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[Inclosure.]




Killed.

Wounded.






Command.

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M

O

M

T




Brigade staff

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1

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1




70th New York.

1

10

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21

32




71st New York.

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2

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13

15




72d New York.

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8

8




73d New York

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1

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7

8




74th New York

2

2

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7

11




Total

3

15

1

56

75



July 26. -Marched through Warrenton, halting 2 1/2 miles beyond the town. Having been absent from the brigade on sick leave from July 16 to August 10, I am unable to make a more complete report than the above.

I am, major. very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WM. R. BREWSTER,

Colonel, Commanding Brigade.

Major CHARLES HAMLIN,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Second Division, Third Corps.

Numbers 170. Report of Major William H. Hugo, Seventieth New York Infantry.

HDQRS. FIRST REGIMENT, EXCELSIOR BRIGADE,

Camp near Rappahannock Station, Va.,

August 14, 1863.

MAJOR: In accordance with orders received yesterday, I have the honor herewith to forward the following report of the operations of this command since leaving Falmouth:On June 11, received orders to be in readiness to move at a moment's notice. About 5 p. m. of the same day, the wagon train moved, but the regiment with the rest of the brigade did not leave until the following morning, on account of a detail from the brigade being on picket. Commenced moving at 9 a. m., and marched to Hartwood Church, where we arrived at 5 p. m., and bivouacked for the night. On the morning of the 13th, we took up our line of march at 4, 30 a. m., and marched to Rappahannock Station, where we joined the division, and bivouacked for the night. At 2 a. m. of the 14th, received orders to go on picket at Kelly's Ford, to which point we were marched, and where we remained until 7 p. m., when we received orders to withdraw the pickets and rejoin our division at Rappahannock Station. After rejoining the division, continued to march during the night, arriving at Catlett's Station at 7 a. m. of the 15th, where we halted until l p. m., when we again resumed the march, and arrived at Manassas Junction at



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