Col. HUGH B. REED.
This regiment formed in this line Sunday, April 6, 1862,
at 8.30 a.m. It repulsed several charges made by the enemy,
which, under orders of Gen. Bragg, was attempting to force
this part of the line back. During these engagements the woods
caught fire. At 2.30 p.m. regiment fell back to a line with
1st Brigade, then to rear and left of Bloody Pond, where it
charged on enemy's infantry and artillery. Here seven flag-
bearers were shot down. At 4.30 p.m. slowly fell back and
supported siege guns. Monday, April 7th, regiment fought the
enemy till 3 p.m. Number of men in action, 478. Casualties--
killed, 1 officers and 33 men; wounded, 6 officers and 171 men;
missing, 1 man; total, 212.