War of the Rebellion: Serial 055 Page 0481 Chapter XLIII. THE CHATTANOOGA-RINGGOLD CAMPAIGN.

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Fifteenth Infantry; Captain Crofton, commanding Sixteenth and Nineteenth Infantry; Captains Smith and Haymond, commanding First and Second Battalions, Eighteenth Infantry; Lieutenant-Colonel Raffen and Major Guthrie, Nineteenth Illinois; Major Hanna, Sixty-ninth Ohio, and Major Bennet (killed at Mission Ridge) and Captain Keegan, Eleventh Michigan Volunteers, as a tribute due to their own bravery and to that of their officers and men.

To Captain James W. Forsyth, acting assistant adjutant-general, Captain Mulligan and Lieutenants Litchfield and Lyster, of the brigade staff, I return my thanks for the promptness and energy with which they discharged their duties, and their gallantry and valuable aid upon the field.

The brigade captured in all 5 pieces of artillery, 1 stand of colors, and 639 prisoners, including 1 colonel.

The brigade went into action with 86 commissioned officers and 1,455 enlisted men, making an aggregate of 1,541. Of these, 25 were killed and 136 wounded. I submit herewith a tabular statement and classification of the casualties and the several sub-reports.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WILLIAM L. STOUGHTON,

Colonel Eleventh Michigan Infantry, Comdg. Brigade.

Brig. General R. W. JOHNSON,

Comdg. First Division.

[Inclosure.]

Statement of Casualties in the Second Brigade, First Division, Fourteenth Army Corps, in the engagement of November 25, 1863, at Mission Ridge.

Number in action. Killed.

Command. Commi Enlisted Aggrega Co Enlis Aggr

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1st Battalion, 15th U. S. 6 90 96 -- 1 1

Infantry.

2nd Battalion, 15th U. S. 5 135 140 -- 3 3

Infantry.

16th U. S. Infantry. 8 106 114 1 --- 1

1st Battalion, 18th U. S. 10 176 186 -- 1 1

Infantry.

2nd Battalion, 18th U. S. 7 173 180 -- --- ---

Infantry.

19th U. S. Infantry. 6 82 88 -- --- ---

19th Illinois Volunteer 13 182 195 -- 2 2

Infantry.

69th Ohio Volunteer 20 267 287 1 10 11

Infantry.

11th Michigan Volunteer 11 244 255 1 5 6

Infantry.

Total* 86 1,455 1,541 3 22 25

Wounded.

Command. Commiss Enlisted Aggrega Aggregate

ioned men. te. loss

officer

s

1st Battalion, 15th U. S. --- 5 5 6

Infantry.

2nd Battalion, 15th U. S. --- 6 6 9

Infantry.

16th U. S. Infantry. 1 8 9 10

1st Battalion, 18th U. S. --- 15 15 16

Infantry.

2nd Battalion, 18th U. S. --- 13 13 13

Infantry.

19th U. S. Infantry. 1 2 3 3

19th Illinois Volunteer 2 22 24 26

Infantry.

69th Ohio Volunteer Infantry. 3 30 33 44

11th Michigan Volunteer 3 25 28 34

Infantry.

Total* 10 126 136 161

No. 142.

Report of Colonel Marshall F. Moore, Sixty-ninth Ohio Infantry, commanding Demi-Brigade.

HDQRS. SIXTY-NINTH REGIMENT OHIO VOL. INFTY.,

Chattanooga, Tennessee, December 5, 1863.

SIR: I have the honor to submit the following report of the part taken by my command in the recent operations in front of Chattanooga:

On Sunday morning, November 22, I was ordered to relieve with

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*But see revised statement, p.84.

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