Francis Albert Lewis

b. 22 August 1839, d. 3 July 1863
  • Father: Nathaniel Lewis b. 3 Apr 1792, d. 9 Nov 1859
  • Mother: Betsy Davidson b. 20 Apr 1798, d. 20 Sep 1881
  • Company: A
  • Francis Albert Lewis was born on 22 Aug 1839 at Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Nathaniel Lewis and Betsy Davidson.
  • Francis Albert Lewis was enumerated in the household of Nathaniel Lewis and Betsy Davidson in the 1850 US Federal Census on 6 Jun 1850 at Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Nathl. Lewis, 58, farmer, b. MA (as were all)
    Betsey, 52
    **Francis A., 11
    Lewis Richardson, 2 (his nephew.)
  • On 9 Nov 1859 his father, Nathaniel Lewis, died at Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 67.
  • In 1861 Francis was living at Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Francis gave his occupation as farmer.
  • On 4 Jul 1861 Francis's brother, George Stillman Lewis, married Emily May at Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 28 Jul 1861 Francis mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry as a Corporal, being credited to the quota of Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 21 years, 11 months and 6 days old.
  • On 1 Jan 1863 Francis was promoted to Corporal.
  • He died on 3 Jul 1863 at The Battle of Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania. He was 23 years, 10 months and 11 days old.
  • On 22 Jul 1863 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Francis Albert Lewis was listed as a casualty of Gettysburg.
  • He was buried in 1863 at Soldiers National Cemetery, Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania.
  • He was memorialized at Chocksett Burial Ground, Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts, with a cenotaph in the family plot, Section O.
  • In Apr 1867 Betsy Lewis received a pension to surviving family member based on Francis's service; his mother, received certificate number 230407.
  • He's surviving family was enumerated in the household of George Stillman Lewis and Emily May in the 1870 US Federal Census on 1 Aug 1870 at Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts, his brother, as:
    George S. Lewis, 39, farmer, $4500 real estate, $700 personal estate, b. MA (as were all)
    Emily, 37
    Eva F., 6
    Bessie, 1
    Betsey, 72 (his mother.)
  • Betsy, his mother, outlived Francis and died on 20 Sep 1881 at Sterling, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 83.
  • Last Edited: 9 Sep 2016

George W. Lewis

b. 19 March 1830, d. 3 October 1900
  • Father: Prentice Lewis b. between 1797 - 1798, d. 18 Sep 1883
  • Mother: Temperance Brown b. 9 Nov 1794, d. 19 Aug 1865
  • Company: I
  • George W. Lewis was born on 19 Mar 1830 at Willington, Tolland County, Connecticut, son of Prentice Lewis and Temperance Brown.
  • George W. Lewis was enumerated in the household of Prentice Lewis and Temperance Brown in the 1850 US Federal Census on 26 Nov 1850 at Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut, as:
    Prentice Lewis, 35, farmer, b. Masterly, RI
    Temperance, 34, b. Ledyard, CT
    Pamela, 21, b. Ledyard, CT
    **George W., 19, weaver, b. Ledyard, CT
    Richard S., 17, farmer, b. Ledyard, CT
    Hannah, 14, b. Canterbury, CT
    Jared F. Phillips, 23, b. Plainfield, CT
    Caroline, 23, b. Ledyard, CT.
  • On 27 Nov 1853 George W. Lewis, 23, married Mary Ellen Goodell, daughter of Danforth Goodell and Johanna [--?--], at Plainfield, Windham County, Connecticut.
  • George W. Lewis and Mary Ellen Goodell were enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census on 10 Jul 1860 at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    G. W. Lewis, 30, laborer, b. CT
    Mary, 22, b. CT
    Georgie E., 1, b. MA
    Johanna Goodell, 45, b. CT (his mother-in-law)
    Jennie, 19, b. CT.
  • On 20 Sep 1860 his infant son, Georgie Everett Lewis, died at Connecticut at age 1.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, George gave his occupation as laborer.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 George mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry as a Sergeant, being credited to the quota of Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 31 years, 3 months and 23 days old.
  • On 21 Oct 1861 George was taken prisoner at The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Leesburg, Virginia.
  • John Floyd Maley wrote a letter to The Webster Times, listing his fellow prisoners, on 27 Oct 1861 from Richmond, Virginia, mentioning George W. Lewis, as follows.
  • On 30 Oct 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, George W. Lewis was included, with 304 other men, among "The Killed Wounded and Missing of the Fifteenth Regiment," after Ball's Bluff.
  • On 2 Nov 1861 at "The Webster Weekley Times", Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, George W. Lewis was listed as a Company I casualty of Ball's Bluff.
  • On 9 Nov 1861 George W. Lewis was mentioned, along with 95 other men of the 15th Massachusetts, in a report of 9 Nov 1861 to the Webster Times, by F. Q. Robinson, concerning the aftermath of Ball's Bluff and reporting his status.
  • On 20 Nov 1861 at "The Worcester Daily Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, George W. Lewis was listed with 195 other men among the prisoners taken at Ball's Bluff.
  • John Floyd Maley wrote a letter to The Webster Times on 29 Dec 1861 from Richmond, Virginia, mentioning George W. Lewis, as follows.
  • On 15 Jan 1862 George W. Lewis was mentioned in the Worcester Spy (Volume 91 #3) as follows:
    There were 175 prisoners sent further south last week, two from our company, Sergeant Taft of Worcester, and Rufus Corbin of Webster. Geo.W. Lewis and Henry Clapp received letters from home today.
  • On 19 Jul 1862 at "The Webster Times", Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Mary Ellen Goodell was mentioned as follows: "Mrs. George Lewis had the misfortune to lose a black silk parasol while engaged in soliciting aid for the soldiers, in this village, a short time since. It ia probable that she accidently left it in one of the houses where she called. The lady requests us to state the fact, that any one finding the article may know to whom it belongs."
  • On 6 Aug 1864 George ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, having fulfilled his term of service.

  • He and Mary Ellen Goodell were separated.
  • George W. Lewis was not enumerated in the household of Mary Ellen Goodell in the 1880 US Federal Census on on 2 Jun 1880 at at Newark, Essex County, New Jersey, as:
    Lewis, Mary E., 39, widow (sic), keeping house, b. CT
    Deans, Ellen M., 36, sister, widow (sic), at home, b. CT
    Goodell, Johanna, 64, mother, widow (sic), at home, general debility, b. CT
    Randolph, K. S. V., 40, boarder, widower, telegraphy, b. NY.
  • On 2 Dec 1884 at Danielsonville, Windham County, Connecticut, George made application to B. E. Rapp, Commandant of Mc Gregor Post 27, G. A. R.
  • George was living at Brooklyn, Windham County, Connecticut, where he was a clerk.
  • He made application for a veteran's pension, but no further information is known.
  • He was enumerated in the 1900 US Federal census on 13 Jun 1900 at Ashford, Windham County, Connecticut, as:
    Lewis, George, boarder, b. Mch 1830, single, 70, b. Willington (as were his parents.)
  • He died on 3 Oct 1900. He was 70 years, 6 months and 14 days old.
  • He was buried in Oct 1900 at Packer Cemetery, Canterbury, Windham County, Connecticut.
  • His wife, received pension certificate 530140, but it is unclear if it is Mary Goodel Lewis.
  • On 4 Jul 1907 George W. Lewis was included on the Civil War memorial at Webster, Worcester County, Massachusetts, according to an article in the Webster Times. See the "Documents" section at the main website for an account of the festivities of dedication.
  • Last Edited: 18 Apr 2016

Family: Mary Ellen Goodell b. 1837

  • Georgie Everett Lewis b. 12 May 1859, d. 20 Sep 1860

Albert Litchfield

b. 25 September 1841, d. 12 November 1903
  • Father: Israel Litchfield b. 30 May 1810
  • Mother: Harriet Hildreth b. 14 Jan 1807
  • Company: B
  • Albert Litchfield was born on 25 Sep 1841 at Carlisle, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, son of Israel Litchfield and Harriet Hildreth.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Albert gave his occupation as scythe maker.
  • In 1861 Albert was living at Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Albert mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 19 years, 9 months and 17 days old.
  • On 21 Oct 1861 Albert was wounded at The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Leesburg, Virginia, and taken prisoner.
  • On 30 Oct 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Albert Litchfield was included, with 304 other men, among "The Killed Wounded and Missing of the Fifteenth Regiment," after Ball's Bluff.
  • On 20 Nov 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Albert Litchfield was listed, with 88 other men of the 15th Massachusetts, as a prisoner at Richmond.
  • On 20 Jan 1862 at "The Worcester Daily Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Albert Litchfield was mentioned among the released prisoners.
  • On 20 Sep 1862 Albert Litchfield, 20, married Sarah E. Booth, 16, daughter of Willard Booth and Tryphene Pierce, at Townsend, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • On 12 Oct 1862 Albert ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts due to disability from wounds received in action.

  • He made application for a veteran's pension in Oct 1865.
  • On 17 Oct 1870 Sarah E. Booth, his wife, died at Slatersville, Providence County, Rhode Island, at age 24.
  • On 4 Oct 1873 Albert Litchfield, 32, married Annie Robinson, 26, daughter of Joseph Robinson and Esther [--?--], at Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts, in a second marriage for him and the first for her.
  • Albert Litchfield and Annie Robinson were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 22 Jun 1880 at Ashburnham, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Litchfield, Albert, 38, farmer, b. MA
    ---, Anna, 33, wife, b. Canada
    ---, Clara Maud, 5, daur, b. MA
    ---, Roland R., 2, son, b. MA.
  • On 28 Apr 1886 Albert and Sarah's daughter, Harriet Tryphena Litchfield married Harry O. Gott at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • In Jun 1886, Albert was living at a residence unknown to men at the Co. B Reunion in Fitchburg.
  • He was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at Westford, Martin County, Minnesota, as having served in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company B, where he suffered a gunshot wound in the arm and left side and that his company was known as the Fitchburg Fusiliers.
  • He and Annie Robinson were enumerated in the State census in 1895 at Westford, Martin County, Minnesota.
  • On 11 May 1898 at "The Fitchburg Sentinel", Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Albert Litchfield was mentioned in an article as an original member of the Fitchburg Fusiliers.
  • He and Annie Robinson were enumerated in the 1900 US Federal census on 22 Jun 1900 at Westford, Martin County, Minnesota, where he is a farmer. Both of their children are still living with them.
  • On 28 Jun 1900 at Fitchburg, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Albert Litchfield was mentioned at a reunion of Company B of the 15th Massachusetts as having recently met with John W. Kimball . Click icon to read the report in the Fitchburg Sentenel.
  • He died on 12 Nov 1903 at Truman Village, Westford, Martin County, Minnesota. He was 62 years, 1 month and 18 days old.
  • In Dec 1903 Annie Robinson received a pension to surviving family member in Minnesota based on Albert's service; he wife, received certificate 599834.
  • On 28 Jun 1905 Albert Litchfield was noted as deceased at the reunion of Company B.
  • About in 1925 Albert and Annie's daughter, Clara Maude Litchfield married Mr. [--?--] Thomson.
  • Annie, his wife, outlived Albert and died on 1 Feb 1941 at Sacramento, Sacramento County, California, at age 94.
  • Last Edited: 30 Apr 2017

Family 1: Sarah E. Booth b. 29 Nov 1845, d. 17 Oct 1870

  • Harriet Tryphena Litchfield b. 8 May 1863

Family 2: Annie Robinson b. 16 Dec 1846, d. 1 Feb 1941

  • Clara Maude Litchfield b. 15 Feb 1875
  • Roland Ryce Litchfield b. 18 Sep 1877

David Mellen Littlefield

b. 18 March 1840, d. 16 October 1913
  • Father: Tobias Littlefield b. 26 Jul 1811, d. 7 Nov 1864
  • Mother: Lucy Annie Allen b. 9 Sep 1819, d. 21 Oct 1887
  • Company: 1_SS
  • David Mellen Littlefield was born on 18 Mar 1840 at Dexter, Penobscot County, Maine, son of Tobias Littlefield and Lucy Annie Allen.
  • At the time of his enlistment, in 1861, David gave his occupation as farmer.
  • In 1861 David was living at Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
  • Starting 15 Apr 1861, David also served in the 8th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, a 3-month unit.
  • He ended his service with the 8th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry on 1 Aug 1861 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.

  • On 3 Sep 1861 David Mellen Littlefield mustered into service with the 1st Company Massachusetts Sharpshooters. He was 21 years, 5 months and 16 days old.
  • On 13 Mar 1862 at "Salem Register", Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, David M. Littlefield was mentioned in an article about the bodyguard which returned the deceased General Lander to Salem for interment. He may have been included in a group photo believed to have been taken of the Sharpshooters selected to accompany General. The officer standing at the far left is Captain John "Jack" Saunders.
  • On 17 Sep 1862 David was wounded at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, the bullet passing through the right knee joint, causing permanent injury.
  • David was promoted to Sergeant.
  • On 12 Dec 1863 David ended military service with the 1st Massachusetts Sharpshooters discharged for disability.

  • He made application for a veteran's pension on 12 Dec 1863, and received certificate number 16157.
  • In 1867 David Mellen Littlefield moved to Port Townsend, Washington.
  • On 5 Jul 1869 David Mellen Littlefield, 29, married Maria C. Hastings, 18, daughter of Loren Brown Hastings and Lucinda Bingham, at Olympia, Thurston County, Washington, She was from Oregon.
  • David Mellen Littlefield was enumerated in the 1890 US Federal census, Veteran's Schedule in Jun 1890 at Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Washington, citing his service in the 8th Massachusetts Infantry and noting that he has a gunshot wound in his right knee joint.
  • David and Chilon Houghton were mentioned, in connection with the erection of the Antietam Battlefield Memorial, as two know survivors of the Andrew Sharpshooters. From the Fitchburg Sentinel, 14 Aug 1900:
    As the list of those of the Andrew Sharpshooters killed and wounded at Antietam is to appear on the bronz tablets which will be placed on the monument, the committee feels that special effort should be made to have some of the survivors present at the dedication Sep. 17. But two of the survivors are known to be living -- Chilon Houghton, a dentist at Danvers, who lives at East Douglas, and David M. Littlefield of ???.
    Through these two men it is hoped to locate other survivors of the Andrew Sharpshooters. The Sharpshooters were a separate organization, and comprised some of the most expert shots in the country. There were two companies in this state. One of these was attached to the Fifteenth at Antietam, and suffered a terrible loss, losing as many men, lacking one, as the Fifteenth itself in the number killed outright.
  • On 1 Jul 1912 Maria C. Hastings, his wife, died at Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Washington, at age 61.
  • David Mellen Littlefield died on 16 Oct 1913 at Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Washington. He was 73 years, 6 months and 28 days old.
  • He was buried in Oct 1913 at Laurel Grove Cemetery, Port Townsend, Jefferson County, Washington, with his wife.
  • Last Edited: 26 Apr 2016

Family: Maria C. Hastings b. 28 Dec 1850, d. 1 Jul 1912

  • Lucy Littlefield b. 1870
  • Queen Littlefield b. 1872
  • Leah Littlefield b. 1874
  • Loren Hastings Littlefield b. 1876

Albert Watson Livermore

b. 18 May 1845, d. 11 January 1863
  • Father: Sidney Augustus Livermore b. 28 Mar 1810, d. 29 Jul 1879
  • Mother: Lucy R. Watson b. 6 Oct 1818, d. 6 Jan 1860
  • Company: F
  • Albert Watson Livermore was born on 18 May 1845 at West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Sidney Augustus Livermore and Lucy R. Watson.
  • Albert Watson Livermore was enumerated in the household of Sidney Augustus Livermore and Lucy R. Watson in the 1850 US Federal Census on 20 Sep 1850 at West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, where he lives with his parents.
  • On 6 Jan 1860 his mother, Lucy R. Watson, died at West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 41.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Albert gave his occupation as hostler.
  • On 14 Jan 1861 Albert, Eliza and George's widowed father, Sidney Augustus Livermore, remarried to Lucinda Sophia Clark at West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Albert mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 16 years, 1 month and 24 days old.
  • On 23 Aug 1862 Charles H. Livermore His brother, enlisted in Co. D, 46th Massachusetts Infantry.
  • On 17 Sep 1862 Albert was wounded at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, in the thigh.
  • On 22 Oct 1862 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Albert Watson Livermore was mentioned, together with 20 others, among the wounded at the Patent Office hospital in Washington, D.C.
  • He died on 11 Jan 1863 at West Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of gunshot wound received at the Battle of Antietam and consumption. He was 17 years, 7 months and 24 days old.
  • He was buried in Jan 1863 at North Brookfield Cemetery, North Brookfield, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 17 Sep 1900 Albert W. Livermore was included on the Civil War memorial at Antietam Battlefield, Sharpsburg, Maryland, as having died of his wounds received at the battle. (Read several articles from the Fitchburg Sentinel about the planning for the memorial.)
  • Last Edited: 9 Sep 2016

Elisha Swift Livermore

b. 1 July 1820, d. 16 August 1863
  • Father: Silas Livermore b. 28 Mar 1781, d. 31 Jan 1820
  • Mother: Martha Putnam b. 25 Oct 1781, d. 3 Oct 1852
  • Company: G
  • On 31 Jan 1820 his father, Silas Livermore, died at Lisle, Broome County, New York, at age 38.
  • Elisha Swift Livermore was born on 1 Jul 1820 at Lisle, Broome County, New York, son of Silas Livermore and Martha Putnam.
  • On 28 Dec 1841 Elisha Swift Livermore, 21, married Lemira Barros Daniels, 20, at Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 29 Mar 1844 Lemira Barros Daniels, his wife, died at Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 23 apparently in child birth.
  • On 1 Jul 1844 his infant daughter, Jane Lemira Livermore, died at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 19 Mar 1851 Elisha Swift Livermore, 30, married Lydia Parsons, 37, daughter of Eben Parsons and Mary Reed, at Sutton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a second marriage for both. She was the widow of Emory Walker Stockwell.
  • On 3 Oct 1852 his mother, Martha Putnam, died at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 70.
  • Elisha Swift Livermore was enumerated in the same household as Sylvester Oakes and Abner Harrison Rice in the 1860 US Federal Census on 18 Jul 1860 at Millbury P. O., Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, future members of the 15th Mass., living in a boarding house owned by Charles Evans, 49, b. ME, and his family as well as, George Davis, later of the 15th where Elisha is a shoemaker, age 40, b. MA.
  • Why he is enumerated separately from his wife in 1860 is an open question.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Elisha gave his occupation as bootmaker.
  • In 1861 Elisha was living at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Elisha mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 41 years and 11 days old.
  • On 21 Oct 1861 Elisha was taken prisoner at The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Leesburg, Virginia.
  • On 30 Oct 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Elisha Swift Livermore was included, with 304 other men, among "The Killed Wounded and Missing of the Fifteenth Regiment," after Ball's Bluff.
  • On 20 Nov 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Elisha Swift Livermore was listed, with 88 other men of the 15th Massachusetts, as a prisoner at Richmond.
  • On 20 Nov 1861 at "The Worcester Daily Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Elisha S. Livermore was listed with 195 other men among the prisoners taken at Ball's Bluff.
  • On 4 Jul 1863 Elisha was wounded at The Battle of Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, in the left lung.
  • On 22 Jul 1863 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Elisha Swift Livermore was reported as wounded at Gettysburg.
  • On 12 Aug 1863 Elisha ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts at U. S. General Hospital, Camden Street, Baltimore City, Maryland, by discharge due to disability from wounds.

  • Elisha Swift Livermore was described as 5 feet, 5 inches tall, of rudy complexion, with blue eyes and dark hair.
  • He died on 16 Aug 1863 at Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. He was 43 years, 1 month and 15 days old.
  • An obituary for Elisha Swift Livermore was published on 16 Sep 1863 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as follows:

    Died, in Philadelphia, on the 16th ult., Elisha Swift Livermore, of Millbury, Mass., of Co. G, 15th regiment Massachusetts volunteers, aged 43. He was the son of the late Silas and Martha( Putnam) Livermore, and was born at Lisle, Broome County, N. Y., July 1, 1820. He was an early volunteer in the war, acting, as he always declared, from a conviction of duty to God and his country.. He was in the bloody battle of Ball’s Bluff, where, at midnight while in the act of helping a fallen and wounded comrade, he was taken prisoner. Released on parole, and exchanged, he rejoined his regiment, and participated in the last battle of Fredericksburg.

    He next met the enemy in the desperate fight of Gettysburg, on the 3d of July, where he was mortally wounded, being shot quite through the body with a rife ball, and also struck by two successive fragments of shell. Lying on the field till two in the morning, with his dying captain and orderly near him, he committed himself to god, thinking his last hour had come. from the hospital at Gettysburg he was taken to Baltimore, where having been joined by his wife, he set out with the fond hope of at least reaching home to die. Stopping in Philadelphia, he expired there two days afterwards, on a Sunday morning. As a soldier, brave in action and patient in suffering he was exemplary in the several relations of life. He was a consistent member of the Baptist church, and died in the faith.

  • He was buried in 1863 at Old Oak Street Burial Ground, Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, beside his first wife.
  • In Oct 1863 Lydia Livermore received a pension to surviving family member based on Elisha's service; received certificate number 25413.
  • From the Livermore Genealogy -
    He enlisted in the 15th Mass. Vols. in 1861, was taken prisoner at Ball's Bluff and confined in Libby Prison for several months; he was then exchanged and re-entered the army; he was wounded twice, but remained in the service until wounded at Gettysburg, July 3, 1863, and while on his way home (with his wife for whom he had sent) died in Philadelphia; he is buried beside his first wife in Grafton.
  • Lydia Livermore was enumerated as the widow of Elisha Swift Livermore, of the 15th Massachusetts, in the 1890 Veterans' Schedules of the US Federal Census in Jun 1890 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • Lydia, his wife, outlived Elisha and died on 28 Aug 1892 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, at age 79.
  • He and Lydia Parsons had no issue.
  • Last Edited: 9 Sep 2016

Family 1: Lemira Barros Daniels b. 24 Feb 1821, d. 29 Mar 1844

  • Jane Lemira Livermore b. 24 Mar 1844, d. 1 Jul 1844

Family 2: Lydia Parsons b. 27 Jul 1813, d. 28 Aug 1892

David Livingston

b. between 1821 and 1822, d. 10 February 1882
  • Company: K
  • David Livingston was born between 1821 - 1822 at Scotland.
  • On 14 Dec 1845 David Livingston married Euphemia Urquhart, daughter of Mr. [--?--] Urquhart and Alspet Macfarlane, at Barony, Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Scotland.
  • David Livingston was enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census on 23 Jul 1860 at Millbury P. O., Grafton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, apparently as David Livingston, 34, dresser tender, b. Scotland, living apparently as a boarder in the household of G. W. Cromb, Jr., relationship if any unknown.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, David gave his occupation as operative.
  • In 1861 David was living at Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 1 Jul 1861 David mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Blackstone, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 31 May 1862 David was wounded at The Battle of Fair Oaks, Henrico County, Virginia.
  • On 13 Dec 1862 David was wounded at The Battle of Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania County, Virginia.
  • On 14 May 1863 David ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts at Philadelphia, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania, discharged because of wounds.

  • On 22 Jul 1863 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, David Livingston was reported as wounded at Gettysburg.
  • He made application for a veteran's pension on 1 Feb 1864, and received certificate 107526.
  • On 11 Nov 1872, at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Togus, Kennebec County, Maine, David was admitted.
  • On 30 Jul 1878, at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Togus, Kennebec County, Maine, David was discharged, at his own request.
  • He was not enumerated in the household of Euphemia Urquhart in the 1880 US Federal Census on on 18 Jun 1880 at at West Hoboken, Hudson County, New Jersey, as:
    Livingston, Euphemia, 54, b. Scotland
    ---, John U., 31, son, brass finisher, b. Scotland
    Urquhart, William, 40, brother, brass finisher, b. Scotland.
  • On 29 Sep 1881 David and Euphemia's son, John U. Livingston married Mary Wilson at New York City (Manhattan), New York, New York.
  • David Livingston died on 10 Feb 1882 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, of "intemperance".
  • On 21 Apr 1882, David was dropped from pension rolls.
  • On 12 Oct 1885 Euphemia Urquhart received a pension to surviving family member based on David's service; but no certificate number is recorded in the index. (decade number is badly smeared.)
  • Last Edited: 18 Dec 2014

Family: Euphemia Urquhart b. between 1825 - 1826

  • John U. Livingston b. 1848, d. 1922

Peter Lock

b. 1824
  • Company: H
  • Peter Lock was born about in 1824 at Prussia, (Germany).
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1862, Peter gave his occupation as dyer, according to the MASSCW.
  • In 1862 Peter was living at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 6 Jan 1862 Peter mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry in Company H, according to the 1870 roster, Ford's history puts him in Companies A and H, and the MASSCW places him in Company A. He was 38 years old.
  • On 16 Feb 1863 Peter ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts by transfer to the Veterans' Reserve Corps.

  • On 2 Jul 1863 Peter was wounded at The Battle of Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, by a a gunshot wound in the right heel, left leg and right hand.
  • On 22 Jul 1863 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Peter Lock was reported as wounded at Gettysburg.
  • Starting 7 Oct 1863, Peter also served in the 20th Veterans' Reserve Corps, Company D.
  • He ended his service by mustering out on 9 Jan 1865.
  • Peter also served in the 3rd U. S. Artillery, Batteries F and D.
  • On 26 Dec 1871, at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Togus, Kennebec County, Maine, Peter was (an unknown value.)
  • He made application for a veteran's pension on 18 Mar 1878, and received certificate number 217546.
  • He was enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 10 Jun 1880 at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Dayton, Montgomery County, Ohio, as:
    Lock, Peter, 55, single, dyer, b. Prussia (and his parents.)
  • On 21 Jul 1881, at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers (Northwestern Branch), Milwaukee, Milwaukee County, Wisconsin, Peter was was transferred in.
  • On 1 Dec 1882, at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Hampton, Elizabeth City, Virginia, Peter was transferred into the Southern Branch.
  • On 11 Jul 1883, Peter was transferred from Southern Branch to the Eastern Branch at Togus.
  • On 20 Mar 1885, at National Home for Disabled Volunteer Soldiers, Togus, Kennebec County, Maine, Peter was discharged at his own request.
  • Last Edited: 30 Apr 2017

Edward J. Locke

b. between 1840 and 1841
  • Company: K
  • Edward J. Locke was born between 1840 - 1841 at Norwich, Rhode Island, (Note: could not find a location "Norwich" in any RI county. .)
  • In 1861 Edward was living at Allendale, Providence County, Rhode Island.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Edward gave his occupation as spinner.

  • On 1 Jul 1861 Edward mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Allendale, Providence County, Rhode Island.
  • On 17 Sep 1862 Edward was wounded at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland.
  • On 28 Oct 1862 Edward ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts to enlist in the regular army.

  • Starting 28 Oct 1862, Edward also served in the 15th Infantry. Company E, Regular Army (which should not be confused with the 15th Massachusetts.)
  • On 16 Feb 1864, Edward was reenlisted in 15th Infantry. Company E, Regular Army.
  • He ended his service with by desertion from the 15th Infantry. Company E, Regular Army on 19 Apr 1866.
  • Last Edited: 9 Sep 2012

William Logan

b. between 1832 and 1833
  • Company: F
  • William Logan was born between 1832 - 1833 at Ireland.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1863, William gave his occupation as sailor.
  • He was married at the time of his enlistment according to Ford's history.

  • On 1 Aug 1863 William mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts.
  • On 23 Apr 1864 William ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts by transfer to the Navy. According to the MASSCW, he claimed to have been transferred to the Navy, but no record of service can be found at the Department of Navy, Washington, DC.

  • Last Edited: 9 Sep 2012

John S. Logue

b. between 1838 and 1839
  • Father: Michael Logue
  • Mother: Ellen [--?--]
  • Company: D
  • John S. Logue was born between 1838 - 1839 at Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, son of Michael Logue and Ellen [--?--].
  • On 8 Aug 1858 John S. Logue married Mary McNang, daughter of John McNang and Susan [--?--], at Milford, Worcester County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • John S. Logue and Mary McNang were enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census on 29 Jun 1860 at Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, possibly as:
    John Logue, 27, day laborer, b. MA
    Mary, 17, b. L. Canada
    Mary E., 3/12, b. MA.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, John gave his occupation as boot-packer or boot jacker.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 John mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts.
  • On 1 Nov 1863 John was promoted to Sergeant.
  • On 24 Mar 1864, John was reenlisted as a Sergeant, having received a bounty of $325.
  • On 15 May 1864 John was wounded.
  • On 27 Jul 1864 John ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts by transfer to the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.

  • Starting 28 Jul 1864, John also served in the 20th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, Company "G."
  • He ended his service by mustering out on 16 Jul 1865 at Washington, DC.
  • Last Edited: 30 Apr 2017

Family: Mary McNang b. between 1839 - 1840

Robert Long

b. between 1841 and 1842, d. 2 February 1914
  • Company: F
  • Robert Long was born between 1841 - 1842 at England.
  • In 1863 Robert was living at London, England.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1863, Robert gave his occupation as sailor.

  • On 30 Jul 1863 Robert mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry as a "draftee".
  • On 23 Apr 1864 Robert ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts by transfer to the Navy.

  • Starting 5 May 1864, Robert also served in the Navy as a Seaman for 2 years, 6 months.
  • Between 1864 - 1865 He served on Recg. ship "Ohio" and U.S.S. Merrimac, Vermont, Macedonian and Marion.
  • He ended his service by discharge as a Seaman on 18 Oct 1865.
  • He made application for a veteran's pension on 23 Feb 1892, made application number 1093538.
  • He died on 2 Feb 1914.
  • On 1 Apr 1914 an unknown person applied for a pension to surviving family member, based on Robert's service; with application number 1025270, but no certificate is recorded.
  • It is noted that he had received a veteran's pension for his navy service, number 34011.
  • Last Edited: 23 Jul 2009

Alexander Lord

b. 30 January 1835, d. 3 July 1863
  • Father: Lorenzo Lord b. 1 Mar 1802, d. 12 Nov 1850
  • Mother: Olive Moore b. 6 Feb 1799, d. 31 Oct 1859
  • Company: C
  • Alexander Lord was born on 30 Jan 1835 at Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, son of Lorenzo Lord and Olive Moore, (Lorenzo, Asa, Thomas, Joseph, Joseph, Thomas, Robert, b: 1603 in Sudbury, St Gregory Parish, Suffolk, England.
  • Alexander Lord was enumerated in the household of Lorenzo Lord and Olive Moore in the 1850 US Federal Census on 21 Sep 1850 at Orange, Franklin County, Massachusetts, where Lorenzo is a farmer.
  • On 12 Nov 1850 his father, Lorenzo Lord, died at age 48.
  • On 31 Oct 1859 his mother, Olive Moore, died at age 60.
  • On 5 Feb 1860 Alexander Lord, 25, married Lucia M. Felton, 26, daughter of Moses Oliver Felton and Susan Cummings, at Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, of Shutesbury, Massachusetts.
  • Alexander Lord was enumerated in the household of Caroline Downs Sawyer and Hiram Cromett in the 1860 US Federal Census on 27 Jul 1860 at Harvard P. O., Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Hiram Cromett, 34, b. ME (who enlisted in the 1st MA Cavalry in Sep 1861, and returned safely from the war in 1865.)
    Caroline , 42 (Joseph's remarried mother)
    Mary Holman, 9
    Francis, 7
    **Joseph , 20, laborer, b. MA
    ... also
    **Alexander Lord, 27, laborer, b. NH, married within the year
    Lucia Lord, 21, b. NH, married within the year
    ... also
    **James Bonney, 22, printer, b. MA
    (Note: Joseph Holman, James Bonney, and Alexander Lord, future members of the 15th, lived in the same boarding house with 20 other people and possibly went together, along with Joseph's brother Henry, to enlist the following year. Only Joseph returned alive..)
  • In 1862 Alexander was living at Clinton, Worcester County, Massachusetts, according to Ford, and also credited there.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1862, Alexander gave his occupation as manufacturer.
  • Alexander Lord was described as 5 feet, 9 inches tall, with hazel eyes and brown hair.

  • On 12 Aug 1862 Alexander mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Hinsdale, Berkshire County, Massachusetts. He was 27 years, 6 months and 13 days old.
  • On 17 Sep 1862 Alexander was wounded at The Battle of Antietam, Washington County, Maryland, in the side and taken prisoner.
  • On 30 Apr 1863, Alexander was returned to active duty from prison.
  • He died on 3 Jul 1863 at The Battle of Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania,
    . He was 28 years, 5 months and 3 days old.
  • On 22 Jul 1863 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Alexander Lord was listed as a casualty of Gettysburg.
  • In A Vast Sea of Misery:A History and Guide to the Union and Confederate Field Hospitals at Gettysburg, July 1, 1863-November 20, 1863, by Gregory A. Coco, 1988, Thomas Publications, the following is found:
    Pvt. Alexander Lord, Comapny C, killed July 3, buried in the lot near the Second Corps aid station on the Peter Frey Farm, age 45.
  • He was buried in 1863 at Jones Cemetary, Athol, Worcester County, Massachusetts, (Note: he is in the plot of Asa and Lydia (Hale) Lord, who are listed as his parents. This is in conflict with the names listed as his birth parents. Open issue. Aug 2003.)
  • In a statement by Lucia (Felton) Lord, in pension papers dated 1917, she says that his body was returned to Orange, MA for burial.
  • On 24 Sep 1863 Lucia M. Felton received a pension to surviving family member based on Alexander's service; his wife, received certificate number 19565.
  • In 1864 Lucia M. Felton moved from Massachusetts to Minnesota.
  • James Alvin Bonney, his boarding house neighbor, survived Alexander and died on 30 May 1864 at Totopotomoy Creek, Hanover County, Virginia.
  • On 15 Jan 1871 Alexander's widow, Lucia M. Felton remarried to James D. Fuller at Salem, Minnesota.
  • In 1896, Alexander was included in "The History of Clinton, Massachusetts" where it says, "Name on rolls as of Hinsdale, but lived in Clinton for four years previously."
  • On 6 Oct 1917, Lucia M. Fuller, his remarried and rewidowed wife, was returned to the pension rolls.
  • Lucia, his wife, outlived Alexander and died on 25 Jun 1923 at Rochester, Olmsted County, Minnesota, at age 90.
  • He and Lucia M. Felton had no issue.
  • Last Edited: 9 Sep 2016

Family: Lucia M. Felton b. 23 Feb 1833, d. 25 Jun 1923

Edward Lord

b. 27 May 1838, d. 29 March 1890
  • Father: Charles Lord b. 30 Nov 1805, d. 8 Jan 1848
  • Mother: Charlotte Knight b. 12 Aug 1807, d. 7 Apr 1850
  • Company: A
  • Edward Lord was born on 27 May 1838 at Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, son of Charles Lord and Charlotte Knight.
  • On 8 Jan 1848 his father, Charles Lord, died at Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, at age 42.
  • On 7 Apr 1850 his mother, Charlotte Knight, died at Lowell, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, of rheumatism at age 42.
  • Edward Lord was enumerated in the 1860 US Federal census on 2 Aug 1860 at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts, probably as:
    Edward Lord, 21, shoe maker, b. England
    living in the household of:
    John Blanchard.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Edward gave his occupation as farmer, according to the MASSCW; Ford's history gives no occupation.
  • In 1861 Edward was living at Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 28 Jul 1861 Edward mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Millbury, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 23 years, 2 months and 1 day old.
  • On 21 Oct 1861 Edward was wounded at The Battle of Ball's Bluff, Leesburg, Virginia, on the hand.
  • On 30 Oct 1861 at "The Worcester Spy", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Edward Lord was included, with 304 other men, among "The Killed Wounded and Missing of the Fifteenth Regiment," after Ball's Bluff.
  • On 2 Nov 1861 at "Worcester Aegis & Transcript", Worcester, Worcester County, Massachusetts, Edward Lord was mentioned among the casualties.
  • On 28 Jul 1864 Edward ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts having fulfilled his term of service.

  • Starting 15 Aug 1864, Edward also served in the 1st Massachusetts Heavy Artillery, Company F, as noted in the Military History of Watertown, MA, and the MASSCW.
  • He ended his service on 28 Jun 1865.
  • On 4 Dec 1874 Edward Lord, 36, married Harriet E. Hickok, 37, daughter of Sidney Hickok and Sarah Willard, at Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, in a first marriage for both.
  • Edward Lord made application for a veteran's pension on 16 Jul 1877, and received certificate number 181557.
  • In 1890 Edward Lord was a "car driver."
  • He died on 29 Mar 1890 at Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, of chronic bronchitis. He was 51 years, 10 months and 2 days old.
  • He was buried in 1890 at G. A. R. Lot, Common Street Cemetery, Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, plot O, 672.
  • Harriet E. Hickok received a pension to surviving family member based on Edward's service; his wife, received certificate number 368971.
  • Harriet E. Lord was enumerated as the widow of Edward Lord, of the 15th Massachusetts, in the 1890 Veterans' Schedules of the US Federal Census in Jun 1890 at Watertown, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, noting that he had a gunshot wound in the ankle.
  • In 1907, Edward was included in the Military History of Watertown, Massachusetts.
  • Edward's wife, Harriet E. Hickok, died and was buried on 29 Nov 1915 at Walnut Grove Cemetery, Methuen, Essex County, Massachusetts, at age 78 years, 6 months and 9 days.
  • Last Edited: 18 Apr 2016

Family: Harriet E. Hickok b. 20 May 1837, d. 17 Nov 1915

Francis Henry Loud

b. March 1833, d. 26 July 1907
  • Father: Edward Loud b. 20 May 1790, d. 22 Jan 1870
  • Mother: Sally C. Conant b. 27 Nov 1801, d. 21 Mar 1867
  • Company: B
  • Francis Henry Loud was born in Mar 1833 at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, son of Edward Loud and Sally C. Conant.
  • Francis Henry Loud was enumerated in the household of Edward Loud and Sally C. Conant in the 1850 US Federal Census on 1 Oct 1850 at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Edward Loud, 57, turner, $1800 personal estate, b. MA
    Sally, 48, b. MA
    Edward, 30, turner, b. NH
    Isaac E., 17, turner, b. MA
    **Francis H., 16, turner, b. MA
    Harriet A., 10, b. NH.
  • Francis H. Lowd was enumerated in the household of Edward Lowd and Sally C. Conant in the 1860 US Federal Census on 14 Aug 1860 at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts, as:
    Edward Lowd, 70, mechanic, b. MA
    Sally C., 58, b. MA
    Betsey Bigelow, 77, b. MA
    **Francis H. Lowd, 25, chair turner, $750 real estate, $200 personal estate, b. MA.
  • At the time of his enlistment in the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, in 1861, Francis gave his occupation as wood turner.
  • In 1861 Francis was living at Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts.

  • On 12 Jul 1861 Francis mustered into service with the 15th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, being credited to the quota of Winchendon, Worcester County, Massachusetts. He was 28 years and 4 months old.
  • On 10 Nov 1862 Francis ended military service with the 15th Massachusetts at Warrenton, Fauquier County, Virginia, by desertion.

  • On 24 Dec 1872 Henry Loud, 39, married Emma A. Peart, 19, daughter of Thomas Peart and Charlette Reay, at Blue Earth County, Minnesota.
  • Francis Henry Loud and Emma A. Peart were enumerated in the 1880 US Federal census on 5 Jun 1880 at Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, as:
    Henry Loud, Self, 39, carpenter, b. Massachusetts, United States
    Emma Loud, Wife, 28, New York, United States.
  • In Jun 1886, Francis was living at a residence unknown to men at the Co. B Reunion in Fitchburg.
  • He was included in the city directory at Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, as a wood turner for the Union Pacific Railway in 1890.
  • He and Emma A. Peart were enumerated in the 1900 US Federal census on 2 Jun 1900 at Omaha, Douglas County, Nebraska, as:
    Loud, Henry, b. Mar 1833 in MA (as wer his parents), married 28 years, wood turner
    ---, Emma A., wife, b. Sep 1853 in NY (fath b. England, mor b. Ireland), one of her two children is still living
    ---, R. Leroy, son, b. Mar 1881 NB.
  • Francis Henry Loud died on 26 Jul 1907 at Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota. He was 74 years and 4 months old.
  • He was buried on 29 Jul 1907 at Lakewood Cemetery, Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, Plot: Section 22, Lot 237, Grave 1.
  • On 30 Oct 1916 Emma A. Peart received a pension to surviving family member in Minnesota based on Francis's service; application number 1084662 given, but no certificate number. Application was presumably rejected due to desertion.
  • Emma, his wife, outlived Francis and died on 9 Dec 1917 at Hennepin County, Minnesota, at age 64.
  • Last Edited: 29 Jun 2016

Family: Emma A. Peart b. Sep 1853, d. 9 Dec 1917

  • Ray Leroy Loud b. 6 Mar 1881, d. 9 Oct 1939