125th Infantry

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125th Infantry

Mustered in: August 29, 1862. Mustered out: June 5, 1865

In June, 1863, the brigade joined the 3d division, 2nd corps, then marching to Gettysburg, Gen. Hays taking command. of the division. It lost 28 in killed, wounded and missing at the battle of the Wilderness, where Lieut-Col. Myer fell mortally wounded. At the Po river and Spottsylvania its loss was 10 killed, 74 wounded and 6 missing, while further severe losses were sustained at the North Anna, Cold Harbor, and the battles around Petersburg, where its losses aggregated 85 killed, wounded and missing

  • William A. Osterhout of Knox was a 20 year old Private in Company E when he was wounded in action near Petersburg, VA on June 16, 1864. He mustered out on September 26, 1865.