not flank us but came square in front, and I believe we can do better next time. Our losses in the whole movement are as follows:
Killed. Wounded. Missing.
Command. Off Men Off Men Of Men
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First Division 4 27 14 181 1 40
Second Division 4 21 13 186 1 25
Third Division 2 61 20 482 1 86
Cavalry Division - -- -- -- - --
Brigade of Wheaton's - -- -- 17 - 40
Total 10 109 47 866 3 191
Command. Offic Men Aggregat
First Division 19 248 267
Second Division 18 232 250
Third Division 23 629 652
Cavalry Division -- a150 a150
Brigade of Wheaton's division -- 57 57
Total 60 1,316 1,376
The above table is made out from the nominal lists.
I beg to record here the names of my staff officers present during the operations, all of whom did their duty: Bvt. Colonel Fred. T. Locke, assistant adjutant-general; Bvt. Colonel H. C. Bankhead; Lieutenant Colonel A. L. Thomas, chief quartermaster; Bvt. Major D. L. Smith, chief commissary; Surg. T. Rush Spencer, medical director; Asst. Surg. C. K. Winne, medical inspector; Capts. E. B. Cope and James W. Wadsworth, aide-de-camp; Capts. Gordon Winslow, jr., and H. S. Melcher, acting aides-de-camp.
Colonel Bankhead, inspector-general, was wounded, and Captain Melcher had his horse killed. Majors Pease, Sanders, Mason, and Rosecrantz, officers of General Meade's staff, also aided me in their duties most creditably. Major Pease's horse was shout under him.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
G. K. WARREN,
Major-General of Volunteers.
Colonel GEORGE D. RUGGLES,
Assistant Adjutant-General, Army of the Potomac.
HEADQUARTERS FIFTH ARMY CORPS,
March 9, 1865.
Commanding Fifth Army Corps:
GENERAL: I have the honor to report the following as the operations of the corps during the late movement on Hatcher's Run, commencing February 5, 1865, so far as they came under my observation:
We marched from our old camp between the Halifax road and the Jerusalem plank road at 7 a.m. February 5, taking the Halifax road, via Rowenty Post-Office, to the crossing of Rowanty Creek. The Sixth Ohio Cavalry had the advance of the column. At the creek we found the bridge destroyed, the stream deep and unfordable, and the crossing disputed by a small force of the enemy, who were protected by a strong rifle-pit on the opposite bank. The cavalry, deployed as skirmishers, dismounted, and subsequently Gwyn's brigade, of the Second Division, were sent forward, effected a crossing, drove the enemy away, capturing
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