Harrison Gray Otis Weymouth(1840 - ?)
Home State: Massachusetts
Command Billet: Company Officer
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 19th Massachusetts Infantry
see his Battle Report
Before the Antietam Campaign:
Appointed 1st Lt. 28 May 1861, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry - resigned 2 July;
Captain, 19th MA Infantry 3 August 1861;
Major, 1st US Volunteer Infantry (?);
Discharged from the 19th Mass for disability 4 April 1863;
Mustered out 27 November 1865.
In the Antietam Campaign:
He submited the after action report of the Regiment, Col Hinks being severely wounded, and LCol Devereaux sick.
The remainder of the War:
He was in command of the regiment at Fredericksburg in December 1862, Colonel Devereaux being very sick in camp. Weymouth fell there, shot in the leg, which was afterwards amputated.
More on the Web:
See Adams, Capt John B., Reminiscences of the Nineteenth Massachusetts Regiment, Boston: Wright, Potter Printing Company, 1899 - transcription online thanks to Kerry Webb.
|Birth Date: 8/16/1840 Place of Birth: Clinton, ME |
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