War of the Rebellion: Serial 077 Page 0231 Chapter LI. AFFAIR AT INDIAN BAYOU, MISS.

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Return of casualties in the Confederate forces-Continued.

Killed Wounded

Command Officers Men Officers Men Aggregate

Fourth Brigade

Staff . . . . . . . 3 . . . 3

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15th Tennessee a 1 4 7 40 52

16th Tennessee b? 15 10 27 54

19th Tennessee c 1 3 1 17 22

Total 4 22 21 84 131

Sixth Brigade

8th Mississippi d 1 7 6 42 56

18th Mississippi e 1 6 7 37 51

7th Tennessee f 2 19 3 30 54

Total 4 32 16 109 161

Johnson's Brigade

4th Alabama . . . . . . . 2 7 9

. . . .

Moreland's . . . . 1 2 3 6

regiment . . .

Williams' . . . . 1 1 4 6

battalion . .

Warren's . . . . 1 1 2 4

battalion . .

Total . . . . 3 6 16 25

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Artillery

Morton's battery . . . . . . . . . . . 4 4

. . . . . . .

Rice's battery . . . . 1 . . . . 5 6

. . . . . .

Total . . . . 1 . . . . 9 10

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Grand total 12 84 68 328 492

a Captain J. R. Hibbitt.

b Lieuts. J. Robert Arnold and J. P. Revely.

c Lieutenant E. P. Hooper.

d Lieutenant W. R. Welch, Ensign W. R. Hogg mortally wounded.

e Lieutenant W. W. Govan.

f Captain W. J. Tate and Lieutenant W. S. Pope.

JUNE 8, 1864-Affair at Indian Bayou, Miss.

Report of Captain Perry Evans, Ninth Texas Cavalry, commanding scouts.

DEER CREEK, MISS., June 13, 1864.

MAJOR: I have the honor most respectfully to report that on the 6th instant a Yankee force, supposed to be between 8,000 and 10,000 strong, commanded by General A. J. Smith, landed at Sunny Side, a point on the Arkansas shore, about seven miles below Greenville, Miss., and engaged General Marmaduke's forces between that place and Lake Village, Ark., and again on their march by land to Columbia, Ark., where they were driven on their boats. They themselves acknowledge the loss of about 600 men. * The boats upon which this command embarked of White River, and saw these boats, twenty-three in number, pass up the MISSISSIPPI River beyond that point on Saturday, 11th instant, at 2 o'clock at night. They then reported that they were en route to re-enforce General Sherman. On the 8th a Federal cavalry force,

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*For reports of these operations, see Vol. XXXIV, Part I, p. 971.

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