War of the Rebellion: Serial 072 Page 0205 Chapter L. REPORTS, ETC.-ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND.

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ADDENDA.

Report of casualties of the Fourth Army Corps from May 3 to June 5, 1864.

Killed. Wounded

Command Officers Men Officers Men

Headquarte -- -- 1 1

rs Fourth

Army Corps

First 1 60 17 390

Division

Second 9 162 41 831

Division

Third 20 271 61 1,249

Division

Total 30 493 120 2,471

Missing Aggregate

Command Officers Men Officers Men

Headquarte -- -- 1 1

rs Fourth

Army Corps

First -- 22 18 472

Division

Second -- 11 50 1,004

Division

Third 4 251 85 1,771

Division

Total 4 284 154 3,248

Brigadier-General Wood reports 255 of his men as missing at the action of May 27, and in reference thereto appends to his report a written explanation, of which the following is a copy:

I visited the battle-field of Pickett's Mills twice yesterday and examined it closely. The numerous single graves and several lines of trenches on the battle-field outside of the enemy's intrenchments (capable of containing from twenty-five to forty bodies) fully explain where most of the 255 missing of that day went to. I am fully satisfied that nearly the whole of them were either killed outright on the field or were wounded and could not be brought away, fell into the hands of the enemy when we abandoned the field at 10 p. m. on the 27th.

Respectfully submitted.

O. O. HOWARD,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTH ARMY CORPS, Near Acworth, Ga., James 8, 1864.

Brigadier-General WHIPPLE,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

List of casualties in Fourth Army Corps in action of June 27, 1864.

Killed Wounded

Command Officers Men Officers Men

First 1 7 7 77

Division

Second 12 70 45 445

Division

Third -- 1 2 6

Division

Total 13 78 54 528

Missing Aggregate

Command Officers Men Officers Men

First --- -- 8 84

Division

Second 1 82 58 597

Division

Third -- -- 2 7

Division

Total 1 82 68 688

Total loss, 756.

Respectfully submitted.

O. O. HOWARD,

Major-General, Commanding.

Brigadier General WILLIAM D. WHIPPLE,

A. A. G. and Chief of Staff, Dept. of the Cumberland.