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three years; mustered in as Sergeant,
Company K, this regiment, September 9,
1862; promoted First Sergeant, Septem-
ber 27, 1862; mustered in as Second Lieu-
tenant, September 29, 1862; as First Lieu-
tenant, Company C, November 19, 1863;
as Captain, June 28, 1864; appointed Cap-
tain and Aide-de-Camp, U. S. Volunteers,
June 10, 1865; Major, U. S. Volunteers,
by brevet, from April 9, 1865; commis-
sioned Second Lieutenant, November 7,
1862, with rank from September 29, 1862,
vice Charles Rogers, resigned; First
Lieutenant, November 25, 1863, with rank
from November 19, 1863, vice S. C.
Beecher, promoted; Captain, August 12,
1864, with rank from June 28, 1864, vice
E. Rogers, promoted.

MARSH, HENRY N., age 18 years; en-
rolled August 22, 1862, at Brooklyn to
serve three years; mustered in as Cor-
poral, Company C, September 9, 1862;
promoted Sergeant, prior to April 10,
1863; mustered in as First Lieutenant,



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Company D, September 10, 1864; as Cap-
tain, Company G, January 28, 1865; mus-
tered out with company, June 19, 1865, at
Richmond, Va. ; commissioned First Lieu-
tenant, August 12, 1864, with rank from
June 28, 1864, vice J. O. Cummings, pro-
moted; Captain, January 20, 1865, with
rank from December 2, 1864, vice F. H.
Stafford, discharged.

McCLOSKEY, WILLIAM, age 28 years;
enrolled August 29, 1862, at Brooklyn to
serve three years ; mustered in as Private,
Company K, September 9, 1862; as First
Lieutenant, January 5, 1865; mustered out
with company, June 19, 1865, at Rich-
mond, Va. ; commissioned First Lieuten-
ant, November 30, 1864, with rank from
November 29, 1864, vice W. H. Alexan-
der, Jr., killed in action.

McCOMB, GEORGE W., age 24 years;
enrolled August 12, 1862, at Brooklyn
to serve three years; mustered in as Sec-
ond Lieutenant, Company A, September

9, 1862; as First Lieutenant, January 19,
1863; as Captain, Company H, Decem-
ber i, 1864; mustered out with company,
June 19, 1865, at Richmond, Va.; com-
missioned Second Lieutenant, September

10, 1862, with rank from September 9,
1862, original; First Lieutenant, January
7, 1863, with rank from December 26,
1862, vice T. Miller, promoted; Captain,
December 30, 1864, with rank from De-
cember i, 1864, vice J. W. Swift, killed
in action.

McCORMICK, WILLIAM L., age 22
years; enrolled August 12, 1862, at
Brooklyn to serve three years; mustered
in as First Lieutenant, Company E, Sep-
tember 9, 1862; wounded in action, June
3, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va.; mustered in
as Captain, September 6, 1864; mustered
out with company, June 19, 1865, at Rich-
mond, Va.; commissioned First Lieuten-
ant, September 10, i?&2, with rank from
September 9, 1862, original; Captain, De-
cember i, 1864, with rank from Septem-
ber 3, 1864, vice D. W. Haynes, dis-
charged.

MIDDLETON, BENJAMIN F., age 19
years; enrolled April 18, 1861, at Brook-
lyn to serve three years; mustered in as
Corporal, Company E, 84th Infantry, May
23. 1861; promoted Sergeant, no date;
wounded in action, July 21, 1861, at Bull



Run, Va. ; discharged; again enrolled at
Brooklyn to serve three years, and mus-
tered in as Second Lieutenant, Company
C, this regiment, September 9, 1862; as
First Lieutenant, Company G, October
18, 1863; wounded in action, June 2, 1864,
at Cold Harbor, Va.; killed in action,
September 29, 1864, at Fort Harrison,
Chaffin's Farm, Va.; commissioned Sec-
ond Lieutenant, September 10, 1862, with
rank from September 9, 1862, original;
First Lieutenant, October 6, 1863, with
rank from August 13, 1863, vice D. W.
Haynes, promoted.

MILLER, THEODORE, age 26 years; en-
rolled August 12, 1862, at Brooklyn to
serve three years ; mustered in as First
Lieutenant, Company A, September 9,
1862; as Captain, January 19, 1863; as
Major, March 14, 1865 ; mustered out with
regiment, June 19, 1865, at Richmond, Va, ;
commissioned First Lieutenant, September
10, 1862, with rank from September 9,
1862, original ; Captain, January 8, 1863,
with rank from December 26, 1862, vice
G. Bogart, resigned; Major, February 28,
1865, with rank from February 3, 1865,
vice E. Rogers, discharged.

MORRIS, ANDREW, age 37 years; en-
rolled at Brooklyn to serve three years,
and mustered in as Major, September 9,
1862; discharged, August 13, 1863; com-
missioned Major, September 9, 1862, with
rank of same date, original.

MULCAHY, THOMAS, age 37 years; en-
rolled September 7, 1862, at Brooklyn to
serve three years; mustered in as Captain,
Company K, September 9, 1862; as Major,
August 14, 1863 ; as Lieutenant-Colonel,
June 30, 1864; mustered out with regi-
ment, June 19, 1865, at Richmond, Va. ;
Brigadier-General, U. S. Volunteers, by
brevet, from March 13, 1865; commis-
sioned Captain, September 10, 1862, with
rank from September 9, 1862, original;
Major, September 14, 1863, with rank
from August 13, 1863, vice A. Morris, re-
signed; Lieutenant-Colonel, June 30, 1864,
with rank from June 3, 1864, vice E.
Perry, killed in action.

NOYES, MOSES G., age 37 years; en-
rolled August 26, 1862, at Brooklyn to
serve three years ; mustered in as Private,
Company I, September 9, 1862 ; as First
Lieutenant and Adjutant, August 2, 1864;



REGISTERS AND SKETCHES OF ORGANIZATIONS



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died of chronic diarhoea, August 3, 1864,
at hospital, Point of Rocks, Va. ; commis-
sioned First Lieutenant and Adjutant, Au-
gust 22, 1864, with rank from August 7,

1864, vice J. H. Styles, discharged.
O'BEIRNE, PATRICK HENRY, age 31

years; enrolled at Albany to serve three
years, and mustered in as First Lieuten-
ant and Quartermaster, August i, 1862;
mustered out with regiment, June 19,

1865, a t Richmond, Va. ; commissioned
First Lieutenant and Quartermaster, Sep-
tember 10, 1862, with rank from August
i, 1862, original.

PACKARD, JOSEPH W., age 42 years;
enrolled August 19, 1862, at Brooklyn to
serve three years ; mustered in as First
Sergeant, Company F, September 9, 1862;
as Second Lieutenant, Company C, No-
vember i, 1863 ; wounded in action, July
25, 1864, before Petersburg, Va- ; mus~
tered in as First Lieutenant, Company E,
February 18, 1865 ; as Captain, Company
B, March 25, 1865 ; mustered out with com-
pany, June 19, 1865. at Richmond, Va. ;
commissioned Second Lieutenant, October
6, 1863, with rank from August 13, 1863,
vice B. F. Middleton, promoted; First
Lieutenant, December 30, 1864, with rank
from December i, 1864, vice W. L.
McCormick, promoted; Captain, Febru-
ary 28, 1865, with rank from January 4,
1865, vice J. H. B. Smith, discharged.

PAYNE, JR., JAMES S., age 21 years ; en-
rolled August 28, 1862, in Suffolk county
to serve three years ; mustered in as Ser-
geant, Company I, September 9, 1862;
wounded in action, September 29, 1864,
near Fort Harrison, Chamn's Farm, Va. ;
mustered in as First Lieutenant, January
4, 1865 ; mustered out with company, June
19, 1865, at Richmond, Va. ; commissioned
First Lieutenant, February 28, 1865, with
rank from January 4, 1865, vice J. W.
Packard, promoted.

PELLETREAU, WILLIAM, age 26 years;
enrolled August 22, 1862, at Brooklyn to
serve three years ; mustered in as Ser-
geant, Company F, September 9, 1862;
promoted First Sergeant, November 2,
1863 ; mustered in as First Lieutenant, De-
cember i, 1864; mustered out with com-
pany, June 19, 1865, at Richmond, Va. ;
commissioned First Lieutenant, December
30, 1864, with rank from December I,



1864, vice H. M. Bragg, promoted Cap-
tain and Aide-de-Camp, U. S. Volunteers.

PERKINS, EDWARD H., Private, Com-
pany C, /6th Ohio Infantry ; commis-
sioned, not mustered, First Lieutenant,
this regiment, December 30, 1864, with
rank from December I, 1864, vice B. F.
Middleton, killed in action.

PERRY, EDGAR, age 23 years; enrolled
September 6, 1862, at Brooklyn to serve
three years ; mustered in as Captain, Com-
pany F, September 9, 1862 ; as Lieutenant-
Colonel, August 14, 1863; killed in action,
June 2, 1864, at Cold Harbor, Va. ; com-
missioned Captain, September 10, 1862,
with rank from September 9, 1862, orig-
inal ; Lieutenant-Colonel, August 22, 1863,
with rank from July 29, 1863, vice S. H.
Roberts, promoted.

PHILLIPS, BENJAMIN, age 24 years; en-
rolled September 6, 1862, at Brooklyn to
serve three years ; mustered in as Captain,
Company I, September 9, 1862 ; mustered
out with company, June 19, 1865, at Rich-
mond, Va. ; commissioned Captain, Sep-
tember 10, 1862, with rank from Septem-
ber 9, 1862, original.

PHILLIPS, HOWARD W., late First
Lieutenant, 6jth Infantry; enrolled June
19, 1862, at Brooklyn to serve three years;
mustered in as Captain, Company E, this
regiment, September 9. 1862; discharged,
August 16, 1863 ; commissioned Captain,
September 10, 1862, with rank from Sep-
tember 9, 1862, original.

PHILPS, GEORGE P., age 33 years; en-
rolled August 25, 1862, at Brooklyn to
serve three years; mustered in as Cor-
poral, Company I, September 9, 1862; pro-
moted First Sergeant, prior to October,
1864; mustered out with company, June
19, 1865, at Richmond, Va. ; commissioned,
not mustered, Second Lieutenant, Febru-
ary 10, 1865, with rank from January I,

1865, vice A. W. Johnson, discharged:
First Lieutenant, not mustered, May 31,
1865, with rank from February 21, 1865,
vice G. B. Cooley, dismissed.

PICKARD, WILLIAM, age 34 years; en-
rolled August 21, 1862, at Brooklyn to
serve three years ; mustered in as First
Sergeant, Company B, September 9, 1862;
as Second Lieutenant, November i, 1863;
discharged, March 20, 1865; commis-



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sioned Second Lieutenant, September 5,
1863, with rank from August 29, 1863,
vice G. B. Cooley, promoted.

ROBERTS, SAMUEL H., age 41 years;
enrolled at Brooklyn to serve three years,
and mustered in as Lieutenant-Colonel,
September 9, 1862; as Colonel, August
25, 1863; mustered out with regiment,
June 19, 1865, at Richmond, Va.; Briga-
dier-General, U. S. Volunteers, by bre-
vet, from October 28, 1864; commissioned
Lieutenant-Colonel, September 10, 1862,
with rank from September 9, 1862, orig-
inal; Colonel, August 22, 1863, with rank
from July 29, 1863, vice A. Conk, re-
signed.

ROGERS, CHARLES, age 24 years; en-
rolled September 7, 1862, at Brooklyn
to serve three years; mustered in as Sec-
ond Lieutenant, Company K, September
9, 1862; discharged, September 29, 1862;
commissioned Second Lieutenant, Sep-
tember 10, 1862, with rank from Septem-
ber 9, 1862, original.

ROGERS, EMBRE, age 31 years; enrolled
August 8, 1862, at Brooklyn to serve
three years; mustered in as Captain, Com-
pany D, September 9, 1862; as Major,
August 24, 1864; discharged for disability,
February 3, 1865; commissioned Captain,
September 10, 1862, with rank from Sep-
tember 9, 1862, original; Major, August
12, 1864, with rank from June 28, 1864,
vice Thomas Mulcahy, promoted.

SKIDMORE, ALBERT F., age 34 years;
enrolled at Brooklyn to serve three years,
and mustered in as Chaplain, September
9, 1862; discharged, January 28, 1864;
commissioned Chaplain, September 10,
1862, with rank from September 9, 1862,
original.

SMITH, JOHN H. B., age 27 years; en-
rolled August 9, 1862, at Brooklyn to
serve three years; mustered in as First
Lieutenant, Company B, September 9,
1862; as Captain, September 29, 1863;
wounded in action, June 24, 1864, in front
of Petersburg, Va.; discharged for dis-
ability, January 4, 1865; commissioned
First Lieutenant, September 10, 1862, with
rank from September 9, 1862, original;
Captain, September 5, 1863, with rank
from August 29, 1863, vice T. H. Lunney,
resigned.



SPENCER, AUGUSTUS J., age 21 years;
enrolled September 6, 1862, at Brooklyn
to serve three years; mustered in as Sec-
ond Lieutenant, Company F, September 9,
1862; discharged for disability, August 21,
1863; subsequent service in 28th Militia;
commissioned Second Lieutenant, Sep-
tember 10, 1862, with rank from Septem-
ber 9, 1862, original.

STAFFORD, FREDERICK H., age 22
years; enrolled September 6, 1862, at
Brooklyn to serve three years; mustered
in as First Lieutenant, Company F, Sep-
tember 9, 1862; as Captain, Company G,
December 16, 1863; dismissed, September
2, 1864; dismissal revoked, and honorably
discharged, to date September 2, 1864;
commissioned First Lieutenant, Septem-
ber 10, 1862, with rank from September
9, 1862, original; Captain, November 25,
1863, with rank from November 19, 1863,
vice J. A. Jones, resigned.

STRONG, RICHARD P., age 19 years;
enrolled at New York city to serve three
months, and mustered in as Private, Com-
pany H, 71 st Militia, April 20, 1861;
mustered out, July 30, 1861; again en-
rolled September 5, 1862, at Brooklyn to
serve three years; mustered in as Second
Lieutenant, Company H, this regiment,
September 9, 1862; transferred to Signal
Corps, U. S. Volunteers, June n, 1863;
commissioned Second Lieutenant, Sep-
tember 10, 1862, with rank from Septem-
ber 9, 1862, original.

STYLES, JOHN H., late First Lieutenant,
$4th Infantry; enrolled at Brooklyn to
serve three years, and appointed First
Lieutenant and Adjutant, this regiment,
August i, 1862; mustered in, Septem-
ber 9, 1862; discharged for disability,
July 30, 1864; subsequent service in 56th
Militia; commissioned First Lieutenant
and Adjutant, September 10, 1862, with
rank from August I, 1862, original.

SWIFT, JOHN WILLIAM, late First
Lieutenant, 52d Militia; mustered in as
Captain, Company F, this regiment, Oc-
tober 27, 1863; killed in action, Septem-
ber 29, 1864, at Chaffin's Farm, Va. ; com-
missioned Captain, October 15, 1863, with
rank from July 29, 1863, vice E. Perry,
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REGISTERS AND SKETCHES OF ORGANIZATIONS



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THOMPSON, JOHN HARRY, late Sur-
geon, U. S. Volunteers ; mustered in as
Surgeon, this regiment, August 19, 1862;
discharged for disability, December 19,
1863 ; commissioned Surgeon, September
10, 1862, with rank from August 19, 1862,
original.

WATSON, JAMES L., age 42 years; en-
rolled at Brooklyn to serve three years,
and mustered in as Assistant Surgeon,
September i, 1862; discharged, Novem-
ber 27, 1863; subsequent service in H5th
Infantry; commissioned Assistant Sur-
geon, September 10, 1862, with rank from
August 30, 1862, original.

WILSON, JAMES S., age 35 years; en-
rolled September 5, 1862, at Brooklyn to
serve three years; mustered in as First
Lieutenant, Company H, September 9,
1862; discharged, March 17, 1864; again
mustered in as First Lieutenant, Com-
pany G, October 18, 1864; mustered out
with company, June 19, 1865, at Rich-
mond, Va.; commissioned First Lieuten-
ant, September 10, 1862, with rank from



September 9, 1862, original; recommis-
sioned First Lieutenant, September 28,
1864, with rank of same date, vice A. V.
Bergen, discharged.

WORTH, JACOB, age 24 years; enrolled
August 9, 1862, at Brooklyn to serve
three years; mustered in as Second Lieu-
tenant, Company B, September 9, 1862;
discharged, January 23, 1863; commis-
sioned Second Lieutenant, September 10,
1862, with rank from September 9, 1862,
original.

WORTH, LEWIS, age 18 years; enrolled
August 22, 1862, at Brooklyn to serve
three years ; mustered in as Private, Com-
pany B, September 9, 1862; promoted
Corporal, prior to January 20, 1863; re-
turned to ranks, March 20, 1865; mus-
tered out with company, June 19, 1865, at
Richmond, Va. ; Captain, N. Y. Volun-
teers, by brevet; commissioned, not mus-
tered, Second Lieutenant, March 30, 1864,
with rank from March 25, 1864, vice W.
H. Alexander, Jr., promoted.



ONE HUNDRED AND FORTIETH REGIMENT OF INFANTRY.

Monroe County Regiment; Rochester Race Horses.

August 8, 1862, Capt. Hiram Smith received authority to recruit this regiment; it was or-
ganized at Rochester with Patrick H. O'Rorke as Colonel, and there, mustered in the
service of the United States for three years September 13, 1862. June 26, 1863, the three
years' men of the I3th Infantry, and October 6, 1864, the members of the 44th Infantry,
not mustered out with tlfeir regiments, were transferred to it. June 3, 1865, the men
not to be mustered out with it were transferred to the 5th Veteran Infantry.

The companies were recruited principally: A at Brockport; B, C, E, F and K at Roch-
ester; D at Rochester, Brighton, Gates, Penfield and West Webster; G at Rochester and
Churchville; H at Rochester, Brockport and Fairport; and I at Chili, Greece, Penfield,
Rochester, Ogden, Henrietta and Parma.

The regiment left the State September 19, 1862; it served in the Provisional Brigade,
Casey's Division, defenses of Washington, from September, 1862; in the 2d Brigade,
2d Division, I2th Corps, from October, 1862; in the 3d Brigade, 2d Division, 5th Corps,
from November, 1862; in the ist Brigade, ist Division, 5th Corps, from March, 1864; in
the ist Brigade, 2d Division, 5th Corps, from June 6, 1864; and, under Col. W. S.
Grantsyne, it was honorably discharged and mustered out June 3, 1865, near Alexandria,
Va.

During its service the regiment lost by death, killed in action, 4 officers, 86 enlisted
men; of wounds received in action, 4 officers, 46 enlisted men; of disease and other



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causes, 2 officers, 169 enlisted men; total, 10 officers, 301 enlisted men; aggregate, 311;
of whom i officer, 78 enlisted men, died in the hands of the enemy; and it took part in
the following engagements, etc.:



PLACE.


Date.


Killed.


Wounded.


Missing.


Aggregate.


Officers.


Enlisted
men.


Died.


Recov'd.


Officers.


Enlisted
men.


Officers.


Enlisted
men.


Officers.


Enlisted
men.


Fredericksburg, Va


1862.
Dec. 11-15
1863.
May 1-3
July 1-3
Oct. 14
Nov. 7
Nov. 26-
Dec. 2
1864.
May 5-7
8-21
8

10
12

14
2226
27-31
June 1-12

2
13

June 1 6-
April 2,
1865
June 16-19
Aug. 1 8-2 1
Sept. 30-
Oct. 2
Oct. 27-28
Dec. 6-1 1
1865.
Feb. 5-7
March 28-
April 9
Mar. 29-31
April i

2

9












3

9

75


i


10

6
18


13

21
133


Chancellorsville Va


i


2

25


2


2

9


i
3


Gettysburg, Pa


Bristoe Station Va


Rappahannock Station, Va








































Wilderness, Va


i


35


2


15


3

3
J


98
37

2
10


5


96


255
60

9

60


Spotsylvania Court House, Va


Piriey Branch Church


2


9

I




5
i

2


Laurel Hill






7
48


Gayle's House








North Anna, Va


1








Totopotomoy, Va
Cold Harbor Va


J "








1

J '


Bethesda Church








2


White Oak Swamp, Va








Before Petersburg, Va




















Assault of Petersburg, Va




I
4




3

2


I
I

I


14
16

4


i


2
51

/


22
74

12


Weldon Railroad Va


Poplar Spring Church, Va


Hatcher's Run, Va. .










Hicksford Raid Va ...




















Hatcher's Run, Va




3




2


1"
1


18
18






23

57


Appomattox Campaign Va




3


White Oak Ridge




4

2




2
I


Five Forks


Fall of Petersburg


Appomattox Court House










Total loss










4


86


4


46


13


304


7


275


736







Colonels.

PATRICK H. O'RORKE, from Septem-
ber 19, 1862, to July 2, 1863.

GEORGE RYAN, from August 29, 1863,
to May 8, 1864.

WILLIAM S. GRANTS YNE, from Janu-
ary 25 to June 3, 1865.



OFFICERS OF THE REGIMENT.

Majors.

ISAIAH F. FORCE, from September 13,

1862, to November 6, 1863.

MILO L. STARKS, from November 17,

1863, to May 8, 1864.

WILLIAM JAMES CLARK, from Sep-
tember 22, 1864, to January 25, 1865.



Lieut ena nt- Colonels.
LOUIS ERNST, from September 13, 1862,

to August 15, 1863.
ELWELL S. OTIS, from November 23,

1863, to January 4. 1865.
WILLIAM S. GRANTSYNE, January 24

and 25, 1865.
WLLIAM JAMES CLARK, from January

25 to June 3, 1865.



Adjutants.

IRA COLLINS CLARK, from August 19,

1862, to September 23, 1863.
JAMES RENNICK CAMPBELL, from

December 7, 1863, to April i, 1865.
ROBERT J. LESTER, from April 29 to

June 3, 1865.






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