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[184] General Smith, ‘was 47 killed, 120 wounded and 19 captured.’

On the 22d the regiment fought with gallantry and severe loss, for a time driving the enemy, the Twenty-fourth and Twenty-fifth capturing 2 stand of colors, 15 pieces of artillery, etc. But later they were severely handled and a portion of the command under Major Person, of the Fifth Confederate, then assigned to the brigade, was captured. Every regimental officer of the brigade, said General Smith, was killed, wounded or captured. The approximate loss was 23 killed, 100 wounded, and 75 missing. General Smith was wounded, and succeeded by Colonel Mills, who was severely wounded, the command then devolving on Lieutenant-Colonel Young, of the Tenth. Among the killed was the cool and intrepid Capt. William M. Allison, of the Eighteenth, commanding the skirmish line.

Lieut. T. L. Flynt, left in command of the Sixth, reported that Capt. B. R. Tyus, commanding the regiment, was wounded on the 20th at the battle of Peachtree Creek, where the regiment suffered a loss of 2 killed and 15 wounded. On the next day Capt. Rhoads Fisher, commanding, was wounded; Capt. M. M. Houston assumed command, and was shot in the head in ten minutes; and on the 22d, the last captain, S. E. Rice, was killed or captured. Capt. J. William Brown, reporting for the Seventh, gave his effective force on the 20th as 110, loss 1; loss on the 21st, 9; on the 22d, 30. Lieut. J. M. Craig was killed in the second charge. Capt. John A. Formwalt, who succeeded Colonel Mills, reported the loss of 8 killed and 12 wounded on the 21st, and 5 killed and 15 wounded on the 22d. Lieut. Edward Ashby was among the killed. The Seventeenth and Eighteenth suffered slight losses on the 20th; and on the 21st, out of 184, lost 1 captain, 1 lieutenant, 10 non-commissioned officers and privates killed, and 3 lieutenants and 36 non-commissioned officers and privates wounded. July

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