Share on Facebook

Civil War Roster, 5th MA Infantry (3 months), Union

This is partial list of the soldiers in this unit. Click column heading to sort by that column.
Search MA soldiersSearch MA unitsSearch full list of US Civil War UnitsSee this unit.
goes to that person's page on Our Family Tree.
The soldier has an image.

Img First Last RankAgeResidenceCompany OFT
Charles H.AbbottPvt23MA, CambridgeCompany K, Charlestown City Guards
e. 1861-04-19; mi 1861-05-01 mo. 1861-07-31. See Co. I 3d MA Cav.; and US Army
Oramel G.AbbottPvt27MA, ReadingCompany B, Richardson Light Guard
e. 1861-04-16; mi 1861-05-01; mo. 1861-07-31. See Co. D 50th MA Inf. (9 mos.)
George W.AbornSgt26MA, South ReadingCompany B, Richardson Light Guard
e. 1861-04-16; mi 1861-05-01; prisoner 1861-07-21, at battle of Bull Run, Va.; paroled 1862-06-02; mo. 1862-06-24
AlbionAdamsPvt35MA, SomervilleCompany I, Somerville Light Infantry
e. 1861-04-19; mi 1861-05-01; mo. 1861-07-31. See Co. E 13th Maine Inf
Charles P.AdamsPvt23MA, SalemCompany A, Mechanic Light Infantry
e. 1861-04-16; mi 1861-05-01; mo. 1861-07-31. See 1st Co. MA Sharpshooters, (attached to 15th MA Inf.)
JohnAdamsPvt25MA, SomervilleCompany I, Somerville Light Infantry
e. 1861-04-19; mi 1861-05-01; wounded at Bull Run, Va., 1861-07-21; mo. 1861-07-31. Served also in Co. F 28th Maine Inf
Oliver S.AdamsPvt19MA, ReadingCompany B, Richardson Light Guard
e. 1861-04-16; mi 1861-05-01; mo. 1861-07-31. See Cos. B and C of 1st RI Cav
William F.AldenPvt27MA, MedfordCompany E, Lawrence Light Guard
e. 1861-04-16; mi 1861-05-01; mo. 1861-07-31. See Co. C 39th MA Inf
William H.AldridgePvt20MA, BostonCompany E, Lawrence Light Guard
e. 1861-04-16; mi 1861-05-01; mo. 1861-07-31. See Co. F 59th MA Inf. transf. to Non Com. StafT 57th MA Inf.; and Co. E 5th MA Cav
Charles W.AllenPvt20MA, DanversCompany A, Mechanic Light Infantry
e. 1861-04-16; mi 1861-05-01; mo. 1861-07-31. See Co. K 8th MA Inf. (9 mos.)
William SawyerAmesPvt21MA, CharlestownCompany K, Charlestown City Guards
e. 1861-04-19; mi 1861-05-01 mo. 1861-07-31. See Co. B 36th MA Inf
Charles E.AndersonPvt20MA, ReadingCompany B, Richardson Light Guard
e. 1861-04-16; mi 1861-05-01; mo. 1861-07-31. See Co. K 22d MA Inf
James H.AndersonPvt23MA, ReadingCompany B, Richardson Light Guard
e. 1861-04-16; mi 1861-05-01 mo. 1861-07-31. See Co. K 24th MA Inf
George H.AndrewsPvt19MA, CharlestownCompany I, Somerville Light Infantry
e. 1861-04-19; mi 1861-05-01; mo. 1861-07-31. See 8th Batty. MA Lt. Arty. (6 mos.)
John B.AndrewsPvt23MA, CharlestownCompany I, Somerville Light Infantry
e. 1861-04-19; mi 1861-05-01 mo. 1861-07-31
Joseph H.AndrewsPvt25MA, CharlestownCompany I, Somerville Light Infantry
e. 1861-04-19; mi 1861-05-01; mo. 1861-07-31
Henry A.AnglerPvt23MA, CharlestownCompany K, Charlestown City Guards
e. 1861-04-19; mi 1861-05-01 wounded and prisoner battle Bull Run, Va., 1861-07-21; dg. 1862-06-24, with detach paroled prisoners. See Co. B 5th MA Inf. (9 mos.)
JosephAnthonyMusician21MA, SalemCompany H, Salem City Guards
e. 1861-04-19; mi 1861-05-01; mo. 1861-07-31. See Co. H 1st Battln. 11th US Inf. as Joseph H. Anthony
William G.AshPvt24MA, CharlestownCompany C, Charlestown Artillery
e. 1861-04-16; mi 1861-05-01; mo. 1861-07-31. See Co. D 5th MA Inf. (9 mos.)
HawesAtwoodPvt25MA, BostonCompany I, Somerville Light Infantry
e. 1861-04-19; mi 1861-05-01; mo. 1861-07-31
Ebenezer V.AustinPvt24MA, RandolphCompany E, Lawrence Light Guard
e. 1861-04-16; mi 1861-05-01; mo. 1861-07-31. See Co. H 23d MA Inf

Sources:
http://familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/5th_Regiment,_Massachusetts_Infantry_(3_months,_1861)_(Militia)
https://archive.org/stream/massachusettssol11931mass#page/270/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