War of the Rebellion: Serial 072 Page 0119 Chapter L. REPORTS, ETC.- MIL. DIV. OF THE MISS.

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Tabular statement of sick and wounded in the Military Division of the Mississippi for the period embraced between May 1 and September 6, 1864.

Received in hospital.

Command. Sick. Wounded. Total.

Army of the


Fourth Army Corps 13,456 5,852 19,308

Fourteenth Army Corps 7,461 3,973 11,434

Twentieth Army Corps 15,611 5,375 20,986

Cavalry 6,625 359 6,984

Army of the


Fifteenth Army Corps 3,346 3,312 6,658

Sixteenth Army Corps 4,233 1,203 5,436

Seventeenth Army 1,485 1,483 2,968


Army of the Ohio:

Twenty-third Army ... ... 6,146


Total 52,217 19,557 79,920

Died from-

Command. Sent to Returned Disease. Wounds.

the to duty.


Army of the


Fourth Army Corps 8,716 10,301 17 416

Fourteenth Army Corps 7,196 3,031 88 250

Twentieth Army Corps 8,756 11,106 63 374

Cavalry 1,516 5,425 39 27

Army of the


Fifteenth Army Corps 5,062 928 44 251

Sixteenth Army Corps 2,515 2,434 24 181

Seventeenth Army 1,887 862 38 181


Army of the Ohio:

Twenty-third Army 4,656 1,288 107 38


Total 40,304 32,675 420 1,718

The report from the Army of the Cumberland is made up from the morning reports, and is as near correct as can be given. The report from the Sixteenth Army corps only includes the time from June 26. The number of wounded in this campaign is 1,727.

The Seventeenth Army Corps joined the expedition June 8, 1864. The report of the Twenty-third Army Corps commences with June 1, the records of sick and wounded of the Army of the Ohio not having been kept before.

The entire statement is an close an approximation to the actual state of the army as can at this be given. The total number of sick and wounded received in hospital is 79,920; the number returned the duty, 32,675, showing a loss of 47,245. Of this number a large proportion are yet in hospitals to the rear, numbers of whom are dally returning to duty.

The number of deaths from disease and from wounds shown on this report is the number which occurred at the front in field hospitals. In some of the corps only severe wounds are reported; in others every wound, however slight, was recorded; so also in the case of deaths from wounds; in some, all brought to hospital who died on the way, were recorded as dying in hospital, while in other cases they were reported among those killed in battle, and did not appear on the hospital record. This explanation will a measure account for the apparent disproportion between some of the corps.


Medical Inspector, U. S. Army.

Major General W. T. SHERMAN,

Commanding Military Division of the Mississippi.

Numbers 4.

Report of Brigadier General William F. Barry, U. S. Army, Chief of Artillery.


Atlanta, Ga., September 10, 1864.

GENERAL: I have the honor to make the following report of the artillery of the active armies of the Military Division of the Missis-