June 8th 94,310560112,908 112,819
July 1st88,0865945 12,039106,070
August 1st75,6595499 10,51791,675
September 1st67,67446909,394 81,758
Losses: killed, 4423; wounded, 22,822; captured or missing, 4442 = 31,687.
（Major E. C. Dawes, of Cincinnati, who has made a special study of the subject, estimates the Union loss at about 40,000, and the Confederate loss at about the same.)
The Confederate Army.
Army of Tennessee, General Joseph E. Johnston, General John B. Hood.
Escort, Capt.lled, 18,252 wounded = 21,996.
The prisoners (including deserters) captured by the Union Army (See Sherman's Memoirs, Vol.
II., p. 134), numbered 12,983, which gives 34,979 as the aggregate loss of the Confederate Army.
（Major E. C. Dawes of Cincinnati, who has made a special study of the subject, estimates the Confederate loss at about 40,000, and the Union loss at about the same.)
For statements relative to the strength of the Confederate army in the Atlanta campaign see General Johnston
rce it, if possible, by accessions from Tennessee.
I was imbued with the belief that I could accomplish this feat, afterward march north-east, pass the Cumberland River at some crossing where the gun-boats, if too formidable at other points, were unable to interfere, then move into Kentucky, and take position with our left at or near Richmond, and our right extending toward Hazel Green, with Pound and Stony gaps in the Cumberland Mountains at our rear.
In this position I could threaten Cincinnati, and recruit the army from Kentucky and Tennessee; the former State was reported, at this juncture, to be more aroused and embittered against the Federals than at any other period of the war. While Sherman was debating between the alternatives of following our army or marching through Georgia, I hoped, by rapid movements, to achieve these results.
If Sherman should cut loose and move south — as I then believed he would do after I left his front without previously worsting him in battle-