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in the Civil War
|Fourteenth Infantry. Col., William B. Greene; Lieut.-Col., Samuel
C. Oliver; Maj., Levi P. Wright. The 14th, composed of Essex county men, was mustered in
at Fort Warren, July 5, 1861, and was ordered to Washington. After serving in the defenses
of Washington for the remainder of the year, it became on Jan. 1, 1862, the 1st regiment
Mass. heavy artillery, under which name its history will appear. Co. A was composed of the
Heard Guards of Ipswich; Co. B came from Methuen; Co. C, Mechanic Phalanx of Lynn; Co. D,
Essex Cadets; Co. E, from Amesbury ; Co. F, Scott Guards ; Co. G, from Marblehead ; Co. H,
Andover Light Infantry ; Co. I, Putnam Guards of Danvers, and Co. K, Lawrence City Guards.
Regimental history taken from "The Union Army" by Federal Publishing
Company, 1908 - Volume 1