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62nd Massachusetts Infantry      
Company Unknown
Hawkes Fearing, Jr. - Lt. Colonel   
Lt. Colonel Hawkes Fearing, Jr. served as second in command of the 4th Massachusetts Infantry, a three months unit, and was also a member of the Hingham Massachusetts militia, the town where he was originally from. At the end of the 90 day enlistment of the 4th Massachusetts, Lt. Colonel Fearing moved to NH to pursue business interests. In November, 1862 he was appointed Colonel in command of the 8th New Hampshire Infantry and led the 8th New Hampshire in numerous battles in the Louisiana and Texas campaigns. He received severe wounds during the war, losing a leg. After the war Colonel Fearing returned to his hometown of Hingham Massachusetts where he served as librarian of The Hingham Public Library until his death in 1910. Colonel Fearing is buried in the Hingham Center Cemetery, Hingham, MA.
Contact Name:  John Lincoln Fearing
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Date Added:  7/30/2008
Company B
Hiram Thayer - Private   
Enlisted as a Private on 16 April 1861 at the age of 35.
Enlisted in Company B, 4th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 22 Apr 1861.
Mustered Out Company B, 4th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 22 Jul 1861 at Long Island, Boston Harbor, MA.
Contact Name:  Stephen Baker
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Date Added:  6/15/2010
Company C
Dura Weston - Sergeant   
Enlisted as a Private on 19 September 1862 at the age of 45.

Enlisted in Company C, 4th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 23 September 1862. Enlisted same day, along with his son, Dura Thomas Weston. Dura (the father) was 45 years of age and Dura Thomas Weston (the son) was 22.

Mustered out on 28 August 1863 in Camp Hooker, Lakeville, MA as the rank of Sergeant.

Source: 'Massachusetts Soldiers, Sailors and Marines in the Civil War.' (MASSCW) Published in 1931-37 by Adjutant General
Contact Name:  Barbara D.
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Date Added:  12/28/2014
Company C
Dura Thomas Weston - Unknown   
Enlisted as a Sergeant on 19 September 1862 at the age of 22. (Note/question from Barbara D.: Is it odd that the record shows DURA THOMAS WESTON) enlisting at the rank of Sergeant? It would seem a 22 year old would be enlisting as a Private)

Enlisted in Company C, 4th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 23 September 1862. Enlisted same day, along with his father, also named Dura Weston. Dura Thomas Weston (the son) was 22 years of age and Dura Weston (the father) was 45.

POW on 23 June 1863 at Brashear City, LA
Paroled on 25 June 1863

Mustered out Company C, 4th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 28 August 1863 in Camp Hooker, Lakeville, MA

SOURCES: Historical Data Systems, comp. Military Records of Individual Civil War Soldiers. [database online] Provo, UT: Ancestry.com, 1999-. Data compiled by Historical Data Systems of Kingston, MA from the following list of works.
Copyright 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 - Historical Data Systems Inc.P.O. Box 196 Kingston, MA 02364

Contact Name:  Barbara D.
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Date Added:  12/28/2014
Company D
John W. Curtis - Private   
John W. Curtis was one of the 'Minute Men of 1861' He fought in the Battle of 'Big Bethel' the first land battle of the Civil War. He was my Gr.Gr. Grandfather.
Contact Name:  Rob O'Bryan
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Date Added:  8/31/2009
Company F
Simeon Gardner Blandin - 1st Sergeant   
Blandin was in Co F for the 3 mos in 1861, and was also 1st Sgt of Co K for the 9 mos in 1862-63. (sa 58th Infy)
Contact Name:  Jon Sellin
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Date Added:  6/27/2004
Company F
Joseph Henry Joplin - 1st Sergeant   
Joplin was first sergeant of 'F' Company in the nine month unit, dying at Baton Rouge of disease in July 1863.
Contact Name:  Thomas J. Keenan
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Date Added:  4/10/2007
Company F
John Augustus Stephens - Private   
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Contact Name:  Thomas J. Keenan
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Date Added:  11/13/2007
Company G
William F. Macomber Jr. - Private   
Died at Ship Island, MS on July 20, 1863.
Contact Name:  Alberta Bulcamino
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Date Added:  5/1/2009
Company I
Daniel Webster Delano - Private   
Enlisted as a Private Sept. 22, 1862 Co I, 4th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts at the age of 22(born 1841). Died of disease March 22, 1863 in New Orleans, LA. He had been a fisherman in Duxbury, Ma in civilian life. He was a descendent of Thomas Delano of Plymouth Colony, and the son of Charles B. Delano II and Abigail Bates of Duxbury, Mass. There is no record of wife or children.
Contact Name:  isabelle maddock
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Date Added:  7/9/2006
Company I
Elijah Prouty - Private   
Dont have much on Elijah just says he was in the 4th Mass which was a 3 month regiment (militia) 1861. This regiment fought at Big Bethal and their 90 days were up. Elijah tranferred to the 39th Massachusetts regiment.
Contact Name:  Shawn Verdine
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Date Added:  8/26/2006
Company I
John H Prouty - Private   
John and Elijah both joined the 4th and latter transferred to the 39th Massachusetts regiment.
Contact Name:  Shawn Verdine
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Date Added:  8/26/2006
Company I
George M. Witherell - Private   
4th Regt., Mass. Vol. Militia (inf.) Co. I. Private, boxmaker, 36. Enl. Sept. 22, 1862, must. Sept. 23, 1862, died of disease, march 28, 1863, at Baton Rouge, LA.
Contact Name:  Tom Wetherell
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Date Added:  7/14/2007
Company I
Martin S. Witherell - Private   
4th Regt., Mass. Vol. Militia (Inf.), Co. I. Private, box maker, 41. Enl. Sept. 22, 1862, must. Sept. 23, 1862, must. out Aug. 28, 1863.
Contact Name:  Tom Wetherell
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Date Added:  7/14/2007
Company L
JACOB DOWSE - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  J.W.Henderson
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Date Added:  1/9/2010
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