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N. C., VA., W. VA., MD., PA., ETC. Chapter XXXIX.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

July 5, 1863.

GENERAL: I have the honor to send herewith a sword and flag captured from the enemy. From the best information I can obtain, I believe the sword to have been taken from the body of the rebel General Barksdale on the field of battle. The flag was captured by Brigadier-General Kilpatrick in the fight at Hanover.

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

GEO. SYKES,

Major-General, Commanding.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Army of the Potomac.

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

Camp at Beverly Ford, Va.,

September 2, 1863.

GENERAL: In obedience to Paragraph III, Special Orders, Numbers 227, headquarters Army of the Potomac, I have the honor to report that no guns were captured from this command by the enemy during the recent operations in Pennsylvania and Maryland. One gun and two caissons, belonging to this army, were recaptured from the enemy by a portion of this command.

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

GEO. SYKES,

Major-General, Commanding. Brigadier

General S. WILLIAMS,

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

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

Camp near Culpeper, Va.,

October 3, 1863.

GENERAL: In compliance with instructions from headquarters Army of the Potomac, I have the honor to make the following report:




Confederate dead buried:






First Division:







Officers

3






Men

158






Second Division:







Officers

5






Men

100






Third Division:







Men

138







404






Small-arms captured:







First Division

2,550






Second Division

1,500






Third Division

9,301







13,351











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Napoleon gun (captured by Third Division) 1

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N. C., VA., W. VA., MD., PA., ETC. Chapter XXXIX.