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One Hundred and Seventeenth New York Infantry.

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

(1) Col. William R. Pease, W. P., R. A.; Bvt. Brig.-Gen. (2) Col. Alvin White. (3) Col. Rufus Daggett; 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             16
Company A 2 10 12   11 11 136
  B 1 10 11 1 14 15 143
  C   10 10   10 10 139
  D 1 11 12   14 14 145
  E   12 12   11 11 134
  F 2 11 13   12 12 152
  G 1 10 11   14 14 145
  H   14 14   12 12 133
  I   15 15   17 17 155
  K   20 20   20 20 147
Totals 7 123 130 1 135 136 1,445

Total of killed and wounded, 479; died in Confederate prisons (previously included), 19.

battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W.
Morris Island, S. C. 1 Siege of Petersburg, Va. 23
Drewry's Bluff, Va. 25 Chaffin's Farm, Va. 28
Cold Harbor, Va. 4 Darbytown Road, Va., Oct. 27, 1864 11
Petersburg, Va. (assault 1864) 8 Fort Fisher, N. C. 30

Present, also, at the Siege of Suffolk; Battery Wagner; Seabrook; John's Island; Swift Creek; Petersburg Mine; Bermuda Hundred; Fort Anderson; Wilmington.

notes.--Organized in Oneida county in August, 1862. It was stationed at Tennallytown, Md., until April, 1863, when it went to Suffolk, Va. After participating in the Peninsular campaign of 1863, it joined the troops on Folly Island, S. C., where it took part in the siege of Fort Wagner and the operations about Charleston Harbor. In April, 1864, the One Hundred and Seventeenth sailed for Virginia, and joined the Army of the James, having been assigned to the First Brigade, Second Division (Turner's), Tenth Corps. It landed at Bermuda Hundred on the 6th of May, and ten days later it was hotly engaged at Drewry's Bluff, where Colonel White was wounded. Loss: 20 killed, 62 wounded, and 7 missing. At Chaffin's Farm the regiment fought gallantly, losing 15 killed, 76 wounded, and 33 missing. At the battle on the Darbytown Road, October 27, 1864--still in the First Brigade (General Curtis's), Second Division (General Foster's)--the regiment sustained a loss of 6 killed, 42 wounded, and 4 missing; total, 52. In December the Tenth Corps was discontinued, and Curtis's Brigade was placed in Ames's (2d) Division of the Twenty-fourth Corps. On December 7, 1864, the regiment sailed with Butler's Expedition to Fort Fisher, N. C., where it disembarked; Captain Stevens, with Companies H, and B, made a short reconnoissance in which they intercepted and captured a battalion of 230 men belonging to the Fourth North Carolina Reserves. The troops re-embarking returned to Virginia, but were immediately ordered back to Fort Fisher, this second expedition being under the command of General Terry, under whose direction a successful assault was made, in which the One Hundred and Seventeenth took a conspicuous part and sustained a heavy loss. After sharing in Terry's North Carolina campaign of 1865,--then in Daggett's (1st) Brigade, Ames's (2d) Division, Tenth Corps,--the regiment was left on duty at Raleigh, N. C., where it was mustered out on June 9, 1865. The recruits and reenlisted men (about 250) were transferred to the Fortieth New York. While at Cold Harbor the regiment with its brigade was attached for a short time to the Eighteenth Corps, but the arrangement was only a temporary one.

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