Philetus Shaw Diary: June 17, 1864

   

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Note: This is one of many diary entries of Philetus Shaw, who participated in the Petersburg Campaign as a member of the 109th New York.

June 17, 1864:1

Near Petersburg. Very heavy battle in the afternoon. My regiment all cut to pieces.

Per the adjutant, losses of the 109th on June seventeen are as follows:
Agnor, Jacob ……………………. Wounded, discharged
Agnor, John ……………………………… Died of wounds
Aldrich, Coles B. ……………………….. Died of wounds
Allen, Abram ……………………………. Died of wounds
Allen, William ……….. Captured, paroled, discharged
Atherton, Alexander H …………………. Killed in action
Avery, Amos …………………………….. Died of wounds
Blanchard, Andrew J. ……… Captured, died in prison
Bogart, Henry V ………………………… Died of wounds
Bowyer, Allison ……….. Wounded, returned to troops
Brenner, Henry …………………………… Killed in action
Brockaway, Christopher wounded, absent at muster out
Brown, Daniel …………………………… Died of wounds
Brown, William …………………………… Killed in action
Bunker, James …………………. Wounded, discharged
Card, Harrison A. ……………………….. Killed in action
Castle, Austin …………………………….. Killed in action
Chandler, Nathan W. …………. Wounded, discharged
Conklin, Almon W. …………….. Wounded, discharged
Courtright, Richard ……………….. Transferred to VRC
Delmage, Benjamine …………. Wounded, discharged
Evans, Samuel W ……………………….. Died of wounds
Fish, William …………………………………….. Wounded
Fowler, Henry ……………………………….Wounded
Freeman, Dewitt …………………………. Died of wounds
Gardinier, James D. . Wounded, absent at muster out
Gissiman, Martin ……………………… Missing in action
Green, James H. ……………. Captured, died in prison
Hagadorn, Harmon .. Wounded, absent at muster out
Hall, Charles …………………. Captured, died in prison
Hall, John …………………….. Captured, died in prison
Haner, Stephen ……………… Captured, died in prison
Haner, William P ……………………….. Died of wounds
Harnet, William P. ………….. Captured, died in prison
Hart, Daniel …………………… Captured, died in prison
Haverland, Frank ……. Wounded, transferred to VRC
Hayes, William ………………………….. Died of wounds
Hayward, Charles ……………… Wounded, discharged
Hilton, James ……………………………. Died of wounds
Hummisten, Burrit ………………………. Killed in action
Inman, John A. …………………. Wounded, discharged
Jones, Edward Charles ………………. Died of wounds
Lake, Myrone E. …………………………. Killed in action
Lamb, William W. ……………………….. Killed in action
Lunn, Jackson ………… Wounded, transferred to VRC
Markle, James ………………………….. Died of wounds
McCrady, William ………………………………. Wounded
Merrill, John …………… Wounded, transferred to VRC
Middaugh, John ………………………… Died of wounds
Monroe, Marvin …………………………. Died of wounds
Myers, Frank ………….. Wounded, transferred to VRC
Newton, William H ………………………. Killed in action
Olmstead, Frank L. ……………. Wounded, discharged
Palmer, Wallis …………………………… Died of wounds
Peckham, Stephen H. …………………. Killed in action
Phillips, Henry S. ….. Captured, paroled, discharged
Puffer, John …………………… Captured, paroled, died
Remele, Aaron …………………………… Killed in action
Rittenburg, Lewis ……………………….. Killed in action
Seeley, Gilbert B ………………………… Killed in action
Smith, John J. ……………….. Captured, died in prison
Stephens, Urban ……………… Wounded, discharged
Tarbox, Cyrus P. ……………………….. Died of wounds
Thatcher, George B. …………………… Died of wounds
Toohey, John ……………………………. Died of wounds
VanDermark, Peter …………… Wounded, discharged
VanGorder, Abram W. …………………. Killed in action
VanOrder, William T. …………………… Killed in action
Wallace, William S. …………………….. Killed in action
Warwick, William ………………………… Killed in action
Waterman, Sely ………………………. Missing in action
Weed, Harvey H …………………………. Killed in action
Wiggins, Silas A. ………………………… Killed in action
Wildey, Monroe E. ………………………. Killed in action
Williams, Edmund B. ………………………….. Wounded
Wood, James H. ………………………… Died of wounds
Yost, Ephraim B. ………………. Wounded, discharged

Source:

  1. “Diary of Philetus Shaw, 109th New York.  This diary entry is from the personal collection of Daniel Hill and was forwarded to BTC by Mary Jordan, author of the book Dear Friend Amelia, the Civil War Letters of Private John Tidd, and is used with her permission.  All rights reserved.

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