Ellen (French) Rockwood

This image of Helen (French) Rockwood¬†was taken at Augur General Hospital. Carte de visite is identified as “Mrs. Rockwood.”


Elihu R. Rockwood

Col. Rockwood served with the 10th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, the 37th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, and the 4th Massachusetts Heavy Artillery. He was wounded on May 31, 1862, at Fair Oaks, and later fought at Gettysburg.

Lewis P. Caldwell

Lewis P. Caldwell, enlisted June 24th, 1861, for three years in Company E, Fourteenth Massachusetts Infantry regiment; promoted to second-lieutenant May 28th, 1862, and to first-lieutenant July 26th, 1863, and transferred to Company F; died of wounds June 17th, 1864. Bounty paid, $30.


William Kennedy

Corp. William Kennedy, Co. F. (Scott Grays of Lawrence); 14th Massachusetts Infantry (reorganized as the 1st Massachusetts Heavy Artillery.) William Kennedy, was a 25-year-old resident of South Boston, employed as a hosiery knitter when he enlisted on Aug. 5, 1862; Private Kennedy was later promoted to corporal. He was severely wounded in action at Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia, on May 19, 1864, and mustered out for wounds on July 8, 1864.


Eben Symonds

Eben Symonds, Orderly Sgt., Co. K, & orderly Sgt. Co. A, & 2nd Lieut. Co. F, 17th Regt. Mass. Vols., enlisted April 30, 1861. Discharged July 11, 1865.


James H. Richardson

James H. Richardson, Sergt. Co. F. 6th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. He enlisted on Sept. 5, 1862 as a Sergeant. On Sept. 8, 1862, he mustered into Co. F. of the 6th Massachusetts Infantry. He was mustered out on June 3, 1863 at Lowell, Ma.


Charles Bowers

Charles Bowers, of Concord, Mass., enlisted as a third lieutenant in the 5th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, saw service near Washington and Bull Run, and was mustered out on July 31, 1861, having completed the regiment’s three-month tour of duty. Bowers then began to recruit and joined Co. G., 32nd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.


Amos Osborn

Pvt. Amos Osborn, 3rd — 5th Massachusetts Infantry (a 9-month regiment) Co. C.


Edward Gross Tutein

Edward Gross Tutein — Sergeant, First Sergeant and Sergeant-Major, 1st Mass. Infantry, enlisted on May 22, 1861, mustered in May 23, 1861. Second Lieutenant, Mar. 1, 1863. Mustered out, May 25, 1864, discharged on June 3, 1864. Captain, 61st Mass. Infantry, Dec. 9, 1864. Mustered in Dec. 14, 1864. Mustered out, July 16, 1865 at Washington, D.C. (Accredited to Medway, Ma.)


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