War of the Rebellion: Serial 087 Page 0410 Chapter LIV. OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C.

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ADDENDA.

Field return of Artillery Brigade, Second Army, showing the loss of men, horses, and material during the action of August 25, 1864.*

Casualties this day.

Effective Kil led.

strength.

Command Officers Men. Total. Officers. Men.

Batteries ........... 139 139 ...... 4

A and B,

1st Rhode

Island

3rd New 5 109 114 ...... 4

Jersey

Battery

10th 4 120 124 ...... ......

Massachusetts

Battery

12th New 1 83 84 1 2

York

Battery

Total 10 451 461 1 10

Casualties this day.

Woun ded. Miss ing. Total

enlisted

Command Officers. Men. Officers. Men. Total

enlisted

Batteries ...... 3 a3 43 50

A and B,

1st Rhode

Island

3rd New ...... ....... ....... 6 10

Jersey

Battery

10th 1b 14 ........ 22 36

Massachusetts

Battery

12th New ...... 2 ....... 6 10

York

Battery

Total 1 19 3 77 106

H o r s e s.

Command Killed Wounded. Total Material.

Batteries .... .... 54 4 light 12-pounder guns,

A and B, carriages, and limbers

1st Rhode complete; 3 caissons and

Island limbers complete; 1 caisson

body; 13 sets horse equipments

complete; 7 sets wheel harness;

sets lead harness; 1 odd

harness.13

3rd New 5 3 8

Jersey

Battery

10th 34 3 37 4 3-inch guns and limbers

Massachusetts complete and 3 caissons taken

Battery by the enemy.

12th New .... .... 35 1 light 12-pounder gun and 2

York caisson taken by the enemy.

Total 39 6 134

a First Lieutenant Walter S Perrin, wounded and missing; First Lieutenant James E chase, missing; Second Lieutenant Gideon Spencer, missing.

b Captain J. H. Sleeper, wounded.

c Second Lieutenant H. D. Brower. killed.

None of the other batteries attached to this brigade were in the engagement.

Numbers 108. Report of Major John G. Hazard, First Rhode Island Light Artillery, commanding Artillery Brigade, of operations October 26-28.

HDQRS. ARTILLERY BRIGADE, SECOND ARMY CORPS,

October 29, 1864.

MAJOR: I have the honor to make the following report of the part taken by this command in the battle of Hatcher's Run October 27, 1864, and the operations of the portion of my brigade which moved with the column previous to and after the engagement:

At 12 a. m. October 26 Beck's battery (C and I), Fifth U. S. Artillery, six light 12-pounder guns, was ordered to report to Brigadier-General Egan, commanding Second Division; Granger's (Tenth Massachusetts), six 3-inch Parrotts, and Roder's (K, Fourth United States), four light 12-

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* Furnished August 27, 1864, by Major John G. Hazard.

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