C. The great mortality in the 9th was largely due to its service in the district of the Lower Mississippi, 153 of the deaths — or half of the number present for duty — occurring in the summer and fall of 1862 while stationed in the vicinity of Baton Rouge, Vicksburg, and New Orleans.
New York.--The Empire State furnished the most men and sustained the heaviest loss of any State in the War. It sent 448,850 men to the Union Armies, of whom 19,085 were killed in battle, while 27,449 more lost this change specified that it should retain, until otherwise officially designated, its infantry number.
Its principal losses in battle occurred while serving as infantry and before it was converted to heavy artillery, during which it lost at Baton Rouge 15 killed, 44 wounded, and 6 missing; and, at Port Hudson, 20 killed and 129 wounded. An excessive proportion of the wounded died of their injuries.
Almost the entire loss in battle of the 22d Infantry occurred in one action, at Chickamauga
Md. Gettysburg, Pa.
Williamsburg, Va. South Mountain, Md. Magnolia Hills, Miss.
Crampton's Gap, Md. Kernstown, Va. Raymond, Miss.
Mill Springs, Ky. Baton Rouge, La. Champion's Hill, Miss.
Fort Donelson, Tenn. Iuka, Miss. Stone's River, Tenn.
Shiloh, Tenn. Corinth, Miss. Missionary Ridge, Tenn.
Pea Ridge, Ark. Ch,092 725 3,214
July 7 Bayou Cache, Ark 6 57 -- 63
July 13 Murfreesboro, Tenn 19 120 46
Not including men surrendered in the capitulation.185
Aug. 5 Baton Rouge, La 84 266 33 383
Aug. 9 Cedar Mountain, Va 314 1,445 622 2,381
Includes Bristoe Station, Groveton, Gainesville, Chantilly and the Rappahann, 5,355; total, 20,614.--Official Records, Vol.
XI, Part II, pp. 973-984: Confederate Reports.Seven Days Battle, Va 3,478 16,261 875 20,614
Aug. 5 Baton Rouge, La 84 313 56 453
Aug. 9 Cedar Mountain, Va 223 1,060 31 1,314
Aug. 30 Richmond, Ky 78 372 1 451
Includes Rappahannock and Chantilly; compi