|Death: ||May 25, 1864|
Pvt. Co C 141st New York.
1st Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Army Corps, Army of the Cumberland
Orig. bur. 8 miles NE of New Hope. 1 Unknown next to him.
"After a tedious march from 4 a.m. to 4 p.m. the 24th [of May], we encamped near Burnt Hickory Gap. Next morning at 7 a.m., crossing Pumpkin Vine Creek and making a forced march of four miles, moved upon the Dallas pike in support of Second Division, who had met and driven the enemy about three miles. Reaching Geary's division at 5 p.m., we moved in advance of them and engaged the enemy till dark, losing 6 enlisted men killed, 2 officers and 19 enlisted men wounded, making a total of 27 killed and wounded. My command was relieved at 8 p.m. Fell back in reserve, where we remained till the morning of June 1."
-Capt Andrew Compton, 141st NY, Report No. 184, OR.
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