The 85th New York lost 222 men who died in Confederate prisons, the regiment having been captured at Plymouth, N. C.
, April 20, 1864.
The loss by disease, accidents, etc., in the 132d New York includes 31 men who were killed at Bachelor's Creek, N. C., May 26, 1 864, by an accidental explosion of torpedoes.
The 107th New York was the first regiment from the North
to organize under the second call and the first to arrive at Washington
, in acknowledgment of which it received a banner from the State
, and on its arrival at Washington
was greeted by a personal visit from the President
It was a fine regiment, and though its casualties were not among the largest, it made a splendid record for discipline and efficiency.
The 77th New York was also a fighting regiment, and sustained a loss in officers above that of the average.
The loss of officers in its brigade (7th Me., 43d N. Y., 49th N. Y., 77th N. Y., and 61st Pa.) was without a parallel in the war, the five regiments losing 72 officers killed in action.
The 144th sustained its loss in killed in the battles along the South Carolina
coast,--at John's Island
, James Island
, Siege of Wagner
, Deveaux Neck, and Honey Hill
, half of its loss occurring in the latter battle.
The 141st New York encountered its hardest fighting and severest losses at Resaca
and Peach Tree Creek
The following regiments failed to complete their organizations, and their numbers are accordingly vacant: the 17th Cavalry; 11th and 12th Heavy Artillery; 166th, 167th, 171st, 172d, 180th, 181st, and 183d Infantry.