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Numbers 2. Return of Casualties in the Union forces in the skirmish at Coosawhatchie and engagements at the Caston and Frampton Plantation, near Pocotaligo, S. C., October 22, 1862.

[Complied from nominal list of casualties, returns, &c.]

Killed. Wounded.

Command. Offi- Enli- Offi- Enlisted

cers. sted cers. men.

men.

6th Connecticut. ... 5 4 25

7th Connecticut. ... 2 ... 27

1st Massachusetts ... ... ... 2

Cavalry (detachment).

3rd New Hampshire. ... ... ... 3

4th New Hampshire. ... ... 2 25

47th Pennsylvania. 1 17 3 91

55th Pennsylvania. 1 3 ... 25

76th Pennsylvania. 2 10 2 64

3rd Rhode Island Heavy ... ... 1 2

Artillery (detachment).

1st U. S. Artillery, ... 1 ... 9

Battery M (detachment).

3rd U. S. Artillery, ... 1 1 8

Battery E, (detachment).

4 39 13 281

Captured or missing.

Command. Offi- Enli- Aggre- Remarks.

cers. sted gate.

men.

6th Connecticut. ... ... 34

7th Connecticut. ... ... 29

1st Massachusetts ... ... 2

Cavalry (detachment).

3rd New Hampshire. ... ... 3

4th New Hampshire. ... ... 27

47th Pennsylvania. ... ... 112 Captain

Charles

Mickley

killed;

Captain

George

Junker died

of wounds

October 23.

55th Pennsylvania. ... 1 30 Captain

Horace C.

Bennett

killed.

76th Pennsylvania. ... 1 70 Capts.

Arthur

Hamilton

and Henry

Wayne

killed.

3rd Rhode Island Heavy ... ... 3

Artillery (detachment).

1st U. S. Artillery, ... ... 10

Battery M (detachment).

3rd U. S. Artillery, ... 1 11

Battery E, (detachment).

... 3 340

Numbers 3. Report of First Lieutenant Edward. J. Keenan, Eleventh Pennsylvania Reserves (Infantry), Acting Chief Signal Officers Department of the South.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE SOUTH,

Hilton Head, S. C., October --, 1862.

MAJOR: I have the honor to report that on the 18th instant I was informed by Major-General Mitchel, commanding Department of the South, that an expedition was being prepared to undertake offensive operations upon the main-land of South Carolina, and was directed to have a sufficient number of signal officers prepared to accompany it.

On the 20th instant, after another consultation with General Mitchel, I made the following assignments of signal officers and directed them to report accordingly:

First Lieutenant G. H. Hill to report on board steamer Ben De Ford to General Brannan.

First Lieutenant J. F. Findley to report on board gunboat Water Witch.

Second Lieutenant F. E. Town to report on board gunboat Paul Jones.

Second Lieutenant T. L. Hatfield to report on board gunboat Marblehead.

Second Lieutenant W. H. Hamner to report on board gunboat Conemaugh.

Second Lieutenant T. C. Vidal to report on board steamer Planter.

Second Lieutenant C. F. Cross to report on board steamer Boston.