War of the Rebellion: Serial 029 Page 0840 KY.,MID.AND E.TENN.,N.ALA.,AND SW.VA. Chapter XXXII.

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[Inclosure.]

Report of the brigade commanded by Brig. Gen. John K. Jackson at the battle before Murfreesborough on December 31, 1862.

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Command Officers Men Aggregate

5th Georgia 27 146 173

5th Mississippi 20 150 170

8th Mississippi 27 255 282

2nd Georgia Battalion 13 139 152

Sharpshooters

Lumsden's battery 2 95 97

Total 89 785 874

Casualties

Killed Wounded

Command Office Men Officers Men Aggrega

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5th Georgia 2 9 4 49 64

5th Mississippi 1 5 7 66 79

8th Mississippi 1 19 12 101 133

2nd Georgia - 4 3 24 31

Battalion

Sharpshooters

Lumsden's battery - - - - -

Total 4 37 26 240 307

No. 249. Report of Major Charles P. Daniel, Fifth Georgia Infantry.

CAMP MORGAN, ALA., January 10, 1863.

CAPTAIN: In conformity with General Orders, No. 71, Headquarters Jackson's Brigade, January 9, 1863, I have the honor to submit the following report:

Col. William T. Black, commanding in the late fight at Murfreesborough, while bravely and gallantly leading his regiment on the center of the enemy, fell, shot with a minie ball on the left side of the head near the top, about 1 p.m., December 31, 1862, and died at 10 p.m. same day.

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The above casualties* occurred between the hours of 12 m. and 3 p.m., December 31, 1862, in the battle before Murfreesborough, in attacking the left center of the enemy, who were very strongly and advantageously posted.

From the information I can get, I am proud to say that my command acted very bravely and gallantly, no shirking or straggling, but every man gallantly doing his duty.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. P. DANIEL,

Major, Commanding.

Capt. JOS. B. CUMMING,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Jackson's Brigade.

No. 250. Reports of MajorJesse J. Cox, Second Georgia Battalion Sharpshooters.

BRIDGEPORT, ALA., January 10, 1863.

CAPTAIN: In compliance with General Orders, No. 71, Headquarters Jackson's Brigade, January 9, 1863, I have the honor to report as follows:

My command went into action [on the center] at 12 m., on December

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*Embodied in table above.

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