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first fought at Gettysburg in the famous Peach Orchard. One of the most remarkable losses in the war, both in numbers and percentage, occurred at Manassas, in Gen. Fitz John Porter's Corps, in the celebrated Duryee Zouaves (Fifth New York), of Warren's Brigade, Sykes' Division. General Sykes, in his official report, states that the regiment took 490 into action. It lost 79 killed, 170 wounded, and 48 missing; total, 297. Many of the missing were killed. The deaths from wounds increased th are given, with their companies, in Davenport's History of the Fifth New York. or 23 per cent. of those engaged, the greatest loss of life in any infantry regiment during the war, in any one battle. The regiment held an exposed position, and Gen. Warren states that when he endeavored to extricate them, they were unwilling to make backward movement. This is the regiment which, at Gaines' Mill, having been badly thinned, closed up its ranks and counted off anew with great coolness while expose
s immediately after the battle of Gettysburg, retaining the command until August 12th, when he was relieved by General Gouverneur K. Warren, who was ordered to take Hancock's place during the latter's absence. Warren had distinguished himself at GetWarren had distinguished himself at Gettysburg by his quick comprehension of the critical situation at Little Round Top, and by the energetic promptness with which he remedied the difficulty. He had also made a brilliant reputation in the Fifth Corps, and as the chief topographical officone which was noticeable for the dash with which officers and men fought, together with the superior ability displayed by Warren himself. He also commanded at Mine Run and Morton's Ford, the divisions at that time being under Generals Caldwell, Webb generals were Bartlett, Ayres, and Crawford. In March, 1864, the First Corps was transferred to the Fifth, and General G. K. Warren was assigned to the command. The First and Second Divisions of the Fifth Corps were consolidated, forming the Fir
rs being selected solely with reference to their ability. In addition to those from the National Military Academy, a large number were promoted from the ranks. Attached to the division of Regulars was an additional brigade, composed of volunteer regiments, which had demonstrated by their discipline and efficiency their fitness to be associated with the Regulars. Conspicuous among the volunteer regiments thus attached to the Regular Division was the Fifth New York, or Duryee Zouaves--General Warren's old regiment. Hancock's Division. But the hardest fighting and greatest loss of life occurred in the First Division of the Second Corps,--Hancock's old division — in which more men were killed and wounded than in any other division in the Union Army, east or west. Its losses aggregated 2,287 killed, 11,724 wounded, Including the mortally wounded. and 4,833 missing; total, 18,844. This division was the one which Richardson — its first commander — led on the Peninsula, and at <
Corps. (1) Col. Abram Duryee; Bvt. Major-Gen. U. S. V. (3) Col. Hiram Duryea; Bvt. Brig.-Gen. U. S. V. (2) Col. G. K. Warren, W. P., R. A.; Bvt. Major-Gen. U. S. A. (4) Col. Cleveland Winslow (Killed). companies. killed and died of wo3, 1862, leaving the State on September 20. The regiment joined the Army of the Potomac in November, and was assigned to Warren's (3d) Brigade, Sykes's (2d) Division, Fifth Corps. It was present with this command at Fredericksburg, where it was undtely to Washington. In November, 1862, it joined the Army of the Potomac at Snicker's Gap, Va., where it was assigned to Warren's Brigade, Sykes's Division, Fifth Corps, a division composed mostly of regulars. It marched with them to Fredericksburg 301. From inscription on monument at Gettysburg. During Grant's bloody campaign of 1864-5, the regiment fought in Warren's Fifth Corps, being actively engaged in all its battles. In December, 1864, the remnant of the Seventy-sixth New York
190 190 241 Grierson's Cavalry, A. T. Jan., ‘64 3d New Jersey 3 47 50 2 105 107 157 Custer's Cavalry, A. P.   Light Batteries.                   Aug., ‘61 1st N. J. Reenlisted and served through the war. Hexamer's   3 3   12 12 15   Sixth. Sept., ‘61 2d N. J. Reenlisted and served through the war. Beam's 1 8 9   23 23 32   Third. Sept., ‘63 3d N. J. Woerner's   8 8   4 4 12   Second. Sept., ‘63 4th N. J. Woodbury's   6 6   26 26 32   Tenth. Sept., ‘63 5th N. J. Warren's   2 2   26 26 28   Tenth.   Infantry.                   May, ‘61 1st New Jersey Reenlisted and served through the war. 9 144 153 1 90 91 244 Slocum's Sixth. May, ‘61 2d New Jersey 7 89 96 2 67 69 165 Slocum's Sixth. May, ‘61 3d New Jersey 9 148 157 1 80 81 238 Slocum's Sixth. Aug., ‘61 4th New Jersey Reenlisted and served through the war. 5 156 161 2 103 105 266 Slocum's Sixth. Aug., ‘61 5th New Jersey 12 126 138