The Civil War in the East

25th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment

The 25th Massachusetts Infantry lost 7 officers and 154 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 169 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

 

1861

September 1 -
October 31

Organized at Worcester

October 31

Moved to Annapolis, Md. and duty there

1862

January 7

Burnside's Expedition to Hatteras Inlet and Roanoke Island, N. C.; Attached to Foster's 1st Brigade, Burnside's Expeditionary Corps

February 8

Battle of Roanoke Island

Commanded by Colonel Upton, the regiment lost 6 enlisted men killed and 3 officers and 41 enlisted men wounded

March 11-13

Expedition to New Berne

March 14

Battle of New Berne and Provost duty there

April

1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of North Carolina

May 15-16

Reconnaissance toward Trenton

May 15

Trenton Bridge; picket and outpost duty

July 24-28

Expedition to Trenton and Pollocksville

July - December

Guard, picket and outpost duty at New Berne

November 11

Demonstration on New Berne

December

Lee's Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina

December 10-20

Foster's Expedition to Goldsboro

December 14

Kinston

December 16

Whitehall

December 17

Goldsboro

December -
October, 1863

Duty at New Berne

1863

January

2nd Brigade, 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina

March 6-8

Demonstration on Kinston

March 7

Core Creek

March 13-14

Skirmishes at Deep Gully, New Berne

May 20-23

Demonstration on Kinston

May 22

Gum Swamp

June

2nd Brigade, 1st Division, Defenses of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina

July 17-20

Expedition to Swift Creek

July 25-31

To Winton

August

District of the Pamlico, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina

September

Defenses of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina

October

Heckman's Brigade, Newport News, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina

October 16-18

Moved to Newport News and duty there

1864

January

Unattached, United States Forces, Portsmouth, Va., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina

January 22

Moved to Portsmouth and duty in the Defenses of that city

March

2nd Brigade, United States Forces, Portsmouth, Va.

April 26

Moved to Yorktown; attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina

September

Defenses of New Berne, N. C, District of North Carolina, Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina

March

3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina, then 2nd Brigade Division, District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina

April

3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 23rd Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina

May 4-28

Butler's operations on south side of the James and against Petersburg and Richmond

May 5

Occupation of City Point and Bermuda Hundred

May 6-7

Port Walthal, Chester Station

May 9-10

Swift Creek or Arrowfield Church

May 12-16

Operations against Port Darling

May 14-16

Drury's Bluff

May 17-28

Bermuda Hundred front

May 28-June 1

Moved to White House, thence to Cold Harbor

June 1-12

Battles about Cold Harbor

June 15-18

Before Petersburg

June 16 -
September 4

Siege of Petersburg and Richmond

August 25 -
September 4

In trenches at Bermuda Hundred

September 4-10

Moved to New Berne, N. C. and duty there

October 5

Non-Veterans ordered home

October 20

Mustered out

December 9-13

Demonstration from New Berne on Kinston

1865

March 3-21

Operations against Goldsboro, N. C.

March 8-10

Battle of Wise's Forks

March 14

Occupation of Kinston

March 22-23

Moved to Goldsboro and duty there

April 9-13

Advance on Raleigh

April 14

Occupation of Raleigh

May 3-7

Moved to Greensboro

May 12-13

To Charlotte and duty there

July 13-21

Moved to Readville, Mass.

July 28

Mustered out




 
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