Twelfth New Hampshire  Regiment Company B Roster

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This is a work in progress (this is not a complete roster). If you are a researcher and have a Web page of anyone on this Roster and want a link on this page or have any information to add please eMail me with the information and the source.

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Mayhew C. BATCHELDER, 1st Lieut., enlisted Aug. 14 1862, age 26; claimed residence New Durham; promoted Corpl Dec 25 1862; promoted Sergeant April 19 1863; promoted 2nd Lieut Jan 1 1864; transferred July 20 1864 from Company A  and promoted 1st Lieut.; mustered out Richmond, VA June 21 1865; died Concord, NH. Nov 24 1920.   

Source #1

George W. AKINS, Musician, resided Barnstead; enlisted Aug 14, 1862, age 21.


Dudley B. S. ADAMS, Private, resided Gilmanton; enlisted 12 Aug 1862, age 20; died Sept 6, 1881, Pittsfield, NH.


John ADAMS, Private, resided Gilmanton; enlisted Aug 12, 1862, age 28; died March 26, 1879 Gilmanton, NH.


James AGNEW, Private, enlisted Dec 4, 1863, age 21.


Charles ANDERSON, Private, enlisted December 18, 1863, age 25.


Thomas Erskine BARKER, Credited to Barnstead, Belknap; Corporal, resided Barnstead; enlisted May 13, 1861, age 22; also served in the 2nd New Hampshire Company B; transferred Sept 30 1864 to Company S of the 12th New Hampshire.


Ezra EASTMAN, Private, enlisted Aug. 12 1862; When he marched off to war in 1862, Ezra Eastman was 38 years old, far older than most Civil War soldiers. The Vermont native was a farmer and father of seven children. According to his war records, he stood 5 feet 9 inches tall with sandy hair and grey eyes. The regiment soon joined the Army of the Potomac near Fredericksburg, starting a service that did not conclude until Appomattox. Ezra Eastman did not live to see Lee's surrender, however. He died of dropsy or "congestion of the lungs" on March 14, 1863, near Falmouth, VA. Ezra's wife Emeline lived until Oct. 22, 1872.

James A. Burns, Source #1


  1. Register of Soldiers and Sailors of New Hampshire 1861-65 (1895): transcribed by Fred Kunchick

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