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Federal (USV)

Captain

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 Antietam


Service summary:
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.

On the Campaign

He submited the after action report of the Regiment, Col Hinks being severely wounded, and LCol Devereaux sick.

The rest 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

8/16/1840; Clinton, ME

Death

Date not known