Tuesday, December 27, 2016

The New York Times Reports Fort Wagner Casualties of the 48th NY-- Part 3

For the rest of the companies I just did officers and NCOs.

COMPANY D

Wounded  Captain Jas. O. Paxton, dangerously
1st Sgt. Patterson
Sgt.  J.G. Abbott

COMPANY E

Killed--  Lt. Joseph Taylor in the fort.

COMPANY H

Wounded--  Captain William S. Lockwood-- arm and shoulder
Lt. James A. Barrett-- thigh

COMPANY K

Killed--  Captain Fred Hurst--  large shot through his beast
Wounded--  Lt. A.F. Miller--  bullet and bayonet wound in leg
1st Sgt. Umbleby--  badly.

With all these officer and sergeant casualties, they were in a real hard fight.

--Old Secesh

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