United States Regiments & Batteries > Massachusetts

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.,
July 21
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