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[Indorsement.]

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE POTOMAC, October 28, 1863.

Respectfully forwarded to the Adjutant-General, with request that General Hancock's report of the battle of Gettysburg, forwarded some time since, may be altered as suggested within.

GEO. G. MEADE,

Major-General, commanding.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

Sandy Hook, Md., July 17, 1863.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS, Assistant Adjutant-General, army of the Potomac:

SIR: I have the honor to report the following number of dead buried at Gettysburg, Pa., by my command, from July 2 to 5, inclusive:




Forces.

Officers.

Enlisted men.

Total.



Union

18

369

387



Rebel

60

1,182

1,242



Total.

78

1,551

1,629









Remarks. - One female (private), in rebel uniform.

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

WILLIAM HAYS,

Brigadier-General, Commanding Corps.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

Sandy Hook, Md., July 17, 1863.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, army of the Potomac:

GENERAL: I have the honor to report the following as being the number of arms collected by my command from the battle-field of Gettysburg: 5, 976 stand of small-arms.

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

WILLIAM HAYS,

Brigadier-General, Commanding Second Corps.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

Morrisville, Va.,

August 26, 1863.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Asst. Adjt. General, Hdqrs. Army of the Potomac:

GENERAL: I have the honor to report, in pursuance of special Orders, No. 227, of the 24th instant, headquarters Army of the Potomac, that no guns were taken by the enemy from this command during the recent campaign in Pennsylvania and Maryland, and that no guns were taken from the enemy by this command during the same period.

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

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General, Commanding.



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