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The quota of men from Pennsylvania was soon filled by the patriotic impulses of her people. Most Californians who joined the army saw service in the West, Altogether two regiments of cavalry, eight regiments of infantry, and two smaller units were organized in California and performed some kind of duty in the West, Some watched Southern sympathizers.

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Biery, sergeant, mustered in June 11, ; transferred to 54th Regiment P. De Losier De Parson, private, mustered in Sept. It may be noted that over 6, brevet awards of grades below general were awarded during and after the Civil War.

The most trifling incident interests on a sea voyage. The President's Proclamation of Amnesty meets with general approval among the soldiers, and they are almost unanimous in the desire to re elect him to the Presedential [sic] chair.

The secession from the Union by the South in was clearly in violation of the Constitution that they had ratified. He will at all times be happy to serve with such troops. On Saturday night, May 2d, private Brown, of Co. Strickland, John Lockwood, Thos.

In pursuance of orders they proceeded via Pittsburg to Philadelphia, where they were mustered out of service on June 17, In the centre of the field is a large house, surrounded with negro quarters and a fine hedge fence.

On several occasions they fired upon our pickets. A superior officer described him as "a man of observation, undaunted firmness, and self-possession under all circumstances. At this point are several islands, Edisto and Seabrook the principal ones.

Henry Wann, private, mustered in June 7, Leaving Atlanta and his base of supplies, Sherman's army marched with an unclear destination, laying waste to much of the rest of Georgia in his celebrated "Sherman's March to the Sea," reaching the sea at Savannah, Georgia in December This was arguably Lee's greatest victory—and the costliest—for he lost his ablest general, Stonewall Jackson, when Jackson was mistakenly shot upon by his own troops as he scouted after the battle.

A few of the earliest letters are from before he joined the army, written while a student at Harvard or during his travels in Europe. Mexico and the stage set for a decisive battle with the Confederates. William Walters, mustered in June 11, ; discharged on surgeon's certificate Sept.

Good, private, mustered in June 11. DATA SOURCES FOR THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR RESEARCH DATABASE© STATE ROSTERS. California. Adjutant General. Records of California Men in the War of the Rebellion to World War 2 Pictures For Sale – Pictures of World War 2 masterfully restored and printed as real museum quality WW2 prints for sale at poster store prices.

Civil War. With the outbreak of the Civil War, Shaw enlisted in the Confederate army and was appointed as a colonel. He was in command of the Confederate forces at the Battle of Roanoke Island.

In JanuaryGeneral Ambrose E. Burnside leading New England Federal forces (including many Rhode Islanders) with about sixty ships and over 13, men began to enter Hatteras inlet, and assembled in. Robert Gould Shaw Memorial Boston African American NHS/ NPS The Robert Gould Shaw and Massachusetts 54 th Regiment Memorial, located across Beacon Street from the State House, serves as a reminder of the heavy cost paid by individuals and families during the Civil War.

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts played a significant role in national events prior to and during the American Civil War ().

Massachusetts dominated the early antislavery movement during the s, motivating activists across the nation. This, in turn, increased sectionalism in the North and South, one of the factors that led to the war.

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