killed and wounded.
The proportion of the former was unusually small; but it included Colonel Mott
, Nineteenth Mississippi, and Colonel Ward
, Second Florida regiment.
The Confederate officers, who saw the ground upon which the dead and wounded of both parties lay, supposed that of the enemy to be from three to five times greater than ours.
, on oath before the committee on the conduct of the war, said that his division alone lost seventeen hundred men. About four hundred unwounded prisoners, ten colors, and twelve field-pieces, were taken from the enemy.
We had the means of bringing off but five of these guns.
The carriages of five were cut to pieces with an axe, and two were left in another part of the field uninjured, because the captors had no axe.
Five Confederate guns without equipments, found at the College Creek wharf
, where they had probably passed the winter, had been hauled to Williamsburg
that morning, by Major Barbour
As we had no more spare horses and harness than those appropriated to five of the captured guns, these pieces were necessarily left in the road where we found them.
reported nine thousand men of his division engaged with Hooker
's and Kearney
's divisions on the right.
, the ranking Federal officer on the field, stated that two-thirds of Smith
's division and Peck
's brigade were also engaged; and General Couch
complimented his division, in orders, for its conduct in the battle.
As the Federal
army, except Franklin
's division, had marched