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[325] not in proper condition to attack the enemy under his gunboats. I ordered, therefore, that no advance should be made and wrote to request that the commanding general would ride forward at his earliest convenience. Brigadier-General D. R. Jones, in command of his own brigade and that of General Toombs, reported to me just before the arrival of the commanding general. These brigades were put in position on Jackson's left, and Major-General A. P. Hill's division on his right, at Crenshaw's farm. After consultation, further offensive operations were not deemed expedient.

Some days were, therefore, occupied in collecting the arms and other property thrown away and abandoned by the enemy, when our forces were withdrawn to their present positions near Richmond. Respectfully submitted,

James Longstreet, Major-General Commanding.

Return of the Killed, Wounded, and Missing of Longstreet's Division, in the action of the 27th and 30th June, 1862.
Officers.Enlisted men.Officers.Enlisted men.Officers.Enlisted men.Officers.Enlisted men.
J. L. Kemper,First brigade,836141911914641373414
R. H. Anderson,Second brigade,1012547587 1357725782
Geo. E. Pickett,Third brigade,106252511 1962592654
C. M. Wilcox,Fourth brigade,1321652754119669881,055
R. A. Pryor,Fifth brigade,1515435645 1150810860
W. S. Featherston,Sixth brigade,7107315103641623664
Grand total,637002313,198232143174,1124,429

General Jackson's Report of battle of Cold Harbor and other engagements.

headquarters Second corps, A. N. V. February 20, 1868.
Brigadier-General R. H. Chilton, A. A. and I. General:
General: I have the honor herewith to submit to you a report of the operations of my corps in the battle of Cold Harbor, and other engagements before Richmond.

On the seventeenth of June, last, leaving the cavalry and Chew's battery, under Brigadier-General Robertson, near Harrisonburgh — Whiting's division, then near Staunton, and Ewell's and Jackson's near Weyer's Cave, Augusta County, Virginia--moved toward Richmond. Lawton's brigade, subsequently of Jackson's division, being part at Staunton and part near Weyer's Cave, moved with the troops nearest their positions. Subsequently Colonel Munford, with his cavalry, marched in the same direction.

On the twenty-fifth of June, we reached the vicinity of Ashland, on the Richmond, Fredericksburgh, and Potomac Railroad, about twelve miles from Richmond.

The division of Brigadier-General Whiting embraced the Texas brigade, General Hood; the Third brigade, Colonel Law commanding, with the batteries of Rielly and Balthis. The division of Major-General Ewell, the Fourth brigade, General Elzey; the Seventh brigade, General Trimble; and the Eighth brigade, Colonel L. G. Seymour; and the Maryland line, Colonel Bradley T. Johnson, with the batteries of Brockenbrough, Carrington, and Courtnay. Jackson's division, the First brigade, General Charles S. Winder; the Second brigade, Lieutenant-Colonel R. H. Cunningham commanding; the Third brigade, Colonel L. W. Fulkerson commanding; and the Fourth brigade, General A. R. Lawton; with the batteries of Poague, Carpenter, and Wooding.

On the morning of the twenty-sixth, in pursuance of instructions from the commanding general, I took up the line of march for Cold Harbor, Whiting's division in front.

Pursuing the Ashcake road, we crossed the Central Railroad about ten A. M. Approaching the Tottopotomy Creek, the Federal pickets crossed to the south side of the stream, and partially destroyed the bridge, and by felling trees across the road further on, attempted to delay our advance. After the Texas skirmishers had gallantly crossed over and Rielly shelled the woods for the purpose of driving the enemy from it, in order that we might safely effect a lodgment beyond the creek, Whiting rapidly repaired the bridge, and the march was resumed. That night the three divisions bivouacked near Hundley's Corner. Whilst there, some skirmishing took place with detachments of the enemy, in which Brockenbrough's battery, the First Maryland, Thirteenth Virginia, and the Sixth Louisiana regiments participated.

We were now approaching the ground occupied by that portion of the grand army of McClellan, which was posted north of the Chickahominy. His right was then resting upon Mechanicsville, from which point his lines extended some miles down the river.

As our route, that day, inclined toward the south, and brought us in the direction of, but to the left of, Mechanicsville, we distinctly heard the rapid and continued discharges of cannon, announcing the engagement of General A. P. Hill with the extreme right of the enemy. Early

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