War of the Rebellion: Serial 012 Page 0569 Chapter XXIII. BATTLE OF WILLIAMSBURG, VA.

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position of our rear guard near Williamsburg and the driving his forces to the woods by the troops of Major-General Longstreet and Hill and Brigadier-General Stuart, commanded by the former. He congratulates those engaged upon the honors they have won, and offers them the thanks of the army for their admirable conduct. This result was foreshadowed by the manner in which the brigades of Kershaw and Semmes and cavalry commanded by Colonel Wickham and Major Butler, of Hampton's Legion, under Brigadier-General McLaws, repulsed the Federal advanced guard on the preceding afternoon.

By command of General Johnston:

THOS. G. RHETT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

No. 61. Return of Casualties in the Confederate forces.*

K i l l e d. W o u n d e d.

Troops. Offi Men. Total Offi Men Total

cers cers

Early's brigade:

2nd Florida 1 3 4 2 29 31

2nd Mississippi 1 4 5 1 29 30

Battalion

5th North Carolina -- -- -- -- -- --

23rd North Carolina -- -- -- 1 4 5

24th Virginia 3 27 30 9 84 93

38th Virginia -- -- -- 1 7 8

Total -- -- 39 -- -- 167

Hill's brigade:

1st Virginia -- 11 11 7 22 29

7th Virginia 1 12 13 5 59 64

11th Virginia 1 25 26 5 100 105

17th Virginia 3 14 17 2 45 47

Total -- -- 67 -- -- 245

Jenkins' brigade:

4th South Carolina -- 2 2 1 9 10

5th South Carolina -- 2 2 1 18 19

6th South Carolina -- 1 1 2 21 23

Palmetto -- 4 4 -- 22 22

Sharpshooters

Louisiana Foot -- 1 1 -- 1 1

Rifles

Total -- -- 10 -- -- 75

Pickett's brigade:

8th Virginia -- -- -- -- -- --

18th Virginia -- -- -- -- -- --

19th Virginia -- -- -- -- -- --

28th Virginia -- -- -- -- -- --

Total 2 24 26 9 129 138

Pryor's brigade: -- -- -- -- -- --

Total

Wilcox's brigade:

9th Alabama -- 10 10 3 42 45

10th Alabama -- -- -- -- -- --

19th Alabama 1 14 15 3 82 85

Total -- -- 25 -- -- 130

Pelham's battery -- -- -- -- 2 2

Grand total -- -- -- -- -- --

M i s s i n g.

Troops. Off Men. Total Aggrega Remarks.

ice te.

rs

Early's brigade:

2nd Florida -- -- 5 40 Attached.

2nd Mississippi -- 6 6 41 Attached.

Battalion

5th North Carolina -- -- -- --- No report.

23rd North Carolina -- 3 3 8

24th Virginia 2 64 66 190

38th Virginia -- -- 1 9

Total -- -- 81 287

Hill's brigade:

1st Virginia -- 1 1 41

7th Virginia -- -- -- 77

11th Virginia -- 3 3 134

17th Virginia -- 10 10 74

Total -- -- 14 326

Jenkins' brigade:

4th South Carolina -- -- -- 12 2 enlisted

men

mortally;

since dead.

5th South Carolina -- -- -- 21

6th South Carolina -- 3 3 27 Lieutenant

W. J.

Campbell,and

1 enlisted

man mortally

Palmetto -- 3 3 29

Sharpshooters

Louisiana Foot -- -- -- 2

Rifles

Total -- -- 6 91

Pickett's brigade:

8th Virginia -- -- -- ---

Loss not

18th Virginia -- -- -- ---

reported

19th Virginia -- -- -- ---

by

28th Virginia -- -- -- ---

regiments.

Total 1 25 26 190

Pryor's brigade: -- -- -- 214 Killed,

Total wounded, and

missing not

separately

reported.

Wilcox's brigade:

9th Alabama -- -- 6 61

10th Alabama -- -- -- ---

19th Alabama -- -- -- 100 11 mortally

wounded.

Total -- -- 6 161

Pelham's battery -- -- -- 2

Grand total -- -- -- 1,251

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*Compiled from the reports and returns, and incomplete.

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