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40th Massachusetts Infantry      
Company Unknown
Francis Doran - Unknown   
Looking for possible information on service history.
Contact Name:  Andrew Wilson
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Date Added:  3/15/2004
Company Unknown
George Frazier - Private   
George Frazier was killed at Cold Harbor, VA, 1 June, 1864
Contact Name:  Rick Bratt
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Date Added:  9/14/2007
Company A
Arad Richmond Dunham - Lieutenant   
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Contact Name:  Tom McManus
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Date Added:  8/6/2008
Company A
James A. Parker - Private   
James Parker (my g-g-grandfather) was a 19 year old farmer when the war came. He enlisted at Saugus on August 6, 1862, and was mustered into Co. A on August 23rd, as a gunsmith. He was mustered out on June 16th, 1865, at Richmond. Some of the more well-known engagements the 40th were in included Drewry's Bluff, Cold Harbor (as part of Smith's 18th Corps, 1st Division, 3rd Brigade), and Petersburg.
Contact Name:  Scott Brown
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Date Added:  2/26/2002
Company B
William Whiting - Private   
I have an interesting diary Rev Whiting wrote during the war that includes the names of some of his fellow soldiers. Some mentioned are:

Col Porter
Leut. Col. Dalton
Little Charlie Ford
Capt. Johnson
Mr Starkey (the Cook)

And several Surgeons:
Cass, Smith And Brewster
Contact Name:  Linda Hogue
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Date Added:  2/22/2006
Company E
Edwin Paul Holmes - Sergeant   
I am in the process of transcribing letters from Edwin P Holmes and his brother Richard H. Holmes.
Contact Name:  Leonard Holmes
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Date Added:  3/12/2008
Company E
John E. Young - Unknown   
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Contact Name:  Rick Young
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Date Added:  8/29/2016
Company F
Charles Lyman Cole - Private   
Enlisted as a Private on 1 August 1862 at the age of 20.
Mustered in Company F, 40th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 3 September 1862.
Died of disease on 7 March 1864 at New York, NY.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  6/11/2010
Company I
George W Buzzell - Private   
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Contact Name:  James Neely
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Date Added:  8/16/2012
Company K
Nathaniel Porter - Private   
Enlisted as a Private on 28 July 1862 at the age of 18.
Mustered in Company K, 40th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 3 September 1862.
Died of disease on 17 October 1863 at Folly Island, SC.
Buried at Beaufort National Cemetery.
Contact Name:  Eric Stone
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Date Added:  6/3/2010
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