Image from page 159 of "Fitchburg, Massachusetts, past and present" (1887)
Publisher: Fitchburg : Press of Blanchard & Brown
Contributing Library: Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center
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Col. Edwin Upton. Capt. John B. Proctor. Capt. J. H Kirby. MILITARY. 127 SIXTH REGIMENT INFANTRY, M. V. M. The Old Sixth Regiment needs no other eulogy thanits history. From the time when it received its baptism ofblood in the streets of Baltimore, to the end of its secondcampaign, the same spirit of patriotism pervaded its ranks,and ever and always it could be depended upon for promptand efficient service. The headquarters of the regiment are in Fitchburg andour citv is well represented in the list of its officers. Thecompanies arranged in battalions are as follows : F, Marl-boro ; I, Concord; L, Boston; M, Milford; E, Ashburn-ham ; B, Fitchburg; D, Fitchburg; K, Clinton; G, Lowell;C, Lowell ; H, Stoneham ; A, Wakefield. The officers of the regiment are Colonel Henry G.Greene, Fitchburg; Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Parsons,Marlboro ; Majors—Charles F. Woodward, Wakefield ;Thomas H. Shea, Fitchburg; George H. Chaffin, Grafton;Adjutant (rank ist Lieut.) George Burford, Fitchburg;Quarter
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