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line of works, designed to enable a small garrison to hold the place. Heavy details were constantly employed in this work from October fifth to November first. On the twenty-ninth of September, General Morgan's division of the Fourteenth corps moved by railroad to Chattanooga and Huntsville to protect our communications, which were then threatened by General Forrest. The other two divisions moved with the main army in its operations against the army under General Hood. On the twenty-fourth of October, General Morgan's division rejoined the corps at Gaylesville, Georgia. On the second of November, this corps was concentrated at Kingston, Georgia, where preparations were made for the campaign just closed. On the thirteenth of November, it was engaged in the destruction of the railroad from Etowah River to Big Shanty, and on the fourteenth moved to Atlanta. During this movement the Twentieth corps was left for the defence of Atlanta. The hospitals of every corps of the army, co
nd joined the First and Third divisions, thus closing a short but active campaign. My thanks are due and cheerfully awarded to my command, for energy and good conduct and good nature. Starting without tents or a single wagon, almost without a change of clothing, raining almost constantly for the first week, fording rivers and deep creeks, many of the men barefooted, was certainly trying, but all these disadvantages were met with a cheerfulness and promptness that were admirable. October twenty-fourth, twenty-fifth, twenty-sixth, and twenty-seventh, remained at Gaylesville. October twenty-eighth, at two P. M., crossed the Chattooga River and moved out on the Rome road, marching eight miles, and bivouacked at State Pine. October twenty-ninth, marched to Rome, sixteen miles, remaining there the thirtieth and thirty-first. November first, marched to Kingston, sixteen miles, remaining there the second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth, and seventh. November eighth, left camp at
cial information of the amount. The expedition returned, without being molested, on the twenty-fourth October. On the twenty-ninth October, this regiment, with the other regiments of the brigade,rn. I assumed command of the expedition and moved to Decatur, camping there for the night. October 24.--Moved into the city without accident and took our old position. November 5.--The brigade thence to Decatur, covering the left flank of the train, having marched twenty-four miles. October 24.--Returned to our old camp in Atlanta, on Marietta road, a distance of eight miles. Octoberly and westerly direction; encamping for night one and a half miles south-east of Decatur. October 24.--Marched eight arid a half miles to Atlanta, passing through Decatur. November 5.--MarchedAtlanta on first October, all the regiments furnished men for foraging parties. On the twenty-fourth of October, I was sent out in charge of a party of five hundred and fifty men, and a train of wago
orps, army of Cumberland, in October, 1864. date . 1864Commandant.Quartermasters in Charge.Army Wagons.Ambulances.Two-Horse Wagons.CartsBuggies.Pounds Corn.Pounds Fodder.Commissary Stores in large quantities. Oct. 13thBrigadier-General Geary, Second division,Captain G. L. Parker, A. Q. M.420    352,80028,200Cattle, sheep, poultry, sweet potatoes, honey, butter, syrup, etc. Oct. 20thColonel Robinson, Eighty-second Illinois,Captain E. P. Graves, A. Q. M.6713381011551,48830, Oct. 24thColonel Dustin,Captain M. Summers, A. Q. M.82551Vehicles of all classes.607,38050, Oct. 29thBrigadier-General Geary, Second division,Captain G. L. Parker, A. Q. M.652 16 4420,80030,         1,932,468138,200    The trains of the following commands were supplied with forage obtained on the expeditions: Fourth army corps, Fourteenth army corps, Fifteenth army corps, Seventeenth army corps, Twentieth army corps, Headquarters Department of Cumberland,
iron being loaded on the train to be sent to repair the track on the Chattanooga Railroad near Resaca. On the two following days, were employed similarly taking up the iron also on the Macon road, four (4) miles below East-Point. On Sunday, October twenty-fourth, the regiment was hurriedly ordered out with the brigade, to march toward East-Point to support the Second brigade, Second division, who, being in that vicinity after railroad iron, were reported to have been attacked by a rebel forceOctober, the regiment forming a portion of the command assigned in replacing it by iron obtained from the road in the vicinity of East-Point, which duty was continued till all railroad iron was removed from East-Point to Atlanta. On the twenty-fourth of October, as a portion of one of the various foraging expeditions, the regiment a second time assisted in procuring a large amount of forage, being absent three days in the direction of Stone Mountain. From the time of returning, nothing of mome