Massachusetts Civil War Union Units 1st through 8th

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The information in this list of Massachusetts Military Units comes from the Civil War Soldiers and Sailors web site (CWSS). This web site can also be searched by the name of a soldier.

1st Regiments

  • 1st Regiment, Massachusetts Calvalry
    Organized at Camp Brigham, Reedville, and duty there until December 25, 1861.
    Mustered out June 29, 1865, and discharged at Readville, Massachusetts, July 24, 1865.
  • 1st Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry
    Organized at Boston and mustered in May 24th through May 27th, 1861.
    Ordered home for muster out May 20. Veterans and Recruits transferred to 11th Massachusetts Infantry May 20. Mustered out May 25, 1864. Expiration of term.

2nd Regiments

Regiments 3rd and 4th

  • 3rd Regiment, Massachusetts Heavy Artillery
    Organized for one year August, 1864, by consolidation of 3rd, 6th, 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th and 16th Unattached Companies Heavy Artillery.
    Mustered out September 18, 1865.
  • 3rd Regiment, Massachusetts Cavalry
    Organized as 41st Massachusetts Infantry.
    Designation changed to 3rd Cavalry June 17, 1863.
    Moved to Boston, Mass., September 29-October 5, and discharged October 8, 1865.
  • 4th Regiment, Massachusetts Heavy Artillery
    Organized November l2, 1864, by consolidation of the 17th, 18th, 19th, 20th, 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th, 25th, 26th, 27th and 28th Unattached Companies Heavy Artillery. Organized August, 1864, for one year's service..  
    Mustered out June 17, 1865.
  • 4th Regiment, Massachusetts Cavalry
    Organized at Readville December 26, 1863, to February 8, 1864.
    Regiment mustered out November 14, 1865. Discharged at Boston November 26, 1865.

Regiments 5th and 6th

Regiments 7th and 8th

  • 7th Regiment, Massachusetts Infantry
    Organized at Taunton and mustered in June 15, 1861.
    Moved to Taunton, Massachusetts, June 16-20, and there mustered out July, 1864, expiration of term.