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Return of killed and wounded in the Confederate forces, &c.- Continued.

Command. Killed. Wounded. Aggregate.

Gordon's brigade.

1st North Carolina 2 14 16

2nd North Carolina 1 6 7

4th North Carolina 2 16 18

5th North Carolina 1 14 15


Breathed's battery 3 10 13

Chew's battery --- 3 3

Total cavalry 54 335 389

Grand total 205 1,176 1,381

Respectfully submitted.


Medical Director, Army of Northern Virginia.

NOVEMBER 23, 1863.

No. 95. Report of Colonel Thomas M. Garrett, Fifth North Carolina Infantry, commanding Johnston's brigade, Rodes' division, Second Army Corps.

DECEMBER 14, 1863.

GENERAL: Your note requesting me to send you a list of the casualties in the brigade which I had the honor to command under you at Raccoon and Morton's Fords in the engagement of October 11, as also the names of such of the officers and men are deemed worthy of honorable mention, was received two days ago. In reply I have the honor to herewith lists of the casualties in the whole command, as follows:

Killed. Wounded.

Command. Officers. Men. Officers. Men.

5th North Carolina --- 2 3 11

12th North Carolina --- --- 1 13

20th North Carolina --- --- --- 4

23rd North Carolina --- 2 --- 6

Total --- 4 4 34


Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate.

5th North Carolina --- --- 16

12th North Carolina --- --- 14

20th North Carolina --- 3 7

23rd North Carolina --- --- 8

Total --- 3 45

The lists embrace only those who were compelled to leave the field on account of their wounds. The whole command numbered something less than 1,000 officers and men.

With regard to the conduct of the troops, I am much gratified to be able to say that it was admirable in every respect. In proof of this I have the honor to state that I caused a most careful inquiry to be made, and not a single man in the whole command was reported as faltering in the performance of his whole duty; and although, as