War of the Rebellion: Serial 070 Page 0290 OPERATIONS IN N. VA.,W. VA.,MD.,AND PA. Chapter XLIX.

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Return of Casualties in the Union forces, &c.--Continued.

Killed. Wounded. Captured

or missing

Of Off Off

Command. fi Men ice Men. ice Men. Aggre-

ce rs. rs. gate.

rs

Artillery.

1st West Virginia - -- -- 3 -- 2 5

Light, Battery E.

Total First Division. 1 8 5 67 2 8 91

SECOND DIVISION.

Brigadier General

WILLIAM W. AVERELL.

First Brigade.

Colonel JAMES M.

SCHOONMAKER.

8th Ohio. - -- -- 2 -- 5 7

14th Pennsylvania. - 1 -- 3 -- 9 13

Total First Brigade. - 1 -- 5 -- 14 20

Second Brigade.

Colonel WILLIAM H.

POWELL

1st West Virginia. - 2 2 3 2 19 28

2nd West Virginia. - 2 -- 18 2 4 26

3rd West Virginia. - 1 -- 19 -- 9 29

Total Second Brigade. - 5 2 40 4 32 83

Artillery.

5th United States, - -- -- --- -- ---

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Battery L.

Total Second Division. - 6 2 45 4 46 103

Grand total. 4 96 32 574 14 465 1,185

Numbers 56. Reports of Colonel Joseph Thoburn, First West Virginia Infantry, commanding First Infantry Division, of engagement at Snicker's Ferry and Kernstown, with itinerary of the division, July 1-24.

HDQRS. FIRST INFTY. DIV., DEPT. OF WEST VIRGINIA,

Halltown, Va., July 29, 1864.

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to submit the following report of an engagement with the enemy near Snicker's Ferry on the 18th instant:

On passing through Snicker's Gap about 2 p. m. on the 18th instant, I received orders from General Crook to take command of the First Infantry Division and the Third Brigade of the Second Division, and proceed at once two miles down the river to the Island Ford, and cross over and move up the opposite side and dislodge a force of the enemy, supposed to be cavalry, who were occupying the hills in front of Snicker's Ferry. In obedience to these instructions I moved the command, under cover of hills and woods, unobserved by the enemy until the fording at the island was reached, when a sharp musketry fire from the opposite bank was opened upon the head of the column as it approached the river. The banks of the river for some distance above and below the fording were well veiled by