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Capt Henry R Stagg's Official Report

Report of September 27, 1862

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HDQRS. SEVENTY-EIGHTH NEW YORK VOLUNTEERS,
Loudoun Heights, September 27, 1862.

Colonel REDDEN,
Commanding Third Brigade.

COLONEL: I have the honor to submit the following report of the battle of the 17th instant:

We entered the action with 1 field officer (lieutenant-colonel), 1 adjutant, 1 sergeant-major, 2 captains, 3 first lieutenants, 5 second lieutenants, and 208 men. After the death of Colonel Goodrich, Lieutenant-Colonel Austin was left in command of the brigade until the action was over. Our loss in the action was 1 captain killed, 1 adjutant severely wounded, 8 men killed, and 18 wounded.

HENRY R. STAGG,
Captain, Commanding Seventy-eighth New York Volunteers.


Source: OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, Vol 19, Part 1 (Antietam - Serial 27) , Page 516

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