United States Regiments & Batteries > Massachusetts

The 30th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 4 officers and 57 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 officers and 341 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

December 31 Organized as “Eastern Bay State Regiment” at Camp Chase, Lowell, by Gen. Benjamin F. Butler
January 2 Moved to Boston
January 4 Mustered into United States service
January 13 – 16 Sailed from Boston on steamer Constitution for Fortress Monroe, Va.
February 6 – 12 Sailed for Ship Island, Miss. and duty there. Attached to 3rd Brigade, Dept. of the Gulf
March 9 Company K Joined
April 15-28 Operations against Forts St. Phillip and Jackson, Mississippi River
April 28 Occupation of Fort St. Phillip
April 29-30 Moved to New Orleans
May 1 Occupation of New Orleans
May 9-10 Expedition to New Orleans & Jackson Railroad
May 30-31 Moved to Baton Rouge
June 7-9 Expedition from Baton Rouge
June 18-July 23 Williams’ Expedition to Vicksburg, Miss., and operations in that vicinity
June 22 Ellis Cliff
June 24 Hamilton Plantation, near Grand Gulf
July 23-26 Moved to Baton Rouge and duty there
August 5 Battle of Baton Rouge
August 21-22 Moved to Carrollton and duty there
October Defenses of New Orleans, and Garrison duty there.
January 13-14 Moved to Baton Rouge. Attached to 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf
March 7-27 Expedition to Port Hudson
May 12-24 Operations against Port Hudson
May 18-19 Monett’s Plantation and on Bayou Sara Road
May 24 Plain’s Store
May 24-July 9. Siege of Port Hudson
May 27 & June 14 Assaults on Port Hudson
July 9 Surrender of Port Hudson
July 12-13 Cox’s Plantation, Donaldsonville
August 1 –
September 2
Camp at Baton Rouge
August 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 19th Army Corps, Dept. of the Gulf
September 4-11 Sabine Pass Expedition
September 16 Moved from Algiers to Brashear City
September 26 To Berwick and to Camp Bisland
October 3 –
November 30
Western Louisiana (“Teche”) Campaign. At New Iberia
January 7 At Franklin
February 18-
May 3
Veterans on leave
May 3-16 Moved to New Orleans
June 13 To Morganza
July 2-13 Moved to New Orleans, then to Fortress Monroe, Va., and Washington, D.C. Attached to the Army of the Shenandoah, Middle Military Division
July 14-23 Snicker’s Gap Expedition
August – December Sheridan’s Shenandoah Valley Campaign
September 19
Third Battle of Winchester (Opequan)
September 22
Fisher’s Hill
September 23-24 Mount Jackson
October 19
Battle of Cedar Creek
October Duty at Winchester, Kernstown and Stephenson’s Depot
March Attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Provisional Division, Army of the Shenandoah
April 21-22 Moved to Washington, D.C. and attached to Dept. of Washington
May 23-24 Grand Review
June 2-6 Moved to Savannah, Ga., and attached to Dept. of the South
June 13 To Georgetown, S.C.
June 27 To Florence
July 9 To Sumpter and duty in 3rd Sub-District Eastern South Carolina
December 1 Mustered out