War of the Rebellion: Serial 039 Page 0053 Chapter XXXVII. ENGAGEMENT AT KELLY'S FORD, VA.

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I believe it is the universal desire of the officers and men of my division to meet the enemy again as soon as possible.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WM. W. AVERELL,

Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Commanding.

Major General D. BUTTERFIELD,

Chief of Staff, Army of the Potomac.

ADDENDA.

Return of Casualties in the Union forces engaged at Kelly's Ford, Va., March 17, 1863.

[Compiled from nominal lists of casualties, returns,&c.]

Captured

Killed Wounded or missing.

Command. Officers Enlisted Officers Enlisted Officers Enlisted Aggregate

men men men

SECOND CAVALRY

DIVISION

Brigadier

General WILLIAM

W. AVERELL.

Staff - - 1 - - - 1

First Brigade

Colonel ALFRED

N. DUFFIE.

Staff - - 1 - - - 1

4th New York - - 1 2 - 1 4

6th Ohio - - 2 5 - 1 8

1st Rhode Island 1 2 4 17 2 16 42

Total 1 2 8 24 2 18 55

Second Brigade.

Colonel JOHN B.

McINTOSH

3rd Pennsylvania - - 1 1 - - 2

4th Pennsylvania - - 2 4 - - 6

16th - - - 1 - - 1

Pennsylvania

Total - - 3 6 - - 9

Reserve Brigade.

Captain MARCUS

A. RENO.

1st U. S. Cavalry - 1 - 4 - 1 6

5th U. S. Cavalry - 1 - 4 - 1 6

Total - 2 - 8 - 2 12

Artillery

New York Light, - 1 - - - - 1

6th Battery

Total Second 1 5 12 38 2 20 78

Division

OFFICERS KILLED. - Lieutenant Henry L. Nicolai, First Rhode Island Cavalry.

MORTALLY WOUNDED. - Lieuts. Nathaniel Bowditch, First Massachusetts Cavalry, and John P. Domingo, Fourth New York Cavalry.