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Report of the Casualties in Twenty-first Army Corps,&c.-Continued.


Taken into Casualties.

action. Killed. Wounded.

Command. Com Enlist Total. Co Enl Com Enlis

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First Division 213 2,752 2,965 14 116 41 672

Second Division 340 4,665 5,005 18 132 56 944

Third Division 291 3,791 4,082 7 48 34 541

Total Twenty-first 844 11,008 12,052 39 296 131 2,157

Army Corps.*


Missing. Total.

Command. Commis Enlist Commis Enlist Aggreg

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First Division 7 184 62 972 1,034

Second Division 4 195 78 1,271 1,349

Third Division 11 276 52 865 917

Total Twenty-first 22 655 192 3,108 3,300

Army Corps.*

CHATTANOOGA, October 1, 1863.


Major-General, Commanding.

Captain P. P. OLDERSHAW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.


Itinerary of the Twenty-first Army Corps.+

August 16.-Command stationed at Manchester, McMinnville, and Hillsborough, Tenn., with a brigade outpost at Pelham. Moved out under orders for Sequatchie Valley; crossed the Cumberland Mountains at three different points.

August 19.-At 3. a.m. arrived in the valley, occupying Pikeville; the Second Division, Dunlap, and the Third Division, Therman.

August 20.-One brigade sent to occupy and hold Poe's Tavern, about 15 miles north of Chattanooga. Another brigade sent to threaten the enemy opposite Chattanooga, the latter co-operating with Colonel Wilder's mounted infantry, and all located in the Tennessee Valley.

August 31.-Received orders for the whole command to move down the Sequatchie Valley quietly and at once, and cross the Tennessee River at Shellmound, Battle Creek, or Bridgeport. Movement commenced next day.

FRANKFORT, KY., December 22, 1863.

Major General H. W. HALLECK,


GENERAL: The New York Herald of the 12th instant contains what purports to be your report on the late operations of the armies of the United States.

I would most respectfully call the attention of the General-in-Chief to the following sentences contained in this report referring to the Army of the Cumberland:

Our right and part of the center had been completely broken, and fled in confusion from the field, carrying with them, toward Chattanooga, their commanders, Generals McCook and Crittenden, and also General Rosecrans, who was on the part of the line.


*See revised statement of losses, p.177.

+From the return for August.