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nder Parrott shell, filled and fuzed, five seconds; thirteen fifty-pounder Hotchkiss shell, filled and fuzed, five seconds; two cutlasses, (Ames,) two hundred musket percussion-caps, three cutlass scabbards, seven Parrott rings, for time fuzes; seven metal time fuzes, five seconds; six eleven-inch selvagee wads, eight nine-inch selvagee wads, two nine-inch passing-boxes. Very respectfully, your obedient servants. S. A. Mccarty, Lieutenant United States Navy. G. H. Wadleigh, Ensign. John G. Foster, Gunner, United States Navy. Captain J. B. Marchand, Commanding U. S. S. Lackawana. Report of Captain James Alden. U. S. S. Brooklyn, Mobile Bay, Aug. 6, 1864. sir: I have the honor to submit the following report of the part that this ship took in the action of yesterday, with Fort Morgan and the rebel ram and gunboats. In accordance with your instructions and by signal, at fifteen minutes past five we got under way with the Octorara lashed on our port side, and proceeded
y captured from the rebels. Nevertheless, General Foster has given much annoyance to the enemy, andced to abandon the attempt on that place. General Foster's loss was only two killed and four woundegarrison, and was but slightly fortified. General Foster, however, immediately directed all his eneany work reduced by the navy. Accordingly General Foster, with a considerable force and a large sienoxville was also occupied on the first by Colonel Foster, and General Shackleford moved forward to Sam Jones. On the twenty-first September, Colonel Foster had a skirmish with the enemy near Bristolssippi. On the night of the thirteenth, General Foster telegraphed from Fort Monroe that trains osoon as I received General Rosecrans's and General Foster's telegrams, of the twelfth and thirteenthnth, the following telegrams were sent to Generals Foster, Burnside, and Hurlbut: Headquarterhere. H. W. Halleck, General-in-Chief. Major-General Foster, Fort Monroe. Headquarters of the army
thus afforded to inclose to you twenty (20) copies of each of these documents, and rely upon your generosity and desire for peace to give publicity to the same among your officers and men. I have the honor to be General, very respectfully, J. G. Foster, Major-General Commanding. headquarters Department of the Ohio, January 17, 1864. Lieutenant-General Longstreet, Commanding Confederate Forces East-Tennessee: General: I have the honor to acknowledge the reception of your letter of the el I also inclose the copy of an order which I have found it necessary to issue in regard to the wearing of the United States uniforms by confederate soldiers. I have the honor to be, General, very respectfully, your most obedient servant, J. G. Foster, Major-General Commanding. headquarters Department of the Ohio, Knoxville, Tenn., January 8, 1864. General orders, No. 7. Our outposts and pickets posted in isolated places having in many instances been surprised and captured by the en
d, shall be subject to the direction of Major-General Gillmore, until further orders. Fifth. That General Gillmore is authorized, under the foregoing regulations, to procure recruits from Key West, or in the States of Georgia, Florida, and Alabama, not, however, so as to interfere with the engineer service at Key West. Sixth. All the colored troops now in the department of the South, or that may be recruited therein, or that shall be sent forward, may be organized in such brigades, divisions, and corps as General Gillmore may deem most advantageous to the service, he making report to Major Foster, Chief of Bureau in the War Department for organizing colored troops. Seventh. The colored troops to be called United States troops, and be numbered by regiments, in consecutive order, as organized. By order of the Secretary of War. E. D. Townsend, Assistant Adjutant-General. By command of Major-General Q. A. Gillmore. Ed. W. Smith, W. W. Burger, Assistant Adjutant-Generals.
ral Shackleford received orders to halt his command and hold the place. He did so, and sent reconnoissances on the different roads. He ascertained that a large party of rebel cavalry had taken the Morristown road. Colonel Garrard's brigade, of Foster's division, was ordered to make a reconnoissance in that road. He came up with a rebel brigade of cavalry, under Jones, at Morristown, the same command who defeated him at Rogersville. He found the enemy occupying fortifications built by our menarrowly escaped capture at Cleveland, where three railroad trains fell into our hands. The rebel cavalry returned into Knoxville, arriving on Saturday previous to the famous Sunday assault at Fort Sanders. On the seventeenth of November, Colonel Foster reports that communication was cut off between the army at Knoxville and that portion under General Wilcox, stationed at and near Bull's Gap. On the eighteenth, his division, with General Wilcox's whole command, crossed the Holston River, an