Record of the service of the Forty-fourth Massachusetts volunteer militia in North Carolina, August 1862 to May 1863
Priv. print., 1887 - Massachusetts - 364 pages
54th Mass Adjutant April barracks Battalion battery Berne Boston Boston boys Brevetted bridge brigade Brigadier-General Cambridge camp Captain cavalry Chapter XV Charles Colonel Colonel Lee command commissioned Company G comrades Corporal Creek discharged June discharged Nov dress parade drill duty Eighteenth Army enemy enlisted expedition expiration of service Fifth Rhode Island fire force Forty-fourth Forty-fourth Massachusetts Forty-fourth Regiment Foster Framingham George Goldsboro guard gunboats guns Headquarters Heavy Artillery Henry hospital Infantry James Jamesville John July July 16 killed Kinston knapsacks March March 13 ment miles morning mustered Neuse River Newton night North Carolina officers passed picket Plymouth Private Rawle's Mill Re-enlisted Readville Rebel regiment Rhode Island river road Roanoke River Roxbury Second Lieutenant sent Sept Sergeant shell shot soldiers soon Stevenson Surgeon swamp Third New York tion town troops Vols Volunteers Washington William woods wounded
Page 11 - Militia examine with care the roll of his company, and cause the name of each member, together with his rank and place of residence, to be properly recorded, and a copy of the same to be forwarded to the office of the Adjutant General.
Page 11 - Previous to which, commanders of companies shall make strict inquiry, whether there are men in their commands, who from age, physical defect, business, or family causes, may be unable or indisposed to respond at once to the orders of the Commander-in-chief, made in response to the call of the President of the United States, that they be forthwith discharged ; so that their places may be filled by men ready for any public exigency which may arise, whenever called upon.
Page 11 - ... physical defect, business, or family causes, may be unable or indisposed to respond at once to the orders of the Commander-in-Chief, made in response to the call of the President of the United States, that they may be forthwith discharged, so that their places may be filled by men ready for any public exigency which may arise, whenever called upon. After the above orders have been fulfilled, no discharge, either of officer or private, shall be granted, unless for cause satisfactory to the Commander-inChief.
Page 215 - Washington, and in the various duties to which they have been assigned, they have always fully done their duty as soldiers. The commanding general, in parting, expresses his hopes to officers and men that he may have the pleasure of welcoming their return here ; and tenders them, one and all, his best and kindest wishes for the future. By command of MAJOR-GEN.
Page 282 - This is no hasty conclusion, no blind leap of an enthusiast, but the result of much hard thinking. It will not be at first, and probably not for a long time, an agreeable position, for many reasons too evident to state. . . . Then this is nothing but an experiment after all; but it is an experiment...
Page 74 - ... roasted and ground) coffee, or two pounds of tea; fifteen pounds of sugar; four quarts of vinegar...
Page 12 - Wherever any son of Massachusetts can render the most efficient service to the State, there, in my judgment, should his efforts be given. Although in the first outbreak of war reliance must necessarily be placed on our militia, in whose ranks are found men of the best classes in our community, yet for prolonged and continuous service a composition of forces like that constituting the Army of the General Government is indisputably the most efficient and serviceable : a composition in which the character...
Page 75 - ... or, one pound and eight ounces of tea; fifteen pounds of sugar; four quarts of vinegar; one pound and four ounces of adamantine or star candles; four pounds of soap; thirty pounds of potatoes, when practicable, and one quart of molasses.