through the entire campaign, has rendered me valuable assistance.
The wound he received on Saturday, December seventeenth, having resulted in the loss of his left leg, will probably prove fatal to life.
I also inclose the following report of casualties:
Killed: Charles Baker, company E, corporal, December seventeenth, 1864; Thomas Ridgeway, company G, private, December seventeenth; total, two.
Wounded: Sykes Beaumont, company E, captain, left leg amputated, December seventeenth; Evan Owens, company B, private, right leg amputated, December seventeenth; George Free, company B, private, shoulder, slight, December seventeenth; Nicholas Cavenaugh, company B, private, hip, severe, December sixteenth; James Earley, company F, private, leg, severe, December fourteenth; George E. Russell, company C, private, head, severe, December seventeenth; William Grouse, company H, private, foot, slight, November twenty-eighth; total, seven.
Respectfully, your obedient servant, Samuel M. Zu
Twentieth Indiana regiment.
In this contest also, as well as that of Friday, we lost many valuable officers and men. Captains Owens, Harper, and Stuckie were wounded — the first two, I fear, very seriously.
Lieutenant Davis died gallantly on the fiompany F, who, in addition to his other laborious duties as commanding officer of his company, after his gallant Captain, Owens, had fallen, discharged, also, at my request, the duties of Adjutant of the regiment.
I take pleasure in commending him tal, two hundred and ninety-one.
Some of those reported as wounded have since died.
I have heard of the deaths of Captain Owens, Sergeant Franks, and Albert Boyce, and I greatly fear that others have and that many will still die.
The honored eir companies without leave:
Lieutenant McCoy, and Second Lieutenant Sammons, company I, alleged sickness.
Lieutenant Owens, company K, behaved badly, and has not yet returned.
Lieutenant Smith, company F, went to camp, on Tuesday, witho