War of the Rebellion: Serial 087 Page 0891 Chapter LIV. THE RICHMOND CAMPAIGN.

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HEADQUARTERS JOHNSON'S DIVISION,

Petersburg, Va., September 12, 1864.

COLONEL: The enemy have been more quiet than usual during the past twenty-four hours. Very few cannon or mortars were fired yesterday. No change has been observed since last report.

The following casualties are respectfully submitted: Ransom's brigade, killed, 1; Gracie's brigade, wounded, 2; Wise's brigade, killed, 2; total, 3, killed; 2 wounded.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant

B. R. JOHNSON,

Major-General.

Colonel G. W. BRENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS JOHNSON'S DIVISION,

Petersburg, Va., September 13, 1864.

COLONEL: I have nothing of interest to report during the past twenty-four hours. The picket and mortar fire has been about as brisk as usual. No change has been observed in the position or strength of the enemy since last report.

The following casualties are respectfully submitted: Wise's brigade, killed, 2; wounded, 1. Gracie's brigade, wounded, 2. Total, 2 killed, 3 wounded.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

B. R. JOHNSON,

Major-General.

Colonel G. W. BRENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS JOHNSON'S DIVISION,

Petersburg, Va., September 14, 1864.

COLONEL: The sharpshooting was heavier yesterday than it has been of some time. Nothing has occurred or been observed worthy of reporting. Details are constantly at work on my line, and it is being very much improved.

The following casualties are respectfully submitted: Ransom's brigade, killed, 1. Wise's brigade, killed 1; wounded, 1. Gracie's brigade, wounded, 1. Total, 2 killed, 2 wounded.

Respectfully, &c.

B. R. JOHNSON,

Major-General.

Colonel G. W. BRENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS JOHNSON'S DIVISION,

Petersburg, Va., September 15, 1864.

COLONEL: With the exception of heavy cannonading yesterday nothing unusual has occurred along my front. The enemy have again placed negroes along Gracie's front. This seems to be their custom when they desire to use their white troops to effect particular