Massachusetts Civil War Executions

List of Soldiers, Serving in Units from the State of Massachusetts, Executed During the Civil War by U.S. Military Authorities for whom Proceedings of Court-Martial and Military Commissions have been Filmed.

Name Unit Notes
Wallace Baker Co. E, 55th Massachusetts Infantry
John W. Cork Co. B, 55th Massachusetts Infantry
Thomas R. Dawson Co. H, 19th Massachusetts Infantry
John Dixon Co. H, 1st Massachusetts Heavy Artillery
William H. Hill Co. K, 20th Massachusetts Infantry
Spencer Lloyd Co. B, 55th Massachusetts Colored Infantry
William Lynch Co. G, 2nd Massachusetts Infantry
Frank McElheney Co. F, 24th Massachusetts Infantry alias: McElheny
William E. Ormbey Co. E, 2nd Massachusetts Cavalry alias: Ormsby
John Roberts Co. H, 15th Massachusetts Infantry
John Smith 1st Co., Andrews’ Sharpshooters, Massachusetts Inf.
John Smith see John Flood
John M. Smith Co. A, 55th Massachusetts Colored Infantry
John D. Starbird Co. K, 19th Massachusetts Infantry

Extracted from: List of Soldiers Executed During the Civil War by U.S. Military Authorities for whom Proceedings of Court-Martial and Military Commissions have been Filmed; Proceedings of U.S. Army Courts-Martial and Military Commissions of Union Soldiers Executed by U.S. Military Authorities, 1861-1866 (National Archives Microfilm Publication M1523, roll 1); Records of the Adjutant General’s Office, 1780′s-1917, Record Group 94; National Archives Building, Washington, DC.

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