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[113] near Springfield at seven P. M. Distance marched, fifteen miles.

8th. Moved at half-past 6 A. M., encamped for the night near Eden at half-past 3 P. M. Distance marched, fourteen miles.

9th. Marched at seven o'clock A. M., encamped for the night at six P. M. Distance marched, eight miles.

10th. Moved at nine o'clock A. M., via Savannah road, encamped for the night near the five-mile post. Distance marched, ten miles.

11th. Went into position in line about four miles from Savannah, where we remained until

21st. At four o'clock A. M., moved toward Savannah, and entered the city just at daylight. Annexed, I have the honor to forward a list of casualties for the period herein mentioned.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

Thomas M. Walker, Lieut.-Colonel Commanding One Hundred and Eleventh Regiment Pennsylvania Veteran Volunteers. Captain Oliver T. May, A. A. A. Gen., Third Brigade, Second Division, Twentieth Army Corps.

List of casualties in the One Hundred and Eleventh regiment Pennsylvania veteran volunteers, from November sixteenth to November twenty-first, 1864, inclusive:

Thomas Brown, private, company B, wounded in face, slightly.

Brigadier-General Ward's Report.

headquarters Third division, Twentieth army corps, Cheves' house, South-Carolina, January 4, 1865.
Lieutenant-Colonel H. W. Perkins, Assistant Adjutant-General, Twentieth Army Corps:
Colonel: I have the honor to submit the following report of operations of this division, from the occupation of Atlanta, September second, 1864, to the occupation of Savannah, December twenty-first, 1864.

September 2.--A report has already been forwarded of the capture of Atlanta, and of the position of troops in the city, so that it is now unnecessary to repeat.

The troops remained in the same position until September twenty-third, when the First brigade and one regiment (Twenty-sixth Wisconsin) of the Third brigade were moved to the railroad bridge, over the Chattahoochee River, where they remained until the commencement of the campaign just ended. Of the foraging parties sent out from Atlanta and the railroad bridge, I know nothing myself, having been home on leave of absence. Inclosed, I forward the report of Colonel Daniel Dustin, One Hundred and Fifth Illinois volunteer infantry, who commanded the division during my absence; also the reports of Assistant-Quartermaster and Commissary of Subsistence, as to amounts of forage and subsistence taken from the country at that time.

On the fifth day of December, pursuant to an order received from Major-General Slocum, the division moved out of town, on the McDonough road; but was ordered to its old camp the next morning.

One man from the Thirty-third Indiana was killed while on the skirmish-line.

On the sixth, the enemy made a slight demonstration on our lines; fired a few shells; but retired without doing any damage.

On the thirteenth day of November, pursuant to an order from corps headquarters, I ordered Colonel Smith, commanding First brigade, to move his command toward the city, destroying the track of the railroad, until he met a party of the First division working on the road from the town. This was done.

On the fifteenth day of November, I was ordered to march on the Decatur road, at nine o'clock A. M., following the troops and trains of the First and Second divisions. Started about half-past 11 o'clock; moved very rapidly to Decatur; made a dinner-halt of an hour and a half, and started on toward Stone Mountain. Column ahead moved haltingly-we would march half a mile, and then halt for an hour. On the road all night; stopped for breakfast near Stone Mountain, and then pushed by First division, to take my place as second in line. Moved pretty well all day; crossed Yellow River toward night; camped near its banks, at Rocky Ridge Post-Office.

November 17.--Moved at five o'clock A. M., Second division still leading us; passed Sheffield and Somers's Mills; camped four miles from Social Circle; rear of column came in very early in morning.

November 18.--Moved on to Social Circle; detached Third brigade to destroy railroad, (Augusta and Atlanta.) Colonel Ross tore up track to Rutledge, (seven miles;) the First and Second brigades were several times halted, to pile rails on the track, and set them on fire. In this way the road was effectually destroyed for about twelve miles. Camped six miles from Madison, Georgia.

November 19.--Second and Third brigades moved at five o'clock A. M., to destroy railroad. First brigade, with trains, moved at seven A. M., to and through Madison, to a camp four miles east of that place, on the Eatonton road. Second and Third brigades joined First at Madison.

November 20.--Marched in advance to within two miles of Eatonton; went into camp for the night in good season.

November 21.--Raining. Moved at five A. M., through Eatonton, to within ten miles of Milledgeville; camped in pine woods on the Little River.

November 22.--First and Second divisions, with trains, pass to our front. The crossing of the river was very slow, the hill being very bad. By order of General Williams, moved two brigades (First and Third) into town, (Milledgeville,) passing trains, and leaving the train of my division in charge of Second brigade, Colonel Dustin. It came in about three o'clock A. M.

November 23.--All day in Milledgeville, resting.

November 24.--Moved at six A. M. across Oconee River. Halted until three o'clock P. M., allowing

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