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Seventh Michigan Infantry.

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

(1) Col. Ira A. Grosvenor. (3) Col. Norman J. Hall; W. P., R. A.
(2) Col. Henry Baxter; Bvt. Major-Gen. (4) Col. George W. Lapoint.

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 18
Company A 1 19 20   12 12 110
  B 1 23 24 1 18 19 131
  C 1 22 23   22 22 132
  D 1 19 20 1 16 17 134
  E 1 18 19   21 21 116
  F   18 18   18 18 117
  G 2 19 21 1 18 19 142
  H   16 16   16 16 129
  I 1 20 21   19 19 132
  K 2 23 25   24 24 154
Totals 11 197 208 3 186 189 1,315

208 killed == 15.8 per cent.

Total of killed and wounded, 729; died in Confederate prisons (previously included), 42.

battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W.
Fair Oaks, Va. 22 Totopotomoy, Va. 9
Seven Days Battle, Va. 23 Cold Harbor, Va. 6
Antietam, Md. 59 Siege of Petersburg, Va. 7
Fredericksburg, Va. 11 Strawberry Plains, Va. 1
Fredericksburg, Va. (1863) 1 Deep Bottom, Va. 4
Gettysburg, Pa. 27 Ream's Station, Va. 3
Mine Run, Va. 1 Boydton Road, Va. 2
Wilderness, Va. 14 Hatcher's Run, Va. 2
Spotsylvania, Va. 12 Farmville, Va. 2
North Anna, Va. 1 Salisbury Prison, N. C. 1

Present, also, at Yorktown; West Point; Peach Orchard; Savage Station; Glendale; Malvern Hill; Chancellorsville; Bristoe Station; Sailor's Creek; Appomattox.

notes.--There was not a more gallant deed performed during the war than that of the Seventh Michigan when it led the forlorn hope across the river at Fredericksburg, December 11, 1862. The Engineers had tried for hours to lay a pontoon bridge under the fire of the sharpshooters who were safely posted in the buildings which lined the opposite bank. The pontoniers laid their bridge two-thirds across, but abandoned it, many of the men having been shot down while at work. A heavy artillery fire having failed to dislodge the enemy, a call was made for volunteers to cross in boats and drive away the enemy's riflemen. In response, the men of the Seventh seized some empty pontoons, pushed them into the water, and springing into them rowed rapidly across, some of the Engineers assisting at the oars. Leaping ashore, the Seventh drove the enemy from the rifle-pits and houses. The Nineteenth and Twentieth Massachusetts regiments followed quickly in other boats and the position was held. The move was made so boldly and rapidly that the gallant regiment sustained but small loss; Lieutenant-Colonel Baxter, who led the regiment, was wounded while crossing in one of the boats. At Antietam,--in Sedgwick's Division — the regiment lost 39 killed, 178 wounded, and 4 missing; total, 221. It took 14 officers and 151 men into the fight at Gettysburg, losing 21 killed, and 44 wounded; Lieutenant-Colonel Amos E. Steele, Jr., who was in command in that battle, was killed.

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