United States Regiments & Batteries > Massachusetts

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

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
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