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One Hundred and Forty-Seventh New York Infantry.

Cutler's Brigade — Wadsworth's Division--First Corps.

(1) Col. Andrew S. Warner. (2) Col. John G. Butler. (3) Col. Francis C. Miller.

companies. killed and died of wounds. died of disease, accidents, in Prison, &c. Total Enrollment.
Officers. Men. Total. Officers. Men. Total.
Field and Staff             15
Company A   19 19   14 14 211
  B   17 17   18 18 215
  C   20 20   20 20 212
  D 2 11 13 1 19 20 201
  E 2 12 14   20 20 207
  F 2 12 14 1 26 27 203
  G   25 25   10 10 212
  H   7 7   26 26 200
  I 2 9 11   11 11 214
  K 1 22 23   11 11 212
Totals 9 154 163 2 175 177 2,102

Total of killed and wounded, 581; died in Confederate prisons (previously included), 62.

battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W.
Fitz Hugh's Crossing, Va. 2 Cold Harbor, Va. 1
Gettysburg, Pa. 76 Petersburg Assault, Va., June 16-17, 1864 15
Haymarket, Va. 1 Siege of Petersburg, Va. 5
Mine Run, Va. 2 Weldon Railroad, Va. 5
Wilderness, Va. 28 Hatcher's Run, Va. 6
Spotsylvania, Va. 11 White Oak Road, Va. 2
North Anna, Va. 2 Five Forks, Va. 4
Bethesda Church, Va. 2 Picket Line 1

Present, also, at Chancellorsville; Totopotomoy; Boydton Road; Hicksford; Chapel House; Appomattox.

notes.--The One Hundred and Forty-seventh was organized in the city of Oswego, N. Y., from companies recruited in Oswego county, and was mustered into service on September 23, 1862. Its first casualties in battle occurred May 29, 1863, in the affair at Fitz Hugh's Crossing below Fredericksburg, one of the preliminary movements of the Chancellorsville campaign. The regiment, under command of Lieutenant-Colonel Miller, then marched to Gettysburg. The brigade — Cutler's — was the first infantry to arrive on that field, and to it fell the honor of opening that famous battle, the first volley coming from the rifles of the Fifty-sixth Pennsylvania.1 When Cutler's troops were forced back, the order to retire failed to reach the One Hundred and Forty-seventh, as Colonel Miller fell wounded and senseless just as he received it, and so the gallant band, under Major Harney, continued to hold their ground. A temporary success near by enabled them to retire in good order; but not all of them, for of the 380 who entered that fight, 76 were killed or mortally wounded, 146 were wounded, and 79 were missing; total, 301.2

During Grant's bloody campaign of 1864-5, the regiment fought in Warren's Fifth Corps, being actively engaged in all its battles. In December, 1864, the remnant of the Seventy-sixth New York infantry was transferred to the One Hundred and Forty-seventh New York.

1 This honor is also claimed by the Fourteenth Brooklyn, of the same brigade; but, after listening attentively to an exhaustive argument, made on the ground, and in which both parties were ably represented by surviving participants, the evidence appeared to favor the Fifty-sixth Pennsylvania.

2 From inscription on monument at Gettysburg.

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