6th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry

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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.

  • Assignments:
    • Assigned to Second Brigade, First Division, Second Army Corps, May 22
    • Assigned to First Provisional Brigade, Second Army Corps, July 25
  • Movements:
    • 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.


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