my, either under Johnston or Hood, makes any account of the Georgia militia, a division of which under G. W. Smith joined the army about June 20th near Kenesaw, making its available force on that line nearly 70,000 men. [G. W. Smith, p. 334, says the militia were 2000, which would reduce Major Dawes's total to about 67,000.--editors.]
The return of July 10th gives the present for duty 60,032, instead of 50,926, the loss since July 1st being 1377 deserters, 526 dead, two regiments sent to Savannah, and prisoners and wounded.
This with the Georgia militia (increased to about 9000 [G. W. Smith says 5000.--editors] when the army reached Atlanta) represents the force turned over to Hood, July 18th, viz.:
Artillery, 187 pieces4,143
General Johnston asserts that the only affair worth mentioning on his left at Resaca was near the night of May 14th, when forty or fifty skirmishers in front of our extreme left were d