15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry (HM4F3)

Location: Sharpsburg, MD 21782 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 28.707', W 77° 45.098'

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(Front):
15th Reg. Mass. Vols.

Here, September 17, 1862, the Fifteenth Reg. Mass.
Volunteers, with the First Company Andrew Sharpshooters
attached, 606 men of all ranks, commanded by
Lieut. Col. John W. Kimball, Gorman's Brigade.
Sedgwick's Division, Second Army Corps.
met and engaged troops of the Brigades of
Semmes, Early and Barksdale.
Within twenty minutes 330 had fallen, 75 killed
and 255 wounded, 43 dying of wounds.


(Rear):
Killed
Co. B — Capt. Clark S. Simonds.
" " — Private John Campbell.
" " — " " Daniel Carpenter.
Co. C — Capt. Richard Derby.
" " — Private Zadoc Batterson.
" " — " " Hiram A. Chambers.
" " — " " John Frazer.
" " — " " Charles E. Holbrook.
" " — " " John P. Larkin.
" " — " " George W.B. Sawyer.
Co. D — Private Leander J. Owens.
" " — " " William S. Sholes.
" " — " " Charles H. Styles.
" " — " " George H. Thompson.
Co. E — Sergt. Amos H. Shumway.
" " — Private John H. Curran.
" " — " " James H. Davis.
" " — " " Alexander Thompson.
" " — " " Conrad M. Tower.
" " — " " Charles H. Wheelock.
Co. F — Sergt. Elisha F. Johnson.
" " — Corp'l William L. Blood.
" " — " " Joseph G. Fretts.
" " — " " John W. Heath.
" " — Private Henry R. Bliss.
" " — " " Shepard Brown.
" " — " " Benjamin Davis.
" " — " " John H. Hillman.
" " — " " Alfred L. Russell.
" " — " " James E. Sargent.
" " — " " Justus G. Wellington.
Co. G — Private Arthur J. Andrews.
" " — " " Asa T. Bryant.
" " — " " Harrison J. Clisbee.
" " — " " Edward S. Johnson.
" " — " " Michael Dugan.
" " — " " Orin L. Davis.
" " — " " Benjamin R. Elliott.
" " — " " Charles J. Merriam.
" " — " " Lewis H. Moore.
Co. H — Sergt. James B. Fletcher.
" " — Corp'l. Henry A. Collar.
" " — Private Andrew Addision.
" " — " " Henry W. Ainsworth.
" " — " " O. W. Batchelder.
" " — " " Patrick Finnegan.
" " — " " Isaac E. Marshall.
" " — " " George N. Smith.
" " — " " Christopher Young.
Co. I — 1st Lieut. Frank S. Corbin.
" " — Private Henry L. Amidon.
" " — " " Lucis H. Briggs.
" " — " " George Butler.
" " — " " William S. Chapman.
" " — " " Charles G. Foster.
" " — " " Abram Sargent.
" " — " " George R. Stone.
" " — " " Mose Wood.
Co. K — 1st Sergt. Thomas Fernald.
" " — Private Adam N. Baker.
" " — " " E.R. Buffum.
" " — " " Thomas Kelley.
" " — Private James Shay.
" " — " " Joseph T. Smith.
" " — " " John L. Starrett.

- Andrew Sharpshooters -
1st Co — Capt. John Saunders.
" " — Lieut. William Berry.
" " — Sergt. John Q. Adams.
" " — " " George Whittemore.
" " — Corp'l Richard A. Van Mall.
" " — Private Edwin T. Hills.
" " — " " Joseph S. Ingalls.
" " — " " Marcus M. Parmenter.
" " — " " Warren Snow.
" " — " " Martin V. Strong.

Died of Wounds
Co. A — Corpl — Franklin Garner — Oct. 6, 1862.
Co. B — Private — George Adams — Oct. 7, 1862.
Co. C — Sergt. — Joseph P. Johnson — Oct. 14,1862.
" " — Private — Harlow D. Getchell — Oct. 14, 1862.
" " — " " — Thomas Hastings — Sept. 20, 1862.
" " — " " — Waldo B. Maynard — Sept. 24, 1862.
" " — " " — Robert R. Moses — Oct. 5, 1862.
" " — " " — Charles E. Warren — Oct. 2, 1862.
" " — " " — Leonard M. Towsley — Sept. 27, 1862.
Co. D — Corpl. — E.D. Jordan — Sept. 26, 1862.
" " — Private — Darney Cooney — Sept. 25, 1862.
" " — " " — Silas D. Marsh — Sept. 22, 1862.
" " — " " — Francis H. Noye's — Sept. 20, 1862.
" " — " " — Melville Walker — Sept. 29, 1862.
Co. E — Private — Alfred W. Davis — Sept. 22, 1862.
" " — " " — Edwin E. Rindge — Oct. 21, 1862.
Co. F — Corpl — William L. Adams — Oct. 10, 1862.
" " — Private — William H. Clark — Oct. 1, 1862.
" " — " " — Albert W. Livermore — Jan. 18, 1863.
" " — " " — Charles Perry — Sept. 27, 1862.
" " — " " — William E. Vaneaver — Nov. 1, 1862.
Co. G — 1st Lieut. — Thomas J. Spurr — Sept. 27, 1862.
" " — Sergt. — Jonathan P. Stow — Oct. 1, 1862.
" " — Private — George Burns — Nov. 15, 1862.
" " — " " — Francis H. Marble — Nov. 26, 1862.
" " — " " — James Hughes — Sept. 28, 1862.
" " — " " — Willie E. Morse — Dec. 20, 1862.
" " — " " — Alfred Snow — Oct. 18, 1862.
" " — " " — Charles L. Mitchell — Oct. 24, 1862.
Co. H — Private — Samuel Emerson — Sept. 26, 1862.
" " — " " — Franklin L. Hayden — Sept. 27, 1862.
" " — " " — Charles D. Smith — Sept. 27, 1862.
" " — " " — Simon Sullivan — Oct. 21, 1862.
Co. I — Sergt. — Edwin L. Parmenter — Oct. 15, 1862.
" " — Private — Henry Butler — Nov. 14, 1862.
" " — " " — Edward L. Day — Sept. 20, 1862.
" " — " " — Henry Hathaway — Sept. 20, 1862.
" " — " " — Thomas P. Munyan — Oct. 17, 1862.
" " — " " — Godfried Reideman — Sept. 30, 1862.
" " — " " — Alfred Tourtellotte — Oct. 19, 1862.
Co. K — Private — David Rodgers — Dec. 27, 1862.
" " — " " — Francis F. Young — Nov. 7, 1862.
- Andrews Sharpshooters -
1st Co. — Private — Samuel D. Abbott — Sept. 20, 1862.
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HM NumberHM4F3
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Year Placed1900
Placed ByState of Massachusetts
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 25th, 2014 at 3:23pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 263326 N 4373487
Decimal Degrees39.47845000, -77.75163333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 28.707', W 77° 45.098'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 28' 42.42" N, 77° 45' 5.88" W
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Area Code(s)301
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5901-5999 MD-65, Sharpsburg MD 21782, US
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