3 wounded. We have taken about fourteen hundred prisoners
4 and Ewells are all represented among the
U. S. GRANT
Copies, DLC-USG, V, 45, 59, 66; DNA, RG 108, Letters Sent. O. R., I, xxxvi,
part 1, 2; ibid., I, xxxvi, part 2, 437.
Alexander Hays of Pa., USMA 1844, served in the Mexican War, re-
signed as of April 12, 1848, and worked as a civil engineer in Pa. Appointed
maj., 12th Pa., as of April 25, 1861, and col., 63rd Pa., as of Aug. 25, he was
severely wounded at the battle of Manassas, Aug. 30, 1862. Appointed brig.
gen. as of Sept. 29, he was killed on May 5, 1864, while leading the 2nd Brigade,
3rd Div., 2nd Army Corps. See PUSG, 8, 564; Memoirs, II, 194; George Thorn-
ton Fleming and Gilbert Adams Hays, Life and Letters of Alexander Hays ...
(Pittsburgh, 1919), pp. 658-59.
George W. Getty of D. C., USMA 1840, served in the Mexican War. An
art. officer with the Army of the Potomac during the peninsular campaign, he
was appointed brig. gen. as of Sept. 25, 1862, and wounded on May 6, 1864,
while commanding the 2nd Div., 6th Army Corps. See O. R., I, xxxvi, part 1,
Joseph J. Bartlett, born in Binghamton, N. Y., in 1834, began to practice
law in 1858. Appointed maj., 27th N. Y., as of May 21, 1861, promoted to col.
as of Sept. 21, and appointed brig. gen. as of Oct. 4, 1862, he participated in al-
most all of the battles of the Army of the Potomac. He remained in command of
the 3rd Brigade, 1st Div., 5th Army Corps, after the battle of the Wilderness.
Ambrose P. Hill of Va., USMA 1847, served in the Mexican War and
resigned from the U. S. Army as of March 1, 1861, to become col., 13th Va.
Appointed C. S. A. brig. gen. as of Feb. 26, 1862, promoted to maj. gen. as of
May 26, and to It. gen. as of May 24, 1863, he led the 3rd Army Corps, Army of
Northern Va., at the battles of Gettysburg and the Wilderness.
To Maj. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside
Wilderness Tavern, May 6th 1864
MAJ GEN BURNSIDE,
COMDG 9TH CORPS,
1 has been severely engaged for some time the
enemy having forced his line in one place, but being immediately
repulsed. In consequence of this, orders have been sent Hancock