War of the Rebellion: Serial 037 Page 0052 Mississippi, WEST TENNESSEE, ETC. Chapter XXXVI.

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I herewith transmit the reports of the regimental commanders, with their lists of killed, wounded, and MISSING.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEORGE F. McGinnis.

Captain John E. PHILLIPS,

Asst. Adjt. General, TWELFTH DIVISION.

HDQRS. FIRST Brigadier, TWELFTH DIV., THIRTEENTH A. C.,

Near Vicksburg, MISS.,

May 27, 1863.

SIR: IN addition to my report of the part taken by the First Brigade in the battle of Champion's Hill, I would respectfully submit the following:

In obedience to an order, dated Headquarters Army in the Field, champion's Hill, MISS., May 16, 1863, directing me to "remain with my brigade, and one from Crocker's DIVISION, in possession of the battlefield, to bury the dead of both sides, collect all arms and material, receive and guard all prisoners left behind, whether wounded or as nurses to wounded prisoners," I have the honor to report as follows:

Number of rebels buried. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 221

Number of rebel wounded paroled. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 455

Number of rebels paroled as nurses(advised by Surgeon Mills). . 114

Number of rebel prisoners enrolled. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,097

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Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,887

Arms and material were collected as follows:

Small-arms, serviceable. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,976

Small-arms, unserviceable. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 448

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Total. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,424

12-pounder bronze howitzer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

6-pounder iron smooth-bore gun. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

12-pounder iron howitzer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

12-pounder bronzed smooth-bore guns. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 4

Caissons complete. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7

Caissons without limbers. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

Rounds of artillery ammunition. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 832

In obedience to further orders from Headquarters Department of the Tennessee, dated Black River Bridge, May 17, 1863; also near Vicksburg, MISS., May 19, 1863, being informed by Surgeon [Madison] Mills that the wounded were collected and cared for, I moved with my command at 12 m. 19th instant, and reported to Brigadier-General Hovey at Edwards Depot. I there received an order from General Hovey to move my command beyond Black River.

On the morning of the 20th instant, all prisoners in my charge were forwarded under a safe guard to Haynes' Bluff.

The arms and material were turned over to Lieutenant [C. C.]Chaffee, ordnance officer, and forwarded under his charge, receipt being taken for the same. I herewith inclose copy of receipts for arms, material,&c. *

I would state that a large amount of captured artillery ammunition was turned over to officers of General Logan's DIVISION on the night of the 16th instant, no receipts being taken therefor.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEORGE F. McGinnis.

Captain John E. PHILLIPS,

Asst. Adjt. General, TWELFTH DIVISION.

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*Omitted.

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