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Report of foraging expeditions sent out from Atlanta, Georgia, by the Twentieth army corps, army of Cumberland, in October, 1864.

date . 1864Commandant.Quartermasters in Charge.Army Wagons.Ambulances.Two-Horse Wagons.CartsBuggies.Pounds Corn.Pounds Fodder.Commissary Stores in large quantities.
Oct. 13thBrigadier-General Geary, Second division,Captain G. L. Parker, A. Q. M.420    352,80028,200Cattle, sheep, poultry, sweet potatoes, honey, butter, syrup, etc.
Oct. 20thColonel Robinson, Eighty-second Illinois,Captain E. P. Graves, A. Q. M.6713381011551,48830,000do.do.do.
Oct. 24thColonel Dustin,Captain M. Summers, A. Q. M.82551Vehicles of all classes.607,38050,000do.do.do.
Oct. 29thBrigadier-General Geary, Second division,Captain G. L. Parker, A. Q. M.652 16 4420,80030,000do.do.do.
        1,932,468138,200   

The trains of the following commands were supplied with forage obtained on the expeditions:

Fourth army corps, Fourteenth army corps, Fifteenth army corps, Seventeenth army corps, Twentieth army corps, Headquarters Department of Cumberland, Signal corps Department of Cumberland, Ordnance Department of Cumberland, Medical Supply Department of Cumberland, Cavalry division batteries, Michigan Engineers, Post detachments.

The following is the number of animals supplied:

 Horses.Mules.
Animals of Twentieth army corps,16313962
Of other commands,4053564
 
Total,20367526

Report of animals and forage captured by Twentieth army corps, left wing, army of Georgia, and of animals killed and lost on the march from Atlanta to Savannah, from November Fifteenth to December twenty-First, 1864.

COMMANDSOFFICERS.Animals captured.Animals lost and killed.Forage taken from the country on the march.Subsistence for men taken on the march.
Horses.Mules.Horses.Mules.Corn.Corn Fodder.Rice Fodder.
Headquarters and left wing, Twentieth army corps, corp supply, and artillery brigades trains,Capt. J. A. Schoeniger, (Sixty-eighth New-York,) and A. A. Q. M.185217246155150,000210,00095,000Cattle, hogs, sheep, goats, poultry, bacon, molasses, sweet potatoes, meal, flour, lard, butter, honey, etc., etc., in great quantities.
Ambulance corps,Capt. J. F. Rowe, A. A. Q. M.945321747,764 17,694
First division,Capt. G. B. Cadwallader, A. Q. M.2017410103382,602469,119100,000
Second division,Capt. G. L. Parker, A. Q. M.8426732140299,421262,50088,000
Third division,Capt. H. A. Lacy, A. Q. M.11231782109348,197150,000250,000
  41010204025241,227,9841,091,619550,694

Henry M. Whittelsey, Captain, Acting Chief Quartermaster, Twentieth Army Corps. headquarters Twentieth army corps, Office Chief Quartermaster, Savannah, Georgia, December 29, 1864.


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