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t division. So soon as these were completed the infantry of the corps were passed over, marched three miles, and encamped for the night on the northern bank of Duck River. During the night of the twentieth the weather became bitterly cold. Wednesday, the twenty-first, operations were suspended, and the corps remained quietly alry to move through the country on either side the corps. Friday, the twenty-third, I rested near Columbia, waiting for the cavalry to complete its passage of Duck River, till midday, when, the cavalry not being yet over, I informed the commanding General I would move the corps a few miles to the front that afternoon, encamp for the night, and wait the following morning for the cavalry to move out, with which, as already stated, I had been instructed to co-operate. While at Duck River we learned that the enemy had thrown several pieces of artillery into the river, being unable to get them across. We also learned that his rear guard was composed of all
ave been ready to meet him at some point south of Duck river, but Hood commenced his advance on the nineteenthverly to Centerville, and occupy the crossings of Duck river near Columbia, Williamsport, Gordon's Ferry, and neral Schofield withdrew to the north bank of the Duck river during the night of the twenty-seventh and took uColumbia, resisting the enemy's attempts to cross Duck river, which he successfully accomplished, repulsing th, pushed out for Columbia, but found, on reaching Duck river, the enemy had succeeded the night before in gettone or two of his batteries, and moved forward to Duck river. The pontoon train coming up to Rutherford's crd's creek, sufficient material for a bridge over Duck river was hastily pushed forward to that point, and theral Wilson was occupied crossing his command over Duck river, but took the advance on the twenty-fourth, suppoPulaski, Tennessee, and three or four guns in the Duck river at Columbia, Tennessee, all captured from the ene
Captain C. G. Penfield, Forty-fourth United States colored infantry, by a company of scouts belonging to Forrest's command, numbering thirty-six men, commanded by Captain Harvey. As soon as captured we were robbed of everything of any value, even to clothing. We were kept under guard for three days with some other prisoners (private soldiers of General Steadman's division, who were captured near Murfreesboroa), until we reached a small town called Lewisburg, some eighteen miles south of Duck river. There the officers were sent under a guard of four men to report, as I supposed, to General Forrest's headquarters. The guards told us that was their destination. They took us along the pike road leading from Lewisburg to Masesville about four miles, and then left the road and turned to the right, for the purpose, as they said, of stopping at a neighboring house for the night. After leaving the road about half a mile, as we were walking along through a wooded ravine the man in advance