Albert B. Stearns, Civil War Soldier


Albert B. Stearns
Born in Rowe, Mass._Son of William L. Stearns,_by occupation a Clerk,_Unmarried,_at the age of 19 enlisted for nine months in the 46th Regiment of Infantry, Mass. Vols. Company D._Mustered into service September 25th, 1862.
At Camp Banks, Springfield, Stearns was detailed as Clerk for Adjutant Smith, and continued to act in that capacity during the whole term of service, thereby being relieved from the ordinary duties.
He, however, voluntarily accompanied the regiment on the Goldsboro Expedition, and the Gum Swamp Expedition.
On arrival at Baltimore, Md. He was left in charge of the baggage while the regiment went on the march through Maryland.
Returned from Baltimore to Chicopee, via Boston, with the sick and convalescents, arriving July 22nd, under orders to report on arrival of the regiment.
Mustered out of service, July 29th, 1863, at Springfield, Mass.


ca. 1861-1865


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“Albert B. Stearns, Civil War Soldier,” Chicopee Archives Online, accessed December 16, 2017,