What's New at the 53rd Massachusetts Pages?
On May 12, 2007, the
Memorial to Company A and its fallen officers, located in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Fitchburg, MA was rededicated by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, with the cooperation of the Fitchburg Historical Society and the Fitchburg Cemetery Commission. I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the ceremony.
Photo of the Calvin Allen gravestone
Images of post war company/corpes badges and a Sons of Veterans badge.
Photos of the Kimball family gravesite
Obituary of Patrick Coyle, Co. I
A short profile of Captain Mudge, Co. F. Update: CDV Photo
Captain Mudge's Sword and Watch
Captain Joel Stratton's memoirs (It's back, local link).
Web site for the Young-Sanders Center for the Study of the War Between the States in Louisiana (located in Morgan City, LA). Be sure to check this out.
Letters and Diaries
Grave of Dwight Lippett, Co. F
Port Hudson Battlefield Map
New photo of Colonel Kimball
Added links to a 53rd Mass song from J. Ward Childs, Co. B (who wrote it) and Thomas A. Hills, Co. C (whose great grandson sent it to me); their absence was an oversight.
Photos of Lansford Harrington and Marcus J. Hager
Photos of Lt. Pliny Babbitt and Lt. Abijah Shattuck
Photos of Private Samuel E. Andrews, 1st Lieutenant George G. Nutting and Captain Lyman Woodward
Over 30 new CDVs have been added; see the list of all of them. (as of 6/28/2004)
A CDV of Private J. Ward Childs, and his obituary.
A new CdV of Asst. Surgeon William Barrett.
A image of another unknown soldier.
Lt. George E. Priest.
Pvt. Peter O. Lynds
William Bush, Co. D
Pvt. Willard B. Fessenden
Pvt. Warren H. Blake
Pvt. John B. Caldwell
Pvt. James M. Chapin
Pvt. Edward N. Coller
Pvt. Peter B. Dyer
Pvt. Charles W. Higgins
Sgt. Henry H. Jillson
Pvt. Henry W. Kidder
Cpl. William H. Mason
Pvt. Jacob S. Rayner
Pvt. George H. Wood
A brief biography of Pvt. Edwin A. Harris
Pvt. Alvin B. Chase
Gravestone of Isaac Gorman
Compiled by Walter G. Blenderman; netchemist at earthlink dot net
Prepared 1/22/1999, updated 6/28/2004, 4/13/2006, 4/2/2007, 5/5/2007, 5/29/2007, 7/6/2007, 2/8/2008, 7/20/2008, 8/1/2008, 9/25/2010, 6/28/2013, 8/8/2016
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