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abersham, and encamped on the farm of Mrs. Smith, thirteen (13) miles from Lumpkins Station. Baird and Kilpatrick, after some fighting with Wheeler's cavalry, drove the enemy from Waynesboro, and across Briar Creek. Baird, in the mean time, destroyed three (3) miles of railroad, near Thomas Station. The fifth, after a hard day's march over country roads, which required much repairing, the whole corps, with Kilpatrick's cavalry, encamped in the vicinity of Jacksonboro; the advance at Buck Creek Post-Office. During the night, the bridge across Beaver Dam Creek, at Jacksonboro, which had been destroyed, was rebuilt by Colonel Buell; and early on the morning of the sixth, the whole column marched on the river road, and went into camp at and in advance of Hudson's Ferry, making an average march of about twenty (20) miles. December seventh, the column moved in the same order of march. Baird and Kilpatrick, unencumbered by the trains, covered the rear. Morgan's division and t
t 6, my division in the advance with its own and Third division trains, crossing railroad at Lumpkins Station, passing through the town of Habersham to Smith's plantation, marching sixteen miles. December fifth, moved at daylight, camping at Buck Creek P. O., having marched sixteen miles. December sixth, moved at half-past 6 A. M., crossing Buck and Black Creeks, camping after a march of eighteen miles. Road badly obstructed by fallen trees; removed them during the night. December sevenBuck and Black Creeks, camping after a march of eighteen miles. Road badly obstructed by fallen trees; removed them during the night. December seventh, left camp at half-past 6 A. M., and marching fifteen miles, camped at----plantation, twenty-six miles from Savannah. Road badly obstructed by fallen trees, but by heavy details removed them, causing but little delay. The bridge at Ebenezer Creek having been destroyed two miles in our front, Colonel's Buell's command went actively to work to construct a new one. December eighth, the bridge having been completed, left camp at ten A. M., crossing Ebenezer Creek, marched to Little Ebenezer
ckest of the fight while waving the flag as high as he could reach, and cheering on the men. The Fifth Ohio volunteer cavalry, Colonel T. T. Heath, followed the enemy to Brier Creek, on the Augusta road, and completely destroyed the large railroad bridge over that creek. My brigade moved that night to Alexander, and encamped. 5th. Marched twenty-two (22) miles, and encomped at Jacksonboro. 6th. Marched fourteen (14) miles, covering rear of Fourteenth army corps, and encamped at Buck Creek. 7th. Marched at eight A. M., the enemy attacking our rear as we left camp, the Ninth Michigan volunteer cavalry as rear-guard. About five P. M., the enemy, in strong force, made a vigorous attack, and were repulsed by the Ninth Michigan volunteer cavalry and Ninth Ohio volunteer cavalry. The attack was a most persistent one, and was met and returned as persistently by these two regiments. 8th. Moved in rear of General Baird's division of infantry, Ninth Ohio volunteer cavalry as
nfantry,) and were constantly engaged picking up stragglers until the morning of the battle of Winchester; there they supported a battery on the right until after the rout of the enemy, when they pursued them on the road to Martinsburgh, capturing many prisoners, wagons, arms, negroes, etc. The enemy making a stand at that place, it was not entered until the next day. Here I joined my regiment. Captains Dickinson of company A, and Whitehead of company E, were sent to destroy the bridge on Buck Creek, on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, at North-Mountain Depot. They captured many valuable stores, which they sent to Martinsburgh to add to the splendid prize found in that town. On the twenty-eighth of May, I took two squadrons of my regiment to within one mile of Williamsport, (with one piece of artillery from the Baltimore battery,) and had a brisk skirmish with the Yankees, giving them several telling rounds of shell, but was unable to pursue, as they opened their batteries from the