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Lieutenant-Colonel Sill's Report.

headquarters one hundred and Seventh New-York volunteers, near Savannah, Ga., December 24, 1864.
Captain J. R. Lindsay, A. A. A. General, Second Brigade, First Division, Twentieth Army Corps:
Captain: I have the honor to submit the following report, as the part taken by this regiment in this campaign.

On the second of September, 1864, this regiment entered Atlanta as part of a reconnoitring party sent from division headquarters under command of Colonel N. M. Crane. After passing through the city, we took position in the rebel breastworks fronting toward Decatur. Remained in camp until the morning of the fifth of September, when orders were received for this regiment to report to Colonel A. Beckwith, Chief Commissary of Subsistence, in the city, for duty. Remained on duty in the city, guarding subsistence and quartermaster's stores, until ordered to join the brigade on the fifteenth of November, preparatory to this campaign.

Joined the brigade and marched to Stone Mountain, and camped near Sheffield at twelve midnight. On the seventeenth, marched twenty miles, and camped for the night near Social Circle.

On the eighteenth, marched twenty miles. Sent out two companies (D and K) foraging, by direction from brigade headquarters, under command of Captain George W. Reid, with instructions to keep near the road and bring the stores gathered up to the road to be loaded into wagons; but not returning,we afterward learned that Reid's company, comprising twenty-seven enlisted men, and sixteen men belonging to company D, had been captured near Social Circle. The whole number captured, including the Captain, was forty-four men. Camped near Madison on the eighteenth.

On the nineteenth, broke camp at six A. M., and resumed the march, passing through Madison about noon. Camped at four P. M., six miles east of Madison.

November 20th.--Broke camp at nine A. M. Marched eighteen miles. Camped at nine P. M., four miles north of Eatonton. Rained quite hard during the night.

Resumed the march on the twenty-first, at seven A. M. Found the roads very heavy, and in some places almost impassable. Rained very hard during the forenoon. Passed through Eatonton about eleven (11) A. M. Camped for the night about twelve (12) miles from Milledgeville.

November 22d.--Found the air clear and cold, ground frozen. This regiment, with the brigade, moved in advance of the train, and came up to the capital of Georgia about three P. M. This regiment, with the Third Wisconsin volunteers, was ordered to enter the city. We met with no opposition. Marched to the square about the Capitol, and camped. Guards were at once stationed about all public works, arsenal, armory, etc., under direction of Colonel Hawley, Third Wisconsin volunteers, and all government property taken account of. Remained here until the morning of the twenty-fourth November, when the march was resumed. Crossed the Oconee River, camping for the night near Hebron PostOffice, having travelled fifteen miles.

November 25th.--Marched ten miles. Camped six (6) miles from Sandersville.

On the twenty-sixth, moved at six A. M.; had proceeded but about two miles when skirmishing was heard ahead. The enemy was soon driven back and we passed on to Sandersville. Having passed through the village, this regiment was formed in line of battle on the right of the Second Massachusetts volunteers. Advanced but a short distance when the halt was sounded ; returned to the village and resumed the march on another road. Crossed the Macon and Savannah Railroad at Station No. Thirteen. Proceeded down the track about one mile, and destroyed the track for some distance. Went into camp near the station.

Resumed the march on the twenty-seventh instant, at six A. M. Marched fifteen miles, and camped near Davisboro.

November 28th.--Moved out on the railroad at six A..M. Followed the track for two days, destroying both ties and rails.

On the thirtieth, left the railroad, moving up the Ogeechee River on the south side until near Louisville, where we crossed the river and joined our train.

December 1st.--Broke camp at eight A. M. Found the roads very bad, running through an almost impassable swamp. Camped at midnight ten miles from where we started.

December 2d.--Broke camp at six A. M. Camped at eleven P. M., in the woods.

December 3d.--Resumed the march at eight A. M. Reached the Milan and Augusta Railroad about noon. Camped near Milan.

December 4th.--Broke camp at daylight, and marched fifteen miles, and went into camp.

Remained in camp December fifth until six P. M., waiting for the wagon-trains to pass. Moved two miles, and camped.

December 6th.--Resumed the march, guarding the rear of the trains. Made a distance of twelve miles, and camped.

December 7th.--Broke camp at seven A. M. Marched thirteen miles. Roads very bad. Rained during most of the forenoon. Camped at nine P. M.

December 8th.--Resumed the march at seven A. M. Passed through Springfield at nine A. M. Marched nine (9) miles, and camped.

December 9th.--Broke camp at nine A. M., and marched at ten. At two P. M. reached Monteith Swamp, where we found the First brigade skirmishing with the enemy. Halted for dinner. At three (3) P. M., moved to the right of the road, and formed line of battle in a swamp, where the water was knee-deep. This regiment went into position on the left of the Third Wisconsin volunteers, and on the right of the One Hundred and Fiftieth New-York volunteers. Moved forward, and soon our skirmishers were engaged, and uncovered

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