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officers I have not disapproved of it, though in my own opinion too much ammunition has been expended to reach the result sought. I have no report from the batteries of the department not serving with this army, and have no knowledge of what or in how many actions they have participated.

I have adopted a system of special inspections by field officers assigned to that duty, and by which means I shall become conversant with the condition of all the batteries i the department. The chiefs of artillery of the different corps have my hearty thanks for the willingness and earnest co-operation with me in all my views regarding the management of the artillery, and too much praise cannot be given to the officers and men of the batteries for the their great bravery, efficiency, and personal gallantry.

I am, captain, respectfully, your obedient servant,

T. W. OSBORN,

Major First New York Artillery and Chief of Artillery, Department and Army of the Tennessee.

Captain J. E. MARSHALL,

Asst. Adjt. General, Artillery, Mil. Div. of the Mississippi.

List of casualties in the artillery of the Army of the Tennessee, during the present campaign, ending September 4, 1864.

Killed.

Battery. Division. Officers. Men.

Fifteenth Army

Corps, Major T. D.

Maurice, chief of

artillery:

4th Ohio Battery. First. 1 1

2nd Missouri Light do. ... 2

Artillery, Battery

F.

1st Illinois:

Battery A. Second. ... 2

Battery B. do. ... ...

Battery H. do. ... 4

Battery F. Fourth. 2 5

1st Iowa Battery. do. ... 4

Sixteenth Army

Corps, Captain F.

Welker, acting chief

of artillery:

14th Ohio Battery. Second. ... 3

1st Michigan Battery do. ... 1

C.

2nd U. S. Artillery, Fourth ... 5

Battery F.

1st Missouri, Second. ... 1

Battery H.

1st Michigan, Fourth. ... ...

Battery B.

Seventeenth Army

Corps, Captain

Edward Spear, chief

of artillery:

1st Illinois Third. ... ...

Artillery, Battery

D.

1st Michigan, do. ... 1

Battery H.

3rd Ohio Battery. do. ... ...

15th Ohio Battery. Fourth. ... ...

10th Ohio Battery. do. ... 1

1st Minnesota do. 1 ...

Battery.

2nd Illinois, do. ... 1

Battery F.

Total. .... 4 31

Wounded. Missing.

Battery. Officers Men. Officers. Men.

Fifteenth Army

Corps, Major T. D.

Maurice, chief of

artillery:

4th Ohio Battery. ... 8 .. ..

2nd Missouri Light ... 2 ... ...

Artillery, Battery

F.

1st Illinois:

Battery A. ... 8 .. 20

Battery B. ... ... ... ...

Battery H. ... 12 ... 9

Battery F. ... 8 ... ...

1st Iowa Battery. 2 19 ... ...

Sixteenth Army

Corps, Captain F.

Welker, acting chief

of artillery:

14th Ohio Battery. ... 18 .. ...

1st Michigan Battery .... 3 ... ...

C.

2nd U. S. Artillery, ... 5 2 11

Battery F.

1st Missouri, ... 27 .. ..

Battery H.

1st Michigan, 1 2 ... ...

Battery B.

Seventeenth Army

Corps, Captain

Edward Spear, chief

of artillery:

1st Illinois ... 7 ... ...

Artillery, Battery

D.

1st Michigan, ... 2 ... ...

Battery H.

3rd Ohio Battery. ... 6 ... 2

15th Ohio Battery. ... 3 ... ...

10th Ohio Battery. ... 2 ... ...

1st Minnesota ... 4 ... ...

Battery.

2nd Illinois, ... ... ... 32

Battery F.

Total. 3 136 2 74

Names of officers killed: Second Lieutenant George Hust, Fourth Ohio Battery; Lieutenants Samuel S. Smyth* and T. W. Raub, Battery F, First Illinois; and Lieutenant W. C. F. Koethe, First Minnesota.

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*A mistake. He was taken prisoner and afterward mustered out of service.

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