War of the Rebellion: Serial 010 Page 0396 KY.,TENN.,N. MISS.,N. ALA.,AND SW. VA. Chapter XXII.

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[Inclosure C.]

List of flags captured.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Corinth, Miss., April 23, 1862.

5 blue silk regimental colors.

20 Federal flags.

1 garrison flag.

2 guidons.

THOMAS JORDAN,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Inclosure E.]

Field return of the Army of the Mississippi before and after the battle of Shiloh.

Effective Effective

Command. Commander. total total Remarks.

before after

battle.* battle.*

First Army Major 9,136 6,779 Casualties

Corps. General L. in battle

Polk. of

Second Army General Shiloh:

Corps. Braxton 13,589 9,961 Killed,

Bragg. 1,728;

Third Army Major 6,789 4,609 wounded,

Corps. General W. 8,012;

J. Hardee. miss-

Reserve. Brigadier ing, 959.

General J. 6,439 4,206

C.

Breckinridge

Total

infantry and

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35,953 25,555

artillery.

Cavalry. Brigadier 4,382 4,081 The battle-

General F. field was

Gardner. so thickly

wooded that

Grand total.

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40,335 29,636 the cavalry

was useless

and could

not op-

Difference.

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10,699 erate at

all.

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*These columns do not agree with the effective totals in reports Nos. 136 and 137, following.

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Respectfully submitted.

THOMAS JORDAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Respectfully submitted and forwarded.

G. T. BEAUREGARD,

General, Commanding Army of the Mississippi.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Corinth, Miss., April 21, 1862.

[Addenda A.]

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE MISSISSIPPI, Corinth, Miss., April 3, 1862.

Soldiers of the Army of the Mississippi:

I have put you in motion to offer battle to the invaders of your country. With the resolution and disciplined valor becoming men fighting, as you are, for all worth living or dying for, you can but march to a decisive victory over agrarian mercenaries, sent to subjugate and despoil you of your liberties, property, and honor. Remember the precious stake involved. Remember the dependence of your mothers,