Colby 5: We Enlisted

1862: The Colby brothers sign up with a Massachusetts regiment…

Civil War Diary of Freeman Colby (continued):

<< BEFORE: Wild to join the army

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The above cartoon rendering of Col. P. Stearns Davis draws on his frontispiece portrait in the regiment’s official history (Alfred S. Roe, 1914):

You can look ahead into Colby’s future with this listing of the 39th’s major actions

22 July 1862

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