War of the Rebellion: Serial 029 Page 0324 KY.,MID.AND E.TENN.,N.ALA.,AND SW.VA. Chapter XXXII.

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General summary of killed, wounded, and missing in the Second Brigade, Second Division [Right Wing], in the battle before Murfreesborough, Tenn., on December 31, 1862.

Taken into action Field officers

Command Field Company Enlist Kill Wound Missi

and officers ed men ed ed ng

staff

officers

29th Indiana 6 18 313 - - 1

30th Indiana 4 21 463 - - 1

34th 5 19 330 - - -

Illinois

79th 5 16 416 1 - -

Illinois

77th 3 16 288 1 - -

Pennsylvania

Edgarton's - - - - - -

battery

Total 23 90 1,810 2 - 2

Company officers Enlisted men

Command Killed Wounded Missing Killed Wounded

29th Indiana 1 2 - 14 66

30th Indiana 1 2 1 30 108

34th Illinois 2 2 2 19 98

79th Illinois - 3 3 23 68

77th - 1 2 4 28

Pennsylvania

Edgarton's - - - - -

battery

Total 4 10 8 90 368

Enlisted men Total loss

Command Missing Commission Enlisted Aggregate

ed men

officers

29th Indiana 51 4 131 135

30th Indiana 70 5 208 213

34th Illinois 72 6 189 195

79th Illinois 121 7 212 219

77th 28 4 60 64

Pennsylvania

Edgarton's - - - -

battery

Total 342 26 800 *826

Very respectfully submitted.

J. B. DODGE,

Colonel Thirtieth Regiment Indiana Volunteers, Commanding Second Brigade.

Owing to the absence of the officers and men of Battery E, First Ohio Volunteer Artillery, I am unable to procure a report of casualties, &c., as required by your order.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

D. C. WAGNER,

Captain, and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

No. 40. Report of Major Alexander P. Dysart, Thirty-fourth Illinois Infantry.

HEADQUARTERS THIRTY-FOURTH ILLINOIS VOLUNTEERS, Camp near Murfreesborough, Tenn., January 7, 1863.

SIR: In compliance with circular, dated January 7, 1863, from Headquarters Second Division, requiring a minute statement of regimental commanders of the operations and casualties of their respective regiments from the time of leaving camp, near Nashville, Tenn., up to the expiration of the battle at Murfreesborough, I have the honor to submit the following report:

On Friday, December 26, 1862, this regiment, under command of Lieutenant Col. H. W. Bristol, left camp, near Nashville, Tenn., and marched that day to one-half mile south of Nolensville, where we encamped for the night.

Next day, December 27, 1862, the Second Brigade being in advance, the Thirty--fourth Illinois was in advance of the brigade. After advancing nearly three-quarters of a mile, General Kirk ordered Colonel Bristol to throw forward four companies of his regiment on the left of the pike as skirmishers. Companies A, F, G, and B were detailed for that purpose, and placed under command of myself and Captain Van Tassel. We moved forward, the remaining companies of the regiment marching immediately in the rear of the skirmish line, as a support, the skirmish

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*But see revised statement, p.208.

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