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aide-de-camp, have rendered me the most valuable assistance, and in the heat of engagement displayed the highest qualities of coolness and gallantry.

Subjoined is a list of my losses in these engagements.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ALPHEUS BAKER,

Brigadier-General.

Major R. A. HATCHER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Killed............................................... 47

Wounded..............................................230

Missing.............................................. 34

Total................................................311

Numbers 670.

Report of Lieutenant Colonel Alexander A. Greene, Thirty-seventh Alabama Infantry, of operations May 7-June 2.

HDQRS. THIRTY-SEVENTH Regiment ALABAMA IFNTY.,

June 2, 1864.

SIR: I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of the Thirty-seventh Regiment Alabama Infantry from 7th on May to the present date:

On the 7th ultimo the regiment took position to the left of Mill Creek Gap in front of Dalton, Ga., on top of Chattoogata Ridge, between Mill Creek Gap and Trail Gap. The extent of the line running along the crest of the ridge was about one mile and three quarters. My men set to work here with great alacrity, and constructed a path along the top of the ridge from one gap to the other, and also prized up huge stones and poised them, so that one man could easily set them off.

On the 9th of May the regiment was relieved by General Finley's brigade, Bate's division, and ordered to join Baker's brigade, on the ridge in the gap on the right of the railroad. Here it remained in line of battle until Tuesday morning (10th), when it took position in the advanced rifle-pits to the right of the railroad at the entrance of the gap. It was relieved by the Fortieth Alabama Infantry at 6 a.m. 11th of May and returned to the line on the ridge. Remained here until 10 p.m. Wednesday, 11th, when the march to Resaca was begun. Arrived at Resaca, took position on the extreme right in front of Resaca on Friday, 13th of May. Remained here until Saturday evening near 4 p.m., when Stewart's division was ordered forward. After changing front forward on the left the division swung around on the enemy's left. After proceeding about one-quarter of a mile the enemy's skirmishers were encountered. They retired very rapidly. Proceeding 200 or 300 paces farther, the command came in range of the enemy's artillery, which commenced a furious fire immediately at my regiment, but the missiles passed a few feet too high to do injury. This march was continued to the distance of about a mile and a half through fields and dense woods, and most