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Fourth Michigan Infantry

A letter giving accurate returns from this regiment dated on the 28th ult., says the regiment went into action at Gettysburg with 275 men, of these 26 were killed, 66 wounded and 78 missing—total loss 170.  Some of the missing have since returned and the regiment now numbers 136 men with arms and 12 pioneers and 12 musicians—total 160.

Company A.—Killed—Charles H. Ladd, A. Benson, Charles Thurlock, Samuel Bissonette.  Wounded—Capt. French, slightly; Lt. W.C. Brown, Henry Robinson, I. Regal, H. Ansell and David Laird, severely.  Missing—R.R. Lassey, S.B. Carney, Geo. D. Paul, George Whipple, Martin Oleson, George Olney, John Disher, A. Davidson. Total, killed 4, wounded 6, missing 8.  All the missing known to be prisoners except A. Davidson, of whom nothing has been heard.

(Monroe Monitor, August 5, 1863, Page 3, Column 1)





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