TO HER 3D INFANTRY,
WILLIAMS’ (1ST) BRIGADE, HURLBUT’S (4TH) DIVISION
ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE
3D REGIMENT INFANTRY VOLUNTEERS
COMMANDED BY MAJOR WILLIAM M. STONE, (CAPTURED)
LIEUT. GEORGE W. CROSLEY
This regiment went into action Sunday, April 6, 1862, on the south side of this field at about 9 A. M. It soon feLl back to this place which it held against repeated attacks until 2 P. M., when it fell back 200 yards, and one hour later withdrew to the Wicker Field. Here it was engaged until 4 P. M., when it retired, fighting to its camp, where it was nearly surrounded, but broke through the ranks of the enemy and jointed the command of Col. M. M. Crocker in front of the 2nd Iowa camp, where it bivouacked Sunday night.
On Monday it was engaged under Lieut. Crosley, he being senior officer for duty.
Present for duty including officers, musicians, teamsters, etc., 560.
Its loss was 23 men killed; 6 officers and 128 men wounded; 3 officers and 27 men missing: total, 187