My orders for the day's operations were received from and through Brigadier General T. Seymour, who in person accompanied the troops in the assault. Major-General Wright and Brigadier-General Seymour were present with the troops directing the operations of the day.
Copies of regimental reports are herewith transmitted.
A numerical list of casualties is hereto annexed.
I am, major, your obedient and humble servant,
J. WARREN KEIFER,
Brevet Brigadier-General Volunteers.
Bvt. Major O. V. TRACY,
Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
Numerical report of casualties in Second Brigade, Third Division, Sixth Army Corps, April 2, 1865.
Killed Wounded Total
Regiment. Offi Men Offi Men Offi Men Aggr
cers cers cers egat
110th Ohio 1 3 2 22 3 25 28
122nd Ohio - - - 8 - 8 8
126th Ohio - 1 1 10 1 11 12
67th Pennsylvania - 2 - 6 - 8 8
138th - - 2 14 2 14 16
6th Maryland - 2 6 20 6 22 28
9th New York - 4 3 59 3 63 66
Total 1 12 14 139 15 151 166
HDQRS. SECOND Brigadier, THIRD DIV., SIXTH ARMY CORPS,
Camp at Burkeville, Va,. April 17, 1865.
MAJOR; I have the honor as required in orders, to forward the names of enlisted men, who, by their gallantry and good conduct, deserve rewards at the hands of those in authority.
One hundred and thirty-eighth Pennsylvania Volunteers.- Sergt. Major Osceola Lewis, who was conspicuous for bravery and meritorious conduct on the 2nd and 6th instant. He rendered most valuable assistance to the command officer of his regiment on the days above named.
Color-Sergt. Charles R. Jones, Company C, for bravery in waving the colors of his regiment in the face of the enemy on the 6th instant, with a vie to encourage the men in the attack.
Corpl. Trustrim Connell, Company I, for gallant conduct and the capture of the battle-flag of the Tenth Virginia (rebel) Infantry.
Sixth Maryland Volunteers. - Sergt. Major Frederick Boltze; First Sergt. John D. Hall, Company B; First Sergt. Whitfield Stansbury, Company C; Color-Sergt. Robert Spence, Company B; Color-Corpl. William J. Brown, Company K; Color-Corpl. Jesse Arnold, Company C, Corpl. John Traver, Private Josiah E. Willhide, and Private George Damuth, Company D; Sergt. John E. Buffington, Company C; Corpl. Henry Cinton, Company F; Sergt. Peter Stone, Company I; Privates Samuel F. Barrett and Albert T. Gregg, Company G; Corpl. Amos Davis, Company H; First Sergt. Samuel Kearney, Company I.
The above-named enlisted men of the Sixth Maryland are each reported by their company and regimental commanders as having been conspicuous, for bravery in the charge on the 2nd instant, and in the battle of the 6th instant at Sailor's Creek, Va.