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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 611 5 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 134 60 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 70 0 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 57 1 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 2 48 0 Browse Search
Adam Badeau, Military history of Ulysses S. Grant from April 1861 to April 1865. Volume 3 48 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Mass. officers and men who died. 41 41 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 34 0 Browse Search
William Swinton, Campaigns of the Army of the Potomac 28 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Battles 24 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1858. (search)
f the rank of Major, the assurance of which he received just before his death,—antedated to May i, 1864. Soon after occurred the series of sanguinary feints at Deep Bottom. Major Patten took his regiment into the fight of the 17th of August, at Deep Bottom, where Gibbon's division suffered greatly, and soon, rushing in to the fronDeep Bottom, where Gibbon's division suffered greatly, and soon, rushing in to the front, as he always did, he received a rifle-ball in the left knee, —his fifth and final wound. He was carried from his last field, and the surgeons amputated the leg above the knee,— an operation which he endured with heroic fortitude. But what the soul could bear without flinching was too much for the body. Sent to Turner's Lane e probably seen by the paper that my left leg is off, above the knee, only an apology of a stump remaining. A miniebullet did the work on the 16th of August at Deep Bottom. I am getting on well, but cannot be moved to Boston yet. I must cut short my letter. I have to write lying on my back. Very truly yours, Henry L. <
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, Appendix. (search)
73 Non-graduates11422 —— Total,58995 Professional Schools,34922 —— Total,938117 Ii. Causes of death. Killed in action (or died of wounds received) at Gettysburg, Pa,10 Antietam, Md,7 Fredericksburg, Va,5 each Cedar Mountain, Va, Fort Wagner, S C,3 each Bull Run, Va, Chancellorsville, Va, The Wilderness, Va,2 each Port Hudson, La, Glendale, Va, Honey Hill, S C, Averysborough (Black Creek), N C,) Aldie, Bellfield, Carrsville, Cold Harbor, Cedar Creek, Deep Bottom, Drury's Bluff, Hatcher's Run, Petersburg, Rappahannock Station, Spottsylvania, Va.; Boykm's Mills, S. C.; Hartsville, Lookout Mountain, Pittsburg Landing, Tenn.; Whitestone Hill. Dakotah.1 each Total killed in action63 Killed by guerillas,4 Killed accidentally,2 Total died by violence,—69 Total died by disease,    26     — Total died in service,    95 Iii. Table of rank of deceased. [only the highest rank attained by each is here taken into the account.