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Willich's1 (1ST) Brigade.

Wood's (3D) Division, Fourth Corps.

  Killed and Died of Wounds.
25th Illinois 83
35th Illinois 109
89th Illinois 133
32d Indiana 171
68th Indiana 39
8th Kansas 105
15th Ohio 179
49th Ohio 202
15th Wisconsin 94
 
Total (during the war) 1,115

Harker's (3D) Brigade.

Sheridan's (2D) Division, Fourth Corps.

  Killed and Died of Wounds.
22d Illinois Infantry 147
27th Illinois Infantry 112
42d Illinois Infantry 181
51st Illinois Infantry 115
79th Illinois Infantry 85
3d Kentucky Infantry 109
64th Ohio Infantry 114
65th Ohio Infantry 126
125th Ohio Infantry2 118
 
Total (during the war) 1,107

The greatest percentage of loss in any brigade, in any one action during the war, occurred at Gettysburg, in Harrow's (1st) Brigade, Gibbon's (2d) Division, Second Corps. Its loss, as officially reported, was:--

  Killed. Wounded.3 Missing. Aggregate.
19th Maine 29 166 4 199
15th Massachusetts 23 97 28 148
1st Minnesota 50 173 1 224
82d New York (2d N. Y. S. M.) 45 132 15 192
 
Total 147 568 48 763

The four regiments took 1,246 officers and men into action — a loss of 61 per cent.4

At Stone's River, the Regular Brigade (15th, 16th, 18th, 19th United States Infantry), of Rousseau's Division, Fourteenth Corps, lost 94 killed, 489 wounded, and 47 missing; total, 630, out of 1,566 engaged.

1 Willich was wounded at Resaca, and succeeded by Col. William H. Gibson.

2 Transferred subsequently to the First Brigade.

3 Including the mortally wounded.

4 The Iron Brigade, also, lost 61 per cent, at Gettysburg; but the loss includes 267, captured or missing.

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