54TH MASSACHUSSETS INFANTRY — “LIST OF COLORED VOLUNTEERS TURNED OVER TO LT. DEAN, DATED DEC. 4TH1863.”

$250.00 SOLD

Quantity Available: None

Item Code: 846-282B

Dated “Long Island, Boston Harbor, Dec. 1863.”  One page in ink on unlined paper, 6.25 x 7.75. Exhibits fold-mark, Else VG.

Text:

1. Bateman  Charles S. 54th Mass. Vols

2. Jennings  Francis N.  “       “          “

3. Rensellear  Charles M.      “         “

4. Champion J. B.

Jno. W. Trafton / Capt. Of Commissary of /drafted men of Vols.”

Charles Bateman was an 18 year-old Northhampton, Mass., farmer who mustered as a Private into Co. “H”, 54th MA Infantry, 10/26/1863, and was mustered out, 8/20 /1865, at Mt. Pleasant, SC.

Francis N. Jennings was a 20 year-old Old Hadly, MA, farmer who mustered as a Private into Co. “H”, 54th MA Infantry, 10 /23 1863, and was mustered out, 8/20/1865, at Mt. Pleasant, S.C.

Charles M. Rensellear was a 21 year-old East Hampton blacksmith who mustered as a Private into Co. “C”, 54th MA Infantry,11/16/1863. He was enlisted as a POW 2/20/1864, Olustee, FL and died of wounds at Andersonville, GA, 6/8/1864, and was buried at Andersonville National Cemetery--Grave #1725

John B. Champion was a 22 year-old laborer, a resident of Dominique, West Indies. Who was mustered as a Private into Co. “K”, 54th MA Infantry, 12/3/1865, and was mustered out 8/20/1865, at Mt. Pleasant, S.C.

Lieut. John Deane was a 24 year-old Freetwon, MA, teacher who was commissioned as Lieut. into Co. “G”, 29th Mass. Infantry, 6/1/1861. He was promoted to Captain, 6/8/1864, and received the Medal of Honor for action at Ft. Stedman, 3/25/1865, as well promotion to Major, 5/15/ 1865.

Superb 54th Massachusetts recruit roster collectible. In protective sleeve. [JP] [ph:L]

~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

THIS ITEM, AS WITH ALL OTHER ITEMS AVAILABLE ON OUR WEB SITE,

MAY BE PURCHASED THROUGH OUR LAYAWAY PROGRAM.

CLICK HERE FOR OUR POLICIES AND TERMS.

THANK YOU!

Inquire About 54TH MASSACHUSSETS INFANTRY — “LIST OF COLORED VOLUNTEERS TURNED OVER TO LT. DEAN, DATED DEC. 4TH1863.”

should be empty

featured item

ORIGINAL WAR OF 1812 ERA TWELVE-POUNDER AMERICAN GUNADE – AND REMEMBER THE ALAMO!

This twelve-pounder gunade, dating about 1800-1820, was deaccessioned several years ago from the Fort Ticonderoga collection of artillery. It is unmarked and likely American. The gunade, or gunnade, was an offshoot of the carronade, which was… (1124-01). Learn More »

Upcoming Events

12
Jun

Updated show schedule! Learn More »

Instagram