My brigade in this fight, excluding the nine companies that acted as skirmishers, consisted of not more than 800 men, who fought on the position-merely a common regiment.
An approximate sketch* of the position on our front and right is annexed. The reports of the regimental commanders, and a consolidated list of casualties, are inclosed.
i am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
J. B. TURCHIN,
Major JAMES A. LOWRIE,
Casualties of the First Brigade, Third Division, Fourteenth Army Corps, February 25, 1864.
Regiment. Offi- Men. Officers Men.
82nd Indiana. ... 3 2 21
11th Ohio. ... 1 ... 24
89th Ohio. ... 2 ... 11
92nd Ohio. ... 4 ... 19
Total. ... 10 2 75
Regiment. Officers. Men. Aggregate.
82nd Indiana. 2 24 26
11th Ohio. ... 25 25
89th Ohio. ... 13 13
92nd Ohio. ... 23 23
Total. 2 85 87
J. B. TURCHIN,
HDQRS. 1ST Brigadier, 3rd DIV., 14TH A. C.,
Ringgold, Ga., March 1, 1864.
Numbers 24. Report of Captain William C. Stineback, Eighty-second Indiana Infantry.
HDQRS. EIGHTY-SECOND REGIMENT INDIANA INFANTRY,
Camp near Ringgold, Ga., March 3, 1864.
CAPTAIN: The following report of the operations of the Eighty-second Regiment Indiana Volunteer Infantry during the late reconnaissance in direction of Dalton, Ga., is respectfully submitted:
In obedience to orders from brigade headquarters, on Monday, February 22, this regiment, in connection with the Eleventh, Eighty-ninth, and Ninety-second Ohio Volunteers, took up the line of March from Chattanooga, Tenn., in direction of Ringgold, Ga., near which place we bivouacked, on the banks of Chickamauga Creek, having marched about 16 miles, nothing worthy of especial notice having occurred during the day.
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