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f a square mile, the boilers and kettles alone costing one hundred and forty-six thousand eight hundred and eighty-three dollars. Our party returned to the ship next day, bringing seven contrabands and six shot-guns. You will please find inclosed a drawing of the boilers and kettles. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, W. R. Browne, Acting Master Commanding. To Acting Rear-Admiral Theodorus Bailey, Commanding E. G. B. Squadron. United States bark Restless, St. Andrew's Bay, February 29, 1864. sir: I have the honor to make the following report: Having gained information that a large barge would leave the Welappo River on or about the eighteenth instant, for East-Bay, with all the materials on board necessary for erecting a large salt-work, and, on her return, intended to bring back a cargo of salt, (her capacity one thousand five hundred bushels,) I fitted out the second cutter, with eleven men, under charge of Acting-Ensign Henry Edson, and gig, with seven men, under
al report will show. It was that there were precisely one hundred and fifty thousand Yanks, and that they were coming like damnation!--that each one had a label on the front of his hat, on which was the inscription, in large letters, Moblle or hell! About this time our cavalry entered the town, and the General mounted his horse and skedaddled. This was related to me. by citizens, and is not a romance. Another account. Sixteenth Iowa Volunteer infantry, Canton, Mississippi, February 29, 1864. Mr. Editor: General Sherman having taken the job of cleaning out Mississippi, we have gone and done it, making a clear track from Vicksburgh to Demopolis, and are this far on our return, stopping a few days here to finish up a few little jobs, such as destroying twenty-three locomotives, a number of freight and passengercars, gather in a few thousand head of horses and mules, destroy a few miles of railroad, etc. But to the expedition: we shall not attempt to give you all the pa
brave hopes, were now worn down, one third dismounted, many without arms, most with scanty clothing, and, saddest of all, the daring spirit, the morale of the command, was impaired, and gloom and despondency in its place, which was not relieved when it became known that at West-Point the enemy had but three thousand men, and that his whole force, which was commanded by Major-General Forrest, did not exceed six thousand, many of whom were State militiamen. Another account. Cairo, Feb. 29, 1864. Some particulars of the late expedition of General William S. Smith, lately returned to Memphis, have already been published. General Smith, in person, arrived here last evening. His official report to the military authorities will set forth the following facts: The expedition moved from Memphis on Thursday, the eleventh instant, some seven thousand strong, Brigadier-General William S. Smith in command, the purpose being to clear the country of straggling rebel forces, and, if p
Doc. 140.-operations around Dalton, Ga. Colonel Grose's report. headquarters Third brigade, First division, Fourth army corps, Blue Springs, tens., February 29, 1864. Major W. H. Sinclair, A. A.G. First Division: sir: I have the honor to report the part taken by this brigade in the recent seven days before Dalton. I was ordered by the Division Commander, and marched to take part in the reconnaissance toward the enemy from this place, on the morning of the twenty-second of February, 1864, with the Eighty-fourth Illinois, Colonel Waters, Seventy-fifth Illinois, Colonel Bennett, Thirty-sixth Indiana, Lieutenant-Colonel Carey, Thirtieth Indiana, Lieutenant-Colonel Hind, Eightieth Illinois, Lieutenant-Colonel Kilgour, and Twenty-Fourth Ohio, Lieutenant-Colonel Cockerill, with battery H, Fourth U. S. artillery, Lieutenant Heilman; effective force, officers and men, including battery, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-six. My brigade having the advance, and the Thirty