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s, a detachment from the Twelfth, lost, out of fifteen, 5 killed and 8 wounded. The enemy admit a loss of over 4,000. Colonel Thomas, commanding one of the negro brigades, told Captain Jones (of our regiment), yesterday during the truce, that he carrand we have a force of 4,250 men.
But this average is manifestly too small, when we consider the statement of Colonel Henry G. Thomas, who commanded the Second brigade of the Fourth division (Ferrero's) of the Ninth corps, made in his article in r Confederate side of our works, could well have met a determined assault made from this direction.
These pits, says Colonel Thomas in his Century article, referring to the trenches at this place, were different from any in our lines—a labyrinth of ight be more, or it might be less.
It could not have been much less, however; that is as near as I can judge.
Colonel H. G. Thomas, commanding the Second brigade of Ferrero's (colored) division, on the stand:
Ques.—Did you get beyond the l