2nd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

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2nd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry (1898-1898) - Oranized and mustered into the service of the United States at South Framingham, Mass., May 8 to 10, 1898, with 47 officers and 896 enlisted men.

  • Assignments:
    • Temporarily assigned to the Second Cavalry Brigade, Fifth Army Corps, May 17
    • Assigned to First Brigade, Second Division, Fifth Army Corps, May 30
    • Transferred to Third Brigade, Second Division, Fifth Army Corps, Jul 1
  • Movements:
    • Ordered to Tampa, Fla., May 13; arrived at Lakeland, Fla., May 17
    • Changed station from Lakeland to Tampa, Fla., May 30
    • Sailed from Tampa June 14; arrived at Daiquiri, Cuba, June 22
    • Participated in the Santiago campaign, and in the battle of El Caney July 1
    • Left Santiago August 21; arrived at Montauk Point, New York, August 25
    • Furloughed for sixty days August 25.

Mustered out of the service of the United States at Springfield, Mass., November 3, 1898, with 44 officers and 797 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-killed in action, 1; wounded, 3; died of disease,2. Enlisted men- killed in action, 4; wounded, 41; died of wounds, 4; died of disease, 86.


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