United States Regiments & Batteries > Massachusetts

The 17th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 21 enlisted men killed or mortally wounded and 4 officers and 147 enlisted men by disease in the Civil War.

July 22 Organized at Lynnfield
August 23 Left State for Baltimore, Md.; Attached to Dix’s Command, Baltimore, Md.
March Assigned to Foster’s 1st Brigade, Burnside’s Expeditionary Corps
March 12 Ordered to New Berne, N. C.
April Assigned to 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Dept. of North Carolina
May 15-16 Reconnaissance toward Trenton
May 15 Trenton Bridge
May 22 Trenton and Pollocksville Road (Co. I)
July 24-28 Expedition to Trenton and Pollocksville
November 11 Demonstration on New Berne
December 11-20 Foster’s Expedition to Goldsboro
December 14 Kinston
December 16 Whitehall
December 17 Goldsboro
December Amory’s Brigade, Dept. of North Carolina; Provost duty at and near New Berne
January 1st Brigade, 1st Division, 18th Army Corps, Dept. of North Carolina
April 7-10 March to relief of Washington, N. C.
April 9 Blount’s Creek
April 17-19 Expedition to Washington
April 27-May 1 Expedition toward Kinston
April 28 Wise’s Cross Roads and Dover Road
July 4-8 Expedition to Thenton
July 6 Quaker Bridge
July Defenses of New Berne, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina
July 25-August 1 Raid on Weldon
January 18-
February 10
Operations about New Berne against Whiting
February 1-3 Skirmishes at Beech Creek and Batchelor’s Creek
April 18-22 Expedition to Washington
April 27-28 Washington
May- July Duty at New Berne and vicinity
July Sub-District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of Virginia and North Carolina
July 27 At Newport Barracks
September 23 – November 10 Veterans on furlough
November 20 Duty at Newport Barracks
January Sub-District of Beaufort, N. C., Dept. of North Carolina
March 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division, District of Beaufort, N. C, Dept. of North Carolina
March 4 Moved to Core Creek
March 8-10 Battle of Wise’s Forks
March 15 Occupation of Kinston
March 1st Brigade, Division District of Beaufort
March 21 Occupation of Goldsboro; attached to 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, 23rd Army Corps
April 9-14 Advance on Raleigh
April 14 Occupation of Raleigh
May 5-July 11 Duty at Greensboro
July 11 Mustered out at Greensboro, N. C.