intrenchments thrown up and occupied by brigade until 12th, when brigade was relieved by portion of Fourteenth Corps, and, with balance of division, marched to right of Second Division and to Campbellton road on reconnaissance. At dusk brigade moved to Sandtown road and camped. Remained in latter position until 16th August, when brigade was moved to right of division on Campbellton road, and threw up strong intrenchments. 17th, remained in position. 18th, brigade moved into position on right and front of Second Division, skirmishing slightly, losing 1 killed and 2 wounded; brigade intrenched themselves, and remained, making occasional reconnaissances to front, until evening of 26th of August. The brigade with division, moved with whole army on march to near Lovejoy's Station, on Macon railroad, and back to Decatur, its present position, arriving at the latter point on the 8th instant. Excepting a very slight skirmish on Western railroad, some five miles south of East Point, on evening of 30th of August, and destroying about one mile and a half of railroad south of Rough and Ready, on morning of September 1, brigade participated in no fighting or duty other than marching, and on two occasions throwing up temporary works. Not a single casualty occurred in the command.
The One hundred and twelfth Illinois Volunteer Infantry was transferred from the brigade on 12th of August; the Eleventh and Twelfth Kentucky Volunteer Infantry were attached to brigade on the 11th of August.
I herewith forward reports of regimental commanders so far as received.
I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your most obedient servant,
J. W. REILLY,
Brigadier-General of Volunteers.
Captain THEODORE COX,
Asst. Adjt. General, Third Division, 23rd Army Corps.
List of casualties First Brigade, Third Division, Twenty-third Army Corps, August 6, 1864.
K i l l e d Wounded.
Commi Serge Corp Priv Comm Serg
ssion ants. oral ates issi eant
Command. ed s. . oned s.
8th Tennessee Infantry 1 4 3 18 3 2
112th Illinois Infantry - 3 2 9 5 7
16th Kentucky Infantry - - 1 1 1 -
100th Ohio Infantry - 3 6 14 3 8
104th Ohio Infantry - - - 10 2 2
12th Kentucky Infantry - - - 1 - -
Total 1 10 12 53 14 19
Wounded. M i s s i n g .
Corpo Priva Comm Serg Corp Priv
rals. tes. issi eant oral ates
Command. oned s. s. .
8th Tennessee Infantry 4 44 2 2 1 11
112th Illinois Infantry 2 40 - - - -
16th Kentucky Infantry 1 8 - - - 1
100th Ohio Infantry 8 43 - 2 3 9
104th Ohio Infantry 1 14 - - - -
12th Kentucky Infantry - 2 - - - -
Total 15 151 2 4 4 21
Recapitulation: Killed-commissioned officer, 1; enlisted men, 75. Wounded-commissioned officers, 14; enlisted men, 185. Missing-commissioned officers, 2; enlisted men, 29. Total killed, wounded, and missing, 306.