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List of Killed and Wounded referred to in above Report.

Private Robert N. Hines, killed instantly on the field.

Sergeant Sidney Strother, seriously wounded by shell and minie ball; died during the night at his home in Richmond.

Private D. M. Lancaster, wounded in the leg by a shell; leg amputated, and died on fourth July.

Private B. V. Graves, wounded in the leg by a shell, and leg amputated ; continues very ill; may probably recover.

Corporal Wm. B. Allen, severe wound in the leg by a minie ball.

Private M. T. Rides, severely wounded in shoulder by minie ball.

Private George T. Young, severely wounded in neck by shrapnell minie ball.

Private Marion Knowles, severely wounded in leg by shell.

Private Thomas J. Mallory, severely wounded in neck by minie ball.

We were fortunate enough to get all of our wounded into the city during the evening and night.

Report of Colonel Bradley T. Johnson.

headquarters Maryland line, July 7, 1862.
Captain J. Campbell Brown, Assistant Adjutant General, Third Division:
Captain: On Thursday, June twenty-sixth, when the army advanced from Ashland, the first Maryland regiment, of my command, was ordered to the front by Brigadier-General Ewell, with directions to drive in the enemy's pickets, when found. In the afternoon, Captain Nicholas, company G, whom I had sent in advance, skirmishing, discovered a cavalry picket at a church at the intersection of the Hundley Corner and Mechanicsville road. He immediately drove them in, and upon receiving reenforcements and making a stand, I took companies A and 1), and drove them over Beaver Creek. Having thus gained a hill commanding the other side of the creek, I was ordered, by Major-General Jackson, to hold it, and take two pieces of artillery under my command, and disperse the enemy, who appeared in some force beyond it. This was done. I bivouacked on the hill in reach of their guns. Once, during the night, they drove in my outposts, to recover a piece of artillery which they had masked near my position, but which I did not discover until next morning. I immediately recovered the ground. The next day, June twenty-seventh, I again marched in advance, the Thirteenth Virginia, and Sixth Louisiana, being in front as skirmishers. When near Cold Harbor, the battery was ordered into position by Brigadier-General Elzey, to whom I had reported for orders, with the consent of Major-General Ewell, and the First Maryland was called to support it The cavalry company I ordered to report to General Fitzhugh Lee, of the First Virginia cavalry as it could be of no use detached. Here I remained until between five and six o'clock P. M. when Major-General Jackson ordered me to take my regiment into action, leaving the battery with a cavalry support. I went in about the central point of the fire. Arriving on the plateau in front of the Gaines house, I found it occupied by the enemy, and behind them, by a short distance, a battery which poured a continual and rapid fire into our troops in front of it. Their infantry held a strong position behind the bank of the road in front of Gaines's house I found, to my horror, regiment after regiment rushing back in utter disorder. The Fifth Alabama I tried in vain to rally with my sword and the rifles of my men. The Twelfth Alabama re-formed readily on my right, and the North Carolina regiments, of Colonel McRae's command, at my appeal, rallied strongly on my left. Thus reenforced, my men moved forward at a “right shoulder shift,” taking touch of elbows, dressing on the alignment with the precision of a parade. Not a man was missing. Marching straight on, when a comrade fell not a man left the ranks until the surgeon's detail carried him off. We gained the road and the house, when Brigadier-General Winder brought the First brigade into line on my right, and ordered me to put some Georgia regiments, of Brigadier-General Lawton's command, on my left, to take command of the whole, and charge the battery. This was done. The whole line swept forward, but when close to the battery, it limbered up and fled. Two of its pieces were found next morning in the road, a mile from the position we charged.

The conduct of my men and officers is beyond praise. They marched, each man in his place, with a precision and firmness which can never be surpassed. I append a list of casualties. That night we slept on the battle-field, and next morning, twenty-eighth, were ordered in front, by Major-General Ewell, and gained the York River Railroad. Pushing beyond to a hill which commanded Bottom's Bridge, I placed a picket on the Williamsburg road, and held the hill, by order, until the thirtieth, when I was ordered off.

On the first of July, finding myself in the rear without orders, I pushed forward until I got within a quarter of a mile of Littleton's house, on the Malvern Hills. Here I halted, and went forward with my Adjutant and Adjutant-General of the Maryland line. A short distance from my position, I met Brigadier-General George B. Anderson coming back, wounded, with the fragments of his command, which had been repulsed, losing heavily. I rode on, and just in front of Littleton's house, came suddenly on a small body of the enemy within one hundred yards of me. Retiring, I reported the facts to Major-General Jackson, and asked, should I go forward. He said, “No.” I remained in position until dark, under the most terrific fire of shell and shrapnell I can conceive of. At that time, finding troops pouring back from the front, and no one to get orders from, I concluded to move forward toward the firing. As I was going up, Major-General

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