HEADQUARTERS TEXAS BRIGADE,
October 4, 1864.
COLONEL: After strict inquiries among the officers of the forces composing my command of the 29th ultimo, I can state that Benning’s brigade captured 433 prisoners, the Texas brigade captured 43, and Johnson’s brigade 9, making in all 485. Besides others dead (and there were many) Colonel DuBose’s command have buried 119 in front of Fort Gilmer. These were near the lines.
I am, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
Colonel W. H. TAYLOR,
- The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Volume XLII, Part 1 (Serial Number 87), page 934 ↩