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FRANK WEST ROLLINS, Governor of New Hampshire, 1899- 1900.



HISTORY



FIFTEENTH REGIMENT



New Hampshire Volunteers



1862=1883



By CHARLES McGREGOR



published by order of the

Fifteenth Regiment Association

1900



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AUG 10 1900



Copyright, 1899,
By Charles McGregor.



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MARY EMMA MCGREGOR.



To THE Memory of my Deceased Wife,

IlTary €ntma 2nc(5reg»or,

WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE, AT SUNSET OF MAY 26, IN

THE ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY-THIRD YEAR

OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE, JUST AS

THIS BOOK WENT TO PRESS,

3 5n0cvi6c (JU^ 'U»otft.

Charles McGregor.



Assured we there dear ones shall meet,

We loved in earth below ;
Their faces grown in heaven so sweet

That them we 'd scarcely know ;

And where, with ever brightening face.
We may pursue an high ideal,

Upon an ever upward race,
Where all we hope for shall be real.




CHARLES MCGREGOR,
Historian Fifteenth New Hampshire Volunteers



TABLE OF CONTENTS.



The Roll of the Dead * . . . .

Roll and preliminary sketch of Company A

Roll and preliminary sketch of Company B

Roll and preliminary sketch of Company C

Roll and preliminary sketch of Company D

Roll and preliminary sketch of Company E

Roll and preliminary sketch of Company F

Roll and preliminary sketch of Company G

Roll and preliminary sketch of Company H

Roll and prelimmary sketch of Company I

Roll and preliminary sketch of Company K
The Band ......

The Field and Staff . . . . .



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3S
47
59
66

74

79

84

92

98

105

no

114



The Regiment as an Organization.

Preliminary remarks ......

Reception of its colors and departure from Concord

Army Life at Long Island

Voyage of the " James S. Green "

Voyage of the " Prometheus " .

Voyage of the "Cambria"

Army Life at Carrollton

Army Life at Camp Parapet

Embarkation for Port Hudson

Its participation in the siege of Port Hudson

The trip home and muster-out



134
138

147
166
186
194
200
218
294
310
585



* Thi.s, though it may be considered matter of reference merely, i.s
given the place of honor in this work.



INDEX OF ILLUSTRATIONS.



Across the River from Camp Parapet

Aldrich, John .

Ames, Thomas G.

Austin, A. A. .

Ayers, A. R. .

Ayers, Lieutenant, Company G

Badger, E. A. .

Badger, Lewis D.

Bailey, George W.

Baker, Hiram S.

Banks, General .

Barney, A. E. .

Batchelder, B. B.

Bean, Lieutenant, Company C

Bedell, Curtis

Berry, Governor

Berry, Senator .

Blair, Henry W.

Blair, J. C.

Blake, John C. .

Blake, Lewis

Broad, Ezra C.

Brown, H. R. .

Brown, John C.

Bryant, Clark

Bryant, James A.

Bunce, Charles C.

Burbick, Cyrus

Burnham, B. F.

Burnham, Cyrus

Burleigh, Alvin

Burley, J.J.

Carr, Dr. Edgar L.

Carrollton and Parapet



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250


39


413


24


582


391


614




370




547




449




483




3S7




10




439




395




505




59




495




139




455


384


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393


167,


579




5




397


377,


596




479




163




163




505




7




487




457


50


613




372


86


613




231



List of Illustrations.



XI



Chadwick, Lieutenant

Chase, A. M. .

Chesley, D. A.

Church, Almon S.

Church, Stephen C. .

Coburn, W. I.

Cogswell, Thomas

Colby, Lieutenant

Cox, A. V.

Currier, John S.

Currier, Samuel A.

Davis, Moses B.

Day, R. S.

Dedication, The

Dickey, John

Dow, General .

Drake, John A.

Durgin, Lieutenant

Dutton, Matthew

Ela, Captain

Elliott, Ephraim

Eudy, Leonard M.

Eudy, William D.

Fife, Wesley

Flags, The

Fogg, John P. .

Fowler, H. B. .

Fowler, William M. .

Frost, Lieutenant-Colonel

Frost, Lorenzo .

Furnald, T. E. .

Gage, Dan B. .

George, Frank H.

Gilmore, Governor

Goodhue, James W.

Gordon, Captain

Gordon, Sergeant, Company A

Hackett, George W. .

Haines, A. C. .



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501




457




594




490


39


605




150




459




501




477


399


501




391




V




601




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395


66


607




393


52


609




395




610




610




14




355




39.9




399




615




118




142




436




619




451




606




603




150




499




501


163


607



Xll



List of Illustrations.



Hall, Captain
Hall, Enos K. .
Hanson, Sergeant J.J.
Hazeltine, Lieutenant
Headquarters at The Weirs
Hendlev. Lieutenant
Hill. Ira A.
Historian, The
Homeward Bound
Hook, Hiram
Horney, Charles G. .
Hoyt, Isaac B. .
Ho_\-t, Isaac B., and sister
Horsch, Surgeon
Huse. David S.
Huse, E. B. .
Huse, Lieutenant
Janvrin, Assistant Surgeon
Johnson, Captain
Johnson, S. S. .
Johnston, John .
Kimball. Burgess C. .
Kingman, Colonel
Lancaster, John H. .
Lang, Captain
Larkin, Lieutenant
Map of Route .
Martin. Lieutenant
Mason. D. P. .
McCIuer. R. M.
McDaniel, George
McGregor, Color Corporal
McGregor, Mary Emma
Merrick, Color Sergeant
Merrill. Rockwood G.
Mitchell, S. S. .
Moore, M. L.. and family
Morrison, J. G.
Morse. Austin .



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613
619
624

39
163
viii

587
363. 602
602
157
393
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361



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364
148

131
66

483
619

495
140

494
367
490
620
611
5^35
433
457
511
iv

511

9

483
485

594
487



List of Ilhtstratioiis.



Xlll



Mulligan, J. A.
Nelson, Joseph B.
Page, George A.
Page. Lieutenant
Parker, Amos \ .
Parker, Fernando
Parker, Lieutenant
Patch, Granville P.
Penniman, Justus B.
Perkins, John
Perkins, Lieutenant
Perry, Henry S.
Philbrick, Josiah B.
Philbrook, Daniel M.
Philbrook, Wm. H.
Pickering, Lieutenant
Pinkham, Adjutant
Pinkham, Captain
Pollard. Milo C.
Port Hudson
Preston, John E.
Proctor, Charles H.
Randall, J. VV.
Richardson, John
Roberts, Alvin H.
Roby, Charles H.
Rollins, A. C. .
Rollins, Governor
Sanborn, Anthony L.
Sanborn, Captain
Sanborn, G. D.
Seavey, Lieutenant
Sherman, General
Shute, John B. .
Spencer, J. G. .
Springfield Landing
Stanley, William S.
Stearns, Captain
Stevens, William X.



Company



443. 463



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555
483

52
555
340
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603
9
459

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397
165

391

494

398

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• 495
532, 558
583
477
479
505
395
615

487. 495
Frontispiece
613
92

379
469

352

27

447
300
380
148
594



XIV



List oj Illnstnitions.



Swain, Corporal Charles F.

Swain, J. J.

Tebbetts, Noah

Thurston, James C.

Towle, Sergeant, Company D

Towle, Surgeon

Trickey, Corporal George W.

Vandyke, Isaac

Wallingford, Lieutenant

Washburn, Austin

Washburn, John U. .

Weeks, Noah M.

Wells, Fred B. .

Wheeler, Orrin F. . v ■

White, Charles E.

Whittemore, J. Irving

Willard, Corp. Ezra C.

Willey, Clark S.

Wood, Lieutenant, Company E

Wood, Lieutenant, Compiny K

Wyatt, Lieutenant

Young, Hanson H. .



. 615
487, 603

• 369

■ 487
. 580

506
146

• 340
. 621

• 389
389. 457

• 603
577, 618

. 615

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. 617
. 86

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. 148
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Fifteenth new Hampshire



VOLUNTEERS.




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PRINTED BY

llva C. Bvans,

Concord, N. H.



THE DEAD AND WHERE THEV SLEEP.



" Rest on, embalmed and sainted dead,
Dear as the blood ye gave ;
No impious footstep here shall tread
The herbage of your gra\'e.

" No rumor of the foe's ad\'ance
Now sweeps upon the wind ;
No troubled thought at midnight haunts,
Of loved ones left behind.

"The muffled drum's sad roll has beat
The soldier's last tattoo ;
No more on life's parade shall meet
That brave and fallen few.

" No A'ision of the morrow's strife
The warrior's dreams alarms ;
No braying horn or screaming fife
At dawn shall call to arms."



ROLL OF THE DEAD.



Company A — 1 8 Deaths.

1. Orrix F. Wheeler, age 19, of diphtheria, at Gilford,
now Lakeport, November 22, 1862, not having left the state.
This was the first death in the regiment. Hillside Cemetery,
Laconia.

2. George T. Jackson, age 30, of malarial fever, at
Monnd City, III, August 6, 1863, while en route for home.
Hillside Cemetery, Laconia.

3. Sidney C. Hill, age 19, of malarial poisoning, at Gil-



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Gilmanton Cemeterv, near his



manton, August 15,
old home.

4. Noah M. Weeks, age 34, killed by shell at Fort
Hudson, La., one o'clock of the morning of June 3, 1863.
Port Hudson National Military Cemetery, grave unknown.

5. Lewis Blake, age 43, of
malarial fever, at Baton Rouge,
June 22, 1863. Baton Rouge
National Military Cemetery,
grave No. 2,446.

6. Ansel F. Young, age 21,
of general decline, at the Car-
rollton Hospital, Louisiana, May
14, 1863. Buried at Carrollton,
La. One year afterwards, the
remains were disinterred and for-
warded to Belmont, N. H., where
they now rest in the family
cemetery.

LEWIS BLAKE




6 TJic FiftecntJi Nci^' HanipsJiirc I'oliintccrs.

■/.' Arthur S. Sawyer, age 30, of diphtheria, at Carroll-
ton, La., July 4, 1863. Body despatched home, but left
somewhere on the way on account of imperfect casket.

8. Lewis S. Bean, age 18, of disease, at United States
barracks, Xew Orleans, La., July 16, 1863. Chalmette,

unknown.

9. Harlan P. Oilman, age 23, of fever, on steamer "City

of ]\Ladison," July 29, 1863, while en route for home. His
body, with that of Horace A. Burley, of Company H, was
buried in the dense woods on an island at Milliken's Bend,
a little way below the mouth of the Arkansas river, in the
state of Arkansas.

10. John E. Tarbell, age 36, of fever, July 31, 1863, on
steamer " City of Madison," while en route for home. Buried
at Helena, Ark., with James Sanborn, of Company D.

I I. Jacob Willard, age 44, of congestive chills, at three
o'clock in the afternoon of August 6, 1863, on train, at Dun-
kirk, Pa., while en route for home. Body left at Buffalo,
X. v., for burial ; it lay on a railroad truck, wrapped in a
blanket, when the train pulled out. Forest Lawn Cemetery,
soldiers' lot, Buffalo, N. Y.

12. Royal Boynton, age 44, of disease, at Lake Village,
N. H., August 10, 1863. Buried at Lake Village.

13. Thomas W. Merrill, age 27, of fever, at Concord,
X. H., August II, 1863. Buried at Gilmanton Iron Works.

14. Charles E. Clay, age 21, of diphtheria, at Carrollton,
La., P^ebruary 25, 1863. Discharged for disability and died
same day. His comrades subscribed Si 25 for a metallic case
in which to send the body home. This was the first death
in Company A after reaching the enemy's country. Buried
in Belmont.

15. Charles F. Swain, age 35, of malaria, at Gilford,
now Lakeport, September 13, 1863. Buried at Gilford.



Roll of the Dead. 7

i6. James W. Blake, age 21, of disease, at Gilford, now
Lakeport, August 27, 1863. Hillside Cemetery.

17. Dewit Clinton, age 44, of climatic fever, at Gilford,
now Lakeport, August 13, 1863. Hillside Cemetery.

18. Abxer W. Morse, age 26, of typhoid fever, at Marine
Hospital, New Orleans, La., ]\Iarch 18, 1863. Body des-
patched for home, but was cast overboard into the sea during
the voyage on account of defective casket.



Company B — 24 Deaths.

1. Bexiamin F. Adams, age 20, killed in action. ]\Iay 27,
1863, at Port Hudson, La. Port Hudson National ^Military
Cemetery, grave unknown. Was shot through the heart.

2. \\'iLLL\M P. Avery, age 18, of diphtheria, March 16,
1863, at Camp Parapet, Louisiana. Buried March 17 with
military honors.

3. Thomas A. Bakstow, age ■^^j, killed in action at Port
Hudson, La., May 27, 1863. Fort Hudson National ?ililitary
Cemetery, Port Hudson, La., grave unknown.

4. Henry W. Benton, age
28, of fever, ^lay 11, 1863, at
Carrollton, La. He was on guanl
at Carrollton depot, and in the
night tripped on the railroad
track, and in falling his gun dis-
charged, tearing off one of his
thumbs. He was taken to the
hospital to have this wound
dressed, and never returned.

5. Joseph Brown, Jr.. age
19. of diphtheria, August 11,
1863, at Campton, N. H.

6. Cyrus Burbick, age 30,
of congestive chills, at Chicago ^.-or- DT-ooTr-ir




8 The Fifteenth Xe7v Havipshire 1 \^lunteers.

Marine Hospital, August 7, 1S63, while en route for home.
Buried in Rose Hill Cemetery, Chicago, in the soldiers' lot.
A register is kept of all soldiers' burials in this cemetery,
enabling friends to find their graves.

7. Jonah Camp, age 40, of disease, at Memphis General
Hospital, Memphis, Tenn., August 6, 1863. Left sick while
en route for home. United States National Military Ceme-
tery, Memphis, Tenn., grave No. 4,087.

8. Henry Cook, age 35, of disease, at Buffalo, N. Y.,
August 15, 1863. Left sick while en route for home.
Soldiers' lot, Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, N. Y.

9. Byron Elliott, age 19, of wounds received in battle,
at Port Hudson, La., May 27, 1863. Died June 5, 1863.
Wounded in right side.

10. Walter B. Farnum, age 24, of diphtheria, at Baton
Rouge, La., June 16, 1863. Baton Rouge National Ceme-
tery, grave No. 2,202. He was the smallest boy in the com-
joany. He was taken sick on the twenty-fifth of May while
on the "firing line"; he remained on duty, and on the
twenty-sixth was wounded while on picket. He was thus
the first of the regiment to recei\'e injury from the fire of
the enemy. He participated in the battle of the twenty-
seventh, after which he was sent to hospital ; he was having
vomiting spells as he bade his comrades good bye. He was
never seen of his company afterwards. He was of a ^'ery
sunny nature, and was accustomed to visit the boys in the
hospitals at Carrollton and cheer them with his kindly ofifices
and words of encouragement.

1 I. Absolam Ford, age 22, of fever, at Memphis, Tenn.,
August 4, 1863. Left at Memphis sick while en route for
home. United States National Military Cemetery, Mem-
phis, Tenn., grave No. 4,092.

12. Wilder B. Griffin, age 26, of fever, July 16, 1863,
at Baton Rouge, La. United States National Military Ceme-
tery, Baton Rouge, La., grave No. 1,549.



Roll of the Dead.



13. HvLAs Hackett, age 18, of fever, August 5, 1863,
at Memphis, Tenn., while en route for home.

14. Edwin A. Hart, age 18, of malarial fever, August
18, 1863, at Campton Village.

15. Isaac S. Joxes, age 27, of fever, June 17, 1863. in
camp, at Carrollton, La.

16. JoHx Kimball, age 20, of malaria. May 28, 1863, at
Camp Parapet, La.

17. RocKwooD G. Merrill,
drum major, age 21, at Bridge-
water, N. H., August 25, 1863.
Dropped dead just as he reached
his own door.

18. Joseph B. Nelson, age
21, of fever, July 9, 1863, at
Port Hudson, La.

19. George A. Pa(;e, age
24, of malaria, at Cairo, 111.,
August 3, 1863, while en route





rsrrs i;. i'i-:xxniAX — Cn. u.



ROCKWOOD G. MERKILL — Co. B.

for home. Was buried on the
Kentucky shore ; ordered re-
moved by the ci\il authorities ;
re-interred on the Ohio side ;
again remo\-ed to Mound City
National Military Cemetery.

20. Justus B. Pexximan, age
18, wounded in battle at Port
Hudson, La., May 27, 1863,
died of his injuries at New



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The Fifteenth Xc%i< HanipsJiirc 1 'olnntccrs.



Orleans, La., June i6, 1863; both legs shot off below the
knees. The G. A. R. Post at Plymouth is named in his
honor, and it is said he was the first man killed from that
town. He was one of the volunteers of May 27, and carried
a plank to bridge the enemy's ditch.

21. Charles G. Perkins, age 21, of fever, January 12,
1863, at Carrollton, La. Disinterred from Carrollton avenue
and removed to Chalmette National Military Cemetery, grave
No. 8,334. This was the first death in the regiment after
reaching the enemy's country, and occurred seventeen days
after the landing at Carrollton.

22. George W. Plummer, age 35, of fever, at Carrollton,
La., February 16, 1863. Chalmette National Military Ceme-
tery, grave No. 8,340. Disinterred from Carrollton avenue.

23. Harvev D. Powers, age 20, mortally wounded in
action, at Port Hudson, La., June 13, 1863. Died June 26,
1863, at Baton Rouge, La. Baton Rouge National Military
Cemetery, grave No. 2,451. Wounded in leg.

24. Charles H. Willev, age 25, died June 20, 1863, at
Baton Rouge, La., of wounds received in action at Port Hud-
son, La., May 27, 1863. United States National Military
Cemetery, Baton Rouge, La., grave No. 2,356. Wounded in
ankle. Sec register. Company B.



Company C — 30 Deaths.

I. Hiram S. Baker, age 27,
of climatic fever, on steamer
"City of Madison," while en
route for home, six miles above
Memphis, Tenn., and buried on
the Tennessee shore on a high
bluff under a large tree. The
burial took place while the boat
lay too for repairs. Date of
death and burial, August i , 1 863.
He died in the forenoon at ten
o'clock.




HiRA.M s. l;akl;r — Co. c.



Roll of the Dead. 1 1

2. David Batchelder, age 19, died at New Orleans, La.,
June 13, 1863, of wounds received in battle May 27, 1863,
at Port Hudson, La. Chalmette National Military 'Cemetery,
grave unknown.

3. John Bishop, age 44, of disease, August 4, 1863, at
Memphis, Tenn., where he was left sick while en route for
home. United States Military Cemetery, Memphis, Tenn.,
unknown grave.

4. Dexter E. Butmax, age 19, of climatic fever, April
22, 1863, in regimental hospital, at Carrollton. La. Buried
in George Hill Cemetery, Enfield, N. H.

5. Charles Carbee, age 25, mustered out with the regi-
ment August 13,1 863. Died of diarrhoea and general debility
the next day at Concord. Buried at Bath.

6. Albert Chamberlain, age 18, of malarial fever, at
the regimental hospital, Camp Parapet, La., May 8, 1863.
Chalmette National Military Cemetery, grave No. 1,032. Dis-
interred from Camp Parapet.

7. Harrv Cha:mberlaix, age 24, of fever, May 18,
1863, at regimental hospital, Camp Parapet, La. Chalmette,
unknown grave.

8. Stephen C. Church, age 41, of disease, at Memphis,
Tenn., September 3, 1863. Left there sick while en route
for home. Lhiited States National ^lilitary Cemetery, Mem-
phis, Tenn., grave No. 4,067.

9. John Clark, age 44, of disease, at Bath, N. H., August
II, 1863. Buried at Bath.

10. Charles Cram, age 29, of climatic fever, at regi-
mental hospital, Port Hud.son, La., July 25, 1863. Port
Hudson Military Cemetery, unknown.

I I. Enoch C. Dearth, age 31, of malarial fever, at Car-
rollton, La., May 26, 1863. Chalmette, unknown.

12. Charles B. EIla, age 32, accidentally shot by a com-
rade, at Carrollton, La., and died of the wound January 19,



12 TJic FiftccntJi Xciv Hainpsliirc ]\^Inntccrs.

1863, at general hospital, Carrollton, La. Buried at Carroll-
ton, La., January 20, 1863, at four o'clock in the afternoon.
Chalmette, unknown.

13. John C. Fuller, age 41, missing in action May 27,
1863, at Port Hudson, La. Undoubtedly mortally wounded
and captured by the enemy, and carried within their works.
He must have died inside the fortifications of Port Hudson,
and been there buried by the enem}'. Was ne\-er seen nor
heard from afterwards by any of his comrades.

14. Dan B. Gage, age 41, of climatic diseases, at Mem-
phis, Tenn., August i, 1863, while en route for home.
United States Military Cemetery, Memphis, Tenn., grave
No. 4,089.

15. Burgess C. Kimball, age 18, of malarial fever and
general debility, at Enfield, N. H., August 15, 1863. Old
Burying Ground, P2nfield.

16. Edward P. LrrxLE, age 21, of disease, at regimental
hospital, Carrollton, La., May 18, 1863. Chalmette, unknown.

17. John W. Millex, age 22, of fever, at Bath, N. H.,
August 9, 1863. Buried at Bath.

18. James A. Mulligan, age 25, of disease, at Enfield,
August 28, 1863. Methodist Hill Cemetery.

19. Francis A. Oakes, age 22, of disease, at Benton,
N. H., August 9, 1863. East Cemetery.

20. Amos V. Parker, age 37, of diarrhcea and fever, at
Baton Rouge, La., July 9, 1863, the day of the surrender.
United States Military Cemetery, Baton Rouge, La., grave
No. 2,461.

21. John A. Powers, age 27, of disease, at Concord,
N. H., August 13, 1863, the day of the muster out.

22. Andrew J. Roberts, age 42, of disease, at Concord,
N. H., August 13, 1863, the day of the muster out. Oak
Grove Cemetery, Enfield, N. H.



Roll of the Dead. 1 3

23. Isaac Smith, age 29. Died at Port Hudson, May
28, 1S63, of wounds received in the battle of May 27 at that
place. United States National Military Cemetery, Port
Hudson, La., unknown grave.

24. Daniel Spooner, age 23, of disease, September 7,
1863, at Haverhill, N. H.

25. William N. Stevens, age 21, of disease, at Hanover,
N. H., April 30, 1863. Was discharged for disability at
Carrollton, La., March 27, 1863. Roodsboro Cemetery,
Hanover.

26. John Stewart, age 44, of fever, at Memphis, Tenn.,
at three o'clock p. m. of July 31, 1863, while en route for
home. Memphis Military Cemetery, unknown grave.

27. James C. Thurston, age 18, of sore throat, at Port
Hudson, La., July 15, 1863. Port Hudson Military Ceme-
tery, unknown grave.

28. Levi L. Tyrrell, age 33, of disease, at Buffalo,
N. Y., August 16, 1863, while en route for home. Soldiers'
lot, Poorest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, N. Y.

29. Elias S. .Whittier, age 30, of fever and sore throat,
at Port Hudson, La., July 14, 1863. United States National
Military Cemetery, Port Hudson, La., unknown grave.

30. Benjamin F. Burnham, age 16, of disease, August 7,
1863, at Chicago, 111., while en route for home. Oak Grove
Cemetery, Enfield, N. H.

Company D — 20 Deaths.

1. Capt. Jonathan H. Johnson, age 46. Died at Deer-
field, N. H., October 13, 1863, of injuries received in battle,
June 14, 1863, at Port Hudson, La. South Road Cemetery,
Deerfield, N. PL

2. P2DWARD P. Lane, age 18, of climatic fever, at Carroll-
ton, La., P'ebruary 10, 1863. Buried at Carrollton avenue.
Removed to Chalmette, grave No. 8,894.



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TJic Fifteenth New HavipsJiire Volujiteejs.



3. Frank L. Adams, age 27, of disease contracted in the
service, February 10, 1864, at Eden, Vt.

4. Benjamin F. Swain, age 18, of fever, July 28, 1863,
on steamer "City of Madison," near Vicksburg, while en
route for home. Buried on the river bank.

5. Joseph \V. Chase, age 18, of malarial fever, March 20,
1863, at Camp Parapet, Louisiana. W'as buried north of the
parapet with imposing ceremonies, the band officiating. His
remains occupy one of the unknown gra\es in Chalmette.
A stone, erected to his memory, stands in the Old Centre
Cemetery at Deerfield, N. H.

6. W'eslev Fife, age 28, of
malarial fever, January 31, 1863,
at Carrollton, La. First death
in Company D. Was buried at
Carrollton a\'enue ; the body now
rests in Chalmette among the
unknown.

7. Daniel Hall, age ij, of
sunstroke, at Port Hudson, La.,
July 7, 1863. United States
National Military Cemetery,

^^^^ grave No. 3,116.

PV^lifll si^^^A '^' ^^^LLiAM T. Stevens, age

miIb 'JBfl^^K ' "^3' *'^ ^cute dysentery, August

' 2, 1 86s, at Memphis, Tenn.,

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where he was left sick while en
route for home. United States National Military Cemetery,
Memphis, Tenn., grave No. 4,076.

9. Albion A. Bean, age 19, of disease, August 31, 1863,
at Deerfield, N. H. Old Centre Cemetery.

10. William B. Taylor, age 44, of disease, August 5,
1863, at Chicago, 111. A stone erected to his memory stands
in the cemeterv at Northwood Centre. Buried at Chicago.




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11. Walter W. Beax, age 19, of disease, at Candia,
N. H., August 23, 1863.

12. Chase C. Fuller, age 44, of disease, September 7,
1863, at Northwood, N. H.

13. Walter G. Brackett, age 18, of fever, at Memphis,
Tenn., August 10, 1863, where he was left sick while en
route for home. United States Military Cemetery at Mem-
phis, Tenn., grave No. 4,090.

14. John O. Langlev, age 41, killed at Port Hudson,
La., while on the picket line, July i, 1863. He rests among
the unknown in the United States Military Cemetery at
Port Hudson.

15. John S. Lancaster, age 18, of dysentery, July 18,
1863, at Port Hudson, La. Unknown grave, Port Hudson
National Military Cemetery.

16. Charles S. Marston, age 20, of fever, at ten o'clock
in the afternoon of February 14, 1863, at Carrollton, La.
Buried at Carrollton avenue. His remains have been removed
and now occupy one of the unknown gra\'es in Chalmette.

17. JosiAH Bradbury Philbrick, age 24, of typhoid fever,
at Warner, N. H., October 2, 1863. While being mustered
out, was stricken with typhoid fever caused by exposure, and
carried to the home of his wife's parents in Warner, where
he died October 2, 1863, aged 24 years. He left a wife and
one daughter, Meribah Porter Philbrick. He was the only



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