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The Civil War in Georgia
The Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign

Official Records Index to Volume XXXI, Chapter XLIII, Part 1, Serial No. 54

 

This index to the Official Records of the War of the Rebellion (American Civil War) covers the actions in Georgia. A detailed index is provided for each of the after action reports written by the officers with links to the reports. Volume XXXI is divided into three parts and covers operations in Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi, North Alabama and North Georgia from October 20 until December 31, 1863, including the Chattanooga-Ringgold Campaign. In addition to the reports covering the actions in Georgia, this index also provides links to all of the other reports contained in Volume XXXI.

 

 

Title: The War of the Rebellion: a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies.
Series 1Volume XXXI; Part 1 - Reports
Chapter:Chapter XLIII - Operations in Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi, North Alabama, and North Georgia, October 20-December 31, 1863.
Author: United States. War Dept., John Sheldon Moody, Calvin Duvall Cowles, Frederick Caryton Ainsworth, Robert N. Scott, Henry Martyn Lazelle, George Breckenridge Davis, Leslie J. Perry, Joseph William Kirkley
Published: Washington: Government Printing Office
Date: 1890
Part 1 Part 2 Part 3

 

Report No. Title Page No.

 

Summary of Principal Events 1
     
  October 20, 1863 - Action at Philadelphia, Tenn  
     
1 Maj. Gen. Ambrpse E. Burnside, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Ohio. 5
2 Brig. Gen. Julius White, U.S. Army, commanding Second Division, Twenty- third Army Corps. 5
3 Col. Frank Wolford, First Kentucky Cavalry, commanding Cavalry Brigade. 6
4 General Braxton Bragg, C. S. Army, commanding Army of Tennessee, with congratulatory orders. 7
5 Maj. Gen. Carter L. Stevenson, C. S. Army, commanding division, including skirmishes at and near Sweet Water, October 23, 26, and 27, and at Leiper’s Ferry, October 28. 8
6 Col. George G. Dibrell, Eighth Tennessee Cavalry (Confederate), commanding Cavalry Brigade, including skirmishes at Sweet Water, October 23 and 26. 10
7 Col. J. J. Morrison, First Georgia Cavalry, commanding Cavalry Brigade. 12
October 20, 1863 - Skirmish at Warm Springs, N. C 15
October 20, 1863 - Reconnaissance from Bridgeport toward Trenton, Ala. 15
     
  October 20-29, 1863 - Operations on the Memphis and Charleston Rail road  
     
Summary of Principal Events 16
1 Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman, U. S. Army, commanding Fifteenth Army Corps, of skirmish at Barton’s Station, October 20. 16
2 Brig. Gen. Peter J. Osterhaus, U. S. Army, commanding First Division, including operations October 20 - November 4. 16
3 Brig. Gen. Charles R. Woods, U. S. Army, commanding First Brigade, of skirmishes near Cane Creek and at Barton’s Station, October 26. 22
4 Lieut. Col. David J. Palmer, Twenty-fifth Iowa Infantry, Second Brigade, of action at Cherokee Station. 23
5 Col. George A. Stone, Twenty-fifth Iowa Infantry, of skirmishes October 2627. 24
6 Maj. Gen. Stephen D. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding Confederate Cavalry in Mississippi. 25
     
  October 22, 1863 - Skirmish near Volney, Ky. 31
     
  October 22, 1863 Destruction of the Steamer Mist on the Mississippi River. P 32 32
     
  October 22-24, 1863 - Scout from Germantown, Tenn., to Chulahoma, Miss. 33
     
  October 24 - November 10, 1863 - Expedition from Goodrich's Landing, La., to Griffins Landing and Catfish Point, Miss. 33
     
  October 26, 1863 - Skirmish at Vincent’s Cross-Roads, near Bay Springs, Miss.  
     
1 Report of Capt. John W. Barnes, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General. 37
2 Report of Brig. Gen. Samuel W. Ferguson, C. S. Army. 37
     
  October 28-29, 1863 - Reopening of the Tennessee River, including Skirmish (27th) at Browns Ferry and Engagement (28th and 29th) at Wanhatchie, Tenn.  
     
1 Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Cumberland, with field dispatches and congratulatory orders. 40
2 Charles A. Dana, Assistant Secretary of War. 68
3 Return of Casualties in the Union forces at Wauhatchie. 74
4 Brig. Gen. William F. Smith, U. S. Army, Chief Engineer, Department of the Cumberland. 77
5 Col. Timothy R. Stanley, F4ghteenth Ohio Infantry. 79
6 Itinerary of the First Division, Fourth Army Corps. 81
7 Brig. Gen. William B. Hazen, U. S. Army, commanding Second Brigade, Third Division. 82
8 Lieut. Col. James C. Foy, Twenty-third Kentucky Infantry. 86
9 Lieut. Col. Bassett Langdon, First Ohio Infantry. 87
10 Col. Aquila Wiley, Forty-first Ohio Infantry. 90
11 Maj. William Birch, Ninety-third Ohio Infantry. 91
12 Maj. Gen. Joseph Hooker, U. S. Army, commanding Eleventh and Twelfth Army Corps, with congratulatory orders. 92
13 Maj. Gen. Oliver 0. Howard, U. S. Army, commanding Eleventh Army Corps. 96
14 Surg. Daniel G. Brinton, U. S. Army, Medical Director. 99
15 Brig. Gen. Adolph von Steinwehr, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division. 101
16 Itinerary of the First Brigade, Col. Adolph Buschbeck commanding. 102
17 Itinerary of the Second Brigade, Col. Orland Smith commanding. 102
18 Lieut. Col. Godfrey Rider, jr., Thirty-third Massachusetts Infantry. 103
19 Col. James Wood, jr., One hundred and thirty-sixth New York Infantry. 104
20 Maj. Samuel H. Hurst, Seventy-third Ohio Infantry. 107
21 Maj. Gen. Carl Schurz, U. S. Army, commanding Third Division. 110
22 Itinerary of the First Brigade, Brig. Gen. Hector Tyndale commanding. 111
23 Itinerary of the Second Brigade, Col. Wiadimir Krzyzanowski commanding. 111
24 Brig. Gen. John W. Geary, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division, Twelfth Army Corps. 112
25 Col. George A. Cobham, Jr., One hundred and eleventh Pennsylvania Infantry, commanding Second Brigade. 121
26 Col. William Rickards, jr., Twenty-ninth Pennsylvania Infantry. 122
27 Capt. Frederick L. Gimber, One hundred and ninth Pennsylvania Infantry. 125
28 Lieut. Col. Thomas M. Walker, One hundred and eleventh Pennsylvania Infantry. 125
29 Brig. Gen. George S. Greene, U. S. Army, commanding Third Brigade. 126
30 Col. David Ireland, One hundred and thirty-seventh New York Infantry, commanding Third Brigade. 127
31 Itinerary of the Third Brigade. 129
32 Lieut. Col. Herbert von Hammerstein, Seventy-eighth New York Infantry. 130
33 Capt. Mio B. Eldridge, One hundred and thirty-seventh New York Infantry. 131
34 Lieut. Col. Charles B. Randall, One hundred and forty-ninth New York Infantry. 132
35 Maj. John A. Reynolds, First New York Light Artillery, commanding Artillery Brigade. 135
36 Brig. Gen. John B. Turchin, U. S. Army, commanding First Brigade, Third Division, Fourteenth Army Corps, with itinerary of brigade. 136
37 Record of a Court of Inquiry, and accompanying documents. 137
38 Lieut. Gen. James Longstreet, C. S. Army, commanding corps, with field dispatches, & c. 216
39 Organization of Hoods division. 223
40 Brig. Gen. B. Mclver Law, C. S. Army, commanding brigade and Hoods division. 224
41 Col. James L. Sheffield, Forty-eight Alabama Infantry, commanding Laws brigade. 228
42 Col. John Bratton, Sixth South Carolina Infantry, commanding Jenkins brigade. 231
43 Brig. Gen. Jerome B. Robertson, C. S. Army, commanding brigade. 234
     
  October 27, 1863 - Skirmish in Cherokee County, N. C. 235
     
  October 29, 1863 - Skirmish at Centreville, Tenn. 236
     
  October 29 - NOVEMBER 2, 1863 Scout from Winchester to Fayetteville, Tenn. 236
     
  November 1, 1863 - Scout from Bovina Station to Baldwin’s Ferry, Miss. 237
     
  November 3, 1863 - Skirmish at Lawrenceburg, Tenn. 238
     
  NOVEMBER 3-5, 1863 .Operators on the Memphis and Charleston Rail road.  
     
Summary of Principal Events 242
1 Maj. Gen. Stephen A. Huribut, U. S. Army, commanding Sixteenth Army Corps. 243
2 Col. Edward Hatch, Second Iowa Cavalry, commanding Third Cavalry Brigade. 243
3 Lieut. Col. George W. Trafton, Seventh Illinois Cavalry. 246
4 Brig. Gen. James R. Chalmers, C. S. Army. 247
5 Col. Robert McCulloch, Second Missouri Cavalry, commanding brigade. 250
6 Col. W. F. Slemons, Second Arkansas Cavalry, commanding brigade. 251
7 Col. R. V. Richardson, Twelfth Tennessee Cavalry. 253
     
  November 4, 1863 - Skirmish at Motley's Ford, Little Tennessee River, Tenn. 254
     
  November 4-December 23, 1863 - The Knoxville (Tennessee) Campaign  
     
Summary of Principal Events 255
1 Charles A. Dana, Assistant Secretary of War. 258
2 Lieut. Col. James H. Wilson, Assistant Inspector-General, U. S. Army. 265
3 Abstract from returns of the troops in East Tennessee, under command of Maj. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside, U. S. Army, November 30. 267
4 Maj. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Ohio, with congratulatory orders, & c. 268
5 Maj. Gen. John G. Foster, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Ohio. 281
6 Return of Casualties in the Union forces. 288
7 Capt. Orlando M. Poe, U. S. Corps of Engineers, Chief Engineer Department of the Ohio. 294
8 Capt. William H. Harris, U. S. Ordnance Corps, Senior Ordnance Officer. 324
9 Maj. Gen. John G. Parke, U. S. Army, commanding United States forces in the field. 325
10 Brig. Gen. Robert B. Potter, U. S. Army, commanding Ninth Army Corps. 332
11 Itinerary of the Ninth Army Corps, October 20 - December 31. 339
12 Lieut. Samuel N. Benjamin, Second U. S. Artillery, Chief of Artillery. 341
13 Capt. Jacob Roemer, Battery L, Second New York Light Artillery. 345
14 Capt. William W. Buckley, Battery D, First Rhode Island Light Artillery. 346
15 Brig. Gen. Edward Ferrero, U. S. Army, commanding First Division. 349
16 Col. David Morrison, Seventy-ninth New York Infantry, commanding First Brigade. 355
17 Col. Benjamin C. Christ, Fiftieth Pennsylvania Infantry, commanding Second Brigade. 357
18 Col. William Humphrey, Second Michigan Infantry, commanding Third Brigade. 361
19 Maj. Cornelius Byington, Second Michigan Infantry. 365
20 Capt. JoIm V. Ruehle, Second Michigan Infantry. 366
21 Lieut. Col. Lorin L. Comstock, Seventeenth Michigan Infantry. 367
22 Maj. Byron M. Cuteheon, Twentieth Michigan Infantry. 369
23 Lieut. Col. Matthew M. Dawson, One hundredth Pennsylvania Infantry. 373
24 Col. John F. Hartranft, Fifty-first Pennsylvania Infantry, commanding Second Division. 374
25 Brig. Gen. Mahlon D. Manson, U. S. Army, commanding Twenty-third Army Corps. 374
26 Brig. Gen. Julius White, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division. 376
27 Itinerary of the Second Division. 381
28 Col Samuel B. Mott, One hundred and eighteenth Ohio Infantry, commanding First Brigade. 381
29 Itinerary of the First Brigade. 382
30 Col. Marshal W. Chapin, Twenty-third Michigan Infantry, commanding Second Brigade. 382
31 Lieut. Col. Francis H. Lowry, One hundred and seventh Illinois Infantry. 385
32 Maj. William W. Wheeler, Twenty-third Michigan Infantry. 388
33 Maj. Isaac R. Sherwood, One hundred and eleventh Ohio Infantry. 390
34 Capt. Joseph A. Sims, Twenty-fourth Indiana Battery. 392
35 Itinerary of the Third Division, Brig. Gen. Mb S. Hascall commanding. 393
36 Itinerary of the First Brigade, Col. James W. Reilly commanding. 393
37 Itinerary of the Second Brigade, Col. Daniel Cameron commanding. 394
38 Brig. Gen. Orlando B. Wilcox, U. S. Army, commanding Left Wing United States Forces in East Tennessee. 394
39 Brig. Gen. James M. Shackelford, U. S. Army, commanding Cavalry Corps, Department of the Ohio. 406
40 Brig. Gen. Samuel D. Sturgis, U. S. Army, commanding cavalry in East Tennessee. 416
41 Brig. Gen. William P. Sanders, U. S. Army, commanding First Cavalry Division. 420
42 Itinerary of the First Cavalry Division, Col. Frank Wolford commanding. 421
43 Col. Robert K. Byrd, First Tennessee Infantry, commanding Second Brigade. 422
44 Itinerary of the Third Brigade, Col. Charles D. Pennebaker commanding. 422
45 Col John W. Foster, Sixty-fifth Indiana Infantry, commanding Second Cavalry Division. 424
46 Col. Felix W. Graham, Fifth Indiana Cavalry, commanding Second Brigade. 424
47 Col. Horace Capron, Fourteenth Illinois Cavalry. 429
48 Brig. Gen. James H. Wilson, U. S. Army, of engineer operations connected with Sherman’s march to the relief of Knoxville. 430
49 Itinerary of the Second and Third Divisions, Fourth Army Corps (Army of the Cumberland), Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger commanding. 432
50 Itinerary of the Eleventh Army Corps (Army of the Cumberland), Maj. Gen. Oliver 0. Howard commanding. 433
51 Itinerary of the Second Division, Fourteenth Army Corps (Army of the Cumberland), Brig. Gen. Jefferson C. Davis commanding. 433
52 Col. John M. Loomis, Twenty-sixth Michigan Infantry, commanding First Brigade, Fourth Division, Fifteenth Army Corps (Army of the Tennessee). 434
53 Itinerary of the Second Brigade, Second Cavalry Division (Army of the Cumberland), Col. Eli Long commanding. 435
54 Itinerary of the cavalry, Army of the Cumberland, Maj. Gen. David S. Stanley and Brig. Gen. Washington L. Elliott commanding. 436
55 Col. William J. Palmer, Fifteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry. 438
56 Brig. Gen James G. Spears, U. S. Army, commanding First East Tennessee Brigade. 445
57 Organization of the troops in East Tennessee under command of Lieut. Gen. James Longstreet, C. S. Army, November 30, 1863. 451
58 Lieut. Gen. James Longstreet, C. S. Army, commanding Confederate forces in East Tennessee, with charges against Brig. Gens. E. M. Law and J. B. Robertson, and resulting correspondence. 454
59 Return of Casualties in Longstreet’s Corps, November 14 - December 4. 475
60 Capt. Frank Potts, Assistant Quartermaster, C. S. Army. 476
61 Maj. R. J. Moses, Commissary of Subsistence, C. S. Army, Chief Commissary. 476
62 Col. E. Porter Alexander, C. S. Artillery, Chief of Artillery. 477
63 Maj. Gen. Lafayette MeLaw’s, C. S. Army, commanding division, with findings of court-martial, & c. 480
64 Maj. William Wallace, Second South Carolina Infantry, Kershaw’s brigade. 508
65 Col. James D. Nance, Third South Carolina Infantry. 509
66 Capt. E. J. Goggan’s, Seventh South Carolina Infantry. 512
67 Capt. Duncan McIntyre, Eighth South Carolina Infantry. 514
68 Capt. Stephen H. Sheldon, Fifteenth South Carolina Infantry. 515
69 Lieut. William C. Harris, Adjutant James (South Carolina) Battalion. 517
70 Lieut. Col. N. L. Hutchins, jr., Third Georgia Battalion Sharpshooters, commanding Wofford’s brigade. 518
71 Brig. Gen. Benjamin G. Humphreys, C. S. Army, commanding brigade. 520
72 Col. Edward Ball, Fifty-first Georgia Infantry, commanding Bryan’s brigade. 522
73 Brig. Gen. Micah Jenkins, C. S. Army, commanding Hoods division. 524
74 Brig. Gen. Bushrod R. Johnson, C. S. Army, commanding Buckner’s division. 531
75 Col. John C. Carter, Thirty-eighth Tennessee Infantry, Hardees corps, Army of Tennessee. 537
76 Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler, C. S. Army, commanding Cavalry Corps. 540
77 Brig. Gen. William T. Martin, C. S. Army, commanding Longstreet’s cavalry. 545
78 Thanks of the Confederate Congress to Lieut. Gen. James Longstreet and his command. 549
     
  NOVEMBER 5, 1863 - Skirmish in Loudon County, Tenn. 550
     
  NOVEMBER 6, 1863 - Action near Rogersville, Tenn.  
     
1 Col. Israel Garrard, Seventh Ohio Cavalry, commanding United States forces. 551
2 Maj. Daniel A. Carpenter, Second Tennessee (mounted) Infantry. 551
3 Brig. Gen. James M. Shackelford, U. S. Army. 554
4 Col Selby Harney, Thirty-fourth Kentucky Infantry. 554
5 Maj. Gen. Samuel Jones, C. S. Army, commanding Department of Western Virginia and East Tennessee. 555
6 Maj. Gen. Robert Ransom, jr., C. S. Army, commanding District of South-western Virginia and East Tennessee. 556
7 Brig. Gen. William E. Jones, C. S. Army, commanding Cavalry Brigade. 558
8 Col James M. Corns, Eighth Virginia Cavalry. 562
9 Col. H. L. Glitner, Fourth Kentucky Cavalry (Confederate), commanding Second Cavalry Brigade 563
     
  NOVEMBER 10-13, 1863 - Expedition from Skipwith’s Landing to Tallulah Court-House, Miss. 566
     
  NOVEMBER 12, 1863 - Skirmish near Cumberland Gap, Tenn. 567
     
  NOVEMBER 1417, 1863 - Expedition from Maysville to Whitesburg and Decatur, Ala. 567
     
  NOVEMBER 15, 1863 - Skirmish at Pillowville, Tenn. 570
     
  NOVEMBER 19, 1863 - Skirmish at Meriwether’s Ferry, near Union City, Tenn. 570
     
  NOVEMBER 19, 1863 - Skirmish at Mulberry Gap, Tenn. 570
     
  NOVEMBER 19, 1863 - Scout from Memphis, Tenn., to Hernando, Miss. 571
     
  NOVEMBER 21, 1863 - Expedition from Island No. 10 to Tiptonville, Tenn. 571
     
  NOVEMBER 21-22, 1863 - Scout from Fort Pillow, Tenn. 572
     
  NOVEMBER 22, 1863 - Skiimish at Camp Davies, Miss. 573
     
  NOVEMBER 24, 26, 1863 - Skirmishes at and near Sparta, Tenn. 573
     
  NOVEMBER 27, 1863 - Skirmish at Monticello, Ky. 575
     
  NOVEMBER 27, 1863 - Skirmish at La Fayette, Ky. 575
     
  NOVEMBER 28-DECEMBER 10, 1863 - Operations against the Memphis and Charleston Railroad, in West Tennessee.  
     
Summary of Principal Events 576
1 Maj. Gen. Stephen A. Huribut, U. S. Army, commanding Sixteenth Army Corps, with complimentary orders. 576
2 Brig. Gen. Benjamin H. Grierson, U. S. Army, commanding Cavalry Division. 578
3 Col. John K. Mizner, Third Michigan Cavalry, commanding First Brigade. 579
4 Col. Edward Hatch, Second Iowa Cavalry, commanding Second Brigade. 582
5 Col. Frank A. Kendrick, Second West Tennessee Infantry, African Descent. 583
6 Lieut. Col. George W. Trafton, Seventh Illinois Cavalry. 585
7 Col. Fielding Hurst, Sixth Tennessee Cavalry. 588
8 General Joseph E. Johnston, C. S. Army. 588
9 Brig. Gen. James R. Chalmers, C. S. Army. 589
     
  NOVEMBER, 1863 - Skirmishes on the Cumberland River, Ky. 591
     
  NOVEMBER 30, 1863 - Skirmish at Yankeetown, Tenn. 591
     
  NOVEMBER 30-DECEMBER 3, 1863 - Scouts to New Madrid Bend, Tenn. 591
     
  DECEMBER 1, 1863 - Skirmish at Salyorsville, Ky. 592
     
  DECEMBER 1, 1863 - Skirmish near Jonesville, Va. 592
     
  DECEMBER 1, 1863 - Scouts from Pulaski, Tenn., and Skirmishes.  
     
1 Brig. Gen. Grenvile M. Dodge, U. S. Army. 593
2 Lient. John W. Barnes, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General 593
     
  DECEMBER 1-10, 1863 - Operations about Natchez, Miss., and Skirmish (7th).  
     
1 Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson, U. S. Army, commanding Seventeenth Army Corps. 594
2 Col. Bernard G. Farrar, Thirtieth Missouri Infantry. 596
3 Brig. Gen. Alfred W. Ellet, commanding Mississippi Marine Brigade. 598
4 Brig. Gen. Wirt Adams, C. S. Army. 599
     
  DECEMBER 1-10, 1863 - Affairs at Mount Sterling and Jackson, Ky.  
     
1 Brig. Gen. Jeremiah T. Boyle, U. S. Army. 601
2 Maj. Gen. Samuel Jones, C. S. Army. 601
     
  DECEMBER 5-10, 1863 - Scouts from Columbia, Ky. 601
     
  DECEMBER 6, 1863 - Affair near Fayetteville, Tenn. 602
     
  DECEMBER 10, 1863 - Scout from Memphis, Tenn. 602
     
  DECEMBER 11-17, 1863 - Scout from Pulaski, Tenn., to Florence, Ala., and Skirmish (12th) on Shoal Creek, near Wayland Springs, Tenn. 603
     
  DECEMBER 18-31, 1863 - Operations in Northern Mississippi and West Tennessee.  
     
Summary of Principal Events
1 Brig. Gen. Benjamin H. Grierson, U. S. Army, commanding Cavalry Division, Sixteenth Army Corps. 607
2 Col. Edward Hatch, Second Iowa Cavalry, commanding Second Brigade, of skirmishes at La Fayette and Collierville, Tenn. (27th). 610
3 Lient. W. Scott Belden, Sixth Iowa Cavalry, Acting Assistant Adjutant- General. 611
4 Col. Edward Prince, Seventh Illinois Cavalry, of skirmishes at Estenaula (24th) and near New Castle, Tenn. (26th). 612
5 Lient. Col. Jefferson Brumback, Ninety-fifth Ohio Infantry, of skirmishes at La Fayette and Collierville, Tenn. (27th). 614
6 Col. William H. Morgan, Twenty-fifth Indiana Infantry, commanding Third Brigade. 615
7 Maj. Gen. Nathan B. Forrest, C. S. Army. 620
     
  DECEMBER 21-23, 1863 - Scout from Roseville to La Fayette, Ga. 621
     
  DECEMBER 22, 1863 - Skirmish at Cleveland, Tenn. 622
     
  DECEMBER 23, 1863 - Skirmish near Corinth, Miss. 623
     
  DECEMBER 23, 1863 - Skirmish at Mulberry Village, Tenn. 623
     
  DECEMBER 24-28, 18 -- Operations near Mossy Creek and Dandridge, Tenn.  
     
Summary of Principal Events 625
1 Maj. Gen. John G. Foster. U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Ohio. 625
2 Brig. Gen. Samuel D. Sturgis, U. S. Army, commanding Cavalry Corps, Department of the Ohio. 626
3 Brig. Gen. Washington L. Elliott, U. S. Army, commanding Cavalry Corps, Department of the Cumberland. 631
4 Col. Edward M. McCook, Second Indiana Cavalry, commanding First Division. 634
5 Col. Archibald P. Campbell, Second Michigan Cavalry, commanding First Brigade. 636
6 Col. Oscar H. La Grange, First Wisconsin Cavalry, commanding Second Brigade. 639
7 Col. William J. Palmer, Fifteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry, of operations December 24. 640
8 Lieut. Samuel E. Miller, Ninth Tennessee Cavalry, of action at Hays’ Ferry. 640
     
  DECEMBER 28, 1863 - Action at Calhoun and Skirmish at Charleston, Tenn.  
     
1 Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Cumberland, with complimentary letter to Col. Eli Long. 641
2 Col Eli Long, Fourth Ohio Cavalry, commanding Second Cavalry Brigade. 642
3 Col. Bernard Laiboldt, Second Missouri Infantry. 643
     
  DECEMBER 28, 1863 - JANUARY 4, 1864 - Expedition from Nashville, Tenn., to Creelsborough, Ky. 644
     
  DECEMBER 29, 1863 - Action at Mossy Creek, Tenn.  
     
1 Maj. Gen. John G. Foster, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Ohio. 646
2 Brig. Gen. Samuel D. Sturgis, U. S. Army, commanding Cavalry Corps, Department of the Ohio, with complimentary orders. 646
3 Brig. Gen. Washington L. Elliott, U. S. Army, commanding Cavalry Corps, Department of the Cumberland. 652
4 Col. Edward M. McCook, Second Indiana Cavalry, commanding First Cavalry Division. 653
5 Col. Archibald P. Campbell, Second Michigan Cavalry, commanding First Brigade. 656
6 Col. Thomas J. Jordan, Ninth Pennsylvania Cavalry. 658
7 Col. Oscar H. La Grange, First Wisconsin Cavalry, commanding Second Brigade. 658
8 Col. William J. Palmer, Fifteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry. 659
9 Capt. Eli Lilly, Eighteenth Indiana Battery. 660
10 Col. Samuel R. MotI, One hundred and eighteenth Ohio Infantry, commanding First Brigade, Second Division, Twenty-third Corps. 661
11 Lieut. Col. Thomas L. Young, One hundred and eighteenth Ohio Infantry. 662
     
  DECEMBER 29-30, 1863 - Scout to Beans Station, Tenn.  
     
1 Maj. Gen. John G. Parke, U. S. Army. 664
2 Capt. John R. Robinson, Twenty-seventh Kentucky Infantry. 665
     
  CORRESPONDENCE, ORDERS, AND RETURNS RELATING TO OPERATIONS IN KENTUCKY, SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA, TENNESSEE, MISSISSIPPI, NORTH ALABAMA, AND NORTH GEORGIA, FROM OCTOBER 20, 1863, TO OCTBER 31, 1863 666
     
  Organization of troops in the Department of the Cumberland, Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas, U. S. Army, commanding, October 31, 1863.  
     
General Headquarters 802
Fourth Army Corps 802
Eleventh Army Corps 804
Twelfth Army Corps 805
Fourteenth Army Corps 806
Cavalry Corps 809
     
  Troops in the Department of the Ohio, Maj. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside, U. S. Army, commanding, October 31, 1863.  
     
Ninth Army Corps 812
Twenty-third Army Corps 813
Sumerset 814
District of Southern Central Kentucky 814
District of Southwest Kentucky 814
Left Wing Forces in east Tennessee 816
District of Ohio 816
District of Illinois 817
District of Indiana and Michigan 817
     
  Organization of troops in the Department and Army of the Tennessee, Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman, U. S. Army, commanding, October 31, 1863.  
     
Fifteenth Army Corps. 818
Sixteenth Army Corps. 820
Fort Pillow, Tenn. 821
Paducah, Ky. 821
Seventeenth Army Corps. 822
     
  Appendix
     
  Index

 

Official Records Index to Volume XXXI, Chapter XLIII - Operations in Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi, North Alabama, and North Georgia. October 20-December 31, 1863.
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