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were easily turned and the enemy driven away, so that by the tenth of December the enemy was driven within his lines at Savannah. These folhe Ogeechee, thus substantially uniting my two right columns. December 10. The entire command closed in on the enemy's works which cove Twentieth corps taking the road through Springfield. On the tenth of December, my command reached the main line of the enemy's works in frosteamer Ida, while attempting to pass up from Savannah on the tenth of December, was captured and burned. On the twelfth, two gunboats and twhen it was discovered the enemy had abandoned his position. December tenth, advanced Morgan's and Carlin's divisions, with trains, to the for his conduct on this occasion. On the following morning, (tenth December,) the corps moved down to Monteith Station, on the Charleston R.--Road: Good pike.--Supplies: plenty.--Distance: Nine miles. December 10. Order of march: Cavalry, First, Third, and Second divisions.
December 10. The entire command closed in on the enemy's works which covered Savannah. General Osterhaus with the right column, consisting of General Corse's division, followed by General Hazen on the King's Bridge road, the central column, consisting of General John E. Smith's division, followed by General Woods, and the left, General Blair's corps, Major-General Mower's division in advance. These several columns struck the enemy's line simultaneously with the left wing of the army. The nature of the country was such as to render the approaches to that front extremely difficult. By means of the canal and the Little Ogeechee River he was able to flood the country; besides the great portion of the front was marshy with a deep stream winding through it under the cover of numerous batteries of the enemy. Pursuant to Special Field Order No. 130, from your headquarters, the army of the Tennessee simply gained ground to the right. With regard to opening communication with the f
lear the obstructions. Our hope of capturing the whole party did not succeed; but their pretentious defences were speedily abandoned as soon as a portion of Robinson's brigade, under Colonel West, Thirty-first Wisconsin volunteers, could cross the swamp. The fugitives left behind a considerable quantity of new clothing and accoutrements. Our loss was one man killed and four wounded. Much praise was awarded to Colonel West for his conduct on this occasion. On the following morning, (tenth December,) the corps moved down to Monteith Station, on the Charleston Railroad, and after destroying some miles of the road, marched to near the five-mile post, on the Augusta and Savannah Railroad. At this point, meeting with the enemy's strong line of defences behind swamps and artificial ponds, the corps was ordered to encamp for the night. During the afternoon a party of foragers, with some cavalry, succeeded in bringing to and capturing near the foot of Argyle Island, a rebel despatch-boa
December 10. Order of march: Cavalry, First, Third, and Second divisions. First division destroyed Charleston Railroad. The troops captured steamer Ida, and burnt it.--Weather: Cloudy.--Road: Good pike.--Distance: Ten miles.
December ninth, resumed the march, but coming upon a small party of the enemy posted in a small fort protected with artillery, went in line for the night. December tenth, the enemy fell back during the night, and we resumed our march until the evening of the eleventh, when we took up our position in line in front of Savannah, subsequently received from Corps Commander, the First and Third brigades were placed in position. During tile night the works in our front were abandoned. December tenth, left camp at eight A. M.; marching four miles, found the Twentieth corps moving upon our road ; went into camp. December eleventh, received orders to relie day and had considerable skirmishing with the advance of the enemy's cavalry; marched at midnight and crossed Ebenezer Creek at three A. M., December ninth. December tenth, encamped within twelve miles of Savannah, making short marches. Division encamped, December thirteenth, on the Louisville road six miles from the city, wh
ed, and we encamped for the night. On the tenth December, we moved upon Savannah and meeting the ensin volunteers. Encamped for the night. December 10.--Moved down to the Charleston and Savannahth, at Monteith Swamp, three enlisted men; December tenth, on steamer Ida, one commissioned officer Distance marched this day, six miles. December tenth, marched at daylight, reached the Charleste man severely wounded in the engagement. December tenth, advanced and took position before Savanna of that day. On the following morning, December tenth, I was ordered to march about two (2) mileifteen and one half miles from Savannah. December 10.--Broke camp at half-past 6 A. M., to marchmp at dark sixteen miles from Savannah. December tenth, broke camp at seven A. M., and marched toved from Atlanta, and from that time until December tenth, participated in all the marches of the brm the country. On the eve of December fifth, ten wagons were well laden with stores foraged. Fr[14 more...]
nd mules, and on the morning of the fifteenth moved out of the city, on the Decatur road, with the Twentieth army corps, with which we marched during the Savannah campaign, and arrived in front of the enemy's works around the city, on the tenth day of December. On the twelfth, by order of Major Reynolds, the battery was moved on the river-bank, opposite the head of Hutchinson's Island. From the commencing of the campaign to this date, the battery was commanded by Captain W. B. Gary, who was cch in advance as pioneers, to corduroy swamps and repair bridges, and clear out the timber which had been felled in the roads at every swamp by the enemy. There were a good many small bridges built, not, however, worth reporting. On the tenth of December we reached a point five miles from Savannah, and on the thirteenth, I received orders to report to Colonel Buell, then commanding the other section of the train. Recapitulation: Whole number of pontoonboats put down, eighteen; making fou
reek; troops, except Third division, ahead six miles; stopped at Springfield for dinner. Thursday, Dec. 83 00 P. M.7 00 P. M.555Cross Roads, Pine WoodsFineGoodExcept the swamps, Third division trains did not get into camp till nine o'clock next morning. Friday, Dec. 99 30 A. M.5 45 P. M.1415Near MonteithCloudyGoodFound forts in front garrisoned by rebels; roads through swamp barricaded; charged on enemy's works through swamps and rice-fields, carrying them, capturing some prisoners. Saturday, Dec. 1010 00 A. M.4 30 P. M.1053Towards SavannahCloudyGood pikeCaptured General Harrison, Commander of the rebels, in the fight yesterday. Sunday, Dec. 11 to    Before SavannahFine Eleventh, first day's siege; twelfth, captured rebel steamer Resolute; thirteenth, manned steamer and commenced repairs. Tuesday, Dec. 20     Fine Fort McAllister captured; fifteenth, sent one hundred and fifty wagons to Kingsbridge for supplies; seventeenth, received mail. Wednesday, Dec. 2112 30 P. M.2 30 P
ht. December eighth, resumed the march at half-past 8 A. M. Weather good. Camped at dark. December ninth, left camp at eight A. M. Advance engaged with the enemy. First division, in advance, found the enemy strongly posted in earth-works at Cypress Swamp. First brigrade moved forward in the centre, Second brigade on the right, and Third brigade on the left; charged and took the enemy's works in fine style. Loss in regiment, three (3) wounded. Camped on the captured ground at dark. December tenth, left camp at eight A. M. Came on the enemy's works four miles from Savannah, when I was ordered by Colonel James L. Selfridge, commanding First brigade, First division, Twentieth corps, to move my regiment about half a mile to the left, on the road leading from the main road to the river. About half an hour after I received an order from Brigadier-General Jackson, commanding division, directing me to push my command to the river, if I could do so safely. I moved on to within one quart
vision had a slight skirmish with the enemy, driving them from two small forks. Marched about six (6) miles. Saturday, December tenth, left camp at forty minutes past nine A. M., First and Third divisions in advance. Marched on an excellent turnrtion of this regiment, being the first to enter the rebel fort, captured two prisoners. Our casualties were none. December 10.--The regiment moved at an early hour with four wagons, belonging to First brigade Commissary Department, to General Hinly on the country through which we passed, losing no men by straggling or capture, arriving in front of Savannah on December tenth, and were posted on the left of the line, resting on the Savannah River, until the fourteenth of the month, when I wathe brigade, and has since remained with it. Daily foraging expeditions were sent out, from November eighteenth to December tenth, inclusive. During the march the regiment was supplied almost entirely from the country. The following is as accura