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prisoners taken, and until 8. 30 a. m. of the 21st were the only organized body of our troops in the city. Casualties have been heretofore reported in detail, a summary of which is hereto attached; also a comparative statement of the effective force at the commencement and close of the campaign.

Too much cannot be said in praise of the soldierly conduct of the men of this command generally throughout the campaign, and particularly since the occupation of this city; and the officers, with few exceptions, were worthy leaders of the men. Those who constitute the exceptions will not accompany us on the next campaign. My personal and departmental staff are hereby mentioned as exceedingly competent and faithful. The distance marched by this command from the time of leaving Atlanta until the occupation of Savannah was 325 miles.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. A. BARNUM,

Colonel 149th New York Volunteers, Commanding Brigade.

Captain W. T. FORBES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Summary of casualties in Third Brigade, Second Division, Twentieth Army Corps, for the campaign ending December 21, 1864.

Killed. Wounded.

Severely. Slightly.

Regiments. Office Men. Office Men. Office Men.

rs. rs. rs.

60th New York . . . . . . 1 2 1 2

Veteran . . .

Volunteers. .

.

102nd New York . . . . . . . . . 6 1 8

Veteran . . .

Volunteers. .

.

137th New York . . . 1 . . . 7 . . . 1

Volunteers . . . .

.

149th New York . . . . . . . . . 2 . . . . . .

Volunteers. . . . . . .

.

29th . . . 2 1 5 . . . 1

Pennsylvania . . . .

Veteran

Volunteers. .

.

111th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Pennsylvania . . . . . .

Veteran

Volunteers. .

.

Total. . . . . . . . 3 2 22 2 13

. . . .

Missing.

Regiments. Officers. Men. Aggregate

.

60th New York . . . . . . . . . 6

Veteran

Volunteers. . .

102nd New York . . . . 1 16

Veteran

Volunteers. . .

137th New York . . . . 4 13

Volunteers . . .

149th New York . . . . . 1 3

Volunteers. . .

29th Pennsylvania . . . . . . . . . 9

Veteran

Volunteers. . .

111th Pennsylvania . . . . . . . . . 1

Veteran .

Volunteers. . .

Total. . . . . . . . . . . . 6 48

. . . . . . . . . . .

Comparative report of effective force.

Effective force September 2, 1864. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,190

Recruits received during campaign. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 128

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1,327

Effective force December 21, 1864. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,435

Increase in effective force. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 236

Numbers 114, Report of Major Thomas Elliott, Sixtieth New York Infantry. *

The regiment left Atlanta on the 15th of November, and on the 22nd were among the first troops that entered the capital of Georgia. During the march to Milledgeville all public property and matter available to the enemy was either destroyed or appropriated; among the rest the

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*For portion of report (here omitted relating to operations about Atlanta, see VOL. XXXIX, Part I, p. 674.

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