 1st Lieut. — Res. Kingston ; 30; shoemaker; comm. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; disch. for disability, March 2, 1863. See Co. "A" 3d Mass Inf. (3 mos.). 
Wheeler, George A. — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 20 ; teacher ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 13, 1865. 
White, Samuel C. — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 21; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; must, out July 19, 1865. 
Williston, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Cohasset ; 19 ; fisherman ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; disch. for wounds, Oct. 20, 1863, Boston, 

Mass. 
Winsor, Elbridge — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 35 ; soap manufacturer ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; 

must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; disch. for wounds. May 16, 
1864, Baton Rouge, La. 

COMPANY "E" 

Allen, John N. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 26 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; exchanged Feb. 18, 1865 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Alley, John, 5th — Corpl. — Res. Lynn; 32; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Aug. 31, 1863, New Orleans, La., as Sergt. 
Atwill, William A, — Sergt. — Res. Lynn ; 33 ; shoe cutter; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; comm. 2d Lieut., Oct. 26, 1864 ; not must. ; must, out June 30, 1865, as 1st Sergt. 
Bacheller, Alfred — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 45; dyer; enl. Aug. 21, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 1862; 

wounded June, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; died of wounds, Aug. 3, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Bacheller, J. Langdon — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 19 ; expressman ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Bacon, George — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 23; seaman; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; de- 
serted Nov. 6, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Bagnall, Robert F. — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 32; machinist; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; wounded Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va., as Sergt. ; disch. for wounds, Aug. 28, 1865. 
Barnes, William E. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 29 ; shoemaker ; enl. and must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; must. 

out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Beckford, Robert R. — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 19; paper carrier ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; died of disease, April 7, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Birmingham, James — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; died of disease, July 11, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Breed, Amos H. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 18 ; shoemaker : enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Brennan, James — Priv. — Res. Bridgewater; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 10, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Broad, James H. — Corpl. — Res. Lynn ; 27; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

transf. to V. R. C, Jany. 28, 1865; must, out June 27, 1865, as Sergt. of Co. "A" 12th 

V. R. C. 



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Brown, John M. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 18; box maker ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; disch. for wounds, Feb. 24, 1864, Boston, Mass. 

See Co. "C" 1st Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Bryant, Woodbridge — Priv. — Res. Bridgewater ; 21 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; died of disease, Jany. 14, 1863, Carrollton, La. 
BuUard, Elbridge H. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 26 ; publisher ; enl. Aug. 17, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Jany. 5, 1863, Baltimore, Md. 
Games, John — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 1862; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Carver, Philo — Priv. — Res. Bridgewater ; 24 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

died of disease, Sept. 14, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Chadwell, Cyrus A. — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; must, out May 25, 1865, at York, Penna. 
Chase, John E. H. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 23 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; transf. to Navy, Aug. 1, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 
Clark, Barnabas F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 25 ; trader ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

died of disease, Aug. 28, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Clark, Charles M. — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 41; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Clark, Emery — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; must. 

out June 30, 1865. 
Collins, James — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

deserted Aug. 26, 1862 ; had previously enl. July 2, 1862, in 3d Mass. Cav. ; was must, in 

Oct. 27, 1862; remained with 3d Mass. Cav. until March 19, 1863, when returned to 38th 

Mass. Inf., as a deserter ; transf. to V. R. C, date not shown ; must, out July 11, 1865, as of 

Co. "E" 21st V. R. C. See Co. "F" 3d Mass. Cav., as James Collins, Jr. 
Conant, Alvin — Priv. — Res. Bridgewater ; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; must, out June 8, 1865, while absent 

wounded. 
Corson, Thomas A. — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 21; shoemaker; enl. and must. Aug. 22, 1862; 

wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va.; disch. for wounds, Dec. 29, 1864, Philadelphia, 

Penna., as Corpl. 
Corson, William P. — Priv. — Res. Bridgton, Me.; 24; shoemaker; enl. and must. Jany. 2, 

1864 ; disch. Aug. 8, 1865. 
Davis, John — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 44 ; morocco dresser ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

transf. Aug. 23, 1862, to 3d Mass. Cav. See Co. "F" 3d Mass. Cav. 
Dwyer, Joseph Henry — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 24 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; disch. for disability, Oct. 6, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Eaton, Charles T. — Music. — Res. Lynn ; 43 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Ewer, James K., Jr. — Priv. — Res.Hyannis; 18; clerk; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

transf. to 3d Mass. Cav., Aug. 23, 1862. See Co. "C" 3d Mass. Cav. 
Fisher, A. Sidney — Sergt. — Res. Lynn ; 26 ; mason ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La. ; died April 27, 1863, Berwick City, La., of wounds. 
Flynn, Frank M. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Flynn, George — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 23; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Flynn, William J. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 22 ; tailor ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La.; transf. April 10, 1864, as Sergt., to V. R. C. ; 

disch. for disability, Nov. 29, 1864, as of 142d Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Fuller, Henry H. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 32 ; butcher ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

died of disease, Aug. 16, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Galeucia, John F. — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 33; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Aug. 26, 1864, Halltown, Va., as Corpl. 
Gardner, Anthony — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 42 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

reptd. transf. Aug. 23, 1862, to 10th Battery Mass. Lt. Arty. ; not shown on records to have 

ever joined the 10th Battery ; no later record. 
Goggins, David G. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 
1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 



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Gove, Lemuel J. — 1st Sergt. — Res. Lynn ; 23 ; shoe cutter ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; died of disease, Feb. 3, 1863, Carrollton, La. 
Grover, Luther D. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 36 ; machinist ; enl. and must. Feb. 21, 1865 ; transf. 

to 26th Mass. Inf., June 22, 1865. See Co. "B" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Hacker, I. Goddard — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 23 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va., as Corpl. ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Sergt. 
Hall, Stephen A. — Priv. — Res. South Danvers; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862; disch. for disabihty, Dec. 18, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Harrington, Timothy — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 30; shoemaker; enl. July 21, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; disch. for disability, Jany. 24, 1864, New Orleans, La. 
Hartwell, Granville — Priv. — Res. Bridgewater; 19; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862; disch. for disability, Feb. 17, 1863, Fort Monroe, Va. 
Heath, Samuel E. — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 21; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

died of disease, Feb. 15, 1863, Carrollton, La. 
Hilton, John G. — Priv. — • Res. Lynn ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va., as Corpl. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Hooper, Stephen G. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 36 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Hunnewell, Frank — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 36 ; expressman ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; died of disease, Feb. 11, 1865, Richmond, 

Va., a Prisoner of War. 
Hurley, Owen — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 1862; 

killed Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. 
Ingalls, Benjamin F. — Corpl. — Res. Lynn ; 18 ; box maker ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; died March 5, 1863, of disease, at Carrollton, La. 
Ingalls, T, Clarkson — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 18; baker; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

must, out June 8, 1865. 
Irving, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 18; morocco dresser ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Kain, John — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 35; barber; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; must. 

out May 26, 1865. 
Keith, Morris M. — Priv. — Res. Bridgewater ; 27 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; died of disease, July 19, 1864, at New Orleans, La., a Corpl. 
Kent, Porter O. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 26 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Kimball, Asa — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 26; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 1862; 

must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Kimball, Wilbur H. — Corpl. — Res. Lynn ; 21 ; heeler ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865, as Private. 
King, Daniel T. — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 22; tanner; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 1862; 

must, out July 12, 1865. 
Kitchen, James — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 33; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; disch. for disability, Jany. 7, 1864, Boston, 

Mass. 
Kitchen, Lindley — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va.; died in Sept., 1864, exact date not shown, of 

wounds. 
Lamb, William — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 29 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

transf. Aug. 23, 1862, to 3d Mass. Cav, See Co. "F" 3d Mass. Cav. 
Lee, William — Col. Cook — Res. — ; 38; occu. — ; enl. Nov. 1, 1863; must. Nov. 1, 1863; 

transf. June 22, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "E" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Lindsey, Joseph, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 35; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; transf. as Corpl., to V. R.C., date not shown ; must, out June 24, 1865, at Washington, 

D. C, as of Co. "E" 18th V. R. C. 
Little, Amos M. — Priv. — Rea. Lynn ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; must. 

out June 8, 1865. 
Luscomb, Samuel E. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 24 ; cook ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

died of disease, July 9, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
McGregor, Peter R. — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 44; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Sergt. 



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Mclntire, Albion — Priv. — Res. Lowell; 21; carpenter; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; deserted Sept. 14, 1862, Camp Cram, Md. See Co. "A" 2d Mass. Inf. Also had 

service in Co. "K" 8th Me. Inf. 
Maclntire, George R. — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 20; morocco dresser; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va.; must, out June 30, 1865, as 

Corpl. 
Maclntire, James F. — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 43; tanner; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; died of wounds, July 2, 1863, New Orleans, 

La. 
McKay, William H. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 23 ; heeler ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, June 13, 1864, Boston, Mass. 
Macomber, Horatio E. — Sergt. — Res. Lynn ; 24 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

prom. 1st Sergt., Feb. 4, 1863 ; Sergt. Major, July 1, 1863 ; comm. 2d Lieut., July 25, 1863 ; 

must. Oct. 15, 1863 ; comm. 1st Lieut., Aug. 8, 1864 ; not must. ; must, out June 30, 1865, 

as 2d Lieut. See Co. "D" 8th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Marston, William H. — Corpl. — Res. Lynn ; 22 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; wounded May 28, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; killed Sept. 19, 1864, at Winchester, Va., 

as Sergt. 
Martin, Henry A. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 18 ; heeler; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability. May 9, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Matthews, Walter C. — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 18; heeler; enl. Aug. 19, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; disch. for disability, Oct. 26, 1863, Boston, Mass. See 11th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. 

(90 days) ; and Co. "G" 6l3t Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Mills, Charles E. — Music. — Res. Stow; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

disch. for disabihty, Feb. 26, 1863, Fortress Monroe, Va. 
Mudge, Joshua W. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 23 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; disch. for wounds. May 15, 1865, Boston, Mass. 
Nesmith, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Bridgewater; 39; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Newhall, George A. — Priv. — Res. South Danvers; 19; farmer; enl.Aug.6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Newhall, William H. — Corpl. — Res. Lynn ; 25 ; shoe manufacturer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; disch. May 2, 1864, for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Noyes, Joseph P. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 19 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability. May 9, 1863, New Orleans, La. See Co. "F" 8th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
O'Neill, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Toronto, Canada; 35; clerk; enl. and must. Jany. 2, 1864; 

died of disease, April 30, 1864, New Orleans, La. 
Parks, Augustus R. — Corpl. — Res. Lynn ; 37 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; disch. for disability, June 29, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Parsons, Eben, Jr. — 1st Lieut. — Res. Lynn; 26; lawyer; comm. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; comm. Captain, Oct. 26, 1864 ; not must. ; must, out June 23, 1865, as 1st Lieut. 
Pearsons, William H. — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Pecker, William H. — Corpl. — Res. Lynn ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865, as Sergt. 
Phelps, Uriah — Priv. — Res. Bridgewater ; 44 ; farmer ; enl. July 25, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

disch. to date Sept. 15, 1862, G. O. #126, War Dept., A. G. O., Sept. 26, 1862. See Co. "I" 

nth Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "C" 28th Mass. Inf. 
Phillips, William T. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 42 ; carpenter ; enl . Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; died of disease, Aug. 12, 1864, New Orleans, La. 
Phipps, William A. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

disch.to date Sept. 15, 1862, G. O. #126, War Dept., A. G. O., Sept. 26, 1862. See Co."D" 

8th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Pratt, Andrew J. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 44 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, March 4, 1863, Portsmouth Grove, R. I. 
Price, Benjamin W. — Priv. — Res. Bridgewater ; 28; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; transf. March 5, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. for disability, April 18, 1864, as of 

4th Co. 1st Battln. V. R. C. 
Ouimby, Charles — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 26; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

transf. to Navy, July 1, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 



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Ramsdell, Joseph P. — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 36; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; exchanged Feb. 22, 1865; must, out 

June 7, 1865. 
Reed, Wesley — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 20; last maker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Nov. 13, 1862, Baltimore, Md. See Co. "M" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Richmond, Israel — Priv. — Res . Bridge water ; 34; seaman; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; transf. to V. R.C., April 10, 1864; must, out July 8, 1865, as of Co. "H" 3d V. R. C. 
Ryan, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 21; morocco dresser ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; deserted Aug. 22, 1862, Lynnfield, Mass. 
Saul, James B. — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 32; barber; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 1862; disch. 

for disability, Aug. 24, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Seavey, David L, — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 31 ; shoemaker ; enl. and must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; disch. 

for disability, Nov. 9, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Shehan, John — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Smith, Charles — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 31 ; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Smith, Charles B. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 20 ; wheelwright ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Smith, George W. A. R. — Sergt. — Res. Lynn; 32; expressman; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862; disch. for disability, July 1, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Smith, John E. — Captain — Res. Lynn; 32; morocco dresser; comm. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Aug. 25, 1862; must, out July 12, 1865. See Co. "I" 29th Mass. Inf. 
Southworth, Rufus F. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; wounded Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, "Va. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Spear, Vivian K. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Lynn; 27; watchmaker; comm. Aug. 22, 1862; must. 

Aug. 25, 1862 ; comm. 1st Lieut., Feb. 27, 1863 ; must. March 1, 1863 ; wounded June 14, 

1863, Port Hudson, La. ; disch. Nov. 20, 1863, as 1st Lieut, of Co. "I". See Officer V. R.C. 
Tuck, William H. — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 28; shoemaker; enl. and must. June 28, 1864 ; wounded 

Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; disch. for wounds, July 26, 1865. 
Tucker, Theodore — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 36; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 

22, 1862; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va., as Corpl.; died of wounds, Sept. 21, 

1864. 
Tuttle, James H. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 25 ; shoemaker ; enl . Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, July 14, 1865. 
Walters, James — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 34; shoemaker; enl. and must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; prisoner 

Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va.; died of disease, March 21, 1865, Annapolis, Md. 
Welch, Dennis — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 23 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Jany. 8, 1864, Boston, Mass. See V. R.C, as Dennis Walsh. 
White, Henry K. —Priv. — Res. Lynn; 22; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; died Nov. 24, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of 

War. 
Wood, William — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 41 ; wheelwright ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Aug. 10, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 

COMPANY "F" 

Angell, J. Frank — Sergt. — Res. Cambridge; 25; trader; enl. Aug. 2, 1862; must. Aug. 4, 

1862; killed June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. 
Anglin, John — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 25 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 1862 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Barry, Matthias — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 38; marble worker; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must 

Aug. 19, 1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; disch. for wounds, Nov. 6, 1863 

New Orleans, La. 
Barry, William J. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 27; engineer; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 

transf. to V. R.C, Feb. 3, 1865; must, out July 4, 1865, as of Co. "K"22d V. R.C. 
Bartlett, Joseph G. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 21; printer; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 1862 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Bird, Herman — Corpl. — Res. Cambridge ; 27 ; insurance agent ; enl. and must. July 31, 1862 

disch. for disability, Oct. 13, 1864, Baton Rouge, La. 



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Blake, George R. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 28; clerk; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 15, 

1862 ; killed June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. 
Boyden, Asa V. — Priv. — Res. — ; 38; painter; enl.andmust. Aug.20, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 

1865. 
Bradley, Abraham — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 35; carpenter; enl. and must. Aug. 11, 1862; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Brainard, Augustus W. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 21; clerk; enl. and must. Aug. 15, 1862; 

must, out June 30, 1S65. 
Brainard, George U. — Priv. — Res, Boston ; 18 ; trunk maker ; enl . Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 19, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Brown, Edward A. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 18 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 12, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Bryant, Benjamin R. — Priv. — Res. Bethel, Me. ; 21 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Bullard, Joseph O. — Wagoner — Res.Wayland; 21; farmer; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; must. Aug. 12, 

1862; transf.toV. R.C.,June30, 1864; must.out July 11, 1865, asof Co. "H" 20th V. R. C. 
Burton, George L. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 19; occu. — ; enl. and must. Aug. 15, 1862; 

wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; died Nov. 4, 1864, of wounds. 
Butler, John H. — Corpl. — Res. Cambridge ; 24 ; clerk ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; comm. 

2d Lieut., April 5, 1863 ; not must. ; prom. Sergt. Major, Oct. 18, 1863 ; wounded April 23, 

1864, Cane River, La.; comm. 1st Lieut., Aug. 28, 1864; not must.; must, out May 18, 

1865, at Readville, Mass., as Sergt. Major, while absent wounded. 

Campbell, Arthur — Priv. — Res. Boston; 20; mariner; enl. and must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. 

out June 30, 1865. 
Champney, William L. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 28; coppersmith; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 8, 1862; killed June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as Corpl. See Co. "E" 1st Mass. 

Inf. 
Childs, Martin G. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 24 ; watchmaker ; enl. and must. Aug. 11, 1862 ; 

killed Sept. 22, 1864, Fisher's Hill, Va., as Sergt. 
Clark, Harmon J. — Priv. — Res. Waterville, Vt. ; 34 ; carpenter ; enl. and must. Jany. 27, 1864 ; 

died of disease, April 9, 1864, Alexandria, La. 
Coffee, Augustus — Priv. — Res. Boston; 43; laborer; enl. and must. Aug. 20, 1862; transf. 

June 30, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. July 11, 1865. 
Coles, George A. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 23; box maker; enl. and must. Aug. 11, 1862; 

disch. for disability, Aug. 22, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Copp, George A. — Music. — Res. Cambridge ; 18 ; pocket-book maker ; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Copp, William S. — Priv. — Res. Saugus; 31; cigar maker; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 9, 

1862 ; died of disease. May 24, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Cotton, J. Warren — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 26 ; bookkeeper ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 13, 

1862; disch. Feb. 18, 1864, for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Cummings, Charles P. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 30; printer; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 1862; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Cummings, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 21; gardener; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862; deserted at Camp Cameron, Cambridge, Mass., date not shown. 
Dalglish, John J. — Priv. — Res. Canada East; 21; farmer; enl. and must. Feb. 21, 1865; 

transf. June 22, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "C" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Dame, JohnH. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 18; clerk; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Aug.20, 1862 ; killed 

May 25, 1863, Port Hudson, La. 
Davis, James T. — Sergt. — Res. Cambridge ; 36 ; merchant ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 13, 

1862; prom. 1st Sergt., Jany. 4, 1863; Sergt. Major, March 3, 1863; comm. 2d Lieut., 

March 3. 1863 ; must. March 3, 1863 ; comm. 1st Lieut., July 25, 1863 ; must. Oct. 15, 1863 ; 

comm. and must. Captain, Sept. 16, 1864 ; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; must. 

out June 30, 1865, as Captain of Co. "G". Brevet Major U. S. Vols., to date March 13, 

1865. 
Day, Arthur C. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 25 ; box maker; enl. and must. Aug. 7, 1862 ; wounded 

June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La.; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Dike, Edward G. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Cambridge ; 24; clerk; comm. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; comm. and must. 1st Lieut., March 4, 1863 ; must, out May 18, 1865, as 1st Lieut. 

and Adjutant, for promotion. See Officer U. S. Vols. 



26 THIRTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 



Downing, Henry O. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; transf. 

to V. R. C, June 30, 1864; must, out July 5, 1865, as of Co. "K" 3d V. R. C. 
Duhig, Daniel T. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 18 ; printer ; enl. and must. Jany. 6, 1864 ; transf. 

June 22, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "A" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Duhig, James H. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 19; merchant; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Eaton, Abram P. — Priv. — Res. East Cambridge ; 21 ; wire drawer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Emerson, George — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 14, 1862 ; 

must, out July 13, 1865. 
Farren, Jolin — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; 27 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Aug. 15, 1862 ; deserted 

Aug. 15, 1862. 
Fitzgerald, Ricliard A. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 23; printer; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Foley, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 28 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; wounded 

June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; disch. Feb. 1, 1864, New Orleans, La., for wounds. 
Folger, Edward E. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 25 ; photographer ; enl. and must. Aug. 11, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, June 1, 1863. 
Foster, Hiram T. — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; 44 ; bookbinder ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 14, 1862; transf. to V. R. C, June 23, 1864; must, out June 26, 1865, as of Co. "F" 

9th V. R. C. 
Gale, Hezekiah O. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 19; clerk; enl. and must. Aug. 7, 1862; died of 

disease, June 5, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Gilereas, John M. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 40 ; carpenter ; enl. and must. Aug. 7, 1862 ; wounded 

June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; died June 26, 1863, of wounds. New Orleans, La. 
Golden, James — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 26 ; gardener ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 12, 

1862 ; died of disease, June 16, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Gowen, John T. — Priv. — Res. Stoneham; 18; teamster; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 15, 

1862 ; died of disease, March 19, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Green, George — Col. Cook — Res. — ; 28; occu. — ; enl. and must. Nov. 11, 1863; deserted 

July 9, 1864, New Orleans. La. 
Hancock, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Watertown; 21; paper maker; enl. and must. Aug. 11, 1862; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Hanson, Augustus P. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 31; carpenter; enl. July 17, 1862; must. 

Aug. 7, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Hapgood, Luther — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 38 ; restaurateur ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 14, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Hardlnbrook, Ambrose K. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 29 ; electrotyper ; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Harris, George — Col. Cook — Res. — ; 30 ; occu. — ; enl. and must. Sept. 20, 1863 ; transf. 

June 22, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "C" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Hawkes, Ward W. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 18 ; plumber ; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; disch. for wounds, Nov. 7, 1863. 
Hawkins, Lewis O. — Priv. — Res. Seekonk ; 29 ; jeweller ; enl. and must. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. 

out June 30, 1865. 
Hildreth, Joseph A. — 1st Lieut. — Res. Cambridge ; 22 ; occu. — ; comm. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862; comm. Captain, March 4, 1863; must. March 4, 1863; resigned and disch. 

for disability, May 21, 1863, as Captain of Co. "K". See Co. "G" 1st Mass. Inf. 
Hixon, Walter J. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 5, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Jany. 26, 1864, Boston, Mass. 
Hodges, Alonzo L. — Corpi. — Res. Boston ; 23 ; conductor ; enl. and must. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. 

out June 30, 1865, as Sergt. 
Hogan, Edward — Priv. — Res. Dedham ; 25 ; moulder ; enl. and must. Aug. 13, 1862 ; transf. 

to V. R. C, date not shown; must, out July 4, 1865, as of Co. "K" 22d V. R. C. 
Holt, Joseph A. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 19 ; plumber ; enl. and must. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. 

out June 30, 1865. 
Jennings, Alfred — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 21 ; printer ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; died of 

disease, Nov. 17, 1863, Carrion Crow Bayou, La. 
Reniston, Henry H. — Corpl. — Res. East Cambridge ; 22 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 15, 1862 ; disch. for disability, July 21, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 



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Kenniston, Warren — Priv. — Res. Lexington ; 21 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. 

for disability, March 24, 1864, Boston, Mass. 
Langley, Levi — Priv. — Res. East Cambridge ; 32 ; box maker ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 12, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as Corpl. ; died of disease, Oct. 4, 1863, 

Baton Rouge, La. 
Leary, John — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 40 ; tailor ; enl. and must. Aug. 16, 1862 ; must, out 

June 14, 1865. 
Levi, Adolph M. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 25; student; enl. and must. Aug. 23, 1862; 

wounded June 11, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Lunt, Alphonso M. — Sergt. — Res. East Cambridge; 24; printer; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. 

Aug. 16, 1862; comm. 1st Lieut., June 17, 1865; not must.; must, out June 30, 1865. 

Medal of Honor man — date of action, Sept. 19, 1864, Opequan Creek, Va. "Carried his 

flag to the most advanced position where left almost alone close to the enemy's lines, he 

refused their demand to surrender, withdrew at great personal peril and saved his flag." 
Macomber, George — Priv. — Res. Charlestown ; 40 ; farrier; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 15, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
McPherson, George R. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 42; cabinetmaker; enl. and must. Aug. 9, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Dec. 13, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Mansise, George — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 21 ; soap maker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 13, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Mason, James M. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 27 ; silversmith ; enl. and must. Aug. 13, 1862 ; transf. 

to V. R. C, date not shown ; must, out June 27, 1865, as of Co. "F" 18th V. R. C. 
Mitchell, Henry L. — Corpl. — Res. Cambridge ; 23 ; box maker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 8, 1862 ; disch. March 1, 1864, for promotion. See Officer 1st New Orleans, Inf. 
Morris, Joseph A. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 18; painter; enl. and must. Aug. 11, 1862; 

killed June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. 
Morse, W. Frank — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 20 ; clerk ; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; disch. 

Jany. 29, 1864, to accept position as clerk in Qr. Master's Dept., at Franklin, La. 
Munroe, Charles — Music. — Res. Cambridge; 33; mason; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 14, 

1862; prom. Prin. Musician, Jany. 1, 1864; disch. May 26, 1865, Boston, Mass. 
Munroe, Nathaniel — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 20; clerk; enl. and must. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. 

out June 30, 1865. 
Neale, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 21; bookbinder; enl. and must. Aug. 11, 1862; 

wounded May 27, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; killed Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va., as Corpl. 
Nelligan, Philip — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 18; laborer; enl. July 21, 1862; must. July 24, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Nourse, Walter W, — Sergt. — Res. Cambridge; 22; clerk; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; must. Aug. 13, 

1862 ; prom. Sergt. Major, Jany. 4, 1863, from 1st Sergt. ; died March 3, 1863, Carrollton, 

La. 
Orcutt, Frank E. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 20; bookbinder; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Aug. 12, 1862 ; disch. for promotion, Oct. 30, 1863. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Palmer, Thomas F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 23 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 16, 

1862 ; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va., as Sergt. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Parker, Charles — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 34; farmer; enl. and must. Aug. 14, 1862; died of 

disease, Sept. 20, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Powers, George W. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 28; printer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 16, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Powers, John — Priv. — Res. — ; 38 ; occu. — ; enl. Aug. 27, 1862 ; must. Aug. 28, 1862 ; 

wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; died of wounds. May 11, 1864, Baton Rouge, La. 
Pratt, John E. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 28 ; printer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 15, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Prior, George H. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 8, 1862 ; 

prom. Qr. Master Sergt., May 28, 1864 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Redfern, James — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 37 ; mason ; enl. and must. Aug. 13, 1862 ; disch. 

for disability, Dec. 24, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Rice, Benjamin T. — Corpl. — Res. Westminster, Vt. ; 23 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 12, 1862 ; disch. for disability, June 3, 1864, Boston, Mass., as 1st Sergt. 
Rice, William C. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 21; clerk; enl. and must. Aug. 11, 1862; disch. 

March 24, 1864, for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops; and Co. "A" 4th Battln. 

Mass. Inf. 



28 THIRTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Robbins, George W. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 45; trader; enl. and must. Aug. 16, 1862; 

disch. for disability, Jany. 25, 1863. See 12th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days) ; and Co. 

"C" 61st Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Rundlet, Taylor P. — Captain — Res. Cambridge ; 22 ; clerk ; comm. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 23, 1862 ; wounded May 29, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; must, out June 30, 1865. Brevet 

Major U. S. Vols., to date March 13, 1865. See Co. "A" 4th Battln. Mass. Inf. 
Russell, George S. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 19; clerk; enl. Aug. 11. 1862; must. Aug. 12, 1862; 

wounded May 25, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; and Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; must, out 

July 13, 1865. 
Russell, Nathan, Jr. — Sergt. — Res. Cambridge ; 25 ; clerk ; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

prom. 1st Sergt., March 3, 1863; comm. 2d Lieut., April 2, 1863; must. April 19, 1863; 

wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; comm. 1st Lieut., Nov. 21, 1863 ; must. Jany. 9, 

1864; apptd. Regtl. Qr. Master, July 1, 1864; must, out June 30, 1865. Brevet Captain 

U. S. Vols, to date March 13, 1865. 
Sands, Albert I. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 18; student; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 14, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, July 3, 1863, New Orleans, La. See 12th Unatt. Co. Mass. 

Inf. (90 days). 
Sawin, Joshua H. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 23; clerk; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 12, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Seaward, George W. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 26 ; printer ; enl. and must. Aug. 5, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Feb. 10, 1863, Fort Monroe, Va. 
Shattles, David — Cook — Res. — ; 31; miller; enl. Dec. 28, 1863 ; must. Dec. 29, 1863 ; died of 

disease, July 26, 1864, New Orleans, La. 
Small, Benjamin A. — Corpl. — Res. East Cambridge ; 30 ; druggist ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 12, 1862; disch. for disability, March 9, 1863, Baltimore, Md. 
Smith, Abner — Priv. — Res. Waterville, Vt. ; 43 ; teamster ; enl. and must. Jany. 27, 1864 ; 

died at Barnet, Vt., April 10, 1865, from effects of starvation while a Prisoner of War (cap- 
tured by Mosby's guerillas, Nov., 1864). 
Spaulding, Alpheus — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 44; trader; enl. and must. Aug. 21, 1862; 

died of disease, June 16, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Stearns, Edward M. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 20; clerk; eni. July 12, 1862; must. July 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 6, 1865. 
Stevens, William L. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 32; mariner; enl. Aug. 20, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; died of disease, July 10, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Symons, George — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 23 ; printer ; enl. and must. Aug. 11, 1862 ; prisoner 

Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; exchanged April 4, 1865 ; must, out July 13, 1865. 
Taylor, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Charlestown ; 18 ; printer ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 14, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; disch. for wounds, Jany. 10, 1864, Boston, 

Mass. 
Towne, George D. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; 29; clerk; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 13, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as Corpl. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Tucker, John H. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 27 ; student ; enl. and must. Aug. 13, 1862 ; killed 

May 27, 1863, Port Hudson, La. 
Wellington, Austin C. — Corpl. — Res. Cambridge ; 22 ; clerk ; enl. and must. Aug. 7, 1862 ; 

prom. 1st Sergt., date not shown ; comm. 2d Lieut., Nov. 21, 1863 ; not must. ; comm. and 

must. 1st Lieut., Sept. 16, 1864 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Wells, Eugene C. — Priv. — Res. Waterville, Vt. ; 18; laborer; enl. and must. Jany. 27, 1864; 

transf. June 22, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "A" 26th Mass. Inf. 
White, Charles — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; 36 ; bookbinder ; enl. and must. Aug. 14, 1862 ; 

died May 30, 1863, Brashear City, La. 
Wilson, William F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 22 ; printer ; enl. and must. Aug. 14, 1862 ; wounded 

June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as Sergt. ; disch. Feb. 29, 1864, for promotion. See Officer 

U. S. Col. Troops. 

COMPANY "G" 

AUsworth, Edward — Priv. — Res. — ; 39 ; occu. — ; enl. Jany. 5, 1864 ; must. Jany. 7, 1864 ; 

disch. for promotion, Jany. 3, 1865, at Winchester, Va. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Atwood, Josiah E. — Sergt. — Res. Carver ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died July 1 1 , 1863, Thibodaux, La., while a Prisoner of War. 



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Bailey, Lewis M., 2d — Priv. — Res. Duxbury ; 36; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; wounded May 27, 1863, Port Hudson, La.; must, out June 30, 1865, as 

CorpL 
Bailey, Seth K. — Priv. — Res. Scituate ; 44 ; carpenter ; enL Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

died of disease, Sept. 6, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Bailey, William — Priv. — Res. Duxbury ; 44 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died of disease, March 29, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Barnes, Cliarles E. — Sergt. — Res. Plymouth; 22; carpenter; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; disch. for disability, May 4, 1863, Opelousas, La., as 1st Sergt. See Co. 

"B" 3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Bates, Charles £. — Priv. — Res. Scituate ; 23; fisherman; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 3, 1863, Baltimore, Md. See Co. "A" 1st Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Bates, George E. — Priv. — Res. Carver; 20; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; died of disease. May 21, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. See Co. "K" 3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Bates, G. Hubert — Sergt. — Res. Scituate; 23; printer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, April 3, 1863, Algiers, La., as 1st Sergt. 
Berry, James — Priv. — Res. Scituate; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 1862; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Berry, John — Priv. — Res. Scituate ; 19; fisherman; enl. and must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out 

June 30, 1865. 
Bosworth, Joseph P., Jr. — Priv. — Res. Dlixbury ; 33; carpenter; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; disch. for disability, Nov. 5, 1863, Boston, Mass. See 25th Unatt. Co. 

Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Breach, John — Priv. — Res. Carver; 28; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

died May 11, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Brown, James L. — Priv. — Res. Scituate ; 32 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, July 23, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Brown, Joseph A. — Corpl. — Res. Plymouth; 20; cabinetmaker; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability. Feb. 12, 1863, Baltimore, Md. 
Bums, Henry — Priv. — Res. Boston; 31; bootmaker; enl. and must. Oct. 17, 1864; transf. 

June 25, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "A" 26th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "F" 12th Mass. 

Inf. 
Chandler, Alonzo — Priv. — Res. Duxbury; 30; farmer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; must, out June 28, 1865. 
Chandler, Charles J. — Priv. — Res. Duxbury; 23; teamster; enl. Aug. 19, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; died of disease, Feb. 18, 1863, CarroUton, La. 
Chandler, Job C, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Carver ; 24 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; transf. Sept. 13, 1864, to 1st La. Cav. See Officer 1st La. Cav. 
Cole, Henry O. — Corpl. — Res. Scituate ; 18 ; student ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865, as Sergt. 
Cook, Samuel W. — Priv. — Res. Scituate; 43; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. for disability, Aug. 6, 1864, Boston, Mass. 
Crandon, Sanford — Corpl. — Res. Plymouth ; 18 ; seaman ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as 1st Sergt. ; comm. 1st Lieut., Oct. 26, 

1864 ; not must. ; must, out June 30, 1865, as 1st Sergt. 
Crocker, John H. — Priv. — Res. Duxbury ; 31 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La. ; died of wounds, April 21, 1863, Berwick City, 

La. 
Damon, EUl win F. — Priv. — Res . Marshfield ; 21; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Dorr, Francis B. — Corpl. — Res. Duxbury; 20; blacksmith; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; died May 13, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Doten, Charles C. — Captain — Kfes. Plymouth; 29; engineer; comm. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; resigned and disch. to date April 4, 1863, for disability. See Co. "B" 

3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Downey, James — Priv. — Res. Duxbury; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Cbrpl. 
Downey, Timothy — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 39 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 
1862; wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La.; disch. for wounds, Nov. 25, 1863, Baton 
Rouge, La. 



30 THIRTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Eaton, Timothy T. — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 41; farmer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; must, out July 12, 1865. 
Faunce, Lemuel B., Jr. — Priv. — Res. Plymouth; 24; nailer; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; died of disease, April 23, 1865, Goldsboro, N. C. 
Finney, Israel B. — Priv. — Res. Plympton; 26; farmer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862: must, out June 30, 1865. See Co. "H" 3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and Co. "E" 32d 

Mass. Inf., both as Israel B. Phinney, 
Ford, Ezra J. — Priv. — Res.Duxbury; 40; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Sept. 21, 1863, Rhode Island. 
Foster, Melzar A. — Priv. — Res. Kingston; 18; tinsmith; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died Jany. 21, 1863, Carrollton, La., as Corpl. 
Frothingham, James — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 31; rope maker; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Gibbs, Abial — Priv. — Res. Plympton ; 29 ; manufacturer ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La.; transf. to V. R. C, Jany. 10, 1865; 

must, out June 27, 1865, as of Co. "B" 10th V. R. C. 
Glass, Abram — Priv. — Res.Duxbury; 18; shoemaker; enl. and must. Jany. 2, 1864 ; transf. 

June 25, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "C" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Glass, Eugene — Corpl. — Res. Duxbury ; 22 ; caulker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Dec. 22, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Glass, Jonathan, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Duxbury; 39; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, April 22, 1864 ; disch. for disability, June 24, 1865, as of 

Co. "I" 3d V. R. C. 
Glass, Seth — Priv. — Res. Duxbury ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La, ; died of wounds, June 15, 1863, New 

Orleans, La. 
Green, Edward E. — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 24; rope maker; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; died of disease, July 11, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Haley, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Plympton; 30; seaman; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died of disease, April 5, 1863, New Orleans, La. See Co. "B" 3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; 

and Co. "H" 18th Mass. Inf. 
Hall, Isaac T. — Priv. — Res. Plymouth; 28; teamster; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Harriman, Samuel — ^ Priv. — Res.Duxbury; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Hatch, John B. — Priv. — Res. Carver; 36; sawyer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, March 27, 1863. 
Hathaway, William N. — Corpl. — Res. Plymouth; 21; clerk; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; died of disease, Feb. 23, 1863, Alexandria, Va. 
Holmes, Frederick — 1st Sergt. — Res. Plymouth ; 27 ; moulder ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862, as Private ; 

prom. 1st Sergt., and must. Aug. 20, 1862; prom. Sergt. Major, Nov. 1, 1862; comm. 2d 

Lieut., Dec. 4, 1862 ; must. — ; killed June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. See Co. "B" 3d 

Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Horgan, John — Priv. — Res. Plympton ; 34 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, March 17, 1863, Carrollton, La. 
Jenkins, Caleb M. — Priv. — Res. Scituate ; 39 ; ship joiner; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, July 15, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Josselyn, Ethan Allen — Priv. — Res. Hanson; 21; shoemaker; enl. and must. Oct. 15, 1864; 

transf. June 25, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "C" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Josslyn, Issachar — Priv. — Res. Duxbury; 44; butcher; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, April 3, 1863, Algiers, La. 
Josslyn, John E. — Priv. — Res.Duxbury; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Kelly, Bernard F. —Priv. — Res. Boston; 18; seaman; enl. Aug. 19, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Lanman, Charles W. — Corpl. — Res. Plymouth; 18; student; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 20, 1865, as Private. 
Lashores, Robert W. — Priv. — Res. Plympton ; 39; manufacturer; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; wounded and prisoner, Sept. 19, 

1864, Winchester, Va. ; paroled, date not shown ; must, out June 30, 1865. 



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Lee, George W. — Priv. — Res. Scituate ; 23; machine operator; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Nov. 6, 1863, Boston, Mass., as Corpl. 
Lewis, Henry H. — Priv. — Res. Duxbury ; 20 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Sergt. 
Lewis, John J. — Priv. — Res. Duxbury; 29; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Litchfield, Sumner O. — Priv. — Res. Scituate; 20; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; wounded Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va., as Corpl. ; disch. June 9, 1865, at 

Savannah, Ga. 
Litchfield, Warren S. — Priv. — Res. Scituate; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; died of disease, Sept. 4, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Loring, Edgar F. — Priv. — Res. Duxbury; 22; peddler; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, March 27, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Lucas, Jesse F. — Priv. — Res. Carver; 30; seaman; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 1862; 

transf. to 1st La. Cav., Feb. 5, 1863 ; prom. Sergt. of Co. "D" 1st La. Cav., Sept. 1, 1863 ; 

re-transf. to 38th Mass. Inf., Aug. 23, 1864 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
McLaughlin, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; seaman ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
McNaught, John — Priv. — Res. Duxbury ; 27 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 

McSherey, James — Priv. — Res. Carver; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; died of disease, Jany. 13, 1863, Fort Monroe, Va. 
Merricks, Thornton — Col. Cook — Res. — ; 25; servant; enl. Dec. 1, 1863; must. Dec. 2, 

1863 ; deserted July 19, 1864, Algiers, La. 

Merritt, George W. — Priv. — Res. Scituate; 30; farmer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 
1862; disch. for disability, Aug. 13, 1863, New Orleans, La., as Sergt. See Co. "C" 4th 
Mass. Hy. Arty. 

Nichols, Elias O. — Priv. — Res. Scituate ; 23 ; blacksmith ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 
1862 ; prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va., as Corpl. ; sent to Salisbury, N. C, Nov. 4, 

1864 ; no further record. 

Ferry, William — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

died June 5, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Pierce, Leander B. — Priv. — Res. Duxbury ; 27 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Pierson, William W. — Priv. — Res. Carver; 28; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. for disability, Feb. 1, 1864, New Orleans, La. 
Pratt, George H. — Priv. — Res. Carver; 33; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; died of wounds, Oct. 23, 1864, Winchester, 

Va. 
Prouty, Christopher A. — Music. — Res. Boylston; 16; seaman; enl. Aug. 19, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; deserted Oct. 12, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Randall, Jason H. — Priv. — Res. Duxbury; 28; teamster; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va.; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Randall, Josiah D. — Priv. — Res. Duxbury ; 35 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. for disability, July 19, 1864, Boston, Mass. 
Ransom, Levi, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Plymouth; 21; baker; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, Sept. 26, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 19, 1865, as of 30th Co. 2d Battln. 

V. R.C. 
Robbins, Heman — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 22 ; rope maker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Ruggles, Adrian D. — Priv. — Res. Medway; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 28, 1865. 
Russell, George B. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Plymouth; 18; student; comm. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; comm. 1st Lieut., Dec. 4, 1862; must. Dec. 4, 1862; comm. and must. 

Captain, to date April 5, 1863 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; disch. Sept. 8, 

1864, as Captain, to accept promotion. See Officer V. R. C. Had subsequent service as 

an Officer in the U. S. Army. 
Sampson, Eden, 2d — Priv. — Res. Duxbury ; 38 ; caulker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; died May 7, 1864, at Baton Rouge, La., of wounds received April 23, 1864, at Cane 

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Sampson, Isaac L. — Priv. — Res. Duxbury ; 28 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 
1862 ; disch. for disability, Jany. 20, 1863, Baltimore, Md. See 25th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. 

(1 yr.). 
Sampson, Nahum — Sergt. — Res. Duxbury; 32; caulker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 
1862; disch. for disabUity, Nov. 26, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. See Co. "C" 4th Mass. Hy. 
Arty. 
Savery, Benjamin H. — Priv. — Res. North Carver; 21 ; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862, disch. for disability. May 14, 1863, Opelousas, La. 
Savery, William — Priv. — Res. Plympton ; 44 ; rope maker; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, May 17, 1865. 
Sears, Horatio — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 44; farmer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 
transf. to V. R. C, April 1, 1864; reported Aug. 9, 1864, as disch. by order Pro. Marshal 
General U. S. A., as of Unass. Detach. V. R. C. 
Sears, Otis — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 26 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La. ; died Jany. 6, 1864, Plymouth, Mass. 
Shurtleff, Perez T. — Priv. — Res. North Carver ; 39 ; moulder ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Sept. 12, 1863, New Orleans, La., as Corpl. 
Simmons, Abram P. — Priv. — Res. Duxbury ; 20 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 
Aug. 20, 1862 ; wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La. ; disch. for wounds, Aug. 29, 1863. 
Boston, Mass. 
Simmons, Daniel F. — Priv. — Res. Duxbury ; 21 ; mason ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 
1862 ; wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La. ; died of wounds. May 1, 1863, Berwick City, 
La. 
Simmons, Wilbur — Priv. — Res. Duxbury ; 27 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 
1862 ; wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La. ; died of wounds, April 27, 1863, Berwick City, 
La. 
Soule, Bennett — Priv. — Res. Plympton ; 39 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

died June 6, 1863, Brashear City, La. 
Soule, William — Priv. — Res. Duxbury ; 43 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Aug. 13, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Stetson, Benjamin E, — Priv. — Res. Scituate; 19; laborer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded May 27, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Taylor, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. Scituate ; 19 ; fisherman ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disabuity, Feb. 16, 1864, Baton Rouge, La. 
Thomas, George W. — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability. May 26, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Totman, D. Otis — Priv. — Res. Scituate ; 30 ; grain peddler ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; died of disease, April 18, 1863, Baton Rouge, La., as Corpl. 
Towns, Joseph F. — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 39 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Vaughan, Levi C. — Priv. — Res. Plymouth; 21; farmer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 
1862; wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La.; transf. to V. R. C, Feb. 5, 1864; disch. for 
wounds, April 16, 1864, as of Co. "H" 3d V. R. C. 
Washburn, Austin — Priv. — Res. Plympton ; 18; painter; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La. ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
White, Charles C. — Priv. — Res. Plympton ; 23 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Whiting, John M. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 21; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; kUled Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. 
Winsor, Corendo — Priv. — Res. Duxbury ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20. 

1862 ; disch. for disability. May 14, 1863, Alexandria, Va. 
Witherell, Davis C. — Priv. — Res. Scituate; 19; farmer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 
1862; transf. to V. R. C, date not shown; retransf. to 38th Mass. Inf., March 19, 1864; 
must, out June 30, 1865, 
Wood.CharlesT. — Priv. — Res. Plymouth; 20; clerk; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Feb. 5, 1863, CarroUton, La. 
Young, Charles — Corpl. — Res. Scituate ; 31 ; printer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; must, out July 12, 1865, as Sergt. 
Young, John W. — Pnv. — Res. — ; 18 ; occu. — ; enl. and must. Aug. 4, 1862 ; disch. for dis- 
ability, Dec. 27, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 



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COMPANY "H" 

Akin, Bartholomew — Priv. — Res. Fairhaven ; 21 ; farmer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; died of disease, Jany. 24, 1863, Carrollton, La. 
Albro, James H. — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; 35 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; deserted Aug. 25, 1862, Lynnfield, Mass. 
Angell, David B. — Corpl. — Res. New Bedford; 27; mechanic; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862; disch. for disability, Aug. 24, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Anthony, EdwardJ. — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; 19; clerk; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; disch. Oct. 16, 1863, as Corpl., for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Baker, James H. — Priv. — Res. Falmouth; 24; mariner; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Aug. 22, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Baker, Silas R. — Priv. — Res. Falmouth ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

wounded and prisoner, Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; paroled Oct. 8, 1864 ; disch. for 

wounds, July 26, 1865, Worcester, Mass. 
Bently, William — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; 36 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; died of disease, June 4, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Bisbee, George D. — Priv. — Res. Acushnet; 35; mason; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as Corpl.; comm. 2d Lieut., Oct. 26, 

1864 ; not must. ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Sergt. 
Bliffins, Thomas E. — Priv. — Res. Dartmouth ; 27 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862 ; wounded April 23, 1864, Cane River, La. ; disch. for wounds, Dec. 17, 1864, 

Boston, Mass., as Sergt. 
Bly, Joseph H. — Priv. — Res. New Bedford; 27; teamster; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862; 

wounded Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; died of wounds, Nov. 10, 1864, Philadelphia, Penna. 
Bolles, William H. — Corpl. — Res. Falmouth; 23; painter; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 16, 1864, Baton Rouge, La. 
Bonney, Hiram B. — Priv. — Res. Hanson ; 44 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

died of disease, July 16, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Borden, Peleg S. — Priv. — Res. Westport ; 31 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; paroled March 2, 1865 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Bosthoff, William — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; 33 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; transf. to Navy, Aug. 1, 1864, at Alexandria, La. See U. S. Navy. 
Bradley, Henry, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Tisbury; 19; student; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; disch. Feb. 9, 1864, to enlist in Navy. See U. S. Navy. 
Braley, Albert — Priv. — Res. Acushnet; 24; farmer; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 1862; 

disch. Sept. 12, 1864, for promotion. See Officer 1st La. Cav. 
Brenning, John P. — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; 33; hostler; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Brooks, Arthur E. H. — Priv. — Res. Acushnet ; 26; farmer; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; paroled March 2, 1865 ; must, out June 30, 

1865. 
Brooks, Peter C. — Sergt. — Res. Dartmouth ; 33 ; tin-plate worker ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862; died of disease, Feb. 14, 1864, Wenham. Mass. 
Bryant, William T. — Priv. — Res. Rochester; 31; farmer; enl. and must. Aug. 19, 1862 ; died 

of disease, Sept. 30, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Bullard, Albert F. — Corpl. — Res. New Bedford ; 20 ; grocer ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; prom. Sergt. Major, Dec. 4, 1862; comm. 2d Lieut., Jany. 7, 1863; must. Jany. 7, 

1863; comm. 1st Lieut., April 5, 1863; must. Jany. 9, 1864; wounded June 14, 1863, Port 

Hudson, La. ; comm. Captain, Oct. 26, 1864 ; not must. ; must, out June 30, 1865, as 1st 

Lieut, of Co. "A". 
Bullock, Isaiah B. — Corpl. — Res. Westport; 37 ; operator; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; wounded May 27, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; transf. to V. R. C, April 30, 1864 ; must. 

out July 6, 1865, as of Co. "G" 13th V. R. C. 
Chadwick, Joseph A. — Priv. — Res. Falmouth ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; dishonorably disch. by Genl. Order #6, dated Jany. 23, 1863. See Co. "F" 1st New 

Orleans Inf. 
Chappell, Augustus G. — Priv. — Res. Westport ; 27 ; carder ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, Oct. 12, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 21, 1865, as of 19th Co. 2d Battln. 

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Churchill, Josiah S. — Priv. — Res. Plympton ; 27; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862; disch. for disability, July 17, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Crabtree, George — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; 26; weaver; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; exchanged March 12, 1865; must, out 

June 19, 1865. 
Crocker, Joseph B. — Priv. — Res. Falmouth ; 19; farmer; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Davis, Andrew W. — Priv. — Res. Falmouth; 22; mason; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, April 10, 1864, Boston, Mass. 
Davis, Henry O. — Priv. — Res. Falmouth ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Davis, James M. — Priv. — Res. Falmouth ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

prom. Commy. Sergt., Feb. 1, 1863 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Davis, John W. — Priv. — Res. Falmouth ; 25 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

disch for disability, March 8, 1863, Fort Monroe, Va. 
Davis, William E. — Priv. — Res. Falmouth ; 20 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Feb. 5, 1863, Carrollton, La., as Corpl. 
Davy, Manning C. — Drummer — Res. Weymouth ; 18 ; occu. — ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 23, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Dean, Samuel E. — Priv. — Res. Dartmouth ; 35; mariner; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; died of disease, Oct. 16, 1863, New Bedford, Mass. 
Devoll, George R. — Priv. — Res. Westport; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Dillingham, Naaman H. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich ; 25 ; grocer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Doty, Leonard — Priv. — Res. Falmouth ; 32 ; ship carpenter ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30. 1865. 
Doty, Timothy F. — Priv. — Res. Falmouth; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; died of disease, Aug. 23, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Dunlap, John — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater; 40; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862; died of disease, March 9, 1865, on steamer ericson. 
Edgerton, James — Corpl. — Res. New Bedford; 41; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Elbridge, Shubael, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Dartmouth ; 40 ; seaman ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862; died of disease, June 13, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Fish, Cornelius B. — Priv. — Res. Falmouth ; 26; farmer; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Dec. 29, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Fish, George W. — Priv. — Res. Falmouth; 33; cooper; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; died of disease, Aug. 19, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Fish, Jehiel — Priv. — Res. Falmouth; 19; farmer; enL Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 1862; 

died of disease, June 28, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Fisher, Perry W. — Priv. — Res. Falmouth; 19; sailmaker; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Fletcher, George A. — 1st Sergt. — Res. Boston; 21; student; enl. and must. Aug. 21, 

1862; disch. Sept. 28, 1863, as of Co. "I", for promotion. See Co. "G" 56th Mass. 

Inf. 
Foster, Augustus E. — Priv. — Res. Falmouth ; 37 ; manufacturer ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; died of wounds, June 21, 1863, at 

Baton Rouge, La. 
Gifford, Sylvanus A, — Priv. — Res. New Bedford; 28; teamster; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862; must, out May 22, 1865, as Corpl. 
Grew, Robert — Priv. — Res. Falmouth ; 35; farmer; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862; 

disch. for disability, Sept. 28, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Hamblin, Charles E. — Corpl. — Res. Falmouth ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30. 1865. 
Hawes, George E. — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; died of disease, Dec. 14. 1862, Hampton, Va., as Corpl. 
Hillman, Benjamin — Priv. — Res. New Bedford; 24; painter; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as Corpl.; must, out June 30, 

1865. as Sergt. 



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Hilltnan, Henry — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; 20 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; prisoner Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va.; paroled Oct. 9, 1864; must, out June 30, 

1865, as Sergt. 
Holmes, Bartlett, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Falmouth ; 20 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; disch. for disability, Feb. 5, 1863, CarroUton, La. 
Holmes, James — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; 36 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; died of disease, Oct. 21, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Honan, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Dartmouth ; 22 ; operative ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; transf. to 1st La. Cav., Jany. 31, 1863 ; re-transf. Feb. 28, 1865, to 38th Mass. Inf. ; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Howard, George S. — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; 36; hostler; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Howland, Charles C. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Boston; 30; occu. — ; comm. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 10, 1862; comm. 1st Lieut., March 8, 1863; must. March 8, 1863; comm. Captain, 

July 25, 1863 ; must. Oct. 14, 1863 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Captain of Co. "D". See 

Co. "B" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Jenks, Benjamin — Priv. — Res. Dartmouth; 25; farmer; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; died of disease, Aug. 4, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Jennings, Gilbert M. — Priv. — Res. New Bedford; 20; farmer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Johnson, Matthias H. — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; 24; teamster; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Jones, Ezra S. — Priv. — Res. Falmouth ; 24 ; farmer; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

died of disease, Jany. 12, 1863, CarroUton, La. 
Kempton, Charles G. — Priv. — Res. New Bedford; 37; carriage painter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; 

must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; died of disease, April 25, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Kenney, Silas C. — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; 35 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; killed June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as Corpl. 
Kimball, James — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; 21; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; disch. Sept. 10, 1862, Maryland. 
Knights, Nathan J. — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; 37; laborer; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, April 11, 1864, Boston, Mass. 
Lapham, Thomas — Priv. — Res. New Bedford; 21; currier; enl. and must. Aug. 21, 1862; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Lathrop, Julius M. — 1st Lieut. — Res. Dedham; 22; occu. — ; comm. Aug. 20, 1862; must. 

Sept. 24, 1862; comm. Captain, Feb. 27, 1863; must. March 1, 1863; wounded April 23, 

1864, Cane River, La.; died April 26, 1864, of wounds, as Captain of Co. "I". See Co. 

"I" 24th Mass. Inf. 
Lawton, James M. — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; 20; clerk; enl. and must. Aug. 15, 1862 ; disch. 

Aug. 19, 1863, for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Leach, Alonzo W. — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater; 24; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862 ; wounded Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; must, out May 22, 1865, as absent 

wounded . 
Lewis, Horace E. — Priv. — Res. Falmouth; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; died of disease, June 1, 1863, Brashear City, La. 
Lincoln, George F. — Corpl. — Res. New Bedford; 24; brakeman ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862 ; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va., as 1st Sergt. ; must, out June 10, 

1865. 
McLane, Benjamin L. — Priv. — Res. Falmouth ; 21; farmer; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Nov. 25, 1863, Boston, Mass., as Corpl. See U. S. Navy. 
Nye, Albert H. — Sergt. — Res. New Bedford ; 21; trader; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; transf. to V.R.C., Nov. 13, 1863; disch. July 10, 1865, as of Co. "D" 13th V. R. C. 

See Co. "L" 3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Nye, Thomas — Priv. — Res . Fairhaven ; 30; farmer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Nye, Walter T. — Priv. — Res. Falmouth ; 17 ; sailor ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

died of disease, April 10, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Parker, James N. — Corpl. — Res. Falmouth; 21; farmer; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 

21, 1862; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as Sergt.; must, out June 30, 

1865. 



36 THIRTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Peckham, Jason S. — Priv. — Res. Acushnet; 30; farmer; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; died of disease, May 18, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Pent, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Edgartown ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

transf. Nov. 17, 1864, to 1st La. Cav. See Officer 1st La. Cav. 
Perry, Orrin D. — Priv. — Res. Dartmouth ; 25 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Phillips, William — Priv. — Res. Hanson; 41; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Phinney, Otis B. — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; 32 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va.; exchanged March 12, 1865; must, out 

July 10, 1865, as Corpl. 
Phinney, Reuben E. — Priv. — Res. Falmouth; 18; carder; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Phipps, John W. — Sergt. — Res. Rochester ; 37 ; schoolteacher ; enl. and must. Aug. 13, 1862 ; 

died of disease, May 10, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Pierce, George W. — - Priv. — Res. Dartmouth ; 22 ; seaman ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; transf. to Navy, May 8, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 
Pierce, Nathan J. — Priv. — Res. Dartmouth ; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; deserted Nov. 30, 1863, from hospl.. New Orleans, La. 
Pittsley, Francis — Priv. — Res. Acushnet ; 27; farmer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; transf. to Navy, Aug. 1, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 
Pittsley, Levi — Priv. — Res. Acushnet ; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; exchanged March 12, 1865; must, out June 13, 

1865. 
Pittsley, William — Priv. — Res. Acushnet; 29; farmer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; died of disease, June 18, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Pool, Edwin R. — Priv. — Res. Westport ; 33 ; trader ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va., as Corpl. ; died of disease, Dec. 1, 1864, Salisbury, 

N. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Reed, James C. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Roach, Joshua — Priv. — Res. Dartmouth; 48; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; died of disease, June 1, 1863, Brashear City, La. 
Rodman, Thomas R. — Captain — Res. New Bedford; 36; occu. — ; comm. Aug. 20, 1862; 

must. Aug. 21, 1862; must, out July 11, 1865. 
Ryan, James — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; 34; weaver; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

died of disease, June 4, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Shaw, Charles F. — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; 21 ; grocer ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; prom. Corpl., Aug. 25, 1862 ; Sergt., Dec. 4, 1862 ; comm. 2d Lieut., July 16, 1863 ; 

must. Sept. 1, 1863; comm. 1st Lieut., Aug. 8, 1864; not must.; must, out June 30, 1865, 

as 2d Lieut. 
Simmons, Jeptha — Priv. — Res. Acushnet; 23; farmer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; transf. to Navy, Aug. 1, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 
Soule, George W. — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; 28 ; mariner ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Aug. 24, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Swift, George W. — Priv. — Res. Falmouth; 19; blacksmith; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va., as Corpl.; prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar 

Creek, Va.; exchanged March 12, 1865; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Thomas, William C. — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; 19 ; law student ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862; prom. Qr. Master Sergt., Jany. 31, 1863; disch. for promotion. May 27, 

1864. See Officer U. S. Vols. 
Tripp, Leander A. — Sergt. — Res. New Bedford; 40; watchman; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862 ; died of disease, June 30, 1864, Morganzia, La. 
Tripp, William A. — Priv. — Res. Fairhaven ; 36 ; mariner; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 15, 1865, as Corpl. 
Williams, John — Col. Cook — Res. — ; 25; laborer; enl. Dec. 21, 1863 ; must. Dec. 29, 1863 ; 

deserted July 20, 1864, Algiers, La. 
Williams, Luther P. — Priv. — Res. Dartmouth ; 29; farmer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; transf. Jany. 22, 1865, to V. R. C. ; must. 

out July 5, 1865, as of Co. "H" 16th V. R. C. 



THIRTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 37 

Willis, Robert — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; 42; laborer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 
1862; disch. June 8, 1865, Hilton Head, S. C. 

COMPANY "I" 

Alvin, William — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 28; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; disch. for disability, March 27, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Baker, Marcus T. — Priv. — Res. Hampton, N. B. ; 21 ; farmer ; enl. and must. Jany. 12, 1865 ; 

transf. June 22, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "C" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Barber, Newell — Priv. — Res. West Medway ; 22 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; wounded June 18, 1863, Port Hudson, La.; died of disease, Aug. 14, 1863, Baton 

Rouge, La. 
Barrows, Edward — Priv. — Res. Sherburne ; 18; bootmaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; deserted Aug. 28, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Beless, George — Priv. — Res. Needham ; 33; weaver; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 1862; 

disch. for disability, Nov. 14, 1862, Stewart's Mansion Hospl., Md. 
Bickford, Nelson W, — Priv. — Res. Melrose ; 38; carpenter; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Sept. 28, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Blacktnan, Elbridge — Priv. — Res. Randolph; 24; blacksmith; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862; prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Blaisdell, Charles R. — Priv. — Res. Lowell; 34; lawyer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va., as Corpl. ; disch. May 17, 1865. 
Boyle, James — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 19; morocco finisher; enl. July 28, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, Feb. 29, 1864 ; disch. for disability, April 18, 1864, as of Co. "H" 

20th V. R. C. 
Bradlee, J. Walter — Corpl. — Res. Milton; 21; farmer; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, July 10, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Bronsdon, Charles — Priv. — Res. Milton ; 27 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Aug. 22, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Brooks, David B. — Corpl. — Res. Winchester ; 36 ; mason ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, Feb. 29, 1864 ; disch. for disability, April 18, 1864, as of Co. "H" 

20th V. R. C. 
Burns, Francis — Priv. — Res. Boston; 24; brass finisher; enl. July 22, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; deserted Aug. 23, 1862, Lynnfield, Mass. 
Burroughs, Horace N. — Priv. — Res. Lowell; 18; wheelwright; enl. July 30, 1862; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862; deserted Aug. 28, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Caziare, Louis V. — Sergt. — Res. West Roxbury ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 16, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; comm. 2d Lieut., June 15, 1863; not must.; disch. April 9, 1864, as 1st Sergt., for 

promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Chandler, Jonathan H. — Priv. — Res. Milton ; 21 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, July 3, 1863, St. James Hospl., New Orleans, La. 
Chase, Cyrus H. — Priv. — Res. — ; 29; occu. — ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Aug. 24, 1862 ; de- 
serted Dec. 21, 1862, hospl., Baltimore, Md. 
Clark, David A. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

prisoner Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; paroled Oct. 8, 1864 ; must, out June 14, 1865. 
Clark, Edmund N. — Priv. — Res. Medway; 22; farmer; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Dec. 14, 1864, Boston, Mass. 
Cody, George — Priv. — Res. North Wrentham ; 29 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Connors, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 24 ; bootmaker ; enl. July IS, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Corman, Ferdinand — Priv. — Res. Cochituate ; 32; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 7. 1862; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862; prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; paroled March 10, 1865; must. 

out June 30, 1865. 
Grossman, John G. — Priv. — Res. Milton; 23; farmer; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

must, out June 30, 1865, as Sergt. 
Crotty, James P. — Priv. — Res. Wrentham; 31; carpet dealer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862; wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La.; transf. Dec. 3, 1863, to V. R. C. ; 

disch. Aug. 9, 1864, Boston, Mass., as of Detachment V. R. C. 



38 THIRTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Daggett, Marcus L. — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 42 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Wagoner. 
De Rochemont, Daniel P. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 35 ; carpenter ; enl. and must. Dec. 29, 1863 ; 

transf. June 22, 1865, as Corpl., to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "F" 50th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.) ; 

and Co. "C" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Dooley, James — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 18 ; morocco finisher ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as Corpl. ; died of wounds, June 20, 1863, 

New Orleans, La. 
Farry, James — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 26; soldier; enl. and must. April 30, 1864; died of 

disease, July 12, 1864, New Orleans, La. Also had service in Regular Army. 
Farry, Michael — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 28 ; mule spinner ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La.; and Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; 

disch. for wounds, July 12, 1865, Boston, Mass. 
Farry, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 18 ; basket maker ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; died of disease, Feb. 4, 1863, Carrollton, La. 
Ferguson, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 21 ; laborer ; enl. July 25, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

deserted Aug. 23, 1862, Lynnfield, Mass. 
Fitzgerald, Dennis — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 22; laborer; enl. July 25, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

must, out May 20, 1865. 
Flagg, Cassius M. — Priv. — Res. Lincoln ; 19; clerk; enl. and must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; must, out 

June 30, 1865. 
Flanagan, Patrick — Priv. — Res. West Needham; 23; farmer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Floyd, Harland P. — Priv. — Res. Georgetown ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, March 4, 1863, Alexandria, Va. See V. R. C. 
Freel, Edward — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; 21; bootmaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; disch. for disability, Feb. 14, 1863, Baltimore, Md. See Co. "L" 2d Mass. Hy. 

Arty. 
Graham, Charles H. — Priv. — Res.Quincy; 24; stonecutter; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; transf. to V. R. C, May 17, 1864 ; must. 

out July 5, 1865, as of 159th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Grant, Everett A. — Priv. — Res. Milton ; 18 ; stonecutter ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Greene, George W. — Priv. — Res . Wrentham ; 24; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Hall, George W., Jr. — Priv. — Res. Milton; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va.; died of wounds, May 1, 1865, Frederick, 

Md. 
Hayden, James F. — Priv. — Res. Lincoln ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Dec. 9, 1862, Alexandria, Va. 
Hayden, Thomas W, — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 19 ; bookkeeper ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Hayward, Edwin A. — Priv. — Res. Bridgewater ; 18; student; enl. July 25, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; died of disease, Aug. 21, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Hevey, Thomas W. — Priv. — Res. Charlestown ; 37; currier; enl. July 21, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; killed April 13, 1863, at Bisland, La. 
Holmes, Abraham, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Milton ; 41 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; disch. for disability, March 17, 1864, Boston, Mass. 
Howard, James R. — Priv. — Res. Vasselboro, Me.; 21; harness maker; enl. Aug. 16, 1862; 

must. Aug. 21, 1862; deserted Nov. 10, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Hunt, Charles C. — Corpl. — Res. Milton ; 22 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Nov. 24, 1863, Boston, Mass., as Private. 
Hunt, John V. — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; 37 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Jones, George A. — Priv. — Res. Sudbury; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as of Co. "H". 
Jones, John P. — Priv. — Res. Milton; 18; clerk; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862; disch. 

for disability, Sept. 11, 1862, Lynnfield, Mass. 
Kelly, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Lowell ; 42; laborer; enl. July 28, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 1862; 

must, out June 30, 1865. 



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Kelly, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 34 ; laborer ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va.; exchanged March 8, 1865; must, out June 30, 

1865. 
Kennelly, James — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; porter ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

must, out May 18, 1865. 
Kenniston, Charles — Music. — Res. Concord, N. H. ; 16; occu. — ; enl. July 24, 1862; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Lacy, John — Priv. — Res. Milton; 19; stonecutter; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

wounded Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; disch. for wounds, Aug. 7, 1865. 
Leach, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Lowell ; 29 ; laborer ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability. May 16, 1864, New Orleans, La. 
Leland, Gilbert H. — Priv. — Res. Sherburne ; 27 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21 , 

1862 ; died of disease, June 3, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Littlefield, Charles G. — Priv. — Res. Milton; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va., as Corpl. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Lyles, William — Col. Cook — Res. — ; 23; occu. — ; enl. Feb. 1, 1864; must. Feb. 9, 1864 

deserted July 31, 1864, Washington, D. C. 
Mcllroy, Kennedy L. — Sergt. — Res. Saugus; 28; spinner; enl. July 2, 1862; must. Aug. 21 

1862; deserted Nov. 10, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Mann, Ellas — Priv. — Res.Waltham: 39; tailor; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; transf 

toV. R.C., Jany. 17, 1865; must.out to date Aug. 8, 1865, asof 163d Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C 
Martin, Albert T. B. — Priv. — Res. Milton ; 20; stonecutter; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21 

1862 ; killed June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. 
Mellen, John — Priv. — Res. Wayland; 28; farmer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 

killed April 13, 1863, Bisland, La. 
Morrison, Charles H. — Sergt. — Res. Melrose; 31; clerk; enl. July 9, 1862; must. Aug. 21 

1862; deserted Nov. 7, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Moulton, Charles H. — Corpl. — Res. Acton; 19; miller; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. Aug. 21 

1862 ; disch. for disability, March 27, 1863, New Orleans, La. See Co. "E" 6th Mass. Inf 

(3 mos.) as Charles Moulton. 
Moulton, GeorgeH. — Priv. — Res. Milton; 18; clerk; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 

wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as Corpl. ; and Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Moulton, Luther, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Milton; 20; farmer; enl. Aug. 2, 1862; must. Aug. 21 

1862; disch. for disability, June 1, 1863, New Orleans, La. See Co. "H" 6th Mass. Inf 

(100 days). 
Mullen, Dennis — Priv. — Res. Wayland; 25; blacksmith; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Aug. 21 

1862; transf. to 1st La. Cav., Feb. 3, 1863; re-transf. to 38th Mass. Inf., March 1, 1865 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Munroe, James M. — Sergt. — Res. Roxbury; 39; shoe findings; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must 

Aug. 21, 1862; wounded May 13, 1863, Bisland, La.; disch. for wounds, Dec. 18, 1863 

Boston, Mass. See North Carolina enlistments, as James M. Monroe. 
Nelson, James — Priv. — Res. Foxboro ; 24; dyer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 1862 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Nye, Hiram T. — Priv. — Res. Milton; 33; butcher; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 1862 

must, out June 30, 1865. 
Ordway, William L. — Priv. — Res. Lowell; 37; machinist; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 21 

1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, Sept. 26, 1883 ; must, out Aug. 22, 1865, as of 32d Co. 2d Battln 

V. R. C. See Co. "E" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Palmer, Elijah — Priv. — Res. South Boston ; 22 ; conductor ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; wounded Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; must, out June 30, 1865, while absent 

wounded. 
Parker, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 44 ; farmer ; enl. and must. Dec. 29, 1863 ; transf. 

June 22, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "C" 26th Mass. Inf. • Also had service in Co. "I" 

15th N. H. Inf. 
Parker, William, 3d — Corpl. — Res. Quincy ; 27; carpenter; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as Sergt.; prisoner Sept. 19, 1864, Win- 
chester, Va. ; exchanged Nov. 26, 1864 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as 1st Sergt. 
Pearce, George W. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 24; stonecutter; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 



40 THIRTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Pearce, Thomas L. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 20; stonecutter; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; wounded Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va., as Corpl. ; disch. for wounds. May 2, 1865, 

Philadelphia, Penna. 
Rice, George — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; barber ; enl. and must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; transf. to 

V. R. C, April 11, 1863; must, out June 28, 1865, as of Co. "D" 14th V. R. C. 
Rich, William — Priv. — Res. Foxboro ; 40; farmer; enl. and must. Aug. 11, 1862; must, out 

June 30, 1865. 
Rimmele, William J. — Priv. — Res. Needham ; 28 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862; wounded July 2, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Roberts, Brougham — Priv. — Res. Medway; 24; farmer; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; must, out July 13. 1865. 
Shanahan, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 25 ; servant ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

dishonorably disch. July 12, 1865. 
Shannon, Edward — Priv. — Res. South Westport; 32; farmer; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. 

Aug. 21, 1862; wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La.; died of wounds. May 5, 1863, 

Brashear City, La. 
Sheehan, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Boston; 35; machinist; enl. July 15, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Sias, John, 2d — Priv. — Res. Milton; 36; farmer; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 1862; 

wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La. ; disch. for wounds, July 24, 1863, New Orleans, La. 

See U. S. Navy. 
Simpson, John E, — Corpl. — Res. Quincy; 23; teamster; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; comm. 2d Lieut., Oct. 26, 1864; not must.; must, out June 30, 1865, as Sergt. 
Snow, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Needham; 31; farmer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 1862; 

disch. for disability, July 3, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Stone, George H. — Priv. — Res. Bolton ; 31 ; student ; enl. July 21, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862 ; 

died of disease, July 1, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Sweeney, Terrence — Priv. — Res. Milton ; 18; stonecutter; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Taylor, Edwin A, — Priv. — Res. Needham; 18; occu. — ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 24, 

1862 ; prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; paroled March, 1865 ; must, out June 30, 

1865. 
Thayer, Charles H. — Corpl. — Res. Milton ; 22; baker; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862; 

killed May 25, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as Sergt. 
Thayer, James W. — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; 22 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; wounded May 25, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; transf. to V. R. C, March 19, 1864 ; 

must, out Aug. 3, 1865, as of 164th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Thayer, Stephen — Priv. — Res. Braintree; 21; farmer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; paroled March, 1865 ; must, out June 30, 

1865. 
Tucker, Otis — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 24; blacksmith; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 1862; 

died Nov. 30, 1862, Fort Monroe, Va. 
Vose, George E. ^ Priv. — Res. Milton; 19; farmer; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 1862; 

disch. for disability, Baltimore, Md., Nov. 7, 1862. 
Wade, James H. ^ — Captain — Res. Boston; 22; clerk; comm. Aug. 20, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862; resigned and disch. March 3, 1863. See Co. "C" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Waitt, Osgood W. — 1st Lieut. — Res. Maiden ; 27 ; salesman ; comm. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. 

Nov. 30, 1862; resigned and disch. March 7, 1863. See Co. "D" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Walton, Oliver R. — Ist Sergt. — Res. Boston ; 33 ; driver ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 

21, 1862; killed Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va., as Corpl. See Co. "D" 1st Mass. 

Inf. 
Welsh, Richard — Priv. — Res. East Boston; 32; currier; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
West, James E. — Priv. — Res. Concord ; 17 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, July 29, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Weston, Alfred — Priv. — Res. Ossipee, N. H. ; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Aug. 21, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as Corpl. ; must, out June 30, 1865, as 

Sergt. 
Wigley, James — Priv. — Res. Milton ; 19; stonecutter; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 1862; 

must, out June 30, 1865, as Sergt. 



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Wildes, Luther S. — Priv. — Res. Georgetown ; 25 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 21, 
1862 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 7, 1863, Fairfax, Va. See V. R. C. 

Williams, Claudius T. — Music. — Res. Concord, Vt. ; 21 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. 
Aug. 21, 1862; disch. for disability, Aug. 27, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 

COMPANY "K" 

Abbott, Hiram P. — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; 19 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Abbott, Lewis B. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 38 ; pile driver ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded, fall of 1864 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Sergt. 
Adams, Charles F. — Priv. — Res. — ; 21; occu. — ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

deserted Aug. 25, 1862, Lynnfield, Mass. 
Adams, John S, — Priv. — Res. Waltham ; 21; machinist; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. Dec. 22, 1864, Washington, D. C. 
Ames, Robert — Priv. — Res. Marshfield; 29; cordwainer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died of disease, June 24, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Andrews, Otis J. — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Andrews, William O. — Priv. — Res. Ashland; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. for disability, Nov. 3, 1863, Boston, Mass. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. 

(100 days). 
Atwell, Edwin — Priv. — Res. Marshfield ; 28 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; transf. to V. R. C, Dec. 15, 1863; re-transf. to 

38th Mass. Inf., April 14, 1864; must, out July 12, 1865. 
Averill, William — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater; 28; varnisher; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; prisoner April 14, 1865, Goldsboro, N. C. ; released April 22, 1865 ; must. 

out July 6, 1865. Name also borne as William W. Averill. 
Bailey, Levi W. — Priv. — Res. Marshfield; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 19, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; must, out June 26, 1865, while absent 

wounded. 
Baker, Richard — Priv. — Res. HoUiston ; 35 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, March 27, 1863, Carrollton, La. 
Baker, William J. — Priv. — Res. Marshfield ; 28 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Jany. 26, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Bates, Albert E. — Priv. — Res. Hanover ; 28 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died of disease, June 23, 1864, Morganzia, La. 
Bates, Joshua E. — Priv. — Res. Hanover ; 30 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; died of disease, Aug. 10, 1863, Baton Rouge, La., as Corpl. 
Bates, William H, — Corpl. — Res. Hanover ; 25 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, July 9, 1863, New Orleans, La. 

Bowen, Daniel W. — Sergt. — Res. Boston ; 30 ; trader ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 
prom. 1st Sergt., Aug. 20, 1862; Sergt. Major, March 3, 1863; comm. 2d Lieut., April 14, 

1863 ; must. June 1, 1863 ; resigned and disch. for disability, Aug. 4, 1864, as 2d Lieut. 
Broadhurst, Thomas R. — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater ; 38 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 13, 

1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Nov. 26, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Brooks, Levi C. — Priv. — Res. Hanover ; 35 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; killed April 23, 1864, Cane River, La. 
Brown, Atkins, Jr. — Priv. — Res. HoUiston ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; died of wounds, Oct. 30, 1864, Winchester, 

Va. 
Bryant, George H. — Priv. — Res. Braintree; 26; farmer; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, March 24, 1863, Baltimore, Md. 
Burch, James — Priv. — Res. Portland; 44; laborer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 1862; 

disch. for disability, Sept. 24, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Crowell, Andrew J. — Priv. — Res. Manchester ; 27 ; cabinet maker ; enl. Aug. 10, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; exchanged April 22, 1865 ; must. 

out July 12, 1865, as Corpl. 
Dalton, Warren R. — Priv. — Res. East Braintree; 41; laborer; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 



42 THIRTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

David, Charles — Priv. — Res. South Braintree; 21; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 13, 1863, Alexandria, Va. 
David, Edward — Priv. — Res. South Braintree; 23; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; killed June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. 
David, Solon — Priv. — Res. South Braintree ; 21; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; must, out June 30, 1865. See Co. "C" 

4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Deshon, Francis — Priv. — Res. Melrose ; 24 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Dodge, William H. — Priv. — Res. Hamilton ; 27 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 10, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; killed Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. 
Emerson, James W. — Priv. — Res. Melrose; 19; butcher; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Estes, Daniel B. — Music. — Res. Abington ; 23 ; watchmaker ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Everett, Manton — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; student ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

wounded April 13, 1863, Bisland, La. ; died April 16, 1863, Berwick City, La., of wounds. 

See Boston Cadets. 
Ewell, Turner, Jr. — Priv. — Res. North Marshfield; 32; farmer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Aug. 24, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Fish, Francis H. — Priv. — Res. Hanover; 27; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 13, 1863, Baltimore, Md. 
Fish, James W. — Priv. — Res. Marshfield ; 42 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; died of disease, June 14, 1865, Savannah, Ga. 
Fitts, Seth O. — Priv. — Res. Marshfield ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; transf. to V. R. C, Sept. 26, 1863; re-transf. to 38th Mass. Inf., March 19, 1864; 

wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; must, out July 12, 1865. 
Gardner, Henry C. — Corpl. — Res. Hanover; 22; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; must, out June 30, 1865, as Sergt. See Co. "I" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Gault, Samuel — 1st Lieut. — Res. Boston ; 23 ; bookkeeper; enl. Aug. 16, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; comm. Captain, Dec. 4, 1862; must. — ; killed April 13, 1863, Bisland, La., as 

Captain of Co. "A". 
Gilson, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Manchester ; 21; cabinetmaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Green, James — Priv. — Res. Marshfield ; 32 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20. 1862 ; 

must, out May 15, 1865. 
Hargrave, Richard — Priv. — Res. Boston; 18; carpenter; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30. 1865. 
Harrington, Wilbur F. — Priv. — Res. Marshfield; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 19, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; died of disease, June 10, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Hasty, Alvan A. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 21; printer; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; disch. for wounds, Dec. 15, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Hatch, Albion — Priv. — Res. Marshfield ; 27; carpenter; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Hatch, Andrew W. — Priv. — Res. Marshfield ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; died of disease, Aug. 22, 1864, New Orleans, La. 
Hatch, Charles P. — Priv. — Res. Marshfield ; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Hatch, Israel H. — Priv. — Res. Marshfield ; 24 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. for disability, Dec. 3, 1862, Baltimore, Md. See Co. "C" 61st Mass. Inf. 

(1 yr.). 
Henshaw, George H. — Sergt. — Res. Boston; 21; clerk; enl. and must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; comm. 

2d Lieut., Oct. 26, 1864 ; not must. ; must, out June 30, 1865, as 1st Sergt. 
Holbrook, Nathan H. — Priv. — Res. Holliston ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30. 1865. 
Holmes, Albert — Priv. — Res. Marshfield; 24; painter; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Howard, Henry W. — Priv. — Res. Waltham ; 33; carpenter; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 

20, 1862; disch. Sept. 24, 1864, as Sergt., for promotion. See Co. "B" 61st Mass. Inf. 

(1 yr.). 



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Howard, James R. — Priv. — Res. Melrose; 21; harness maker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; disch. for disability, Dec. 5, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Jenks, George A. — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater ; 29 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; disch. for disability, Nov. 27, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Jewett, Alfred S. — Priv. — Res. Manchester; 22; cabinet maker; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Josselyn, Eli C. — Priv. — Res. Hanover; 40; carpenter; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. for disability, July 15, 1864, Boston, Mass. 
Josselyn, George R. — Priv. — Res. Hanover ; 28 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died of disease, Sept. 7, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Josselyn, Lewis — Priv. — Res. Hanover; 21; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Kendall, John — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater; 29; cabinet maker; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; 

must. Aug. 20, 1862; disch. for disability, Feb. 13, 1863, Baltimore, Md. 
Knowlton, Ira P. — Priv. — Res. Hamilton ; 42 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 10, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; transf. to V. R.C.,Oct., 1863; must, out July 10, 1865, as of Co. "C" 20th V. R. C. 
Loring, Ellsha A. — Priv. — Res. Maiden ; 20 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Lynde, Benjamin — Priv. — Res. Melrose ; 30 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; died of disease, Aug. 18, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
McCarthy, John — Priv. — Res. Bbston ; 35; provision dealer; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; deserted Aug. 25, 1862, Lynnfield, Mass. 
Martin, George T. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Melrose; 22; clerk; comm. Aug. 16, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; comm. 1st Lieut., April 14, 1863; must. — ; resigned and disch. for disability, 

Aug. 12, 1863. See Co. "C" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Martin, William H. — Sergt. — Res. Melrose; 21; clerk; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Metcalf, Dwight — Priv. — Res. HoUiston ; 18; mechanic; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va.; paroled March 10, 1865 ; no further record. 
Miller, Leonard H. — Priv. — Res. Waltham ; 31 ; operator ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; died of disease, July 13, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Mixer, David J. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 32 ; mariner; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va.; died Jany. 18, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner 

of War. 
Nichols, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. Marshfield ; 24; machinist; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Noyes, George O. — Priv. — Res. Melrose ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as Corpl. ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Oakman, Henry P. — Sergt. — Res. Marshfield ; 31 ; builder ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. for disability, Oct. 27, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Oakman, Otis B, — Priv. — Res. Hanover; 28; carpenter; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Nov. 26, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Oldham, George B. — Corpl. — Res. Hanover; 23; marble worker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; disch. March 20, 1864, as Sergt., for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. 

Troops. 
Organ, Newton — Priv. — Res. South Maiden ; 21 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Osborn, Charles W. — Priv, — Res. Marshfield ; 17 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Perkins, Job H. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 41 ; blacksmith ; enl. and must. April 1, 1864 ; transf. 

June 22, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "C" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Perkins, William H. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 18; clerk; enl. and must. Dec. 22, 1863; 

missing May 29, 1864, Morganzia, La.; supposed to have been killed or taken prisoner. 
Perry, Charles F. — Priv. — Res. Marshfield ; 24; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Phillips, Edmund — Priv. — Res. Hanover ; 44 ; blacksmith ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded May 27, 1863, Port Hudson, La. ; disch. for wounds. Aug. 24, 1863, Baton 

Rouge, La. 
Pierce, Henry W. — Priv. — Res. Holliston ; 37 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

wounded Sept. 19, 1864, Winchester, Va. ; disch. for wounds, June 8, 1865, as Corpl. 



44 THIRTY-EIGHTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Pike, James H. — Corpl. — Res. Boston; 30; salesman; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died July 24, 1863, Baton Rouge, La., of disease. 
Ramsdell, Freeman A., Jr. — Priv. — Res. Marshfield ; 19; carpenter; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; 

must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; died of disease, June 4, 1863, New Orleans, La. 
Ramsdell, Martin, Jr. — Priv. — Res. North Marshfield; 35; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; 

must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Dec. 4, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Richardson, George E. — Priv. — Res. Melrose; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va.; died of disease, Nov. 3, 1864, 

Salisbury, N. C, as Prisoner of War. 
Ross, Samuel J. — Corpl. — Res. Marshfield; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 16, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; transf. Feb. 5, 1863, to 1st La. Cav. See Co. "I" 7th Mass. Inf.; and Officer 1st 

La. Cav. 
Russell, Lyman — Priv. — Res. Hanover; 21; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 
Russell, Marcus P. — Priv. — Res. Hanover; 20; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; prisoner Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va. ; released Feb. 22, 1865 ; must, out July 10, 

1865, as Corpl. 
Sanford, Samuel H., Jr. — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater; 32; cabinet maker; enl. Aug. 13, 

1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Sargent, Edwin L. — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; 25 ; salesman ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died of disease. May, 1863, Berwick City, La. 
Shedd, Henry H. — Corpl. — Res. Braintree ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. for disability, Oct. 24, 1862, Alexandria, Va., as Private. See Co. "C" 4th 

Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Sheldon, Francis T. — Priv. — Res. Hanover; 22; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 

20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Jany. 26, 1864, Boston, Mass. 
Shepard, Arthur E. — Priv. — Res. Hanover ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died of disease, Feb. 26, 1863, Carrollton, La. 
Sherburne, Charles G. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 21 ; tailor ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded June 14, 1863, Port Hudson, La., as Corpl. ; and April 23, 1864, Cane River, 

La. ; died of wounds, May 4, 1864, Baton Rouge, La. 
Slade, James H. — Captain — Res. Boston; 20; clerk; comm. Aug. 16, 1862; must. Aug. 

20, 1862; dismissed the service, G. O. #19, dated Feb. 26, 1863, Hd. Qrs. Dept. of the 

Gulf. 
Stetson, Turner — Priv. — Res. Hanover; 23; farmer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. for disability, Nov. 27, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Stoddard, Josiah, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Marshfield ; 23 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; died of disease, Nov. 19, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Story, George H. — Corpl. — Res. Manchester; 23; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; wounded Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va., as Sergt. ; must, out June 30, 

1865. 
Story, Larkin W. — Priv. — Res. Manchester ; 23 ; carver ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. for disability, Aug. 17, 1863, Baton Rouge, La. 
Tower, Benjamin — Priv. — Res. Melrose; 21; billiard-room keeper ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; wounded Oct. 19, 1864, Cedar Creek, Va., as Corpl.; must, out June 30, 

1865. 
Van Palen, Alexander — 1st Sergt. — Res. East Boston ; 32 ; engineer ; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Private. 
Weir, Stephen — Priv. — Res. — ; 21; occu. — ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 1862; 

deserted Aug. 25, 1862, Lynnfield, Mass. 
White, Frederick — Music. — Res. Weymouth; 16; pyrotechnist; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, Sept. 26, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 19, 1865, as of 32d Co. 

2d Battln. V. R. C. 
White, Sanford — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 40 ; shoemaker ; enl . Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, Sept. 26, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 19, 1865, as of 32d Co. 2d Battln. 

V. R. C. 
Wight, Sylvanus — Priv. — Res. Boston; 44; carpenter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; must, out June 30, 1865. 
Worthen, Charles J. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 22 ; salesman ; enl. Aug. 16, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as Corpl. 



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UNASSIGNED 

Conrad, William — Priv. — Res. Philadelphia, Penna. ; 23; cigar maker; enl. and must. June 6, 

1864; reported to have never joined the regt. 
Cronan, Dennis — Priv. — Res. East Cambridge; 21; glass blower; enl. and must. March 13, 

1865 ; transf. July 3, 1865, to 26th Mass. Inf. See Co. "D" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Green, John — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 21; baker; enl. and must. Jany. 10, 1865; disch. for 

disability, Jany. 27, 1865. 
House, Henry D. — Priv. — Res. Baltimore, Md. ; 28; bookbinder; enl. and must. May 26, 

1864 ; reported to have never joined the regt. 
Koehler, Charles — Priv. — Rfes. — ; 28; farmer; enl. and must. Aug. 1, 1864 ; deserted Sept. 12, 

1864. 
Stanley, George W. — Priv. — Res. Marblehead ; 24 ; shoemaker ; enl. and must. Jany. 18, 1865 ; 

disch. March 6, 1865. . 
Williams, James — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 25; shoemaker; enl. and must. Jany. 4, 1865 ; reported 

to have never joined the regt. 



THIRTY-NINTH REGIMENT MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEER 

INFANTRY 

Three Years 

The 39th Regt. Mass. Vol, Inf. was recruited in the late summer of 1862 in towns 
and cities in the eastern part of the State. It went into camp first at Lynnfield, but was 
later transferred to Camp Stanton, Boxford. Here Col. P. Stearns Davis took command 
Sept. 1, and on the following day the last two companies, G and H, were mustered into 
the service. 

On Sept. 6 the regiment left for Washington City arriving two days later and being 
sent to Camp Chase on Arlington Heights. Here it was assigned to Briggs' Brigade of 
Casey's Division of Reserves. About the middle of the month the 39th was sent with 
the other troops of the brigade to guard the north bank of the Potomac River from Seneca 
Creek to Conrad's Ferry. Stationed at first at Conrad's Ferry, on Oct. 14 it was trans- 
ferred to Seneca Creek where it was assigned to Grover's Brigade. From the 11th of 
November, 1862, to January 5, 1863, Col. Davis commanded the brigade. Winter camp 
was established at Poolesville, Md., and here the regiment remained until April, 1863, 
when it returned to Washington and there did guard duty until after the battle of Gettys- 
burg in July of that year. 

Leaving Washington July 9, it was assigned to a provisional brigade commanded 
by Gen. Henry S. Briggs, and on July 12 joined the Army of the Potomac at Funkstown. 
Md. Here the brigade was assigned to Robinson's (2d) Division, Newton's (1st) Corps. 
Transferred to Rappahannock Station, it here became a part of Coulter's (1st) Brigade. 
The regiment served through the campaign of the fall in the vicinity of the Rappahannock, 
and participated in the Mine Run Campaign in the latter part of November. 

The winter of 1863-64 was spent at Mitchell's Station near the Cedar Mountain 
battlefield, Col. Leonard now commanding the brigade. In the consolidation of the Army 
of the Potomac into three corps in the latter part of the winter Robinson's Division became 
the 2d Division of Warren's (5th) Corps. 

May 4, 1864, the 39th broke camp and started for Germanna Ford, crossing at 
midday and proceeding with the 5th Corps to the vicinity of Wilderness Tavern. It 
was engaged on the Orange pike in the Wilderness May 5 and 6, Col. Lyle succeeding 
Col. Leonard in command of the brigade on the 6th, On these two days the 39th lost 
2 killed and 18 wounded. Moving on the night of the 7th toward Spottsylvania, it was 
engaged on the 8th and 10th on the Brock road near the Spindle farm, losing a total of 
135 men of whom 32 were killed or mortally wounded. The fighting on this part of the 
field of Spottsylvania was known as the battle of Laurel Hill. Laurel Hill was a name 
by which the old William E. Jones farm was locally known. Gen. Robinson commanding 
the 2d Division having been seriously wounded in the fighting May 8, his command was 
broken up and Lyle's Brigade was transferred to Cutler's Division. After the great 
assault on the " Angle ", May 12, in which the 5th Corps did not participate, the 39th was 
moved with its corps to the extreme Union left where it remained, suffering few casualties, 
until the 21st when it left for the North Anna River. 

From the 23d to the 26th of May the regiment was in position near Jericho Ford 

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THIRTY-NINTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 47 

on the North Anna, suffering small loss. After the Cold Harbor fighting, during which 
the 39th lay near Bethesda Church and suffered only a few casualties, Col. Lyle's command 
became the 1st Brigade in Crawford's (3d) Division. 

The James River was crossed at Wilcox Landing, June 16, and the regiment took 
its place in the lines before Petersburg. On the 25th it received 241 recruits by transfer 
from the 12th Mass. Regt. and on the 14th of July 103 from the 13th, the term of service 
of these two regiments having expired. 

Near the Weldon Railroad on the 18th and 19th of August the 39th was heavily 
engaged losing 10 killed, 32 wounded, and 245 prisoners. Here Lieut. Col. Peirson was 
very severely wounded and obliged to relinquish the command of the regiment. Early 
in the fall the 39th became a part of Coulter's (2d) Brigade, Crawford's (3d) Division. 
In October Gen. Henry Baxter succeeded Col. Coulter in command of the brigade. About 
Nov. 5 Major Tremlett returned and resumed command of the regiment, relieving Capt. 
Nelson who had been in command since Lieut. Col. Peirson was wounded. 

The regiment was engaged in various siege activities on the south side of Petersburg 
during the winter of 1864-65. Late in March, 1865, it was moved to the extreme Union 
left, was in action near White Oak Road, March 31, the same day as that of the battle 
of Dinwiddle C. H., here losing Major Tremlett and Captain Kingsbury, both of whom 
were mortally wounded. Captain Cooper now assumed command of the regiment and 
held it until the close of its service. The regiment was present at Five Forks on April 1, 
but suffered small loss. 

The 39th now participated in the pursuit of Lee's Army and was but a few miles from 
Appomattox C. H. at the time of the surrender, April 9. Remaining at Appomattox 
until the 15th, it proceeded to Blacks and Whites Station where it remained ten days, 
then marched by easy stages to Washington, reaching Fort Albany May 12. After the 
Grand Review, May 23, the recruits were transferred to the 32d Regiment, and the original 
members of the 39th were mustered out of the service. Returning to Readville, Mass., 
which was reached June 6, on the 14th the members of the regiment were paid off and dis- 
charged. 



THIRTY-NINTH REGIMENT MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEER 

INFANTRY 

Three Years' Service 

FIELD AND STAFF 

P. Stearns Davis — Colonel — Res. Cambridge ; 44 ; occu. — ; comm. Aug. 29, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 4, 1862; killed July 11, 1864, Petersburg, Va. 
Charles L. Peirson — Lieut. Colonel — Res. Salem ; 28 ; occu. — ; comm. Aug. 30, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 6, 1862 ; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; and Aug. 17, 1864, Weldon Railroad, 

Va. ; comm. Colonel, July 13, 1864 ; must, to date July 13, 1864 ; disch. for wounds, Jany. 4, 

1865, as Colonel. Brevet Colonel and Brig. Genl. U. S. Vols., to date March 13, 1865. See 

F. & S. 20th Mass. Inf. 
Henry M. Tremlett — Major — Res. Boston ; 31 ; occu. — ; comm. Aug. 28, 1862 ; must. Aug. 30, 

1862; comm. Lieut. Colonel, July 13, 1864; must, to date Sept. 1, 1864; comm. Colonel, 

Jany. 5, 1865 ; not must. ; wounded March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va. ; died of wounds, 

June 6, 1865, as Lieut. Colonel. Brevet Col. U. S. Vols., to date March 31, 1865. See 

Co. "A" 20th Mass. Inf. 
Edward E. White — 1st Lieut. & Qr. Master — Res. Cambridge; 34; occu. — ; comm. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; must. Sept. 4, 1862 ; comm. Captain, April 3, 1865 ; not must. ; must, out June 2, 

1865, as 1st Lieut. & Qr. Master. Brevet Captain and Major U. S. Vols., to date, March 13, 

1865. 
Calvin G. Page — Surgeon — Res. Boston; 33; surgeon; comm. Aug. 22, 1862; must. Sept. 4, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Nov. 16, 1863. See Officer U. S. Vols. 
William Thorndike — Surgeon — Res. Beverly ; 29 ; surgeon ; comm. Nov. 17, 1863 ; must. 

Jany. 22, 1864 ; must, out June 2, 1865. See F. & S. 34th Mass. Inf. 
James L. Chipman — Asst. Surgeon — Res. Milford ; 31 ; surgeon ; comm. Aug. 25, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 4, 1862 ; disch. for disability. May 23, 1864. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Henry H. Mitchell — Asst. Surgeon — Res. East Bridgewater; 23; surgeon; comm. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; must. Sept. 4, 1862 ; disch. Nov. 1, 1863, for promotion. See F. & S. 5th Mass. Inf. 

(3 mos.) ; Officer U. S. Col. Troops ; and F. & S. 11th New York Vols. 
John F. Butler — Asst. Surgeon — Res. Chesterfield, N. H. ; age — ; surgeon ; comm. May 27, 

1864 ; must. June 14, 1864 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Emory Washburn, Jr. — 1st Lieut. & Adjutant — Res. Cambridge ; 24; occu. — ; comm. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; must. Sept. 4, 1862 ; resigned and disch. to date Jany. 24, 1863, as 1st Lieut, of 

Co. "A". See Co. "B" 4th Battln. Mass. Inf. 



NON-COMMISSIONED STAFF 

C. Henry Chapman — Sergt. Major — Res. Cambridge ; 21 ; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 1, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 4, 1862 ; comm. 2d Lieut., to date Aug. 30, 1862 ; must. Nov. 11, 1862 ; taken prisoner, 

Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; comm. 1st Lieut., Sept. 6, 1864 ; not must. ; exchanged 

prisoner Feb. 23, 1865 ; disch. April 29, 1865, as 2d Lieut, of Co. "G", to accept promotion. 

See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. Also had service in 5th R. I. Hy. Arty. 
Henry B. Leighton — Qr. Master Sergt. — Res. Cambridge; 25; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; 

must. Sept. 4, 1862; comm. 2d Lieut., April 3, 1865; not must.; must, out June 2, 1865, 

as Qr. Master Sergt. 
Lucius W. Hilton — Commy. Sergt. — Res. Lowell; 21; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. 

Sept. 4, 1862; must, out June 2, 1865. See Co. "G" 6th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Frederick Harvey — Hospl. Steward — Res. Roxbury ; 27; apothecary; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. 

Sept. 4, 1862; disch. S. O. #401, War Dept., A. G. O., Sept. 7, 1863. See Hospl. Stewards 

U. S. A. 

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THIRTY-NINTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 49 

COMPANY "A" 

Adams, Francis D. — Priv. — Rea. Boston ; 27 ; upholsterer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12tli 

Mass. Inf.; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865; 

transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "I" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "A" 32d Mass. 

Inf. 
Adams, Joseph — Corpl. — Res. Stow; 44; mechanic; enl. July 26, 1862; must. Aug. 18, 1682; 

wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; disch. for wounds, Jany. 18, 1865, Boston, Mass. 
Ames, John — Priv. — Res. Boston; 21; laborer; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf.; 

transf. to V. R. C, date not shown; must, out June 7, 1865, as of 168th Co. 2d Battln. 

V. R. C. See Co. "I" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Andrews, Timothy, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Essex ; 33; shoemaker; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Badger, George H. — Priv. — Res. Stoughton ; 30; shoemaker; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Oct. 22, 1863, Portsmouth Grove, R. I. 
Bancroft, George W., Jr. — Priv. — Res. South Danvers ; 20 ; teamster ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862 ; disch. May 20, 1865, for disability. 
Barden, Jonas P. — Priv. — Res. Lynnfield ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; killed June 22, 1864, Petersburg, Va. 
Barnes, Charles S. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 21 ; salesman ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "D" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "A" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Batchelder, Benjamin — Wagoner — Res. Chatham ; 40 ; teamster ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862; transf. Sept. 7, 1863, to V. R. C. ; must, out July 6, 1865, as of Co. "F" 

3d V. R. C. 
Bean, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Easton ; 29 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862; prom. Corpl., April 27, 1863; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; ex- 
changed March 8, 1865 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Belcher, John — Priv. — Res. Framingham ; 28; shoemaker; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; disch. for disability, March 4, 1865. See Co. "A" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Bemis, Winfield S. — Priv. — Res. Rock Bottom (Stow) ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862 ; transf. Jany. 18, 1865, to V. R. C. ; must, out June 29, 1865, as of Co. "I" 

18th V. R. C. 
Bernard, Henry — Priv. — Res. Hanover ; 21 ; stonecutter ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf.; and 

Co. "A" 32 Mass. Inf. 
Bessom, Edward A. — Priv. — Res. South Danvers; 25; barber; enl. July 26, 1862; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, Feb., 1864 ; must, out June 28, 1865, as Corpl. of Co. "A" 

24th V. R. C. 
Blaisdell, John O. — Corpl. — Res. South Danvers ; 30 ; shoe cutter ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862; prom. Sergt., June 1, 1863; prisoner May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; re- 
captured May 9, 1864 ; wounded Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Blanvelt, James — Priv. — Res. Chatham; 42; carpenter; enl. July 26, 1862; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; transf. Sept. 16, 1863, to V. R. C. ; died of disease, Dec. 8, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Bloomer, Joseph N. — Priv. — Res. Chatham ; 23 ; mariner ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; disch. for disability. May 13, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Boodry, George, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Easton ; 25 ; bootmaker ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled and returned to Co., Jany. 2, 

1865 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Bowker, Edward H. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 21 ; artist ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 1862 ; 

transf. Nov. 14, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. for disability, Aug. 20, 1866, as of 3d Independent 

Co. V. R. C. 
Brett, Charles G. — Priv. — Res. Rock Bottom (Stow) ; 19 ; blacksmith ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; 

must. Aug. 18, 1862; prom. Corpl., May 1, 1865; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Brown, Frank P. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 23 ; tel. operator ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; must, out June 20, 1865. See Co. "A" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Burnham, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Essex ; 32 ; farmer ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 1862 ; 

killed May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va. 
Burnham, Eli H. — Priv. — Res. South Danvers ; 29 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 



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Burnhatn, George S. — Priv. — Res. Essex ; 26 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Burnham, George W., 2d — Priv. — Res. Essex; 32; shoemaker; enl. July 26, 1862; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 12, 1865 ; 

must, out June 13, 1865. 
Burnham, James H. — Priv. — Res. Essex ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out May 10, 1865, while absent 

wounded. 
Burnham, Wilbur — Corpl. — Res. Essex; 20; carpenter; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 1862 ; 

prom. Sergt., Dec. 4, 1862; died of disease, May 21, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Butler, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 29 ; currier ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 1862 ; 

transf. April 22, 1864, to Navy. See U. S. Navy. 
Channell, John F. — Priv. — Res. Essex ; 19 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Jany. 29, 1863, Poolesville, Md. 
Clifford, James A, — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; 23 ; bookbinder ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, April 2, 1863. 
Cole, George W. — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater ; 20 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862; prom. Corpl., March 17, 1863; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, 

Va. ; exchanged March 15, 1865 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Conant, Edward — Priv. — Res. Stow ; 19 ; pail maker ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 1862 ; 

prom. Corpl., April 29, 1863 ; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel HUl, Va. ; transf. to V. R. C, 

Feb. 1, 1865; must, out June 27, 1865, as of Co. "D" 24th V. R. C. 
Cottrell, Jefferson T. — Sergt. — Res. Bangor, Me.; 21; mariner; enl. July 26, 1862; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862 ; wounded and missing. May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; no further record ; 

supposed to have died in prison. 
Cottrell, Justin W. — Priv. — Res. Bangor, Me. ; 21; mariner; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862; prom. Corpl., Sept. 20, 1862; Sergt., Feb. 11, 1864; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon 

Railroad, Va. ; paroled Sept. 3, 1864 ; died Sept. 10, 1864, Annapolis, Md. 
Cunningham, Eugene B. — Priv. — Res. Saxton River, Vt. ; 22 ; mechanic ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; 

must. Aug. 18, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Dec. 13, 1862, Philadelphia, Penna. 
Curran, John — Priv. — Res. Boston; 21; shoemaker; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "D" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "K" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Dean, Samuel D. — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater ; 19; shoe dresser; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862; prom. Corpl., Feb. 11, 1864; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; killed 

March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va. 
Dodge, Harrison A. — Sergt. — Res. South Danvers ; 22 ; tanner ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862; transf. March 18, 1864, as 1st Sergt., to V. R. C. ; disch. for disability, 

June 24, 1865, as of Co. "H" 6th V. R. C. 
Dodge, John P. — Corpl. — Res. South Danvers ; 29 ; tanner ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862; prom. Corpl., June 1, 1863; Sergt., Sept. 30, 1863 ; 1st Sergt., Feb. 11, 1864 ; prisoner 

Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Jany. 13, 1865, at Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of 

War. 
Durling, Ezekiel B. — Priv. — Res. South Danvers ; 29 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; 

must" Aug. 18, 1862 ; wounded Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; must, out June 2, 

1865. 
Dyer, Lewis R. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 17 ; printer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; prom. Sergt., May 1, 1865; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "D" 12th 

Mass. Inf.; and Co. "K" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Eldridge, Prince, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Chatham ; 31 ; mariner; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; transf. to Navy, April 22, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 
Ellis, Daniel W. — Priv. — Res. Chatham ; 18 ; mariner ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Evans, William S. — Priv. — Res. North Danvers; 21; brickmaker; enl. July 26, 1862; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Feb. 3, 1865, Salisbury, 

N. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Fannon, John — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 38 ; operative ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; disch. for disability. May 30, 1865. See Co. "I" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Field, William — Priv. — Res. Harwich ; 48 ; mechanic ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 



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Fish, Henry F. — Priv. — Res. Milton ; 22 ; laborer ; transf . June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; 

transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "D" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "A" 32d 

Mass. Inf. 
Flint, James F. — Priv. — Res. South Danvers ; 30 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862; disch. for disability, June 11, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Flynn, Daniel B. — Priv. — Res. Rock Bottom (Stow) ; 18; shoemaker; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; returned, date not shown; 

must, out June 21, 1865. 
Fogg, Joseph — Priv. — Res. South Danvers; 24; farmer; enl. July 26, 1862; must. Aug. 18, 

1862; disch. for disability, Feb. 19, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Freeman, Warren H. — Sergt. — Res. Boston ; 28 ; clerk ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; must, out Sept. 13, 1864. See Co. "A" 13th Mass. Inf. 
French, Edward B. — Priv. — Res. Chatham; 29; clergyman; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; comm. and must. Chaplain, Sept. 6, 1862 ; must, out with Field & Staff, as Chaplain, 

June 2, 1865. 
Gibbs, John K. — Priv. — Res. South Danvers ; 44 ; laborer ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, 

Va. ; died Dec. 2, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Goodwin, Charles M. — Priv. — Res. Boxford ; 26; brickmaker; enl. July 26, 1862; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862; wounded May 11, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va.; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon 

Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 11, 1865; must, out May 15, 1865. 
Gould, Charles — Music. — Res. South Danvers ; 23 ; powder maker ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862 ; deserted Aug. 17, 1863, from hospl., Washington, D. C. 
Gould, William A. — Priv. — Res. Chatham; 18; mariner; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Guilford, Jacob O. — Priv. — Res. Middleton ; 21; shoemaker; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862; disch. for disability, Dec. 29, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Guppy, George F. — Priv. — Res. Essex; 25; shoemaker; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Dec. 9, 1862, Washington, D. C. Also had service in Co. "D" 

5th N. H. Inf. 
Hampton, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Stow; 45; physician; enl. July 26, 1862; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; prisoner June 5, 1864, near Cold Harbor, Va. ; died, on or about Sept. 20, 1864, at 

Andersonville, Ga., a Prisoner of War. 
Hanson, Charles W. — 1st Sergt. — Res. South Danvers ; 36 ; clerk ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862 ; prom. Sergt. Major, Dec. 6, 1862 ; comm. 2d Lieut., Jany. 25, 1863 ; must. 

Feb. 19, 1863 ; comm. 1st Lieut., Nov. 8, 1863 ; must. Dec. 7, 1863 ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, 

Weldon Railroad, Va. ; comm. Captain, Sept. 8, 1864 ; not must.; exchanged prisoner Feb. 23, 

1865 ; disch. for disability, April 22, 1865, as 1st Lieut, of Co. "C". 
Haskell, Albert A. — Priv. — Res. Essex ; 19; blacksmith; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Jany. 31, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, 

a Prisoner of War. 
Hebard, Henry A. — Priv. — Res. Milton ; 18 ; engineer ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; disch. Sept. 21, 1864, G.O. #86. See Co. "A" 13th Mass. Inf., as Henry J. A. Hebard. 
Hegner, Anthony P. — Corpl. — Res. Lynnfield ; 18; locksmith; enl. July 26, 1862; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va.; disch. for wounds, Oct. 3, 1864. 

Alexandria, Va. 
Henry, Abiel R. — Priv. — Res. New Castle, Me.; 29; carpenter; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf., as absent wounded ; transf. April 17, 1865, to V. R. C. ; disch. for disability, 

June 10, 1865, as of 117th Co. 2d Battln. V. R.C. See "I" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "K" 

29th Mass. Inf. 
Hilton, William M. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 23 ; painter ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; disch. Feb. 13, 1865. See Co. "C" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Hunting, Willard — Priv. — Res. Needham ; 24 ; carpenter ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Dec. 5, .1864, Salisbury, N. C, a 

Prisoner of War. 
Johnson, George — Priv. — Res. Brunswick, Me. ; 21; shoemaker; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862; deserted Feb. 11, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Jones, Asa L. — Priv. — Res. Harwich; 22; mariner; enl. July 26, 1862; must. Aug. 18, 1862; 

prom. Corpl., Dec. 1, 1862; Sergt., March 17, 1863; disch. Sept. 15, 1863, for promotion. 

See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 



52 THIRTY-NINTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Knapp, Charles P. — Priv. — Res. Needham ; 18; farmer; enl. July 26, 1862; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, Feb. 15, 1864 ; must, out July 3, 1865, as of Co. "I" 2d V. R. C. 

Kraetzer, Julius F. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 22; clerk; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "C" 13th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "A" 

32d Mass. Inf. 

Lee, Edward — Priv. — Res. Boston; 25; blacksmith; transf . June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; 

deserted Nov. 15, 1864, from hospl., Alexandria, Va. See Co. "I" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Livermore, Lorenzo D. — Priv. — Res. Spencer ; 26 ; yeoman ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 
12th Mass. Inf. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "I" 12th Mass. Inf. ; Co. 
"A" 32d Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "H" 10th Mass. Inf. 
McArthur, Peter — Priv. — Res. South Danvers; 30; farmer; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Mansfield, William O. — Priv. — Res. Lynnfield ; 21 ; farmer ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862; disch. for disability, June 11, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Marteau, Ludovic — Priv. — Res. France; 28; baker; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 
Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. 
See Co. "D" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "B"32d Mass. Inf. 
Maxwell, John — Priv. — Res. Spencer ; 31 ; laborer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; 
transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "I" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "A"32dMass. 
Inf. 
Mears, Rufus E. — Priv. — Res. Essex ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 1862 ; 
prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Oct. 27, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner 
of War. 
Mears, Samuel, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Essex ; 37; laborer; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Dec. 23, 1863, Washington, D. C. See V. R. C. 
Mentzell, Herman — Priv. — Res. Germany ; 23 ; baker ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 
Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "F" 13th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "B" 
32d Mass. Inf. 
Men tzer, Moses H. — Priv. — Res. Stow; 18; painter; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Mentzer, William A., Jr. — Priv. — Res. Maiden ; 21 ; grocer ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862; prom. Corpl., Sept. 20, 1862; Sergt., Sept. 22, 1864 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Merrifield, Joseph A. — Sergt. — Res. Boston; 26; occu. — ; enl. Jvdy 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 
1862 ; prom. Sergt. Major from 1st Sergt., Feb. 19, 1863 ; comm. 2d Lieut., Sept. 20, 1863 ; 
must. Oct. 9, 1863; comm. 1st Lieut., May 4, 1864; must. June 24, 1864; wounded May 
12, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; resigned and disch., Jany. 14, 1865, as 1st Lieut, of Co. 
"B". 
Miles, Edward P. — Priv. — Res. Feltonville ; 19; farmer; enl. July 26, 1862; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; wounded May, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Milliken, James — Corpl. — Res . South Danvers ; 22; shoe cutter; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Mitchell, Isaac H. — Priv. — Res. Lynnfield ; 25; shoemaker; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 
1862 ; prom. Corpl., Sept. 22, 1864 ; wounded March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va. ; must, 
out June 6, 1865, while absent wounded. 
Mitchell, Jonathan H. — Priv. — Res. Lynnfield; 33; shoemaker; enl. July 26, 1862; must. 
Aug. 18, 1862; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 8, 1865; 
must, out June 2, 1865. 
Mitchell, Samuel H. — Priv. — Res. Lynnfield ; 18; shoemaker; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 

18, 1862 ; prom. Corpl., Nov. 13, 1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Morse, Benjamin G. — Priv. — Res. — ; 25 ; shoemaker ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 
Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled March 1, 1865 ; must, out to 
date March 29, 1865. See Co. "F" 6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and Co. "D" 12th Mass. 
Inf. 
Morse, Daniel F. — Priv. — Res. Needham ; 18; shoemaker; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 
1862 ; wounded and prisoner, May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; exchanged Nov. 26, 1864 ; must, 
out June 2, 1865. 
Moulton, Henry W. — 1st Lieut. — Res. South Danvers; 21; currier; comm. Aug. 12, 1862; 
must. Aug. 18, 1862; apptd. Adjutant, Sept. 12, 1862; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel 
Hill, Va. ; disch. for wounds, to date Dec. 5, 1864, as of Field and Staff. See Co. "A" 
5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 



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Mullen, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Boston; 23; laborer; transf. April 29, 1865, from 105th Co. 

2d Battln. V. R. C; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "K" 12th Mass. Inf. 

transf. to V. R. C. ; and Co. "K" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Murphy, James — Priv. — Res. Stoneham ; 33 ; shoemaker ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; transf. July 2, 1864, from Satterlee Gen. Hospl., Philadelphia, Penna., to Boston, 

Mass. ; no further record. See Co. "I" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Myers, William — Priv. — Res. South Danvers; 38; shoemaker; enl. July 26, 1862; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; exchanged March 8, 1865; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Nelson, George S. — Captain — Res. South Danvers; 27; tanner; comm. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862; resigned and disch. March 20, 1865. 
Nichols, Wendell G. — Priv. — Res. Lynnfield ; 24 ; farmer ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; killed Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. 
Nutting, Albion — Priv. — Res. Stow ; 34 ; machinist ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 1862 ; 

died of disease, Oct. 14, 1864, Washington, D. C. 
Ordway, Lewis E. — Priv. — Res. South Troy, Vt. ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. and must. Feb. 9, 1864 ; pris- 
oner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled Oct. 31, 1864 ; must, out May 24, 1865. 
Osborne, Paul — Priv. — Res. South Danvers; 22; shoemaker; enl. and must. July 26, 1862; 

wounded June 18, 1864, Petersburg, Va.; died of wounds, Oct. 26, 1864, Alexandria, Va. 
Packard, Sylvanus C. — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater; 18; shoemaker; enl. July 26, 1862; 

must. Aug. 18, 1862; prom. Corpl., Sept. 27, 1863; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, 

Va.; exchanged March 12, 1865; must, out July 14, 1865. 
Patterson, Joseph R. — Priv. — Res. South Danvers; 22; butcher; enl. July 26, 1862; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862; disch. for disability, Feb. 19, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Perkins, John H. — Priv. — Res. North Danvers; 23; teamster; enl. July 26, 1862; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 11, 1865 ; 

must, out June 9, 1865. 
Pierce, John, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 22 ; clerk ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Jany. 29, 1863, Poolesville, Md. 
Plummer, Nathan T., Jr. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 26 ; clerk ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "F" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. 

"B" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Powell, David — Priv. — Res . South Danvers ; 18; farmer; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; wounded May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va. ; must, out July 1, 1865, while absent wounded. 
Purcell, George J. — Priv. — Res. South Danvers; 18; laborer; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 1862; 

wounded May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va. ; transf. Sept. 18, 1864, to V. R. C. ; must, out 

June 28, 1865, as of Co. "D" 14th V. R. C. 
Purington, William E. — Priv. — Res. South Danvers ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862; transf. to V. R.C., Feb. 15, 1864 ; re-enlist. Aug. 22, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 14, 

1865, as Corpl. of Co. "G" 1st V. R. C. 
Reynolds, Marcus H. — Music. — Res. North Bridgewater; 19; clerk; transf. June 25, 1864, 

from 12th Mass. Inf. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 45th Mass. Inf. 

(9 mos.) ; Unass. 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. " M " 32d Mass. Inf. 
Richardson, Francis S. — Priv. — Res. Lynnfield ; 24; farmer; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; wounded May, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Richardson, William L. — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 20 ; hostler ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Ryder, Alvah — Corpl. — Res. Chatham ; 48 ; mariner ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Nov. 26, 1862, Alexandria, Va. 
Saunders, Charles R. P. — Priv. — Res. — ; 31 ; carpenter ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Sawyer, James M. — Priv. — Res. Sudbury; 19; farmer; enl. July 26, 1862; must. Aug. 18, 

1862; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled, date not shown; must, out 

July 18, 1865. 
Schoen, Frederick — Priv. — Res. Germany; 30; clerk; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "F" 13th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "B" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Schwartz, Jacob — Priv. — Res. Switzerland; 28; butcher; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th 
Mass. Inf., as a deserter; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "E" 13th Mass. 

Inf.; and Co. "B" 32d Mass. Inf. 



54 THIRTY-NINTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Shaw, Zenas — Priv. — Res. Halifax; 38; shoemaker; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 1862 ; 

must, out June 10, 1865. 
Sitnonds, George N. — Music. — Res. South Danvers; 32; clerk; enl. July 26, 1862; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862; wounded May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va. ; must, out July 12, 1865, while 

absent wounded. 
Small, Thomas E. — Priv. — Res. Harwich; 18; mariner; enl. July 26, 1862; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Smalley, Henry — Priv. — Res. Harwich ; 20 ; mariner ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 1862 ; 

prom. Corpl., Sept. 30, 1863 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Smith, Cyrus D. — Priv. — Res. — ; 21; occu. — ; enl. July 26, 1862; must. Aug. 18,1862; 

deserted Nov. 4, 1864, while on furlough from hospl. 
Smith, George — Priv. — Res. Bangor, Me.; 21; laborer; enl. July 26, 1862; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Smith, Nathaniel — Priv. — Res. Chatham; 21; farmer; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 1862; 

disch. for disability, June 12, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Snow, Eli M. — Priv. — Res. Chatham ; 42 ; harness maker ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, May 26, 1863, Philadelphia, Penna. 
Spencer, Roland J. — Music. — Res. Nantucket ; 18 ; hostler ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Stevens, Elbridge — Priv. — Res. Needham ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died of disease, March 5, 1865, 

Richmond, Va., a Prisoner of War. 
Story, Asa — Priv. — Res. Essex; 33; shoemaker; enl. July 26, 1862; must. Aug. 18, 1862; 

died of disease, Nov. 11, 1862, Washington, D. C. 
Summers, George M. — Priv. — Res. Lynnfield ; 34; shoemaker; enl. July 26, 1862; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862 ; must, out to date May 27, 1865. 
Tyler, John O. — Priv. — Res. South Danvers ; 24 ; morocco dresser ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862; transf. to Navy, April 21, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 
Varnum, John — Priv. — Res. Essex ; 24 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 1862 ; 

wounded May 12, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 3, 1865, Washington, D. C. 
Whitcomb, George F, — Priv. — Res. Stow; 18; farmer; enl. July 26, 1862; must. Aug. 18, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Jany. 2, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, 

a Prisoner of War. 
Whiting, Walter B. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 21 ; bookbinder ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 18, 

1862; disch. for disability, Oct. 23, 1862, Washington, D. C. See Co. "E" 1st Battln. 

Mass. Cav. (26th N. Y. Cav.). 
Wiley, George H. — 2d Lieut. — Res. South Danvers ; 23 ; shoemaker ; comm. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

must. Aug. 18, 1862; disch. for disability, Jany. 7, 1864. See Co. "H" 5th Mass. Inf. 

(3 mos.). 
Wiley, Samuel — Sergt. — Res. South Danvers ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 18, 1862 ; missing since July 16, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; supposed to have been killed. 

See Co. "H" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 

COMPANY "B" 

Adams, George E. — Priv. — Res. Canada East; 25; sawyer; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; furloughed Nov. 30, 1864 ; 

considered a deserter from Dec. 30, 1864. See Co. "B" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Allison, Joseph J. — Sergt. — Res. Roxbury ; 38 ; boiler maker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded June 18, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; died of wounds, July 30, 1864, Philadelphia, 

Penna., as 1st Sergt. 
Andrews, George A. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 21 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must. 

out June 2, 1865, as Corpl. 
Arnold, Irwin L. — Corpl. — Res. South Adams ; 20 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, June 20, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Arnold, William, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 28 ; moulder ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Backup, James B. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. July 17, 1863, for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 



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Bartlett, Abner D. — Corpl. — Res. Blackstone ; 34 ; pattern maker ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 24, 1863, Baltimore, Md. 
Bartlett, John L. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 45; rope maker; enl. and must. Aug. 31, 1862; 

disch. for disability, June 3, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Batcheller, Holland N. — Priv. — Res. Needham Plains; 43; provision dealer; enl. Aug. 12, 

1862; must. Aug. 20, 1862; disch. May 5, 1863, for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. 

Troops. 
Bell, James L. — Corpl. — Res. Ashland ; 26 ; shoemaker ; transf . June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "H" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "H" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Bennett, Alden B. — Music. — Res. Milford, N. H. ; 44 ; shoemaker ; enl. June 9, 1863 ; must. 

June 10, 1863 ; must, out July 1, 1865. Also had service in Co. "E" 1st N. H. Vols. ; and 

Non-Com. Staff 9th N. H. Vols. 
Bennett, Harrison M. — Priv. — Res. Springfield; 19; farmer; enl. Aug. 20, 1862; must. 

Aug. 30, 1862 ; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va., as Corpl. ; disch. for wounds, 

Dec. 24, 1864. 
Bills, Walter M, — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 26 ; fireman ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Jany. 24, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, a 

Prisoner of War. 
Blake, Daniel P. — Priv. — Res. Halifax ; 27 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; wounded June 23, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; transf. to V. R. C, date not shown ; disch. 

for wounds, Dec. 2, 1864, as of Co. "A" 14th V. R. C. 
Briggs, Arthur M. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 33; teamster; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Dec. 17, 1862, Washington, D. C. 
Brown, George — Priv. — Res. Southboro ; 23 ; farmer ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; disch. for disability, June 13, 1865. See Co. " I" 13th Mags. Inf. 
Bryant, Roscoe L. — Music. — Res. Woburn ; 13 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2. 1865. 
Burns, James — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 41; laborer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 1862; 

prisoner Dec. 15, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must, out June 2, 

1865. 
Butske, Carl — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 30; baker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 1862; 

died Nov. 27, 1863, Warrenton Junction, Va. 
Carleton, William — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 31; mason; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

killed May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. 
Cassidy, John — Priv. — Res. Ireland ; 27 ; laborer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Nov. 5, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, 

a Prisoner of War. See Co. "B" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Chapin, Charles H, — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 24 ; artist ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; deserted March 4, 1865. See Co. "F" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Childs, John F. — Priv. — Res. Natick; 21 ; shoemaker; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf.; disch. March 11, 1865. See Co. "I" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Clarke, T. Cordis — 1st Sergt. — Res. Roxbury ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 17, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; prom. Sergt. Major, Nov. 16, 1862; comm. 2d Lieut., to date Nov. 13, 1862; must. 

Dec. 8, 1862 ; disch. for disability, July 19, 1864. 
Crafts, William G. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 18; painter; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Nov. 12, 1862, Alexandria, Va. 
Cronan, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 19 ; plumber ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; must, out June 2, 1865. See Co. "B" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "E" 3d Mass. Hy. 

Arty., as Daniel Cronin. 
Cunningham, Martin — Priv. — Res. Ireland ; 22 ; laborer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; escaped and returned to regt., 

April 26, 1865 ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "B" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and 

Co. "C" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Curtis, John M. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 45; laborer; enl. Aug.' 12, 1862; must. Aug. 20. 

1862 ; disch. for disability, June 9, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Dailey, John — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 23; lather; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 1862; 

disch. for disability, Jany. 17, 1863, Philadelphia, Penna. 
Daley, James — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 24 ; silversmith ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 
Inf., as absent wounded; disch. July 8, 1864. See Co. "B" 12th Mass. Inf. 



56 THIRTY-NINTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Davis, Edward S. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 18; plumber; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died March 30, 1865, at Wilmington, 

N. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Davis, Gardner C. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 29 ; fireman ; enl. Aug. 10, 1862 ; must. Aug. 

20, 1862; missing in action. May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va., as Sergt. ; probably 

kUled. 
Devine, David S. — Corpl. — Res. Roxbury ; 33 ; tinsmith ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; deserted May 6, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Dignan, Ricliard — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 34; blacksmith; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. Feb. 18, 1865, Philadelphia, Penna. 
Doyle, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 19 ; paper stainer ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Corpl. 
Draper, Curtis W. — Priv. — Res. Wayland ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Corpl. 
Dudley, Charles — Priv. — Res. Wayland ; 23 ; farmer ; transf. April, 1865, as a deserter from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and 

Co. "B" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Dyer, Simon D. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 43; bookkeeper; enl. Aug. 20, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, as Corpl., date not shown ; must, out July 3, 1865, as of Co. "A" 

13th V. R. C. 
Edmonds, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 18; paper hanger; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; recaptured and returned 

to regt.. May 28, 1865; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Ernest, Anet — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. and must. Sept. 20, 1864 ; must, out 

June 2, 1865. See Co. "A" 5th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Flanagan, Anthony — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 23 ; lather ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Foley, John E. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 38 ; tailor ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. May 23, 1865. 
Frahm, Louis — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 40; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded June 24, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; killed Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, 

Va. 
Frederick, Benjamin B. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 34; carriage painter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; 

must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Dec. 4, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Frizzell, James — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; plumber ; enl. and must. Sept. 20, 1864 ; must. 

out June 2, 1865. See Co. "A" 5th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Gallagher, Edward — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 30 ; laborer ; transf. June 24, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; furloughed Nov. 4, 1864, from Beverly Genl. Hospl., New Jersey; no further record. 

See Co. "B" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Gordon, Horace F. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 36 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Graham, William W. — Captain — Res. Roxbury ; 33 ; machinist ; comm. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; wounded May 12, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; comm. Major, June 7, 1865; 

not must. ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Captain. 
Green, John W. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 25; teamster; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; kUled May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. 
Gunning, John — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 25; laborer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Nov. 25, 1864, Salisbury, N. C. 

a Prisoner of War. Also borne on some rolls as having died Dec. 10, 1864. 
Ham, Henry A. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 28 ; clerk ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. Inf. ; 

must, out June 27, 1865. See Co. "D" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Henry, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 33; piano-forte maker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; killed May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va., as Sergt. 
Hicks, William L. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Nov. 11, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Hiedenway, David — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 37 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; died Dec. 14, 1862, Offutt's Cross Roads, Md., of disease. 
Holbrook, Silas P. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 28 ; clerk ; transf. July 14, 1864. from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; disch. July 19, 1864, for promotion. See Co. "A" 13tb Mass. Inf. ; and Officer U. S. 

Col. Troops. 



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Howard, Ephraitn F. — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater; 18; blacksmith; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; 

must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; traiisf. Sept. 30, 1863, to V. R. C. ; re-enlist. Aug. 25, 1864 ; must. 

out Nov. 27, 1865, as of Co. "H" 24th V. R. C. 
Huggins, Arthur H. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 22; plumber; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Sept. 19, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Hunter, James — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 23 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Feb. 6, 1864, Washington, D. C. 
Hunter, Robert L. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 44 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 9, 1865, Philadelphia, Penna. 
Jones, William — Priv. — Res. England ; 21 ; bootmaker ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; transf. June 2, 1865. to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "I" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "C" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Kelly, Edward — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 43 ; carder ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

transf. to V. R. C, Sept. 16, 1863; re-enlist. May 17, 1864; disch. for disability, Oct. 26, 

1865, at Washington, D. C, as of 16th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Kelly, John — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 20 ; rope maker ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

died of disease, Feb. 28, 1864, Washington, D. C. 
Kelly, William — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 39 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

transf. to V. R. C, Jany. 5, 1864 ; re-enlist. Aug. 20, 1864 ; must, out Aug. 29, 1866, as of 

3d Independent Co. V. R. C. 
KillduS, James — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 37; rope maker; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, 

Va. ; died Nov. 27, 1864, at Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Landgrebe, George — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 39 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; missing in action. May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; no further record. 
Leach, Rodney M. — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater; 28; bootmaker; transf. June 25, 

1864, from 12th Mass. Inf.; disch. to date July 24, 1864. See Co. "F" 12th Mass. 

Inf. 
Ledwith, John — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 21 ; laborer; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must, Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865, as Corpl. 
Lewis, Edward H. — Priv. — Res. Stoneham ; 18; clerk; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; exchanged March 10, 1865; must. 

out June 2, 1865, as Corpl. 
Loker, James D. — Sergt. — Res. Roxbury; 35; police officer ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; died of disease, Dec. 30, 1862, Poolesville, Md. 
Lull, Stephen P. — Priv. — Res. Halifax; 29; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
McCarty, Edgar H. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 22; provision dealer ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; died of disease, Nov. 20, 1864, City Point, Va. 
McDonald, George — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 18; laborer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; gained from missing, April 26, 1865 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
McDonald, John — Priv. — Res. Middleboro; 35; cotton carder; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; 

must Aug. 31, 1862; wounded May 12, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va.; must, out June 2, 

1865. 
Mackenzie, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 29; baker; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; disch. for disability, June 9, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
McNeil, William C. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 30 ; painter ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; disch. May 22, 1865. See Co. "I" 12th Mass. Inf. 
McNulty, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 20; porter; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; wounded May 12, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va.; must, out May 18, 1865. 
McPherson, John J. — Priv. — Res. New York; 25; baker; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th, 

Mass. Inf. ; must, out May 19, 1865. See Co. "I" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Melton, Joseph L. — Priv. — Res. Halifax ; 30 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; died of disease, Nov. 9, 1863, Alexandria, Va. 
Milner, Thomas K. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 34 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded April 1, 1865, Five Forks, Va. ; died of wounds, April 29, 1865, Washington, 

D. C. 
Mitchell, Franklin A. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 41; carpenter; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; killed June 21, 1864, Petersburg, Va. 



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Mohan, Terrance P. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 18; printer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weidon Railroad, Va.; paroled Oct. 9, 1864; must, out 

May 18, 1865. 
Moore, Sidney — Priv. — Res. New York ; 30 ; farmer ; transf . June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf., as a deserter; prisoner Dec. 10, 1864; paroled March 10, 1865; furloughed March 14, 

1865, from Camp Parole, Annapolis, Md. ; no further record. See Co. "I" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Morgan, John — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 33; butcher; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862; 

disch. April 22, 1863. 
Moses, George F. — Priv. — Res. Milton ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; disch. for wounds, March 17, 1865. 
Munroe, James — Priv. — Res. New York ; 18 ; farmer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "I" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "C" 

32d Mass. Inf. True name Frank Jeinie. 
Murphy, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 29; shoemaker; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th 

Mass. Inf., as absent sick; deserted July 29, 1864. See Co. "I" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Murray, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 21; painter; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20. 1862 ; 

wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Noble, Joseph A. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 33; painter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Dec. 22, 1863, Washington, D. C. See Co. "H" 56th Mass. Inf. 
Nolan, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 39; brass finisher ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va. ; must, out June 5, 1865. 
Nute, Joseph P. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 40; carpenter; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 29, 1865. 
O'SuUivan, Dennis — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 23; lather; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weidon Railroad, Va.; exchanged March 10, 1865; must. 

out June 2, 1865. 
Palmer, Rensselaer L. — Corpl. — Res. Roxbury; 34; piano-forte key maker; enl. Aug. 7, 

1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Sergt. 
Perkins, Henry S. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 21 ; provision dealer ; enl. Aug. 10, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. June 18, 1863, as Corpl., for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Perkins, Jonathan — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 36; laborer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; transf. to V. R. C, Aug. 4, 1863; re-transf. to 39th Mass. Inf., date not shown; 

must, out July 10, 1865. 
Plimpton, William P. — Priv. — Res. Southbridge ; 23; mechanic; enl. and must. Sept. 20, 

1864; wounded Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va.; disch, for wounds, June 14, 1865. See 

Co. "A" 5th Mass. Inf. (100 days), as William P. Plympton; and Co. "A" 45th Mass. 

Inf. (9 mos.). 
Pyne, Frederick — Sergt. — Res. Roxbury; 29; carpenter; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. July 21, 1863, as 1st Sergt., for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Reaney, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 26 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weidon Railroad, Va.; died Feb. 26, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, a 

Prisoner of War. 
Rich, Giles H. — Sergt. — Res. Roxbury ; 21 ; lawyer ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. June 20, 1863, for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Richardson, William R. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 32; teamster; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865, as 1st Sergt. 
Ricker, Oliver P. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 26 ; expressman ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; comm. 2d Lieut., from 1st Sergt., Sept. 8, 1864; must. March 1, 1865; wounded 

April 1, 1865, Five Forks, Va. ; must, out June 6, 1865, as 2d Lieut, of Co. "I". 
Robinson, Andrew J. — Corpl. — Res. Roxbury; 28; mason; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weidon Railroad, Va. ; must, out May 18, 1865. 
Robinson, John R. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 24; mason; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weidon Railroad, Va., as Sergt. ; died Dec. 7, 1864, Salisbury, 

N. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Roland, Richard — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 20; waiter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, June 9, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Rosemere, Conrad L. — Corpl. — Res. Roxbury; 22; patternmaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; must, out June 22, 1865. See Co. "K" 1st Mass. Inf. 
Russell, Edmund — Priv. — Res. Wayland ; 27 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out May 18, 1865. 



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Saunders, Abraham — Priv. — ■ Res. Roxbury ; 25; carpenter; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, June 9, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Schaffer, Henry — ^ Priv. — Res. Germany; 27; clerk; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; wounded Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; must, out June 12, 1865. See Co. "A" 

12th Mass. Inf. 
Schroeflel, Phillip — Music. — Res. Roxbury; 35; occu. — ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Scott, Peter F. — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 42; laborer; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "D" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Shea, Peter E. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 32; rope maker; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. for disability, Nov. 16, 1862, Washington, D. C. 
Shedd, Albert A. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 23 ; tradesman ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. April 12, 1864, as Corpl., for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Shedd, George V. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Skinner, George F, — Priv. — Res. South Reading; 19; carpenter; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; wounded Aug. 17, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; must, out June 2, 

1865. 
Smith, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 26 ; seaman ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "K" 13th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "D" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Smith, Henry R. — Priv. — Res. Ashland ; 23; farmer; transf . June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; died Nov. 6, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, 

a Prisoner of War. See Co. "H" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Smith, Peter — Priv. — Res. South Adams ; 30 ; laborer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "C" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Smith, Sidney, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 21 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Somerby, Frank — Corpl. — Res. Roxbury ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Spear, William T. — 1st Lieut. — Res. Roxbury ; 27 ; tradesman ; comm. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; killed Aug. 17, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va., as of Co. "D". 
Spellan, Dennis — Priv. — Res. Southboro ; 44 ; farmer; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "I" 13th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "D" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Start, Thomas — Priv. — Res. New York ; 24 ; laborer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; died Dec. 4, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, 

a Prisoner of War. See Co. "I" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Stepper, Joseph, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 19 ; moulder ; enl. Aug. 17, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded May 12, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Stevens, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; student ; enl. and must. Sept. 20, 1864 ; must. 

out June 2, 1865. See Co. "A" 5th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Strickland, William — ^ Priv. — Res. Canada; 28; butcher; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "I" 12th Mass. Inf.; and 

Co. "D" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Strong, Edward A. — Priv. — Res. Great Barrington ; 31 ; farmer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf.; wounded March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va.; transf. June, 1865, to 

32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "D" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Sturtevant, Henry B. — ^ Priv. — Res. Stoneham ; 23; shoemaker; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; wounded March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va. ; must, out June 12, 1865. 

See Co. "D" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Sullivan, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 36 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Dec. 21, 1863 ; wounded 

May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va.; disch. for wounds, Aug. 12, 1864, Boston, Mass. 
Swain, Edwin A. — Corpl. — Res. Roxbury ; 29 ; tradesman ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. Aug. 3, 1863, as Sergt., for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Swain, Julius M. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Roxbury; 26; cashier; comm. Aug. 13, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; resigned and disch. for promotion, Oct. 19, 1863. See Officer U. S. Signal 

Corps. 



60 THIRTY-NINTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Swan, Charles — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; 21 ; teamster ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. : prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Feb. 1, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, 

a Prisoner of War. See Co. "I" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Sweat, Charles W. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 29 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Symmes, Alfred — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 44; organ builder ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, July 6, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Taft, Isaac D. — Priv. — Res. Uxbridge; 31; farmer; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "G" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Turner, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. England ; 21 ; groom ; transf. July 16, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf., as absent wounded; disch. for wounds, Nov. 6, 1865. See Co. "I" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Tyree, John C. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Sept. 20, 1864 ; must, out 

June 2, 1865. See Co. "A" 5th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Wadsworth, Charles — Priv. — Res. Plymouth; 30; moulder; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Nov. 10, 1864, Salisbury, 

N. C, as Prisoner of War. See Co. "H" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Warren, George — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 22 ; agent ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; 

transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. " I " 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. " D " 32d Mass. 

Inf. 
Wheeler, George — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 40 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
White, William H. — Priv. — Res. Brookline ; 38 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. Jany. 21, 1863, Philadelphia, Penna. 
Whitman, Henry B. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 25 ; shoe cutter ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; must, out May 15, 1865. See Co. "F" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Whittaker, Channing — Priv. — Res. Needham ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; wounded and prisoner. May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; gained June 13, 1864 ; must. 

out June 2, 1865. 
Wilborg, William — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 33; coppersmith; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; wounded May 12, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Williams, Henry — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 20 ; merchant ; enl. and must. Sept. 20, 1864 ; must. 

out June 2, 1865. See Co. "A" 5th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Wilson, Thomas A. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 25 ; moulder ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded June 18, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Winters, Thomas B. — Priv. — Res. —; 21; occu. — ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; disch. Oct. 1, 1864. See Co. "I" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Wood, James — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 23 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. 

out June 2, 1865. See Co. "K" 6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 

COMPANY "C" 

Alden, William F. — Corpl. — Res. Medford ; 29 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. for disability, Jany. 21, 1863, Poolesville, Md. See Co. "E" 5th Mass. Inf. 

(3 mos.). 
Alley, Charles Q. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 20 ; baker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out June 26, 1865, as of 48th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C, to which transf., date not shown. 
Baldwin, John M. — Priv. — Res. Ashburnham; 32; carpenter; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; returned, date not shown ; 

must, out June 26, 1865. See Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Ballou, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 34 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out May 18, 1865. 
Barker, William S. — Priv. — Res. Medford; 29; match maker; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Barnard, David A. — Priv. — Res. Medford; 19; baker; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; transf. to V. R. C, Jany. 15, 1864; must, out July 6, 1865, as Corpl. of Co. "A" 

6th V. R. C. 
Bates, Hiram W. — Priv. — Res. Brighton ; 29 ; carpenter ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. 

"D" 32d Mass. Inf. 



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Baxter, George M. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 35 ; cabinet maker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; disch. for disability, Oct. 31, 1862, at Washington, D. C. 
Beck, John S. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 19; painter; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Beirne, James — Priv. — Res. Medford; 18; currier; enl. July 29, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 1862; 

killed May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. 
Blanchard, William H. — Priv. — Res. Medford; 27; pork packer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Bond, Dudley — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 43 ; confectioner ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. for disability, Jany. 21, 1863, Poolesville. Md. 
Booker, Georfie D. — Corpl. — Res. Medford; 23; farmer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; transf. to V. R. C, Nov. 26, 1864; must, out June 28, 1865, as Corpl. of Co. "B" 

12th V. R. C. See Co. "E" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Bowen, Samuel C. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 22 ; seaman ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Nov. 27, 1864, Salisbury, 

N. C, a Prisoner of War. See Co. "A" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Briggs, Benjamin M. — Priv. — Res. Walpole ; 29 ; ship carpenter ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out May 19, 1865. 
Bunker, Benjamin, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 44 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20. 1862 ; disch. for disability. Oct. 23, 1862. Washington. D. C. 
Busha, Stephen — Priv. — Res. Medford; 25; moulder; enl. July 22, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; missing in action. May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; no further record. 
Caldwell, George F. — Priv. — Res. Fitchburg ; 29 ; merchant ; transf. June 26, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; must, out May 18, 1865. See Co. "B" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Carr, Royal S. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 23 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

wounded May 23, 1864, North Anna River, Va., as Sergt. ; must, out June 2, 1865. See 

Co "E" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Chaffin, James W. — Priv. — Res. — ; 21 ; teamster ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf.; disch. March 27, 1865, Petersburg, Va. See Co. "I" 13th Mass. Inf. True name 

Marvin E. Fisk. 
Champlin, George H. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 19 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; died of disease, Jany. 4, 1864, Culpepper, Va., as Corpl. 
Cheney, George W. — Priv. — Res. Sudbury ; 24 ; clerk ; transf. June 25. 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; returned Feb. 21, 1865 ; wounded 

March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va. ; must, out June 3, 1865, while absent wounded. 

See Co. "E" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Cheney, William — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 45 ; ship carpenter ; enl. July 16, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; disch. for disability, June 18, 1863, Washington, D. C. See Co. "D" 

1st Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Churchill, George A. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 21 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20. 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Clapp, George L. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Clapp, Meletiah O. — Corpl. — Res. Medford ; 24 ; ship carpenter ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20. 1862; transf. to Navy, April 19, 1864. See U. S. Navy; and Co. "E" 5th Mass. 

Inf. (3 mos.). 
Coleman, Perry — 1st Lieut. — Res. Medford ; 28 ; clerk ; comm. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. for disability. Nov. 7, 1863, Washington, D. C. See Co. "E" 5th Mass. Inf. 

(3 mos.). 
Collins, John J. — Priv. — Res. Rumney, N. H. ; 22 ; brickmaker ; enl. and must. Dec. 12, 1864 ; 

died of disease. Feb. 23, 1865, at Annapolis, Md., a Paroled Prisoner. 
Coolidge, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 22 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; died of disease, Nov. 25, 1863, Richmond, Va., a Prisorier of War. 
Coughlin, Owen — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 18 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 9. 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2. 1865. 
Crockett, Edward F. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. July 29. 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; prom. Sergt. Major. March 1, 1864; disch. Aug. 15, 1864, as Private, order Secy. 

of War, to accept position at War Department. 
Currell, Henry G. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20. 1862 ; 

prisoner Nov., 1863, Mine Run, Va. ; died of disease, April 15, 1864, Andersonville, Ga., 

a Prisoner of War. 



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Curtis, Frank J. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 21 ; bolter ; enl. July 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died March 7, 1865, Richmond, Va., a 

Prisoner of War. See Co. "E" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Cushing, Henry H. D. — Sergt. — Res. Medford ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. for disability, Jany. 27, 1864, Culpepper, Va. See Co. "E" 5th Mass. Inf. 

(3 mos.). 
Cushing, Joseph M. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 22; baker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Cutter, Benjamin P. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 20 ; clerk ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; must, out to date May 31, 1865. 
Dean, Elijah C. — Priv. — Res. Oakham; 31 ; yeoman; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged Nov. 26, 1864 ; must, out 

May 25, 1865. See Co. "G" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Dow, Albert F. — Sergt. — Res. Medford ; 29 ; ship carpenter ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; must, out June 2, 1865. See Co. "E" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Dow, Benjamin H. — Priv. — Res. Medford; 30; moulder; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded Nov. 28, 1863, Mine Run, Va. ; must, out June 26, 1865, as Corpl. of Co. 

"E" 9th V. R. C, to which transf., date not shown. 
Dushuttle, Henry L. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; disch. for disability, Dec. 23, 1862, Washington, D. C. See Co. "I" 

2d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Dyer, Charles E. — Music. — Res. Medford; 17; gold-beater; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Eames, John H. — Sergt. — Res. Medford; 27; carpenter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged Feb. 25, 1865 ; comm. 

2d Lieut., to date Sept. 6, 1864; not must. ; comm. 1st Lieut., April 3, 1865; not must.; 

must, out June 2, 1865, as 1st Sergt. See Co. "E" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Ellis, Benjamin J. — Priv. — Res. Medford; 27; cabinet maker; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; 

reported to have died. May 21, 1865. 
Ellis, Hezekiah C — Priv. — Res. Medford; 43; laborer; enL Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Wagoner. 
Fletcher, Joel M. — Corpl. — Res. Medford; 26; carpenter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; wounded June 18, 1864, Petersburg, Va.; died Aug. 25, 1864, Alexandria, Va., of 

wounds. See Co. "E" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Fletcher, Thomas M. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; wounded May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va.; transf. to V. R.C., May 15, 1865 ; must, out 

Aug. 14, 1865, as of 86th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C, a Sergt. 
Fox, Terrence L. — Priv. — Res. South Hadley ; 24; weaver; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; must, out May 25, 1865, while 

absent wounded. See Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Gage, George W. — Wagoner — Res. Charlestown; 45; woodturner; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Dec. 19, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Gilbert, Henry E. — Priv. — Res. Southbridge ; 26; farmer; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf.; wounded May 6, 1864, Wilderness, Va.; disch. for disability, Sept. 20, 1864. 

See Co. "F" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Gill, Anderson L. B, — Priv. — Res. Medford; 28; gold-beater; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; transf. to V. R. C, Jany. 7, 1865 ; 

must, out Aug. 9, 1865, as of Co. "C" 14th V. R. C. 
Gillard, Thomas H. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 31 ; caulker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; must, out June 2, 1865. 

Gleason, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 18 ; currier ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; died Nov. 14, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, a 

Prisoner of War. 

Goodale, Edward — Priv. — Res. Medford; 36; painter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, Feb. 15, 1864 ; must, out June 26, 1865, as of Co. "I" 2d V. R. C. 

Gordon, Orange S. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; 22; weaver; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf.; must, out May 24, 1865. See Co. "F" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Graff, Frederick — Priv. — Res. Germany; 33; baker; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 
Inf.; wounded April 1, 1865, Five Forks, Va.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See 
Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "C" 32d Mass. Inf. 



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Graves, Austin — ^ Priv. • — -Res. Hopkinton ; 25; bootmaker; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; missing March 31, 1865, White 

Oak Road, Va. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "D" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and 

Co. "D"32d Mass. Inf. 
Haley, James T. — Priv. — Res. Nova Scotia ; 20; cooper; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf . June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf., as James Haley; 

and Co. "D" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Harding, William — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 18; mason; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; killed May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. 
Hart, Michael — Priv. — Res. Ireland ; 30 ; laborer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; 

wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See 

Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "C" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Hartshorn, Elbridge B. — Priv. — Res. Medford; 35; upholsterer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; disch. May 18, 1865. 
Haskell, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 18 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Jany. 23, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Hatch, Edwin B. — Priv. — Res. Medford; 36; baker; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

killed Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va., as Corpl. 
Hathaway, Henry R. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 19; laborer; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; died May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va., of wounds received same day. 
Hathaway, Nelson F. — Priv. — Res. Medford; 23; carpenter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Hathaway, Rodney C. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 22 ; mason ; enl. July 31, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; killed Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va., as Corpl. 
Heath, Andrew J. — Priv. — Res. Medford; 27; farmer; enl. July 18, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Oct. 23, 1862, Washington, D. C. 
Hervey, James A. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 34; lawyer; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Holbrook, Frederick W. D. — Priv. — Res. Medford; 22; civil engineer; enl. Aug. 14, 

1862; must. Aug. 20, 1862; disch. Feb. 9, 1864, to accept position in Engineer Depart- 
ment. 
Hosea, Isaac F. R. — 2dLieut. — Res. Medford; 30; clerk; comm. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; exchanged Feb. 23, 1865; comm. 1st 

Lieut, to date, Jany. 15, 1865 ; not must. ; must, out June 2, 1865, as 2d Lieut, of Co. "E". 

See Co. "E" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Hoy t, Moses C. — Priv. — Res. Medford; 42; farmer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

wounded May, 1884, Wilderness, Va. ; must, out May 15, 1865, as of Co. "K". 
Hubbell, Joseph P. — Priv. — Res. Medford; 29; clerk; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

died of disease, July 7, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Hutchins, John — Captain — Res. Medford ; 42; ship carpenter ; comm. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; wounded May, 1864; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; ex- 
changed Feb. 23, 1865 ; comm. Lieut. Colonel, June 7, 1865 ; not must. ; must, out June 2, 

1865, as Captain. See Co. "E" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Ireland, Edward — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

killed May 12, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. 
Ireland, Edwin — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 19 ; painter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; exchanged March 10, 1865; must, out 

June 29, 1865. 
Ireland, Henry A., Jr. — Corpl. — Res. Medford; 22; wheelwright; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; wounded May 12, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va.; comm. 2d Lieut., June 7, 

1865; not must.; must, out June 2, 1865, as Sergt. See Co. "E" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 

mos.). 
Jepson, Samuel G. — Corpl. — Res. Medford; 30; machinist; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Johnson, John — Priv. — Res. Gloucester; 25; sailor; enl. and must. Jany. 9, 1864; prisoner 

Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; exchanged March 8, 1865; transf. June, 1865, to 

32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "F" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Jones, Obediah — Priv. — Res. Randolph ; 18; farmer; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Unass. 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "C" 

32d Mass. Inf. 



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Joyce, Alfred — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 32; carpenter; enl. Aug. 2. 1862; must. Aug. 20, 1862 

prisoner May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; recaptured May 9, 1864 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864 

Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Nov. 7, 1864, at Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Joyce, Henry S. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 33 ; joiner ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Joyce, Samuel W. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 

died of disease, July 20, 1863, Middleburg, Va. 
Joyce, Wlnslow — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. July 31, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 

must, out June 7, 1865. 
Kenrlck, Coleman C. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 44 ; joiner ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20 

1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, Dec. 1, 1863 ; disch. for disability, March 16, 1865, as of 48th Co 

2d Battln. V. R. C. Name also borne as Kendrick, Coleman C. 
Kenrlck, Edwin F. — Music. — Res. Medford ; 17 ; farmer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; must, out June 2, 1865. Name also borne as Kendrick, Edwin F. 
Lange, Joseph — Priv. — Res. — ; 21 ; clerk ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; prisoner 

Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged Nov. 26, 1864; transf. June, 1865, to 

32d Mass. Inf. True name Gustav Kurzel. See Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "D" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Lewis, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 24 ; painter ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; 

transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "K" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "D" 32d Mass. 

Inf. 
Litchfield, Otis V. — Priv. — Res. Medford; 26; carpenter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Livingston, Robert — Priv. — Res. Medford; 36; bolter; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

prisoner May 21, 1864, Spottsylvania, Va. ; died Sept. 14, 1864, Andersonville, Ga., a Prisoner 

of War. 
McDermott, Bernard E. — Priv. — Res. — ; 29 ; clerk ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "F" 12th Mass. Inf.; Co. "D" 32d 

Mass. Inf.; and Co. "D" 3d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
McGee, James — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 23 ; clerk ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled March 10, 1865; died March 21, 

1865, Annapolis, Md. See Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf. 
McLaughlin, Michael — Priv. — Res. Calais, Me. ; 19; laborer; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; disch. Aug. 2, 1864. See Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf. 
McNamara, Barnard — Priv. — Res. Medford; 24; painter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; deserted Feb. 6, 1863, Poolesville, Md. 
Mahall, John — Priv. — Res. Fall River ; 19 ; laborer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; 

transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "D" 3d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.), as Munhall; Co. 

"B" 12th Mass. Inf., as Mullhall; and Co. "D" 32d Mass. Inf., as Mahall. 
Manning, John A. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 25; teamster; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Merritt, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. Scituate; 40; sailor; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; disch. for disability, Aug. 21, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Meston, Peter D. — Priv. — Res. Medford; 36; bookbinder; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Mitchell.ThomasO.H. — Priv. — Res. Medford; 37; joiner; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded May 12, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Corpl. 
Morrison, Isaac T. — Priv. — Res. Medford; 41; ship carpenter ; enl.Aug.4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, 

Va.; died Feb. 23, 1865, at Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of War, as Sergt. See Co. "E" 

5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Northey, William H. — Priv. — Res. Medford; 39; mason; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Osborn, Alvin W. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 20 ; gardener ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Corpl. 
Pratt, James H. — Priv. — Res.Belchertown ; 33; farmer; transf . June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 
Inf.; wounded March 31. 1865, White Oak Road, Va. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. 
Inf. See Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "D" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Prouty, John L. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 43 ; mason ; enl. July 31, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 
disch. for disability, June 17, 1863, Washington, D. C. 



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Putnam, Charles — Priv. — Res. Grafton; 29; shoemaker; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf.; wounded Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d 

Mass. Inf. See Co. " D" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. " D" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Ramsdell, Emery W. — Corpl. — Res. Medford ; 32; shoemaker; enl. July 22, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862; wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; must, out June 2, 1865. 

See Co. "E" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Redman, Wallace St. C. — Priv. — Res. Medford; 27; civil engineer ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; disch. June 19, 1863, Washington, D. C. See Officer U. S. Navy. 
Richardson, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 18 ; blacksmith ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Richardson, Franklin — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 36 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Corpl. 
Roberts, Joseph W, — Priv. — Res. Boston; 24; brakeman ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; disch. Aug. 2, 1864. See Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Roberts, Milton F. — Priv. — Res. Medford; 20; carpenter; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged Feb. 23, 1865; must, out 

June 2, 1865. Had subsequent service in Spanish War, and World War. 
Rogers, William H. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 18 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; died Feb. 13, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, 

a Prisoner of War. 
Rugg, George J. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 43 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out May 31, 1865. 
Samson, Albert A. — Priv. — Res. Medford; 21; clerk; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. Oct. 26, 1863, as Corpl., for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Sargent, Walter H, — Priv. — Res. — ; 18; shoemaker; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; disch. Feb. 28, 1865. See Co. "B" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Senter, John H. — Priv. — Res. Maiden; 38; gardener; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

transf. to V. R. C, Aug. 19, 1863 ; re-transf. to 39th Mass. Inf., Jany. 9, 1864 ; must, out 

May 24, 1865. 
Sheridan, James A. — Priv. — Res. Mass.; 20; clerk; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "F" 13th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "D" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Simpson, John H. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. July 17, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va., as Corpl. ; disch. for wounds, Dec. 20, 1864, 

Washington, D. C. 
Smith, William S. — Priv. — Res. — ; 35 ; chemist ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Nov. 8, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner 

of War. See Co. "I" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Southworth, William B. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 23 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Dec. 20, 1864. 
Stevens, Samuel M. — 1st Sergt. — Res. Medford ; 27 ; ship carpenter ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; 

must. Aug. 20, 1862; killed May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. See Co. "E" 5th Mass. Inf. 

(3 mos.). 
Thompson, Edward — Priv. — Res. Nova Scotia ; 20 ; seaman ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "F" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and 

Co. "D" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Thompson, James — Priv, — Res. Medford ; 18 ; laborer ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; disch. for wounds. May 17, 

1865. 
Trask, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 26 ; shipwright ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "F" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Tucker, Aaron — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 32 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

prisoner March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va. ; paroled April 2, 1865; must, out June 2, 

1865, as Corpl. 
Tufts, Augustus — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 45 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Jany. 27, 1864, Culpepper, Va. 
TuUy, Isaac J. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 21 ; frame maker ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "D" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "E" 

32d Mass. Inf. 



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Turner, Samuel H., Jr. — Sergt. — Res. Medford ; 24; caulker; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 14, 1865, while 

absent wounded. See Co. "E" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Tyler, Henry H. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Vickery, John F. — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 29 ; shoemaker ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf., as absent wounded ; died of wounds, Aug. 12, 1864, Alexandria, Va. See Co. "F" 12th 

Mass. Inf. 
Voight, William — Priv. — Res. Germany ; 22 ; blacksmith ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 

13th Mass. Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; must, out June 14, 1865. 

See Co. "F" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Walker, Benjamin — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 45 ; bolter ; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Nov. 20, 1862, Washington, D. C. 
Walker, William A. — Priv. — Res. Medford; 18; laborer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Wayland, Henry P. — Priv. — Res. Swampscott ; 22 ; gardener ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 20, 1862 ; deserted Feb. 6, 1863, Poolesville, Md. 
Webb, Lemuel — Priv. — Res. Scituate ; 32 ; sailor ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Whitney, Jophanus H. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 18 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 10, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862, to date Aug. 10, 1862 ; wounded April 1, 1865, Five Forks, Va., as Corpl. ; must, out 

June 22, 1865, while absent wounded. Had subsequent service in Spanish War. 
Whittaker, James L. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 36 ; machinist ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Aug. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Dec. 15, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Wilson, John, 2d — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 21 ; caulker; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; transf. June 2, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "K" 13th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "E" 

32d Mass. Inf. 

COMPANY "D" 

Ahearn, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 27 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 8, 1862 ; 

prisoner May 21, 1864, Spottsylvania, Va. ; exchanged March 12, 1865; must, out June 5, 

1865. 
Aldcn, Albert M. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 28; bootmaker; enl. July 15, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 

1862; disch. for disability, Sept. 12, 1863. See Co. "B" 60th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Alden, Henry A. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 19 ; wheelwright ; enl. July 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862; prisoner June 6, 1864, near Cold Harbor, Va. ; exchanged Dec. 1, 1864; must, out 

June 2, 1865. 
Armstrong, John L. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 44 ; bootmaker ; enl. July 21, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6 

1862; transf. to V. R. C, April 25, 1865; must, out July 14, 1865, as of 2d Co. 2d Battln 

V. R. C. 
Badger, Ezra — Wagoner — Res. Quincy; 44; farmer; enl. July 30, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 1862 

died of disease, Oct. 14, 1862, Seneca Creek, Md. 
Bailey, Christopher T. — Sergt. — Res. Weymouth ; 30 ; bootmaker ; transf. June 25, 1864 

from 12th Mass. Inf.; must, out Nov. 26, 1864, as 1st Sergt. See Co. "C" 12th Mass 

Inf. 
Barker, George A. — Sergt. — Res. Quincy ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 

comm. 2d Lieut., May 4, 1864 ; must. July 19, 1864 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Rail- 
road, Va. ; exchanged Feb. 23, 1865; comm. 1st Lieut., to date Sept. 8, 1864; not must. 

must, out June 2, 1865, as 2d Lieut. 
Barry, Benjamin — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 44; seaman; enl. July 31, 1862 ; must. Aug. 7, 1862 

disch. for disability, Nov. 15, 1862, Washington, D. C. 
Barry, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Ireland ; 20 ; painter ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. 

wounded July 7, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; disch. for wounds, Oct. 28, 1864, New York. See 

Co. "A" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Baxter, Thompson, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 19; student; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, April 27, 1865, Boston, Mass. 
Becker, Ferdinand — Priv. — Res. France; 22; shoemaker; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Jany. 16, 1865, Salisbury, 

N. C, a Prisoner of War. See Co. "A" 12th Mass. Inf. 



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Brackett, Walter P. — ^ Priv. — Res. Quincy; 21; seaman; enl. July 29, 1862; must. Aug. 7, 

1862 ; transf. to Navy, April 22, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 
Brophy, John — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 31 ; bootmaker ; enl. July 31, 1862 ; must. Aug. 7, 1862 ; 

transf. to V. R. C, Sept. 25, 1863 ; must, out July 3, 1865, as of Co. " H " 2d V. R. C. 
Brown, Samuel — Sergt. — Res. Quincy; 21; wheelwright; enl. July 18, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
BuUard, Asahel — Priv. — Res. Oakham ; 32 ; farmer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must, out 

June 17, 1865. See Co. "A" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Burke, Walter — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 35 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 8, 1862 ; 

prisoner July 1, 1863, Gettysburg, Penna. ; died of disease, Dec. 22, 1863, Peoria Mills, Va. 
Burns, William H. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 19; boatman; enl. July 29, 1862; must. Aug. 7, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Nov. 27, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, 

a Prisoner of War, as Corporal. 
Bushnell, Charles — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 38 ; shoemaker ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Nov. 17, 1864, Salisbury, 

N. C, a Prisoner of War. See Co. "H" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Christian, James B. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 43 ; bootmaker; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Jany. 26, 1863, Poolesville, Md. 
Churchill, Thaddeus — Sergt. — Res. Quincy; 39; painter; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 7, 

1862 ; disch. Oct. 22, 1863, for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Cleverly, George F. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 39; bootmaker; enl. July 31, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 

1862; disch. for disability, Oct. 2, 1863, Boston, Mass. See Co. "H" 4th Mass. Inf. (3mos.). 
Coffin, Paul G. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 26 ; ledgeman ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6. 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Colburn, William E. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 38 ; teamster ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Feb. 18, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, a 

Prisoner of War, as Corpl. 
Collier, George W. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 30; bootmaker; enl. July 31, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Jany. 25, 1863, Poolesville, Md. 
Collins, Michael — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 44 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Aug. 8, 1862 ; 

prisoner June 6, 1864, near Cold Harbor, Va. ; exchanged Dec. 10, 1864 ; must, out June 2, 

1865. 
Cotter, John — Priv. — Res. — ; 19 ; seaman ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; transf. 

June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "E" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "B" 32d Mass. 

Inf. 
Cowper, John — Priv. — Res. England ; 25 ; laborer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; 

wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See 

Co. "A" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "E" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Crane, Seth — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 41; laborer; enl. July 29, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 1862; died 

Dec. 21, 1863, Peoria Mills, Va. 
Curtis, Albert — Music. — Res. Arlington; 21; boot stitcher; enl. and must. Aug. 13, 1862; 

transf. to V. R. C, March 13, 1865; must, out May 31, 1865, as of 48th Co. 2d Battln. 

V. R. C. 
Curtis, Henry — Sergt. — Res. Quincy ; 34 ; bootmaker ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must, out 

June 2, 1865. 
Daley, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 29 ; ledgeman ; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; disch. for 

disability, Aug. 25, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Daley, Garrett — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 40; ledgeman; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 1862; 

died April 5, 1863, Poolesville, Md. 
Damon, Edward, Jr, — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 21 ; ledgeman; enl. Aug. 2, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 

1862; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Jany. 3, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, 

a Prisoner of War. See Co. " H " 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Darrow, George W. — Priv. — Res. Ohio ; 29 ; machinist ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. " F " 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. " E " 32d 

Mass. Inf. 
De Forrest, Samuel D. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. July 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weidon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 8, 1865; must, out 

July 14, 1865. 



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Derby, Alden — Priv. — Res. — ; 20; shoemaker; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf.; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, WeJdon Railroad, Va. ; released March 21, 1865 ; must, out March 25, 

1865, as Corpl. See Co. "H" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Derry, Barden B. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 26 ; boatman ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 7, 1862 ; 

wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va., a Corpl. ; prom. Ist Sergt., March 1, 1865; must. 

out June 2, 1865. 
Dickerman, Charles C. — Corpl. — Res. Quincy; 32; clerk; enl. Aug. 2, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 

1862; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Jany. 25, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, 

a Prisoner of War, 
Donley, James — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 18 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; killed 

Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. 
Dooner, John — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 22 ; teamster ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, March 1, 186.3, Washington, D. C. 
Doyle, Thomas — Priv. — Res. — ; 40 ; occu. — ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. 

"G" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "E" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Drury, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. — ; 23; bootmaker; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf., as absent wounded; no later record. See Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Dunn, Arthur — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 25 ; bootmaker ; enl. July 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

prisoner Dec. 2, 1863, Mine Run, Va. ; died Jany. 28, 1864, Richmond, Va., a Prisoner of War. 
Durgin, Jonathan — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 40 ; teamster ; enl. July 31, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died 

Jany. 5, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Ela, Elisha T. C. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 26; stonecutter; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; killed May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. 
Enderle, Joseph L, — Corpl. — Res. Quincy ; 20 ; blacksmith ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 8, 

1862; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va., as Sergt. ; disch. to date May 31, 1865, to 

accept an appointment in Paymaster General's OflBce. See Co. "H" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Fineran, Patrick — Music. — Res. Quincy; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 1862; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Forbes, James E. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 25 ; stonecutter ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 8, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled, date not shown ; must, out 

June 2, 1865. 
Fowles, Theodore W, — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 42; botmaker; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; must, out May 30, 1865. 
French, Joseph T. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 38; clerk; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 1862; 

disch. for disability, March 10, 1865, Philadelphia, Penna. 
Garvin, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 44; stonecutter; enl. July 31, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; wounded June 3, 1864, near Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Gavin, Patrick H. — Corpl. — Res. Quincy ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. July 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

wounded May 12, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va., as Sergt. ; transf. Feb. 3, 1865, to V. R. C. ; must. 

out June 28, 1865, as of Co. "A" 18th V. R. C. 
Gifford, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Florida; 18; laborer; enl. and must. Aug. 22, 1864 ; wounded 

Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Gould, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Florida; 18; laborer; enl. and must. Aug. 22, 1864 ; wounded 

and prisoner, March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va. ; paroled, date not shown ; died April 11, 

1865, Long Island, N. Y. 
Green, John F. — Priv. — Res. Marblehead ; 22 ; seaman ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; died Dec. 15, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, 

a Prisoner of War. See Co. "A" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Groves, George D. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 27; bootmaker; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862; deserted Sept. 14, 1862, Fort Tillinghast, Va. 
Harrington, John — Priv. — Res. Marlboro; 25; shoemaker; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and 

Co. "E" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Hayden, Joseph W, — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 43; bootmaker; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862; disch. for disability, June 2, 1863, Washington, D. C. See 10th Battery Mass. Lt. 

Arty. 
Hayden, Josiah, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 38; bootmaker; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 
1862; must, out June 2, 1865. 



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Hayden, William — Priv. — Res. Gloucester; 18; stonecutter; enl. and must. Aug. 13, 1862; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Dec. 31, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner 

of War. 
Haynes, Joseph P. — Corpl. — Res.Quincy; 40; bootmaker; enl. July 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862; prisoner June 7, 1864, near Cold Harbor, Va.; exchanged March 15, 1865; disch. 

May 22, 1865, Boston, Mass. 
Hersey, George W. — Priv. — Res.Quincy; 31; painter; enl. July 31, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

transf . April 22, 1864, to Navy. See U. S. Navy. 
Hill, John, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 24; currier; enl. and must. Aug. 7, 1862; must, out 

June 2, 1865. 
Hobbs, JohnJ. — Priv. — Res.Quincy; 38; bootmaker; enl. July 31, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, April 3, 1863, Providence, R.I. 
Horgan, Cornelius — Priv. — Res.Quincy; 33; bootmaker; enl. July 25, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 

1862; deserted April 28, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Howley, Thomas — Priv. — Res.Quincy; 44; bootmaker; enl. July 31, 1862 ; must.Aug.6, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, June 2, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Howley, Thomas, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 18 ; bootmaker ; enl. July 31, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; must, out May 25, 1865. 
Hughes, James — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 42 ; bootmaker ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; died of wounds, May 13, 1864. 
Huntress, Elisha — Priv. — Res.Quincy; 19; farmer; enl. July 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; disch. for wounds, Maj- 8, 1865, Fairfax Hospital, 

Va. 
Huntress, Truman H. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 21 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Keep, William J. — Priv. — Res. Duxbury ; 19 ; paper hanger ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf.; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; exchanged March 13, 1865 

died March 16, 1865, Annapolis, Md. See Co. "H" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Kelly, James — Priv. — Res.Quincy; 43; bootmaker; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 

must, out May 18, 1865. 
Kelly, John — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 19; farmer; enl. July 19, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 1862 

wounded and prisoner. May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va.; died of wounds, July 2, 1864, at 

Richmond, Va., a Prisoner of War. 
Keniley, Daniel — Priv. — Res.Quincy; 32; bootmaker; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; prisoner 

Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; paroled, date not shown; wounded April 1, 1865, 

Five Forks, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Kingsbury, Charles G. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 27 ; bootmaker ; enl. and must. Jany. 16, 1865 ; 

wounded April 1, 1865, Five Forks, Va. ; died of wounds. May 30, 1865, Washington, D. C. 
Kittredge, Josiah N. — Priv. — Res.Quincy; 34; bootmaker; enl. July 31, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862; died of disease, Oct. 23, 1864, Quincy, Mass. 
Leavitt, Charles F. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 19; stonecutter; enl. and must. Aug. 13, 1862; 

must, out June 2, 1865, as Sergt. 
Littlefield, Henry B. — Priv. — Res. HoUiston ; 21; farmer; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; transf. to V. R. C, Nov. 29, 1864 ; must, out Aug. 11, 1865, as of 2l8t Co. 

2d Battln. V. R. C. See Co. "G" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Lunt, Theodore H. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 44; stonecutter; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 1862; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Oct. 23, 1864, Annapolis, Md. 
Luzarder, Joseph M. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 19 ; bootmaker ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; killed Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. See Co. "D" 20th Mass. Inf., as Joseph 

Luzarder. 
Luzarder, Moses — Priv. — Res.Quincy; 23; bootmaker; enl. July 23, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Jany. 26, 1863,Poolesville, Md. See Co. "B" 60th Mass. Inf. (lOOdays). 
McCarty, John — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 44 ; bootmaker ; enl. July 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; and Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; must. 

out June 2, 1865. 
McGlone, Michael — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 27; stonecutter; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 1862; 

wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va.; died of wounds. May 12, 1864, Belle Plains, Va. 
Mahan, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 37 ; laborer ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. Inf. ; 

wounded Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; disch. for wounds, July 20, 1865. See Co. 

"I" 13th Mass. Inf. 



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Mahoney, James — Priv. — Res.Quincy; 38; bootmaker; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va.; transf. to V. R. C, Nov. 3, 1864; must, out 

June 28, 1865, as of Co. "B" 12th V. R. C. 
Marsden, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Charlton ; 35 ; yeoman ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; wounded July 25, 1864, near Petersburg, Va. ; died of wounds, Aug. 28, 1864, Bristol, 

Penna. See Co. "A" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Miller, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 19; clerk; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 1862; 

disch. March 12, 1864, Washington, D. C. 
Miller, George L. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 44; stonecutter; enl. July 29, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 4, 1863, Alexandria, "Va. 
Moran, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 35 ; bootmaker ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; exchanged March 12, 1865; must, out 

June 7, 1865. 
Moriarty, John — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 24; farmer; enl. July 15, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 1862; 

must, out June 3, 1865. 
Morrison, Sylvander H. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 20; ledgeman ; enl. July 26, 1862; must. 

Aug. 6, 1862; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Moynihan, John — Priv. — Res. Boston; 28; laborer; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "F" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Murray, George H. — Priv. — Res. South Boston; 24; cabinet maker; transf. July 14, 1864, 

from 1.3th Mass. Inf.; disch. for disability, May 31, 1865. See Co. "I" 13th Mass. 

Inf. 
Murray, Michael A. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 27 ; mason ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "A" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "E" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Newcomb, Harrison G. O. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 22 ; boot trimmer ; enl. July 31, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 6, 1862; disch. for disability, Feb. 11, 1863, Providence, R. I. 
Newcomb, Henry A. — Corpl. — Res. Quincy; 39; trader; enl. July 29, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Dec. 23, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, 

a Prisoner of War. 
Newcomb, Isaac T. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 44 ; bootmaker ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 23, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Nightingale, Frederick — Priv. — Res.Quincy; 22; teamster; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 

1862; disch. for disability, Dec. 16, 1862, Baltimore, Md. 
Nightingale, Samuel A. — Corpl. — Res. Quincy ; 23 ; clerk ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862; disch. for disability, Aug. 19, 1864, Boston, Mass. See Co. "H" 4th Mass. Inf. 

(3 mos.). 
O'Brien, Timothy — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 37; bootmaker; enl. July 31, 1862; must. 

Aug. 6, 1862; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va.; disch. for wounds, June 15, 

1865. 
Parrott, Albert — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 18 ; boatman ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Parrott, Luther H. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 22 ; seaman ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

transf. to Navy, April 22, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 
Peck, George E. — Priv. — Res. Mass. ; 21 ; farmer; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; 

transf. to V. R. C, date not shown; must, out July 31, 1865, as of Co. "G" 12th V. R. C. 

See Co. "G" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Percival, George P. — Priv. — Res.Quincy; 32; bootmaker; enl. July 31, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Perkins, Charles N. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. July 31, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

comm. 2d Lieut, from 1st Sergt., Sept. 8, 1864 ; must. March 1, 1865 ; wounded Feb. 6, 1865, 

Hatcher's Run, Va. ; comm. 1st Lieut., April 3, 1865 ; not must. ; must, out June 2, 1865, 

as 2d Lieut, of Co. "B". 
Perry, Samuel N. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 40 ; carpenter ; enl . and must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; prisoner 

Oct. 10, 1863, near Rapidan River, Va. ; died March 31, 1864, Andersonville, Ga., a Prisoner 

of War. 
Pierce, Eli — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 43; bootmaker; enl. July 26, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 1862; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 15, 1865 ; died of disease, 

April 3, 1865, Annapolis, Md. 



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Porter, Charles H. ^ — ^ 2d. Lieut. — Res. Quincy ; 19; clerk; comm. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 24, 

1862; comm, 1st Lieut., Jany. 29, 1863; must. Feb. 19, 1863; comm. Captain, Sept. 8, 

1864; declined; must, out June 2, 1865, as 1st Lieut, of Co. "A". 
Roach, Maurice — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 29; bootmaker; enl. July 29, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 

1862; prisoner May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va.; re-captured May 9, 1864; wounded Feb. 6, 

1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; must, out May 31, 1865, Wilmington, Del. 
Rodgers, Horace C. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 19; student; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

must, out June 9, 1865. 
Russ, George W. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 39; bootmaker; enl. July 31, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Russell, George A. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 24 ; seaman ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

transf. to V. R.C.,Sept.l6, 1863; re-enlist. Aug. 25, 1864; prom. Corpl., Sept., 1864 ; must. 

out Nov. 15, 1865, as of Co. "E" 9th V. R. C. 
Sargent, George — Priv. — Res. Foxboro ; 34; farmer; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; must, out May 15, 1865. See Co. "B" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Savill, George W. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 31; stonecutter; enl. and must. Aug. 7, 1862 ; prisoner 

Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Dec. 5, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Shavlin, Hugh — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 18 ; ledgeman ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; released March 3, 1865 ; must, out June 30, 

1865. 
Sheen, William G. — 1st Lieut. — Res. Quincy; 19; jeweller; comm. and must. Aug. 14, 1862; 

comm. Captain, Sept. 8, 1864 ; must. March 1, 1865 ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Captain. 

Brevet Major U. S. Vols., to date April 1, 1865. See Co. "H" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Shehan, Jerry — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 21; teamster; enl. July 31, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 1862; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged Feb. 9, 1865; must, out June 2, 

1865. 
Sinionds, William — Corpl. — Res. Quincy ; 44 ; stonecutter ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; transf. to V. R. C, Dec. 3, 1864 ; must, out 

July 6, 1865, as of Co. "E" 16th V. R. C. 
Slattery, Edward — Priv. — Res. East Weymouth ; 29 ; laborer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf.; disch. for disability, Dec. 24, 1864. See Co. "G" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Spear, Edward A. — Captain — Res. Quincy ; 45 ; bootmaker ; comm. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 24, 1862 ; wounded June 18, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; and Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Rail- 
road, Va. ; disch. for wounds, Sept. 9, 1864. See Co. "H" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Sweet, John — Priv. — Res. — ; 19; painter; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. Inf. ; deserted 

July 29 1864, Petersburg, Va. See Unassigned 13th Mass. Inf. 
Taylor, Marcus — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 20; farmer; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Aug. 24, 1862; 

must, out June 2, 1865, as Sergt. 
Thayer, Thomas J. H. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 29 ; engineer ; enl. July 23, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862; disch. for disability, March 2, 1865, Washington, D. C. 
Thomas, Erasmus — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 24 ; stonecutter ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va., as Corpl. ; died March 14, 1865, 

Readville, Mass., a paroled Prisoner of War. 
Trask, George W. — Corpl. — Res. Quincy; 21 ; stonecutter; enl. July 29, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 8, 1865. 
Watts, George H. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 24; porter; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf., as absent wounded in hospl. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "B" 12th 

Mass. Inf.; and Co. "F" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Wellman, John H. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 31; shoemaker; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; deserted Dec. 6, 1864, Philadelphia, Penna. See Co. "F" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Willett, George A. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 19 ; boatman ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Aug. 6, 

1862; disch. for disability, Jany. 31, 1863, Convalescent Camp, Va. See Co. "B" 60th Mass. 

Inf. (100 days). 
Williams, John — 1st. Sergt. — Res. Quincy; 24; bootmaker; eril. July 15, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Nov. 20, 1862, Offutt's Cross Roads, Md. See Co. " H " 4th Mass. 

Inf. (3 mos.) ; and Co. "I" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Williams, William — Priv. — Rea. Boston ; 21 ; seaman ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; wounded Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; prisoner Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, 

Va. ; exchanged Feb. 17, 1865; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "E" 13th 

Mass. Inf.; and Co. "B" 32d Mass. Inf. 



72 THIRTY -NINTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Wood, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 32; bootmaker; enl. July 30, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 
1862 ; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; killed June 19, 1864, Petersburg, Va. 

Young, William J. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 24; seaman; enl. July 26, 1862; must. Aug. 6, 
1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 

COMPANY "E" 

Abbott, Jesse B. — Priv. — Res. Somerville; 25; carpenter; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

out May 16, 1865. 
Allen, James M. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 18 ; brickmaker ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled, date not shown; disch. May 19, 

1865, from hospl., Philadelphia, Penna. 
Amsden, Julius A. — Priv. — Res. Ware ; 29 ; bootmaker ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf., as absent wounded; must, out May 19, 1865. See Co. "B" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Arnold, William J. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 18 ; teamster ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out May 19, 1865, while absent wounded. 
Baker, William A. — Corpl. — Res. Somerville; 25; hospl. attendant; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 

1862; disch. for disability, Oct. 26, 1863, Washington, D. C, a Private. 
Bartlett, William H. — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 29 ; caulker ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died of disease, Dec. 30, 1864, 

Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of War. See Co. "E" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Bean, George W. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 23 ; artist ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; prisoner 

Oct. 10, 1863, near Rapidan River, Va. ; exchanged March 8, 1865 ; must, out May 12, 1865, 

as Corpl. 
Belding, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Somerville; 22; provision dealer; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 

1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, March, 1864 ; disch. for disability, Oct. 3, 1864, as of 82d Co. 2d 

Battln. V. R. C. 
Benz, August — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 21 ; sausage maker ; enl. and must. Aug. 15, 1862 ; died 

of disease, Oct. 5, 1864, on transport utica. 
Bledden, Thomas G. — Priv. — Res. South Reading; 38; carpenter; enl. and must. Aug. 13, 

1862 ; wounded Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. 

See Co. "F" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Bodge, George A. — Priv. — Res. Somerville; 18 ; teamster; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; prom. 

Sergt. from Corpl., Nov. 23, 1863 ; wounded April 1, 1865, Five Forks, Va. ; comm. 2d Lieut. 

from 1st Sergt., April 3, 1865; not must. ; must, out June 2, 1865, as 1st Sergt. 
Bodge, George W. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 44 ; carpenter; enl. and must. Jany. 7, 1865 ; transf. 

June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Bolton, John T. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 20 ; clerk ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must, out 

June 2, 1865. 
Boynton, William F. — Priv. — Res. Somerville; 30; painter; enl. and must. March 29, 

1864; disch. for disability, Jany. 12, 1865, New York. See Co. "D" 5th Mass. Inf. (9 

mos.). 
Bradley, George G. — Priv. — Res. England ; 23 ; sailor; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "B" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "F" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Brotchie, James — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 18; painter; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 

out June 2, 1865. 
Brown, James — Priv. — Res. Ireland ; 20 ; laborer ; transf. June 24, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled Oct. 8, 1864 ; deserted Nov. 14, 

1864, from furlough; no further record. See Co. "F" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Bucknam, Davis P. — Corpl. — Res. Somerville ; 25 ; mason ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, June 18, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Byrnes, John — Priv. — Res. Somerville; 31; teamster; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862; transf. 

to V. R. C, Feb. 15, 1864 ; disch. July 3, 1865, as Sergt. of Co. "I" 2d V. R. C. 
Canfield, John B. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 35 ; carpenter ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 15, 1865 ; must, out June 14, 

1865. 
Carr, William M. — Corpl. — Res. Somerville; 22; rope maker; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 

1862; disch. for disability, Dec. 9, 1862, Washington, D. C. See Co. "I" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 

mos.). 



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Carter, Charles L. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 20; driver; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Feb. 8, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, a 

Prisoner of War. See Co. "B" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Clark, Gustavus A. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 25 ; hospl. attendant ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 

1862; must, out June 1, 1865, as Corpl. 
Cletnmens, James — Priv. — Res. Fall River ; 20 ; seaman ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; sent from transport Atlantic to hospl., Aug. 25, 1864 ; no further record. See 

Co. "D" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Cole, Chandler G. — Priv. — Res. Somerville; 44; sawyer; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862; 

wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Coles, Ambrose W. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 28 ; painter ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

wounded Feb. 7, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; disch. for wounds. May 18, 1865. 
Collett, Herbert — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 26 ; painter ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; disch. 

for disability, Feb. 8, 1863, Poolesville, Md. 
Connor, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 36 ; bootmaker ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, March 11, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Creedon, John — Priv. — Res. Philadelphia, Penna. ; 18 ; seaman ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; reported to have enlisted in 

Confederate service while confined at Salisbury, N. C. ; no further record. See Co. "F" 

12th Mass. Inf. 
Crosby, Elkanah — Corpl. — Res. Somerville ; 24 ; trunk maker ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865, as Sergt. See Co. "I" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Crowley, Daniel — Music. — Res. Somerville; 21; machinist; enl. and must. Aug. 20, 1862; 

must, out June 2, 1865. See Co. "F" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Cutter, George — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 27 ; teamster ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; deserted 

June 3, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Dailey, Ebenezer W. — Priv. — Res. Marlboro; 40; carpenter; transf. July 14, 1864, from 

13th Mass. Inf. ; transf. to V. R. C, March 15, 1865 ; disch. for disability, June 3, 1865, as of 

Co. "G" 16th V. R. C. See Co. "F" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Davis, Amos F. — Priv. — Res. Somerville; 19; trader; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862; prom. 

Corpl., Nov. 23, 1863; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Dodge, Albert H. — Priv. — Res. Somerville; 29; carpenter; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 

deserted Sept. 18, 1864, Philadelphia, Penna. 
Dodge, William H. — Priv. — Res. Somerville; 25; carpenter; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 

must, out May 18, 1865. 
Dusseault, John H. — 1st Sergt. — Res. Somerville; 22; carver; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 

comm. 2d Lieut., Oct. 20, 1863; must. Nov. 18, 1863; wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon 

Railroad, Va. ; comm. 1st Lieut., Sept. 8, 1864 ; not must. ; disch. for wounds, Dec. 10 

1864, as 2d Lieut, of Co. "H". 
Dyer, Jonathan C. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 24 ; occu. — ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 

transf. April 22, 1864, as Corpl., to Navy. See U. S. Navy. 
Edlefson, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 19 ; grocer ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 

disch. for disability, Feb. 26, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Emerson, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 36 ; teamster ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must 

out June 5, 1865. 
Fairchild, Willard C. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 28 ; teamster ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 

transf. to V. R. C, Jany. 13, 1864 ; must, out Aug. 10, 1865, as of Co. " H " 3d V. R. C. 
Farrar, George A. — Wagoner — Res. Somerville ; 38 ; teamster ; enl. and must. Aug. 14, 1862 

wounded June 18, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; disch. for wounds, July 29, 1865, Worcester, Mass. 
Fay, Walter — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 35 ; occu. — ; enl. and must. Aug. 15, 1862 ; transf. to 

V. R. C, Aug. 1, 1863 ; disch. for disability, Jany. 9, 1864, as of Co. "C" 12th V. R. C. 
Felker, Samuel O. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 35 ; cabinet maker ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

killed May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va., as Corpl. 
Fellows, Charles C. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 34 ; blacksmith ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Fitcham, Charles E. — Corpl. — Res. Somerville ; 20 ; clerk ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; transf. 

Oct. 29, 1864, to V. R. C. ; must, out June 28, 1865, as of 75th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Flood, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Easton ; 33 ; laborer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; deserted May 31, 1864, from hospl., Washington, D. C. See Co. "C" 12th Mass. 

Inf. 



74 THIRTY-NINTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 



Fuller, John E. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 18; gardener; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; wounded 

June 18, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; disch. for wounds, Feb. 12, 1865, Alexandria, Va., as Corpl. 
Gilcrease, Elijah H. — Priv. — Res. Somerville; 31; carpenter; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862; 

disch. April 22, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Giles, Joseph J. — 1st Lieut. — Res. Somerville; 20; painter; comm. and must. Aug. 15, 1862; 

disch. for disability, Aug. 23, 1864, Washington, D. C. See Co. "I" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Glines, Frederick A. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 18 ; mail clerk ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Jany. 6, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, a 

Prisoner of War, as Corpl. 
Goodhue, Levi K. — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 20 ; carpenter ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "E" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "G" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Gorham, David — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 26 ; hospl. attendant ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

wounded May 12, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; 

died Dec. 10, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of War, as Corporal. 
Graham, William L. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 24 ; cabinet maker ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 

1862; deserted from hospl., Boston, Mass., July 1, 1863. 
Grant, Edward L. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 29 ; teamster ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 

out June 2, 1865. 
Gray, Dexter — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 24 ; hospl. attendant ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

prisoner May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; re-captured May 9, 1864 ; wounded Aug. 18, 1864, 

Weldon Railroad, Va., as Corpl. ; disch. for wounds. May 17, 1865, Whitehall U. S. Hospl., 

Penna. 
Hadley, Eugene B. — Priv. — Res. Somerville; 34; engineer; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862; 

killed Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. 
HaiTord, John — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 18 ; butcher ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; disch. 

for disability, June 20, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Hagan, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 43 ; trader ; enl. and must. Aug. 13, 1862 ; disch. for 

disability, AprU 20, 1863. See V. R. C. 
Hale, Edward M. — Sergt. — Res. Somerville; 21; clerk; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

out May 31, 1865, as Private. 
Hanley, John H. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 30; trader; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; disch. for 

disability, Aug. 12, 1863, Washington, D. C. See V. R. C, as John H. Henley. 
Harlow, George R. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 24 ; hospl. attendant ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 

1862; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va., as Corpl.; and Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon 

Railroad, Va. ; disch. for wounds, March 17, 1865, Washington, D. C. 
Haskell, William J. — Priv. — Res. Otis ; 20 ; farmer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; 

transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. " C " 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. " C " 32d Mass. 

Inf. 
Hatch, George H. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 18 ; baker ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; prisoner 

Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Feb. 1, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Herbon, William M. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 18 ; occu. — ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

kUled Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. 
Hills, George A. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 21 ; carpenter ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; disch. 

for disability, Jany. 29, 1863, Poolesville, Md. 
Horgan, Patrick D. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 19 ; hostler ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

wounded in May, 1864 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 

1865 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Horton, John E. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 32 ; milkman ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died 

Jany. 6, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of War, as Corpl. 
Howard, William E. — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater ; 28 ; shoemaker ; transf. June 25, 1864, 

from 12th Mass. Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 

18G5; must, out May 26, 1865, as Corpl. See Co. "F" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "E" 

3d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Howe, Henry E. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 19 ; milkman ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; prisoner 

Oct. 10, 1863, near Rapidan River, Va. ; died Nov. 22, 1863, Richmond, Va., a Prisoner of War. 
Hutter, John — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 33 ; shoemaker ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "I" 

32d Mass. Inf. 



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Hyde, Richard J. — Sergt. — Res. Somerville; 20; brass tube maker; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 

1862 ; prisoner Oct. 10, 1863, near Rapidan River, Va. ; died Aug. 13, 1864, Andersonville, Ga., 

a Prisoner of War. See Co. "I" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Hyde, Thomas L. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 24 ; butcher ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; disch. for wounds, March 9, 1865, Washington, D. C. 
Johnson, Mortimer — Sergt. — Res. Sudbury ; 19 ; farmer ; transf . July 14, 1864, from 13th 

Mass. Inf. ; must, out Sept. 21, 1864. See Co. "F" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Jones, Charles G. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 30 ; carriagesmith ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Nov. 23, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, a 

Prisoner of War. 
Jordan, John F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; farmer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; 

transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. " C " 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. " B " 32d Mass. 

Inf. 
Kelly, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 18 ; glass cutter ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; disch. 

for disability, Oct. 27, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Kennedy, John — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 28 ; blacksmith ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; prom. 

Corpl., Nov. 23, 1863 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; released Feb. 22, 1865 ; 

must, out May 15, 1865, as Sergt. 
Kenneston, E. F. — Priv. — Res. Somerville; 19; baker; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862; disch. 

April 21, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Kenrick, David — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 43 ; watchman ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; pris- 
oner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died March 15, 1865, Annapolis, Md. 
Kimmens, Francis M. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 19 ; shoemaker ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 

13th Mass. Inf.; prom. Corpl., Sept., 1864; must, out Sept. 21, 1864. See Co. "F" 13th 

Mass. Inf. 
Kinsley, Frederick R. — Captain — Res. Somerville ; 33 ; brickmaker ; coram, and must. Aug. 15, 

1862 ; comm. Major, July 13, 1864 ; not must. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, 

Va. ; exchanged Feb. 23, 1865 ; comm. Colonel, June 7, 1865 ; not must. ; must, out June 2, 

1865, as Captain. See Co. "I" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Kinsley, Willard C. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Somerville ; 29 ; brickmaker ; comm. and must. Aug. 9, 

1862; comm. 1st Lieut., Nov. 13, 1862; must. Jany. 1, 1863; comm. Captain, March 30, 

1864 ; must. April 14, 1864 ; wounded March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va. ; died April 2. 

1865, of wounds, as Captain of Co. "K". See Co. "I" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Ladd, Edward — Sergt. — Res. — ; 20; printer; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf.; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; drowned April 23, 

1865, in Potomac River, Va. See Co. "F" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Levins, Morris — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 26 ; cook ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. Inf. ; 

must, out Jany. 5, 1865. See Co. "E" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Locke, John F. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; prisoner 

Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged April 15, 1865 ; must, out May 26, 

1865. 
Lovett, Washington — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 23 ; currier ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

prisoner Oct. 10, 1863, near Rapidan River, Va. ; died of disease, July 12, 1864, Andersonville, 

Ga., a Prisoner of War. 
McCarthy, John — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 27 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; wounded 

Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; transf. to V. R. C, Sept. 12, 1863 ; must, out July 15, 

1865, as of Co. "F" 14th V. R. C. 
McGurdy, Alexander — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 38 ; glass worker ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

prisoner, date not shown ; exchanged Feb. 6, 1865 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
McJunkin, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 21 ; hostler ; enl. and must. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

out June 2, 1865. 
McNall, George — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 28 ; glass blower ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
McQuade, John — Priv. — Res. Somerville; 42; laborer; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862; disch. 

for disability, Jany. 23, 1863, Poolesville, Md. 
Merritt, John S. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 37 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 

out June 2, 1865. 
Mills, Edwin — Sergt. — Res. Somerville; 21; plumber; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862; prom. 

Sergt. Major, Oct. 15, 1863 ; comm. 2d Lieut., Jany. 8, 1864 ; must. Feb. 23, 1864 ; wounded 

May 11, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; disch. for wounds, Oct. 19, 1864, as 2d Lieut, of Co. "A", j 



76 THIRTY-NINTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Moran, James — Priv. — Res. Somerville; 18; glass worker; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862; 
wounded March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va., as Corpi. ; died of wounds, Aug. 7, 1865, 
Washington, D. C. 
Moulton, William J. — Priv. — Res. Lynnfield; 20; farmer; enl. and must. Aug. 6, 1862; 

wounded May 23, 1864, North Anna River, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Murray, Thomas — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; 22 ; teamster ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 
Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "A" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "B" 
32d Mass. Inf. 
Myers, George — Priv. — Res. SomerviUe; 21; carpenter; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; prom. 
Corpl., Nov. 23, 1863 ; wounded May 23, 1864, North Anna River, Va. ; disch. for disability. 
March 2, 1865, as Sergt. 
Newell, James H. — Music. — Res. Somerville ; 29 ; machinist ; enl. and must. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 
disch. for disability, Dec. 13, 1862, OfTutt's Cross Roads, Md. See Co. "F" 5th Mass. Inf. 
(3 mos.). 
Northey, George A, — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 29 ; baker ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 
wounded and prisoner. May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; paroled, date not shown ; disch. for 
disability, March 6, 1865. 
O'Brien, Thomas — Priv. — Res. — ; occu. — ; age — ; joined as a recruit, Sept. 20, 1864; 

transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "F" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Odiorne, William — Priv. — Res. Somerville; 26; laborer; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862; 

wounded May 12, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Oliver, Francis J. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 18 ; trader ; enl. and must. Aug. 14, 1862 ; prisoner 
Oct. 10, 1863, near Rapidan River, Va. ; died of disease, Oct. 10, 1864, at Andersonville, Ga., 
a Prisoner of War. 
Oliver, Judson W. — Sergt. — Res. Somerville ; 30 ; currier ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; pris- 
oner Oct. 10, 1863, near Rapidan River, Va. ; gained April, 1864 ; prisoner Feb. 6, 1865, 
Hatcher's Run, Va. ; exchanged Feb. 17, 1865; must, out June 2, 1865. See Co. "I" 
5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
O'Neil, Henry — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 40 ; glass worker ; enl. and must. Aug. 14, 1862 ; disch. 

for disability. May 15, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
O'Sullivan, John — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 43 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; wounded 

June 18, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Paine, Jeremiah T. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 28 ; carpenter ; enl. and must. Aug. 15, 1862 

died of disease, Oct. 13, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Palmer, William D. — Priv. — Res. Somerville; 31; plumber; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 

prom. Sergt., Nov. 23, 1863 ; killed May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. 
Parkhurst, Melville C. — Corpl. — Res. Somerville ; 21 ; grocer ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 
comm. 2d Lieut, from 1st Sergt., Sept. 8, 1864; must. Nov. 24, 1864; comm. 1st Lieut., 
Jany. 15, 1865; must. March 1, 1865; comm. Captain, June 7, 1865; not must. ; must, out 
June 2, 1865, as 1st Lieut, of Co. "B". 
Perry, Gideon W. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 22 ; hospl. attendant ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Phillips, Albert W. — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater; 43; teamster; transf. June 25, 
1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died of 
disease, Dec. 3, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of War. See Co. "F" 12th Mass. 
Inf. 
Pinkham, Horace W. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 25 ; carpenter ; enl. and must. Aug. 14, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Dec. 9, 1862, Washington, D. C. 
Powers, Martin V. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 21 ; farmer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 
Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "A" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "F" 
32d Mass. Inf. 
Powers, Robert — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 40 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; killed 

May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. 
Randall, George W. — Corpl. — Res. Bangor, Me. ; 25 ; machinist ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 
12th Mass. Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "D" 11th Mass. Inf.; 
Co. "F" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "C" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Richardson, Henry C. — Priv. — Res. Philadelphia, Penna. ; 17 ; mechanic ; transf. June 25, 
1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "F" 12th Mass. 
Inf. ; and Co. "F" 32d Mass. Inf. 



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Riley, John, 2d — Priv. — Res. Canada ; 20 ; baker ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. Inf. ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled, date not shown ; disch. for disability, 

June 16, 1865. See Co. "I" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Roberts, John S. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 23 ; bookkeeper ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

killed Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon RaQroad, Va. 
Rollins, Sumner P. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 18 ; baker ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; died 

of disease, Nov. 22, 1862, Offutt's Cross Roads, Md. 
Shaw, Henry — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 21; paper hanger; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 

out June 2, 1865. 
Shaw, John B. — Priv. — Res. Somerville; 23; paper hanger; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Shaw, Thomas P. — Priv. — Res. Warren ; 28 ; farmer; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, "Va. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. 

See Co. "D" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "F" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Skehan, John — Priv. — Res. Somerville; 23; laborer; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862; disch. for 

disability, Feb. 8, 1863, Poolesville, Md. 
Smith, Addison — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 39 ; cordwainer ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

transf. to V. R. C, July 1, 1863; disch. for disability, March 17, 1864. as of Co. "H" 

10th V. R. C. 
Smith, Albert H. — Priv. — Res. Florida ; 21 ; farmer; enl. and must. Aug. 22, 1864 ; must, out 

June 2, 1865. See Co. "G" 49th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Smith, Sidney N, — Priv. — Res. Winchendon ; 27 ; mechanic ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; wounded April 1, 1865, Five Forks, Va. ; must, out May 22, 1865, while 

absent wounded. See Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Smith, William M. — Priv. — Res. Florida ; 22 ; farmer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "H" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "C" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Stevens, Leslie — Corpl. — Res. Somerville ; 18 ; moulder ; enl. and must. Aug. 14, 1862 ; disch. for 

disability, Jany. 25, 1863, Poolesville, Md. 
Stickney, Herman C. — Priv. — Res. Somerville; 21; farmer; enl. and must. Aug. 13, 1862 

disch. April 22, 1863. 
Thomas, William H. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 32 ; gentleman ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Thompson, Frank W. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Jany. 10, 1865, Florence, S. C, a Prisoner 

of War. 
Uhlick, Charles — Priv. — Res. Saxony ; 22 ; clerk ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Jany. 9, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner 

of War. See Co. "H" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "B" 47th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). as Charles 

L. Uhlick. 
Van Cleef , John S. — Priv. — Res. New York ; 35 ; sailor ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Feb. 1, 1865, of disease, at Salis- 
bury, N. C, a Prisoner of War. See Co. "F" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Van de Sande, George — Corpl. — Res. Somerville ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

disch. Aug. 14, 1863, for promotion. See Oflacer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Webster, Henry K. — Priv. — Res. Manchester, N. H. ; 28 ; clerk ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon, Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 11, 1865 ; 

must, out May 15, 1865. See Co. "B" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Wentworth, Alonzo P. — Priv. — Res. Charlestown ; 33; laborer; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; wounded Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; must, out May 18, 1865, 

while absent wounded. See Co. "B" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Whitmore, Joseph W. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 28 ; carpenter ; enl. and must. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

prisoner Oct. 10, 1863, near Brandy Station, Va. ; no further record. 
Willcutt, William C. — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; age — ; occu. — ; enl. and must. Aug. 13, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability. May 5, 1863. See Co. "F" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and Co. "K" 

69th Mass. Inf. 
Williams, John, 1st — Priv. — Res. Ireland ; 32 ; cooper ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; disch. for disability, Nov. 5, 1864. See Co. "I" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Wilton, George T. — Priv. — Res. England ; 28 ; boatman ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; disch. for disabUity, Aug. 19, 1864. See Co. "G" 12th Mass. Inf. 



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Woodward, Elbridge G. — Priv. — Res. Colrain ; 23 ; farmer ; transf . June 25, 1864, from 12th 
Mass. Inf. ; transf. to V. R. C, March 21, 1865; must, out Nov. 21, 1865, as of 22d Co. 
2d Battln. V. R. C. See Co. "G" 12th Mass. Inf. 

COMPANY "F" 

Adams, George F. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 24 ; nailer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Alexander, William — Priv. — Res. England ; 21 ; laborer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; disch. July 19, 1864. See Co. "A" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Anthony, Sylvanus — Priv. — Res. Uxbridge ; 28 ; farmer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "A" 12th Mass. Inf.; and 

Co. "G" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Austin, Charles B, — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 33 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27 

1862 ; prisoner May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; exchanged March 9, 1865 ; must, out June 2 
1865. 

Babbitt, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 20 ; tailor ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 1862 

kiUed May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. 
Babbitt, Frank S. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 18 ; tailor ; enl. Aug. 25, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 1862 

transf. Sept. 1, 1863, to Signal Corps. See Signal Corps U. S. A. 
Babbitt, George H., Jr. — Sergt. — Res. Taunton ; 20 ; auctioneer ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 27, 1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Barker, Orville A. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 22 ; apothecary ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; prom. Hospl. Steward, Sept. 13, 1863 ; comm. 2d Lieut., Nov. 8, 1863 ; must. Dec. 7, 

1863 ; comm. 1st Lieut., Sept. 15, 1864 ; must. Oct. 24, 1864 ; apptd. Adjutant, Dec. 5, 1864 ; 
comm. Captain, April 3, 1865 ; not must. ; must, out June 2, 1865, with Field and Staff as 
Adjutant. 

Barnes, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 27 ; bookkeeper ; enl. and must. Dec. 28, 1863 ; died 

of disease, July 15, 1864, Taunton, Mass. 
Barnum, George D. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 22 ; bootmaker ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf.; 

and Co. "G" 23d Mass. Inf. 
Barrows, George L. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862; transf. to V. R. C, March 15, 1864; must, out June 28, 1865, as of Co. "F" 24th 

V. R. C. 
Barrus, William L. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 35 ; painter ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; disch. for disabiUty, April 22, 1865. See Co. "A" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Betagh, James — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 35 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 16, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 1862 ; 

wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va., as Corpl. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, 

Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Boardman, Alfred — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 24 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; transf. to Navy, April 19, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 
Borden, Clark P. — Priv. — Res. Fall River; 20; harness maker; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Aug. 27, 1862 ; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out July 15, 1865, while absent 

wounded. 
Braddock, William — Priv. — Res. England ; 31 ; knife cutter ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; must, out May 15, 1865. See Co. "A" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Brewster, Charles W. — Corpl. — Res. Taunton ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862; disch. March 31, 1864, Washington, D. C. 
Briggs, Preserved — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 26 ; wheelwright ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Brizzee, Lorenzo — Priv. — Res. Deerfield; 29; farmer; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "F" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Brooks, Truelove — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; 29 ; armorer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "E" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "F" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Brunn, John — Priv. — Res. Italy ; 25 ; shoemaker ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf., 

as Prisoner ; exchanged March 11, 1865 ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. " B " 

12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "G" 32d Mass. Inf. 



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Burt, Henry A. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 25 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Carney, John — Priv. — Res. England ; 22 ; shovel maker ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf., as absent sick; disch. for disability, Sept. 19, 1864. See Co. "B" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Cochran, Mathew — Priv. — Res. Marblehead ; 28 ; sailor ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf., as absent wounded; disch. for disability, June 7, 1865. See Co. "A" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Cole, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 19 ; hostler ; enl. Aug. 16, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Conway, Patrick — Priv. — Res. New York ; 38 ; farmer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Jany. 5, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, a 

Prisoner of War. See Co. "K" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Cooper, Joseph J. — Captain — Res. Taunton ; 34 ; nailer ; comm. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; wounded Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1866. Brevet Major 

U. S. Vols., to date April 1, 1865. 
Cotter, Edward A. — Priv. — Res. Randolph ; 22 ; shoemaker ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; disch. for disability, April 3, 1865, Boston, Mass. See Co. "B" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Crooker, Lucius — Sergt. — Res. Bridgewater; 23; clerk; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; disch. Dec. 22, 1863, for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Cummings, John A. — Priv. — Res. — ; 25 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 1862 ; 

deserted Aug. 29, 1862, Boxford, Va. 
Day, John — Priv. — Res. Gloucester ; 32 ; fisherman ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; 

wounded and prisoner, Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died of wounds, Oct. 28, 1864, 

at Parole Camp, Annapolis, Md. See Co. "K" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Dean, Anson J. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 18 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; wounded June 18, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; and March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va. ; 

must, out May 25, 1865. 
Dean, Erastus L. — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 18; machinist; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; killed May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. 
Dean, William E. — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 24; moulder; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must. 

out June 6, 1865. 
Delphin, Joseph, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 19 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Doherty, William — Sergt. — Res. Taunton ; 33 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 16, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 8, 1865 ; must. 

out June 2, 1865. 
Dunbar, Robert — Priv. — Res. Scotland ; 28; plaste-er; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; wounded Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; deserted March 2, 1865. See Co. "K" 

12th Mass. Inf. 
Elms, CjTUS O. — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 35; carpenter; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 27, 

1862; wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; transf. to V. R. C, Feb. 25, 1865; 

disch. for wounds, May 26, 1865, as of Co. "A" 10th V. R. C. 
Ensminger, John — Priv. — Res. Stockbridge ; 22 ; farmer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; must, out May 31, 1865. See Co. "K" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Gay, Abraham F. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 34 ; shoemaker ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf.; disch. March 17, 1865. See Co. "F" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Gay, George W. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 19 ; stitcher ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must, out 

June 13, 1865. 
Gower, Hartson C. — Priv. — Res. Canaan, Me. ; 27 ; blacksmith ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; transf. Aug. 16, 1864, to V. R. C. ; must, out June 22, 1865, as of Co. "A" 

9th V. R. C. See Co. "A" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Hall, Benjamin J. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 18 ; printer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, 

Va. ; died Dec. 10, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of War, as Corpl. 
Hall, Daniel — Priv. — Res. — ; 23 ; occu. — ; enl. and must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; transf. to Signal 

Corps, Aug. 1, 1863. See Signal Corps U. S. A. ; and enlist, in U. S. Navy. 
Hall, Eben A. — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 22; printer; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Aug. 27, 1862; 

prisoner Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; exchanged Feb. 17, 1865 ; must, out June 2, 

1865, as Sergt. 



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Hall, George W. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; seaman ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. Inf. ; 

transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "K" 13th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "E" 32d Mass. 

Inf. 
Hall, Rufus W. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 34 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; prisoner May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; re-captured May 9, 1864 ; disch. for disability, 

AprU 28, 1865. 
Hanaford, William H. — Priv. — Res. Chelmsford ; 20 ; farmer ; transf. June 24, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "I" 12th Mass. Inf., as 

William Hanaford; and Co. "G" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Harris, Alfred B. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 1862 ; 

transf. Jany. 12, 1864, to Signal Corps. See Signal Corps U. S. A. 
Harvey, William F. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 22 ; moulder ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Jany. 2, 1864, Washington, D. C. 
Hathaway, James A. — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 18; nailer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, "Va. ; died Jany. 10, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, 

a Prisoner of War. 
Hewett, John G. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 29; dresser tender ; enl. Aug. 16, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Jany. 12, 1863, Poolesville, Md. 
HoUoway, Isaac N. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 27 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; and Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; 

disch. May 12, 1865. 
Horton, Horace B. — Corpl. — Res. Taunton; 36; mason; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. 

Aug. 27, 1862; prom. Sergt., Nov., 1863; wounded and prisoner, Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon 

Railroad, Va. ; paroled Sept. 1, 1864 ; disch. for wounds, June 2, 1865, Philadelphia, 

Penna. 
Howland, Benjamin L. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 21 ; cooper; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; 

transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "G" 32d 

Mass. Inf. 
Jewett, Jesse G. — Priv. — Res. Bridgewater; 21; clerk; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; disch. Jany. 2, 1864, for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Jones, William H. — Priv. — Res. Stoneham ; 23 ; shoemaker ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 

13th Mass. Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; 

transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "C" 13th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "G" 32d Mass. 

Inf. 
Kane, David — Priv. — Res. Bridgewater ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. and must. Aug. 27, 1862 ; wounded 

May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged 

March 12, 1865 ; must, out July 24, 1865. 
Keliey, William — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 21 ; mule dresser ; enl. and must. Aug. 29, 1862 ; disch. 

for disability. May 5, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Keliey, William B. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 23 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died of wounds, Aug. 30, 1864, Phila- 
delphia, Penna. 
King, Edward — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 16, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Knapp, George L, — Corpl. — Res. Taunton; 36; carpenter; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, June 3, 1864. 
Knapp, Lorenzo S. — Priv. — Res. Richmond ; 29 ; farmer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "F" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "F" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Lane, Henry A. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 27 ; copper worker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; wounded June 18, 1864, Petersburg, Va., as Sergt. ; must, out June 8, 1865, while 

absent wounded. 
Lawler, James A. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon RaQroad, 

Va. ; exchanged March 8, 1865 ; must, out June 13, 1865. 
Leahy, Jeremiah — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 42; laborer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; disch. for wounds, Jany. 5, 1865. 
Leonard, Henry F. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 34 ; tinner ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 



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Leonard, William E. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 24 ; moulder ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Lincoln, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 35; carpenter; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; died May 10, 1864, of wounds. 
McClarence, Archibald — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 43 ; weaver ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 27, 1862 ; disch. for disability, June 18, 1863, at Washington, D. C. 
McFarland, Samuel G. — Priv. — Res. Winchester; 19 ; clerk ; transf. June 24, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf., as Prisoner of War; exchanged May 11, 1865; must, out June 8, 1865. See 

Co. "E" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Makepeace, Norman G. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 23 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 27, 1862; wounded May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va. ; must, out to date May 19, 

1865. 
Mason, William W. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 34 ; wheelwright ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 27, 1862 ; must, out June 12, 1865, as Corpl. 
Mitchell, Edward, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Bridgewater ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Oct. 13, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Mitchell, Nathan — Priv. — Res. Bridgewater; 21; clerk; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; died of disease, Sept. 27, 1862, Edward's Ferry, Md. 
Monroe, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 21 ; apothecary ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; disch. Feb. 17, 1863, for promotion. See Hospl. Stewards U. S. A. Also had service 

in the 174th Ohio Vols., as Hospl. Steward. 
Naylor, Abraham C. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 23 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Nelson, William — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 44 ; dresser ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; prisoner May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; re-captured May 9, 1864 ; wounded Aug. 18, 

1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; disch. for wounds, April 18, 1865, Boston, Mass. 
Nichols, William L. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 21 ; blacksmith ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; wounded Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; must, out May 27, 1865, while absent 

wounded, as Corpl. 
Packer, States — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 30 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 1862 ; 

wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; 

died Jany. 4, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Paull, Dyer S. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 34 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Nov. 18, 1864, Boston, Mass. 
Paull, Isaac D. — Ist Lieut. — Res. Taunton ; 38 ; dresser ; comm. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; wounded and prisoner. May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; died of wounds, the same day, 

a Prisoner of War. See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Paull, Thomas W. — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 21; nailer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must, out 

June 13, 1865. 
Pearson, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. East Boston; 28; occu. — ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. 

Aug. 27, 1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Corpl. 
Phillips, Dexter M. — Priv. — Res. Pittsfield ; 24 ; farmer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled, date not shown ; transf. June, 

1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "K'' 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "G" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Pierce, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 25; carpenter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; wounded June, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; disch. for disability, Oct. 22, 1864, at Phila- 
delphia, Penna., as Corpl. 

Ouimby, Ira B. — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; 33 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 
1862 ; disch. Feb. 2, 1864, for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 

Rand, William L. — Corpl. — Res. Nahant; 27 ; farmer; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 
Inf. ; killed March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va. See Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf. 

Reed, John D. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Taunton; 35; grocer; comm. Aug. 5, 1862; must. Aug. 27, 
1862 ; comm. 1st Lieut., Sept. 20, 1863 ; must. Oct. 9, 1863 ; wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon 
Railroad, Va. ; comm. Captain, Sept. 6, 1864 ; must. Oct. 24, 1864 ; must, out June 2, 1865, 
as Captain of Co. "I". 

Reynolds, William H. — Drummer — Res. Taunton; 19; clerk; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 
Aug. 27, 1862 ; must, out May 18, 1865, as Musician. 

Riley, James — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 33 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 25, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 1862 ; 
transf. to V. R. C, Sept. 30, 1863 ; must, out June 26, 1865, as of Co. " F" 9th V. R. C. 



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Rockett, James — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 19; nailer; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. Aug. 27, 1862; 

disch. for disability, June 18, 1863. See Co. "E" 58th Mass. Inf. 
Rogers, Eugene S. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 26 ; shoemaker ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf.; disch. March 17, 1865. See Co. "F" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Russell, Nathan — Priv. — Res. Marlboro ; 28 ; carpenter ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; must, out May 13, 1865. See Co. "F" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Sherburne, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 20 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 27, 1862 ; deserted July 9, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Skinner, Fernando C. — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 21; shovel maker; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Aug. 27, 1862; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon 

Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Smith, Edwin H. C. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, 

Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must, out June 6, 1865. 
Smith, George T. — Priv. — Res. Wayland ; 20 ; farmer ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf., while absent wounded; disch. for wounds, Oct. 17, 1864, Washington, D. C. See 

Co. "F" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Smith, James — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 38 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled Oct. 9, 1864 ; disch. May 12, 1865. 
Snow, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Sproat, Arthur H. — Corpl. — Res. Taunton ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 1862 ; 

wounded June 18, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; must, out May 18, 1865. 
Stall, John M. — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 40; farmer; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; disch. for wounds, Dec. 13, 1864, at Boston, 

Mass. 
Staples, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 22; clerk; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; wounded June 18, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Taylor, George W. — Wagoner — Res. Taunton ; 34 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862; disch. for disability, Feb. 1, 1864, Washington, D. C. 
Terry, ApoUos P. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 22 ; cooper ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged Nov. 26, 1864 ; must, out June 13, 

1865. 
Thayer, Edgar S. — 1st Sergt. — Res. Taunton ; 23 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862, disch. Oct. 22, 1863, for promotion. See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and Officer 

U. S. Col. Troops. 
Thayer, Henry F. — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 29; metalworker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, Feb. 15, 1864 ; must, out July 14, 1865, as of Co. " H " 1st V. R. C. 
Thomas, Charles — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 34; moulder; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; prisoner May 21, 1864, Spottsylvania, Va. ; died Oct., 1864, Florence, S. C, a Prisoner 

of War. 
Thomas, Charles S. — Corpl. — Res. Raynham ; 23 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; detailed with Ambulance Corps, Sept. 14, 1863 ; must, out June 2, 1865, a Private. 

See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Tighe, Terrence — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 39 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 13. 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 1862 ; 

transf. to V. R. C, Aug. 27, 1863; must, out to date June 28, 1865, as of Co. "A" 20th 

V. R. C. 
Tinkham, Herbert E. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Tisdale, Samuel L. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 24 ; mariner ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; transf. to Navy, April 19, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 
Titus, George L. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 20 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, 

Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Townsend, Percival J. — Corpl. — Res. Taunton ; 23 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; must, out to date Aug. 27, 1865, as Private. 
Turner, George — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 37; laborer; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 27, 1862; 

disch. for disability, June 18, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Walsh, Harold — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 19 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 1862 ; 

deserted July 9, 1863, Washington, D. C. 



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Walsh, William — Priv. — Res. Ireland; 22; occu. — ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; transf. 

June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "K" 13th Mass. Inf., as Walch, William; and 

Co. "B" 32d Mass. Inf., as Welsh, William. 
Washburn, Otis — Corpl. — Res. Taunton ; 31; clerk; enl. Aug. 16, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Aug. 20, 1863, Boston, Mass., as Sergt. 
Washburn, Salmon, Jr. — Corpl. — Res. Taunton; 19; clerk; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va., as Sergt. ; must, out May 19, 1865. 
Waters, Clark — Priv. — Res. Boston; 29; carpenter; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; disch. for disability, Aug. 10, 1864, Petersburg, Va. See Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Webster, Charles C. — Corpl. — Res. Boston; 29; currier; transf . June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; disch. for disability, Sept. 21, 1864, as 1st Sergt. See Co. "B" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Westcott, Andrew A. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 28 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; wounded and prisoner, May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; died of wounds, June 1, 1864, 

at Richmond, Va., a Prisoner of War, as Corpl. 
Wheeler, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 23; machinist; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
White, Albert R. — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 21; butcher; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Dec. 10, 1862, Washington, D. C. 
Whitney, Lorenzo L. — Priv. — Res. — ; 21 ; teamster ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "K" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "F" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Whitters, Edward — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 23; harness maker; enl. Aug. 16, 1862; must. 

Aug. 27, 1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Williams, Reuben B. P. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 23 ; nailer ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862; died of disease, June 26, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Wilson, George W., 2d — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 22; brickmaker; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. 

Aug. 27, 1862; disch. for disability, June 3, 1864. 
Wood, David — Sergt. — Res. Taunton ; 34; carpenter; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 15, 1865 ; comm. 2d Lieut., 

June 7, 1865 ; not must. ; must.out June 2, 1865, as 1st Sergt. See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Inf. 

(3 mos.). 
Wood, Jesse — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 26; painter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 1862; 

disch. for disability, Dec. 29, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Woodward, Edward M. — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 21; machinist; enl. Aug. 16, 1862; must. 

Aug. 27, 1862 ; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Corpl. 
Woodward, George T. — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 20; student; enl. Aug. 25, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; transf. to Signal Corps, Aug. 12, 1863. See Signal Corps, U. S. A. 
Woodward, Matthew — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 38 ; moulder ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; apptd. Prin. Musician, Nov. 1, 1863 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Woodward, Roland P. — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 23; machinist; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Aug. 27, 1862 ; wounded May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Zindel, Adolph — Priv. — Res. New York ; 44 ; jeweller ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; disch. for disability, Sept. 26, 1864, Annapolis, Md. See Co. "G" 12th Mass. Inf. 

COMPANY "G" 

Adams, Joseph — Corpl. — Res. Boston; 28; seaman; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 1862 ; 
prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 8, 1865 ; must, out June 2, 
1865, as Sergt. 

Bailey, Charles C. — Corpl. — Res. Hingham ; 21; clerk; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 2, 
1862 ; disch. Dec. 23, 1863, to enlist as Hospl. Steward. See Hospl. Stewards U. S. A. 

Bailey, John W. — Priv. — Res. Hingham; 19; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 1862 ; 
wounded April 2, 1865, near Namozine Creek, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Sergt. 

Bannon, James — Priv. — Res. South Braintree ; 38 ; boot crimper; enl. Aug. 24, 1862 ; must. 
Sept. 2, 1862 ; wounded May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Rail- 
road, Va. ; exchanged Feb. 25, 1865 ; died of disease, April 12, 1865, Braintree, Mass. 

Bates, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Scituate; 24; boatman; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 2, 
1862; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va.; died of disease, Nov. 2, 1864, Baltimore, 
Md. 



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Bates, Lorenzo — Priv. — Res. South Scituate ; 21 ; butcher ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; transf. to V. R. C, June 18, 1864; disch. Sept. 2, 1865, as of 110th Co. 2d Battln. 

V. R.C. 
Blanding, Daniel W. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; 30 ; shoemaker ; transf. June 25, 1864, 

from 12th Mass. Inf. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "D" 12th Mass. Inf. ; 

and Co. "H" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Breck, Elijah F. — Priv. — Res. Salem, N. H. ; 30; lawyer; enl. Aug. 24, 1862; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; must, out May 30, 1865. 
Bright, Willard — Priv. — Res. Watertown ; 17 ; laborer ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 11, 1865 ; died March 29, 

1865, Baltimore, Md. 
Brooks, Albert F. — Priv. — Res. South Reading; 26; bookkeeper; transf. July 14, 1864, from 

13th Mass. Inf. ; must, out June 5, 1865. See Co. "A" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Brown, Charles H. C. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 23 ; upholsterer ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; disch. Oct. 2, 1863, as Corpl., for promotion.. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Butters, Willie R. — Priv. — Res. Reading; 18; farmer; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf.; wounded March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va.; must.out June3, 1865. See Co. "G" 

13th Mass. Inf. 
Carlin, Thomas P. — Priv. — Res. Barnard, Vt.; 22; printer; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf.; prisoner, date not shown; exchanged Dec. 17, 1864; transf. June, 1865, 

to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "K" 12th Mass. Inf. ; Co. "H" 32d Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "H" 

47th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Chapman, Timothy B. — Priv. — Res. South Scituate ; 31 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 2, 1862 ; must, out May 13, 1865. 
Chipman, Andrew A. — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 24 ; tin worker ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf.; disch. Aug. 23, 1864, for promotion. See Co. "D" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. 

"M"4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Chubbuck, Eleazer — Priv. — Res.Hingham; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; must, out June 5, 1865. 
Churchill, James T. — Priv. — Res. Hingham ; 21 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; prisoner Oct. 10, 1863, near Rapidan River, Va. ; died June 24, 1864, Andersonville, 

Ga., a Prisoner of War. 
Clapp, Caleb N. — Priv. — Res. South Scituate; 22; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. 

Sept. 2, 1862; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va.; disch. for wounds, Dec. 29, 1864, 

Alexandria, Va., as Corpl. 
Cochran, George — Priv. — Res. Boston; 33; oysterman ; enl. July 22, 1862; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; transf. to V. R. C, Sept. 30, 1863; must, out July 6, 1865, as Sergt. of Co. "A" 

6th V. R. C. 
Connell, John — Priv. — Res. Concord; 36; farmer; enl. July 24, 1862; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; transf. to V. R. C, Aug. 2, 1864; must, out July 3, 1865, as of Co. "B" 6th 

V. R.C. 
Corrigan, Thomas — Priv. — Res. East Boston; 27; waiter; enl. July 24, 1862; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Corthell, John — Priv. — Res. South Scituate ; 25 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept 2, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Cowan, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Boston; 23; clerk; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Sept. 2, 1862; 

disch. for disability, March 3, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Cresswell, John — Priv. — Res.Hingham; 29; boat builder; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; must, out June 2, 1865. See Co. "I" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Damon, Andrew J. — Priv. — Res. Scituate; 19; mason; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept 2, 

1862; disch. for disability, July 31, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Daubenmayer, Charles — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge ; 20; farrier; enl. July 31, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 2, 1862 ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; enlist, in Confederate Army 

while a Prisoner of War ; reported shot while trying to escape. 
Day, Joshua D. — Corpl. — Res. Weymouth ; 21 ; shoemaker ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled Oct. 8, 1864 ; transf. to 

V. R. C, date not shown; disch. July 31, 1865, as of 119th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. See 

Co. "H" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Delaney, Jack M. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; 19; printer; enl. July 7, 1862; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; deserted July 9, 1863, Washington, D. C. 



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DodiJe, William G. — Priv. — Res. Essex ; 18 ; farrier ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865; must, out 

June 2, 1865. 
Earle, William H. — Priv. — Res. Melrose; 37; carpenter; enl. July 18, 1862; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; transf. to V. R. C, date not shown; re-transf. to 39th Mass. Inf., Feb. 10, 1864; 

transf. to Navy, April 21, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 
Elliott, Andrew L. — Priv. — Res. Maiden ; 23 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; must, out June 5, 1865, as Musician. 
Ewell, Daniel R. — Priv. — Res. South Scituate ; 22; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged Feb. 25, 1865 ; must, out 

July 14, 1865. 
Fitzgerald, Michael A. — Priv. — Res. — ; 21 ; bootmaker ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th 

Mass, Inf.; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; escaped April 25, 1865 

must, out May 17, 1865. See Co. "A" 13th Mass. Inf. True name Augustine 

Haynes. 
Ford, Charles E. H. — Priv. — Res. — ; 22 ; operative ; enl. Aug. 22, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 1862 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
French, Benjamin W. — Priv. — Res. South Scituate ; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must 

Sept. 2, 1862; disch. for disability, Nov. 21, 1862, Washington, D. C. 
French, Charles E. — Priv. — Res.Hingham; 20; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Nov. 28, 1864, Salisbury, N. C. 

a Prisoner of War. 
French, Henry C. — Corpl. — Res. Hingham ; 26 ; sailmaker ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va., as Sergt. ; shot by rebel guard, Aug, 26 

1864, at Bell Isle, Va. See Co. "I" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Gardner, George D. — Priv. — Res. Hingham; 34; painter; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Sept. 2 

1862; died of disease, Aug. 4, 1864, City Point, Va. 
Glines, Alvin R. — Priv. — Res. Hingham ; 21 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 1862 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Goodwin, Thomas P. — Priv. — Res. Maine; 23; teamster; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "A" 12th Mass. Inf.; and 

Co. "A" 32d Mass. Inf., as Thomas Goodwin. 
Gorman, Michael — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 22; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Jany. 9, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, 

a Prisoner of War. 
Hall, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 28 ; picture-frame maker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Corpl. 
Ham, Henry W. — Sergt. — Res. Boston; 27; clerk; enl. July 15, 1862; must. Sept. 2, 1862; 

disch. for disability, Jany. 31, 1863, Poolesville, Md. 
Hanson, Franklin K. — Priv. — Res. South Scituate; 32; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; 

must. Sept. 2, 1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled, date not shown ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Hatch, George C. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Hatch, Grafton — Priv. — Res. Marshfield ; 22; carpenter; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; wounded May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Hayden, Zenas M. — Corpl. — Res. Randolph; 26; mechanic; enl. Aug. 22, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Feb. 4, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, a 

Prisoner of War. See Co. "D" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Hayes, Edmund P. — Priv. — Res. Westboro ; 18 ; clerk ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf.; wounded and prisoner, Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; died Aug. 25, 1864, 

Annapolis, Md., of wounds. See Co. "A" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Haynes, Albert S. — Priv. — Res.Hingham; 20; shoe cutter; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va., as Corpl.; died of wounds, June 11, 1864, 

Hingham, Mass. See Co. "I" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Hersey, Albert — Priv. — Res. Hingham ; 29 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Hersey, George L. — Priv. — Res. Hingham; 31 ; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 



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Hersey, Henry F. — Priv. — Res. Hingham ; 29 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must. 

out June 2, 1865. 
Hill, John M. — Priv. — Res. Westboro ; 33 ; bootmaker ; transf . July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; disch. for disability, Feb. 17, 1865, Petersburg, Va. See Co. "K" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Hutchins, Samuel W. — Corpl. — Res. Watertown ; 21; plumber; enl. July 14, 1862; must. 

Sept. 2, 1862; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged Feb. 21, 1865; 

must, out June 3, 1865. 
Hyland, William — Teamster — Res. Derby, Vt. ; 21 ; occu. — ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; deserted Feb. 11, 1863, from hospl., Washington, D. C. Served also in Co. "L" 

11th Vt. Inf. 
Jackson, William H. — Priv. — Res. Melrose ; 25 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; disch. for disability. May 19, 1864, Washington, D. C. 
Jacobs, William H. — Corpl. — Res. Hingham ; 31 ; blacksmith ; enl . Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; escaped, date not shown ; must, out 

June 6, 1865, as 1st Sergt. See Co. "I" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Jones, Charles S. — Priv. — Res. Melrose; 16; clerk; enl. July 28, 1862; must. Sept. 2, 1862; 

transf. to V. R.C., Oct.9, 1863; must, out June 24, 1865, as of Co. "E" 18th V. R. C. 
Jones, George W. — Priv. — Res. Randolph ; 22 ; farmer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; transf. April 17, 1865, to V. R. C. ; disch. for disabUity, Oct. 12, 1865, as of 117th Co. 

2d Battln. V. R. C. See Co. "D" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Kennedy, John — Priv. — Res. Boston; 23; cooper; enl. July 29, 1862; must. — ; deserted 

about Aug. 1, 1862 ; reported from desertion, Oct. 13, 1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon 

Railroad, Va. ; exchanged Feb. 25, 1865 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Leavitt, Henry W. — Priv. — Res.Scituate ; 18; shoemaker; enl. and must. Dec. 8, 1863; prisoner 

Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; exchanged Nov. 26, 1864; transf. June, 1865, to 

32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "C" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Lendall, Samuel N. — Priv. — Res. Manchester ; 27 ; seaman ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; disch. for disability, Nov. 29, 1864, Boston, Mass. See Co. "A" 12th Mass. 

Inf. 
Leroy, Charles — Priv. — Res. South Scituate ; 30 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Corpl. 
Lewis, James — Priv. — Res. Boston; 18; carpenter; transf. June 24, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; disch. for wounds, March 8, 1865, Petersburg, Va. See Co. "D" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Lincoln, Benjamin C. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 22; bookkeeper; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. 

Sept. 2, 1862 ; disch. July 21, 1863, as Corpl., for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
McNaughton, Michael — Priv. — Res. Boston; 36; carpenter; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, Oct. 14, 1863 ; disch. for disability, Dec. 3, 1863, as of 76th Co. 

2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Miller, George L. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 23; upholsterer; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; died of disease, Feb. 26, 1863, Poolesville, Md., as Corpl. 
Miller, Henry F. — Priv. — Res. Hingham ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; died of wounds. May 25, 1864, Washington, 

D. C. 
Minard, Nelson C. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 21 ; clerk; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "K" 13th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "H" 

32d Mass. Inf. Also had service in Co. " F " 1st Vt. Inf. ; and " B " 6th Vt. Inf. 
Mordo, John A. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 30 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 1862 ; transf. 

to V. R. C, May 1, 1865 ; must, out June 28, 1865, as Corpl. of 37th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Murdock, George — Priv. — Res. Boston; 19; farmer; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "A" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "H" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Murphy, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Ireland; 24; fireman; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Dec. 21, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, 

a Prisoner of War. See Co. "H" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Neal, John S. — Priv. — Res. Hingham; 30; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; wounded May 12, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va.; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, 

Va. ; died Jany. 16, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Newcomb, Levi C. — Priv. — Res. Hingham; 45; mariner; enl. Aug. 19, 1862; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, June 11, 1863, Washington, D. C. 



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O'Hara, Patrick — Priv. — Res. — ; 25; laborer; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 1862 ; deserted 

Dec. 22, 1862, Offutt's Cross Roads, Md. 
Ord, John — Priv. — Res. Belmont ; 33; farmer; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 1862 ; transf. 

to V. R.C., March 15, 1864; must, out June 28, 1865, as of Co. "C" 24th V. R. C. 
O'Sullivan, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Boston; 20; seaman; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. 

See Co. "H" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "B" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Parsons, John G. — Priv, — Res. Canada ; 21 ; painter ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "F" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "H" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Penniman, John M. — Priv. — Res. South Scituate; 19; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 2, 1862 ; wounded March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va., as Sergt. ; disch. for wounds, 

July 27, 1865. 
Pike, Jacob F. — Priv. — Res. Melrose; 22; farmer; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. Sept. 2, 1862; 

must, out June 13, 1865. 
Pingree, Charles C. — Sergt. — Res. Boston ; 25 ; clerk ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. See Co. "D" 3d Battln. Mass. Rifles (3 mos.). 
Pomeroy, Alonzo — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 26 ; farmer ; enl . July 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 1862 ; 

wounded May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Corpl. 
Poole, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Hingham ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; wounded May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va. ; disch. for wounds, Dec. 17, 1864, Boston, 

Mass. 
Prouty, Benjamin W. — Priv. — Res. South Scituate; 34; farmer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. 

Sept. 2, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Sept. 12, 1864. 
Prouty, Elijah — Priv. — Res. East Wejrmouth ; 26; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept 2, 

1862; died of disease, Dec. 9, 1863, Washington, D. C. See Co. "I" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 

mos.). 
Prouty, Isaac — Priv. — Res. South Scituate ; 44 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; transf. Sept. 7, 1863, to V. R. C. ; must, out June 28, 1865, as of Co. " D " 12th V. R. C. 
Prouty, John H. — Sergt. — Res. South Scituate ; 23 ; clicker ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; comm. 2d Lieut., June 7, 1865; not must.; must, out June 2, 1865, as Sergt. See 

Co. "I" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Prouty, William, Jr. — Priv. — Res. South Scituate; 28; teamster; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. 

Sept. 2, 1862; must, out June 2, 1865. See Co. "I" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Roby, David T. — Priv. — Res. East Cambridge; 28; mechanic; enl. July 10, 1862; must. 

Sept. 2, 1862; disch. for disability, Jany. 31, 1863, Poolesville, Md. 
Russell, Harry H. — Priv. — Res. South Danvers ; 21 ; cook ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; must, out June 9, 1865, Washington, D. C. 
Shaw, Patrick J. — Corpl. — Res. Weymouth; 29; blacksmith; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d 

Mass. Inf. See Co. "H" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "C" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Sherman, Calvin F. — Priv. — Res. South Scituate; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; wounded March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Short, Thomas J. — Priv. — Res. Cambridgeport ; 18; moulder; enl. July 30, 1862; must. 

Sept. 2, 1862 ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Jany. 9, 1865, Salisbury, 

N. C, as Corpl., a Prisoner of War. 
Simmons, Joseph — Priv. — Res. South Scituate ; 33 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; died of disease, March 3, 1864, Washington, D. C. 
Skeele, Milo B. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 24 ; teamster ; enl. July 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Skinner, John B. — Priv. — Res. Garland, Me.; 40; farmer; transf. July 14, 1864, from 

13th Mass. Inf. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "K" 13th Mass. Inf. ; and 

Co. "C"32d Mass. Inf. 
Smith, Stratton V. — Priv. — Res. Charlestown ; 34; clerk; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf.; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Nov. 16, 1864, Salisbury, 

N. C, a Prisoner of War. See Co. "H" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "D" 3d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Spaulding, Charles A. — Music. — Res. Boston ; 21 ; farmer ; enl. July 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; prisoner Oct. 10, 1863, near Rapidan River, Va. ; returned, date not shown ; prisoner 

Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled Oct. 7, 1864; must, out June 13, 1865. See 

Co. "M"3d Mass. Cav. 



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Spear, Edward A. F. — Priv. — Res. South Hingham ; 33 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 2, 1862 ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Jany. 21, 1865, Salisbury, 

N. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Sprague, Seth M. — Priv. — Res. Hingham- 19; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Sprague, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Hingham ; 35 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 1862 ; 

died of disease, April 29, 1864, Washington, D. C. 
Stebbins, Thaddeus S. — Priv. — Res. Melrose; 32; bookbinder; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. 

Sept. 2, 1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, Jany., 1865 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as of 76th Co. 2d 

Battln. V. R. C. 
Stetson, Warren — Priv. — Res. Braintree; 25; clerk; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; must, out May 18, 1865. See Co. "H" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Stockwell, Alonzo G. — Priv. — Res. Hingham ; 22 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; transf. to V. R. C, date not shown ; 

must, out Sept. 1, 1865, as of 105th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Stone, Henry D. — Corpl. — Res. Melrose ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. July 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Sept. 30, 1863, Boston, Mass. See Co. "H" 59th Mass. Inf. transf. 

to Co. "H" 57th Mass. Inf. 
Sylvester, John 0- A. — Priv. — Res. Rehoboth ; 40 ; farmer ; enl. July 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, June 10, 1863, York, Penna. See Co. "H" 2d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Thayer, Noah W. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 31 ; bootmaker ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf.; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; died Nov. 4, 1864, Salisbury, 

N. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Thomas, Alpheus — Corpl. — Res . South Scituate ; 25; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 2, 1862 ; comm. 2d Lieut, from Sergt., Sept. 15, 1864 ; must. Feb. 2, 1865 ; wounded 

March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va. ; disch. for wounds, May 15, 1865, as 2d Lieut, of 

Co. "K". See Co. "I" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Thomas, William O. — Priv. — Res. South Scituate; 32; farmer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. 

Sept. 2, 1862; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Thompson, Charles W. — 1st Lieut. — Res. Boston; 34; occu. — ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; disch. May 3, 1864. See F. & S. 12th Mass. Inf. 
Tisdale, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Hingham ; 29 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; disch. for disability, Oct. 20, 1862, Washington, D. C. 
Torrey, Franklin J. — Priv. — Res. Hingham ; 26 ; butcher ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill. Va. ; disch. for wounds, Dec. 10, 1864, Boston, 

Mass. 
Trull, Ezra J. — Captain — Res. Watertown ; 21 ; occu. — ; comm. July 30, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged Feb. 23, 1865; must, out 

June 2, 1865. See Co. "A" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Van Winkle, Henry M, — 1st Sergt. — Res. Boston; 22; dentist; enl. July 5, 1862; must. 

Sept. 2, 1862 ; disch. June 18, 1863, for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Warren, Daniel S. — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 36; bootmaker; transf. July 14, 1864, from 

13th Mass. Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d 

Mass. Inf. See Co. "K" 13th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "H" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Webster, Samuel D. — Music. — Res. Martinsburg, Va. ; 16 ; printer ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 

13th Mass. Inf. ; must, out to date Feb. 28, 1865. See Co. "D" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Welch, Augustus W. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 32; painter; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "A" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and 

Co. "H" 32d Mass. Inf., as Welsh, Augustus W. 
Weston, Charles B. — Wagoner — Res. East Fairfield, Vt. ; 34; carpenter; enl. July 9, 1862; 

must. Sept. 2, 1862 ; returned to duty from hospl., Philadelphia, Penna., May 7, 1863 ; no 

further record. 
White, George W. — Priv. — Res. Scituate ; 23; shoemaker; enl. and must. Dec. 8, 1863; 

wounded May 12, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; transf. June, 1865, to32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "C" 

11th Mass. Inf., as George W. Wood; and Co. "C" 32d Mass. Inf., as George W. White. 
White, Jeremiah C. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 26; bootmaker; transf. Jany. 21, 1865, from 

12th Mass. Inf., as a deserter ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. " C " 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; and Co. "B" 32d Mass. Inf. See Unass. 12th Mass. Inf., as John Donavan. 
Whiting, Franklin T. — Priv. — Res. Pembroke; 21; teamster; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Sept. 2, 1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 



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Whiting, George W. — Priv. — Res. Pembroke; 22; hostler; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; disch. for disability, Feb. 8, 1864, Washington. D. C. 
Wilder, Albert — Priv. — Res. Hingham ; 21; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; died of wounds, June 1, 1864, Washington, 

D. C. 
Woodbury, William H. — Sergt. — Res. Boston; 28; lawyer; enl. July 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 

1862; disch. for disability, Jany. 9, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Young, Charles C. — Priv. — Res. South Scituate ; 32; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. 

Sept. 2, 1862; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; and March 31, 1865, White Oak 

Road, Va., as Corpl. ; must, out June 1, 1865. 

COMPANY "H" 

Arris, Herbert A. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18; milkman; enl. July 31, 1862; must. Aug. 26, 1862 ; 

wounded May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Baker, Frederick — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 18 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Feb. 15, 1864 ; killed 

Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. 
Barker, Alfred H. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 19; teamster; enl. Aug. 27, 1862; must. Sept. 2, 

1862 ; died Jany. 3, 1864, Culpepper, Va. 
Barker, George W. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 18 ; junk dealer ; enl. and must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 

transf. to V. R. C, Feb. 15, 1864 ; disch. for disability, Oct. 18, 1864, as of 96th Co. 2d Battln, 

V. R. C. 
Barrett, William I. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 22; painter; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Corpl. 
Beck, William J. — Priv. — Res. Lynnfield ; 35; carpenter; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. Aug. 27, 

1862 ; deserted Aug. 28, 1862, Camp Stanton, Mass. 
Berjeron, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 22 ; farmer ; enl. and must. Dec. 4, 1863 ; wounded 

May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; disch. for wounds, April 7, 1865. 
Billings, George W. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 31 ; candle maker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 26. 1862; disch. May 23, 1865. 
Bird, Joel E. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 18 ; cabinet maker ; enl. Aug. 4. 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; died Dec. 20. 1863. Kelly's Ford. Va. 
Blanchard, Brainard P. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 18; clerk; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th 

Mass. Inf. ; disch. Aug. 16, 1864. for promotion. See Co. "B" 13th Mass. Inf. ; and Officer 

U. S. Col. Troops. 
Bouldry, Welcome W. — Priv. — Res. Raynham ; 37 ; farmer ; enl. and must. Sept. 2, 1862 ; died 

Jany. 14, 1864. 
Bowen, James E. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 20 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; disch. Feb. 24, 1864, for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Bradshaw, Elbridge — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester; 31; confectioner; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 26, 1862 ; comm. 2d Lieut., June 7, 1865 ; not must. ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Sergt. 
Brondson, Frederick H. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 24 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 26, 1862 ; wounded Feb. 6. 1865. Hatcher's Run, Va. ; must, out May 19, 1865, while 

absent wounded. 
Brown, George — Priv. — Res. Canada ; 27 ; laborer ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. Inf. ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. 

"D" 13th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "H" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Brunei, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Canada; 18; laborer; enl. and must. Feb. 9, 1864; prisoner 

Aug. 19. 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; sent to Salisbury, N. C, Oct. 9, 1864; no further 

record. 
Carroll, John — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 42; sailor; enl. July 30, 1862; must. Aug. 26, 1862 

disch. for disability, Dec. 27, 1862, Poolesville, Md. 
Chase, Andrew J. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 26 ; carpenter ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass 

Inf.. while absent wounded; disch. for wounds. June 13, 1865.. See Co. "K" 12th Mass 

Inf. 
Childs, Edward J. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 19 ; maker of curtain fixtures ; enl. July 28. 1862 

must. Aug. 26. 1862 ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 

1865 ; must, out June 9, 1865. 
Childs, Francis J. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; must, out June 2. 1865. 



90 THIRTY-NINTH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Claffey, John — Priv. — Res. Pittsfield ; 28 ; carder ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Masa. Inf. ; 

must, out May 15, 1865. See Co. "F" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Clark, William H. — Drummer — Res. Dorchester ; 16 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; disch. May 18, 1865. Correct name William H. Signor. 
Collins, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 39; laborer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Nov. 18, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, a 

Prisoner of War. 
Combs, Erastus N. — Priv. — Res. Grafton ; 23 ; farmer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; deserted July 15, 1864, from hospl., Germantown, Penna. See Co. "K" 12th Mass.Inf. 
Corcoran, George — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 22 ; silk dyer ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 1862 ; 

deserted Aug. 29, 1862, Camp Stanton, Mass. 
Craig, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 22; painter; enl. July 17, 1862; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out May 18, 1865, while absent 

wounded. See Co. "E" 1st Mass. Inf. 
Cram, Jesse T. — Priv. — Res. Milton ; 22 ; teamster ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; transf. to V. R. C, date not shown ; must, out Aug. 3, 1865, as of Co. " C " 19th V. R. C. 

See Co. "K" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Dailey, Michael — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must, out 

June 2, 1865. 
Damon, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Warren ; 21 ; bootmaker ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; prisoner Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; exchanged Feb. 17, 1865 ; must, out 

June 1, 1865. See Co. "K" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Dana, Dexter E. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 18; student; enl. Aug. 2, 1862; must. Aug. 26, 

1862; transf. toV.R.CJany. 5, 1864; must, out June 27, 1865, as of Co. "F" 18th V. R. C. 
Davis, John — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 45; morocco dresser ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 13, 1865 ; must, out 

May 30, 1865. 
Dimond, John — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 36; stonecutter; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; disch. May 15, 1865, while absent wounded. 
Doody, John — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 32 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Dec. 15, 1863 ; prisoner 

Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Nov. 17, 1864, Annapolis, Md., a paroled Prisoner 

of War. 
Driscoll, James — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 18; maker of curtain fixtures; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; 

must. Aug. 26, 1862 ; died of disease, Nov. 14, 1864, Fort Schuyler. N. Y. 
Dunn, Charles — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 38; teamster; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, Feb. 15, 1864 ; disch. for disability, Sept. 10, 1864, as of 112th Co. 

2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Ellis, Charles J. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 24; farmer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 5, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Farren, James — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 25; laborer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; wounded May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, 

Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Farrington, David S. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 31; hostler; enl. July 19, 1862; must. Aug. 

26, 1862; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va., as Corpl. ; must, out June 2, 1865, as 

Sergt. 
Fish, Isaac H. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 38; confectioner; enl. Aug. 2, 1862; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; wounded June 3, 1864, Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out June 10, 1865. 
Fisher, Richard H, — 1st Sergt. — Res. Dorchester; 28; stonecutter; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. 

Aug. 26, 1862; wounded May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va. ; comm. 2d Lieut., Sept. 15, 1864; 

not must. ; must, out May 18, 1865, as 1st Sergt. See Co. "H" 4th Mass. Inf. (3mos.). 
Fitz, Thomas D, — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 22; printer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; wounded June 22, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Corpl. 
Fobes, John H. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 23; teamster; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
FoUen, John — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 1862 ; 

wounded May 11, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; disch. for wounds, July 8, 1865, Worcester, 

Mass. 
French, George L. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 18; nail maker; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862; died Dec. 9, 1863, Alexandria. Va. 



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Gammon, Randall T. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 24 ; clerk ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad. Va. ; died Nov. 17, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, a 

Prisoner of War. See Co. "G" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Gardner, Elisha P. — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester; 29; expressman; enl. July 15, 1862; must. 

Aug. 26, 1862; disch. for disability, March 4, 1863, Portsmouth Grove, R. I. See Co. "B" 

2d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Gerrish, Timothy — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 31; teamster; enl. July 17, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; must, out June 14, 1865. 
Glines, David — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 23 ; farmer ; enl. and must. Jany. 27, 1864 ; transf. June, 

1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "I" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Goodhue, Manassah C. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 40; blacksmith; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Aug. 26, 1862 ; must, out May 18, 1865. 
Gouggenheimer, Samuel — Priv. — Res. France; 21; butcher; transf. July 14, 1864, from 

13th Mass. Inf. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "A" 13th Mass. Inf. ; and 

Co. "I" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Grover, Jeremiah O. — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 28 ; farmer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; transf. to V. R. C, date not shown ; must, out Aug. 9, 1865, as of Co. " K " 

22d V. R. C. See Co. "K" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Harris, Sullivan B. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 28; carpenter; enl. July 21, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; killed June 23, 1864, Petersburg, Va. 
Healey, Stephen C. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 21; clerk; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Dec. 30, 1862, Alexandria, Va. 
Henry, Michael — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 36; mason; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 26, 

1862; disch. April 11, 1864. 
Hill, Daniel G. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 26 ; confectioner; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Hill, Gilman L. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 27; teamster; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 26, 

1862; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va., a Corpl. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Hill, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 23; teamster; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 1862 ; 

transf. to V. R. C, Oct. 29, 1863; disch. Aug. 25, 1865, as of 46th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Holmes, George — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester; 40; building mover; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. 

Aug. 26, 1862 ; prisoner May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; died Aug. 6, 1864, Andersonville, Ga., 

a Prisoner of War. 
Holmes, Robert T. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; died of 

disease, May 4, 1865, Boston, Mass. 
Hunt, Charles N. — Captain — Res. Quincy ; 40 ; stonecutter ; comm. Aug. 22, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 2, 1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. See Co. "H" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Hunt, Sylvanus — Priv. — Res. Acton ; 23 ; teamster ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; 

must, out June 9, 1865. See Co. "K" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Jenkins, Albert — Corpl. — Res. Stoneham ; 29 ; shoemaker ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th 

Mass. Inf. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 13th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. 

"I" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Johnson, David — Priv. — Res. — ; 22 ; farmer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; 

transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. " K " 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. " I " 32d Mass. 

Inf. 
Jones, David L. — Sergt. — Res. Boston ; 27 ; shoemaker ; transf. July, 1864, from 13th Mass. Inf. ; 

disch. to date July 1, 1864, as supernumerary. See Co. "G" 13th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "E" 

4th Mass. Cav. 
Jones, Llewellyn — Corpl. — Res. Solon, Me. ; 23 ; painter ; transf. July, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; disch. to date July 15, 1864, as supernumerary. See Co. "G" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Jordan, Thomas W. D. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 18 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 26, 1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Kelley, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 22; laborer; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 18. 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; 

exchanged Feb. 25, 1865 ; must, out June 13, 1865. 
Kenniston, William H. — Priv. — Res. Lowell ; 28 ; teamster ; transf. June 25. 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad. Va. ; exchanged March 10. 1865 ; 

transf. June. 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "I" 32d Mass. 

Inf. 



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Kerr, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 40 ; tailor ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Sept. 2, 1862 ; transf. to 

V. R. C. Sept. 7, 1863 ; must, out July 31, 1865, as of Co. " B " 21st V. R. C. 
Kimball, Charles W. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 21; clerk; enl. Aug. 7, 18 > must Aug. 26, 

1862; transf. to V. R. C, May 5, 1864; must, out June 22, 1865, as Corpl. of Co. "A" 

6th V. R. C. 
Kimball, Eugene F. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 18 ; milkman ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862; prisoner May, 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; re-captured May 9, 1864; prisoner Aug. 18, 

1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must, out July 15, 1865. 
Landers, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 45; laborer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Aug. 26, 

1862; disch.for disability, Jany. 29, 1863, Poolesville, Md. 
Langley, Samuel A. — Priv. — Res.Roxbury; 18; porter; transf . July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf.; must, out Oct. 21, 1864. See Co. "E" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Lines, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 26; laborer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Aug. 26, 1862; 

wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Loring, Abraham M. — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester; 43; carpenter; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. 

Aug. 26, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Dec. 29, 1862. 
Lothrop, Alanson A. — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester; 24; maker of curtain fixtures; enl. Aug. 6, 

1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 1862 ; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out May 31, 

1865, while absent wounded. 

McCarty, Eugene — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 25; hostler; enl. July 17, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; exchanged March 11, 1865; must. 

out May 15, 1865. 
McFarland, William — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 44; laborer; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Aug. 26, 

1862; disch. for disability, Jany. 29, 1863, Poolesville, Md. 
McGuken, Robert T. —Corpl. — Res. Dorchester ; 22; farmer; enl. July 21, 1862; must. 

Aug. 26, 1862 ; wounded and prisoner, March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va. ; supposed to 

have died on or about that date from wounds received in action . 
Makill, Charles — Priv. — Res. Germany; 32; baker; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; must, out June 6, 1865. See Co. "G" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Martz, Jacob — Priv. — Res. New York ; 35 ; farmer ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. Inf. ; 

transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 13th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "I" 32d Mass. 

Inf. 
Maxwell, James H. — Corpl. — Res. Monterey; 29; farmer; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "K" 12th Mass. Inf.; and 

Co. "D" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Millett, George C. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 34 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Nov. 15, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, 

a Prisoner of War. 
Millett, John H. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 34 ; teamster ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Dec. 1, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, a 

Prisoner of War. See Co. "K" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Monk, George — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 19; musician; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 1862 ; 

must, out June 10, 1865, as Musician. 
Monk, Robert — Sergt. — Res. Dorchester ; 23; stonecutter; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 15, 1865 ; must, out 

June 2, 1865. See Co. "H" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Morrison, James H. — Sergt. — Res. Dorchester; 28; carriage trimmer; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; 

must. Aug. 26, 1862; comm. 2d Lieut, from 1st Sergt., Dec. 20, 1864; not must.; wounded 

Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; comm. 1st Lieut., June 7, 1865 ; not must. ; must, out 

June 13, 1865, as 1st Sergt. 
Murray, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 19; cooper; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged Feb. 25, 1865; died 

March 29, 1865, Philadelphia, Penna., as result of a railroad accident. 
Newton, Benjamin S. — Sergt. — Res. Dorchester; 28; car driver; enl. Aug. 2, 1862; must. 

Aug. 26, 1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Norton, Frank F. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 28; apothecary; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; prisoner, date not shown ; died of disease, April 14, 1864, Andersonville, Ga., a Prisoner 

of War. 
Page, Chester S. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 23; stonecutter; enl. Aug. 10, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Sergt. 



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Patterson, Joseph — ■ Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 30; mason; enl. July 17, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, June 2, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Perry, Oliver H, — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 39; teamster; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Phelps, John — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 31 ; printer ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 1862 ; 

wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; died of wounds, Aug. 28, 1864. 
Pierce, William L. G. — Priv. — Res. Lincoln; 32; apothecary; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; transf . June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "K" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "I" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Prescott, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 30; teamster; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. 

Aug. 26, 1862; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865; 

must, out June 13, 1865, as Corpl. 
Preston, John — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 25 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Jany. 29, 1863, Poolesville, Md. 
Rhodes, Robert — 1st Lieut. — Res. Dorchester ; 46; contractor; comm. July 15, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 26, 1862 ; resigned and disch. for disability, Nov. 12, 1862, 
Richards, Edward Q. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 30; millwright; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. 

Aug. 26, 1862; killed May 23, 1864, North Anna River, Va. 
Richards, John — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 30; sailmaker ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Aug. 

26, 1862; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va.; disch. for disability, June 1, 

1865. 
Richardson, Charles W. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 25 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 10, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 26, 1862; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled Feb. 27, 1865; died 

March 28, 1865, Gardiner, Me., as Sergt. 
Robie, John E. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 18 ; jig sawyer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; wounded and prisoner, Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died of wounds, Aug. 21, 

1864, Petersburg, Va., a Prisoner of War. 
Rouse, Stephen N. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 21; carpenter; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; must, out June 10, 1865. 
Russell, George S. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 23 ; iceman ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 1, 1863, Poolesville, Md. 
Saville, Samuel O. — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester ; 22; wheelwright; enl . July 28, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 26, 1862; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; exchanged Feb. 25, 1865; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Seaverns, Henry A. — Sergt. — Res . Dorchester ; 20 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862; comm. 2d Lieut., March 30, 1864; must. April 14, 1864; wounded Aug. 18, 1864, 

Weldon Railroad, Va.; comm. 1st Lieut., Sept. 15, 1864; not must.; disch. for wounds, 

Jany. 7, 1865, as 2d Lieut, of Co. "K". See Co. "K" 11th Mass. Inf. 
Shean, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 27; hostler; enl. July 17, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; exchanged March 11, 1865; must, out 

May 12, 1865. 
Smith, Henry W. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 27; carpenter; enl. July 20, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Smith, Richard C. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 36; turner; enl. and must. Aug. 26, 1862; 

wounded in 1862 ; disch. for wounds, Feb. 21, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Southworth, Dallas — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 18; apothecary; enl. Aug. 16, 1862; must. 

Aug. 26, 1862 ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 11, 1865 ; 

died of disease, June 16, 1865, Braintree, Mass. 
Stanley, Francis A. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 32 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; transf. to Navy, April 19, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 
Stone, Andrew C. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 22; blacksmith; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862; killed May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va. 
Sumner, Franlilin H. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 26; teamster; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. 

Aug. 26, 1862; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged Nov. 26, 1864; 

wounded Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; died of wounds, Feb. 25, 1865, Baltimore, 

Md. 
Sumner, William S. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 20; carpenter; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. 

Aug. 26, 1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Sweetland, Benjamin E. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 33; farmer; enl. July 30, 1862; must. 

Aug. 26, 1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 



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Thomas, George N. B. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 18 ; confectioner ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 26, 1862; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; exchanged Nov. 26, 1864; 

wounded Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; must, out May 18, 1865. 
Tileston, Ebenezer B. — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester; 20; clerk; enl. July 31, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; paroled, date not shown; died 

March 12, 1865, Annapolis, Md. 
Tileston, Lemuel — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester; 19; clerk; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862; missing, supposed killed May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. 
Toombs, Elliott L. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 26; bootmaker; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Oct. 22, 1863. 
Veit, Frederick — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 32; bootmaker; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862; killed May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. 
Wares, Franklin — Priv. — Res. Huntington ; 25 ; painter ; transf . June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; must, out June 5, 1865. See Co. "H" 12th Mass. Inf., as Franklin Waires. 
Whiley, James — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 19; painter; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 1862 ; 

must, out July 14, 1865. 
Whittier, Leavitt — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 21 ; marketman ; enl. July 17, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; and Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; 

must, out May 18, 1865. 
Williams, Robert — 2d Lieut. — Res. Dorchester; age — ; britannia worker; comm. Aug. 16, 

1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 1862 ; resigned and disch. Feb. 12, 1863. 
Wright, Theodore S. — Priv. — Res. Pittsfield ; 24; tinner; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; disch. for disability, Feb. 13, 1865, at Petersburg, Va. See Co. "K" 8th Mass. Inf. 

(3 mos.); and Co. "A" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Wy man, George — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 32; stonecutter; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862; killed May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va. 

COMPANY "I" 

Adams, James C. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 21; farmer; enl. and must. July 16, 1863; died of 

disease, July 14, 1864, City Point, Va. 
Alexander, Edmund K. — Priv. — Res. Natick; 18; cordwainer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. 

Aug. 25, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Jany. 30, 1863, Poolesville, Md. 
Allen, William L. — Priv. — Res. Sturbridge ; 24 ; currier ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va.; exchanged Dec. 3, 1864; prisoner 

March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va.; paroled April 4, 1865; must, out June 24, 1865. 

See Co. "F" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Babb, Mark — Priv. — Res. Natick; 25; cordwainer; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 1862; 

disch. for disability, Dec. 16, 1862, Washington, D. C. 
Bacon, Jonathan — Priv. — Res. Natick; 43; stonemason; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; died of disease, Dec. 16, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Balcom, Oscar — Priv. — Res. Wayland ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Barnes, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va., a Corpl.; prisoner, date not shown; exchanged 

Dee. 1, 1864 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Beal, Jesse N. — Priv. — Res. Natick; 27; shoemaker; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "K" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "E" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Beals, William H. — Priv. — Res. Natick; 22; farmer; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va., as Corpl. ; died Feb. 19, 1865, Salisbury, 

N. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Bigelow, Chester A. — Priv. — Res. Dover ; 20 ; musician ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; must, out Feb. 23, 1865. See Co. "H" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Bispham, John R. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 28 ; trader ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Feb. 16, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, a 

Prisoner of War. 
Bleuler, James J. — Priv. — Res. Switzerland ; 28 ; clerk ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; died May 14, 1865, Washington, D. C. See Co. "E" 13th Mass. Inf. 



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Boyden, Stephen A. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 31 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862; disch. July 30, 1863, as Corpl., for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Braithwaite, Thomas — Priv. — Res. England; 27; chemist; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th 

Mass. Inf.; must, out June 22, 1866, while absent wounded. See Co. "H" 13th Mass. 

Inf. 
Brigham, Alfred M. — Corpl. — Res. Milford ; 33; cordwainer; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. 

Aug. 25, 1862; disch. Aug. 14, 1863, for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Brigham, Ephraim H. — Captain — Res. Natick; 40; deputy sheriff; comm. Aug. 19, 1862; 

must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Sept. 5, 1864. 
Brookings, Alphonso W. — Priv. — Res. Natick; 21; cordwainer; enl. July 28, 1862; must. 

Aug 25, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Dec. 30, 1862, Washington, D. C. See V. R. C. 
Brooks, William — Priv. — Res. Natick; 44; morocco dresser ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Brown, Edwin — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 21 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must, out 

June 17, 1865, as Sergt. 
Brown, William H. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Natick; 29; cordwainer; comm. Aug. 19, 1862; must. 

Aug. 25, 1862; comm. Ist Lieut., Sept. 8, 1864; must. March 1, 1865; must, out June 2, 

1865, as 1st Lieut. See Co. "H" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Brummett, John M. — Priv. — Res. Wayland ; 39; farmer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 23, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Bullens, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 23 ; cordwainer ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; must, out July 11, 1865, as of 3d Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C, to which transf. 
Bullens, Lowell S. — Priv. — Res. Natick; 19; cordwainer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Jany. 1, 1863. See Signal Corps, U. S. A. 
Butterfield, Charles B. — Priv. — Res. Natick; 18; cordwainer; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. 

Aug. 25, 1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; 

must, out July 20, 1865. 
Butterfield, John C. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 44 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862; disch. for disability, Feb. 11, 1864, at Washington, D. C. 
Carhart, Henry — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 18 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

missing May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va., as Corpl. ; no further record. 
Carhart, Joseph B. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 27 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Corpl. 
Carr, Joseph C. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 34; cordwainer; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

deserted Sept. 5, 1862, Boxford, Mass. 
Caswell, Perley — Priv. — Res. Natick; 44; carpenter; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 1862; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Chamberlain, Daniel O. — Priv. — Res. Natick; 29; cordwainer; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. 

Aug. 25, 1862 ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Jany. 10, 1865, Salisbury, 

N. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Chase, Seth C. — Priv. — Res. Nantucket ; 30 ; mariner ; transf. June 26, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; died of 

disease, April 3, 1865, Nantucket, Mass. See Co. "I" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Choate, Edward H. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 29 ; hostler ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Dec. 17, 1862, Washington, D. C. 
Clough, William H. H. — Priv. — Res. Natick; 21; cordwainer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. 

Aug. 25, 1862; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va., as Corpl. ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, 

Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 11, 1865; must, out July 20, 1865. 
Colbath, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 18 ; cordwainer ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; died of disease, Dec. 18, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Colbath, George A. — Priv. — Res. Natick; 41; cordwainer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 

1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, Sept. 12, 1863 ; disch. for disability, Dec. 18, 1863, as of Co. "A" 

6th V. R. C, at Washington, D. C. 
Cole, Archibald M. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 41 ; tailor ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Jany. 13, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, a 

Prisoner of War. 
Collins, William — Priv. — Res. Natick; 22; cordwainer; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va., as Corpl. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; 

died of disease, April 6, 1865, Natick, Mass. 



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Conant, Sherman — Corpl. — Res. Natick ; 22 ; student ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

disch. Aug. 17, 1863, for promotion. See OCacer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Cook, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 26 ; shoemaker ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; disch. for disability. May 26, 1865, Washington, D. C. See Co. "D" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Cooper, Newell — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 29 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

disch. lor disability, Jany. 2, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Critcherson, Joseph — Corpl. — Res. Natick ; 37 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862; transf. to V. R. C, Nov. 15, 1863; disch. for disability, June 7, 1865, Washington, 

D. C, as of 58th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Curran, Edward — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 21 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must, out 

June 2, 1865. 
Currier, Charles P. — Sergt. — Res. Natick ; 26 ; cordwainer ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; wounded and prisoner. May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; exchanged Nov. 26, 1864 ; 

disch. for wounds, March 10, 1865, Readville, Mass. 
Currier, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 24 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; wounded May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; 

exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must, out July 20, 1865, as Sergt. 
Dakin, Abel H. — Music. — Res. Natick; 29; cordwainer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; died of disease, Dec. 20, 1863, Kelly's Ford, Va. 
Davis, Charles A, — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 35 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; must, out June 5, 1865. 
Davis, Frank E. — Corpl. — Res. Natick ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Dec. 17, 1862, Washington, D. C. 
Drew, Charles F, — Priv. — Res. Stoneham ; 27 ; shoemaker ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th 

Mass. Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 13th Mass. Inf.; and 

Co. "A" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Dutton, Dana F. — Priv. — Res. Sudbury ; 29 ; farmer ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "H" 13th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "K" 

32d Mass. Inf. 
Esip, Francis — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 21 ; blacksmith ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 26, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Felch, Henry F. — Sergt. — Res. Natick; 23; clerk; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 1862; 

comm. 2d Lieut., Oct. 25, 1863; must. Nov. 18, 1863; wounded Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon 

Railroad, Va. ; comm. 1st Lieut., Sept. 15, 1864; must. Nov. 1, 1864; comm. Captain, 

June 7, 1865; not must. ; must, out June 2, 1865, as 1st Lieut, of Co. "E". 
Felch, Ira H. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 20 ; shoemaker ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. Inf. ; 

disch. March 7, 1865. See Co. "H" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Felch, William F. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 35 ; cordwainer ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; wounded March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va., as Corpl. ; must, out May 18, 1865. 
Finn, James W, — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

drowned Nov. 17, 1862, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal. 
Fiske, John E. — Priv. — Res. Natick; 21; hatter; enl. July 30, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 1862; 

disch. for disability, Feb. 25, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Fogg, George L. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 33 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; died of disease, Nov. 23, 1862, Offutt's Cross Roads, Md. 
Freeman, Charles F. — Music. — Res. Natick; 18; cordwainer; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. 

Aug. 25, 1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Garfield, William H. — Priv. — Rea. Wayland ; 19; cordwainer; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. 

Aug. 25, 1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Gourley, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 30 ; baker ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. Inf. ; 
prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 25, 1865 ; must, out 
June 5, 1865. See Co. "F" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Green, John T. B. — Priv. — Res. South Boston; 18; teamster; transf. July 14, 1864, from 
13th Mass. Inf. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "E" 13th Mass. Inf. ; and 
Co. "A" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Griffin, Jonathan F. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 39 ; cordwainer ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862; disch. for disability, Nov. 21, 1863. 
Hall, Benning, Jr. — Ist Sergt. — Res. Natick ; 36 ; expressman ; enl. July 20, 1862 ; must. 
Aug. 26, 1862; disch. for disability, Feb. 8, 1864, Washington, D. C. 



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Hammond, Charles F. — Priv. — Res. Natick; 28; cordwainer; enl. July 30, 1862; must. 

Aug. 25, 1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, Dec. 9, 1863 ; must, out June 29, 1865, as of 69th Co. 

2d Battln. V. R. C. 

Hancock, Henry — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 23 ; blacksmith ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

wounded May 5, 1864, Wilderness, Va. ; disch. for wounds, Feb. 8, 1865, Washington, D. C. 

Hardy, Simeon — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 27 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March, 1865 ; must, out July 20, 

1865, at Worcester, Mass., as Corpl. 

Hayes, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Natick; 44; cordwainer; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 1862; 

disch. for disability, Nov. 5, 1862, Washington, D. C. 
Hayward, Paul — Priv. — Res. Boxboro ; 34 ; farmer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; must, out May 31, 1865. See Co. "B" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Hazeltine, Warren — - Priv. — Res. Natick ; 30 ; hatter ; enl. and must. July 16, 1863 ; killed Aug. 

19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. 
Hoey, Michael — Priv. — Res. Natick; 26; cordwainer; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 
wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out to date June 22, 1865, while absent 
wounded. 
Hoey, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 36 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 
wounded May 12, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; 
exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Howe, Ansel L. — Priv. — Res. Natick; 18; flagman; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 1862; 

killed in action, Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. 
Jennings, John E. — Priv. — Res. Natick; 31 ; shoemaker; enl. and must. July 25, 1864; transf. 

June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "H" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Jennison, Charles W. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 30 ; cordwainer ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Jones, Nathan — Priv. — Res. Natick; 34; farmer; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 1862; 

disch. for disability, April 4, 1863, Alexandria, Va. 
Kemp, Nathan S. — Priv. — Res. Watertown ; 40 ; shoemaker ; enl. and must. Aug. 2, 1864 ; 
prisoner Dec. 10, 1864, Bellfield, Va. ; paroled Feb. 17, 1865 ; died of disease. May 19, 1865, 
Watertown, Mass. 
King, Albert F. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 22 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, June 25, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Le Baron, David J. — Priv. — Res. Natick; 25; cordwainer; enl. July 30, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 

1862; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Liiley, Richard G. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 33 ; shoemaker ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 
Mass. Inf.; wounded April 1, 1865, Five Forks, Va. ; disch. for wounds, June 17, 1865, 
Washington, D. C. See Co. "E" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Littlefield, George H. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 35 ; cordwainer ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 25, 1862; killed in action, Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. 
Lynch, John — Priv. — Res. Canada; 21 ; seaman; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. Inf. ; 
wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; furloughed from hospl., Bristol, Penna., 
Sept. 19, 1864 ; reported deserted Nov. 4, 1864 ; no further record. See Co. " I " 13th Mass. 
Inf. 
McAuliffe, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Agawam; 21; machinist; transf. June 25, 1864, from 
12th Mass. Inf.; wounded March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va. ; transf. June, 1865, to 
32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "I" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "K" 32d Mass. Inf. 
McCaffrey, James — Priv. — Res. West Roxbury ; 37 ; bootmaker ; enl. and must. Jany. 14, 1864 ; 
reported a deserter from hospl., Washington, D. C, April 30, 1864. Had prior service in 
Co. "K" 25th N. Y. Vols. 
McLain, Charles W. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 28 ; cordwainer ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 
1862; prom. Corpl., June, 1863; Sergt., Sept. 1, 1863 ; 1st Sergt., March 10, 1865; must, 
out June 2, 1865. 
Mann, Francis E, — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 21 ; cordwainer ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; died of disease, Nov. 23, 1862, Offutt's Cross Roads, Md. 
Marsh, William W. — Priv. — Res. Grafton ; 30 ; yeoman ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 
Inf. ; wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; transf. Aug. 25, 1864, from transport 
ATLANTIC, place not found; no further record. See Co. "I" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Mead, Alfred — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 30 ; cordwainer ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 
must, out June 2, 1865. 



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Merrill, Franklin — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 27 ; expressman ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf.; transf. to 32d Mass. Inf., June, 1865. See Co. "K" 12th Mass. Inf.; and 

Co. "K" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Merrill, Stephen — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 36 ; teamster ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

wounded Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; died of wounds, March 3, 1865, Washington, 

D. C. 
Messinger, Charles W. — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 32 ; farmer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; died of disease, Sept. 20, 1864, Alexandria, Va. See Co. " K " 12th Mass Inf. 
Mills, Josiah R. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 44 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

wounded Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; disch. for wounds, Sept. 5, 1865. 
Monahan, Michael — Priv. — Res. Natick; 21; cordwainer; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; prisoner May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; re-captured May 9, 1864 ; wounded June 18, 

1864, Petersburg, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Moore, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Natick; 32; cordwainer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 

1862; transf. to V. R. C, May 12, 1864; must, out June 24, 1865, as of Co. "H" 18th 

V. R. C. a Corpl. 
Morey, Raphael — Priv. — Res. Franklin, Vt. ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. and must. Aug. 2, 1864 ; must. 

out June 2, 1865. 
Morrill, Robert W. — Priv. — Res. Worchester; 24; yeoman; transf. from 12th Mass. Inf., 

June 25, 1864; must, out June 8, 1865. See Co. "D" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Morrison, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 18 ; cordwainer ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; died of disease, Nov. 21, 1862. Offutt's Cross Roads, Md. 
Morse, Curtis — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 18 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

wounded June 3, 1864, Cold Harbor, Va. ; and Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; must, out 

May 25, 1865, while absent wounded. 
Morse, Henry M. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 21 ; blacksmith ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Sept. 12, 1863, Washington, D. C. See Co. "D" 1st Mass. Cav. 
Morse, Horace B. — Corpl. — Res. Natick ; 42 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

disch. May 1, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Moulton, George W. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 33 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; wounded May 12, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Moulton, Otis H. — Priv. — Res. Natick; 31; cordwainer; enl. July 28, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Mulligan, Simon — 1st Lieut. — Res. Natick ; 36 ; trader ; comm. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; resigned and disch. for disability, Sept. 19, 1863. 
Murphy, James — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 19 ; cordwainer ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Newhall, Francis E. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 37 ; cordwainer ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; died of disease, Nov. 25, 1862, Offutt's Cross Roads, Md. 
O'Brien, Cornelius — Priv. — Res. Boston; 18; carpenter; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; reported to have died, Feb. 22, 1865, 

at Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of War. See Co. " I " 12th Mass. Inf. 
O'Brien, Dennis — Priv. — Res. North Natick; 21; shoemaker; enl. and must. Jany. 7, 1864; 

wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; deserted Feb. 28, 1865. Enlisted Feb. 28, 1865, 

under name of Dennis Dwyre, in Co. " B " 121st N. Y. Inf. ; transf. June 25, 1865, to Co." C " 

65th N. Y. Inf. ; must, out July 17, 1865. 
Parlin, William D. — Sergt. — Res. Natick ; 23 ; trader ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

disch. June 22, 1863, for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Pattee, Delavan M. — Priv. — Res. Hanover, N. H. ; 22 ; blacksmith ; transf. June 25, 1864, 

from 12th Mass. Inf. ; must, out June 9, 1865. See Co. "H" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Pearson, James M. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 21; hatter; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

wounded June 18, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; disch. for wounds, Feb. 6, 1865, Washington, D. C, 

as Corpl. 
Perkins, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 29 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Dec. 21, 1862, Washington, D. C. 
Reed, Nathan — Sergt. — Res. Natick ; 43 ; cordwainer ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

transf. to V. R. C, Jany. 5, 1864 ; disch. for disability, June 15, 1865, as of 86th Co. 2d Battln. 

V. R. C. 
Russell, Levi — Priv. — Res. Natick; 43; cordwainer; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 1862; 

transf. to V. R. C, March 23, 1864 ; must, out July 1, 1865, as of Co. " I " 22d V. R. C. 



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Sloper, Charles W. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 18 ; hatter ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Smith, Abiel E. — Priv. — Res. Sherborn ; 30 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; wounded May 12, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, 

Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must, out June 14, 1865. 
Spooner, Lyman A. — Priv. — Res. Natick; 21 ; cordwainer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 

1862; wounded March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Sergt. 
Stearns, Nathan D. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 31 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Feb. 2, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, a 

Prisoner of War. 
Stedman, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 20 ; cordwainer ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; wounded June 18, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; died of wounds, July 10, 1864. 
Stevens, Leonard S. — Priv. — Res. Haverhill ; 21 ; farmer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "K" 12th Mass. Inf. ; Co. "K" 

32d Mass. Inf.; and Co. "F" 17th Mass. Inf. 
Stewart, Samuel — Priv. — Res. New York; 27; carpenter; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th 

Mass. Inf. ; wounded Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; must, out June 26, 1865, while 

absent wounded. See Co. "H" 13th Mass. Inf., as Samuel Steward. 
Stewart, Sylvanus — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 22 ; hatter ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865, as Corpl. 
Stone, Francis C. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 24 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 

woundedM ay 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; died of wounds. May 19, 1864, Washington D. C. 
Taylor, George G. — Priv. — Res. Rutland; 21; shoemaker; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th 

Mass. Inf. ; must, out May 25, 1865. See Co. "I" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "I" 2d R. I. 

Vols. 
Travis, Fayette E. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 20 ; cordwainer ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must, out 

July 20, 1865. 
Travis, Isaac N. — Corpl. — Res. Natick ; 28 ; cordwainer ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862; transf. to V. R. C, Sept. 12, 1863; disch. Nov. 17, 1863, as of 19th Co. 2d Battln. 

V. R. C. 
Tyler, Stearns C. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 27 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; must, out May 30, 1865. 
Tyrell, George H, — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 19 ; cordwainer ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; died of disease, Dec. 18, 1862, Offutt's Cross Roads, Md. 
Wallace, J. William — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 25 ; printer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, March 23, 1864 ; must, out Aug. 19, 1865, as of 7th Co. 2d Battln, 

V. R. C. 
Warren, Samuel P. S. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 18 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; died of disease, Dec. 18, 1862, Offutt's Cross Roads, Md. 
Washburn, Romanzo N. — Priv. — Res. Natick; 23; clerk; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; disch. June 21, 1864, for promotion. See Hospl. Stewards U. S. A. 
Webster, Isaac L. — Music. — Res. Martinsburg, Va. ; 15 ; occu. — ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 

13th Mass. Inf. ; must, out to date Feb. 10, 1865. See Co. "B" 13th Mass, Inf. 
Wentworth, George W. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 27 ; hatter ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Sergt. 
Wheeler, Willis M. — Priv. — Res. Northbridge; 21; mechanic; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "F" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and 

Co. "L" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Whitney, Constant F. — Priv. — Res. Sherborn ; 26 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 25, 1862 ; disch. for disability, March 6, 1863, Boston, Mass. 
Whitney, John — Priv. — Res. Watertown ; 40 ; farmer ; enl. and must. Aug. 2, 1864 ; must, out 

June 2, 1865, Washington, D. C. See Co. "E" 6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Williams, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 28 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled March 2, 1865 ; died March 18, 

1865, Wilmington. N. C. 
Woodward, Caleb — Priv. — Res. Natick; 40; cordwainer; enl. July 30, 1862; must. Aug. 25, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Jany. 30, 1863, Poolesville, Md. 
Woodward, Herman C. — Priv. — Res. Natick; 23; cordwainer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. 

Aug. 25, 1862 ; disch. for disability, April 16, 1863, Washington, D. C. 



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Wright, Lewis — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 25 ; expressman ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 25, 1862 ; 
wounded Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 

COMPANY "K" 

Avery, Michael — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 30; shoemaker; enl. July 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862; 

killed May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. 
Bacon, Jonas — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 19 ; japanner ; enl. July 27, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Dec. 30, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner 

of War. 
Baldwin, Micah B. — Priv. ■ — Res. Woburn ; 28 ; harness maker ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon 

Railroad, Va. ; paroled Feb. 28, 1865 ; must, out May 23, 1865. 
Bancroft, Albert — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. July 27, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Barrett, Albert P. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18 ; printer ; enl. July 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 

wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Barrett, William T. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 24 ; clerk ; enl. July 27, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 

died of disease, Jany. 29, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Boutwell, Asa — Priv. — Res. Woburn; 26; butcher; enl. July 27, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 1862 

disch. for disability. May 5, 1863. 
Bradley, Thomas H. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18 ; japanner ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; wounded March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va. ; must, out May 26, 1865, while 

absent wounded. 
Brannagan, John — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 21 ; blacksmith ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, 

Va. ; died Jany. 19, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Brown, Alvin G. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 20 ; printer ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

must, out May 18, 1865. 
Brown, William P. — Sergt. — Res. Woburn; 21; clerk; enl. July 22, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; must, out June 2, 1865. See Co. "I" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Bryant, Francis M. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; prisoner 

Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Jany. 29, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Bush, Charles — Priv. — Res. Canada ; 25 ; teamster ; enl. and must. Feb. 27, 1864 ; prisoner 

May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; re-captured May 9, 1864 ; wounded April 1, 1865, Five Forks, 

Va. ; must, out July 14, 1865. 
Butler, Moses — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 37 ; currier ; enl. and must. Feb. 25, 1864 ; prisoner 

Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Jany. 11, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Cady, David W. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 25 ; farmer ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, June 18, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Carpenter, Alonzo D. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 32 ; currier ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; wounded April 4, 1865, Appomattox Campaign ; disch. for wounds, June 28, 1865. 
Chase, John — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 22 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 23, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

transf. to V. R. C, Feb. 16, 1864; disch. July 3, 1865, as of Co. "I" 2d V. R. C. 
Choate, William M. — Music. — Res. Woburn ; 19; photographer; enl. July 19, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 12, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Colby, Freeman E. — Priv. — Res. Woburn; 22; farmer; enl. July 22, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Colby, Newton G. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Dec. 29, 1862, Washington, D. C. Served also in the V. R. C, to the 

credit of New Hampshire, from Aug. 19, 1864, to Nov. 14, 1865. 
Colgate, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 19; currier; enl. and must. Dec. 15, 1863 ; prisoner 

Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged May 11, 1865; must, out June 29, 1865. 
Conn, Charles K. — Priv. — Res. Woburn; 20; bookkeeper; enl. July 22, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; prom. Sergt. Major, April 28, 1864 ; wounded and prisoner. May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, 

Va. ; comm. 2d Lieut., July 20, 1864; must. Feb. 2, 1865; paroled prisoner, Oct., 1864; 

comm. Ist Lieut., Dec. 20, 1864; must. March 1, 1865; wounded Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's 

Run, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865, as 1st Lieut, of Co. "G". 
Connoly, Hugh — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 21 ; currier ; enl. July 23, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

died of disease, Nov. 25, 1862, Offutt's Cross Roads, Md. 



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Cronan, Jeremiah — Priv. — Res. Woburn; 36; shoemaker; enl. and must. Aug. 22, 1862; 

deserted Sept. 2, 1862, Boxford, Mass. 
Curry, Robert — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 39 ; shoemaker ; enl. and must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; prisoner 

May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; re-captured May 9, 1864 ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon 

Railroad, Va. ; died Oct. 20, 1864, at Salisbury, N. C, of disease, a Prisoner of War. 
Dean, George Warren — Priv. — Res. Woburn; 22; shoemaker; enl. and must. Dec. 28, 1863; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled Oct. 9, 1864 ; transf . June, 1865, to 

32d Mass. Inf. See 6th Battery Mass. Lt. Arty., as George Dean; and Co. "L" 32d Mass. 

Inf. 
Dean, Joseph G. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 41 ; butcher ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. See Co. "G" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Dean, Joshua H. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; wounded Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Dennett, George H. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

transf. to V. R. C, Feb. 15, 1864 ; re-transf. to 39th Mass. Inf., Aug. 16, 1864 ; prom. Sergt. 

Major, Feb. 1, 1865; wounded March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va. ; comm. 2d Lieut., 

April 3, 1865 ; not must. ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Sergt. Major. 
Dennett, Robert M. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 23 ; salesman ; enl. and must. Nov. 19, 1863 ; 

wounded March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va., as Corpl. ; died of wounds, April 12, 1865, 

Washington, D. C. See Co. "F" 22d Mass. Inf. 
Doherty, Peter — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 21 ; japanner ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; died of wounds, May 19, 1864, Washington, 

D. C. 
Doherty, Philip — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18 ; currier; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; and Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; must. 

out May 15, 1865. 
Doorley, James — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 33 ; teamster ; enl. July 27, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; disch. for disability, Feb. 18, 1865. 
Downing, Jonathan P. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 27 ; butcher ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Drown, Samuel H. — Corpl. — Res. Woburn ; 28 ; japanner ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, April 27, 1863, Philadelphia, Penna. 
Earle, Anthony — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; 24 ; clerk ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf.; disch. Jany. 5, 1865, for promotion. See Co. "E" 12th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "H" 

61st Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Eaton, Cyrus A. — Priv. — Res. Woburn; 38; shoemaker; enl. July 31, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; died of wounds. May 29, 1864, Washington, 

D. C. 
Eaton, Parker — Corpl. — Res. Woburn ; 35 ; currier ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Edgecomb, Noah — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 43 ; carpenter ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, Sept. 12, 1863 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as of Co. " D " 7th V. R. C. 
Finn, Michael — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18 ; baker ; enl. and must. Dec. 8, 1863 ; prisoner May 8, 

1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; died Oct. 3, 1864, Danville, Va., a Prisoner of War. 
Flint, Thomas W. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18 ; currier ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Flynn, John — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 30 ; laborer ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

deserted Sept. 7, 1862, Philadelphia, Penna. 
Foster, Irving — Priv. — Res. Woburn; 21; currier; enl. July 24, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 1862; 

killed June 18, 1864, Petersburg, Va. 
Fowle, George E. — Corpl. — Res. Woburn; 25; carpenter; enl. July 21, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; comm. 2d Lieut., Jany. 15, 1865; not must. ; wounded Feb. 6, 1865, Hatcher's Run, 

Va. ; must, out May 18, 1865, while absent wounded, a Sergt. 
Garfield, Joseph W. — Music. — Res. Lynn ; 23 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Garrigan, John — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 29 ; currier ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

disch. for disability, Oct. 26, 1862, Washington, D. C. 
Gilcreast, John — Sergt. — Res. Woburn ; 29 ; painter ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; disch. for wounds, March 7, 1865, Washington, 

D. C, a 1st Sergt. 



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Gilligan, James R. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 38 ; boot crimper ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf.; disch. for disability, Dec. 12, 1864, Washington, D. C. See Co. "H" 

12th Mass. Inf. 
Gleason, Albert — Priv. — Res. North Woburn ; 18 ; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 18, 1863 ; must. Sept. 20, 

1863 ; wounded June 18, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; disch. May 16, 1865, for wounds. 
Harris, Otis S. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18; shoemaker; enl. July 21. 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Haskins, William H. — Priv. — Res. Woburn; 21; cabinet maker; enl. July 23, 1862; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, "Va. ; died of wounds. May 31, 1864, 

Washington, D. C. 
Hemmenway, Elbert O. — Priv. — Res. Pittsfield ; 29 ; harness maker ; transf. June 25, 1864, 

from 12th Mass. Inf. ; prisoner Dec. 11, 1864, near Nottoway River, Va. ; died Jany. 1, 1865, 

Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of War. See Co. "K" 8th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and Co. "H" 

12th Mass. Inf. 
Hooper, Samuel T. — Corpl. — Res. Woburn ; 24 ; currier ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; escaped April 12, 1865 ; must, out 

June 2, 1865. 
Hoskins, Edward — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Jany. 1, 1864 ; prisoner 

Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled Oct. 9, 1864 ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. 

Inf. See Co. "A" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Houghton, Edward J. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 19 ; mariner ; enl. July 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; transf. to Navy, April 19, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 
Howard, Henry — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 36 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 20, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; disch. for disability, July 6, 1863, Philadelphia, Penna. See Co. "B" 59th Mass. 

Inf. 
Hutchins, Samuel M. — Priv. — Res. Carlisle; 21; farmer; transf. June 25, 1864, from 

12th Mass. Inf. ; transf. to V. R. C, March 15, 1865 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 15, 1865, aa 

of 112th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. See Co. "H" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Ingerson, Nathaniel — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 41 ; ehoemaker ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Nov. 13, 1862, Washington, D. C. 
Johnson, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18; clerk; enl. July 21, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865, as Corpl. 
Jones, William H. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 31 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 27, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled March 20, 1865 ; must, out 

June 2, 1865. 
Kingsbury, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 33 ; peddler ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled March 20, 1865 ; must, out 

June 22, 1865. 
Lapierre, Alfred — Priv. — Res. Canada ; 23 ; mariner ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; escaped April 25, 1865 ; transf. June, 

1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 13th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "A" 32d Mass. Inf. 
LeBaron, William H. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 19 ; iron founder ; enl. July 23, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Leslie, Albert S. — Sergt. — Res. Woburn ; 26 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865, as 1st Sergt. See Co. "C" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Leslie, James F. — Priv. — Res. Woburn; 21; clerk; enl. July 21, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 1862; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged Nov. 25, 1864 ; must, out June 2, 

1865. 
Libby, James C. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 36 ; drover ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

wounded June 18, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; transf. to V. R. C, date not shown ; must, out 

June 26, 1865, as of Co. "F" 9th V. R. C. 
Linscott, Andrew R. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. July 23, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Corpl. 
Linscott, Charles F. — Corpl. — Res. Woburn ; 20; clerk; enl. July 27, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; disch. May 30, 1865, for promotion. See Officer U. S. Col. Troops. 
Linscott, George W. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. July 27, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Linscott, Joslah P. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18 ; mariner ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; transf. to V. R. C, March 6, 1864; must, out to date June 30, 1865, as of Co. "F" 

20th V. R. C. 



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Lombard, Richard — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 33 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865 ; must, out 

June 2, 1865. 
McCarthy, John — Priv. — Res. Woburn; 35; shoemaker; enl. July 19, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; and Feb. 7, 1865, near Hatcher's Run, Va. ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
McCarthy, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 24 ; shoemaker ; enl. and must. Dec. 26, 1863 ; 

wounded May 24, 1864, North Anna River, Va. ; transf. to V. R. C, date not shown ; disch. 

for disability, June 23, 1865, as of 39th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. 
McDevitt, William — Sergt. — Res. Woburn ; 19 ; currier ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; comm. 2d Lieut., Sept. 15, 1864; must. 

Feb. 2, 1865 ; comm. 1st Lieut., April 3, 1865 ; not must. ; must, out June 2, 1865, as 2d Lieut. 

of Co. "C". See Co. "F" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
McFeeley, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 20 ; carpenter ; enl. July 23, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Sergt. 
McGoff, James — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 25 ; currier ; enl. and must. Dec. 28, 1863 ; wounded 

May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; must, out June 30, 1865, while absent wounded. 
McGuire, John — Priv. — Res. — ; 21; shoemaker; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; escaped March, 1865 ; must, out 

June 20, 1865. See Co. "C" 13th Mass. Inf. 
McKenna, William — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 43 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; deserted May 25, 1863, Washington, D. C. 
Mahoney, Timothy — Corpl. — Res. Woburn; 41; shoemaker; enl. July 20, 1862; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 12, 1865 ; 

must, out June 2, 1865. 
Marran, Thomas — Teamster — Res. Woburn ; 24 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; piisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Oct. 24, 1864, of disease, 

at Annapolis, Md. 
Mead, John A. — Priv. — Res. Acton ; 19 ; student ; enl. July 23, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

prisoner Oct. 10, 1863, near Rapidan River, Va. ; paroled March 18, 1864 ; must, out June 2, 

1865. 
Moore, Rufus C. — Priv. — Res. Natick; 35; shoemaker; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; must, out Feb. 14, 1865. See Co. "H" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Morrill, David W. — Priv. — Res. Maine ; 20 ; farmer ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled Oct. 9, 1864 ; must, out June 22, 

1865. See Co. "D" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Murray, Hugh — Priv. — Res. Wilmington ; 44 ; farmer ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

transf. to V.R.C., March 16, 1864; must, out July 5, 1865, as Corpl. of Co. "K"6thV. R. C. 
Murray, Sylvester — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; wounded May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; transf. to V. R. C, Jany., 1865 ; disch. April 12, 

1865, as of 131st Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Norris, Wilbur F. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 28 ; shoemaker ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf.; transf. April 13, 1865, to V. R. C. ; must, out July 10, 1865, as of Co. "F"20thV.R. C. 

See Co. "H" 13th Mass. Inf. 
O'Brien, William — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 29 ; mariner ; enl. July 27, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; disch. June 2, 1865. 
O'Connor, Cornelius — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18 ; currier ; enl. and must. Dec. 29, 1863 ; wounded 

May 14, 1864, near Spottsylvania, Va. ; transf. to V. R. C, April 27, 1865; must, out Aug. 

12, 1865, as of 23d Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C, while absent wounded. See U. S. Navy. 
O'Donald, Edward — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 35 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 10, 1865; must, out 

June 2, 1865. 
O'Donald, Owen — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 33 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

deserted Sept. 6, 1862, Boston, Mass. 
Parker, Theodore M. — Priv. — Res. Woburn; 20; mason; enl, July 28, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; wounded Aug. 17, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Parker, T. Marvin — Corpl. — Res. Woburn ; 24 ; clerk ; enl. July 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

transf. to V. R. C, date not shown ; disch. July 14, 1865, as of 17th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Parks, Charles T. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 37 ; currier ; enl. July 27, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; disch. for disability. May 2, 1864, Boston, Mass. 



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Parks, Peter, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 33 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Jany. 27, 1865, Salisbury, N. C, 

a Prisoner of War. 
Persons, Herbert J. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. and must. Dec. 23, 1863 ; transf. 

June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "A" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Persons, Oscar — 1st Sergt. — Res. Woburn ; 24 ; silversmith ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; comm. 2d Lieut., Feb. 4, 1863; must. Feb. 19, 1863; disch. for disability, Oct. 24, 

1863, as 2d Lieut, of Co. "D". See Co. "I" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Phillips, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. Auburn ; 25 ; shoemaker ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th 

Mass. Inf. ; transf. to V. R. C, Aug. 6, 1864 ; disch. to date Aug. 12, 1865, as of 19th Co. 

2d Battln. V. R. C. See Co. "H" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Pollard, George F. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

killed May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va., as Corpl. 
Poole, Ruf us F. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 23 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Ramsdell, Julius F. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18 ; currier ; enl. and must. Dec. 15, 1863 ; prisoner 

Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled Oct. 9, 1864 ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. 

Inf. See Co. "A" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Reddy, George H, — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18 ; stiffening cutter ; enl. and must. Dec. 26, 1863 ; 

wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; deserted July 27, 1864, from hospl.. New Haven, 

Conn. 
Reed, Moses D. — Priv. — Res. Woburn; 28; shoemaker; enl. July 29, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged Feb. 25, 1865 ; died of 

disease, March 8, 1865, Annapolis, Md. 
Richardson, Albert H. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18 ; occu. — ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; wounded May 12, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, 

Va. ; exchanged March 12, 1865 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Richardson, Alonzo L, — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18 ; butcher ; enl. and must. Dec. 29, 1863 ; 

disch. for disability, July 11, 1865. 
Richardson, John I. — Captain — Res. Woburn ; 44 ; mason ; comm. July 22, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; disch. for disability, March 29, 1864. 
Richardson, Samuel, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 29 ; carpenter ; enl. July 20, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; wounded May 12, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon 

Railroad, Va. ; exchanged March 12, 1865; died of disease, March 23, 1865, at Annapolis, 

Md., a Corpl. 
Riley, John O. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 35 ; laborer ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22. 1862 ; 

transf. to V. R. C, Jany. 9, 1864; re-transf. to 39th Mass. Inf., Feb. 19, 1864; prisoner 

May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; re-captured May 9, 1864 ; wounded June 18, 1864, Petersburg, 

Va. ; and March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va. ; must, out June 27, 1865, while absent 

wounded. 
Rogers, Charles — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 24 ; blacksmith ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. " C " 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) , as Stephen 

M. Clark; Co. "D" 12th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. " M" 32d Mass. Inf., as Charles Rogers. 
Rowland, Miles — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 22 ; coachman ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

wounded June 18, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; 

died Dec. 15, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Sanborn, Orin — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 26 ; gas pipe maker ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Corpl. 
Sawyer, Augustus T. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 36 ; printer ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; killed May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. 
Scott, Charles — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 29 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

prisoner Aug. 18, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Oct. 17, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner 

of War. 
Searls, Loring — Corpl. — Res. Woburn; 36; shoemaker; enl. July 28, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Shaw, William L. — Priv. — Res. Lowell ; 36 ; mechanic ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf. ; disch. for disabUity, July 18, 1864. See Co. "D" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Shehan, John H. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18 ; teamster ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; wounded May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, 

Va. ; paroled March 20, 1865 ; must, out May 23, 1865. 



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Shehan, Timothy — ^ Priv. — Res. Woburn; 44; carpenter; enl. July 22, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; died of disease, March 10, 1864, Mitchell's Station, Va. 
Silver, Manuel — Priv. — Res. Calif. ; 32 ; seaman ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. Inf. ; 

disch. for disability, Sept. 12, 1864, Portsmouth Grove, R. I. See Co. "H" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Smith, Frederick M. — Priv. — Res. Woburn; 23; trader; enl. July 27, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 16, 1863. 
Spokesfield, Ferdinand — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. July 23, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; wounded and prisoner, Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; paroled Aug. 22, 1864 ; 

disch. for wounds, Feb. 4, 1865. 
Spoonhaltz, August — Priv. — Res. Germany ; 25 ; tailor ; transf. July 14, 1864, from 13th Mass. 

Inf. ; wounded March 31, 1865, White Oak Road, Va. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. 

See Co. "H" 13th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "A" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Sprague, George A. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18 ; shoe cutter ; enl. and must. Dec. 23, 1863 ; 

prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; died Oct. 25, 1864, Salisbury, N. C, a Prisoner 

of War. 
Stagles, William E. — Priv. — Res. Woburn; 19; barber; enl. July 29, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, May 5, 1863, Portsmouth Grove, R. I. 
Stowers, William C. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 18 ; printer ; enl. and must. Feb. 25, 1864 ; transf. 

June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "A" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Tabor, Newell Z. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 30 ; japanner ; enl. and must. Jany. 5, 1864 ; wounded 

May 10, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; transf. June, 1865, to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 

5th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.) ; and Co. "D" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Thompson, Abijah, 2d — Sergt. — Res. Woburn ; 39 ; trader ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865. 
Tidd, Luke R. — 1st Lieut. — Res. Woburn ; 39 ; shoe manufacturer ; comm. July 22, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; prisoner Aug. 19, 1864, Weldon Railroad, Va. ; exchanged Feb. 23, 1865 ; 

comm. Captain, April 3, 1865 ; not must. ; must, out June 2, 1865, as 1st Lieut. 
Waite, Silas — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 26 ; farmer ; enl. July 27, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; killed 

May 8, 1864, Laurel Hill, Va. 
Walker, Louis M. — Priv. — Res. Woburn; 19; shoemaker; enl. and must. Jany. 5, 1864; 

wounded June 18, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; died of wounds, June 30, 1864, Washington, D. C. 
Warren, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 23 ; carpenter ; enl. July 27, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; died of disease, Dec. 26, 1863, Culpepper, Va. 
Warren, William P. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 26 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 2, 1865, as Corpl. 
West, Francis — Priv. — Res. Medford; 22; farmer; enl. and must. Jany. 21, 1864; died of 

disease, July 25, 1864, City Point, Va. 
Wilson, James — Priv. — Res. Charlestown ; 35; hostler; enl. Aug. 19, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, March 4, 1863, Philadelphia, Penna. 
Wilson, Orville A. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; 24; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, Oct. 23, 1862, at Washington, D. C. 
Wyman, Luke F. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Woburn ; 27 ; shoemaker ; comm. July 22, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862; comm. 1st Lieut., March 30, 1864; must. April 14, 1864; prisoner May 8, 

1864, Laurel Hill, Va. ; re-captured May 9, 1864 ; wounded June 18, 1864, Petersburg, Va. ; 

must, out May 8, 1865, to date Feb. 18, 1865, as 1st Lieut, of Co. "H", for promotion. See 

Co. "I" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and Officer U. S. Vols. 

UNASSIGNED 

Gooley, Michael — Priv. — Res. Natick ; 27 ; cordwainer ; enl. and must. Jany. 7, 1864 ; deserted 

Feb. 4, 1864, from furlough. 
Fitzgerald, James — Priv. — Res. — ; 34 ; tailor ; enl. and must. Dec. 2, 1863 ; disch. Dec. 20, 

1863. 
Kersey, Harrison D. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 18 ; clerk ; transf. June 25, 1864, from 12th Mass. 

Inf., as Prisoner of War; exchanged May 11, 1865; must, out Aug. 2, 1865. See Co. "C" 

12th Mass. Inf. 
Hyatt, James — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 29 ; barber ; enl. and must. Feb. 6, 1864 ; deserted April 2, 

1864, Galloup's Island, Boston Harbor. 
Stewart, George A. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 22 ; chemist ; enl. and must. March 9, 1864 ; ap- 
pointed Hospl. Steward same day, and transf. to 32d Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 9th Mass. 

Inf. ; Co. "C" 32d Mass. Inf. ; and Non Com. Staff 32d Mass. Inf. 



FORTIETH REGIMENT MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEER 

INFANTRY 

Three Years 

The 40th Regt. Mass. Vol. Inf. was recruited at Camp Edwin M. Stanton, Lynnfield, 
in August, 1862, Lieut. Col. Joseph A. Dalton being in command during the recruiting 
period. The companies were mustered in on various dates from August 22 to September 5. 
Major Burr Porter, U. S. A., who had won distinction while serving on the staff of Gen. 
John C. Fremont, was commissioned colonel, but did not join the regiment until after its 
arrival in Washington, Sept. 11, 1862. Here the 40th occupied Fort Ethan Allen near 
Chain Bridge, and during the fall and winter did guard and picket duty near Miner's 
Hill, Mills' Cross Roads, and Hunter's Chapel. During this period it was attached to 
Cowdin's (2d) Brigade, Abercrombie's Division. About Mar. 4, Col. Porter succeeded 
Col. Cowdin in command of the 2d Brigade, and Lieut. Col. Dalton took command of 
the regiment. 

On April 15, 1863, the 40th was ordered to Alexandria, Va., and there took transport 
for Suffolk, which city was menaced by a Confederate force under Gen. Longstreet. Here 
as a part of Keyes' (4th) Corps it took part in several reconnaissances prior to May 4, 
on which date, the siege having been raised, the regiment was ordered to West Point, Va., 
where it arrived May 7. 

After various movements in the vicinity of Yorktown, Williamsburg, Jamestown, 
and White House Landing, the regiment proceeded to Baltimore Cross Roads. Near 
this place on the night of July 2 it was engaged but without loss. Having advanced to 
within 15 miles of Richmond the regiment returned to Yorktown where it took transport 
for Washington. From here it was sent immediately to Frederick, Md., arriving July 11. 
Temporarily attached to the 11th Corps it joined in the pursuit of Lee into Virginia. 

Early in August it was again detached and ordered back to Alexandria where on the 
7th it embarked for Charleston, S. C, arriving on the 13th at Folly Island, and going 
into the trenches in front of Fort Wagner. Here during the days immediately following 
the regiment lost one officer, Lieut. Webb, killed and five men wounded. On Nov. 10 
Col. Guy V. Henry took command, and immediately afterward the regiment took part 
in an expedition to Kraivah and Seabrook Islands, returning to Folly Island where it 
remained until Jany. 16, 1864, when it took transport for Hilton Head, S. C. 

At Hilton Head it was reorganized as a regiment of mounted infantry, and on Feb, 4 
embarked for Jacksonville, Fla. Here the 40th became a part of the so-called Light 
Brigade, having associated with it the Independent Battalion of Massachusetts Cavalry 
(Go's. "I", "K", "L", and "M" 1st Regt. Mass. Cav.), and Baty. "B" 1st U. S. Art., 
Col. Henry being in command as acting brigadier. 

The Florida campaign which followed lasted from Feb. 8, when the advance began, 
until about Mar. 20, and was marked by engagements at St. Mary's Creek, Feb. 10, Olustee, 
Feb. 20, and Cedar Run, Mar. 1. The Light Brigade was then broken up and the 40th 
became an infantry regiment again. It now proceeded by transports to Hilton Head 
and thence to Gloucester Point, Va. Here it was assigned to Henry's (1st) Brigade. 
On May 6, it reached Bermuda Hundred, now being organized as a part of AKord's (1st) 

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Brigade, Turner's (2d) Division, Gillmore's (10th) Corps. May 9 the regiment pro- 
ceeded with the 2d Division to Chester Station, an important railroad junction between 
Richmond and Petersburg, to assist in destroying the station buildings and railroad at 
that place, but was ordered to Swift Creek, near Arrowfield Church, in support of Heck- 
man's Brigade of the 18th Corps on the afternoon of the same day. Three days later it 
joined in the advance of the Army of the James toward Richmond and on the morning 
of May 16 participated in the battle of Drury's Bluff, losing 10 killed, 42 wounded, and 
22 missing. The killed and most of the wounded were left on the field. Four days later, 
May 20, the regiment was engaged near Bermuda Hundred in repulsing a Confederate 
attack on the Union picket line, losing six killed and 16 wounded. 

On May 28 the regiment was sent by transport to White House arriving on the 30th. 
Here it was attached to Smith's (18th) Corps as a part of Henry's (3d) Brigade, Brooks' 
(1st) Division. Joining the Army of the Potomac near Cold Harbor, June 1, it was 
immediately ordered into action losing Lieut. Col. Marshall and 11 men killed and a large 
number wounded. It participated in the general assault on the Confederate lines on the 
morning of June 3 losing 10 killed and many wounded. On the 12th it was withdrawn 
from the Cold Harbor lines and transferred via White House, Bermuda Hundred, and 
Point of Rocks to the front of Petersburg. On the 15th in conjunction with Wild's 
Division of colored troops it drove the Confederates into the main line of fortifications 
at Petersburg. Posted on the extreme Union right near the Appomattox River, it assisted 
in the repulse of Hagood's Confederate Brigade June 24, suffering slight loss. On the 
east front of Petersburg, in the Bermuda Hundred lines, and in the vicinity of Fort 
Harrison north of the James the regiment was actively engaged during the summer, fall, 
and early winter of 1864. In December the 40th became a part of Roberts' (3d) Brigade, 
Devens' (3d) Division, Gibbon's (24th) Corps. In March, 1865, the brigade was sent 
to Fredericksburg where it did provost duty for a short time and assisted in destroying 
the railroad to Richmond near Hamilton's Crossing. Another expedition up the Yeo- 
comico River to Kinsale Landing was made later the same month. On March 26 the 
regiment returned to Signal Hill on the Richmond front where it remained until after 
the city fell. It was one of the first Union regiments to enter the city on the morning 
of April 3 after the evacuation. It now camped in various places near Richmond for 
about five weeks — on Mayo's plantation, on the Benson estate near Manchester, and 
elsewhere. On June 17 it was mustered out of the service and started for Massachusetts. 
June 21 found the regiment at Readville, Mass., where it remained in camp until its final 
payment and discharge, June 30. 



FORTIETH REGIMENT MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEER 

INFANTRY 

Three Years' Service 
field and staff 

Burr Porter — Colonel — Res. New York ; 31 ; occu. — ; coram. Sept. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 9, 
1862; resigned and disch. July 21, 1863. See F. & S. 1st Battln. Mass. Cav. (26th N, Y. 
Cav.) ; and F. & S. 3d Mass. Cavalry. Had prior service as an Officer U. S. Vols. 

Guy V. Henry — Colonel — Res. — ; 24; soldier; comm. Oct. 28, 1863; must. Nov. 9, 1863; 
must, out and hon. disch. to date June 30, 1865. Brevet Major U. S. A., to date Feb, 20, 
1864 ; Lieut. Colonel, U. S. A., to date Sept. 29, 1864 ; Brig. General U. S. Vols., to date 
Oct. 25, 1864 ; and Colonel U. S. A., to date March 13, 1865. Medal of Honor man — date 
of action, June 1, 1864, Cold Harbor, Va. — " Led the assaults of his brigade upon the enemy's 
works, where he had two horses shot under him." Had prior and subsequent services as an 
Officer in the Regular Army. 

Joseph A. Dalton — Major — Res. Salem ; 47 ; tanner ; comm. Major, Aug. 20, 1862 ; not must. ; 
comm. Lieut. Colonel, Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 4, 1862 ; disch. Jany. 25, 1864, for dis- 
ability. See Salem Cadets. 

A. Parker Browne — Ist Lieut. & Adjutant — Res. Salem ; 27 ; clerk ; comm. 1st Lieut., Aug. 25, 

1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; comm. Major, Aug. 26, 1863 ; must. Oct. 9, 1863 ; resigned and 
disch. March 5, 1864. See Salem Cadets. 

Edward Hitchings — 1st Lieut. & Qr. Master — Res. Saugus ; 55 ; shoe manufacturer ; comm. 1st 

Lieut. & Qr. Master, Aug. 25, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; resigned and disch., July 24, 1863, 

as 1st Lieut, of Co. "G". 
Oliver E. Brewster — Surgeon — Res. Pittsfield ; 46 ; physician ; comm. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 8, 1862 ; resigned and disch. Oct. 4, 1863. 
Samuel L. Dutton — Surgeon — Res. Chelmsford ; 28 ; physician ; comm. March 1, 1864 ; must. 

April 3, 1864; resigned and disch. May 11, 1865. See F. & S. 1st Mass. Hy. Artillery. 
Jonathan Cass — Asst. Surgeon — Res. Great Barrington ; 37 ; physician ; comm. Sept. 2, 1862 ; 

must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; resigned and disch., July 27, 1863, for disability. 
Paul C. Garvin — Asst. Surgeon — Res. Boston; 27; physician; comm. Oct. 6, 1863 ; must. Oct. 12, 

1863 ; disch. May 25, 1864, to accept promotion. See F. & S. 51st Mass. Inf. (9 mos.) ; and 
F. & S. 4th Mass. Cavalry. 

Charles F. P. Hildreth — Asst. Surgeon — Res. Concord, N. H. ; 32; physician; comm. Asst. 

Surgeon, Sept. 23, 1864; must. Sept. 25, 1864; comm. Surgeon, May 19, 1865; must. 

May 31, 1865; disch. June 16, 1865. See Officer U. S. Navy. 
Ephraim C. Merriam — Asst. Surgeon — Res. Lunenburg ; 25 ; physician ; comm. May 6, 1864 ; 

must. May 26, 1864 ; resigned and disch. July 7, 1864. 
Andrew M. Smith — Asst. Surgeon — Res. Williamstown ; 35; physician; comm. Asst. Surgeon, 

Sept. 2, 1862; must. Sept. 8, 1862; comm. Surgeon, Oct. 4, 1863; must. Nov. 1, 1863; 

disch. March 1, 1864. 
J. Henry Thayer — Chaplain — Res. Salem; age — ; clergyman; comm. Sept. 17, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 23, 1862 ; resigned May 15, 1863. 
Augustus M. Haskell — Chaplain — Res. Salem; 31; clergyman; comm, Sept. 11, 1863; must. 

Oct. 9, 1863 ; resigned March 6, 1864. 
Edward Barker — Chaplain — Res. Lincoln ; 41 ; clergyman ; comm. Nov. 6, 1864 ; must. Nov. 25, 

1864 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 

NON-COMMISSIONED STAFF 

Jesse J. Underhill — Commy. Sergt. — Res. Charlestown ; 28 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. 
Sept. 4, 1862, as Commy. Sergt. ; comm. Ist Lieut., Feb. 26, 1863 ; must. May 1, 1863, and 
apptd. Regtl. Qr. Master ; comm. Captain, Nov. 24, 1864 ; must. Dec. 28, 1864 ; must, out 
June 16, 1865, as Captain of Co. "F". 

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FORTIETH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 109 

COMPANY "A" 

Alden, William C. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 21 ; shoemaker ; eul. Aug. 21, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862; transf. to V. R. C, Feb. 16. 1864; disch. July 14, 1865, as of Co. "H" 1st V. R. C. 

See Co. "H" 3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Andrews, Gustavus G. — Priv. — Res. Lakeville; 23; carpenter; enl. Aug. 19, 1862; must. 

Aug. 23, 1862; wounded at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864; disch. Jany. 4, 1865, for dis- 
ability. 
Andrews, Stephen F, — Priv. — Res. Sturbridge; 21; armorer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

Aug. 23, 1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Arthur, James S. — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 25 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; transf. Jany. 15, 1864, to V. R. C. ; re-enlist. Aug. 24, 1864 ; disch. Nov. 18, 1865, as 

Sergt. Major of 6th Regt. V. R. C. 
Ashley, Charles C. — Priv. — Res. Lakeville ; 23 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Atkins, Samuel S. — Priv. — Res. Lowell; 40; millman ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; wounded May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va. ; disch. for disability, May 23, 

1865, at Worcester, Mass. 
Baker, Henry — Priv. — Res. Saugus ; 33 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; 

disch. Dec. 16, 1862, for disability. 
Barrett, Richmond — Priv. — Res. Southbridge ; 24 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 23, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
Blanchard, William W. — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater; 30; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; 

must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; died Aug. 19, 1864, of disease, at Fort Monroe, Va. 
Bowley, William — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 

23, 1882 ; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Bragg, Elisha — Priv. — Res. Saugus ; 32 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; 

transf. Dec. 16, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. July 7, 1865, as of 173d Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Brown, John T. — Priv. — Res. Newburyport ; 26 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862; disch. May 25, 1864, for disability, at Portsmouth Grove, R. I. See Co. "B" 

40th N. Y. Vols. 
Buck, William S. — 1st Sergt. — Res. Cambridge ; 22 ; clerk ; enl. and must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; 

apptd. Commy. Sergt., Oct. 8, 1863, and transf. to Non Com. Staff; comm. 1st Lieut., 

Feb. 18, 1865; must. May 16, 1865; must, out June 16, 1865, as 1st Lieut, of Co. 

Burbank, David — Priv. — Res. Haverhill ; painter ; 33 ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; 

disch. Jany. 29, 1864, for disability, at Boston, Mass. 
Cash, Abraham S. — Priv. — Res. Harwich; 21; seaman; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; disch. June 9, 1865, from genl. hospl., York, Penna. 
Caswell, Alpheus P. — Priv. — Res. Raynham ; 35; farmer; enl. Aug. 19, 1862; must. Aug. 23, 

1862; disch. May 18, 1865, from genl. hospl., Readville, Mass. 
Chase, Kelley, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Dennis ; 45 ; seaman ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; 

died Oct. 1, 1864, of disease, at Portsmouth, Va. 
Conklin, Christopher C. — Priv. — Res. Newburyport ; 32 ; hatter ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 23, 1862 ; killed Feb. 10, 1864, at St. Mary's Creek, Fla., as Sergt. 
Cooper, Francis A. — Priv. — Res. Sturbridge; 40; shoe cutter; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

Aug. 23, 1862; transf. to V. R. C, May 3. 1864; disch. June 29, 1865, for disability, as of 

Co. "C" 3d V. R. C. 
Copp, Warren P. — Priv. — Res. Saugus ; 27 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; 

wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; disch. Feb. 16, 1865, for wounds, at Washington, 

D. C. 
Corcoran, Jeremiah J. — Priv. — Res. Hingham ; 28 ; currier ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; wounded June 5, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; died June 10, 1864, of wounds. See Co. 

"I" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Cropley, Peter — Priv. — Res. Newburyport ; 39 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; transf. April 8, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. Oct. 18. 1864, for disability, as of 105th Co. 

2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Crosby, Edmund — Priv. — Res. East Brewster ; 28 ; seaman ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; taken prisoner, March 1, 1864, at Cedar Run, Fla. ; died Aug. 25, 1864, at Anderson- 

ville, Ga., a Prisoner of War. 



110 FORTIETH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Cushman, Nelson — Music. — Res. North Bridgewater ; 43 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

must. Aug. 23, 1862; promoted Prin. Music, May 1, 1863, and transf. to Non Com. Staff; 

must, out June 16, 1865, with Non Com. Staff. 
De Silver, Jose C. — Priv. — Res. Yarmouth ; 36 ; seaman ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; disch. Nov. 10, 1863, for disability, at FoUy Island, S. C. 
Dizer, Francis H, — Priv. — Res. Saugus; 29; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Downing, Edwin H. — Priv. — Res. Saugus ; 21 ; photographer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Dunham, Arad R. — Priv. — Res. Lakeville ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 

23, 1862; apptd. Corpl., date not shown; wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla., as 

Sergt. ; comm. 2d Lieut., May 29, 1865; not must.; must, out June 16, 1865, as Ist 

Sergt. 
Eaton, Henry A. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 23 ; peddler ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Eccleston, George N. — Priv. — Res. Southbridge; 22; weaver; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

Aug. 23, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Fales, Gilman W. — Priv. — Res. Thomaston, Maine ; 24 ; farmer ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 23, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Fales, Lauriston G. — Priv. — Res. Brighton ; 28 ; carpenter ; enl. July 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862; disch. April 21, 1864, for disability, at Boston, Mass. 
Foster, Otis A. — Priv. — Res. Saugus ; 25 ; mason ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; died 

Sept. 27, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C, as Sergt. 
Gififord, Jonathan — Priv. — Res. Harwich ; 30 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; 

taken prisoner, March 1, 1864, at Cedar Run, Fla. ; died Aug. 1, 1864, of disease, at Ander- 

sonville, Ga., a Prisoner of War. 
Green, Joseph — Priv. — Res. South Boston; 34; teamster; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; disch. April 27, 1863, for disability, at Boston, Mass. 
Hale, Nahum C. — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater; 37; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

Aug. 23, 1862 ; died Oct. 12, 1862, of disease, at Fort Ethan Allen, Va. 
Hall, Cyrus — Priv. — Res. Dennis ; 28 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; 

disch. Dec. 12, 1862, for disability. 
Hall, Enoch F. — Priv. — Res. Dennis ; 21 ; seaman ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. See U. S. Navy. 
Hall, Russell S. — Priv. — Res. Dennis; 31; seaman; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; must. Aug. 23, 1862; 

disch. Dec. 15, 1862, for disability. 
Hart, John J. — Priv. — Res. Lowell ; 28 ; painter ; enl. July 16, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23. 1862 ; 

disch. Oct. 16, 1862, for disability, as Sergt. 
Hayden, Albert W. — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater ; IS ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 23, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Hewes, Edward B. — Priv. — Res. Salisbury; 22; teacher; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; kUled May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. 
Hobbs, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. Saugus ; 29 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; disch. Nov. 29, 1862, for disability, at Washington, D. C. 
Hooper, Ansley — Priv. — Res. Newburyport ; 20 ; carriage maker ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 23, 1862 ; disch. Oct. 30, 1863, for disability, at Folly Island, S. C. Correct name Ainsley 

R. Hooper. 
Horton, William E. — Priv. — Res. Southbridge ; 31 ; dresser ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; disch. June 20, 1865, at Boston, Mass. 
Jaquith, Charles W. — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 32 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 23, 1862 ; killed May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va., as Corporal. 
Jeffers, Edward A. — Priv. — Res. Saugus ; 27 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Jones, William W. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 35; carpenter; enl. Aug. 16, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; disch. Sept. 21, 1863, for disability, at Portsmouth Grove, R. I. See V. R. C. 
Kelton, Eugene — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 23 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Landers, Edmund N. — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater ; 38 ; shoe cutter ; enl. Aug. 12, 

1862; must. Aug. 23. 1862; disch. May 10, 1865, order War Dept., at Fort Monroe, 

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Leathe, Charles B. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Reading ; 21 ; occu. — ; comm. 2d Lieut., Aug. 23, 1862 ; 
must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; comm. 1st Lieut., June 9, 1863 ; must. July 1, 1863 ; wounded Feb. 20, 
1864, Oiustee, Fla. ; comm. Captain, April 21, 1864; must. Aug. 3, 1864 ; disch. for disability, 
Nov. 23, 1864, as Captain of Co. "I". See Co. "I" 11th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "D" Ist 
Battln. Mass. Cav. (26th N. Y. Cav.). 
Leonard, George E. — Priv. — Res. Raynham ; 30 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 
1862; wounded before Petersburg. Va., July 30, 1864; died Sept. 2, 1864, of disease, at 
David's Island, N. Y. Harbor. 
Lewis, Roland — Priv. — Res. Yarmouth ; 21 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Lurvey, James M. — Music. — Res. Lowell; 15; occu. — ; enl. July 19, 1862; must. Aug. 23, 
1862; transf. July 19, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. Oct. 3, 1863, as Musician, from Co. "B" 
13th V. R. C. See Co. "H" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Lurvey, James T. — Captain — Res. Lowell ; 36 ; dentist ; comm. Aug. 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862; resigned and disch. June 1, 1863. See Co. "B" 19th Mass. Inf. 
Mansfield, Edwin — Priv. — Res. Saugus; 36; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; disch. to date June 16, 1865, he being in hospl., at muster out of company. 
Mansfield, Lorenzo — Priv. — Res. Saugus; 34; stonecutter; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Manson, Frederick — Priv. — Res. Waltham ; 22 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862; disch. May 23, 1865, order War Dept., at Boston, Mass. 
Mason, John L. — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater ; 18 ; mason ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 
Aug. 23, 1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, March 15, 1864 ; must, out Sept. 5, 1866. as of 36th Co. 
2d Battln. V. R. C. 
McAllister, Levi — Priv. — Res. South Boston ; 29 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
McClary, George H. — Priv. — Res. Saugus ; 32 ; carder ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; comm. 2d Lieut., May 29, 1865 ; not must. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
McGraw, Francis — Priv. — Res. Kittery, Maine ; 28 ; farmer ; eni. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 
1862 ; wounded May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va. ; died May 23, 1864, of wounds. 
Mickell, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 25 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; killed July 13, 1864, before Petersburg, Va. 
Munsey, Nathan — Priv. — Res. Chichester, N. H. ; 31; farmer; enl. Aug. 19, 1862; must. 

Aug. 23, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Murphy, Robert — Priv. — Res. Charlestown ; 29 ; cabinet maker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 23, 1862 ; died Dec. 31, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Newhall, Europe R. — Priv. — Res. Saugus; 22; farmer; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Newhall, George H. — Priv. — Res. Saugus; 25; farmer; enl. Aug. 16, 1862; must. Aug. 23, 

1862; disch. Aug. 1, 1865, for disability. 
Newhall, Hiram H. — Priv. — Res. Saugus; 24; teamster; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Newhall, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Saugus; 27; farmer; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; must. Aug. 23, 1862; 

must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 

Noyes, Samuel G. — Priv. — Res. Watertown ; 21; grocer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; disch. Nov. 17, 1864, for wounds, at 

Boston, Mass., as Sergt. 

Osgood, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Saugus ; 31; carder; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; 

wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; disch. June 5, 1865, at Norfolk, Va., for wounds. 

Palmer, Charles S. — Priv. — Res. Thomaston, Me. ; 21 ; shoemaker; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 23, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Parker, A. James — Priv. — Res. Saugus ; 26 ; gunsmith ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Parker, James A. — Priv. — Res. Saugua ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Parker, Levi — Priv. — Res. Newburyport ; 36 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; 

disch. Jany. 8, 1863, for disability, at Washington, D. C. 
Pearson, Charles F. — Priv. — Res. Saugus ; 28 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 
1862 ; wounded Feb. 10, 1864, at St. Mary's Creek, Fla. ; and June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, 
Va. ; disch. May 22, 1865, for disability, at Readville, Mass. 



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Perkins, Lucius S. — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater ; 19 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 23, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Peterson, Seth S. — Priv. — Res. South Boston ; 26 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Pollard, Otis A. — Priv. — Res. Lowell ; 24 ; carpenter ; enl. July 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; 

apptd. Sergt., date not shown; wounded Aug. 20, 1863, in front of Fort Wagner, S. C. ; 

transf. to V. R. C, March 3, 1864; disch. April 11, 1864, on Surgeon's Certif. of Disability, 

as of Unassigned Detach. V. R. C. 
Porter, John P. — Priv. — Res. Newburyport ; 41; carpenter; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, March 16, 1864 ; disch. June 29, 1865, with Detachment of Co. 

"I" 24th V. R. C, as Corpl. 
Potter, Alden — Priv. — Res. Southbridge ; 35 ; mason ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23. 1862 ; 

disch. Nov. 29, 1862, for disability. 
Randall, John S. — Priv. — Res. Anson, Maine ; 21 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, at Boston, Mass. 
Randall, Seth L. — Priv. — Res. East Bridgewater ; 23 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 23, 1862; taken prisoner, March 1, 1864, at Cedar Run, Fla. ; exchanged March 27. 

1865; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Rawson, Laban F. — Priv. — Res. Oakham; 33; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; died Sept. 29, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Raynor, John G. — Priv. — Res. Dennis ; 41 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Rich, William H. — Priv. — Res. Saugus ; 36 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Sanford, John D. — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater; 34; cabinet maker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; 

must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; taken prisoner, March 1, 1864, at Cedar Run, Fla. ; died July 16, 1864, 

of disease, at Anderson ville, Ga., a Prisoner of War, as Sergt. 
Schofield, Isaac B. — Priv. — Res. Saugus; 19; carriage trimmer; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. 

Aug. 23, 1862 ; wounded May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va. ; must, out June 16, 

1865, as Corpl. 
Seward, John W. — Priv. — Res. Saugus ; 21; farmer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Shaw, J. Addison — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 30 ; milliner ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Stackpole, Stephen — Priv. — Res. Saugus ; 21; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; transf. Oct. 7, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. Nov. 23, 1863, for disability, as of Co. "K" 

1st V. R. C. 
Stocker, John E. — Priv. — Res. Saugus; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 23, 1862; 

transf. Aug. 8, 1864, to V. R. C; disch. Aug. 11, 1865, as of 18th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Stocker, William M. — Priv. — Res. Saugus; 23; farmer; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; must, out May 30, 1865, as Corpl., at Camp Lee, Va. 
Terry, George W. — Priv. — Res. Lakeville ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862; wounded at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864; died May 17, 1864, of wounds. 
Tinkham, Augustus G. — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater ; 27; shoe dresser; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, May 3, 1864 ; must, out June 30, 1865, as of Co. " D " 

7th V. R. C. 
Tinkham, James O. — Priv. — Res. Lakeville ; 29 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
Wallwork, Charles B. — Priv. — Res. North Andover ; 29 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 16, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 23, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Washburne, Benjamin L. — Priv. — Res. Lakeville ; 25 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 23, 1862 ; died Sept. 20, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C, as Corpl. 
Washburne, George — Priv. — Res. Lakeville; 21; farmer; enl. Aug. 19, 1862; must. Aug. 23, 
1862; taken prisoner at Cedar Run, Fla., March 1, 1864; died Oct. 19, 1864, of disease, at 

Florence, S. C, a Prisoner of War. 
White, William E. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 25 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 

1862; must, out June 12, 1865, as Sergt., at Boston, Mass. 
Wiggin, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Saugus ; 44 ; cordwainer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 23, 1862 ; 
wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; died June 28, 1864, of wounds, at Fairfax Sem- 
inary, Alexandria, Va. 



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Young, Francis M. — Priv. — Res. Newburyport ; 26 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. 
Aug. 23, 1862; deserted Jany. 22, 1863, at Miner's Hill, Va. 

COMPANY "B" 

Abbott, Alvah — Priv. — Res. Rockport; 42; farmer; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 1862; 
transf. July 2, 1863, to V. R. C. ; must, out Aug. 21, 1865, as of 41st Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C, 

at Hartford, Conn. 
Anderson, George F. — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 18; butcher; em. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 
1862; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out May 18, 1865, at Readville, 
Mass., while absent wounded. 
Annis, Joseph E. — Priv. — Res. Danvers; 32; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; disch. Feb. 25, 1863, for disability. See Co. "A" 18th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "F" 

22d Mass. Inf. 
Arnold, Thomas M. — Priv. — Res. Waltham; 18; watchmaker; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Bachelder, Joseph W. — Priv. — Res. Concord ; 30 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; disch. July 27, 1865, for wounds. 
Baker, Henry — Priv. — Res. Pembroke ; 36; shoemaker; enl. and must. Dec. 31, 1863 ; transf. 

June 16, 1865, to 24th Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 24th Mass. Inf. 
Baker, Richard H. — Priv. — Res. Hanson ; 21 ; mariner ; enl. and must. Jany. 14, 1864 ; deserted 

Nov. 20. 1864, while on furlough. 
Ballard, Francis A. — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 19 ; seaman ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

transf. to V. R. C, April 1, 1864; must, out July 12, 1865, as of Co. "B" 3d V. R. C, at 

Augusta, Maine. 
Bancroft, George C. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Salem; 24; bookkeeper; comm. 2d Lieut., Aug. 20, 

1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862; comm. 1st Lieut., Dec. 9, 1862; must, to date Dec. 8, 1862; 

killed June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. See Salem Cadets. 
Beckford, Edwin — Priv. — Res. Danvers ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

died Nov. 23, 1863, of disease, in hospl., at Beaufort, S. C. 
Beckford, Horace — Priv. — Res. Danvers; 20; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Benjamin, Charles W. — Priv. — Res. Danvers ; 27 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; transf. March 16, 1864, to V. R. C. ; must, out July 7, 1865, as of Co. "D" 11th 

V. R. C. 
Bigelovt', Edmund D. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 23 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

apptd. Sergt. Major, Sept. 1, 1862; transf. Jany. 1, 1863, to Sergt. of Co. "B"; apptd. 

Commy. Sergt., May 1, 1863 ; comm. 2d Lieut., Sept. 1, 1863 ; must. Oct. 8, 1863 ; resigned 

and disch., Dec. 12, 1863, for disability, as 2d Lieut, of Co. "B". 
Bishop, Nathaniel B, — Priv. — Res. Pembroke; 21; shoemaker; enl. Jany. 1, 1864; must. 

Jany. 1, 1864; killed June 2, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. 
Bissell, Wesley — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; disch. 

April 10, 1864, for disability. 
Bliss, Frederick T. — Priv. — Res. Marblehead ; 18; cordwainer; enl. Aug. 19, 1862; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. See U. S. Navy. 
Bourne, George H. — Priv. — Res. Halifax ; 22 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; died Nov. 28, 1863, at Folly Island, S. C, of disease. See Co. "A" 3d Mass. Inf. 

(3 mos.). 
Brennen, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Danversport ; 22 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Brown, Ansel W. — Priv. — Res. Pembroke ; 32 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 16, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; died Nov. 18, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Brown, Azro D. — Priv. — Res. Concord; 25; pail maker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. See Co. "G" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Brown, William A. — Priv. — Res. Concord ; 23 ; pail maker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; deserted Sept. 6, 1862, at Boxford, Mass. See Co. "G" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Burns, Frank — Priv. — Res. Lowell ; 24 ; operative ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

killed June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. 
Butler, Charles — Priv. — Res. Harwich ; 24 ; seaman ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

disch. March 12, 1863, for disability, at Fairfax Seminary Hospl., Alexandria, Va. 



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114 FORTIETH REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Call, Aaron W. —Priv. — Res. Salem; 23; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862; 

wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Call, Isaac— Priv. — Res. Salem; 18; clerk; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; transf. 

Nov. 15, 1863, to V. R. C. ; re-enlist. Aug. 29, 1864; must, out Nov. 15, 1865, as of Co. "C" 

19th V. R. C. 
Carr, George J. — Priv. — Res. Concord; 18; pail maker; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

died Sept. 4, 1864, at Point of Rocks, Va., of disease. 
Channell, William H. — Priv. — Res. Danvers; 29; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862; killed June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. 
Chapman, John F. — Priv. — Res. Marblehead ; 30; seaman; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; disch. May 30, 1863, for disability. See U. S. Navy. 
Chase, Danforth H. — Priv. — Res. Harwich ; 21 ; seaman ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, Aug. 6, 1864 ; must, out Aug, 22, 1865, as of 19th Co. 2d Battln. 

V. R. C, at Providence, R. I. 
Cummings, James T. — Priv. — Res. Pembroke; 25; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; died June 21, 1864, of wounds, 

at Emory Hospl., Washington, D. C. 
Danielson, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Newburyport ; 31 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; disch. March 7, 1863, for disability, at Fairfax Seminary Hospl., Alexandria, 

Va. 
Davis, George W. — Priv. — Res. Newburyport; 18; clerk; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; disch. Jany. 23, 1864, for disability. See Co. "H" 60th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Davis, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Salem; 30; barber; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862; 

wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Day, George H., Jr. — Priv. — Res. Danvers ; 18 ; brickmaker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; disch. June 13, 1865, at Satterlee Hospl., 

Philadelphia, Penna., for wounds. 
Day, Stephen S. — Priv. — Res. Danvers ; 37 ; brickmaker ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; disch. Sept. 4, 1862, for disability, at Boxford, Mass. See Co. "A" 4th Mass. Hy. 

Arty.; and V. R. C. 
Dunn, James — Priv. — Res. Harwich ; 21 ; seaman ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va.; transf. Jany. 1, 1865, to V. R. C. ; disch. 

June 30, 1865, as of 76th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Dwinell, George H. — Priv. — Res. Danvers ; 25 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; died Sept. 14, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Edwards, George W. — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 23 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

died Sept. 12, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C, as Corpl. 
Everson, Joseph H. — Priv. — Res. Hanson ; 35 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; must, out July 1, 1865, at Boston, Mass. 
Exley, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Westerly, R. I. ; 21 ; weaver ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; deserted April 15, 1863, at Hunter's Chapel, Va . 
Fegan, James L. — Priv. — Res. Newburyport ; 24 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; disch. Dec. 5, 1863, for disability, at Washington, D. C. 
Fish, Henry — Priv. — Res. Danvers; 45; farmer; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; transf, 

to V. R. C, date not shown; must, out June 28, 1865, as of Co. "I" 12th V. R. C, at 

Washington, D. C. 
Ford, Charles R. — Priv. — Res. Pembroke ; 25 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; transf. May 31, 1864, to V. R. C. ; must, out June 27, 1865, as of 166th Co. 

2d. Battln. V. R. C, at Point Lookout, Md. 
Garney, William H. — Priv. — Res. Marblehead ; 40; seaman; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; died Sept. 19, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Goodwin, Asa A. — Priv. — Res. Montpelier, Vt. ; 27; clerk; enl. and must. Feb. 2, 1864 ; transf, 

June 16, 1865, to 24th Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 24th Mass. Inf. 
Grush, Benjamin S. — Sergt. — Res. Salem; 42; mason; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 
1862; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va.; comm. 1st Lieut., Feb. 18, 1865; not 

must. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
Hanaford, Charles B, — Priv. — Res. Concord; 34; cotton dresser; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must, 

Aug. 22, 1862; died Dec. 25, 1862, at Miner's Hill, Va., of disease. 
Hayward, James E. — Priv. — Res. Concord; 28; laborer; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 
1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 



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Hildreth, Joseph O. — Priv. — Res. West Townsend ; 19; farmer; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Hill, James W. — Priv. — Res . Sherborn ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

transf. Sept. 10, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. June 14, 1864, for disability, as of Co. "D" 16th 

V. R.C. 
Hodgdon, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Newburyport; 18; mariner; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Holbrook, Edward — Priv. — Res. Sherborn; 23; farmer; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; died July 30, 1864, of wounds, at Hare- 
wood Hospl., Washington, D. C, as Corpl. 
Holbrook, Maynard — Priv. — Res. Waltham; 21; baker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; killed June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. 
Hooker, Emerson A. — Priv. — Res. Sherborn ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; disch. Aug. 21, 1863, for disability, at Washington, D. C. 
Hosmer, Frederick P. — Priv. — Res. Concord ; 23 ; laborer; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22. 

1862 ; transf. Jany. 15, 1864, to V. R. C. ; re-enlist. Aug. 23, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 17, 1865, 

as of Co. "E" 22d V. R.C. 
Hurley, William H. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 20; operative; enl. and must. Sept. 6, 1862; 

wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va.; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Jenkins, William H. — Priv. — Res. Waltham ; 21 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Jessup, William W. — Priv. — Res.Danvers; 18; shoemaker; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; died Sept. 21, 1863, at Folly Island, S. C, of disease. 
Jewett, Charles S. — Wagoner — Res. Salem ; 36 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; transf. Dec. 15, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. July 11, 1865, as of Co. "E" 21st V. R. C, 

at N. Y. City, as Private. 
Johnson, Daniel H., Jr. — Captain — Res. Salem ; 27 ; occu. — ; comm. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 29, 1862; resigned and disch. Feb. 25, 1863. See Non Com. Staff 23d Mass. Inf. 

Was Captain and Provost Marshal of 5th Dist. of Mass. from April 29, 1863, to Oct. 15, 

1865. 
Johnston, Duncan — Priv. — Res. Millville ; 21 ; weaver ; enl. and must. Sept. 6, 1862 ; wounded 

June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va.; died July 1, 1864, of wounds, at Lincoln Hospl., 

Washington, D. C. 
Kilham, Alexander S. — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 20 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; disch. March 11, 1863, for disabihty, at Washington, D. C. 
Killbrith, Freeman — Priv. — Res. Pembroke; 38; shoemaker; enl. and must. Dec. 31, 1863; 

transf. June 16, 1865, to 24th Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 24th Mass. Inf. 
Killbrith, Greenleaf — Priv. — Res. Pembroke; 38; bootmaker; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862; disch. June 30, 1865, at Boston, Mass. 
Killbrith, John W. — Priv. — Res. Pembroke; 39; blacksmith; enl. Aug. 13. 1862; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; disch. June 18, 1863, at Emory Hospl., Washington, D. C. 
Kimball, Joseph A. — Priv. — Res. Salem; 28; caulker; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 30, 1865, at Boston, Mass. 
Lahey, Jeremiah — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 37 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

disch. May 18, 1865, for disability, from Harewood Hospl., Washington, D. C. 
Learnard, William E. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 39 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; disch. Dec. 24, 1862, for disability. 
Lovejoy, Daniel H. — Corpl. — Res. Haverhill ; 23; student; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; disch. Jany. 25, 1864, for disability, as Corpl. 
Lovejoy, Hubbard M. — Priv. — Res. Rindge, N. H.; 21; farmer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; wounded June 29, 1864, before Petersburg, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as 

Corpl. 
Lovejoy, Sylvester — Sergt. — Res. Concord ; 29 ; pail maker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; promoted May 16, 1865, from 1st Sergt. to Commy. Sergt. ; must, out June 16, 1865, 

with Non Com. Staff, as Commy. Sergt. 
Merriam, Sidney A. — Priv. — Res. Topsfield ; 21 ; student ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 
1862; apptd. Hospl. Steward, Sept. 4, 1862; comm. 1st Lieut., Feb. 18, 1865; not must.; 

must, out June 16, 1865, with Non Com. Staff, as Hospl. Steward. 
Merrill, Harlan P. — Priv. — Res. Wenham ; 19 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 
1862 ; died Oct. 15, 1863, of disease, while on furlough in Mass. 



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Monroe, Alonzo F. — Priv. — Res. Concord; 18; painter; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; died Nov. 11, 1863, of disease, at Beaufort, S. C. 
Nichols, James W. — Sergt. — Res. Salem; 21; hairdresser; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; comm. 2d Lieut., June 2, 1863 ; not must. ; transf. to V. R. C, Aug. 1, 1863 ; transf. 

back to his company, by S. O. War Dept., Nov. 19, 1863 ; disch. Dec. 13, 1863, for disability, 

as Sergt. See Co. "I" 8ih Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and Co. "A" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Norwood, Alexander — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 43 ; fish dealer ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; disch. Sept. 21, 1863, for disability, at Portsmouth Grove, R. I. 
Nutting, Joseph H. — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 18 ; mason ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Parker, William H. — Priv. — Res. Danvers ; 31 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; died Nov. 1, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Peabody, Daniel H. — Priv. — Res. Wenham ; 42 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; captured June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; confined in prison at Richmond, Va., 

June 6, 1864; sent to Andersonville, Ga., June 8, 1864; no further record. 
Peterson, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Waltham ; 39 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Pickett, Charles — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 35 ; mason ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as 1st Sergt. 
Porter, Samuel M. — Priv. — Res. Danvers ; 40 ; brickmaker ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; died Sept. 9, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Pratt, Theodore — Priv. — Res. Sherborn ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

died Jany. 10, 1863, of disease, at Miner's Hill, Va. 
Ramsdell, Asa T. — Priv. — Res. Pembroke ; 37 ; tool maker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; disch. May 24, 1865, from hospl., at Richmond, Va. 
Rosenthal, John — Priv. — Res. Danvers; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Rowe, George E. — Music. — Res. Salem ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Private. 
Rundlett, Edgar C. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 22 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

died Aug. 12, 1863, of disease, while on furlough in Mass., as Sergt. 
Russell, John H. — Corpl. — Res. Salem ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

wounded June 24, 1864, before Petersburg, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
Ryan, John — Priv. — Res. Newburyport ; 18 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

disch. Sept. 4, 1862, at Boxford, Mass. See 3d Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days). 
Sawyer, Alber A. — Priv. — Res. Stow; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 1862; 

disch. May 27, 1865, for disability, at Fort Monroe, Va. 
Sawyer, Oliver B. — Priv. — Res. Stow; 22; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 1862; 

apptd. Corpl., Sept. 4, 1863; Sergt., May 5, 1864; disch. to date June 16, 1865. See 

Co. "E" 21st Mass. Inf. 
Smith, John — Priv. — Res. Pembroke ; 39 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

transf. Nov. 18, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. Aug. 25. 1864, for disability, as of Co. "F" 22d 

V. R. C. 
Thatcher, Mahlon N. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 40 ; clerk ; enl. and must. Sept. 6, 1862 ; wounded 

June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; died July 14, 1864, of wounds, at New Haven, Conn., 

as Corpl. 
Thorner, Samuel R. — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

disch. Nov. 18, 1862, at Miner's Hill, Va., for disability. 
Twiss, William F. — Priv. — Res. Danvers ; 31; brickmaker; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; died Nov. 19, 1864, of disease, while on furlough in Mass. 
Wall, John — Priv. — Res. Concord; 21; laborer; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 1862; 

wounded before Fort Wagner, S. C, Aug. 20, 1863; must, out June 16, 1865, as 

Corpl. 
Webb, Augustine F. — 1st Sergt. — Res. Salem ; 21 ; bank messenger ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862; comm. 2d Lieut., Dec. 9, 1862; must. Jany. 3, 1863; killed Aug. 20, 1863, 

before Fort Wagner, S. C. 
Webb, Henry, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

must, out June 8, 1865, at Washington, D. C. 
Webb, Joseph H. — 1st Lieut. — Res. Salem; 31; bookkeeper: comm. Aug. 20. 1862; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862; resigned and disch., Dec. 8, 1862, for disability. 



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White, Friend — Priv. — Res. Pembroke; 27; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; disch. Dec. 27, 1862, for disability. 
Whiting, William — Priv. — Res. Pembroke ; 44 ; clergyman ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; transf. July 5, 1863, to V. R. C. ; must, out June 28, 1865, from Co. "B" 3d V. R.C., 

at Washington, D. C. 
Whitney, Charles E. — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; apptd. Sergt., Jany. 1, 1863; Sergt. Major, March 1, 1863; wounded at Drury's 

Blufif, Va., May 16, 1864 ; comm. 1st Lieut., Feb. 26, 1864 ; must. May 21, 1864 ; 1st Lieut. 

and Adjutant, to March 1, 1865; comm. Captain, Dec. 1, 1864; must. March 1, 1865; 

must, out June 16, 1865, as Captain of Co. "B". 
Whitten, Lewis T. — Priv. — Res. Laconia, N. H. ; 21 ; button maker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; 

must. Aug. 22, 1862; wounded before Fort Wagner, S. C, Aug. 20, 1863; disch. Oct. 5, 

1864, for wounds, at Fort Schuyler, N. Y. 
Withey, John — Corpl. — Res. Danvers ; 44 ; miller ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

died July 11, 1864, of disease, in Mass., as Corpl. 
Withey, Samuel P. — Music. — Res. Danvers ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 22, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Musician. 
Woodman, George — Priv. — Res. Danvers; 35; teamster; enl. July 29, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862; killed June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. 
Woods, Edwin H. — Sergt. — Res. Boston ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. and must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; disch. 

Jany. 1, 1863, for disability, at Boston, Mass. 
Wright, Henry O. — Priv. — Res. Concord ; 19 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

transf. to V. R. C, Nov. 15, 1863; must, out July 31, 1865, as of Co. "C" 6th V. R. C, 

at Washington, D. C. 
Wright, James D. — Priv. — Res. Concord ; 32 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 

transf. Aug. 1, 1863, to V. R. C, as Corpl. ; must, out June 30, 1865, as of 10th Co. 2d Battln. 

V. R. C. 
Young, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. Danvers; 21; farmer; enL Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 22, 

1862 ; killed June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. 

COMPANY "C" 

Ashworth, Ralph — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 30; spinner; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Bagley, William M. — Corpl. — Res. Lawrence; 21; operative; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862; disch. Jany. 12, 1863, for disability. 
Bailey, George B. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 20 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

disch. Feb. 28, 1864, by S. O. War Dept., Feb. 23, 1864, as Corpl. See General Service 

U. S. A. 
Batchelder, Henry W. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 25; clerk; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; transf. Dec. 15, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. Sept. 1, 1865, as of 71st Co. 2d Battln. 

V. R. C, at Baltimore, Md. 
Batchelder, Moulton — Corpl. — Res. Lawrence; 25; watchman; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862 ; apptd. 1st Sergt., date not shown ; comm. 2d Lieut., May 28, 1863 ; must. 

Sept. 1, 1863; resigned and disch. Jany. 31, 1864. See Co. "K" 6th Mass. Inf. (100 

days) . 
Bean, Charles T. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 19; machinist; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; taken prisoner. May 16, 1864, at Drury's Blufif, Va. ; died May 22, 1864, at Richmond, 

Va., of disease, a Prisoner of War. 
Berry, Horace S. — 1st Sergt. — Res. Lawrence ; 23 ; weaver ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; died Oct. 28, 1862, of disease, at Miner's Hill, Va. See Co. "I" 6th Mass. 

Inf. (3 mos.). 
Bethel, Joseph, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 18; printer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Blufif, Va. ; disch. July 8, 1865, for wounds, 

as Corpl. 
Blood, Milton H. — Sergt. — Res. Lawrence ; 23 ; wool sorter ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; taken prisoner. May 16, 1864, at Drury's Blufif, Va. ; no further record. See Co. "I" 

6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Bradbury, James — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 18; weaver; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; disch. Feb. 2, 1864, for disability, at Washington, D. C. 



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Branch, George L. F. — Corpl. — Res. Lawrence ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; died Jany. 14, 1864, of disease, at Beaufort, S. C. 
Brannan, Hugh — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 37; dyer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 1862; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Brock, Leonard — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 39 ; hostler ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

disch. Sept. 4, 1863, for disability, at Washington, D. C. 
Broughton, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 18; clerk; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; disch. March 31, 1863, for disability. See Co. "D" 1st Battln. Mass. Cav. (26th 

N. Y. Cav.) ; and Co. "K" 6th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Brown, John — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 30; spinner; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 1862; 

transf. March 15, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. July 3, 1865, as of Co. "F" 22d V. R. C, at Camp 

Chase, Ohio. 
Brown, Stephen — Priv. — Res. Westhampton, N. H. ; 33 ; lumberman ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; 

must. Sept. 1, 1862; died Nov. 26, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Bullen, Joseph W. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 21; moulder; em. Aug. 16, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; taken prisoner, May 16, 1864. at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; died Oct. 26, 1864, of disease, 

at Anderson ville, Ga., a Prisoner of War. 
Carleton, Edward — Sergt. — Res. Lawrence ; 20 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; comm. 2d Lieut., Dec. 20, 1862; must. Feb. 22, 1863; comm. 1st Lieut., Aug. 26, 

1863 ; must. Dec. 5, 1863 ; killed June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va., as 1st Lieut, of Co. "I". 

See Co. "I" 6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Clark, Alonzo B. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 21 ; clerk; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 1862; 

must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Clark, Rufus B. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 45; hostler; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 1862; 

disch. June 2, 1863, for disability, at Yorktown, Va., a Corpl. 
Clough, William H. — Corpl. — Res. Lawrence ; 35 ; watchman ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862; disch. March 31, 1863, for disability, at Hunter's Chapel, Va. 
Colby, William K. — Corpl. — Res. Lawrence; 29; teamster; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; comm. 2d Lieut, from Sergt., Feb. 1, 1864; not must.; wounded May 16, 1864, 

Drury's BlufT, Va. ; comm. Ist Lieut., March 14, 1864 ; must. Oct. 5, 1864 ; comm. Captain, 

Feb. 18, 1865; must. May 22, 1865; must, out June 16, 1865, as Captain of Co. "C". 
Cook, George — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 32 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

died Aug. 20, 1863, of disease, at Chesapeake HospL, Fort Monroe, Va. 
Gopp, Joseph F. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 26 ; mason ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

must, out July 20, 1865, at Washington, D. C. 
Crowther, William — Priv. — Res. Andover ; 40 ; spinner ; enl. and must. Nov. 23, 1863 ; transf. 

June 16, 1865, to 24th Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 24th Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "D" 20th Mass. 

Inf. 
Cummings, James A. — Priv. — Res. Oxford ; 18 ; operative ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; taken prisoner. May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; paroled Dec, 1864; must, out 

June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
Danforth, Vespasian — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 41 ; police ofl&cer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862; transf. Sept. 1, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. July 6, 1865, from Co. "D" 3d 

V. R. C, at Brattleboro, Vt., as Corpl. 
Dixson, Alanson — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 31; watchman; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Dow, Albert — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 34; carder; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 1862; 

disch. Aug. 24, 1863, for disability, at Washington, D. C. 
Doyen, Mensar B. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 31 ; teamster; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Flanders, Charles W, — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 25; machinist; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862; must, out June 10, 1865, from hospl., Hartford, Conn. 
Frazier, George — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 32; sailor; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

killed June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. 
Gallagher, Felix — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 29 ; spinner ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

disch. May 25, 1865, at Dale Genl. Hospl., Worcester, Mass. 
Gallison, John B. — Corpl. — Res. Lawrence ; 22 ; shoe cutter ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862; wounded and prisoner, at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864; paroled 

Dec, 1864 ; died Jany. 6, 1865, at Lawrence, Mass. from effects of imprisonment, a 

Sergt. 



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Haggerty, John — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 18; operative; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; deserted April 11, 1864, from hospl., at Portsmouth Grove, R. I. 
Hammond, Frank E. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 32; operative; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862 ; wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; disch. June 5, 1865, at Washing- 
ton, D. C. 
Hanscomb, William A. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 26; operative; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862 ; sick in Patterson Park Hospl., Baltimore, Md., from July, 1863, to March 6, 

1864, when returned to duty; no further record found. 
Hayes, James L. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 28; fireman; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; transf. Sept. 30, 1863, to V. R. C. ; must, out June 29, 1865, as of 33d Co. 2d Battln. 

V. R. C, at Washington, D. C. 
Home, Damon Y, — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 32; operative; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; disch. Jany. 4, 1863, for disability. 
Horner, William S. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 30 ; operative ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Hussey, Walter — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 29; watchman; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Hussey, Woodbury — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 28 ; occu. — ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; disch. July 31, 1865, for disability, at Dale Genl. Hospl., Worcester, Mass. 
Jerald, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 23 ; operative ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; deserted March 2, 1863, at Hunter's Chapel, Va. 
Jones, Edward — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 40 ; spinner ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

transf. Nov. 15, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. April 28, 1864, for disability, as of Co. "G" 16th 

V. R.C. 
Jones, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 34 ; spinner ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

taken prisoner, at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864; paroled, date not shown; died 

March 18, 1865, of disease, at Broad St. Hospl., Philadelphia, Penna. 
Jordan, William G. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 28; grocer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
Kaye, George H. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 20; spinner; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

deserted Nov. 29, 1862, at Miner's Hill, Va. 
Kelley, Edward J. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 21; card maker; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; killed June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. 
Knox, James R. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 30; operative; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; prisoner May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va.; died on or about Nov. 1, 1864, of 

disease, while a Prisoner of War, at Florence, S. C. 
Lahlan, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 22 ; laborer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

wounded May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va.; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Lamphere, William N. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 22; weaver; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862 ; died Oct. 13, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Lane, William A. — Priv. — Res . Lawrence ; 28; operative; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; died May 16, 1863, of disease, at Fort Monroe, Va. 
Linn, Hugh — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 42; mason; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 1862; 

disch. Aug. 21, 1863, for disability, at Washington, D. C. 
Lord, Benjamin E. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 28; wool sorter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862; transf. March 31, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. Sept. 1, 1865, as of 29th Co. 

2d. Battln. V. R. C, at Fort Monroe. Va. 
Lord, William — Music. — Res. Lawrence ; 21; weaver; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. Medal of Honor man. Date of action, May 16, 1864, at Drury's 

Bluff, Va. "Picked up a wounded and helpless officer from between the lines and under 

fire from both sides carried him to the field hospital." 
Lowe, James — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 29; spinner; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 1862; 

disch. Feb. 23, 1863, for disability, at Hunter's Chapel, Va. 
Makin, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 30 ; belt maker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; prisoner May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; no further record. 
Manning, Timothy — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 21; cutter; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; disch. June 9, 1865, for disability, 

at hospl., Readville, Mass. 
Marlin, William T. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ;22 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

wounded July 30, 1864, before Petersburg, Va.; disch. May 13, 1865, at Readville Mass. 



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Mason, Eugene J. — Ist Lieut. — Res. Lawrence; 28; merchant; comm. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must, 

Sept. 1, 1862; disch. Jany. 26, 1863, for disability. See Co. "I" 6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Mathews, John D. — Priv, — Res. Lawrence ; 23 ; operative ; enL Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1 , 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
McCragin, John H. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 33 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; disch. March 10, 1863, for disability. See 2d Company Mass. Sharpshooters 

(attached to 22d Mass. Inf.) ; Co. "C" 1st Battln. Mass. Hy. Arty. ; and U. S. Navy. 
McDonald, August — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 19; blacksmith; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; deserted Oct. 28, 1862, at Miner's Hill, Va. 
Merrill, Albert W. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 30 ; auctioneer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; disch. Dec. 19, 1863, for disability. 
Merrill, Frank H. — Sergt. — Res. Lawrence; 23; hatter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; killed May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va., as 1st Sergt. See Co. "F" 6th Mass. Inf. 

(3 mos.). 
Morgan, Robert — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 39; operative; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; disch. April 3, 1863, for disability. 
Morrill, Oliver E. — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 18 ; student ; enl. Aug. 28, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Morse, William M, — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 19; grocer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; wounded July 30, 1864, near Petersburg, Va., as Sergt. ; disch. July 24, 1865, for dis- 
ability, at Boston, Mass. 
Munger, Frederick — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 25; spinner; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; died March 9, 1864, of disease, at Hilton Head, S. C. 
Newhall, Harrison T. — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 22; painter; enl. Aug. 28, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; transf. Sept. 1, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. July 6, 1865, from Co. "F" 3d V. R. C. 
Nichols, Joseph T. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 25; watchmaker; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862; disch. Jany. 12, 1863. for disability. See V. R. C. 
Page, Warner — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 44; doctor; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 1862; 

transf. Sept. 16, 1863, to V. R. C; re-enlist. Sept. 6, 1864; must, out Nov. 14, 1865, with 

detachment of Co. "B" 21st V. R. C. 
Parsons, Stephen C. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 28 ; carriage trimmer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862; disch. May 11, 1865, for disability, at Dale Genl. Hospl., Worcester, Mass. 
Peabody, Selwin B. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 23 ; spinner ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; disch. May 16, 1865. 
Rankin, Peleg L. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 28; carder; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862; 

wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Reid, William — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 30; dyer; enl. Aug. 25, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 1862; 

killed May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. 
Richards, Simeon W. — Wagoner — Res. Lawrence ; 25; operative; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862 ; absent sick in hospl., Baltimore, Md., in July and August, 1863 ; no further 

record found. 
Richardson, I. Milton — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; taken prisoner. May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; died Nov. 23, 1864, at Florence, 

S. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Ricker, Oliver A. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 23; tinsmith; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; disch. June 2, 1863, for disability, at Yorktown, Va. 
Rowe, Danforth M. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 33; carpenter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Russell, Ziba H. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 30; machinist; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; killed May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. 
Sawyer, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 29 ; operative ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; disch. Aug. 28, 1863, for disabUity, at Washington, D. C. 
Sawyer, Frank J. — Music. — Res. Lawrence ; 18 ; student ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; must, out June 9, 1865, at Boston, Mass. 
Searles, Warren P. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 21; clerk; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

taken prisoner. May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; no further record ; reported to have 

died, May 16, 1864. 
Seaver, D. Owen — Sergt. — Res. Lawrence ; 25; painter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862; 

wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; comm. 2d Lieut., May 29, 1865, not must.; 

must, out June 16, 1865, as 1st Sergt. 



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Shevenall, William H. — Corpl. — Res. Lawrence ; 26 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Slattery, John — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 19; operative; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; prisoner May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va.; died Oct. 16, 1864, at Florence, S. C, 

a Prisoner of War. 
Smith, Charles W. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 22 ; operative ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; died Oct. 18, 1863, at Folly Island, S. C, of disease. 
Stevens, Charles — Corpl. — Res. Lawrence ; 23 ; blacksmith ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, a Private. 
Stokes, Stephen D. — Captain — Res. Lawrence; 23; painter; comm. Aug. 19, 1862; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862; resigned and disch., Jany. 15, 1863, at Washington, D. C. See Co. "I" 

6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Taylor, James H. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 42 ; operative ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; died Oct. 22, 1863, of disease, at Beaufort, S. C. 
Travis, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 30; operative; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; transf. Sept.30, 1863, to V. R. C. ; must.out July 3, 1865, as of Co. "B" 6th V. R. C, 

at Cincinnati, Ohio. 
Varnum, Charles O. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 19; operative; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Walsh, Michael — Priv. — Res. Newburyport ; 33 ; laborer ; enl. and must. Nov. 10, 1863 ; taken 

prisoner, Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla., died Oct. 26, 1864, at Andersonville, Ga., of disease, 

a Prisoner of War. See Co. "A" 17th Mass. Inf., as Welch, Michael. 
Weare, John F. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Lawrence ; 23 ; clerk ; comm. 2d Lieut., Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862; comm. 1st Lieut., Dec. 13, 1862; must. Jany. 27, 1863; wounded June 1. 

1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; comm. Captain, Sept. 7, 1864 ; not must. ; resigned and disch. 

Sept. 21, 1864, for wounds, as 1st Lieut, of Co. "K". 
Webster, Prentice M. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 23; printer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; deserted March 2, 1863, at Hunter's Chapel, Va. 
West, Edward — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 36; spinner; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

taken prisoner. May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; no further record. 
Weston, John G. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 19 ; blacksmith ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; disch. June 3, 1864, for disability. 
Wilde, R. Allen — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 27; painter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

disch. Dec. 21, 1863, for disability. 
Wiley, John W. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 20 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Wilkins, Joseph A. — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 30 ; box maker ; enl. Aug. 25, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Willey, Eben — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; 19 ; operative ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

disch. Dec. 28, 1864, for disability. 
Wright, Nathaniel F, — Priv. — Res. Lawrence; 33; machinist; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862; disch. Jany. 9, 1863, for disability. 

COMPANY "D" 

Abbott, William W. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 28; painter; enl. Aug. 16, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. Sept. 21, 1863, for disability, at Armory Square Hospl., Washington, D. C. 
Baldwin, George H. — 1st Lieut. — Res. Pennsylvania ; age — ; occu. — ; comm. July 25, 1863 ; 

must. Oct. 7, 1863; wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va.; transf. Oct. 9, 1864, to 

Co. "I" ; resigned and disch. Nov. 11, 1864. Had prior service in Co. "D" 2d U. S. Arty. 
Baylies, Hodijah — Piiv. — Res. Dighton ; 28 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Blaisdell, John — Priv. — Res. Topsfield ; 33 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. May 28, 1865, at Richmond, Va. 
Blake, Alfred — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 37 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

disch. June 24, 1865, at Norfolk, Va. 
Blake, Jeremiah D. — Priv. — Res. Wrentham; 42; painter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. May 2, 1864, for disability, at Boston, Mass. 
Briggs, Henry R. — Priv. — Res. Dighton ; 24 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 



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Briggs, John A. — Priv. — Dighton ; 21 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

out June 16, 1865. 
Briggs, Thomas A. — Priv. — Res. Dighton ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Bulger, James — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 20 ; currier ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. See Co. "H" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Bunker, Elihu M. — Priv. — Res. Edgartown ; 22; mason; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; transf. Jany. 15, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. Aug. 20, 1864, for disability, as of Co. "E" 

22d V. R. C. 
Bustard, Andrew — Corpl. — Res. Salem; 22; currier; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va., as Sergt. ; transf. Jany. 10, 1865, to V. R. C. ; 

disch. June 28, 1865, as of Co. "C" 14th V. R. C. 
Caldwell, Robert — Priv. — Res. Wrentham; 29; operative; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; transf. Feb. 2, 1864, to V. R. C. ; must, out July 5, 1865, as of Co. "K" 6th V. R. C, 

at Cincinnati, Ohio. 
Chase, Charles W. — Sergt. — Res. Salem ; 19 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; comm. 1st Lieut., Sept. 7, 1864, from 1st Sergt. ; must. Dec. 4, 1864 ; comm. Captain, 

Feb. 18, 1865 ; not must. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as 1st Lieut. See Co. "H " 5th Mass. 

Inf. (3 mos.). 
Chase, James W. — Priv. — Res. Somerset; 33; carpenter; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. April 3, 1863, for disability, at Vienna, Va. 
Cochran, James — Priv. — Res. Salem; 29; dresser; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Connor, Edward D. — Priv. — Res. Somerset; 39; mailer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. April 3, 1863, for disability, at Vienna, Va. 
Cranage, James — Priv. — Res. Somerset ; 21 ; nailer ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

disch. May 25, 1865, at Dale Genl. Hospl., Worcester, Mass., as Corpl. 
Cummings, Henry A. — Priv. — Res. Berkley; 22; sailor; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, date not shown ; disch. July 5, 1865, from Co. "D" 6th V. R. C, 

at Johnson Island, Ohio, a Corpl. 
Cunniff, Martin — Music. — Res. Salem ; 21 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 22, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

apptd. Prin. Music, May 25, 1863 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as of Non Com. Staff. 
Dalton, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 24 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; transf. Nov. 15, 1863, to V. R. C. ; must, out July 13, 1865, as of Co. "C" 19th 

V. R. C. 
Danforth, Henry F. — Captain — Res. Salem ; 25 ; clerk ; comm. Aug. 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; resigned and disch., Feb. 24, 1864, for disability, at Jacksonville, Fla. See Co. "H" 

5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Dart, Gustavus F. — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 29 ; harness maker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862; transf. to V. R. C, date not shown; disch. Sept. 12, 1863, as of 12th Co. 

2d Battln. V. R. C, a Corpl. 
Dimond, Richard H. — Priv. — Res. Wrentham; 30; engineer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862; transf. to V. R. C, as Corpl., date not shown; must, out June 28, 1865, as 

of Co. "F" 7th V. R. C, at Washington, D. C, as Sergt. 
Draper, Ebenezer — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 24 ; student ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; promoted Sergt. Major, May 21, 1864, from Sergt., and transf. to Non Com. Staff; 

comm. 1st Lieut., Dec. 1, 1864; must. Jany. 6, 1865; apptd. Adjutant, April 1, 1865; must. 

out June 16, 1865, with Field and Staff. 
Dunlap, Albert — Priv. — Res. Dighton ; 19 ; stonecutter ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
Eldridge, Hiram — Priv. — Res. Somerset; 25; nailer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

disch. Jany. 15, 1865, for disability, at Portsmouth Grove, R. I. 
Ellis, John R. — Priv. — Res. Edgartown ; 22 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. April 3, 1863, for disability, at Vienna, Va. 
Emery, Ira — Priv. — Res. Somerset; 21; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

transf. Dec. 15, 1863, to V. R. C. ; must, out June 29, 1865, as of 69th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C, 

a Corpl. 
Pales, Henry A. — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 27 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; apptd. Ist Sergt., date not shown; comm. 2d Lieut., May 29, 1865; not must. ; must. 

out June 16. 1865, as Ist Sergt. See Co. "F" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 



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Farnum, Albert N. — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 40; farmer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; disch. June 2, 1863, for disability. 
Farrell, William H. — Priv. — Res. South Danvera ; 18; shoemalcer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Fish, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Dighton ; 22 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

disch. March 7, 1864, for disability, at St. Augustine, Fla. 
Gardner, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 20 ; blacksmith ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Gay, E. Bradford — Priv. — Res. Dighton ; 20 ; teacher; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

wounded June 1, and 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; disch. Dec. 27, 1864, for wounds. 
Giles, William H. — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 28 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; died April 30, 1863, of disease, at Washington, D. C. 
Guilford, Samuel W. — Priv. — Res. Salem; 28; teamster; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; killed June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va., as Sergt. 
Gwinn, Edward A. — Priv. — Res. Salem; 35; line maker; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va., as Corpl. ; died June 27, 1864, of wounds, 

at Philadelphia, Penna. 
Hagerty, Cornelius — Priv. — Res. Somerset; 19; nailer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Harrington, William H. — Priv. — Res. Edgartown ; 33 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; died Nov. 29, 1862, of disease, at Miner's Hill, Va. 
Harris, Warren — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 39 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Hathaway, George W. — Priv. — Res. Freetown ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; disch. Oct. 15, 1864, for disability from 

wounds, at Washington, D. C. 
Hawkins, Albert L. — Priv. — Res. Wrentham; 37; bootmaker; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Hood, William H. H. — Priv. — Res. Somerset; 22; clerk; enl. Aug. 11. 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Ireland, James H. — Priv. — Res. Manchester; 34; cabinetmaker; enl. Aug. 17, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862; transf. Jany. 15, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. July 5, 1865, as of Co. "D" 6th 

V. R. C, at Johnson Island, Ohio. 
Jones, Benjamin P. — Priv. — Res. Dighton; 43; farmer; enl. Aug. 20, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; died Jany. 9, 1865, of disease, at Bermuda Hundred, Va. 
Jones, Benjamin P., Jr. — Priv. — Res. Dighton ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Kenney, Martin T. — Priv. — Res. Somerset ; 28 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Kyle, Robert — Priv. — Res. Salem; 26; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Sept. 3,1862; 

killed May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va., as Corpl. 
Lee, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Manchester; 25; cabinet maker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; wounded Feb. 10, 1864, at St. Mary's Creek, Fla. ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Leonard, David A. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 26; mason; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Leonard, George E. — Priv. — Res. Somerset ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. Nov. 2, 1862, for disability, at Miner's Hill, Va. 
Luther, Albert C. — Priv. — Res. Somerset; 33; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Luther, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. Berkley; 21; nailer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Luther, Joseph S. — Priv. — Res. Somerset; 35; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; killed June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. 
Martin, Edward — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 44 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

wounded May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Marvel, Edward B. — Priv. — Res. Dighton; 19; laborer; enl. Aug. 20, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; wounded Aug. 15, 1864, near Petersburg, Va. ; disch. Feb. 15, 1865, for disability 

from wounds, at Chapin's Farm, Va. 
McFarlane, Peter — Priv. — Res. Salem; 27; tin-plate worker; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; died Dec. 20, 1863, of disease, at St. Augustine, Fla. 



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Miles, William — Priv. — Res. Manchester; 37; laborer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. Dee. 19, 1863, for disability, at Alexandria, Va. 
Miner, John T. — Priv. — Res. Salem; 44; weaver; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

disch. June 10, 1865, from Genl. Hospl., Readville, Mass. 
Mitchell, William — Priv. — Res. Manchester; 41; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 

3, 1862; transf. May 15, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. June 29, 1865, as of Co. "I" 18th 

V. R. C. 
Murphy, James — Priv. — Res. Somerset ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

killed June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. 
Murphy, Thomas G. — Priv. — Res. Manchester ; 25 ; currier ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; disch. March 5, 1865, for disability, at Fort Monroe, Va. See Co. "H" 5th Mass. 

Inf. (3 mos.). 
Ogden, James — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 29 ; weaver ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must, Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

disch. Feb. 26, 1863, for disability, at Hunter's Chapel, Va. 
Parsons, Charles L. — Priv. — Res. Manchester; 43; varnisher; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; died March 7, 1864, of disease, at Hilton Head, S. C. 
Peach, William, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 24 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

wounded Feb. 8, 1864, at Ten Mile Station, Fla. ; disch. June 21, 1865, from Mt. Pleasant 

Hospl., Washington, D. C. See Co. "H" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Pease, Francis, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Edgartown ; 21 ; jeweler ; enl. Aug. 21, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. Jany. 9, 1864, for disability, at Washington, D. C. 
Pert, Charles W. — Priv. — Res. Manchester; 22; cabinet maker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Pert, Samuel L. — Priv. — Res. Manchester; 18; laborer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. Oct. 1, 1863, for disability, from hospl., at Washington, D. C. 
Pollock, John — 2d Lieut. — Res. Salem ; 23 ; carpenter ; comm. 2d Lieut., Aug. 23, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862; comm. 1st Lieut., Jany. 27, 1863; must. Feb. 22, 1863; conmi. Captain, 

Jany. 26, 1864 ; must. March 25, 1864 ; comm. Major, Dec. 7, 1864 ; must. March 1, 1865 ; 

comm. Lieut. Colonel, Feb. 4, 1865 ; must. April 3, 1865 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Lieut. 

Colonel. See Co. "H" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Pond, Elbridge S. — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 30 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. May 19, 1865, at Richmond, Va. 
Pond, Elijah — Priv. — Res. Wrentham; 38; bootmaker; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. May 2, 1864, for disability, at Boston, Mass. 
Pratt, John W. — Priv. — Res. Salem; 26; farmer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
Rand, Samuel G. — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 39 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; wounded May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va. ; disch. for disability. May 31, 

1865, at Point Lookout, Md. 
Ripley, Alonzo — Priv. — Res. Edgartown; 26; carpenter; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; transf. March 15, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. July 5, 1865, as of Co. "H" 6th V. R. C, 

at Cincinnati, Ohio. 
Rogers, Sewall M. — Priv. — Res. Manchester ; 38 ; currier ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Rose, Stephen C. — 1st Lieut. — Res. Marblehead ; 23; farmer; comm. 1st Lieut., Aug. 21, 

1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; comm. Captain, June 9, 1863; must. July 1, 1863; disch. for 

disability, Jany. 25, 1864, as Captain of Co. "E". See Co. "F" 23d Mass. Inf. 
Sherman, Zoeth H. — Priv. — Res. Somerset ; 23; occu. — ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; killed June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va., as Corpl. 
Shute, Richard G. — Music. — Res. Edgartown; 18; musician; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; disch. Jany. 16, 1863, for disability, at Miner's Hill, Va. 
Simonds, William — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 26 ; mariner ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

disch. Nov. 2, 1862, for disability, at Miner's Hill, Va. 
Simonds, William H. — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 35 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Sisson, Sanford A. — Priv. — Res. Somerset ; 25 ; blacksmith ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; taken prisoner, Oct. 27, 1864, at Fair Oaks, Va. ; escaped in March, 1865; disch. 

May 24, 1865, at Richmond, Va. 
Slade, Howard M. — Priv. — Res. Somerset ; 25 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 



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Smith, Benjamin — Priv. — Res. Edgartown ; 22; watchmaker; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; died Aug. 15, 1863, of disease, at Mansion House Hospl., Alexandria, Va. 
Smith, Mark H. — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 28 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
Spencer, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Dighton ; 23 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. See U. S. Navy. 
Spooner, James L. — Priv. — Res. Raynham; 23; seaman; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Sumner, Joseph N. — Priv. — Res. South Danvers ; 20; morocco dresser; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; 

must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; transf. July 16, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. Aug. 11, 1865, as of 3d Co. 

2d Battln. V. R. C, at Washington, D. C. 
Swift, George F, — Priv. — Res. Somerset ; 18 ; nailer ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Swift, Peleg, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Somerset ; 23 ; nailer ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Swift, Perez — Priv. — Res. Somerset; 20; nailer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

prisoner Oct. 27, 1864, at Fair Oaks, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Symonds, Henry A, — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. and must. Feb. 18, 1864 ; transf. 

June 16, 1865, to 24th Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 24th Mass. Inf. 
Tolman, Stephen W. — Priv. — Res. Salem; 35; overseer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; disch. Nov. 2, 1862, for disability, at Miner's Hill, Va. 
Torr, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Salem; 28; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

deserted Dec. 23, 1862, at Miner's Hill, Va. 
Vincent, Charles M. — Priv. — Res. Edgartown ; 18 ; printer ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; promoted Qr. Master Sergt., Dec. 28, 1864; comm. 2d Lieut., May 29, 1865; not 

must. ; must, out June 16, 1865, with Non Com. Staff, as Qr. Master Sergt. 
Wade, Edward E. — Priv. — Res. Dighton; 19; moulder; enl. Aug. 20, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; killed May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va. 
Walker, John G. — Priv. — Res. Dighton ; 17 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

wounded July 12, 1864, near Petersburg, Va. ; died July 27, 1864, of wounds. 
Ware, Henry A. — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 18 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; died Feb. 5, 1864, of disease, at Beaufort, S. C. 
Wellman, Timothy A. — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 40 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 22, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; transf. to V. R.C., Aug. 1, 1863; deserted Oct. 19, 1863, as of Co. "C" 13th V. R.C. 
Westcoat, Samuel B. — ■ Priv. — • Res. Dighton ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. May 28, 1865, at Camp Lee, Richmond, Va. 
White, Horace N. — Priv. — Res. Dighton ; 25 ; soap maker ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; transf. Aug. 1, 1863, to V. R. C. ; must, out June 11, 1864, as of Co. "C" 13th V.R. C. 
Wiley, William -^ Priv. ^ Res. Salem ; 24 ; currier ; enl. and must. Feb. 24, 1864 ; disch. June 30, 

1865, at Boston, Mass. See Co. "C" 1st Mass. Inf. 
Willard, Ashbel — Priv. — Res. Wrentham; 25; bonnet presser; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862; must, out June 3, 1865, at Richmond, Va. 
Wilson, Jacob H. — 1st Sergt. — Res. Salem; 26; mariner; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; comm. 2d Lieut., June 9, 1863; must. June 24, 1863; resigned and disch., June 1, 

1864, for disability. See Co. "H" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 

COMPANY "E" 

Adams, Charles O, — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 27 ; mariner ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Ames, Josiah A. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable; 35; laborer; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; disch. Feb. 23, 1865, for disability, at Chapin's Farm, Va. 
Badger, John P. — Priv. — Res. Stoughton ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 31, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; disch. May 18, 1865, at U. S. Genl. Hospl., Readville, Mass. 
Baker, Abijah — Priv. — Res. Barnstable; 44; carpenter; enl. July 28, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; disch. Sept. 28, 1863, for disability, at Washington, D. C. 
Baker, Benjamin T. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 18 ; harness maker ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862 ; disch. Feb. 18, 1863, for disability, at Broad St. Hospl., Philadelphia, Penna. 
Baker, Eben N. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable; 18; mariner; enl. July 28, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 



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Baker, Salmon C. — Priv. — Res. Yarmouth ; 19 ; mariner; enl. July 25, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; disch. July 31, 1864, for disability, at Beaufort, S. C. 
Bearse, Edwin W. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 23 ; mariner; enl. Aug. 10, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va., as Corpl.; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Bradford, Noah — Corpl. — Res. Barnstable; 34; carpenter; enl. July 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865 as 1st Sergt. 
Bryant, James W. — 1st Sergt. — Res. Middleboro ; 27; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; comm.2dLieut., July 26, 1863 ; must. Oct. 8, 1863 ; comm. 1st Lieut., June 2, 

1864; must. Oct. 3, 1864; comm. Captain, Dec. 1, 1864; must. Jany. 6, 1865; must, out 

June 16, 1865, as Captain of Co. "A". See Co. "A" 3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Bryant, William E. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro; 21; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Bump, Benjamin W. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro; 24; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; disch. April 27, 1864, for disability, at Washington, D. C. 
Burgess, Frederick O. — Corpl. — Res. Middleboro ; 31; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; disch. April 30, 1863, for disability, as Corpl. 
Cahoon, Obed A. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 18; mariner; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; died Nov. 21, 1863, of disease, at Beaufort, S. C. 
Carter, James — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 36; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Cash, Freeman S. — Priv. — Res. Yarmouth ; 21; mariner; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; deserted April 22, 1863, on furlough ; dropped from rolls. May 10, 1863. 
Chase, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Yarmouth ; 24 ; mariner; enl. July 25, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; must, out June 16. 1865. 
Childs, Reuben F. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; laborer ; 37 ; enl. July 25, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Childs, Rodolphus E. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 24; painter; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Churchill, Oramel H. — Sergt. — Res. Middleboro ; 37; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862 ; died Sept. 11, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C, as Private. 
Clagg, James — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 21; laborer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Cobb, Ansel A. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 34 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Cole, Robert V. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 36 ; straw worker ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Crocker, Asa F. — Priv. — Res. Yarmouth ; 23 ; stage driver ; enl. July 24, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; transf. March 3, 1864, to V. R. C. ; re-enlist. Sept. 3, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 17, 1865, 

from Co. "C" 13th V. R. C. 
Crocker, Charles W, — Corpl. — Res. Barnstable ; 20 ; clerk ; enl. July 31, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Private. 
Crocker, Isaac — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 25 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 

must, out June 19, 1865, at Fort Monroe, Va. 
Crowell, David — Priv. — Res. Yarmouth ; 29 ; mariner ; enl. July 25, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 

disch. Feb. 19, 1864, for disabiHty. 
Day, Joseph M, — Captain — Res. Barnstable; 38; counsellor; comm. Captain, Aug. 20, 1862; 

must. Aug. 31, 1862; comm. Major, Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; disch. Aug. 26, 1863. 
Dixon, William — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 36; laborer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; prisoner May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; escaped from prison at Florence, S. C, 

Feb. 16, 1865 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Dottridge, Melville O. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable; 21; laborer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; wounded July 30, 1864, near Petersburg, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Drury, Lorenzo C. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 39 ; mariner ; enl. July 25, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; disch. March 25, 1863, for disability, at Hunter's Chapel, Va. 
Duckrell, William J. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 35 ; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 10, 
1862; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va.; disch. Dec. 15, 1864, for promotion. 

See Co. "E" 5th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and Co. "G" 61st Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Felker, Alvin B. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable; 20; mariner; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; transf. March 15, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. Aug. 1, 1865, as of 143d Co. 2d Battln. 

V. R. C, at Baltimore, Md. , 



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Fessenden, James C. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 33; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862 ; must, out to date May 10, 1865. 
Finney, Albert F. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 20 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Fish, Cyrus B. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 19; mariner; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 

prisoner May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; confined at Richmond, Va., and Andersonville, 

Ga. ; last heard from at Florence, S. C, very low, in Feb., 1865 ; supposed died a Prisoner 

of War, as Corpl. 
Fitch, J, Arthur — Corpl. — Res. Middleboro ; 20; student; enl. July 21, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; comm. 2d Lieut, from Sergt., June 25, 1863 ; must. Sept. 1, 1863 ; comm. 1st Lieut., 

June 2, 1864, not must. ; killed Sept. 30, 1864, at Chapin's Farm, Va., as Actg. Aide de 

Camp on the Staff of 3d Brig. 1st Div. 18th Army Corps. 
Foley, Timothy — Priv. — Res. Yarmouth; 19; laborer; enl. July 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Gifford, William C. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 19 ; laborer ; enl. July 21, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va., as Sergt. ; disch. June 10, 1865, U. S. 

Genl. Hospl., Readville, Mass. 
Godfrey, Hazen K. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro; 40; watchman; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862 ; transf. Jany. 15, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. Nov. 23, 1864, for disability, as of 

Co. "D" 22d V. R. C. 
Goodspeed, Henry — Sergt. — Res. Barnstable ; 26 ; farmer ; enl. July 21, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; transf. May 7, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. June 28, 1865, as of Co. "D" 10th V. R. C. 

a Corpl. 
Hallett, George G. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable; 21 ; carpenter; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; disch. May 25, 1865, at Genl. Hospl., 

York, Penna. 
Harlow, William H. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 18; blacksmith; enl. July 21, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
Harrington, William G. — Priv. — Res. Yarmouth; 19; mariner; enl. July 24, 1862; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; disch. April 22, 1863, for disability, at Hunter's Chapel, Va. 
Haskins, Harrison — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 41; salesman; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; disch. Feb. 21, 1863, for disability, at Hunter's Chapel, Va. 
Hinkley, George — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 20; farmer; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 

wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla., and died same day. 
Hodges, Francis M. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 38 ; teacher ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; died Oct. 27, 1863, of disease, at Beaufort, S. C. 
Holmes, Edwin P. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro; 19; shirt cutter; enl. July 31, 1862; must. Aug. 

31, 1862; comm. 2d Lieut., May 29, 1865; not must.; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
Holmes, William D. — Corpl. — Res. Barnstable; 34; harness maker ; enl. July 9, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Holmes, William P. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 30 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; transf. Feb. 16, 1864, to V. R. C. ; must, out Aug. 2, 1865, as of 72d Co. 2d Battln. 

V. R. C, at Baltimore, Md., a Corpl. 
Holway, Joseph H. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable; 19; laborer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Howland, James N. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 24 ; blacksmith ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; comm. 2d Lieut, from Sergt., Jany. 27, 1863; must. Feb. 21, 1863; disch. 

Aug. 27, 1863, as 2d Lieut, of Co. "C". 
Hoxie, Edward — Sergt. — Res. Barnstable; 36; carpenter; enl. July 28, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla.; must, out June 16, 1865, as Private. 
Hughes, Philip — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 20; laborer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 

wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1866. 
Jackson, Charles A. — Captain — Res. Chelsea; 21; salesman; comm. Sept. 2, 1862; must. 

Sept. 4, 1862 ; disch. June 10, 1863. See Co. " H ' 1st Mass. Inf. 
Jennings, Edwin — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 26 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; disch. Jany. 26, 1863, at hospl., Philadelphia, Penna. 
Jones, Freeman — Priv. — Res. Bridgewater ; 35; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Jones, Leander W. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable; 19; farmer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; wounded July 9, 1864, near Petersburg, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865. 



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Jones, Stephen M. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable; 26; laborer; enl. July 28, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Loring, Milton J, — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 41 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; disch. Sept. 15, 1864, having furnished 

a substitute. 
Loring, Southworth — 2d Lieut. — Res. Middleboro ; 42 ; occu. — ; comm. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862 ; resigned and disch. Dec. 19, 1862. See Co. "H" 3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Lothrop, John P. — Corpl. — Res. Barnstable ; 19; clerk; enl. July 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862; 

must, out to date Aug. 30, 1865, at Washington, D. C. 
Lovell, Howard M. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable; 19; laborer; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Lumbert, William S. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 20 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; died Nov. 2, 1863, of disease, at Beaufort, S. C. 
Lyons, Henry N. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable; 21; painter; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Aug- 31, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Marchant, James — Priv. — Res. Barnstable; 39; laborer; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; transf. Oct. 21, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. July 5, 1865, as of Co. "D" 6th V. R. C. 
Mathews, Benjamin H. — Sergt. — Res. Yarmouth ; 45 ; blacksmith ; enl. July 25, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; disch. AprU 18, 1865, for disability, at Readville, Mass., a Private. 
Maxim, Henry F. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 43 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; disch. Oct. 13, 1863, for disability, at Boston, Mass. 
Mayhew, William B. — Priv. — Res. Chilmark ; 29 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
McFarlin, Henry L. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro; 23 ; farmer; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; wounded June 3, 1864, as Sergt., at Cold Harbor, Va. ; died June 10, 1864, of wounds. 

See Co. "K" 3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
McLaughlin, Benjamin S. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 40 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Mitchell, Oreb F. — 1st Lieut. — Res. Middleboro ; 26 ; shoemaker ; comm. 1st Lieut., Aug. 20, 

1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862; comm. Captain, Nov. 7, 1863; must. Jany. 4, 1864; wounded 

May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; disch. Oct. 25, 1864, as Captain of Co. "F". See 

Co. "A" 3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Murdock, Silas H. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 25; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Nichols, Darius M. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 19 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; disch. Jany. 5, 1864, for disability, at Washington, D. C. 
Nickerson, Gilbert C. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 19; mariner; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Nickerson, Winsor — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 20 ; harness maker ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Otis, Samuel B. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable; 19; printer; enl. July 26, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; died Nov. 16, 1863, of disease, at Beaufort, S. C. 
Otis, Solomon — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 44 ; seaman ; enl. and must. Jany. 4, 1864 ; killed 

May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff. Va. 
Paine, George — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. July 25, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 

wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; and June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; must. 

out June 16, 1865. 
Perkins, Andrew J. — Priv. — Res. Lakeville ; 26; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; died Nov. 22, 1863, of disease, at Lakeville, Mass., while on furlough. 
Perkins, Andrew M. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 36 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 

31, 1862 ; wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla., as Corpl. ; and May 16, 1864, at Drury's 

Bluff, Va., as Sergt. ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Perkins, John J. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 32 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; disch. July 13, 1865, for disability. 
Pitcher, Nathan A. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable; 21 ; mason ; enl. July 21, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; died Nov. 16, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Pratt, Albert G. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro; 44; farmer; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; disch. Oct. 14, 1863, for disability, at Boston, Mass. 
Richardson, John O- A. — Corpl. — Res. Barnstable ; 34 ; painter ; enl. July 2, 1862 ; must. 
Aug. 31, 1862; must, out June 16, 1865, as Private. 



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Ryder, George W. — Corpl. — Res. Yarmouth; 21 ; painter; enl. July 25, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Private. 
Scanlin, John — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 30 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Scobie, John G. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 24; mason; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 

transf. March 15, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. June 1, 1865, as of Co. "D" 24th V. R. C, at 

Washington, D. C, for disability. 
Scudder, Joseph C. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 23 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; disch. April 27, 1864, for disability. 
Shaw, Andrew J. — Sergt. — - Res. Stoughton ; 28 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 25, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; transf. Dec. 15, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. AprU 4, 1864, as of Co. "C" 20th V. R. C, 

at Washington, D. C, as 1st Sergt. 
Shaw, William N. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; transf. AprU 25, 1865, to V. R. C. ; must, out July 14, 1865, as of 2d Co. 2d Battln. 

V. R. C, at Washington, D. C. 
Smith, Christopher C. — Music. — Res. Middleboro ; 18 ; gilder ; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862 ; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ;. must, out June 18, 1865, at 

Fort Monroe, Va., a Private. 
Smith, Harry A. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 23 ; gilder ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 

transf. Jany. 8, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. June 26, 1865, as of Co. "I" 2d V. R. C. 
Sullivan, Timothy J. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro; 18; laborer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862 ; died Aug. 21, 1864, of wounds received same day, near Petersburg, Va. 
Tinkham, Charles G. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro; 18; laborer; enl. Aug. 20, 1862; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
West, James H. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable; 28; carpenter; enl. July 31, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; transf. Nov. 15, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. July 5, 1865, as of Co. "C" 6th V. R. C, 

at Cincinnati, Ohio, as Corpl. 
West, John M. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 26 ; mariner ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 

disch. July 28, 1863, for disability, at Portsmouth Grove, R. I. 
Wilbur, Sidney B. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 18; carpenter; enl. July 21, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; died June 4, 1864, of wounds, as Corpl. 
Wilmot, Thomas E. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 25 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Wright, Ellington L. — Priv. — Res. Fall River; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; died Oct. 27, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Wrightington, Asaph — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 29 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862 ; disch. June 1, 1865, for disability, at Dale U. S. Geni. Hospl., Worcester, Mass, 
Young, Artemas B. — Priv. — Res. Barnstable ; 33 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31. 

1862; disch. Feb. 21, 1863, for disability, at Hunter's Chapel, Va. 
Young, John E. — Priv. — Res. Yarmouth ; 20; painter; enl. July 25, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862; 

must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 

COMPANY "F" 

Adams, Stephen W, — Wagoner — Res. Needham ; 23 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; transf. Dec. 3, 1863, to V. R. C. ; must, out July 14, 1865, as of Co. " H " 1st V. R. C, 

at Elmira, N. Y. 
Alden, Gustavus — Priv. — Res. Easton ; 19; bootmaker; enl. Aug. 21, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Alger, Daniel E. — Priv. — Res. Stoughton ; 18 ; bootmaker ; enl. July 25, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; died Oct. 15, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Atwood, James — Priv. — Res. Lynnfield ; 41 ; teamster ; enl. July 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Back, George — Priv. — Res. Lakeville ; 42 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

transf. Jany. 15, 1864, to V. R. C. ; must, out July 2, 1865, as of Co. "D" 22d V. R. C. 
Batchelder, George E. — Corpl. — Res. Topsfield ; 27 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; transf. Aug. 1, 1863, to V. R. C. ; must, out June 28, 1865, as of Co. "B" 12th 

V. R. C, at Washington, D. C, as 1st Sergt. 
Batterman, John N. — 1st Sergt. — Res. Boston; 21; blacksmith; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; comm. 2d Lieut., May 29, 1865, not must. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 



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Bixby, Charles W. — Priv. — Res. Topsfield ; 18 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Blatchford, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 41 ; mason ; enl. Aug. 16, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

disch. Feb. 7, 1865, for disability. 
Boardtnan, Abijah S. — Priv. — Res. Saugus ; 44 ; farmer ; enl. July 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; died Sept. 24, 1862, of disease, at Saugus, Mass. 
Bodder, St. Luke — Priv. — Res. Newburyport; 22; sailor; enl. July 1, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; transf. Aug. 1, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. June 28, 1865, as of Co. "C" 12th V. R. C, 

at Washington, D. C. 
Bryant, James H. — Priv. — Res. South Danvers ; 16 ; farmer ; enl. July 21, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; wounded June 28, 1864, before Petersburg, Va. ; died July 3, 1864, at Point of Rocks, 

Va., of wounds. 
Burke, Edmond — Priv. — Res. Foxboro ; 45; boot dresser; enl. July 1, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; transf. to V. R. C, date not shown; must, out July 7, 1865, as of Co. "D" 11th 

V. R. C, at Providence, R. I. 
Bushaw, George — Priv. — Res. Lowell; 21; laborer; enl. July 21, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Callahan, John — Priv. — Res. South Acton; 42; laborer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. May 27, 1863, for disability, at Washington, D. C. 
Carmody, Michael H. — Priv. — Res. Newburyport ; 19 ; cigar maker ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862; transf. Feb. 15, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. July 14, 1865, as of Co. "F" 

1st V. R. C, at Elmira, N. Y. 
Carr, John — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 44 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; disch . 

Api-il 4, 1863, for disability. 
Carroll, John — Priv. — Res. South Danvers ; 28; farmer; enl. July 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Carroll, Philip — Priv. — Res. South Danvers; 22; farmer; enl. July 28, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Clark, Edward — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; 23 ; blacksmith ; enl. and must. Jany. 12, 1865 ; 

disch. May 24, 1865, at Stuart Hospl., Richmond, Va. 
Cole, Charles L. — Priv. — Res. Newbury; 20; clerk; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

died March 7, 1864, of disease, at New York. 
Collins, Cornelius C. — Priv. — Res. Stow ; 36 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Cook, Hugh — Priv. — Res. Lynnfield ; 33 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

transf. June 5, 1864, to V. R. C. ; must, out July 11, 1865, as of Co. "H" 20th V. R. C. 
Coots, William — Priv. — Res. Stoughton ; 35 ; bootmaker ; enl. July 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; disch. Dec. 6, 1862, for disability. See Co. "A" 29th Mass. Inf. 
Cosgrove, Thomas — Priv. — Res. East Stoughton ; 42 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862; must, out June 16, 1865. Medal of Honor man. Date of action. May 15, 

1864, Drury's Bluff, Va. "Individually demanded and received the surrender of seven 

armed Confederates concealed in a cellar, disarming and marching them in as Prisoners of 

War." 
Coy, Michael — Priv. — Res. Essex; 30; laborer; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

out June 16, 1865. 
Cundy, William H. — 1st Lieut. — Res. Boston ; 31 ; occu. — ; comm. 1st Lieut., Aug. 30, 1862 ; 

must. Sept. 3, 1862; comm. Captain, Jany. 16, 1863; must. March 1, 1863; disch. to date 

Nov. 6, 1863, to accept commission in V. R. C. See Officer V. R. C. ; and Co. "A" 13th 

Mass. Inf. 
Curtis, Francis, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Topsfield; 26; farmer; enl. Aug. 16, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; accidentally wounded, July 24, 1864, near Petersburg, Va. ; must, out June 26 1865, 

as of 234th Co. 1st Battln. V. R. C, to which transferred, date not shown. 
Curtis, John — Priv. — Res. Randolph; 44; laborer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

disch. Jany. 12, 1863, for disability. 
Day, Calvin — Priv. — Res. Topsfield; 22; farmer; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Dimond, Hugh — Priv. — Res. Stoughton ; 39 ; boot dresser ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
Dodd, Benjamin C, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Topsfield ; 18 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 



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Drew, John W. — Priv. — Res. Weston; 18; laborer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; disch. June 30, 1865, for wounds. 
Faunce, Addison — Priv. — Res. Stoughton ; 44 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Field, Alpheus — Corpl. — Res. Stoughton; 29; bootmaker; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 

See Co. "C" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Flynn, John D. — Priv. — Res. Randolph ; 28 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; taken prisoner at Drury's Bluff, Va., May 16, 1864, as Corpl. ; sent to Andersonville, 

Ga., May 23, 1864 ; supposed to have died, on or about Oct. 1, 1864, at Charleston, S. C, 

while a Prisoner of War. 
Frye, Philip — Priv. — Res. South Danvers ; 44 ; currier ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

on detached service in Invalid Corps from May, 1863, to July 16, 1863, when transf. to 

2d Co. Ist Battln. Invalid Corps ; dishonorably disch., Oct. 8, 1863, from Co. " A " 3d V. R. C. 
Fullford, Jonathan D. — Priv. — Res. Newburyport ; 24 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 21, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Gannon, John — Priv. — Res. Lynnfield ; 32 ; currier ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

disch. June 12, 1865, at Washington, D. C. 
Garlick, Reuben L. — Captain — Res. Boston ; 42 ; carpenter ; comm. Aug. 27, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862; resigned and disch., to date Nov. 21, 1862. See Co. "A" 35th Mass. Inf.; 

and Co. "C" 61st Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Godwin, George H. — Sergt. — Res. Watertown; 26; bootmaker; enl. July 21, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Private. See Co. " D " 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) . 
Gooding, Charles H. — Corpl. — Res. Somerville ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 21, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865, as 1st Sergt. 
Gori, Andrew F. — Music. — Res. Boston; 18; clerk; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Hadley, Francis E. — Priv. — Res. Topsfield ; 32 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; apptd. Corpl., date not shown; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
Hadley, William H. — Priv. — Res. Topsfield; 18; clerk; enl. Aug. 19, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; accidentally shot, July 25, 1863, at New Baltimore. Va. 
Hanson, Abel — Priv. — Res. Saugus ; 37 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

disch. July 31, 1863, for disability, at Washington, D. C. See Co. "L " 2d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Haywood, Henry W. — Corpl. — Res. Stoughton; 27; bootmaker; enl. July 31, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; disch. June 16, 1865, at hospl.. 

Fort Monroe, Va., a Private. 
Healy, James — Priv. — Res. Lynnfield ; 27 ; blacksmith ; enl. July 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Hobart, Samuel B. — Priv. — Res. Stoughton ; 37 ; laborer ; enl. July 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. May 20, 1863, for disability, at West Point, Va. See V. R. C. 
Hobson, George P. — Priv. — Res. Topsfield ; 24 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; died Oct. 29, 1862, of disease, at Georgetown, D. C. 
Hood, Francis A. — Priv. — Res. Topsfield ; 37 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; wounded at Cold Harbor, Va., June 1, 1864; died June 27, 1864, of wounds, at 

Patterson Park Hospl., Baltimore, Md. 
Howard, George F. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; clerk ; comm. 2d Lieut., Aug. 27, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862; comm. 1st Lieut., Jany. 16, 1863; must. March 1, 1863; comm. Captain, 

Feb. 26, 1864 ; must. March 26, 1864 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Captain of Co. "E". 
Hunt, Harrison S. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 36 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865. See Co. "C" 18th Mass. Inf. 
Hunt, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Stoughton ; 35 ; harness maker ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; died April 24, 1864, of disease, at Milton, Mass. 
Janes, Joseph P. — Corpl. — Res. Topsfield ; 30 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; disch. March 1, 1863, for disability, at Boston, Mass., as Corpl. 
Kennedy, Cornelius — Priv. — Res. Needham ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; taken prisoner. May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; no further record. 
Kennedy, William — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 39 ; truckman ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. June 1, 1865, at Jarvis U. S. Genl. Hospl., Baltimore, Md. 
Lawler, Charles — Priv. — Res. Stoughton; 35; bootmaker; enl. July 31, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 
1862 ; kUled June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. 



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Leary, Timothy — Priv. — Res. Lexington ; 22 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

transf. Oct. 29, 1862, to Battery "K" 4th U. S. Arty.; killed in action, May 3, 1863, at 

Chancellorsville, Va. 
Leonard, Andrew J. — Corpl. — Res. Maiden ; 18 ; gardener; enl. July 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Private. 
Linfield, George O. — Priv. — Res. Stoughton ; 27 ; bootmaker ; enl. July 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Litchfield, James A. — Sergt. — Res. Boston ; 21 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; comm. 1st Lieut, from 1st Sergt., Nov. 24, 1864; must. Jany. 1, 1865; must, out 

June 16, 1865, as 1st Lieut. 
Lombard, Henry — Priv. — Res. Newburyport ; 27 ; sailor ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; disch. Jany. 10, 1865, for disability. 
Lovett, Joseph H. — Corpl. — Res. Topsfield ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

wounded and prisoner. May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; exchanged July 16, 1864 ; disch. 

June 13, 1865, for disability. 
Lovett, Michael — Priv. — Res. Newburyport ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Lucas, William — Priv. — Res. Stow; 43; painter; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

transf. July 16, 1864, to V. R. C. ; must, out July 6, 1865, as of Co. "A" 3d V. R. C, at 

New Haven, Conn. 
Maddan, Washington — Priv. — Res. Watertown; 46; bootmaker; enl. July 21, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; transf. Dec. 18, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. Oct. 14, 1864, for disability, as of 

3d Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Mclntire, William C. — Priv. — Res. Lynnfield ; 30; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 21, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
McMurphy, Michael — Priv. — Res. — ; 48 ; occu. — ; enl. July 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

disch. March 24, 1863, for disability, at Hunter's Chapel, Va. 
Millerd, Alphonso A. — Priv. — Res. Lakeville ; 18; farmer; enl. and must. Jany. 4, 1864 ; transf. 

June 16, 1865, to 24th Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 24th Mass. Inf. 
Millerd, Eugene — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Milliken, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 38 ; confectioner ; enl. July 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Murray, James — Music. — Res. Stoughton; 37; bootmaker; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 7, 1865, at Petersburg, Va. 
Norwood, George A. — Priv. — Res. Lynnfield ; 18; cordwainer; enl. July 22, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Norwood, James — Priv. — Res. North Reading; 38; cordwainer; enl. July 22, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; disch. June 19, 1865, for disability. 
Oliver, William B. — Priv. — Res. Stoughton; 30; farmer; enl. July 31, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla. ; and June 6, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; died 

June 10, 1864, of wounds, at White House Landing, Va. 
O'SuUivan, Jeremiah — Priv. — Res. Lynn ; 33 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 16, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; transf. Oct. 15, 1864, to Co. "I" 22d V. R. C. ; transf. back to original company, and 

must, out June 20, 1865, at U. S. Genl. Hospl., Fort Monroe, Va. 
Perkins, Joseph S. — Priv. — Res. Newburyport; 21; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 21, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; must, out July 4, 1865, with 

detachment of Co. "K" 22d V. R. C, at Camp Dennison, Ohio. 
Perkins, Lewis K. — Priv. — Res. Topsfield; 19; farmer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; died Oct. 12, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Purdy, Reuben — Priv. — Res. Lynnfield; 23; farmer; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

wounded and taken prisoner. May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; exchanged at Savannah, 

Ga., Nov., 1864 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Ramsey, James — Priv. — Res. Norton ; 27 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

admitted to hospl., Washington, D. C, April 15, 1863 ; returned to duty, June 20, 1863 ; no 

further record. 
Richardson, James — Priv. — Res. Needham; 21; farmer; enl. July 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Richardson, Samuel C. — Priv. — Res. Needham ; 37 ; teamster ; enl. July 21, 1862 ; must. Sept. 

3, 1862; wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla., must, out June 30, 1865, at Boston. Mass. 



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Richardson, William H. — Priv. — Res. Mansfield ; 18 ; basket maker ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; died Jany. 5, 1864, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Robbins, James — Priv. — Res. South Danvers ; 42 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; must, out June 26, 1865, at Fort Monroe, Va. 
Roberts, James M. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 33 ; wheelwright ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; died Feb. 4, 1864, of disease, at New York. 
Robinson, William — Priv. — Res. Newburyport ; 38 ; sailor ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; transf. May 31, 1864, to V. R. C. ; must, out July 10, 1865, as of Co. "C" 18th V.R. C, 

at Washington, D. C. 
Rosenthal, Nathan — Priv. — • Res. South Danvers ; 40 ; weaver ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. Nov. 13, 1862, for disability. 
Scofield, Lucian O. — Corpl. — Res. Stoughton ; 18 ; bootmaker ; enl. July 25, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; died Oct. 24, 1863, of disease, at Beaufort, S. C. 
Scofield, Oramel B. — Sergt. — Res. Stoughton ; 44 ; carpenter ; enl. July 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's BlulT, Va. ; disch. July 9, 1865, at Fort Monroe, 

Va., as Corpl. 
Short, Owen — Priv. — Res. Maiden; 29; hostler; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

drowned April 15, 1863, in Potomac River. 
Skinner, Richard, Jr, — Captain — Res. Salem ; 43 ; occu. — ; comm. Nov. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Nov. 22, 1862; disch. Jany. 25, 1864, for disability, as Captain of Co. "B". See Salem 

Cadets. 
Southworth, James — Priv. — Res. Lakeville; 34; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 21, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Stebbins, Oliver F. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 42; saw maker; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; transf. Jany. 15, 1864, to V. R. C, as Corpl. ; must, out June 24, 1865, as of Co. " H " 

18th V. R. C. 
Stone, Cornelius — Priv. — Res. Lincoln; 19; farmer; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Sullivan, John — Priv. — Res. Stoughton ; 44 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 

3, 1862; disch. July 15, 1863, for disability. See Co. "C" 56th Mass. Inf.; and 

V. R. C. 
Tucker, John D. — Priv. — Res. Mansfield ; 37 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Very, George A. — Priv. — Res. South Danvers ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; transf. Nov. 15, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. June 26, 1865, with detachment of 48th Co. 

2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Very, Joseph — Priv. — Res. South Danvers ; 53 ; farmer ; enl. July 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. Jany. 12, 1863, for disability. 
Walsh, Robert B. — Priv. — Res. North Reading ; 44 ; shoemaker ; enl. and must. Jany. 4, 1864 ; 

wounded March 1, 1864, in Florida; disch. Feb. 15, 1865, for disability, at Chapin's Farm, 

Va. 
Walton, Alexander — Priv. — Res. Newburyport ; 18 ; sailor ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; deserted Feb. 28, 1863, at Hunter's Chapel, Va. 
Welch, William — Priv. — Res. Topsfield ; 25 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; died Nov. 7, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Wells, Daniel L. — Sergt. — Res. South Danvers ; 35; broker; enl. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; comm. 1st Lieut., Nov. 16, 1864; must. Dec. 6, 1864; disch. April 28, 1865, as 

1st Lieut, of Co. "I". 
White, Oliver M. — Priv. — Res. Mansfield ; 17 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; disch. Nov. 17, 1864, for disability caused from 

wounds. 
White, Roland — Priv. — Res. Mansfield; 41; farmer; enl. Aug. 2, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

died Dec. 4, 1863, of disease, at St. Augustine, Fla. 
Young, Madison — Priv. — Res. Stoughton; 30; bootmaker; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; transf. to V.R. C, date not shown; must, out July 6, 1865, as of Co. "A" 6th V. R. C, 

at Cincinnati, Ohio. 



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COMPANY "G" 

Adams, George 0- — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 22 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

died Jany. 27, 1864, of disease, at Boston, Mass. 
Bacon, Andrew J. — Corpl. — Res. Chelsea; 28; provision dealer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Sept. 5, 1862; apptd. 1st Sergt., date not shown; disch. for promotion, Nov. 1, 1864. See 

29th Unatt. Co. Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Bacon, Lewis — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 36; painter; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Sept. 5, 1862; 

transf. Dec. 21, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. Oct. 22, 1864, for disability, as of 119th Co. 2d 

Battln. V. R. C. 
Bailey, Henry S. P. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 24 ; gas fitter ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; transf. Aug. 9, 1863, to V. R. C. ; must, out July 6, 1865, as of Co. "A" 6th V. R. C, 

at Cincinnati, Ohio. 
Bailey, Joshua M. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 34; produce dealer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Sept. 5, 1862 ; died Oct. 22, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Baker, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 41; painter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 5, 1862; 

transf. Nov. 15, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. June 10, 1864, as of Co. "C" 19th V. R. C, for 

disability. 
Barrington, John F. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

killed June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. 
Batchelder, Samuel, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 26 ; moulder ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; killed May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. 
Bayley, George F. H. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 42 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; disch. June 20, 1865, at Boston, Mass. 
Bayley, Granville B. — Music. — Res. Chelsea; 18; grocer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Bender, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 23 ; hatter ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 6, 1862 ; 

wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Bowen, Daniel E. — Sergt. — Res. Chelsea ; 36 ; joiner ; enl. Aug. 25, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

promoted Sergt. Major, Jany. 1, 1863; comm. 2d Lieut., Jany. 16, 1863; must. March 1, 

1863; comm. 1st Lieut., Nov. 7, 1863; must. Jany. 4, 1864; resigned and disch., June 1, 

1864, as 1st Lieut, of Co. "F". 
Brackett, Samuel P. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 21 ; lather ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 6, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Breed, Henry W. — Priv. — Res. Lynn; 29; teamster; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 5, 1862; 

disch. Oct. 15, 1864, for disability, at Boston, Mass. 
Brown, Frank A. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 24; clerk; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Sept. 5, 1862; 

comm. 1st Lieut., Feb. 18, 1865; not must. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as 1st Sergt. 
Buck, George H. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 19 ; salesman ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

disch. June 10, 1865, at Boston, Mass. 
Buck, Theodore H. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 21; salesman; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla. ; disch. May 19, 1864, for disability caused 

from wounds, at Boston, Mass. 
Butler, Benjamin H. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 22; provision dealer; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 5, 1862; disch. May 19, 1865, at Satterlee Genl. Hospl., West Philadelphia, Penna. 
Buzzell, Hiram H. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 37; ship carpenter; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Sept. 5, 1862 ; wounded June 30, 1864, before Petersburg, Va. ; must, out June 16, 

1865. 
Campbell, Charles A. — Sergt. — Res. Chelsea ; 24 ; coal dealer ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; apptd. Qr. Master Sergt., date not shown ; comm. 2d Lieut., Aug. 30, 1863 ; must. 

Oct. 8, 1863; resigned and disch., Feb. 6, 1864, as 2d Lieut, of Co. "K". 
Cheever, Joseph C. F. — Corpl. — Res. Chelsea ; 23 ; chemist ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862; disch. June 20, 1865, as Sergt., at Boston, Mass. 
Clapp, George W. — Sergt. — Res. Chelsea ; 38 ; jeweler ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Private. 
Clark, George L. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 25; painter; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. Sept. 5, 1862; 

detailed Nov. 7, 1862, as clerk at headquarters ; and Nov. 16, 1863, as clerk, at Washington, 

D. C. ; must, out to date Sept. 5, 1865. 
Colby, Oscar F. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 22; lather; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 6, 1862; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 



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Cole, Herbert S. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 24 ; nurseryman ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Corcom, Levi F. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 20 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

disch. June 20, 1865, at Boston, Mass. 
Cox, Charles G. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 23 ; counsellor-at-law ; enl. and must. Sept. 10, 1862 ; 

comm. 2d Lieut., Aug. 15, 1862; must. Nov. 13, 1862; comm. 1st Lieut., July 26, 1863; 

must. Sept. 1, 1863 ; apptd. Adjutant, Nov. 23, 1863 ; comm. Captain, Feb. 25, 1864 ; must. 

March 26, 1864 ; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; comm. Major, June 2, 1864 ; 

must. Nov. 25, 1864; resigned and disch. Dec. 2, 1864, as Major. See 1st Lieut. Co. "A" 

Ist Battln. Mass. Cav. (26th N. Y. Cav.) ; and Co. "F" 3d Mass. Cav. 
Coyne, Michael — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 23; laborer; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. Sept. 5, 1862; 

must, out June 16, 1865. See U. S. Navy. 
Crocker, Henry M. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 24; cabinet maker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Sept. 5, 1862; transf. Jany. 1, 1865, to V. R. C. ; must, out with detachment of 173d Co. 

2d Battln. V. R. C, July 7, 1865. 
Currier, Charles A. — 1st Sergt. — Res. Chelsea; 28; carpenter; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. 

Sept. 5, 1862; comm. 2d Lieut., June 9, 1863; must. June 26, 1863; comm. 1st Lieut., 

Jany. 26, 1864 ; must. March 27, 1864 ; wounded July 30, 1864, before Petersburg, Va. ; 

comm. Captain, Nov. 24, 1864; must. Jany. 4, 1865; must, out June 16, 1865, as Captain 

of Co. "G". 
Cutting, Frederick L. — Corpl. — Res. Chelsea; 20; salesman; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Sept. 5, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Private. 
Daniels, William B. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 34 ; grainer ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862; disch. June 6, 1865, at hospl.. Fort Monroe, Va. 
Dearborn, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 21; clerk; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; disch. April 20, 1863, for disability, at Portsmouth Grove, R. I. 
Dearborn, Charles L. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 33; painter; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; died Jany. 27, 1864, of disease, at Hilton Head, S. C. 
Dodge, Benjamin F. — Corpl. — Res. Chelsea ; 22 ; grocer ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; transf. Sept. 30, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. Sept. 5, 1865, as Qr. Master Sergt. of 

9th Regt. V. R. C, at Washington, D. C. 
Donaghy, James — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; disch. March 30, 1865, for disability 

caused from wounds, at Readville, Mass. 
Dunn, John V. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 26 ; cigar maker ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

disch. May 25, 1865, from Stuart Hospl., Richmond, Va. 
Earle, George W, — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 20 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; died May 19, 1864, of wounds. 
Easterbrook, Kimball, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 27 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 5, 1862; promoted to Qr. Master Sergt., Oct. 8, 1863; comm. 1st Lieut., Nov. 16, 

1864 ; must. Dec. 28, 1864 ; must, out June 16, 1865, with Field and Staff, as Regtl. Qr. 

Master. 
Edwards, Edward E. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 24 ; printer ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865. See Co. "A" 1st Mass. Cav. 
Ellery, Alphonso — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 29 ; weigher ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Everdean, Joseph B. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 22 ; cigar maker ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Field, Warren S. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 26; butcher; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. Sept. 5, 1862; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Galusha, Florilla B. — Priv. — • Res . Chelsea ; 30; teamster; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Gerrish, Israel H. — Corpl. — Res. Chelsea; 29; carpenter; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 

5, 1862; transf. May 31, 1864, to V. R. C; disch. June 26, 1865, as Sergt. of 1st Battln. 

V.R.C. 
Gibby, William H. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 42; paper hanger; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862; transf. Feb. 20, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. Dec. 6, 1864, for disability, as of Co. "I" 

24th V. R. C. 
Gibson, Frederick M. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 32; carriage maker ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 5, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 



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Glover, Benjamin T. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 23 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept 5, 1862 ; 

wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va.; disch. May 24, 1865, for disability caused 

from wounds, at Stuart Hospl., Richmond, Va., a Corpl. 
Green, John — Corpl. — Res. Chelsea ; 34 ; cigar maker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

disch. Dec. 13, 1862, for disability, as Sergt. 
Hammond, Frank — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 24 ; printer ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Hatch, Isaac J. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 25 ; butcher ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

died Oct. 30, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C, as Corpl. 
Heenan, John — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 28; teamster; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Hodgkins, William H. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 24 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862; wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla.; and June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Holden, John B. — Priv. — Res. Maiden; 21; clerk; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 5, 1862; 

killed May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. 
Howard, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 18 ; sailmaker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Howe, Frank T. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 20 ; student ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

disch. March 31, 1864, at Washington, D. C. 
Hubbard, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 23 ; gas fitter ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; killed June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va., as Corpl. 
Hurley, Daniel E. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 28; salesman; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; transf. Aug. 8, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. Oct. 26, 1864, for disability, as of 18th Co. 

2d Battln. V. R. C, at Portsmouth Grove, R.I. 
Hutchins, Isaiah M. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 35; master mariner; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. 

Sept. 5, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Hutchins, Levi — Corpl, — Res. Chelsea ; 27 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

apptd. Sergt., date not shown; wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va., as 1st Sergt.; 

comm. 1st Lieut., April 21, 1864; must, same date; disch. Jany 1, 1865, for wounds, as 

1st Lieut., of Co. "D". 
Jackson, George F. C. — Priv. — Res. Winsor, Maine; 19; farmer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. 

Sept. 5, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Jenkins, Horatio, Jr. — 1st Lieut. — Res. Chelsea ; 25 ; law student ; comm. 1st Lieut., Aug. 15, 

1862; must. Sept. 5, 1862; comm. Captain, to date Aug. 12, 1862; must. Nov. 1, 1862; 

prisoner May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; escaped from prison at Columbia, S. C, and 

rejoined regt., date not shown; comm. Major, April 20, 1864; not must.; comm. Lieut. 

Colonel, June 2, 1864 ; must, to date June 2, 1864 ; disch. Feb. 18, 1865. See Co. "I" 5th 

Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and F. & S. 4th Mass. Cav. 
Johnson, George H. — Wagoner — Res. Chelsea ; 33 ; mason ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Private. 
Knowles, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 21; teamster; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Lawton, William H. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 42; mariner; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; trausf. to V. R. C, date not shown ; disch. Sept. 5, 1865, at Providence, R. I., as of 

19th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C, a Corpl. 
Lewis, George A. ^ Music. — Res. Chelsea; 18; student; enl. Aug. 21, 1862; must. Sept. 5, 

1862; died Jany. 24, 1864, of disease, at Beaufort, S. C. 
Linscott, Benjamin H. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 29; carpenter; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. 

Sept. 5, 1862; comm. 1st Lieut, from 1st Sergt., Jany. 27, 1864; must. June 18, 1864; 

comm. Captain, Sept. 7, 1864; must. Dec. 5, 1864; must, out June 16, 1865, as Captain 

of Co. "K". 
Marshall, George E. — Captain — Res. Chelsea ; 24 ; conductor ; comm. Captain, Aug. 15, 1862 ; 

must. Nov. 10, 1862; comm. Major, March 10, 1864; not must.; comm. Lieut. Colonel, 

April 20, 1864; must. May 21, 1864; killed June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va., as Lieut. 

Colonel. See Co. "C" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Mathot, Louis — 2d Lieut. — Res. — ; 28; occu. — ; comm. 2d Lieut., Feb. 1, 1864 ; not must. ; 

comm. 1st Lieut., Feb. 26, 1864; must. Oct. 31, 1864; disch. July 1, 1865, as 1st Lieut. 

of Co. "A". Brevet Captain U. S. Vols., to date March 13, 1865. Had prior service in 

Enfants Perdus (N. Y. organization). 



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Mayo, Benjamin H. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 28; tin-plate worker ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 5, 1862 ; taken prisoner, May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; died on or about Feb. 15, 

1865, at Florence, S. C, a Prisoner of War, as Corpl. 
McKenney, Alfred H. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 23; wood turner; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Sept. 5, 1862; disch. Nov. 12, 1862, for disability. 
McLaughlin, James — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 23; currier; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862; disch. June 9, 1865, at Point Lookout, Md. 
Merrill, Israel H. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 35 ; caulker ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Moses, James — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 24; shoemaker; enl. and must. March 23, 1864; disch. 

June 17, 1865, from Dale Genl. Hospl., Worcester, Mass. See Co. "A" 5th Mass. Inf. 

(3 mos.) ; and Co. "A" 23d Mass. Inf. 
Niland, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 25; laborer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 

5, 1862; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as 

Sergt. 
Parker, Nathan W. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 28 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Parkhurst, Eugene D. C. — • Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 20 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; died Oct. 3, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Pearson, Samuel F. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 21; butcher; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; disch. Jany. 13, 1864, for disability, at Portsmouth Grove, R. I. 
Plummer, Joseph — ■ Priv. — • Res. Chelsea ; 30 ; mason ; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

killed May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. 
Ribero, Joseph W. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 34; carpenter; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; transf. Jany. 1, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. Aug. 13, 1865, as of 117th Co. 2d Battln. 

V. R. C, at Providence, R. I. 
Rigby, William H. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 37 ; boat builder ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; disch. June 9, 1865, at Point Lookout, Md. 
Ring, Charles T. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 20 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va.; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Sargent, Christopher — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 26; teamster; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Sibley, NelsonH, — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 23; waiter; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; disch. Dec. 31, 1864, for disability caused 

from wounds, as Sergt. 
Small, William H. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 23; carpenter; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Smith, ChandlerP. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 21; trader; enl. Aug. 12, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
Smith, Charles O. C. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 23; provision dealer ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 5, 1862; died April 18, 1863, of disease, at Mt. Pleasant Hospl., Washington, D. C, 

as Corpl. 
Smith, William A. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Chelsea; 26; carpenter; comm. 2d Lieut., Aug. 15, 

1862; must. Sept. 7, 1862; comm. 1st Lieut., Aug. 15, 1862; must. Nov. 19, 1862; comm. 

Captain, Feb. 26, 1863; must. April 27, 1863; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, 

Va.; disch. Sept. 6, 1864, for wounds, as Captain of Co. "C". See Co. "H" 1st Mass. 

Inf. 
Sweeney, Dennis — Priv. — Res. Boston; 37; lithographer; enl. and must. June 23, 1864; 

transf. June 16, 1865, to 24th Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 24th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "I" 

48th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.) 
Thomas, Henry A. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 25 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Toppan, Edwin — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 30 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

disch. Nov. 19, 1863, for disability, at Boston, Mass. 
Wilder, Charles M. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 23; carpenter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va.; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
Wilkinson, Richard — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; 

disch. June 20, 1865, as Corpl., at Boston, Mass. 
Willis, Charles H. — Corpl. — Res. Chelsea; 26; machinist; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 5, 

1862 ; died Jany. 22, 1864, of disease, at Boston, Mass., as Private. 



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Willis, George Henry — Sergt. — Res. Boston; 24; bookkeeper; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. 
Sept. 5, 1862 ; disch. Nov. 11, 1863, to accept promotion in U. S. Col. Troops. See Co. "G" 
1st Mass. Inf. ; and Officer U. S. Colored Troops. 

COMPANY "H" 

Aldrich, Albro W. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 18 ; nailer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1. 1862 ; 

killed June 24, 1864, at Petersburg, Va. 
Balcom, George W. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 20; farmer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Sept. 

1, 1862; transf. Sept. 1, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. July 3, 1865, as of Co. "A" 20th 

V. R. C. 
Ballou, Caleb W. — Priv. — Res. Franklin ; 30 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

transf. Oct. 7, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. Feb. 16, 1864, for disability, as of 69th Co. 2d Battln. 

V. R.C. 
Ballou, Perry A. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 19 ; jeweler ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

wounded and taken prisoner. May 16, 1864, Drury's Bluff, Va.; paroled Nov. 20, 1864; 

disch. May 26, 1865, from U. S. Genl. Hospl., Patterson Park, Baltimore, Md. 
Blake, Julius S. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

disch. Feb. 26, 1863, for disability, at Miner's Hill, Va. 
Bliss, Everett B. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 22; jeweler; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1,1862; 

slightly wounded. May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va.; must, out June 16, 1865, 

as Corpl. 
Bliss, Francis V. — Priv. — Res. Rehoboth ; 37; farmer; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862; 

wounded May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va. ; disch. for disability, June 23, 1865, 

at hospl., Readville, Mass. 
Block, Abel R. — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 28; jeweler; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

disch. Jany. 16, 1864, for disability, at Boston, Mass. 
Bradford, William A. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 36 ; jeweler ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; transf. Sept. 1, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. July 7, 1865, as of Co. "B" 21st V. R. C, 

at Trenton, N. J. 
Briggs, Albert F. — Wagoner — Res. Attleboro ; 33 ; jeweler ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; disch. Sept. 28, 1863, for disability, at Alexandria, Va. 
Briggs, Charles H. — Sergt. — Res. Attleboro; 25; bonnet presser; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862 ; comm. 2d Lieut., Aug. 26, 1863, from 1st Sergt. ; must. Jany. 8, 1864 ; comm. 

1st Lieut., June 4, 1864 ; must. Oct. 3, 1864 ; comm. Captain, Feb. 18, 1865 ; must. May 17, 

1865; must, out June 16, 1865, as Captain of Co. "H". 
Bullock, John D. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 32 ; blacksmith ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Capron, Frank £. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 18; skirt maker; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; disch. June 21, 1865, for disability 

caused from wounds. 
Card, James S. — Corpl. — Res. Norton; 38; carder; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 1862; 

disch. Dec. 2, 1862, for disability, at Miner's Hill, Va., as Corpl. 
Chadwick, Lurad H. — Priv. — Res . Attleboro ; 26 ; carpenter ; enl . Aug . 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va., as Sergt. ; comm. 2d Lieut., May 29, 

1865, from 1st Sergt. ; not must. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as 1st Sergt. 
Clapp, Charles £. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 19; farmer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

died Dec. 5, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Cole, Francis G. — Priv. — Res. Rehoboth; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862; 

disch. Feb. 15, 1865, for disability, at Chapin's Farm, Va. 
Cook, Reuben S. — Priv. — Res. Mansfield ; 40 ; bootmaker; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; must, out June 26, 1865, at Washington, D. C, as of Unassigned 1st Battln. V. R. C, 

to which transferred. 
Crandall, Edwin L. — Corpl. — Res. Attleboro ; 21 ; dentist ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; disch. July 16, 1864, for disability, at Jacksonville, Fla., as Corpl. 
Cummings, John C. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 21 ; jeweler ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; wounded and taken prisoner, Feb. 15, 1864, at Gainesville, Fla., paroled and 

exchanged, March 25, 1865; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Devine, James — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 44 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

disch. Jany. 27, 1863, for disability, at Miner's Hill, Va. 



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Doran, Francis — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 39; auctioneer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Sept, 1, 

1862; wounded May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va.; disch. for disability from 

wounds, June 9, 1865, hospl.. Point Lookout, Md. 
Dunham, Joseph W. — Corpl. — Res. Raynham ; 23 ; nailer ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. See Co. "K" 3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Edgar, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Attleboro; 34; farmer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

disch. Aug. 19, 1863, for disability. 
Elliott, William T. — Priv. — Res. Norton; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Forbes, Avery — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 24 ; jeweler; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Freeman, Edgar A. — Priv, — Res. Norton; 20; farmer; enl, Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

wounded May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Freeman, George M. — Priv. — Res. Norton; 28; farmer; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; died Aug. 6, 1863, of disease, at Catlett's Station, Va, 
Fuller, Charles L. — Corpl. — Res. Attleboro; 29; jeweler; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
Goetler, Jacob — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 36 ; engineer ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Green, John H. — Music — Res. Attleboro; 28; mason; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

transf. Dec. 7, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. Aug. 31, 1865, as of 96th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C, 

at Baltimore, Md. 
Hamblin, George W. — Priv. — Res. Norton; 25; farmer; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla.; and June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; 

disch. May 18, 1865, from genl. hospl., Readville, Mass., while absent wounded, 
Harris, Robert E. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 23 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

must. out June 16, 1865. See Co. "F" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and Co. "G" 29th Mass. Inf. 
Haskins, Charles R. — Sergt. — Res. Raynham ; 19 ; nailer ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. See Co. "G" 3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Hattin, Albert W. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 29 ; operative ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; disch. Dec. 6, 1862, for disability, at Miner's Hill, Va. 
Hewitt, Zelotus T. — Priv. — Res. Norton ; 34; spinner; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

transf. Nov. 30, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. Feb. 17, 1864, as of 100th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C, 

for disability, at hospl., Alexandria, Va. 
Hicks, Samuel G. — Priv. — Res. Norton ; 34 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept, 1, 1862 ; 

disch. May 24, 1865, from hospl., Richmond, Va. 
Hodges, Henry M. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro; 27; farmer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va.; disch. June 7, 1865, for disability, at 

Mower Genl. Hospl., Philadelphia, Penna. 
Hodges, Lloyd B. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 22; farmer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

wounded May 16, 1864, Drury's Bluff, Va.; and June 4, 1864, Cold Harbor, Va.; disch. 

June 9, 1865, Genl. Hospl., York, Penna., while absent wounded. 
Horton, Edwin I. — Corpl. — Res. Attleboro; 24; farmer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
Horton, George W. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro; 29; jeweler; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; taken prisoner, Feb. 15, 1864, at Gainesville, Fla.; released at Goldsboro, N. C, 

Feb. 26, 1865 ; disch. June 29, 1865, at Boston, Mass. 
Horton, Nathan B. — Priv. — Res. Rehoboth ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; died Oct. 19, 1864, at Dighton, Mass., of disease. 
Horton, Seth A. — Priv. — Res. Dighton; 26; farmer; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. Sept. 

1, 1862; transf. Oct. 14, 1863, to V. R. C. ; must, out July 12, 1865, as of Co. "C" 3d 

V. R.C. 
Johnson, Isaac N. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 31 ; operative ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; disch. May 17, 1865, at Mower Genl. Hospl., Philadelphia, Penna. 
Lane, Edwin A. — Priv. — Res. Norton; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Sept, 

1, 1862; wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla.; killed June 24, 1864, at Petersburg, 

Va. 
Leonard, Charles O. — Priv. — Res. Raynham; 18; nailer; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 
1862; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; died June 1, 1864, of wounds, in 

Chesapeake Hospl., Va, 



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Leonard, Daniel F. — Priv. — Res. South Braintree ; 40; tailor; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; transf. March 15, 1865, at Washington, D. C, to V. R. C. ; must, out July 17, 1865, 

as of 173d Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. at Hilton Head, S. C. 
Lincoln, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 21; blacksmith; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862; disch. April 17, 1864, for disability, at Washington, D. C, as Corpl. 
Lincoln, James M. — Priv. — Res. Raynham ; 28; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862; disch. May 30, 1863, for disability, at Washington, D. C. 
Lovell, Amaziah — Priv. — Res. Raynham ; 30 ; nailer ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

wounded June 30, 1864, before Petersburg, Va.; disch. Oct. 28, 1864, for disability caused 

from wounds. 
McKavitt, John H. — Priv. — Res. Norton ; 23 ; butcher ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Metcalf, Homer — 1st Sergt. — Res. Attleboro; 27; jeweler; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; died Jany. 22, 1864, of disease, in hospl.. New York, as Private. 
Nerney, Nicholas — Priv. — Res. Attleboro; 19; jeweler; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; transf. Sept. 1, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. June 30, 1865, from Co. "H" 1st V. R. C, 

at Albany, N. Y. 
Newcomb, Samuel A. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 41 ; butcher ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; died Nov. 14, 1863, of disease, at regtl. hospl.. Folly Island, S. C. 
Paine, Edwin R. — Corpl. — Res. Attleboro ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

disch. July 15, 1864, for disability, at Boston, Mass., as Sergt. 
Park, Henry M. — Corpl. — Res. Attleboro; 19; coachman; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; wounded May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va. ; died June 6, 1864, of wounds, 

in hospl.. Fort Monroe, Va., a Private. 
Park, Wisner — 1st Lieut. — Res. Attleboro ; 27; provision dealer; comm. 1st Lieut., Aug. 15, 

1862; must. Sept. 1, 1862; comm. Captain, June 2, 1863; must. July 1, 1863; must, out 

June 16, 1865, as Captain of Co. "D". 
Peck, Edwin A. — Priv. — Res. Rehoboth ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

died Jany. 5, 1864, of disease, at Hilton Head, S. C. 
Perkins, Jerome D. — Priv. — Res. Raynham; 18; nailer; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; wounded June 5, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Perkins, Lester A. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 30; jeweler; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

killed June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. 
Pierce, Wheaton — Priv. — Res. Rehoboth ; 30; farmer; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862; 

wounded May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va. ; killed June 6, 1864, Cold Harbor, Va. 
Richards, Eugene H. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Attleboro; 18; scholar; comm. 2d Lieut., Aug. 15, 

1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; comm. 1st Lieut., June 2, 1863 ; not must. ; resigned and disch., 

July 6, 1863, as 2d Lieut. 
Richardson, Edgar A. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; disch. June 24, 1865, at Boston, Mass. 
Robinson, George H, — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 18 ; founder; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Rogers, William H. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 21 ; jeweler ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla. ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Rounds, Gershom R. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro; 35; carpenter; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862 ; disch. Sept. 10, 1864, for disability, at Beaufort, S. C. 
Saunders, George W. — Priv. — Res. Raynham ; 18 ; nailer ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Savery, Job B. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 21 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
Sherman, Edward P. L. — Priv. — Res. Swansea ; 44 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; deserted Sept. 6, 1862; in arrest at Fort Independence, Boston Harbor, Nov. and 

Dec, 1862 ; died Jany. 9, 1863, of disease, at Fort Independence, Boston Harbor. 
Short, James — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 23; spinner; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 1862; 

wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; in hospital until June 15, 1865, when discharged 

for disability caused from wounds. 
Simons, George W. — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 33 ; jeweler ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Slade, Gideon C. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro; 18; bookkeeper; enl. and must. Jany. 12, 1864; 

killed May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va. 



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Slade, Willard E. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 37 ; mason ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

disch. Jany. 28, 1865, for disability, at Boston, Mass. 
Slater, John — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 21 ; operative ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

wounded July 30, 1864, at Petersburg, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Smith, Granville S. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro; 35; blacksmith; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. 

Sept. 1. 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Smith, John — Priv. — Res.Raynham; 33; engineer; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Smith, William H. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 21; jeweler; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va.; disch. June 13, 1865, at U. S. Genl. 

Hospl., Baltimore, Md., while absent wounded. 
Springer, James H. — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 28; founder; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; transf. Oct. 14, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. Oct. 30, 1863, for disability, as of 75th Co. 

2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Staples, Nathan K. — Priv. — Res. Raynham ; 26; nailer; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Staples, Samuel S. — Priv. — Res. Middleboro ; 30; shovel maker; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Starkey, Augustus A. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro; 42; carpenter; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Streeter, Henry A. — Sergt. — Res. Attleboro; 27; jeweler; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; comm. 1st Lieut., Sept. 7, 1864, from 1st Sergt.; must. Dec. 4, 1864; must, out 

June 16, 1865, as 1st Lieut, of Co. "E". 
Streeter, John F. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 24; jeweler; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

comm. 1st Lieut, from Sergt., Dec. 1, 1864 ; must. Jany. 16, 1865 ; must, out June 16, 1865 ; 

as 1st Lieut, of Co. "G". Brevet Captain U. S. Vols., to date April 9, 1865. 
Thayer, Abiatha H. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 36 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; wounded May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va. ; died June 8, 1864, of wounds, 

at Chesapeake Hospl., Fort Monroe, Va. 
Thurber, Francis W. — Priv. — Res. Rehoboth ; 18 ; farmer; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; transf. Oct. 31, 1863, to V. R. C. ; must, out July 3, 1865, with detachment of Co. 

"B"20th V. R. C. 
Waldron, Albert W. — Priv. — Res. Taunton; 21; nailer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; disch. Aug. 3, 1863, for disability. 
Wales, Abijah T. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 29 ; blacksmith ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; transf. to 2d Mass. Cav., order War Dept., Dec, 1862. See Co. "B" 2d Mass. 

Cav. 
Wallace, Elliott M. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 19; clerk; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

transf. April 10, 1864, to V. R. C. ; must, out Aug. 1, 1865, as of Co. "I" 6th V. R. C, at 

Washington, D. C. 
Washburn, Joseph H. — Priv. — Res. Norton; 25; farmer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; transf. Aug. 1, 1863, to V. R.C. ; must, out July 1, 1865, as of Co. "C" 13th V.R. C. 

at Galloup's Island, Boston Harbor. 
Washburn, William D. — Priv. — Res. Norton ; 27 ; farmer; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; transf. Aug. 1, 1863, to V. R. C. ; must, out July 1, 1865, as of Co. "C" 13th V. R. C, 

at Galloup's Island, Boston Harbor. 
Weaver, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 22 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; disch. Aug. 18, 1863, for disability, at Alexandria, Va. 
White, Jason L. — Sergt. — Res. Norton; 24; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; died Nov. 21, 1863, of disease, at U. S. Genl. Hospl. #9, Beaufort, S. C. 
White, Otis — Priv. — Res. Attleboro; 23; teacher; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 1862; 

transf. April 25, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. July 6, 1865, as of Co. "A" 6th V. R. C, at Cin- 
cinnati, Ohio. 
Whitney, Silas J. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro; 19; farmer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 1862 ; 

disch. Jany. 27, 1863, for disability, at Miner's Hill, Va. 
Wilbur, Henry F. — Priv. — Res.Raynham; 19; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862; died Jany. 5, 1864, of disease, at Hilton Head, S. C. 
Wilbur, Nathan — Corpl. — Res. Norton; 39; britannia worker; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. 

Sept. 1, 1862; wounded Aug. 11, 1864, at Petersburg, Va . ; must, out June 16, 1865, as 

Corpl. 



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Wilbur, Thomas T. — Priv. — Res. Raynham; 18; nailer; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; wounded June 24, 1864, at Petersburg, Va. ; disch. June 21, 1865, at Boston, Mass., 

as Corpl., while absent wounded. 
Williams, Charles F. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 19 ; jeweler ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; must, out June 3, 1865, at Richmond, Va. 
Williams, Erastus F. — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 20 ; burnisher ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; disch. Sept. 29, 1863, for disability. See V. R. C. 
Wilmarth, John C. — Music. — Res. Attleboro ; 20 ; jeweler ; enl. Aug. 16, 1862 ; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; prisoner May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; paroled at Charleston, S. C, date not 

shown; must, out May 18, 1865, at Readville, Mass. 
Wilmarth, John O. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; 41; carpenter; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Sept. 1, 

1862 ; wounded May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va. ; died May 23, 1864, of wounds, 

at Chesapeake Hospl., Fort Monroe, Va. 

COMPANY "I" 

Alger, Frank — Priv. — Res. West Bridgewater ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; wounded and prisoner, Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla.; exchanged and rejoined 

company, May 7, 1865 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Alger, William O, — Priv. — Res. West Bridgewater ; 32 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 18, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; disch. Nov. 8, 1863, for disability. 
Avery, Rodman — Priv. — Res. Sandwich ; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Avery, Watson — Priv. — Rfes. Sandwich; 21; farmer; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862; 

died Oct. 26, 1862, at Miner's Hill, Va. 
Bagley, Jacob C. — Corpl. — Res. Salisbury ; 21; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va., as Sergt. ; died June 19, 1864, of wounds, 

at Armory Square Hospl., Washington, D. C. 
Bahan, John — Priv. — Res. Amesbury ; 26 ; mason ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 

apptd. Corpl., and Sergt., dates not shown ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Baker, Henry B. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich; 27; section master ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; disch. May 30, 1865, at Camp Lee, Va. 
Ball, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Sandwich; 18; glass maker; enl. Aug. 17, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; disch. Feb. 22, 1864, for disability. 
Bartlett, Moses N. — Priv. — Res. Salisbury ; 30; farmer; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; disch. Oct. 15, 1863, for disability, at Alexandria, Va. 
Bartlett, Samuel D. — Priv. — Res. West Bridgewater ; 31 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Berry, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Salisbury; 22; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; must, out June 16, 

1865. 
Berry, John C. — Priv. — Res. Salisbury; 21; mechanic; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Brainard, David H. — Priv. — Res. West Bridgewater ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Burbank, Luke P. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich; 18; cooper; enl. Aug. 17, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 

Buzzell, Benjamin — Priv. — Res. Amesbury; 28; brush maker; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; comm. 2d Lieut., May 29, 1865; not must.; must, out June 16, 1865, as 

1st Sergt. 
Buzzell, George W. — Priv. — Res. Gilmanton, N. H. ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. and must. Dec. 29, 

1863 ; disch. June 21, 1865, for disability. 

Campbell, James H. — Priv. — Res. Salisbury ; 26 ; hatter ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; disch. July 25, 1863, for disability, at Washington, D. C. 
Chamberlain, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich; 23; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; 

must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Clements, Franklin S. — Priv. — Res. Amesbury; 21; carriage maker; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; 

must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; died Dec. 16, 1863, of disease, at Hilton Head, S. C. 
Colby, Charles K. — Priv. — Res. Salisbury; 40; ship carpenter; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; disch. May 19, 1863, for disability, at Boston, Mass. 



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Colwell, Edward E. — Priv. — Res. West Bridgewater; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; 
must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; wounded May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va. ; disch. April 28, 
1865, for disability from wounds, at Boston, Mass. Name also found as Caldwell, 
Edward E. 
Currier, Alonson St. Clair — Corpl. — Res. Amesbury ; 26 ; harness maker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; 
must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; taken prisoner, Oct. 27, 1864, at Fair Oaks, Va. ; exchanged March 2, 
1865; disch. July 14, 1865, at genl. hospl., Readville, Mass. 
Curtis, James F. — Priv. — Res. West Bridgewater ; 19 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Donovan, Timothy — Priv. — Res. Salisbury; 23; manufacturer; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must, 
Aug. 31, 1862 ; wounded May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va. ; disch. June 9, 1865, 
at hospl.. Point Lookout, Md., while absent wounded. 
Dow, William H. — Priv. — Res. Salisbury ; 21 ; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; died Oct. 17, 1863, of disease, at Beaufort, S. C. 
Dunbar, Horace P. — Priv. — Res. West Bridgewater ; 18; butcher; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. 
Aug. 31, 1862 ; transf. Dec. 8, 1864, to V. R. C. ; must, out July 7, 1865, with detachment 
of 173d Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Dunbar, Lucius — Priv. — Res. West Bridgewater; 35; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862 ; disch. Aug. 8, 1863, for disability, at Washington, D. C, as Corpl. 
Edwards, Albert N. — Priv. — Res. Amesbury ; 39; harness maker ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862 ; died Oct. 13, 1863, of disease, at Fort Schuyler, N. Y. 
Elder, Josiah L. — 1st Sergt. — Res. Lynn; 23; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 22, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 
1862; comm. 2d Lieut., Dec. 13, 1862; must. Jany. 1, 1863; comm. 1st Lieut., June 26, 
1863 ; must. Sept. 1, 1863 ; comm. Captain, Jany. 26, 1864 ; must. March 26, 1864 ; comm. 
Major, Feb. 4, 1865 ; must. April 24, 1865 ; must, out June 16, 1865, with Field and Staff, 
as Major. See Co. "D" 8th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Ellis, Abner — Priv. — Res. Sandwich; 35; farmer; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Ellis, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich ; 25 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 
wounded May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va.; disch. June 9, 1865, from hospl.. 
Point Lookout, Md., while absent wounded. 
Ellis, Nathaniel L. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich; 41; farmer; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 
1862; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va.; died July 19, 1864, at Philadelphia, 
Penna., of wounds. 
Ellis, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Sandwich ; 24 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 

died Aug. 11, 1864, of disease, near Petersburg, Va. 
Evans, George H. — Priv. — Res. Salisbury; 18; manufacturer; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; disch. May 25, 1865, from Camp Lee Hospl., Va. 
Flanders, George E. — Priv. — Res. Salisbury; 26; manufacturer; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. 
Aug. 31, 1862; wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla.; and May 20, 1864, near Ber- 
muda Hundred, Va.; disch. May 22, 1865, from hospl., Worcester, Mass., while absent 
wounded. 
Flanders, Walter W. — Priv. — Res. Salisbury ; 21 ; carriage trimmer ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. 
Aug. 31, 1862 ; wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla. ; disch. June 16, 1865, genl. hospl., 
Boston, Mass., as Corpl. 
Freeman, Hartwell W. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Sandwich ; 20 ; student ; comm. Aug. 22, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862 ; resigned and disch. Dec. 19, 1862. See Officer U. S. Colored Troops. 
Frost, Newell — Priv. — Res. Salisbury; 19; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; died Nov. 1, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Fullington, Marcus M. — Priv. — Res. Amesbury; 26; carriage trimmer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; 

must. Aug. 31, 1862; disch. Aug. 3, 1863, for disability, at Washington, D. C. 
George, Edwin L. — Corpl. — Res. Amesbury ; 27; farmer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; died Jany. 23, 1864, of disease, at Hilton Head, S. C, as Corpl. 
Gibhardt, Philip — Priv. — Res. Providence, R. I.; 44; shoemaker; enl. July 9, 1862; must. 
Aug. 31, 1862; transf. July 16, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. July 6, 1865, as of Co. "A" 3d, 
V. R. C, at New Haven, Conn. 
Gowen, George F. — Priv. — Res. Amesbury ; 23 ; hatter ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; disch. March 30, 1863, for disability, at Hunter's Chapel, Va. 
Gray, Joseph W. — Priv. — Res. Amesbury ; 25 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 
1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 



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Hammond, Luther T. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich; 27; iron founder; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862 ; died Dec. 25, 1863, of disease, at Beaufort, S. C. 
Harlow, James — Priv. — Res. Sandwich ; 44; baker; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 

disch. Feb. 21, 1863, for disability, at Hunter's Chapel, Va. 
Harper, William H. — Captain — Res. Sandwich; 42; hotel keeper; comm. Aug. 22, 1862; 

must. Aug. 31, 1862; resigned and disch. June 27, 1863. 
Hathaway, James E. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich; 42; mechanic; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; transf. Sept. 30, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. June 24, 1865, for disability, as of 30th Co. 

2d Battln. V. R. C, at U. S. Genl. Hospl., Fort Monroe, Va. 
Healey, Abraham — Priv. — Res. Sandwich; 28; laborer; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 

31, 1862; wounded July 30, 1864, near Petersburg, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as 

Corpl. 
Higgins, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Salisbury ; 23; cloth dresser ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; disch. March 31, 1863, for disability, at Hunter's Chapel, Va. 
Huddy, John T. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Hunt, John W. — Priv. — Res. Amesbury ; 42 ; wheelwright ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; transf. May 15, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. June 7, 1865, for disability, as of 69th Co. 

2d Battln. V. R. C, a Corpl. 
Jennings, William H. — Priv. — Res. West Bridgewater; 40; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; 

must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; disch. July 8, 1863, for disability. 
Johnson, John F. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich ; 18 ; glassmaker ; enl. Aug. 17, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Kelley, James — Priv. — Res. Salisbury ; 25 ; weaver ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 

disch. Oct. 21, 1863, for disability. 
Kern, Daniel V. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich; 19; glass cutter; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; disch. June 15, 1865, from genl. hospl., Norfolk, Va. 
Lamprey, Newell E. — Priv. — Res. Salisbury ; 23 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Lawrence, Edward J. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich; 19; farmer; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; died Nov. 26, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Lehman, Charles — Priv. — Res. Salisbury; 26; weaver; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; disch. Jany. 15, 1863, for disabiHty. 
Leonard, Nahum — Sergt. — Res. West Bridgewater ; 37 ; lawyer ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; disch. March 23, 1864, for promotion. See Co. "C" 68th Mass. Inf. 
Lincoln, Ensign — Priv. — Res. Sandwich ; 21 ; baker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 

disch. Jany. 11, 1864, for disability, at Alexandria, Va. 
Lindsey, Wesley D. — Priv. — Res. West Bridgewater ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862 ; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va., as Sergt. ; must, out June 16, 

1865, as Private. 
Little, Charles H. — Priv. — Rea. Sandwich; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; disch. Oct. 9, 1863, for disability, at Washington, D. C. See Co. "K" 61st Mass. Inf. 

(1 yr.). 
Littlefield, George W. — Sergt. — Res. Amesbury; 27; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862 ; killed July 3, 1864, near Petersburg, Va., as Private. See Co. " F" 6th Mass. 

Inf. (3 mos.). 
Lloyd, George T. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich ; 20 ; glass maker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Lothrop, Azel — Priv. — Res. West Bridgewater; 23; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Lothrop, Waldo P. — Priv. — Res. West Bridgewater; 21; blacksmith; enl. and must. Dec. 8, 

1863; disch. July 28, 1865, at Dale U. S. Genl. Hospl., Worcester, Mass. 
Lowell, Frederick E. — Sergt. — Res. Salisbury ; 23 ; boat builder ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862 ; comm. 2d Lieut, from 1st Sergt., Nov. 7, 1863 ; must. Jany. 16, 1864 ; comm . 

1st Lieut., Jany. 26, 1864 ; must. March 26, 1864 ; disch. Nov. 30, 1864, order War Dept., 

as 1st Lieut, of Co. "E". 
Magoon, Davis — Priv. — Res. Sandwich; 28; sailor; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862; 

transf. Sept. 1, 1863, to V. R. C. ; must, out July 10. 1865, as of Co. "C" 21st V. R. C. 
Manley, William — Priv. — Res. Sandwich; 38; machinist; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; wounded March 1, 1864, near Cedar Run, Fla. ; must, out June 16, 1865. 



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Mannamon, Barzilla — Priv. — Res. Sandwich ; 28; farmer; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Mannamon, Seth T. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich ; 26 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 13, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; disch. Feb. 21, 1863, for disability, at Hunter's Chapel, Va. 
Manning, Benjamin H. — 1st Lieut. — Res. Marshfield ; 22 ; machinist ; comm. Aug. 22, 1862 ; 
must. Aug. 31, 1862; disch. by S. O. #138, 4th Army Corps, June 10, 1863. See Co. "G" 
18th Mass. Inf. ; Co. "A" 4th Mass. Cav. ; and Officer U. S. Colored Troops. 
Manning, Franklin J. — Corpl. — Res. Marshfield; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. 
Aug. 31, 1862; transf. March 15, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. Aug. 9, 1865, as of Co. "I" 
24th V. R. C. 
McMahon, Patrick — Corpl. — Res. Sandwich; 30; glass maker; enl. Aug. 17, 1862; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
Millett, Joiin A. — Priv. — Res. West Bridgewater ; 30 ; leather cutter ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. 
Aug. 31, 1862; transf. Sept. 17, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. July 13, 1865, as of Co. " C" 
12th V. R. C, at Albany, N. Y. 
Morse, Cfiarles T. — Priv. — Res. West Bridgewater ; 25; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; wounded July 12, 1864, near Petersburg, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Nichols, Frank W. — Corpl. — Res. Amesbury ; 29 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; disch. May 19, 1865, from White Hall U. S. Hospl., Philadelphia, Penna., as Sergt. 
Ordway, Moses M. — Priv. — Res. Amesbury ; 20; carriage trimmer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. 
Aug. 31, 1862; prom. Sergt. Major, Jany. 6, 1865, from Sergt. ; comm. 2d Lieut., May 29, 
1865 ; not must. ; must, out June 16, 1865, with Non Com. Staff, as Sergt. Major. 
Parker, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. West Bridgewater ; 32 ; shovel plater ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; died Dec. 29, 1862, of disease, at Miner's Hill, Va. 
Patten, George W. — Priv. — Res. Amesbury ; 23; shoe cutter; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Perkins, Andrew W. — Priv. — Res. West Bridgewater ; 29 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; disch. May 26, 1865, from U. S. Genl. Hospl., Fort Monroe, Va. 
Perry, David, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich ; 27 ; blacksmith ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; disch. May 26, 1863, for disability, at Boston, Mass. 
Ferry, Henry — Priv. — Res. Sandwich; 22; iron founder; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Ferry, John M. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich ; 18 ; laborer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 

wounded June 24, 1864, before Petersburg, Va. ; disch. Nov. 12, 1864, for wounds. 
Ferry, Nathan C. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 

wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Pike, John N. — Priv. — Res. Salisbury; 26; farmer; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862; 
transf. April 1, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. May 6, 1864, for disability, as of Unassigned V. R. C. 
Ring, Jonathan — Priv. — Res. Amesbury; 23; farmer; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 
1862 ; wounded May 20, 1864, near Bermuda Hundred, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as 
Corpl. 
Rolston, JohnM, — Sergt. — Res. Boston ; 22; painter; enl. Aug. 22, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 
transf. Aug., 1862, to 3d Mass. Cav. See Non Com. Staff 3d Mass. Cav.; and Co. "I" 
19th Mass. Inf. 
Sampson, Samuel — • Priv. — Res. Sandwich ; 30 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31 

1862 ; disch. May 23, 1863, for disability, at Boston, Mass. 
Storey, Frederick G. — Priv. — Res. Salisbury ; 21 ; blacksmith ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must 
Aug. 31, 1862; transf. Dec. 7, 1863, to 114th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. ; must, out Jmy 18 
1865, at Washington, D. C. 
Swift, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich ; 27 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Swift, Clark — Priv. — Res. Sandwich; 33; sailor; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862 

disch. May 25, 1865, at Dale U. S. Genl. Hospl., Worcester, Mass. 
Swift, Dean W. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich; 30; farmer; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 1862 

wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; died June 23, 1864, of wounds. 
Swift, Francis H. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich; 19; farmer; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. Aug. 31 

1862 ; disch. July 30, 1863, for disability. See V. R. C. 
Swift, Thatcher H. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich ; 19 ; morocco dresser ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must 
Aug. 31, 1862; wounded July 20, 1864, near Petersburg, Va. ; transf. Dec. 20, 1864, to 
V. R. C. ; disch. June 26, 1865, as of Co. "B" 9th V. R. C. 



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Swift, William H. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich ; 19 ; glass maker ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Tewksbury, Rufus B. — Priv. — Res. Amesbury ; 24 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; deserted Sept. 8, 1862; arrested, date not shovm; transf. Dec, 1862, to 40th New 

York Inf., being claimed as a deserter from that regt. See Co. "B" 40th N. Y. Vols. 
Tinkham, David W. — Corpl. — Res. West Bridgewater ; 45; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; transf. Jany. 16, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. July 5, 1865, from Co. "D" 

6th V. R. C, at Johnson's Island, Ohio, as Private. 
Weeks, Stephen — Priv. — Res. Taunton ; 21 ; glass blower ; enl. and must. Jany. 3, 1865 ; 

transf. June 16, 1865, to 24th Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 24th Mass. Inf. 
Weeks, Willard — Priv. — Res. Sandwich ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 1862 ; 

died Jany. 23, 1865, of disease, at Hampton, Va. 
West, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. Salisbury ; 20 ; blacksmith ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Whitcomb, Warren — Priv. — Res. Amesbury ; 26 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 14, 1862 ; must. Aug. 31, 

1862 ; died Nov. 7, 1862, of disease, at Georgetown, D. C. 
Williams, Perez — Corpl. — Res. West Bridgewater ; 45 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Aug. 31, 1862; disch. March 12, 1863, for disability, at Hunter's Chapel, Va., as Corpl. 
Wood, Samuel J. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich; 31 ; hairdresser; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Aug. 31, 

1862; died Aug. 21, 1864, of disease, near Petersburg, Va. 

COMPANY "K" 

Albee, Eugene A. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Marlboro ; 25 ; shoemaker ; comm. 2d Lieut., Aug. 23, 1862 ; 

not must. ; comm. 1st Lieut., Aug. 23, 1862 ; must. Oct. 10, 1862 ; comm. Captain, June 25, 

1863; must. July 1, 1863; disch. April 20, 1864, for disability, as Captain of Co. "I". 

See Co. "I" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Andrews, Asa — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; shoemaker ; 39 ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

disch. Jany. 19, 1864, for disability. See 2d Unattached Co. Mass. Inf. (100 days) ; and 

2d Unattached Co. Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Blanchard, Henry J. — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 46; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. Aug. 23, 1863, for disability, at Hampton, Va. 
Blanchard, William H. — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 20; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862; disch. Sept. 22, 1863, for disability, at Washington, D. C. See Co. "E" 

8th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and Co. "K" 2d Mass. Cav. 
Brown, John M. — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla. ; died Nov. 3, 1864, of disease, at Hampton, Va., as 

Sergt. 
Brown, William H. — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 23 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

prisoner May 16, 1864, Drury's Bluff, Va. ; at Parole Camp, Annapolis, Md., March, 1865; 

died March 11, 1865, of disease, at Baltimore, Md., as Sergt. 
Bryant, George W. — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 20 ; chair maker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. May 4, 1864, for disability, at Boston, Mass. 
Burchstead, John — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 27; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. Dec. 28, 1863, for disability. 
Burnham, I vers Smith — Priv. — Res. Wenham; 23; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; must, out June 16. 1865. 
Burnham, John E. — Sergt. — Res. Wenham; 22; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Priv. 
Butman, William H. — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 22 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; transf. Feb. 6, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. July 14, 1865, as of Co. "G" 6th V. R. C, 

at Cleveland, Ohio. 
Carter, David M. — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 29 ; mariner ; enl. Aug. 9, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
Center, Addison A. — Music. — Res. Wenham ; 17 ; occu. — ; enl. and must. Dec. 15, 1862 ; 

died March 3, 1864, of disease, at Washington, D. C. See Co. " C " 23d Mass. Inf. 
Choate, Sewall J. — Priv. — Res. Sandwich; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; disch. March 31, 1863, for disability, at Washington, D. C. 
Conant, Alvin T. — Priv. — Res. Rowley ; 35 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

died Oct. 16, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 



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Gonant, Cyrus W. — Priv. — Res. Rowley ; 25 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

disch. Feb. 5, 1864, for disability, at Hilton Head, S. C. 
Conant, George W. — Priv. — Res. Rowley; 33; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. Feb. 6, 1864, for disability, at Convalescent Camp, Va. See Co. " D " 62d Mass. 

Inf. (1 yr.). 
Corning, Alfred — Corpl. — Res. Beverly ; 30 ; farmer ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

died Jany. 28, 1864, of disease, at Beaufort, S. C, as Corpl. 
Crafts, Samuel O. — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla. ; died March 26, 1864, of wounds, at Beaufort, 

S. C. 
Crampsey, Isaac — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 19 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 4, 

1862; disch. June 19, 1865, at hospl., Fort Monroe, Va. 
Cressy, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. Name also borne as Creesey, Benjamin F. 
Dennis, Leonard G. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Beverly; 22; clerk; comm. 2d Lieut., Sept. 5, 1862; 

must. Sept. 6, 1862 ; comm. 1st Lieut., June 9, 1863 ; must. July 3, 1863 ; comm. Captain, 

March 11, 1864; must. March 26, 1864; wounded June 23, 1864, before Petersburg, Va. ; 

resigned and disch., Nov. 30, 1864, for disability, as Captain of Co. "G". See Co. "E" 

8th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and 2d Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Dodge, Charles F., 2d — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 24; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; disch. Oct. 17, 1864, for disability, at Boston, Mass. 
Donegan, Thomas J. — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 21; cabinet maker; enl. Aug. 12, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; transf. June 16, 1863, to V. R. C. ; must, out June 28, 1865, as of Co. "E" 

7th V. R. C, at Washington, D. C. 
Dwinnells, Proctor S. — Priv. — Res. Rowley; 25; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 22, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Fawcett, Dexter H. — Corpl. — Res. Beverly; 41; shoemaker; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. Dec. 7, 1863, for disability, at Washington, D. C, as Corpl. See V. R. C. 
Ferguson, Jeremiah W. — Priv. — Rfes. Beverly; 25; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla. ; disch. June 30, 1865, from U. S. Genl. 

Hospl., Readville, Mass., a Corpl. 
Foster, Cyrus — Priv. — Res. Rowley; 39; farmer; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

disch. March 25, 1864, for disability, at Armory Square Hospl., Washington, D. C. 
Francis, George A. — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 21; farmer; enl. July 28, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; transf. to Batty. "K" 4th U. S. Arty., Oct. 29, 1862 ; died May 12, 1864, in hospl., at 

Washington, D. C. 
Giddings, Edward L. — Captain — -Res. Beverly; 27; merchant; comm. Sept. 5, 1862; must. 

Sept. 6, 1862; resigned and disch., Feb. 25, 1864, for disability. 
Glidden, George W. — Corpl. — Res. Beverly; 21; shoemaker; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla.; and May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va.; 

died June 13, 1864, of wounds, at Hampton, Va., as Corpl. 
Gowen, James E. — Priv. — Res. Hamilton ; 22 ; wheelwright ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; transf. Dec. 8, 1864, to V. R. C. ; must, out July 7, 1865, with detachment of 173d Co. 

2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Greer, Samuel W. — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 19; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; died June 29, 1864, at Harewood Hospl., 

Washington, D. C, of wounds, as Corpl. 
Crush, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 19 ; shoemaker ; enl . Aug 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

killed May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. 
Hall, Benjamin O. — Music. — Res. Beverly ; 20 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; disch. Dec. 4, 1862, for disability, at Miner's Hill, Va. Had subsequent service in 

Co. "G" 1st Battln. 19th U. S. Inf. 
Hanson, William H. — Priv. — Res. Rowley; 21; occu. — ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 4, 

1862; disch. Feb. 7, 1863, for disability, at Hunter's Chapel, Va. 
Harwood, Francis — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 38; shoemaker; enl. July 28, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Haskell, Albert W. — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 22; baker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 
Haskell, George E. — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 19 ; shoemaker; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. Nov. 16, 1863, for disability. 



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Hathaway, Ephraim, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla.; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Hayes, Alexander — Priv. — Res. Natick; 22; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 19, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; wounded June 30, 1864, before Petersburg, Va.; died Aug. 31, 1864, of disease, at 

Point of Rocks, Va. 
Henderson, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 33 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; killed Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla., as Corpl. 
Herrick, Reuben, Jr. — Sergt. — Res. Beverly ; 32 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; killed June 17, 1864, before Petersburg, 

Va., as 1st Sergt. See Co. "E" 8th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Holden, Elbridge J. — Corpl. — Res. Beverly; 23; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 14, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; disch. Jany. 4, 1865, for disability, at Miner's Hill, Va., as Private. 
Homan, Henry H. — Priv. — Res. Wenham ; 18; shoemaker; enl. and must. Nov. 9, 1863; 

wounded May 16, 1864, Drury's Bluff, Va. ; accidentally killed. May 22, 1864, at Bermuda 

Hundred, Va. Name also borne as Homans, Henry H. 

Homans, Daniel A. — Priv. — Res. Wenham; 19; farmer; enl. Aug. 6, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; disch. June 13, 1865, at U. S. Genl. Hospl.. Fort Monroe, Va. See Co. "G" 17th Mass. 
Inf. 

Howard, George W. — Corpl. — Res. Beverly ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 29, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; comm. 1st Lieut., Dec. 1, 1864, from Sergt. ; must. Jany. 2, 1865 ; must, out June 16, 

1865, as 1st Lieut, of Co. "K". 
Howe, George F. — Music. — Res. Beverly ; 17 ; farmer ; enl. July 27, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

died April 15, 1863, of disease, at Hunter's Chapel, Va. 
Howland, Frederick W. — Priv. — Res. Wenham; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862; wounded Feb. 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla.; taken prisoner. May 16, 1864, 

Drury's Bluff, Va. ; died Nov. 15, 1864, at Florence, S. C, a Prisoner of War. 
Hutchinson, Levi C. — Priv. — Res. Wenham; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must, 

Sept. 3, 1862; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; disch. June 20, 1865, from 

Augur Genl. Hospl., near Alexandria, Va., while absent wounded. 
Jenness, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 20 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Jenness, J. Francis — Sergt. — Res. Beverly; 23; teacher; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; disch. Dec. 20, 1864, as 1st Sergt., to accept promotion. See Officer U. S. Colored 

Troops. 
Josephs, Edmund G. — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 18; butcher; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Lord, Charles W. — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 18 ; student ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

died Feb. 7, 1864, of disease, at Hilton Head, S. C. 
Lovett, Francis S. — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 27; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

disch. June 19, 1865, from U. S. Genl. Hospl., Fort Monroe, Va. 
Lovett, Josiah W, — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 41 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Marshall, George H. — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; deserted July 9, 1863, from hospital. 
Matthews, Osmand W. — 1st Sergt. — Res. Lynn; 22; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862; comm. 2d Lieut., Dec. 20, 1862; must. Feb. 22, 1863; resigned and disch., 

May 30, 1863, as 2d Lieut, of Co. "D". See Co. "B" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Meader, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Danvers ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 1, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; died Nov. 6, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Nelson, David O. — Priv. — Res. Rowley ; 43 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Nelson, David O. — Priv. — Res. Rowley; 18; farmer; enl. and must. Jany. 4, 1864; transf. 

June 16, 1865, to 24th Mass. Inf. See Co. "G" 24th Mass. Inf. Name also borne as David 

O. Nelson, Jr. 
Nutter, George J. — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Parker, William W. — Corpl. — Res. Lynn ; 23 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Pedrick, Varnum S. — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 20; painter; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865, as Sergt. 



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Pickett, Charles H. — Corpl. — Res. Beverly; 23; carpenter; enl. July 29, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; must, out June 16, 1865, as Private. 
Pierce, George W. — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 21 ; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; wounded May 16, 1864, at Drury's Bluff, Va. ; disch. Feb. 25, 1865, for disability, 

at Readville, Mass. 
Pierce, George W., 2d — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 18; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Pierce, Thomas L. — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 21 ; shoemaker; enl. July 25, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; did not leave the State ; disch. for disability, March 27, 1863. 
Piper, John F. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Beverly; 22; shoemaker; comm. 2d Lieut., Aug. 7,1862; 

must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; comm. 1st Lieut., Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 6, 1862 ; resigned and 

disch., Dec. 19, 1862, as 1st Lieut, of Co. "K". See Co. "E" 8th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and 

Co. "C" 59th Mass. Inf. 
Poland, William H. B. — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 33; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 2, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862; disch. July 1, 1865, at Boston, Mass. See Co. "E" 8th Mass. Inf. (3 

mos.). 
Poole, George W. — Priv. — Res. Rowley; 23; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 15, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Poor, William H, — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 18 ; hostler ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

wounded March 1, 1864, near Cedar Run, Fla. ; died March 3, 1864, of wounds, at Jackson- 
ville, Fla. 
Porter, Nathaniel, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 18 ; farmer; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; died Oct. 17, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Preston, J, Lewis — Sergt. — Res. Beverly; 24; shoe manufacturer; enl. Aug. 13, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862; killed June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. 
Prince, George W. — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 25; carpenter; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; died Oct. 16, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. See Co. "E" 8th Mass. Inf. 

(3 mos.). 
Putnam, Jeremiah — Priv. — Res. Wenham; 26; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; accidentally wounded in hand, date not shown ; transf. Feb. 6, 1865, to V. R. C. ; 

disch. July 26, 1865, at Washington, D. C, with detachment of 129th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C. 
Ouimby, Moses P. — Wagoner — Res. Wenham; 22; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862 ; died Oct. 2, 1863, of disease, at Beaufort, S. C. 
Quint, Lorenzo A. — Priv. — Res. North Danvers; 32; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862; disch. Dec. 5, 1862, for disability, at Miner's Hill, Va. See Co. "D" let 

Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Reed, David A. — Priv. — Res. Rowley ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Reed, Philip — Priv. — Res. Rowley; 39; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 1862; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Ricker, Robert D. — Priv. — Res. Rowley; 36; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Riggs, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. Rowley; 19; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865, as Corpl. 
Saunders, Moses S. — Priv. — Res. Rowley ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; Prisoner of War from Jany., 1864, to Dec. 6, 1864, when exchanged; must, out 

June 16, 1865. 
Seeley, George S. — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 23; fish dealer; enl. Aug. 9, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; wounded June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; disch. April 23, 1865, for disabUity, 

at Readville, Mass. 
Selfe, William A. — Corpl. — Res. Beverly ; 22 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

transf. Oct. 28, 1862, as Corpl., to Batty. "K" 4th U. S. Arty. ; disch. Aug. 15, 1865, expi- 
ration of term. 
Shaw, Walter G. C. C. — Priv. — Res. Salem; 21; shoemaker; enl. and must. Feb. 24, 1864; 

transf. June 16, 1865, to 24th Mass. Inf. See Co, "G" 24th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "E" 

48th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Spear, William M. — Priv. — Res. Wenham ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Spiller, Alonzo M. — Priv. — Res. Rowley ; 27 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; wounded Feb, 20, 1864, at Olustee, Fla. ; must, out June 16, 1865. 



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Stanley, Francis A. — Priv. — Res. Wenham ; 22; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Stickney, Charles — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 38; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 2, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; died Aug. 25, 1863, of disease, at Washington, D. C. 
Stocker, Joseph W. — Corpl. — Res. Beverly; 38; mariner; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; apptd. 1st Sergt., April 13, 1864 ; comm. Ist Lieut., April 29, 1865 ; not must. ; must. 

out June 16, 1865, as 1st Sergt. 
Story, David L. — Priv. — Res. Essex ; 19 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 11, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

must, out June 16, 1865. 
Taylor, John M. — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 42; carpenter; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; Prisoner of War from Feb. 16, 1864, to date of exchange, Feb. 22, 1865; must, out 

June 16, 1865. 
Teague, William A. — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 37 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; disch. March 10, 1863, for disability, at Miner's Hill, Va. See Co. "E" 8th Mass. 

Inf. (3 mos.). 
Thissell, Jonas — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 31 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

died Nov. 22, 1862, of disease, at Miner's Hill, Va. 
Thissell, Nicholas S. — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 29 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; transf. Aug. 6, 1864, to V. R. C. ; disch. Sept. 4, 1865, as of 19th Co. 2d Battln. V. R. C, 

at Providence, R. I. 
Tuttle, C. Frank — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 21; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 4, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; died Dec. 22, 1863, of disease, at Folly Island, S. C. 
Webber, Timothy R. — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 28, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; transf. Sept. 1, 1863, to V. R. C. ; disch. June 26, 1865, as of Co. " F" 14th V. R. C, 
Webber, Tristam L. or Tristram L. — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. Aug. 4, 1862 ; 

must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must, out June 16, 1865. 
Wentworth, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 25, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 3, 1862; wounded June 1, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; disch. June 7, 1865, at Man- 
chester, Va., while absent wounded. 
Wilbur, Henry — Priv. — Res. Beverly ; 39 ; shoemaker ; enl. July 30, 1862 ; must. Sept. 3, 1862 ; 

died Jany. 16, 1865, of disease, at Beverly, Mass., while on furlough. 
Woodbury, Benjamin — Priv. — Res. Beverly; 41; farmer; enl. Aug. 7, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862; died Jany. 2, 1865, of disease, at genl. hospl., Hampton, Va. 
Worthley, Alfred G. — Priv. — Res. Rowley; 43; farmer; enl. Aug. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 3, 

1862 ; transf. to V. R. C, date not shown ; disch. July 12, 1865, as of Co. "B" 3d V. R. C, 

at Augusta, Maine. 

UNASSIGNED 

Morrill, Gilman F. — Priv. — Res. Scituate; 41; carpenter; enl. and must. March 25, 1864; 
disch. as rejected recruit, at Galloup's Island, Boston Harbor, April 15, 1864. 



The 41st Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry is omitted here because it became the 
3d Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Cavalry. Under this designation it will appear in its proper 
place. 



FORTY-SECOND REGIMENT MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEER 

MILITIA (INFANTRY) 

Nine Months 

The 42d Regt. Mass. Vol. Mil. was one of the new militia units raised to fill the quota 
of Massachusetts under the call of Aug. 4, 1862, for 300,000 men to serve nine months. 
Its nucleus was the newly organized 2d Regt. Mass. Vol. Mil. As there was already a 
2d Regt. Mass. Vol. Inf. in the service, this new unit was named the 42d Regt. in order 
to avoid the duplication of numbers. 

The regiment was recruited at Camp Meigs, Readville, Brig. Gen. R. A. Pierce being 
commander of the camp. The various companies were mustered in between Sept. 13 and 
Oct. 14, 1862, while the field and staff were not mustered until Nov. 11. Under command 
of Col. Isaac S. Burrell the regiment left, Nov. 21, for Camp Banks, Long Island, N. Y., 
where the expedition for Louisiana was being organized. Here on the 3d of December 
it took transports for New Orleans. 

Colonel Burrell and staff with Companies "D", "G", and "I" proceeded on the 
transport saxon via Ship Island to New Orleans, reaching that city Dec. 16. On the 
following day they arrived at Carrollton and went into quarters at Camp Mansfield. 
Ordered to Galveston, Texas, to cooperate with the blockading fleet. Colonel Burrell with 
his three companies arrived at that city on Christmas Day, 1862. Taking possession of 
the city and erecting some works for its defense, on New Year's Day, 1863, they were 
attacked by a force which had crossed over from the mainland. Taking refuge on Kuhns' 
Wharf, after a gallant defense Colonel Burrell and his three companies were forced to 
surrender to the Confederate commander General Magruder. In recognition of the 
gallantry with which he had defended his post. Colonel Burrell was allowed to retain his 
sword. The enlisted men were paroled Feb, 18, but the officers were not finally released 
and exchanged until July 22, 1864. 

Lieut. Col. Stedman with Companies "A", "B", and "F" on the transport quincy 
reached Camp Mansfield, Carrollton, Dec. 29. Companies "E" and "K" on the 
CHARLES OSGOOD arrived Jany. 2, while Companies "C" and "H" on the shetucket 
did not reach camp until Jany. 15. The seven companies which now composed the regi- 
ment were made a part of Farr's (2d) Brigade, T. W. Sherman's (2d) Division, 19th Corps. 

Captain Leonard with Companies "C" and "H" was employed during the first half 
of the year 1863 at Camp Parapet, the men serving as engineers and constructing a 
redoubt at that place. Here Captain Leonard organized a colored regiment largely 
officered by men from the 42d Mass. and known as the 1st Louisiana Engineers. 

Companies "A", "B", "F", and "K" under command of Lieut. Col. Stedman were 
sent to Bayou Gentilly a dozen miles northeast from New Orleans and near Lake Pon- 
chartrain. These companies were detached at various times and assigned to duty at 
different places. In June a detachment of 100 men was sent to Brashear City on the 
Opelousas Railroad and attached to a battalion of the 47th Regiment. On June 23 the 
garrison at Brashear City was captured and with it forty-six men of the 42d Regiment, 

About June 21 the headquarters of the regiment were transferred to Lafayette Square, 

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152 FORTY-SECOND REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

New Orleans. About the 1st of July the regiment was transferred to the Custom House 
and there remained until the middle of the month when it was moved across the Mississ- 
ippi River to Algiers and spent a fortnight picketting the Opelousas Railroad. On 
Aug. 1 it embarked on the steamer continental bound for home. After many vicissi- 
tudes it reached Boston via Providence, R. I., Aug. 10. Here the men were furloughed 
until the 20th when they assembled for the last time at Readville where they were paid off 
and discharged. 






I 



FORTY-SECOND REGIMENT MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEER 

MILITIA (INFANTRY) 

Nine Months' Service 
field and staff 

Isaac S. Burrell — Colonel — Res. Roxbury ; 42 ; wheelwright ; comm. Nov. 6, 1862 ; must. 

Nov. 11, 1862 ; taken prisoner at Galveston, Texas, Jany. 1, 1863 ; exchanged July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Aug. 10, 1864. See F. & S. 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Joseph Stedman — Lieut. Colonel — Res. Medfield ; 28 ; civil engineer ; comm. Nov. 6, 1862, 

from Captain of Co. "B" ; must. Nov. 11, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" ; 

F. & S. 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days) ; and Co. "B" 6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Frederick G. Stiles — Major — Res. Worcester; 38; coach painter; comm. Nov. 6, 1862, from 

Captain of Co. "E"; must. Nov. 11, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "E"; and 

F. & S. 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Cliarles A. Davis — Adjutant — Res. Roxbury ; 23 ; clerk ; comm. Nov. 11, 1862 ; must. Nov. 11, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See F. & S. 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Cliarles B. Burrell — Qr. Master — Res. Boston; 37; piano maker; comm. Nov, 11, 1862; 

must. Nov. 11, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Ariel I. Cummings — Surgeon — Res. Roxbury; 42; physician; comm. Nov. 11, 1862; must. 

Nov. 11, 1862; taken prisoner at Galveston, Texas, Jany. 1, 1863; died Sept. 9, 1863, at 

Camp Groce, Hempstead, Texas, a Prisoner of War. 
Thomas B. Hi tcticock — Asst. Surgeon — Res. Newton; 23; physician; comm. Nov. 11, 1862; 

must. Nov. 11, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Rush B. Heintzelman — Asst. Surgeon — Res. Philadelphia, Penna. ; 36 ; occu. — ; comm. 

Nov. 27, 1862 ; must. Dec. 27, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. Also served as Hospl. 

Steward in 72d Penna. Inf. 
George J. Sanger — Chaplain — Res. Hardwick ; 36 ; minister ; comm. Nov. 13, 1862, from 

1st Lieut, of Co. "K"; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, Galveston, Texas; released March 22, 1863, 

at New Orleans, La. ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "K". 

NON-COMMISSIONED STAFF 

Charles P. Bosson — Sergt. Major — Res. Boston ; 23 ; clerk ; prom. Sergt. Major, Oct. 31, 1862, 

from Priv. of Co. "B" ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B". 
Henry C. Foster — Qr. Master Sergt. — Res. Dorchester; 25; carpenter; prom. Qr. Master Sergt., 

Sept. 20, 1862, from Priv. of Co. "D"; died July 12, 1863, in New Orleans, La. See Co. 

"D". 
Alonzo I. Hodsdon — Qr. Master Sergt. — Res. Roxbury ; 29 ; expressman ; prom. Qr. Master 

Sergt., July 13, 1863, from Corpl. of Co. "D"; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "D"; 

and F. & S. 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
William H. Hutchinson — Commy. Sergt. — Res. Roxbury ; 36 ; printer ; apptd. Commy. 

Sergt., Nov. 7, 1862, from Priv. of Co. "D"; disch. Dec. 9, 1862, for disability, at East 

New York, N. Y. See Co. "D". 
Friend S. Courtney — Commy. Sergt. — Res. Dorchester ; 23 ; grain dealer ; apptd. Commy. 

Sergt., Dec. 1, 1862, from Priv. of Co. "D"; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. 

"D". 
Charles J. Wood — Hospl. Steward — Res. Hardwick ; 33 ; physician ; apptd. Hospl. Steward, 

Oct. 14, 1862, from Priv. of Co. "K"; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "K". 
Richard A. Neuert — Prin. Music. — Res. Boston; 22; spring maker; apptd. Prin. Music, 

Oct. 11, 1862, from Music, of Co. "C"; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "C"; and 

11th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty. (3 yrs.). 

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COMPANY "A" 

Hiram S. Coburn — Captain — Res. Weymouth ; 35 ; boot cutter ; comm. Aug. 27, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Martin Burrell, Jr. — 1st Lieut. — Res. East Weymouth ; 38; painter; comm. Aug. 27, 1862 ; 

must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
John P. Burrell — 2d Lieut. — Res. Weymouth ; 37 ; carpenter ; comm. Aug. 27, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Henry White — 1st Sergt. — Res. Weymouth ; 36 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Nelson Thomas — Sergt. — Res. Weymouth ; 35 ; boot manufacturer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
John Binney — Sergt. — Res. Weymouth; 45; boot cutter; enL Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Edwin F. Tirrell — Sergt. — Res. Weymouth ; 26 ; boot cutter ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 3d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Ebenezer Tirrell, Jr. — Sergt. — Res. Weymouth ; 18 ; teacher ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Thomas Derby, Jr. — Corpl. — Res. Weymouth ; 38 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Daniel C. Earl — Corpl. — Res. Weymouth ; 30 ; nailer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Ellery C. Crocker — Corpl. — Res. Weymouth ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Abial H. Chase — Corpl. — Res. Weymouth ; 31 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
John F. Gushing — Corpl. — Res. Weymouth ; 25 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; prisoner June 23, 1863, Brashear City, La. ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must. 

out Aug. 20, 1863. 
GilbertM. Shaw — Corpl. — Res. Weymouth ; 27; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Uriel Josephs — Corpl. — Res. Quincy ; 27 ; machinist ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

died July 7, 1863, of disease, at New Orleans, La. 
William T, Slason — Corpl. — Res. Weymouth; 28; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; 

must. Sept. 13, 1862, as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., July 25, 1863; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Lewis G. Marden — Corpl. — Res. Weymouth ; 29 ; nailer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862, as Priv.; apptd. Corpl., July 25, 1863; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Frederick H. Bowditch — Music. — Res. Weymouth ; 26 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 3d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Joseph Viger — Music. — Res. Weymouth ; 32 ; tailor ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

disch. Nov. 18, 1862, for disability, at Boston. 
Joseph B. Ford — Wagoner — Res. Weymouth ; 30 ; boot finisher ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Allen, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 41 ; laborer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Baker, Howard — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 45 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bartlett, George — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 21; nailer; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 3d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Bates, Charles W. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 18; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Bates, Leavitt — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Bates, William L. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 24; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Blanchard, Alonzo W. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 25 ; shoe cutter ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Blanchard, George W. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 18 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 



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Blanchard, James B. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 25 ; cook ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bresnean, Michael — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 19; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Carroll, Michael — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 22 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20. 1863. 
Caughlin, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 27 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Clapp, Loring O. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 33 ; machinist ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Conners, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 23 ; laborer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Coolidge, Frederick — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 21; machinist; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 60th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Cowing, Charles G. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 19; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Cushing, Francis — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 40 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Cushing, George A. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 43 ; carpenter ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; disch. March 9, 1863, for disability, at Boston. 
Cushing, William N. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 37 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "I" 2d Mass. Cav. 
Denbroder, Adrianus — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 32 ; tailor ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20. 1863. 
Doherty, Bernard — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 28 ; laborer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; disch. Nov. 18, 1862. for disability, at Boston. 
Duffee, Richard — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 30; laborer; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Dunbar, Willard J. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 22 ; machinist ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Estes, Herbert E. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 18; mason; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty., as H. Eli Estes. 
Fairbanks, George — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 39 ; currier ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Fennell, James — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 23; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Fogerty, William — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 22; laborer; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Fox, Owen — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 22; laborer; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 1862; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "H" 2d Mass. Cav. 
Gay, Samuel E. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 35 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20. 1863. See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Harrington, Minot J. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 18 ; machinist ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Healey, James H. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 18; blacksmith; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Hobart, Thomas P, — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 28; carpenter; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
HoUis, John 0- — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 31 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13. 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Joy, George F. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 21 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Lantz, David J. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 30; carpenter; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "D" 4th Mass. Cav. 
Leach, Adnah G. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 26 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Leach, Ezra W. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 38; currier; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Ordnance Corps U. S. Army. 
Lincoln, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 33 ; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 



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Livingston, George H. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 18 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "G" 2d Mass. Cav. 
Loud, John A. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 40 ; gunsmith ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Loud, Livingston W. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 27; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Lovell, Benjamin S. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Lovell, William L. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 18 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
McCarthy, John — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 38; laborer; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
McGill, Stephen — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 29 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
McGrath, Michael — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 21 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
McKenzie, Daniel B. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 25; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Nash, Franklin A. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 25 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
O'Donnell, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 26; farmer; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Pettes, Howe L D. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 23; baker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Pierce, David J. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 22 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Poole, Samuel B. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 40 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Pope, Clinton F. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 27; farmer; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 29th Unatt. Co. Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Pratt, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 30; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Raymond, James G. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; prisoner June 23, 1863, Brashear City, La. ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. See Co. "D" 4th Mass. Cav. 
Rea, William M. • — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 22; painter; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See U. S. Navy. 
Redmond, Charles S. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 25; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; prisoner June 23, 1863, Brashear City, La. ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must. 

out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Reed, Matthew — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 44; laborer; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Reed, Salmon — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 31 ; baker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Robinson, Wilbur F, — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "E" 4th Mass. Cav. 
Shaw, Augustus E. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 20 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Skinner, Robert G. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 32 ; boot treer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Smiledge, Alfred B. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 24; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Smiledge, John S. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 22; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Spear, Richard — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Stackpole, Oliver B. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 29; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Thayer, Watson — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 19 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 



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Thomas, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 21; stitcher; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20. 1863. 
Thompson, Zenas M. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 18; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Tirrell, Augustus — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 20 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Tirrell, Francis B. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 20; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Tirrell, George W. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 20 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; prisoner June 23, 1863, Brashear City, La. ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. See Co. "D" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Tirrell, John W. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 26 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Tirrell, Warren — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 26 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Tirrell, Winfield B. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 23 ; boot cutter ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Trott, Charles R. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 18 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20. 1863. See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Welch, James, 3d — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 18 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. " D " 3d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Wendell, James C. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 24; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; disch. Nov. 18, 1862, for disability, at Boston. See Co. "D" 42d Mass. Inf. 

(100 days). 
White, James — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 19; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Williams, Charles S. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; prisoner June 23, 1863, Brashear City, La. ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Woodward, Sylvester R. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 22 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 

COMPANY "B" 

Joseph Stedman — Captain — Res. Medfield ; 28 ; civil engineer ; comm. Aug. 28, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862; prom. Lieut. Colonel, Nov. 6, 1862. See Field and Staff; and Co. "B" 

6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Ira B. Cook — Captain — Res. Bellingham ; 21 ; student ; comm. Aug. 28, 1862, as 2d Lieut. ; 

must. Sept. 5, 1862 ; comm. Captain, Nov. 12, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
David A. Partridge — 1st Lieut. — Res. Medway; 29; bootmaker; comm. Aug. 28, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out March 12, 1863, to accept promotion in 54th Mass. Inf. See 

Co. "E" 54th Mass. Inf. 
Benjamin C. Tinkham — 1st Lieut. — Res. Medway; 34; depot master; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; 

must. Sept. 13, 1862, as Sergt. ; comm. 1st Lieut., March 24, 1863; must. April 22, 1863; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Joseph C. Clifford — 2d Lieut. — Res. East Medway ; 22 ; student ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862, as 1st Sergt. ; comm. 2d Lieut., Nov. 12. 1862; must. Nov. 24, 1862; must. 

out Aug. 20, 1863. Also had subsequent service in Co. "E" 1st New Hampshire Hy. Arty. ; 

and Ordnance Corps, U. S. Army. 
George W. Ballou — 1st Sergt. — Res. Medway ; 31 ; bonnet bleacher ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; severely wounded and taken prisoner at Brashear City, La., June 23, 1863 ; 

paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Thaddeus M. Turner — Sergt. — Res. Medfield; 24; merchant; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862; prisoner Brashear City, La., June 23, 1863; paroled June 27, 1863; must. 

out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Albert L. Clark — Sergt. — Res. Medway ; 24 ; student ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Frederic D. Morse — Sergt. — Res. Medway ; 23 ; student ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; prisoner Brashear City, La., June 23, 1863 ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 



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Edmund A. Jones — Sergt. — Res. Medway ; 20 ; student ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

wounded in action at La Fourche Crossing, La., June 21, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
James B. Babbitt — Corpl. — Res. Wrentham ; 34 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Lewis H. Turner — Corpl. — Res. Medfield ; 27 ; tinsmith ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Robert G. Lowey — Corpl. — Res. Sherborn ; 34; bookbinder; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Henry J. Daniels — Corpl. — Res. Medway ; 20 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

prisoner Brashear City, La., June 23, 1863 ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 

See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Edward U. Sewall — Corpl. — Res. Medfield ; 21 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862, as Priv. ; prom. Corpl., Nov. 1, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Frank Rhodes — Corpl. — Res. Medfield; 41; blacksmith; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862, as Priv.; prom. Corpl., Nov. 25, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
John D. Wales — Corpl. — Res. Franklin ; 28; carpenter; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862, 

as Priv. ; prom. Corpl., Nov. 25, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Silas E. Fales — Corpl. — Res. Wrentham; 34; carpenter; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862, as Priv. ; prom. Corpl., March 28, 1863; prisoner Brashear City, La., June 23, 1863; 

paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Samuel H. Peckham — Music. — Res. Westminster; 29; painter; enl. Oct. 27, 1862; must. 

Oct. 27, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "F" 25th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "E" 

59th Mass. Inf. 
Franklin Borden — Music. — Res. Fall River ; 14 ; student ; enl. Oct. 27, 1862 ; must. Oct. 27, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Ackley, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Medway; 33; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; prisoner Brashear City, La., June 23, 1863 ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Adams, Asa W. — Priv. — Res. Bellingham ; 34 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Adams, Benjamin J. — Priv. — Res. HolHston ; 18 ; farmer; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 61st Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Adams, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. Holliston ; 18 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Adams, Erastus — Priv. — Res. Medway; 30; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; prisoner Brashear City, La., June 23, 1863 ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Adams, George W, — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 20 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Adams, Stephen P. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Adams, William — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 21; farmer; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Albee, Albert — Priv. — Res. Milford ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

prisoner Brashear City, La., June 23, 1863 ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 

See Co. "E" 6th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Allen, George H. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 34 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "G" 2d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Blake, Adin P. — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Blake, Darius Newton — Priv. — Res. Holliston ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; prisoner Brashear City, La., June 23, 1863 ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Bossom, Charles P., Jr. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 23; clerk; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Oct. 31, 

1862; apptd. Sergt. Major, Oct. 31, 1862. See Non Com. Staff. 
Bu£fum, Lewis — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 40 ; engineer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

deserted Jany. 4, 1863 ; returned to duty, April 29, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bullard, Albert E. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 28 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; prisoner Brashear City, La., June 23, 1863 ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 



FORTY-SECOND REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 159 

BuUard, George H. — Priv. — Res. Medfield ; 22 ; tinsmith ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bullard, Lewis H. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Claflin, Calvin — Priv. — Res. Medway; 22; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Clark, George E. — Priv. — Res. Medfield ; 27 ; tinsmith ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862; wounded severely and taken prisoner at Brashear City, La., June 23, 1863; paroled 

June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Clark, James W. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 25 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days), as J. Warren Clark. 
Clark, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Medfield; 41; laborer; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 1862; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "K" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Clark, Sewall J. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 34 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; prisoner Brashear City, La., June 23, 1863 ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Clark, Warren A. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 25 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 16th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty. 
Cole, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 21 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Cook, William E. — Priv. — Res. Bellingham ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; wounded June 23, 1863, in action at Brashear City, La. ; died same day of wounds. 
Donnelly, John — Priv. — Res. Bellingham ; 20 ; laborer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Fales, James E. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 34 ; mason ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Fisher, Frank L. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

prisoner Brashear City, La., June 23, 1863 ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 

See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Fisher, George H. — Priv. — Res. Medway; 18; painter; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; prisoner Brashear City, La., June 23, 1863 ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. See 14th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty. 
Fisher, Willard P. — Priv. — Res. Medway; 19; farmer; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 16th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty. 
Fitts, Julius A. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days), as J. Augustus 

Fitts. 
Greenwood, George H. — Priv. — Res. Medway; 42; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Harwood, Elbridge G. — Priv. — Res. Barre ; 44 ; laborer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Harwood, Harrison E. — Priv. — Res. Bellingham; 18; laborer; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862; prisoner Brashear City, La., June 23,1863; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must. 

out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Hazelton, Elmore J. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 21 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Ide, Nathaniel — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 42 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

prisoner Brashear City, La., June 23, 1863; paroled June 27, 1863; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Kingsbury, George A. — Priv. — Res. Franklin ; 24 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; prisoner Brashear City, La., June 23, 1863 ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Lowns, John — Priv. — Res. Holland ; 34; cook; enl. Nov. 1, 1862 ; must. Nov. 1, 1862 ; must. 

out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Mann, Elbridge L. — Priv. — Res. Dover ; 28 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 22, 1862 ; must. Sept. 22, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Mann, Francis V. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 21 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Mann, James G. — Priv. — Res. Dover ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 23, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 



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McGaw, Alexander — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; 31; machinist; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Mellens, William R. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Miller, Frederick B. T. — Priv. — Res. Bellingham; 41 ; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Mitchell, James — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 42 ; wadding maker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; died Aug. 19, 1863, at Rockville, Mass. 
Morris, Charles M. — Priv. — Res. Milford; 21; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; prisoner Brashear City, La., June 23, 1863 ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 
1863. 
Morse, George A. — Priv. — Res. Medfield ; 24 ; blacksmith ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Morse, Robert T. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 28 ; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862; died Oct. 4, 1862, at East Medway, Mass., of disease. 
Nolan, John — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 35 ; painter ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

died Aug. 7, 1863, at New Orleans, La., of disease. 
Paige, John A. — Priv. — Res. West Roxbury ; 18 ; student ; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Park, Ebenezer Burgess — Priv. — Res. Walpole ; 22 ; student ; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Partridge, George S. — Priv. — Res. Franklin; 18; farmer; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Partridge, Warren J. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 23 ; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; disch. Oct. 22, 1862, for disability, in Mass. 
Perrigo, James G. — Priv. — Res. Milford ; 20 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "G" 5th Mass. Inf. (100 days); and Unass. 

Ist Battln. Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Pettis, George E. — Priv. — Res. Holliston ; 23; farmer; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Pond, Edwin C. — Priv. — Res. Franklin; 28; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Pond, Edwin D. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 26 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Pond, George E. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 21 ; painter ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Pond, Oscar A. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Oueeman, Ezra — Priv. — Res. Bellingham ; 40 ; dresser tender ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Rice, George S. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 22 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; prisoner Brashear City, La., June 23, 1863 ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Richardson, Addison W. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Richardson, Henry S. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 18 ; carpenter ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; prisoner Brashear City, La., June 23, 1863 ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Robinson, David — Priv. — Res. Holliston ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 ; 

prisoner Brashear City, La., June 23, 1863 ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Sawyer, Thomas H. — Priv. — Res. Mendon ; 24 ; jeweller ; enl. Sept. 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 23, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Shumway, George H. — Priv. — Res. Medfield; 36; wheelwright; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Snell, Henry L. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 34 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Stratton, John F. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 28 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 61st Mass. Inf. (1 yr.) ; and U. S. Nax-y. 
Talbot, Levi A. — Priv. — Res. Sharon ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 22, 1862 ; must. Sept. 22, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 



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Thomas, William H. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 19 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must 

Sept. 13, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "I" 18th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "H' 

3d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Turner, Lucius M, — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 25; paper maker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Wales, Lewis E. — Priv. — Res. Franklin; 19; farmer; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 13, 1862 

died June 19, 1863, of disease, in hospl., at Bayou Gentilly, La. 
Wheeler, Lewis — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
White, Sylvanus H. — Priv. — Res. Bellingham ; 36 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Whiting, William — Priv. — Res. Dover ; 34 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 22, 1862 ; must. Sept. 22, 1862 

wounded at La Fourche Crossing, La., June 21, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Willey, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. HoUiston ; 18 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must 

Sept. 13, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Willey, John — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 36 ; watchman ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Woodman, Daniel S. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept 

13, 1862; wounded in action at La Fourche Crossing, La., June 21, 1863; and taken 

prisoner while in hospital, June 24, 1863; paroled July 1, 1863; must, out Aug. 20 

1863. 
Young, Orson D. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; 37 ; boot crimper ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 13 

1862 ; prisoner June 23, 1863, at Brashear City, La. ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out 

Aug. 20. 1863. 

COMPANY "C" 

Orville W. Leonard — Captain — Res. Boston ; 22 ; salesman ; comm. April 29, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 11, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "K" 6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Isaac B. White — 1st Lieut. — Res. Boston ; 24 ; carpenter; comm. Aprii 29, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "K" 6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and Co. "C" 42d 

Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Joseph Sanderson, Jr. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Boston; 21; gas fitter; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. 

Oct. 11, 1862, as 1st Sergt. ; comm. 2d Lieut., Oct. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 

Co. "K" 6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and Co. " C" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Henry C. Mann — 1st Sergt. — Res. Boston ; 31; confectioner; enl. Sept. 1, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "K" 6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; 7th Unatt. Co. 

Mass. Inf. (90 days) ; and Co. "K" 58th Mass. Inf. 
Edward P. Fiske — Sergt. — Res. Boston; 21; clerk; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "K" 6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.), as Edward P. Fisk; and 

14th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty. 
George Bell — Sergt. — Res. Boston ; 22; painter; enl. Sept. 1, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862 ; must. 

out Aug. 20, 1863, See Co. "K" 6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). Correct name George B. Bell. 
Henry F. Young — Sergt. — Res. Boston; 23; silver plater; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "K" 6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Thomas H. Evans — Sergt. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; machinist ; enl. Oct. 14, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "F" 6th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
John G. Meserve — Sergt. — Res. Boston; 21; mason; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

disch. May 21, 1863, by S. O. #152, Dept. of Gulf, for promotion in U. S. Colored Troops. 

See Co. "K" 6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and Officer U. S. Colored Troops. 
Moses Washburn — Sergt. — Res. Boston; 26; architect; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862 ; 

disch. May 23, 1863, by S. O., Dept. of the Gulf, for promotion in U. S. Colored Troops. See 

Officer U. S. Colored Troops. 
Frederick C. Blanchard — Sergt. — Res. North Bridgewater; 33; clerk; enl. Sept. 21, 1862; 

must. Oct. 11, 1862; disch. May 23, 1863, by S. O., Dept. of Gulf, for promotion in U. S. 

Colored Troops. See Officer U. S. Colored Troops. 
William H. Alexander — Corpl. — Res. Boston; 21; clerk; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
James H. Getchell — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; 25 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 27, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862 ; 

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Joseph F. Ryan — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; 22 ; marble worker; enl. Oct. 14, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Swan P. Colberg — Corpl. — Res. North Bridgewater; 28; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 21, 1862; 

must. Oct. 11, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
George W. Webb — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; 26 ; teamster ; enl. Oct. 14, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Isaiah S. Coombs — Corpl. — Res. Brookline; 25; grocer; enl. Oct. 14, 1862; must. Oct. 14, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Charles A. Twitchell — Corpl. — Res. Boston; 19; silversmith; enl. Sept. 1, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 7th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days). 
Joseph McFleld — Corpl. — Res. Boston; 20; clerk; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

disch. May 21, 1863, by S. O., Dept. of Gulf, for promotion in U. S. Colored Troops. See 

Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days), as Joseph R. McField; and Officer U. S. 

Colored Troops. 
Augustus H. Young — Corpl. — Res. Boston; 33; laborer; enl. Sept. 21, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 

1862 ; disch. May 21, 1863, by S. O., Dept. of Gulf, for promotion in U. S. Colored Troops. 

See Officer U. S. Colored Troops. 
Andrew P. Olson — Corpl. — Res. North Bridgewater; 24; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 21, 1862; 

must. Oct. 11, 1862; died Aug. 9, 1863, of disease, in New York. 
Richard A. Neuert — Music. — Res. Boston ; 22; spring maker; enl. Sept. 1, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 

1862; apptd. Prin. Music, Oct. 11, 1862. See Non Com. Staff. 
Bernard McKenna — Music. — Res. Boston; 33; seaman; enl. Sept. 23, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 

1862 ; disch. May, 1863, to enlist in 26th New York Batty. Enlist. May 23, 1863, in 26th 

N. Y. Batty., at New Orleans, La. ; must, out with Batty., Sept. 12, 1865, at 

New Orleans, La. 
Leroy S. Hamilton — Wagoner — Res. North Bridgewater; 26; teamster; enl. Sept. 21, 1862; 

must. Oct. 11, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Boiling, Augustus — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater; 24; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 21, 1862; 

must. Oct. 11, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bowles, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Boston; 28; tailor; enl. Sept. 18, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Boyd, James — Priv. — Res. Boston; 21; machinist; enl. Oct. 7, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

deserted Oct. 20, 1862, at Readville, Mass. 
Brown, George H. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 21 ; caulker; enl. Sept. 1, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Brown, Jonathan — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 29 ; teamster ; enl. Oct. 14, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "A" 9th Mass. Inf. transf. to Co. "A" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Cameron, Hugh — Priv. — Res. Boston; 44; sailor; transf. Nov. 22, 1862, from Co. "H" 8th 

Mass. Inf. (9 mos.) ; deserted Nov. 29, 1862, at East New York. See Co. "H" 8th Mass. 

Inf. (9 mos.). 
Gammon, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Boston; 18; laborer; enl. Oct. 10, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "G" 3d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Carlisle, George F. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 20; clerk; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Chickey, Joseph W. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 19 ; marble worker ; enl. Oct. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 14, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Clark, George F. — Priv. — Res. Maiden; 21; clerk; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

transf. June 26, 1863, to 95th U. S. Colored Infantry ; re-enlist, same day, and apptd. Qr. 

Master Sergt. ; must, out Aug. 30, 1865, as Commy. Sergt. of 87th U. S. Colored Infantry. 
Cole, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 36 ; seaman ; enl. Oct. 1, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862 ; must. 

out Aug. 30, 1863. 
Coleman, David — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 38 ; laborer ; enl. Oct. 14, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 

deserted Oct. 20, 1862, at Readville, Mass. 
Colgan, George A. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 23; machinist; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "K" 6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.), as Colgan, George. 

Correct name Colgan, George A. J. 
Cook, William — Priv. — Res. Boston; 38; seaman; enl. Oct. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Corcoran, James — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater ; 30 ; bootmaker ; enl. Oct. 9, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 11, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "C" 60th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 



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Cumniings, Edwin F. — Priv. — Rea. Boston; 25; printer; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Curran, Edward — Priv. — Res. Boston; 25; tailor; enl. Sept. 18, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Curran, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Canton; 41; peddler; enl. Oct. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862 

died Aug. 19, 1863, at Canton, Mass., of disease. 
Curtis, Wilson — Priv. — Res. Boston; 28; farmer; enl. Oct. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Demeritt, Daniel E. — Priv. — Res. Charlestown ; 29; paper hanger; enl. Oct. 31, 1862 ; must 

Oct. 31, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Dimond, Henry C. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 18; machinist; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 11 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Doherty, Cornelius — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 26 ; blacksmith ; enl. Oct. 1, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "I" 56th Mass. Inf. 
Droll, Francis — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 27 ; cigar maker ; enl. Sept. 1, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Dugan, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Boston; 19; clerk; enl. Oct. 10, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See U. S. Signal Corps. 
Dwelley, Lemuel B. S. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; painter ; enl. Oct. 31, 1862 ; must. Oct. 31 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "A" 5th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Edson, Josiah — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater; 40; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 21, 1862; must 

Oct. 11, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Ellis, George W. — Priv. — Res. Belmont ; 24 ; clerk ; enl. Oct. 14, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Flood, James W. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 22; clerk; enl. Sept. 21, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Foss, Charles L. — Priv. — Res. Belmont; 19; farmer; enl. Oct. 10, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 7th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days) ; and Co. " M " 1st Mass 

Cav. 
Freeman, Hiram A. — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater; 18; machinist; enl. Sept. 21, 1862 

must. Oct. 11, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "F" 58th Mass. Inf. transf. to 

V. R. C. 
Garibaldi, Ambrose — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 20 ; porter ; enl. Sept. 1, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Gilman, William H. - — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; apothecary ; enl. Sept. 25, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "A" 6th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Glavin, Thomas F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; laborer; enl. Oct. 9, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See U. S. Navy. 
Gordon, John — Priv. — Res. Boston; 23; sailor; enl. Nov. 1, 1862; must. Nov. 1, 1862; de- 
serted Nov. 2, 1862, at Readville, Mass. 
Grey, George — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 25 ; lumberman ; enl. Oct. 14, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 

deserted Oct. 16, 1862, at Readville, Mass. See Co. "K" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days), as 

Michael Coleman. 
Grey, William R. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 23 ; teamster ; enl. Oct. 14, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 

transf. Nov. 20, 1862, to Co. "H" 8th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). See Co. "H" 8th Mass. Inf. 

(9 mos.). 
Gusebio, Giacomo — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 38 ; laborer ; enl. Sept. 19, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Haley, James — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 21; tailor; enl. Oct. 8, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862 ; deserted 

Nov. 17, 1862, at Readville, Mass. 
Harrington, Richard — Priv. — Res. Boston; 34; seaman; enl. Oct. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Harrison, Edward — Priv. — Res. Boston; 19; sailor; enl. Nov. 1, 1862; must. Nov. 1, 1862 

deserted Nov. 15, 1862. 
Hees, William — Priv. — Res. Boston; 32; farmer; enl. Oct. 10, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862 

deserted Oct. 15, 1862, at Readville, Mass. 
Hemming, Herman — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 27 ; miller ; enl. Oct. 14, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

deserted Oct. 28, 1862, at Readville, Mass. 
Hersey, Samuel R. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 22 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 29, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862 

prisoner Galveston, Texas, Jany. 1, 1863 ; returned and must, out May 26, 1864. 



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Hildreth, Rufus G. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 23; carpenter; enl. Oct. 10, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 

1862 ; died July 8, 1863, at Bayou Gentilly, La., of disease. 
Hinckley, Ambrose S. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 31; farmer; enl. Oct. 10, 1862; must. Oct. 14, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "D" 3d Mass. Cav. 
Isensee, John — Priv. — Res. Boston; 25; occu. — ; enl. Nov. 19, 1862; must. Nov. 19, 1862; 

deserted Nov. 29, 1862, at Readville, Mass. 
Johnson, Charles F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 26, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Kelley, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 38; teamster; enl. Sept. 21, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Kennison, Solomon — Priv. — Res. Boston; 23; machinist; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Kenyon, James — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater ; 23; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 21, 1862; must. 

Oct. 11, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Lane, Salmon B. — Priv. — Res. Danvers; 30; machinist; enl. Oct. 7, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "H" 3d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Lawrence, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 24 ; butcher ; enl. Sept. 1, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 11th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty. (3 yrs.). 
Lovejoy, James S. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 23; clerk; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Maloney, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 43 ; cooper ; enl. Oct. 11, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "C" 9th Mass. Inf. transf. to Co. "C" 32d Mass. Inf. 
Martin, ElbridgeG., Jr. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 19; sailmaker; enl. Sept. 4, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Mason, Lowell L. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 27; last maker; enl. Oct. 14, 1862; must. Oct. 14, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "L" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
McGlinsea, William — Priv. — Res. Boston; 21; laborer; enl. Oct. 8, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
McGrain, Patrick — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater ; 44 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 22, 1862 ; 

must. Oct. 11, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "C" 59th Mass. Inf., as McGrane, 

Patrick. 
McGrain, William — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater; 36; laborer; enl. Sept. 21, 1862; must. 

Oct. 11, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "H" 2d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
McKenna, Thomas F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 21 ; seaman ; enl. Oct. 10, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 

1862 ; deserted Dec. 2, 1862, at Brooklyn, N. Y. 
McNerland, Benjamin H. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 18; painter; enl. Oct. 14, 1862; must. 

Oct. 14, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "G" 3d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Melvin, William E. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 33 ; clerk ; enl. Oct. 14, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 

disch. May 23, 1863, by S. O., Dept. of Gulf, for promotion in U. S. Colored Troops. See 

Officer U. S. Colored Troops. 
Murphy, David — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater; 23; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 21, 1862; must. 

Oct. 11, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Murphy, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 29 ; bootmaker; enl. Oct. 10, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 

1862 ; deserted Nov. 15, 1862, at Readville, Mass. 
Murray, Michael — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 20 ; marble worker ; enl. Oct. 14, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Myers, John — Priv. — Res. Boston; 44; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Nickerson, William — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 22 ; seaman ; enl. Oct. 8, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862 ; 

deserted Oct. 18, 1862, at Readville, Mass. 
Osborne, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 27 ; sailor ; enl. Sept. 27, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862 ; de- 
serted Oct. 18, 1862, at Readville, Mass. 
Parker, George F. — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater; 18; farmer; enl. Sept. 21, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 11, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "F" 2d Mass. Cav. 
Phillips, Henry — Priv. — Res. Boston; 21; tinsmith; enl. Oct. 14, 1862; must. Oct. 14, 1862; 

deserted Oct. 20, 1862, at Readville, Mass. 
Powell, James E. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 22 ; seaman ; enl. Nov. 1, 1862 ; must. Nov. 1, 1862 ; 

deserted Nov. 2, 1862, at Readville, Mass. 
Reardon, Michael — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater; 35; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 21, 1862; 

must. Oct. 11, 1862; niiust. out Aug. 20, 1863. ■ . 



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Sanborn, Edwin G. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 24 ; clerk ; enl. Oct. 13, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 

disch. May 23, 1863, by S. O., Dept. of Gulf, for promotion in U. S. Colored Troops. See 

Officer U. S. Colored Troops; and Co. "K" 6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Single, Jotin — Priv. — Res. Boston; 21; seaman; enl. Nov. 1, 1862; must. Nov. 1, 1862; de- 
serted Nov. 2, 1862, at Readville, Mass. 
Slattery, Charles — Priv. — Res. Canton; 18; farmer; enl. Nov. 1, 1862; must. Nov. 1, 1862; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 14th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty., as Slattery, Charles D. 
Smith, Albert M. — Priv. — Res. Charlestown; 23; clerk; enl. Oct. 1, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Smith, David C. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 20; clerk; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862 ; must. 

out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Smith, Herbert — Priv. — Res. Boston; 18; clerk; enl. Oct. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Stevens, John — Priv. — Res. Boston; 18; sailor; enl. Oct. 11, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; de- 
serted Nov. 17, 1862, at Readville, Mass. 
Sullivan, Daniel E. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 19; porter; enl. Oct. 8, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Thompson, Albert — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater; 20; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 21, 1862; 

must. Oct. 11, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "F" 58th Mass. Inf., as Thompson, 

Albert G. 
Towle, Charles F. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 28; clerk; enl. Sept. 23, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Ward, Abner — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 44; farmer; enl. Oct. 10, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862 

disch. March 12, 1863, for disability, at Boston. 
Ward, George N. — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Oct. 7, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "K" 22d Mass. Inf.; and Co. "G" 2d Mass. Hy. 

Arty. 
Warren, Charles E, — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 23 ; apothecary ; enl. Oct. 14, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 

1862 ; disch. June 24, 1863, by S. O., Dept. of Gulf, for promotion in U. S. Colored Troops. 

See Officer U. S. Colored Troops. 
Wright, James G. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 33; plumber; enl. Oct. 11, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. " D " 28th Mass. Inf. ; Co. " B " 21st Mass. Inf., transf. to 

Co. "I" 36th Mass. Inf., and thence to Co. "G" 56th Mass. Inf. 

COMPANY "D" 

George Sherive — Captain — Res. Roxbury ; 34 ; currier ; comm. May 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; exchanged July 22, 1864; must, out 

Aug. 10, 1864. 
William H. Cowdin — 1st Lieut. — Res. Roxbury ; 24; milk dealer; comm. May 26, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862 ; wounded and taken prisoner, Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; exchanged 

July 22, 1864 ; must, out Aug. 10, 1864. 
Darius F. Eddy — 2d Lieut. — Res. Dorchester ; 25 ; carpenter ; comm. Aug. 5, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; exchanged July 22, 1864; 

must, out Aug. 10, 1864. 
Samuel A. Waterman — 1st Sergt. — Res. Roxbury ; 34 ; rope maker ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must 

Sept. 20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20 

1863. See Co. "D" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Charles D. Frye — Sergt. — Res. Roxbury ; 25 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 1862 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Charles R. Todd — Sergt. — Res. Roxbury ; 27; clerk; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 1862 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
William E. Humphrey — Sergt. — Res. West Roxbury ; 26 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled Feb. 25, 1863; must. 

out Aug. 20, 1863. 
John W. Davis — Sergt. — Res. Roxbury ; 23 ; trunk maker ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Alonzo I. Hodsdon — Corpl. — Res. Roxbury ; 29 ; expressman ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; apptd. Qr. Master Sergt., July 13, 1863. See Non Com. Staff; and Field 

and Staff 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). - 



166 FORTY-SECOND REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Charles C. Richards — Corpl. — Res. Roxbury; 21; organ tuner; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Benjamin Noyes — Corpl. — Res. Roxbury ; 25 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 1862. 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Henry W. Mcintosh — Corpl. — Res. Roxbury ; 19 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; died Feb. 10, 1863, of disease, 

at Houston, Texas, a Prisoner of War. 
William H. Tileston — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester ; 23 ; grain dealer ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. See Co. "D" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Charles J. Oldham — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester ; 21; painter; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20 ; 

1862; prisoner Galveston, Texas, Jany. 1, 1863; paroled; mustered out Aug. 20, 1863, 

See Co. "E" 1st Mass. Inf. 
Benjamin F. Bean — Corpl. — Res. Roxbury ; 38 ; provision dealer ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Lewis M. Calhoun — Corpl. — Res. Roxbury; 30; baker; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. Sept. 20, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Lewis Eddy — Music. — Res. Dorchester; 17; farmer; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. Sept. 20, 1862; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; disch. May 25, 1863, for disability, 

at New Orleans, La. See Co. "D" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Joseph R. Parks — Music. — Res. Boston ; 38 ; instrument maker ; enl. Sept. 15, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Chauncy K, Bullock — Wagoner — Res. West Roxbury ; 23 ; mason ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Allen, Albert S. — Priv. — Res. Medfield ; 20 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 ; 

prisoner Galveston, Texas, Jany. 1, 1863; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bacon, Major — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge ; 18 ; mason ; enl. Sept. 17, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bailey, Charles W. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 29 ; varnisher ; enl. Sept. 5, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Barnes, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 25 ; seaman ; enl. Sept. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Batson, William H. — Priv. — Res. Brookline; 28; painter; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Sept. 20, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Boardman, Edward — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge; 31; painter; enl. Sept. 17, 1862; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Brown, Charles — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 40; baker; enl. Sept. 4, 1862; must. Sept. 20, 1862; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Brown, William Henry — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 32 ; driver ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 

Co. "D" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days), as Brown, Henry. 
Buckmaster, Michael — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 27; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 20, 1862; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "G" 

4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Bullard, William H. — Priv. — Res. Medfield; 19; farmer; enl. Sept. 4, 1862; must. Sept. 

20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Burke, William — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge ; 23 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 17, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Burns, John — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge; 30; laborer; enl. Oct. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 1, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Burns, Thomas — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge ; 21; farmer; enl. Sept. 17, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Campbell, Alexander — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 25 ; clerk ; enl. Oct. 29, 1862 ; must. Oct. 29, 1862 ; 

deserted, date not shown, in Mass. 
Chenery, Edmund L. — Priv. — Res. Medfield ; 23 ; blacksmith ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 



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Clinton, George T. — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge ; 24 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 17, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Courtney, Friend S. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 23 ; grain dealer ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; apptd. Commy. Sergt., Dee. 1, 1862. See Non Com. Staff. 
Cushman, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 35 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Dailey, Dennis — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge ; 26 ; laborer ; enl. Sept. 17, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; died Aug. 1, 1863, of disease, at Camp 

Groce, Hempstead, Texas, a Prisoner of War. 
Davis, George A. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 22 ; hackman ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Doyle, Henry — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 27 ; stonecutter ; enl. Nov. 4, 1862 ; must. Nov. 4, 1862 ; 

deserted Dec. 3, 1862, at Brooklyn, N. Y. 
Drury, John — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge ; 23 ; laborer ; enl. Sept. 17, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Durnan, Peter — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge ; 21 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 17, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 

Co. "D" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Ellis, William H. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 25 ; seaman ; enl. Sept. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 1862 

deserted Oct. 20, 1862, at Readville, Mass. 
Ensle, Tobias — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 42 ; weaver ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 1862 

wounded and taken prisoner, Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Fay, John — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 26 ; currier ; enl. Sept. 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See U. S 

Navy. 
Fiske, George M. — Priv. — Res. Medfield ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 1862 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Fiske, Henry — Priv. — Res. Medfield ; 20 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 1862 

prisoner Galveston, Texas, Jany. 1, 1863; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Foster, Henry C. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 25 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20 

1862; apptd. Qr. Master Sergt., Sept. 20, 1862. See Non Com. Staff. 
Gourley, Fitzallen — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge; 20; farmer; enl. Sept. 17, 1862; must 

Sept. 20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20 

1863. 
Grinnell, Charles J. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 41 ; mason ; enl. Sept. 17, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20 

1862; taken prisoner at Galveston, Texas, Jany. 1, 1863; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863 

See Co. "C" 6l8t Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Hathon, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 21 ; seaman ; enl. Sept. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 1862 

deserted Dec. 3, 1862, at Brooklyn, N. Y. 
Higgins, Michael — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 35 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20 

1862 ; rejected and disch., Oct. 22, 1862, on Surg. Certif. of Disab. 
Holmes, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 25 ; seaman ; enl. Oct. 7, 1862 ; must. Oct. 7, 1862 

deserted Oct. 15, 1862, at Readville, Mass. 
Houghton, Thomas G. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 21; actor; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. Sept 

20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20 

1863. 
Howard, Amos B. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 20 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Howe, David — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 22 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 1862 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. " D ' 

56th Mass. Inf. 
Hutchinson, William H. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 36 ; printer ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862 ; apptd. Commy. Sergt., Nov. 7, 1862. See Non Com. Staff. 
Johnson, James — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge; 44; teamster; enl. Sept. 17, 1862; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862 ; deserted Nov. 20, 1862, at Readville, Mass. 
Jones, Evan R. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 22 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 1862 ; 

disch. Sept. 29, 1862. 



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Josselyn, Edwin F. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 24 ; moulder ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 

1862; wounded and taken prisoner at Galveston, Texas, Jany. 1, 1863; died Sept. 3, 1863, 

of wounds, at Camp Groce, Hempstead, Texas, a Prisoner of War. 
Josselyn, Wallace A. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 23; painter; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Sept. 

20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Killion, Thomas H. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 23 ; painter ; enl. Sept. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 

1862 ; disch. March 7, 1863, for disability, at Boston. 
Kopf, Jacob — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 23; farmer; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Sept. 20, 1862; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Lanigan, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 34 ; cooper ; enl. Oct. 29, 1862 ; must. Oct. 29, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Larrabee, William B. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 29; clerk; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Sept. 20, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Lemote, Frederick — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 40 ; varnisher ; enl. Sept. 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 

Co. "D" 56th Mass. Inf. 
Lewis, Thomas M. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 45 ; carpenter ; enl. Sept. 6, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Long, James — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 22 ; seaman ; enl. Sept. 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 ; 

deserted Dec. 3, 1862, at Brooklyn, N. Y. 
Matthews, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Boston; 35; paper maker; enl. Sept. 15, 1862; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
McConlow, Frank — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge; 18; farmer; enl. Sept. 17, 1862; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Mcllroy, John V. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 33 ; carpenter ; enl. Sept. 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Name also borne as McElroy, John V. 
Mcintosh, Frederick S. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 21; clock maker; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862 ; disch. June 21, 1863, for disability, at New Orleans, La. See Co. " D " 42d 

Mass. Inf. (100 days), as Frederick H. Mcintosh. 
Moore, James — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 36; plumber; enl. Oct. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 1, 1862; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Morrill, Francis L. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 22 ; seaman ; enl. Sept. 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; wounded and taken prisoner, Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; exchanged July 22, 

1864 ; must, out Aug. 9, 1864. 
Morrill, Henry — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 28; seaman; enl. Oct. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 1, 1862; 

deserted Dec. 3, 1862, at Brooklyn, N. Y. 
Mosely, Randolph P. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 21 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Moulton, Trueworthy L. — Priv. — Res. Brookline ; 41 ; occu. — ; enl. Oct. 4, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 4, 1862 ; deserted Oct. 12, 1862, at Readville, Mass. 
Nicholson, Angus G. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 20; printer; enl. Sept. 18, 1862; must. Sept. 20, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 

See Co. "I" 2d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Nolan, John — Priv. — Res. Belmont; 19; farmer; enl. Sept. 17, 1862; must. Sept. 20, 1862; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
O'Harran, John — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge ; 22 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 17, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; arrested by civil authority at Dedham, Mass., Oct. 18, 1862, and did not 

join regt. 
O'Shaughnessy, James — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 32 ; seaman ; enl. Sept. 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; wounded seriously and taken prisoner, Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; exchanged 

July 22, 1864; must, out Aug. 9, 1864. 
Powers, George — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge ; 23; farmer; enl. Sept. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Pratt, Benjamin — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 30 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Prieand, Louis — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 35 ; soldier ; enl. Oct. 10, 1862 ; must. Oct. 10, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 



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Ouinn, Jeremiah — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 18; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 
1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 
Co. "H" 4th Mass. Cav. 
Raymond, Gustavus — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 26 ; baker ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 

20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 
1863. 
Rigby, William — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; weaver ; enl. Nov. 6, 1862 ; must. Nov. 6, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. 
"D" 60th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Russell, Jeremiah S. — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge ; 19; farmer; enl. Sept. 17, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; prisoner at Galveston, Texas, Jany. 1, 1863; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 
1863. 
Ryan, Cornelius — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge ; 23 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 17, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Sellea, Henry C. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; died Feb. 7, 1863, at Burr's Ferry, La., of 

disease. 
Smith, Christopher — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; seaman ; enl. Oct. 6, 1862 ; must. Oct. 6, 1862 ; 

deserted Oct. 11, 1862, at Readville, Mass. 
Stoddard, Sargent L. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; 42; painter; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Stowell, Joseph H. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 

Co. "D" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Sullivan, Daniel J. — Priv.- — Res. West Cambridge; 19; porter; enl. Sept. 17, 1862; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; wounded and taken prisoner, Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Thaxter, Laban — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge ; 18 ; saw maker ; enl. Sept. 17, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Thompson, James — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 23 ; seaman ; enl. Oct. 7, 1862 ; must. Oct. 7, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Thompson, Josiah — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 45 ; carpenter ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Vining, Daniel H. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 44 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 23, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 24, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Walls, George S. — Priv. — Res. South Reading; 19; artist; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. Sept. 

20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Weymouth, Charles G. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 23 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Weymouth, Daniel L. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 18 ; currier ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. See Co. "C" 60th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
White, Nathaniel — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge ; 43 ; laborer ; enl. Sept. 17, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 20, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Wight, George H. — Priv. — Res. Medfield ; 30; farmer; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. Sept. 20, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Wight, Jonathan G. — Priv. — Res. Medfield ; 23 ; carpenter ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Williams, Henry O. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; 25; shoemaker; enl. Oct. 29, 1862; must. 

Oct. 29, 1862 ; deserted Dec. 3, 1862, at Brooklyn, N. Y. 
Wright, Albert P. — Priv. — Res. Medford ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 17, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 



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COMPANY "E" 

Frederick G. Stiles — Captain — Res. Worcester; 37; coach painter; comm. Sept. 11, 1862; 

mu3t. Sept. 30, 1862 ; prom. Major, Nov. 6, 1862. See Field and Staff. 
Charles A. Pratt — Captain — Res. West Boylston ; 34; harness maker; comm. 2d Lieut., 

Sept. 11, 1862; must. Sept. 15, 1862; comm. Captain, Nov. 12, 1862; resigned and dis- 
charged, March 28, 1863, for disability. 
John W. Emerson — Captain — • Res. Millbury ; 21; gunsmith; comm. 1st Lieut., Sept. 11, 1862 ; 

must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; comm. Captain, April 2, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. 

"G" 6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.), as John Emerson. 
Augustus Ford — 1st Lieut. — Res. Worcester ; 29 ; machinist ; enl. Sept. 1, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862, as Sergt. ; comm. 1st Lieut., April 2, 1863; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "E" 

42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Brown P. Stowell — 2d Lieut. — Res. Boston ; 33 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 29, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862, as Priv. ; comm. 2d Lieut., Nov. 12, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, 

Texas; exchanged July 22, 1864; must, out Aug. 10, 1864. See Co. "G" 6th Mass. Inf. (3 

mos.). 
Samuel Fiske — 1st Sergt. — Res. Worcester ; 29 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Arthur B. Sampson — Sergt. — Res. West Boylston ; 23 ; teamster ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
James B. Emerson — Sergt. — Res. Millbury ; 27 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 30, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
John L. Keyes — Sergt. — Res. Worcester; 45; mechanic; enl. Aug. 30, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862, as Corpl. ; prom. Sergt., Nov. 12, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Charles S. Truchon — Sergt. — Res. West Boylston; 27; overseer; enl. Sept. 11, 1862; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862, as Corpl. ; prom. Sergt., April 3, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Henry Mellen — Corpl. — Res. Worcester ; 22 ; mason ; enl. Sept. 4, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "A" 3d Battln. Mass. Rifles. 
Nathan White — Corpl. — Res. Millbury ; 27 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Francis N. Luce — Corpl. — Res. West Boylston; 27; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 5, 1862; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; prisoner June 23, 1863, at Brashear City, La. ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must. 

out Aug. 20, 1863. 
George R. Stockwell — Corpl. — Res. Millbury ; 23 ; yeoman ; enl. Sept. 4, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Jackson Lombard — Corpl. — Res. West Boylston ; 31 ; watchmaker ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Willard M. Southworth — Corpl. — Res. Northbridge; 24; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; 

must. Sept. 30, 1862, as Priv. ; prom. Corpl., April 3, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
William J. Crawford — Corpl. — Res. West Boylston ; 26; weaver; enl. Sept. 11, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862, as Priv. ; prom. Corpl., March 4, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Maxim Lovely — Corpl. — Res. Worcester; 19; painter; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862, as Priv. ; prom. Corpl., April 3, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Charles E. Bent — Music. — Res. Worcester ; 17 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. " G " 2d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Frank H. Cook — Music. — Res. Worcester; 20; painter; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "E" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Nelson Wright — Wagoner — Res. West Boylston ; 19 ; operative ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; died June 5, 1863, of disease, in hospl. at Camp Farr, Gentilly Station, La. 
Allen, David B. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; 26 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 30, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 : must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Brooks, Nathaniel N. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; 33 ; yeoman ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. " I " 2d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Brown, John — Priv. — Res. Millbury ; 44 ; mechanic ; enl. Oct. 18, 1862 ; must. Nov. 3, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Burgess, Frederick W. — Priv. — Res. Hardwick ; 20 ; mason ; enl. Sept. 10, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Burgess, Joseph A. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; 28 ; mason ; enl. Sept. 6, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 



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Clegg, Edward — Priv. — Res. Millbury ; 19 ; weaver ; enl. Aug. 22, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Colvin, Benoni H. — Priv. — Res. West Boylston ; 44; mechanic; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; died Aug. 12, 1863, of disease, at West Boylston, Mass. 
Cummings, David F. — Priv. — Res. Auburn ; 20 ; brakeman ; enl. Sept. 4, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; prisoner Brashear City, La., June 23, 1863 ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Denny, Everett A. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; 26 ; editor ; enl. Aug. 30, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Dorman, Alender E. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; 36; moulder; enl. Sept. 10, 1862; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862; detailed and served with 4th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty., from March 1, 1863; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Doyle, James — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; 31 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 30, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 31st Mass. Inf. 
Drlnkwine, Frank — Priv. — Res. West Boylston ; 18 ; operative ; enl. Sept. 4, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Dyson, Reuben — Priv. — Res. Millbury; 24; mechanic; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; 

killed June 21, 1863, in action at La Fourche Crossing, La. 
Eaton, Thomas B. — Priv. — Res. Millbury ; 18 ; yeoman ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. " E " 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Fitzpatrick, Patrick — Priv. — Res. West Boylston ; 20 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 4, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; prisoner June 23, 1863, at Brashear City, La. ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; died 

July 31, 1863, at St. James Hospl., New Orleans, La., of disease. 
Goughan, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Worcester; 21; laborer; enl. Sept. 9, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; deserted Oct. 4, 1862, from Camp Wool, Worcester, Mass. 
Hakes, Henry H. — Priv. — Res. Millbury; 39; mechanic; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "F" Ist Battln. Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Hall, Franklin — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; 41 ; lawyer ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Hathorn, George H. — Priv. — Res. West Boylston ; 18 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862; detailed and served with 4th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty., from March 1, 1863; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "E" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Hathorn, Lyman — Priv. — Res. West Boylston ; 19 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862; detailed and served with 4th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty., from March 1, 1863; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "E" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Haven, William H. — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 34 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 1, 1862 ; must. Sept 30, 

1862; transf. to Co. "F", March 1. 1863. See Co. "F". 
Hewitt, Daniel L. — Priv. — Res. Auburn ; 18 ; yeoman ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. " F " 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Hildreth, John H. — Priv. — Res. West Boylston ; 23 ; teamster ; enl. Sept. 6, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; prisoner June 23, 1863, at Brashear City, La. ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must. 

out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Hobson, Edwin — Priv. — Res. West Boylston ; 25 ; operative ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "F" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Howard, Francis L. — Priv. — Res. Northbridge; 27; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 5, 1862; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Johnson, Henry O. — Priv. — Res. Millbury ; 24 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Jones, Francis T. — Priv. — Res. West Boylston ; 21 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; prisoner June 23, 1863, at Brashear City, La. ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out 

Aug. 20, 1863. 
Keyes, Jonas C. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; 36; mechanic; enl. Aug. 30, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. " G " 2d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
King, Oliver— Priv. — Res. West Boylston; 20; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; detailed and served with 2d Vt. Batty. ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. " I " 61st 

Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Luce, Newman B. — Priv. — Res. West Boylston; 19; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 11, 1862; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Mahan, Frederick A. — Priv. — Res. West Boylston; 18; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 3, 1862; 

must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 



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Mahan, Leonard — Priv. — Res. West Boylston ; 19 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862; detailed and served with 4th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty., from March 1, 1863; 

died July 7, 1863, at New Orleans, La., of disease. 
McArdle, Peter — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 43; laborer; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
McCracken, George J. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; 32; painter; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
McDoUen, Archibald — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; 33 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Moosett, John — Priv. — Res. Leicester; 24; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Nedow, Michael — Priv. — Res. West Boylston ; 18 ; operative ; enl. Sept. 4, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862; detailed and served with 4th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty., from March 1, 1863; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "K" 6th N. Y. Cav. 
Parker, Charles F, — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; 25 ; truckman ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Parker, Emery — Priv. — Res. West Boylston ; 19; weaver; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "E" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Pool, Francis N. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; 28 ; machinist ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Prescott, Charles K. — Priv. — Res. West Boylston; 23; sailor; enl. Sept. 22, 1862; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Prince, Jerome — Priv. — Res. Millbury ; 20 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "H" 15th Mass. Inf. 
Putnam, Henry E. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; 23 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 25, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Regan, John — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; 45 ; painter ; enl. Aug. 30, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Richards, Henry A. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; 21; mechanic; enl. Sept. 17, 1862; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Ryan, Marvin — Priv. — Res. Millbury; 42; printer; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Shaw, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Millbury; 18; operative; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Sird, Louis — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; 21 ; blacksmith ; enl. Sept. 6, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Slater, Ralph — Priv. — Res. West Boylston ; 36 ; victualler ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Smith, Aaron — Priv. — Res. Worcester; 28; mechanic; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. " D " 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Smith, Alpheus M. — Priv. — Res. Millbury; 36 ; yeoman; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. " B " 57th Mass. Inf. 
Stockwell, Oscar J. — Priv. — Res. Millbury; 21; seaman; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; detailed and served with 2d Vt. Batty. ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Stockwell, William B. — Priv. — Res. Millbury ; 18 ; yeoman ; enl. Oct. 14, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 10th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days). 
Taft, Ephraim B. — Priv. — Res. Northbridge; 29; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 5, 1862; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Tainter, Abijah S. — Priv. — Res. Millbury; 18; hostler; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; absent on sick leave at New York, since Nov. 22, 1862 ; no later record. 
Taylor, George W. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; 30 ; expressman ; enl. Sept. 9, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Tourtellott, Thomas J. — Priv. — Res. Millbury ; 25; hostler; enl. Sept. 1, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862; must, out Aug, 20, 1863. See Co. "H" 57th Mass. Inf. 
Tuson, Daniel — Priv. — Res. West Boylston; 21; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 18, 1862; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Tyler, Henry C. — Priv. — Res. West Boylston ; 30 ; operative ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; detailed and served with 4th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty., since March 1, 1863 ; must, out 

Aug. 20, 1863. 



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Walker, Frederick — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; 37 ; yeoman ; enl. Sept. 6, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Waters, Buckley — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; 35 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; died June 13, 1863, of disease, in hospl. at Camp Farr, Gentilly, La. 
Waters, Samuel D. — Priv. — Res. Millbury ; 25 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
White, Edwin — Priv. — Res. Millbury ; 21; painter; enl. Sept. 1, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 10th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days). 
Whiteside, Robert — Priv. — Res. West Boylston ; 38 ; spinner ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; prisoner June 23, 1863, at Brashear City, La. ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must. 

out Aug. 20. 1863. See Co. "F" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Wigglesworth, Eli — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; 36 ; operative ; enl. Sept. 29, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. " D " 29th Mass. Inf. 
Wood, Ashley H. — Priv. — Res. West Boylston ; 43 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Worcester, Edward J. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; 31; machinist; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Yeaton, John C. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; 21 ; mechanic; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 

COMPANY "F" 

John D. Cogswell — Captain — Res. Leicester ; 42 ; painter ; comm. Sept. 12, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Timothy M. Duncan — 1st Lieut. — Res. North Brookfield ; 41; manufacturer; comm. Sept. 12, 

1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Lyman A. Powers — 2d Lieut. — Res. Spencer; 31; bootmaker; comm. Sept. 12, 1862; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Joseph A. Titus — 1st Sergt. — Res. Leicester ; 24 ; student ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "F" 60th Mass. Inf. (100 days) ; and F. & S. 62d 

Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Bramley A. Bottomley — Sergt. — Res. Leicester; 24; manufacturer; enl. Aug. 30, 1862; 

must. Sept. 30, 1862, as Priv. ; apptd. Sergt., Oct. 15, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 

Co. "A" 3d Battln. Mass. Rifles. 
Sumner Holmes — Sergt. — Res. North Brookfield ; 29 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862, as Priv. ; apptd. Sergt., Oct. 15, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Hiram Cowan — Sergt. — Res. Spencer ; 32 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
William H. Montague — Sergt. — Res. North Brookfield ; 38 ; manufacturer ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; 

must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Charles B. Brown — Corpl. — Res. Leicester ; 35 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862, as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., Oct. 15, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Henry A. Knowlton — Corpl. — Res. Spencer; 23; farmer; enl. Aug. 19, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862, as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., Oct. 15, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
James H. Croome — Corpl. — Res. Leicester; 34; ship master; enl. Aug. 23, 1862; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862, as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., Oct. 15, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Sylvander Bothwell — Corpl. — Res. North Brookfield ; 34; butcher; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862, as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., Feb. 25, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Daniel A. Ball — Corpl. — Res. Spencer ; 30 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 1862, 

as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., Oct. 15, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Thomas A. Bingham — Corpl. — Res. Spencer ; 38 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862, as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., Oct. 15, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
George L. Stone — Corpl. — Res. Leicester; 26 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 21, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862, as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., Feb. 25, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
James Miller — Corpl. — Res. North Brookfield; 39; mechanic; enl. Aug. 20, 1862; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862, as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., Oct. 15, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Franklin M. Lamb — Music. — Res. Leicester ; 19 ; student ; enl. Aug. 22, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Frederick S. Amidon — Music. — Res. North Brookfield ; 38 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 29, 1862 ; 

must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 



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Adams, Albert M. — Priv. — Res. Leicester; 19; farmer; enl. Aug. 20, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Adams, George — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 20 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Allen, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Spencer ; 21 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Allen, Harvey — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield; 35; mechanic; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bagley, Moses — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 23 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Barstow, John — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; 40 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Belcher, Gilbert G. — Priv. — Res. Spencer; 33; mechanic; enl. Sept. 1, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bemis, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Spencer; 23; mechanic; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bemis, Edmund J. — Priv. — Res. Spencer ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bercume, Anthony — Priv. — Res. Spencer ; 35 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "C" 2d Mass. Hy. Arty, transf. to Co. "E" 17th 

Mass. Inf. 
Bisco, Henry — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 21 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bourdages, Rem! — Priv. — Res. Spencer ; 21 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Boyd, James O. — Priv. — Res. Spencer; 22; mechanic; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. Sept. 

30, 1862 ; disch. Nov. 18, 1862, for disability. See Unassigned Recruits and Drafted 

Men. 
Boyden, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. Spencer ; 20 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bragg, Warren S. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; 25 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Capen, Hiram E. — Priv. — Res. Spencer ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Cargel, Albert W. — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 18 ; mechanic ; enl, Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Dane, Emerson — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; 39 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Denny, Clark K. — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 19; manufacturer; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Doane, Freeman — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; 27 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Doane, Freeman R. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; 25 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Doane, Hubbard S. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; 23 ; miller ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Eaton, Hiram — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; 44 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Fisher, Andrew J. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; 31 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; died Aug. 6, 1863, at sea, of disease. 
Fisher, Francis H. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; 33 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Gates, Lewis W. — Priv. — Res. Leicester; 32; mechanic; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Glazier, Leroy — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield; 18; mechanic; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Harlow, James F, — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; 25 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Hatch, George D. — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 38 ; merchant ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 



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Haven, William H. — Priv. — Res. Leicester; 34; bootmaker; transf. from Co. "E", March 1, 

1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "E ". 
Hawes, Kirkland A. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; 25; student; transf. from Co. "B" 51st 
Mass. Inf. (9 mos.), Nov. 17, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 51st Mass. Inf. 
(9 mos.). 
Hebard, Josiah F. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; 39 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Holbrook, Henry E. — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 18 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "G" 2d Mass. Cav. 
Howe, Willard M. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield; 19; mechanic; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Hubbard, Edward W. — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 35 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Knight, Charles S. — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 42 ; manufacturer ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; disch. Feb. 6. 1863, for disability. 
Knight, James A. — Priv. — Res. Southbridge ; 23 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; died Aug. 10, 1863, in New York City, of disease. 
Kraft, John — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 19, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Lacount, William F. — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 44; minister; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Lyon, Charles F, — Pnv. — Res. Spencer; 19; mechanic; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Lyon, John B. — Priv. — Res. Spencer ; 20 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 2i0, 1863. 
Mann, George — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 27 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 30, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Marsh, Albert S. — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 18 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 22, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Marsh, Charles M. — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 26 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Marshall, Horatio P. — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 26 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Monroe, David B. — Priv. — Res. Spencer; 22; mechanic; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Monroe, George M. — Priv. — Res. Spencer ; 30 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Morgan, George — Priv. — Res. Leicester; 24; mechanic; enl. Aug. 21, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Nolan, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 33 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Parkman, Charles — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield; 26; farmer; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Parkman, Henry L. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; 22 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Pepper, Samuel J. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; 34 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Pratt, George H. — Priv. — Res. Shrewsbury ; 23 ; student ; enl. Sept. 30, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Pratt, Henry W. — Priv. — Res. Grafton ; 25 ; manufacturer ; enl. Oct. 31, 1862 ; must. Oct. 31, 

1862 ; disch. Dec. 5, 1862, for disability. 
Proctor, Martin — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 26 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Prouty, Francis N. — Priv. — Res. Spencer ; 27 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 10, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Roberts, George M. — Priv. — Res. Leicester; 24; clerk; enl. Aug. 19, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "F" 60th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Robinson, Thomas H. — Priv. — Res. Leicester; 19; mechanic; enl. Aug. 20, 1862; must. 
Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 



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Russett, Henry — Priv. — Res. Spencer ; 23 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Sanderson, Charles — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 28 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Sargent, Charles — Priv. — Res. Spencer; 19; farmer; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Shaw, George L. — Priv. — Res. Spencer; 22; mechanic; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Sherman, Anthony — Priv. — Res. Spencer; 18; mechanic; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; disch. Nov. 26, 1862, for disability. 
Smith, Frank A. — Priv. — Rea. North Brookfield ; 22 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Smith, Melville W. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; 18 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Snow, Thomas S. — Priv. — Res. Leicester; 25; mechanic; enl. Aug. 20, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Spooner, Edward A. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; 29 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Sprague, William C. — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 25 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Sprague, William J, — Priv. — Res. Leicester; 23; farmer; enl. Aug. 20, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863, 
Stearns, Eustis H. — Priv. — Res. Spencer; 20; farmer; enl. Aug. 21, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "F" 60th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Stoddard, Elijah — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield; 20; farmer; enl. Aug. 21, 1862; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Stoddard, Emerson — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield; 19; farmer; enl. Aug. 20, 1862; 

must. Sept. 30, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "F" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 

days) . 
Tucker, George A. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; 18 ; mechanic ; enl. Nov. 3, 1862 ; must. 

Nov. 3, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "F" 4th Mass. Cav. 
Tyrrell, Alonzo H. — Priv. — Res. Spencer; 21; mechanic; enl. Aug. 18, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "K" 10th Mass. Inf., as Tyrrell, Alonzo. 
Tyrrell, Henry A. — Priv. — Res. Spencer ; 18 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Upham, John J. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; 26 ; mechanic ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 30, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Warren, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Leicester; 22; clerk; enl. Aug. 19, 1862; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Woodcock, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; 20 ; student ; enl. Aug. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 

COMPANY "G" 

Alfred N. Proctor — Captain — Res. Boston ; 37 ; artist ; comm. April 22, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; exchanged July 22, 1864; must, out 

Aug. 10, 1864. 
Albert E. Proctor — 1st Lieut. — Res. Boston ; 37 ; clothier ; comm. April 22, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 7th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days) ; and Co. "K" 

4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Thaddeus H. Newcomb — 2d Lieut. — Res. Quincy ; 36 ; stone contractor ; comm. Oct. 22, 1862 ; 

must. Oct. 22, 1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; exchanged July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Aug. 10, 1864. 
George G. Nichols — 1st Sergt. — Res. Boston ; 26 ; mason ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 7th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days) ; and Co. "K" 

4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
James L. Vialle — Sergt. — Res. Milton ; 34 ; caulker ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Philip P. Hackett — Sergt. — Res. Boston ; 28; saddler; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; died July 4, 1863, of disease, at Regt. Hospl., Bayou Gentilly, La. 



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Levi W. Goodrich — Sergt. — Res. Lunenburg ; 26 ; salesman ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Charles A. Atwell — Sergt. — Res. Boston; 43; ship broker; enl. Sept. 10, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
David L. Wentworth — Sergt. — Res. Brighton ; 29 ; butcher ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; wounded and taken prisoner, Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; escaped from 

rebel prison near Shreveport, La., March 20, 1864 ; must, out May 28, 1864, at Washington, 

D. C. 
John W. Buttrick — Corpl. — Res. Melrose ; 32 ; expressman ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 

16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Seth E. Clapp — Corpl. — Res. Cambridge ; 21; trader; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
John C. Bishop — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; 24 ; carpenter ; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
George W. Griggs — Corpl. — Res. Brighton; 28; butcher; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Moses Lincoln, Jr. — Corpl. — Res. Roxbury ; 26 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Robert G. Thompson — Corpl. — Res. Stoughton; 28; piano maker; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; 

must. Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out 

Aug. 20, 1863. 
George G. Morrison — Corpl. — Res. Brighton ; 29 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862, as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., Nov. 11, 1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; 

paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Horace W. Chandler — Music. — Res. Concord, N. H. ; 17 ; drummer ; enl. Oct. 13, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 14, 1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 

See 7th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days) ; and Co. "G" 61st Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
David A. Ireson — Music. — Res. Melrose; 20; drummer; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 

Co. "L" 4th Mass. Cav. 
Roland C. Judkins — Wagoner — Res. Melrose ; 24 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 

See 11th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days) ; and Co. "L" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Allen, Obed F. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 20 ; salesman ; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, Galveston, Texas; paroled; died March 21, 1863, of disease, at 

regtl. hospl., Bayou Gentilly, La. 
Bailey, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 25; grocer; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 14th 

Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty. 
Barnard, John M., Jr. — Priv. — Res. Melrose ; 23 ; distiller ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; wounded and taken prisoner, Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must. 

out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Barrett, Charles — Priv. — Res. Melrose; 43; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Barrett, Charles L. — Priv. — Res. Melrose ; 23 ; shoe cutter ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bickers, William H. — Priv. — Res. North Chelsea ; 25 ; carpenter ; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862; died July 26, 1863, at Algiers, La., of disease. 
Bird, William M. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. 

"B" 60th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Blaisdell, Gilbert F. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 26; stonecutter; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Boardman, Charles — Priv. — Res. Meirose ; 39 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bridges, Henry — Priv. — Res. Melrose ; 24 ; teamster ; enl. Sept. 12, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; deserted Dec 6, 1862, at New York City. See Co. "E" 20th Mass. Inf. 
Brown, John — Priv. — Res. Boston; 24; sailor; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 1862; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 



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Brownlow, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 25 ; sailor ; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bryant, Thomas O. — Priv. — Res. Melrose; 44; carpenter; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Burnham, Paschal E. — Priv. — Res. Melrose ; 25 ; lather ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; disch. March 27, 1863, for disability, in Mass. 
Carter, William — Priv. — Res. Brighton; 19; blacksmith; enl. Sept. 9, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 

7th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days) ; and Co. "K" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Carvey, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 43 ; spinner ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 25, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Gary, John H. — Priv. — Res. Hanover; 43; currier; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 1862; 

died about May 13, 1863, near camp at Bayou Gentilly, La., of disease. 
Clark, Frederick F. — Priv. — Res. Melrose; 37; painter; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 

Co. "E" 61st Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Colson, Joseph V. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 29 ; decorator ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Cook, John T. — Priv. — Res. Brighton ; 21 ; butcher ; enl. Sept. 16, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

wounded and taken prisoner, Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Copeland, Lemuel S. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 35; clerk; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 

7th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days). 
Corson, Frederick — Priv. — Res. Melrose; 19; carpenter; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Covell, Frank — Priv. — Res. Medway; 18; farmer; enl. Sept. 9, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 1862; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, Galveston, Texas; paroled; died April 22, 1863, of disease, at regtl. 

hospl., Bayou Gentilly. La. 
Crocker, Gilbert — Priv. — Res. Boston; 18; sailmaker; transf. from Co. "H", Nov. 20, 1862; 

prisoner at Galveston, Texas, Jany. 1, 1863; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. 

"H". 
Cunningham, Robert — Priv. — Res. Jefferson, Maine; 32; farmer; enl. Oct. 31, 1862; must. 

Oct. 31, 1862; deserted Nov. 10, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Davis, George H. — Priv. — Res. Brighton ; 23 ; butcher ; enl. Sept. 16, 1862 ; must. Sept. 

16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Davis, James L. — Priv. — Res. Melrose; 18; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; wounded and taken prisoner, Jany. 1, 1863; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 

7th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days). 
Davis, John E, — Priv. — Res. Melrose; 25; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Derry, George R. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 28; navigator; enl. Sept. 13, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; wounded and taken prisoner, Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled ; must, out 

Aug. 20, 1863. 
Dinnegan, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 42; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 16, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 

Co. "E" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Doubel, Edmund B. — Priv. — Res. Melrose ; 44 ; rigger ; enl. Sept. 15, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; wounded and taken prisoner, Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out 

Aug. 20, 1863. 
Eastman, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 19 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Eaton, John — Priv. — Res. Melrose ; 37 ; stonemason ; enl. Sept. 12, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Ellis, Richard — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 34; stonecutter; enl. Sept. 16, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 1862; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Emerson, James G. — Priv. — Res. Melrose; 44; trader; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 7th 

Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days). 



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Field, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Charlestown ; 25 ; tinsmith ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 25, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Gordon, John W. — Priv. — Res. Brighton ; 24 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 16, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Gould, Benjamin — Priv. — Res. Boston; 34; carpenter; enl. Aug. 28, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; died June 30, 1863, of disease, at regtl. hospl.. Bayou Gentilly, La. 
Green, Ruf us C, — Priv. — Res. Maiden ; 30 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 18, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. Had subsequent service in U. S. Navy, to the credit of Vermont. 
Harmon, John — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 38; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 13, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Hayden, Albert A. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. 

"B" 60th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Higgins, Lucius — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 22 ; sailor ; enl. Sept. 16, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Hilger, Charles — Priv. — Res. Boston; 39; cook; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. Sept. 23, 1862; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 7th 

Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days) ; and Co. "K" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Holt, Albert A. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 19; currier; enl. Sept. 13, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 1862; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Horn, Henry T. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 18; stonecutter; enl. Sept. 13, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 

Co. "B" 60th Mass. Inf. (100 days), as Home, Henry T. 
Hyde, George S. — Priv. — Res. Melrose ; 23 ; carpenter ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Ireson, Alonzo D. — Priv. — Res. Melrose ; 23 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Johnson, Eli P, — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; sailmaker ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Kelley, Arthur — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; armorer ; enl. Sept. 16, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See V. R. C. 

as Arthur J. Celly. 
Kibby, George W, — Priv. — Res. Bolton; 21 ; shoemaker; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. Sept. 16 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Knight, Francis — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 44 ; sailor ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 20, 1862 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Logan, William — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 18; farmer; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Lull, Samuel E. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 40 ; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 

deserted Oct. 1, 1862, at Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Luzarder, John — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 25; sailor; enl. Sept. 13, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. " F" 24th Mass. Inf. transf. to Co. " D " 56th Mass. Inf. 
Lynde, Amos W. — Priv. — Res. Melrose ; 22 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 7th 

Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days). 
Lynde, Charles B. — Priv. — Res. Melrose; 20; butcher; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Marshall, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 44; carriage maker; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Marston, James M. — Priv. — Res. Melrose; 25; paper hanger; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862 ; deserted Dec. 6, 1862, at New York City. 
McAllister, James H. — Priv. — Res. Maiden ; 19; teamster; enl. Sept. 17, 1862 ; must. Sept. 17, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Mullen, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 19 ; engineer ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 21, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Mullen, William — Priv. — Res. Boston; 21; occu. — ; enl. Oct. 8, 1862; must. Oct. 8, 1862; 

deserted Oct. 12, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Newman, William — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 22 ; sailor ; enl. Nov. 3, 1862 ; must. Nov. 3, 1862 ; 

transf. to Co. "H", Nov. 20, 1862, See Co. "H". 



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Nott, Francis L. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 29 ; sailor ; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

wounded Jany. 1, 1863, in battle at Galveston, Texas ; died same day, of wounds. 
Paine, Charles — Priv. — Res. Somerville ; 19 ; grocer ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 25, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Parker, Joseph W. D. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 32 ; provision dealer ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862; wounded and taken prisoner, Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; died 

Jany. 17, 1864, of disease, at Hempstead, Texas, a Prisoner of War. 
Parrott, John F. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 24; sailor; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Penney, Daniel D. — Priv. — Res. Maiden ; 43 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 

16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Pierce, Benjamin R. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 24 ; tinsmith ; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 

See Co. "B" 60th Mass. Inf. (100 days) ; and Co. "D" 4th Mass. Cav. 
Reed, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Keene, N. H. ; 21; sailor; enl. Sept. 16, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; deserted Nov. 18, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass.; arrested and assigned 

Nov. 7, 1863, to Co. "G" 3d Vt. Inf. ; transf. Feb. 7, 1864, to Co. "I" 37th Mass. Inf. to 

serve out his time. See Co. " I " 37th Mass. Inf. 
Roberts, Martin W. — Priv. — Res. Brighton; 25; carpenter; enl. Sept. 15, 1862; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Roseline, Diomede — Priv. — Res. Brookline ; 22 ; tailor ; enl. Oct. 4, 1862 ; must. Oct. 4, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Sanborn, Charles W. H. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 

14th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty. 
Smart, Albert I. — Priv. — Res. Brighton ; 20 ; engineer ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 

16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Stiles, William — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 43 ; teamster ; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Studley, Henry O. — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 23; carpenter; enl. Sept. 13, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Sweetser, Thomas T. — Priv. — Res. Melrose ; 26 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862; wounded and taken prisoner, Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Upham, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Melrose; 27; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 15, 1862; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Vance, James — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 30 ; stonecutter ; enl. Sept. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 18, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Vinal, James W. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 22 ; carpenter ; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; wounded and taken prisoner, Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out 

Aug. 20, 1863. 
Vincent, Levi — Priv. — Res. Quincy; 22; farmer; enl. Sept. 13, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 1862; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Vinton, Edwin A. — Priv. — Res. Melrose ; 21 ; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 

Co. "E" 8th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Wethern, Henry J. — Priv. — Res. Brighton; 20; butler; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. Sept. 16. 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
White, Abiel F. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; 34 ; artist ; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
York, Josiah R. — Priv. — Res. Melrose ; 29; teamster; enl. Sept. 2, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 7th 

Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days). 
York, William B. — Priv. — Res. Melrose; 23; shoemaker; enl. Sept. 2, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 

See 7th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days). 



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COMPANY "H" 

Davis W. Bailey — Captain — Res. Chelsea; 37; manufacturer; comm. Sept. 17, 1862; must. 

Sept. 24, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Charles C. Phillips — 1st Lieut. — Res. Hopkinton; 24; last maker; comm. Sept. 17, 1862; 

must. Sept. 24, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "E" 26th Mass. Inf. 
Augustus L. Gould — 2d Lieut. — Res. Chelsea; 28; bookkeeper; comm. Sept. 17, 1862; 

must. Sept. 24, 1862; disch. Sept. 16, 1863, for promotion. See Officer U. S. Colored 

Troops. 
William M. Jewett — 1st Sergt. — Res. Chelsea; 22; clerk; enl. Aug. 19, 1862; must. Sept. 24, 

1862, as Priv. ; prom. 1st Sergt., Sept. 26, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "H" 

1st Mass. Inf. 
Joseph J. Whitney — Sergt. — Res. Hopkinton ; 26 ; mariner ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862, as Priv. ; prom. Sergt., Sept. 26, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "F" 4th 

Mass. Hy. Arty. ; and U. S. Navy. 
Dennis A. O'Brien — Sergt. — Res. Chelsea ; 28 ; teamster ; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862, as Priv. ; prom. Sergt., Sept. 26, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Edward L. Jones — Sergt. — Res. Chelsea; 23; bookkeeper; enl. Oct. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 1, 

1862; disch. May 23, 1863, for promotion. See Co. "H" 1st Mass. Inf. ; and Officer U. S. 

Colored Troops. 
Samuel H. Everett — Sergt. — Res. Boston ; 38 ; shoemaker ; enl. Sept. 24, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862; disch. May 23, 1863, for promotion. See Co. "C" 23d Mass. Inf.; Co. "A" 58th 

Mass. Inf. ; and Officer U. S. Colored Troops. 
Reuben Smith — Sergt. — Res. Hopkinton ; 41 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24. 

1862, as Priv. ; prom. Sergt., July 3, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. " C " 42d Mass, 

Inf. (100 days). 
Edward Walker — Sergt. — Res. Chelsea ; 27 ; tanner ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862, 

as Corpl. ; prom. Sergt., July 20, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Charles E. Loring — Corpl. — Res. Hopkinton ; 20 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 24, 1862, as Priv. ; prom. Corpl., Sept. 26, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Charles M. Marden — Corpl. — Res. Chelsea ; 22 ; trimmer ; enl. Aug. 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862, as Priv. ; prom. Corpl., Sept. 26, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
George H. Smith — Corpl. — Res. Chelsea ; 30 ; roofer ; enl. Aug. 25, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862, 

as Priv. ; prom. Corpl., Sept. 26, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
George Hagar — Corpl. — Res. Hopkinton ; 24; machinist; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862, as Priv. ; prom. Corpl., Sept. 26, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "F" 4th 

Mass. Hy. Arty. 
William A. Hinds — Corpl. — Res. Chelsea ; 44 ; butcher ; enl. Sept. 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862, as Priv. ; prom. Corpl., Sept. 26, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
William Newman — Corpl. — Res. Boston; 22; sailor; transf. from Co. "G", Nov. 20, 1862, a 

Priv. ; prom. Corpl., Feb. 20, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. " G ". 
Henry D. Smith — Corpl. — Res. Hopkinton ; 19 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862, as Priv. ; prom. Corpl., March 25, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
James McGowan — Corpl. — Res. Chelsea; 19; teamster; enl. Sept. 7, 1862; must. Sept. 24, 

1862, as Priv. ; prom. Corpl., July 20, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863, 
Frederick S. Mansfield — Music. — Res. Hopkinton ; 17 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 18, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 24, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 6th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days). 
Charles A. Fay — Music. — Res. Hopkinton ; 18 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 22, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "D" 1st Mass. Cav. 
Ands, John C. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 21; mariner; enl. Oct. 29, 1862; must. Oct. 29, 1862; 

deserted Nov. 29, 1862, from Camp Banks, East New York. 
Armstrong, Luke — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 25 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 1, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Barrett, John — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 36; laborer; enl. Sept. 10, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 ; 

prisoner June 23, 1863, at Brashear City, La. ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Bird, James H. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 21 ; waiter ; enl. Sept. 24, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bliss, Edward — Priv. — Res. Chilmark ; 21; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 24, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 ; 

deserted Sept. 25, 1862, at Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 



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Boyden, Joshua N. — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 36 ; heel maker ; enl. Sept. 23, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 24, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "F" 1st Battln. Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Brown, Robert W. — Priv. — Res. Medway; 35; printer; enl. Sept. 24, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Cahill, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Boston; 31; grocer; enl. Nov. 1, 1862; must. Nov. 1, 1862; 

deserted Nov. 18, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Canivan, Henry — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; 38; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 ; 

deserted Oct. 1, 1862, Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Carroll, William — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 44 ; laborer ; enl. Sept. 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Claflin, John H. — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Claflin, Luther P. — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "F" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Clements, Thomas J. — Priv. — Res. East Cambridge ; 40 ; carpet weaver ; enl. Sept. 24, 1862 ; 

must. Sept. 24, 1862 ; died July 28, 1863, in regtl. hospl.. New Orleans, La., of disease. 
Comey, Lawson — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 25 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; killed June 23, 1863, in action at Brashear City, La. 
Connors, Peter — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 26 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Cook, George — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 23; occu. — ; enl. Oct. 1, 1862 ; must. Oct. 1, 1862 ; deserted 

Oct. 1, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Crocker, Gilbert — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; sailmaker ; enl. Sept. 24, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862; transf. toCo. "G",Nov. 20, 1862. See Co. "G". 
Crowley, Florence — Priv. — Res. Salem ; 29 ; mariner ; enl. Nov. 4, 1862 ; must. Nov. 4, 1862 ; 

deserted Nov. 24, 1862, at Camp Banks, East New York. 
Curly, Francis — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 21 ; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 24, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 ; 

deserted Nov. 28, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Cutler, Simeon C. — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton; 30; bootmaker; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. 

Sept. 24, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Dailey, John — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 20 ; machinist ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Davis, John — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 28; mariner; enl. Aug. 23, 1862; must. Sept. 24, 1862; 

prisoner June 23, 1863, at Brashear City, La. ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Dean, Benjamin — Priv. — Res. Maiden ; 32 ; toolman ; enl. Sept. 17, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Donahoe, Dennis J. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 18; upholsterer; enl. Sept. 24, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 7th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days) ; and Co. "B" 

62d Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Fay, Adolphus J. — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton; 19; bootmaker; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. 

Sept. 24, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "D" 59th Mass. Inf. 
Fenner, Henry A. — Priv. — Res. New York City ; 21; bookkeeper; enl. Oct. 4, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 4, 1862 ; disch. July 30, 1863, by Special Order #185, Dept. of Gulf. 
Fitzgibbons, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 24, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Fitzsimmons, John — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 25 ; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 17, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; deserted Sept. 25, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Flanigan, John — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 28 ; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 22, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; deserted Sept. 30, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Flynn, Daniel F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 22, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20. 1863. 
Flynn, Michael — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 18 ; gardener ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Fox, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 33 ; blacksmith ; enl. Sept. 24, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Glavin, William — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 37 ; blacksmith ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Gleason, Joseph H. — Priv. — Res. Chilmark ; 26; print worker; enl. Sept. 24, 1862; must. 

Sept. 24, 1862 ; deserted Nov. 14, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 



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Gorman, William — Priv. — Res. Chilmark ; 23; occu. — ; enl. Oct. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 1, 1862; 

deserted Oct. 25, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Graham, William J. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 19 ; carpenter ; enl. Oct. 30, 1862 ; must. Oct. 30, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 29th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "E" 4th Mass. 

Cav. 
Gregory, Samuel D. — Priv. — Res. Chilmark ; 19 ; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862; deserted Oct. 1, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass.; arrested Sept. 3, 1863; 

assigned to Co. "C" 17th Mass. Inf. to serve out term. See Co. "C" 17th Mass. Inf. ; and 

Co. "F" 2d Mass. Inf. 
Hagar, Frank — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 18; farmer; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "F" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Hanaford, Ezekiei W. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 44 ; mariner ; enl. Sept. 24, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24 

1862 ; died July 22, 1863, of disease, in regtl. hospl., New Orleans, La. 
Hansen, Hans F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 22 ; mariner ; enl. Oct. 29, 1862 ; must. Oct. 29, 1862 

deserted Nov. 29, 1862, from Camp Banks, East New York. 
Hayden, Lovett B. — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 23 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must 

Sept. 24, 1862 ; prisoner June 23, 1863, at Brashear City, La. ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must 

out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Healey, James — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 26; mariner; enl. Sept. 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 

prisoner June 23, 1863, at Brashear City, La. ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20 

1863. See 7th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days). 
Higgins, John — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 25 ; machinist ; enl. Sept. 18, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 

deserted Nov. 1, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Howard, Edwin — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 37 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Hunt, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 26 ; soldier ; enl. Oct. 31, 1862 ; must. Oct. 31, 1862 ; must 

out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Jones, Alonzo — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 28 ; mariner ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 

deserted Dec. 4, 1862, from U. S. transport shetucket, at New York. 
Keefe, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Concord ; 24; farmer; enl. Sept. 23, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Kempton, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 33 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must 

Sept. 24, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Kenney, Charles — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 27; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 24, 1862; must. Sept. 24 

1862 ; deserted Oct. 18, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Lackey, Simeon — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton; 45; farmer; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. Sept. 24 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Leonard, Edward — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 20 ; carpenter ; enl. Sept. 24, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Linehan, Timothy — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; 30; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 24, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24 

1862 ; deserted Oct. 18, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Magolay, John — Priv. — Res. Concord ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 24, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Mahoney, Edward — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 35 ; carpenter ; enl. Sept. 7, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "E" 56th Mass. Inf. 
Malone, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 32; occu. — ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. Sept. 24, 1862 

deserted Oct. 10, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville Mass. 
Mansfield, James A. — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton; 43; bootmaker; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. 

Sept. 24, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
McCarty, Jeremiah L. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; salesman ; enl. Oct. 30, 1862 ; must. Oct. 30 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "D" 3d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
McCarty, John — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 21 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 12, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24 

1862 ; deserted Nov. 19, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
McDermot, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 25 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must 

Sept. 24, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
McDonough, Martin — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton; 19; bootmaker; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must 

Sept. 24, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
McGowan, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 21 ; engineer ; enl. Oct. 9, 1862 ; must. Oct. 9, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20. 1863. 



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McLaughlin, Charles — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 18 ; teamster ; enl. Aug. 29, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; prisoner June 23, 1863, at Brashear City, La. ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out 

Aug. 20, 1863. 
McLaughlin, Joseph W. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 22 ; seaman ; enl. Sept. 23, 1862 ; must, 

Sept. 24, 1862; transf. to Co. "I", date not shown. See Co. "I". 
McNabb, James — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
McNally, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 34 ; occu. — ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; deserted Oct. 5, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
O'Connors, Dennis — Priv. — Res. Boston; 43; groom; enl. Nov. 1, 1862; must. Nov. 1, 1862; 

deserted Nov. 17, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
O'Day, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 35 ; tailor ; enl. Sept. 24, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 ; 

died Aug. 4, 1863, of disease, on transport continental, on way home. 
O'Laughlin, Larry — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton; 25; bootmaker; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must, 

Sept. 24, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Phillips, John — Priv. — Res. Boston; 21; mariner; enl. Sept. 17, 1862; must. Sept. 24, 1862; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Phipps, David N. — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 43 ; carpenter ; enl. Sept. 24, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Pierce, John — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Pierce, John A. — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 45 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; disch. March 5, 1863, for disability. 
Ouinn, John — Priv. — Res. Chilmark ; 24 ; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 22, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 1862 ; 

deserted Sept. 30, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Ragin, William A. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 18; farmer; enl. Sept. 17, 1862; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; prisoner June 23, 1863, at Brashear City, La. ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out 

Aug. 20, 1863. 
Rossea, Alexander B. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; 35; farmer; enl. Sept. 24, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; disch. May 24, 1863, for disability, at Fort Monroe, Va. 
Ryan, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 30 ; workman ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Ryan, Thomas H. — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 30 ; farmer; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; deserted Nov. 17, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Sanborn, William M. — Priv. — Res. Charlestown ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Aug. 25, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24. 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. " I " 59th Mass. Inf. transf. to Co. " I " 57th Mass. 

Inf. 
Severance, Orin S. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 21; teamster; enl. Oct. 31, 1862; must. Oct. 31, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "E" 1st Mass. Inf. ; and V. R. C. 
Stewart, Charles — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 25 ; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 22, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; deserted Nov. 19, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Stone, Benjamin — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; 37 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "B" 17th Mass. Inf. 
Talbot, William T. H. — Priv. — Res. Quincy ; 39 ; glazier ; enl. Sept. 24, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Temple, Andrew A. — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "H" 59th Mass. Inf. transf. to Co. "H" 57th Mass. 

Inf. 
Temple, Dalston A. — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton; 18; bootmaker; enl. Aug. 26, 1862; must. 

Sept. 24, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "F" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Temple, George W. — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton; 32; bootmaker; enl. Sept. 24, 1862; must. 

Sept. 24, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Temple, Welcome — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 34 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; prisoner June 23, 1863, at Brashear City, La. ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; died July 3, 

1863, in hospl.. New Orleans, La. 
Thayer, Benjamin C, — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; prisoner June 23, 1863, at Brashear City, La. ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must, out 

Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "F" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Thompson, William — Priv. — Res. Edgartown ; 20 ; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 24, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 24, 1862 ; deserted Sept. 30, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 



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Titcomb, William H. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 22; stair builder; enl. Oct. 30, 1862; must. 

Oct. 30, 1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Watkins, Henry A. — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 20 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 24, 1862 ; prisoner June 23, 1863, at Brashear City, La. ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must. 

out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. " H " 59th Mass. Inf. transf . to Co. " H " 57th Mass. Inf. 
Wayne, Silas — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 32 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. Sept. 24, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Wentworth, Jerome L. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 21; bootmaker; enl. Oct. 30, 1862 ; must. Oct. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Whitehouse, David T. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 25 ; clerk ; enl. Oct. 30, 1862 ; must. Oct. 30, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Whitehouse, Joseph T. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 19 ; teamster ; enl. Oct. 30, 1862 ; must. Oct. 30, 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 1st Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days). 
Wilde, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. Melrose ; 25 ; mariner ; enl. Nov. 4, 1862 ; must. Nov. 4, 

1862; deserted Nov. 25, 1862, at Camp Banks, East New York. Served also in Co. "I" 

13th N. Y. Cav., as Charles H. Stanley. 
Woods, Calvin W. — Priv. — Res. Hopkinton ; 18 ; bootmaker ; enl. Aug. 26, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 24, 1862 ; prisoner June 23, 1863, at Brashear City, La. ; paroled June 27, 1863 ; must. 

out Aug. 20, 1863. 

COMPANY "I" 

Cyrus Savage — Captain — Res. Dorchester; 31; britannia worker ; comm. Sept. 4, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; exchanged July 22, 1864 ; must. 

out Aug. 10, 1864. 
Samuel F. White — 1st Lieut. — Res. Dorchester ; 39 ; cabinet maker ; comm. Sept. 4, 1862 ; 

must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; exchanged July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Aug. 10, 1864. 
Benjamin F. Bartlett — 2d Lieut. — Res. Dorchester ; 32 ; britannia worker ; comm. Sept. 4, 

1862; must. Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; died Aug. 22, 

1863, in rebel prison, Hempstead, Texas. 
William H. Hunt — 1st Sergt. — Res. Dorchester ; 25 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
John F. Hewins — Sergt. — Res. Dorchester ; 24 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Chauncey B. Sawyer — Sergt. — Res. Dorchester ; 31 ; carpenter ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Edward Merrill, Jr. — Sergt. — Res. Dorchester ; 26 ; carpenter ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. See Co. "I" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Cornelius G. Kenney — Sergt. — Res. Dorchester ; 25 ; cabinet maker ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Frank M, Adams — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester; 24; confectioner; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Nathaniel H. Bird — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester ; 27; carpenter; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Sanford H. Bridgham — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester; 19; clerk; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 

16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
William A. Cowles — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester; 29; grocer; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "D" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
David F. Sloan — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester ; 37 ; cabinet maker ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Daniel H. Walker — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester; 28; wheelwright; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 



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Thomas Bowe — Music. — Res. Dorchester; 28, painter; enl. Sept. 8. 1862; must. Sept. 16, 
1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See F. & S. and Co. "D" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 

Abert Schreider — Music. — Res. Dorchester; 14; drummer; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 
1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 
Co. "G" 22d Mass. Inf. ; Co. "I" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days) ; and Co. "A" 62d Mass. Inf. 

(1 yr.). 
Alfred Thayer — Master Wagoner — Res. Dorchester; 28; teamster; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862, as Corpl. ; apptd. Master Wagoner, June 20, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Averill, Moses — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 44; teamster; enl. Oct. 21, 1862; must. Oct. 

21, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Bacon, Grin F. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 31; burnisher; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Baker, Edward J. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 19; clerk; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20. 1863. See Co. 

"I" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Baker, Edward K. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 18; clerk; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Baker, Jonathan — Priv. — Res. Milton ; 25 ; carpenter ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Baxter, James — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 21; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; deserted Sept. 24, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Bryant, Edward F. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 20 ; carpenter ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 

Co. "I" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Cantillon, Thomas P. — Priv. — Res. Boston; 19; nailer; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Chapin, David — Priv. — Res. Boston; 19; clerk; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 1862; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; died Feb. 2, 1863, of disease, on 

steamer roebuck, at Stark's Landing, Texas. 
Cheney, Jefferson W. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; 44 ; blacksmith ; enl. Oct. 21, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 21, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Clements, John K. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 22 ; seaman ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Colson, James G. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 23; painter; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Crowell, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Holliston ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Cruell, Frederick — Priv. — Res. Boston; 37; distiller; enl. Oct. 29, 1862; must. Oct. 29, 1862; 

deserted Nov. 18, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Cuddy, Peter — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 19; gardener; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Delianty, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 18; clerk; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Dodge, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 18 ; moulder ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Dolan, Timothy — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 19 ; nailer ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Eaton, Horace W. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 26 ; teamster ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Elder, William C. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 24; farmer; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Elliot, John — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 23; teamster; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 16,1862; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Elmer, Levi — Priv. — Res. Ashfield ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Oct. 23, 1862 ; must. Oct. 23, 1862 ; deserted 

Dec. 3, 1862, at Camp Banks, East New York. See Co. "C" 10th Mass. Inf. 
Farnum, George K. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 23; machinist; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. 
Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 
1863. 



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Farrington, Henry E. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 19 ; car driver ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Farrington, Willard S. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 24; conductor; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Pernald, George T. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. Oct. 29, 1862 ; must. Oct. 29, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. 

"C" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Floyd, James F. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 18; carpenter; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 

Co. "E" 56th Mass. Inf. 
Gardner, William F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 22 ; clerk ; enl. Oct. 29, 1862 ; must. Oct. 29, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. 

"F" 6th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Gleason, Charles — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 19 ; clerk ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Gleason, Thomas V. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 27; burnisher; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Glover, George, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 24 ; conductor ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Gorman, James — Priv. — Res. Edgartown ; 41 ; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; deserted Nov. 19, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Gracy, David — Priv. — Res. Edgartown ; 44 ; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

deserted Nov. 25, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Gray, Edward S. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 21; seaman; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 

16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Green, Nathan — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 40; occu. — ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; deserted Sept. 25, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Harris, William, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 37; confectioner; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Hewins, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 21 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Hilt, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 19; carpenter; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; disch. March 28, 1863, for disability, at Boston. See Co. "I" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 

days) . 
Hobbs, Alexander — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 21; wheelwright; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862 ; prisoner Galveston, Texas, Jany. 1, 1863 ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Hodgkins, John A. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 24; machinist; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Huggins, Frederick F. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 21 ; straw goods; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. See 1st Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty, transf. to 9th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty. 
Hunt, Elijah — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 23; farmer; enl. Oct. 21, 1862; must. Oct. 21, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. 

"D" 35th Mass. Inf. transf. to Co. "D" 29th Mass. Inf. 
Hunt, Lewis A. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 23 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Gavleston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Igo, Thomas F. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 21 ; gardener ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Knight, Ambrose A. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 28 ; coachman ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Lambert, William B. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 22 ; cabinet maker ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Lannergan, David V. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; blacksmith ; enl. Oct. 29, 1862 ; must. Oct. 29, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 



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Laury, Frank B. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 18; farmer; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Littlefield, Charles — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 19; farmer; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Mahoney, Dennis — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 19; hostler; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 
1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 
V. R. C. 
Mannix, Lawrence — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 32 ; bootmaker ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. 
Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 
1863. 
McCreary, Nathaniel — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 18 ; steel polisher ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. 
Sept. 16, 1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 
1863. 
McGee, James — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 26; carpenter; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
McLaughlin, Joseph W. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 22; seaman; transf. from Co. "H", date 
not shown; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; exchanged July 22, 1864; disch. 
Aug. 9, 1864. See Co. "H". 
Morgan, William — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 25 ; seaman ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 
1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 
U. S. Navy. 
Morris, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 18 ; blacksmith ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Mulry, James — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 18 ; nailer ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Nordlinger, Solomon — Priv. — Res. Boston; 21; watchman; enl. Oct. 30, 1862 ; must. Oct. 30, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Noyes, Thomas A. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 23 ; conductor ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 
16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 
1863. 
Paget, Joseph T. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; clerk ; enl. Oct. 30, 1862 ; must. Oct. 30, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Pitman, George L. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 21 ; provision dealer; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. 
Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 
1863. 
Plummer, Albert H. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 28 ; carpenter ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. 
Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 
1863. 
Plummer, Porter — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 20; farmer; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Poole, Charles — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 28 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

died Aug. 6, 1863, of disease, at sea, on steamer continental. 
Pratt, John B. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 44; carpenter; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 
1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 
Co. "C" 56th Mass. Inf. 
Proctor, George B., Jr. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 23; conductor; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. 
Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 
1863. See Co. "I" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Ransom, Evelyn B. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 21 ; teamster ; enl. Oct. 30, 1862 ; must. Oct. 30, 
1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 
Co. "E" 1st Mass. Inf. ; and Co. "D" 2d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Richardson, George W. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 26 ; machinist ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. 
Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 
1863. 
Robbins, Asa — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 28 ; cabinet maker ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Sargent, Henry B. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 23; carpenter; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "D" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Scaff , Joseph — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 18 ; hostler ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 
prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 



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Siner, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; drummer ; enl. Oct. 29, 1862 ; must. Oct. 29, 1862 ; 

deserted Nov. 18, 1862, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Sloan, George W. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 18; cabinet maker; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Smith, Edwin — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 25; conductor; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Spargo, William — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 39; carpenter; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 

Co. "I" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Stanley, James E. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; 18 ; tailor ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. 

"F" 6th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Sumner, Charles J., Jr. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 19; tinman; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Taylor, Jacob H. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 

Co. "A" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days) ; and Co. "A" 62d Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Taylor, John — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 28 ; cabinet maker ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 

16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Teeling, Joseph A. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 19; painter; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16. 

1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 

See Co. "I" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Weeman, William H. H. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 25; farmer; enl. Sept. 8, 1862; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must. out. Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Wescott, George W. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; 18; clerk; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 

1862 ; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See 

11th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty. (3 yrs.). 
Williams, Joel F. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 20 ; harness maker ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Sept. 16, 1862; prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 

1863. 
Willis, Ozias — Priv. — Res. Ashfield ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Oct. 23, 1862 ; must. Oct. 23, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas; paroled; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. 

"K" 60th Mass. Inf. (100 days) ; and Co. "B" 62d Mass. Inf. (lyr.). 
Wood, Sanford — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; 23; farmer; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Sept. 16, 1862 ; 

prisoner Jany. 1, 1863, at Galveston, Texas ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 

COMPANY "K" 

George P. Davis — Captain — Res. Ware ; 23 ; student ; comm. Sept. 25, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 

1862 ; detached as Asst. Provost Marshal, Jany. 19, 1863 ; must, out to date Oct. 15, 1863. 
George J. Sanger — 1st Lieut. — Res. Hardwick; 36; minister; comm. Sept. 25, 1862; must. 

Oct. 14, 1862 ; prom. Chaplain, Nov. 6, 1862. See F. & S. 
Henry A. Harding — 1st Lieut. — Res. Worcester; 21; occu. — ; comm. Nov. 16, 1862 ; must. 

Nov. 19, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
J. Martin Gorham — 2d Lieut. — Res. Barre ; 31 ; lawyer ; comm. Sept. 25, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 

1862 ; resigned and disch., May 13, 1863, by S. O. #115 of Major Genl. Banks, at Alexandria, 

La. See Co. "D" 33d Mass. Inf.; and Co. "H" 2d Mass. Inf., as Jason M. Gorham. 
James Gilbert Hall — 1st Sergt. — Res. Ware; 21; student; enl. Sept. 5, 1862; must. Oct. 14, 

1862 ; disch. March 27, 1863, by order Major Genl. Banks, for promotion. See Officer U. S. 

Colored Troops. 
George L. Johnson — 1st Sergt. — Res. Barre; 28; clerk; enl. Sept. 21, 1862; must. Oct. 14, 

1862, as Priv. ; prom. 1st Sergt., March 28, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Harmon C. Spooner — Sergt. — Res. Hardwick; 34; mechanic; enl. Sept. 13, 1862; must. 

Oct. 14, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Charles E. Baker — Sergt. — Res. Barre ; 28 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 15, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 



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William H. Shepard — Sergt. — Res. Warren ; 24 ; student ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; diach. March 27, 1863, by order Major Genl. Banks, for promotion. See Officer U. S 

Colored Troops. 
John W. Howe — Sergt. — Res. Ware ; 29 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862, as 

Priv. ; prom. Corpl., date not shown; prom. Sergt., March 28, 1863; must, out Aug. 20 

1863. 
William A. Perry — Sergt. — Res. Hardwick ; 41 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Thomas Bryant — Corpl. — Res. Warren ; 32 ; merchant ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Thomas Hanson White — Corpl. — Rea. Barre; 19; mechanic; enl. Sept. 22, 1862; must 

Oct. 14, 1862; detailed with 2d Vt. Batty., Jany. 26, 1863; returned July 22, 1863; must 

out Aug. 20, 1863. 
William T. Alden — Corpl. — Res. Hardwick ; 32 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 19, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Samuel A. Hall — Corpl. — Res. Ware; 29; farmer; enl. Sept. 18, 1862; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Francis G. Bates — Corpl. — Res. Barre; 20; mechanic; enl. Sept. 21, 1862; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
George H. Shepard — Corpl. — Res. Warren ; 28 ; mechanic ; enl. Oct. 3, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; died May 3, 1863, of disease, at Berwick Hospl., Berwick City, La. 
Henry A. Spooner — Corpl. — Res. Hardwick; 24; farmer; enl. Sept. 13, 1862; must. Oct. 14 

1862, as Priv. ; prom. Corpl., May 3, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Charles Robinson — Corpl. — Res. Barre; 28; mechanic; enl. Sept. 21, 1862; must. Oct. 14 

1862, as Priv. ; prom. Corpl., May 3, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
William E. Lovegrove — Corpl. — Res. Warren ; 29 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14 

1862, as Priv. ; prom. Corpl., June 30, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Cyrus S. Loud — Music. — Res. Ware; 32; mechanic; enl. Sept. 13,1862; must. Nov. 1, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "I" 4th Mass. Cav. 
Charles M. Tiffany — Music. — Res. Auburn; 16; farmer; enl. Nov. 1, 1862; must. Nov. 1 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Porter Carter — Wagoner — Res. Barre ; 32 ; teamster ; enl. Sept. 22, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Allen, George H. — Priv. — Res. Barre; 30; farmer; enl. Sept. 21, 1862; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

died July 4, 1863, of disease, at U. S. Barracks, New Orleans, La. 
Atwood, Charles L. — Priv. — Res. Barre ; 19; farmer; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

died April 26, 1863, of disease, at brig, hospl., Brashear City, La. 
Bacon, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. Barre ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bacon, Charles B. — Priv. — Res. Dana; 19; farmer; enl. Sept. 12, 1862; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

died May 1, 1863, of disease, at brig, hospl., Brashear City, La. 
Bacon, Elbridge G, — Priv. — Res. Barre ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bacon, Warner E. — Priv. — Res. Barre; 22; farmer; enl. Sept. 22, 1862; must. Nov. 1, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Barnes, Lauriston — Priv. — Res. Hardwick; 21; farmer; enl. Sept. 10, 1862; must. Oct. 14 

1862; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "K" 21st Mass. Inf. 
Barnes, Warren J. — Priv. — Res. Hardwick ; 31 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 10, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Barnes, Wilder U. — Priv. — Res. Hardwick; 22; farmer; enl. Sept. 13, 1862; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bigelow, Jotham E. — Priv. — Res. Barre; 23; teamster; enl. Sept. 22, 1862; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bliss, Albert N. — Priv. — Res. Warren ; 23 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

died March 31, 1863, of disease, at Marine Hospl., New Orleans, La. 
Blodgett, Giles — Priv. — Res. Warren ; 32 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bond, Amos D. — Priv. — Res. Warren ; 27 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 



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Bosworth, Charles F. — Priv. — Res. Warren ; 31 ; farmer; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Bowker, Luke F. — Priv. — Res. Barre ; 34 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "E" 27th Mass. Inf. 
Bradbury, Edward — Priv. — Res. Barre ; 25 ; printer ; enl. Sept. 21, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Breckenridge, Asa — Priv. — Rea. Ware; 21 ; farmer; enl. Sept. 17, 1862; must. Oct. 14, 1862; 
left sick in Mass., Nov. 13, 1862 ; rejoined his Company, April 20, 1863 ; must, out Aug. 20, 
1863. 
Bruce, Joseph S. — Priv. — Res. Barre ; 21 ; blacksmith ; enl. Sept. 19, 1862 ; must. Nov. 1, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Cobb, Frederick A. — Priv. — Res. Hardwick ; 39 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 18, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "H" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Comee, Edward W. — Priv. — Res. Dana; 18; mechanic; enl. Sept. 12, 1862; must. Oct. 14, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See U. S. Signal Corps. 
Converse, Chauncy — Priv. — Res. Ware ; 44 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Cowles, Horace M. — Priv. — Res. Ware ; 36 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 
detailed to 2d Vt. Batty., Jany. 28, 1863, by S. O., Dept. of Gulf; returned to regt. ; must, 
out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Cutler, Ellas H. — Priv. — Res. Warren ; 23 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 

died May 28, 1863, of disease, at brig, hospl., Brashear City, La. 
Dennis, Samuel S. — Priv. — Res. Hardwick; 29; farmer; enl. Sept. 13, 1862; must. Oct. 14, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Desper, George H. — Priv. — Res. Barre ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20. 1863. 
Douglass, Hiram B. — Priv. — Res. Hardwick; 35; farmer; enl. Sept. 13, 1862; must. Oct. 14, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Elwell, Chiron J. — Priv. — Res. Hardwick; 19; mechanic; enl. Sept. 19, 1862; must. Oct. 14, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Fisher, Edward — Priv. — Res. Dana ; 22 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 

disch. March 12, 1863, for disability, at Boston. 
Flagg, Albert H. — Priv. — Res. Dana; 18; mechanic; enl. Sept. 12, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Gates, John M. — Priv. — Res. Barre; 42; farmer; enl. Sept. 20, 1862; must. Oct. 14, 1862; 

died July 25, 1863, of disease, at regtl. hospl., Algiers, La. 
Gould, William B. — Priv. — Res. Brimfield ; 40 ; teamster ; enl. Sept. 7, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 

1862 ; disch. Nov. 18, 1862, for disability, at Readville, Mass. 
Hartwell, Cyrus — Priv. — Res. Barre ; 19 ; teamster ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Haskell, Alexander A. — Priv. — Res. New Salem ; 35 ; lawyer ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 14, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Hawes, Austin — Priv. — Res. Barre ; 33 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Homer, Rodolphus W. — Priv. — Res. Hardwick ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 14, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Horton, Andrew J. — Priv. — Res. Barre ; 21 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 19, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Howard, William F. — Priv. — Res. Ware; 18; teamster; enl. Sept. 10, 1862; must. Oct. 14, 
1862 ; detailed to 2d Vt. Batty., Jany. 28, 1863, by S. O., Dept. of Gulf ; returned ; must, out 
Aug. 20, 1863. See Co. "I" 57th Mass. Inf. 
Howe, Adam — Priv. — Res. Barre; 29; teacher; enl. Sept. 19, 1862; must. Oct. 14, 1862; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Johnson, Samuel — Priv. — Rea. Hardwick ; 29 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 22, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20. 1863. 
King, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Hardwick ; 44 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Knight, Charles S. — Priv. — Res. Ware ; 32 ; painter ; enl. Sept. 8, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 
must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 



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Knight, Samuel W. — Priv. — Res. Hardwick ; 28 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 

1862 ; died May 24, 1863, of disease, in brig, hospl., Brashear City, La. 
Lane, George H. — Priv. — Res. Barre ; 23 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 22, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863, 
Matthews, James Lewis — Priv. — Res. Barre ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Mcintosh, Samuel J. — Priv. — Res. Warren ; 25 ; teamster ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Minns, James — Priv. — Res. Barre; 22; farmer; enl. Sept. 15, 1862; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
O'Mara, Dennis — Priv. — Res. Barre; 25; farmer; enl. Sept. 20, 1862; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

deserted Dec. 3, 1862, at Brooklyn, N. Y. 
Peirce, Brlgham — Priv. — Res. New Braintree ; 41 ; mason ; enl. Sept. 22, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Richardson, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. Dana ; 40 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 25, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Robinson, John W. — Priv. — Res. Ware ; 36 ; merchant ; enl. Sept. 5, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Rycroft, Edwin — Priv. — Res. Warren; 34; weaver; enl. Sept. 23, 1862; must. Nov. 1, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Savage, James — Priv. — Res. Barre; 42; mechanic; enl. Sept. 16, 1862; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Shepard, John W. — Priv. — Res. Warren ; 18 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

disch. April 8, 1863, on Surgeon's Certif. of Disability, at Boston, Mass. 
Sibley, Sardius J. — Priv. — Res. Hardwick; 33; farmer; enl. Sept. 13, 1862; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Smith, James M. — Priv. — Res. Hardwick; 28; farmer; enl. Sept. 13, 1862; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Snow, Joseph P. — Priv. — Res. Hardwick; 34; farmer; enl. Sept. 18, 1862; must. Oct 

14, 1862 ; prisoner June 23, 1863, at Brashear City, La. ; paroled ; must, out Aug. 20 

1863. 
Stafford, Stewart M. — Priv. — Res. Hardwick; 31; blacksmith; enl. Sept. 11, 1862; must 

Oct. 14, 1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Stark, Leonard — Priv. — Res. Barre; 43; farmer; enl. Sept. 20, 1862; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Stevens, James — Priv. — Res. Dana ; 39 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 12, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Stone, William — Priv. — Res. Dana ; 37 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 12, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

died July 5, 1863, of disease, in camp, before Port Hudson, La. 
Sturtevant, Albert S. — Priv. — Res. Hardwick ; 19 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 18, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. See U. S. Army. 
Thayer, Andrew J. — Priv. — Res. Hardwick; 29; farmer; enl. Sept. 13, 1862; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Thayer, Elmer M. — Priv. — Res. Hardwick ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 24, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Thayer, Samuel E. — Priv. — Res. Hardwick ; 22; farmer; enl. Sept. 13, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 

Tolman, William A. — Priv. — Res. Dana; 20; farmer; enl. Sept. 12, 1862; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Varney, Julius P. — Priv. — Res. Barre ; 28 ; mechanic ; enl. Sept. 15, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Wheeler, Marshal J. — Priv. — Res. Dana; 20; mechanic; enl. Sept. 12, 1862; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Whitney, Artemas H. — Priv. — Res. Dana ; 29 ; occu. — ; enl. Oct. 25, 1862 ; must. Nov. 1 

1862 ; must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Whitney, George H. — Priv. — Res. Dana ; 35 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 14, 1862 ; must. Nov. 1, 1862 

disch. March 5, 1863, at Boston, on Surgeon's Certif. of Disability. 
Williams, Addison J. — Priv. — Res. Barre; 30; mechanic; enl. Sept. 20, 1862; must. Oct. 14 

1862 ; detailed with 2d Vt. Batty., Jany. 28, 1863, by S. O., Dept. of Gulf. ; returned July 23 

1863 ; disch. Aug. 20, 1863. 



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Williams, John B. — Priv. — Res. Barre ; 28 ; tinman ; enl. Sept. 22, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14, 1862 ; 

detailed with 2d Vt. Batty., Jany. 28, 1863, by S. O., Dept. of Gulf. ; returned to regt. ; must. 

out Aug. 20. 1863. See Co. "K" 2l8t Mass. Inf. 
Witt, Josiah W. — Priv. — Res. Hardwick ; 20 ; farmer ; enl. Sept. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 14. 1862 ; 

must, out Aug. 20, 1863. 
Wood, Charles J. — Priv. — Res. Hardwick; 33; physician; enl. Sept. 6. 1862; must. Oct. 14, 

1862 ; apptd. Hospital Steward, Oct. 14. 1862. See Non Com. Staff. 



FORTY-SECOND REGIMENT MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEER 

MILITIA (INFANTRY) 

One Hundred Days 

The 42d Regiment preserved its identity as a militia unit after the close of its nine 
months' service, and in July, 1864, was reorganized with some changes in companies and 
mustered into the service for one hundred days. It was used for guard and garrison duty 
during the late summer and fall, in order that the older and more experienced troops which 
had been performing this duty might be relieved and sent to the front. 

The companies which were to constitute the 42d Regiment began to assemble at 
Camp Meigs, Readville, early in Julj'^, and were mustered into the service between the 
14th and 22d of the month. On the 24th the command set out for Washington under 
Lieut. Col. Joseph Stedman. About this time Col. Burrell was released from captivity, 
returned and rejoined his regiment at Alexandria, and resumed command. 

The regiment did guard and patrol duty, one detachment being sent to Great Falls, 
Md., while others were employed in guarding supply trains moving to and from the 
Shenandoah Valley. After completing its term of enlistment the regiment was mustered 
out of the service Nov. 11, 1864. 



FORTY-SECOND REGIMENT MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEER 

MILITIA (INFANTRY) 

One Hundred Days' Service 
field and staff 

Isaac S. Burrell — Colonel — Res. Roxbury ; occu. — ; 44 ; comm. Nov. 6, 1862 ; must. Aug. 10, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See F. & S. 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Joseph Stedman — Lieut. Colonel — Res. Jamaica Plain ; physician ; 29 ; comm. Nov. 6, 1862 ; 

must. July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and 

Co. "B" transf. to F. & S. 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Frederick G. Stiles — Major — R.e8. Worcester ; painter ; 39 ; comm. Nov. 6, 1862 ; must 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "E" transf. to F. & S. 42d Mass. Inf 

(9 mos.). 
Charles A. Davis — Adjutant — Res. Roxbury; manufacturer; 25; comm. Nov. 11, 1862 

must. July 22, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See F. & S. 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Alonzo I. Hodsdon — Qr. Master — Res. Roxbury; clerk; 31; comm. July 19, 1864; must 

July 22, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. " D " transf. to Non Com. Staff 42d Mass 

Inf. (9 mos.). 
Albert B. Robinson — Surgeon — Res. Holden ; physician and surgeon ; 29 ; comm. July 19, 1864 

must. July 22, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See F. & S. 10th Mass. Inf. 

NON-COMMISSIONED STAFF 

Jediah P. Jordan — Sergt. Major — Res. Roxbury; clerk; 18; prom, from Priv. of Co. "D", 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D". 
Augustus C. Jordan — Commy. Sergt. — Res. West Roxbury; clerk; 25; enl. July 19, 1864; 

must. July 22, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See F. & S. 43d Mass. Inf. ( 9 mos.). 
Charles E. Noyes — Qr. Master Sergt. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 27 ; enl. July 19, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Robert White, Jr. — Hospl. Steward — Res. Boston ; apothecary ; 18 ; enl. July 19, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Thomas Howe — Prin. Music. — Res. Dorchester; painter; 31; prom, from Priv. of Co. "D", 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D"; and Co. "I" 42d Mass. Inf. 

(9 mos.). 

COMPANY "A" 

Warren French — Captain — Res. Boston ; stair builder ; 42 ; comm. April 20, 1864 ; must. 

July 14, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See 11th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty. (9 mos.). 
Charles W. Baxter — 1st Lieut. — Res. Boston ; mason ; 28 ; comm. April 20, 1864 ; must. 

July 14, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See 11th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty. (9 mos.). 
Joseph M. Thomas — 2d Lieut. — Res. Boston ; carpenter ; 22 ; comm. April 20, 1864 ; must. 

July 14, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See 11th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty. (9 mos.). 
Charles W. Beal — Ist Sergt. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D" 44th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
George H. Hobart — Sergt. — Res. Boston ; machinist ; 22 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D" 44th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Herbert Tyler — Sergt. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 20 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; must. 

out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 44th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
James H. Barton — Sergt. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 20 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
George F. Ropes — Sergt. — Res. Roxbury ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11. 1864. 

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196 FORTY-SECOND REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

John W. Staniford — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; sailmaker ; 20 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 43d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Edward A. Fisher — Corpl. — Res. East Braintree; farmer; 21; enl. July 12, 1864; must. 

July 14, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 43d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Thomas Clare — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; blacksmith ; 23 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Benjamin F. Treadwell — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; brass finisher ; 22 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. 

July 14, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
William H. Tweed — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 23 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "F" 44th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Charles C. Morris — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; painter ; 18 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 43d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.) ; and Co. "A" 1st Battln. 

Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Conrad H. Gerlach — Music. — Res. Roxbury; brass worker; 19; enl. July 7, 1864; must. 

July 14, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "H" 45th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
John Knights — Music. — Res. Boston ; machinist ; 17 ; enl. July 13, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 45th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Abbott, Ezra — Priv. — Res. Boston ; building mover ; 40 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Adams, Walter F. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Appleton, Samuel Herbert — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Atwood, Elisha — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; must. 

out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bacon, William — Priv. — Res. Boston ; blacksmith ; 18 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864, as Corporal. 
Batterman, Alphonso B. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14. 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Beal, Arthur — Priv. — Res. Hingham; machinist; 19; enl. July 7, 1864; must. July 14, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Burnham, Albert F. — Priv. — Res. Essex ; weaver ; 24 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864, as Corporal. See Co. "E" 1st Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Burton, Francis E. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; machinist ; 18 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Butrick, George E. — Priv. — Res. Boston; salesman; 19; enl. July 7, 1864; must. July 14, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "E" 44th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Casey, James A. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; butcher ; 20 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Chesley, Cassius G. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 20 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Chittenden, Franklin P. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; machinist ; 18 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. 

July 14, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Clure, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; sash maker ; 18 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Colman, Edward W. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; mason ; 18 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Conant, Edward M. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Condon, William J. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; machinist ; 18 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Gushing, Samuel A., Jr. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk; 19; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Gushing, Samuel T. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Dalrymple, Albert P. — Priv. — Res. Boston; printer; 19; enl. July 7, 1864; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Daniels, Philip F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; polisher ; 19 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 



FORTY-SECOND REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 197 

Davis, Frank T. — Priv. — Res. Belfast, Me. ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Dean, George A. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "A" 1st Battlu. Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Donahoe, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Drew, Arthur — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 21 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; must 

out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 44th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Drew, George W. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14. 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "A" 62d Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Elliott, Augustus S. — Priv. — Res. Nashua, N. H. ; artist; 23; enl. July 12, 1864; must 

July 14, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864, as Sardine A. Elliott. Served also in Co. "A' 

8th N. H. Vols., as S. Augustus Elliott. 
Ferguson, William E. — Priv. — Res. Boston; plumber; 18; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 14 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "M" 3d Mass. Cav. 
Field, George H. — Priv. — Res. Boston; teamster; 19; enl. July 12, 1864; must. July 14 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Fleming, Thomas E. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; machinist ; 19 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 14 

1864 ; died Nov. 6, 1864, at Roxbury, Mass., of disease. 
Fletcher, David B. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 23 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Foster, Edward H. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
French, Lemuel B. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; varnisher ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. Jidy 14 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Glancey, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Boston ; belt maker ; 18 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must, 

July 14, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "A" 4th Mass. Cav., as Glancy 

Thomas. 
Graham, John R. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "E" 4th Mass. Cav. 
Grant, Daniel A. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hart, John D. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 20 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; must 

out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hartshorn, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Boston; upholsterer; 18; enl. July 7, 1864; must 

July 14, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hitchcock, George H. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; student ; 18 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hooton, Joseph B. — Priv. — Res. Boston; lithographer; 21; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hooton, William A. G. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 23 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Innis, William P. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 20 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Jenkins, Henry T. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; machinist; 19; enl. July 7, 1864; must. July 14, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Jenkins, Walter — Priv. — Res. Boston ; machinist ; 18 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. True name Achille Extein. 
Jenkins, William C. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Knight, Frederick W. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; machinist ; 19 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Lauriat, Lewis A. — Priv. — Res. Boston; clerk; 19; enl. July 13, 1864; must. July 14, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Leavitt, Gilman O- — Priv. — Res. Boston ; painter ; 19 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Leeds, George H. — Priv. — • Res. Boston ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Lemke, Henry — Priv. — Res. Boston ; varnisher ; 20 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" Ist Battln. Mass. Cav. (26th N. Y. Cav.). 



198 FORTY-SECOND REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

McDonough, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; coppersmith ; 18 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. Correct name John B. McDonough. 
Mackey, Arthur H. — Priv. — Res. Boston; machinist; 21; enl. July 7, 1864; must. July 14, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "A" 1st Battln. Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Maxwell, William J. — Priv. — Res. Woburn ; clerk ; 22 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Mearing, Henry — Priv. — Res. Boston ; machinist ; 19 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Meserve, Albert J. — Priv. — Res. Boston; machinist; 18; enl. July 7, 1864; must. July 14, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Mitchell, Andrew W. — Priv. — Res. Boston; letter cutter; 21; enl. July 12, 1864; must. 

July 14, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Northrop, Henry M. — Priv. — Res. Florence, 111. ; clerk ; 35 ; enl. July 13, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
O'Brien, William J. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Parker, Daniel S. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 23 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See 11th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty. (9 mos.) ; and Co. "E" Ist 

Battln. Mass. Cav. (26th N. Y. Cav.). 
Parker, Edward A. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Perry, William H. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

died Nov. 17, 1864, of disease, in Boston, Mass. 
Poland, Clarence O. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; blacksmith ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "M" 3d Mass. Cav. 
PoUey, Sylvester J. — Priv. — Res. Waltham; watchmaker; 30; enl. July 8, 1864; must. 

July 14, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Richardson, James A, — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 28 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Ritchie, William H. S. — Priv. — Res. Boston; clerk; 19; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Sabin, Charles C. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 27 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Shedd, Christopher H, — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Simmons, Walter E. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Smith, Eugene A. — Priv. — Res. Boston; piano maker; 18; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Smith, George A. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 20 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11,1864. 
Smith, Otis Franklin — Priv. — Res. Boston ; cabinet maker ; 18 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. 

July 14, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "A" 62d Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Taf t, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Taylor, Jacob H. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; farmer ; 18 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.) ; and Co. "A" 62d Mass. 

Inf. (1 yr.). 
Thaxter, Edward, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Tobin, James — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; must. 

out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Tolman, Henry W. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; roofer ; 19 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Whall, William — Priv. — Res. Watertown ; clerk ; 21 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See U. S. Navy ; and Co. " E " 1st Battln. Mass. Cav. (26th N. Y. 

Cav.), as William W. Whall. 
Williams, Frederick C. — Priv. — Res. Nantucket ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11. 1864. 



FORTY-SECOND REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 199 

Winn, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 20 ; eni. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; must. 

out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Wood, Charles H. W. — Priv. — Res. Campello ; clerk; 20; enl. July 12, 1864; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Wood, George E. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Woodbury, George A. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; student ; 16 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 

COMPANY "B" 

Benjamin C. Tinkham — Captain — Res. Medway; railroad master ; 37; comm. July 15, 1864 ; 

must. July 22, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
George W. Ballou — Ist Lieut. — Res. Medway; manufacturer; 32; comm. July 15, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
George E. Fuller — 2d Lieut. — Res. Medway ; butcher ; 38 ; comm. July 15, 1864 ; must. 

July 22,1864; must.outNov.il, 1864. 
Henry J. Daniels — 1st Sergt. — Res. Holliston; blacksmith; 22; enl. July 9, 1864; must. 

July 22, 1864, as Priv.; apptd. Ist Sergt., July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See 

Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
J. Warren Clark — Sergt. — Res. Medway ; farmer ; 26 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864, 

as Priv.; apptd. Sergt., July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. 

Inf. (9 mos.), as James W. Clark. 
Alfred A. Gary — Sergt. — Res. Medway; bootmaker; 31; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864, 

as Priv. ; apptd. Sergt., July 22, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Stephen P. Adams — Sergt. — Res. Medway; student; 21; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 22, 

1864, as Priv.; apptd. Sergt., July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 42d 

Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
J. Augustus Fitts — Sergt. — Res. Holliston ; clerk ; 20 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864, 

as Priv.; apptd. Sergt., July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. 

Inf. (9 mos.), as Julius A. Fitts. 
Edmund W. Hill — Corpl. — Res. Medway; bootmaker; 27; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864, as Priv.; apptd. Corpl., July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "E" 

2d Mass. Inf. 
Sewall J. Clark — Corpl. — Res. Medway ; machinist ; 36 ; enl. July 20, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864, as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 42d 

Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Justin P. Kellogg — Corpl. — Res. Amherst ; student ; 25 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864, as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "G" 52d 

Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Prank L. Fisher — Corpl. — Res. Medway ; teamster ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864, 

as Priv.; apptd. Corpl., July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. 

Inf. (9 mos.). 
Charles Howard — Corpl. — Res. North Bridgewater ; boot stitcher ; 23 ; enl. July 20, 

1864; must. July 22, 1864, as Priv.; apptd. Corpl., July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 

1864. 
William O. Andrews — Corpl. — Res. Medway; farmer; 18; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 22, 

1864, as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., July 22, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 38th 

Mass. Inf. 
Edwin H. Holbrook — Corpl. — Res. Medway ; bookkeeper ; 18 ; enl. July 18, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864, as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., July 22, 1864 ; must. Nov. 11, 1864. 
George E. Pond — Corpl. — Res. Medway ; manufacturer ; 23 ; enl. July 13, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864, as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., July 22, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 42d 

Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Adams, Eliakim A. J. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; bootmaker; 29; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Adams, James F. — Priv. — Res. Franklin ; bonnet blocker ; 22 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Adams, William — Priv. — Res. Medway ; farmer; 23 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 



200 FORTY-SECOND REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Andrews, George H. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; farmer ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Averill, Edward S. — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; student ; 18 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Blake, Adin P. — Priv. — Res. Medway; farmer; 20; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 22, 1864; 

must out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Blake, George B. — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater; boot cutter; 18; enl. July 20, 1864; 

must. July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bernstein, Henry — Priv. — Res. Boston ; cigar maker ; 18 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Brown, John A. — Priv. — Res. Jamaica Plain; clerk; 18; enl. July 21, 1864; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bullard, Lewis H. — Priv. — Res. Holliston ; farmer ; 22 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Burbank, Munroe A. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 24 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. Served also in Co. "K" 27th Maine Inf. 
Gary, Samuel B. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; boot stitcher ; 20 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Clark, Frederick F. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; brickmaker ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Clark, William B. — Priv. — Res. Medway; boot treer; 39; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Clifford, Alfred — Priv. — Res. Medway ; farmer ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Cole, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; farmer ; 23 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Davis, Edwin S. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 18, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Day, Joseph P. — Priv. — Res. Franklin ; bonnet blocker ; 20 ; enl. July 18, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Dugan, Amos A. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; bootmaker ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Durant, Daniel F. — Priv. — Res. Boston; last maker; 19; enl. July 22, 1864; must. July 22, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Ferrin, Ira P. — Priv. — Res. Natick; shoemaker; 18; enl. July 22, 1864; must. July 22, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Ferry, John — Priv. — Res. Bellingham ; bootmaker ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Fitzgerald, Michael — Priv. — Res. Medway ; laborer ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Fulsom, Jackson H. — Priv. — Res. Exeter, N. H. ; tinsmith; 18; enl. July 21, 1864; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Gates, Seromus — Priv. — Res. Belmont ; station agent ; 44 ; enl. July 21, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Grant, Edwin A. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; farmer ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

died of disease, Sept. 11, 1864, at 3d Div. Genl. Hospl., Alexandria, Va. 
Griffin, Robert — Priv. — Res. Holliston; bootmaker; 18; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See U. S. Marine Corps. 
Hammond, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Medway ; bootmaker ; 42 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Harding, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Holliston ; painter; 25 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Harvey, Edward L. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Harwood, George A. — Priv. — Res. Holliston; hostler; 26; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D" 2d Mass. Cav. 
Hayden, Charles M. — Priv. — Res. Raynham; shoemaker; 18; enl. July 22, 1864; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Healy, James H. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; plumber ; 18 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864, 



FORTY-SECOND REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 201 

Heaton, James H. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; bootmaker ; 32 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11. 1864. 
Hotchkiss, Arthur E. — Priv. — Res. Andover ; student ; 19 ; enl. July 21, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Kimball, Frank W. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Kingsbury, George A. — Priv. — Res. Syracuse, N. Y. ; bonnet presser ; 26 ; enl. July 21, 1864 ; 

must. July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Kingsbury, George H. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 18, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
McKenna, Michael — Priv. — Res. Boston ; bootmaker ; 23 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Mason, Harlan R. — Priv. — Res. North Bridgewater ; last turner ; 24 ; enl. July 20, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Merritt, William F. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 18, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Miller, Isaac — Priv. — Res. Sharon ; farmer ; 18 ; enl. July 21, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; must. 

out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Morrow, James — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; cabinet maker ; 29 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Morse, Herbert A. — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; machinist ; 22 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Murphy, Thomas — Priv. — Res. East Boston; sailor; 21; enl. July 21, 1864; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D" 1st Battln. Mass. Cav. (26th N. Y. Cav.) ; 

and U. S. Navy. 
Myers, George L. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; painter ; 28 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Orcutt, Perham — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; shoemaker; 44; enl. July 21, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864: must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Packard, Albert S. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; cabinet maker; 28; enl. July 22, 1864; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "E" 7th Mass. Inf. 
Paige, Joseph E. — Priv. — Res. Jamaica Plain ; student; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. Correct name Page, Joseph E. 
Partridge, George S. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; student ; 20 ; enl. July 15, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Purdy, Stephen T. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; bootmaker ; 23 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Reardon, Timothy — Priv. — Res. Medway ; bootmaker ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Regan, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Medway ; bootmaker ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 61st Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Remington, Leander C. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; foreman ; 40 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Rice, George S. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; boot treer ; 24 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Rich, George H. — Priv. — Res. Newton ; clerk ; 21 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

died Aug. 14, 1864, at 3d Div. Genl. Hospl., Alexandria, Va., of accidental wound. See 

Co. "K" 45th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Rich, Henry H. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; farmer ; 21 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Salisbury, William H. — Priv. — Res. Pawtucket, R. I.; belt maker; 18; enl. July 21, 1864; 

must. July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Slattery, Patrick H. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; shoemaker ; 18 ; enl. July 20, 1864 ; must. July 22. 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Stedman, George A. — Priv. — Res. Medway ; farmer ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Stuart, George — Priv. — Res. Boston ; farmer ; 20 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Ward, Edward F. — Priv. — Res. HoUiston ; bootmaker ; 23 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 61st Mass. Inf. (1 yr.) ; and Co. "F" 4th R. I. 

Inf., both as Edward Ward. 



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Weddington, Arthur C. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; blacksmith ; 37 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Wheeler, Lewis — Priv. — Res. Medway ; farmer ; 20 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
White, John S., Jr. — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; student ; 18 ; enl. July 21, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Whitney, John L. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; printer ; 37 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Wilder, Charles F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 21, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Wilson, Alexander — Priv. — Res. Boston ; policeman ; 43 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 

COMPANY "C" 

Isaac B. White — Captain — Res. Boston; carpenter; 26; comm. 1st Lieut., April 29, 

1862 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; comm. Captain, July 16, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 ; must, out 

Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.); and Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 

mos.). 
Joseph Sanderson, Jr. — 1st Lieut. — Res. Boston; gas fitter; 24; comm. 2d Lieut., Oct. 30, 

1862 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; comm. Ist Lieut., July 16, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 ; must, out 

Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K"6th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and Co. "C"42dMass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
David C. Smith — 2d Lieut. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 22 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864, 

as Priv. ; comm. 2d Lieut., July 16, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. 

Inf. (9 mos.). 
James H. Le Favor — Ist Sergt. — Res. Boston; slater; 23; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 6th Mass. Inf. (3 moa.). 
Elbridge G. Martin — Sergt. — Res. East Boston ; sailmaker ; 21 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. 

July 14, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Joseph R, McField — Sergt. — Res. East Boston; clerk; 21 ; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.) ; and Officer U. S. 

Colored Troops. 
George F. Carlisle — Sergt. — Res. Boston; clerk; 21 ; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 14, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
William H. Alexander — Sergt. — Res. East Boston ; clerk ; 21 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; disch. Sept. 11, 1864, for disability. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Joseph A. Dadman — Sergt. — Res. Boston ; coppersmith ; 36 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864, as Corpl. ; apptd. Sergt., Oct. 1, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Reuben Smith — Corpl. — Res. Hopkinton ; bootmaker; 44; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "H" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
George C. Ellis — Corpl. — Res. Attleboro ; teacher ; 24 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Arthur F. Knowlton — Corpl. — Res. Boston; carver; 22; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Herbert Smith — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 20 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; must. 

out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Henry C. Dimond — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; machinist ; 20 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Edwin F. Cummings — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; compositor ; 27 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Ambrose Garibaldi — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; teamster ; 22 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Harry K. Thomas — Corpl. — Res. East Boston ; sailmaker ; 21 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 
1864, as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., Oct. 1, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864, as Henry K. Thomas. 
George A. Emerson — Music. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Adams, George W. — Priv. — Res. Milford ; mechanic ; 29 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. True name George Storrs Adams. 
Adams, John B. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 21 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; must. 

out Nov. 11, 1864. 



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Babbington, Pierce J. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; carpenter ; 18 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 43d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Balcotn, Bayles G. — Priv. — Res. Attleboro ; farmer ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bassett, William J. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; barber; 19; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bayfield, William — Priv. — Res. Boston ; brass finisher ; 22 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bell, Charles U. — Priv. — Res. Exeter, N. H. ; student; 21 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Belton, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Boston; stonecutter; 23; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "E" 11th Mass. Inf.; and U. S. Army. 
Bingham, George J. — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; student ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Brown, George M. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk; 18; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See 11th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty. (3 yrs.). 
Burdakin, William H. — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; clerk ; 26 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Burg, George A. — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; machinist ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Carney, James — Priv. — Res. Boston ; teamster; 18; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Carson, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Boston ; painter; 35; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Chaplin, Charles — Priv. — Res. Boston ; machinist ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Cleary, Michael B. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; barber ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Conner, Charles — Priv. — Res. Boston; file cutter; 18; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Conner, George T. — Priv. — Res. Exeter, N. H. ; clerk ; 21 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Cummings, James F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Curran, John — Priv. — Res. Boston; painter; 19; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 14, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Dearborn, John N. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Dolan, Matthias J. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; cutter ; 19 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 43d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Deliver, Joseph H. — Priv. — Res. East Boston; clerk; 19; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Elwell, Austin D. — Priv. — Res. Gloucester ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Farrington, Alanson W. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk; 19; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Ferguson, William — Priv. — Res. Boston ; turner ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Fernald, George T. — Priv. — Res. South Boston; brakeman; 21; enl. July 8, 1864; must. 

July 14, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Fowler, Wallace T. — Priv. — Res. East Boston; clerk; 19; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Goodwin, Frederick D. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; clerk; 23; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864 ; deserted July 15, 1864, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. 
Gragg, Charles W. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; stable keeper ; 20 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. Also served in Co. "B" 7th Squadron R. I. Cav. 
Griffin, John J. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; printer ; 19 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Grimes, Francis — Priv. — Res. Boston ; machinist ; 22 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 



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Hall, Henry H. — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hall, William T. — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Haynes, Calvin S. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 20 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

died Oct. 26, 1864, of disease, at 3d Div. Genl. Hospl., Alexandria, Va. 
Hoey, James F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; must. 

out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Kelly, William H. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; carpenter ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Kidder, William G. — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; apothecary ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. 

July 14, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Knowles, Alvah A, — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; student ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Knowles, Sidney W. — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; clerk ; 20 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Knowlton, Ellis W. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; varnisher ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Lanigan, David V. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; engineer ; 20 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Layfield, William H. — Priv. — Res. Boston; varnisher; 20; enl. July 14, 1864; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Leach, Frederick L. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Martin, James L. — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; clerk ; 20 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Millard, Joseph F. — Priv. — Res. Boston; soapstone worker; 21; enl. July 8, 1864; must. 

July 14, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Mooney, William H. — Priv. — Res. Boston; clerk; 18; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 14, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "A" 44th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Moore, Edward W. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Moran, Daniel F. — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; machinist ; 19 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Morse, Charles W, — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Morse, Henry H. — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Newhall, Francis — Priv. — Res. Milford ; machinist ; 31 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Ordway, Charles P. — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; carver ; 23 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Unassigned recruit 1st Mass. Inf.; and Co. "H" 

17th Mass. Inf. 
Parker, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Parks, Virginius L. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; painter ; 23 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 19th Mass. Inf. 
Paund, Horace — Priv. — Res. Boston ; bootmaker ; 20 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Pearson, Joseph H. S. — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Pillsbury, George E. — Priv. — Res. Charlestown ; cabinet maker ; 27 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. 

July 14, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Read, Josiah C. — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Rodgers, John B. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; watchmaker ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. 

July 14, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864, as Rogers, John B. True name John B. 

Doyle. 
Ropes, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. Swampscott; brakeman ; 19; enl. July 14, 1864; must. 

July 14, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 43d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 



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Sanford, Daniel W. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Shields, Lawrence — Priv. — Res. Boston ; carver ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Smith, Oliver H. — Priv. — Res. Holliston ; boot finisher; 22; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Spear, Simon C. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 20 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; must. 

out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Sullivan, Daniel E. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; paper hanger ; 20 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11. 1864. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Sullivan, Patrick T. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; bookbinder ; 18 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Swan, Thomas — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; apothecary ; 29 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 1st Battln. Mass. Cav. (26th N. Y. Cav.). 
Sweetser, Charlee W. — Priv. — Res. East Cambridge; clerk; 19; enl. July 8, 1864; must. 

July 14, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D" 30th Mass. Inf. 
Thompson, Frank D. — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "A" 44th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Titcomb, William H. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; carpenter ; 24 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "H" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Washburn, Nathan — Priv. — Res. Bridgewater ; student ; 20 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864 ; disch. Sept. 17, 1864, for disability. 
Wells, Joseph A. — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; banker ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Wentworth, Leander — Priv. — Res. Boston ; bookbinder ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Wheeler, Frank H. — Priv. — Res. East Boston ; student ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Wheeler, Michael — Priv. — Res. Boston ; porter ; 20 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 62d Mass. Inf. (1 yr.) ; and U. S. Navy. 
Williston, Walter C. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; gas fitter ; 20 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 19th Mass. Inf ; and Co. "F" 2d Mass. Hy. 

Arty. 
Wilson, Dwight O. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 14, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 

COMPANY "D" 

Samuel A. Waterman — Captain — Res. Roxbury ; rope maker ; 36 ; comm. July 16, 1864 ; must. 

July 20, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
George H. Bates — 1st Lieut. — Res. Scituate ; printer ; 25 ; comm. July 16, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Almon D. Hodges, Jr. — 2d Lieut. — Res. Roxbury; student; 21 ; comm. July 16, 1864; must. 

July 20, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "G" 44th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
John E. O. Prouty — 1st Sergt. — Res. Scituate; mariner; 24; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out to date Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "F" 43d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
William H. Tileston — Sergt. — Res. Dorchester ; grain dealer ; 25 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must, 

July 20, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Jediah P. Jordan — Sergt. — Res. Roxbury ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

apptd. Sergt. Major, July 22, 1864. See Non Com. Staff. 
Henry O. Clapp — Sergt. — Res. Scituate ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "F" 43d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Aaron A. Hall — Sergt. — Res. Roxbury; piano maker; 21; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
James Edson — Sergt. — Res. Scituate ; bootmaker ; 39 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Henry Brown — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; rope maker ; 33 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.), as William Henry Brown. 
William H. Emery — Corpl. — Res. Roxbury ; student ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11. 1864. 



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George A. Gibbs — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 20 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 44th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
George Dunbar — Corpl. — Res. Hingham ; mechanic ; 25 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
James L. Prouty — Corpl. — Res. Scituate ; clerk ; 21 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Joseph H. Stowell — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester; cabinet maker; 18; enl. July 9, 1864; must, 

July 20, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Charles H. Smith — Corpl. — Res. Scituate ; shoemaker; 25; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
James C. Wendell — Corpl. — Res. Scituate ; bootmaker ; 26 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "A" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
James £. Otis — Music. — Res. Scituate; occu. — ; 16; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Nathaniel Warren — Music. — Res. Middleboro ; musician ; 23 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Alger, Edwin H. — Priv. — Res. Dedham ; mason ; 28 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Allyn, Horace A. — Priv. — Res. Neponset; oil manufacturer; 24; enl. July 9, 1864; must. 

July 20, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bates, Oren — Priv. — Res. Scituate; shoemaker; 19; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 20, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bates, William — Priv. — Res. Scituate ; caulker ; 35 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Beckwith, Ruf us H. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; expressman ; 34 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Blackstone, James K. — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge ; carpenter ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. 

July 20, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bowe, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; painter ; 31 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

apptd. Prin. Music, July 22, 1864. See Non Com. Staff. 
Brady, John — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; rope maker ; 23 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 
Broderick, Michael A. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; grocer ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Brown, Edward E. — Priv. — Res. Scituate; shoemaker; 19; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "A" 62d Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Brown, Wilbur P. — Priv. — Res. Scituate ; farmer ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bryden, Robert — Priv. — Res. Boston ; grocer; 30; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864; 

deserted July 22, 1864, from Camp Meigs, Readville, Mass. See 8th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty. 

(6 mos.) ; and Co. "E" 18th Mass. Inf., both as Robert B. Bryden; and Co. "K" 4th Mass. 

Hy. Arty., as Robert Bryden. 
Burgess, George — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge ; farmer; 26; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Burleigh, George — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; farmer ; 33 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 22d Mass. Inf., as Burleigh, George S. 
Campbell, John — Priv. — Res. Boston; mason; 20; enl. July 22, 1864; must. July 22, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Capen, John W. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; burnisher ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Carroll, Hugh — Priv. — Res. Pawtucket, R. I. ; laborer ; 20 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Clapp, Henry T. — Priv. — Res. Scituate; photographer; 24; enl. July 9. 1864; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Clarey, Morris — Priv. — Res. Belmont; farmer; 19; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 20, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Clark, Nathaniel — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; painter; 26; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 20, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 11th Mass. Inf. 
Cook, Langdon W. — Priv. — Res. Scituate ; farmer ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 



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Cotton, Albert W. — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge ; mason ; 36 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Cowles, William A. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; burnisher ; 31 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Cudworth, Benjamin — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; shoemaker; 28; enl. July 9, 1864; must. 

July 20, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Cudworth, James W. — Priv. — Res. Scituate ; boat builder ; 39 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. 

July 20, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Curtis, Charles — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Daffan, Thomas — Priv. — Res. East Weymouth ; nailer; 19; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Davis, John — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge ; miller ; 38 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Decatur, Albert L. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; machinist ; 18 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Durnam, Peter — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge ; farmer ; 32 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Eddy, Lewis — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; carpenter ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Ewer, James — Priv. — Res. Sandwich ; student ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Fergerson, Charles M. — Priv. — Res. Scituate ; farmer ; 20 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Fernald, John S. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Field, Ferdinand C. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; clerk ; 21 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Fisher, Daniel W. — Priv. — Res. Wrentham ; farmer; 20; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 45th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Ford, Peter W. — Priv. — Res. Dracut ; dyer; 30; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 ; must. 

out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Foster, Walter, 2d — Priv. — Res. South Scituate ; farmer ; 41 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864 ; died Oct. 8, 1864, at Sickles Barracks Hospl., Alexandria, Va. 
Gale, George — Priv. — Res. Boston; carriage maker; 22; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "H" 61st Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Gibbens, James — Priv. — Res. Roxbury; machinist; 21; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Grant, John S. — Priv. — Res. Maine ; blacksmith ; 18 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Gray, Arthur W, — Priv. — Res. Medford; machinist; 19; enl. July 22, 1864; must. July 22. 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. " F " 5th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Griggs, Augustus R. ■ — Priv. — Res. South Scituate ; shoemaker ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must, 

July 20, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Guild, William R. — Priv. — Res. Dedham ; farmer ; 23 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hadley, Stephen C. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; clerk ; 21 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Harlow, Myron W. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; machinist ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Harnden, Edwin R. — Priv. — Res. Needham ; occu. — ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hatch, Jonathan — Priv. — Res. South Scituate; trunk maker; 19; enl. July 9, 1864; must. 

July 20, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Henderson, William H. — Priv. — Res. Needham ; — ; 23 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20. 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hill, George — Priv. — Res. Pawtucket, R. I. ; machinist; 17 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hilton, Joseph H. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; cutter; 20; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 
must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 6l8t Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 



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Holbrook, John O- A. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; shoemaker ; 22 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. 

July 20, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Jone8, William F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; painter ; 34 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Lewis, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. South Winchester, Conn.; machinist; 29; enl. July 9, 1864; 

must. July 21, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Lovejoy, Edward — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; turner ; 33 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
McGinnis, Andrew — Priv. — Res. Belmont; teamster; 19; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. Served also in Co. "B" 1st Conn. Arty., as Charles 

Lawrence. Had subsequent service in Spanish War. 
Mcintosh, Frederick H. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; clock maker ; 25 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. 

July 20, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D"42dMass. Inf. (9 mos.), as Frederick 

S. Mcintosh. 
Makepeace, Horace M. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; bootmaker ; 29 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. 

July 20, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Marden, Frank — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge ; farmer ; 21 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Merchant, Henry — Priv. — Res. Pawtucket, R. I. ; painter ; 20 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. 

July 20, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Merritt, James E. — Priv. — Res. East Somerville ; mason ; 26 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Moore, George W. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Munroe, Frank W. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; clock maker ; 18 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Nichols, Wilbur P. — Priv. — Res. South Scituate ; farmer; 18; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864, as Wilbur B. Nichols. 
Nolan, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; farmer ; 21 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; must. 

out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Quillan, Frank — Priv. — Res. Pawtucket, R. I. ; machinist ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Roberts, George — Priv. — Res. Pawtucket, R. I. ; machinist ; 20 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. 

July 20, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Rogers, James L. — Priv. — Res. Marshfield ; leather dealer ; 20 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. 

July 20, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Sargent, Henry B. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; carpenter; 24; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Sawyer, Philip — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; moulder ; 23 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. Served also in Co. "K" 26th N. J. Inf., as Philip W. Sawyer. 
Schmalhof , Jacob — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; printer ; 20 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Shattuck, Rodney P. — Priv. — Res. Pawtucket, R. I.; pattern maker; 19; enl. July 9, 1864; 

must. July 20, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Sherman, Manley — Priv. — Res. Pawtucket, R. I. ; farmer ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Stetson, Charles — Priv. — Res. Scituate; mason; 19; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Stoddar, John H. — Priv. — Res. Scituate ; bootmaker; 18; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21. 

1864; must, out Nov. 11. 1864. 
Studley, Willard L. — Priv. — Res. South Scituate ; farmer ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; disch. for disability, Sept. 11, 1864. 
Tirrell, George W. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; shoe cutter ; 21 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "A" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Vinall, Henry L. — Priv. — Res. Scituate ; farmer ; 31 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Wayland, John D. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; blacksmith ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Wellman, Timothy A., Jr. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; painter; 20; enl. July 9, 1864; must. 

July 20, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 



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Wheeler, Andrew J. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; clerk ; 29 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Wilder, George W. — Priv. — Res. South Scituate ; farmer ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 20 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 

COMPANY "E" 

Augustus Ford — Captain — Res. Worcester ; machinist ; 34 ; comm. July 14, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "E" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
James Connor — 1st Lieut. — Res. Boston ; bootmaker ; 22 ; comm. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 3d Battln. Mass. Rifles; and Co. "I" 50th 

Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Frank H. Cook — 2d Lieut. — Res. Belchertown; painter; 21; comm. July 14, 1864; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "E" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Freeman H. Kemp — 1st Sergt. — Res. Boston; boot crimper; 26; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Noel C. Converse — Sergt. — Res. Thompson, Conn. ; shoemaker; 23; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "G" 51st Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Fergus A. Easton — Sergt. — Res. Worcester ; currier ; 23 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.); and Troop "A" 

6th N. Y. Cav. 
Albert Colburn — Sergt. — Res. Hopkinton ; machinist ; 19 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Daniel Mooney — Sergt. — Res. Worcester ; bootmaker; 23; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 9th Mass. Inf., as Daniel Callahan. 
William H. Palmer — Corpl. — Res. Medway; sailor; 26; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 61st Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Lyman Hathorn — Corpl. — Res. West Boylston ; mason ; 21 ; enl. July 10, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "E" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Warren E. Burpee — Corpl. — Res. Sterling; carriage maker; 22; enl. July 22, 1864; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 53d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
George H. Hathorn — Corpl. — Res. West Boylston ; bootmaker ; 19 ; enl. July 10, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "E" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Emery Parker — Corpl. — Res. Auburn ; weaver; 21; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "E" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Frank Maple — Corpl. — Res. Worcester; painter; 22; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 22, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 3d R. I. Hy. Arty. 
Benjamin F. Payne — Corpl. — Res. Worcester; gunsmith; 23; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
William G. Lawrence — Corpl. — Res. West Brookfield; shoemaker; 21; enl. July 22, 1864; 

must. July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "F"' 51st Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Aiken, Henry P. — Priv. — Res. Hardwick ; nurse ; 19 ; enl. July 6, 1864 ; must. Juiy 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. Served also in Co. "G' 15th Maine Inf. 
Albee, Seth — Priv. — Res. Milford ; nurse ; 22 ; enl. July 6, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; must. 

out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D" 61st Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Allen, James — Priv. — Res. Eaton, N. Y. ; carpenter; 25; enl. July 20, 1864; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 12th Mass. Inf. 
Allen, Joseph W. — Priv. — Res. West Brookfield ; shoemaker ; 27 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Allen, Milton R. — Priv. — Res. West Brookfield; shoemaker; 21; enl. July 21, 1864; must. 

July 22, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Amidon, Charles — Priv. — Res. Templeton ; machinist; 19; enl. July 6, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bailey, Emery F. — Priv. — Res. Masonville, Conn. ; fireman ; 23 ; enl. July 6, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "E" 15th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "K" 

58th Mass. Inf., both as Emory F. Bailey. 
Baldwin, Charles W. — Priv. — Res. Rindge, N. H. ; machinist ; 29 ; enl. July 6, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Barker, George V. — Priv. — Res. Pittston, Me. ; carpenter; 18; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 



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Blood, Edgar E. — Priv. — Res. Plainfield, Vt. ; machinist ; 18 ; enl. July 6, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Boyd, John F. — Priv. — Res. West Brookfield ; farmer ; 19 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "A" 62d Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Bruno, John — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; bootmaker; 18; enl. July 6, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 61st Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Burpee, Albert S. — Priv. — Res. Sterling; machinist; 20; enl. July 22, 1864; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 53d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Bush, Horace W. — Priv. — Res. Montgomery, Vt. ; shoemaker ; 37 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Carleton, Howard — Priv. — Res. New Bedford ; gunsmith ; 19 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 61st Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Carney, Matthew — Priv. — Res. Worcester; moulder; 20; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Carter, George A. — Priv. — Res. Sterling ; blacksmith ; 25 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 63d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Chafee, Edwin — Priv. — Res. Thompson, Conn. ; machinist ; 37 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Chaffin, Matthias F. — Priv. — Res. Winchendon ; bootmaker ; 42 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Childs, Henry W. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; clerk ; 22 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Chrichton, James — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; moulder ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 

22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. Served also in Co. "G" 2d R. I. Inf., as Crichton, 

James. 
Cleveland, Frank H. — Priv. — Res. Hardwick ; teamster ; 19 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Cole, Alonzo W. — Priv. — Res. Orleans ; machinist ; 20 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Combs, Eli W. — Priv. — Res. West Brookfield ; carpenter; 43; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Davidson, George F. — Priv. — Res. Sterling; farmer; 23; enl. July 22, 1864; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 53d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Denny, Daniel E. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; machinist; 19; enl. July 7, 1864; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Dexter, Henry H, — Priv. — Res. Sterling ; farmer ; 19 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Eaton, Thomas B. — Priv. — Res. N. Y. City ; machinist ; 20 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "E" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Fay, Eugene L. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; painter ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D" 15th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "I" 61st Mass. Inf. 

(1 yr.). 
Garrity, John — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; shoemaker ; 18 ; enl. July 18, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 61st Mass. Inf. (1 j'r.), as John H. Garrity. 
Gilbert, Albert W. — Priv. — Res. West Brookfield ; shoemaker ; 20 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Greene, George N. — Priv. — Res. Thompson, Conn. ; machinist ; 43 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Harrigan, James — Priv. — Res. Newburyport ; bootmaker ; 22 ; enl. July 10, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Howard, Warren — Priv. — Res. Leicester ; painter ; 20 ; enl. July 10, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Howe, George C. — Priv. — Res. Paxton; bootmaker; 25; enl. July 22, 1864; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Jaques, Noble E. ■ — Priv. — Res. Worcester; machinist; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Johnson, Walter A. — Priv. — Res. Southbridge; machinist; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Jones, Willard W., Jr. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; machinist; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11,' 1864. 



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Kebler, Frederick — Priv. — Res. Needham ; farmer ; 22 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "F" 51st Mass. Inf. (9 mos.), as John F. Kebler. 
Kenyon, Benjamin W. — Priv. — Res. Provincetown ; machinist; 19; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Loritner, Alexander — Priv. — Res. Cambridgeport ; seaman; 21; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See two enlist, in U. S. Navy, as Lorrimer and 

Lorimer, Alexander. 
McGrail, John — Priv. — Res. Watertown ; bootmaker ; 18 ; enl. July 20, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Marra, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Boylston; bootmaker; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Matthews, Eben — Priv. — Res. Yarmouth ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 18, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Mellsop, William C. — Priv. — Res. Watertown ; bootmaker ; 18 ; enl. July 20, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Merritt, Thaddeus — Priv. — Res. Brookfield ; carpenter; 26; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Miles, William T. — Priv. — Res. Hubbardston ; armorer; 25; enl. July 11. 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Moynihan, Martin — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; shoemaker ; 18 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Munion, Wells C. — Priv. — Res. Webster; shoemaker; 32 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864, as Munyan, Wells C. 
Newhall, Albert H. — Priv. — Res. Sterling ; chairmaker ; 31 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
O'Donnell, Henry — Priv. — Res. Boston; moulder; 20; enl. July 22, 1864; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Parker, William A. — Priv. — Res. Spencer; bootmaker; 19; enl. July 21, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Pickl, Orlando — Priv. — Res. New York ; farmer ; 18 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Pickl, Samuel — Priv. — Res. New York ; mason ; 23 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Reed, Ellis E. — Priv. — Res. Sterling ; shoemaker ; 20 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 53d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Richards, Samuel D. — Priv. — Res. East Brookfield ; teamster ; 36 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "F" 51st Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Rosman, George — Priv. — Res. Clinton ; mechanic ; 25 ; enl. July 6, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. Name also borne as Bosman, George. 
Rugg, Henry H. — Priv. — Res. Lancaster ; farmer ; 24 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 15th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "K" 53d Mass. Inf. 

(9 mos.). 
Runnels, Nathaniel B. — Priv. — Res. Penobscot, Me. ; machinist ; 19 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Salsbury, Bowman G. — Priv. — Res. Newton Centre ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 20, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 44th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Sargent, George W. — Priv. — Res. West Boylston ; dresser ; 26 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Sargent, Harry S. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; machinist ; 23 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Sawyer, Henry O. — Priv. — Res. West Boylston ; clerk ; 20 ; enl. July 22, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Scott, Woodburn E. — Priv. — Res. Watertown ; farmer ; 19 ; enl. July 16, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Seaver, Cutler — Priv. — Res. Springfield; baker; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 22, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D" 62d Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Sturtevant, Emery — Priv. — Res. West Boylston; occu. — ; 27; enl. July 12, 1864; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Sweeney, Thomas E. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; wood turner ; 20 ; enl. July 20, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 



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Talbot, Edward P. — Priv. — Res. South Dedham ; tanner: 25; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864, as Edwin P. Talbot. 
Upton, Howard W. — Priv. — Res. Greenwich, Conn.; tanner; 19; enl. July 19, 1864; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Wall, Philip — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; machinist ; 18 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 6l8t Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). True name Ward, Philip. 
Ward, George F. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; machinist; 21 ; enl. July 21, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Warren, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Oakham ; teamster ; 19 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Wetherell, Vernon T. — Priv. — Res. Oxford ; armorer ; 21 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Wheeler, Alonzo D. — Priv. — Res. Westfield ; farmer ; 18 ; enl. July 19, 1864 ; must. July 22, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Whlttaker, Jason D. — Priv. — Res. Westfield ; bootmaker ; 18 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. 

July 22, 1864; disch. Sept. 21, 1864, for disability. 
Woodcock, Henry B. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; carpenter; 19; enl. July 12, 1864; must. 

July 22, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Young, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Blackstone ; soldier ; 18 ; enl. July 20, 1864 ; must. July 22, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Cav. 

COMPANY "F" 

Samuel S. Eddy — Captain — Res. Worcester; decorator; 26; comm. July 12, 1864; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "F" 51st Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Henry J. Jennings — 1st Lieut. — Res. Worcester ; silver plater ; 34 ; comm. July 12, 1864 ; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "F" 51st Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Edward I. Galvin — 2d Lieut. — Res. West Brookfield ; minister ; 26 ; comm. July 12, 1864 ; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Phineas R. Newell — IstSergt. — Res. Holden ; carpenter; 26; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 3d Battln. Mass. Rifles. 
Alfred T. Eddy — Sergt. — Res. Worcester ; paper hanger ; 19 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Elliot G. Leathers — Sergt. — Res. Worcester ; machinist; 24; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "F" Slst Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
William A. Sprague — Sergt. — Res. West Brookfield; clerk; 20; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "F" Slst Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Arthur H. Pomeroy — Sergt. — Res. Greenwich; clerk; 21; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 51st Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Cyrus Chenery, Jr. — Corpl. — Res. Holden ; farmer; 24; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 3d Battln. Mass. Rifles; and Co. "B" 51st Mass. 

Inf. (9 mos.). 
Charles F. Russell — Corpl. — Res. Fitchburg ; machinist; 27; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "A" 53d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
S. Payson Perry — Corpl. — Res. Worcester ; farmer; 33; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 51st Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Henry B. Dewing — Corpl. — Res. North Brookfield ; click; 19; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Justin B. Willard — Corpl. — Res. Worcester ; boot treer ; 20 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Emmons E. Chapin — Corpl. — Res. Brookfield; shoemaker; 29; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
George H. Ladd — Corpl. — Res. Auburn; mechanic; 32; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
John F. Rawson — Corpl. — Res. Worcester ; jobber ; 25 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "G" 5l8t Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Adams, Henry B. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; farmer; 20; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Ager, John F. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; carder; 20; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 



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Alden, Edwin — Priv. — Res. Webster ; shoemaker ; 18 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Aldrich, George W. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; farmer; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Andrews, Asa L. — Priv. — Res. Winchester ; farmer ; 21 ; enl. July 20, 1864 ; must. July 21,1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bardsley, George — Priv. — Res. West Boylston ; shoemaker; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Barnes, William H. — Priv. — Res. West Brookfield ; bootmaker ; 17 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Barton, Charles P. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield; dentist; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Beaman, Elmer A. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; machinist; 17; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bigelow, Owen A. — Priv. — Res. Webster ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bowdish, Alvin — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; farmer ; 19 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Briggs, Thomas J. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; jobber; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bruso, Peter — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; machinist ; 18 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Burchard, Davis A. — Priv. — Res. Bellingham ; jeweller ; 18 ; enl. July 20, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 47th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Bye, Martin — Priv. — Res. Boston; gunsmith; 23; enl. July 20, 1864; must. July 21, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Caldwell, John — Priv. — Res. West Boylston ; machinist; 35; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Chaffee, Orrin B. — Priv. — Res. Brookfield ; shoemaker; 22; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "A" 19th Mass. Inf. 
Chase, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; student; 16; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Chenery, Henry C. — Priv. — Res. Holden; farmer; 22; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 5l8t Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Clemence, Charles G. — Priv. — Res. Auburn ; machinist; 28; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Cutler, Abijah D. — Priv. — Res. West Brookfield; machinist; 33; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Cutler, William T. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; farmer; 20; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; died Oct. 24, 1864, of disease, at 3d Div. Genl. Hospl., Alexandria, Va. 
Dixon, Ezra — Priv. — Res. Worcester; polisher; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Doane, Edwin — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; mechanic; 23; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Dupee, Ralph O. — Priv. — Res. West Brookfield ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11. 1864. 
Fay, Herbert W. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; bookkeeper 24; enl July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Fay, William B. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield; mechanic; 24; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "G" 46th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
French, Elmer H. — Priv. — Res. Brookfield ; shoemaker ; 25 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D" 31st Mass. Inf. 
French, William S. — Priv. — Res. Brookfield ; shoemaker ; 29 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15. 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Garvin, Ezra K. — Priv. — Res. Shapleigh, Me. ; mason ; 37 ; enl. July 20, 1864 ; must. July 21. 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Gilbert, Herman J. — Priv. — Res. West Brookfield ; bootmaker; 21; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. 

July 15, 1864; died Sept. 23, 1864, of disease, at 3d Div. Genl. Hospl., Alexandria, Va. 
Gilmore, Henry R. — Priv. — Res. Brookfield; dentist; 26; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 
1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 



214 FORTY-SECOND REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Gleason, Harris — Priv. — Res. Webster; shoemaker; 32; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Goulding, Albert N. — Priv. — Res. Leicester; student; 20; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hamilton, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. Rockwood, 111. ; farmer ; 22 ; enl. July 20, 1864 ; must. 

July 21, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hanson, James I. — Priv. — Res. Belmont; student; 21; enl. July 20, 1864; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hanson, Warren — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; mechanic; 21; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Haradon, Melvin E. — Priv. — Res. Brookfield; shoemaker; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "A" 1st Battln. Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Harrington, Albert M. — Priv. — Res. Webster; carpenter; 26; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Harrington, Charles L. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; student; 19; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Harrington, George G. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; cutter ; 19 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 

1864; died Sept. 20, 1864, of disease, at 3d Div. Genl. Hospl., Alexandria, Va. 
Harris, George R. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; clerk ; 20 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Heath, Charles B. — Priv. — Res. Brookfield ; shoemaker; 30; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hervey, James F., Jr, — Priv. — Res. Worcester; click; 27; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hetherington, Joseph S. — Priv. — Res. Webster; shoemaker; 20; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "G" 51st Mass. Inf. (9 mos.) ; and Un- 

assigned Recruit 2d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Howe, Albert S. — Priv. — Res. East Brookfield ; hostler ; 23 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 24th Mass. Inf. 
Howe, Frederick A. — Priv. — Res. Brookfield ; farmer ; 19 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hunter, Edward — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; farmer; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Jacques, John — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; machinist; 19; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Knowles, Benjamin S. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; farmer; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Kolseth, Hans — Priv. — Res. Worcester; machinist; 22; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 

15, 1864; disch. Jany. 23, 1865, for disability, at 3d Div. Genl. Hospl., Alexandria, 

Va. 
Lackey, Edward — Priv. — Res. Brookfield ; shoemaker; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Lamb, Alvin N. — Priv. — Res. Brookfield; machinist; 37; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "H" 5l3t Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Lamson, David A. J. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; machinist; 24; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Lovell, Freeman — Priv. — Res. Worcester; jeweller; 20; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Lowell, Henry H. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; butcher; 23; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864 ; died Oct. 5, 1864, of disease, at 3d Div. Genl. Hospl., Alexandria, Va. 
McGrath, James — Priv. — Res. Holden; machinist; 20; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 5l8t Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Mackey, Thomas J. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; clerk; 19; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Merriam, Henry H. — Priv. — Res. Randolph, Ohio; farmer; 23; enl. July 20, 1864; must. 

July 21, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Merritt, Oliver P. — Priv. — Res. Brookfield ; carpenter ; 18 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Newton, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Brookfield; boot cutter; 36; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 



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Newton, Silas — Priv. — Res. West Boylston ; bookkeeper ; 20 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Nichols, Aaron S. — Priv. — Res. Webster; carpenter; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Page, William — Priv. — Res. Webster; teamster; 19; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Pratt, Alvin S. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; bootmaker ; 22 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Putnam, Charles P. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; clerk; 19; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864, as Charles F. Putnam. 
Rice, George H. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; farmer ; 23 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Ross, Nelson — Priv. — Res. Webster; farmer; 39; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Sawyer, Charles K. — Priv. — Res. Fitchburg ; mechanic; 29; enl. July 20, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Simpson, George L. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; shoemaker; 26; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Snow, Peter — Priv. — Res. Boston; laborer; 19; enl. July 20, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864; must. 

out. Nov. 11, 1864. 
Springer, William A. — Priv. — Res. Brookfield ; bootmaker; 27; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Stimpson, Joseph N. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; machinist; 24; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Stoddard, Albert L. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; salesman ; 19 ; enl. July 20, 1864 ; must, 

July 21, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Stoddard, Emerson — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield; farmer; 20; enl. July 20, 1864; must. 

July 21, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "F" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Stone, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Worcester; machinist; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; died Sept. 18, 1864, of disease, at 3d Div. Genl. Hospl., Alexandria, Va. 
Stowell, E. Davis — Priv. — Res. Auburn; shoemaker; 30; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Tiffany, Edwin D. — Priv. — Res. Auburn; machinist; 26; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Towne, William H. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; machinist ; 44 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Tucker, Emory H. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield; shoemaker; 22; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Tucker, Lyman — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield; shoemaker; 23; enl. July 11, 1864; 

must. July 15, 1864; died Sept. 11, 1864, of disease, at Regtl. Hospl., Alexandria, 

Va. 
Turner, George H. — Priv. — Res. Holden; farmer; 19; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 15, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Walker, Sumner — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; shoemaker; 25; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Walker, William H. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield; clerk; 19; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 15, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Winn, James W. — Priv. — Res. Holden ; farmer ; 18 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 15, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" Slst Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 

COMPANY "G" 

Alanson H. Ward — Captain — Res. Worcester ; merchant ; 30 ; comm. July 14, 1864 ; must. 

July 21, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 6l8t Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Moses A. Aldrich — 1st Lieut. — Res. Uxbridge ; mason ; 24 ; comm. July 14, 1864 ; must. 

July 21, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. Also served in Co. "E" 9th R. I. Vols. 
E. Lincoln Shattuck — 2d Lieut. — Res. Westboro ; teacher ; 24 ; comm. July 14, 1864 ; must. 

July 21, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Mason A. Hoyden — IstSergt. — Res. Worcester ; surveyor; 18; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "F" 5l8t Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 



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Charles S. Jef ts — Sergt. — Res. Worcester ; clicker ; 20 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "E" 6th Mass. Inf. (9mos.). 
Frank H. Gleason — Sergt. — Res. Sturbridge; farmer; 19; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "F" 51st Mass. Inf. (9 mos.) ; and Co. "I" 61st 

Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Edgar E. Conant — Sergt. — Res. Uxbridge ; bootmaker ; 22 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. " C " 25th Mass. Inf. 
Frank B. Seagraves — Sergt. — Res. Uxbridge ; mechanic ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Henry S. Hall — Corpl. — Res. Worcester; student ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Elbridge H. Jefts — Corpl. — Res. Worcester ; blacksmith ; 23 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See 8th Batty. Mass. Ly. Arty. (6 mos.). 
James R. Seagraves — Corpl. — Res. Uxbridge; farmer; 21 ; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
John H. Robie — Corpl. — Res. Uxbridge ; manufacturer ; 23 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Alonzo G. Hutchins — Corpl. — Res. Worcester; blacksmith; 23; enl. July 9, 1864; must. 

July 21, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
William H. Joslyn — Corpl. — Res. Westborough ; inspector ; 23 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. 

July 21, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
William J. Todd — Corpl. — Res. Brookline; student; 19; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11. 1864. 
Jerome P. Thurber — Corpl. — Res. Northbridge ; machinist ; 29 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. 

July 21, 1864 ; disch. Sept. 12, 1864, for disability, at Alexandria, Va. 
John Stone — Corpl. — Res. Northbridge ; farmer ; 25 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864, as 

Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., Sept. 16, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Herbert W. Mills — Music. — Res. Worcester ; machinist ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Henry A. Fowler — Music. — Res. Northbridge; farmer; 19; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Aldrich, Edward H. — Priv. — Res. Upton ; student ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 

died Sept. 25, 1864, of disease, at U. S. Genl. Hospl., Alexandria, Va. 
Aldrich, Samuel T. — Priv. — Res. Northbridge ; shoemaker ; 20 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must 

July 21, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Andrews, Oliver C. — Priv. — Res. Whitinsville ; machinist ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must 

July 21, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Ashton, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Northboro ; bootmaker ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bacon, George W. — Priv. — Res. Millville ; hostler ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Begley, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Spencer; farmer; 19; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Brayson, John — Priv. — Res. Northbridge ; machinist ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21 

1864; must, out Nov. 11. 1864. 
Brown, George W. — Priv. — Res. Uxbridge ; farmer ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Carpenter, Edward F. — Priv. — Res. Holland; wheelwright; 19; enl. July 9, 1864; must 

July 21, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Clark, Elmore — Priv. — Res. Uxbridge ; butcher; 18; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Cleveland, Charles B. — Priv. — Res. Uxbridge ; machinist ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must 

July 21, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 62d Mass. Inf. (1 yr.), as Cleaveland 

Charles B. 
Colvin, Caleb W. — Priv. — Res. Blackstone; operative; 35; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Cook, Walter I. — Priv. — Res. Grafton ; box maker ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Cooper, C. Henry — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 



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Corrigan, John — Priv. — Res. Worcester; wiredrawer; 33; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Costigan, John J. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; telegraph operator; 28; enl. July 9, 1864; must. 

July 21, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Crockett, Alonzo D. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; moulder; 27; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Curtis, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; wiredrawer ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 61at Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Darling, John — Priv. — Res. Charlton ; shoemaker ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Denny, Winslow S. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; mechanic ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 61st Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). Correct name 

Winslow S. Bright. 
Dickinson, Fred S. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; machinist; 19; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Edgerton, Albert H. — Priv. — Res. Sturbridge ; machinist ; 20 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. 

July 21, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Farrar, George A, — Priv. — Res. Grafton; bootmaker; 21; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D" 62d Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Fowler, Charles T. — Priv. — Res. Sturbridge; farmer; 19; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Greenwood, Morrill A. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; clerk ; 24 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hanson, John S. — Priv. — Res. Northbridge ; blacksmith; 29; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Heathcote, Mark — Priv. — Res. Sturbridge ; wool drawer ; 21 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Heathcote, William — Priv. — Res. Sturbridge; weaver; 18; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hurd, William S, — Priv. — Res. Oxford ; machinist ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See 19th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Huse, Henry — Priv. — Res. Auburn; moulder; 19; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Johnson, Albro F. — Priv. — Res. Uxbridge; machinist; 18; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Johnson, Danforth — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; wheelwright ; 22 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. 

July 21, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Killay, John — Priv. — Res. Athol; spinner; 19; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 ; must. 

out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Lackey, Eugene — Priv. — Res. Sutton; farmer; 18; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "G" Slst Mass. Inf. (9mos.). 
Lackey, Samuel W. — Priv. — Res. Uxbridge ; miller ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Leonard, Nathan W. — Priv. — Res. Sutton ; farmer ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Moore, Rufus D. — Priv. — Res. Westminster; chair maker; 30; enl. July 9, 1864; must. 

July 21, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K"2l8t Mass. Inf., as Moores, Rufus 

D. 
Murdock, Walter L. — Priv. — Res. Uxbridge; dresser; 18; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Murphy, Jeremiah — Priv. — Res. Millville; operative; 18; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Newton, George R. — Priv. — Res. Sutton ; farmer ; 21 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Nolan, James — Priv. — Res. Sturbridge; filer; 39; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Norbury, James M. — Priv. — Res. Uxbridge; chandler; 22; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" Slst Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Paine, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Northbridge ; shoemaker; 18; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 



218 FORTY-SECOND REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Patch, Vernon A. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; 22; farmer; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Prouty, Henry W. — Priv. — Res. Spencer; wiredrawer; 25; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Rawson, Orin F. — Priv. — Res. Uxbridge ; wiredrawer; 25; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Remington, Thomas A. — Priv. — Res. Northbridge ; machinist; 19; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. 

July 21, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Riley, John — Priv. — Res. Stoneham ; shoemaker ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Riley, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Athol ; spinner ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 ; died 

Oct. 4, 1864, of wounds, at U. S. Genl. Hospl., Alexandria, Va. (shot by a secessionist on 

Aug. 27th). 
Robinson, Henry F. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; cutter; 19; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Russell, Henry F. — Priv. — Res. Worcester; machinist; 19; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. Served also in Co. "E" 1st R. I. Lt. Arty., as Frederick H. 

Russell. 
Sabine, Richard M. — Priv. — Res. North Uxbridge; farmer; 18; enl. July 9, 1864; must. 

July 21, 1864 ; died Aug. 24, 1864, of disease, in U. S. Genl. Hospl., Alexandria, Va. 
Savage, Edward B. — Priv. — Res. Hubbardston ; farmer ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Seagraves, Henry M. — Priv. — Res. Uxbridge; farmer; 21 ; enl, July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Slkes, Albert L. — Priv. — Res. Sturbridge; mechanic; 20; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Smith, Lucius B. — Priv. — Res. Northbridge ; bootmaker ; 22 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Snell, Theodore — Priv. — Res. Sturbridge ; mechanic ; 34 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Spencer, Enoch — Priv. — Res. Brookfield ; weaver ; 41 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Spencer, James — Priv. — Res. Brookfield ; weaver ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Stearns, George A. — Priv. — Res. Worcester ; wheelwright ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Stevens, Gharles E. — Priv. — Res. WhitinsviUe ; machinist; 19; enl. July 9, 1864; must. 

July 21, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Sweet, Stephen V. — Priv. — Res. Northbridge ; farmer ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Taft, Alonzo P. — Priv. — Res. Upton; farmer; 27; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
TuUy, James — Priv. — Res. Worcester; farmer; 21; enl, July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Turley, William — Priv. — Res. Worcester; machinist; 20; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Warren, William H. — Priv. — Res. North Brookfield ; farmer ; 23 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must, 

July 21, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Wellington, William H. — Priv. — Res. Upton; bootmaker; 19; enl. July 9, 1864; must. 

July 21, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
White, Henry A. — Priv. — Res. WhitinsviUe ; machinist ; 20 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 

1864; must, out Nov, 11, 1864. 
Wight, Levins R. — Priv. — Res. Sturbridge ; farmer ; 21 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11. 1864. 
Wright, David — Priv. — Res. Lawrence ; machinist ; 20 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 3d Mass. Cav. ; and U. S. Engrs. 
Wright, George — Priv. — Res. Sturbridge ; farmer ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 21, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 61st Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 



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COMPANY "H" 

George M. Stewart — Captain — Res. Springfield; student; 26; comm. July 13, 1864; must. 

July 16, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 46th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Julius M. Lyon — 1st Lieut. — Res. Wales ; carpenter ; 35 ; comm. July 13, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "G" 46th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Joseph T. Spear — 2d Lieut. — Res. Westfield ; tobacconist; 30; comm. July 13, 1864; must. 

July 16, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C"46th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Charles W. Mutell — 1st Sergt. — Res. Springfield ; insurance agent ; 21 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. 

July 16, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "A" 46th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.); and 

Co. "G" 55th Mass. Inf. 
Charles H. Hull — Sergt. — Res. Westfield ; cigar maker ; 30 ; enl. July 13, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Marshall W. Charter — Sergt. — Res. Springfield ; clerk ; 20 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D" 46th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Frederick A. Cobb — Sergt. — Res. Hardwick ; mechanic ; 39 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Nelson D. Parks — Sergt. — Res. Russell; farmer; 43; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 16, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Jonah Stiles — Corpl. — Res. Southwick ; mechanic ; 29 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 16, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "E"46th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Osborn Fenton — Corpl. — Res. Springfield ; operative ; 20 ; enl. July 13, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "G" 46th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Samuel Bennett — Corpl. — Res. Springfield ; soldier; 31; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 16, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Frank Moore — Corpl. — Res. Wales ; manufacturer ; 21 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 16, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "G" 46th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Louis Wagner — Corpl. — Res. Westfield ; cigar maker ; 25 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hiram H. Copley — Corpl. — Res. Westfield ; whip maker ; 22 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 10th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "C" 27th Mass. 

Inf. 
Aella Greene — Corpl. — Res. Becket; journalist; 26; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 16, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 46th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Charles E, Ortt — Corpl. — Res. Westfield; cigar maker; 22; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
William Hubbard — Music. — Res. Westfield ; cigar maker ; 24 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Wells F. Johnson — Music. — Res. Westfield; farmer; 20; enl. July 12, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 46th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Allair, John — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; farmer ; 20 ; enl. July 13, 1864 ; must. July 16, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Allen, George H. — Priv. — Res. Westfield; shoemaker; 18; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bailey, Henry — Priv. — Res. Westfield ; whip maker ; 39 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 16, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Barrows, George B. — Priv. — Res. Brimfield ; farmer ; 24 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bartholomew, Clarence — Priv. — Res. Huntington; teamster; 18; enl. July 9, 1864; must. 

July 16, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Belden, Eugene A. — Priv. — Res. Westfield; whip maker; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 16, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bell, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. Feeding Hills; farmer; 18; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bennett, Charles — Priv. — Res. Springfield; farmer; 28; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bisbee, John J. — Priv. — Res. Worthington; student; 19; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864 ; died of disease, Oct. 30, 1864, at Alexandria, Va. 
Blair, Franklin — Priv. — Res. Palmer ; waiter; 18; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 16, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 



220 FORTY-SECOND REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

Brackett, George — Priv. — Res. Huntington; paper maker; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 16, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bugbee, Clark — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; hostler ; 18 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 16, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Carrigan, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; machinist ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Coburn, Frank L. — Priv. — Res. Wales; operative; 21; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Conkey, James B, — Priv. — Res. Hardwick ; mechanic ; 18 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Cooper, Charles C. — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; painter ; 19 ; enl. July 13, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Copley, Jasper H. — Priv. — Res. Westfield ; farmer ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 16, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 31st Mass. Inf. 
Costin, Frederick — Priv. — Res. Westfield ; whip maker; 23; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Davis, Wendell — Priv. — Res. Northampton; occu. — ; 28; enl. July 13, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864 ; disch. for disability, Sept. 13, 1864, at Alexandria, Va. 
Decker, James T. — Priv. — Res. Huntington; paper maker; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 16, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Dillaber, Henry J. — Priv. — Res. Wales; farmer; 19; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 16, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Dunbar, George G. — Priv. — Res. Monson ; napper ; 21 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 16, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Fuller, Jay B. — Priv. — Res. Westfield ; cook ; 22 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 16, 1864 ; must. 

out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Gerald, Thomas F. — Priv. — Res. Wales; dyer; 21; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 16, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Gibbs, George S. — Priv. — Res. Westfield ; whip maker; 21; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11. 1864. 
Gilden, James — Priv. — Res. Ludlow; machinist; 19; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 16, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Gilden, John — Priv. — Res. Westfield ; operative ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 16, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hale, Aldro C. — Priv. — Res. Springfield; carpenter; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864 ; disch. Sept. 1, 1864, to re-enlist for 1 yr. See Co. " D " 37th Mass. Inf. 
Harper, John — Priv. — Res. Hardwick ; spinner; 18; enl. July 1 1 , 1864 ; must. July 16, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Harris, Elijah — Priv. — Res. Wales; operative; 37; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 16, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hathaway, Charles M, — Priv. — Res. Westfield; whip maker; 18; enl. July 8, 1864; must. 

July 16, 1864; must, out Nov. 11. 1864. 
Higgins, Alexander — Priv. — Res. Ware; barkeeper; 18; enl. July 16, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hills, Martin — Priv. — Res. West Springfield; farmer; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hitchcock, Herbert W. — Priv. — Res. Palmer ; painter ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hitchcock, William C. — Priv. — Res. Warren ; clerk; 22; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Johnson, William H. — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; machinist ; 41 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. 

July 16, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Kief, David — Priv. — Res. Westfield; moulder; 20; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 16, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "M" 3d Mass. Cav. 
Liswell, Charles, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Westfield ; carpenter ; 40 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Liswell, James M. — Priv. — Res. Westfield ; whip maker ; 36 ; enl. July 7, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11. 1864. 
Loomis, Aretas P. — Priv. — Res. Feeding Hills ; farmer; 20; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 



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McCann, James — Priv. — Res. Springfield; farmer; 23; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Manly, Benjamin — Priv. — Res. Springfield; mason; 21; enl. July 12, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Miller, Robert E. — Priv. — Res. Westfield ; cigar maker ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Murphy, Bartholomew J. — Priv. — Res. Palmer; painter; 20; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 16, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Nelson, Ira M. — Priv. — Res. Wales; farmer; 21; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 16, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Newton, John M. — Priv. — Res. Brimfield ; farmer ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 16, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Noon, Alfred — Priv. — Res. Wales; student; 18; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 16, 1864 ; must. 

out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Parsons, Albert C, — Priv. — Res. Palmer ; farmer ; 18 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 16, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Pease, Eugene C. — Priv. — Res. Wilbraham; farmer; 18; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Pease, Francis B. — Priv. — Res. Wilbraham; farmer; 19; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Phelps, William D. — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; armorer ; 24 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Priggs, Artemus W. — Priv. — Res. Palmer; painter; 22; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. Correct name Briggs, Artemus W. 
Prince, Thomas S. — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; mechanic; 18; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11,1864. 
Prue, Paul J. — Priv. — Res. Palmer ; blacksmith ; 20 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 16, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Ricker, Thomas C. — Priv. — Res. Springfield; blacksmith; 45; enl. July 9, 1864; must. 

July 16, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Russell, William H. — Priv, — Res. Westfield ; surveyor ; 21 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Ryan, Richard — Priv. — Res. Westfield ; laborer ; 28 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 16, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Saltus, Bishop — Priv. — Res. Westfield ; cigar maker ; 21 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Sexton, Alsop S. — Priv. — Res. Westfield; shoemaker; 23; enl. July 7, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Seymour, Buell — Priv. — Res. Westfield ; farmer; 24; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 16, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "E" 46th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.), as Buel Seymour. 
Shepard, Cleveland — Priv. — Res. Westfield; clerk; 20; enl. July 14, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Smith, Edward C. — Priv. — Res. West Springfield; farmer; 21; enl. July 9, 1864; must. 

July 16, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Smith, Hiram E. — Priv. — Res. West Springfield; teamster; 21; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 16. 1864; must, out Nov. 11. 1864. 
Snell, Adolphus G. — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; armorer ; 23 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Spare, George E. — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; watchmaker ; 19 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Sweeney, Edward W. — Priv. — Res. Westfield ; farmer ; 18 ; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 16, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864, as Edward M. Sweeney. 
Thomas, William W. — Priv. — Res. Westfield; whip maker; 26; enl. July 8, 1864; must. 

July 16, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 31st Mass. Inf. 
Vadakin, John, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Westfield; farmer; 19; enl. July 8, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Van Deusen, William H. — Priv. — Res. Westfield ; cigar maker; 42 ; enl. July 13, 1864 ; must. 

July 16, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Vaughn, George F. — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; machinist ; 26 ; enl. July 12, 1804 ; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 



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Vinnica, George W. — Priv. — Res. Springfield ; farmer; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Wheeler, Edmund A. — Priv. — Res. Springfield; armorer; 28; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 16, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Williams, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Westfield ; sailor; 18; enl. July 12, 1864; must. July 16, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 

COMPANY "I" 

James T. Stevens — Captain — Res. Braintree ; tack maker ; 29 ; comm. July 15, 1864 ; must. 

July 19, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Edward Merrill, Jr. — 1st Lieut. — Res. Dorchester; carpenter; 28; comm. July 15, 

1864; must. July 19, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 

mos.). 
Charles A. Arnold — 2d Lieut. — Res. Braintree; stitcher; 21; comm. July 15, 1864; must. 

July 19, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and Co. 

"B" 43d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Cranmore N. Wallace — 1st Sergt. — Res. Braintree; clerk; 20; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 19, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 43d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
John R. Carmichael — Sergt. — Res. Pictou, N. S. ; bootmaker; 24; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 19, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and Co. " B " 

43d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Isaac P. Fuller — Sergt. — Res. Braintree; bootmaker; 38; enl. July 14, 1864; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Robert Gillispie — Sergt. — Res. Braintree ; last maker ; 25 ; enl. July 15, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
John Williams — Sergt. — Res. Quincy ; sportsman; 24; enl. July 12, 1864; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "H" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.); and Co. "D" 

39th Mass, Inf. 
William L, Pratt — Corpl. — Res. Braintree ; bootmaker; 28; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Francis A. Wallace — Corpl. — Res. Braintree; mechanic; 23; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 19, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 43d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Ansel F. Temple — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester; salesman; 22; enl. July 8, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Edward J. Baker — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester ; printer; 20; enl. July 12, 1864; must. July 19, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I " 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Marcus A. Perkins — Corpl. — Res. Braintree ; moulder; 26; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Edward F. Bryant — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester; carpenter; 22; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 19, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I"42dMass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Joseph A. Teeling — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester; painter; 21 ; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 19, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Edgar A. Carpenter — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester; conductor; 18; enl. July 12, 1864; must. 

July 19, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Albert F. Schrieder — Music. — Res. Dorchester ; carver ; 18 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "G" 22d Mass. Inf.; Co. "I" 42d Mass. Inf. 

(9 mos.) ; and Co. "A" 62d Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Jesse K. Webster — Music. — Res. Canton ; forger ; 18 ; enl. July 13, 1864 ; must. July 19, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Abbott, George W. — Priv. — Res. Braintree; bootmaker; 36; enl. July 15, 1864; must. 

July 19, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Allen, Frederick J. — Priv. — Res. Braintree; twine dresser; 32; enl. July 15, 1864; must. 

July 19, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864, as J. Frederick Allen. 
Allen, Joseph M. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; machinist ; 19 ; enl. July 15, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Anderson, Daniel B. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; driver; 19; enl. July 15, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Armstrong, Frederick C. — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; last maker ; 28 ; enl. July 15, 1864 ; must. 

July 19, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 



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Baker, William V. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; clerk ; 22 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 19, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bartlett, B. Herbert — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; brakeman ; 18 ; enl. July 15, 1864 ; must. 

July 19, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bassett, Jesse T. — Priv. — Res. Plymouth ; seaman ; 26 ; enl. July 16, 1864 ; must. July 19, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See 24th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Cain, Ariel M. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; clerk; 19; enl. July 16, 1864 ; must. July 19, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Cobb, Edward — Priv. — Res. Sharon ; bootmaker ; 18 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 19, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Cobb, William H. — Priv. — Res. Sharon ; farmer ; 18 ; enl. July 15, 1864 ; must. July 19, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Dean, Henry W. — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; tack maker ; 32 ; enl. July 13, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; disch. for disability, Sept. 21, 1864. See Co. "C" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Dean, Otis B. — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; laborer; 22; enl. July 16, 1864 ; must. July 19, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Desmond, John — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; cabinet maker; 18; enl. July 16, 1864; must. 

July 19, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Donnelly, Martin — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; farmer; 19; enl. July 16, 1864; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Faxon, Daniel, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Randolph; farmer; 19; enl. July 15, 1864; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Fisher, S. Alexander — Priv. — Res. Canton ; carpenter ; 20 ; enl. July 18, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
French, Edwin F. — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; clerk ; 20 ; enl. July 15, 1864 ; must. July 19, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Frost, Thomas W. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; clerk; 19; enl. July 16, 1864; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Gage, William L. — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 19, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Gleason, Reuben — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; spinner; 18; enl. July 12, 1864; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Grant, David F. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; farmer; 20; enl. July 19, 1864 ; must. July 19, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "M" 3d Mass. Cav. 
Gunnison, George G. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; tinman ; 19 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. 

July 19, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hall, George L. — Priv. — Res. South Boston ; machinist; 22; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hayden, Caleb H. — Priv. — Res. Braintree; bootmaker; 24; enl. July 15, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hayden, Charles T. — Priv. — Res. Braintree; bootmaker; 31; enl. July 15, 1864; must. 

July 19, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hayden, Lorenzo — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; bootmaker ; 20 ; enl .July 15, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hibbard, Sylvester H. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; clerk; 19; enl. July 15, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hilt, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; carpenter; 22 ; enl. July 13, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Holbrook, Waldo — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; bootmaker ; 20 ; enl. July 13, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Holbrook, Walter — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; bootmaker; 20; enl. July 13, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Howard, Davis W. — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; clerk ; 21 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 19, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864, 
Howard, James — Priv. — Res. Randolph; farmer; 18; enl. July 15, 1864; must. July 19, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hunt, Caleb F. — Priv. — Res. Randolph ; farmer ; 19 ; enl. July 18, 1864 ; must. July 19, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hunt, George W. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; varnisher ; 19 ; enl. July 18, 1864 ; must. July 19, 
1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "A" 62d Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 



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Hunt, Moses — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; bootmaker ; 44 ; enl. July 15, 1864 ; must. July 19, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hunt, Moses N. — Priv. — Res. Braintree; bootmaker; 19; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hutchinson, William P. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; clerk; 19; enl. July 18, 1864; must. 

July 19, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Keating, John — Priv. — Res. Milton; cabinet maker; 20; enl. July 18, 1864; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Langley, Newell A. — Priv. — Res. Braintree; student; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
McDermott, John — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; machinist ; 19 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
McKendry, George E. — Priv. — Res. Canton ; farmer ; 35 ; enl. July 19, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Moody, Ruel B. — Priv. — Res. Braintree; clergyman; 27; enl. July 12, 1864; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Nickerson, George W. — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; engineer ; 30 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. 

July 19, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 44th Mass. Inf. (9mos.). 
Nolan, Christopher — Priv. — Res. Milton; hostler; 22; enl. July 18, 1864; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 45th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Parker, Harrison — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 24 ; enl. July 18, 1864 ; must. July 19, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Pratt, Henry — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; bootmaker ; 45 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 19, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Prescott, Charles — Priv. — Res. Randolph ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 18, 1864 ; must. July 19, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Proctor, George B., Jr. — Priv. — Res. South Boston; expressman; 25; enl. July 15, 1864; 

must. July 19, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "I" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Ragan, John A. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester ; teamster; 18; enl. July 19, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Raymond, Benjamin T. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; farmer; 18; enl. July 14, 1864; must. 

July 19, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Raymond, Walter B. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; farmer ; 18 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Rennie, Samuel — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; bootmaker ; 19 ; enl. July 18, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Shepard, James S. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; machinist; 19; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 19, 1864; must, out Nov. 11. 1864. 
Smith, Charles R. — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; bootmaker ; 18 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Smith, Robert B. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; machinist ; 18 ; enl. July 15, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Smith, William A. — Priv. — Res. Randolph ; machinist ; 18 ; enl. July 15, 1864 ; must. Jiily 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Stetson, Charles M. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; butcher; 20; enl. July 10, 1864; must. 

July 19, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Sullivan, Thomas O. — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; twine dresser ; 25 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. 

July 19, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Thayer, Francis P. — Priv. — Res. Braintree; bootmaker; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 19, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Thayer, Lucian M. — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; bootmaker ; 20 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Tileston, George C. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; porter; 24; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 19. 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 
Wales, Frederick H. — Priv. — Res. Braintree; turner; 19; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
White, Samuel A. — Priv. — Res. Randolph ; mechanic ; 19 ; enl. July 13, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Whittemore, Samuel W. — Priv. — Res. West Roxbury ; farmer ; 21 ; enl. July 19, 1864 ; must. 
July 19, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 



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Whitten, Orln — Priv. — Res. Stoughton; bootmaker; 18; enl. July 16, 1864; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Williams, John B. — Priv. — Res. Plymouth; mason; 25; enl. July 15, 1864; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 3d Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; 3d Batty. Mass. 

Lt. Arty. ; and 24th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Willis, George D. — Priv. — Res. Braintree ; salesman ; 20 ; enl. July 15, 1864 ; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Willis, James M. — Priv. — Res. Braintree; bootmaker; 44; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 19, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11,1864. See Co. "B" 11th Mass. Inf. 

COMPANY "K" 

Benjamin R. Wales — Captain — Res. Dorchester ; student ; 23 ; comm. July 13, 1864 ; must. 

July 18, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "G" 45th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Alfred G. Gray — 1st Lieut. — Res. Roxbury ; clerk ; 34 ; comm. July 13, 1864 ; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Charles P. Hawley — 2d Lieut. — Res. Boston; student; 19; comm. July 13, 1864; must. 

July 18, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Harrison Harwood, Jr. — 1st Sergt. — Res. Natick ; manufacturer; 21; enl. July 14, 1864; 

must. July 18, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Frederick L. Stevens — Sergt. — Res. Neponset ; moulder; 19; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "G" 24th Mass. Inf.; and Co. "C" 62d Mass. 

Inf. (1 yr.). 
Augustus H. Wright — Sergt. — Res. Boston; clerk; 19; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 2d Mass. Cav. ; and Officer U. S. Colored 

Troops. 
Fredericlc M. Cheney — Sergt. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Alfred Davenport — Sergt. — Res. Dorchester; clerk; 23; enl. July 16, 1864; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Charles S. Colbath — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 23 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See 1st Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty. (3 mos.). 
William C. Curtis — Corpl. — Res. Newtonville; clerk; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
LemuelG.Fairbanlc- Corpl. — Res. Mil ton; clerk; 23; enl. July 12, 1864; must. July 18, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Joseph R. May — Corpl. — Res. Boston; clerk; 20; enl. July 13, 1864; must. July US, 1864; 

must, out Nov, 11, 1864. 
Thomas J. Rooney — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 23 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
John Stutson, Jr. — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 22 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See 8th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty. (6 mos.). 
John W. Walcott — Corpl. — Res. Natick ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Edward H. Wilson — Corpl. — Res. Natick ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Alden, William F. — Priv. — Res. Newton Upper Falls ; moulder; 18; enl. July 18, 1864 ; must. 

July 18, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Babb, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Boston; machinist; 20; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Babbitt, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Boston ; painter ; 18 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Balcom, Charles E. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; click ; 18 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bartlett, EUery C. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; mason ; 20 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Bemis, George — Priv. — Res. Needham; paper maker; 18; enl. July 18, 1864; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov, 11, 1864. 
Bond, Watson L. — Priv. — Res. Boston; clerk; 20; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 18, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 



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Bosworth, George A. — Priv. — Res. Newton Corner ; machinist ; 18 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. 

July 18, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Brooke, William H. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; binder; 19; enl. July 12, 1864; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Brooks, George W, — Priv. — Res. Newtonville ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 15, 1864 ; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 44th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Brown, William H. — Priv. — Res Newton Upper Falls ; carpenter; 18; enl. July 12, 1864; must. 

July 18, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Burlingame, Howard — Priv. — Res. Boston; clerk; 19; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 18, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Butterfield, William H. — Priv. — Res. Wayland; shoemaker; 24; enl. July 14, 1864; must. 

July 18, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "H" 13th Mass. Inf. 
Clark, Frederick A. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 18, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Cobb, Leander P. — Priv. — Res. Watertown; tinman; 19; enl. July 9, 1864; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Cobb, William A. — Priv. — Res. Dedham; clerk; 19; enl. July 18, 1864; must. July 18, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Coleman, Michael — Priv. — Res. Boston ; printer ; 19 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.), as George Grey. 
Dean, Thomas A. — Priv. — Res. Wayland ; shoemaker ; 18 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "F" 45th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Doherty, William H. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; druggist ; 19 ; enl. July 12, 1864 ; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Donavan, Dennis — Priv. — Rfes. Boston; teamster; 20; enl. July 14, 1864; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Drury,Mark — Priv. — Res. Boston; tinman; 18; enl. July 13, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864; must. 

out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Dudley, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. West Roxbury; farmer; 18; enl. July 15, 1864 ; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Dunn, Otis F. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; shoemaker ; 19 ; enl. July 18, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Evans, Orlando R. — Priv. — Res. Newtonville ; painter; 22; enl. July 18, 1864; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Pales, Milton E. — Priv. — Res. Walpole ; cabinet maker ; 23 ; enl. July 18, 1864 ; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Fell, John C. — Priv. — Res. Boston; machinist; 18; enl. July 18, 1864; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 32d Mass. Inf., as John Fell, 
Fisher, Ira — Priv. — Res. Walpole ; farmer ; 22 ; enl. July 15, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 ; must. 

out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Fisher, Nathan W. — Priv. — Res. South Dedham; carpenter; 18; enl. July 14, 1864; must. 

July 18, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 44th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Fisher, Simon E. — Priv. — Res. Walpole; machinist; 20; enl. July 15, 1864; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Foskett, Abijah — Priv. — Res. Natick; shoemaker; 25; enl. July 18, 1864; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Frost, Albert E, — Priv. — Res. Natick ; shoemaker ; 25 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 ; 

disch. for disability, Sept. 20, 1864, at Alexandria, Va. 
Galucia, Melvin A. — Priv. — Res. Dedham ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 15, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D" 43d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Gay, George W. — Priv. — Res. Walpole; grocer; 19; enl. July 14, 1864; must. July 18, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Gill, George H. — Priv. — Res. Walpole; hatter; 24; enl. July 12, 1864; must. July 18, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Gilman, Frank — Priv. — Res. Hallowell, Me.; mason; 19; enl. July 14, 1864; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Gray, Charles L. — Priv. — Res. Walpole; mason; 20; enl. July 13, 1864; must. July 18, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 44th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Guild, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Dedham; clerk; 20; enl. July 15, 1864; must. July 18, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "D" 43d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 



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Hall, George W. — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; drummer; 18; enl. July 18, 1864; must. July 18 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "B" 45th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.) ; and Co. "K" 22d 

Mass. Inf. 
Hall, Jacob A. — Priv. — Res. West Roxbury; farmer; 18; enl. July 13, 1864; must. July 18 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hanna, George B. — Priv. — Res. East Randolph; student; 28; enl. July 13, 1864; must 

July 18, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hart, William G. — Priv. — Res. Montville, Me. ; mason; 18; enl. July 18, 1864; must. July 18 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Hastings, John H. — Priv. — Res. Needhatn; farmer; 19; enl. July 12, 1864; must. July 18 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. Correct name John S. Hastings. 
Hildreth, Sidney — Priv. — Res. Natick ; butcher ; 27 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Jessop, William A. — Priv. — Res. Wayland ; farmer; 32; enl. July 14, 1864; must. July 18 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "K" 44th Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Kendall, George D. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; shoemaker ; 19 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 18 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Kirby, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Walpole ; farmer; 18; enl. July 18, 1864; must. July 18, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. Correct name Patrick H. Kirby. 
Knowles, Henry F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 13, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "H" 43d Mass. Inf. (9 mos.). 
Kuhlman, Henry — Priv. — Res. Boston; clerk; 18; enl. July 11, 1864; must. July 18, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Lazelle, George B. — Priv. — Res. Boston; clerk; 22; enl. July 13, 1864; must. July 18, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Lovejoy, William — Priv. — Res. Wayland; engineer; 28; enl. July 14, 1864; must. July 18 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Lyman, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 ; must 

out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Manning, Benjamin S. — Priv. — Res. Boston; clerk; 32; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 18 

1864; must, out Nov. 11. 1864. 
Marshall, Edward H. — Priv. — Res.Dedham; clerk; 19; enl. July 16, 1864; must. July 18, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
May, William A. — Priv. — Res. Natick; shoemaker; 23; enl. July 14, 1864; must. July 18 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See Co. "A" 38th Mass. Inf. 
Moody, William C. — Priv. — Res. Boston; carpenter; 20; enl. July 13, 1864; must. July 18 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Moore, Charles W. — Priv. — Res. Natick ; shoemaker ; 27 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 18 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Moran, John — Priv. — Res. Newton; machinist; 19; enl. July 13, 1864; must. July 18, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Newton, Benjamin F. — Priv. — Res. West Roxbury; clerk; 19; enl. July 14, 1864; must 

July 18, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Pettee, Frank W. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; machinist ; 18 ; enl. July 13, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Pickthall, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Boston ; painter ; 21 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. See U. S. Navy. 
Plagemann, Henry J. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 22 ; enl. July 9, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Prescott, Martin V. B. — Priv. — Res. Natick; shoemaker; 28; enl. July 14, 1864; must. July 18 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Rogers, Henry M. — Priv. — Res. Boston; teamster; 23; enl. July 14, 1864; must. July 18 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Seidensticker, Richard — Priv. — Res. Baltimore, Md. ; binder; 27; enl. July 11, 1864; must 

July 18, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Shea, Thomas, 1st — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 20 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Shea, Thomas, 2d — Priv. — Res. Walpole ; wheelwright ; 21 ; enl. July 11, 1864 ; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 



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Smith, Allen — Priv. — Res. Boston; teamster; 25; enl. July 13, 1864; must. July 18, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Smith, Christopher S. — Priv. — Res. Boston; painter; 40; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Snelling, Christopher F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. July 15, 1864 ; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Stone, John E. — Priv. — Res. Wayland ; shoemaker ; 25 ; enl. July 14, 1864 ; must. July 18, 1864 ; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Taylor, Edward W. — Priv. — Res. West Cambridge; farmer; 19; enl. July 11, 1864; must. 

July 18, 1864 ; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. Correct name Edwin W. Taylor. 
Teaffe, Edward — Priv. — Res. Boston; clerk; 22; enl. July 18, 1864; must. July 18, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Turner, George H. — Priv. — Res. Needham ; farmer; 18; enl. July 15, 1864; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Wetherbee, Wilfred A. — Priv. — Res. Newton Centre; machinist; 18; enl. July 12, 1864; 

must. July 18, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
White, Charles W. — Priv. — Res. South Boston; shoemaker; 19; enl. July 12, 1864; must. 

July 18, 1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Whitney, William H. — Priv. — Res. Boston; clerk; 18; enl. July 18, 1864; must. July 18, 

1864; must, out Nov. 11, 1864. 
Worcester, Horace — Priv. — Res. Boston; clerk; 20; enl. July 12, 1864; must. July 18, 1864; 

must, out Nov. 11. 1864. 



FORTY-THIRD REGIMENT MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEER 

MILITIA (INFANTRY) 

Nine Months 

The 43d Regt. Mass. Vol. Mil. was one of the new militia regiments raised to fill the 
quota of Massachusetts under the call of Aug. 4, 1862, for nine months troops. Its nucleus 
was the 2d Battalion Infantry, M, V. M. which by Special Order No. 596, dated Aug. 7, 
1862, was authorized to recruit to the full size of a regiment. On Aug. 23 the 2d Battalion 
was ordered to Camp Meigs, Readville, Brig. Gen. R. A. Pierce being in command of the 
camp. Here it completed its organization as a regiment. The companies were mustered 
in between Sept. 12 and Oct. 11, 1862. Colonel Holbrook and the rest of the field and 
staff were mustered in Oct. 25. Because of the prominence of Company "A", the old 
Boston Light Infantry or "Tigers", as it was commonly called, the 43d became generally 
known as the "Tiger Regiment". 

After a parade in Boston the regiment embarked on the steamer merrimac Nov. 5, 
but did not leave Boston Harbor until Nov. 10, when it proceeded under the escort of 
the U. S. Gunboat huron to Beaufort, N. C, arriving on the 15th. Here it entrained 
at once for Newbern, N. C, and established itself at Camp Rogers on the Trent River 
about two miles from the city. Here it became a part of the 1st Brigade, 1st Division 
of General Foster's command, the brigade being commanded by Col. Thomas J. C. 
Amory. 

On the 11th of December the regiment, with the exception of Co. "C", which had 
been sent to Beaufort, started on the Goldsboro expedition. It was present Dec. 14 at the 
battle of Kinston, at Whitehall, Dec. 16, and at Goldsboro, Dec. 17, its losses being slight. 
Returning to Camp Rogers after its 180 mile march, the regiment remained inactive until 
Jan. 17, when it joined in the expedition to Trenton, returning to camp on the 21st. Again 
it remained in camp occupied in daily drills until Mar. 14, when it proceeded about 20 
miles toward Kinston in pursuit of a force which had made an attack on Newbern. The 
enemy having disappeared from its front, on the 16th the regiment again returned to 
Camp Rogers. 

On the 7th of April the regiment was ferried across the Neuse River and was sent 
with the 17th Regiment on an expedition to relieve Little Washington which was besieged 
by a large Confederate force under Gen. D. H. Hill. On the afternoon of April 9, 1863, 
the enemy was encountered at Blount's Creek, a dozen miles south of Little Washington. 
After a sharp skirmish the Union force withdrew and returned to Newbern. Embarking 
almost immediately on a transport, it went by water on the expedition which finally 
relieved Little Washington, remaining on duty at that place from April 18 to 24, 

Returning by steamer to Newbern, on the 27th it entrained for Batchellor's Creek, 
advancing on the 31st to the region of Core Creek to guard the pioneers who were re- 
building the railroad to Goldsboro. On May 1 it returned to Newbern. 

During May and June the 43d remained in or near Newbern doing guard and fatigue 
duty until the 24th of the latter month when it embarked on transports bound for Fort 
Monroe. Landing at Hampton, Va., June 30, on the 2d of July, it took steamer for Balti- 
more arriving at Fort McHenry the next day. Here 203 oflScers and men volunteered to 

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230 FORTY-THIRD REGIMENT MASS. VOLUNTEER INFANTRY 

serve temporarily with the Army of the Potomac and proceeded to Sandy Hook, Md. 
Here, under command of Lieut. Col. Whiton, they were attached to the 1st Brigade, 2d 
Division, 6th Corps. The duty of these volunteers ended July 18, after the retreat of 
Lee's army into Virginia, and on this day they took transportation for Boston. Here 
they were f urioughed until July 30 when they reassembled at Readville and were mustered 
out of the service. 



FORTY-THIRD REGIMENT MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEER 

MILITIA (INFANTRY) 

Nine Months' Service 
field and staff 

Charles L. Holbrook — Colonel — Res. Boston ; bookkeeper ; 46 ; comm. Oct. 13, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 25, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
John C. Whlton — Lieut. Colonel — Res. Boston ; bookkeeper ; 34 ; comm. Oct. 13, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 25, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. See F. & S. 58th Mass. Inf. 
Everett Lane — Major — Res. Abington ; boot and shoe dealer ; 26 ; comm. Major, Oct. 20, 1862, 

from Captain of Co. "G" ; must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. "G". 
James M. Whitney — Adjutant — Res. West Roxbury ; clerk ; 25 ; comm. Oct. 14, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 25, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Henry A. Turner — Qr. Master — Res. Boston; merchant; 38; comm. Oct. 14, 1862; must. 

Oct. 25, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Alonzo Carter Webber — Surgeon — Res. Cambridge ; physician ; 38 ; comm. Oct. 20, 1862 ; 

must. Oct. 25, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Augustus Mason — Asst. Surgeon — Res. Brighton ; physician ; 39 ; comm. Oct. 30, 1862 ; must. 

Nov. 5, 1862 ; discharged March 17, 1863, resignation. 
Henry O. Marcy — Asst. Surgeon — Res. Cambridge ; physician ; 25 ; comm. April 27, 1863 ; 

must. May 5, 1863 ; must, out July 30, 1863. See Officer U. S. Colored Troops. 
Jacob M. Manning — Chaplain — Res. Boston; minister; 35; comm. Oct. 14, 1862; must. 

Oct. 25, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 

NON-COMMISSIONED STAFF 

James E. Gilman — Sergt. Major — Res. Chelsea; clerk; 20; prom. Sergt. Major, Nov. 3, 1862, 

from Corpl. of Co. "A"; disch. May 28, 1863, for disability, at Newbern, N. C. See Co. 

"A". 
Charles B, Fessenden — Sergt. Major — Res. Dedham ; clerk ; 23 ; prom. Sergt. Major, May 29, 

1863, from Sergt. of Co. " D " ; must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. " D ". 
William W. Tuttle — Qr. Master Sergt. — Res. Roxbury ; bookkeeper ; 29 ; enl. Oct. 25, 1862 ; 

must. Oct. 25, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Augustus C. Jordan — Commy. Sergt. — Res. West Roxbury ; clerk ; 23 ; enl. Oct. 25, 1862 ; 

must. Oct. 25, 1862; must, out July 30, 1863. See Non.-Com. Stafif 42d Mass. Inf. (100 

days) . 
William H. Mansfield — Hospl. Steward — Res. Roxbury ; druggist ; 29 ; enl. Oct. 25, 1862 ; 

must. Oct. 28, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 

COMPANY "A" 

Henry J. Hallgreen — Captain — Res. Chelsea; stationer; 29; comm. Oct. 14, 1862; must. 

Oct. 20, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
George Chadbourne — 1st Lieut. — Res. Roxbury; bookkeeper; 25; comm. Oct. 14, 1862; 

must. Oct. 20, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
James A. Blanchard — 2d Lieut. — Res. Boston; salesman; 31; comm. Oct. 14, 1862; must. 

Oct. 20, 1862 ; disch. Nov. 3, 1862, to accept promotion in 1st Battl. Mass. Hy. Arty. See 

Co. "B" 1st Battln. Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Lucius A. Wheelock — 2d Lieut. — Res. Boston ; teacher; 33; comm. 2d Lieut., Nov. 10, 1862, 

from Ist Sergt. of Co. " C " ; must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. " C ". 
Thomas R. Appleton — 1st Sergt. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 20 ; enl. Sept. 26, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 

1862, as Priv. ; apptd. 1st Sergt., Oct. 28, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 

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Alexander S. Farquharson — Sergt. — Res. Boston; clerk; 21; enl. Aug. 28, 1862; must. 

Oct. 20, 1862, as Priv. ; apptd. Sergt., Oct. 28, 1862; must, out July 30, 1863. See U. S. 

Signal Corps. 
Charles I. Craibe, Jr. — Sergt. — Res. Boston; carriage maker; 25; enl. Aug. 28, 1862; must. 

Oct. 20, 1862, as Priv.; apptd. Sergt., Oct. 28, 1862; must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. 

"A" 5th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Robert B. Palfrey — Sergt. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 21 ; enl. Aug. 28, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862, as 

Priv. ; apptd. Sergt., Oct. 28, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. See U. S. Navy. 
J. Horace Kent — Sergt. — Res. New Bedford ; coroner ; 34 ; enl. Sept. 25, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 

1862, as Priv. ; apptd. Sergt., Oct. 28, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Horace D. Mack — Corpl. — Res. Dorchester ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. Aug. 28, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 

1862, as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., Oct. 28, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Enoch F. Simmons — Corpl. — Res. Chelsea ; clerk ; 22 ; enl. Aug. 28, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862, 

as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., Oct. 28, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Frederick D. Flagg — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 21 ; enl. Aug. 28, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862, 

as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., Oct. 28, 1862; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Charles M. Cook — Corpl. — Res. Newton ; glass grinder ; 21; enl. Aug. 28, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 

1862, as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., Oct. 28, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Edwin T. Nash — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 22 ; enl. Aug. 28. 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862, as 

Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., Oct. 28, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Stephen H. Burrows — Corpl. — Res. Boston ; bookkeeper ; 21 ; enl. Aug. 28, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 20, 1862, as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., Oct. 28, 1862; must, out July 30, 1863. See Officer 

U. S. Navy. 
Charles A. Rice — Corpl. — Res. Westboro ; clerk ; 22 ; enl. Aug. 28. 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862, 

as Priv. ; apptd. Corpl., Oct. 28, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
John R. Cozzens — Corpl. — Res. Sherborn ; clerk ; 26 ; enl. Aug. 28, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862, 

as Priv.; apptd. Corpl., Feb. 1, 1863; must, out July 30, 1863. 
James E. Oilman — Corpl. — Res. Chelsea ; clerk ; 20 ; enl. Oct. 9, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862, aa 

Priv.; apptd. Corpl., Oct. 28, 1862; apptd. Sergt. Major, Nov. 3, 1862. See Non-Corn. 

Staff. 
Frank E. Atkinson — Music. — Res. Cambridge ; clerk ; 17 ; enl. Aug. 28, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 

1862; must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. "A" 5th Mass. Inf. (100 days); and Co. "C" 

62d Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
George H. Pierce — Music. — Res. Dorchester; clerk; 18; enl. Aug. 28, 1862; must. Oct. 20, 

1862 ; must, out July 30. 1863. 
Hiram F. Hilton — Wagoner — Res. Chelsea ; occu. — ; 25 ; enl. Sept. 29, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 

1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Allen, John — Priv. — Res. Boston; occu. — ; 30; enl. Oct. 21, 1862; must. Oct. 21, 1862; 

deserted Oct. 23, 1862, from Camp at Readville, Mass. 
Allen, John, 2d — Priv. — Res. Boston occu. — ; 27 ; enl. Oct. 23, 1862 ; must. Oct. 23, 1862 ; 

deser ted Oct. 25, 1862, from Camp at Readville, Mass. 
Allen, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Boston ; occu. — ; 25 ; enl. Oct. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862 ; 

deserted Oct. 23, 1862, from Camp at Readville, Mass. 
Bacon, Frederick F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. Aug. 28, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out July 30, 1863. See Signal Corps U. S. A. 
Bailey, Martin, Jr. — Priv. — Res. Medfield ; carpenter; 44; enl. Oct. 6, 1862; must. Oct. 20, 

1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Balch, George E. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; apothecary ; 23 ; enl. Oct. 11, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 

1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Bartlett, John — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; occu. — ; 21 ; enl. Oct. 29, 1862 ; must. Oct. 29, 1862 ; 

deserted Nov. 3, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Beckler, Frank M. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; teamster ; 23 ; enl. Oct. 4, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out July 30, 1863. 
Billings, J. Ouincy — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 19 ; enl. Aug. 28, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out July 30, 1863. 
Bly, Charles F. — Priv. — Res. Abington ; cordwainer ; 18 ; enl. Sept. 24, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 

1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. See North Carolina enlistments. 
Brennan, Dennis F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; butcher ; 20 ; enl. Aug. 28, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 

1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. See U. S. Navy. 



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Brooks, Richard — Priv. — Res. Boston ; draughtsman; 21; enl. Oct. 25, 1862 ; must. Oct. 25, 

1862 ; disch. June 2, 1863, at Newbern, N, C, to re-enlist in 2d Mass. Hy. Arty. See Co. 

"A" 2d Mass. Hy. Arty., as Richard R. Brooks. 
Brown, James — Priv. — Res. Boston; clerk; 21; enl. Oct. 29, 1862; must. Oct. 29. 1862; 

deserted Oct. 31, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Burgess, Robert — Priv. — Res. Boston ; printer; 21; enl. Oct. 14. 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862; 

must, out July 30, 1863. See U. S. Navy. 
Burke, Joseph J. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; currier; 39; enl. Oct. 4, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out July 30, 1863. 
Callahan, Dennis J. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; bookbinder ; 18 ; enl. Aug. 28, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 

1862 ; disch. July 30, 1863, by reason of exp. term of service and sentence of General Court 

Martial. 
Carpenter, James R. — Priv. — Res. Methuen ; druggist ; 22 ; enl. Oct. 17, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 

1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. "F" 2d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Chisholm, Alexander W. — Priv. — Res. Roxbury ; carpenter ; 32 ; enl. Aug. 28, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 20, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Coe, James A. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; real estate broker ; 20 ; enl. Sept. 22, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 

1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Coles, Jacob — Priv. — Res. Boston ; blacksmith ; 24 ; enl. Oct. 27, 1862 ; must. Oct. 27, 1862 ; 

deserted Oct. 29, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Coloney, James — Priv. — Res. Boston ; farmer ; 23 ; enl. Oct. 30, 1862 ; must. Oct. 30, 1862 ; 

deserted Nov. 3, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Conlon, Bernard — Priv. — Res. Boston; carpenter; 32; enl. Oct. 27, 1862; must. Oct. 27, 

1862 ; deserted Oct. 30, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Considine, Michael — Priv. — Res. Abington ; cordwainer ; 35 ; enl. Sept. 29, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 20, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. "K" 7th Mass. Inf. ; and V. R. C. 
Craibe, William S. — Priv. — Res. Cambridge; printer; 21 ; enl. Aug. 28, 1862; must. Oct. 20, 

1862 ; disch. for disability, before leaving Mass., date not shown. 
Davis, William — Priv. — Res. Boston; occu. — ; 28; enl. Oct. 21, 1862; must. Oct. 21, 1862; 

deserted Oct. 21, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Dennison, Albert E. — Priv. — Res. Stafford Springs, Conn. ; occu. — ; 18; enl. Oct. 13, 1862; 

must. Oct. 20, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. "B" 8th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Dillaway, William H. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; shipwright; 22; enl. Aug. 28, 1862; must. 

Oct. 20, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Dodsworth, George — Priv. — Res. Boston; occu. — ; 34; enl. Oct. 21, 1862; must. Oct. 21, 

1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. See 6th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty. 
Dunn, John W. — Priv. — Res. Boston; clerk; 19; enl. Aug. 28, 1862; must. Oct. 20, 1862; 

must, out July 30, 1863. 
Feeney, James — Priv. — Res. Boston ; occu.—; 31; enl. Oct. 21, 1862; must. Oct. 21, 1862; 

deserted Oct. 23, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Field, Frederick A. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; clerk ; 23 ; enl. Oct. 13. 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out July 30, 1863. 
Finn, Thomas F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; occu. — ; 19 ; enl. Aug. 28, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out July 30, 1863. 
Flaherty, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Boston ; spring maker; 23 ; enl. Oct. 24, 1862 ; must. Oct. 24, 

1862 ; must, out July 30. 1863. 
Foley, John W. — Priv. — Res. West Roxbury; wheelwright; 19; enl. Aug. 28, 1862; must. 

Oct. 20, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Goweli, Sylvester G. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; teamster ; 29 ; enl. Sept. 25, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 

1862 ; disch. June 4, 1863, at Newbern, N. C, to re-enlist in 2d Mass. Hy. Arty. See Co. 

"B" 2d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Grace, Joseph — Priv. — Res. Boston; occu. — ; 23; enl. Oct. 29, 1862; must. Oct. 29. 1862; 

disch. June 2, 1863, at Newbern, N. C, to re-enlist in 2d Mass. Hy. Arty. See Unass. 2d 

Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Grace, Thomas — Priv. — Res. West Roxbury; laborer; 22; enl. Aug. 28, 1862; must. Oct. 20, 

1862; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Grady, Albert — Priv. — Res. Boston; occu. — ; 21; enl. Oct. 25, 1862; must. Oct. 25, 1862; 

deserted Oct. 27, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Halt, Thomas H. — Priv. — Res. Boston; clerk; 19; enl. Oct. 4. 1862; must. Oct. 20, 1862; 

must, out July 30, 1863. 



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Harlow, James — Priv. — Res. Boston ; occu. — ; 30 ; enl. Oct. 21, 1862 ; must. Oct. 21, 1862 

deserted Nov. 5, 1862, from camp at Rteadville, Mass. 
Harwood, Otis F. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; teamster; 19; enl. Sept. 23, 1862; must. Oct. 20 

1862 ; deserted Nov. 3, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Henderson, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Boston; moulder; 21; enl. Oct. 4, 1862; must. Oct. 20 

1862; deserted Nov. 10, 1862, from Steamer merrimac. 
Hobson, Robert — Priv. — Res. East Abington ; barber; 41 ; enl. Oct. 23, 1862 ; must. Oct. 23 

1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Howard, Nicholas — Priv. — Res. Boston; occu. — ; 33; enl. Oct. 25, 1862 ; must. Oct. 25, 1862 

deserted Oct. 31, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Hutchinson, Thomas — Priv. — Res. Boston ; occu. — ; 25 ; enl. Oct. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20 

1862; deserted Oct. 22, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Johnson, George T. — Priv. — Res. Boston; occu. — ; 19; enl. Oct. 21, 1862 ; must. Oct. 21 

1862 ; deserted Oct. 23, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Johnson, James — Priv. — Res. Boston ; teacher ; 24 ; enl. Oct. 27, 1862 ; must. Oct. 27, 1862 

deserted Nov. 3, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Keller, James E. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; occu. — ; 23 ; enl. Oct. 30, 1862 ; must. Oct. 30, 1862 

deserted Nov. 1, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Kelling, Charles — Priv. — Res. Boston ; occu. — ; 22 ; enl. Oct. 21, 1862 ; must. Oct. 21, 1862 

deserted Oct. 23, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Kenney, James D. — Priv. — Res. Boston; occu. — ; 22; enl. Oct. 14, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862 

deserted Nov. 5, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. Recommended for discharge on 

account of disability, Nov., 1862. See 7th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 days) ; and Co. "C 

61st Mass. Inf. (1 yr.). 
Kimball, Frank — Priv. — Res. Boston ; occu. — ; 21 ; enl. Oct. 21, 1862 ; must. Oct. 21, 1862 

deserted Oct. 23, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Kingston, George — Priv. — Res. Boston ; occu. — ; 18 ; enl. Oct. 9, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862 

must, out July 30, 1863. 
Lenhurst, John — Priv. — Res. Boston; laborer; 36; enl. Oct. 29, 1862; must. Oct. 29, 1862 

must, out July 30, 1863. 
Le Roy, James — Priv. — Res. Boston ; occu. — ; 23 ; enl. Oct. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862 

deserted Oct. 22, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
McAulifife, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; polisher ; 22 ; enl. Oct. 25, 1862 ; must. Oct. 25, 1862 

deserted Oct. 27, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. See Co. "C" 9th Mass. Inf. 
McDevitt, Hugh — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; printer ; 25 ; enl. Sept. 26, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862 

must, out July 30, 1863. 
McLaughlin, Thomas J. — Priv. — Res. Boston; occu. — ; 18; enl. Aug. 28, 1862; must 

Oct. 20, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Miller, Henry — Priv. — Res. Boston; occu. — ; 24; enl. Oct. 21, 1862; must. Oct. 21, 1862 

deserted Oct. 23, 1862, from camp at Readvile, Mass. 
Mooney, Michael J. — Priv. — Res. Boston; laborer; 21; enll Oct. 9, 1862; must. Oct. 20 

1862; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Morris, John — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; laborer; 39; enl. Sept. 27, 1862; must. Oct. 20, 1862 

must, out July 30, 1863. 
MuUin, Patrick — Priv. — Res. West Roxbury; laborer; 29; enl. Aug. 28, 1862; must. Oct. 20 

1862; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Murphy, William — Priv. — Res. Boston; carpenter; 21; enl. Oct. 27, 1862; must. Oct, 27 

1862; deserted Oct. 30, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Nason, William G. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; sailor ; 25 ; enl. Sept. 15, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862 

must, out July 30, 1863. 
Nugent, John — Priv. — Res. Chelsea ; occu. — ; 22 ; enl. Sept. 25, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862 

deserted Oct. 25, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
O'Connor, James A. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 24 ; enl. Sept. 3, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862 

must, out July 30, 1863. 
Overnay, Francis — Priv. — Res. Boston; occu.—; 27; enl. Oct. 5, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862 

deserted Oct. 24, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Pendergast, William — Priv. — Res. Boston ; occu. — ; 36 ; enl. Oct. 29, 1862 ; must. Oct. 29 

1862 ; deserted Nov. 1, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Petterson, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; laborer ; 33 ; enl. Oct. 27, 1862 ; must. Oct. 27, 1862 

disch. May 6, 1863, for disability, at Newbern, N. C. See Y. R. C, as Peterson, John. 



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Reid, Rudolph — Priv. — Res. Boston; turner; 28; enl. Oct. 27, 1862; must. Oct. 27, 1862; 

deserted Nov. 3, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Rice, Jerome F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; butcher ; 18 ; enl. Sept. 23, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862 ; 

must.out July 30, 1863. Served also in Co. "F" 8thN.H.Inf. 
Rider, William H. H. — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; clerk; 22; enl. Sept. 25, 1862; must. Oct. 20, 

1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Riley, John — Priv. — Res. Boston; farmer; 19; enl. Oct. 30, 1862 ; must. Oct. 30, 1862; de- 
serted Nov. 3, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Roberts, Watkins W. — Priv. — Res. Weston ; occu. — ; 19 ; enl. Oct. 1. 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 

1862; must.out July 30, 1863. 
Robinson, James — Priv. — Res. Boston ; seaman ; 25 ; enl. Oct. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862 ; 

deserted Oct. 22, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Russell, William — Priv. — Res. Boston ; occu. — ; 21 ; enl. Oct. 21, 1862 ; must. Oct. 21, 1862 ; 

deserted Oct. 23, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Sabin, Ralph J. — Priv. — Res. Boston; farmer; 20; enl. Oct. 27, 1862; must. Oct. 27, 1862; 

must, out July 30, 1863. 
Shanahan, Michael — Priv. — Res. Boston; printer; 19; enl. Aug. 28, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 

1862; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Shaw, George — Priv.— Res. Springfield ; occu. — ; 41; enl. Oct. 11, 1862; must. Oct. 20, 1862; 

disch. to date July 30, 1863. 
Smith, John W. — Priv. — Res. Boston; trader; 31; enl. Oct. 23, 1862; must. Oct. 23, 1862 ; 

must, out July 30, 1863. 
Smyth, Wayland R. — Priv. — Res. Melrose ; milkman ; 26 ; enl. Oct. 7, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 

1862; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Sprague, William W. — Priv. — Res. Hingham ; clerk ; 18 ; enl. Sept. 29, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 

1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Sullivan, David — Priv. — Res. Boston ; occu. — ; 25 ; enl. Oct. 22, 1862 ; must. Oct. 22, 1862 ; 

deserted Oct. 24, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Timmin, James — Priv. — Res. Boston; salesman; 18; enl. Aug. 28, 1862; must. Oct. 20, 

1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Traf ton, Charles A. — Priv. — Res. West Newton; carpenter; 42; enl. Oct. 14, 1862; must. 

Oct. 20, 1862 ; disch. for disability, Feb. 22, 1863, at Newbern, N. C. 
Viall, Samuel H. — Priv. — Res. Rehoboth ; farmer ; 44 ; enl. Oct. 4, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out July 30, 1863. 
Walsh, John E. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; stonecutter ; 20 ; enl. Oct. 6, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 1862 ; 

must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. "A" 5th Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Welsh, James — Priv. — Res. West Roxbury ; farmer ; 27 ; enl. Aug. 28, 1862 ; must. Oct. 20, 

1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Wiley, Emery — Priv. — Res. Boston; occu. — ; 38; enl. Oct. 7, 1862; must. Oct. 20, 1862; 
disch. Feb. 8, 1864, on Surgeon's Certif. of Disability, he having been absent in desertion from 
on or about Oct. 31, 1862, to Dec. 4, 1863. In the meantime enlisted as a substitute, July 27, 
1863, at Woodstock, Vt., and deserted July 31, 1863, at Brattleboro, Vt. 
Wilson, George — Priv. — Res . Springfield ; chair maker ; 23; enl. Oct. 25, 1862; must. Oct. 25, 

1862 ; deserted Oct. 29, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Wilson, Henry — Priv. — Res. Boston; occu. — ; 27; enl. Oct. 2, 1862; must. Oct. 20, 1862; 

deserted Oct. 24, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Wilson, William — Priv. — Res. Boston ; occu. — ; 23 ; enl. Oct. 27, 1862 ; must. Oct. 27, 1862 ; 

deserted Oct. 27, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Wylie, Charles — Priv. — Res. Chelsea; joiner; 33; enl. Oct. 7, 1862; must. Oct. 20, 1862; 

must, out July 30, 1863. 
Young, George A. — Priv. — Res. Boston; occu. — ; 28; enl. Oct. 28, 1862 ; must. Oct. 28, 1862; 
deserted Nov. 5, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 

COMPANY "B" 

Edward G. Quincy — Captain — Res. Boston; merchant; 32; comm. Sept. 18, 1862; must. 

Oct. 11, 1862; must, out July 30, 1863. 
William Jordan — 1st Lieut. — Res. Boston; merchant; 32; comm. Sept. 18, 1862; must. 

Oct. 11, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 



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John C, Sanborn — 2d Lieut. — Res. South Braintree; occu. — ; 21; comm. Sept. 18, 

1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. "C" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 

mos.). 
James M. Dunn — 1st Sergt. — Res. Boston; harness maker; 25; enl. Aug. 20, 1862; must. 

Oct. 11, 1862; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Philip Dolan — Sergt. — Res. Boston; clerk; 20; enl. Aug. 20, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; must. 

out July 30, 1863. See Co. "A" 4th Mass. Cav. 
Robert E. O'Brien — Sergt. — Res. Boston ; clerk ; 20 ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862 ; 

must, out July 30, 1863. 
Edward H. Melius — Sergt. — Res. South Braintree; baggage master; 21; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; 

must. Oct. 11, 1862; must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. "C" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and 

Co. "F" 3d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Rufus M. Eastman — Sergt. — Res. Boston ; clerk; 23; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

must, out July 30, 1863. 
John O. Bicknell — Corpl. — Res. Weymouth ; bootmaker ; 23 ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must, 

Oct. 11, 1862; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Charles W. Bean — Corpl. — Res. South Braintree ; printer; 22; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 

1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
George Goodale — Corpl. — Res. Medford; clerk; 18; enl. Aug. 20, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

must, out July 30, 1863. See enlist. U. S. Army, as George L. Goodale. 
Charles A. Arnold — Corpl. — Res. South Braintree ; bootmaker ; 19 ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 11, 1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. "C" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and Co. "I" 

42 Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Thomas B. Stoddard — Corpl. — Res. South Braintree ; painter ; 37 ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 11, 1862; must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. "C" 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.). 
Jonathan R. Clark — Corpl. — Res. South Braintree ; blacksmith; 37; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 11, 1862; must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. "K" 3d Mass. Cav. 
Joseph Henry Fearing — Corpl. — Res. Boston; bookkeeper; 19; enl. Aug. 20, 1862; must. 

Oct. 11, 1862; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Luther W. Bixby — Corpl. — Res. Roxbury ; clerk; 21; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

must, out July 30, 1863. 
Pierce J. Babbington — Music. — Res. Boston ; telegrapher ; 17 ; enl. Aug. 27, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 11, 1862; must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. "C" 42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Edmund D. Barton — Music. — Res. Boston ; clerk; 18; enl. Aug. 27, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862 ; 

must, out July 30, 1863. See 14th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty. 
Abbott, Hiram E. — Priv. — Res. South Braintree ; bootmaker ; 34 ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 11, 1862; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Bacon, Charles H. — Priv. — Res. Boston; occu. — ; 21; enl. Oct. 11, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 

1862 ; deserted Nov. 2, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Barker, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; occu. — ; 31 ; enl. Oct. 28, 1862 ; must. Oct. 28, 1862 ; 

deserted Nov. 2, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Bicknell, Anson F. — Priv. — Res. Weymouth ; shoemaker ; 18 ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 

1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. "G" 4th Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Boodrue, John — Priv. — Res. Weymouth; bootmaker; 19; enl. Aug. 20, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 

1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. 
Burns, Henry — Priv. — Res. Boston ; brewer ; 18 ; enl. Oct. 24, 1862 ; must. Oct. 24, 1862 ; must. 

out July 30, 1863. 
Campbell, James — Priv. — Res. Nahant ; laborer ; 18 ; enl. Aug. 20, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862 ; 

must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. "A" 56th Mass. Inf. 
Cannon, John — Priv. — Res. Nantucket; clerk; 19; enL Oct. 11, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

deserted Nov. 2, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Carey, Michael — Priv. — Res. Boston; occu.—; 32; enl. Oct. 11, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

deserted Oct. 11, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Carle, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; occu.—; 22; enl. Oct. 11, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862 ; de- 
serted Oct. 11, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Carmichael, John R. — Priv. — Res. South Braintree ; bootmaker ; 22 ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 11,1862; must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. " C " 4th Mass. Inf. (3 mos.) ; and Co. "I" 

42d Mass. Inf. (100 days). 
Carson, James — Priv. — Res. Boston; occu. — ; 23; enl. Oct. 11, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

deserted Oct. 11, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 



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Casey, James — Priv. — Res. Boston ; occu. — ; 22 ; enl. Oct. 28, 1862 ; must. Oct. 28, 1862 ; 

deserted Nov. 2, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Christian, Henry W. — Priv. — Res. Watertown; pressman; 19; enl. Aug. 20, 1862; 

must. Oct. 11, 1862; must, out July 30, 1863. See 12th Unatt. Co. Mass. Inf. (90 

days) . 
Clark, Horace — Priv. — Res. Dorchester; clerk; 19; enl. Aug. 2, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

must, out July 30, 1863. 
Conroy, John — Priv. — Res. Boston; occu. — ; 22; enl. Oct. 11, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

deserted Nov. 2, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Conway, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Dedham ; soldier; 27; enl. Oct. 11, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862 ; 

deserted Nov. 2, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Corkery, Patrick — Priv. — Res. Abington ; shoemaker; 21; enl. Oct. 15, 1862; must. Oct. 15, 

1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. "D" 3d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Crane, Silas B. — Priv. — Res. East Braintree; farmer; 18; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 

1862 ; must, out July 30, 1863. See 12th Batty. Mass. Lt. Arty. 
Cumtnings, Robert M. — Priv. — Res. East Braintree; farmer; 23; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. 

Oct. 11, 1862; must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. "G" 3d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Daley, Michael F. — Priv. — Res. Boston ; clerk; 18; enl. Sept. 14, 1862 ; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. "F" 2d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Davis, John — Priv. — Res. Boston; shoemaker; 23; enl. Oct. 11, 1862; must. Oct. 28, 1862; 

must, out July 30. 1863. See Co. "C" 4th Mass. Cav. 
Day, John — Priv. — Res. Boston ; occu. — ; 30 ; enl. Oct. 28, 1862 ; must. Oct. 28, 1862 ; deserted 

Nov. 2, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Dennison, Jerry — Priv. — Res. Milton; farmer; 21; enl. Oct. 1, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

must, out July 30, 1863. 
Denton, William B. — Priv. — Res. North Braintree ; farmer ; 20 ; enl. Aug. 8, 1862 ; must. 

Oct. 11, 1862; must, out July 30, 1863. See Co. "F" 3d Mass. Hy. Arty. 
Dorr, Daniel — Priv. — Res. Boston; occu.—; 26; enl. Oct. 11, 1862; must. Oct. 11, 1862; 

deserted Oct. 11, 1862, from camp at Readville, Mass. 
Dow, James H. — Priv. — R