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Semi-monthly field report of the artillery of the Army of the Tennessee, &c. - Continued.

Effective force

Batteries Office Men Guns Caiss Rounds

rs ons of

ammunit

ion on

hand

SEVENTEENTH ARMY

CORPS

Third Division

Third Ohio - - - - -

Independent a

First Illinois (D) 2 98 4 4 331

First Michigan (H) 3 96 6 6 550

Fifteenth Ohio 3 92 4 4 481

Independent

First Missouri (C) 2 100 4 4 608

b

Second Illinois 3 97 4 4 433

(F)

Tenth Ohio 2 119 3 4 811

Independent b

First Minnesota 3 120 6 6 1,051

Independent.

Total 18 722 31 32 4,265

Grand total 38 1,747 80 82 11,283

Casualties

Killed Wounded

Batteries Horses Offic Men Offic Men

ers ers

SEVENTEENTH ARMY

CORPS

Third Division

Third Ohio - - - - 1

Independent a

First Illinois (D) 69 - - - 1

First Michigan (H) 94 - - - -

Fifteenth Ohio 67 - - - -

Independent

First Missouri (C) 44 - - - -

b

Second Illinois 67 - - - -

(F)

Tenth Ohio 47 - - - -

Independent b

First Minnesota 86 - - - -

Independent.

Total 474 - - - 2

Grand total 1,301 1 2 - 17

aOn duty temporarily in Twentieth Army Corps.

bAt Marietta, Ga.

T. W. OSBORN,

Major and Chief of Artillery, Dept. and Army of the Tennessee.

NEAR ATLANTA, GA., September 3, 1864.

ATLANTA, GA., September 2, 1864.

(Received 10.05 p.m.)

Honorable E. M. STANTON.

Secretary of War:

General Sherman has taken Atlanta. The Twentieth Corps occupies the city. The main army is on the Macon road, near East Point. A battle was fought near that point, in which General Sherman was successful. Particulars not knowN.

H. W. SLOCUM,

Major-General.

CITY POINT, VA., September 2, 1864-9.30

(Received 3d.)

Major-General SLOCUM,

Near Atlanta, Ga.:

While you are cut off from communication with General Sherman, telegraph your situation daily to General Halleck.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

NASHVILLE, TENN., September 2, 1864.

Major-General SHERMAN, Near Atlanta:

Wheeler's main force was yesterday morning ten miles from here on the Murfreesborough road. General Rousseau, with 3,000 men, skirmished with him all day. In the afternoon Wheeler left that road