War of the Rebellion: Serial 087 Page 0432 Chapter LIV. OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C.

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General Griffin, with his division, beside holding our extreme our extreme left and repulsing the enemy there on the 21st, also sent re-enforcements on the different days to different points prepared to sustain them.

Colonel Spear, commanding brigade of cavalry from General Kautz's division, served me most capitally in watching my left and rear from August 22, scouting as far south as Reams' Station and west to the Vaughan road. Colonel Stedman's brigade, Gregg's division, also participated in the repulse of the enemy on the 21st, under Colonel Spear.

The position we have gained, besides fighting for three days and maintaining, we have our work rendered unassailable, and a portion of the corps is available for other service.

Respectfully,

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General, Commanding.

General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Army of the Potomac.

Report of casualties of Fifth Army Corps, and in First and Third Division, Ninth Corps, for the 18th, 19th, 20th, and 21st of August, 1864.

Command. Killed. Killed. Wounded. Wounded. Nissing. Missing. Total. Total. Aggregate.

FIFTH CORPS. Officers. Men. Officers. Men. Officers. Men. Officers. Men. Aggregate.

First ... 9 3 29 ... 55 3 93 96

Division.

Second 6 61 40 406 8 752 54 1,219 1,273

Division.

Third 6 28 17 207 84 1,818 107 2,053 2,160

Division.

Fourth 5 28 11 113 7 228 23 369 392

Division.

Artillery ... 6 3 29 ... ... 3 35 38

Brigade.

Total* 17 132 74 784 99 2,853 190 3,769 3,959

First ... 17 11 90 1 60 12 169 179

Division.

Third 2 30 12 134 4 135 18 299 317

Division.

Total.* 2 37 23 224 5 195 30 466 496

Grant total. 19 179 97 1,008 104 3,048 220 4,235 4,455

HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,

September 1, 1864.

I have the honor to report that about 10 a. m. yesterday the enemy advanced a party about 150 strong to the vicinity of the Davis house, drove in the outlying picket near the signal station, capturing 8 men wounding 3, and killing 1, and causing the pickets to fall back a short distance. The enemy then retired. We hold the Davis house, but our signal station is much annoyed by the enemy's sharpshooters. There are 2,400 men at work daily on the deferens at this point, and 1,200 daily on picket, together with the details for camp guards and other necessary duties, makes the entire command on duty every other day.

G. K. WARREN,

Major-General.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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* But see recapitulation of revised statement, p. 128.

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