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vious campaigns, and for special gallantry at Fort McAllister, December thirteenth, 1864. Colonel B. F. Potts, Thirty-second Ohio volunteer infantry, for long and faithful service, and completeness as an officer. I recommend for Brevet Brigadier-Generals: Lieutenant-Colonel W. E. Strong, Twelfth Wisconsin, Department Inspector-General, for long and faithful service, and for special gallantry at the battle of Ezra Church, July twenty-eighth; also at the battle of Jonesboro, August thirty-first, 1864. Colonel William R. Woods, Seventy-sixth Ohio volunteer infantry, for faithful and continued service, and completeness as an officer, during the Atlanta and Savannah campaigns. Lieutenant-Colonel J. E. Tourtellotte, Ninety-third Illinois volunteer infantry, for faithful service, and for special gallantry at Allatoona, where he was severely wounded. I recommend for promotion the following officers of my staff: For Brevet Colonel: Major C. H. Howard, Senior Aid-de-Camp, f
ome the command marched to Galesville, Alabama, passing through Resaca, Snake Creek Gap, Ship's Gap, and Summerville. At Galesville the troops remained in camp for several days, and were subsisted almost entirely on the potatoes, chickens, cattle, sheep, etc., which were gathered from the surrounding country. From Galesville, on the twenty-eighth, the command marched back to Rome, Georgia, where it arrived on the twenty-ninth. Here the troops received payment to include the thirty-first day of August, 1864. On the morning of the second November, 1864, the brigade marched from Rome to Kingston, where it remained until the twelfth. At this place, by order of General Carlin, I assumed command of the brigade on the eighth of November. On the twelfth day of November, my brigade marched from Kingston to Cartersville. The following morning I crossed the Etowah, marched through Allatoona Pass and Ackworth, destroyed two (2) miles of railroad, and camped my troops at Big Shanty. Fro
olunteers. November 5.--The entire corps broke camp, and moving three miles out of the city, on McDonough road, camped for the night. On the morning of November sixth, the pickets of the Second brigade were attacked by a small force of the enemy's cavalry, who soon retired. At three o'clock P. M., orders came to return to the city, which was done; the troops occupying the quarters left by them the day before. During these two days, the regiment received eight months pay, to August thirty-first, 1864. 8th. Election was held. The regiment polled three hundred and eighty-two votes, three hundred and seventy-two of which were for Lincoln. Remained in camp, doing light picket-duty, until the orders came for the beginning of the campaign, whose objective point was a mystery. Early on the morning of November fifteenth, the entire corps took the Decatur dirt road, and after getting beyond the fortifications, stopped for dinner, being delayed by the trains of other divisions. C