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Massachusetts 27th Volunteer Infantry (Union)

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Regiment mustered in on September 20th, 1861. Regiment mustered out of service on June 26th, 1865.

Notable Battles:

  • Roanoke Island fought on February 7th, 1862 - February 8th, 1862 near Roanoke Island, North Carolina; Croatan Island, North Carolina
  • New Bern fought on March 14th, 1862 near Craven County, North Carolina
  • Washington, NC fought on March 30th, 1863 - April 20th, 1863 near Beaufort County, North Carolina
  • Skirmish at Washington, North Carolina fought on April 3rd, 1863
  • Skirmish at Washington, North Carolina fought on April 15th, 1863
  • Port Walthall fought on May 6th, 1864 near Port Walthall Junction, Virginia
  • Port Walthall Junction fought on May 6th, 1864 - May 7th, 1864 near Chesterfield County, Virginia
  • Proctor's Creek fought on May 12th, 1864 - May 16th, 1864 near Chesterfield County, Virginia
  • Cold Harbor fought on May 31st, 1864 - June 12th, 1864 near Hanover Co; near Mechanicsville
  • Second Petersburg fought on June 15th, 1864 - June 18th, 1864 near Petersburg, Virginia
  • Crater fought on July 30th, 1864 near Petersburg
  • Globe Tavern fought on August 18th, 1864 - August 21st, 1864 near Petersburg, Virginia
  • Chaffin's Farm fought on September 20th, 1864 - September 30th, 1864 near Henrico County, Virginia
  • Wyse Fork fought on March 7th, 1865 - March 10th, 1865 near Kinston, North Carolina

Massachusetts, United States of America

Field Officers

Brigadier General John G. Foster

Colonel Horace C. Lee