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Burial Places of 28th Massachusetts Veterans

he following list, organized by state, provides the specific locations of somw 250 known graves in which men who served in the 28th Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry are buried.

We gratefully acknowledge the painstaking research of Irish Brigade enthusiast and historian Robert McLernon, who compiled much of this information and granted us permission to publish it. We also acknowledge the contributions of Bob McAvoy, author of "Our Brothers Gone Before." 

Some of these burial places were confirmed via the National Gravesite Locator and the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War Grave Database.

The recreated 28th Massachusetts hopes to account for as many veterans of the original regiment as possible. Should you know or discover the final resting places of other men who served in the regiment, please contact us so we may add them to this list.

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California

Los Angeles National Cemetery

Edward H. Fredenburg Pvt Co E December 20, 1913 S 24 Row C GN 18
John Knight (alias Patrick O'Hearne) 1st Lt Co B April 22, 1900 S 5 Row E GN 19

San Francisco National Cemetery, San Francisco Presidio

Thomas J. Daley (Daly) Cpl Co I March 18, 1878 Section ES GN 658 - B

Veteran's Home of California,Yountville

Patrick Gaynor (Gainer) Pvt Co F July 3, 1891 S B Row 11 GN 8

Connecticut

Evergreen Cemetery, New Haven

Hiram T. (P.) Nason Sgt Co F August 12, 1864 Lot 105 Path A Soldiers Plot

Delaware

Wilmington & Brandywine Cemetery, Wilmington

Thomas Kelsey Cpl Co A April 2, 1864

District of Columbia (Washington, D.C.)

Soldiers' and Airmens' Home National Cemetery

Stephen H. Allen Pvt Co E December 28, 1862 S F GN 1497
Michael Cavanaugh Pvt Co C October 10, 1862 S B GN 725
John Connor Pvt Co B November 8, 1863 S G GN 5154
William Dolan Pvt Co D November 2, 1862 S F GN 1125
Thomas Donohue Pvt Cos A, E September 9, 1862 S B GN 614
Daniel Hanly Pvt Co C October 10, 1862 S B GN 2092
James Hibbets Pvt Co D October 1, 1862 S B GN 2088
John Houregan Pvt Co A November 11, 1863 S G GN 4511
Thomas Hurley Pvt Co F September 6, 1862 S B GN 583
Thomas S. Kenney Pvt Co K September 17, 1862 S F GN 1267
Bernard Maddin Pvt Co A December 29, 1862 S H GN 3322
Bernard Mullin Pvt Co D November 11, 1862 S D GN 5477
Edward Sheehan Pvt Co B November 19, 1863 S G GN 4406
Asa Snyder Pvt Co B November 8, 1862 S F GN 518
Michael Spencer Pvt Co H September 9, 1862 S B GN 612
Frederick Wagner Pvt Co I February 1, 1864 S F GN 404

St. Elizabeth's Hospital, Anacostia, Government Home for the Insane

Joseph Alden Pvt Co B October 23, 1894

Georgia

Andersonville National Cemetery

George Armstrong Pvt Co A October 11, 1864 GN 10693
John Daley Pvt Co F April 28, 1864 GN 787
Charles Gray Pvt Co D September 16, 1864 GN 8898
John Hart Pvt Co D July 18 (June 1), 1864 GN 3508
Thomas Howden Pvt Co B August 31, 1864 GN 7416
Laramy F. Langley Sgt Co E January 28, 1865 GN 12549
Charles Marchant Pvt Co F August 29, 1864 GN 7147 
John Milan Pvt Co K (Also 2nd Mass Hvy Arty) September 12, 1864 GN 8631
August Miller, Jr. Pvt Co F May 19, 1864 GN 1219
Robert Morris Pvt Co F May 10, 1864 GN 1004
Charles F. Piper Pvt Co G August 9, 1864 GN 5127
Joseph Ripp Pvt Co A August 19, 1864 GN 6122
Alexander Rousseau Pvt Co I July 14, 1864 GN 3296
George Shultz Pvt Co H October 6, 1864 GN 10415 (Supposed identical with John Schules)
Henry P. Stevens Pvt Co F September 6, 1864 GN 7991
John Toomey (Twomay) Pvt Co E July 18, 1864 GN 3549

Marietta National Cemetery

John Painster Pvt Co G March 19, 1864 S F GN 5469 (Supposed identical with John A. Parmenter Co G March 19, 1864 Augusta, Ga.)

Illinois

Mount Olivet Cemetery, Chicago

John Ahern, 1st Lt Co K July 31, 1893 GN ?

Kansas

Leavenworth National Cemetery

James Pendergrast Pvt Co F June 29, 1892 S 6 R 8 GN 3
Patrick Sheehan Pvt Co C August 6, 1895 S 10 R 6 GN 9

Maine

Mount Hope Cemetery, Lewiston

Michael Keefe Pvt Co G August 9, 1892

Portland Street Cemetery, South Berwick

Michael Cragin Pvt Co, E (Also Co G 6th Mass Cav as Michael Cregan) DOD Unknown GN ?

Togus National Cemetery (East), Togus

Patrick Casey Pvt Co H June 21 (11), 1906 S N Row/Number 8/08 GN 2192
Lawrence Clooney Pvt Co H November 3, 1902 S M Row 1/19 GN 1803
Andrew Townsley Pvt Co D June 18, 1903 S M Row 4/11 GN 1874

Togus National Cemetery (West), Togus

James Brown Pvt Co I (E) DOD Unknown GN ?
Patrick Carr Pvt Co B May 12, 1884 S G GN 409
Andrew Caswell Pvt Co G April 5, 1877 S D GN 162
John Coleman Pvt Co D March 30, 1890 S F Row 1/21 GN 787
Michael Coyle Pvt Co E October 24, 1888 S G GN 686
Thomas Curley Pvt Co K (C) April 26, 1908 S B Row 14/28 GN 2430
Patrick Doyle Pvt Co B August 21, 1916 S L Row 11/01 GN 3459
George H. Drayton Pvt Co E June 25, 1892 S E Row 4/31 GN 964
John Farrell Pvt Co G (C) November 18, 1913 S L Row 5/26 GN 3169
Paul Finnegan Musician Co H August 2, 1923 S C Row 3/36 GN 3965 (also Co H 6 Mass Cav)
Nicholas Gahagan Pvt Co A October 16, 1870 S D GN 38
William Halligan Pvt Co D September 5, 1902 S I Row 3/30 GN 1789 Co H
Hugh Lee Pvt Co H September 6, 1878 S C GN 194
John Maher Pvt Co B June 11, 1890 S E Row 2/19 GN 812
John McGlinn Lt Co A July 13, 1910 S B Row 10/12 GN 2749
Andrew McGowan Pvt Co H (K) April 28, 1892 S F Row 3/33 GN 956
Hugh McIntyre Pvt Co A January 12, 1876 S D GN 131
Edward Murphy Pvt Co K March 2, 1893 S F Row 4/27 GN 1022
William Ronayne Pvt Co C December 22, 1885 S G GN 493
Patrick Stinson Pvt Co H June 29, 1877 S D GN 168
John Stokes Pvt Co G February 12, 1876 S D GN 137
Michael Sullivan Pvt Co A August 29, 1880 S D GN 260
Patrick Toohig (Twohig) Pvt Co E July 3, 1884 S G GN 413
Michael Turisk Pvt Co D (H) March 26, 1867 S D GN 2 
Edward Walsh Pvt Co K March 21, 1887 S D GN 587
Peter Watson Pvt Co K August 21, 1887 S C GN 616
James West Pvt Co G march 14, 1867 S D GN 4

Togus National Cemetery (Unspecified), Togus

George Standing Pvt Co F April 14, 1906 S N GN 2175

Maryland

Annapolis National Cemetery (Ash Grove)

William Coakley Pvt Co K June 29, 1864 S C GN 1173
Curtis Deland Pvt Co C April 13, 1864 S G GN 2457
Thomas Hackett Pvt Co H August 22, 1863 S F GN 2182
John Lee Pvt Co G October 14, 1864 S F GN 2303
William Smith Pvt Co H September 21, 1864 S B GN 522
Florence Sullivan Pvt Co E October 23, 1863 S F GN 2178
John Sullivan Pvt Co H December 7, 1863 S F GN 2065

Antietam National Cemetery, Sharpsburg (Massachusetts Section)

Thomas Fleming Pvt Co I September 17, 1862 S 17 GN 951
John H. Hodde (Hoddie) Pvt Co E DOD Unknown S 17 GN 967
Robert McNally Sgt Co C September 24 (22), 1862 S 17 GN 988
Francis Nicholson Cpl Co G September 17, 1862 S 17 GN 953
John Nulty Cpl Co C January 20, 1863 S 17 GN 1034
Michael Quinn Pvt Co D September 18 (17), 1862 S 17 GN 952

Loudon Park National Cemetery, Baltimore

John Hickey Pvt Co C August 16, 1863 S A GN 463
John Martin Pvt Co E February 20, 1865 S A GN 1532
Rudolph Newman (Norman) Pvt Co G June 4, 1864 S A GN 737

Massachusetts

Catholic Cemetery, Newburyport

Bernard O'Bierne (O'Beirne) Pvt Co D November 7, 1868 Lot 161
John McLaughlin Pvt Co E December 14, 1873 Lot 243

Calvary Cemetery, Waltham/West Newton

Patrick Gugarty Co F March 5, 1914 S 11 Lot 277
John Ryan Pvt Co C August 25, 1845-October 14, 1926 (Also 61st Mass 1865 & Custer's 7th Cavalry 1866-76) Book: "Campaigning With the Irish Brigade"

Cottage Street Cemetery, Watertown

Francis D. Dailey (Daley) Pvt Co E 1864
Michael McLaughlin Cpl Co D ?
Edward W. Walsh Pvt Co I ? (Supposed identical with William Walsh)

Forest Hills Cemetery, Boston

Robert Mullen Pvt Co K December 22, 1875 S 25 GN 1285

Grove Hill Cemetery, Waltham

Frederick K. Porter Pvt Co B March 27, 1873 GN?

Hingham Cemetery, Hingham

Peter Ready Pvt Co F June 8, 1864 S D Lot 50 (Supposed identical with Patrick Ready)

Mount Auburn Roman Catholic Cemetery, Watertown

Philip Cronin Pvt Co H  January 1, 1883 GN ?
James McLaughlin Sgt Co A December 22, 1862 GN 290
John Buttrick Noyes Capt DOD Unknown GN ?

Mount Pleasant Cemetery, Rockland

John Coger Sgt Co. F DOD Unknown GN ?

Mount Vernon Cemetery, Abington

James Towle Co E? DOD Unknown GN ?

Mount Hope Cemetery, Boston (Mattapan)

John J. Huston Pvt Co C October 26, 1907 G. A. R. Civil War Lot 1105 GN 18 Forest Ave.
Patrick J. McInye (McIntyre) Captain Co B March 15, 1875 G. A. R. Civil War Lot 1105 GN 16 Forest Ave.

North Cambridge Cemetery, Cambridge

Michael Driscoll Pvt Cos F & C January 6, 1885 Range 18 GN 118
Daniel C Durgan (Durgin) Pvt Co I D
OD Unknown GN?
Edward Houghton Pvt Co G July 12, 1890 S 37 West
William Lavis Cpl Co F
DOD Unknown GN?
John McArdle Cpl Co K
DOD Unknown GN?
Michael Ney Pvt Co G
DOD Unknown GN?
Timothy Sullivan Pvt Unassigned Recruit DOD Unknown GN?

Oakdale Cemetery, Middleton

Alonzo H. Sheldon Pvt Cos H & D DOD Unknown GN?

Oak Grove Cemetery, New Bedford

William Behfus Cpl Co B DOD Unknown Section T Lot 49 GN 6

Pine Grove Cemetery, Lynn

James L. Doherty Pvt Co A October 15, 1878 Soldier's Lot section S Row 2 GN 6

Rumney Marsh Burying Ground, Revere

Daniel Conn Pvt Co E 18?? GN ?

St. Francis Xavier Cemetery South Weymouth

Owen Corr Pvt Co C October 12, 1884 S 3 Lot 149 Cotter Lot GN 3
Michael McCormick Cpl Co A July 26, 1886 S 3 Lot 415 GN 1

St. Joseph Cemetery Medway

John Herney Pvt Co E August 9, 1892 S F Lot 20 (Supposed identical with John Henry)

St. Mary's Cemetery, Lynn

Francis Roach Sgt Co A August 22, 1879 Lot 8, Range 4, Div  2 

St. Mary's Cemetery, Milford

Martin Finn Pvt Co K July 4, 1894 S 3 - B GN ? (1/1/ 1821 - 1/1/ 1874 S J Street: Bryer Path GN 37?)
Timothy McCormick Pvt Co K  May 14, 1889 Row G Div B GN 43 Sassafras Path
Michael Milan Pvt Co K 1875 Row Lot 11 Div A Mellon Path
Thomas Milan Pv Co K September 1863 Row G Lot 23A Div B Pansy Path
Thomas Hickey Pvt Co D October 1, 1892 S 3 - B GN ? (1/1/ 1824 - 1/1/ 1892 S F Street: Crocus Path GN 20?)
Edward Hollahan (Hollohan) Pvt Co K September 11, 1895 (1885?) S 2 - B GN ?
Patrick Hubon (Hoban) Pvt Co K December 21, 1886 S 1 - B GN ?

St. Mary's Cemetery, Quincy

John Manning Pvt Co. K December 13, 1862 GN ?
Stephen Reagan Pvt Co. E (C)
DOD Unknown GN ?

St. Patrick's Cemetery, Natick

James Naphan Pvt. Co G DOD Unknown Lot D2 GN 786

Toll Gate Cemetery, Jamaica Plain 

John Bowen Pvt Co H DOD Unknown GN ?
William F Cochrane Capt Co A (Also 1st Mass Co A) May 20, 1864
Lot 1906 GN 1
Michael Corbett Pvt Co I DOD Unknown GN ?

Union Cemetery, Georgetown

Allen Robinson Pvt Co I December 24, 1897

Union Cemetery, Holbrook

Marshall A Bryant Pvt Co I June 10, 1862 Unknown GN ?

Village Cemetery, Weymouth

Appleton Nason Sgt Co E September 6, 1884 Lot 206 GN ?

New Jersey

Beverly National Cemetery, Edgewater Park

Patrick Farmer Pvt Co B October 8, 1864

Fairmount Cemetery, Newark

George W. Cartwright Lt. Colonel March 20, 1868

Holy Name Cemetery, Jersey City

Jeremiah Hart Mus Co G October 27, 1907

Laurel Grove Cemetery, Totowa

George D. Hopper Pvt Co B DOD Unknown

Rahway Cemetery, Rahway

John Ludlow Pvt Co F January 19, 1911

New York

Bath National Cemetery

Thomas Cassidy Musician Cos E, I December 7, 1908 S H Row 23 GN 2

Calvary Cemetery, Woodside (Long Island)

Richard Byrnes Colonel June 12, 1864 3 - 23 - W - 5/8 Wounded in action on June 3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Virginia, while in command of the Irish Brigade
James Watson Pvt Co D (E) Alias: William Kelly Buried as Kelly August 20, 1886 13 - 30 - B - 1
Peter Welsh Color Sergeant Co K May 28, 1864 2 - 25 - J - 4 Book: "Irish Green And Union Blue"

Cypress Hills National Cemetery

Patrick Conkly (Coakley) Pvt Cos C, H March 7, 1862 S 2 GN4228
Michael A. Daley S 1 GN 412 (Supposed identical with Martin M. Daley Pvt Co F February 25, 1863 GN 412)
Michael Daly Pvt Co F October 9, 1862 S 1 GN 796
William Hughes Pvt Co D February 7, 1898 S 2 GN 5491
Albert Lahman (Lehman) Pvt Co E April 27, 1904 S 2 GN 5941
Patrick Maguire Pvt Co I August 15, 1863 S 1 GN 799
Patrick McGuire Pvt Co G February 19, 1862 S 2 GN 4256
James Winter (Winters) Pvt Co A March 28, 1886 S 2 GN 4112

Ohio

Dayton National Cemetery

John Burke Pvt Co F December 6, 1886 S F Row 11 GN 3
Samuel C. Gage Pvt Co B August 17, 1868 S A Row 11 GN 24
Lewis W. Mathews Pvt Co F May 18, 1892 S I Row 8 GN 16 (Supposed identical with Lewis W. Mather)

Pennsylvania

Gettysburg National Cemetery

John Caswell Pvt Co G July 3, 1863 S D GN 18
John Hickey Pvt Co C August 16, 1863 S D GN 17
Edward Mooney Sgt Co D July 2, 1863 S D GN 19
Peter W. Price Pvt Co C July 2, 1863 S D GN 33

Philadelphia National Cemetery

David Graley Pvt Co I July 3, 1864 S B GN 635

Mount Moriah Cemetery, Philadelphia

Charles Goulding Cpl Co E January 29, 1863 Soldier's Lot S 200 Lot I GN 240

South Carolina

Beaufort National Cemetery

Richard R. Bryant Sgt Co I June 1, 1862 S 13 GN 1056
John Doherty Pvt Co C March 28, 1862 S 13 GN 1055
William Doyle Cpl Co D February 28, 1862 S 13 GN 1053
John Dugan Pvt Co A July 11, 1862 S 13 GN 1058
John Folley Pvt Co F DOD Unknown S 13 GN 1066 died at Lawton, Ga., POW camp
John W. Frezell Cpl Co I May 18, 1862 S 13 GN 1064
Patrick Graham Pvt Co D July 4, 1862 S 13 GN 1060
Anthony Kane Quarter Master Sgt March 26, 1862 S 13 GN 1057
John Kilroy Cpl Co C July 14, 1862 S 13 GN 1065
John McIntire Cpl Co B June 16, 1862 S 13 GN 1054
Thomas Murphy Pvt Co D June 16, 1862 S 13 GN 1061
Hugh O'Donnell Pvt Co C August 30, 1862 S 13 GN 1067
James Teeling Pvt Co C July 16, 1862 S 13 GN 1062

South Dakota

South Lead Cemetery, Lead

Alexander Witherell Pvt Co A December 19, 1919 S P, Lot 4, GN 8  (no marker)

Tennessee

Mountain Home National Cemetery, Mountain Home

Patrick Daniels Pvt Co C May 3, 1919 S A Row 11 GN 13

Texas

Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio

Andrew P. Caraher Capt Co A DOD Unknown S A Site 57

United Kindom

Cemetery Unknown, London, England

Benjamin Franklin Weeks QM Lt DOD Unknown

Virginia

Alexandria National Cemetery

Thomas Blanchean June 14, 1864 S A GN 2160 (Supposed
identical with Peter Blanchear Pvt Co I June 17, 1864, and Pierre Blanchard)
James Curtis Pvt Co D June 17, 1864 S A GN 1899 (Co C May 17)
Edward Farrell Pvt Co K June 12, 1864 S A GN 2100
Patrick Kane Pvt Co K December 7, 1862 S A GN 605
Charles Meehan Pvt Co B September 1 (25), 1862 S A GN 344
Patrick Riley Sgt Co B December 13, 1863 S A GN 567
Henry Shaffer Pvt Co F October 10, 1862 S A GN 368
Thomas Shine Pvt Co K November 14, 1862 S A GN 460
James C. Smith Pvt Co K December 15, 1862 S A GN 632
Jefferson Marsh Recruit June 3, 1864 S A GN 2028

Arlington National Cemetery

Abel M. Blair Pvt Co I March 9, 1863 S 13 GN 7861
John Gifford Pvt Co ? 28th Mass ? January 21, 1864 S 13 GN 7858
George A. Gleason Pvt Co B June 27, 1864 S 13 GN 5765
Thomas Higgins Pvt Co I October 6, 1864 S 13 GN 8920
Lewis Hill Pvt Co I November 19, 1864 S 13 GN 9357
Addison A. Hosmer QM & 1st Lt  Ret Maj Judge Advocate of U.S. Volunteers February 1, 1902 Section SO DI Site 1306
Hiram Johnson Pvt Co E May 26, 1864 S 27 GN 381
John Kay Pvt Co A April 29, 1865 S 13 GN 10211
George Landracks Pvt Co I December 17, 1864 S 13 GN 8973
George Leavis (Lavis) Pvt Co F May 28, 1864 S 27 GN 455
Michael Martin Cpl Co D April 14, 1865 S 13 GN 9870
Peter Mason Pvt Co A June 11, 1865 S 13 GN 11166
William Noonan Cpl Co C September 7, 1864 S 13 GN 7988
George Norwood Pvt Co C June 11, 1864 S 27 GN 1080
Edward F. O'Brien Sgt Major December 16, 1892 S 1 GN 93 - B
Daniel O'Shea Sgt Co K August 11, 1864 S 13 GN 7680
Morty S. O'Sullivan Pvt Co C May 28, 1864 S 27 GN 394
Albert Roth Cpl Co D April 25, 1865 S 13 GN 10496
William Russell Pvt Co C April 22, 1865 S 13 GN 10598
John Severe Pvt Co H June 3, 1864 S 27 GN 688
James Wallace Pvt Co A October 1, 1864 S 13 GN 8720

City Point National Cemetery

James Barry Pvt Co I October 15, 1864 S E GN 349
Isaac ----? Pvt Co C 28th Mass ? DOD Unknown 1865 S D GN 2180
Stephen Maynard Pvt Co C July 22, 1864 S E GN 1841
Robert McCloskey Pvt Co E November 4, 1864 S E GN 297 McClosky 23rd Mass?
George W. Smith Pvt Co B November 17, 1864 S F GN 1169

Cold Harbor National Cemetery

John Burke Pvt Co C June 6, 1864 S D GN 541

Danville National Cemetery

John Marshall Pvt Co A December 12 (18), 1863 S E GN 888

Fort Harrison National Cemetery

Patrick Nolan Captain Co K August 14, 1864 S A GN 63
J. H. (John) Purcell Sgt Co I August 14, 1864 S A GN 50

Fredericksburg National Cemetery

Timothy Harrington Sgt Co K March 11, 1863 GN 2821
Thomas Lynch Pvt Co E December 19, 1862 GN 2882
Peter Murphy Pvt Co G May 16, 1864 GN 332

Hampton National Cemetery

Ebenezer Bacon Pvt Co A December 1, 1886 (1885) S ? GN 5838
Daniel Connell Pvt Co F February 7, 1872 (1873) S F GN 5142
John H. Eiger Pvt Company C March 12, 1928 S C GN 1589 - A
Peter Finnegan Pvt Co A September 19 (August 1), 1862 S C GN 1785
Bernard Flanagan Pvt Co F October 10, 1862 S C GN 1721
Patrick Lanahan Pvt Co I 28th Mass? (58th Mass? 58th NY?) October 23, 1877 S F GN 5300
Thomas Smith Pvt Co F September 29, 1862 S B GN 4281
W. D. Walker Pvt Co H July 16, 1862 S B GN 4663
George Washer Pvt Co F November 2, 1931 S C? GN 2015 - A
Joseph Wheeler Pvt Co B May 25, 1894 S D New GN 6926

Poplar Grove National Cemetery, Petersburg

Owen Brannon (Brinan) Pvt Co A March 25, 1865 GN 3102
Vincent O. Grattan Pvt Co A March 25, 1865 GN 2960
William F. Messinger Pvt Co G September 2, 1864 GN 1501
George White Pvt Co C March 25, 1865 GN 3106

Richmond National Cemetery

M. Corcoran Pvt? Co A 28th Mass? December 7, 1863 S 3 - A GN 1089 (Supposed identical with Michael Coughlin)
-----? Hodges Pvt? Co ? 28th Mass? DOD Unknown S 8 - A GN 1580

Washington

Soldier's House, Orting

William Swain Cpl Cos C, D April 27, 1909 S 1 Row 1 GN 10


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