The officers and men of the command behaved with much consideration and propriety of conduct during the march, and but few instances of wanton destruction of property or pillage occurred. To the officers and staff, I am under obligations for the faithful and diligent performance of the duties devolving upon them. All of which is respectfully submitted.
P. H. Jones, Colonel One Hundred and Fifty-fourth New-York Volunteers, Commanding Brigade.
Numerical Return of Casualties of the Second Brigade, Second Division, Twentieth Corps, from the fifteenth day of November, 1864, until the twenty-first day of December, 1864: Seventy-third Pennsylvania veteran volunteers, wounded, one enlisted man. One Hundred and Ninth Pennsylvania veteran volunteers, no casualties. One Hundred and Nineteenth New-York volunteers, no casualties. One Hundred and Thirty-fourth New-York volunteers, killed, one commissioned officer, one enlisted man ; wounded, seven enlisted men; missing, eight enlisted men. One Hundred and Fifty-fourth New-York volunteers, killed, one enlisted man; wounded, three enlisted men ; missing, three enlisted men. Thirty-third New-Jersey volunteers, wounded, one enlisted man. Total, killed, one commissioned officer, two enlisted men; wounded, twelve enlisted men; missing, eleven enlisted men. Total casualties, one commissioned officer, twenty-five enlisted men.
Major Warner's Report.
headquarters one hundred and Fifty-Fourth regiment New-York volunteers, Savannah, Ga., December 26, 1864.Colonel: In obedience to the requirements of circular of twenty-third instant, I have the honor to make the following report of the part taken by the One Hundred and Fifty-fourth regiment New-York volunteers, under my command, in the various movements of the army of Georgia from the fifteenth day of November to the twenty-first day of December, 1864, inclusive. November 15th.--Marched at eight A. M. toward Decatur, the regiment leading the brigade. Passed through Decatur, and encamped within three miles of Stone Mountain. 16th. Marched at eight A. M., Second brigade leading the corps. Course easterly, along the line of the Georgia Railroad. 17th. Marched at five A. M. Course same as yesterday. 18th. Marched at five A. M., passed through the village of Social Circle, and encamped within two miles of Madison. 19th. Marched at five A. M.; passed through Madison at daybreak, followed the line of the railroad, a considerable portion of which we tore up and burned, and encamped within two miles of the Oconee River. 20th. Marched at seven A. M. Course down the right bank of the river toward Milledgeville. 21st. Marched at half-past 7 A. M., in a southerly direction, passing about six miles to the left of Eatonton. 22d. Marched at six A. M., the regiment leading the division. Crossed Little River on pontoon-bridge; entered Milledgeville at dark, crossed to left bank of river, and encamped at ten P. M. Entire regiment on picket. 23d. Regiment on picket until near night, and was then relieved by troops of Third brigade. Did not march to-day. 24th. Marched at seven A. M. toward Sandersville. 25th. Marched at half-past 6 A. M.; passed through Hebron; halted near Buffalo Creek, while the bridge was being rebuilt; crossed after dark, and encamped on the left bank. 26th. Marched at six A. M. Regiment guard to brigade train. Reached Sandersville about noon; halted until nearly night, and then marched to the Georgia Central Railroad, which we struck at Tennille Station. Moved easterly along the road about two miles and encamped. 27th. Roused up about one A. M. by a false alarm. Moved the regiment to a new position. At seven A. M., moved out upon the railroad, halting to tear up and burn the track as we advanced. Followed the railroad about five miles, and then marched to Davidsboro, where we encamped at ten P. M. 28th. Brigade detailed to accompany the corps train to Spiers Station, to march at ten A. M., the One Hundred and Fifty-fourth New-York leading. The brigade reached the station at sunset. Regiment on picket. 29th. Marched at seven A. M. toward Station No. 10. Reached here at twelve M., and passed the remainder of the day tearing up and burning the track from one mile west of the station to the Ogeechee River. 30th. Passed nearly the whole day destroying the railroad bridge over the Ogeechee River. At four P. M., marched to join the division, which was encamped near Louisville. Crossed the river here, and encamped at nine P. M. December 1st.--Marched at eight A. M. Regiment guard to headquarters left wing. Course, south-east toward Millen. 2d. Marched at six A. M. Course same as yesterday. Crossed Buck Head Creek and encamped near its eastern bank. 3d. Marched at ten A. M. Regiment guard to division train. Crossed the Augusta Railroad about three miles north of Millen. Just at dark moved on slowly and encamped at half-past 10 P. M. 4th. Marched at ten A. M., in rear of corps and cavalry train. Course toward Springfield. 5th. Marched at seven A. M. Course same as yesterday. 6th. Marched at eight A. M. Same course.
Colonel P. H. Jones, Commanding Second Brigade:
Colonel P. H. Jones, Commanding Second Brigade: