War of the Rebellion: Serial 073 Page 0861 Chapter L. REPORTS, ETC.- ARMY OF THE CUMB'D (CAVALRY).

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repulsed. We held the bridge until relieved by the infantry under General Blair in the afternoon of the following day, when we moved to Galss' Bridge below Lovejoy's Station, repaired the bridge, which had been burned by the enemy, crossed, and maintained our position upon the opposite side for two days, constantly annoying the enemy's flank and rear, repulsing with loss every attack he made, and formed a junction with the right of the infantry of the Army of the Tennessee near Lovejoy's Station, September 3; we remained in this position until 11 o'clock September 5, and then moved back, first to Anthony's Bridge, then to Red Oak, and finally to Sandtown, having covered the rear and flank of the Army of the Tennessee in its retrograde movement from Lovejoy's Station to its present position.

Accompanying this report will be found a tabulated list of the casualties of this command during the campaign, as well as of prisoners and property captured.

Before closing my report, I desire to assure the chief of cavalry that the officers and men of my command have endeavored to zealously and faithfully discharge every duty assigned them, and I only hope that he and those my seniors in rank are as well satisfied with my conduct and operations as I am with the efforts of my command.

Respectfully submitted.

J. KILPATRICK,

Brigadier-General, U. S. Vols., Commanding.

Captain J. E. JACOBS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

List of killed, wounded, and missing in the Third Cavalry Division, Department of the Cumberland, during recent campaign.

Killed. Wounded. Missing.

Command. Office Men. Office Men. Office Men.

rs. rs. rs.

First 1 ... ... 8 ... 9

Brigade,

Major J. M.

Young.

Second 1 17 5 53 6 113

Brigade,

Lieutenant

Colonel F.

A. Jones.

Third 5 7 ... 40 ... 13

Brigade,

Colonel E.

H. Murray.

10th ... ... ... 5 ... 2

Wisconsin

Battery.

Total. 7 24 5 106 6 137

Rebels. Property captured.

Command. Killed Wounde Prison Horses Mules. Wagons

. d. ers. . .

First 41 140 4 1 85 1

Brigade,

Major J. M.

Young.

Second 114 221 168 58 111 230

Brigade,

Lieutenant

Colonel F.

A. Jones.

Third 91 303 120 38 25 ...

Brigade,

Colonel E.

H. Murray.

10th ... ... ... ... ... ...

Wisconsin

Battery.

Total. 246 664 292 97 221 231

J. KILPATRICK,

Brigadier-General, U. S. Volunteers, Commanding.

Captain J. E. JACOBS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

ADDENDA.

Report of prisoners of war captured and rebel government property captured and destroyed by Third Cavalry Division, Department of the Cumberland, during the campaign of Atlanta.

Prisoners of war captured at different times and various places.........................................................220

Captured during the month of July and August:

Horses......................................................... 52

Mules.......................................................... 92

cannon captured near Lovejoy's Station......................... 1

cannon spiked near Lovejoy's Station........................... 3

Caissons destroyed near Lovejoy's Station...................... 2

Miles Macon and Atlanta Railroad destroyed..................... 3