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Ingalls Benjamin, Randolph
Nickerson Ira, Harwich
Smith Frederic, Woonsocket, R.I.
First Battalion Infantry Volunteers.
This battalion was raised with special reference to garrison duty at Fort Warren, in Boston harbor, and for guarding the political and war prisoners placed there. Captains Stephenson and Bumpus had command of companies in the Fourth Regimeat M. V. M., at Fortress Monroe. Capt. Prescott commanded the Concord company of three months' men in the Fifth Regiment M. V. M., and was in the Battle of Bull Run. The companies comprising this battalion are of choice material. It is stationed at Fort Warren. Major.......
..FRANCIS J. PARKER...... .. Boston.
Company A, 1st Battalion,
Captain, LUTHER STEVENSON, JR., Hingham. 1st Lieut., CHARLES A. DEARBORN, Salem. 2d Lieut., NATHANIEL FRENCH, JR., promoted 1st lieut. Company F, March 7, 1862.
NOX-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND PRIVATES.
Morrah Jeremiah, Quincy
McNeil Paul, Hingham
Churchill Theodore P., Plymouth Miller Martin L., Swansey Reed George R., Hingham
Derby Henry K., Leominster Mead Charles S., Hingham Ewer Henry S., Hingham
Dudley George H.,
Templeton Mansur Lorenzo, Westminster Barnes George W., Plymouth Donavan Jackson, Westboro' Miller Edward P., Westminster Corporals. Duval Lewis, Weymouth
Morton Thomas, jr., Middleboro'
Nolan John M., Hlingham
Osgood Anson A., Phillipston
Parry John, Weymouth Lincoln Daniel W., Weymouth Faught Melvin C., Plymouth Potter James, Greenfield Pope Charles E., Quincy
Farwell George G., Fitchburg Pratt Hervey M., Hingham Drury Abner E., Westminster Frye William A., Athol
Paine Elkanah. jr., Royalston Bodet Eli, Athol Farnum Henry A., Salem
Parker Addison L., Phillipston
Puffer James E., Weymouth
Quinn John E., Melrose
Rickard Warren, Plympton
Gibbs Benj. F., Westminster Rickard Lemuel, Plympton
Henderson Samuel J., Hingham Rice George E., Westminster Bolton Alonzo D., Westminster Hatch Warren.jr., Hingham
Souther John S., Hingham Brien William, Hingham
Houseman Charles H., Reading Stoddard Franklin A, Uingham
Trask Sumner A., Hingham
Townsend James, Royalston
Willard Horatio P., Hingham Brooks Pascal, Ashburnham
Lennon John A., East Boston Wilder Joshua, Hinghain
Whitney Henry, Quincy
Leonard John. Rochester, N. Y. Wilder George, Hingham
Whitinan Isaiah J., East Boston Clark Franklin A.
Lufkin James M., Templeton Walsh William, East Boston
Weaver Horace K., Athol
Willard Francis S., Ashburnham Copp Andrew J., Grafton
Murphy William, Weymouth Watson Cyrus P., South Boston Colman Elisha F., So. Scituate
Company B, 1st Battalion.
Captain, GEORGE L. PRESCOTT, Concord.
NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND PRIVATES.
Pierce Timothy D., Goshen
Persons Wm. A., Fitchburg
Reed James, Woburn
Foster Edson A., Williamstown Robinson Hiram A., Waltham
Ryan George W., Waltham
Robbins John. Woburn, (musician)
Heald Alfred, Carlisle Johnson Robert T., Woburn
Spaulding Benj. M., So. Groton Hodgman Amos H., Carlisle
Spaulding Ezekiel W., Pepperell Robinson John D., Leominster Howe John, Carlisle
Sanborn Roswell C., Concord
Sweeney Edward, Concord
Sargent Sidney H., Hubbardston
Sherwin Jas. c. w. T. M., RoyPrescott John H., Carlisle Hanscomb Charles A., Acton
alston Haynes Daniel F., Lincoln
Huskins Homer, North Adams Stone Edmund A., Lincoln
Hewes Elijah B., jr., William.town Scott Alonzo, Warwick
Jarnes Henry B , New Bedford Taylor Warren F., Woburn
Thompson Whitney, Winchendon
Walker Henry C., Wayland
Lawrence Calvin P., Pepperell Wetherbee Augustus W., Boxboro
Ward Marquis L.., Ashburnham Barnes Otis H., Waltham
Leathers Charles F., Ashburnham Wheeler Hiram L., Leominster Baldwin Wm. F., Waltham
Marten Geo. W., Hubbardston Ware John D., Leominster Bailey Thomas il., Pepperell Melvin Jonas E., Concord
Wetherell Henry A., Warwick Buck Oren H., Leominster
Maynard Edgar A., Williamstown Wilson Wm. E., Williamstown Buttrick Francis, Concord
Moore Charles H., Ea. Templeton Witt Wm. R., Hatfield
Wilson Wallace, Bedford
Wilkins James W., Carlisle
Young Sumner C., Hubbardston
Young Makepeuce c., HubbardsChesbro Lewis H., Clarksburg Osgood James P., Carlisle
ton Chubh Fred. A., Athol Pemberton Robert, Woburn
Yeaw Welcome P. M., Northboro Campbell Russell, Charlestown Plympton Augustus, Woburn Wellington Alpheus B., Wayland Dawee Charles H., Goshen
Parsons Willard, Hubbardston Williams Charles S., Lawrence, Erskine George B., Portland, Me. Parker Thomas J., Lincoln
(corporal) Flint Waldo, Concord
Company C, 1st Battalion.
Captain, JONATHAN PIERCE, Boston. 181 Lieut., JOSEPH AUSTIN, Somerville; 2d Lieut., ROBERT HAMILTON, Boston.
NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND PRIVATES.
McFarlane Robert, Charlestown
Murray Z. G., Gloucester Wade James P., Chelsea
Conner John M., Lowell, deserted McKenna Michael, East Boston Stanley Charles H., Methuen
Conner John B., Winchendon McCarty James, Boston
Morgan Elias, Newton
Davis James, Parsonsfield, Me. McCleng C., Roxbury
Norris W. H., Somerville
Peirce Charles B, Southport, Me.
Doane Joseph C., Dorchester Peirce Eliott, Bristol, Me.
Phillips L. D., Montague
Preston Walter, Dorchester
Forsyth Robert R., Springtield Place D. M., Boston
Peirce II. A, Prescott
Foster Charles E., Bristol, Me. Ricker Asa L., Waterbury, Me.
Ramsdel Charles H., York, Me.
Reynolds A. T., Lynn
Siinpson James, Boston
Gates George W., Charlestown Stewart G. A., Boston
Samuel Joseph, Chelsea
Steven E. F., Boston
Higgins Thomas, Portland, Me. Smith Lewis, Fitchburg
Smith W. W., Wellfleet
Holden Charles A., Rumney, N.H. Stone H. N., Dorchester
Scott D. D)., Roxbury
Varney Edward D., Gloucester
Varney Hiram, Gloucester
Vaillancourt Jules, Lawrence
Vaughn Charles, Salem
Vanarsdalen W. v. South Boston Crosby A. H., Boston
Livingston Wm. D., Lowell Wallace Jeremiah, Phippsburg Cooper James M., Bangor, Me. Litchfield Henry, East Boston Wells Edward, Manchester Carlton J. C., Boston
Lumbart Sylvester, Dorchester White James A., Somerville Chapman A. R., No. Andover Leverett Charles, Ipswich
Young Thomas J., Franklin Cummings John, Lowell
Moran Thomas, Fitchburg
Company D, 1st Battalion.
Captain, JAMES P. DRAPER, Boston. 1st Lieut., JAMES A. CUNNINGHAM, Gloucester, promoted captain Co. F, March 6, 1862. 2d Lieut., STEPHEN RICII, Gloucester.
NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND PRIVATES.
Burke Charles F., Rockport Hinsch John, Gloucester
Murphy John G., Gloucester Babson Sylvanus, Gloucester Steele Adrian, Gloucester
Clark John W., Gloucester Burpee George W., Gloucester Millet Wm. L.., Gloucester
Clark Levi, Gloucester
Clark James, Gloucester
Cosman Frederic, Gloucester Clark Samuel, Gloucester Allen Edward, Gloucester
Carter Edmund, Gloucester Butler Ignatius, jr., Gloucester Allen George D., Gloucester
Cameron Luther, Gloucester Widger Charles, Gloucester Ashly Stafford, Gloucester
Call Stephen J., Gloucester Pew Henry, jr., Gloucester
Bowman Edward E., Gloucester Corliss Hezekiah, Yarmouth Dolliver Wm. H., Gloucester Beals Wm., Rockport
Crosgove James H., Gloucester Coas Thomas, Gloucester Bean Samuel, Gloucester
Collins Charles D., Rockport McQuinn Edward, Gloucester Butler David, Gloucester
Capen George, Gloucester Poole Thomas S., Gloucester Blatchford Thomas, Gloucester Cushing Jacob G., Hingham
Cannon Caleb L., West Wareham
Lane George W., Gloucester
Saunders Samuel, Gloucester
Company E, 1st Battalion.
Captain, CEPHAS C. BUMPUS, Braintree. 18t Lieut., JOSIAH C. FULLER, Plymouth ; 2d Lieut., LYMAN B. WHITON, Hingham.
NOX-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND PRIVATES.
Peirce Anthony L., Wareham
Pratt Andrew T., Wareham Bonney Theodore L., Hanson Fuller Win., Plympton
Remington Foster, Weymouth Brown Wm. P., Marblehead Gould Stephen P., Hingham
Raymond Henry J., Plymouth Carver Thomas A., Hingham Huff Leonard F., Braintree
Ryder Charles, Wareham
Riley Wm. F., Hingham
Rafferty Thomas, Hingham
Rogers John B., Boston
Humphrey Wallace, Uingham Reynolds Moses W., Haverhin Cobb S. Henry, Hingham
Hathaway Gardner B., Wareham Snell John, Hingham
Hathaway Nathaniel G., Wareham Stodder Edgar P., Hingham
Sampson Samuel, Plymouth
Shaw Eleazer, Plymouth
Shaw Wm. H., Plymouth
Shaw Robert B., Cohasset
Marston Nymphas W., East Bridge- Simmons Edmund F., Kingston Stoddard Chas. H. F., Hingham
Sturtevant Charles H., Plympton
Swift Elisha A., Duxbury
Swift Daniel E., Warcham
Storey John B., Haverhill
Towle Joseph M., Cohasset
Taylor David A., Plymouth
Vaughan Weston C., Plymouth Blanchard George H., Plymouth Nickerson Hiram, Rochester Vaughan Perez C. W., Plymouth Benson Elnathan, Wareham
Nickerson Frederic W., Wareham Westgate Joseph Brewster George B., Plymouth Qurish Peter, Hingham
Westgate Wm., Wareham Blossom Thomas D.jr., Hingham Osborn Wm. H., Scituate
Westgate Ezra T., Middleboro' Bourne Joseph T., Hanson Pratt Sylvester, Wareham
Westgate Edward S., Middleboro Bancroft Arvin M., Plymouth Perry David, Wareham
Westgate Aaron M., Warehamn Bonney Otis L., Hanson Phillips Thomas, Wareham
Wilder Ezra, jr., Ilingham Battles Otis L., Hingham
Phinner Israel B., Plympton Wilder Nath'l, 2d, Hingham
Washburn Seth, Plymouth
Wade Henry T., Braintree
Woble George Adam, Hingham Eldridge John W., Hingham
Prouty James B., Hingham
Company F, 1st Battalion.
COMMISSIONED OFFICERS. Captain, JAMES A. CUNNINGHAM, Gloucester, promoted from 1st lieut., Company D,
March 6, 1802. 1st Lieut., NATHANIEL FRENCH, JR., promoted from 2d lieut. Company A, March 7, 1862.
First Company of Sharpshooters.
(Andrew Sharpshooters.) This company was recruited at Lynnfield, in August last, and left for the seat of war, September 2d. They were ordered to report at headquarters, Washington, with a special request from Gov. Andrew that they be connected with some Massachusetts regiment in Gen. F. W. LANDER'S Brigade.
The company are all armed with telescopic rifles, varying in weight from twenty to seventy lbs. These arms were furnished by members of the company, and purchased of sharpshooters, in different parts of New England. There is no regular manufactory of these arms, but they were all made by different skilful gunsmiths, to the order and pattern of private individuals. It was estimated that there were less than three hundred of these rifles in the loyal States, and but few, if any, in the rebel States.
The peculiarity of this arm, independent of its weight, is the telescope attached to ach rifle, from one-half to one inch in diameter, extending from near the muzzle to
the stock, and is adjusted by means of a screw, passing through the stock. Two fine threads, intersecting, are stretched across the glass at the end of the telescope, by which accuracy of aim is obtained.
The great weight of the barrel sustains a heavy charge of powder, and obviates the springing of the barrel, or recoil of the piece. The ball is conical, and flat at the base, and is used with a greased patch. The telescope, properly adjusted, brings the object within precise range.
Very great skill and judgment are required in firing at an object at a long distance, as the distance must be carefully estimated, and allowance made for the strength of the wind, which will vary considerably the direction of the projectile.
The fall of the projectile - or its attraction to the earth - is great, and increases with the distance fired. It has been calculated that this fall is from four to fire feet in three hundred yards, and one foot in twenty to thirty feet in a distance of eight hundred yards. But, notwithstanding these difficulties, those experienced in the use of this arm become so expert that they are nearly sure of hitting an object the size of a man at one-half a mile distant, and an object the size of a horse at one mile. They are discharged at rest, and it requires about two minutes for an experienced person to load, aim, and fire. It is not known that this rifle has ever before been used in warfare, An opportunity to test its efficiency was offered at the skirmish at Edward's Ferry, Oct. Ist and 2d. On the first day, a rebel colonel was shot from his horse by a private, named Hatch, at a distance of one-half mile, Several privates were killed at longer distances. On the second day, about forty of the company, protected by a Virginia rail fence, met, unaided, the advance of a regiment of the enemy. The regiment emerged from woods distant about one-half mile, formed in line of battle, started towards them, yelling, and at double-quick-stopping only to load. As they were forming, the sharpshooters opened fire from their little battery. At this fire, the standard bearer, and many others, fell. By the time the regiment had advanced to within about twenty rods of the left flank of the company, 80 deadly had been the fire of these rifles, that the whole regiment turned into a rarine and fled the field. The time occupied by the regiment in this advance was about twenty minutes, and during that time the sharpshooters had fired, on an average, about ten shots each. Three rebel standard-bearers, in succession, were shot down, — all, it has been reported, by the unerring aim of Sergeant Shattuck, - when no one dared rear the ensign again. Gen. Gorman reports seventy of the enemy killed in this skirmish ; but is believed this falls much under the actual number. No rebel account of their loss on this day has reached us.
When Gen. Lander was ordered to take command of Gen. Kelley's Division, at Romney, by his special request Gen. McClellan permitted him to take this corps with him, and they are now known as the body.guard of that heroic general, in whose success his native State - Massachusetts - takes such a just pride.
This company, also the second company, were, by authority of Gov. Andrew, raised by Hon. W. D. Northend, of Salem. This gentleman also had charge of the recruiting of Company D, 2d Regiment, Company C, 14th Regiment, Company H, 19th Reg. iment, and the 4th Massachusetts Battery, now at Ship Island, and rendered essential service in recruiting other companies in Essex County:
John Saunders, captain of this company, was born in England. He is six feet two inches high, very muscular and strong, and from his boyhood familiar with the use of the telescopic rifle. Lieut. William Gleason, formerly captain of an artillery company, has long enjoyed the reputation of being one of the best shots in the State. Second Lieut. George C. Gray was a member of Capt. Devereux's company, Salem Zouaves, in the 8th Regiment, and a well-instructed soldier.
Captain, JOHN SAUNDERS, Salem.
NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND PRIVATES.
Bicknell L. Emerson, Chelsea, pro- Hill Moses, Medway
moted sergeant Oct., 1861
Hatch Cyrus K., Middleton Martin Henry, Newbury port Blaisdell Josiah C., Lynn, disch'd Hixon Egbert O., Medway Perry William, Boston, promoted Bartlett Alonzo W., Lynn
Heald Thomas H., Lowell assistant adjutant-general, rank Barker Samuel 8., Andover
Hanson Charles, Andover captain
Blodgelt William E., Middleton Hall Ammi, West Cambridge
Huse David S., Danvers
Hill Henry H., Stoneham
Campbell Samuel G., Reading Hudson James L., Newburyport Shattuck Oramel C., Lowell
Cookson Edwurd, Gloucester Ingalls Joseph S., South Danvers Burbank Jas. S., Providence, R. I. Coleman George M., Lyna
Kimball Horace, Danvers
Clement Oscar H., Stoneham Leavitt Jerome, Middleton
Littlefield David M., Lowell
Curtis George, West Chelmsford Maxfield Joseph B., South Danvers
Mattoon Eleazer, Bunker Hill, III.
Mudgett Isaac M., Lynn
Mason Josiah, Andover
Eaton Daniel W. North Reading Martin John M., Lynn Archer James N., Lynn
Emerson Stephen D., Stoneham Mudgett Jacob H., Dover, N. H. Attwood Otis W. South Reading Evans Robert, Haverhill
Moody Jas. S., Stoneham, disch'd Allen Edward A., Lynn
Flint Henry E., North Reading Orcutt Joseph C., North Reading Ambrose John B. Newburyport Fuller Sanford K., Lynn
Packard William H., Lowell Ayer John H., South Danvers Forbes William C., Newburyport Price John, 3d, So. Danvers, dead Allen George S., Lowell
Gilbreth Samuel G., Belfast, Me. Pray Otis R. Great Falls, N. H. Andrews Edward A., Shrewsbury Gilbreth John T., Belfast, Me., Pendergast William, Boston Berkley Jolin, North Andover Gray Joseph, Salem
Rines Jason S., Newbury port Bradford Luther T., Reading, dis- Goodwin Stephen H., Newburyp't Reed Leonard, South Danvers charged
Gardner Charles A., So. Danvers Rhodes William W., Saugus
Runnels William F., Pittsfeld
Strong Martin V. B., Lowell
Van Moll Richard A., Newburyp't
Second Company of Sharpshooters. This company was recruited at Lynnfield, in September. Many of its members had been recruited for the First Company. It is armed with about twenty-five telescopic rifles, and the remainder, heavy, open-sighted rifles. It is a fine body of men. It is connected with the 22d Massachusetts Regiment, and stationed at Hall's Hill.
Capt. Wentworth and First Lieut. Stiles were officers in the Salem Mechanic Infautry, in the 5th Regiment. They were both in the battle of Bull Run, and proved them selves brave and efficient men. Second Lieut. Evans was sergeant in Capt. Derereur's company, Salem Zouaves, 8th Regiment, and is a very accomplished soldier.
Captain, LEVI E. WENTWORTH, Salem.
NON-COMMISSIONED OFFICERS AND PRIVATES.
McDuffee Daniel N., Lynnfield
Melcher Levi L.. Salem Leach Ivory, Lowell
Durgin Erastus A., Stoneham Neal Aaron D., Lynn Jeffery David N., South Danvers Dearborn William A., Lynn
Neal Henry, Lynn Smith Robert, Salem
Faulkner John W., North Andover Newhall Henry w., Lynn
Newmarch John, Lynn
Nichols George W., No. Reading Haynes Nathan W., Haverhill Green Isaac E., South Reading Newhall Henry A., Lynn Madden William H., Stoneham Graham Samuel, Lynn
Newhall Edward E., Lynn
Newhall Heinons C., Lynn
Goldthwait Eben G., Reading Palmer George L., Lynn Ward Winsdor M., South Dan vers Green Stephen H., Stoneham
Pinkham Charles F., So. Darvers Thomas Charles 8., Salem Graham James, Lowell
Perkins Nelson, Boston
Perley Joseph A., Lynn
Reed James S., Lynn
Rhodes Amos, Lynn
Roberts John K., Stoneham
Richardson Lowell D., W. Spring-
field Bartlett Sylvanus, Lowell Hone John H.
Robinson Nath. D., Lawrence Burrill Edward, Lynn, died at hos- Howlett John W., Saugus
Swett Charles G., Stoneham
Swett Newell S., Lowell
Hawkes Francis, South Reading Sweetser Maddison C., S. Reading Berry Israel A., Andover Herring Edward, jr., Lynn
Stiles Henry W., North Andover Beard George, Danvers Ingalls Nathan B. M., Lynn
Truell Zenas B., Lowell
Benjamin J., Stoneham Knapp George W., South Danvers Town John, North Andover
Varrell John P., Boston
Kenniston tiram B., Danvers Wood James O., Upton Cahoone John S., Bragville
Lawrence Eben B., Stoneham Williams John L. G., Lyon Clark 0. E., Bragville
Lewis Charles, South Danvers Woodberry Benj. F., So. Danvers
Welch John F., Reading
Williams Henry, Lyon, died of tyClemons Charles E., So. Reading Morris George, Lynn
phoid fever Crane Albert J., Salem
McCrackin John H., Lawrence Wyman George W., Lowell Carter James B., Lynn
Mallory William H., Cambridgep't Young George W., Stoneham
Richardson Light Infantry,
( Of Lowell.). On the receipt of the news at Lowell of the attack on the Massachusetts 6th, in Baltimore, on the 19th of April, this company was at once recruited, and the officers were commissioned the next day. This company was the first to offer their services to the State of Massachusetts for three years' service, and was the seventh company sent from this State as three years' volunteers. They were mustered into the United States' service in Boston, May 21st, 1861, and sailed for Fortress Monroe the next day. On the 29th inst., they were assigned to the regular garrison of the fortress, - then under command of Col. Dimmick, in which position they have remained till the present time. Maj.-Gen. Wool and Gov. Andrew have made a request to the War Department to change the organization of this company from infantry to light artillery, which will no doubt soon be granted, as they are an independent infantry company doing artillery service. Before leaving Lowell, through the exertions of Geo. F. Richardson, Esq., in whose honor the company is named, they received many presents - such as uniforms, &c. - from the citizens. The ladies, also, presented to them a splendid silk flag, on their departure.