ned on a scout, I have concluded to let Lieutenant Tompkins, commanding, speak for himself by publi foot.
(The concluding paragraph of Lieutenant Tompkins's official report is omitted as unnecesCompany B, Second Cavalry, commanded by Lieutenant Tompkins, the commanding officer being too unwelhis number of Captain Marr's rifles.
Lieutenant Tompkins says: It will be observed, that he was Company B, Second Cavalry, commanded by Lieutenant Tompkins, (aggregate about seventy-five).
Genermony with what I saw, satisfied me that Lieutenant Tompkins had his company, and not a detachment ty men, and not fifty, as he reports.
Lieutenant Tompkins says: Upon approaching the town the picre there were no resistance or troops.
Lieutenant Tompkins further says: That he charged on a compinal fight, if I may so express myself, Lieutenant Tompkins says, Perceiving I was largely out-numb arrive until some time after sunrise.
Lieutenant Tompkins officially reports that, twenty-five of[4 more...]