20th Massachusetts Regiment

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Second Federal (Union) Occupation and "Valley Forge" Period

20th Massachusetts Regiment

In addition to the 7th Michigan Infantry, the 19th and 20th Massachusetts Regiments participated in America’s first combat river assault at the Upper Pontoon Crossing. The “bummer’s cap” shows how some soldiers would show unit pride by wearing Company Letters (required by regulations) together with Regimental Numbers and State Letters.