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Owen A. Lyons
Born in Ireland_Son of Michael Lyons_by occupation a Laborer_Unmarried_At the age of 22 years, on July 15, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 1st Reg. Mssachusetts Vol. Cavalry_Rank Private with no subsequent changes.
Participated in…

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Matthew Ryan
Born in Ireland_Son of Dennis Ryan_By occupation a Machinist_Unmarried_At the age of 22 years, on Aug. 8, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in the 1st Reg. Mass. Vol. Cavalry. Mustered in about one week later, and assigned to Company “G”.…

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Charles S. Phelps
Born in {Lemisle}, Mass._Son of {Sumner} Phelps_By occupation a {Farmer}_Single_At the age of 34 on 9 Aug. 1862, enlisted the 1st Reg. Massachusetts Cavalry Vols, for {balance} of term of service of REg._Mustered same date_Assigned…

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Abner M. Abbey
Born in Chicopee_Son of Abner B. Abbey_By occupation a Farmer_Married_At the age of 20 years, on 11 August, 1862, enlisted for 3 years in 1st Reg. Massachusetts Vol. Cavalry_Mustered same date and assigned to Company “F”.
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Forty-Sixth Regiment of Infantry-Mass. Vols. Chronology
This regiment was raised in obedience to a call for 300,000 additional troops for service during a period of none months. The original order of President Lincoln, dated August 4th 1862,…

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James G. Smith
Born in Chicopee, Mass._Son of James M. Smith,_by occupation a Civil Engineer,_Unmarried,_at the age of 27 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols.
October 30, 1862 he was commissioned by Governor Andrew…

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David E. Grimes
Born in Lyndeboro, N.H._Son of David W. Grimes,_by occupation a Machinist,_Married,_at the age of 35 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._
When about eighty men had been enlisted in the…

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George H. Knapp
Born in Lowell, Mass._ Born of Daniel Knapps, _by occupation a Lawyer,_Married_ at the age of 26 enlisted for nine months in in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass, Vote. Company D.
When it was with first proposed to organize a…

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David Bronson
Born in Suffield, Conn._Son of {Lebina} Bronson_by occupation a Clerk,_Married,_at the age of 34 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass Vols. Company D.
When nine months volunteers were called for and the…

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John C. Shay
Born in Ireland,_Son of Morris Shay,_by occupation a Blacksmith,_Unmarried,_at the age of 18 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols._Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.