War of the Rebellion: Serial 036 Page 0581 Chapter XXXVI. BATTLE OF PORT GIBSON, MISS.

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On the following morning, I moved my forces to Verona, tupelo, and vicinity, having sent, the evening before, Colonel Roger's regiment of Arkansas troops to Meridian, and General Gholson's State troops proceeded toward Chesterville.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

DANIEL RUGGLES,

Brigadier-General, Commanding District.

Major R. W. MEMMINGER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

MAY 1, 1863. -Battle of Port Gibson, or Thompson's Hill, MISS.

REPORTS. *

Numbers 1. -Return of Casualties in the Union forces.

Numbers 2. -Colonel John. G. Fonda, One hundred and eighteenth Illinois Infantry, First Brigade, NINTH DIVISION, Thirteenth Army Corps.

Numbers 3. -Colonel James Keigwin, Forty-NINTH Indiana Infantry.

Numbers 4. -Major Hugh W. Adams, seventh Kentucky Infantry.

Numbers 5. -Colonel Marcus M. Spiegel, One hundred and twentieth Ohio Infantry.

Numbers 6. -Colonel Lionel A. Sheldon, forty-SECOND Ohio Infantry, commanding SECOND Brigade.

Numbers 7. -Captain Charles H. Lanphere, Seventh Michigan Battery.

Numbers 8. -Lieutenant Charles B. Kimball, First Wisconsin Battery.

Numbers 9. -Colonel Theodore E. Buehler, Sixty-seventh Indiana Infantry, First Brigade, Tenth DIVISION, including operations April 14-May 22.

Number 10. -Colonel Friend S. Rutherford, Ninety-seventh Illinois Infantry, SECOND Brigade.

Number 11. -Brigadier General Alvin P. Hovey, U. S. Army, commanding Twelfth DIVISION, including operations since April 14.

Number 12. -Brigadier General George F. McGinnis, U. S. Army, commanding First Brigade.

Number 13. -Colonel Daniel Macauley, Eleventh Indiana Infantry.

Number 14. -Colonel James R. Slack, Forty-seventh Indiana Infantry, commanding SECOND Brigade.

Number 15. -Lieutenant Colonel John A. McLaughlin, Forty-seventh Indiana Infantry.

Number 16. -Lieutenant James G. Strong, adjutant Twenty-eighth Iowa Infantry.

Number 17. -Brigadier General Eugene A. Carr, U. S. Army, commanding Fourteenth DIVISION including operations April 12-May 22.

Number 18. -Brigadier General William P. Benton, U. S. Army, commanding First Brigade.

Number 19. -Colonel William M. Stone, Twenty-SECOND Iowa Infantry, commanding SECOND Brigade.

Number 20. -Colonel Samuel Merrill, Twenty-first Iowa Infantry.

Number 21. -Major Joseph B. Atherton, Twenty-SECOND Iowa Infantry.

Number 22. -Major General James B. McPherson, U. S. Army, commanding SEVENTEENTH Army Corps, including operations April 18-May 19.

Number 23. -Major General John A. Logan, U. S. Army, commanding THIRD DIVISION, including operations April 25-May 19.

Number 24. -Colonel Manning F. Force, Twentieth Ohio Infantry, SECOND Brigade.

Number 25. -Brigadier General John D. Stevenson, U. S. Army, commanding THIRD Brigade.

Number 26. -Colonel James J. Dollins, Eighty-first Illinois Infantry.

Number 27. -Major General William W. Loring, C. S. Army, commanding DIVISION.

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*See also general reports of Grant, McClernand, and Pemberton; and Burbridge's report of engagement at Champion's Hill, Part II, p. 30.

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