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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 12, Part 2 (Second Manassas)
Page 673 Chapter XXIV. CAMPAIGN IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA.

[Inclosure.]

General summary of killed and wounded.

K i l l e d.

Date of battles. Brigadier-generals. Colonels. Lieutenant-colonels. Majors. Captains. Lieutenants. Non-commissioned Privates.

officers.

1862.

August 24. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 6

August 27. -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 5

August 28 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- ---

August 29 and 30 -- 1 1 -- 5 14 25 153

September 1 -- -- -- -- -- 5 2 32

September 14 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 1

September 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 2

September 17 1 -- -- -- 1 2 16 43

September 18 -- -- -- -- 1 -- 1 1

September 20 -- -- -- -- 1 -- 2 27

November 2 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- ---

Total 1 1 1 -- 8 21 46 270

W o u n d e d.

Date of battles. Brigadier-generals. Colonels. Lieutenant-colonels. Majors. Captains.

1862.

August 24. -- -- -- -- --

August 27. -- -- -- -- --

August 28 -- -- -- -- --

August 29 and 30 2 4 1 3 28

September 1 -- 1 1 1 5

September 14 -- -- -- -- 1

September 15 -- -- -- -- --

September 17 1 1 -- -- 8

September 18 -- -- -- -- --

September 20 -- -- -- 1 4

November 2 -- -- -- -- --

Total 3 6 2 5 46

W o u n d e d.

Date of battles. Lieutenants. Non-commissioned Privates. Total

officers. killed

and

wounded.

1862.

August 24. --- 2 10 18

August 27. 2 2 11 20

August 28 --- --- 3 3

August 29 and 30 78 130 1,062 1,507

September 1 11 25 223 306

September 14 3 2 47 54

September 15 1 1 11 15

September 17 8 39 226 346

September 18 3 3 17 26

September 20 11 21 194 261

November 2 --- 1 1 2

Total 116 226 1,805 2,558

177. Report of Lieutenant Colonel R. L. Walker, C. S. Army, commanding Artillery Battalion, of operations August 24-September 2.

MARCH 1, 1863.

MAJOR: I have the honor to submit the following report of the part taken by the artillery of the Light Division in the series of battles commencing with Warrenton Springs, August 24, 1862:

We arrived, as you know, near Warrenton Springs on Friday evening,

August 22. My command was all encamped that night near Mr. M. Scott's house.

At early dawn Saturday morning I had all my batteries, with the exception of Captain Crenshaw's (his being short-range guns), posted on the heights-Captain McIntosh occupying the right, Captain Latham next, Captain Fleet (Lieutenant Hardy) next. On west side of the road leading from Jefferson to Warrenton Springs Captains Braxton and Davidson were in position. All was quiet on Saturday until late in the evening, when the enemy advanced several of their batteries and attacked the artillery and infantry of General Early's brigade, which had been thrown across the river. In this we took no part.

On Sunday morning, August 24, the enemy commenced taking position opposite our batteries. General Early having been withdrawn, at 10 o'clock they opened a terrific fire upon our position, to which we replied for a few minutes, but received an order to withhold our fire until the infantry should make its appearance. At about 12 o'clock the enemy's infantry advanced, apparently with the intention of taking pos-

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