War of the Rebellion: Serial 024 Page 0171 Chapter XXIX. CORINTH.

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Plan of the battle of Corinth, fought on the 3rd and 4th of October, 1862, between the Confederate forces under Major-Generals Van Dorn, Price, and Lowell and the United States forces under Major-General Rosecrans.

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GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE MISSISSIPPI, THIRD DIV., DIST. OF WEST TENNESSEE,

Numbers 145. Corinth, Miss., October 23, 1862.

The general commanding cannot forbear to give pleasure to many, besides the brave men immediately concerned, by announcing in advance of the regular orders that the Seventeenth Iowa Infantry, by its gallantry in the battle of Corinth on the 4th of October, charging the enemy and capturing the flag of the Fortieth Mississippi, has amply atoned for its misfortune at Iuka, and stands among the honored regiments of his command. Long may they wear with unceasing brightness the honors they have won.

By order of Major General W. S. Rosecrans:

C. GODDARD,

First Lieutenant Twelfth Infty., Ohio Volunteers, Actg. Asst. Adjt. General