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rd brigade, (Colonel Selfridge's,) First division, were ordered to destroy several miles of the Gordon Railroad, which was successfully accomplished. Reached camp at five P. M. 24th. Broke camp at seven A. M., crossed Town Creek, and encamped for the night near Gum Creek, having marched twelve miles. 25th. Moved at nine A. M., passed through the town of Hebron, halted while nine bridges were repaired over the swamps at this point, which had been destroyed by a citizen by the name of Tucker. The bridges having been repaired, took up line of march about eight P. M. Crossed the swamps and bivouacked for the night, having marched about eight miles. 26th. Moved at seven A. M., reached Sandersville at noon, halted one hour for dinner. Marched to Tennille, some three miles distant, at Station No. 13, on the Georgia Central Railroad, destroying several miles of road toward Davisboro. Encamped for the night in close proximity to the railroad. 27th. At seven A. M. recommenced
med vessels: Steamer Virginia, flag-ship, ten guns; steamer Patrick Henry, twelve guns, Commander John R. Tucker; steamer-Jamestown, Lieutenant Commanding J. N. Barney, two guns; and gunboats Teazer, d by the rest of the squadron. Just after the Cumberland sunk, that gallant officer, Commander John R. Tucker, was seen standing down James River under full steam, accompanied by the Jamestown and my approbation of the bearing of those serving in the other vessels of the squadron. Commodore John R. Tucker, of the Patrick Henry, and Lieutenants Commanding J. N. Barney, of the Jamestown, and Wficers, on the eighth, I am fully satisfied that that order would have been carried out. Commander Tucker speaks highly of all under him, and desires particularly to notice that Lieutenant-Colonel men as volunteers for the occasion, one of whom, George E. Webb, of the Greenville Guards, Commander Tucker regrets to say, was killed. Lieutenant Commanding Barney reports every officer and man o
y staff, exhibited that self-possession under fire, and disposition to be under fire, so characteristic of his name, his relations in the old army of the United States, and our own. I call attention to gallant conduct of Captain King and Lieutenant Tucker, my Aides-de-camp; Major Goggin, Inspecting Officer; Major Mc-Laws, Quartermaster, and Major Edwards, Chief Commissary, who were actively engaged in carrying out my orders, and giving me information as to the movements of our own and the ents Canon and Torbough, company B; Captain Dews, Lieutenants Easly and Darlington, (the latter commanding the infirmary corps,) of company C; Captain Bailey, Lieutenants Hale and Belcher, company H; Captain Gilliam, Lieutenants Wilson, Heslip, and Tucker, company K; Captain Tompkins, (killed,) Lieutenants Ingraham and Kelly, company G; Lieutenant George, commanding company I, aided by Lieutenant Stephenson and Lilly, (the latter killed,) all displayed conspicuous gallantry. I desire to notice,