13 Aug 1899 (aged 72). New Bedford, Bristol County, Massachusetts, USA. Civil War Union Army Officer. After serving as a Sergeant in Company L, 3rd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, he was appointed an officer in the 33rd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry.He rose from Captain to Lieutenant Colonel and commander of the unit, and was appointed Colonel. However, he was never mustered in at that rank, and was honorably mustered out on June 11, 1865 as a Lieutenant Colonel. He received a brevet of Colonel, US Volunteers on March 13, 1865 for "gallant and meritorious services during the recent Campaigns in George and the Carolinas". ID on the back is incorrect, he is published in the Fine Book Colonels in Blue, Massachusetts by noted author Roger D Hunt of Gettysburg Pa.
August 6, 1862 - July 2, 1865. Battle of New Hope Church. Battle of Kolb's Farm.
Sherman's March to the Sea. The 33rd Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry was an infantry regiment that served in the Union Army during the American Civil War. The 33rd Massachusetts Infantry was organized at Springfield, Massachusetts and mustered in for a three-year enlistment on August 6, 1862 under the command of Colonel Adin B. The regiment was attached to Military District of Washington to October 1862.
2nd Brigade, 2nd Division, XI Corps, Army of the Potomac, to October 1863, and Army of the Cumberland to April 1864. 3rd Brigade, 3rd Division, XX Corps, Army of the Cumberland, to June 1865. The 33rd Massachusetts Infantry mustered out of service on June 11, 1865 and was discharged July 2, 1865.
Duty in the defenses of Washington, D. And provost duty at Alexandria, Va.Moved to Fairfax Station October 10, then to Fairfax Court House and duty there until November 1. Moved to Warrenton, then to Germantown November 120. Marched to Fredericksburg December 1015. Camp at Falmouth until January 20, 1863. "Mud March" January 2024, 1863. At Falmouth until April 27.
Chancellorsville Campaign April 27-May 6. Battle of Chancellorsville May 15. Brandy Station and Beverly Ford June 9. Gettysburg Campaign June 11-July 24.
Battle of Gettysburg July 14. At Bristoe Station August 3-September 24. March along line of Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad to Lookout Valley, Tenn.
March to relief of Knoxville November 28-December 17. Duty in Lookout Valley until May, 1864. Atlanta Campaign May to September. Demonstration on Rocky Faced Ridge May 511. Buzzard's Roost Gap May 89.Battle of Resaca May 1415. Advance on Dallas May 2225. Battle of New Hope Church May 25. Operations on line of Pumpkin Vine Creek and battles about Dallas, New Hope Church, and Allatoona Hills May 25-June 5. Operations about Marietta and against Kennesaw Mountain June 10-July 2. Gilgal or Golgotha Church June 15. Kolb's Farm June 22. Assault on Kennesaw June 27. Ruff's Station or Smyrna Camp Ground July 4. Duty as division train guard July 17 to August 27. Battle of Peachtree Creek July 1920. Siege of Atlanta July 22-August 25. Operations at Chattahoochie River Bridge August 26-September 2. Occupation of Atlanta September 2-November 15. March to the sea November 15-December 10.
Siege of Savannah December 1021. Carolinas Campaign January to April 1865. Skirmish, Raleigh Road, near Fayetteville, N. Battle of Bentonville March 1921.
Occupation of Goldsboro March 24. Advance on Raleigh April 1013. Occupation of Raleigh April 14. Bennett's House April 26.Surrender of Johnston and his army. Grand Review of the Armies May 24.
Duty at Washington until June 11. The item "Civil War CDV Future Colonel Elisha Doane 33rd Mass Vols" is in sale since Sunday, December 23, 2018. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Photographs". The seller is "civil_war_photos" and is located in Midland, Michigan. This item can be shipped worldwide.