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Civil War Roster, 23rd MA Infantry, Union

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Img First Last RankAgeOccupationResidenceCompany OFT
AdolphusAbbottPvt40bakerMA, SalemCompany I
e., must. Oct 16 '61; must. out Nov. 15. ISW. See VRC
Henry G.AbbottPvt20farmerMA, TownsendCompany H
e. Oct 3 '61; must. Dec 4 '61 dropped as a deserter, July 10 '62
Stephen W.AbbottPvt24cordwainerMA, BeverlyCompany G
e. Aug 2 '62; must. Aug 5 '62; died of disease, July 18 '64, at Base Hospl., Broadway Landing VA
William C.ActonPvt22carpenterMA, BostonCompany H
e., must. July 18 '62; dg. for disability, Nov 25 '62, New Bern, NC
Charles H.AdamsPvt21farmerMA, MarbleheadCompany A
e. Aug 26 '61; must. Sep 28 '61; dg. for disability, Dec 1 '62, Annapolis MD See Co F 3d MHA
Joseph F.AgentPvt27marinerMA, BeverlyCompany G
e. Oct 25 '61; must. Dec 4 '61; re-enlist. Dec 2 '63; prisoner May 16 '64, Drury's Bluff VA; died Sep 12 '64, Charleston, S. C, a Prisoner of War
EmanuelAlbertPvt25bakerMA, BostonCompany H
e. Nov 4 '61; must. Dec 4 '61; mo. Oct 13 '64
William D.AlderSgt31nautical instrument makerMA, New BedfordCompany D
e. Sep 19 '61; must. Sep 28 '61; re-enlist. Dec 2 '63; apptd. Commy. Sgt, Sep 28 '64; cm. 1st Lt., Oct 14 '64; not must.; mo. June 25 '65, as Commy. Sgt
William B.AlexanderCapt32carpenterMA, BostonCompany E
cm. Oct 8 '61; must. Dec 4 '61; w. March 14 '62, New Bern, NC; resigned and dg. Dec 28 '62. See Co B 3d MA Inf (3 mos.)
John H.AlgierPvt21broom makerMA, ShirleyCompany K
e. Aug 16 '61; must. Sep 28 '61; died of disease, Feb 17 '62, Roanoke Island, NC
Charles R.AllenPvt22cordwainerMA, BeverlyCompany G
e., must. Aug 9 '62; apptd. Corp, date not shown; mo. Oct 13 '64. See Co E 8th MA Inf (3 mos.)
David Q.AllenPvt18bakerMA, MarbleheadCompany B
e. Aug 5 '62; must. Aug 9 '62; mo. Oct 13 '64
EdwardAllenPvt20latherMA, GloucesterCompany C
e. Sep 1 '61; must. Sep 28 '61 dg. Nov 9 '61
Elishup P.AllenPvt21boat builderMA, FairhavenCompany D
e. Sep 22 '61; must.Sep 28 '61; apptd. Corp, Feb 14 '62; re-enlist. Dec 2 '63; apptd. Sgt, Jan 1 '65; cm. 2nd Lt, June 2 '65; not must.; mo. June 25 '65
George F.AllenPvt27sailmakerMA, GloucesterCompany C
e. Sep 5 '61; must. Sep 28 '61; died of disease, Oct 1 '63, at Morehead City, NC
Horatio D.AllenPvt18clerkMA, SalemCompany A
e. Aug 22 '61; must. Sep 28 '61 w. Feb 8 '62, Roanoke Island, NC; re-enlist. Jan 2 '64; apptd. Corp, Jan 12 '64; mo. July 10 '65
Joseph C.AllenPvt21seamanMA, BeverlyCompany G
e. Oct 14 '61; must. Dec 4 '61 re-enlist. Dec 2 '63; w. March 8 '65, Kinston, NC; dg. July 12 '65, for wounds
JoshuaAllenPvt24farmerMA, WalpoleCompany K
e., mu.st. July 28 '62; re-enlist. Dec 2 '63; mo. July 12 '65
Stephen B.AllenPvt33cabinet makerMA, ManchesterCompany G
e. Sep 20 '61; must.Sep 28 '61; w. Dec 16 '62, Whitehall, NC; re-enlist. Dec 2 '63; mo. June 25 '65
ThomasAllenPvt21shoemakerMA, MarlboroCompany D
e., must. March 10 '65; mo. July 5 '65
Frank M.AlleyPvt24cordwainerMA, LynnCompany C
e. Oct 19 '61; must. Dec 4 '61; re-enlist. March 28 '64; mo. July 18 '65
Micajah B.AlleyPvt18bootmaker
e., must. Aug 25 '64; dg. for disability, Oct 27 '64
AllenAlmyCorp28blacksmithMA, New BedfordCompany D
e. Sep 18 '61; must. Sep 28 '61; w. March 14 '62, New Bern, NC; apptd. Sgt, Apr 23 '63; re-enlist. Dec 2 '63; dg. March 2 '64, for promotion. See Co E 58th MA Inf
Hiram H.AlmyPvt20clerkMA, BostonCompany F
e. Nov 2 '61; must. Dec 4 '61 k. Dec 16 '62, Whitehall, NC
Artemas C.AmblerPvt18cordwainerMA, NeedhamCompany C
e. Sep 20 '61; must.Sep 28 '61; mo. Oct 13 '64
EzekielAmesPvt40shoemakerMA, FoxboroCompany K
e. Sep 12 '61; must. Sep 28 '61; dg. for disability, July 11 '62, New Bern, NC
Luther B.AndrewsPvt31stonecutterMA, IpswichCompany I
e., must. Oct 10 '61; dg. for disability, July 8 '62. New Bern, NC See Co D 48th MA Inf (9 mos.); and Co B Hd. Qrs. Troop 19th Army Corps (La. enlist.)
William A.AndrewsCorp18carpenterMA, BeverlyCompany A
e. Aug 30 '61; must.Sep 28 '61; w. March 14 '62, New Bern, NC; re-enlist. Dec 2 '63, as Sgt mo. June 25 '65. See Co E 8th MA Inf (3 mos.)
CharlesAnnablePvt34box makerMA, DanversCompany K
e., must. Oct 29 '61; dg. for disability, Apr 5 '64, at Portsmouth VA
George A.ArmstrongPvt21teamsterMA, NewburyportCompany A
e. Aug 29 '61; must.Sep 28 '61; mo. Oct 13 '64
James H.ArnoldPvt18farmerMA, SalemCompany G
e. Sep 18 '61; must. Sep 28 '61; re-enlist. Dec 2 '63; mo. June 25 '65
Richard B.ArnoldPvt21bakerMA, LynnCompany F
e. Oct 22 '61; must. Dec 4 '61; died of disease, Feb 20 '62, at Fort Monroe VA
Thomas R.ArnoldPvt25brass founderMA, MaldenCompany H
e. May 10 '62; must. May 17 '62; mo. May 9 '65
Benjamin F.ArringtonPvt26printerMA, SalemCompany F
e. Oct 14 '61; must. Dec 4 '61; mo. Oct 13 '64
JamesArrington, Jr.Pvt29painterMA, SalemCompany F
e. Oct 14 '61; must. Dec 4 '61; dg. for disability, March 4 '62, Roanoke Island, NC See VRC
Albert W.AshleyPvt28farmerMA, DartmouthCompany D
e. Oct 20 '61; must. Dec 4 '61; re-enlist. Dec 2 '63; mo. June 25 '65
ThomasAtkinsPvt23cordwainerMA, MarbleheadCompany B
e. Sep 14 '61; must.Sep 28 '61; dg. for disability. May 1 '62. See VRC
William H.AtkinsSgt44cordwainerMA, MarbleheadCompany B
e. Sep 2 '61; must.Sep 28 '61; dg. for disability, Sep 22 '62, at Boston, MA, as Private
Joseph C.AttletonPvt25shoemakerMA, NatickCompany H
e. Sep 13 '61; must. Sep 28 '61; dg. for disability, Apr 23 '64, New Bern, NC
GeorgeAtwellPvt20seamanMA, MarshfieldCompany E
e. Oct 4 '61; must. Dec 4 '61; dg. for disability, Nov 19 '63, at Newport News VA
Charles H.AtwoodPvt18stonecutterMA, PlymouthCompany E
e. Sep 23 '61; must.Sep 28 '61; re-enlist. Dec 2 '63; apptd. Corp, Aug 1 '64; mo. June 25 '65
Francis W.AtwoodPvt31printerMA, BostonCompany C
e. Sep 18 '61; must. Sep 28 '61; w. March 14 '62, New Bern, NC; mo. Sep 29 '64
JesseAtwoodPvt45teamsterMA, CharlestownCompany H
e. Aug 29 '61; must. Sep 28 '61; dg. for disability, May 28 '63, Carolina City, NC
MorrisonAtwoodPvt35carriage makerMA, MiddletonCompany E
e., must. July 23 '62; dg. for disability, Jan 9 '63, at New Bern, NC
Thomas B.Atwood2nd Lt32bootmakerMA, AbingtonCompany E
cm. Oct 8 '61; must. Dec 4 '61; resigned and dg. May 3 '62. See Co B 3d MA Inf (3 mos.)
Thomas C.AtwoodPvt44seamanMA, PlymouthCompany E
e. Oct 21 '61; must. Dec 4 '61; dg. for disability. May 15 '62, New Bern, NC
Timothy S.AtwoodPvt25bootmakerMA, AbingtonCompany E
e. Aug 6 '62; must. Aug 8 '62; re-enlist. Dec 2 '63, as Corpl.; apptd. Sgt, Aug 1 '64; cm. 2nd Lt,June 2 '65; not must; mo. June 25 '65, as Sgt See Co B 3d MA Inf 3 mo
William T.AtwoodPvt20shoemakerMA, PlymouthCompany E
e. Sep 23 '61; must.Sep 28 '61; died of disease, July 20 '62, New Bern, NC
Alden K.AustinPvt21clerkMA, SalemCompany A
e., must. Feb 20 '64; died of disease, Oct 12 '64, at New Bern, NC See Salem Cadets
Ebenezer V.AustinPvt25bootmakerMA, RandolphCompany H
e., must. Dec 3 '61; apptd. Corp, March 24 '62; prisoner May 16 '64, Drury's Bluff VA; exchanged Dec 19 '64; mo. Feb 4 '65. See Co E 5th MA Inf (3 mos.)
Robert R.AustinPvt18Company H
e. Nov 29 '61; must. Dec 12 '61 mo. Dec 11 '64
William H.AustinPvt21shoemakerMA, LynnCompany H
e., must. Sep 28 '61; reenlist. Jan. 18 '64; mo. June 25 '65
William R.AustinPvt19currierMA, SalemCompany F
e. Oct 9 '61; must. Dec 4 '61; mo. Sep 28 '64
Jacob E.AyersPvt17farmerMA, ManchesterCompany G
e. Sep 20 '61; must. Sep 28 '61; re-enlist. Dec 2 '63; w. Aug 18 '64, on picket near Petersburg VA; dg. July 3 '65, at US Genl. Hospl., Fortress Monroe VA
LorenAyersPvt27farmerMA, SalemCompany B
e. Aug 2 '62; must. Aug 4 '62; mo. Oct 13 '64. See VRC, as Ayers, Loran

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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