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Numbers 3. Report of Brigadier General Charles Cruft, U. S. Army, commanding First Division, Fourth Army Corps.

HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, FOURTH ARMY CORPS, Blue Springs, Tenn., March 2, 1864.

MAJOR: The following report of the operations of the division under my charge during the recent reconnaissance in force to the vicinity of Dalton is herewith submitted.

The troops below named constituted the command, to wit:

Effective strength.

Command Officers Men Total

Second Brigade, 14 295 309

First Division,

Fourth Army Corps,

Colonel Thomas E.

Champion,

commanding: 96th

Illinois Volunteers,

Lieutenant Colonel

J. C. Smith

115th Illinois 21 330 351

Volunteers, Colonel

J. H. Moore

84th Indiana 15 330 345

Volunteers, Major

A. J. Neff

40th Ohio 14 360 374

Volunteers, Colonel

J. E. Taylor

99th Ohio 19 302 321

Volunteers, Major

B. F. Le Fever

8th Kentucky 8 222 230

Volunteers, Captain

C. D. Benton

Total 91 1,839 1,930

5th Indiana Battery, 3 98 101

Lieutenant

A. Morrison

Aggregate 94 1,937 2,031

Third Brigade, First 20 293 313

Division, Fourth Army

Corps, Colonel

William Grose,

commanding: 84th

Illinois

Volunteers, Colonel

Waters

75th Illinois 20 219 239

Volunteers, Colonel

Bennett

36th Indiana 12 268 280

Volunteers,

Lieutenant-Colonel

Carey

30th Indiana 11 190 201

Volunteers,

Lieutenant-Colonel

Hurd

80th Illinois 8 356 364

Volunteers,

Lieutenant-Colonel

Kilgour

24th Ohio 13 180 193

Volunteers,

Lieutenant-Colonel

Cockerill

Battery H,4th U. S. 3 103 106

Artillery,

Lieutenant Hellman

Aggregate* 67 1,729 1,796

First 13 183 196

Brigade,detachment

Fifteenth Army

Corps, Colonel

W. A. Dickerman,

commanding:

103rd Illinois

Volunteers, Major

Asias Willson

93rd Illinois 12 243 255

Volunteers, Lieutenan

t ColN. C. Buswell

12th Indiana 15 373 388

Volunteers, Lieutenan

t ColJames Goodnow

32nd Missouri 8 129 137

Volunteers, Major

A. J. Seay

97th Indiana 16 265 281

Volunteers, Captain

David Shelby

99th Indiana 19 385 404

Volunteers, Captain

Josiah Farrar

Total 83 1,578 1,661

Detachment 4th 2 98 100

Michigan

Cavalry, Captain Van

Antwerp

Detachment 4th Ohio 3 52 55

Cavalry, Captain P. H.

Warner

Total 5 150 155

A recapitulation from the above shows the entire force as follows:

Arm Officers Men Total

Infantry 258 5,023 5,281

Cavalry 5 150 155

Artillery 6 201 2 207

Aggregate 269 5,374 5,643

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*An apparent error in either the factors or in the addition of the figures. See Grose's report, p.432.

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