War of the Rebellion: Serial 024 Page 0382 WEST TENN. AND NORTHERN MISS. Chapter XXIX.

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spirits of the gallant dead who now lie beneath the batteries of Corinth see and judge the motives of men they do not rebuke me, for there is no sting in my conscience, nor does retrospection admonish me of error or of a reckless disregard of their valued lives.

Very respectfully, sir, I am, your obedient servant,

EARL VAN DORN,

Major-General.

Numbers 106.

Return of Casualties in the Confederate forces, Major General Earl Van Dorn commanding, October 3-5.

HEBERT'S DIVISION.

Command Killed Wounded Missing

FIRST BRIGADE (GATES').

1st Missouri Cavalry 9 54 15

2nd Missouri Infantry 19 122 21

3rd Missouri Infantry 5 65 23

5th Missouri Infantry 6 62 19

16th Arkansas Infantry 13 29 13

Wade's battery 1 .......... 2

Total 53 332 92

SECOND BRIGADE.*

3rd Louisiana Infantry ......... 12 20

3rd Texas Cavalry 2 29 13

1st Texas Legion 3 17 75

14th Arkansas Regiment ......... 12 2

17th Arkansas Regiment 1 13 6

40th Mississippi Regiment 5 46 16

Saint Louis Battery ......... ........ ...........

Clark Louis Battery ......... ......... ...........

Total 11 129 132

THIRD BRIGADE (GREEN'S).

4th Missouri Infantry 15 87 27

6th Missouri Infantry 31 130 53

3rd Missouri Cavalry 12 62 26

7th Mississippi Battalion 6 23 36

43rd Mississippi Regiment 13 56 156

Landis' battery ......... 6 4

Guibor's battery ......... 5 ...........

Total 77 369 302

FOURTH BRIGADE

Staff 1 1 ...........

36th Mississippi Regiment 12 71 ...........

37th Mississippi Regiment 19 62 ...........

38th Mississippi Regiment 4 31 ...........

37th Alabama Regiment 5 35 ...........

--- Battery ......... 3 ...........

Total 41 203 ...........

RECAPITULATION

First Brigade 53 332 92

Second Brigade 11 129 132

Third Brigade 77 369 302

Fourth Brigade 41 203 ...........

Aggregate 182 1,033 526

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*On detached duty with General Van Dorn.

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