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million pounds; fodder, six million pounds; besides the forage consumed by the immense herds of cattle that were driven with the different columns. It is very difficult to estimate the amount of damage done the enemy by the operations of the troops under my command. During the campaign one hundred and nineteen miles (119) of railroad were thoroughly and effectually destroyed; scarcely a tie or rail, a bridge or culvert, on the entire line being left in a condition to be of use again. At Rutledge, Madison, Eatonton, Milledgeville,Tennille, and Davisboro, machine-shops, turn-tables, depots, water tanks, and much other valuabe property was destroyed. The quantity of cotton destroyed is estimated by my subordinate commanders at seventeen thousand bales. A very large number of cotton-gins and presses were also destroyed. Negro men, women, and children joined the column at every mile of our march, many of them bringing horses, and mules, which they cheerfully turned over to the offic
d; marched about nineteen miles, and encamped near Rutledge at ten P. M. November nineteenth, started from near Rutledge at nine A. M., passed through Madison at eleven A. M., and encamped at five P. M. a few miles southwenty-one miles south-east, to five miles east of Rutledge, passing through Social Circle and Rutledge, to wie railroad depot destroyed; moved on and halted at Rutledge for dinner, at half-past 11 A. M. We here burnt th, and assisted in destroying the railroad near Rutledge, Georgia, and on the nineteenth, when near Parker's Fert an early hour in the morning. Passing on toward Rutledge, the brigade was halted near that town, and destroith the brigade through Social Circle, nearly into Rutledge, when it stopped and destroyed a portion of the raSocial Circle just after sunrise. Passing through Rutledge, we tore up and burned about a mile of railroad, as to make them useless. The railroad buildings at Rutledge and Social Circle were also destroyed. The next d
fteenth, we broke camp, and joined the First brigade on the Decatur road. Marching fifteen miles, we halted near Stone Mountain, and camped for the night. Sixteenth, marched across Yellow River. Guarding ammunition-train. Halted at half-past 11 P. M., for the night. Seventeenth, commenced the march at ten A. M. Guarding train. Camped at half-past 12 P. M. Eighteenth, marched at nine A. M. Halted at Social Circle, at two P. M., for dinner. Afternoon, resumed the march, passing through Rutledge, and encamped at eleven P. M. Nineteenth, marched at nine A. M. On train-guard. Passed through Madison at two P. M.; taking the Milledgeville road at that place, we camped four miles from the town. Twentieth, marched at nine A. M., camping near Eatonton for the night. Twenty-first, marched at nine A. M. Passed through Eatonton. Camped at one A. M. Twenty-second, four miles from that place. Twenty-second, marched at daylight. Crossed Little River. Reached Milledgeville at sunset. Went
iles. Thursday, November seventeenth, left camp at fifteen minutes past five A. M., marching in a north-easterly direction, the Third brigade in advance, and this regiment as advance-guard. Encamped at five P. M. within three miles of Social Circle, marching this day about twenty (20) miles. Friday, November eighteenth, took up line of march at half-past 5 A. M., halting soon after in the road to allow wagon-train to pass; started again at half-past 7 A. M., halting in the village of Rutledge for dinner. Encamped within a mile of Madison at half-past 6 P. M., having marched about eighteen (18) miles. Saturday, November nineteenth, left camp at five A. M.; marched through Madison at daybreak in a moderate rain, which ceased about seven o'clock. Halted near Buckhead for dinner. At four P. M., encamped for the night. After stacking arms, proceeded to tear up track on the Augusta Railroad; working with the division about two hours and a half. Distance marched this day, about f