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ADDENDA.

Semi-weekly report of effective force of the Third Brigade, First Division, Fourteenth Army Corps, Brigadier General John H. King commanding.

Headquarters. Infantry.

Comm Enli Tot Comm Enli Tota

issi sted al. issi sted l.

Command. oned men. oned men.

offi offi

cers cers

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Brigade headquarters, 8 53 61 --- --- ---

Brigadier General John H.

King.

1st Battalion, 15th --- --- -- 14 310 324

Infantry, Captain A. B.

Dod.

1st Battalion, 16th

Infantry, Major S. --- --- -- 20 312 332

Coolidge.

1st Battalion, 18th

Infantry, Captain G. W. --- --- -- 14 354 368

Smith.

2nd Battalion, 18th

Infantry, Captain Henry --- --- -- 14 361 375

Haymond.

1st Battalion, 19th

Infantry, Major S. K. --- --- -- 12 223 235

Dawson.

Battery H, 5th Artillery,

First Lieutenant H. M. --- --- -- --- --- ---

Burnham.

Total. 8 53 61 74 1, 1,

560 634

CONTINUATION:

Artillery. Total.

Commis Enlis Commis Enlis

Command. sioned ted Total. sioned ted

offi men. offi men.

cers. cers.

Brigade headquarters,

Brigadier General John

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8 53

H. King.

1st Battalion, 15th

Infantry, Captain A.

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14 310

B. Dod.

1st Battalion, 16th

Infantry, Major S.

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20 312

Coolidge.

1st Battalion, 18th

Infantry, Captain G.

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14 354

W. Smith.

2nd Battalion, 18th

Infantry, Captain

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14 361

Henry Haymond.

1st Battalion, 19th

Infantry, Major S. K.

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12 223

Dawson.

Battery H, 5th

Artillery, First 3 131 134 3 131

Lieutenant H. M.

Burnham.

Total. 3 131 134 85 1,

744

CONTINUATION:

Command. Aggregate Number of Number of

. horses. guns.

Brigade headquarters, 61

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Brigadier General John H.

King.

1st Battalion, 15th Infantry, 324

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Captain A. B. Dod.

1st Battalion, 16th Infantry, 332

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Major S. Coolidge.

1st Battalion, 18th Infantry, 368

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Captain G. W. Smith.

2nd Battalion, 18th Infantry, 375

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Captain Henry Haymond.

1st Battalion, 19th Infantry, 235

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Major S. K. Dawson.

Battery H, 5th Artillery, 134 117 6

First Lieutenant H. M.

Burnham.

Total. 1, 117 6

829

JOHN H. KING,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

SEPTEMBER 13, 1863.

Numbers 28.

Reports of Captain Albert B. Dod, Fifteenth U. S. Infantry.

HDQRS. FIRST BATTALION, FIFTEENTH U. S. INFANTRY, Chattanooga, Tenn., September 25, 1863.

SIR: I have the honor to report that on Saturday morning, September 19, this battalion, consisting of Companies A, C, E, F, G, and H, First Battalion, Fifteenth U. S. Infantry, and Company E, Second Battalion, was ordered to remain immediately in the rear of Battery H, Fifth U. S. Artillery. In accordance with these instructions I was following close on the battery, moving to the front in line of battle, when I was informed that the skirmishers of the enemy were about 80 rods on our right. I immediately deployed Lieutenant Galloway's company as skirmishers, and took up position to the right and a little in rear of the battery. These dispositions had hardly been made when I received information from one of General Baird's staff that General Reynolds' division had gone in that direction, and cautioning me not to fire. My skirmishers were at once recalled, and I followed the battery, marching by the left flank. We had proceeded about 100 yards, when the battery again unlimbered, and I took position immediately in rear of it. The enemy, vastly our superior in numbers, opened upon us a most terrific fire of musketry from in front and on our right flank. I marched to the right of the battery, but was compelled to fall back about 400 yards, where the battalion was reformed under a ridge, and again