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5th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, the "Bloodless" Fifth
« on: September 29, 2019, 05:28:12 pm »
5th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry (October 22, 1861, to July 8, 1865)

Major Engagements :
Siege of Yorktown
Battle of Fair Oaks
Seven Days Battles
Battle of Savage's Station
Battle of Malvern Hill
Maryland Campaign
Battle of South Mountain
Battle of Antietam
Battle of Fredericksburg
Battle of Chancellorsville
Gettysburg Campaign
Battle of Gettysburg
Battle of Cold Harbor
Siege of Petersburg
Second Battle of Petersburg
Battle of the Crater
Appomattox Campaign
Battle of White Oak Road
Battle of Sutherland's Station
Third Battle of Petersburg
Battle of Sayler's Creek
Battle of High Bridge
Battle of Appomattox Court House


"A more noble set of men never left New Hampshire, and never will."
-Claremont National Eagle - November 14, 1861

The 5th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry Regiment, ironically known as the "Bloodless" fifth, suffered the greatest total loss in battles in all Union regiments with 1,051 dead or wounded. The regiment performed gallantly in numerous battles.

https://civilwartalk.com/threads/combat-history-of-the-5th-new-hampshire-infantry.26520/ (regimental history)

"The organization whose splendid line had attracted such universal admiration was the 5th New Hampshire."
-A soldier of 118thPA which fought alongside with 5thNH at Fredericksburg


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Re: 5th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, the "Bloodless" Fifth
« Reply #1 on: September 29, 2019, 08:02:00 pm »
Good Luck

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Re: 5th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, the "Bloodless" Fifth
« Reply #2 on: September 29, 2019, 08:44:53 pm »
good luck muh dude

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Re: 5th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, the "Bloodless" Fifth
« Reply #3 on: October 04, 2019, 04:03:05 am »
Good luck bro

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Re: 5th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, the "Bloodless" Fifth
« Reply #4 on: October 04, 2019, 04:08:13 pm »
Best of luck :D

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Re: 5th New Hampshire Volunteer Infantry, the "Bloodless" Fifth
« Reply #5 on: October 05, 2019, 03:56:30 pm »
Good luck ;)
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