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went into camp for the night. In accordance with Special Field Orders, No. 94, from Headquarters Military Division Mississippi, the command moved forward on the following day, and encamped at La Fayette. On the eighteenth, the army of the Ten the direct road passing through Ringgold. Pursuant to Special Field Orders, No. 99, Headquarters Military Division Mississippi, the army moved on the old Alabama road, and took up a position on Little River, throwing a strong advance-guard acros0409439 Report of Brigadier-General Kilpatrick. headquarters Third division cavalry corps, military division Mississippi, near Savannah, Georgia, December, 1864. To Captain L. M. Dayton, Aid-de-Camp to Major-General Sherman: Captain: I cupation of Savannah: On the thirtieth of October, in obedience to instructions from Headquarters Military Division Mississippi, I concentrated my division at Marietta, and commenced at once to fit out a cavalry command for a long and rapid march
the city of Atlanta same day, and went into camp in the enemy's outer line of works, with right resting near Marietta Railroad. The fifth of September, received orders to report to Colonel Beckworth, Commissary Subsistence, Military Division Mississippi, for duty as supply-guard, where we remained until the morning of the fifteenth November, 1864, when, with the First brigade, Second division, Twentieth army corps, we started on the campaign just ended. Nothing transpired of note during thnt, from the occupation of Atlanta to December twenty-first. The day after its entry into Atlanta, September fourth, it was temporarily detached from the brigade and ordered to report to Colonel Beckwith, Chief Commissary, military division Mississippi. By him it was assigned to guard and fatigue duty in the quartermaster and commissary departments, under command of Colonel Crane, One Hundred and Seventh New-York volunteers, commanding provisional brigade. One company, B, was detailed for d
tion he obtained confirmed the previous reports, and it was clear that the whole Federal army, under Major-General Burnside, was moving toward Fredericksburgh. On the morning of the nineteenth, therefore, the remainder of Longstreet's corps was put in motion for that point. The advance of General Sumner reached Falmouth on the afternoon of the seventeenth, and Attempted to cross the Rappahannock, but was driven back by Colonel Ball, with the Fifteenth Virginia cavalry, four companies of Mississippi infantry, and Lewis's light battery. On the twenty-first it became apparent that General Burnside was concentrating his whole army on the north side of the Rappahannock. On the same day, General Sumner summoned the corporate authorities of Fredericksburgh to surrender the place by five P. M., and threatened, in case of refusal, to bombard the city at nine o'clock, next morning. The weather had been tempestuous for two days, and a storm was raging at the time of the summons. It was i
ant Benning, First Georgia regulars, of Anderson's brigade, reporting his presence, with a company of that regiment which had become separated therefrom, was ordered to take post on the left of the Tenth Louisiana. Parts of North Carolina and Mississippi regiments were formed on the ground and on Benning's left, the Tenth Georgia and company K, of the Fifty-third Georgia, being on the left. There were parts of numbers of other regiments on the slopes and in the ravines to await orders, who weRiver twelve miles, to----cross-roads. Remained in the neighborhood or picketed until the ninth instant; then fell back to the church on the Darbytown road, six miles east of Richmond, remaining there on picket until regularly relieved by----Mississippi brigade. Joined our brigade July twelfth, 1862, by your order. Wm. M. Jones, Major, commanding Ninth Georgia Regiment. Report of Lieutenant-Colonel Holmes. headquarters Second regiment Georgia volunteers, July 23, 1862. Brigadier-Ge
tember, until the night of the seventeenth. They were also under arms or marching nearly the whole of the nights of Monday and Tuesday, arriving at Sharpsburg at daylight on Wednesday morning, the seventeenth of September. As a consequence, many had become exhausted and fallen out on the wayside, and all were worn and jaded. About nine o'clock we were ordered forward to the relief of General Jackson's forces, then engaged on the left, in the wood in rear of the church. The Georgia and Mississippi brigades were formed in a ploughed field to the right and rear of the wood, my brigade in their rear in the same field. The enemy was discovered in the wood advancing toward its right face, where some of our guns had been abandoned before our arrival. Perceiving this, Major-General McLaws directed me to occupy that part of the wood in advance of them, while our lines were being formed. For this purpose I ordered forward, at double-quick, Colonel Kennedy's Second South Carolina regiment
ver. These positions covered every line of communication to the Red River country and the upper Mississippi. The first object was to reduce the works at Port Hudson. This could be done by an attid him in his attack on that place, without exposing New Orleans, or any other post on the lower Mississippi, to capture by the enemy. On the night of the twenty-seventh, the army rested within rinorthern and southern states occupied by our forces, and an outlet for the products of the upper Mississippi valley to the markets of the world. The two armies that had fought each other with suchmunicate with the Admiral and the general officers commanding the fleet, and forces of the Upper Mississippi, upon the subject of the campaign against Shreveport. I immediately complied with thesethern papers stated that Sherman's force, which had just returned from its expedition through Mississippi, would also be sent for a time to this side of the river, and that Sherman, Banks, and Steele