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The opposing forces at Fort Donelson, Tenn.

View from the National Cemetery, within the hedge on the right, across to the hill where were situated the interior works of Fort Donelson (see map, page 402). from a photograph taken in 1884.

The composition and losses of each army as here stated give the gist of all the data obtainable in the Official Records. K stands for killed; w for wounded; m w for mortally wounded; m for captured or missing; c for captured.-editors.

Composition and losses of the Union army.

Brig.-Gen. Ulysses S. Grant.

First division, Brig.-Gen. John A. McClernand. First Brigade, Col. Richard J. Oglesby: 8th Ill., Lieut.-Col. Frank L. Rhoads; 18th Ill., Col. Michael K. Lawler (w), Capt. Daniel H. Brush (w), Capt. Samuel B. Marks; 29th Ill., Col. James S. Rearden; 30th Ill., Lieut.-Col. Elias S. Dennis; 31st Ill., Col. John A. Logan (w); Battery A, Ill. Lt. Arty., Capt. Jasper M. Dresser; Battery E, 2d 11. Lt. Artillery, Lieut. G. C. Gumbart; A and B, 2d Ill. Cavalry, Capts. John R. Hotaling and Thomas J. Larrison; C, 2d, and I, 4th U. S. Cavalry, Lieut. James Powell; Ind'p't companies Ill. Cavalry, Capts. E. Carmichael, James J. Dollins, M. J. O'Harnett, and Lieut. Ezra King. Brigade loss: k, 184; w, 603; n, 66-853. Second Brigade, Col. W. H. L. Wallace: 11th Ill., Lieut.-Col. T. E. G. Ransom (w), Major Garrett Nevins (temporarily); 20th Ill., Col. C. Carroll Marsh; 45th Ill., Col. John E. Smith; 48th Ill., Col. Isham N. Haynie (temporarily commanding Third Brigade), Lieut.-Col. Thomas H. Smith (k); Battery B, 1st Ill. Lt. Artillery, Capt. Ezra Taylor; Battery D, 1st 111. Lt. Artillery, Capt. Edward McAllister; 4th Ill. Cavalry, Col. T. Lyle Dickey. Brigade loss: k, 99; w, 350; in, 98 = 547. Third Brigade, Col. Wm. R. Morrison (w), Col. Leonard F. Ross: 17th Ill., Major Francis M. Smith, Capt. Henry H. Bush; 49th Ill., Lieut.-Col. Phineas Pease. Brigade loss: k, 28; w, 105; m, 19 = 152.

Second division, Brig.-Gen. Charles F. Smith. First Brigade, Col. John McArthur: 9th Ill., Lieut.-Col. Jesse J. Phillips; 12th Ill., Lieut.-Col. Augustus L. Chetlain; 41st Ill., Col. Isaac C. Pugh. Brigade loss: k, 69; w, 340; m, 20=429. Third Brigade, Col. John Cook: 7th Ill., Lieut.-Col. Andrew J. Babcock; 50th Ill., Col. Moses M. Bane; 52d Ind., Col. James M. Smith; 12th Iowa, Col. J. J. Woods; 13th Mo., Col. Crafts J. Wright; Batteries D, H, and K, 1st Mo. Lt. Artillery, Capts. Henry Richardson, F. Welker, and George H. Stone. Brigade loss: k, 10; w, 109; m, 2 = 121. Fourth Brigade, Col. Jacob G. Lauman: 25th Ind., Col. James C. Veatch; 2d Iowa, Col. James M. Tuttle; 7th Iowa, Lieut.-Col. James C. Parrott; 14th Iowa, Col. William T. Shaw; Birge's Mo. Sharp-shooters. Brigade loss: k, 55; w, 301; m, 1 = 357. Fifth Brigade, Col. Morgan L. Smith: 11th Ind., Col. George F. McGinnis; 8th Mo., Major John McDonald. Brigade-loss: k, 11; w, 69 = 80.

Third division, Brig.-Gen. Lew Wallace. First Brigade, Col. Charles Cruft: 31st Ind., Lieut.-Col. John Osborn, Major Fred. Arm; 44th Ind., Col. Hugh B. Reed; 17th Ky., Col. John H. McHenry, Jr.; 25th Ky., Col. James M. Shackelford. Brigade loss: k, 35; w, 182 ;: m, 16 = 233. Second Brigade [attached to the Third Brigade]: 46th Ill., Col. John A. Davis; 57th Ill., Col. Silas D. Baldwin; 58th Ill., Col. William F. Lynch; 20th Ohio, Col. Charles Whittlesey. Brigade loss: k, 6; w, 15; m, 1 = 22. Third Brigade, Col. John M. Thayer: 1st Neb., Lieut.-Col. Wm. D. McCord; 58th Ohio, Lieut.-Col. F. F. Rempel; 68th Ohio, Col. S. H. Steedman; 76th Ohio, Col. Wm. B. Woods. Brigade loss: k,3; w,24; m, 1 = 28. Unattached: Battery A, 1st Ill. Lt. Artillery, Lieut. P. P. Wood; A, 32d Ill. Infantry, Capt. Henry Davidson. Loss: w, 10.

iron-Clads and gun-boats, Flag-Officer Andrew H. Foote (w). St. Louis (flag-ship), Lieut. Leonard Paulding, k, 2; w, 8; Carondelet, Commander Henry Walke, k, 5; w, 28; Louisville, Commander Benjamin M. Dove, k, 4; w, 5; Pittsburgh, Lieut. Egbert Thompson, w, 2; Tyler, Lieut.-Com. William Gwin; Conestoga, Lieut.-Com. S. L. Phelps. Total loss: k, 11; w, 43 =54. The vessels which had been in action at Fort Henry (see page 362) carried the same armament at Fort Donelson. The Louisville and Pittsburgh were each armed with 6 32-pounders, 3 8-inch, and 4 rifled 42-pounders. The Louisville had also 1 12-pounder boat-howitzer. The total loss of the Union forces (army and navy) was 510 killed, 2152 wounded, 224 captured or missing = 2886.

Composition and losses of the Confederate army.

1 Brig.-Gen. Gideon J. Pillow, 2 Brig-Gen. John B. Floyd, 3 Brig-Gen. Simon B. Buckner (c).

Buckner's division. Second Brigade, Col. Wm. E. Baldwin: 2d Ken., Col. R. W. Hanson; 14th Miss., Maj. W. L. Doss; 20th Miss., Maj. W. N. Brown; 26th Miss., Col. A. E. Reynolds; 26th Tenn., Col., John M. Lillard; 41st Tenn., Col. Robert Farquharson. Third Brigade, Col. John C. Brown: 3d Tenn., Lieut.-Col. T. M. Gordon (w), Maj. N. F. Cheairs; 18th Tenn., Col. J. B. Palmer; 32d Tenn., Col. E. C. Cook. Artillery: Kentucky Battery, Capt. R. E. Graves; Tenn. Battery, Capt. T. K. Porter (w), Lieut. John W. Morton; Jackson's Va. Bat tery. Division loss: k and w, 577 (approximate).

Johnson's command (left wing), Brig-Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson. Heiman's Brigade, Col. A. Heiman: 27th Ala., Col. A. A. Hughes; 10th Tenn., Lieut.-Col. R. W. MacGavock; 42d Tenn., Col. W. A. Quarles; 48th Tenn., Col. W. M. Voorhies; 53d Tenn., Col. A. H. Abernathy, Lieut.-Col. Thomas F. Winston; Tenn. Battery, Capt. Frank Maney (w). Davidson's Brigade, Col. T. J. Davidson, Col. J. M. Simonton: 8th Ky., Lieut-Col. H. B. Lyon; 1st Miss., Col. J. M. Simonton, Lieut-Col. A. S. Hamilton; 3d Miss., Lieut.-Col. J. M. Wells; 7th Texas, Col. John Gregg. Brigade loss: k, 68; w, 218=286. Drake's Brigade, Col. Joseph Drake: Ala. Battalion, Maj. John S. Garvin; 15th Ark., Col. J. J..Gee; 4th Miss., Maj. T. N. Adair; Tenn. Battalion, Col. B. M. Browder.

Floyd's division. First Brigade, Col. G. C. Wharton: 51st Va., Lieut-Col. J. M. Massie; 56th Va., Capt. G. W. Davis. Brigade loss: k, 17; w, 80; m, 120-217. Second Brigade, Col. John McCausland: 16th Va., Lieut.-Col. L. W. Reid; 50th Va., Maj. Thomas Smith. Brigade-loss: k, 24; w, 91 115. Artillery: Va. Batteries, Captains D. A. French and J. H. Guy; Green's Ken. Battery.

garrison forces, Col. J. W. Head, Col. J. E. Bailey: 30th Tenn., Maj. J. J. Turner; 49th Tenn., Col. J. E. Bailey; 50th Tenn., Col. C. A. Sugg. Fort Batteries, Capt. Joseph Dixon (k), Capt. Jacob Culbertson: A, 30th Tenn., Capt. B. G. Bidwell; A, 50th Tenn., Capt. T. W. Beaumont; Maury (Tenn.) Battery, Capt. . R. Ross.

cavalry: Tenn. Regiment, Col. N. B. Forrest; 9th Tenn. Battalion, Lieut.-Col. George Gantt; Milton's Company Tennessee. Unattached. Tennessee Battalion Infantry, Major S. H. Colms.

The total loss of the Confederate army is not definitely stated. General Gideon J. Pillow says, in his report, that in killed and wounded it was about two thousand. With regard to the number of Confederates captured, General Grant says in his “Memoirs” : “I asked General Buckner about what force lie had to surrender. He replied that he could not tell with any degree of accuracy; that all the sick and weak had been sent to Nashville while we were about Fort Henry; that Floyd and Pillow had left during the night, taking many men with them; and that Forrest, and probably others, had also escaped during the preceding night; the number of casualties he could not tell; but he said I would not find fewer than 12,000, nor more than 15,000.” But General Buckner says, in his official report, that “the aggregate of the army, never greater than 12,000, was now reduced to less than 9000 after the departure of General Floyd's brigade.”

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