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Seventh New Hampshire Infantry.

Hawley's Brigade — Terry's Division--Tenth Corps.

(1) Col. Haldinand S. Putnam, W. P., R. A. (Killed). (2) Col. Joseph C. Abbott; Bvt. Brig. Gen.

companies. killed and died of wounds. died of disease, accidents, in Prison, &c. Total Enrollment.
Officers. Men. Total. Officers. Men. Total.
Field and Staff 2   2 1   1 16
Company A   22 22   26 26 173
  B 2 19 21   22 22 175
  C 3 10 13   30 30 147
  D 1 18 19   20 20 172
  E 2 19 21   18 18 169
  F   16 16   23 23 171
  G 1 16 17   32 32 176
  H 2 20 22   23 23 175
  I 1 18 19   16 16 168
  K 1 11 12   31 31 176
Totals 15 169 184 1 241 242 1,718

184 killed == 10.7 per cent.

Of the 1,024 originally enrolled, 116 were killed==11.3 per cent. Total of killed and wounded, 668. Died in Confederate prisons (previously included), 56.

battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W.
Fort Wagner, S. C. (assault) 77 Deep Bottom, Va. 5
Siege of Fort Wagner, S. C. 4 New Market Heights, Va. 2
Olustee, Fla. 51 Laurel Hill, Va., Oct. 7, 1864 9
Drewry's Bluff, Va. 4 Darbytown Road, Va. 2
Ware Bottom Church, Va. 4 Petersburg Trenches, Va. 6
Bermuda Hundred, Va. 1 Fort Fisher, N. C. 4
Petersburg, Va., June 16, 1864 11 Picket, Va., Aug. 25, 1864 1
Picket, Va., June 18, 1864 2 Picket, Va., Sept. 13, 1864 1

Present, also, at Morris Island; Arrowfield Church; Wilmington.

notes.--Eleven officers of the Seventh New Hampshire were killed in the assault on Fort Wagner. This was the largest number of officers killed in any one action of the war, belonging to any one regiment. After the naval bombardment of Fort Wagner had ceased--July 18, 1863--the assaulting column of troops was formed on the beach in the fast-deepening gloom of the southern twilight, and, then, when the night had already set in, advanced against the fort, guided only by the flashes of the garrison's rifles and the fire which streamed from the muzzles of the heavy guns. Although the assault was a failure, some of the men succeeded in forcing an entrance, Colonel Putnam, who commanded the Second Brigade, falling dead within the fort. The casualties amounted to 41 killed, 119 wounded, and 56 missing; of the latter, few ever returned. In February, 1864, the regiment, 650 strong, sailed from Hilton Head with Seymour's Division, bound for Florida. It was engaged on the 20th, in the disastrous affair at Olustee, Fla., with a loss of 209 killed, wounded, and missing. In April, 1864, it proceeded to Virginia, where it joined the Army of the James, taking an honorable part in all the battles of the Tenth Corps. Lieutenant-Colonel Thomas A. Henderson fell, mortally wounded, at Deep Bottom. The regiment participated in the successful storming of Fort Fisher, after which it remained in North Carolina, being then a part of Abbott's Brigade. Tenth Corps. It was mustered out at Goldsborough, N. C., July 17, 1865.

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