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Chapter XXXIX. THE GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN.

chief ambulance officer-I was indebted for the energy which was displayed in their respective departments. Acting Medical Director [James T.

Calhoun established his hospital and removed the wounded under the most difficult circumstances, but with great professional ability and success. To Lieutenant-Colonel {Julius

Hayden, chief of staff, who was untiring in his duties, assisted by Major {Samuel B.

Hayman, commissary of musters, my especial thanks are due. I desire particularly to mention them to the general commanding the Army of the Potomac. My personal staff was zealous as always. I would also mention Cadet {George G.

Grenough, acting aide-de-camp, who conveyed my orders with precision and exhibited great coolness under fire. List of casualties at Wapping Heights is herewith inclosed. The loss of the enemy on that occasion was estimated at 250 killed and wounded, and the same number of prisoners.

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

WM. H. FRENCH,

Major-General, Commanding.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS, Asst, Adjt. General, Hdqrs. Army of the Potomac.

{Inclosure.

Recapitulation of casualties at Wapping Heights.

O Officers. A Aggregate

M Enlisted Men.















--Killed--

-Wounded-

Total.






Commands.

O

M

O

M

O

M

A











General officers

....

....

1

....

1

....

1


First Division

....

2

1

21

1

23

24


Second Division

3

16

1

60

4

76

80


Total

3

18

3

81

6

99

105

HEADQUARTERS THIRD ARMY CORPS, July 9, 1863.

GENERAL: I have the honor to report that the details from this

corps have buried the following number of dead on the battle-field of Gettysburg, July 4 and 5:





Federal.

Confederate.





Command.

Officers.

Enlisted men.

Officers.

Enlisted men.








Buried on the 4th:






First Division

7

275

19

113


Second Division

1

32

3

141








Total

8

307

22

254



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Chapter XXXIX. THE GETTYSBURG CAMPAIGN.