War of the Rebellion: Serial 074 Page 0048 THE ATLANTA CAMPAIGN. Chapter L.

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[Inclosure.]

Effective strngth Army of the Tennesee at the commencement of the campaign in Georgia.

Command. Officers. Men. Aggregate.

Fifteenth Army Corps:

Infantry 573 10,768 11,341

Artillery 24 736 760

Total 597 11,504 12,101

Left Wing. Sixteenth Army

Corps:

Infantry 487 11,489 11,976

Artillery 16 684 700

Cavalry 21 423 444

Total 524 12,596 13,120

Seventeenth Army Corps:a

Infantry 417 8,597 9,014

Artillery 19 887 906

Cavalry 4 100 104

Total 440 9,584 10,024

Total Army of the 1,561 33,684 35,245

Tennessee

a Joined at Acworth June 10, 1864.

Casualties in Army of the Tennessee in Georgia.

Killed. Wounded.

Command Officers. Men. Officers. Men.

Fifteenth Army 54 596 188 3,207

Corps

Left Wing. 20 356 91 1,708

Sixteenth Army

Corps

Seventeenth Army 17 405 86 1,713

Corps

Total Army of the 91 1,357 365 6,628

Tennessee

Missing. Total.

Command Officers Men. Officers Men. Aggreg

. . ate.

Fifteenth Army 28 605 270 4,408 4,678

Corps

Left Wing. 6 196 117 2,260 2,377

Sixteenth Army

Corps

Seventeenth Army 43 995 146 3,113 3,259

Corps

Total Army of the 77 1,796 533 9,781 10,314

Tennessee

Captured.a

Prisoners...................................2,921

Deserters................................... 215

a Turned over to and receipted for by peovost- marshal- genersl, Department of the Cumberland.

Acknowledged losses of the enemy.b

Resaca......................................2,000

Dallas......................................2,000

July 22....................................12,000

July 28.....................................7,000

Jonesborough................................5,000

Total......................................28,000

b This estimate does not include the loss of the enemy in constant skirmishing or minor attacks in front of the Army of the Tennessee.

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT AND ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE,

East Point, Ga., September 29, 1864.

CAPTAIN: In my report of operations during the campaign of Atlanta, I made scarcely any reference to the medical department ofthis army, expecting to transmit in a short time the report of themedical director. His peeliminary report* accompanies this letter, and is replete with matter of general as well as peofessional interest. The campaign was along one; battles and hard skirmishing of

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*See p. 50.

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