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assistant adjutant-general; Lieutenants J. C. Williams and Zach. Jones, aides-de-camp; Captain William Baldwin, assistant inspector-general; Captain Gardner, provost-marshall, and Lieutenant Ludden, topographical engineer, and Horace A. Hall and John Sheck, two of my orderlies, were ever efficient and ready, being in the hottest of the fight. Lieutenant Zach. Jones and Orderly Hall were both slightly wounded. Captain Warner, acting commissary of subsistence, and Lieutenant Sterne, are also entitled to much credit for the faithful discharge of their respective duties. For more minute particulars I respectfully refer you to regimental and battery accompanying this.

I herewith submit a list of casualties in this brigade, which is over 40 per cent. The command entered the action with:

Command. Officers Enlisted Total

men

100th Illinois 26 313 339

13th Michigan 25 195 220

26th Ohio 26 336 362

58th Indiana 30 370 400

8th Indiana Battery 5 119 124

Aggregate 112 1,333 1,445

Officers. Enlisted men.

Command. Kil Wou Mis To Kill Woun Miss Tota

led nde sin ta ed ded ing l

d g l

100th Illinois --- 6 2 8 23 111 22 156

13th Michigan 2 6 2 10 11 61 24 96

26th Ohio 4 6 2 12 23 130 39 192

58th Indiana 2 5 1 8 14 96 24 134

8th Indiana --- --- --- -- 1 9 7 17

Battery

Aggregate 8 23 7 38 72 407 116 595

SUMMARY OF LOSS.

Command. Killed. Wounded. Missing. Total.

Officers 8 23 7 38

Enlisted men 72 407 116 595

Total loss* 80 430 123 633

All of which is respectfully submitted.

GEO. P. BUELL,

Colonel Fifty-eighth Indiana Vols., Comdg. Brigade.

Captain M. P. BESTOW,

Assistant Adjutant-General, First Division.

HDQRS. FIRST BRIG., FIRST DIV., 21ST ARMY CORPS,

Chattanooga, Tenn., October 5, 1863.

SIR: I respectfully request to make the following additions to my report of the actions of the 19th and 20th September, the facts of which have come to my knowledge since the date of that report:

On Saturday night nearly every wounded man of my brigade was removed from the scene of battle to the division field hospital and left there in charge of Surgeon Ewing, Thirteenth Michigan; Assistant Surgeons Holtzman and Downey, Fifty-eighth Indiana; Surgeon McGavran, Twenty-sixth Ohio, and Asst. Surg. H. T. Woodruff,

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*See revised statement, p.175.

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