Massachusetts 1st Heavy Artillery Battalion






HISTORICAL NOTES:


The Massachusetts 1st Battalion Heavy Artillery was organized April, 1865, from 1st, 2nd and 4th Unattached Companies Heavy Artillery. The National Archives Index maintains a separate roster for these companies in addition to a roster for the 1st Battalion. The 5th Unattached Company Heavy Artillery was added June, 1863.

OFFICERS:


ASSIGNMENTS:
Company "A" on duty at Fort Warren, Boston Harbor, till December 24, 1864. At Champlain, N. Y., till May 13, 1865, and at Fort Warren till October, 1865. Mustered out October 20, 1865.

Company "B" at Fort Warren till August, 1864, and at New Bedford, Mass., till June, 1865. Mustered out June 29, 1865.

Company "C" on duty at Fort Warren till October, 1865. Mustered out October 20, 1865.

Company "D" at Fort Independence to September, 1865. Mustered out September 12, 1865.

Companies "E" and "F" organized August 15, 1864, for one year. On duty at Fort Warren. Mustered out June 28, 1865.

Companies "A," "C" and "D" also furnished detachments for duty at Plymouth, Provincetown, Gloucester, Marblehead, Newburyport, Fairhaven, etc.


SERVICE:


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BIBLIOGRAPHY:




Bowen, James L. Massachusetts in the War, 1861-1865. Springfield, MA: Clark W. Bryan, 1889. E513B78. A brief history of the regiment.

Dyer, Frederick H. A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion. Vol. 2. Powder Springs, GA Eastern Digital Resources, 2003 Ref. A concise summary of the regiment's service.

Massachusetts. AGO. Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors and Marines in the Great Civil War. Norwood, MA: Norwood Pr, 1931. pp. 682-734. E513.3M32v1. Contains a roster of the regiment.
REFERENCES:


Dyer, Frederick H. - A Compendium of the War of the Rebellion

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