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July, 1864.

July 1-31, 1864: in front of Petersburg, including deep bottom, New Market, and Malvern Hill, on the 27th, and Federal mine explosion on the 30th under a Confederate fort.

Union, Second, Fifth, Ninth, Tenth, and Eighteenth Corps;

Confed., Army of Northern Virginia.


Union, 853 killed, 3468 wounded, 1558 missing;

Confed. No record found.

July 2-5, 1864: Nickajack Creek or Smyrna, Ga.

Union, troops under command of Maj.-Gen. Sherman;

Confed., Gen. Johnston's command.


Union, 60 killed, 310 wounded;

Confed., 100 killed and wounded.

July 2-10, 1864: expedition from Vicksburg to Jackson, Miss.

Union, First Division, Seventeenth Corps;

Confed., Gen. Wirt Adam's command.


Union, 220 killed, wounded, and missing;

Confed. No record found.

July 3, 1864: Fort Johnson, James Island, S. C.

Union, Troops of Department of the South;

Confed., Gen. W. B. Taliaferro's command.


Union, 19 killed, 97 wounded, 135 missing;

Confed. No record found.

July 4-7, 1864: Bolivar and Maryland Heights, Va.

Union, Maj.-Gen. Sigel's Reserve Division;

Confed., Gen. Jubal Early's command.


Union, 20 killed, 80 wounded.

July 5-7, 1864: John's Island, S. C.

Union, Maj.-Gen. Foster's troops;

Confed., Gen. W. B. Taliaferro's command.


Union, 16 killed, 82 wounded;

Confed., 33 killed, 92 wounded.

July 5-18, 1864: Smith's expedition, La Grange, Tenn., to Tupelo, Miss.

Union, First and Third Divisions Sixteenth Corps, one brigade U. S. Colored Troops and Grierson's Cav.;

Confed., Forrest's Cav.


Union, 85 killed, 567 wounded;

Confed., 210 killed, 1049 wounded, 149 missing.

July 6-10, 1864: Chattahoochee River, Ga.

Union, Army of the Ohio, Maj.-Gen. Schofield; Army of the Tennessee, Maj.-Gen. McPherson; Army of the Cumberland, Maj.-Gen. Thomas-Division of the Mississippi, Maj.-Gen. W. T. Sherman;

Confed., Gen. J. E. Johnston's command.


Union, 80 killed, 450 wounded, 200 missing.

July 7, 1864: Solomon's Gap and Middletown, Md.

Union, 8th Ill. Cav., Potomac Home Brigade, and Alexander's Baltimore Battery;

Confed., Gen. Early's command.


Union, 5 killed, 20 wounded.

July 9, 1864: Monocacy, Md.

Union, First and Second Brigades of Third Division, Sixth Corps, and detachment of Eighth Corps;

Confed., Gordon's, Breckinridge's and Rodes' divisions under Gen. Jubal Early.


Union, 98 killed, 594 wounded, 1188 missing;

Confed. No record found.

July 11-22, 1864: Rousseau's raid in Alabama and Georgia, including ten islands and Stone's Ferry, Ala., and Auburn and Chewa Station, Ga.

Union, 8th Ind., 5th Iowa, 9th Ohio, 2d Ky., and 4th Tenn. Cav., Battery E 1st Mich. Artil.;

Confed., Troops of Gen. J. E. Johnston's command.


Union, 8 killed, 30 wounded;

Confed., 95 killed and wounded.

July 12, 1864: Fort Stevens, Washington, D. C.

Union, Part of Nineteenth Corps, First and Second Divisions Sixth Corps, Marines, Home Guards, citizens, and convalescents;

Confed., Gen. Early's command.


Union, 280 killed and 319 wounded;

Confed. No record found.

July 17-18, 1864: Snicker's Gap and Island Ford, Va.

Union, Army of West Virginia, Maj.-Gen. Crook and portion of Sixth Corps;

Confed., Gen. Early's command.


Union, 30 killed, 181 wounded, 100 missing.

July 18, 1864: Ashby's Gap, Va.

Union, Duffie's Cav.;

Confed. No record found.


Union, 124 killed and wounded.

July 19-20, 1864: Darksville, Stevenson's depot, and Winchester, Va.

Union, Averell's Cav.;

Confed., Cavalry of Gen. Early's command.


Union, 38 killed, 175 wounded, 300 captured;

Confed., 300 killed and wounded, 300 captured.

July 20, 1864: Peach tree Creek, Ga.

Union, Fourth, Fourteenth, and Twentieth Corps, Maj.-Gen. Geo. H. Thomas;

Confed., Gen. J. B. Hood's army.

Losses (estimates)

Union, 300 killed, 1410 wounded;

Confed., 1113 killed, 2500 wounded, 1183 missing.

July 22, 1864: Atlanta, Ga. (Hood's first sortie.)

Union, Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth Corps, Maj.-Gen. McPherson;

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