rifles and over 700 smaller arms, nearly 6,000 sets of infantry accouterments and 150,000 rounds of infantry ammunition.
This report was evidently hurried, as the more detailed list prepared by Ordnance Officer O. T. Gibbes
shows that 51 pieces of Northern artillery fell into the hands of the Confederate army, and 23,000 small-arms.
The Confederate loss has been stated in detail at 2,389 killed, 13,412 wounded, 2,003 captured or missing, total 17,804. General Bragg
's field return a week later showed an effective strength in round numbers of 11,000 in each of Polk
's and Hill
's corps, and 17,000 in Longstreet
's, a total of 38,989 infantry and 2,983 artillery.
Brig.-Gens. Preston Smith
, B. H. Helm
and James Deshler
were killed; Major-General Hood
and Brigadier-Generals Gregg
The general outlines of the battle having been traced it remains to notice more particularly the part of Georgians in it, leaving to others the proud duty of detailing the heroic deeds of the sons of their respective States.
John K. Jackson
's brigade had its first fighting about noon on the 19th, driving back the Federal
line which was pursuing Walker
and taking three pieces of artillery.
Supported by the remainder of Cheatham
's division and the artillery, including Scogin
's Georgia battery, Jackson
held his ground, and at 6 p. m. was one of the two brigades in that attack in which General Smith
On Sunday his was the only brigade of Cheatham
's in action before evening, being ordered to a position on Cleburne
The brigade made a gallant charge and drove the enemy from his breastworks.
The Georgia battalion of sharpshooters lost 30 out of 108 engaged, Scogin
's battery 13 out of 89, the First Georgia 83 out of 194, and the Fifth regiment 194 out of 353.
The Forty-seventh Georgia, Captain Cone
commanding, after W. S. Phillips
was wounded, shared the service of Breckinridge
's division Saturday morning and evening,