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Doc. 144.-Colonel Grierson's expedition From La Grange, Tenn., to Baton Rouge, La. headquarters First cavalry brigade, Baton Rouge, La., May 5, 1863. CoBaton Rouge, La., May 5, 1863. Colonel: In accordance with instructions from Major-General S. A. Hurlbut, received through Brigadier-General W. S. Smith, at La Grange, Tenn., I left that place at day
or men and horses, and then return to La Grange through Alabama, or make for Baton Rouge, as I might hereafter deem best.
Major Starr in the mean time rejoined us, .
Hearing nothing more of our forces at Grand Gulf, I concluded to make for Baton Rouge, to recruit my command, after which I could return to La Grange through Sout tores, books, papers, and public documents, I immediately took the road from Baton Rouge.
Arriving at the Commite River, we utterly surprised Stuart's cavalry, who d to feed within four miles of the town.
Major-General Augur, in command at Baton Rouge, having now, for the first, heard of our approach, sent two companies of cav