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well. For the time they were engaged and the small number present their loss was heavy, being in the aggregate 104 killed and wounded, including some valuable officers. Among the killed were Lieutenant W. C. Leppard, of the Thirteenth, and Adjt. W. C. Buchanan, of the Twelfth, and among the wounded were Captain A. P. West, of the Fourteenth, and Lieuts. E. W. Youngblood, of the Fourteenth, and Robert Junkin, of Orr's Rifles. No field officer killed or wounded.

Statement of killed and wounded.

Command. Killed. Wounded. Aggregate.

Orr's Rifles 5 25 30

1st South 1 7 8

Carolina

Volunteers

12th South 1 10 11

Carolina

Volunteers

13th South 5 24 29

Carolina

Volunteers

14th South 3 23 26

Carolina

Volunteers

Total 15 89 104

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Again regretting much the many imperfections of this hasty sketch* of operations, which must be historical, I have the honor to be, major, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

S. McGowan,

Brigadier-General, Commanding Second Brigade.

Major R. C. MORGAN,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

180. Report of Colonel D. H. Hamilton, First South Carolina Infantry, of operations August 29-September 2.

SEPTEMBER 30, 1862.

CAPTAIN: In obedience to orders from Brigadier-General Gregg, received this date, I herewith beg leave to hand in my report of the part taken by the Twelfth Regiment South Carolina Volunteers in the battles of Manassas, August 29 and 30; battle of Ox Hill, September 1; the capture of Harper's Ferry; the battles of Sharpsburg and Shepherdstown, or Boteler's Ford:

I was not present with my regiment in the three first-named battles, being on sick leave, in consequence of a severe and protracted illness, contracted by exposure and fatigue in the battle of June 26, 27, and 30, and July 1, around Richmond; consequently my report of the battles of August 29 and 30 must be prepared from the reports of company officers, there being no field officer at present with the regiment who was on duty with the regiment at that time. I therefore have the honor to submit the report as taken from Captain W. P. Shooter, Company E, First Regiment South Carolina Volunteers:

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*For portion of report here omitted, see Series I, Vol. XIX, Part I, pp. 987-990.

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