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Doc. 192.-battle of Champion Hill, Miss. Colonel Spicely's report. headquarters Twenty-Fourth Indiana Vols., Champion Hill, Miss., May 17, 1863. Captain Jos. H. Linsey, Acting Assistant AdjChampion Hill, Miss., May 17, 1863. Captain Jos. H. Linsey, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General, First Brigade. sir: In pursuance to orders, I have the honor to report the part taken by the Twenty-fourth regiment Indiana volunteers, in the battle of Champion Hill, Mississippi, oChampion Hill, Mississippi, on the sixteenth day of May, 1863. On the sixteenth instant, at six o'clock A. M., we moved from our camp near Bolton's Depot, four miles from the distant battle-ground, in the direction of Edwards'
ls, we were apprised by our cavalry advance that the enemy were posted in force in front, on Champion Hill.
General McGinnis then ordered me to form my line of battle on the right of the road leadin nd in less than an hour the enemy gave way, leaving our gallant troops in full possession of Champion Hill.
But amid our rejoicing over this great victory, we are called upon to mourn the gallant