manders, as also a complete consolidated list of casualties.* Sickness is my excuse for not forwarding this report at an earlier day. All of which is respectfully submitted.
I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
JOS. F. KNIPE,
Brigadier-General of Volunteers.
Captain S. E. PITTMAN,
Asst. Adjt. General, First Div., Twentieth Army Corps.
Report of Colonel Warren W. Packer, Fifth Connecticut Infantry.
ATLANTA, GA., September 12, 1864.
I have the honor to submit the following official report of the movements of the Fifth Regiment Connecticut Volunteers during the summer campaign of 1864:
On the 28th of April, 1864, the regiment left Cowan, Tenn., and crossed the Cumberland Mountains near the tunnel, arriving at Tantalon 29th; left Tantalon and marched to within two miles of Stevenson, Ala. 30th, broke camp at 7 a. m. and marched to Bridgeport, arriving there in advance of the brigade, and encamped on the north bank of the Tennessee River. May 1, marched to Shellbroke camp at 8 a. m. and marched across Lookout Mountain; encamped near Chattanooga. 4th, marched to Gordon's Mills. 5th, marched across the Chickamauga Creek and went into camp. 7th, broke camp at 6 a. m. and marched to Trickum Post-Office, and went into camp. 10th, broke camp at 1 a. m. and marched to Snake Creek Gap; went up Horn Mountain, built breast-works, and encamped. 11th, broke camp at 4 p. m. and marched down the mountain; sent out a fatigue party to repair roads, and encamped for the night. 12th, marched to Sugar Hollow. 13th, moved forward about two miles and remained there with the division until 2 o'clock; we then marched four miles, built breast-works, and threw out Companies I and B as skirmishers. At 5 p. m. we were ordered into position, as a support for the Third Division, and remained there all night. 14th, was ordered to move a mile and a half to the left; remained there until 3 p. m., when we were ordered up to the support of the Fourth Corps at Resaca, on the extreme left, a distance of seven or eight miles. 15th, at 12 m. received orders to move forward and engage the enemy; became engaged about 2 o'clock, which lasted till dark; repulsed several attacks of the enemy, and finally drove them from their position; loss, 1 commissioned officer and 42 men wounded, and 8 men killed. 16th, moved out of our breast-works at an early hour in pursuit of the enemy; crossed the Coosa River and encamped; marched about nine miles. 17th, marched across the Coosawattee River, and encamped within two miles of Calhoun. 18th, marched to within six miles of Kingston, a distance of twenty miles. 19th, marched on Cassville; regiment deployed as skirmishers; bivouacked before the town that night. 20th, marched into the town about 9 a. m. A heavy fire broke out in some large wooden buildings, which, after some hours' hard work, our men succeeded in
* Embodied in Williams' report, p. 37.