War of the Rebellion: Serial 037 Page 0099 Chapter XXXVI. BATTLE OF CHAMPION'S HILL, MISS.

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June 16. The absence of subordinate officers renders it impossible for me to give my whole loss during the siege of Vicksburg.

I am, major, respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. L. STEVENSON.

Major R. W. MEMMINGER, assistant Adjutant-General.

[Inclosure.]

Return of Casualties in Stevenson's DIVISION at the battle of Champion's Hill, or Baker's Creek,

MAY 16, 1863.

Captured or

Killed Wounded MISSING

Command Offi Enlis Offi Enlis Offi Enlis Aggre

cers ted cers ted cers ted gate

men men men

DIVISION staff* 1 --- --- --- --- --- 1

Barton's 3 55 11 95 28 709 901

brigade+

Cumming's 7 114 16 253 16 589 995

brigade++

Lee's brigade 2 42 9 133 24 580 790

A. W. --- --- --- --- --- &152 152

Reynolds'

brigade

Waddell's --- 9 --- 10 --- 5 24

battery

Total 13 220 36 491 68 2,035 2,863

Ordnance and Stores at Baker's Creek,[captured] May 16.

10-pounder Parrotts complete. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

12-pounder iron howitzers complete. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

6-pounder bronze guns complete. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 5

3-inch rifled guns complete. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2

Caissons. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

Sets lead harness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

Sets wheel harness. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19

Small-arms. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,834

Accouterments. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 2,834

Rounds. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12,000

Numbers 30. Report of Brigadier General Seth M. Barton, c. S. Army, commanding First Brigade. HDQRS. 1 AT Brigadier, Stevenson'S DIV., Vicksburg, June 18, 1863.

MAJOR: I have the honor to submit the following report of the part borne by this brigade in the action of the 16th ultimo;

I was directed early in the day to detach a regiment and section of artillery to hold the bridge over Baker's Creek, some 2 miles to the left and rear on the line of march. [Colonel R. J.] Henderson's Forty-SECOND Georgia and Lieutenant [A. M.]Sharkey's section of Company A, first Mississippi Artillery, were selected and posted.

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*Major Joseph W. Anderson killed.

+Colonel S. Harris, forty-THIRD Georgia, and Lieutenant E. Ellis, adjutant Forty-first Georgia, killed.

++Lieutenant William E. C. Wilson, thirty-sixth Georgia, lieutenant J. M. Brotherton, Thirty-NINTH Georgia, and Lieuts. Thomas J. Dyson, Washington Hobbs, and V. C. Manning, FIFTY -seventh Georgia, killed. Lieuts. J. M. Bates, thirty-NINTH Georgia, and S. T. Moore, FIFTY-sixth Georgia, died of wounds.

& Including losses (12) at Big Black.

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