The opposing land forces at Charleston, S. C.The composition, losses, and strength of each army as here stated give the gist of all the data obtainable in the Official Records. K stands for killed; w for wounded; m w for mortally wounded; m for captured or missing; c for captured. Union Maj.-Gen. Quincy A. Gillmore, commanding Department of the South. Confederate: General G. T. Beauregard, commanding Department of South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.1
Battery Wagner, July 18th. Union.First division, Brig.-Gen. Truman Seymour (w). First Brigade, Brig.-Gen. George C. Strong (m w): 6th Conn., Col. John L. Chatfield (mn w), Capt. John N. Tracy; 9th Me., Col. Sabine Emery (w); 54th Mass. (colored), Col. Robert G. Shaw (k), Capt. Luis F. Emilio; 3d N. H., Col. John H. Jackson (w); 48th N. Y., Col. William B. Barton (w); 76th Pa., Capt. John S. Littell. Second Brigade, Col. Haldimand S. Putnam (k): 7th N. H., Lieut.-Col. Joseph C. Abbott; 100th N. Y., Col. George B. Dandy; 62d Ohio, Col. Francis B. Pond; 67th Ohio, Col. Alvin C. Voris. Artillery, Lieut.-Col. Richard W. Jackson and Capt. Loomis L. Langdon (in charge of siege-batteries): C, 3d R. I., Capt. Charles R. Brayton; E, 3d U. S., Lieut. John R. Myrick. Total Union loss: killed, 246; wounded, 880; captured or missing, 389 = 1515. The strength of the assaulting column (exclusive of Stevenson's brigade, held in reserve) is estimated at 5000.
Confederate.Garrison, Brig.-Gen. William B. Taliaferro: 32d Ga., Col. George P. Harrison, Jr.; 31st N. C., Lieut.-Col. C. W. Knight; 51st N. C., Col. Hector McKethan; Charleston (S. C.) Battalion, Lieut.-Col. P. C. Gaillard (w); 7th S. C. Battalion, Maj. J. H. Rion. Artillery, Lieut.-Col. J. C. Simkins (k): 63d Ga. (2 co's), Capts. J. T. Buckner and W. J. Dixon; 1st S. C. (2 co's), Capts. W. T. Tatom (k) and Warren Adams; S. C. Battery, Capt. W. L. De Pass. Total Confederate loss: killed and wounded, 174. Total force guarding fortifications around Charleston, about 8500. Total engaged at Battery Wagner, about 1000.
Siege operations, August-September, 1863.Union.--Morris Island, Brig.-Gen. Alfred H. Terry. First Brigade, Col. Henry R. Guss: 9th Me., Lieut.-Col. Z. H. Robinson; 3d N. H., Capt. James F. Randlett; 4th N. H., Lieut.-Col. Louis Bell; 97th Pa., Maj. Galusha Pennypacker. Second Brigade, Col. Joshua B. Howell: 39th Ill., Col. Thomas O. Osborn; 62d Ohio, Col. F. B. Pond; 67th Ohio, Maj. Lewis Butler; 85th Pa., Maj. Edward Campbell. Third Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Thomas G. Stevenson: 7th Conn., Col. Joseph R. Hawley; 10th Conn., Maj. Edwin S. Greeley; 24th Mass., Col. Francis A. Osborn; 7th N. H., Lieut.-Col. J. C. Abbott; 100th N. Y., Col. G. B. Dandy. Fourth Brigade, Col. James Montgomery: 54th Mass. (colored), Col. M. S. Littlefield; 2d S. C. (colored), Lieut.-Col. W. W. Marple; 3d U. . C. T., Col. B. C. Tilghman. Fifth Brigade, Col. W. W. H. Davis: 47th N. Y., Maj. C. R. McDonald; Independent Battalion N. Y., Capt. M. Schmitt; 52d Pa., Lieut.-Col. H. M. Hoyt; 104th Pa., Maj. E. L. Rogers. Artillery, Lieut.-Col. R. W. Jackson and Capt. L. L. Langdon: B, 3d R. I., Capt. Albert E. Green; C, 3d R. I., Capt. Charles R. Brayton; D, 3d R. I., Capt. Richard G. Shaw; H, 3d R. I., Capt. Augustus W. Colwell; I, 3d R. I., Capt. Charles G. Strahan; M, 3d R. I., Capt. Joseph J. Comstock, Jr.; B, 1st U. S., Lieut. Guy V. Henry; C, 1st U. S. (detachment), Lieut. James E. Wilson; E, 3d U. S., Lieut. John R. Myrick; B, 3d N. Y., Capt. James E. Ashcroft; F, 3d N. Y., Lieut. Paul Birchmeyer. Miscellaneous: Detachment 11th Me., Lieut. Charles Sellhmer; Detachment I, 1st Mass. Cav., Lieut. Charles V. Holt; 1st N. Y. Engineers, Col. Edward W. Serrell. North end of Folly Island, Brig.-Gen. Israel Vogdes. African Birigade, Brig.-Gen. Edward A. Wild: 55th Mass., Col. Norwood P. Hallowell; 1st N. C., Col. James C. Beecher; 2d N. C. (detachment), Col. Alonzo G. Draper; 3d N. C. (detachment), Capt. John Wilder. Foster's Brigade, Brig.-Gen. R. S. Foster: 13th Ind., Col. Cyrus J. Dobbs; 112th N. Y., Col. Jeremiah C. Drake; 169th N. Y., Col. Clarence Buell. Alford's Brigade, Col. Samuel M. Alford: 3d N. Y., Lieut.-Col. E. G. Floyd; 89th N. Y., Col. Harrison S. Fairchild 103d N. Y., Col. William Heine; 117th N. Y., Col. Alvin White. Artillery: 1st Conn., Capt. A. P. Rockwell. South end of Folly Island, Brig.-Gen. Geo. H. Gordon. First Brigade, Brig.-Gen. A. Schimmelfennig: 41st N. Y., Lieut.-Col. Detleo von Einsiedel; 54th N. Y., Capt. Clemens Knipschild; 127th N. Y., Lieut.-Col. Stewart L. Woodford; 142d N. Y., Col. N. Martin Curtis; 107th Ohio, Capt. William Smith; 74th Pa., Capt. Henry Krauseneck. Second Brigade, Brig.-Gen. Adelbert Ames: 17th Conn., Col. W. H. Noble; 40th Mass., Lieut.-Col. Joseph A. Dalton; 144th N. Y., Col. David E. Gregory; 157th N. Y., Maj. James C. Carmichael; 25th Ohio, Capt. Nathaniel Haughton; 75th Ohio, Col. A. L. Harris. Recapitulation of Union losses, July 10th-Sept. 7th:
|Killed.||Wounded.||Captured or Missing.||Total.|
|Morris Island, July 10||15||91||106|
|Battery Wagner, July 11||49||123||167||339|
|Battery Wagner, July 18||246||880||389||1515|
|Siege operations, July 18-Sept. 7||71||278||9||358|
|Total on Morris Island||381||1372||565||2318|