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The 9th Massachusetts Battery

Right Section

Senior First Lieutenant Christopher Erickson, Commander

Military Roster
First Detachment

Christopher Erickson
Senior 1st Lieutenant Res. Boston; cabinet maker; 27; comm. July 31, 1862; must. Aug. 10, 1862; killed July 2, 1863 at Gettysburg, Penn.
William W. Snelling Sergeant Res. Boston; lawyer; 33; enl. Aug. 8, 1862; must. Aug. 10, 1862; must. March 4, 1863; disch. for disability, March 25, 1864, at Washington, DC [See VRC]
John L. Fenton Gunner Res. Cambridgeport; lawyer; 27; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; must. Aug. 10, 1862; wounded July 2, 1863; Gettysburg, Penn; died July 28, 1863; of wounds, at Baltimore, Md., a Sergt.
Isaac F. Eaton Corporal Res. Charlestown; carver; 23; enl. July 19, 1862;must. Aug. 10, 1862; must. out June 6, 1865.

 

Gun Detachment

Henry Fenn No. 1 Res. North Bridgewater; farmer; 32; enl. July 26, 1862; must. Aug. 10, 1862; killed July 2, 1863 - Gettysburg, Penn.
Albert B. Smith No. 2 Res. Malden; driver; 21; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 10, 1862; must. out June 6, 1865.
Zadiac D. Nichols No. 3 Res. Malden; britannia worker; 24; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 10, 1862; must. out June 6, 1865 as Corpl.
Charles B. Nutting No. 4 Priv. -- Res. Charlestown; morocco dresser; 21; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; must. Aug. 10, 1872; killed July 2, 1863 - Gettysburg, Penn.
Alfred Clement, Jr.

No. 5 Priv. - Res. Boston; student' 18; enl. July 22, 1862; must. Aug. 10, 1862; must. out June 6, 1865.
Thomas Murray No. 6 Priv. - Res. Boston' sailor; 19; enl. Aug. 5, 1862; must. Aug. !0, 1862; disch June 6, 1863; for disability. See Co. "C" 2nd Mass Hy. Arty. tranf. to US Navy.
Adolph Lipman No. 7 Priv - Res - student 25; enl. July 17, 1862, at West Roxbury; must. Aug. 10, 1862; killed July 2, 1863; Gettysburg, Penn.

Piece Drivers

Alfred Morse Lead

Priv - Res. Charlestown; carpenter; 25; enl. July 23, 1862; must. Aug. 10, 1862; apptd. Corpl., Feb. 28 1864; Sergt. Jan 9, 1865; must. out June 6, 1865.

J. H. Nickellson Swing Priv - Res - Charlestown; clerk; 21; enl. Aug 5, 1862; must. Aug. 10, 1862; must. out June 6, 1865.
Samuel Tobey Wheel Priv - Res. Charlestown; driver; 21; enl. July 29, 1862; must. Aug 10, 1862; prisoner July 2, 1863; Gettysburg, Penn; returned Aug. 22, 1863; must. out June 6, 1865.

Caisson Drivers

George Doherty Lead Priv. - Res. Boston; butcher; 23; enl. July 25, 1862; must. Aug. 10, 1862; must. out June 6, 1865.
John Buckman Swing Priv. - Res. Charlestown; teamster; 21; enl. Aug 5, 1862; mustered Aug. 10, 1862; must. out June 6, 1865.
Samuel W. Barnard   1 Priv. - Res. Malden; shoemaker; 21; enl. Aug. 1, 1862; must. Aug. 10, 1862; wounded July 2, 1863; Gettysburg, Penn; must. out June 6, 1865.

Extras

Charles Loring Priv Res. West Roxbury; occu. --; 21; enl. July 19, 1862; must. Aug. 10, 1862; deserted march 2, 1863 at Upton Hill, VA
Joseph A. Chapin Corpl. Res. Boston; clerk; 23; enl. July 28, 1862; must. Aug. 10, 1862; disch. Sept. 3, 1864, as Private, to enlist as Hospl. Steward. See Hospl. Steward USA.
Hiram Z. Miles Priv Res. ___; occu. ____; enl. July 24, 1862; at Marlboro; must. Aug. 10, 1862; disch. for diability, Nov. 15, 1862 at Boston, Mass.
Henry A. Packard Priv. Res. North Bridgewater; bootmaker; 36; enl. July 23, 1862; must. Aug. 10, 1862; must. out June 6, 1865