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One Hundred and Fortieth Pennsylvania Infantry.

Zook's Brigade — Caldwell's Division--Second Corps.

(1) Colonel Richard P. Roberts (Killed). (2) Colonel John Fraser; 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       13
Company A 1 18 19   11 11 114
  B   15 15   24 24 126
  C 2 25 27 1 8 9 112
  D   24 24   12 12 108
  E 1 12 13   18 18 101
  F 1 23 24   6 6 116
  G 3 19 22   12 12 103
  H 1 25 26   9 9 129
  I   13 13   14 14 109
  K   13 13   13 13 101
Totals 10 188 198 1 127 128 1,132

198 killed == 17.4 per cent.

Total of killed and wounded, 732; died in Confederate prisons (previously included), 28.

battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W.
Chancellorsville, Va. 15 Totopotomoy, Va. 10
Gettysburg, Pa. 61 Cold Harbor, Va. 8
Mine Run, Va. 1 Petersburg, Va. 14
Bristoe Station, Va. 1 Deep Bottom, Va. 5
Wilderness, Va. 8 Ream's Station, Va. 1
Corbin's Bridge, Va. 4 Hatcher's Run, Va. 4
Po River, Va. 5 Sailor's Creek, Va. 1
Spotsylvania, Va. 52 Farmville, Va. 5
North Anna, Va. 3    

Present, also, at Strawberry Plains; Appomattox.

notes.--The One Hundred and Fortieth sustained the greatest percentage of loss in action of any regiment from Pennsylvania. It was recruited in the western counties, and left the State September 10, 1862. It was stationed awhile in Maryland, and during the following winter it occupied quarters at Falmouth, Va., having been assigned to Zook's (3d) Brigade, Hancock's (1st) Division. On April 28, 1863, it broke camp to march to Chancellorsville. In that, its first battle, it lost 7 killed, 28 wounded, and 9 missing. General Caldwell, who succeeded Hancock, commanded the division at Gettysburg. Arriving on that field, the division moved into the “whirling vortex” of death in the wheat-field where it stubbornly contested the Confederate advance until half the division lay dead or wounded on the field. General Zook was killed; Colonel Roberts, who succeeded him in command of the brigade, also fell dead. The loss of the regiment was 37 killed, 144 wounded, and 60 missing; a total of 241 out of the 589 who were engaged. Desperate as the fighting had been at Gettysburg, the regiment encountered at Spotsylvania an equally heavy loss, and with less men in line. It was engaged in Hancock's grand charge on May 12th, and in all the other actions of the Second Corps about Spotsylvania, its losses there amounting to 34 killed, 126 wounded, and 9 missing. General Miles commanded the division at Farmville, where the Second Corps and the One Hundred and Fortieth fought their last battle. In this final engagement the regiment met with a severe loss; two officers were among the killed, falling with the goal of a safe return full in sight.

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