War of the Rebellion: Serial 051 Page 0420 KY.,SW.VA.,TENN.,MISS., N.ALA., AND N.GA. Chapter XLII.

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[Inclosure No. 1.]

Tabular statement of the strength of Preston's division in the battle of Chickamauga and the return of the killed, wounded, and missing.

Effective strength

September 19 September 20 Killed Wounded

Command. Off Men Off Men Of Men Of Men Me Tota

ice ice fi fi n l.

rs. rs. ce ce mi

rs rs ss

. . in

g.

Gracie's 135 1,992 134 1,869 6 84 30 578 27 725

brigade

Trigg's 119 1,417 108 1,091 3 43 18 213 5 282

brigade

Kelly's 109 1,037 84 792 5 57 15 223 29 329

brigade

a

Total 363 4,446 326 3,752 14 184 63 1,01 61 1,33

4 6

a The Sixty-fifth Georgia detached on September 20.

W. PRESTON,

Brigadier-General, Commanding Division.

Captain E. C. PRESTON,

Adjt.and Insp. General, Preston's Division.

[Inclosure No. 2.]

Abstract from report of guns engaged, ammunition expended &c., in the Ninth Georgia Battalion of Artillery, Preston's division,at the battle of Chickamauga, September 19 and 20.*

Guns engaged.

Batteries. 12- 6- 24- 12- Rounds

pounder pounder pounder pounder of

Napoleon bronze howitzers howitzers ammuni

tion

expend

ed.

Peeples' a 2 2 69

Wolihin's

York's b 2 2 428

Total 2 2 2 2 497

Batteries. Officer Men Horses Horses

wounded. wounded. killed. wounded.

Peeples' a 1 2 5 6

Wolihin's

York's b 3 5

Total 1 5 5 11

a Two 24-pounder howitzers disabled by heavy recoil, they having been mounted upon 6-pounder carriages. They were exchanged on the field for two 12-pounder Napoleon guns.

b One 12-pounder howitzer disabled by the breaking of an axle-tree.

REMARKS.-No guns of this battalion were abandoned or lost. Captain York's battery in this table is Lieutenant Everett's Company E, Ninth Georgia Battalion, attached in battle to B. R. Johnson's brigade (Stewart's, temporarily Johnson's, division), and is included with that brigade in return of casualties.

No. 393.

Report of Brig. General Archibald Gracie, jr., C. S. Army, commanding brigade.

HEADQUARTERS GRACIE'S BRIGADE, In Front of Chattanooga, October 2, 1863.

CAPTAIN: I have the honor of herewith forwarding the report of the operations of my brigade-composed of the Sixty-third Regiment Tennessee Volunteers, Lieutenant Colonel A. Fulkerson commanding;

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*Original signed by Captain T. M. Peeples, commanding battalion.

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