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the segment of circle, containing in all eight thousand pounds of powder, equally distributed, when charged on the 27th of July. General Burnside's report, dated Before Petersburg, Va., August 13th, 1864, to be found in Conduct of the War (1865), vol. i., p. 20. The Federal column of assault consisted of the four divisions of Burnside's corps—Ledlie's, Potter's, Wilcox's, and Ferrero's, the latter composed of negro troops—directly supported by Turner's division of the 10th Corps and Ames's division of the 18th, under General Ord—in the aggregate at least 23,000 men. At the same time 10,000 men of Warren's corps, concentrated on its own right—that is, on the left of Burnside—and the 18th, concentrated in the immediate rear of Burnside, were actively to support the movement. Hancock's corps was likewise concentrated as a support, for the same purpose, on the lines temporarily vacated by the 18th; and Sheridan, with all the cavalry assembled in the quarter of Deep Bottom, wa
d. Ten guns were lost from batteries 3, 5, 7, 8, and 9. No other reports were sent in. Every officer and man under General Wise's notice behaved with gallantry, and the enemy were successfully repulsed and checked against great odds, until reinforcements arrived. Respectfully submitted, H. A. Wise, Brig.-Genl. Comdg. Statement of Forces which Attacked Petersburg on the 15th Day of June, 1864. Enemy's right, Martindale's division6,000 centre, Brooks's division and two brigades of Ames's9,000 left, Hink's division 6,000 ——— 18th corps, infantry 21,000 Cavalry, two regiments 1,200 ——— 22,200 The effective force under General Wise of all arms was 2200. Telegram. Richmond, June 15th, 1864. To Genl. Beauregard: Gracie's brigade was sent to you in place of Ransom's, being more convenient; they can be exchanged again, should you prefer it. Braxton Bragg. Telegram. clay's House, June 15th, 1864. To Capt. Otey: General Hoke left here about six o'clock t