losed, have the honor to report the part taken therein by my command — the Fifty-ninth Illinois, Colonel Post; Seventyfifth Illinois, Colonel Bennett; Eighty-fourth Illinois, Colonel Waters; Eightieth Illinois, Lieutenant-Colonel Kilgour; N inth Indiana, Colonel Suman; Thirty-sixth Indiana, Lieutenant-Colonel Carey; Thirtieth Indiana, Captain Dawson; Seventy-seventh Pennsylvania, Capt. J. J. Lawson, to which was attached Batltry B, Pennsylvania.
Effective force, officers and men, about 2,900. ps; took position in close proximity to the enemy and fortified.
June 23, was ordered and made an attack on the enemy's line, which was unsuccessful and with fearful loss to my skirmish line so heavily formed.
Lieutenant Hendricks, Thirtysixth Indiana, an accomplished young officer, fell dead in this attack, pierced by a minie-ball.
June 24, 25, and 26, heavy firing at the enemy's intrenched position 450 yards distant. June 27.
heavy assaults made upon the enemy's lines at various points.