Numbers 17. Report of Brigadier General John McArthur, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division.
HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, April 16, 1862.
SIR: Herewith I transmit to you the report of Colonel J. M. Tuttle [Numbers 18], who commanded the Second Division during the greater part of the engagement. The list of casualties, as far as I have yet had reports, is as follows *:
Killed. Wounded. Missing. Aggregate
1st Brigade 36 171 666 873
2nd Brigade 100 458 16 574
3rd Brigade 86 349 482 917
Batteries 4 55 --- 59
Total 226 1,033 1,164 2,423
Two regiments, the Fifty-second and Fifty-eighth Illinois, have not yet reported.
All of which is respectfully submitted.
HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Pittsburg, April 25, 1862.
Respectfully referred to headquarters of the department. From the casualties occurring in the Second Division it is not probable that any further reports than those now sent will be received.
U. S. GRANT,
Numbers 18. Report of Colonel General James M. Tuttle, Second Iowa Infantry, Commanding Second Division and First Brigade.
HEADQUARTERS FIRST BRIGADE, SECOND DIVISION, Pittsburg, Tenn., April 10, 1862.
GENERAL: I have the honor to report the part taken by the First Brigade in the action of the 6th and 7th instant, as well as such other regiments and corps as were under my command during the engagement.
On the morning of the 6th I proceeded with my brigade, consisting of the Second, Seventh, Twelfth, and Fourteenth Iowa Infantry, under the direction of Brigadier General W. H. L. Wallace, and formed line on the
* But see revised statement, p. 101.