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One Hundred and Twelfth New York Inf.--“Chautaugua Regt.”

Curtis's Brigade — Ames's Division--Tenth Corps.

(1) Col. Jermiah C. Drake (Killed). (2) Col. John F. Smith (Killed). (3) Col. Ephraim A. Ludwick.

companies. killed and died of wounds. died of disease, accidents, in Prison, &c. Total Enrollment.
Officers. Men. Total. Officers. Men. Total.
Field and Staff 3   3 2 1 3 16
Company A 1 10 11   12 12 144
  B   7 7   26 26 136
  C 1 17 18   20 20 171
  D   18 18   14 14 146
  E   14 14 1 26 27 154
  F   12 12   12 12 143
  G 1 12 13   18 18 145
  H 1 19 20   16 16 157
  I 1 3 4   25 25 133
  K 1 10 11   20 20 136
Totals 9 122 131 3 190 193 1,481

Total of killed and wounded, 451; died in Confederate prisons (previously included), 23.

battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W.
Deserted House, Va. 1 Cold Harbor, Va. 54
Suffolk, Va. 3 Siege of Petersburg, Va. 18
Carrsville, Va. 1 Chaffin's Farm, Va. 14
Black's Island, S. C. 1 Darbytown Road, Va., Oct. 27, 1864 11
Fort Wagner, S. C. 2 Hatcher's Run, Va. 1
Olustee, Fla. 1 Fort Fisher, N. C. 15
Proctor's Creek, Va. 3 Faissons, N. C. 1
Drewry's Bluff, Va. 4 Picket Line 1

Present, also, at Seabrook; John's Island; Petersburg Mine; Cape Fear; Fort Anderson; Wilmington.

notes.--Upon its organization, the command of the regiment was tendered to Colonel Drake, who was then a captain in the Forty-ninth New York Infantry. He was a graduate of Rochester University, a clergyman, and had left the pastorate of a Baptist Church in Westfield, N Y., at the first call for troops. The One Hundred and Twelfth was organized at Jamestown, N. Y., from companies raised in Chautauqua county, and was mustered into the United States service, September 1, 1862. The regiment embarked, September 16, 1862, for Fort Monroe, proceeding from there to Suffolk, Va., where it sustained a severe loss by disease. In June, 1863--then in Foster's Brigade of Getty's Division — the regiment marched up the Peninsula on a campaign memorable for the heat and long, rapid marches. In August, 1863, it went to Folly Island, S. C., taking part in the operations about Charleston Harbor; then, on February 23, 1864, sailed for Florida, encamping at Jacksonville until April 21st, when the Division embarked for the battle-fields of Virginia. Arriving at Yorktown, it was assigned to Drake's (2d) Brigade, Ames's (3d) Division, Tenth Corps, Army of the James, and soon after sailed up the James River to Bermuda Hundred, where it disembarked on the 6th of May. Lieutenant-Colonel Carpienter, a very popular officer, was mortally wounded at Drewry's Bluff (May 16th), and Colonel Drake, who was in command of the brigade, was killed at Cold Harbor, where, in an assault, the regiment lost 28 killed, 140 wounded, and 12 missing. At Chaffin's Farm, its casualty list showed 6 killed, 38 wounded, and 16 missing; and at Darbytown Road, 4 killed, 28 wounded, and 3 missing. In December, 1864, it sailed with Ames's Division to Fort Fisher, N. C., where it took a prominent part in the assault on that stronghold, and where Colonel Smith was killed.

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