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city of Atlanta; the army of the Tennessee, Major-General Howard commanding, was grouped about East-Point; and the army of the Ohio, Major-General Schofield commanding, held Decatur. Many changes occthree corps, Fifteenth, Sixteenth, and Seventeenth, were placed in position in the vicinity of East-Point. Arrangements were made and the troops quite well supplied with clothing, provisions, and what, that Hood was crossing the Chattahoochee, Brigadier-General Corse moved his two brigades at East-Point to form a junction with the one already at Rome, leaving Atlanta on the twenty-sixth of Septemeld Orders No. 83, from General Sherman, the army of the Tennessee moved, October fourth, from East-Point to Smyrna camp-ground, making a toilsome march of twenty-one miles over a bad road. The Fifhe two infantry columns near Stockbridge. Kilpatrick met the enemy's cavalry skirmishers near East-Point, and drove them before him to the crossing of Flint River. Osterhaus met them not far from Ro
ying the track on the West-Point Railroad, during which considerable skirmishing took place with the rebel cavalry near East-Point. October 26.--At seven A. M., I left Atlanta, in command of a foraging expedition composed as follows: The Third ake up the rails on the Macon and on the West-Point Railroad, and the first day went to a point about one mile west of East-Point, on the West-Point Road, where the track was being destroyed by the enemy, who were driven from their work, after a slid, and the rails taken from their fires. The track on the Macon Road was taken up to a point about two miles south of East-Point. Slight skirmishing occurred each day, but without loss to us. 23d. The brigade marched toward East-Point, to suppEast-Point, to support the Second brigade of this division, which relieved this command in guarding the trains, but did not engage the enemy. 26th. The brigade, with the One Hundred and Ninth Pennsylvania volunteers, Second brigade Second division Twentieth army co
jutant-General, Artillery Brigade, Twentieth Army Corps: Lieutenant: I have the honor to submit the following report of operations of this battery from the occupation of Atlanta, September second, 1864, until the present time. From the occupation of the city until November fifteenth, the battery was parked with other batteries of the corps, in the north-eastern part of the city, with the exception of two weeks immediately succeeding its capture, when we were stationed in the works on East-Point railroad. Battery took part in foraging expedition, under Colonel Robinson, Eighty-second Ohio volunteer infantry, October sixteenth, going as far as Flat Rock Shoals, on South River. In the expedition were probably six hundred wagons, which were all filled with corn and fodder. One section of battery accompanied another expedition, under General Geary, October twenty-sixth, proceeding in direction of Lithonia, on Georgia Railroad. From these and other expeditions from Atlanta, we rece
n of the Mississippi, near King's Bridge, Ga., December 24, 1864. Captain: In compliance with orders, I beg to report: November 14.--My brigade left Marietta, Georgia, at seven A. M. Crossed the Chattahoochee and encamped on railroad near East-Point. 15th. Marched at eight A. M., Ninth Michigan cavalry in advance; drove rebel pickets all day, and encamped four (4) miles west of Jonesboro. The Tenth Ohio volunteer cavalry drove the enemy out of their camp, capturing eight (8) prisonerss action on the battle-field, my officers and men deserve the highest commendation, have my thanks, and promptly received acknowledgment in general orders from brigade and division commanders. Dogged by a persistent and relentless enemy from East-Point to the walls of Savannah, through woods and swamps hitherto considered impracticable, the Fifth Ohio cavalry has done its full share of every work, participated in every engagement, and never faltered. At Macon, it supported the gallant Tent
nce my last official report was furnished, as follows: From that date till October fourth, it remained in camp at East-Point, Ga. At nine A. M., it marched for Ruff's Mills, across the Chattahoochee, continuing the march to a point three and a has division since the twenty-fifth day of September, 1864, at which time two brigades of the division were lying at East-Point, Georgia, with the troops of our corps and department. The Third brigade, Colonel Richard Rowett commanding, garrisoned Ro-sixth of September, ultimo. In pursuance to orders from Major-General Howard, I moved that portion of the division at East-Point to Rome via Atlanta, where we obtained transportation, and arrived in Rome on the twenty-seventh of September, at two Ad to report to me, and the Ninth Illinois mounted infantry, Lieutenant-Colonel L. P. Hughes commanding, which came from East-Point with us together, furnished an excellent mounted brigade for offensive operations and reconnoissances. The lines wer
. On the nineteenth, in company with the brigade, we embarked on a train for East-Point; after reaching which place, we marched about two miles on the West-Point Raiyed similarly taking up the iron also on the Macon road, four (4) miles below East-Point. On Sunday, October twenty-fourth, the regiment was hurriedly ordered out with the brigade, to march toward East-Point to support the Second brigade, Second division, who, being in that vicinity after railroad iron, were reported to have beentrain and were engaged in tearing up rails on East-Point Railroad to and from East-Point. 26th. The regiment, with other troops, went on a foraging expedition to nd assigned in replacing it by iron obtained from the road in the vicinity of East-Point, which duty was continued till all railroad iron was removed from East-Point East-Point to Atlanta. On the twenty-fourth of October, as a portion of one of the various foraging expeditions, the regiment a second time assisted in procuring a large amount