War of the Rebellion: Serial 012 Page 0685 Chapter XXIII. HANOVER COURT-HOUSE, ETC.

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Return of Casualties in the Union forces engaged at Hanover Court-House, Va., May 27, 1862.

Killed. Wounded.

Command. Officers. Enlisted Officers. Enlisted

men. men.

2nd Maine 3 1 28

9th 1 11

Massachusetts

22nd

Massachusetts

Massachusetts

Light Artillery,

Battery C.

Massachusetts

Sharpshooters,

Second Company.

16th Michigan 2

Michigan

Sharpshooters,

Brady's company.

12th New York 2

13th New York 7

14th New York 4

17th New York

25th New York 4 24 8 71

44th New York 27 3 56

62nd 6

Pennsylvania

83rd 8

Pennsylvania

1st U. S. 7

Sharpshooters

5th U. S. 2

Cavalry

6th U. S. 1

Cavalry

2nd U. S. 1 2

Artillery,

Battery M

5th U. S. 3

Artillery,

Battery D

Total 4 58 12 211

Captured or missing.

Command. Officers. Enlisted Aggregate. Remarks.

men.

2nd Maine 32

9th 1 13

Massachusetts

22nd 8 9

Massachusetts

Massachusetts 2

Light Artillery,

Battery C.

Massachusetts No loss

Sharpshooters, reported

Second Company.

16th Michigan 2

Michigan No loss

Sharpshooters, reported

Brady's company.

12th New York 1 3

13th New York 7

14th New York 4

17th New York 8 8

25th New York 1 50 158

44th New York 86

62nd 6

Pennsylvania

83rd 8

Pennsylvania

1st U. S. 1 8

Sharpshooters

5th U. S. 2

Cavalry

6th U. S. 1

Cavalry

2nd U. S. 3

Artillery,

Battery M

5th U. S. 3

Artillery,

Battery D

Total 2 68 355

Numbers 4. Reports of Brigadier General William H. Emory,

U. S. Army commanding First Brigade, Cavalry Reserve, of operations May 27-28.

HDQRS. FIRST BRIGADE, CAVALRY RESERVE,

Cavalry Camp near Richmond, Va., May 30, 1862.

SIR: In obedience to instructions received from General Porter, commanding Fifth army Corps, the following is a report of my operations in the late engagement near Hanover Court-House:

My command consisted of the Fifth and Sixth U. S. Cavalry and Benson's battery of light artillery, and was assigned the advance. The road from here there is intersected by other roads every 2 or 3 miles. On many of them the enemy's pickets were found and run off by our cavalry, and small detachments left to watch the roads. Near where the roads to Hanover Court-House and Guiney's Station unite a portion of the enemy's were discovered, draw up in order of battle. The light battery was directed to open upon them. The cavalry was placed on the left and rear to support it, and under cover, from the effects of the enemy's fire. The infantry was now deployed by General Porter, and the direction of affairs in front taken by him. At this moment Captain Arnold, with a squadron of the Fifth U. S. Cavalry, who I had left to watch the Guiney's Station road, coming in on our left and rear, reported to me that a detachment of the enemy's cav-