War of the Rebellion: Serial 024 Page 0671 Chapter XXIX. VICKSBURG.

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Numbers 26.

Return of Casualties in the Confederate forces at Chickasaw Bayou and Chickasaw Bluffs, Miss., December 26-29, 1862.

Killed.

Command. Officers. Enlisted Total.

men.

STEVENSON'S COMMAND.

Barton's brigade:

40th Georgia. ... 4 4

42nd Georgia. 2 8 10

43rd Georgia. ... ... ...

52nd Georgia. ... 1 1

Total. 2 13 15

Vaughn's brigade:

79th [60th] Tennessee. ... 5 5

80th [62d] Tennessee. 1 1 2

81st Tennessee. ... 1 1

Total. 1 7 8

LEE'S COMMAND.

Staff. 1 ... 1

17th Louisiana. ... 1 1

22nd Louisiana. ... 1 1

26th Louisiana. 1 7 8

28th Louisiana. 1 8 9

31st Louisiana. 1 8 9

4th Mississippi. ... ... ...

46th Mississippi. ... ... ...

3rd Tennessee. 1 ... 1

30th Tennessee. ... ... ...

Hill's company (cavalry). ... ... ...

Johnson's company (cavalry). ... ... ...

Bowman's battery. ... 1 1

Drew's battery. ... 2 2

Wofford's battery. ... 1 1

Total. 5 29 34

Grand total. 8 49 57

Wounded.

Command. Offi Enlis Tota Missi Aggr

cers ted l. ng. egat

t. men. e.

STEVENSON'S COMMAND.

Barton's brigade:

40th Georgia. 3 14 17 ... 21

42nd Georgia. 1 17 18 ... 28

43rd Georgia. 1 ... 1 ... 1

52nd Georgia. .. 3 3 ... 4

Total. 5 34 39 ... 54

Vaughn's brigade:

79th [60th] Tennessee. ... 1 1 ... 6

80th [62d] Tennessee. 2 4 6 ... 8

81st Tennessee. 1 2 3 ... 4

Total. 3 7 10 ... 18

LEE'S COMMAND.

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

17th Louisiana. 1 9 10 1 12

22nd Louisiana. ... 2 2 ... 3

26th Louisiana. ... 2 2 ... 10

28th Louisiana. ... 25 25 9 43

31st Louisiana. 1 15 16 ... 25

4th Mississippi. ... 4 4 ... 4

46th Mississippi. ... 1 1 ... 1

3rd Tennessee. 1 ... 1 ... 2

30th Tennessee. ... 2 2 ... 2

Hill's company (cavalry). ... 1 1 ... 1

Johnson's company ... ... ... ... ...

(cavalry).

Bowman's battery. ... ... ... ... 1

Drew's battery. ... 3 3 ... 5

Wofford's battery. ... 4 4 ... 5

Total. 3 68 71 10 115

Grand total. 11 109 120 10 187

Numbers 27.

Report of Major General Martin L. Smith, C. S. Army, commanding forces in front of Vicksburg, of operations December 25-30, 1862.

HEADQUARTERS,

Vicksburg, Miss., January --, 1863.

COLONEL: I have the honor to forward a report of the operations during the recent assaults upon our line by the Federal Army under Major General [W. T.] Sherman, together with the reports of the brigadier-generals under my command:

A brief description of the position of the troops and the reasons controlling their disposition are first given.

The broken ridge of hills touching the Mississippi at Vicksburg extends into the interior in nearly a direct line and has a direction at about right angles with the general course of the river. The Yazoo in its