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Eighty-Second New York Infantry--Second N. Y. S. M.

Harrow's Brigade — Gibbon's Division--Second Corps.

(1) Col. George W. Tompkins. (2) Col. James Huston (Killed). (3) Col. Henry W. Hudson.

Losses. Officers. En. Men. Total.
Killed and mortally wounded 10 171 181
Died of disease, accidents, etc. 5 59 64
Died in Confederate prisons   24 24
Totals 15 254 269

Battles. Killed. Wounded.1 Missing.2 Total.
First Bull Run, Va. 19 15 1 35
Siege of Yorktown, Va.   2   2
Fair Oaks, Va. 10 61   71
Seven Days Battle, Va. 2 10 42 54
Antietam, Md. 21 92 15 128
Fredericksburg, Va. 7 14 2 23
Chancellorsville, Va.   3 3 6
Gettysburg, Pa. 45 132 15 192
Bristoe Station, Va. 7 19   26
Mine Run, Va.   1   1
Wilderness, Va. 4 13 12 29
Spotsylvania, Va. 6 37 8 51
North Anna, and Totopotomoy, Va.   4   4
Cold Harbor, Va. 7 24 3 34
Petersburg, Va. 1 9 111 121
Totals 129 436 212 777

Present, also, at Blackburn's Ford West Point; Savage Station; White Oak Swamp; Glendale; Malvern Hill; Po River.

notes.--The Second Militia commenced recruiting for the war, April 15, 1861, and arrived at Washington, May 21, 1861. The regiment, having enlisted for three years, was subsequently designated as the Eighty-second Volunteers. It was stationed near the Capital until July 3d, when it crossed into Virginia, having been assigned to Schenck's Brigade of Tyler's Division, in which command it fought at First Bull Run. On August 5, 1861, the regiment was ordered to join Gorman's Brigade, Stone's Division, Second Corps, in which command (1st Brigade, 2d Division, 2d A. C.) it remained without further change during its subsequent three years of service. At Antietam this division, under Sedgwick, fought at the Dunker Church, where it encountered an unusually severe fire. The Eighty-second took 339 men into that fight, of whom 128 fell under the terrible musketry, while the division sustained one of the largest losses encountered by any division in any one battle during the war.

The regiment was actively engaged at Gettysburg, and, in the battle of the second and third days, lost 192 killed or wounded out of the 305 who entered that fight. Colonel Huston was killed there, and the brigade (Harrow's) lost over sixty per cent. of its men. General Webb commanded the brigade during the Wilderness campaign, in which the gallant old regiment was under fire almost daily until June 25, 1864, when its term of enlistment expired. It then returned home, and the recruits and reenlisted men left in the field were transferred to the Fifty-ninth New York.

1 Includes the mortally wounded.

2 Includes the captured.

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