major-General commanding, and through him to the Government, the names of such of these officers whose meritorious service on this and previous campaigns entitle them, I think, to promotion.
I forward herewith the reports of division commanders and such subordinate report as have been received, also reports and statements of staff officers covering estimates of properly destroyed and supplies taken from the country.
I am, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
A. S. WILLIAMS,
Lieutenant Colonel H. C. BODGERS,
Report of casualties in the Twentieth Corps from October 28 to December 27, 1864, inclusive.
Killed. Wounded. Missing.
Division. Offic Men. Offic Men. Offic Men. Aggre
ers. ers. ers. gate.
Headquarters 1 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
Corps. . .
First . . . 2 2 17 . . . 88 109
Second . . . 8 2 58 . . . 46 114
Third . . . 1 1 7 . . . 28 37
Artillery. . . . . . . . . . . 1 1 2 4
Total. . . 1 11 5 83 1 164 265
Journal accompanying campaign maps,* showing positions of the Twentieth Army Corps on the march from Atlanta to Savannah, November 15 to December 21, 1864, submitted with report of Bvt. Major General A. S. Williams, U. S. Army, dated January 9, 1865.
November 15. -Order of march: First, Second, and Third Division. The Third Division did not arrive at the place of destination until 8 a. m. next day. No supplies gathered. Weather fine. Road good, but hilly. No important bridges on steams were crossed. Distance, sixteen miles.
November 16. -Order of march: Second, Third, and First Division. Weather fine. Road good, but hilly. The crossing of the Yellow River at Rock Bridge bad and easily disputed. Supplies scanty, except some forage and live stock. Distance, eight miles.
November 17. -Order of march: Second, Third, and First Division. Weather fine. Road good, but ver hilly, particularly at the crossing of Little Haynes Creek. Supplies more plenty. Distance, sixteen miles.
November 18. -Order of march: Second, Third, and First Division. Weather fine. Rain during the night. Road excellent. Water scarce after leaving the Ulcofauhachee River. Supplies scarce. Poor country. Distance, fifteen miles.
* See Plate LXXI, Maps 1 to 11 of the Atlas.