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The 57th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 10 officers and 191 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 86 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.

1864
April 6 Organized at Worcester and Reedville and mustered in under the command of Colonel William F. Bartlett.
April 18-20 Moved to Annapolis, Md., then to Washington and Alexandria and attached to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac
May 3-June 15 Campaign from the Rapidan to the James
May 5-7
Battle of the Wilderness
May 8-21
Battle of Spotsylvania Court House
May 10 Ny River
May 12 Assault on the Salient
May 23-26 North Anna River
May 26-28 On line of the Pamunkey
May 28-31 Totopotomoy
June 1-12
Cold Harbor
June 1-3 Bethesda Church
June 16-18 Before Petersburg
June 16 Siege of Petersburg begins
June 27 Colonel Bartlett was promoted to brigadier general.
July 21 Napoleon B. McLaughlan was promoted to colonel.
July 30 Mine Explosion, Petersburg
August 18-21 Weldon Railroad
September Attached to the 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 9th Army Corps
September 29-
October 2
Poplar Springs Church or Peeble’s Farm
October 8 Reconnaissance on Vaughan and Squirrel Level Roads
October 27-28 Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher’s Run
1865
March 25 Fort Stedman
March 28-April 9 Appomattox Campaign
April 2 Assault on and fall of Petersburg
April 3 Occupation of Petersburg
April 4-9 Pursuit of Lee
April 20-28 Moved to City Point, then to Alexandria and duty there
May 23 Grand Review
July 30 Mustered out