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The Civil War in Georgia

Official Records Index to Volume XXXII, Chapter XLIV, Part 1, Serial No. 57

 

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 XXXII is divided into three parts and covers operations in Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, and North Georgia, January 1-April 30, 1864. In addition to the reports covering the actions in Georgia, this index also provides links to all of the other reports contained in Volume XXXII.

 

 

Title: The War of the Rebellion: a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies.
Series 1Volume XXXII; Part 1 - Reports
Chapter:Chapter XLIV - Operations in Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, and North Georgia. January 1-April 30, 1864.
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: 18910
Part 1 Part II Part III

 

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Summary of Principal Events 1
     
  GENERAL REPORTS.  
     
1 Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas, U. S. Army, commanding Department of time Cumberland, of operations January 1 - April 30. 6
2 Itinerary of the Department of the Cumberland, commanded by Maj. Con. George H. Thomas, U. S. Army, January 1 - April 30. 22
3 Maj. Geri. John U. Foster, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Ohio, of operations January 1 - February 9. 41
4 Itinerary of the Department of the Ohio, January 1 - April 30. 48
     
  JANUARY 3, 1864 - Action at Joneaville, Va.  
     
1 Brig. Gen. Orlando B. Wilicox, U. S. Army 57
2 Col. Wilson C. Lemert, Eighty-sixth Ohio Infantry. 58
3 Lieut. Gen. James Longstreet, C. S. Army, commanding Confederate forces in East Tennessee. 59
4 Brig. Gen. William E. Jones, C. S. Army, commanding Cavalry Brigade. 59
5 Lieut. Col. Alphonso F. Cook, Eighth Virginia Cavalry. 60
6 Capt. John B. Thompson, Twenty-seventh Virginia Cavalry Battalion. 61
7 Maj. James R. Claiborne, Thirty-seventh Virginia Cavalry Battalion. 62
8 Lieut. Col. Auburn L. Pridemore, Sixty-fourth Virginia Cavalry. 64
     
  January 3, 1864 – Scout from Memphis, Tenn., toward Hernado, Miss. 65
     
  January 4, 1864 – Operations about Sparta, Tenn. 65
     
  January 5, 1864 – Skirmish at Lawrence´s Mill, Tenn. 66
     
  January 6, 1864 – Attack on Steamer Delta, on the Mississippi River 66
     
  January 9, 1864 – Skirmish at Terman´s Ferry, Ky. 67
     
  January 10, 1864 – Skirmish near Mossy Creek, Tenn. 67
     
  January 10-11, 1864 – Scout from near Dandridge to Clark´s Ferry, Tenn. 68
     
  January 10-16, 1864 – Expedition from Vicksburg, Miss, to Sunnyside Landing, Ark. 69
     
  January 11, 1864 – Scout to Lexington, Miss. 69
     
  January 11-12, 1864 – Expedition from Maryville up the Little Tennessee River, Tenn. 70
     
  January 12, 1864 – Skirmish near Mossy Creek, Tenn. 71
     
  January 13, 1864 – Skirmish at Ragland Mills, Bath County, Ky. 71
     
  January 13, 1864 – Skirmish near Collierville, Tenn. 72
     
  January 13-14, 1864 – Affair at Sevierville (13th) and skirmish at Schultz´ Mill, Cosby Creek, Tenn. (14th).  
     
1 Maj. Gen. Ulysses S. Grant, U. S. Army, commanding Military Division of the Mississippi. 73
2 Maj. Gen. John G. Foster, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Ohio. 73
3 Brig. Gen. Samuel D. Sturgis, U. S. Army, commanding Cavalry, Department of the Ohio. 74
4 Col. William J. Palmer, Fifteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry. 74
5 Col. John B. Palmer, Fifty-eighth North Carolina Infantry, commanding Western District of North Carolina. 76
     
  January 14, 1864 – Scout from Collierville, Tenn. 77
     
  January 14, 1864 – Scout´s. Baldwin´s Ferry, Big Black River, Miss. 77
     
  JANUARY 16-17, 1864 - Operations about Dandridge, Tenn., including skirmishes (16th) at Kimbrough´s Cross-Roads and on Bend of Chucky Road, and action (17th) near Dandridge.  
     
1 Maj. Gen. John G. Parke, U. S. Army. 78
2 Brig. Gen. Samuel D. Sturgis, U. S. Army, commanding Cavalry, Army of the Ohio. 79
3 Brig. Gen. Washington L. Elliott, U. S. Army, commanding Cavalry, Department of the Cumberland, including operations to January 28. 81
4 Col. Edward M. McCook, Second Indiana Cavalry, commanding First Cavalry Division, Department of the Cumberland. 84
5 Col. Archibald P. Campbell, Second Michigan Cavalry, commanding First Cavalry Division, Department of the Cumberland. 85
6 Col. Thomas J. Jordan, Ninth Pennsylvania Cavalry, commanding First Brigade. 87
7 Lieut. Col. Benjamin Smith, Second Michigan Cavalry. 88
8 Maj. Edward G. Savage, Ninth Pennsylvania Cavalry. 88
9 Col. Oscar H. La Grange, First Wisconsin Cavalry, commanding Second Brigade. 89
10 Col. Frank Wolford, First Kentucky Cavalry, commanding First Cavalry Division, Army of the Ohio. 91
11 Col. Israel Garrard, Seventh Ohio Cavalry, commanding Second Cavalry Division, Army of the Ohio. 92
12 Lient. Gen. James Longstreet, C. S. Army. 93
     
  JANUARY 19, 1864 - Skirmish at Big Springs, near Tazewell, Tenn.  
     
1 Col. Charles D. Pennebaker, Twenty-seventh Kentucky Infantry, commanding District of the Clinch. 94
2 Capt. Jackson Stepp, Sixth Indiana Cavalry. 95
3 Lieut. Gen. James Longstreet, C. S. Army 97
     
  JANUARY 20, 1864 - Skirmish at Tracy City, Tenn.  
     
1 Lieut. Col. William B. Wooster, Twentieth Connecticut Infantry. 97
2 Col. Joseph M. Sudsburg, Third Maryland Infantry. 100
3 Capt. John F. George, Second Massachusetts Infantry. 101
     
  January 21, 1864 – Scout from Chattanooga to Harrison and Ooltewah, Tenn 102
     
  January 21-22, 1864 – Skirmishes at Strawberry Plains (21st) and at Armstrong´s Ferry, Tenn. (22d).  
     
1 Brig. Gen. Edward Ferrero, U. S. Army, commanding First Division, Ninth Corps. 104
2 Brig. Gen. Orlando B. Wilicox, U. S. Army, commanding Second Division. 106
3 Lieut. Erskine Gittings, Batteries L and M, Third U. S. Artillery. 108
     
  JANUARY 21-23, 1864 - Scout from Rossville toward Dalton, Ga., and skirmish (22d).  
     
1 Brig. Gen. Samuel D. Sturgis, U. S Army, commanding Cavalry, Department of the Ohio. 110
2 Col. Edward M. MeCook, Second Indiana Cavalry, commanding First Cavalry Division. 110
3 Lieut. Gen. James Longstreet C. S. Army. 112
     
  JANUARY 22, 1864 - Affair at Subligna, Ga. 112
     
  JANUARY 22-27, 1864 – Expedition from Union City to Trenton, Tenn. 112
     
  JANUARY 23, 1864 - Skirmish near Newport, Tenn.  
     
1 Brig. Gen. Samuel D. Sturgis, U. S. Army, commanding Cavalry, Department of the Ohio. 114
2 Col. Oscar H. La Grange, First Wisconsin Cavalry, commanding Second Brigade, First Cavalry Division, Department of the Cumberland. 115
     
  JANUARY 23, 1864 - Affair near Woodville, Ala. 115
     
  JANUARY 23, 1864 - Scout from La Grange, Teun., to Ripley, Miss. 116
     
  JANUARY 23-29, 1864 - Operations in North Alabama.  
     
1 Brig. Gen. John A. Rawlins, U. S. Army, Chief of Staff, Division of the Mississippi. 117
2 Brig. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge, U. S. Army, commanding Left Wing, Sixteenth Army Corps. 118
3 Brig. Gen. Charles R. Woods, U. S. Army, commanding First Division, Fifteenth Army Corps. 120
4 Col. Abram O. Miller, Seventy-second Indiana Infantry, commanding Second Cavalry Division. 121
5 Col. Smith D. Atkins, Ninety-second Illinois Infantry, commanding Third Brigade. NC). 123
6 Capt. Matthew Van Buskirk, Ninety-second Illinois Infantry. 123
7 Capt. William McCracken, Ninety-eighth Illinois Infantry. 124
8 Capt. James E. Robinson, Seventy-second Indiana Infantry. 125
     
  JANUARY 24, 1864 - Operations near Natchez, Miss. 126
     
  JANUARY 24, 1864 - Capture of Union Pickets at Loves Hill, near Knoxville, Tenn. 126
     
  JANUARY 24, 1864 - Skirmish at Tazewell, Tenn. 127
     
  JANUARY 25 - FEBRUARY 5, 1864 - Expedition from Scottsborough, Ala., toward Rome, Ga.  
     
1 Maj. Gen. John A. Logan, U. S. Army, commanding Fifteenth Army Corps. 127
2 Brig. Gen. Morgan L. Smith. U.S. Army, commanding expedition. 128
     
  JANUARY 26-28, 1864 - Operations about Dandridge, Tenn.  
     
1 Maj. Gen. John G. Foster, U. S. Army, commanding Army of the Ohio. 130
2 Brig. Gen. Samuel D. Sturgis, U.S. Army, commanding Cavalry, Army of the Ohio. 131
3 Col. Edward M. McCook, Second Indiana Cavalry, commanding First Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland. 139
4 Col. Archibald P. Campbell, Second Michigan Cavalry, commanding First Brigade. 142
5 Col. Oscar H. La Grange, First Wisconsin Cavalry, commanding Second Brigade. 143
6 Capt. Eli Lilly, Eighteenth Indiana Battery. 146
7 Col. Israel. Garrard, Seventh Ohio Cavalry, commanding Second Cavalry Division, Army of the Ohio. 147
8 Maj. Edward G. Savage, Ninth Pennsylvania Cavalry. 148
9 Lieut. Gen. James Longstreet, C. S. Army. 149
     
  JANUARY 27, 1864 - Skirmish near Knoxville, Tenn.  
     
1 Col. Marshal W. Chapin, Twenty-third Michigan Infantry, commanding Second Brigade, Second Division, Twenty-third Army Corps. 150
2 Lieut. Col. Benjamin P. Estes, Thirteenth Kentucky Infantry. 151
3 Maj. William W. Wheeler, Twenty-third Michigan Infantry. 152
     
  JANUARY 27, 1864 - Affair on the Cumberland River, Ky. 152
     
  JANUARY 28, 1864 - Affair at Lees House, on Cornersville Pike, Tenn. 153
     
  JANUARY 28-29, 1864 - Skirmishes near Jonesville, Va. 153
     
  JANUARY 28 - February 8, 1864 - Expedition from Gallatin to Cumberland Mountains, Tenn. 155
     
  JANUARY 29, 1864 - Firing on steamer Sir Wikiam Wallace, Mississippi River. 156
     
  JANUARY 29 - FEBRUARY 23, 1864 - Expedition from Vicksburg, Miss., to Waterproof, La., and skirmishes. 157
     
  JANUARY 31 - FEBRUARY 7, 1864 - Expedition from Maryville, Tenn., to Quallatown, N. C. 159
     
  FEBRUARY 1, 1864 - Expedition from Knoxville to Flat Creek, Tenn. 159
     
  FEBRUARY 12, 1864 - Reconnaissance from Maryville toward Sevierville, Tenn.  
     
1 Brig. Gen. Samuel Beatty, U. S. Army. 160
2 Lieut. Col. James P. Brownlow, First Tennessee Cavalry. 161
     
  FEBRUARY 1-7, 1864 -Scout in White and Putnam Counties, Tenn. 162
     
  FEBRUARY 2,1864 - Skirmish near La Grange, Tenn. 163
     
  FEBRUARY 2, 1864 - Operations about Whitesburg, Ala. 163
     
  FEBRUARY 3 - MARCH 6, 1864 - The Meridian, Miss., Expedition and co operating expeditions from Memphis, Tenn., and up the Yazoo River.  
     
1 Composition of the Meridian Expedition, under command of Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman, and the co-operating columns under command of Brig. Gen. W. Sooy Smith and Col. James H. Coates. 168
2 Abstract from returns for February 29, 1864, of the troops composing the Meridian Expedition and Smiths co-operating column. 172
3 Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Tennessee. 173
4 Maj. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut, U. S. Army, commanding Sixteenth Army Corps, bf expedition to Meridian, with itinerary of the corps, January 26 - March 10. 194
5 Itinerary of the First Division, Brig. Gen. James M. Tuttle, U. S. Army, commanding, February 1-27. 196
6 Col. William L. McMillen, Ninety-fifth Ohio Infantry, commanding First Brigade, of expedition from Memphis to Wyatt, with itinerary of the brigade; February 6-18. 196
7 Return of Casualties in the Third Division, Brig. Gen. Andrew J. Smith, U. S. Army, commanding, February 3-March 4. 200
8 Itinerary of the First Brigade, Col. David Moore, Twenty-first Missouri Infantry, commanding, February 2-27. 200
9 Itinerary of the Second Brigade, Col. William T. Shaw, Fourteenth Iowa Infantry, commanding, February 3-March 4. 200
10 Brig. Gen. James C. Veatch, U. S. Army, commanding Fourth Division, of expedition to Meridian. 201
11 Col. Milton Montgomery, Twenty-fifth Wisconsin Infantry, commanding First Brigade, of expedition to Meridian. 204
12 Lieut. Col. Jeremiah M. Rusk, Twenty-fifth Wisconsin Infantry, of expedition to Meridian. 205
13 Itinerary of the Second Brigade, Col. James H. Howe, Thirty-second Wisconsin Infantry, commanding, February 3 - March 31. 207
14 Maj. Gen. James B. McPherson, U. S. Army, commanding Seventeenth Army Corps, of expedition to Meridian and operations on Yazoo River, with itinerary of the corps, February 3 - March 18. 208
15 Capt. Andrew Hickenlooper, Fifth Ohio Battery, Chief Engineer, of expedition to Meridian. 214
16 Capt. Lucius M. Rose, Chief Acting Signal Officer, of expedition to Meridian. 221
17 Brig. Gen. Alexander Chambers, U. S. Army, commanding Third Brigade, First Division, of expedition to Meridian. 223
18 Col. William Hall, Eleventh Iowa Infantry, of expedition to Meridian. 224
19 Col. William W. Belknap, Fifteenth Iowa Infantry, of expedition to Meridian. 224
20 Lient. Col. Addison H. Sanders, Sixteenth Iowa Infantry, of expedition to Meridian. 225
21 Brig. Gen. Mortimer D. Leggett, U. S. Army, commanding Third Division, of expedition to Meridian, with itinerary of the division. 225
22 Brig. Gen. Manning F. Force, U. S. Army, commanding First Brigade, of expedition to Meridian. 227
23 Lieut. Col. Daniel Bradley, Twentieth Illinois Infantry, of expedition to Meridian. 230
24 Maj. Harry Almon, Thirty-first Illinois Infantry, of expedition to Meridian. 231
25 Maj. John 0. Duer, Forty-fifth Illinois Infantry, of expedition to Meri- dian. 233
26 Lieut. Col. John H. Howe, One hundred and twenty-fourth Illinois Infantry, of expedition to Meridian. 234
27 Brig. Gen. Marcellus M. Crocker, U. S. Army, commanding Fourth Division, of expedition to Meridian. 237
28 Lieut. William C. B. Gillespie, Forty-first Illinois Infantry, quartermaster First Brigade, of operations February 26-28. 239
29 Capt. John Potter, Fifty-third Illinois Infantry, of skirmishes on Pearl River. 241
30 Maj. George W. Crosley, Third Iowa Infantry, of expedition to Meridian. 243
31 Col. Jonathan B. Moore, Thirty-third Wisconsin Infantry, of expedition to Meridian. 243
32 Col. Cyrus Hall, Fourteenth Illinois Infantry, commanding Second Brigade, of expedition to Meridian. 245
33 Brig. Gen. Walter Q. Gresham, U.S. Army, commanding Third Brigade, of expedition to Meridian. 247
34 Col. Edward F. Winslow, Fourth Iowa Cavalry, commanding Cavalry, Seventeenth Army Corps, of expedition to Meridian. 248
35 Brig. Gen. W. Sooy Smith, U. S. Army, commanding expedition from Memphis, including operations since December 28, 1863. 251
36 Brig. Gen. Benjamin H. Grierson, U. S. Army, commanding Cavalry Division, Sixteenth Army Corps, of expedition from Memphis, with itinerary of the division for February and March. 260
37 Col. George E. Waring, jr., Fourth Missouri Cavalry, commanding First Cavalry Brigade, of operations January 22February 27. 262
38 Capt. Franklin Moore, Second Illinois Cavalry, of operations January 22February 27. 270
39 Col. John P. C. Shanks, Seventh Indiana Cavalry, of operations January 22-February 9. 272
40 Lieut. Col. Thomas M. Browne, Seventh Indiana Cavalry, of operations February 627. 274
41 Maj. Edward Langen, Fourth Missouri Cavalry, of operations January 22-February 8. 277
42 Maj. Gustav Heinrichs, Fourth Missouri Cavalry, of operations February 11-27. 278
43 Col. Joseph Karg, Second New Jersey Cavalry, of operations January 22 February 27. 280
44 Lieut. Col. Joseph C. Hess, Nineteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry, of operations January 22-February 17. 285
45 Maj. Amos J. Holahan, Nineteenth Pennsylvania Cavalry, of operations February 16-27. 287
46 Lieut. Col. William P. Hepburn, Second Iowa Cavalry, commanding Second Brigade, of operations February 11-26. 290
47 Lieut. Col. Mathew H. Starr, Sixth Illinois Cavalry, of operations February 11-26. 293
48 Lieut. Col. George W. Trafton, Seventh Illinois Cavalry, of operations February 1126. 295
49 Lieut. Col. Henry B. Burgh, Ninth Illinois Cavalry, of operations February 11-26. 297
50 Maj. Datus E. Coon, Second Iowa Cavalry, of operations February 11-26. 298
51 Lieut. Isaac W. Curtis, Battery K, F First Illinois Light Artillery, of operations February 11-26. 301
52 Col. La Fayette McCrillis, Third Illinois Cavalry, commanding Third Brigade, of operations February 10-26. 302
53 Capt. Andrew B. Kirkbride, Third Illinois Cavalry, of operations February 13-26. 306
54 Maj. Henry M. Carr, Seventy-second Indiana Infantry (mounted), of operations February 22. 308
55 Maj. Christopher T. Cheek, Fifth Kentucky Cavalry, of operations February 22-23. 309
56 Maj. William R. McBath, Second Tennessee Cavalry, of operations February 10-26. 311
57 Maj. John B. Minnis, Third Tennessee Cavalry, of operations February 10-26. 313
58 Lieut. Col. Jacob M. Thornburgh, Fourth Tennessee Cavalry, of operations February 10-26. 314
59 Col. James H. Coates, Eleventh Illinois Infantry, commanding Yazoo Expedition. 315
60 Itinerary of the First Brigade, First Division, U. S. Colored Troops, Brig. Gen. Isaac F. Shepard, U. S. Army, commanding, February 10-29. 332
61 Organization of the Army commanded by Lieut. Gen. Leonidas Polk, C. S. Army, February 20. 332
62 Abstract from Field Return of the Army commanded~ by Lieut. Gen. Leonidas Polk, C. S. Army, February 20. 334
63 Lieut. Gen. Leonidas Polk, C. S. Army. 334
64 Maj. Gen. Nathan B. Forrest, C. S. Army, of operations against expedition from Memphis. 346
65 Maj. Gen. Stephen D. Lee, C. S. Army, of operations against expedition to Meridian. 357
66 Brig. Gen. William H. Jackson, C. S. Army, commanding Cavalry Division, of operations against expedition to Meridian. 369
67 Brig. Gen. Wirt Adams, C. S. Army, commanding Cavalry Brigade, of operations against expedition to Meridian. 371
68 Col. Peter B. Starke, Twenty-eighth Mississippi Cavalry, commanding Cavalry Brigade, of operations against expedition to Meridian. 374
69 Brig. Gen. Samuel W. Ferguson, C. S. Army, commanding brigade, of operations against expedition to Meridian. 378
70 Lieut. Addison Harvey, commanding Scouts, of operations against expedition to Meridian. 381
71 Brig. Gen. Robert V. Richardson, C. S. Army, commanding brigade, of operations on the Yazoo River. 382
72 Brig. Gen. Lawrence S. Ross, C. S. Army, commanding brigade, of operations on the Yazoo River. 385
FEBRUARY 8, 1864 - Scout near Maryville, Tenn. 391
     
  FEBRUARY 13, 1864 - Scout near Knoxville, Tenn.  
     
1 Lient. Col. Isaac R. Sherwood, One hundred and eleventh Ohio Infantry. 392
2 Sergt. Maj. Gustavus F. Smith, One hundred and eleventh Ohio Infantry. 392
     
  FEBRUARY 14, 1864 - Affair near Larkinsville, Ala. 393
     
  FEBRUARY 15, 1864 - Skirmish at Laurel Creek, Wayne County, W. Va. 394
     
  FEBRUARY 15-MARCH 6, 1864 - Expeaition from Vicksburg to Grand Gulf, Miss. 395
     
  FEBRUARY 16 - MARCH 27, 1864 - Operations about Mobile, Ala. 401
     
  FEBRUARY 17, 1864 - Expedition from Island No. 10 to Riley´s Landing, Tenn. 404
     
  FEBRUARY 17-22, 1864 - Expedition from Motley´s Ford, Tenn., to Murphy and vicinity, N. C. 404
     
  FEBRUARY 18, 1864 - Skirmish near Maryville, Tenn.  
     
1 Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger, U. S. Army, commanding Fourth Army Corps 406
2 Col. Edward M. McCook, Second Indiana Cavalry, commanding First Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland. 406
     
  FEBRUARY 18-19, 1864 - Scout from Ooltewah, Tenn., to Burkes and Ellidges Mills, Ga.  
     
1 Capt. William C. Harris, Thirty-eighth Illinois Infantry. 407
2 Capt. William W. Van Antwerp, Fourth Michigan Cavalry. 408
     
  FEBRUARY 19, 1864 - Operations about Brown´s Ferry, Ala. 408
     
  FEBRUARY 20, 1864 -Skirmish on the Sevierville Road, near Knoxville, Tenn.  
     
1 Brig. Gen. Milo S. Hascall, U. S. Army. 409
2 Lieut. Col. Robert Klein, Third Indiana Cavalry. 410
     
  FEBRUARY 22, 1864 - Skirmishes at Gibson´s and Wyerman´s Mills, on Indian Creek, Va., and at Powell´s Bridge, Tenn.  
     
1 Brig. Gen. Theophilus T. Garrard, U. S. Army, commanding District of the Clinch. 411
2 Brig. Gen. William E. Jones, C. S. Army. 412
3 Lieut. Col. Aiphonso F. Cook, Eighth Virginia Cavalry. 413
4 Col. William E. Peters, Twenty-first Virginia Cavalry. 414
5 Capt. John B. Thompson, Twenty-seventh Virginia Cavalry Battalion. 415
     
  FEBRUARY 22, 1864 - Skirmish on Calfkiller Creek, Tenn. 416
     
  FEBRUARY 22-27, 1864 - Demonstration on Dalton, Ga.  
     
1 Composition of the Union forces. 419
2 Return of Casualties in the Union forces. 421
3 Brig. Gen. Charles Cruft, U. S. Army, commanding First Division, Fourth Army Corps. 422
4 Surg. Samuel G. Meuzies, First Kentucky Infantry, Medical Director. 429
5 Col. Thomas E. Champion, Ninety-sixth Illinois Infantry, commanding Second Brigade. 430
6 Col. William Grose, Thirty-sixth Indiana Infantry, commanding Third Brigade. 431
7 Col. John E. Bennett, Seventy-fifth Illinois Infantry. 435
8 Lieut. Col. William M. Kilgour, Seventy-fifth Illinois Infantry, commanding Eightieth Illinois Infantry. 437
9 Col. Louis H. Waters, Eighty-fourth Illinois Infantry. 438
10 Lient Col. Orrin D. Hurd, Thirtieth Indiana Infantry. 439
11 Lieut. Col. Oliver H. P. Carey, Thirty-sixth Indiana Infantry. 440
12 Lient. Col. Armstead T. M. Cockerill, Twenty-fourth Ohio Infantry. 442
13 Capt. Peter Simonson, Fifth Indiana Battery, Chief of Artillery, First Division, Fourth Army Corps. 443
14 Lient. William H. Heilman, Fifteenth U.S. Infantry, commanding Battery H, Fourth U.S. Artillery. 444
15 Congratulatory orders from Headquarters Fourteenth Army Corps. 445
16 Capt. Charles R. Case, Acting Signal Officer, commanding Signal Detachment, Fourteenth Army Corps. 446
17 Brig. Gen. Richard W. Johnson, U.S. Army, commanding First Division. 451
18 Brig. Gen. William P. Carlin, U. S. Army, commanding First Brigade. 453
19 Brig. Gen. Jefferson C. Davis, U.S. Army, commanding Second Division. 445
20 Brig. Gen. James D. Morgan, U.S. Army, commanding First Brigade. 458
21 Col. Daniel McCook, Fifty-second Ohio Infantry, commanding Third Brigade. 460
22 Lieut. Henry R. Flook, Acting Signal Officer, Third Division. 461
23 Brig. Gen. John B. Turchin, U.S. Army, commanding First Brigade, Third Division. 462
24 Capt. William C. Stineback, Eighty-second Indiana Infantry. 465
25 Col. Willard A. Dickerman, One hundred and third Illinois Infantry, commanding First Brigade, Detachment Fifteenth Army Corps. 467
26 Col. Eli Long, Fourth Ohio Cavalry, commanding Second Brigade, Second Cavalry Division. 469
27 Capt. William W. Van Antwerp, Fourth Michigan Cavalry. 474
28 General Joseph E. Johnston, C. S. Army, commanding Army of Tennessee. 476
29 Maj. Gen. Alexander P. Stewart, C. S. Army, commanding division, Hindmans Corps. 477
30 Brig. Gen. Henry D. Clayton, C. S. Army, commanding brigade. 479
31 Brig. Gen. Marcellus A. Stovall, C. S. Army, commanding brigade. 479
32 Col. John H. Higley, Fortieth AIabama Infantry, commanding Moores brigade. 480
33 Brig. Gen. Mark P. Lowrey, C. S. Army, commanding brigade. 481
34 Brig. Gen. Alfred Cumming, C. S. Army, commanding brigade. 482
35 Brig. Gen. Edmund W. Pettus, C. S. Army, commanding brigade. 482
36 Brig. Gen. Alexander W. Reynolds, C. S. Army, commanding brigade. 483
37 Maj. T. R. Hotchkiss, C. S. Artillery, commanding Artillery Battalion. 483
38 Maj. James F. Waddell, C. S. Artillery, commanding Artillery Battalion. 484
39 Extract from Itinerary of Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler, C. S. Army, commanding Cavalry, Army of Tennessee. 484
     
  FEBRUARY 25-26, 1864 - Scout from Whiteside´s, Tenn., to Stevens´ and Frick´s Gaps, Ga. 484
     
  FEBRUARY 26, 1864 - Capture of Washington, Tenn. 485
     
  FEBRUARY 28, 1864 - Skirmsh Dukedom, Tenn. 485
     
  MARCH 2-3, 1864 - Expedition from Larkin´s Landing to Gourd Neck and Guntersville, Ala.  
     
1 Gen. Giles A. Smith, U. S. Army, commanding First Brigade, Second Division, Fifteenth Army Corps. 486
2 Col. John M. Oliver, Fifteenth Michigan Infantry (mounted). 487
     
  MARCH 5, 1864 - Skirmish at Leets Tanyard, Ga.  
     
1 Brig. Gen. Absalom Baird, U. S. Army, commanding Third Division, Fourteenth Army Corps. 488
2 Col. Thomas J. Harrison, Eighth Indiana Cavalry. 489
3 Extract from Itinerary of Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler, C. S. Army, commanding Cavalry, Army of Tennessee. 490
     
  MARCH 5,1864 - Skirmish at Panther Springs, Tenn.  
     
1 Brig. Gen. Jacob D. Cox, U. S. Army. 490
2 Col. William Cross, Third Tennessee Infantry. 491
     
  MARCH 6,1864 – Affair near Island No. 10, Tenn. 491
     
  MARCH 6, 1864 – Attack on Union Pickets at Columbus, KY. 492
     
  MARCH 8, 1864 – Affairs at Courtland and Moulton, Ala. 492
     
  MARCH 9, 1864 - Skirmish near Nickajack Gap, Ga. Report of Brig. Gem. Absalom Baird, U. S. Army. RINGGOLD, GA., 493
     
  MARCH 10, 1864 - Guerrilla raid on Clinton, Ky. 493
     
  MARCH 10, 1864 - Guerrilla raid on Mayfield, Ky. 493
     
  MARCH 11-28, 1864 - Operations about Sparta, Tenn., including skirmishes on Calfkiller Creek and near Beersheba Springs. 494
     
  MARCH 12, 1864 - Skrimish near Union City, Tenn. 495
     
  MARCH 12, 1864 - Scout to Nola Chucky Bend, near Morristown, Tenn. 496
     
  MARCH 14, 1864 - Skirmish at Claysville, Ala.  
     
1 Lieut. Col. Jeremiah W. Jenkins, Thirty-first Iowa Infantry. 497
2 Capt. William T. House, Thirty-second Missouri Infantry. 498
     
  MARCH 14, 1864 - Operations in Jones County, Miss. Report of Lieut. Gen. Leonidas Polk, C. S. Army. 499
     
  MARCH 16, 1864 - Raid on the Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad, near Tullahoma, Tenn.  
     
1 Maj. Adoiphus H. Tanner, One hundred and twenty-third New York Infantry. 499
2 Capt. George R. Hall, One hundred and twenty-third New York Infantry. 500
     
  MARCH 16 - APRIL 14, 1864 - Forrests Expedition into West Tennessee and Kentucky.  
     
1 Brig. Gen. Mason Brayman, U. S. Army, commanding District of Cairo. 502
2 Capt. James H. Odlin, Assistant Adjutant-General, U. S. Army, of operations March 24-26. 540
3 Capt. John W. Beatty, Seventh Tennessee Cavalry, of the capture of Union City. 542
4 Capt. Thomas P. Gray, Seventh Tennessee Cavalry, of the capture of Union City. 544
5 Lieut. Robert W. Helmer, Seventh Tennessee Cavalry, of the capture of Union City. 545
6 Col. Stephen G. Hicks, Fortieth Illinois Infantry, of attack on Paducah, etc. 546
7 Maj. James F. Chapman, One hundred and twenty-second Illinois Infantry, of attack on Paducah. 551
8 Col. William H. Lawrence, Thirty-fourth New Jersey Infantry, of affairs at Columbus, etc. 552
9 Maj. Gen. Stephen A. Hurlbut, U. S. Army, commanding Sixteenth Army Corps, of the capture of Fort Pillow. 554
10 Lieut. Col. Thomas H. Harris, Assistant Adjutant-General, U. S. Army, of the garrison at Fort Pillow, etc. 556
11 Capt. John G. Woodruff, One hundred and thirteenth Illinois Infantry, of the capture of Fort Pillow. 558
12 Lieut. Mack J. Leaming, Adjutant Thirteenth Tennessee Cavalry, of the capture of Fort Pillow. 559
13 Lieuts. Francis A. Smith and William Cleary, Thirteenth Tennessee Cavalry, of the capture of Fort Pillow. 563
14 Capt. Carl A. Lamberg, Battery D, Second U. S. Colored Light Artillery, of the capture of Fort Pillow. 566
15 Capt. William T. Smith, Sixth U. S. Colored Heavy Artillery, of the capture of Fort Pillow. 568
16 Lieut. Daniel Van Horn, Sixth U. S. Colored Heavy Artillery, of the capture of Fort Pillow. 569
17 Acting Master William Ferguson, U. S. Navy, of the capture of Fort Pillow. 571
18 Brig. Gen. George F. Shepley, U. S. Army, of affairs April 12. 572
19 Brig. Gen. James C. Veatch, U. S. Army, commanding Fourth Division, Sixteenth Army Corps, of operations March 6April 7. 574
20 Brig. Gen. Benjamin H. Grierson, U. S. Army, commanding Cavalry Division, Sixteenth Army Corps, of operations April 35. 581
21 Col. George E. Waring, jr., Fourth Missouri Cavalry, commanding First Brigade, of skirmish near Raleigh, April 3. 582
22 Maj. John C. Febles, Seventh Indiana Cavalry, of operations March 28-30 and April 9. 583
23 Maj. P. Jones Yorke, Second New Jersey Cavalry, of skirmish near Bolivar. 585
24 Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn, U. S. Army, transmitting correspondence with Lieut. Gen. Stephen D. Lee and Maj. Gen. Nathan B. Forrest, C. S. Army. 586
25 Lieut. Gen. Stephen D. Lee, C. S. Army, commanding Department of Alabama, Mississippi, and East Louisiana, of the capture of Fort Pillow, etc. 606
26 Maj. Gen. Nathan B. Forrest, C. S. Army, commanding Cavalry. 607
27 Capt. John Goodwin, Provost-Marshal-General. 619
     
  Brig. Gen. James R. Chalmers, C. S. Army, commanding First Division Cavalry, of the capture of Fort Pillow. 620
     
  MARCH 18, 1864 - Scout from Island No. 10, Tenn., to New Madrid, Mo. 623
     
  MARCH 19, 1864 - Skirmish on the Cumberland River, Ky. 624
     
  MARCH 21, 1864 - Skirmish at Reynoldsburg, Tenn. 624
     
  MARCH 21, 1864 - Skirmish near Moulton, Ala. 625
     
  Brig. Gen. Grenville M. Dodge, U. S. Army, commanding Left Wing. Sixteenth Army Corps. 625
     
  Col. William A. Johnson, Fourth Alabama Cavalry, commanding Cavalry, District of North Alabama. 626
     
  Col. James Jackson, Twenty-seventh Alabama Infantry. 626
     
  MARCH 22, 1864 - Skirmish at Langley´s Plantation, Issaquena County, Miss. 627
     
  MARCH 22, 1864 - Affair at Fancy Farms, Ky. 628
     
  MARCH 27, 1864 - Affair at Louisville, Tenn. 628
     
  MARCH 28, 1864 - Affair at New Hope, Ky. 629
     
  MARCH 28, 1864 - Riot at Charleston, Coles County, Ill. RIEIPORTS.  
     
1 Maj. Gen. Samuel P. Heintzelman, U. S. Army, commanding Northern Department. 629
2 Brig. Gen. Julius White, U. S. Army. 629
3 Lieut. Col. James Oakes, Fourth U. S. Cavalry, Acting Assistant Provost- Marshal-General of Illinois. 630
4 Maj. Addison A. Hosmer, Acting Judge-Advocate-General U. S. Army. 635
     
  MARCH 28, 1864 – Scouts to Caperton´s Ferry, Ala. 644
     
  MARCH 28, 1864 – Skirmish on Obey´s River, Tenn. 644
     
  MARCH 28 - APRIL 16, 1864 – Operations in Eastern Kentucky.  
     
1 Brig. Gen. Edward H. Hobson, U. S. Army, commanding Fifth Division, Twenty-third Army Corps. 645
2 Col. George W. Gallup, Fourteenth Kentucky Infantry, commanding District of Eastern Kentucky. 646
3 Itinerary of the U. S. forces in the District of Eastern Kentucky, March 28 April14. 647
4 Lieut. Col. Thomas Johnson, Kentucky Cavalry, commanding Confederate Forces. 649
     
  MARCH 29, 1864 - Affair at Caperton´s Ferry, Ala. 651
     
  MARCH 29 - 31, 1864 - Scout from Lookout Valley to Deer Head Cove, Ga. 652
     
  MARCH 30, 1864 - Scout from Columbus to Clinton and Moscow, Ky. 652
     
  MARCH 30, 1864 – Attack on Outpost at Snyder´s Bluff, Miss 653
     
  MARCH 30, 1864 – Scout from Athens, Ala. 654
     
  MARCH 30, 1864 – Scout from Woodville, Ala. 654
     
  MARCH 30 - APRIL 1, 1864 – Reconnaissance from Lookout Valley, Tenn., to McLemores Cove, Ga. 654
     
  MARCH 31 - APRIL 2, 1864 - Scout from Bridgeport, Ala., to Capertons Ferry and vicinity. 655
     
  APRIL 2-4, 1864 – Reconnaissances from Powder Springs Gap toward Rogersville and Bulls Gap, Tenn. 656
     
  APRIL 7, 1864 – Skirmish at Woodall´s Bridge, Ala. 657
     
  APRIL 8, 1864 - Skirmish at Paint Rock Bridge, Ala. 658
     
  APRIL 10, 1864 - Scout to Dedmon´s Trace, Ga. 658
     
  APRIL 11, 1864 - Scout from Stevenson to Caperton´s Ferry, Ala., and vicinity. 659
     
  APRIL 11, 1864 - Affair near Kelly´s Plantation, Sulphur Springs Road, Ala. 660
     
  APRIL 11 - 13, 1864 - Reconnaissance from Rossville to La Fayette, Ga. 661
     
  APRIL 12, 1864 - Skirmish near Florence, Ala. 662
     
  APRIL 12 - 16, 1864 - Reconnaissance from Bridgeport down the Tennessee River to vicinity of Triana, Ala. 663
     
  APRIL 13, 1864 – Skirmish at Mink Springs, near Cleveland, Tenn.  
     
1 Col. Edward M. McCook, Second Indiana Cavalry, commanding brigade. 668
2 Capt. James M. Comstock, First, Wisconsin Cavalry. 669
     
  APRIL 13, 1864 – Skirmish near Decatur, Ala. 669
     
  APRIL 15, 1864 – Skirmish near Greeneville, Tenn. 670
     
  APRIL 17, 1864 – Affair at Flint River, Ala. 670
     
  APRIL 18, 1864 – Skirmish near Decatur, Ala. 671
     
  APRIL 18 - 20, 1864 - Expedition from Burkesville, Ky., to Obeys River, Tenn. 671
     
  APRIL 19, 1864 - Operations against Unionists in Marion County, Ala. 671
     
  APRIL 19 - 20, 1864 - Skirmishes at Waterhouses Mill and Boiling Springs, Tenn.  
     
1 Col. Edward M. McCook, Second Indiana Cavalry, commanding First Cavalry Division, Army of the Cumberland. 672
2 Col. Oscar H. La Grange, First Wisconsin Cavalry, commanding Second Brigade. 672
     
  APRIL 1923, 1864 - Expedition up the Yazoo River, Miss., skirmishes at and near Mechanicsburg, and capture of U. S. gun-boat Petrel.  
     
1 Itinerary of the District of Vicksburg, for Aril, 1864. 673
2 Itinerary of the Second Brigade, First Division, U. S. Colored Troops, Seventeenth Army Corps, for April, 1864. 674
3 Col. Embury D. Osband, Third U. S. Colored Cavalry, of skirmishes at and near Mechanicsburg. 674
4 Brig. Gen. Wirt Adams, C. S. Army. 675
     
  APRIL 21, 1864 - Affair at Harrisons Gap, Ala.  
     
1 Brig. Cen. Peter J. Osterhaus, U.S. Army, commanding First Division, Fifteenth Army Corps. 676
2 Maj. John Lubbers, Twenty-sixth Iowa Infantry. 677
     
  APRIL 23, 1864 - Attack on Union pickets at Nickajack Trace, Ga.  
     
1 Brig. Gen. Absalorn Baird, U. S. Army. 678
2 Col. Eli H. Murray, Third Kentucky Cavalry, commanding Third Cavalry Division. 679
3 Lieut. Col. Benjamin F. Sheets, Ninety-second Illinois Infantry (mounted). 679
     
  APRIL 24, 1864 - Affair near Decatur, Ala. 685
     
  APRIL 24-25, 1864 - Scout from Ringgold to La Fayette, Ga. 685
     
  APRIL 25 - 27, 1864 - Expedition from Bulls Gap to Watauga River, Tenn. 686
     
  APRIL 27, 1864 - Skirmish near Decatur, Ala. 686
     
  APRIL 27, 1864 - Attack on Union pickets on Taylors Ridge, near Ringgold, Ga. 687
     
  APRIL 27, 1864 - Skirmish on Troublesome Creek, Ky. 687
     
  APRIL 29, 1864 - Reconnaissance from Ringgold toward Tunnel Hill, Ga.  
     
1 Brig. Gen. Judson Kilpatrick, U. S. Army, commanding Third Cavalry Division. 688
2 Capt. Edward W. Ward, Third Kentucky Cavalry. 689
3 Brig. Gen. Absalom Baird, U. S. Army, commanding Third Division, Fourteenth Army Corps. 690
4 Brig. Gen. William Y. C. Humes, C. S. Army. 691
     
  APRIL 30, 1864 - Skirmish Decatur, Ala. 692
     
  APRIL 30 - MAY 9,1864 - Expedition from Memphis, Tenn., to Ripley, Miss., and skirmish (May 2) at Bolivar, Tenn. 693
1 Maj. Gen. Cadwallader C. Washburn, U. S. Army, commanding District of West Tennessee. 693
2 Brig. Gen. Samuel D. Sturgis, U. S. Army, commanding expedition. 695
3 Itinerary of the First Brigade, Cavalry Division, Sixteenth Army Corps, commanded by Col. George E. Waring, Jr., Fourth Missouri Cavalry. 701
4 Maj. P. Jones Yorke. Second New Jersey Cavalry. 702
5 Itinerary of the First Brigade, First Division, Sixteenth Army Corps, commanded by Col. William L. McMillen, Ninety-fifth Ohio Infantry. 703
     
  Author or Name Index 705
     
  Volume Index 715

 

 

Title: The War of the Rebellion: a compilation of the official records of the Union and Confederate armies.
Series 1Volume XXXII; Part 1 - Reports
Chapter:Chapter XLIV - Operations in Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, and North Georgia. January 1-April 30, 1864.
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: 18910
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