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The Civil War in Georgia
The Atlanta Campaign. May 1-September 8, 1864.

Official Records Index to Volume XXXVIII, Chapter L, Part 1, Serial No. 72

 

This index to the Official Records of the War of the Rebellion (American Civil War) covers the actions in Georgia. A detailed index is provided for each of the after action reports written by the officers with links to the reports. This index is for the volume the Official Records covering Sherman's Atlanta Campaign, May 1 - September 8, 1864. This volume is dived into in five parts.

Part I - Index to Official Reports 1 - 174
Part II - Index to Official Reports 175 - 436
Part III - Index to Official Reports 437 - 737
Part IV - Union and Confederate Correspondence, etc.
Part V - Union and Confederate Correspondence, etc.

 

Title: The War of the Rebellion: a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies.
Series 1Volume XXXVIII; Part 1 - Reports
Chapter:L - The Atlanta, Ga., Campaign. May 1 - September 8, 1864.
Author: United States. War Dept., John Sheldon Moody, Calvin Duvall Cowles, Frederick Caryton Ainsworth, Robert N. Scott, Henry Martyn Lazelle, George Breckenridge Davis, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph William Kirkley
Published: Washington: Government Printing Office
Date: 1891
Part 1Part 2Part 3 Part 4Part 5

 

Report No. Title Page No.

 

1 Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman, U.S. Army, commanding Military Division of the Mississippi. 59
   Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman, U.S. Army, commanding Military Division of the Mississippi – addenda 86
2 Organization of the Union forces. 89
Organization of the Union forces - Army of the Cumberland 89
Organization of the Union forces - Army of the Tennessee 103
Organization of the Union forces - Army of the Ohio 111
Organization of the Union forces - Addendum – effective strength 115
3 Lieut. Col. Edward D. Kittoe, U.S. Army, Medical Inspector 117
4 Brig. Gen. William .F Barry, U.S. Army, Chief of Artillery. 119
5 Capt. Thomas G. Baylor, Ordnance Corps, U.S. Army, Chief of Ordnance. 124
6 Capt. Orlando M. Poe, Corps of Engineers, U.S. Army, Chief Engineer, of operations July 1 – 0ctobtor 31. 127
   The new defenses of Atlanta, and the Savannah campaign,
   including the time from the 3d of September, 1864, to the 25th of January, 1865.
138
7 Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas, U.S. Army, commanding Army of the Cumberland. 139
8 Surg. George E Cooper, U.S. Army, Medical Director. 176
9 Brig. Gen. John M. Brannan, U. S. Army, Chief of Artillery. 184
10 Capt. John Rziha, Nineteenth U. S. Infantry, Acting Engineer Officer, of operations September 1–2. 186
11 Maj. Gen. Oliver O. Howard, U. S. Army, commanding Fourth Army Corps, of operations May 1–July 27. 187
12 Maj. Gen. David S. Stanley, U. S. Army, commanding Fourth Army Corps, of operations July 27–September 8. 212
13 Surg. J. Theodore Heard, U. S. Army, Medical Director. 218
14 Maj. Gen. David B. Stanley, U. S. Army, commanding First Division, of operations May 3–July 26. 219
15 Brig. Gen. Nathan Kimball. U.S. Army, commanding First Division, of operations August 4–September 8 228
16 Col. Isaac M. Kirby, One hundred and First Ohio Infantry, commanding First Brigade. 230
17 Capt. William H. Jamison, Twenty–first Illinois Infantry, of Operations June 3–September 8. 235
18 Lieut. Col. William T. Chapman, Thirty–eighth Illinois Infantry, of operations May 28–September 8. 238
19 Brig. Gen. Walter C. Whitaker, U.S. Army, commanding Second Brigade, of operations May 3–June 30. 240
20 Col. Jacob E. Taylor, Fortieth Ohio Infantry, Commanding Second Brigade, of operations June 30–September 8. 247
21 Maj. George Hicks, Ninety–sixth Illinois Infantry, of operations June 21–September 8. 253
22 Lieut. Col. Augustus G. Hassan, Thirty–fifth Indiana Infantry, of operations July 1 – September 8. 255
23 Report of Brig. Gen. William Grose, U.S. Army, commanding Third Brigade. 256
24 Col. P. Sidney Post, Fifty–ninth Illinois Infantry, commanding Third Brigade, of operations July 27–August 7. 263
25 Col. John E. Bennett, Seventy–fifth Illinois Infantry, commanding Third Brigade, of operations September 4–8. 265
26 Col. John E. Bennett, Seventy–fifth Illinois Infantry. 266
27 Maj. James M. Stookey, Fifty–ninth Illinois Infantry, commanding Eightieth Illinois Infantry, of operations June 7–September 8. 270
28 Col. Isaac C; B. Suman, Ninth Indiana Infantry. 274
29 Lieut. Col. Orrin D. Hurd, Thirtieth Indiana Infantry. 278
30 Capt. John C. Taylor, Eighty–fourth Indiana Infantry, of operations August 16–September 8. 283
31 Col. Thomas E. Rose, Seventy–seventh Pennsylvania Infantry. 286
32 Brig. Gen. John Newton, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division. 290
33 Brig. Gen. Nathan Kimball, U. S. Army, commanding First Brigade, of operations May 22–August 4. 301
34 Col. Emerson Opdycke, One hundred and twenty–fifth Ohio Infantry, commanding First Brigade, of operations August 6–September 8. 309
35 Lieut. Col. Porter C. Olson, Thirty–sixth Illinois Infantry. 313
36 Lieut. Col. John Russell, Forty–fourth Illinois Infantry. 315
37 Maj. Thomas W. Motherspaw, Seventy–third Illinois Infantry 316
38 Capt. Thomas J. Bryan, Seventy–fourth Illinois Infantry 317
39 Lieut. Col. George W. Smith, Eighty–eighth Illinois Infantry. 322
40 Col. Bernard Laiboldt, Second Missouri Infantry, of operations August 14–15 (Wheeler´s raid). 323
41 Col. Joseph Conrad, Fifteenth Missouri Infantry. 325
42 Maj. Arthur MacArthur, Jr., Twenty–fourth Wisconsin Infantry. 327
43 Brig. Gen. George D. Wagner, U. S. Army, commanding Second Brigade. 330
44 Lieut. Col. Willis Blanch, Fifty–seventh Indiana Infantry. 345
45 Maj. Norris T. Peatman, Twenty–sixth Ohio Infantry. 350
46 Brig. Gen. Luther P. Bradley, U. S. Army, commanding Third Brigade. 352
47 Maj. Frederick A. Atwater, Forty–second Illinois Infantry. 360
48 Capt. Albert M. Tilton, Fifty–first Illinois Infantry. 362
49 Lieut. Col. Terrence Clark, Seventy–ninth Illinois Infantry. 363
50 Lieut. Col. Robert C. Brown, Sixty–fourth Ohio Infantry. 364
51 Col. Emerson Opdycke, One hundred and twenty–fifth Ohio Infantry, of operations May 8–14. 367
52 Lieut. Col. David H. Moore, One hundred and twenty–fifth Ohio Infantry, of operations May 14–September 8. 369
53 Brig. Gen. Thomas J. Wood, U. S. Army, commanding Third Division. 372
54 Col. Charles T. Hotchkiss, Eighty–ninth Illinois Infantry, commanding First Brigade, 389
55 Col. William. H. Gibson, Forty–ninth Ohio Infantry, commanding First Brigade, of operations August 2. 400
56 Lieut. Col. William D. Williams, Eighty–ninth Illinois Infantry. 401
57 Lieut. Col. James M. Graham, Eighth Kansas Infantry, of operations June 28–September 8. 405
58 Col. Frank Askew, Fifteenth Ohio Infantry. 406
59 Lieut. Col. Samuel F. Gray, Forty–ninth Ohio Infantry. 412
60 Lieut. Col. Ole C. Johnson, Fifteenth Wisconsin Infantry. 416
61 Brig. Gen. William B. Hazen, U. S. Army, commanding Second Brigade, of operations May 8–August 17. 421
62 Col P. Sidney Post, Fifty–ninth Illinois Infantry, commanding Sec.ond Brigade, of .operations August 19–5eptember 8. 428
63 Col. Sidney Post, Fifty–ninth Illinois Infantry, of operations May 8–July 27. 430
64 Capt. Samuel West, Fifty–ninth Illinois Infantry, of .operations August 24–September 8. 432
65 Lieut. Col. Robert L. Kimberly, Forty–first Ohio Infantry, commanding regiment and demi–brigade. 433
66 Colonel Henry K. McConnell, Seventy–first Ohio Infantry,of operations August 9–September 8. 439
67 Lieut. Col. Daniel Bowman, Ninety–third Ohio Infantry. 439
68 Col. Oliver H. Payne, One hundred and twenty–fourth Ohio Infantry, including operations of Ninety–third Ohio Infantry, May.6–August 19. 440
69 Col Frederick Knefler, Seventy–ninth Indiana Infantry, commanding Third Brigade. 445
70 Capt. Eli F. Ritter; Seventy–ninth Indiana Infantry. 453
71 Col. George F. Dick, Eighty–sixth Indiana Infantry. 456
72 Lieut. Col. Chesley D. Bailey, Ninth Kentucky Infantry, of operations May 8–June 26. 458
73 Col. George H. Cram, Ninth Kentucky Infantry, of operations June 26– September 8. 461
74 Col. Alexander M. Stout, Seventeenth Kentucky Infantry. 465
75 Maj. Joseph T. Snider, Thirteenth Ohio Infantry. 471
76 Lieut. Col. Henry G. Stratton, Nineteenth Ohio Infantry. 474
77 Capt. Robert H. Higgins, Fifty–ninth Ohio Infantry. 478
78 Capt. Lyman Bridges, Illinois Light Artillery, commanding Artillery Brigade, Fourth Army Corps. 480
79 Capt. Peter Simonson, Fifth Indiana Battery, Chief of Artillery, First Division of operations May 3–June 9. 488
80 Capt. George W. Spencer, Battery M, First Illinois Light Artillery. 490
81 Lieut. Lyman A. White, Bridges´ Illinois Battery. 494
82 Lieut. George H. Briggs, Fifth Indiana Battery. 497
83 Capt. Wilbur F. Goodspeed, Battery A, First Ohio Light Artillery. 498
84 Capt. Frederick Schultz, Battery M, First Ohio Light Artillery, of operations June 24–September 8. 501
85 Capt. Cullen Bradley; Sixth Ohio Battery. 502
86 Capt. Jacob Ziegler, Battery B, Pennsylvania Light Artillery. 504
87 Maj. Gen. John M. Palmer, U. S. Army, commanding Fourteenth Army Corps, of operations May 30, and itinerary of the corps May 6–September 8. 505
88 Brig. Gen. Richard W. Johnson, U. S. Army, commanding Fourteenth Army Corps, of operations August 7. 510
89 Bvt. Maj. Gen. Jefferson C. Davis, U. S. Army, commanding Fourteenth Army Carps, of operations August 22–September 8. 511
90 Brig. Gen. Richard W. Johnson, U. S. Army, commanding First Division, of operations May 8–June 13 and July 13–August 7. 518
91 Brig. Gen. William P. Carlin, U. S. Army, commanding First Division, of operation August 17–September 8. 525
92 Journal of the First Brigade. 527
93 Lieut. Col. Douglas Hapeman, One hundred and fourth Illinois Infantry. 535
94 Lieut. Col William T. B. McIntire, Forty–second Indiana Infantry. 539
95 Lieut. Col. Cyrus E. Briant, Eighty–eighth Indiana Infantry. 540
96 Lieut. Col. William G. Halpin, Fifteenth Kentucky Infantry. 544
97 Capt. Thaddeus A. Minshall, Thirty–third Ohio Infantry. 547
98 Lieut. Col. Rue P. Hutchins, Ninety–fourth Ohio Infantry. 545
99 Maj. Michael H. Fitch, Twenty–first Wisconsin Infantry. 555
100 Maj. John R. Edie, Fifteenth U. S. Infantry, commanding Second Brigade. 558
101 Lieut. Col. Joseph H. Brigham, Sixty–ninth Ohio Infantry, of operations May 8–August 25. 564
102 Capt. Lewis E. Hicks, Sixty–ninth Ohio Infantry, of operations August 25–September2. 566
103 Capt. Horace Jewett, Fifteenth U. S. Infantry, commanding First Battalion. 567
104 Capt. William S. McManus, Fifteenth U. S. Infantry, commanding Second Battalion. 569
105 Capt. Robert P. Barry, Sixteenth U. S. Infantry. 575
106 Capt. George W. Smith, Eighteenth U.S. Infantry, of operations May 3–July 17. 577
107 Capt. Lyman M. Kellogg, Eighteenth U. S. Infantry, of operations June 14–September 1. 579
108 Capt. Robert B. Hull, Eighteenth U. S. Infantry. 581
109 Capt. William J. Fetterman, Eighteenth U. S. Infantry, commanding Second Battalion, of operations May 4–July 5 586
110 Capt. James Mooney, Nineteenth U. S. Infantry, commanding First Battalion. 588
111 Col. Benjamin F. Scribner, Thirty–eighth Indiana Infantry, commanding Third Brigade, of operations May 7–July 5. 593
112 Col. Marshall F. Moore, Sixty–ninth Ohio Infantry, commanding Third Brigade, of operations July 15–September 8. 599
113 Lieut. Col. William D. Ward, Thirty–seventh Indiana Infantry. 604
114 Maj. Thomas V. Kimble, Thirty–seventh Indiana Infantry, of operations May 27–June 6 606
115 Lieut. Col. Daniel F. Griffin, Thirty–eighth Indiana Infantry. 608
116 Lieut. Col. Arnold McMahan, Twenty–first Ohio Infantry. 612
117 Col. Josiah Given, Seventy–fourth Ohio Infantry, of operations May 7–July 5 and August 16–September 5. 614
118 Maj. Joseph Fisher, Seventy–fourth Ohio Infantry, of operations July 5–August 15. 618
119 Col. William Sirwell, Seventy–eighth Pennsylvania Infantry, of operations August 14–15 (Wheeler´s raid). 619
120 Maj. Michael H. Locher, Seventy–ninth Pennsylvania Infantry. 620
121 Col. Henry A. Hambright, Seventy–ninth Pennsylvania Infantry, of operations May 24. 623
122 Lieut. Col. George B. Bingham, First Wisconsin Infantry. 624
123 Bvt. Maj. Gen. Jefferson C. Davis, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division, of operations May l–August 22. 625
124 Brig. Gen. James D. Morgan, U.S. Army, commanding Second Division, of operations August 23–September 8. 640
125 Brig. Gen. James D. Morgan, U. S. Army, commanding First Brigade, of operations May 1–August 22. 646
126 Charles M; Lum, Tenth Michigan Infantry, commanding First Brigade, of operations August 24–September 8. 652
127 Capt. George C. Lusk, Tenth Illinois Infantry, of operations May 1–August 20. 656
128 Lieut. Col. James B. Cahill, Sixteenth Illinois Infantry. 659
129 Col. William B. Anderson, Sixtieth Illinois Infantry. 664
130 Col. Charles M. Lum, Tenth Michigan Infantry, of operations May 16–August 27. 666
131 Capt. William. H. Dunphy, Tenth Michigan Infantry, of operations August 27–September 8. 672
132 Col. Henry R. Mizner, Fourteenth Michigan Infantry, of operations June 4–September 5. 675
133 Maj. Joel O. Martin, Seventeenth New York Infantry, of operations September 1. 676
134 Col. John G. Mitchell, One hundred and thirteenth Ohio Infantry, commanding Second Brigade. 678
135 Lieut. Col. Oscar Van Tassell, Thirty–fourth Illinois Infantry. 683
136 Lieut. Col. Maris R. Vernon, Seventy–eighth Illinois Infantry. 687
137 Lieut. Col. John S. Pearce, Ninety–eighth Ohio Infantry. 691
138 Capt. Toland Jones, One hundred and thirteenth Ohio Infantry. 696
139 Col. Henry B. Banning,. One hundred and twenty–first Ohio Infantry. 700
140 Lieut. Col. James W. Langley, One hundred and twenty–fifth Illinois Infantry, commanding Third Brigade. 708
141 Capt. James R. Griffith, Eighty–fifth Illinois Infantry. 717
142 Lieut. Col Allen L. Fahnestock, Eighty–sixth Illinois Infantry. 719
143 Lieut. Col. E. Hibbard Topping, One hundred and tenth Illinois Infantry. 722
144 Capt. George W. Cook, One hundred and twenty–fifth Illinois Infantry. 723
145 Capt. William H. Snodgrass, Twenty–second Indiana Infantry. 726
146 Maj. James T. Holmes, Fifty–second Ohio Infantry. 727
147 Brig. Gen. Absalom Baird, U.S. Army, commanding Third Division. 732
148 Col. Moses B. Walker, Thirty–first Ohio Infantry, commanding First Brigade. 758
149 Col. Morton C. Hunter, Eighty–second Indians. Infantry. 767
150 Col. William P. Robinson, Twenty–third Missouri Infantry, of operations July 10–September 8. 771
151 Lieut. Col. Ogden Street, Eleventh Ohio Infantry, of operations May 7–30. 773
152 Col. Durbin Ward, Seventeenth Ohio Infantry. 774
153 Lieut. Col. Frederick W. Lister, Thirty–first Ohio Infantry. 778
154 Maj. John H. Jolly, Eighty–ninth Ohio Infantry, of operations May 7–June 1. 781
155 Col. Caleb H. Carlton, Eighty–ninth Ohio Infantry, of operations, June 1– September 8. 783
156 Col. Benjamin D. Fearing, Ninety–second Ohio Infantry. 785
157 Col. Newell Gleason, Eighty–seventh Indiana Infantry, commanding Second Brigade. 788
158 Maj. Cyrus J. McCole, Seventy–fifth Indiana Infantry. 794
159 Lieut. Col. Edwin P. Hammond, Eighty–seventh Indiana Infantry. 795
160 Lieut. Col. Thomas Doan, One hundred and first Indiana Infantry. 799
161 Lieut. Col. Judson W. Bishop, Second Minnesota Infantry. 800
162 Lieut. Col. George T. Perkins, One hundred and fifth Ohio Infantry. 804
163 Col. George P. Este, Fourteenth Ohio Infantry, commanding Third Brigade. 805
164 Col. William H. Hays, Tenth Kentucky Infantry. 816
165 Maj. John W. Wilson, Fourteenth Ohio Infantry, of operations, May 10–August 20. 818
166 Capt. George W. Kirk, Fourteenth Ohio Infantry, of operations September 1. 820
167 Col. William A. Choate, Thirty–eighth Ohio Infantry, of operations May 10August 15. 821
168 Maj.Char1esHoughtaling, First Illinois Light Artillery, Chief of Artillery, Fourteenth Army Corps. 824
169 Capt. Mark H. Prescott, Battery C, First Illinois Light Artillery. 826
170 Capt. Charles M. Barnett, Battery I, Second Illinois Light Artillery. 829
171 Capt. Otho H. Morgan, Seventh Indiana Battery. 830
172 Lieut. William P. Stackhouse, Nineteenth Indiana Battery, of operations May 7–August 81. 833
173 Capt. Milton A. Osborne, Twentieth Indiana Battery, of operations August 14–September 2. 835
174 Lieut. Joseph McKnight, Fifth Wisconsin Battery. 836
Appendix–Journal of the Atlanta Campaign, kept at headquarters of the Fourth Army Corps, by Lieut. Col. Joseph S. Fullerton, Assistant Adjutant General 839

 

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