War of the Rebellion: Serial 092 Page 0447 Chapter LVI. DEMONSTRATIONS AGAINST SAVANNAH R. R., S. C.

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Casualties.

Killed. Wounded. Total.

Command. Officer Men. Officer Men. Officer Men. Aggre

s. s. s. gate.

32nd . . . . . . 3 . . 3 3

Georgia

Voluntee

rs. . .

47th . . 2 . . 6 . . 8 8

Georgia

Voluntee

rs. . .

5th . . 2 . . . . . . 2 2

Georgia

Voluntee

rs. . .

1st . . 1 1 5 1 6 7

Georgia

Reserves

. . .

3rd . . 3 1 27 1 30 31

Georgia

Reserves

. . .

7th . . . . . . 1 . . 1 1

North

Carolina

Reserves

. . .

Total. . . . 8 2 42 2 50 52

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PHILIP HAXALL,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

COOSAWHATCHIE, December 9, 1864.

ADDENDA.

POCOTALIGO, December 9, 1864-7 p. m.

Brigadier General B. H. ROBERTSON,

Coosawhatchie:

Congratulate you and your men your good day's work. Keep on the alert; the attack may be renewed to-night or early to-morrow morning. I have ordered 500 of Chesnut's men and Young's dismounted men to you. They ought to be there now. Some other troops are on their way from Charleston, and shall go to you.

SAM. JONES,

Major-General.

Numbers 4. Report of Colonel Aaron C. Edwards, Forty-seventh Georgia Infantry. HEADQUARTERS, Tullifinny Works, S. C., December 19, 1864.

MAJOR: In obedience to instructions from Major-General Jones, dated Pocotaligo, December 6, 1864, directing me to attack the enemy early on the 7th in his position hear this point, I made the following disposition of the force under my command-consisting of about 200 men of the Forty-seventh Regiment Georgia Volunteers, commanded by Captain J. C. Thompson, two companies of the Thirty-second Georgia, with the Augusta, battalion (local troops), one company of the First South Carolina, Infantry [Regulars], (Captain King), and 130 South Carolina militia, commanded by Lieutenant-Colonel Bacon, of the Thirty-second Georgia, and the battalion of South Carolina cadets, commanded by Major J. B. White, making in all 700 or 800 men. Early in the morning four companies were thrown forward as skir-