I 23 23 18 18 143
K 1 23 24 20 20 153
Totals 5 211 216 1 200 201 1,493
216 killed==14.4 per cent.
Total of killed and wounded, 792; died in Confederate prisons (previously included), 41
battles. K. & M. W. battles. K. & M. W.
Fort Donelson, Tenn. 55 Wyatt, Miss. 1
Shiloh, Tenn. 103 Snake Creek Gap, Ga. 1
Corinth, Miss. 29 Resaca, Ga. 4
Lundy's Lane, Ala. 1 Dallas, Ga. 1
Meed Creek, Miss. 3 Rome, Ga. 1
Jackson, Tenn. 1 Nancy's Creek, Ga. 1
Grenada, Miss. 1 Atlanta, Ga. 2
Bear Creek, Tenn. 1 Milledgeville, Ga. 3
Salem, Miss. 5 Orangeburg, S. C. 1
Montezuma, Tenn. 1 Place unknown 1
Present, also, at Saratoga, Tenn.; Cherokee; Florence; Athens; Moulton; Flint River.
notes.--The Ninth lost the most men, killed in action, of any Illinois regiment.
After serving in the three months service, the regiment enlisted for three years, leaving Cairo September 5, 1861.
It proceeded to Paducah, Ky., where it was stationed until Febr
that, with the large force then subject to General Grant's orders — viz., four army corps--he could easily resume the movement from Memphis, by way of Oxford and Grenada, to Jackson, Mississippi, or down the ridge between the Yazoo and Big Black; but General Grant would not, for reasons other than military, take any course which ld, be held, and the main army be transported thither by land and water; that the road back to Memphis be secured and reopened, and, as soon as the waters subside, Grenada be attacked, and the swamp-road across to Helena be patrolled by cavalry.
Fourth. That the line of the Yalabusha be the base from which to operate against the ng is now here, and soon these streams will be no serious obstacle, save in the ambuscades of the forest, and whatever works the enemy may have erected at or near Grenada.
North Mississippi is too valuable for us to allow the enemy to hold it and make crops this year.
I make these suggestions, with the request that General Gran