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15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Monument

Dedicated: September 17, 1900

Location: East side of State Route 65, North of the Visitor Center

Map Number: 30

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15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Monument

15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Monument

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Monument Text:
15th REG. MASS. VOLS.
Here, September 17, 1862, the Fifteenth Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, with the first company Andrew Sharpshooters attached, 606 men of all ranks, commanded by Lieut. Col. John W. Kimball, Gorman's Brigade. Sedgwick's Division, Second Army Corps, met and engaged troops of the Brigades of Semmes, Early and Barksdale. Within twenty minutes 330 had fallen, 75 killed and 255 wounded, 43 dying of wounds.

 

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Killed


Co. BCo. H
Capt. Clark S. SimondsSergt. James B. Fletcher
Private John CampbellCorpl. Henry A. Collar
" " Daniel CarpenterPrivate Andrew Addision
Co. C" " Henry W. Ainsworth
Capt. Richard Derby" " O. W. Batchelder
Private Zadoc Batterson" " Patrick Finnegan
" " Hiram A. Chambers" " Isaac E. Marshall
" " John Frazer" " George N. Smith
" " Charles E. Holbrook" " Christopher Young
" " John P. LarkinCo. I
" " George W.B. Sawyer1st Lieut. Frank S. Corbin
Co. DPrivate Henry L. Amidon
Private Leander J. Owens" " Lucis H. Briggs
" " William S. Sholes" " George Butler
" " Charles H. Styles" " William S. Chapman
" " George H. Thompson" " Charles G. Foster
Co. E" " Abram Sargent
Sergt. Amos H. Shumway" " George R. Stone
Private John H. Curran" " Mose Wood
" " James H. DavisCo. K
" " Alexander Thompson1st Sergt. Thomas Fernald
" " Conrad M. TowerPrivate Adam N. Baker
" " Charles H. Wheelock" " E.R. Buffum
Co. F" " Thomas Kelley
Sergt. Elisha F. Johnson" " James Shay
Corp'l William L. Blood" " Joseph T. Smith
" " Joseph G. Fretts" " John L. Starrett
" " John W. HeathAndrew Sharpshooters, 1st Co.
Private Henry R. BlissCaptain John Saunders
" " Shepard BrownLieut. William Berry
" " Benjamin DavisSergt. John Q. Adams
" " John H. Hillman" " George Whittemore
" " Alfred L. RussellCorpl Richard A. Van Mall
" " James E. SargentPrivate Edwin T. Hills
" " Justus G. Wellington" " Joseph S. Ingalls
Co. G" " Marcus M. Parmenter
Private Arthur J. Andrews" " Warren Snow
" " Asa T. Bryant" " Martin V. Strong
" " Harrison J. Clisbee
" " Edward S. Johnson
" " Michael Dugan
" " Orin L. Davis
" " Benjamin R. Elliott
" " Charles J. Merriam
 



Died of Wounds


Co. ACorplFranklin GarnerOct. 6, 1862
Co. BPrivateGeorge AdamsOct. 7, 1862
Co. CSergt.Joseph P. JohnsonOct. 14, 1862
" "PrivateHarlow D. GetchellOct. 14, 1862
" ""Thomas HastingsSept. 20, 1862
" ""Waldo B. MaynardSept. 24, 1862
" ""Robert R. MosesOct. 5, 1862
" ""Charles E. WarrenOct. 2, 1862
" ""Leonard M. TowsleySept. 27, 1862
Co. DCorpl.E.D. JordanSept. 26, 1862
" "PrivateDarney CooneySept. 25, 1862
" ""Silas D. MarshSept. 22, 1862
" ""Francis H. Noye'sSept. 20, 1862
" ""Melville WalkerSept. 29, 1862
Co. EPrivateAlfred W. DavisSept. 22, 1862
" ""Edwin E. RindgeOct. 21, 1862
Co. FCorplWilliam L. AdamsOct. 10, 1862
" "PrivateWilliam H. ClarkOct. 1, 1862
" ""Albert W. LivermoreJan. 18, 1863
" ""Charles PerrySept. 27, 1862
" ""William E. VaneaverNov. 1, 1862
Co. G1st Lieut.Thomas J. SpurrSept. 27, 1862
" "Sergt.Jonathan P. StowOct. 1, 1862
" "PrivateGeorge BurnsNov. 15, 1862
" ""Francis H. MarbleNov. 26, 1862
" ""James HughesSept. 28, 1862
" ""Willie E. MorseDec. 20, 1862
" ""Alfred SnowOct. 18, 1862
" ""Charles L. MitchellOct. 24, 1862
Co. HPrivateSamuel EmersonSept. 26, 1862
" ""Franklin L. HaydenSept. 27, 1862
" ""Charles D. SmithSept. 27, 1862
" ""Simon SullivanOct. 21, 1862
Co. ISergt.Edwin L. ParmenterOct. 15, 1862
" "PrivateHenry ButlerNov. 14, 1862
" ""Edward L. DaySept. 20, 1862
" ""Henry HathawaySept. 20, 1862
" ""Thomas P. MunyanOct. 17, 1862
" ""Godfried ReidemanSept. 30, 1862
" ""Alfred TourtellotteOct. 19, 1862
Co. KPrivateDavid RodgersDec. 27, 1862
" ""Francis F. YoungNov. 7, 1862

Andrews Sharpshooters


1st Co.PrivateSamuel D. AbbottSept. 20, 1862
 
Dedication of the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Monument
Dedication of the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Monument
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