War of the Rebellion: Serial 095 Page 0405 Chapter LVIII. CAPTURE OF FORT FISHER, N. C.

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Numbers 3. Return of casualties in the U. S. Forces engaged in the storming of Fort Fisher, N. C., January 15, 1865.

[Compiled from nominal list of casualties.]

Killed. Wounded. Missing.

Command Officer Men. Officer Men. Officer Men.

. s. s. s.

Twenty-

fourth

Army

Corps:

Headqua ....... ....... 1 ....... ....... ......

rters'

staff

First

Divisio

n:

Second

Brigade

:

6th ....... ....... 1 4 ....... ......

Connect

icut

7th ....... 1 1 4 ....... ......

Connect

icut

3rd New ....... 1 ....... 5 ....... ......

Hampshi

re

7th New ....... 2 ....... 8 ....... 4

Hampshi

re

Total ....... 4 2 21 ....... 4

Second

Divisio

n:

First

Brigade

:

3rd New ....... 5 2 10 ....... 2

York

112th ....... 10 2 29 ....... .......

New

York

117th 1 17 9 62 ....... ......

New

York

142nd 1 5 5 65 ....... 3

New

York

Total 2 37 18 166 ....... 5

Second

Brigade

:

47th ....... 2 1 13 ....... ......

New

York

48th 1 2 2 9 ....... .......

New

York

76th ....... 2 1 17 ....... 1

Pennsyl

vania

97th 1 3 7 31 ....... ......

Pennsyl

vania

203rd 4 36 5 141 ....... 1

Pennsyl

vania

Total 6 45 16 211 ....... 2

Third

Brigade

:

13th ....... 8 1 31 ....... .......

Indiana

4th New ....... ....... 1 17 ....... .......

Hampshi

re

115th 1 1 1 13 ....... 1

New

York

169th 1 5 3 30 ....... 1

New

York

Total 2 14 6 91 ....... 2

Divisio ....... ....... 4 ....... ....... .......

n staff

Grand 10 100 47 489 ....... 13

total*

Numbers 4. Reports of Byt. Brigadier General Cyrus B. Comstock, Aide-de-Camp to Lieutenant-General Grant.

FORT FISHER, January 16, 1865.

(Via Fortress Monroe, Va.)

After a careful reconnaissance on the 14th, it was decided to risk an assault on Fort Fisher; Pane's division, with Colonel Abbott's brigade, to hold our line, already strong across the peninsula and facing Wilmington, against Hoke, while Ames' division should assart on the

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*There was also 1 man killed and 4 wounded in the Twenty-seventh U. S. Colored Infantry (of the Third Brigade, Third Division, Twenty-fifth Corps) making an aggregate of 664 killed, wounded, and missing. One officer (Captain Reeves) and 4 men of the One hundred and twelfth New York Infantry and 1 man of the One hundred and forty-second New York Infantry, were wounded on January 14.

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