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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 21, Part 1 (Fredericksburg)
Page 623 Chapter XXXIII. BATTLE OF FREDERICKSBURG, VA.

[Addenda.]

Return of casualties in Hood's division at the battle of Fredericksburg.

[Compiled from nominal list.*]

Killed Wounded

Command Offi Enlis Offi Enli Enlis Agg Officers

cers ted cers sted ted re killed

men men men ga

captu te

red

or

missi

ng

Law's - 4 1 17 -

brigade: 22

4th

Alabama

6th North - 5 1 18 -

Carolina 24

54th North - 9 - 35 3

Carolina 47

57th North 4 28 4 86 3 Capts. E. J

Carolina 125 Butner

and A. A.

Millerand

Lieuts

R. F. Hall

and J. R.

Pinkstom

Total 4 46 6 156 6 218

Robertson' - 1 - - - 1

s brigade:

4th Texas

5th Texas - - - 4 - 4

Total - 1 - 4 - 5

Anderson's - - - 6 - 6

brigade:

7th

Georgia

8th - 2 - 1 4 7

Georgia

9th - - - 1 - 1

Georgia

Total - 2 - 8 4

14

Toombs' - - - 2 1 3

brigade:

2nd

Georgia

15th - 1 1 5 - 7

Georgia

17th - - - 1 1 2

Georgia

20th - - - 3 - 3

Georgia

Total - 1 1 11 2 15

Grand 4 50 7 179 12 252

total


No. 300. Report of Brigadier General E. M. Law, C. S. Army, commanding Law's brigade.

BRIGADE HEADQUARTERS, December 19, 1862.

I have the honor to report the part taken by my command in the engagement near Fredericksburg on Saturday, December 13, 1862.

On the morning of the 13th, my brigade formed a portion of the second reserve line, extending along the range of hills from the vicinity of Hamilton's Crossing to Dr. Reynolds' house. On the plateau directly in front of the position occupied by my brigade, and about 500 yards distant, the skirt of timber bordering on Deep Run from its confluence with the Rappahannock abruptly terminates. From this point to the river the channel of the run becomes gradually wider and deeper, its general direction being almost perpendicular to our own line and that of the enemy on the Bowling Green road. I received orders during the morning from Major-General Hood, commanding the division, to render assistance to Major General A. P. Hill's troops, in the event it should be required, and was ordered by General Hill to support Brigadier-General Pender, who held the left of the first line to my front and right.

At 3 o'clock in the afternoon, a force of the enemy defiled from the

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*Signed by Major General John B. Hood, and dated December 22, 1862.

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