War of the Rebellion: Serial 072 Page 0740 THE ATLANTA CAMPAIGN. Chapter L.

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hibit the changes which had taken place in the division up to this period and its subsequent strength, a new table of effective force is here given, taken from the reports of July 4:


Command. Officer Men Total


First Brigade, Brigadier General

J. B. Turchin commanding:

17th Ohio Volunteers, Colonel 20 426 446

D. Ward

31st Ohio Volunteers, Colonel 20 449 469

M. B. Walker

89th Ohio Volunteers, Colonel 10 186 199

C. H. Carlton

92nd Ohio Volunteers, Colonel 12 274 286

B. D. Fearing

82nd Indiana Volunteers, Col M. C. 14 190 204


Total 76 1,528 1,604

Second Brigade, Colonel

N. Gleason, 87th Indiana,


2nd Minnesota Volunteers, 19 349 368

Lieutenant Colonel J. W. Bishop:

35th Ohio Volunteer, Major J. L. 15 258 273


105th Ohio Volunteers, Lieutenant 19 290 309

Colonel G. T. Perkins

75th Indiana Volunteers, 20 352 372

Lieutenant Colonel William


87th Indiana Volunteers, 15 274 289

Lieutenant Colonel E. P. Hammond

101st Indiana Volunteers, 24 319 343

Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Doan.

Total 112 1,842 1,954

Third Brigade, Colonel George P.

Este, 14th Ohio Volunteer

Infantry, commanding:

10th Kentucky Volunteers, Colonel 23 254 277

W. H. Hays

10th Indiana Volunteers, 22 351 373

Lieutenant Colonel M. B. Taylor

14th Ohio Volunteers, Major John 15 376 391

W. Wilson

38th Ohio Volunteers, Colonel 25 576 541

W. A. Choate

74th Indiana Volunteers, 19 296 315

Lieutenant Colonel M. Baker

Total 104 1,793 1,897

Total infantry. 292 5,163 5,455


Command Offic Men Total Horses Guns


7th Indiana Battery, 4 133 137 60 4

First Lieutenant O. H.


19th Indiana Battery, 3 134 137 65 4

First Lieutentant, W. P.


Total Artillery 7 267 274 125 8

Effective force of division-officers, 299; enlisted men, 5,430; total, 5,729; horses, 125; guns, 8.

July 3, the enemy having again abandoned his works and fallen back during the night, my men entered them before daybreak and were prompt in pursuit, capturing a large number of prisoners. We marched at an early hour, and, passing through Marietta, had advanced about two miles along the right side of the railroad when we came upon a new line of works in which the rebel army had taken position. It was here that the last stand to cover the passage of the trains over the Chattahoochee was made. July 4 was spent in reconnoitering this position. Our troops were pressed close up to the works and a constant skirmish was kept up along our front during the day, but no general assault made. At this point my Second Brigade was detached and sent to Marietta to constitute the garrison of that place. July 5, the enemy, not waiting for an attack, had again given up his laboriously constructed works and retreated to the river during the night. So soon as this was discovered our troops pursued, my division taking a road leading toward Vining's Station and lying a short distance south of the railroad. Prisoners were taken and stragglers picked put almost from the outset, and