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Mass 3rd Infantry - Company C
Cambridge City Guards

On Monday, April 14th, 1861, President Lincoln asked his states for 75,000 volunteer troops to serve him for three months. The third Regiment Mass Voluntary Militia, "Minute Men", was summoned to Boston by Adjutant General Schouler. Company C was actually the first troops gathered by Massachusetts to fight.

  • James P. RIchardson, Captain
  • Samuel E. Chamberlain, First Lieutenant
  • Edwin F. Richardson, Second Lieutenant

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