War of the Rebellion: Serial 072 Page 0152 THE ATLANTA CAMPAIGN. Chapter L.

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two unimportant bridges and attacked several trains passing over the road, burning a few cars. The troops along the railroad were always on the alert, rendering it difficult for any very serious damage to be perpetrated. All breaks or interferences to travel were speedily removed by the well-organized construction party under the immediate superintendence of Colonel W. W. Wright (Forty-fourth U. S. Colored), chief engineer military railroads of the military division.

I have the honor to annex hereto a consolidated list of casualties for the month, a return of prisoners captured, and the amount of ammunition expended.

The detailed reports of the subordinate commanders will be forwarded as soon as handed in.

I am, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,


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

Lieutenant Colonel R. M. SAWYER,

Asst. Adjt. General, Mil. Div. of the Mississippi.

[Inclosure Numbers 1.]

List of casualties in the Army of the Cumberland during the month of June, 1864.

Killed Wounded

Corps Officers Men Officers Men

Fourteenth Corps 19 289 49 1,067

Fourth Corps 40 406 127 2,718

Twentieth Corps 8 178 83 1,560

Total 67 873 259 4,300


Corps Officers Men Aggregate

Fourteenth Corps 2 43 1,469

Fourth Corps 3 115 2,718

Twentieth Corps 3 82 1,560

Total 8 240 5,747


Assistant Adjutant-General.


Near Kenesaw Mountain, July 2, 1864.

[Inclosure Numbers 2.]

Report of arms, accouterments, &c., captured, lost, and becoming surplus in the Army of the Cumberland, for the month of June, 1864.

Captured Lost Surplus

Springfield rifles, caliber .58 40 398 475

Enfield rifles, caliber .57 24 418 274

Austrian rifles, caliber .54 73 .... ......

Spencer rifles ....... .... 49

Sporting rifles 4 .... ......

Total 141 816 a 798

a Rendered surplus by reason of men being killed or wounded and sent to the rear.


Captain of Ord., Chief Ord. Officer, Dept. of the Cumberland

NEAR ATLANTA, GA., July 31, 1864.