The 51st Massachusetts Infantry Regiment lost 44 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1862
September 25 – October 30 Organized at Worcester
November 25-30 Moved to Boston, then to Newberne, N. C. and attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of North Carolina
December Amory’s Brigade, Dept. North Carolina
December 11-20 Foster’s Expedition to Goldsboro
December 14 Kinston
December 16 Whitehall
December 17 Goldsboro
December Duty at Newberne
1863
January 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina
January 17-21 Expedition to Trenton, Pollocksville, Young’s Cross Roads and Onslow
March 2 to May 4 Companies A, B, C, D, H, I, K guard and outpost duty by detachments on railroad between Newberne and Morehead City. Companies A and C at Morehead City, B, D, H and I at Newport. K at Evans’ Mills. E and F at Beaufort and G at Brice’s Ferry with Headquarters at Beaufort.
March 30 to May 5 Co. C at Fort Macon
May 4 Moved to Newberne
June 24-28 Attached to 8th Army Corps, Middle Dept.. Moved to Fort Monroe, Va., thence to White House
June 29-July 1 Moved to Baltimore, Md.
July 6-7 To Monocacy Junction, Frederick and Sandy Hook
July 8 Occupation of Harper’s Ferry
July 12-13 March to Funkstown, Md. and temporily join 1st Army Corps, Army Potomac
July 15-17 Pursuit of Lee. March to Berlin.
July 17-21 Moved to Worcester, Mass.
July 27 Mustered out