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One Hundred and Thirty-Seventh New York Infantry.

Greene's Brigade — Geary's Division--Twelfth Corps.

(1) Col. David Ireland, R. A. (Died). (2) Col. Koert Van Voorhes.

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 1 3 14
Company A 2 12 14   15 15 113
  B 1 11 12   12 12 128
  C   14 14   13 13 105
  D   11 11   16 16 103
  E 1 11 12   14 14 110
  F   13 13   16 16 121
  G 1 15 16   22 22 109
  H   10 10   17 17 104
  I 1 11 12   12 12 102
  K   12 12 2 13 15 102
Unassigned Co. (1865)   1 1   12 12  
Totals 6 121 127 4 163 167 1,111

127 killed == 11.4 per cent.

Total of killed and wounded, 490; died in Confederate prisons (previously included), 7.

battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W.
Chancellorsville, Va. 5 Pine Knob, Ga. 10
Gettysburg, Pa. 52 Nose's Creek, Ga. 1
Wauhatchie, Tenn. 31 Kenesaw Mountain, Ga. 1
Lookout Mountain, Tenn. 10 Peach Tree Creek, Ga. 12
Ringgold, Ga. 1 Atlanta, Ga. 1
Resaca, Ga. 1 Siege of Savannah, Ga. 2

Present, also, at Missionary Ridge; Rocky Face Ridge; Cassville; Lost Mountain; Sherman's March; The Carolinas; Averasboro.

notes.--Organized at Binghamton, N. Y., from companies raised in the Twenty-fourth Senatorial District,--Broome, Tompkins, and Tioga counties. Recruiting commenced August 15, 1862, the full regiment being mustcred into service on the 25th of the following month. Leaving Binghamton, two days later, 1,008 strong, it went to Harper's Ferry, arriving there on September 30, 1862. While there it was assigned to the Third Brigade, Second Division (Geary's), Twelfth Corps--the “White star” Division — in which it remained permanently. This regiment won special honors at Gettysburg, then in Greene's Brigade, which, alone and unassisted, held Culp's Hill during a critical period of that battle against a desperate attack of vastly superior force. The casualties in the One Hundred and Thirty-seventh at Gettysburg exceeded those of any other regiment in the Corps, amounting to 40 killed, 87 wounded, and 10 missing. The gallant defense of Culp's Hill by Greene's Brigade, and the terrible execution inflicted by its musketry on the assaulting column of the enemy form one of the most noteworthy incidents of the war. The Twelfth Corps left Virginia in September, 1863, and went to Tennessee, joining Grant's Army at Chattanooga. In the month following their arrival the regiment was engaged in the midnight battle at Wauhatchie, Tenn., where it lost 15 killed and 75 wounded; and, a few weeks later, fought with Hooker at Lookout Mountain in the famous “battle above the clouds;” casualties in that battle, 6 killed and 32 wounded. In April, 1864, the corps number was changed to the Twentieth, General Hooker being placed in command. A large accession was received from the Eleventh Corps, but Colonel Ireland and General Geary retained their respective commands. The One Hundred and Thirty-seventh shared in all the marches and battles of the Atlanta campaign, and then marched with Sherman to the Sea.

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