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Charles Bean Amory, Sr. was one of the children born to Jonathan Amory and his wife Letitia Austin. Charles served his country during the US Civil War, enlisting on 2 Sep 1861, and serving as a 1st Lie...

4/24/2013 5/31/2020

Pvt. (USA) Orra Cutler Bolton MP (1834 - 1923)

"Orsa C. Boltan", "Ona C Bolton", "Orra C Bolton", "Orra Botton", "Orra C Botton", "O C Bolton"

PVT CO C 31 REGT MASS VOL

5/4/2020 5/4/2020

(USA) Horace Hamilton Wyman MP (1840 - 1904)

MASSACHUSETTS VOLS CO B 15 INF CIVIL WAR

7/30/2017 4/16/2020

William Henry Snow, lumberman and furniture manufacturer, was born at Montpelier, Washington County, Vt., the son of William and Emily Haynes Snow. His father, a farmer and stock raiser, disappeared ...

1/31/2020 1/31/2020

Born: Oct. 23, 1837 Boston, Mass. Died: Jan. 10, 1897 Boston, Mass. From: Twentieth Century Biographical Dictionary of Notable Americans 1904 Caspar Crowninshield, soldier, was born in Boston, Mass...

9/26/2012 11/16/2019

2nd Massachusetts Cav. Company B = U.S., Civil War Pension Index: General Index to Pension Files, 1861-1934 for Frederick M Vincent Vermillion, Martin--Visscher, Geo. " General Banks Union troop st...

8/2/2013 11/14/2019

(USA), Stephen Thayer Coe MP (1840 - 1913)

"Stephen T. Coe"

Co D, 51st REGT MASS VOL* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : Oct 25 2017, 14:27:53 UTC

10/25/2017 11/4/2019

Sgt. (USA) William R. Wright MP (1844 - 1864)

Co. K, 35th Massachusetts Infantry--Killed during the battle of Spotsylvania Court House.Of Sergeant Wright, a comrade preserved these lines in a diary: "He bore his sufferings like a true hero, being ...

9/1/2019 9/13/2019

Brigadier General. Graduating from a military academy in Ossining NY, he served as a second lieutenant in the 5th Massachusetts Cavalry at 17 years old. After the Civil War, he remained in the Army ass...

6/23/2015 7/31/2019

William Carver Bates MP (1838 - 1910)

Served in Co. G, 5th Mass. HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF HANOVER, MASSACHUSETTS, with Family Genealogies, by Jedediah Dwelley, John F. Simmons, Published by the Town of Hanover, 1910, p. 35 CIVIL WAR VETE...

4/18/2012 7/8/2019

Charles graduated from Harvard College in 1860, and being younger than many of his fellow graduates sought further education at the "Scientific School", which later morphed into Massachusetts Institute...

6/19/2019 6/19/2019

Sylvanus G. Bullock served in the Union Army during the American Civil War in Company A, 25th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry. He enrolled on September 16, 1861 in Worcester, Massachusetts as a wagone...

5/31/2019 5/31/2019

Pvt. (USA), John Sawyer, Jr. MP (1843 - 1864)

Military Service: U.S. Civil War; Union Army; Rank-Private 33 Massachusetts Infantry Regiment. Captured by Confederate forces at Dallas, Georgia May 25. 1864. Incarcerated at Sumter, Georgia in the And...

4/6/2019 4/12/2019

Pvt.(USA), Andrew James Copp MP (1815 - 1862)

Pvt. Co. A 32nd MA Infantry His first wife was Malvina Fitzelan Morgan (1817-1841) and they had one daughter. His second wife was Harriet A. Eddy (1821-1909) and they had two sons and two daughters. ...

2/24/2019 2/27/2019

Maj.(USA), Louis Cabot MP (1837 - 1914)

Obituary: Tuesday, February 10, 1914 Boston Herald (Boston, MA) Page: 8 Promoted to Full 2nd Lieutenant on 26 Dec 1861. Commissioned an officer in Company I, Massachusetts 1st Cavalry Regiment on 27 ...

3/7/2016 2/14/2019

Cpl. (USA), Castanus Brown MP (1835 - 1907)

Corporal Company K 46th Regiment Mass. Vol. son of Robert & Lucy Brown md. 11 Feb. 1853 Fanny Kingsley Brown, Castanus BATTLE UNIT NAME: 46th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry (Militia) SIDE: Unio...

8/26/2013 1/29/2019

(USA), Daniel Donald Sillars MP (1809 - 1862)

Company K 23rd Mass. Volunteers. Regimental history has him as "Donald" Sillers, from Danvers, age 42, killed at the Battle of New Bern, North Carolina, in March, 1862. He is said to have lived in th...

7/27/2018 1/28/2019

Captain Brevet Colonel 37th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Son of Rev. Dr. Mark Hopkins and Mary Hubbell. Wadhams Genealogy Archibald Hopkins was graduated from Williams College in 1862 with degr...

4/4/2010 1/17/2019

Sgt. (USA) John F Russell MP (1840 - 1864)

A farmer from Hadley, Massachusetts, he enlisted as a Corporal on October 14, 1861 at the age of 22 into Co. D 27th Mass. Inf. Regt. He was promoted to full Sergeant on March 23, 1863. He was killed at...

1/15/2019 1/15/2019

Nathaniel W. Bumstead, who died Thursday in the Hotel Vendome in his 78th year, was prominent in the wallpaper business of the city. The firm was conducted by his grandfather and father before he under...

9/8/2012 9/4/2018

James Monroe Trotter was an American teacher, soldier, employee of the United States Post Office Department, a music historian, and Recorder of Deeds in Washington, D.C. Born into slavery in Mississipp...

5/15/2012 6/16/2018

Civil War Soldier Sgt. – Co. A, 19th Massachusetts Infantry Entered service August 28, 1861 at the age of 28; wounded September 17, 1862 at Battle of Antietam; died of wounds. ”The 16th of Sept...

8/26/2014 6/13/2018

Dr. Norton Folsom, (USA) MP (1842 - 1903)

Biography From FindAGrave MEMORIAL ID 57268193 Entered the Civil War as a Medical Cadet on 19 Oct 1861 and was discharged on 18 Oct 1862; graduated Harvard Medical School in 1864; became Surgeon ...

5/23/2018 5/27/2018

Charles Russell Lowell, Jr. was a railroad executive, foundryman, and brigadier general in the Union Army during the American Civil War. He was mortally wounded at the Battle of Cedar Creek and was mou...

6/20/2010 2/28/2018

Sgt. (USA) Samuel Kimball MP (1819 - 1862)

Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Union Enlisted: Aug. 20th. 1861 Ranks: Pvt. and Sgt. Co.: E Regt.: 18th Mass. Branch: Infantry Killed in action: Aug. 30, 1862 Pension papers state Samuel...

1/9/2018 1/9/2018

Dudley Farley Phelps MP (1845 - 1908)

MVR Birth:Dudley Farley, s. Dudley, clergyman, and Lucretia G., Aug. 8, 1845.Adjutant 20th US Colored Infantry 1864-65Member Military Order Loyal Legion* Reference: Find A Grave Memorial - SmartCopy : ...

4/3/2007 12/12/2017

Cpl. Peleg B. Davenport MP (1836 - 1862)

Peleg B. Davenport served in the Union Army during the American Civil War as a member of Company I, 20th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry. He mustered in on August 29, 1861 at Holmes Hole, Massachusett...

12/9/2017 12/9/2017

Cpl. Jeremy Brooks Davenport MP (1843 - 1870)

Jeremy B. Davenport served in the Union Army during the American Civil War as a member of Company A, 20th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry. He mustered in on August 30, 1861 at Camp Massosoit as a Priv...

12/9/2017 12/9/2017

Cpl. Josiah Morse Darrell MP (1836 - 1883)

Josiah M. Darrell served in the Union Army during the American Civil War as a member of Company E, 20th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry. He joined for duty on August 15, 1861 at Camp Massasoit for a p...

12/9/2017 12/9/2017

Pvt. Henry F. Dana MP (c.1845 - 1895)

Henry F. Dana served in the Union Army during the American Civil War as a Private in Company K, 20th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry. He enlisted at the age of 18 on August 6, 1862 in Boston, Massachu...

12/8/2017 12/8/2017

Lt. Col. James Mirick Richardson MP (c.1830 - 1878)

"Merrick"

Served in the 3rd Regiment Heavy Artillery Massachusetts Militia in the US Civil War. (Among others, varied service, wounded, recuperation, re-enlistments) Source: Ancestry.com James Mirick Richard...

11/7/2017 11/7/2017

(USA), Mason Amos Boyden MP (1845 - 1904)

Age 58 years, 10 months, 22 days.He served in Company F, 51st Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry (Militia).He married Cornelia W. Muzzy. After his death she received a widow's pension.From the "Springfie...

10/25/2017 10/25/2017

Civil War Veteran Affiliation:: Union Rank: Pvt. Age: 18 Enlisted: Feb. 15, 1864 Mustered in: Feb, 28, 1864 Co.: K Regt.: 3rd Ma. Branch: Calvary Discharged: Aug. 19, 1865 Note: Co....

9/3/2017 9/5/2017

Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Union Enlisted: Dec.2, 1861 Rank: Corp. Co.: E Regt.: 32nd Ma. Branch: Infantry Promoted: Oct 1., 1862 Rank: Sgt. Promoted:May 1, 1864 Rank: 1st Sgt. ...

9/2/2017 9/5/2017

Private Lucius M. Thayer (USA) MP (1843 - 1870)

"Lucius"

Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Union Co.: I Regt.: 42nd Ma. Branch: Infantry Link : UNION MASSACHUSETTS VOLUNTEERS 42nd Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry OVERVIEW: Organized at Camp Meig...

9/3/2017 9/5/2017

Pvt. Marcus Palmer Arnold, USA MP (1839 - c.1880)

Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Union Enlisted: Oct. 29th, 1862 Rank: Pvt. Regt.: 1st Mass. Sharp Shooters Transferred: Feb. 16,1864 Co.: K Regt.: 19th Mass. Branch: Infantry Engagemen...

9/4/2017 9/5/2017

Edwin G. Wells served in the Union Army during the American Civil War in Company C, 17th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry. He enlisted on October 21, 1861 at Boston, Massachusetts for a period of three...

9/5/2017 9/5/2017

Eugene Francis Loud, a Representative from California; born in Abington, Plymouth County, Mass., March 12, 1847; went to sea and afterward settled in California; during the Civil War enlisted in a Ca...

8/14/2017 8/14/2017

Dr. Albert Wood MP (1833 - 1912)

Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Union Enlisted; July, 1862 Rank: Surgeon Co.: F&S Regt.: 1st Calvary Mass. Vol. Additional service: Asst. Surgeon to 29th Mass. Infantry Discharged: May 17,...

7/22/2017 7/26/2017

Pvt. David Church MP (1833 - 1864)

David Church served in the Union Army during the American Civil War in Company E, 7th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment. He enrolled on May 1, 1861 at Hanover, Ma and mustered in on June 15, 1861 at Bost...

6/18/2017 6/18/2017

Pvt. John McEachen MP (1835 - 1921)

John McEachen served in the Union Army during the American Civil War in Company E, 48th Massachusetts Infantry (Militia) Regiment. He joined on September 8, 1862 in Salem, MA and mustered in on Septemb...

6/18/2017 6/18/2017

Gen. James Barnes, USA MP (1805 - 1869)

James Barnes (June 1805 – February 12, 1869) was a railroad executive and a Union Army general in the American Civil War. Barnes was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He attended the Boston Latin School...

5/4/2013 5/3/2017

Corp. Pliny Allen MP (1828 - 1901)

Pliny Bacon served in the Union Army during the American Civil War in Company E, 15th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment. He joined for duty and enrolled on July 12, 1861 in Worcester, MA and mustered in ...

5/1/2017 5/1/2017

Guy Vernor Henry (March 9, 1839 – October 27, 1899) was a military officer and Medal of Honor recipient who served as an early Governor of Puerto Rico. Biography Henry was born in Fort Smith, Ind...

3/13/2010 4/21/2017

Thomas Wentworth Higginson (December 22, 1823 – May 9, 1911) was an American Unitarian minister, author, abolitionist, and soldier. He was active in the American Abolitionism movement during the 1840...

9/21/2012 4/21/2017

Captain Charles Hunt (USA) MP (1839 - 1925)

Captain in the U. S. Army, 44th Massachusetts, in the Civil War. Was at New Bern. After service in the military he returned to Boston and re-engaged in the merchant ship leasing business as a ship br...

9/2/2012 4/9/2017

Charles Augustus Bemis, USA MP (1838 - 1929)

Entered the service at Worcester, September 2, 1862, as a private in Company A, fifty-first regiment Massachusetts volunteers, and was discharged at Boston, July 27, 1863, through the expiration of his...

9/12/2010 3/19/2017

William Hathaway Forbes MP (1840 - 1897)

Along with his father, played important role in re-establishing Milton Academy during the late 19th century. === GEDCOM Source ===@R-2146322104@ Ancestry Family Trees Online publication - Provo, UT, ...

7/7/2007 3/11/2017

Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Union Rank: Corp. Enlisted: Aug. 6th, 1862 Mustered: Aug. 27th, 1862 Co.: K Regt.: 36th Mass. Branch: Infantry Promoted: 1st Sergt. Wounded: Battle of B...

2/27/2017 2/28/2017

Byley Lyford MP (1832 - 1913)

Civil War Veteran Affiliation: Union Enlisted: August 1, 1861 Rank: Pvt. Co.: K Regt.: 35th Mass. Volunteers Discharged: Due to gunshot wound to left arm, received at Antietam, Md., Sept. 1...

1/20/2010 2/12/2017

Edwin Nye MP (1836 - 1913)

Co. K, 21st Massachusetts Infantry

6/9/2014 1/17/2017

Commissioned an officer in the Massachusetts 1st Light Artillery Battery on 18 May 1861. Mustered out on 02 Aug 1861 at Camp Clare, Baltimore, MD. Commissioned an officer in the Massachusetts 1st Light...

2/25/2012 9/6/2016

Pvt. John Phee, (USA) MP (1827 - 1885)

He was in the Civil War, in Company H, 2nd Regiment, Massachusetts Cavalry, fighting for the Union. Film number: M544 roll 13. He enlisted on 20 Jun 1863 and mustered out on 20 Jul 1865 at Fairfax Cour...

6/2/2016 8/20/2016

He was cited by Brevet (Brigadier General) for "distinguished gallantry and efficiency at the battles of Secessionville, SC, South Mountain and Antietam, MD, and for meritorious service during the War"...

4/29/2007 7/17/2016

Theodore Corey enlisted in Company B, Massachusetts 44th Infantry Regiment on 12 Sep 1862. Mustered out on 18 Jun 1863 at Readville, MA. He was a Private. In Company B. Enlisted from Brighton. ...

6/29/2016 6/29/2016

Col. Robert Gould Shaw (USA) MP (1837 - 1863)

Robert Gould Shaw (1837-1863) was the colonel in command of the all-black 54th Regiment, which entered the American Civil War in 1863. He was killed in a failed attempt to capture Fort Wagner, near Cha...

3/11/2009 6/27/2016

Bartholomew O'Callaghan, Jr. (USA) MP (1812 - 1895)

"Bartlett"

According to his naturalization papers, Bartholomew was born 15 AUG 1812 in Bellanagare, County Roscommon, to Bartholomew and Jane (Keefe) O'Callaghan. He arrived in America by way of New York on 3 MAY...

8/31/2012 5/28/2016

Colonel Daniel Fletcher Webster, USA MP (1813 - 1862)

"Fletcher"

Daniel Fletcher Webster, commonly known as Fletcher Webster (July 25, 1818, Portsmouth, New Hampshire – August 30, 1862) was the son of renowned politician Daniel Webster and Grace Fletcher Webster. ...

3/15/2009 5/18/2016

Pvt. Wales Cheney (USA) MP (1835 - 1923)

Civil War Veteran - Private, Co. I, 18th Massachusetts Infantry The son of Samuel Torrey Read and Mary Eaton (Kellog) Cheney. Wales Cheney was a 25-year-old cabinet-maker from Brattleboro, Vermont,...

8/20/2012 5/18/2016

David Allen Russell (December 10, 1820 – September 19, 1864) was a career United States Army officer who served in the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War. He was killed in action as a br...

5/24/2011 5/13/2016

George Peck enlisted in Company D, Massachusetts 7th Infantry Regiment on 15 Jun 1861. Promoted to Full Corporal. Mustered out on 30 Sep 1863 at Washington, DC. Transferred to Company 65th, U.S. Vetera...

5/13/2016 5/13/2016

Melzar Allen enlisted in the Massachusetts 16th Light Artillery Battery on 11 Mar 1864. Promoted to Full Corporal. Mustered out on 27 Jun 1865 at Camp Meigs, Readville, MA.

5/13/2016 5/13/2016

Calvin Sanderson enlisted in Company F, Massachusetts 25th Infantry Regiment on 16 Sep 1861. Mustered out on 30 Jun 1863 at Boston, MA.

4/22/2016 4/22/2016

Gustavus Cheyney Doane (May 29, 1840 – May 5, 1892) was a U.S. Army Cavalry Captain, explorer, inventor and Civil War soldier who played a prominent role in the exploration of Yellowstone as a member...

5/31/2011 4/13/2016

Sgt. Maj.(USA), Lewis Henry Douglass MP (1840 - 1908)

"Douglas"

Originally buried in Columbian Harmony Cemetery (Defunct) Washington City District of Columbia 1960 moved to National Harmony Memorial Park Cemetery Hyattsville, Prince George's County, Maryland Wa...

7/8/2007 3/26/2016

Lt. Giles Pease, MD MP (1839 - 1891)

A Civil War Surgeon: 1.2.2.4.13.1.9.1 Giles Moseley, son of Doctor Giles (Giles, Noah, Robert, Robert, John, Robert) and Mabel R. (Mosely) Pease; b. May 03, 1839 in Boston, MA; d. Dec 14, 1891 in San...

2/12/2010 3/26/2016

Edward Wigglesworth, MD MP (1840 - 1896)

Dr. Edward Wigglesworth of the class of '61 died yesterday at his home in Boston. He was the son of Hon. Edward Wigglesworth who graduated in the class of 1822. After completing his regular college cou...

2/17/2009 3/23/2016

Pvt. Edwin Plaisted (USA) MP (aft.1839 - 1894)

"Edward N Plaistat", "Edward Plaisted"

Edwin Plaisted enlisted in Company B, Massachusetts 2nd Infantry Regiment on 25 May 1861. Mustered out on 25 Oct 1862. Enlisted in the Regular Army 4th LA Batty F Light Artillery Battery on 25 Oct 1862...

3/21/2016 3/21/2016

John Wall MP (1842 - 1912)

"Color Sgt."

John Wall (1842-1912), Orindatus’ half-brother moved to Oberlin and was a student. He left school to join the first black regiment. Twenty-two year old John Wall was the Color Sergeant of the famous ...

11/16/2011 3/14/2016

Pvt. William Spain (USA) MP (c.1841 - 1912)

Spain, William Age at enlistment: 22 Enlistment date: 12 May 1863 Residence at enlistment: Havanna, OH Profession at enlistment: farmer Rank in: private Rank out: private Company: E Fate at Ft. Wagne...

2/29/2016 3/1/2016

Pvt. Thomas Ampey (USA) MP (1837 - 1863)

Ampey, Thomas R., Company K, Private; born Newport, Indiana; resided Newport, Indiana; laborer; 26; 5' 8 1/2"; brown complexion; black eyes; black hair; enlisted May 5, 1863; mustered May 13, 1863; kil...

2/29/2016 3/1/2016

Cpl. Ishmael Palmer (USA) MP (1837 - 1910)

The 54th Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, was among the first military units composed of free men of African descent to form following the issuance of the President Lincoln's Emancipation ...

2/28/2016 3/1/2016

Sgt. Joseph A Palmer (USA) MP (1840 - 1924)

There are two (2) military gravestones for Joseph A. Palmer: 1. Here: FAG# 49346397 [1]. and 2. FAG# 55341584 (Iowa) [2] BOTH stones declare service in the "54th Massachusetts Infantry Regime...

2/28/2016 3/1/2016

Pvt. Charles A Smith (USA) MP (c.1844 - d.)

Smith, Charles A. Age at enlistment: 19 Enlistment date: 21 Mar 1863 Residence at enlistment: Montrose, PA Profession at enlistment: laborer Rank in: private Rank out: private Company: C Fate at Ft. ...

2/28/2016 3/1/2016

Pvt. Isom Ampey, (USA) MP (1841 - 1905)

Born in New Garden Township, Wayne County, Indiana, Isom Ampey was the son of James and Dicey Ampey, former North Carolina slaves who had been freed by George Mendenhall in 1829. James had died by 18...

2/29/2016 3/1/2016

Private Abraham F. Brown MP (1833 - d.)

Brown, Abraham F. Age at enlistment: 30 Enlistment date: 4 Apr 1863 Residence at enlistment: Toronto, Canada Profession at enlistment: sailor (alt.: seaman) Rank in: private Rank out: private Company...

2/24/2016 2/24/2016

Private Charles H. Arnum MP (c.1842 - aft.1891)

Tintype of Charles Arnum, who was Listed as a teamster and a resident of Springfield, Massachusetts. In 1863, when he was twenty-one he enlisted at Littleton and was mustered in as a private into Com...

2/24/2016 2/24/2016

Lieut. William A. Nye (USA) MP (1842 - 1917)

During the Civil War he served in Company C, 47th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry (Militia) as well as in Battery A, Rhode Island Volunteers. He also served in Tompkins' Battery, Rhode Island Light Ar...

2/24/2016 2/24/2016

Mus. Alexander Johnson (USA) MP (deceased)

"The Little Drummer Boy", "Howard"

Alexander H. Johnson enlisted at the age of 16 as a drummer boy in the 54th Massachusetts Infantry. He was the first black musician to enlist during the Civil War, and is depicted as the drummer lead...

2/22/2016 2/23/2016

Captain Lewis Reed (USA) MP (1842 - 1925)

Before the Antietam Campaign: As War broke out in 1861, young Lewis was a ìstitcherî in Abington proper, a town about 20 miles south of Boston known for its ìboot and shoe establishmentsî. He enliste...

2/23/2016 2/23/2016

1st Lt Andrew Watson Leonard. 1st Lieutenant Andrew Watson Leonard began the war as an enlisted man in Company D, 13th Massachusetts, joining that unit on 19 July 1861, and giving his civilian occu...

2/23/2016 2/23/2016

Lieut Co B 30th Mass Vols Promoted to Full 2nd Lieutenant on 20 Feb 1862. Enlisted in Company A, Massachusetts 19th Infantry Regiment on 01 Jan 1862. Mustered out on 21 Feb 1862. Commissioned an of...

2/21/2016 2/22/2016

Captain, John Whittier Messer Appleton, (USA) MP (1832 - 1913)

""J.W.M.""

He served as a Major in the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Co. A serving from February 9, 1863 to November 21, 1864. He was a resident and working as a clerk in Boston when he enlisted in the Boston...

4/30/2009 2/22/2016

Pvt. Robert J. Jones (USA) MP (b. - c.1864)

Robert J. Jones was a private in Co. I, 54th Massachusetts. He was a single, 20 year-old farmer from Hamilton, Ohio when he joined the regiment on April 28, 1863. He was reported missing on February ...

2/21/2016 2/22/2016

Lieutenant Colonel Henry Northey Hooper was born on December 16, 1834 in Boston, Massachusetts. He entered the Union army as a major on August 25, 1863 and joined the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Inf...

12/17/2008 2/22/2016

Florida State Archives Photographic Collection Isaiah Henderson Welch was born on the eastern shore of Maryland on 22 June 1845. He completed two years of college at Wilberforce University before e...

2/22/2016 2/22/2016

Thomas R. Tannatt was a Union Soldier in 4th Light US Art. Army, Company S 16 Massachusetts Infantry Regiment and Company S 1st Massachusetts HART. Thomas Tannatt graduated from West Point in 1858. ...

2/21/2016 2/21/2016

Edward "Ned" Needles Hallowell (November 3, 1836–July 26, 1871) was an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War, commanding the 54th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry following the deat...

10/5/2015 2/21/2016

Norwood Penrose "Pen" Hallowell (April 13, 1839 – April 11, 1914) was an officer in the Union Army during the American Civil War. One of three brothers to serve with distinction during the war, he an...

7/13/2011 2/21/2016

Dr. John Van Salee DeGrasse MP (1825 - 1868)

"van Suley"

John DeGrasse was the younger son of George and Maria DeGrasse. Theodocia Degrasse was his sister and Peter Vogelsang his brother-in-law. After receiving his medical degree from Bowdoin College, John...

2/20/2016 2/20/2016

Lieutenant Peter Vogelsang (USA) MP (1815 - 1887)

"Petrus"

Peter Vogelsang came from a family of activists. His father was a founding member of both the African Society for Mutual Relief and St. Philip's Episcopal Church. Peter Vogelsang married into another...

2/20/2016 2/20/2016

Lt. Stephen A. Swails (USA) MP (1832 - 1900)

Stephen Atkins Swails (23 February 1832 – 17 May 1900) was a soldier in the Union Army during the American Civil War. Although originally enlisting as a private, he was the first African-American sol...

2/20/2016 2/20/2016

Lt. Frank M. Welch (USA) MP (1841 - 1907)

Those familiar with Civil War history will recall that the 54th Massachusetts was the first all-black Regiment which served in the war. They were led by white officers and were eventually virtually d...

2/20/2016 2/20/2016

Everett Peabody (June 13, 1830-April 6, 1862) was a Harvard graduate and civil engineer working for various railroads in Massachusetts and Missouri. He is best remembered for his service as a colonel...

7/12/2009 1/18/2016

Edwin F. Trufant MP (1841 - 1863)

Killed on the Battlefield. He was shot in the neck and chest. Company F, Massachusetts 11th Infantry Regiment. Buried at Gettysburg beside an unidentified solder at the time later found him to be a sou...

6/22/2009 1/15/2016

Enlisted in Company H, Massachusetts 12th Infantry Regiment on 26 Jun 1861. Promoted to Full Corporal. Died of infection from [Vulnus Sclopeticum] a gunshot wound on 1 Jul 1863 at Gettysburg Regimental...

1/13/2016 1/14/2016

Christopher Hooker served in Company M, 1st Regiment, Wisconsin Cavalry. Christopher Hooker also enlisted in Company G, Massachusetts 4th Cavalry Regiment on 27 Jan 1864. Mustered out on 26 May 1865 at...

5/22/2009 1/4/2016

Capt. Fletcher Abbott (USA) MP (1843 - 1925)

2nd Regt Mass Vol Inf 1861-1863 When on the staff of Gen William Dwight

11/9/2008 12/19/2015

Maj. Edward G. Abbott (USA) MP (1840 - 1862)

Killed in the battle of Cedar Mountain, Virginia

11/9/2008 12/19/2015

Civil War Union Brevet Brigadier General. A Harvard law student when the Civil War broke out, he joined the 4th Battalion of the Massachusetts Militia after the Confederates fired on Fort Sumter, Sou...

11/9/2008 12/19/2015