War of the Rebellion: Serial 072 Page 0085 Chapter L. REPORTS, ETC.- MIL. DIV. OF THE MISS.

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tured, sent to the rear, and exchanged; also of the guns and materials of war captured, besides the important country towns and arsenals of the enemy that we now occupy and hold.

All of which is respectfully submitted.

W. T. SHERMAN,

Major- General, Commanding.

Major General H. W. HALLECK,

Chief of Staff, Washington, D. C.

Casualties in army in the field, Military Division of the Mississippi, during May, June, July, and August, 1864.

Killed. Wounded.

Command. Officers Men. Officers. Men.

Army of the 261 2,748 780 14,676

Cumberland

Army of the Tennessee 91 1,357 365 6,628

Army of the Ohio ..... 531 ... 2,378

Total 352 4,636 1,145 23,682

Missing.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate

.

Army of the 46 1,729 20,240

Cumberland

Army of the Tennessee 77 1,796 10,314

Army of the Ohio ... 1,060 3,960

Total 123 4,585 34,514

To which should be added the casualties for September 1 to 15 in Army of the Cumberland, 2,567, making aggregate, 37,081. Reports of Armies of the Tennessee and Ohio include the whole campaign.

W. T. SHERMAN,

Major- General, U. S. Army, Commanding.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field Atlanta, Ga., September 15, 1864.

Prisoners and deserters taken y army in the field, Military Division of the Mississippi, during May, June, July, and August, 1864.

Prisoners. Deserters.

Command. Officer Men. Officers Men. Aggrega

s. . te.

Army of the 121 3,838 21 1,543 5,523

Cumberland

Army of the 133 2,591 5 576 3,305

Tennessee

Army of the 16 781 1 292 1,090

Ohio

Total 270 7,210 27 2,411 9,918

To which add the prisoners and deserters in the Army of the Cumberland September 1 to 20, 3,065, making a total aggregate of 12,983. Reports from Armies of the Tennessee and Ohio include the whole campaign.

W. T. SHERMAN,

Major- General, U. S. Army, Commanding.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, Atlanta, Ga., September 15, 1864.