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Sixty-Third New York Infantry.

Irish Brigade--Hancock's Division--Second Corps.

(1) Col. John Burke. (3) Col. Richard C. Bentley; Bvt. Brig.-Gen.
(2) Col. Henry Fowler. (4) Col. John H. Gleason; Bvt. Major-Gen.
(5) Col. James D. Brady.

Losses. Officers. En. Men. Total.
Killed or mortally wounded 15 141 156
Died of disease, accidents, etc. 1 62 63
Died in Confederate prisons   30 30
Totals 16 233 249

Total enrollment, 1,411; killed, 156;==11.0 per cent.

Battles. Killed. Wounded.1 Missing.2 Total.
Fair Oaks, Va. 1 2 1 4
On Picket, Va., June 24, 1862   2   2
On Picket, Va., June 26, 1862 1 7   8
Seven Days Battle, Va. 2 17 51 70
Antietam, Md. 35 165 2 202
Fredericksburg, Va. 2 38 4 44
Chancellorsville, Va. 1 3 2 6
Gettysburg, Pa. (2 cos.) 5 10 8 23
Bristoe Station, Va.   2 7 9
Wilderness, Va. 9 78 8 95
Spotsylvania, Va. 6 22 3 31
North Anna, Va.   4   4
Totopotomoy, Va. 2 4 2 8
Cold Harbor, Va. 1 23 5 29
Siege of Petersburg, Va. 11 48 19 78
Deep Bottom, Va., August 14-18, 1864   10 1 11
Ream's Station, Va.   4 23 27
Sailor's Creek, Va. 1 4   5
Farmville, Va.   1   1
Totals 77 444 136 657

Present, also, at Yorktown; Gaines's Mill; Peach Orchard; Savage Station White Oak Swamp; Malvern Hill; Mine Run; Po River; Strawberry Plains; Boydton Road; Hatcher's Run; Appomattox.

notes.--Third Regiment, Irish Brigade. Like the other regiments in that brigade, the Sixty-third carried a green flag. On it was the name of the State with the regimental volunteer number. The flag instead of being blue like the State flags in other brigades, was a deep rich green, and on it was embroidered an Irish harp, a sunburst, and a wreath of shamrock. Each regiment of the brigade carried, also, the National colors — elegant silken flags which displayed the Stars and Stripes. At Antietam the regiment lost six officers killed near “Bloody Lane,” and sixteen men were killed or wounded in that battle while carrying the colors; its total loss being 202 killed or wounded out of 341 who entered the field. The brigade carried the position at Antietam in the face of a severe fire; Meagher's line was then relieved by Caldwell's fine brigade, which advanced through them by breaking into columns of companies to the front, while Meagher's men retired by the right of companies to the rear, these two noted brigades executing the manoeuvre as steadily as if on parade. The regiment having reenlisted, fought in all the battles of Grant's Virginia campaign, sustaining further terrible losses in men and officers, the latter including Major Thomas Tuohy, a gallant and intrepid soldier who fell mortally wounded at the Wilderness. With the other regiments of the Irish Brigade, it served throughout the war in the Second Brigade, First Division, Second Corps.

1 Includes the mortally wounded.

2 Includes the captured.

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