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execution of our last day's fire. We prepared for immediate march and pursued the enemy four miles, when he took refuge behind earth-works previously prepared. We advanced and intrenched a line along the crest of a range of hills, within from 300 to 500 yards of the enemy's works; there we remained until the night of September 5, when we commenced our retrograde movement toward Atlanta, which had been evacuated on the 1st instant and was in possession of our troops 2nd instant. The list of casualties has already been forwarded to you. Its numbers give ample evidence of the bravery and patriotism of our troops, and for the campaign commencing May 9 foots up as follows: Commissioned officers-killed, 8; wounded, 47; missing, 2; total, 57. Enlisted men-killed, 121; wounded, 676; missing, 35; total, 832. Aggregate-killed, 129; wounded, 723; missing, 37; total, 889.

I am, colonel, very respectfully, your most obedient servant,

P. JOS. OSTERHAUS,

Major General U. S. Vols., Commanding 1st Div., 15th Army Corps.

Lieutenant Colonel R. R. TOWNES,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps.

Recapitulation of casualties in First Division, Fifteenth Army Corps.

Killed Wounded Missing.

Command. Offi Men Offi Men Offic

cers cers ers

First Brigade.

76th Ohio Veteran 1 16 4 87 -

Infantry

26th Iowa Volunteer - 7 7 52 -

Infantry

30th Iowa Volunteer 1 8 4 65 -

Infantry

27th Missouri 1 16 1 46 -

Infantry

Total First Brigade 3 47 16 250 -

Second Brigade.

4th Iowa Veteran - 13 4 57 -

Infantry

9th Iowa Veteran - 13 3 67 1

Infantry

25th Iowa Volunteer - 8 4 49 -

Infantry

31st Iowa Volunteer - 1 5 37 -

Infantry

Total Second Brigade - 35 16 210 1

Third Brigade.

3rd Missouri Infantry - 5 - 43 -

12th Missouri 1 5 7 51 -

Infantry

17th Missouri 2 10 - 24 -

Infantry

29th Missouri - 3 5 31 1

Infantry

31st Missouri 1 9 - 18 -

Infantry

32nd Missouri - 3 2 31 -

Infantry

Total Third Brigade 4 35 14 198 1

2nd Missouri - 2 - 2 -

Artillery [Battery F]

4th Ohio Battery 1 - - 8 -

Total artillery 1 2 - 10 -

Pioneers - 1 1 7 -

Mounted infantry - 1 - 1 -

Grand total* 8 121 47 676 2

Missing. Total

Command. Men Offic Men Aggre

ers gate

First Brigade.

76th Ohio Veteran 2 5 105 110

Infantry

26th Iowa Volunteer 1 7 60 67

Infantry

30th Iowa Volunteer - 5 73 78

Infantry

27th Missouri - 2 62 64

Infantry

Total First Brigade 3 19 300 319

Second Brigade.

4th Iowa Veteran 3 4 73 77

Infantry

9th Iowa Veteran 6 4 86 90

Infantry

25th Iowa Volunteer 4 4 61 65

Infantry

31st Iowa Volunteer 5 5 43 48

Infantry

Total Second Brigade 18 17 263 280

Third Brigade.

3rd Missouri Infantry 3 - 51 51

12th Missouri 3 8 59 67

Infantry

17th Missouri - 2 34 36

Infantry

29th Missouri 4 6 38 44

Infantry

31st Missouri - 1 27 28

Infantry

32nd Missouri 2 2 36 38

Infantry

Total Third Brigade 12 19 245 264

2nd Missouri - - 4 4

Artillery [Battery F]

4th Ohio Battery - 1 8 9

Total artillery - 1 12 13

Pioneers - 1 8 9

Mounted infantry 2 - 4 4

Grand total* 35 57 832 889

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*But see revised statement, p. 114.

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