eavily upon the position we occupied, when we were ordered to withdraw.
The following is a list of the casualties during the engagement: Major G. L. Alexander, mortally wounded in the left breast by a Minnie ball — died shortly after.
In Company A, wounded--private W. B. Moore, seriously; privates A. J. Allen, A. M. Cannon, J. P. Wilson, slightly.
Company C, wounded--private W. T. Harbin, slightly.
Company D--Captain Randall, slightly wounded; T. J. Lovell, mortally Company E--private William Anderson, mortally wounded, since died.
Company G, killed--private J. K. P. Jenkins; wounded, privates H. McCoy and William McBrown, severely; corporals A. T. Hannah and T. R. Moon, mortally.
I take pleasure in calling your attention to the gallant and enthusiastic conduct of private John Thompson, Company F, and J. M. Byrd, Company G, who boldly moved in advance of the command and discharged their arms with due caution and alacrity
13th, 1864. Genl. J. B. Hood, Comdg. Army of Tenn., etc.:
General,—General Beauregard, upon arriving here, found there was no post commandant or other officers on duty here; he therefore has ordered the following named wounded and invalid officers on temporary duty until other arrangements can be made:
Colonel W. H. Forney, 10th Alabama, of General Lee's army, as commandant of the post; Captain Edward Hall, A. A. G., of Taylor's brigade, Army of Tennessee, as post adjutant;; Lieutenant William Anderson, acting commissary, 57th Georgia regiment, Mercer's brigade, Cleburne's division, Army of Tennessee, as acting commissary; Assistant-Surgeon R. B. Harris, 57th Georgia regiment, Mercer's brigade, Cleburne's division, Army of Tennessee, as post surgeon.
There is neither a quartermaster nor commissary regularly stationed here, and both are much needed.
Colonel Forney is sending forward the men as fast as they arrive.
Those without shoes he has detained to act as guards until
igadier General Mansfield, killed: Major Generals Hooker and Richardson, and Brigadier Generals Rodman, Sedgwick, Harts uff, Dana and Meagher wounded, with 12,469 killed, wounded and missing. The Confederate cause lost Brigadier Generals Branch, Anderson and Stark, killed; Major General Anderson and Brigadier Generals Toombs, Lawton, Ripley, Rodes, Gregg, Armstead and Ransom, wounded, with 25,899 killed, wounded and missing.
Thirteen guns, thirty-nine colors, upwards of 15,000 stand of smallMajor General Anderson and Brigadier Generals Toombs, Lawton, Ripley, Rodes, Gregg, Armstead and Ransom, wounded, with 25,899 killed, wounded and missing.
Thirteen guns, thirty-nine colors, upwards of 15,000 stand of small arms, and more than 6,00C prisoners, were the trophies of the Army of the Potomac from the battles of South Mountain, Crampton's Gap and Antietam, while not a single gun or color was lost during these battles.
Official list of casualties in the Nineteenth Massachusetts regiment at the battle of Antietam, September 17, 1862.
killed in action or died of wounds:
Co. C.Captain George W. Bachelder.
Co. B.Private John L. Foss.
Private Joseph H. Pearson.
Co. D.Corporal Clarence I. Tucker.