War of the Rebellion: Serial 050 Page 0645 Chapter XLII. THE CHICKAMAUGA CAMPAIGN.

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ADDENDA.

Semi-weekly report of effective force of the First Division, Twenty-first Army Corps, Brig. General Thomas J. Wood commanding.

Headquarters. Infantry.

Command. Comm Enlis Tota Commi Enlist Total

issi ted l ssion ed men

oned men ed

offi offic

cers ers

First Division, 12 66 78

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Brigadier-General

Wood

First Brigade, 10 47 57 99 1,225 1,324

Colonel G. P. Buell

Second Brigade, 8 28 36 107 1,334 1,441

Brig. General G. D.

Wagner

Third Brigade, 7 41 48 89 1,228 1,317

Colonel C. G. Harker

Artillery Battalion ----

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Total 37 182 219 295 3,787 4,082

Artillery. Total.

Command Co Enl Tot Com Enlis Aggre Numb Num

mm ist al mis ted gate er ber

is ed sio men of of

si men ne hors gun

on off es s

e ice

of rs

fi

ce

sr

First Division, -- --- --- 12 66 78 ---- ---

Brigadier-General

Wood

First Brigade, -- --- --- 109 1,272 1,381 ---- ---

Colonel G. P.

Buell

Second Brigade, -- --- --- 115 1,362 1,477 ---- ---

Brig. General G. D.

Wagner

Third Brigade, -- --- --- 96 1,269 1,365 ---- ---

Colonel C. G.

Harker

Artillery 12 309 321 12 309 321 301 18

Battalion

Total 12 309 321 344 4,278 4,622 301 18

MONDAY, September 14, 1863.

TH. J. WOOD,

Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Commanding.

Captain M. P. BESTOW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, FOURTH ARMY CORPS,

Chattanooga, October 21, 1863.

Brigadier General LORENZO THOMAS,

Adjutant-General, U. S. Army:

GENERAL: The following extract it taken from the official report of Major General W. S. Rosecrans, late commander of the Army of the Cumberland, of the battle of the Chickamauga:

General Wood, overlooking the order to "close up on" General Reynolds, supposed he was to support him by withdrawing from the line and passing to the rear of General Brannan, who, it appears, was not out of line, but en echelon and slightly in rear of Reynold's right. By this unfortunate mistake a gap was opened in the line of battle, of which the enemy took instant advantage, and, striking Davis in flank and rear, as well as in front, threw his whole division into confusion.

In the foregoing extract there is the positive statement:

First. That I overlooked the direction to "close up on" General Reynolds.

Second. There is an entire omission to state that I was positively