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The above is a copy of the report made to the Medical Director by W. R. Marsh, Surgeon Second Iowa infantry.


List of killed and wounded of the Seventh Iowa infantry, in the battle of Fort Donelson on February 13th, 14th, and 15th, 1862.

Company A.--Killed, none.

Wounded, Private Charles Goonoe, slightly.

Company B.--Killed, none.

Wounded, Privates Jefferson P. Bailey, back and arm, slightly; W. E. Newnan, leg, severely; John C. Walling, left hand, slightly; John Brown, right hand, slightly; D. C. Andrews, leg, slightly.

Company C.--Killed, none.

Wounded, Lieut. Wm. Moore, left eye shot out; Sergeant W. H. Burkey, right knee, slightly; Corporal D. S. Sharp, left leg, flesh wound; Privates W. S. Else, right shoulder, slightly; F. M. Hoover, left eye, slightly; J. Holmie, leg, flesh wound; T. J. Seary, right arm, flesh wound; Wm. H. Valandigham, fingers, left hand, slightly; H. Roberts, breast, very slightly.

Company D.--Killed, Private M. C. Stewart.

Wounded, Privates John Bray, head, slightly; N. M. Redding, hand, slightly; Lieut. J. M. Sample, groin, slightly.

Company E.--Killed, Private Michael Wright.

Wounded, First Sergeant Hugh C. Allen, thigh, musket-ball, flesh-wound.

Company F.--Killed, none.

Wounded, Privates Harmon Husker, leg, slightly; Patrick Devoniux, back, slightly; Eli Searl, foot, slightly; Warren Kingsley, cheek, severely.

Company G.--Killed, none.

Wounded, Corporal Columbus Dillon, slightly, by a shell; Privates Wm. Kearns, slightly, by a shell; Eli Sweet and J. B. Graham, slightly, by musket-ball.

Company H.--Killed, none.

Wounded, Sergeant J. S. Montgomery, left cheek, slightly; Sergeant R. N. Graham, thigh, slightly; Privates William Vanatta, head, very slightly; John A. Vanatta, heel, slightly; Theophilus Ferree, hip, slightly; Joseph Carr, back, slightly.

Company I.--Killed, none.

Wounded, First Sergeant F. A. Irwin, severely, musket-ball.

Company K.--Killed, none.

Wounded, Privates A. N. Stafford, thigh, slightly; Joseph Storts, slightly; F. Dutton, slightly.

Recapitulation--Killed, two privates.

Wounded, Two lieutenants, five sergeants, two corporals, and twenty-eight privates.


List of killed and wounded in the Fourteenth regiment Iowa infantry, at the battle of Fort Donelson, February 13th, 14th, and 15th, 1862.


Regimental staff.

Killed, Sergt.-Major S. H. Smith, shot through the head.

Company D.--Killed, none.

Wounded, Second Lieut. Wm. Gordon, slight wound on the hip from piece of shell. Privates Augustus Morti, slight wound on the hand; Stephen Joy, slight wound in the knee; Watson Long, slight wound in side.

Company F.--Killed, none.

Wounded, Sergeant Eli Coddington, left arm badly shattered and amputated; Privates Edward Edgar, hand, slight; James Coughnour.

Company G.--Killed, Private Thomas Snelling.

Wounded, Privates Jas. Fox, shoulder, slight; Charles Ford, spent ball in stomach, slight; First Lieut. George Pemberton, spent ball in breast, slight.

Company H.--Killed, none

Wounded, Sergeant Jacob L. Wright, shot through the hand, slight; Privates Benj. L. Gowing, in foot, slight; Erhardt Burke, in wrist, slight; David Patterson, spent ball in ankle, slight; Burtis M. Gurd, wrist, slightly; Mather Neely, in head, recovering rapidly; George Harris, leg; Daniel B. Widell, shoulder; Lewis C. Clothier, hand, slight.

Company I.--Killed, Color--Corporal Willard Hall, shot in the head.

Wounded, Privates Henry C. Boyer, shot in cheek, slight; Grannison Reeder, in side by piece of shell.

Company K.--Killed, none.

Wounded, Privates Wm. Lenty, grape-shot in back of head, mortally; Hopkins Smith, spent ball in shoulder, slight.

Recapitulation--Killed, staff one, corporals one, privates one.

Wounded, Lieutenants one, sergeants two, privates nineteen.


Report of Col. John M. Thayer.

headquarters Third brigade, Third division of the army, Department of West-Tennessee, Fort Henry, February 18, 1862.
Captain: I have the honor herewith to submit a report of the part taken in the battle of Fort Donelson by the brigade under my command, composed of the First Nebraska, Lieut.-Col. McCord; the Seventy-sixth Ohio, Col. Woods; the Fifty-eighth Ohio, and the Sixty-eighth Ohio, Col. Steadman. There were also attached to my brigade, during the action, the Forty-sixth Illinois, Col. Davis; the Fifty-seventh Illinois, Col. Baldwin; and the Fifty-eighth Illinois, Col. Lynch.

At three o'clock, on the afternoon of Friday, the fourteenth, I moved the brigade forward, under orders from Gen. Wallace, commanding the Third division, of which this brigade constitutes a part, from the small settlement in the valley, some two miles south of the fortifications, to take up a position on the left of Cruft's brigade, which had gone on in the direction of McClernand's division. After passing up a mile, the line of battle was formed in the road, fronting the valley, leading to the western redoubt. No enemy appearing in that direction, we bivouacked for the night on the side of the road, the troops lying on the ground with their arms in their bands. At daylight the next morning the line was again formed. At about ten o'clock I received orders from Gen. Wallace,


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