Anderson, company E, missing.
Total.--Two killed, nineteen wounded two missing.
I had no means of ascertaining the injury done the enemy; but it was reported that eight bodies were left on the field.
I took twenty-three prisoners.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant, Eli long, Col. Commanding Second Brigade, Second Division Cavalry. Brigadier-General Whipple, A. A. G., Department of the Cumberland.
headquarters Second brigade, Second division cavalry, Red Hill Valley, twelve miles from Cleveland, Tenn., Feb. 27, 1864. Brigadier-General William D. Whipple, Chief of Staff, Army of the Cumberland, Cleveland, Tenn.:
After I had left the vicinity of General Crufts's division and come about twenty (20) miles therefrom, he being at Catoosa Platform, a sergeant of the Fourth Michigan cavalry brought me word that General Crufts was being attacked by rebel cavalry; but as General Crufts expressed no desire for me to return, I did not go back — it being nea