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No. 17.-report of Brig. Gen. John McArthur, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division.

headquarters Second Division, April 16, 1862.
Sir: Herewith I transmit to you the report of Col. J. M. Tuttle [No. 18], who commanded the Second Division during the greater part of the engagement. The list of casualties, as far as I have yet had reports, is as follows1:

  Killed. Wounded. Missing. Aggregate.
1st Brigade 36 171 666 873
2d Brigade 100 458 16 574
3d Brigade 86 349 482 917
Batteries (four) 4 55   59
Total 226 1,033 1,164 2,423

Two regiments, the Fifty-second and Fifty-eighth Illinois, have not yet reported.

All of which is respectfully submitted.

J. McARTHUR, Brigadier-General.


headquarters Army of the Tennessee, Pittsburg, April 25, 1862.
Respectfully referred to headquarters of the department. From the casualties occurring in the Second Division it is not probable that any further reports than those now sent will be received.

U. S. Grant, Major-General.

1 But see revised statement, p. 101.

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