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nges in the principal commands of the corps since the last campaign,. left the organization as follows: First division, Brigadier-General A. J. Jackson commanding. The brigades commanded respectively by Colonels Selfridge, Carman, and Robinson. Second division, Brigadier-General J. W. Geary commanding. Three brigades, commanded by Colonels Pardee, Jones, and Barnum. Third division, Brigadier-General W. T. Ward commanding. Three brigades, commanded by Colonels F. C. Smith, Dustin, and Ross. A list of regiments composing the brigades will be found in reports of subordinate commanders. The artillery was reduced to four batteries of four guns each; two of three-inch Rodmans, and two of twelve-pounder Napoleons, under charge of Major J. A. Reynolds, Chief of Artillery. The horses were increased to eight to a carriage. The Ninth Illinois infantry, (mounted,) Lieutenant-Colonel Hughes commanding, joined the command on the second day, and remained with it through to Savannah
nges in the principal commands of the corps since the last campaign,. left the organization as follows: First division, Brigadier-General A. J. Jackson commanding. The brigades commanded respectively by Colonels Selfridge, Carman, and Robinson. Second division, Brigadier-General J. W. Geary commanding. Three brigades, commanded by Colonels Pardee, Jones, and Barnum. Third division, Brigadier-General W. T. Ward commanding. Three brigades, commanded by Colonels F. C. Smith, Dustin, and Ross. A list of regiments composing the brigades will be found in reports of subordinate commanders. The artillery was reduced to four batteries of four guns each; two of three-inch Rodmans, and two of twelve-pounder Napoleons, under charge of Major J. A. Reynolds, Chief of Artillery. The horses were increased to eight to a carriage. The Ninth Illinois infantry, (mounted,) Lieutenant-Colonel Hughes commanding, joined the command on the second day, and remained with it through to Savannah
orning. November 18.--Moved on to Social Circle; detached Third brigade to destroy railroad, (Augusta and Atlanta.) Colonel Ross tore up track to Rutledge, (seven miles;) the First and Second brigades were several times halted, to pile rails on tht servant, Moses Summers, Captain, Assistant Quartermaster, Third Brigade, Second Division, Twentieth Army Corps. Colonel Ross's Report. headquarters Third brigade, Third division, Twentieth army corps, Savannah, Ga., Dec. 27, 1864. Captainstration on the part of the enemy, and no casualties were reported in this command. In the afternoon of the same day, Colonel Ross, Twentieth Connecticut volunteers, rejoined the brigade and assumed command, relieving Lieutenant-Colonel Buckingham, n, missing, eighteen. Total, twenty-one. I have the honor to be, Captain, very respectfully your obedient servant, Samuel Ross, Colonel Twentieth Connecticut Infantry, Commanding Brigade. Lieutenant Hurst's Report. headquarters seventy-
, except the sharp-shooters, there was no regular fight. I do not know the locality of the Fifty-second in the evening, as I was with the Forty-fourth and Fifty-eighth, and momentarily expecting an attack. In this engagement the Forty-fourth lost one killed and three wounded. The Fifty-second had two killed and twenty-four wounded, and the Fifty-eighth none killed and five wounded. Lark's battery, two killed and three wounded. Total, five killed and thirty-five wounded. In this action, Major Ross, of the Fifty-eighth was wounded; so was General Stewart. Respectfully submitted. W. C. Scott, Commanding Brigade. Report of operations on the Sixth, Eighth, and Ninth June, 1862. Headquarters brigade, camp near Mount meridian, June 14, 1862. Major-General Ewell: General: In regard to the action of the sixth, I have only this to remark, that the Fifty-eighth regiment was the right and leading regiment of the brigade, and first came in contact with the enemy, but as the brig
H. P. Jones, with his battalion, the batteries of Clark, Peyton, and Rhett, temporarily assigned as a division reserve to General D. H. Hill, and accompanying his command. Lieutenant-Colonel Cutts, with three batteries of his battalion, those of Ross, Price, and Blackshear, advanced on the Williamsburg road to strengthen General Huger, where his right had been engaged with the enemy on the previous day, and Colonel J. Thompson Brown, with several batteries of his regiment, constituting the remalf miles to the north of the Charles City road, and running parallel to it, and follow down that road toward White Oak Bridge, feeling cautiously for the enemy there, supposed to be on some of the numerous islands or farms in White Oak Swamp. Colonel Ross's battery, of Lieutenant-Colonel Cutt's artillery, had been, the day before, attached to my brigade, and leaving this on the Charles City road, with instructions to follow as soon as I should need them, at early dawn on the morning of the thir
to General Pendleton and the officers under him for the careful and successful execution of the parts assigned them. Colonels Manning and Daniel's brigades and Major Ross, of the Second Georgia battalion, at Ruffin's house, protected the whole of the attack. General Ransom's brigade guarded the City Point road, seven miles from , to a point considerably farther on the left, eleven long-range guns, viz., eight Parrott rifles, two three-inch rifles, and one Napoleon, under Captains Lane and Ross, and Lieutenant Robertson. Captain Dabney (Major Lewis not having then arrived to command the heavy battery) to a position still farther back on the left, near s. They are, Major J. D. Waddell, commanding regiment; Captain E. M. Seago, second in command; Lieutenant W. N. Huchins, Acting Adjutant; company A, Captain A. B: Ross and Lieutenant W. W. Brazeal; company B, Captain Mitchell; Lieutenant J. M. Granberry, wounded; company C, Captain W. Y. Dearry, wounded, Lieutenant Robert Jordan