At this point I collected and reformed my command, and at about eleven P. M. bivouacked between the lines of works. As before stated the number engaged in the assault was thirty-three officers and six hundred and seventy-one men; of these nine officers and one hundred and fourteen men were killed and wounded. Lieutenant-Colonel Dobb, commanding Fourth Ohio, was, I regret to say, killed, and Colonel McCormick. commanding Seventh Pennsylvania, was severely wounded. Each officer and soldier performed his duty well and nobly, it is therefore difficult for me to make special mention of any. The gallant Corporal Booth, of the Fourth Ohio, was the first man in the enemy's works, but he fell in the moment of victory, shot through the head. Captains Moore and Richardson, of the Fourth Ohio, were amongst the first to enter the works, and acted throughout with conspicuous gallantry. Major Burns, Fourth Michigan Cavalry, my A. A. A. G., and Major Greeno, Seventh Pennsylvania Cavalry, my A. A. I. G., were also amongst the first to enter the works, and acted in the most gallant manner throughout the entire action. I strongly and earnestly recommend the four above-mentioned officers for brevet. Enclosed herewith I hand you sub-reports of regimental commanders, together with report of casualties. I am, respectfully, your obedient servant,
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Doc . 16 . operations in Tennessee .
Doc . 19 . the siege of Suffolk, Virginia .
Doc . 36 . General Rousseau 's expedition.
Doc . 59 . battles of Spottsylvania , Va: battle of Sunday , May 8 , 1864 .
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