f this order by Grant at Oxford, Mississippi, Sherman, who was then at Memphis, in telegraphic commenemy's defenses at that point, says:
Had Sherman moved a little faster after landing, or made at gallant regiment lost fifty-seven men.
Sherman's army was composed of four splendid divisione extreme haste to get away from Memphis, General Sherman had not provided trestles on which to lay range of the enemy's guns.
For a time General Sherman made no reply.
At length, pointing towar photograph. else.
I told him to say to General Sherman that I would order the assault; that we mion — the impregnable position of the enemy.
Sherman says, in his Memoirs, Vol.
I., p. 292:
Hts led by De Courcy and one by Thayer.
General Sherman also says, in his Memoirs, that
one bof December.
In reply to my suggestion General Sherman said he did not like to ask for a truce, r the war.
In his report of the battle General Sherman says:
Official Records, Vol.
. Kinsman (k), Col. Samuel L. Glasgow; 11th Wis., Lieut.-Col. Charles A. Wood, Col. Charles L. Harris, Maj. Arthur Platt.
Brigade loss: Port Gibson, k, 13; w, 88 = 101. Big Black Bridge, k, 27; w, 194 = 221.
Vicksburg, assault May 22d, k, 54; w, 285; m, 29 = 368. Artillery: A, 2d Ill., Lieut. Frank B. Fenton, Capt. Peter Davidson; 1st Ind., Capt. Martin Klauss.
Artillery loss: Port Gibson, k, 2. Big Black Bridge, k, 1.
Vicksburg, assault May 22d, w, 1.
Fifteenth Army Corps, Maj.-Gen. William T. Sherman.
First division, Maj.-Gen. Frederick Steele.
First Brigade, Col. Francis H. Manter, Col. Bernard G. Farrar: 13th Ill., Col. Adam B. Gorgas; 27th Mo., Col. Thomas Curly; 29th Mo., Col. James Peckham; 30th Mo., Lieut.-Col. Otto Schadt; 31st Mo., Col. Thomas C. Fletcher, Maj. Frederick Jaensch, Lieut.-Col. Samuel P. Simpson; 32d Mo., Maj. Abraham J. Seay. Brigade loss: Vicksburg, assault May 19th, k, 1; w, 9 = 10; assault May 22d, k, 2; w, 5 = 7. Second Brigade, Col. Charles R. Woo