f that officer's and McPherson's corps, to drive Johnston from Jackson and the railway.
In the afternoon of the 4th of July
1863. the re-enforcements were in motion, and when, the next day, they joined Sherman, that leader had about fifty thousand effective men under his command.
With these he crossed the Big Black,
July 6. his right, under Ord, passing at the site of the railway bridge;
See page 612, volume II. his center, under Steele, at Messenger's Ford, above; and his left, under Parks, still farther up the river.
In sweltering heat and blinding dust — men and horses almost maddened by thirst, where little water might be found on account of a parching drought — the army pressed forward over a country which, by Grant's orders,
May 26. had been desolated by General Baird for scores of miles around Vicksburg, and pushed Johnston back to Jackson, where he took shelter
July 7. behind his breastworks and rifle-pits, and from which, with a ludicrous show of faith at such a m
iment, and while he exhibits the true gentleman in every respect, he is a noble, brave officer, and the men under him are willing to follow him under every circumstance.
killed and wounded.
Charles Peffer, killed, Galion; Ord.-Sergt. Ritta, wounded slightly, Haysville; Corp. Love, wounded severely, New-London; Privates Capon, wounded severely, Galion; Huber, wounded slightly, Galion; Mason, wounded slightly, Galion; McIntosh, wounded severely, Galion; Noblit, wounded slightly, Galion; Parks, wounded severely, Galion; Wetherick, wounded severely, Galion; Wight, wounded, since dead, Galion; Nase, wounded slightly, Galion; Reuben Coates, wounded slightly, New-London; Hazzard, wounded, since dead, New-London ; Jliff, wounded severely, Olmstead; Neff wounded slightly, Columbus; Runyan, wounded severely, New-London; Winch, wounded severely, Bettsville; White, wounded slightly, Haysville; Truax, wounded, since dead, New-London; Griggs, wounded slightly, Clyde ; Heckler, wounded slight
7LeydenJune 26, 1860.
30,518FetterOct. 23, 1860.
31,644Lathrop et al.Mar. 5, 1861.
（b.) Commercial Spool for Under-Thread. (continued).
38,276BaldwinApr. 28, 1863.
40,446Lathrop et al.Oct. 27, 1863.
42,449ThompsonApr. 19, 1864.
(Reissue.)1,704FetterJune 21, 1864.
43,404HallJuly 5, 1864.
44,003LathropAug. 30, 1864.
57,157LeydenAug. 14, 1866.
66,440AbbottJuly 9, 1867.
90,130SleppyMar. 18, 1869.
93,588BondAug. 10, 1869.
128,684WardwellJuly 2, 1872.
129,981ParksJuly 30, 1872.
141,245WardwellJuly 29, 1873.
143,027NoyesSept. 23, 1873.
148,339WardwellMar. 10, 1874.
152,589AbbottJune 30, 1874.
（c.) Hooks of various other Patterns making Chain and Lock Stitch.
21,465BlodgettSept. 7, 1858.
21,592HinkleySept. 21, 1858.
21,800MillerOct. 12, 1858.
24,081MillerMay 17, 1859.
24,780ParkerJuly 12, 1859.
25,231HinkleyAug. 23, 1859.
25,331HardieSept. 6, 1859.
25,782WoodwardOct. 11, 1859.
25,885CrosbyOct. 25, 1859.
28,920ToggenbergerJan. 26, 18