Connecticut 20th. Regiment Volunteers


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20th CONN. VOL'S
20th Conn. Vol's Wm B. Wooster Lieut. Col. Comd'g
1st Brig 1st Div., 12th AC
The Brig. formed on this line on the morning of July 2nd. At evening it moved to support left of Army. Returning, it found the position and woods in rear occupied by Johnsons division, Ewells Corp. During the night it lay in line of battle. At dawn, July 3rd the 20th Conn. advanced under cover of artillery and fought 5 hours driving the enemy and reoccupying the works was relieved by the 123rd N.Y. In afternoon moved to support the Second Corp against Longstreets assault. This regiment went from VA. with 12th AC to Army of Cumberland, Marched with Gen. Sherman to the Sea.

Losses at Gettysburg         28
Killed and wounded     90
Total killed and died of wounds     77
Died of other causes     201
Wounded     264
Disabled and discharged     125
Prisoners

Engagements
Chancellorsville
Gettysburg
Tracy City
Boyds Trail
Resacca
Casville
Peach Tree Creek
Turners Ferry
Atlanta
Savannah
Charleston
Silver Run
Averysboro
Bentonville