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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 11, Part 2 (Peninsular Campaign)
Page 761 Chapter XXIII. SEVEN-DAYS' BATTLES.

On Friday morning I rode forward to examine the position of the enemy. He was found to be strongly posted under his gunboats. Major-General Jackson placed his command in front of the enemy, drove back the enemy's pickets, and made the necessary disposition of his troops. Some complaint was made that the troops were not in proper condition to attack the enemy under his gunboats. I ordered, therefore, that no advance should be made, and wrote to request that the commanding general would ride forward at his earliest convenience.

Brigadier General D. R. Jones, in command of his own brigade and that of General Toombs, reported to me just before the arrival of the commanding general. These brigades were put in position on Jackson's left, and Major General A. P. Hill's division on his right, at Crenshaw's farm.

After consultation further offensive operations were not deemed expedient.

Some days were occupied in collecting the arms and other property thrown away and abandoned by the enemy, when our forces were withdrawn to their present positions near Richmond.

Respectfully submitted.

JAMES LONGSTREET,

Major-General, Commanding.

Colonel R. H. CHILTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Return of the killed, wounded, and missing of Longstreet's division in the actions of June 27 and 30, 1862.

Killed. Wounded.

Offic Enliste Officer Enliste

ers. d men. s. d men.

Kemper's brigade 8 36 14 191

Jenkins' brigade 10 125 47 587

Pickett's brigade 10 62 52 511

Wilcox's brigade 13 216 52 754

Pryor's brigade 15 154 35 645

Featherston's brigade 7 107 31 510

Total 63 700 231 3,198

Missing. Total.

Offi Enlist Office Enliste Aggreg

cers ed men rs. d men. ate.

Kemper's brigade 19 146 41 373 414

Jenkins' brigade -- 13 57 725 782

Pickett's brigade -- 19 62 592 654

Wilcox's brigade 1 19 66 989 1,055

Pryor's brigade -- 11 50 810 860

Featherston's brigade 3 6 41 623 664

Total 23 214 317 4,112 4,429

RECAPITULATION.

Killed................................................. 763

Wounded................................................ 3,429

Missing................................................ 237

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Total.................................................. 4,429


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