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62nd Massachusetts Infantry      
Company Unknown
Stephen Isaac Newman - Captain   
he was in per records Co 5 19 Infantry Reg
also Co B 81 Infantry Reg US colored troops
started as Lt went to Capt Brigade Band Leader
1861-1865
Contact Name:  Laurel Taffe Carr
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Date Added:  5/18/2007
Company A
Benjamin Franklin Falls - Sergeant   
Enlisted – August 6, 1861
Mustered into Company A, 19th Regiment Massachusetts Infantry- Lynnfield, MA as a Private– August 28, 1861
Left for Washington, D.C. - August 30, 1861
Camped at Meridian Hill until September 12, 1861
Poolesville, MD – September 12-15, 1861
Saw action at Ball's Bluff October 21, 1861
Guard duty on the Upper Potomac until December 1861
At Muddy Run from December 4, 1861 – March 12, 1862
Moved to Harper's Ferry and then to Charlestown, and Berryville March 12-15, 1862
Ordered to Washington, D.C. March 24, 1862
To the Peninsula March 27, 1862
At the Siege of Yorktown April 5-May 4, 1862
West Point May 7-8, 1862
Battle of Fair Oaks, Seven Pines May 31-June 1, 1862
Oak Grove – June 25, 1862
Peach Orchard and Savage Station – June 29, 1862
White Oak Swamp and Glendale – June 30, 1862 - Wounded in Action – June 30, 1862
Malvern Hill – July 1, 1862
Harrison's Landing – July 8 – August 15, 1862
Enroute to Alexandria – August 15-28, 1862
Enroute to Fairfax Court House – August 28-31, 1862
Covered General John Pope's Retreat from Bull Run (2nd Battle of Bull Run) – August 31-September 1, 1862
In reserve for the Battle of South Mountain – September 14, 1862
Battle of Antietam – September 16-17, 1862
At Harper's Ferry – September 22 – October 30, 1862
Enroute to Falmouth, VA October 30 – November 17, 1862
Battle of Fredericksburg – December 11-15, 1862
Duty Station Falmouth, VA until April 1863
Chancellorsville Campaign – April 27-May 6, 1863
Promoted to Corporal – May 1, 1863
Maryes' Heights, Fredericksburg – May 3, 1863
Salem Heights – May 3-4, 1863
Battle of Gettysburg, July 2-4, 1863 - Captured Confederate Colors at “The Copse of Trees” during Pickett's Charge. > This later earned him the Congressional Medal of Honor (posthumously awarded)
Promoted to Sergeant – July 4, 1863
Movement from the Rappahannock River to the Rapidan River – September 13-17, 1863
Bristoe Campaign October 9-22, 1863
Mine Run Campaign – November 26-December 2, 1863
Re-enlists in Company A, 19th Regiment Massachusetts Infantry at Stevensburg, VA – December 20, 1863
30 day furlough to Lynn, MA
At Stevensburg, VA until May 1864
Battle of the Wilderness – May 5-7, 1863
Laurel Hill – May 8, 1863
Battle of Spotsylvania – May 8-12
-- Wounded in Action – May 9, 1863
-Wounded in Action – May 10, 1863
- Dies of wounds – May 12, 1863
Contact Name:  Roger Nason
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Date Added:  3/15/2009
Company A
Irving E Walker - Private   
Enlisted as a Private on 28 March 1864 at the age of 24.
Captured at Petersburg, VA on 22 June 1864.
Died of disease as a POW on 1 November 1864 at Florence, SC.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  6/15/2010
Company B
Terrence Thomas - Private   
Enlisted in February 1864. He was captured at Spotsylvania Courthouse on May 12, 1864 and confined at Andersonville Prison. He survived Andersonville and the war but thus far I have been unable to find out what happened to him after the war. His mother, Mary, applied for his pension in 1868 so I assume that he died but have not confirmed this yet
Contact Name:  Leo T. Martin
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Date Added:  1/4/2009
Company C
George William Mace - Private   
Enlisted Newburyport. Mustered for combat 26 July 1861 as a Private, Company C., 19th Regiment, Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry. Killed in action (shot through the chest), 30 June 1862, during the battle of the White Oak Swamp (Glendale), Virginia (The Peninsula Campaign).

His parents were George and Patty (Smart) Mace of Raymond, New Hampshire. Still searching for his grandparents.
Contact Name:  J. A. Koso
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Date Added:  3/27/2007
Company F
James Gordon Clark Dodge - 1st Lieutenant   
Enlisted as a 2nd Lieutenant on 22 August 1861 at the age of 21.
Commission in Company F, 19th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 28 August 1861.
Promoted to Full 1st Lieutenant on 21 March 1862.
Wounded at Fredericksburg, VA on 13 December 1862.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  6/4/2010
Company G
John Payne - Private   
Last name appears as 'Paine' on some military records. My Great Great Great Grandfather.
Contact Name:  Scott Paine
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Date Added:  5/30/2012
Company H
James Gordon Clark Dodge - Captain   
Promoted to Full Captain (As of Co. H) on 5 April 1863.
Commissioned on 1 May 1863.
Wounded at Gettysburg, PA on 3 July 1863.
Discharged for promotion on 9 November 1864.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  6/4/2010
Company I
Warren B. Thorndike - Corporal   
Warren was captured during the Battle of St Petersburg, Va. on the Jerusalem Plank Road.
I have visited his grave at Andersonville.
U.S., Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865
Name: Warren B Thorndike
Residence: Maine
Age at enlistment: 21
Enlistment Date: 25 Aug 1862
Rank at enlistment: Private
State Served: Maine
Was POW?: Yes
Survived the War?: No
Service Record: Enlisted in Company I, Maine 19th Infantry Regiment on 25 Aug 1862.
Promoted to Full Corporal.
Mustered out (Died in prison)on 20 Mar 1865 at Andersonville, GA. Birth Date: 3 Sept 1840
Sources: Report of the Adjutant General of the State of Maine Roll of Honor: Names of Soldiers Who Died in Defense of the Union
U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006
Name: Warren B Thorndike
Service Info.: CPL I 19 ME INF
Death Date: 20 Mar 1865
Cemetery: Andersonville National Historical Site
Buried At: Section H Site 12716
Contact Name:  George W. Jones, III
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Date Added:  7/22/2017
Company K
Charles H. Wellock - 2nd Lieutenant   
Enlisted as a Private on 13 August 1861 at age 26. Promoted to Full Lieutenant 2nd. Class on 17 September 1862. Discharged on 18 March 1863. Distinguished Service. Was a printer in Boston.
Contact Name:  Grace Wellock Gibson
Contact Email:  Click for E-mail
Date Added:  2/11/2006
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