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nown upon the memorable field of Chickamauga. I have the honor to remain your obedient servant,
W. Preston, Brigadier- General, P. A. C. S.
Tabular Statement of the Strength of Preston's Division in the Battle of Chickamauga, and the Return of the Killed, Wounded, and Missing.
KILLED, WOUNDED. AND MISSING.
Sept. 19th, 1863.
Sept. 20th, 1863.
Enlisted Men. OflBcers.
1,992 1,417 1,037
6 3 6
84 43 57
30 18 15
725 282 329
4,446 326 3,752
184 1 63
- The Sixty-fifth Georgia detached on September 20th.
W. Preston, Brigadier- General Cotnmanding Division.
Notes and Queries.
Did General George H. Tho?nas hesitate to draw his sword against his 7iative State — Virginia f
We have collected the most conclusive proof that General Thomas had at first fully decided to come South and cast his lot with his own people, and we only await some additional proofs that have been promised us before publishing a full statement of the facts. But, in the meantime, it may be as well to put into our records the testimony of Senator Cameron, of Pennsylvania, in his speech in the United States Senate, on the bill for the relief of General Fitz. John Porter.Mr. Cameron, in the course of his defence of General Porter, said :