War of the Rebellion: Serial 072 Page 0800 THE ATLANTA CAMPAIGN. Chapter L.

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Ga. During this march we intrenched ourselves in seven different positions. Near Jonesborough, Ga., September 1, we were a part of the column which supported the charge by the Fourteenth Army Corps, but did not become engaged. Remained near Jonesborough until September 6, when we fell back by short marches to this point, where we arrived September 8, 1864. During the whole campaign of 118 days, ending with the capture of Atlanta, we have not been out of hearing of hostile firing twelve hours at a time. Our entire loss is 4 killed, 38 wounded, and 1 captured.

Very respectfully,

THOS. DOAN,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding Regiment.

Effective force of 101st Indiana Volunteers on leaving

Ringgold, Ga., May 7, 1864 .................................. 413

Present effective ........................................... 299

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Loss ........................................................ 114

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Killed ...................................................... 4

Missing (captured) .......................................... 1

Sick, sent to rear and not returned ......................... 71

Wounded ..................................................... 38

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THOS. DOAN,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding Regiment.

[Captain S. FORTNER,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.]

Numbers 161.

Reports of Lieutenant Colonel Judson W. Bishop, Second Minnesota Infantry.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND MINNESOTA VOLUNTEERS,

Before Atlanta, Ga., August 26, 1864.

CAPTAIN: I have the honor, in accordance with instructions from brigade headquarters, to submit the following summary of the part taken by the Second Regiment Minnesota Volunteers in the operations of the campaign during the three months ending the 6th day of August, 1864:

On Saturday, the 7th day of May, the regiment broke camp at 4 a. m., marched at 9 a. m., and arriving at Tunnel Hill (seven miles), bivouacked at noon. Sunday, 8th, marched at 9 a. m. one mile to position on right flank of Fourteenth Army Corps. Monday, 9th, marched at 10 a. m. one-half mile to position on a ridge facing Buzzard Roost Gap, and one mile distant; marched again at 5 p. m. one-half mile in advance, and bivouacked in position. Tuesday, 10th, and Wednesday, 11th, remained in bivouac. Thursday, 12th, marched at 4 a. m. about fifteen miles to the right and through Snake [Creek] Gap. Friday, 13th, learned that the enemy had evacuated Dalton last night; marched at 10 a. m. four miles toward Resaca, and took position in the general line of battle, facing east. Saturday, 14th, advanced with heavy skirmishing about a mile, and took position on a ridge facing the enemy's works, at a distance of about 400 yards. Sunday, 15th, moved about three-quarters of a mile to