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One Hundred and Forty-Fifth Pennsylvania Infantry.

Brooke's Brigade — Hancock's Division--Second Corps.

(1) Col. Hiram L. Brown; Bvt. Brig.-Gen. (2) Col. David B. Mccreary; 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       15
Company A 2 16 18   20 20 181
  B   11 11 1 23 24 138
  C   13 13 1 20 21 140
  D 3 30 33   17 17 151
  E 3 27 30   22 22 144
  F   18 18   31 31 115
  G 2 22 24 1 34 35 165
  H 1 21 22   16 16 140
  I 3 18 21   15 15 121
  K 3 11 14   16 16 146
Totals 18 187 205 3 214 217 1,456

205 killed == 14.1 per cent.

Total of killed and wounded, 651; died in Confederate prisons (previously included), 98.

battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W.
Fredericksburg, Va. 91 Cold Harbor, Va. 14
Chancellorsville, Va. 3 Petersburg, Va. (assault, 1864) 9
Gettysburg, Pa. 27 Siege of Petersburg, Va. 4
Auburn, Va. 2 Deep Bottom, Va. 3
Bristoe Station, Va. 5 Hatcher's Run, Va. 1
Spotsylvania, Va. 40 Petersburg, Va., March 25, 1865 2
Totopotomoy, Va. 2 Sutherland Station, Va. 2

Present, also, at Antietam; Mine Run; Wilderness; Po River; North Anna; Strawberry Plains; Ream's Station; White Oak Road; Sailor's Creek; Farmville; Appomattox.

notes.--Six companies were recruited in Erie County; the others, in Western Pennsylvania. Colonel Brown had already served with distinction in the Eighty-third Pennsylvania. The regiment left the State September 12th, arriving five days later on the field at Antietam. While at Harper's Ferry it was assigned to Caldwell's (1st) Brigade, Hancock's (1st) Division, Second Corps. At Fredericksburg it took eight companies into action, two companies having been detailed on the skirmish line. The eight companies lost 34 killed, 152 wounded, and 43 missing; a total of 229 out of 505 in action; the missing ones were wounded or killed. Nine of the line officers lost their lives in this bloody assault, and Colonel Brown received a serious wound. At Chancellorsville, Major John W. Patton was mortally wounded, and 112 of the men were captured at an outpost, having been left behind by the retreating army. The regiment fought at Gettysburg in the Fourth Brigade (Brooke's), taking part in the famous contest in the wheat field, where, with about 200 men in line, its casualties amounted to 10 killed, 66 wounded, and 8 missing. During the winter of 1863-4 the One Hundred and Forty-fifth occupied a camp, well-built, which combined a neat, tasteful appearance with substantial warmth and comfort. Fresh recruits were received and drilled, and it took the field in May, 1864, in efficient condition. A large number of the men were captured at Petersburg in June, 1864, which with previous losses left but few in line at the subsequent actions in which the Division was engaged. Its casualties at Spotsylvania were 23 killed, 103 wounded, and 46 captured or missing.

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