War of the Rebellion: Serial 036 Page 0158 Mississippi, WEST TENNESSEE, ETC. Chapter XXXVI.

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[Inclosure.]

Abstract of killed and wounded in the Thirteenth Army Corps since it crossed the Mississippi River, April 30, 1863.

Command Name of Killed Wounded Missi Total

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NINTH DIVISION Port Gibson 37 157 --- 194

Tenth DIVISION . . . Do. . 3 14 2 19

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Twelfth . . . Do. . --- --- --- 308

DIVISION .

Fourteenth . . . Do. . 42 222 --- 264

DIVISION .

NINTH DIVISION Champion's 6 60 --- 66

Hill

Tenth DIVISION . . . Do. . --- 24 --- 24

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Twelfth . . . Do. . --- --- --- 1,202

DIVISION .

Fourteenth . . . Do. . 1 2 --- 3

DIVISION .

NINTH DIVISION Black River 2 19 --- 21

Bridge

Tenth DIVISION . . . Do. . --- 1 --- 1

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Twelfth . . . Do. . --- --- --- ---

DIVISION .

Fourteenth . . . Do. . 19 223 1 243

DIVISION .

NINTH DIVISION Vicksburg --- --- --- ---

Tenth DIVISION . . . Do. . 69 400 30 499

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Twelfth . . . Do. . --- --- --- 50

DIVISION .

Fourteenth . . . Do. . 109 559 57 725

DIVISION .

Tenth DIVISION Baldwin's --- --- 4 4

Ferry

Twelfth Fourteen --- --- 4 4

DIVISION Mile Creek

TOTAL --- 288 1,681 98 3,627

The aggregate only of killed and wounded in the Twelfth DIVISION is given. The casualties of the NINTH DIVISION is from the medical director, and is only approximate.

Very respectfully,

WALTER B. SCATES,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General, Thirteenth Army Corps.

Lieutenant Colonel John A. RAWLINS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Department of the Tennessee.

CAIRO, ILL., June 23, 1863.

ABRAHAM LINCOLN,

President of the United States:

I have been relieved for an omission of my adjutant. * Hear me.

JOHN A. McClernand.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE TENNESSEE, In Camp near Vicksburg, MISS., June 26, 1863.

Brigadier General LORENZO THOMAS,

Adjutant-General of the Army, Washington, D. C.:

GENERAL: Inclosed I respectfully transmit the letters of Major General W. T. Sherman, commanding Fifteenth Army Corps, and Major General J. B. McPherson, commanding SEVENTEENTH Army Corps, of date, respectively, the 17th and 18th instant, relative to the congratulatory order of Major General John A. McClernand to his troops, a copy of which order is also herewith transmitted, together with copies of the correspondence relating thereto, and my order relieving General McClernand from the command of the Thirteenth Army Corps and assigning Major General E. O. C. Ord to the command thereof, subject to the approval of the President.

A disposition and earnest desire on my part to do the most I could

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*See Inclosure Number 6, p. 164.

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