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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 115 115 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 41 41 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 41 41 Browse Search
Col. O. M. Roberts, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 12.1, Alabama (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 30 30 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 21 21 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 19 19 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 14 14 Browse Search
Capt. Calvin D. Cowles , 23d U. S. Infantry, Major George B. Davis , U. S. Army, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph W. Kirkley, The Official Military Atlas of the Civil War 14 14 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 2 12 12 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 12 12 Browse Search
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nt on that field occurred in the Thirteenth U. S. Colored Infantry, which, in its assault on Overton Hill, lost 55 killed (including 4 officers), and 166 wounded; Includes the mortally wounded. total, 221. The severest loss at the battle of Honey Hill, S. C., November 30, 1864, fell on a black regiment, the Fifty-fifth Massachusetts, which lost in that action, 29 killed, and 115 wounded; total, 144. In the closing battle of the war — the victorious assault on Fort Blakely, Ala., April 9, 1865--a colored division bore a conspicuous and honorable part. Among the casualties in that engagement the following are worthy of note: Regiment. Killed. Wounded. Includes the mortally wounded. Missing Total. 68th U. S. Colored Infantry 10 91 -- 101 76th U. S. Colored Infantry 13 78 -- 91 In addition to the battles heretofore mentioned, colored troops were prominently engaged in the following actions: Morris Island. S. C. James Island, S. C. Liverpool Heights, Miss.
d epitaph, Unknown. Killed at Malvern Hill, July 11 1862; and there rises a picture of an artilleryman lying dead at the wheels of his gun. Died of gunshot wound before Atlanta, August 20, 1864, tells of some lad who fills a grave long miles away from the village church-yard of his Northern home. Wounded at Antietam, September 17, 1862, and died on the amputating table, brings up the dire vision of the field-hospital, that ghastly sequel of every battle. Killed at Appomattox, April 9, 1865; and one sees the dead cavalryman, who, falling in that closing battle of the war, died with home and victory in sight. Died of sunstroke, recalls the long march, the heavy load, the dust, the heat, and a senseless form lying at the roadside. Died of fever at Young's Point, Miss., reminds one of the campaigns in the bayous and poisonous swamps, with the men falling in scores before a foe more deadly and remorseless than the bullet. Executed on sentence of G. C. M.; shot to death
for duty, equipped. In the closing battles of the war, from March 29th to April 9th, 1865--including Gravelly Run, White Oak Road, and Five Forks--the casualties inipated in the investment of that city, and in the storming of Fort Blakely, April 9, 1865, which was the last general engagement of the war. The Thirteenth Corps e last infantry engagement of the war. Fort Blakely was carried by assault, April 9, 1865, the day on which Lee surrendered at Appomattox. The corps organization wae 24; Dinwiddie Court House, March 31; Five Forks, April 1; and Appomattox, April 9, 1865. In August, 1864, Sheridan was promoted to the command of the Army of thnts 454 2,817 646 3,917 Fall of Petersburg and Pursuit of Lee, March 29--April 9, 1865 221 930 339 1,490 It will be observed that over one-fourth of these l Long and Upton. Although the last infantry engagement of the war occurred April 9, 1865, Wilson's Corps fought at Columbus, Ga., on the 16th of April, 1865, in a s
Sailor's Creek, Va., April 6, 1865 4 Meadow Bridge, Va., May 12, 1864 1 Farmville, Va., April 7, 1865 2 Hawes' Shop, Va., May 28, 1864 1 Appomattox, Va., April 9, 1865 7 Cold Harbor, Va., June 2, 1864 2 Picket Duty 2 Skirmish, Va., June 19, 1864 1 Place Unknown 11 notes.--This regiment sustained the heaviest loss, 1862 1 Petersburg, Va., July--, 1864 2 Farmville, Va., April 7, 1865 2 Brandy Station, Va., June 9, 1863 4 Shenandoah, Va., July--, 1864 1 Appomattox, Va., April 9, 1865 1 Aldie, Va., June 22, 1863 1 Malvern Hill, Va., July 28, 1864 7 Andersonville Prison 1 Sulphur Springs, Va., Oct. 12, 1863 8 Deep Bottom, Va., Aug. 14, r New Orleans, proceeding thence, in March, to Mobile, where it was prominently engaged in the siege of that place. In the successful assault on Fort Blakely, April 9, 1865, it lost 10 killed and 54 wounded; its colors were the first on the enemy's works, the color-sergeant falling dead in the charge. In June, 1864, the recruits
h Corps, at the Fall of Petersburg, High Bridge, and Appomattox. The cavalry sustained losses daily, from Gravelly Run to Appomattox.             March 29--April 9, 1865.             198th Pennsylvania Griffin's Fifth 37 178 22 237 91st New York Crawford's Fifth 33 176 21 230 185th New York Griffin's Fifth 32 171 6 209Cavalry 12 80 -- 92 Spanish Fort, Ala.             April 8, 1865.             8th Iowa Carr's Sixteenth 8 43 2 53 Fort Blakely, Ala.             April 9, 1865.             68th U. S. Colored Hawkins's ------------ 10 91 -- 101 76th Illinois Andrews's Thirteenth 17 81 -- 98 11th Wisconsin Garrard's Sixteenth f April, 1865, at Boykin's Mills. Some fighting also occurred at Palmetto Ranch, Texas, on May 13th, 1865. But the war ended, substantially, at Appomattox, April 9, 1865. Fort Blakely, Ala., fell the same day, carried by a bloody assault. The war commenced on the 19th of April, 1861, and was offi