War of the Rebellion: Serial 050 Page 0921 Chapter XLII. THE CHICKAMAUGA CAMPAIGN.

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officers. I took 23 prisoners, including 1 lieutenant, and representing four regiments.

The enemy's loss in killed and wounded I have no means of ascertaining. I know of only 2 who were killed. A few badly wounded were left at the houses of citizens.

I will send in regular report of casualties in a day or two.

I am, respectfully, your obedient servant,

ROBT. H. G. MINTY,

Colonel, Commanding.

Captain R. P. KENNEDY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. FIRST BRIGADE, SECOND CAVALRY DIVISION, Pikeville, Tenn., August 20, 1863.

SIR; I left McMinnville at 2 a.m. on 17th instant, and arrived at Sparta at 2 p.m. General Dibrell had his own regiment and Starnes' and one other. The citizens said from 1,200 to 1,500 men. I fought them until after dark, driving them steadily. Camped near Yankeetown. In the morning rebels had disappeared. Cannot say what their loss was; saw only 2 dead, but a good many wounded; a few by sabers.

Took 1 lieutenant and 13 privates prisoners; our loss pretty heavy.

Wounded. Total.

Regiments. Men Officer Men. Office Men.

killed. s. rs.

Brigade 1 1 1 1

headquarters

4th Michigan 3 3

7th Pennsylvania 2 5 2 5

4th United States a1 3 4

3rd Indiana

Total 1 3 12 3 13

aDrowned.

I march in about half an hour for Morganstown,&c.; will send in regular report when I return.

I left about 200 men in McMinnville for want of horses.

Third Indiana are at Rock Island. I wish I could get them back, as I can turn out only about 1,200 men.

Yours,in haste,

ROBT. H. G. MINTY,

Colonel.

Major SINCLAIR,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Cavalry.

[P. S.]-My roan mare was hit twice.

MURFREESBOROUGH, TENN., December 26, 1863.

SIR: I beg to had you the following report of the operations of the First Brigade, Second Cavalry Division, from the 13th September to and including the battle of Chickamauga:

September 13.-With the Fourth U. S. Cavalry, Fourth Michigan