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his place. Grant was displeased with the tone and character of a congratulatory order issued by McClernand to his troops, and as McClernand declined to amend it he was relieved. After the capitulation of Vicksburg the Thirteenth Corps, under General Ord, moved with the Army to Jackson, Miss., and assisted in the investment of that place. Carr's Division at this time was commanded by General William P. Benton. In the operations about Jackson the corps lost 85 killed, 501 wounded, and 165 mis First Division, General Brooks having resigned in July; General Paine had succeeded Hinks in command of the colored (Third) division; and while at Chaffin's Farm, General Weitzel, who had been acting as chief of staff to General Butler, succeeded Ord in command of the corps. The Eighteenth, under Weitzel, was also engaged at the battle of Fair Oaks, October 27, 1864, which was fought on the old battle field of 1862. On December 3, 1864, the corps was ordered discontinued. The white troops
with rendezvous at Pittsburg. The men were of more than usual intelligence and education. Company I was recruited from the students at Allegheny College, Meadville, Pa., while Company D came from Jefferson College; the other companies were composed largely of similar material, teachers and pupils serving in the ranks together. The regiment arrived at Washington July 24, 1861, and joined the Reserves at their Camp of Instruction, Tenallytown, Md. It participated in the brilliant success of Ord's Brigade at Dranesville, Va., December 20, 1861, and early in the following spring marched with the Reserves in the advance on Manassas. In June, 1862, the division under General McCall was ordered to the Peninsula where it was assigned to General Fitz John Porter's Corps — the Fifth--and fought with Porter at Gaines's Mill. The loss of the Tenth in that engagement was 23 killed, 86 wounded, and 25 missing; total, 134. After leaving the Peninsula, the Reserves rejoined the First Corps, bu