War of the Rebellion: Serial 088 Page 0982 OPERATIONS IN SE. VA. AND N. C. Chapter LIV.

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HEADQUARTERS SECOND ARMY CORPS,

September 23, 1864.

Brigadier General S. WILLIAMS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Army of the Potomac:

GENERAL: I have the honor to forward the following list of casualties in the command from the 20th to the 31st of August, 1864, inclusive:

Killed. Wounded. Missing.

Officers Men. Officers Men. Officers Men.

Corps headquarters 1 - - - 1 -

Engineer Battalion - - - - - -

Artillery Brigade 1 10 1 22 3 71

First Division 11 33 25 159 39 1,036

Second Division 6 30 22 176 38 905

Third Division - 1 - 4 1 11

Total 19 74 48 361 82 2,023

Total.

Officers. Men. Aggregate.

Corps headquarters 2 - 2

Engineer Battalion - - -

Artillery Brigade 5 103 108

First Division 75 1,228 1,103

Second Division 66 1,111 1,177

Third Division 1 16 17

Total 149 2,458 2,607

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WINF'D S. HANCOCK,

Major-General of Volunteers.

HDQRS. ARTILLERY BRIGADE, SECOND ARMY CORPS,

September 23, 1864-8 a.m.

Captain J. N. CRAIG,

Asst. Adjt. General, Artillery Hdqrs., Army of the Potomac:

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to report no charge in the enemy's lines observed or reported during the past twenty-four hours. About 4 p.m. yesterday the batteries on our right opened upon a small working party of the enemy to our left, and invisible to the batteries of this corps. The enemy replied from his batteries in our front. A few shots from Clark's, Down's, and Burton's batteries soon silenced them, when the firing ceased. No casualties.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

F. M. EDGELL,

Captain, Commanding.

CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, SECOND CORPS,

September 32, 1864.

The following names have been designated by the commanding general for the batteries and redoubts on the line occupied by this division, with the armament and garrison set opposite each:

One-gun battery on Norfolk railroad on front line-Battery 18; one field gun.

Inclosed work immediately on the left of Norfolk railroad-Fort Meikel; three guns, 100 men.

Two-gun battery immediately to the left of Fort Meikel-Battery 19; two guns.

Inclosed work to left of Battery 19, formerly 10-inch mortar battery-Fort Rice; six guns, 180 men.

Two-gun battery to the left of Fort Rice-Battery 20.