therland, A. A. General, was of great service to me until sent on a reconnoissance towards Columbus, from which he found it impossible to rejoin the command, and conducted his small command safely to Decatur, capturing prisoners nearly double in number to his detachment.
To Captain Baker, A. A. I. G., Captain Walden, Provost Marshal, and Lieutenants Lusk and Kelly, aides-de-camp, I am under obligations for their zeal, activity, and efficiency in the execution of my orders.
To Quartermaster Sergeant Walker, and Commissary Sergeant Wentworth, I am indebted for invaluable services performed by them for the brigade, in the absence of the officers of those departments of the staff.
I have the honor, very respectfully your obedient servant, John T. Croxton, Brigadier-General U. S. Volunteers.
headquarters First division, C. C. M. D. M., Macon, Ga., May 23, 1865.
Major — I have the honor to recommend the following named officers for promotion as a reward for gallantry and meritor