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Subject: [GM-L] Roll of Honor - Lancaster Men in the Civil War - Part 2
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2001 19:41:58 EDT
Subject: Roll of Honor - Lancaster Men in the Civil War
Source: History of Lancaster, Massachusetts by Rev. Abijah P. Marvin 1879
Frank W. Green
Enlisted January 25, 1862; disability, Feb 19, 1863. Credited also of
Thomas E. Burdett
Enlisted Sept 4, 1861; expiration of service, Sept 14, 1864.
Louis S. Moeglen
Enlisted Aug 29, 1861; disability, Aril 29, 1862. He died several years since.
James E. Burke
Enlisted Aug 23, 1861; killed at Chantilly, Sept. 1, 1862. He was in the
battles at Roanoke Island and Newbern, N.C., and in the battles before
Richmond, VA in 1862. He was a brave
and noble soldier. He left a widow and three small children.
Edwin F. Field
Enlisted Aug 23, 1861, sergeant; December 18, 1862, 2d lieutenant.
William L. Fox
Corporal, Enlisted Aug 23, 1861. Re-enlisted Jan 1, 1864. Bounty of $325.
Sept 24, 1864. He took part in the battles of Roanoke, Newbern, Camden, 2d
Chantilly, Fredericksburg and Knoxville, and was never seriously wounded.
George H. Hardy
Enlisted Aug 23, 1861. Re-enlisted Jan 1, 1864. Credited also to Harvard &
Enlisted Aug 23, 1861. Disability Jan 16, 1863. Also credited to Clinton.
Charles E. Macquillan
Enlisted Aug 23, 1861; Transferred to U.S. Cavalry Oct 30, 1862. Credited
also to Worcester.
Enlisted Aug 23, 1861; Transferred to U. S. Cavalry Oct 23, 1862.
Frank E. Pierce
Enlisted Aug 23, 1861. Transferred to U.S. Cavalry Oct 23, 1862.
Eben W. Richards
Enlisted Aug 23, 1861. Killed at Fredericksburg, Dec 13, 1862. He was
engaged in nine battles, including Roanoke, Newbern, seven days before
Richmond and Fredericksburg.
William H. Robbins
Enlisted Aug 23, 1861. Order War Dept., Aug 11, 8162. He was constantly with
and faithfully performed his duties. When the Bands were discharged he left
Oliver B. Sawyer
Enlisted Aug 23, 1861. Disability June 30, 1862 being sick with small pox.
enlisted in the 40th Regiment, Co. B and became sergeant.
Charles H. Sinclair or St. Clair
Enlisted Aug 23, 1861. Killed at Newbern, March 14, 1862. Credited also to
Enlisted Aug 21, 1861, second lieutenant. March 2, 1862, 1st lieutenant;
July 27, 1862,
captain; Resigned Oct 29, 1862.
Sewell T. Lawrence
Enlisted Oct 5, 1861. Disability Aug 11, 1862. Credited also to Clinton.
Caleb W. Sweet
Enlisted Sept 28, 1861; re-enlisted Dec 2, 1863. Bounty of $325. Died of
3, 1864 at Richmond. He was in the battles of Roanoke, Newbern, South West
Whitehall, Goldsboro, Wilcox Bridge. Finally he was wounded, taken prisoner
George H. True
Enlisted Oct 8, 1861; discharged by order of War Dept. Aug 17, 1862; member
James G. True
Enlisted Oct 8, 1861. Discharged by order of War Dept. Aug 17, 1862. Member
of the band.
Like preceding, he performed his duties faithfully while in the service.
Charles E. Blood
Enlisted Dec 19, 1863. Transferred, June 14, 1865; to the 24th Infantry. He
was a faithful
soldier, ready for every duty and was engaged in several battles.
James A. Bridge
Enlisted Dec 19, 1863; he was shot dead at New Market, VA., May 15, 1864.
Jonas H. Brown
Enlisted July 31, 1862; expiration of service June 16, 1865. He was a good
Levi B. Burbank
Enlisted July 31, 1862; disability Feb 7, 1864. He was exempt from military
duty by age, but
determined to strike a blow for his country. After serving bravely and
2 years, he was compelled by sickness to leave the army.
Solon W. Chaplin
Corporal. Enlisted July 31, 1862. Killed June 5, 1864, at Piedmont, VA. He
was a brave soldier and was killed in battle.
William L. Cobb
Enlisted July 18, 1862, 2d lieutenant; Aug 23, 1st lieutenant; Feb 18, 1865,
Captain. Cobb gave his whole attention to duty. He was stationed at
Washington a long time. When in
command at Harper's Ferry he was wounded by a musket ball in the forehead.
George B. Coburn
Enlisted July 31, 1862. Discharged by order of War Dept. May 16, 1865. He
was in the battle at New Market, May 1864 under Siegel. The general said the
regiment was the best and the
best commanded that he had seen.
Enlisted July 31, 1862. Expiration of service June 16, 1865, when he was at
Fort Lyon, VA.
A brave soldier and reckless of danger.
Daniel M. Damon
Enlisted July 31, 1862, first sergeant; May 15, 1865, 2d lieutenant.
Expiration of service June 16, 1865. He was in thirteen battles in the
valley of the Shenandoah, and elsewhere,
was never wounded but was taken prisoner. His record is honorable.
Joseph N. Day
Enlisted Jan 4, 1864. Transferred June 14, 1865 to 5he 24th Infantry.
Wounded in the head.
To be continued Part 3 - p. 708
Transcribed by Janice Farnsworth