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December 21. The enemy evacuated Savannah, the army occupied the city, and the operations of the cavalry closed. In carrying out the orders of the Commander-in-Chief in making the diversions indicated, some mistakes may have been made. Yet I believe that the principal operations and diversions required of the cavalry have been, throughout tile march, successfully accomplished. Certainly it is a fact, that not once has the enemy;s cavalry been able to reach the train or flank of one of our many infantry columns. We have three times crossed, from left to right and right to left, in front of our army, and have marched upward of five hundred and forty miles since the fourteenth of November. Have destroyed fourteen thousand and seven bales of cotton, two hundred and seventy-one cotton-gins, and much other valuable property. Have captured two (2) three-inch rifled guns, and have them now in use. Captured and destroyed eight hundred and sixty-five stands of small arms; have taken