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11/2/2006 Karen Harris has posted the name of G. Williston, soldier, 27th MA Infantry, died on September 12, 1864 at Andersonville. Any further details on this soldier would be greatly appreciated. Thanks, Karen Harris
7/26/2006 jaimes please if you have a clue please letme now thans you
7/4/2006 Karen Harris has posted a G. Williston, 27th MA Infantry as having died in the infamous Andersonville prison on September 12, 1864. Any further information would be greatly appreciated. I have reason to believe that he is the brother of second greatgrandfather. There is a monument in Holyoke MA which listed two Willistons, George and Roland both of whom died in the Civil War.
5/25/2006 Ed Sanseverino can anyone help? - Research for paper. Seeking info, drawings,etc., of the Civil War battle fought at Cape Lookout Lighthouse, NC only...any help data, info would be greatly appreciated..As of 5/25/06 we have very little info.
4/9/2006 David S. Kilson Sidney Kelson Co.K 27th Ma.My GGGrand. always listed in fed. census records as Mulatto.Grandfather always said family was Pequot Indian having merged with anouther tribe. My question is: was the 27th Ma. co K a so called colored troop regiment? Any info.PlEASE
3/31/2006 Raymond Germain In my travels I have come across a Pvt. Patrick Bailey who was with the 27th Mass. Vol. Inf. Co. G. buried at Allen Cemetary on Packersville Road in Pelham, Mass. He was from Pelham, Mass.It is a very small plot about one mile up the dirt road off of Packersville Road. Needs loving care.
3/19/2006 Dave Ashton I would appreciate any photos or information from the 27th. especially concerning my ancestor Albert Collins ,Co. I . Still researching but other likely ancestors of the 27th may include Clarks, Fullers and perhaps Austin Phelps Co. A. Thank you
2/10/2006 George Hunter Linda: As I mentioned in my email to you, I have an original CDV (picture) of Pliny Wood which I will send you a copy of in the next week or so along with references to him from the regimental history.
12/4/2005 mike vincour i have adopted a soldier from the 27th mass company-F- his name is Hiram Spooner we was a stretcher bearer he was killed at cold harbor virginia june,2,1864 i was wondering if he is in some of the pictures you have thanks ......................mike vincour
11/27/2005 Gene F. Gore To George Hunter: In your message you stated that you have photographs of members of the 27th. Do you have any photos of my ancestors: George Tufts, Caleb Tufts or William Newman? Thanks so much and regards.
9/16/2005 Judy I am looking for the parents of Artemas Green who married Ester Warner on Nov. 20, 1788 in Belchertown, Massachusetts. Esther was born on Oct. 3, 1765 in Granby, Mass. Her parents were Eleazar Warner and Mary Chapin Warner.
9/16/2005 Judy I am looking for the parents of Artemas Green who married Ester Warner on Nov. 20, 1788 in Belchertown, Massachusetts. Esther was born on Oct. 3, 1765 in Granby, Mass. Her parents were Eleazar Warner and ary Chapin Warner.
9/7/2005 George Hunter I am interested in any items related in any way to the 27th Mass Volunteers. I have a fairly extensive collection of photos of members of the regiment, but unfortunately none of my own ancestors, James and Hugh Dolan (Co. E). Am willing to provide copies of photos (if I have them) or information to descendants of members of the 27th Mass.
5/16/2005 michael vincour please help me i,am from easthampton mass i found a civil war cemetery in a nearby town of southampton mass i found the grave of Hiram Spooner who served in the 27th mass he was killed at cold harbor viginia in 1864 i,am trying to find a picture of this man thank you ...............michael vincour
4/20/2005 Donna Brizzee Ford Looking for the family of Brizzee John W. and Brizzee Levi W.
4/4/2005 KEvin Wilkinson if anyone has any info on where i can find letters home from massachuset soldiers during the cival war it would be greatly apperciated. i need it asap for a school project and you would help me greatly. thank you very much for your help.
2/20/2005 jason Does anyone know of the locations of any camps in the greenfield area. I once heard of a prison camp in hawley. I am looking for new metal detecting sites. Thank you..
2/11/2005 Richard Bell I am looking for information on my Grandfather, William Clark Davern, born in Holyoke, MA, April 23, 1876. Son of Michael Davern and Eleanor Reardon (Maiden Name). It is also my understanding that he had a brother named Edward.
12/6/2004 John Otto Researching my family history. Think my great-great grandfather serverd in the 27TH.Name Charles H. Otto. Saw his name on the roll residence listed in williamsburg.Can anyone give me info on how to research Williamsburg? Thanks
11/18/2004 gloria fortunato Re-dedication of the 120 year old zinc Civil War Memorial on the Belchertown (MASS) green to be held during the Civil War Days of the Stone House Museum. The memorial is one of 112 remaining monuments and has undergone a substantial refurbishing/restoration effort. Please contact CURATOR - Belchertown Historical Society, 20 Maple Street, Belchertown MASS 01007 if you are interested in details for the living history Civil War Days/or participating in the rededication of the memorial. thank you.
7/23/2004 George Hunter I don’t know how much info you have, but I have the following on your relative as recorded in the regimental history of the 27th: James W Spear enlisted at the advanced age of 38 on January 14, 1864 – residence listed as Amherst, Mass. While it would have appeared from the date and place of death (July 6, 1864, Petersburg, VA) that he succumbed to wound(s) acquired in that battle, this was not the case. According to the records, he was wounded in the left thigh during the Battle of Drury’s Bluff on May 16th 1864. At some point thereafter, his leg had to be amputated and this is listed as the cause of death. At the Battle of Drury’s (or Drewry’s) Bluff, the Union line was outflanked with many captured and sent to Andersonville Prison. This was the case with my ancestor, Hugh Dolan (Company E) who died in Andersonville. Hope this helps.
7/15/2004 Brian Spear If anyone has any pictures or information regarding my ggg grandfather James W. Spear of D. co. I would like to hear from you. Thanks.
3/21/2004 Ben Emerick zmr Minard on Lt Justus Lyman of Easthampton Ma and Co A,27th Mass. See Volume 3, Page 127 of Mass. Soldiers,Sailors,and Marines of the Civil War available at most libraries in Mass.It confirms all the info you had. Good luck Ben Emerick
3/5/2004 Stuart P. Tulk Does anyone have any information or a picture of Augustus F. Chapman I Company? He enlisted in Ludlow, Mass and died at Andersonvilleon September 10, 1864. I have a copy of a letter from John Fuller telling of his death at Andersonville, but he is not burried there. (First message had an incorrect e-mail address)
2/22/2004 R. Brown I have been researching my g-grandfa Pliny Wood of the 27th Infanty, Co. F. Have found his entire record from National Archives. He was wounded 5/1864 at Arrowsfield Church, VA, leg amputated and died of his wounds 5/13 at Chesapeake GH, Fort Monroe, VA but no mention of burial site. "Body & effects forwarded to his friends." Any info much appreciated.
2/2/2004 Karen Cusano I am doing research on 2 individuals from the 27th Mass. Vols. They are, Edwin L. Peck, Co.F and Prescott M. Metcalf, Co.B. If anyone has any information they would like to share, I would deeply appreciate it. Thank you.
11/11/2003 Julian Minard My GGrandfather Justus Lyman served in CO A from Sept 11, 1861 through June 26 1865, first as a SGT and mustered out at New Berne as a 2ndLT (that info comes from a site and I cant corroborate it or raise the poster). He (Lt Lyman) was apparently captured in the Bermuda Hundred and sent to Libby Prison, but I only know that from my grandmother. He is not listed on your site under any of the companies. I would like to have him there, along with all the other Lymans, his cousins and some who were not. What kind of records do you need? Not sure that I have any records other than a photo of him and his wife just before he went to war. Any chance you made a mistake? Julian Minard
1/3/2003 Clark Wright I saw a message dated 1/20/2002 by s parker re a map of the battle of new bern; when I tried to e-mail "s parker," my e-mail bounced. I would like to learn more from anyone who is willing to drop me a line, and I hope someone can tell me how to contact "s parker." Thanks
12/11/2002 Adelbert E. Eldridge Since posting my message in 1997 I have found that my GG Grandfather was born in Washington County, NY. Also have much more info about him.
12/10/2002 Stuart P. Tulk Does anyone have any information or a picture of Augustus F. Chapman I Company? He enlisted in Ludlow, Mass and died at Andersonville. I have a copy of a letter from John Fuller telling of his death at Andersonville, but he is not burried there.
10/9/2002 Karol Bartlett I think I am looking for a needle in a haystack. Could anyone suggest a method of tracking down who the flag bearers might have been for Company A of the Massachusetts 57th - specifically for the Battle of the Wilderness. I work for a public library and we are trying to track this history down for someone. thanks for any help you can offer.
10/3/2002 Curt Lind For anyone interested, my father Henry C. Lind, wrote a book (The Long Road for Home) that focuses on the original letters written by my great-great uncle PVT William Lind, 21 years old and a farmer from Granby, MA. He was in D Company. My father has an original photograph and the insignia from his cap. PVT Lind received a head injury at Cold Harbor and survived. After the war, he was never the same and was unable to collect anything from the government.
9/25/2002 Matt R. While looking through a local cemetary I found the grave of Pvt. Edwin C. Hayes of Company K, 27th Massachusetts. He died on February 18, 1880 and is buried in Grove Hill Cemetary in Rockville, Connecticut. If anyone is interested.
6/16/2002 dick lester I would like any info on dwight sloan of the mass vol.He wasin the 27th and the 56th regiment . thank you.
5/19/2002 scott valentine Does anyone know anything about an issue of Zouave uniforns to the drum corps of the 27th MVI? Thanks, Scott
5/19/2002 scott valentine I have a photo of 2 members of the drum corp of the 27th MVI. One of the men is IDed as Joseph F. Fay. Does anyone have more information about Fay? Many thanks, Scott
3/18/2002 Sue I am transcribing a collection of 38 letters written by William J. Page (Paige) of Company G that belong to my dad. Willie Page was an ancestor of his. Looking for info., where is he buried, etc. Thanks.
2/10/2002 jason Does anyone know of the locations of any camps in the greenfield area. I once heard of a prison camp in hawley.
1/21/2002 Antoine Ponsot Looking for copies of letters/written materials from any regiments that took part in the expedition from NewBern-Goldsboro(ough)Dec.11-20 1862 under Gen.Foster. The 27th was of course involved. Thank you
1/20/2002 s parker I have a map of battle near new bern NC - involved were list of regiments- spot where battle took place- and 25 rebs burried- also - 150 took prisoner- interested - let me know.
12/18/2001 George Oldenbourg Does anyone have info or cdv of Major William A. Walker, 27th, KIA Cold Harbor? Thanks
11/17/2001 Laurie Lewis Great site! Am trying to find more information on Ira B. SAMPSON who was a Sgt. Major in the 27th. (Non-commissioned officer) He also served with the 2nd MA Heavy Artillery, Co. G. Was in Libby Prison and Andersonville. We know he was born April 22, 1840 in Middlefield, MA. Thank you in advance.
10/10/2001 Tom Melton Thank you very much for providing this wealth of well organized information. I was very happy to learn that my great-great grandfather, Edwin P. Wheeler, was a member of this organization.
8/9/2001 Larry Vogel I have a CDV of a bearded and armed WM. PIERCE and was wondering if the 27th was the only regiment raised with Greenfield, Massachusetts men? Thanks for any info it would be greatly appreciated..
6/26/2001 Brad Hastings I recently learned my Great-Great-Grandfather was Willard Hastings and served in Company D of the 27th according to his headstone in Windsor, CT and see that it is confirmed here. I am very interested in learning more about the regiment and company or artifacts. If anyone has Company D items or information on the Hastings of Company D, please email me.
5/20/2001 Joe Eldridge Smith I am pleased to announce that honors were rendered, yesterday, May 19, over the grave of Romanzo A. Nichols, Co. H, by members of 2nd. CT Heavy Artillery Reenactors at Old Pine Grove Cemetery in Waterbury, CT.
5/7/2001 Mary Kate Does anyone have any information on EGBERT B. GARFIELD Jr., COmpany E, 27th, of Monterey, Berkshire County, MA? Great website, very helpful!
4/20/2001 Fred Fuller Does anyone have any information or a picture of William H. Fuller K Company?
4/17/2001 Jim Cousin Great web site. I have been in touch with the grandson of private Martin Gaitly who was wounded at Cold Harbor. He showed me his discharge, and pension records, also a picture of him at a GAR hall in Brockton, MA. Great Stuff. Hope to hear from you. Jim
4/10/2001 Gene F. Gore Several weeks ago, I walked the National Cemetary in New Bern NC and saw the graves of many members of the 27th Mass Inf Regiment. There are signs throughout town of Union Troops and their movements. Union soldiers held New Bern from 1862 to the end of the war. The National Cem. has a listing of all soldiers buried within the confines. There is also a Massachusetts memorial statue dedicated to all the regiments and the 27 is one listed.
4/6/2001 Jim Hastings My great grandfather Roderick Milton Woodville was a member of company G for the entire time of its existance. I am looking for any information related to this company or others who may be related. I have information to share. Thank You
3/24/2001 Writing a history in the 37th Mass. Anyone interested
9/12/2000 Kevin Showers I own an 1864 Massachusetts General Surgeons log book of all the regiments and people from through out Mass. who served in the Civil War. The book is intact except the binder back is off I have the back.If interested contact my E-Mail.
8/9/2000 Ken Reed Looking for more info. on James H. Reed my Great Grandfather who was wounded at Gum Swamp in March 1965. Anyone with a photo of the Regiment?
5/16/2000 m.p. There is a photo of Pvt. Erastus C. Smith, Co. C, 27th Inf., up for auction on Ebay, ending 5/16. The photo may still be on the auction page after the auction ends (for awhile, anyway). You can download the photo just like on other graphic on the internet. The auction number is # 329124718.
1/21/2000 Gene D. Gore Would like information on my great grandfathers, William Newman and George Tufts, and great uncle, Caleb Tufts, of the 27th Massachusetts Regiment. If you have any info or would just like to correspond about the 27th, please contact me.
1/17/2000 Dave Cesan Seek any info on George Welcome of the 27th from Southwick
1/12/2000 kathy barnes I am looking for enything on LEVI D. CAVERLY he is my ggg grandfather. He is from Stetson, Main. Dided in the civil war.
12/18/1999 Sheryl Interested in info. regards Chas. L.(of Williamstown, MA) and Ezra O. Spooner (Easthampton, MA) died at Andersonville. Also info on Hiram Spooner (Southhampton, Ma) who died in VA. Researching for Spooner Family Book by southern relatives. At same time had confederate cousin ancestors who served as guards at Andersonville.
12/5/1999 Donna To Anyone related to William Smith of the 27th I have letters written by him to my GGgrandfather who was in the 37th. If interested please contanct me.
11/12/1999 Kenneth C. Wing Great site. Just may have found some relatives (Wing & Spooner). Thanks for all the work.
10/2/1999 Ted Lind The book "The Long Road for Home" is a compilation of letters written by my ancestor William Lind (Pvt., Co. D, 27th Mass.). My father, Henry C. Lind, transcribed the letters and the letters of three comrades, along with annotations. The book was published by Fairleigh Dickinson University Press in 1992. I hope this helps you.
10/2/1999 Ted Lind In response to the question about "The Long Road for Home" - my father, Henry C. Lind, compiled the letters of my ancestor, William Lind. Pvt. Lind was a member of Co. D of the 27th. Mass. The book includes transcripts of his letters - he was wounded at Cold Harbor, but survived the war. The book also includes letters by his relatives and three other members of the regiment. It was published by Farleigh Dickinson University Press in 1992. I hope this helps you in your search.
9/21/1999 George E. Hunter Is anyone familiar with a book written by 4 members of the 27th Mass entitled "The Long Road for Home?"
8/7/1999 Ted Mitchell Great website. Enjoyed reading the messages posted and the historical excerpts.
8/5/1999 David L. Jones Thanks for all your work in this memorial to the soldiers of the 27th Massachusetts Vol Inf. I am a descendant of Pvt. William Allen, Co. I (Palmer) and I would really enjoy hearing from any of his other progeny. Thanks Again Dave Jones Seaside, CA
7/19/1999 jack walter I have two letters on regimental stationery from Henry H Johnson, 27th Mass Company C dated June 8 and July 6, 1862 during the New Bern/Bacholters creek campaign. I see that Henry H Johnson died on 5/17/64 in City Point Va. He was my gg grandfathers cousin and family legend has it that Henry served in place of my gg grandfather. Any further details of Henry H Johnson would be appreciated. I will be happy to provide transcripts of the letters to any other researchers.
6/25/1999 anne mattina Looking for info on my gggrandfather, John Riley, born in South Hadley, MA - may have enlisted from West Springfield, Thanks.
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6/24/1999 Unknown Re. Private William Alonzo Keep: He was born on Feb. 13, 1828 in Granville, MA. On May 7, 1849, he married Eliza J. White. To this union were born 7 children, 5 of which survived to adulthood. On Dec. 29, 1863, William enlisted in Co. E 27th Massachusetts Regiment. He was wounded, but remained in service until June 26, 1865. He resided in West Granville, MA., but his post office address was Hartford, CT. rather than Holbrook according to a family history.
6/23/1999 George E. Hunter I am a collector of artifacts connected with 27th Mass. Inf. I have a number of identified pictures of veterans of that regiments, in which served my ancestors James and Hugh Dolan.
3/21/1999 Marti spalding WHEATON LOVETT (LOVITT). Seek info on this soldier, my ggg grandfather, 27th Mass Inf (1861-1865). He was captured and imprisoned at Andersonville, GA.
3/21/1999 Marti Spalding The following text is an extract from "The History of Amherst," by Carpenter and Morehouse, 1896. Twenty-Seventh Regiment Sept. 3, 1861, Horace C. Lee, city clerk of Springfield, a man of experience in affairs connected with the state militia, received written authority from Gov. Andrew to recruit a regiment in the four western counties of the state. Sept. 10, recruiting offices were opened in Northampton, Amherst, Greenfield, Athol, Ludlow, Chicopee, Springfield, Westfield, North Adams and Pittsfield. The companies raised at Northampton and Westfield had their ranks filled by the 15th. Sept. 17, the companies from Amherst, Adams, Cbiconee, and Ludlow were ordered into camp about one mile east of the armory at Springfield. The Amherst and Pittsfield companies arrived at Springfield Sept. 19, and owing to a lack of camp equipage made use of the armory of the City Guards for the first night. Tents arrived the following day, and Sept 20, the Amherst, Westfield and Pittsfield companies took up their quarters at "Camp Reed". Sept. 27, the men were mustered into the United States service, to serve for the term of three years. Sept 29, Rev. C. L. Woodworth of Amherst conducted divine services at the camp, assisted by a choir organized by J. L. Skinner of Amherst. Rifles and Uniforms were issued to the troops Oct.10. To the Amherst Company was assigned the company letter D. The Line officers were: Captain, Timothy W. Sloan of Amherst; 1st lieutenant, Ami R. Dennison of Amherst; 2nd lieutenant, John S. Aitcheson of Chicopee. The Regiment broke camp Nov. 2, and went by Boston & Albany railroad to Hudson, N.Y., thence by boat to Jersey City and from the latter place by rail to Annapolis, Md. Here the regiment was attached to the 1st brigade, Gen. John G. Foster commanding, of the troops assembled for the Burnside expedition. The regiment sailed from Annapolis, Jan 11, and took part in the capture of Roanoke Island. Altho Amherst troops were engaged in the battle they suffered no casualties. At the battle of New Berne, March 14, the 27th regiment suffered severely, having seven men killed and 78 wounded. Ten men were wounded in company D, including six from Amherst. It was in this battle that J. E. Cushman lost his arm. Rev. C.L. Woodworth joined the regiment as chaplain, May 1. Dec. 14, the regiment assisted in the capture of Kinston, and a little later took part in the battle of Goldsboro. In the latter part of March and the first part of April, 1863, the regiment was besieged for 18 days at Washington, N.C., by an overwhelming rebel force, but held the place until the siege was abandoned. April 28, companies D and E assaulted and carried an intrenchment at Dover X Roads. The Amherst Company was first in the works. During the charge Sergeant Edmond Boltwood was severely wounded in the leg. May 22, the regiment aided in the capture of the rebel fortifications at Gum Swamp, N.C. Two men, one of them Wheaton Lovett of company D, captured a lieutenant and 26 men. The remainder of the year the regiment did provost duty at New Berne, Norfolk and Portsmouth.
2/26/1999 Joy I am in possession of a civil war letter written by Charles C. Smith from South Hadley Massachusetts. He was stationed at Camp Miller in Greenfield, Mass. and mentions Company C but this is all I can determine. Can anybody help? Thanks
1/25/1999 Mike Martinez My ggg grandfather was in the 37th Mass infantry. I have possession of his 1861 spencer rifle used in the Civil War. His name was Edward Mahogany. I have some information, as well as paycheck receipts, but I am looking for more. If anyone comes across anything, please contact me. Thanks everyone, and good luck!!
1/14/1999 Mary Mullarkey Wentzell I found a Michael DAVERN listed in the Mass 27th Infantry. It may be Patrick DAVORENs brother who I was originally trying to find in Civil War records.
1/13/1999 Mary Mullarkey Wentzell My GGG Grandfather Patrick DAVOREN (1832-1929) was in the Civil War. Trying to find out something more specific. He was living in Holliston / Milford, MA. Thank You Mary (Mullarkey) Wentzell....Chicago, IL
12/28/1998 ELS100@AOL.COM I have just started research on 2 familily members. In a letter dated 01/10/1864..Gorge A Wright in a letter to his sister of Whately (?) Mass of conditions. He makes a special nate of an expedition under BURNSIDE where a boatload of men drowned when struck by a steam tug....Does anyone have further details or know where to send me ? Thanks ED
12/22/1998 J.D. Archibald Genealogy search on Edwin D. JONES, Co F of the 27th Regiment. He later moved to Simsbury, Ct. Trying to find his descendnents and ancestors. FINE presentation on the 27th.
12/6/1998 For research: trying to find any documents concerning Moses A. Handy, Co. A, 58th Regt, Mass Vols who died at Andersonville Oct 1, 18?? Any useful suggestions or information greatly appreciated.
11/3/1998 Ronald Needham I believe this is my relative buI can't find a first name for the Needham listed. This is a very nice tribute page and I enjoyed it. Thanks so much.
10/14/1998 Matt A. Peters I'm doing research on my great great grandfather John R. Burgess of the 27TH Regiment of the Massachusetts Volunteers. October 30, 1863 til his death April 21, 1865.
10/11/1998 Robert Grant I'm looking for a Peleg Rogers from Massachusetts, who died in the Civil War, and that is about all I know of him, other than the fact that he was my great-great-grandfather.
8/18/1998 SGT JOSEPH HUGILL, U.S. ARMY, 9TH INFANTRY REGIMENT Nice site, a good way to honor our fallen heroes of long ago.
7/16/1998 Matthew Probert Interesting and useful for my research. Thankyou.
7/13/1998 Patricia A Yucatonis John, thanks for the info on Samuel Ashworth. I am soooooo excited as it is the first real concrete info I have uncovered.
6/25/1998 Mary Gail Murray I am looking for information concerning my great grandfather, Jermiah E. Connor who mustered in from of the Worcester City hall the day after the Civil War broke out. He server three months, and I suspect he reenlisted several times after. I have been told that he also was wounded. I do know that during one of his times in he served with a Artillary Unit that was based somewhere in Maryland. Would appreciate and and all info. concerning this. All the best! MAry Gail Murray
5/31/1998 Christian Dexter thank god someone is doing this. what a great resource. Thanks everyone!!!!!
5/10/1998 Leo Wall Bought a copy of Bearing Arms in the 27th Mass. W.P.Derby published 1883 about 30 years ago. Considering that book is over 100 years old, its still in fair to good condition
5/4/1998 Niels Geckler, DK Just browsing for family members.Great page.
4/27/1998 Dick Ryan I had a great grand dad,named martin Ryan, he was missing in action, 6/17/1864. I thought it was the 57th infantry, company F, but I find nothing on the 57th, so it must be the 27th. He came out of Fitchburg, Mass. If you know of anything, I would appreciate it. Dick
4/22/1998 Joseph M. Carey CWO-2 Usar Ret I have read many times of the exploits of this regiment. I suspect that a good number of men were of Irish descent,
4/17/1998 Joe Picariello Nice job.
4/9/1998 Kenneth E. Gilmore Looking for a missing GG father Ned or Ed Sell who was wounded in the leg at Gettysburg according to his daughter Carrie Coombs nee Sell Enlisted from Cambridge and I have no further record. Just getting started on the research. This sight is excellent and very interesting to view. Well done.
4/7/1998 Peg Lapham Ballou Looking for informatin on Levi Bosworth and Henry E. Ballou, both of @7th Infantry, Co. B from Vermont. I am THRILLED to find this site!
4/3/1998 Janice H Searching for Bumpus ancestors!
3/24/1998 Linda Dunnican McDonald Nice web sight, thank you. I am researching several Mass ggg uncle people. Last names Dunican & Dunakin
3/11/1998 Annelie Schnitz Very interesting!
3/8/1998 Donald Prior Researching Prior, Pryor, Pryer, Prier, etc. in Mass, Conn, and Vermont. Genealogical Purposes.
2/22/1998 Marlitta H. Perkins, 14th KY Regimental Historian What a wonderful site! I am simply amazed at the wealth of information that is available here.Outstanding job! If you feel like visting a fellow "colleague's" website, here's the URL: Keep up the wonderful work...its important!!
2/9/1998 JAN SCOTT ALDRICH Excellent! Your home page is definitely of interest to me and two Aldrich soldiers are listed: Hiram W. Aldrich Co.'I' on the Roll of Honor and Bennett Aldrich of Co'F'. One source stated that a Silas Aldrich also died at Andersonville,Ga. Co.'unknown'. I have not been able to identify from the family books as to this soldier's family. Whether this was misinformation or a check of the known soldiers interred at Andersonville,Ga. would verify this as being correct. At any rate, I enjoyed your summary of the 27th. Thank you. JSA
1/31/1998 Lawrence Wm. Meegan I am researching a group called the Ocean County Rifles, 9th NJ Volunteers, Co. D. They, too, were initially stationed in NC, fighting in the Burnside Brigade. They also went to Va., stationed at Petersburg, then returned to New Bern till the conclusion of the War.
1/27/1998 Wendy Bumpas the history of this regiment is great. I am trying to work some civil war research myself, only my reseach involves the whole war. but the web site is great, enjoyed!
1/26/1998 Patricia I like that info about Massachusetts it was intresting.
1/22/1998 John Mullay Great ENJOYED
1/2/1998 Lucille Thompson I was just looking for any Fairbanks that might tie into my family.I am a desendent of Johnathan Adam Fairbanks who built the Fairbanks House in Dedham Mass.I don't have my tree back that far yet but I'm not giving up. thank you for the wonderfull site.
10/31/1997 Don Hayes Excellent organization. I hope to build a site with similar info. for the 56th regiment. All I need is time!
10/24/1997 Donna Gibney Had g.g. uncle in 27th Ma. Levi Brooks in co. A Also had g.g grandfather in 37th Ma. co. G. Samuel Brooks. Hope to hear from you or anyone inter rested in these two regiments
10/14/1997 John B. McGowan I am host of the Hyde Co., NC GenWeb Pages and I'm currently working on setting up a Civil War Page. In doing so, I am interested in the regimental histories of those Federal units stationed in the area. Hyde County was "behind the lines" but were unoccupiedm although there were several Confederate units in the area shipping the produce of the farms here to the army in Virginia. There were several Union army expeditions into the area. John
9/26/1997 Adelbert E. Eldridge Hi: Looking for Eldridges that might be related to my Great Great Grandfather Elisha Eldridge. He was born somewhere in Massachusetts about 1806. His wife's name was Sally and they had 4 children. Benjamin, Eliza, Emily and Palmer. Your WEB page is great. Thanks, A. E. Eldridge
9/9/1997 Judy For the first time history means something other than a subject that I wish I could get out of. I am looking for anyone who has information on "CLOUGH" ancestory. Information is far and few between. thanks Judy
9/1/1997 1SG Dennis Walker, U.S. Army (Ret) Thank you for the information that your site has provided.
8/21/1997 Stef Adams Thank you so much for taking the time to put this information on the Web. Thanks to your work, I was able to get the pension records for my gg-grandfather, Thomas Clifford, of Company G. He went by his middle name, Charles, and I thought his middle name was Thomas, but took a chance based on your information and the fact that he was the only Clifford from the right area and family tradition said he served in the war. The pension records verified a lot of information for me and gave me some new stuff to work with. THANKS!
8/10/1997 Karen Miles Mitchum Hi, I was just searching for ancestors. I'll be back.
8/9/1997 Skip Rivard Have been researching my great-grandfather for several years. He was born and was buried as Joseph C. LeBel. I knew he volunteered in MA. I was finally able to locate him on this site in Co. D as Joseph C. Bell. I asked my mother if her grandfather was ever referred to as "Bell" and she nonchalantly replied, "I think his name was changed during the Civil war." Thanks for your help! (You too, Mom) Very informative site.
7/21/1997 Doyle L. Oaks My great-great-grandfather was Charles H. Pratt of Co. F. It was fascinating to locate this info and learn more of his life. Thanks so much.
7/15/1997 Leah Berkowitz As ringmaster of the "Civil War Virtual Archives", a webring linking Civil War research sites, I would like to invite you to join the Webring. Please visit the webring home page at
7/7/1997 Lawrence Gall Found my grandmother's uncle, Priv. Amos F. Whittaker, in the Regimental roster. Hope to learn more. Thank you!
6/7/1997 Jack L. Jones Great page!!
5/27/1997 Jim O'Keefe I was looking for a member of my family. I'm not sure which regiment he was in, but he was a Captain. His name is James Joseph O'Keefe. I think it was one of the 20's
5/17/1997 Roger Martell Hello, I'm just trying to find out more information were solders camps were here in MA. and posably finding a great or a grandfather that was in the cival war. Thanks, Roger
5/4/1997 Arthur L. LaFleur I am originally from Worc. Ma. Retired US Regular Army. Living in Phx.AZ with an interest in the Civil War. Tnx for an outstanding presentation.
4/19/1997 Stuart Chace Ashley Nice web sight. My great great grandfather was in the Twelfth New Hampshire regiment.
4/19/1997 Hugo Wiberg III Just arrived, but I wanted to salute you before this STUPID AOL bumps me off line! I think I am quitting AOL tomorrow. If I go to another Web Server, I will try to use this same E-Mail address. If not, I will try to get HugoWIII. This afternoon I am going over to Whitman MA to see a muster of Co.E od the 4th Reg. On to Richmond!
3/27/1997 Phil Stamm My great grandfather, Otto L. Stamm, fought with the 27th. He was captured on May 16, 1864 and taken first to Libby Prison, then Andersonville, then Blackshire. He escaped and rejoined his outfit and was hororably discharged as a 2nd Lt. on June 26, 1865. He died June 30, 1913 and is buried in Hornell, NY.
3/18/1997 Justin Paul If you have any information on members of any Massachusetts regiments which may have lived in the Fitchburg area, please email it to me.
3/11/1997 Carole McIntosh Wonderful site. Enjoy all the information you have.
3/8/1997 Bill Reed iam looking for the father and grandfather of the Lyman Beecher(1775-18616) This is a very interesting site.I'll return again.
3/2/1997 Arthur L. Breed Browsing and looking for Relatives
2/27/1997 Al Savi Interested in Union soliders from Dedham, Mass. area who served in Civil War Any info greatly appreciated-Thank you
2/25/1997 Christopher R Massey I am doing a report on the Civil War thank you for the great site.
2/22/1997 Stanley Ambo I have been looking for this information for sometime now I am from Greenfield Massachusetts and have wondered what units came out of this area. Now I know. Thank you for a very imformative web site
2/21/1997 Dave Higgins Searching for family member, named Luther Thurber, who was believed to be Capt. and died while prisoner of war.

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