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[100] river, with a heavy reserve at the river. Found Colonel Bonham's line rested on it, and took position in supporting distance of his left, followed his skirmishers in line of battle to a fence about seven hundred yards from the enemy's works, remained here until four P. M., joined the brigade and moved to the right about half a mile, went into position on a road perpendicular to the river, about four and one half miles from the city of Savannah, Georgia.

12th. In line of battle before Savannah. Twenty-ninth moved to the left in support of Third brigade, which was to charge a fort in their front, but found a canal that they could not cross; they came back to their works. Twenty-ninth returned to our old position. Nothing of interest occurred during the day.

13th. In line before Savannah. At ten A. M., moved the Twenty-ninth to the rear about three hundred yards; prepared timber for rifle-pits. At four P. M., took the four right companies on to the picket-line, and placed them on duty. At nine, advanced the line one hundred and fifty yards into an open field, and put up pits.

14th. On skirmish line; considerable firing on both sides. Twenty-ninth pickets relieved by Fifth Ohio.

15th, 16th, 17th, 18th. Nothing worthy of note transpired.

19th. Received instructions to take charge of the fortifications in front of First brigade. Commenced work at dark. While laying out a connection between Forts 2 and 3, I received a severe wound in my left foot. I then turned the command of the Twenty-ninth Ohio veteran volunteer infantry over to Captain Jonas Schoonover.

I am, with much respect, your obedient servant,

Myron Wright, Major Twenty-ninth Ohio Veteran Volunteer Infantry.


Captain Schoonover's Report.

headquarters twenty-Ninth regiment Ohio veteran volunteer infantry, Savannah, Georgia, December 28, 1864.
A. H. W. Creigh, First Lieutenant, and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General First Brigade, Second Division, Twentieth Corps:
Lieutenant: In compliance with circular from headquarters First brigade, Second division, Twentieth corps, dated Savannah, Georgia, December twenty-third, 1864, I have the honor most respectfully to make the following report:

I took command of the regiment in front of Savannah, Georgia, December twentieth, 1864. Nothing worthy of note transpired during the day.

At four o'clock A. M. of the twenty-first, the Twenty-ninth, in advance of First brigade, took up a line of march to the city of Savannah, and from there to Fort Jackson, where I reported to Colonel Flynn, Twenty-eighth Pennsylvania volunteers, for duty, and performed garrison duty until December twenty-fourth, when the regiment was ordered to march at half-past 9 A. M. The Twenty-ninth, in rear of Twenty-eighth Pennsylvania volunteers, marched to the city, and through it, to the west side, where we are now encamped.

I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

Jonas Schoonover, Captain Commanding Twenty-ninth Ohio Vet. Vol. Infantry


Lieutenant-Colonel Powell's Report.

headquarters sixty-Sixth regiment Ohio veteran volunteer infantry, Savannah, Georgia, December 26, 1864.
Lieutenant A. H. W. Creigh, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General First Brigade, Second Division, Twentieth Army Corps:
Lieutenant: In compliance with circular from headquarters First brigade, Second division, Twentieth army corps, I have the honor to make the following report of the part taken by this regiment in the campaign ending on the twenty-first instant.

This regiment broke camp on the fourth September, 1864, on the Chattahoochee River, and moved to the city of Atlanta same day, and went into camp in the enemy's outer line of works, with right resting near Marietta Railroad. The fifth of September, received orders to report to Colonel Beckworth, Commissary Subsistence, Military Division Mississippi, for duty as supply-guard, where we remained until the morning of the fifteenth November, 1864, when, with the First brigade, Second division, Twentieth army corps, we started on the campaign just ended.

Nothing transpired of note during the campaign, until the eleventh December, 1864, when we reached the enemy's line of works, three and a half miles north-east of the city. Here we went into line, this regiment on the right of brigade.

Have no casualties to report until night of nineteenth, when I had three (3) men killed and three (3) wounded. We remained in line until the twenty-first, when we entered the city, and are now encamped on Chippewa Square.

casualties.

Privates.--G. Johnson, company A, killed Joseph Powell, B, killed; John Atkinson, D, killed; Corporal E. Kyle, E, wounded; private I. Wood, E, wounded; S. Keltner, I, wounded.

I have the honor to be, Lieutenant, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

Eugene Powell, Lieutenant-Colonel Sixty-sixth Ohio Vet. Vol. Infantry, Commanding Regiment.


Colonel P. H. Jones's Report.

headquarters Second brigade, Second division, Twentieth corps, Savannah, Ga., December 31, 1864.
Captain W. T. Forbes Assistant Adjutant-General Second Division, Twentieth Corps:
Captain: I have the honor to state, that on the eighteenth of September, 1864, I assumed command of this brigade, which was then lying in camp about two hundred (200) yards north of the McDonough road, and south-west of Atlanta nearly three fourths of a mile, where it remained until three o'clock P. M., November fifth, 1864, when orders were received to be in readiness to march at an hour's notice. At foul


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