Editor’s Note: This article was found by Brett Schulte at the free newspaper site Historical Newspapers of the Rochester, New York Region and transcribed by Jackie Martin.
THE 140TH REGIMENT.—The 140th Regiment was in an engagement on the 18th of August, and the following is reported of company A, of this vicinity: missing—Hugh Gleason, Peter Krebs, Charles Stickle. Wounded—C. H. Bellinger, Patrick Flynn, M. Shannon and George Wright.
P. S.—W. Smith, company H, writes us Annapolis, Md., August 26th, that private Edgar Wadhams of Co. A, 140th Regiment was wounded the 5th of May in the battle of the Wilderness, on the right side of his face, from which wound he died the 25th, the day previous to the date of the letter. We believe Mr. Wadhams belonged in Clarkson.1
- “The 140th Regiment.” Brockport (NY) Republic. September 1, 1864, p. 3 col. 1 ↩