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Civil War Roster, 1st MA Infantry, Union

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Img First Last RankAgeOccupationResidenceCompany OFT
George W.AbbottPvt33driverMA, BostonCompany D
e. 1861-05-22; mi 1861-05-24 dg. for disability, 1861-06-24, at Georgetown, DC
James E.AbbottPvt23grocerMA, BostonCompany F
e. 1862-08-09; mi 1862-09-01; wounded July, 1863, Gettysburg, PA; dg. 1863-09-30, for wounds
SalemAbellPvt45carpenterMA, BostonCompany G
e. 1862-08-11; mi 1862-09-01; mo. 1864-05-25
JohnAbramsPvt18Company A
e. 1861-05-23; mi 1861-05-23; wounded 1862-05-05, at Williamsburg, Va.; dg. 1863-01-07, for disability, at Falmouth, Va
WilliamAbramsPvt25glass makerMA, South BostonCompany A
e. 1861-05-23; mi 1861-05-23; wounded 1862-08-29, at 2d Bull Run; dg. for disability, 1862-09-01, from wounds received in action
Alfred W.AdamsCapt44engineerMA, RoxburyCompany F
cm 1861-05-22; mi 1861-05-24; resigned to take effect 1862-07-17
GeorgeAdamsPvt21mariner
e. 1862-12-06; mi 1862-12-16; deserted 1862-12-16
John H.AdamsPvt21machinistMA, WorcesterCompany A
e. 1861-05-23; mi 1861-05-23; deserted in August, 1863; gained from desertion 1864-01-25; transf. to 11th MA Inf., 1864-05-18. See Co. C 11th MA Inf
Joseph E.AdamsMusician16studentMA, RoxburyCompany F
e., must 1861-05-24; dg. for disability, 1861-08-17, at Fort Albany, Va
Timothy A.AheamPvt22printerMA, BostonCompany I
e., must 1861-05-24; deserted 1861-07-22, at Georgetown, DC
HermanAhrendPvt22clerkMA, BostonCompany I
e., must 1861-05-24
JamesAlden, Jr.Pvt23clerkCompany C
e. 1861-05-23; mi 1861-05-27; dg. for disability, 1861-07-19, at Georgetown, DC
Benjamin D.AlexanderPvt33carpenterMA, BostonCompany E
e., must 1861-05-25; taken prisoner at Gettysburg, PA, July, 1863; mo. 1864-05-25
Joseph B.AlexanderPvt31tinplate workerCompany C
e. 1861-05-23; mi 1861-05-27; dg. for disability, 1861-08-01, at Arlington, Va
WilliamAlexanderPvt25laborerMA, Hanover
e. 1862-12-13; mi 1862-12-16; deserted 1862-12-16, at Cambridge, MA
Charles H.AlgerPvt33tin plate workerMA, ChelseaCompany H
e. 1861-05-22; mi 1861-05-23; mo. 1864-05-25
Charles A.AllenPvt20carpenterMA, DorchesterCompany D
e. 1861-05-22; mi 1861-05-24; deserted 1861-09-30, at Bladensburg, Md
George W.AllenMusician18musicianMA, BostonCompany A
e., must 1861-05-23; missing at battle of Gettysburg 1863-07-02; returned 1864-05-24; mo. 1864-05-25, a& George H. Allen
Hiram W.AllenPvt25clerkMA, ChelseaCompany H
e. 1861-05-22; mi 1861-05-23; mo. 1863-08-12, to accept promotion. See Officer US Colored Troops
JohnAllenPvt20carpenterMA, West NewtonCompany G
e., must 1861-05-23; killed 1862-06-30, Nelson's Farm, Va. True name Phillip James Ledden
Lorenzo L.AllenPvt20masonMA, South BostonCompany E
e., must 1861-05-25; dg. for disability, 1862-10-16, at Falmouth, Va. See 1st Unatt. Co. MA Inf. (90 days)
NathanielAllenPvt28deck handMA, ChelseaCompany H
e. 1861-05-22; mi 1861-05-23; wounded 1862-06-30, at Nelson's Farm, Va.; mo. 1864-05-25
Nathaniel M.AllenPvt21watch makerMA, BostonCompany B
e., must 1861-05-23; apptd. Corpl., 1863-01-26; mo. 1864-05-25. Medal of Honor man. Date of Action 1863-07-02, Gettysburg, Pa. When his regt. was falling back, this soldier, bearing the national color, returned in the face of the enemy's fire, pulled the regimental flag from under the body of its bearer who had fallen, saved the flag from capture and brought both colors off the field
IsaacAlstonPvt26pianoforte makerMA, ChelseaCompany H
e. 1861-05-22; mi 1861-05-23; wounded 1862-08-29, at 2d Bull Run, Va.; mo. 1864-05-25, as Sgt
John W.AndersonPvt18farmerMA, CharlestownCompany C
e. 1862-02-12; mi 1862-02-28; dg. for disability, 1862-10-22, at Fort Worth, Va
JohnAnderson, Jr.Pvt18saddlerMA, West RoxburyCompany A
e. 1862-08-16; mi 1862-09-01; mo. 1864-05-25
Eben T.AndrewsPvt22machinistMA, CharlestownCompany G
e., must 1861-05-23; deserted 1861-11-07, at Bladensburg, Md
John D.AndrewsPvt19waiterMA, BostonCompany I
e., must 1861-05-24; dg. on Surgeon's Certif. of Disability, July 20, 1S61, at Georgetown, DC
Joseph E.AndrewsPvt26teamsterMA, BostonCompany D
e. 1861-05-22; mi 1861-05-24; dg. for disability. 1862-05-11
RobertAndrewsPvt25tannerMA, South DanversCompany H
e. 1861-05-22; mi 1861-05-23; taken prisoner 1864-05-10, at Spottsylvania, Va.; died Dec, 1864, at Andersonville, Ga., a Prisoner of War
Walter B.AndrewsPvt22morocco finisherMA, ChelseaCompany H
e., must 1861-10-17; k. in action 1862-04-26, at Yorktown, Va
Mark C.AnnlsPvt42tin plate workerMA, LynnCompany B
e. 1862-08-13; mi 1862-09-01; dg. 1863-06-16, on Surgeon's Certif. of Disability. See Unassigned 2d MHA., as Mark Annis
AdolphAnthesPvt20bakerMA, RoxburyCompany K
e., must 1861-05-24; deserted 1861-11-13, at Budd's Ferry, Md
Mark H.ApplebyPvt30engineerMA, CambridgeportCompany H
e. 1861-05-22; mi 1861-05-23; dg. for disability, 1861-07-22, at Georgetown, DC See Co. G 1st MA Cav
Charles A.J.AppletonPvt30teamsterMA, ChelseaCompany H
e. 1861-05-22; mi 1861-05-23; dg. for disability, 1861-07-30, at Arlington, Va. See 1st Batty. MA Lt. Arty. (3 yrs.)
William H.AppletonPvt21carpenterMA, BostonCompany F
e., must 1861-05-24; wounded 1862-06-25, at Fair Oaks, Va.; and 1862-08-29, at 2d Bull Run, Va.; died 1863-07-04, of wounds reed, at Gettysburg, PA, 1863-07-02, a Corporal
ThomasArcherPvt22glass cutterMA, BostonCompany A
e., must 1861-05-23; wounded 1862-04-26, near Yorktown, Va.; dg. for disability, 1863-04-23
JamesArmstrongCorp29carpenterMA, East BostonCompany B
e., must 1861-05-23; apptd. Sgt, 1861-08-01; wounded 1862-06-25, at Fair Oaks, Va.; dg. 1863-02-02, on Surgeon's Certif. of Disability, for wounds. See Officer US Colored Troops
JamesArmstrongPvt19laborerMA, BostonCompany F
e., must 1861-05-24; apptd. Corpl., 1861-08-01; mo. 1864-05-25
JohnArnoldPvt24moulderMA, RoxburyCompany K
e., must 1861-05-24; dg. for disability, 1861-08-31, at Bladensburg, Md
SamuelAshmanPvt22rope makerMA, North ChelseaCompany G
e. 1862-08-13; mi 1862-09-01; mo. 1864-05-25
Rawlins T.AtkinsCorp24clerkMA, East BostonCompany G
e., must 1861-05-23 wounded 1863-05-02, at Chancellorsville, Va.; apptd. 1st Sgt, date not shown; dg. 1863-12-28, special order War Dept., to accept promotion. See Co. D 56th MA Inf
Albert S.Austin1st Lt26counsellorMA, ChelseaCompany H
cm 1861-05-25; mi 1861-05-25; mo. to date 1862-08-07, to accept promotion. See Officer US Vols
NathanielAverellCorp27carpenterMA, RoxburyCompany K
e., must 1861-05-24; apptd. Sgt, date not shown; wounded 1862-08-29, at 2d Bull Run, Va.; cm 2nd Lt, 1862-10-03; mo. 1864-05-25, as 2nd Lt of Co. E
Eben O.AveryPvt28caulkerMA, East BostonCompany C
e. 1861-05-23; mi 1861-05-27; wounded 1862-12-14, at Fredericksburg, Va.; transf. as Sgt 1863-07-01, to VRC; dg. 1864-05-27, as of Co. A 3d VRC
Daniel M.AyerPvt34mechanicMA, South BostonCompany F
e. 1862-08-16; mi 1862-09-01; deserted 1863-05-13, at Falmouth, Va

Sources:
http://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/1st_Regiment,_Massachusetts_Infantry
http://www.archive.org/stream/massachusettssol11931mass#page/2/mode/2up

Abbreviations:
c - captured cm - commissioned e - enlisted d - died dg - discharged
dt - detailed k - killed m - missing mi - mustered in mo - mustered out
p - promoted pr - prisoner r - resigned tr - transferred w - wounded
MHA - Mass. Heavy Artillery VRC - Veteran Reserve Corps