man, one hundred and SIXTEENTH Illinois, major Charles Hipp Thirty seventh Ohio, Capts E. C. Washington and Charles Ewing, THIRTEENTH U. S. Infantry, lieutenant George H. Stockman, sixth Missouri Lieutenant Geschwich, one hundred and SIXTEENTH Illinois; Lieutenant Isaac B. Halsey, acting assistant quartermaster of the First Brigade; Captain John H. Groce and Lieutenant George E. O'Neal, of the storming party; Sergeants [Joseph] Brooks and David, thirtieth Ohio, Capts. Gordon Lofland, Theodore Voges, J. W. Cornyn, and Lieuts. A. C. Fisk, Henry McInfantry, James H. Oddel, and Emmett Headington, of General Ewing's staff, and Corporals Clendenin and Boley, fourth WEST Virginia, and Sergeant Hilton and Private Trogden, of the Eight Missouri.
Of the bravery and efficient service of the above-named officers and men I can speak in the highest terms, as many of them came under my personal observation, and I cordially indorse the recommendation of their respective commanding officers, hopping they will speedily receive the promotions which are so well merited; and I wounded recommend that the medal of honor voted by Congress be presented to all the enlisted men mentioned, also to all the non-commissioned officers and privates composing the storming party on the 22nd.
I append a recapitulation of the casualties in my command to date full lists, giving name company and regiments of officers and men, having been forwarded to your headquarters.
I inclose herewith reports of brigade and regiment commanders as far as received.
Very respectfully. Your obedient servant.
FRANK P. BLAIR, Jr.
Major-General, commanding SECOND DIVISION.
Major General WILLIAM T. SHERMAN,
Commanding Fifteenth Army Corps.
P. S. -I will forward a supplemental report as soon as I have received a detailed report from the commanding officer of the SECOND Brigade of my DIVISION.
Recapitulation of the Casualties in the SECOND DIVISION, Fifteenth Army Corps, in the assault on the works near Vicksburg, MISS.,
May 10 and 22, 1863.
Killed Wounded MISSING
Command Offi Enli Offi Enlis Offic Enli Aggre
cers sted cers ted ers sted gate
men men men
Staff --- --- 1 --- --- --- 1
First Brigade 1 53 28 210 --- 2 294
SECOND Brigade 4 37 10 149 --- 1 201
THIRD Brigade 5 69 24 282 --- 6 386
Company A, 1st --- 1 --- 1 --- --- 2
Company B, 1st --- 2 --- 1 --- --- 3
Company H, 1st --- 1 --- --- --- --- 1
8th Ohio Battery --- --- --- --- --- --- ---
Thielemann's --- --- 1 --- --- --- 1
Company C, 10th --- --- 1 --- --- --- 1
Total 10 163 65 643 --- 9 890