PA Civil War Era Newspaper Transcription
Indiana County, Pennsylvania
Indiana Democrat - July 17, 1862
The War in Tennessee
The Surrender of Murfreesboro Tenn.-The Killed and Wounded on Both Sides-Great Loss of Provisions and Clothing, &c.
NASHVILLE; July 14.-The Unionists have lost $30,000 worth of army stores at Murfresboro. The Union forces engaged were the 3d Minnesota, Colonel Leslie, 800 men; six companies of the 9th Michigan, Col. Parkhurst, 300 men; the third battalion of the Pennsylvania 7th cavalry, 225 men; Hewitt's battery, 60 men, and the convalescents of the 4th Kentucky, 250 men.
The rebel force consisted of one regiment of mounted infantry, a regiment of Texans rangers, Georgia, Alabama and Tennesse cavalry, between three thousand and four thousand in numbers, mostly armed with carbines and shot guns.
Their loss in killed and wounded was heavier than ours. The Pennsylvania 7th Cavalry lost in killed, wounded and missing two hundred men, and the only officers that escaped, so far as reported, are Capt: J. F. Andrews, of Co. G, Captain C. C. McCormick, and Lieutenant D. H. Looney.