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Subject: The Graves of Chelmsford's Civil War Soldiers, Part 1 - Waters Hist. Chelmsford
Date: Thu, 24 Aug 2006 13:26:58 EDT
The Graves of Chelmsford's Civil War Soldiers
Source: History of Chelmsford, Massachusetts
by Rev. Wilson Waters, M.A., B.D., 1917 - Lowell, Mass.
List of Veterans Buried in Riverside Cemetery, North Chelmsford, Mass.
William H. Davidson 30th Massachusetts Infantry.
E. Ripley Navy
J. V. Pierce 33rd Mass. Infantry.
Stearns L. Ripley 26th Mass. Infantry.
E. F. Joslyn 42nd Mass. Infantry.
J. Griffin 58th Mass. Infantry.
L. W. Campbell 33rd Mass. Infantry.
J. W. Hood First Mass. Cavalry.
R. S. Burnham 6th Mass. Infantry.
George H. Barton 30th Mass. Infantry.
James H. Barton 26th Mass. Infantry.
John H. Butterfield
John F. Sweet 6th Mass. Infantry.
Jefferson Wright 35th Mass. Infantry.
J. F. Smart 6th Mass. Infantry.
C. R. Sprague
Charles M. Connell Vermont Cavalry
R. S. Ripley 30th Mass. Infantry.
____ Miller 33rd Mass. Infantry.
Also three graves of unknown comrades.
List of Civil War Veterans Buried in Heart Pond Cemetery, South Chelmsford.
Henry S. Spaulding Co. E. 26th Regt. Mass.
Robert Fletcher ditto.
Albert E. Pike ditto.
Ephraim A. Byam ditto.
Stillman Byam Co. K. 6th Regt. Mass.
Nathan B. Lapham ditto.
George F. Locke Co. F. 13th Regt. N.H.
Benjamin M. Fletcher Co. G. 13th Regt. N.H.
Homer E. Thayer 12th Regt. Vermont
Lorenzo Sweetser 35th Regt. Mass.
Lieut. Harry Meserve Co. A. 33rd Regt. Mass.
Samuel J. Garland 20th Regt. Conn.
Robert N. Kendall Co. A. 15th Regt. Mass.
Rufus E. Byam Co. C. 6th Regt. Ohio
Thomas J. Hutchins Co. E. 33d Regt. Mass.
Haskell Leach 15th Mass. Light Battery.
p.373 The Civil War, 1861-1865.
List of Veterans Buried in the West Chelmsford Cemetery.
John F. Buckley 33d Regt. Mass. Volunteers -
Alfred G. Parkhurst Co. C., 6th Mass. Regt.
George Curtis 1st Company Sharp Shooters.
Company A., 6th Mass. Regt.
Joseph Marshall Company G., 19th Mass. Regt.
Co. E. 2nd Mass. Heavy Artillery.
George Thurlow Co. B. 5th Mass. Infantry.
J. C. Boswell (or Buswell) Co. G. 14th Mass. Heavy
At the time of Lincoln's second election to the Presidency a liberty pole
was raised in the
Centre Village at the southeast corner of the common, November 7, 1864. The
whole cost of
the flag and staff was $288.12. The bill calls for one 12 yard Am. Ensign -
The money was raised by subscription, the collectors being Mr. N. P. Dadman
and Dr. N. B.
Edwards. Mr. David Perham was treasurer. The executive committee were:
H. W. B. Wightman
N. P. Dadman
E. S. Parkhurst
A. G. Green
L. Chamberlain, the builder of the Revolutionary monument.
1913, August 30, Company K. M. V. M. celebrated the 50th anniversary of
their return home
from the war (June 3, 1863), at the Town Hall in Chelmsford Center.
The following record was printed on the notice of the meeting sent to the
Record of Company K. M. V. M. - 1862-1863.
Captain Charles E. A. Bartlett Died April 4, 1900.
1st. Lieut. William F. Wood Died _____________.
2nd Lieut. Shapleigh Morgan Died 1904.
Sergt. Charles A. Barker Died 1904.
Sergt. George A. W. Vinal Died 1906.
Sergt. Jona S. Davis P.O.Address, Derry, N.H.
Sergt. Charles H. Sweeney P.O.Address, Malden,
407 Lyme Street.
Corp. Josiah R. Fletcher Died Nov 29, 1911.
Corp. Rollin Perkins
Corp. Edwin Bowman Died Nov 26, 1905.
Corp. William T. Wilson P. O. Address,
Corp. Edward E. Lapham P. O. Address, Carlisle,
Corp. Albert O. Davidson P. O. Address,
Corp. William E. Clark Died 1871.
Corp. Milo J. Proctor P. O. Address, Roxbury,
58 Sherman St.
Corp. Henry S. Perham Died February 26, 1906.
Musician, Arthur Jones
Wagoner, Roswell S. Burnham Died 1908.
Stillman Byam Died July 9, 1878.
Daniel P. Byam P.O. Address, So.
George A. Byam Died June 24, 1912.
George F. Butterfield P. O. 131 Eliot Ave. W.
Richard Burns Died Sept 21, 1894.
James L. Boston P.O., Strong, Maine.
Kirk H. Bancroft
Patrick Buckmaster Died July 27, 1910.
John Buckley Died.
George W. Bridges Died.
John T. Billings
Thomas Carney Died September, 1907.
John H. Colburn P.O. 35 West 9th St.,
Charity L. Dunn Died.
Joseph V. Danforth Died.
Alonzo A. Davis Died April 8, 1910.
Elijah N. Day Died.
Herbert H. Emerson Died Oct 23, 1904.
Amos B. French P.O., 36 Marlborough
St., Lowell, Mass.
Charles F. Fletcher Died.
John P. Fisher P.O., Medford, Mass.
George W. Gragg Died 1903.
Byron H. Griswold Died 1911.
Joseph Hallowell Died July 12, 1897.
Henry H. Ingalls Died Oct 26, 1864.
Franklin Jaquith P.O., Billerica, Mass.
Nelson E. Jewett P. O., New Bedford, Mass.
Nathan B. Lapham Died July 14, 1899.
Thomas Lines P.O., Lowell, Mass.
163 Howard Street.
Daniel Murphy Died.
Dennis Murphy Died.
p.375 Civil War, 1861-1865. Cont'd
Henry P. Putnam Died May 27, 1904.
John Parkhurst P.O., Boxford, Mass.
George A. Parkhurst Died Feb. 3, 1904.
Amos A. Parkhurst P.O., Escanaba, Michigan.
John Pierce P.O., South Paris, Maine.
James B. Peck Died.
Peter Pendergast Died April 28, 1903.
Oliver Pasho Died 1905.
Hiram F. Russell Died April 2, 1903.
Charles F. Rood Died April 16, 1898.
Charles L. Richardson Died.
Benjamin Sharp P.O., Lowell, Mass.
15 Hazeltine St.
William H. Smith P.O., Rockland, Maine
21 Trinity St.
Henry W. Stevens
Jesse A. Sargent Died March 14, 1904.
Peter H. Staples
Elbridge Stearns Died April 29, 1903.
Hudson F. Smiley P.O., Chicago, Illinois.
George A. Seaver
John T. Smith
Jonathan Wright Died March 17, 1909.
It has been the custom for the Town to appropriate annually $100 or more for
of Memorial Day, May 30th, which is done by a procession, with music,
consisting of veterans,
Town Officials, Clergymen, school children and others; G.A.R. Ritual in the
Cemetery; saluting the Revolutionary Monument; excercises with address in
the Town Hall and
To be continued - Part II - Chelmsford in the Civil War - Troop F Cavalry,
Transcribed by Janice Farnsworth