New York Volunteers
Return of Casualties of 59th Regt. For 1862.
In accordance with Circular of January 21st, 1863.
Transcribed by Michael Mueller
|Strength of Regiment January 1st, 1862
||Recruits received, during the year
||Killed in Battle
||Died from diseases, wounds, other casualties
||Actions in which the
regiment has participated.
|Number Present 733
||Malvern Hill August 5th, 1862
|Chantilly, September 1st, 1862
|Number Absent 138
||Antietam, September 17, 1862
|Fredericksburg, December 12th, 1862
|Total Strength 871
||Fredericksburg, December 13th, 1862
I certify the above is a correct report of casualties of 59th Regt N.Y. Vols for the year 1862.
George H Crawford
2nd Lt & ... ...
Max A Thoman
Major 59th Reg NYV
Return of Casualties of 59th Regiment N.Y.V.I. for 1862 in accordance with circular of Jany 21st, 1863
Rec'd Feby 18
Certificate issued to Col Rugg, June 8, 1864 signed for Col Doty by E. M. [Ruttenber] an absence of Col D.[Doty]
New York City, June 4, 1864
Col Lockwood L Doty
Chief of the Bureau of Military Statistics
In compliance with "Section 5" of " An Act in relation to the Bureau of Military Statistics" passed March 21st, 1864, I have the honor to transmit herewith a History of the Flags belonging to the 59th Reg't N.Y. Vols., deposited with you on the ... day of March last.
In consequence of my inability to find access to the Books and papers of the Reg't, which are now with it in the field, this History will [necessarily] be brief.
Hoping at some future and more convenient time, to be able give you a more like the account.
Your most ob't serv't
Horace P Rugg
Lt Col 59 N.Y. Vols.
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