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James H. Lane Papers, RG 501


File 94:  Letter, E.J. Hale, Jr. to Lane (June 1867) and Reports of Wartime Casualties, May--October 1864.

 
JUMP STATION TO THE REPORTS
Letter, Hale to Lane, June 3, 1867
Battle of The Wilderness, May 5th & 6th, 1864
Battle of Spottsylvania C.H., May 12th, 1864.
Action near Spottsylvania C. H., May 21st, 1864
Battle of Jericho Ford, May 23d, 1864
Action at Storr's Farm, May 31st, 1864
Battle of Turkey Ridge, June 3-12, 1864
Action at Riddle's Shop, June 13th, 1864
Action near Petersburg, June 22d, 1864
In front of Petersburg, June 23-25, 1864
Battle of Gravel Hill, July 28th, 1864
Battle of Fussell's Mills, August 16-18, 1864
Battle of Ream's Station, August 25th, 1864
Battle of Jones's Farm, Sept 30th, 1864
Action at Pegram's Farm, Oct. 1st, 1864



Casualties according to Report rendered Sept. 24th, 1864

[Page 1]
Pittsborough, June 3, 1867

My dear General:

Your letter of the 13th ult., enclosing Engelhard's of the 5th, was forwarded to this place by my Father. It reached here just after my departure on my business tour. I was, however, suddenly re-called here, a week ago, by the severe illness of my Father-in-law, and found it awaiting me. I have been so engaged in nursing Mr. Hill that I could not attend to the matter until day before yesterday. I have succeeded in getting together the various lists of casualties & the reports, and have [sorted] them; but, with the interruptions [necessary], it will take me a day or two more to [boil] them down. I am sorry to say that there is no report

[Page 2]
since that of October 1st, 1864. The campaign, you remember, of '65 commenced so suddenly & continued so uninterruptedly till the fatal 9th of April, that no report of casualties, or of action, was called for I think. I shall mail you the result of my labour as soon as completed; and will probably be with you in less than three weeks, when we can talk over matters. Best, in the meanwhile, had you not better write to the several Regimental Commdrs. for the best reports they can give or obtain of the period from Oct 1st to April 9th?

You will be glad to hear that I find, also, [forward], a copy (very bad) of the Parole Lists at Appomattox.

Maj. Harriss, 7th, & Maj. Bost, 37th, you have near you; J. J. Poisson, of the 18th, you could reach by letter to Wilmington; Capt. Lovill I can not locate; [Cowan] is in Statesville.

Presuming that you know the whereabouts of Capt. Williamson, I enclose a letter which I found in the desk on overhauling it. Please forward

Your, most truly,

Excuse great haste

E. J. Hale Jr

[Page 3]
A Report rendered on Sept 24th, 164 of all "casualties among Enlisted Men from 4th June to Sept 24th, 1864" shows in excess of the aggregate of the several Reports, herewith rendered, from Riddle's Shop to Ream's Station inclusive - 11 killed; 10 wounded; and 40 missing.

Also, not included in any of these Reports, is this casualty:

2d Lieut. L. T. Alderman, Co. E, 18th., Killed Sept. 16th, 1864

I would suppose the above excess among enlisted men to have been occasioned by the intervening casualties along the lines, etc. were it not for the fact that the Report of Sept. 24th gives less for some of the Regts. and more for the others - though giving a net excess for the Brigade, as above.
 


No. 1

Battle of The Wilderness
May 5th & 6th, 1864

List of Casualties in Lane's North Carolina Brigade
[Page 1]

 
 
Killed
Wounded
Missing
Total
Aggregate
 
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
 
Genl Staff
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7th Regt
1
3
4
61
3
37
8
98
106
18th Regt
0
7
3
33
0
14
3
54
57
28th Regt
0
14
3
54
1
16
4
84
88
33d Regt.
2
15
7
47
0
41
9
103
112
37th Regt.
0
1
1
15
0
36
1
52
53
                   
Gr. Total
3
40
18
210
4
144
25
391
416

Casualties among Officers

2d Lieut S. L. Hayman, Co. E. 7th - Killed
1st Lieut H. P. Lyon, Co.B. 33d - "
1st Lieut J. L. [Farrow], Co. H. 33d - "
2d Lieut Jno. W. Ballentine, Co. E, 7th - Wounded
1st Lieut E. B. Roberts, Co. [I or F], 7th - "
2d Lieut W. H. Haywood, Co. K., 7th - Mortally Wounded
2d Lieut A. M. Walker, Co. K., 7th - "
[Page 2]
Capt. V. V. Richardson, Co. [C], 18th Wounded
1st Lieut H. Long, Co [C], 18th "
2d Lieut Jno. D. Currie, Co. K, 18th "
1st Lieut M. J. Eudy, Co. D, 28th "
1st Lieut E. S. Edwards, Co. G, 28th "
1st Lieut A. W. Stone, Co. K, 28th "
Col. C. M. Avery, 33d "
1st Lieut Jno. D. Fain, Co. [C], 33d "
1st Lieut J. W. Tate, Co., F, 33d "
2d Lieut Geo H. Snow, Co. H, 33d "
Capt. W. F. Avery, Co. I, 33d "
2d Lieut W. L. White, Co I, 33d "
1st Lieut J. G. [Rencher], Co. K, 33d "
2d Lieut J. M. Cochrane, Co. D, 37th "

Lt. Col. W. L. Davidson, Comdg. 7th Missing
Capt. J. G. Knox, Co. A, 7th "
Capt. W. G. McRae, Co. C, 7th "
1st Lieut E. Hurless, Co. E, 28th "



 
 

No. 2

Battle of Spottsylvania C.H.,
May 12th, 1864.

Casualties in Lane's North Carolina Brigade
[Page 1]

 
 
Killed
Wounded
Missing
Total
Aggregate
 
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
 
Genl Staff
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
7th Regt
0
9
3
28
0
4
3
41
44
18th Regt
0
1
1
14
9
132
10
147
157
28th Regt
1
7
1
17
3
97
5
121
126
33d Regt.
0
4
3
17
0
22
3
43
46
37th Regt.
4
18
5
30
2
38
11
86
97
                   
Gr. Total
5
39
14
106
14
293
33
438
471


 

Officers Killed - Capt. N. Clark, Co. E, 28th; Capt. H. C. Grady, Co. D, 37th; 1st Lieut Charles T. Haigh, Co. B, 37th; 2d Lieut. B. A. Johnston, Co. [C], 37th.

Officers Wounded - 1st Lieut. Oscar Lane, A.D.G.; 1st Lieut. Jno. W. Pearson, Adjt. 7th; Capt. L. A. Potts, Co. C, 37th;

[Page 2]
Capt. D. L. Hudson, Co. G, 37th; 1st Lieut. T. P. Molloy, Co. D, 7th; 1st Lieut. A. McCallum, Co. H, 18th; 1st Lieut. J. N. Anderson, Co [I], 33d; 1st Lieut. E. H. Russell*, Co. I, 37th; 1st Lieut. R. M. Staley, Ensign 37th; 2d Lieut. J. L. Stafford, Co. H, 7th; 2d Lieut. R. D. Ormond, Co. B, 28th; 2d Lieut. F. B. Craig, Co. C, 33d; 2d Lieut. W. T. McEntire, Co. D, 33d; 2d Lieut. J. B. Somerville, Co. B, 37th

Officers Missing - Col. Will M. Barbour, 37th; Capt. F. M. Wooten, Co. H, 18th; Capt. T. C. Lewis, Co. I, 18th; Capt. S. S. Bohannon, Co. I, 28th; 1st Lieut. Neill Townsend, Co. D, 18th; 1st Lieut. G. W. Corbett, Co. E, 18th; 1st Lieut. F. McIntosh, Co. F, 18th; 1st Lieut. J. [L.] Elkins, Co. H, 18th; 1st Lieut. Jno. O. Frink, Ensign 18th; 1st Lieut. J. D. [Brown], Co. C, 37th; 2d Lt. D. S. Bullard, Co. A, 18th; 2d Lt. Alford Rowland, Co. D, 18th; 2d Lt. H. C. Andrews, Co. G, 28th; 2d Lt. P. H. Turner, Co. K, 28th

* Wounded on May 10th.



No. 3

Action near Spottsylvania C. H.,
May 21st, 1864

Casualties in Lane's North Carolina Brigade
[Page 1]

 
 
Killed
Wounded
Missing
Total
Aggregate
 
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
 
Genl Staff
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7th Regt
0
1
0
7
0
0
0
8
8
18th Regt
0
0
0
1
0
3
0
4
4
28th Regt
1
1
0
5
0
0
1
6
7
33d Regt.
0
0
0
0
0
4
0
4
4
37th Regt.
0
0
2
2
1
0
3
2
5
                   
Gr. Total
1
2
2
15
1
7
4
24
28

Officers Killed - 1st Lieut. E. S. Edwards, Co. G, 28th.

Officers Wounded - Capt. W. T. Nicholson, Co. E, 37th, on 18th May; 2d Lieut. O. A. Wiggins, Co. E, 37th.

Missing - Capt. A. J. Critcher, Co. B, 37th.



No. 4

Battle of Jericho Ford
May 23d, 1864

Casualties in Lane's North Carolina Brigade
[Page 1]

 
 
Killed
Wounded
Missing
Total
Aggregate
 
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
 
Genl Staff
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7th Regt
0
1
1
0
0
1
1
2
3
18th Regt
0
0
0
4
0
2
0
6
6
28th Regt
0
4
2
23
0
1
2
28
30
33d Regt.
0
5
3
27
0
4
3
36
39
37th Regt.
0
1
2
19
0
2
2
22
24
                   
Gr. Total
0
10
8
74
0
10
8
94
102

Officers Wounded - 1st Lieut. [Spier] Whitaker, Adj't 33d; Capt J. S. Harriss, Co. B, 7th; Capt. J. A. Weston, Co. F, 33d; 1st Lieut. R. D. Rhyne, Co. B, 28th; 1st Lieut. J. W. Gibbs, Co. F, 33d; 1st Lieut. J. M. Grimsley, Co. K, 37th; 2d Lieut. H. J. Costner, Co. B, 28th; 2d Lieut. D. M. Rigler, Co. [I], 37th



No. 5

Action at Storr's Farm
May 31st, 1864

Casualties in Lane's North Carolina Brigade
[Page 1]

 
 
Killed
Wounded
Missing
Total
Aggregate
 
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
 
Genl Staff
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7th Regt
0
0
1
3
0
0
1
3
4
18th Regt
0
0
1
7
0
0
1
7
8
28th Regt
0
0
0
6
0
0
0
6
6
33d Regt.
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
37th Regt.
0
1
0
3
0
0
0
4
4
                   
Gr. Total
0
2
2
19
0
0
2
21
23

Officers Wounded - 1st Lieut. J. M. W. Alexander, Co. H, 7th; 2d Lieut. Camden Lewis, Co. B, 18th.




No. 6

Battle of Turkey Ridge
June 3-12, 1864

Casualties in Lane's North Carolina Brigade
[Page 1]

 
 
Killed
Wounded
Missing
Total
Aggregate
 
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
 
Genl Staff
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
7th Regt
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
1
18th Regt
1
1
0
5
0
0
1
6
7
28th Regt
0
1
0
5
0
0
0
6
6
33d Regt.
0
0
1
10
0
0
1
10
11
37th Regt.
0
0
1
6
0
0
1
6
7
                   
Gr. Total
1
2
3
27
0
0
4
29
33

Killed - 2d Lieut. James C. Buchanan, Co. F, 18th.

Wounded - Brig. Genl. James H. Lane; Capt. J. M. Hunt, Co. D, 33d, mortally; 2d Lieut. A. F. Yandle, Co. I, 37th



No. 7

Action at Riddle's Shop
June 13th, 1864

Casualties in Lane's North Carolina Brigade
[Page 1]

 
 
Killed
Wounded
Missing
Total
Aggregate
 
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
 
Genl Staff
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7th Regt
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
1
18th Regt
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
2
2
28th Regt
no rept
         
0
0
0
33d Regt.
0
0
0
0
0
2
0
2
2
37th Regt.
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
2
2
                   
Gr. Total
0
0
0
5
0
2
0
7
7


No. 8

Action near Petersburg
June 22d, 1864

Casualties in Lane's North Carolina Brigade
[Page 1]

 
 
Killed
Wounded
Missing
Total
Aggregate
 
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
 
Genl Staff
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7th Regt
0
0
1
14
0
0
1
14
15
18th Regt
0
1
0
3
0
0
0
4
4
28th Regt
0
2
1
6
0
0
1
8
9
33d Regt.
0
4
2
19
0
4
2
27
29
37th Regt.
0
0
0
4
0
1
0
5
5
                   
Gr. Total
0
7
4
46
0
5
4
58
62

Officers Wounded - Capt. E. Price, Co. B, 33d; Capt. R. Gatting, Jr. Co. H, 33d; 2d Lieut. D. P. Boger, Co. B, 7th; 2d Lieut. J. G. Truelove, Co. F, 28th.



No. 9

In front of Petersburg
June 23-25, 1864

Casualties in Lane's North Carolina Brigade
[Page 1]

 
 
Killed
Wounded
Missing
Total
Aggregate
 
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
 
Genl Staff
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7th Regt
0
1
0
3
0
0
0
4
4
18th Regt
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
2
2
28th Regt
1
3
0
3
0
0
1
6
7
33d Regt.
0
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
1
37th Regt.
0
0
0
4
0
0
0
4
4
                   
Gr. Total
1
5
0
12
0
0
1
17
18

Killed - Capt. J. M. Crowell, Co. K, 28th.



No. 10

Battle of Gravel Hill
July 28th, 1864

Casualties in Lane's North Carolina Brigade
[Page 1]

 
 
Killed
Wounded
Missing
Total
Aggregate
 
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
 
Genl Staff
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7th Regt
1
5
0
11
0
3
1
19
20
18th Regt
1
0
1
3
0
17
2
20
22
28th Regt
0
1
0
14
2
21
2
36
38
33d Regt.
1
1
3
7
1
12
5
20
25
37th Regt.
0
1
1
10
1
20
2
31
33
                   
Gr. Total
3
8
5
45
4
73
12
126
138

Officers Killed - Capt. D. M. Corzine, Co. C, 33d; 1st Lieut. R. M. [Quince], Co. C, 7th; 2d Lieut. Fred J. Simpson, Co. H, 18th.

Officers Wounded - Col. Jno. D. Barry*, Comdg. Brigade; 1st Lieut. D. W. Oates, Adjt. 37th; [1st Lieut. D. W. Oates, Adjt. 37th is struck through]; 1st Lieut. D. A. Moore, Ensign 33d; 2d Lieut. W. R. Carraman, Co. H, 33d; 2d Lieut. G. W. McKee, Co. H, 37th; 2d Lieut. L. A. Goslin*, Co. H, 33d.

Officers Missing - 1st Lieut. D. W. Oates**, Adjt. 37th; 1st Lieut. M. A. Lowe, Co. H, 28th; 2d Lieut. Isaac Williams, Co. E, 28th; 2d Lieut. W. L. White, Co. I, 33d.

* Wounded at Deep Bottom, on the 27th inst.

** Wounded & captured.



No. 11

Battle of Fussell's Mills
August 16-18, 1864

Casualties in Lane's North Carolina Brigade
[Page 1]
 
Killed
Wounded
Missing
Total
Aggregate
 
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
 
Genl Staff
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7th Regt
0
2
1
14
0
5
1
21
22
18th Regt
1
2
0
10
0
1
1
13
14
28th Regt
0
1
0
8
0
5
0
14
14
33d Regt.
0
0
0
8
1
3
1
11
12
37th Regt.
1
1
4
9
0
12
5
22
27
                   
Gr. Total
2
6
5
49
1
26
8
81
89

Officers Killed - Capt. W. C. Ragin, Co. H, 37th; 2d Lieut. Camden Lewis, Co. B, 18th.

Officers Wounded - Col. Will M. Barbour, 37th, Comdg Brigade; Capt. T. J. Armstrong, Co. K, 37th; 1st Lieut. W. E. Deans, Co. E, 7th; 1st Lt. J. C. Moore, Co. H, 37th; 2d Lieut. J. J. Ormond, Co. H, 37th.

Missing - 2d Lieut. Martin Whalin, Co. A, 33d.




No. 12

Battle of Ream's Station
August 25th, 1864

Casualties in Lane's North Carolina Brigade
[Page 1]
 
Killed
Wounded
Missing
Total
Aggregate
 
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
 
Genl Staff
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7th Regt
1
3
1
27
0
0
2
30
32
18th Regt
0
1
2
2
0
0
2
3
5
28th Regt
1
5
7
24
0
0
8
29
37
33d Regt.
0
1
4
6
0
1
4
8
12
37th Regt.
0
0
1
23
0
5
1
28
29
                   
Gr. Total
2
10
15
82
0
6
17
98
115

Officers Killed - Capt. J. R. McAulay, Co. [I], 7th; Capt. T. T. Smith, Co. B, 28th.

Officers Wounded - Col. W. H. A. Speer, 28th, mortally; Capt. M. W. Buie, Co.B, 18th; Capt. E. F. Lovill, Co. A., 28th;

[Page 2]
Capt. T. J. Linebarger, Co. C, 28th; Capt. T. S. Green, Co. E, 28th; Capt. G. W. McCauley, Co. G, 28th; Capt. Riddick Gatting, Jr., Co. H, 33d; 1st Lieut R. D. Rhyne, Co. B, 28th; 1st Lieut. M. A. Thornburg, Co. C, 28th; 2d Lieut. D. P. Boger, Co. B, 7th; 2d Lieut. Owen Smith, Co. C, 18th; 2d Lieut. A. B. Howard, Co. C, 33d; 2d Lieut Joseph Swindell, Co. F, 33d; 2d Lieut James R. Moore, Co. K, 33d; 2d Lieut A. P. Torrence, Co. C, 37th.




No. 13

Battle of Jones's Farm
Sept 30th, 1864

Casualties in Lane's North Carolina Brigade
[Page 1]
 
Killed
Wounded
Missing
Total
Aggregate
 
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
 
Genl Staff
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7th Regt
1
1
5
27
0
1
6
29
35
18th Regt
0
2
1
16
0
0
1
18
19
28th Regt
0
1
3
26
0
1
3
28
31
33d Regt.
0
0
0
3
0
1
0
4
4
37th Regt.
0
4
1
15
0
2
1
21
22
                   
Gr. Total
1
8
10
87
0
5
11
100
111

Killed - 1st Lieut Jno R. Pearson, Co. F, 7th.

Wounded - Col. Wil M. Barbour, 37th, mortally; Capt. James G. Harriss, Co. H. 7th; Capt. E. F. Lovill, Co. A, 28th; 1st Lieut Jno. [Y.] Templeton, Co. G,

[Page 2]
7th; 1st Lieut. P. C. Carlton, Co. A, 7th; 1st Lieut. M. A. Thornburg, Co. C, 28th; 2d Lieut. D. B. Penick, Co. H, 7th; 2d Lieut. A. F. Bizzell, Co. B, 7th; 2d Lieut. J. P. Stringfield, Co. E, 18th; 2d Lieut. J. G. Truelove, Co. F, 28th.




No. 14

Action at Pegram's Farm
Oct. 1st, 1864

Casualties in Lane's North Carolina Brigade
[Page 1]
 
Killed
Wounded
Missing
Total
Aggregate
 
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
Officers
Men
 
Genl Staff
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
7th Regt
0
0
0
2
0
0
0
2
2
18th Regt
0
1
0
3
0
0
0
4
4
28th Regt
0
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
1
33d Regt.
0
1
0
2
0
0
0
3
3
37th Regt.
0
1
0
1
0
0
0
2
2
                   
Gr. Total
0
4
0
8
0
0
0
12
12



Transcribed by Terri Stout-Stevens of Pfafftown, NC, on August 6, 2000.  Edited by Martin T. Olliff, Assistant
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