6th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry
6th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry (1898-1899) - Organized and mustered into the service of the United States at South Framingham, Mass., May 12 and 13, 1898, with 47 officers and 896 enlisted men.
- Assigned to Second Brigade, First Division, Second Army Corps, May 22
- Assigned to First Provisional Brigade, Second Army Corps, July 25
- Left South Framingham May 20; arrived at Camp Alger, Va., May 22
- Left Camp Alger July 5; arrived at Charleston, S. C., July 6
- Sailed from Charleston July 8; arrived off Santiago, Cuba, July 11
- Sailed for Porto Rico July 21; arrived at Guanica, P. R., July 25
- Participated in Porto Rico campaign, and in the engagement near Guanica July 26.
- Sailed from Porto Rico on steamship "Mississippi" October 21; arrived at Boston, Mass., October 27
- Furloughed for sixty days November 3
Mustered out of the service of the United States at Boston, Mass., January 21, 1899, with 46 officers and 1,172 enlisted men. Casualties while in service: Officers-wounded, 1. Enlisted men-wounded, 3; died of disease, 25.
- Correspondence Relating to the War with Spain, Center for Military History, U.S. Army, Vol 1
- The Organization of the Army during the Spanish-American War, page 509
- Organization of Volunteers, page 581