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Forty-Eighth New York Infantry.

Barton's Brigade — Turner's Division--Tenth Corps.

(1) Col. James H. Perry, D. D. (Died). (2) Col. William B. Barton; Bvt. Brig.-Gen. (3) Col. William B. Coan.

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 4 1   1 19
Company A 2 23 25   13 13 223
  B 1 19 20   12 12 215
  C 4 29 33   12 12 229
  D 2 24 26   17 17 214
  E 1 18 19   14 14 202
  F 1 19 20 1 11 12 224
  G   17 17   15 15 227
  H 1 22 23   16 16 206
  I 2 10 12   11 11 205
  K 2 35 37   10 10 209
Totals 18 218 236 2 131 133 2,173

236 killed==10.8 per cent.

Wounded in addition to the above, 623; died in Confederate prisons (previously included), 44.

battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W.
Bluffton, S. C. 1 Cold Harbor, Va. 17
Morris Island, S. C. 8 Petersburg Mine, Va. 11
Fort Wagner, S. C. 83 Petersburg Trenches, Va. 10
Sanderson, Fla. 1 Deep Bottom, Va. 6
Olustee, Fla. 47 Strawberry Plains, Va., August 16, 1864 10
On Picket, Fla. 1 Hatcher's Run, Va. 2
Chester Heights, Va. 7 Fort Fisher, N. C. 4
Drewry's Bluff, Va. 22 Wilmington, N. C. 4
Bermuda Hundred, Va. 1 By Prison Guard 1

Present, also, at Fort Pulaski; Tybee Island; Skull Creek; Coosahatchie River; Proctor's Creek.; Chaffin's Farm; Darbytown Road; Fair Oaks (1864); Fort Anderson.

notes.--Organized and commanded by Rev. James H. Perry, D. D., a Methodist clergyman, who had been educated at West Point, and had distinguished himself in the Mexican War. He commanded the regiment until June 18, 1862, when he died suddenly at Fort Pulaski. The Forty-eighth left Fort Hamilton, N. Y., on September 15, 1861, and after a brief stay in Washington and Annapolis sailed, October 21st, for Fort Monroe, where it joined General W. T. Sherman's Expedition to Hilton Head. Shortly after the fall of Fort Pulaski, the Forty-eighth was assigned to garrison duty in the fort where it remained for one year. At Fort Wagner, in company with Strong's Brigade, the regiment participated in that memorable assault, and succeeded in entering one of the strongest bastions. They held it several hours, but for want of support had to abandon their costly prize after losing 54 killed, 112 wounded, and 76 missing; total, 242. On February 20, 1864, the regiment fought at Olustee, Fla., where it sustained a loss of 47 killed,1 163 wounded, and 34 captured, and then sailed for Virginia, where it joined the Army of the James in the campaign before Richmond and Petersburg. In this campaign it served in the Second Brigade (Barton's), Second Division (Turner's), Tenth Corps. While at Cold Harbor the division was attached, temporarily, to the Eighteenth Corps. At Fort Fisher the regiment was in Pennypacker's (3d) Brigade, Ames's Division. The Forty-eighth lost 859 men, killed and wounded, during the terrible fighting of the last twenty months of its service,--a noble record.

1 Including mortally wounded.

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