War of the Rebellion: Serial 051 Page 0219 Chapter XLII. THE CHICKAMAUGA CAMPAIGN.

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is entitled to much credit for his conspicuous gallantry. The gallant adjutant-general, Captain E. P. Guillet, was already wounded. Major M. Hanly, assistant quartermaster, and Major W. V. Crouch, acting commissary of subsistence, throughout the campaign have discharged their duties with fidelity and promptness.

The brigade entered the action with 120 officers, and lost in killed and wounded 33; with 1,200 enlisted men, and lost in killed, wounded, and missing 396. It drove the enemy from two batteries, which fell within our lines, only six guns of which, however, upon investigation beyond all doubt, were positively taken by officers of the command. About 600 prisoners were likewise captured during the battle. It only ceased the pursuit of the enemy at night and under orders. One hour more of daylight had added largely to our captures.

I have the honor to remain, yours, very respectfully,

RANDALL LEE GIBSON,

Colonel, Commanding.

Major JAMES WILSON,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Breckinridge's Division.

[Inclosure.]

Report of the effective strength of the several regiments composing Adams' brigade carried into the battles of Chickamauga on each day of the battle.

October[September] 19. October [September] 19.

Command Offic Men Total Offic Men Total

ers ers

13th and 20th --- --- --- 34 255 289

Louisiana

Regiments

16th and 25th --- --- --- 26 293 319

Louisiana

Regiments

19th Louisiana --- --- --- 33 317 350

Regiment

Austin's --- --- --- 9 90 99

battalion

[sharpshooters]

32nd Alabama --- --- --- 18 127 145

Regiment

Slocomb's 6 120 126 5 107 112

battery

Total 6 120 126 125 1,189 1,314

The infantry of this brigade was not engaged in the battle of October [September] 19.

Respectfully submitted.

RANDALL LEE GIBSON,

Colonel, Commanding.

Numbers 308.

Report of Major John C. Kimbell, Thirty-second Alabama Infantry.

THIRTY-SECOND ALABAMA REGIMENT, In the Field, September 24, 1863.

CAPTAIN: In obedience to circular orders of this date, I have the honor to submit the following report of the part taken by this regiment in the late engagement:

On the morning of the 20th [Sunday], the regiment moved, with the brigade, toward the enemy, and, after advancing about 1 1/2 miles, halted and formed line of battle. The regiment was then ordered by Brigadier-General Adams to take position on the right flank of the brigade, and to protect that flank in case of the approach of the