War of the Rebellion: Serial 073 Page 0096 THE ATLANTA CAMPAIGN. Chapter L.

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of the city. In this new position my regiments were arranged as follows, from right to left: First, Eighty-second Ohio Veteran Volunteers; second, One hundred and first Illinois Volunteers; third, Eighty-second Illinois Volunteers; fourth, Sixty-first Ohio Veteran Volunteers; fifth, One hundred and forty-third New York Volunteers; sixth, Thirty-first Wisconsin Volunteers. The right of my line connected with the left of Knipe's brigade, while my left covered the Buck Head road.

I take pleasure in saying that during the brief period of my command the officers and men of this brigade, including the officers of my staff, have displayed commendable zeal and alacrity in the fulfillment of all their duties; in camp, on the march, and before the enemy, all have displayed that patriotic and self-sacrificing devotion which characterizes true soldiers and genuine lovers of our country and its cause.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

HORACE BOUGHTON,

Colonel, Commanding.

Captain S. E. PITTMAN,

Asst. Adjt. General, First Division, Twentieth Corps.

HDQRS. THIRD BIRG., FIRST DIV., TWENTIETH CORPS,

Near Atlanta, Ga., August 1, 1864.

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to forward the following report of casualties of my command for the month of July, 1864:

Killed. Wounded.

Regiments. Officers. Men. Officers. Men.

82nd Ohio 1 10 2 48

Veteran

Volunteers.

61st Ohio 1 12 5 61

Veteran

Volunteers.

143rd New York 1 7 2 43

Volunteers.

82nd Illinois ... 6 1 40

volunteers.

101st Illinois 1 4 ... 37

Volunteers.

31st Wisconsin ... 4 1 13

Volunteers.

Total. 4 43 11 242

Missing.

Regiments. Officers. Men. Aggregate.

82nd Ohio Veteran ... 5 66

Volunteers.

61st Ohio Veteran ... 2 81

Volunteers.

143rd New York ... ... 53

Volunteers.

82nd Illinois .. .... 47

volunteers.

101st Illinois .. ... 42

Volunteers.

31st Wisconsin ... 1 19

Volunteers.

Total. .... 8 308

HORACE BOUGHTON,

Colonel, Commanding Brigade.

Captain D. W. PALMER,

Asst. Adjt. General, First Division, Twentieth Corps.

Numbers 197.

Report of Lieutenant Colonel Edward S. Salomon, Eighty-second Illinois Infantry.

HDQRS. EIGHTY-SECOND ILLINOIS VOL. INFANTRY,

Atlanta, Ga., September 15, 1864.

SIR: Of the taken by my regiment in the campaign of Northern Georgia, I have the honor to submit the following report:

The regiment left Whiteside's, Tenn., where it had been stationed to guard the railroad, on the 3rd of May, joining our brigade and