The 5th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry Regiment lost 9 enlisted men killed and mortally wounded and 2 enlisted men by disease during the Civil War.
|April 15||Tendered services to the government for three months servce|
|April 21||Left State for Washington, D.C. under Colonel Colonel S. C. Lawrence|
|May 1||Mustered in for three months. Assigned to the Department of Washington.|
|May 25||Moved to Alexandria, Va. and duty at Camp Andrew|
|July 16||Attached to Franklin’s Brigade, Heintzelman’s Division, McDowell’s Army of Northeast Virginia|
|July 16-21||Advance on Manassas, Va.,|
Battle of Bull Run
The regiment lost 9 men killed and two wounded, including Colonel Lawrence, and 23 men were captured.
|July 29||Ordered to Boston|
|August 1||Mustered out|
|July||Tendered services to the government for 100 days|
|July 28||Left State for Baltimore, Md.|
|July – November||Attached to 8th Army Corps, Middle Department. Camp at Mankin’s Woods and garrison duty at Forts McHenry, Marshall, Carroll and other points in and about the Defences of Baltimore|
|November 6||Ordered home|
|November 16||Mustered out|