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assistant quartermaster,and Lieutenant Charles B. Blanchard, Twenty-fifth Wisconsin, aide-de-camp and acting ordnance officer, for their uniform gentlemanly and soldierly bearing on the field of battle, on the march,and in camp. By their zeal and industry much has been done to secure the efficiency of this command,and my duties have been rendered comparatively light.

The following tabular statement gives the aggregate of each regiment present at the beginning and conclusion of the campaign, and shows the aggregate loss from all causes:

May 1, 1864.

Regiment. Officers. Men. Aggregate.

25th Wisconsin Volunteer 21 516 540


35th New Jersey 17 449 466


43rd Ohio Veteran 28 656 684


63rd Ohio Veteran 27 711 738


Total 93 2,335 2,428

September 3, 1864.

Regiment. Officers. Men. Aggregate.

25th Wisconsin Volunteer 18 260 278


35th New Jersey 13 198 211


43rd Ohio Veteran 16 405 421


63rd Ohio Veteran 21 399 420


Total 68 1,262 1,330

Regiment. Loss from all Per cent. of

causes. loss.

25th Wisconsin Volunteer Infantry 262 48

35th New Jersey Volunteers 255 55

43rd Ohio Veteran Volunteers 263 38

63rd Ohio Veteran Volunteers 318 41

Total 1,098 45

I am captain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,


Brigadier-General, Commanding.

Captain C. CADLE, Jr.,

Asst. Adjt. General, Fourth Div., Sixteenth Army Corps.

No. 558.

Reports of Colonel John J. Cladek, Thirty-fifth New Jersey Infantry, of operations May 13-15 and July 22.

CAMP THIRTY-FIFTH REGIMENT NEW JERSEY VOLS., In Front of Resaca, Ga., May 18, 1864.

SIR: I have the honor to report of Your Excellency the part taken by my regiment, under my command,in the action of Resaca, Ga., on the 13th, 14th and 15th of May, 1864.

Between the hours of 3 and 4 p.m. May 13 the regiment formed in the third line of battle on the right of General Morgan L. Smith's command, advancing in line over fences and up a wooded hill, crossing ravines hardly passable for mounted officers. My regiment cleared the fences and woodland at a double-quick time, coming out on an open plain facing the Oostenaula River,about two miles above the town of Resaca, Ga. The regiment had but cleared the woods when two rebel regiments opened a brisk fusillade fire on us. I immediately gave the command "commence firing," not, however, before I had 3 or 4 men wounded. Two lines of battle were before me when I entered the woods, but somehow, through the nature of the ground, I got to the extreme front. The firing lasted about fifteen minutes, when both the rebel regiments gave way and ran, when I withdrew my regiment under cover of the woods, on account of a regiment to my left giving way, and I thinking myself flanked, otherwise I would have charged upon the retreating rebel regiments. In this day's acting I lost 1 killed and 13 wounded; my own and