War of the Rebellion: Serial 051 Page 0307 Chapter XLII. THE CHICKAMAUGA CAMPAIGN.

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[Inclosure.]

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

Guns engaged.

Batteries. 12- 6- 12- Rounds

pounded pounders, pounder of

Napoleons bronze howitzers ammuniti

on

expended

Dent's a 6

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317

Garrity's b 2 2

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23

Scott's c

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2 2 136

Waters' d

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2 2 32

Total 8 6 4 508

Casualties.

Batteries. Men Officer Men Horse Horses

killed. s wounded s wounde

wounded kille d

d

Dent's a 3 1 12 4 4

Garrity's b

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1 4

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Scott's c 2 1 13 16

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Waters' d

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1

Total 5 3 29 20 5

a Dent's battery was only engaged on the 20th.

b Garrity's battery exchanged two 6-pounder guns, condemned, for two 10-pounder Parrots.

c Scott's battery had one 12-pounder howitzer disabled by cap-square bursting. [Preston Smith's brigade.]

d Waters' battery not engaged. The ammunition "expended" was blown up in a limber-chest to prevent its falling into the enemy's hands, the tongue having been broken.

ADDENDA.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

In the Field, La Fayette, Ga., September 14, 1863.

Major General T. C. HINDMAN,

Commanding, &c.:

GENERAL: The general commanding desires as early as practicable a written report of the operations of the forces under your command on the 10th and 11th instant, and causes of your delay in an attack on the enemy on the morning of the 11th.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS BUCKNER'S CORPS,

La Fayette, September 10 [20], 1863.

Major General T. C. HINDMAN,

Commanding, &c.:

GENERAL: I received orders from you about 6.30 a.m. on the 11th instant to move forward from Morgan's house, on McLemore's Cove, in the direction of Davis' Cross-Roads, distant, I believe, about 5 miles. I started the column a few minutes after 7 a.m. My instructions were, in the absence of any accurate information of the force of the enemy in front and on my right flank, to move with caution and not to hazard an engagement until some reliable information was obtained of the strength and position of the force to be encountered.

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*Original signed by Lieutenant J. B. Mattison, chief of ordnance, Hindman's division.

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