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Civil War Staff and Soldiers

This is not (yet) a complete list, but a list of the regiment staff and soldiers pictured in the composite images found in the book linked below, and a few other officers for each company. Follow the person's unit link to see the images, or see the full list of US Civil War Units.
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ImgFirstLastRankAgeOccupationResidenceUnitCompanyOFT
G.H.A.Adams Pvt NC, Buncombe Co 1st NC InfantryCompany E, Buncombe Riflemen
e. Apr 27 '61
GeorgeAdams Pvt21 mariner 1st MA Infantry
e. 1862-12-06; mi 1862-12-16; deserted 1862-12-16
GeorgeAdams Pvt21 marinerMA, Barnstable 16th MA Infantry
e., must. Dec 6 '62; deserted Dec 16 '62
GeorgeAdams Pvt22 laborer 11th MA InfantryCompany A
e., must 1864-02-27; dg. 1864-05-07, by reason of transfer to US Navy. See US Navy
GeorgeAdams Pvt 1st NJ CavalryCompany B
e. Oct. 20 '63; mi. Oct. 21 '63; Recruit; Deserted Oct. 28 '63, en route to Reg.
GeorgeAdams Pvt25 paper stainerMA, Boston 9th MA InfantryCompany B
e., must 1861-06-11; dg. for disability, 1863-08-08
GeorgeAdams Pvt19 porterMA, Fitchburg 15th MA InfantryCompany B
e., must. July 12 '61; w. Sep 17 '62, at Antietam MD; died of wounds, Oct 7 '62, at Frederick City MD
GeorgeAdams Pvt 1st NJ InfantryCompany E
e. May 23 '61; mi. May 23 '61; Killed in action at Wilderness, VA, May 5 '64; re-enlisted Dec 28 '63.
George B.Adams Pvt 3rd NC InfantryCompany D
e. July '62; w. at Chancellorsville; k. Sep 17th '84
George C.Adams Capt 11th MO InfantryCompany I
George E.Adams Corp28 farmerMA, Framingham 16th MA InfantryCompany K
e., must. July 2 '61; mo. July 27 '64, as Private
George E.Adams Pvt25 sawjerCanada, Danville 12th MA InfantryCompany B
draft, must July 22 '63; tr. to 39th MA Inf., June 25 '64. See Co B 39th MA Inf
George F.Adams Pvt27 clerkMA, Belmont 24th MA Infantry
e., must. June 2 '62; reported dg. July 17 '62, for promotion. See Co B 33d MA Inf; and Officer US Army
George F.Adams Pvt NC, Caldwell Co 1st NC CavalryCompany D, Watauga Rangers
e. July 10 '61; ; p. Sgt
George M.Adams Pvt21 MA, Hingham 4th MA InfantryCompany I, Lincoln Light Infantry
e. 1861-04-16; mi 1861-04-22 mo. 1861-07-22. See Co. H 35th MA Inf
George R.Adams Pvt22 farmerMA, Newton 24th MA InfantryCompany K
e. Oct 18 '61; must. Oct 23 '61; re-enlist. Dec 29 '63; prom. Corp, Oct 13 '64; Sgt, Oct 1 '65; mo. Jan. 20, 1866
George W.Adams Pvt 3rd NJ InfantryCompany C
e. May 25 '61; mi. May 25 '61; dg. at Camp near Harrison's Landing VA, July 19 '62; Disability
George W.Adams Pvt NC, Jones Co 2nd NC InfantryCompany G, Jones Rifle Guards
e. May 2Mb '61; ; o. at Kelly's Ford Nov 7 '63
George W.Adams Pvt18 bootmakerMA, Franklin 18th MA InfantryCompany I
e., must. Dec 19 '63; dg. for disability, Nov 2 '64
George W.Adams Pvt 1st NJ CavalryCompany L
e. Dec. 16 '61; mi. Dec. 16 '61; Died of intermittent fever at Andersonville, Ga., Aug. 2 '64; buried at Nat. Cemetery, Andersonville, Ga.; taken prisoner in action near Warrenton VA, Nov. 18 '63.
George W.S.Adams Pvt25 carpenterMA, Lowell 6th MA InfantryCompany G
e. 1864-07-09; mi July 15 1864; mo. 1864-10-27
Gideon L.Adams Pvt 1st NJ CavalryCompany B
e. Jan. 2 '64; mi. Jan. 2 '64; Recruit; Died of consumption at Bargaintown, NJ, while on furlough from Lincoln U. S. Army Gen. Hosp., Washington, D. C., March 11 '65; buried at Cemetery, Bargaintown, Atlantic Co., NJ
H.A.Adams Pvt NC, Caswell Co 11th NC InfantryCompany E
e. July 18 '63
Hannibal A.Adams Pvt NC, Caswell Co 6th NC InfantryCompany H
e. June 16 '61; dg. in '61
Hardy H.Adams Pvt NC, Wake Co 3rd NC InfantryCompany I
e. July 28 '62; d. Nov 30 '62
Harvey E.Adams Corp 1st NJ CavalryCompany C
e. Aug. 5 '61; mi. Aug. 17 '61; mo. June 13 '65; Corp. Feb. 8 '63; dg. at Trenton, NJ; paroled prisoner.
HenryAdams Pvt21 farmerCanada 20th MA Infantry
draft, must July 8 '64; no further record
HenryAdams Pvt23 shoemakerMA, Winchester 5th MA InfantryCompany G
e. 1864-07-21; mi 1864-07-27; mo. 1864-11-16
HenryAdams Pvt25 seamanIreland 12th MA InfantryCompany I
draft, must July 25 '63; deserted Aug 20 '63. near Rappahannock Station VA
Henry F.Adams Pvt18 farmerMA, Spencer 21st MA InfantryCompany C
e., must. July 23 '61; dg. Oct 24 '62, to enlist in Regular Army. See enlist, in US Army
Henry J.Adams Pvt25 farmerMA, Harvard 2nd MA Sharpshooters
draft, must July 13 '63; w. May 10 '64, Laurel Hill VA; tr. to VRC, date not shown; dg. Aug 7 '65, as of Co B 3d VRC
Henry O.Adams Pvt24 laborerMA, Townsend 15th MA InfantryCompany G
e., must. Aug 5 '61; missing Oct 21 '61, at Ball's Bluff VA; w. Sep 17 '62, Antietam MD; dg. for disability,Feb 27 '63, from wounds received in action
Henry P.Adams Pvt23 clerkMA, Danvers 13th MA InfantryCompany H
e. June 29 '61; must. July 19 '61; w. Sep 17 '62, at Antietam MD; dg. for wounds, Jan 30 '63
Henry S.Adams Pvt21 clerkMA, Chicopee 10th MA InfantryCompany F
e. 1861-05-31; mi 1861-06-21; dg. 1862-09-07, to accept commission. See F&S 3d MA Cav
HermanAdams Pvt26 barkeeperNY, New York City 22nd MA InfantryCompany B
draft, must Aug 29 '63; prisoner Oct 11 '63; paroled March 21 '64; deserted Apr 15 '64
HoldenAdams Pvt25 marinerMA, Methuen 17th MA InfantryCompany I
e., must. Jan 7 '62; dg. for disability, Feb 10 '62, at Baltimore MD
HowardAdams Pvt18 clerkMA, Gloucester 8th MA InfantryCompany G
e. 1862-08-13; mi 1862-09-15; dg. 1862-11-11, in Boston, by furnishing a substitute. See Co. G Sth MA Inf. (100 days) as Howard L. Adams
Howard L.Adams Pvt19 clerkMA, Gloucester 8th MA InfantryCompany G
e. 1864-07-08; mi 1864-07-18; mo. 1864-11-10. See Co. G 8th MA Inf. (9 mos.), as Adams, Howard
Isaac N.Adams Pvt28 shoemakerMA, Groveland 19th MA InfantryCompany A
e. July 26 '61; must. Aug 28 '61; w. Sep 17 '62, Antietam MD; died Sep 22 '62, of wounds
Isaiah M.Adams Pvt22 farmerMA, East Bridgewater 24th MA InfantryCompany A
e. Oct 4 '61; must. Oct 16 '61; dg. for disability, Sep 22 '63
J.A.Adams Pvt 3rd NC InfantryCompany G
pr. July 12 '61
J.W.Adams Pvt NC, Rockingham Co 14th NC InfantryCompany G, Reid Guard
e. July 8 '61
JamesAdams Pvt20 operativeMA, Lawrence 4th MA InfantryCompany B
e. 1862-08-26; mi 1862-09-01; died 1863-04-04, at Genl Hospl., New Orleans, of disease
JamesAdams Pvt NC, Guilford Co 2nd NC InfantryCompany E, Guilford Guards
e. July 7 '63; m. in action in '61
James A.Adams Capt 9th MO CavalryCompany B
James B.Adams Capt 6th MO InfantryCompany C
James C.Adams 1st Lt WI, Dodge Co 1st WI InfantryCompany C
James H.Adams 5th Sgt NC, Bertie Co 11th NC InfantryCompany C
e. Jan 22 '62
James M.Adams Pvt 2nd NJ InfantryCompany B
e. Apr 10 '65; mi. Apr 10 '65; mo. July 11 '65
Has Photo James T.Adams Lt Col NC, Wake Co 26th NC InfantryCompany F&S
Jans H.Adams Pvt27 farmerCanada 15th MA InfantryCompany B
e., must. Apr 12 '64; missing May 5-6 '64, at Wilderness VA; no later record found
Jason M.Adams Capt 1st MO CavalryCompany I
JedediahAdams Pvt32 farmerWilton 11th MA InfantryCompany C
e., must 1864-03-15 mo. 1865-07-14
JesseAdams 2nd Lt 3rd NC InfantryCompany D
p. from ranks
JohnAdams Pvt 1st NJ Cavalry
e. Jan. 23 '65; mi. Jan. 23 '65
JohnAdams Pvt29 machinistMA, Beverly 15th MA InfantryCompany A
draft, must Aug 1 '63; tr. to 20th MA Inf., July 12 '64. See Co E 20th MA Inf; and Co B 24th MA Inf., as John Smith. Also had service in Co I 18th Ohio Inf., as John Smith
JohnAdams Pvt 3rd NJ InfantryCompany C
e. Nov 8 '61; mi. Nov 8 '61; Recruit; dg. at Fortress Monroe VA, Jan 27 '63; Disability
JohnAdams Pvt 2nd NJ CavalryCompany D
e. Aug. 3 '63; mi. Aug. 26 '63; Deserted Sept. 1 '64, at White's Station, Tenn.
JohnAdams Pvt 2nd NJ CavalryCompany E
e. April 21 '64; mi. April 21 '64; mo. Nov. 1 '65; Recruit.
JohnAdams Pvt 2nd NJ InfantryCompany E
e. May 28 '61; mi. May 28 '61; mo. June 21 '64
JohnAdams Pvt29 machinistMA, Beverly 20th MA InfantryCompany E
tr. July 12 '64, from 15th MA Inf on duty as nurse in 2d Army Corps Hospl., Aug 31 '64; no further record. See Co B 24th MA Inf., as John Smith; and Co A 15th MA Inf., as John Adams. Also had service in Co I 18th Ohio Inf., as John Smith, from March 15 '65, to Oct 9 '65
JohnAdams Pvt 2nd NJ InfantryCompany G
e. Mar 22 '65; mi. Mar 22 '65; Substitute; tr. from Co. G, 15th Reg.; absent, sick at Harewood US Army Gen. Hosp., Washington, DC, May 5, '65
JohnAdams Pvt25 MA, Somerville 5th MA InfantryCompany 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
JohnAdams Pvt 13th NC InfantryCompany I
Aug 7 '62
JohnAdams Pvt35 sailorME, Hampden 20th MA InfantryCompany I
draft, must Aug 7 '63; deserted May 9 '64, while on furlough from hospl., Washington DC, as of Co. F
JohnAdams Pvt18 machinistMA, Lawrence 6th MA InfantryCompany K
e. 1864-07-11; mi 1864-07-14; mo. 1864-10-27. See Co. L 3d MA Cav., as John R. Adams
JohnAdams Pvt19 hairdresserMA, Boston 24th MA InfantryCompany K
e. Oct 4 '61; must. Oct 9 '61; prisoner May 16 '64, Drury's Bluff VA; dg. July 6 '65, Washington, DC
John A.Adams Pvt NC, Pitt Co 3rd NC InfantryCompany D
e. July '62
John B.Adams Pvt 2nd NJ CavalryCompany G
e. April 16 '64; mi. April 16 '64; Died of dysentery at Port Gibson, Miss., Aug. 11 '65; buried at Nat. Cemetery, Vicksburg, Miss., Sec. O, Grave 290.
John C.Adams Pvt24 clerkMA, Chicopee 10th MA InfantryCompany F
e. 1861-05-31; mi 1861-06-21 dg. for disability, 1863-04-27, at Falmouth, Va
John D.Adams Pvt 1st NJ CavalryCompany F
e. Sept. 5 '64; mi. Sept. 5 '64; mo. May 25 '65; Recruit; dg. at Camp near Washington, D. C., May 8 '65.
John F.Adams Pvt23 printerPA, Philadelphia 11th MA InfantryCompany F
transf. 1864-07-11, from 16th MA Inf.; mo. 1865-07-14. See Co. F 16th MA Inf
John F.Adams Pvt33 printerPA, Philadelphia 16th MA InfantryCompany F
draft, must Aug 18 '63; tr. to 11th MA Inf., July 11 '64. See Co F 11th MA Inf
John GBAdams Corp20 shoemakerMA, Groveland 19th MA InfantryCompany A
e. July 26 '61; must. Aug 28 '61; cm. 2nd Lt, Aug 29 '62; must. Sep 1 '62; cm. and must. 1st Lt., Jan 22 '63; w. July 2 '63, Gettysburg PA; cm. Captain,Feb 28 '64; not must.; taken prisoner, June 22 '64, near Petersburg VA; mo. May 15 '65, as 1st Lt, of Co. I. Medal of Honor man; date of action, Dec 13 '62, Fredericksburg VA Seized the two colors from the hands of a corporal and lieut. as they fell mortally wounded, and with a color in each hand advanced across the field to a point where the regt. was reformed on those colors
John H.Adams Pvt21 machinistMA, Worcester 1st MA InfantryCompany 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
John H.Adams Pvt21 machinistMA, Worcester 11th MA InfantryCompany C
transf. 1864-05-20, from Co. A 1st MA Inf.; wounded 1865-04-02, near Petersburg, Va.; dg. 1865-06-04. See Co. A 1st MA Inf
John H.Adams Pvt 1st NJ CavalryCompany F
e. Aug. 21 '61; mi. Aug. 23 '61; dg. at U. S. Army Gen. Hosp., Annapolis, Md., July 6 '63; Disability.
John H.Adams Pvt NC, Alamance Co 6th NC InfantryCompany K
e. May 1 '62; dg.
John H.Adams Pvt18 clerkMA, Pittsfield 8th MA InfantryCompany K
e. 1864-07-09; mi 1864-07-21 mo. 1864-11-10
John J.Adams Pvt NC, Alamance Co 13th NC InfantryCompany E
e. May 3 '61; w. at Gettysburg; dt.
John O.Adams Pvt36 farmerMA, Boston 1st MA Sharpshooters
e., must. Aug 15 '62; k. Sep 17 '62, at Antietam MD
John R.Adams Pvt NC, Alamance Co 13th NC InfantryCompany E
e. May 3 '61; w. at South Mountain; p. Sgt
John T.Adams Pvt NC, Johnston Co 5th NC InfantryCompany C, Ellis Guards
e. May 30 '61; k. May 1 '62, at Seven Pines
JosephAdams Pvt 1st NJ CavalryCompany F
e. Aug. 2 '61; mi. Aug. 23 '61; Deserted June 23 '62; returned to duty Nov. 1 '62; Corp. March 1 '62; Private.
Joseph D.Adams Pvt19 farmerMA, Medford 5th MA InfantryCompany F
e. 1862-09-01; mi 1862-09-23 mo. 1863-07-02
Joseph E.Adams Musician16 studentMA, Roxbury 1st MA InfantryCompany F
e., must 1861-05-24; dg. for disability, 1861-08-17, at Fort Albany, Va
Joseph P.Adams Musician39 carpenterMA, West Brookfield 21st MA InfantryCompany C
e., must. July 23 '61; re-enlist. Jan 1 '64; tr. by SO of Oct 21 '64, to 36th MA Inf See Co K 36th MA Inf tr. to Co H 56th MA Inf
Julius T.Adams Pvt20 MA, Lowell 6th MA InfantryCompany A, National Greys
e. 1861-04-15; mi 1861-04-22; mo. 1861-08-02. See US Navy as Julius Adams
L.Adams 4th Corp NC, Mecklenburg Co 1st NC InfantryCompany C, Charlotte Greys
e. Apr 20 '61
Lowell W.Adams Pvt25 bootmakerMA, Franklin 18th MA InfantryCompany I
e., must. Feb 24 '64; missing and wounded, May 5 '64, Wilderness VA; tr. Oct 21 '64, to 32d MA Inf See Co A 32d MA Inf; and Co C 45th MA Inf (9 mos.)
Lucius B.Adams Pvt24 carpenterMA, South Boston 22nd MA InfantryCompany A
e., must. Sep 2 '61; dg. Sep 5 '64, as Corp, at Portsmouth Grove, RI
LymanAdams Pvt30 farmerMA, Franklin 2nd MA InfantryCompany E
e., must 1861-05-25; prisoner near Harper's Ferry, Aug., 1861; exchanged, date not shown; deserted on or about 1862-07-31
MelvinAdams Pvt20 clerkMA, Somerville 5th MA InfantryCompany B
e. 1862-08-20; mi 1862-09-19; mo. 1863-07-02
Milton S.Adams Corp27 bootmakerMA, Medway 2nd MA InfantryCompany E
e., must 1861-05-25; mo. 1864-05-23
Napoleon B.Adams QM Sgt 1st NJ CavalryCompany I
e. Aug. 15 '61; mi. Aug. 29 '61; dg. at Camp Banks VA, Feb. 20 '63; Disability.
NathanAdams Pvt NC, New Hanover Co 7th NC InfantryCompany C
e. July 6 '61; m. May 5 '64
Oliver S.Adams Pvt19 MA, Reading 5th MA InfantryCompany 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
Oliver T.Adams Pvt 2nd NJ InfantryCompany F
e. May 28 '61; mi. May 28 '61; dg. at Camp Seminary, Va., Sept 6 '61; Disability
P.B.Adams Pvt NC, Johnston Co 5th NC InfantryCompany C, Ellis Guards
e. May 30 '61; k. May 5 '62, at Williamsburg
Peter F.Adams Pvt30 carriage makerMA, Salem 6th MA InfantryCompany I
e. 1864-07-09; mi 1864-07-15; mo. 1864-10-27
Sources:
Histories of the Several Regiments and Battalions from North Carolina in the Great War 1861-65
FamilySearch.org Wiki
Michigan Regimental Rosters
Massachusetts soldiers, sailors, and marines in the civil war

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