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One Hundred and Eighteenth Pennsylvania Infantry.--“Corn Exchange regiment.”

Bartlett's Brigade — Griffin's Division--Fifth Corps.

(1) Col. Charles M. Prevost; Bvt. Brig. Gen. (2) Col. James Gwyn; 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             15
Company A   14 14   9 9 131
  B   12 12 1 7 7 117
  C   14 14   6 7 120
  D   11 11   14 14 123
  E 1 21 22   18 18 123
  F 2 12 14   9 9 125
  G 3 11 14   7 7 114
  H   7 7   15 15 128
  I   16 16   14 14 149
  K 3 14 17   12 12 131
Totals 9 132 141 1 111 112 1,276

141 killed == 11 per cent.

Total of killed and wounded, 502; died in Confederate prisons (previously included), 73.

battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W.
Shepherdstown, Va. 78 Totopotomoy, Va. 1
Fredericksburg, Va. 14 Bethesda Church, Va. 1
Chancellorsville, Va. 1 Cold Harbor, Va. 1
Gettysburg, Pa. 3 Weldon Railroad, Va. 1
Mine Run, Va. 1 Peeble's Farm, Va. 11
Wilderness, Va. 6 Dabney's Mills, Va. 1
Spotsylvania, Va. 11 Siege of Petersburg, Va. 5
Spotsylvania, Va., May 18, 1864 1 Hatcher's Run, March 29, 1865 1
Bowling Green, Va. 1 Gravelly Run, Va., March 31, 1865 1
North Anna, Va. 1 Five Forks, Va., April 1, 1865 1

Present, also, at Antietam; Rappahannock Station; Appomattox.

notes.--Known in the Corps as “the regiment that fought at Shepherdstown.” The One Hundred and Eighteenth had been in service less than three weeks when it marched on the field at Antietam. It was in the reserves there, but in the pursuit succeeding that victory it was given a place in the advance, and crossed the river at Shepherdstown Ford, close upon the enemy's rear. Advancing too far without proper support, it was attacked at a disadvantage by overpowering numbers, and forced back to the river, where, in addition to its previous loss, it had to recross the ford under a severe fire. Its casualties in this affair were 63 killed, 101 wounded, and 105 missing or prisoners, out of the 800, or thereabouts, who were engaged. Five officers were killed, and Colonel Prevost was wounded while waving the colors to encourage his men. This regiment was raised under the auspices of the Philadelphia Corn Exchange, which furnished the necessary aid and means; in addition, it paid a bounty of ten dollars to each recruit. The One Hundred and Eighteenth was under a heavy fire at Fredericksburg, then in Barnes's Brigade, its losses there amounting to 5 killed, 56 wounded, and 37 missing. At Gettysburg, the division was commanded by General Barnes, and the brigade by Colonel Tilton of the Twenty-second Mass. During the campaigns of 1864-65 it was in Bartlett's (3d) Brigade, Griffin's (1st) Division, and during that time was engaged in all the battles of the Fifth Corps. It was mustered out June 1st, 1865, having received upon its return a flattering reception from the Corn Exchange.

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