The 58th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 10 Officers and 129 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 156 enlisted men to disease during the Civil War.
|April 25||Organized at Reedville under Colonel Silas P. Richmond and Lieutenant Colonel John C. Whiton. the regiment never acheived the required numbers to qualify to have a colonel, so Colonel Richmond steppped down, leaving Lieutenant Colonel John C. Whiton in command.|
|April 28-30||Moved to Alexandria, Va. by rail to Groton, ten by steamer to New York and Amboy, and train to Washigton|
|May 1-2||Moved by train to Bristoe Station, Va., and Join attached to 1st Brigade, 2nd Division, 9th Army Corps, Army of the Potomac|
|May 3-July 15||Campaign from the Rapidan to the James|
The regiment lost 6 killed, 32 wounded and 7 missing
The regiment lost 17 killed, 83 wounded and 5 missing, including Adjutant F. Gilbert Ogden and Captain William H. Harley, both killed.
|May 10||Ny River|
|May 12||Assault on the Salient|
|May 21||Stannard’s Mills|
|May 23-26||North Anna River|
|May 26-28||On line of the Pamunkey|
The regiment lost 24 killed, 83 wounded and 18 missing, including Major Barnabas Ewer, Jr. and Captains Charles M. Upham of Company A and Thomas McFarland of Company F, who were killed, and Lieutenant Colonel Whiton and Captain E.S. Horton, who were wounded. Captain Horton returned to the field and took command of the regiment.
|June 1-3||Bethesda Church|
First Assault on Petersburg
The regiment lost 2 men killed, 22 wounded and 1 missing
Siege of Petersburg begins
The regiment lost Second Lieutenant Frank Hammond and 4 enisted men killed and 9 men wounded in 11 days
|July 20||Captain Horton went on sick leave, leaving Captain Charles E. Chrchill in command of the regiment.|
Mine Explosion, Petersburg
The regiment lost 1st Lieutenant Clement Granet and 4 enlisted men killed, 29 men wounded, and 3 officers and 81 men taken prisoner, along with the regimental colors. It had gone into action with 8 officers and 192 men, leaving 3 officers and 25 men afterwards. An investigation by General Meade showed no cowardice of negligence on the part of the regiment, and new colors were issued.
Captain Churchill gave up command due to sickness, and 1st Lieutenant Charled Johnson took command. Major Horton, promoted and returned from sick leave, resumed command of the regiment.
Poplar Springs Church or Peeble’s Farm
After two successful charges the regiment was surrounded and lost 2nd Lieutenant John Fisk and an enlisted man killed, 8 men wounded and 8 officers and and 90 men taken prisoner, including Major Horton. Only Lieutenant Allen Almy and 10 men escaped of those engaged. Including detailed men, the regiment consisted of 2 officers and 75 men.
|October||Captain Samuel Hinckley returned from sick leave to take command of the regiment, followed ten days later by Lieutenant Colonel Whiton, who in turn took command.|
|October 27-28||Boydton Plank Road, Hatcher’s Run|
|March 25||Battle of Fort Stedman|
|March 28-April 9||Appomattox Campaign|
|April 2||Assault on and fall of Petersburg|
|April 3||Occupation of Petersburg|
|April 3-9||Pursuit of Lee|
|April 10 – 20||At Farmville|
|April 20-28||Moved to City Point via steamer, then to Alexandria and duty there|
|May 23||Grand Review|
|July 14||Mustered out|
|July 15-18||Moved to Reedville|