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Reports of Major General Peter J. Osterhaus, U. S. Army, commanding First Division, of operations May 9-July 17 and August 15-September 8.

HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Camp near Kingston, Ga., May 20, 1864.

MAJOR: I have the honor to report on the part taken by my division in the engagements near Resaca, Ga., which led to the surrender of that fortified place. My command consisted of the following:

Strength of First Division.

EFFECTIVE INFANTRY PRESENT.

First Brigade, Brigadier-General Woods:

Aggregate.

76th Ohio Infantry..................................... 526

27th Missouri Infantry................................. 279

26th Iowa Infantry..................................... 292

30th Iowa Infantry..................................... 331

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Total First Brigade.................................... 1,428

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Second Brigade, Colonel J. A. Williamson;

4th Iowa Infantry...................................... 322

9th Iowa Infantry...................................... 431

25th Iowa Infantry..................................... 361

31st Iowa Infantry..................................... 315

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Total Second Brigade................................... 1,429

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Third Brigade, Colonel Hugo Wangelin:

3rd Missouri Infantry.................................. 218

12th Missouri Infantry................................ 289

17th Missouri Infantry................................ 157

29th Missouri Infantry................................ 179

31st Missouri Infantry................................ 163

32nd Missouri Infantry.................................. 164

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Total Third Brigade................................... 1,170

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Total Infantry....................................... 4,027

ARTILLERY (MAJOR LANDGRAEBER, COMMANDING).

Pieces. Aggregate

4th Ohio Battery:

20-pounder Parrotts.......................... 2 ----

12-pounder light field pieces (Napoleons).... 4 ----

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6 106

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Battery F, 2nd Missouri Artillery:

120-pounder howitzers....................... 2 ----

3-inch ordnance............................. 2

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4 104

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Total artillery............................ 10 210

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Detachment sharpshooters (Lieutenant H. E. Williams)........... 81

Detachment mounted infantry (Captain W. T. House)............ 32

Detachment pioneers (Captain John Keis)..................... 70