War of the Rebellion: Serial 013 Page 0633 Chapter XXIII. SEVEN-DAYS' BATTLES.

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Lieutenant Webster deserve especial mention, however. The latter was killed in the charge across the field, after having given evidence of the greatest coolness and courage and of unusual intelligence.

I am under especial obligation, too, to Major B. G. Baldwin, who had rejoined my staff and had consented to act as lieutenant-colonel of the Sixth Alabama Regiment. Acting in both capacities at intervals during the day, he showed the highest order of soldierly qualities in both.

I submit herewith all the regimental reports that have been handed in.

I have the honor to be, major, very respectfully,


Brigadier-General, Commanding, &c.

Major J. W. RATCHFORD, A. A. G., Hill's Division.


List of killed and wounded in the First Brigade, Third Division, in the engagements of June 27 and July 1.

Command. Killed. Wounded. Total.

JUNE 27.

3rd Alabama 2 14 16

5th Alabama 21 45 66

6th Alabama 3 13 16

12th Alabama 1 11 12

26th Alabama 4 28 32

Carter's battery --- 3 3

Total 31 114 145

JULY 1.*

3rd Alabama 37 163 200

5th Alabama 26 61 87

6th Alabama 15 29 44

12th Alabama ---- ---- ----

26th Alabama 13 73 86

Carter's battery ---- ---- ----

Total 91 326 417

Aggregate ---- ---- 662


*See inclosure to Gordon's report, Numbers 260.


Respectfully submitted.


Assistant Adjutant-General.

Numbers 260. Report of Colonel John B. Gordon,

Sixth Alabama Infantry,commanding First Brigade, of the battle of Malvern Hill.


Camp near Richmond, Va., July 19,. 1862

MAJOR: On the evening of 28th ultimo the command of this brigade was turned over to me by Brigadier-General Rodes, his physical prostration forcing him to retire.

At 3 a.m. Monday, June 30, the brigade was put in motion, crossing