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One Hundred and Sixty-Fourth New York Infantry.

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

(1) Col. John E. Mcmahon (Died). (2) Col. James P. McMahon (Killed).
(3) Col. William De Lacey; 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 1 1 2 2 1 3 13
Company A 2 10 12   10 10 84
  B 2 13 15   9 9 86
  C   10 10   10 10 94
  D 1 4 5   10 10 82
  E   10 10 1 16 17 91
  F   13 13   11 11 87
  G 3 11 14   12 12 96
  H 1 6 7   20 20 101
  I   13 13   7 7 99
  K   15 15   20 20 95
Totals 10 106 116 3 126 129 928

116 killed==12.5 per cent.

Total of killed and wounded, 437; died in Confederate prisons (previously included), 69.

battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W.
Deserted House, Va. 1 Petersburg, Va. (assault, 1864) 14
Suffolk, Va. 2 Siege of Petersburg, Va. 7
Edenton Road, Va. 1 Ream's Station, Va. 7
Franklin, Va. 1 Boydton Road, Va. 1
Spotsylvania, Va., May 18, 1864 24 Fall of Petersburg, Va. 1
Cold Harbor, Va. 56 Salisbury Prison, N. C. 1

Present, also, at North Anna; Totopotomoy; Deep Bottom; Strawberry Plains; Hatcher's Run; Farmville Appomattox.

notes.--One of the four regiments forming the Corcoran Legion, a brigade composed, mostly, of Irish soldiers. The One Hundred and Sixty-fourth was recruited in New York, Brooklyn, Buffalo, and in the counties of Niagara and St. Lawrence. It was organized in New York City, and mustered into service on November 19, 1862. The Legion was ordered to the Peninsula soon after, where it was placed in the Seventh Corps. On the 29th of January, 1863, the brigade started on the Blackwater Expedition (General Corcoran commanding the Division), during which it saw its first fighting, at the affair known as the Deserted House. The gallant behavior of the Legion in this engagement elicited a General Order from Department Headquarters which was highly complimentary to the command. In April, 1863, it was actively engaged in the Siege of Suffolk. General Corcoran commanded the Legion up to the time of his death, which occurred at Fairfax, Va., December 22, 1863. From July, 1863, until May, 1864, the Legion was stationed near Washington, after which it joined Grant's army at Spotsylvania, where it was assigned to Gibbon's (2d) Division, Second Corps. At Cold Harbor it was in the assaulting column, and succeeded in carrying the portion of the enemy's works in its immediate front, but with a heavy loss in men and officers. Seven officers of the regiment were killed in that assault, including Colonel McMahon, who was shot down after having with his own hands planted the regimental colors on the Confederate works; the regiment, however, was obliged to fall back, owing to the failure at other points of the line, having lost 16 killed, 59 wounded, and 82 missing. The Legion was commanded at Spotsylvania by Colonel Murphy (182d N. Y.), who afterwards fell mortally wounded at Dabney's Mills. The casualties in the regiment at Spotsylvania were 12 killed, 66 wounded, and 14 missing; total, 92. Mustered out July 15, 1865.

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