War of the Rebellion: Serial 051 Page 0159 Chapter XLII. THE CHICKAMAUGA CAMPAIGN.

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Abstract from report of guns engaged, ammunition expended, &c., in artillery battalion, of Cleburne's division, at the battle of Chickamauga, September 19 and 20.*

Guns engaged.

Batteries 12- 6- 6- 12- Rounds

pounder pounder pounder pounder of

Napoleon smooth- rifles howitzer ammunit

s bores bronze. s ion



Calvert's --- 2 --- 2 243

Douglas --- 2 --- 2 130

Semple's 4 --- --- --- 220

Swett's# 2 --- 2 --- 105

Total 6 4 2 4 698


Batteries Men Officers Men Horses Horses

killed wounded wounded killed wounded

Calvert's --- --- 6 3 1

Douglas --- --- --- 2 1

Semple's --- 1 9 4 3

Swett's# 2 a1 8 6 5

Total 2 2 23 15 10

a The officer [Lieutenant W. P. McDonald] of Swett's battery wounded has since died.

Numbers 278

Report of Brigadier General S. A. M. Wood, C. S. Army, commanding brigade.


Missionary Ridge, Tenn., October 9, 1863.

SIR: The undersigned submits the following report of the part taken by his brigade in the battle of September 19 and 20, near Chickamauga River:

The brigade consisted of the Thirty-second and Forty-fifth Mississippi Regiments, commanded by Colonel M. P. Lowrey; the Thirty-third Alabama, Colonel Samuel Adams; the Forty-fifth Alabama, Colonel Breedlove, and the Sixteenth Alabama, Major McGaughy; also Major A. T. Hawkin's battalion of sharpshooters. Semple's battery is attached to this brigade, but had been, about the time we arrived in the field, directed by orders form the division chief of artillery.

At 12 o'clock on the 19th, the brigade was in line of battle on the La Fayette and Chattanooga road, near where where the left of our army was engaged with the enemy. Orders were received to march in rear of Brigadier-General Polk's brigade. After moving in a northeastwardly direction for 4 or 5 miles, we approached the field near the right of our army and formed in line of battle after crossing the West Chickamauga Creek at a ford, the men wading. This delayed batteries taking the road. The brigade was formed in line as follows:

Hawkins. Lowrey. Breedlove. McGaughy. Adams.








Brigadier-General Polk was on my right; Brigadier-General Deshler on my left. At this time Major-General Cleburne ordered


*Original dated October 29, 1863., and signed by Captain Charles Swett, commanding battalion.

# Swett's battery was attached to Liddell's brigade at Chickamauga.