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Ninety-Seventh Pennsylvania Infantry.

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

(1) Col. Henry R. Guss. (2) Col. Galusha Pennypacker; Bvt. Major-Gen. (3) Col. John Wainwright; Bvt. Major-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       16
Company A   13 13   15 15 217
  B   8 8   23 23 194
  C   13 13 1 25 26 213
  D 2 12 14   12 12 181
  E   10 10   27 27 221
  F   25 25   15 15 193
  G 1 10 11   23 23 195
  H   15 15   16 16 216
  I 1 9 10 1 16 17 163
  K 1 14 15   12 12 195
Totals 6 130 136 2 184 186 2,004

Total of killed and wounded, 519; died in Confederate prisons (previously included), 20.

Of the 1,039 originally enrolled, 104 were killed, and 117 died of disease.

battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W.
James's Island, S. C. 4 Petersburg, Va. 5
Morris Island, S. C. 4 Petersburg Trenches, Va. 14
Ware Bottom Church Va., May 18, 1864 14 Petersburg Mine, Va. 11
Bermuda Hundred, Va., May 20, 1864 56 Strawberry Plains, Va. 10
Bermuda Hundred, Va., August 25, 1864 2 Chaffin's Farm, Va. 2
Picket, S. C., April, 1863 1 Darbytown Road, Va., Oct. 27, 1864 2
Picket, Va., August 25, 1864 1 Fort Fisher, N. C. 9
Cold Harbor, Va. 1    

Present, also, at John's Island, S. C.; Fort Wagner, S. C.; Swift Creek, Va.; Drewry's Bluff, Va.; Wilmington, N. C.

notes.--Eight companies were recruited in Chester County, and the others in Delaware. It left the State November, 1861, going to Fort Monroe, and thence to Port Royal, S. C. It remained in that Department sixteen months, during which it made several expeditions along the Florida and Georgia coast, and was under fire in some minor engagements. It took part in the operations about Charleston Harbor, and in the grand assault on Fort Wagner, in which affair it was in Stevenson's Brigade of reserves. In April, 1863, it left Fernandina, Fla., and sailed for Virginia, where it joined the Army of the James,--having been assigned to White's (1st) Brigade, Ames's (3d) Division, Tenth Corps. In the fighting at Green Plains, near Bermuda Hundred, May 18th and 20th, it lost 29 killed, 186 wounded, and 22 captured or missing; total, 237; seven color bearers were shot, and Colonel Pennypacker was wounded three times. The regiment occupied an exposed position in the trenches before Petersburg, and lost men almost daily during the siege,--in addition to those lost in the fighting at the Mine Explosion. It had in the meanwhile been transferred to the Second Division, in which it afterwards remained without further change. Colonel Pennypacker commanded the brigade at Chaffin's Farm, where he was again wounded. He led the brigade, also, in its victorious assault at Fort Fisher, where he received another serious wound while planting the colors of the Ninty-seventh on the enemy's inner line of works.

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