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9th. I took the regiment on a forage expedition, and got lost from the brigade.

10th. I came up with the brigade on the road to Savannah, and went into camp with it.

11th. Moved with the brigade toward the extreme right of the army.

12th. We moved on as usual; nothing transpired, and camped four or five miles from King's Bridge.

13th. I moved in the advance of the brigade, and marched to Midway Church, and encamped.

14th. Remained in camp.

15th. Remained still in camp until six o'clock P. M., and we again marched a few miles and went into camp.

16th. Marched with the brigade to camp, where we now remain. Attached to this you will find a report of casualties. Hoping this report will be satisfactory, I remain,

Very respectfully yours,

R. M. Gilmore, Captain Company E, Second Kentucky.
Report of casualties of Second regiment Kentucky cavalry volunteers, since November fourteenth, 1864: Wounded, six enlisted men; missing, two commissioned officers and twenty-four enlisted men; total, two commissioned officers and thirty enlisted men. Died of disease, one enlisted man.

J. T. Forman, Captain Commanding Regiment. Station: in the field, Georgia. Date: December 18, 1864.
Report of Government property lost and captured since November fourteenth, 1864, of Second regiment, Kentucky cavalry:

Horses: abandoned, one hundred and forty-two; lost in action, thirty-eight; captured and foraged, one hundred and twenty-four. Arms: Spencer rifles and carbines, twenty-six; Sharpe's carbines, three;--fifteen; pistols — Colt's navy, eleven; Colt's army, nine; sabres, sixty-one. Horse-equipments: saddles, fifty; bridles fifty; halters, fifty; blankets, fifty.

J. T. Forman, Captain Second Kentucky Cavalry, Commanding Regiment. Station, in the field, Georgia. Date, December 18, 1864.

Lieutenant-Colonel King's Report.

headquarters Third Kentucky cavalry, near Savannah, Ga., December 16, 1864.
Captain James Beggs, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General First Brigade, Third Cavalry Division :
Captain: I have the honor to submit the following report of the operations of the Third Kentucky cavalry during the march of the division from Marietta to this point:

The regiment broke camp at Marietta November fourteenth, moving to the right of Atlanta, and encamped four (4) miles from that point, on the Macon Railroad. The next day we moved to Anthony's Bridge, on Flint River. On the sixteenth, we passed through Jonesboro, following the railroad. About three (3) miles from Lovejoy's Station the advance encountered the enemy. My command was immediately deployed in line on the left of the road, and moved on the enemy for a short distance, when I received an order from General Kilpatrick to advance rapidly and drive the rebels from the station, the General supposing, from a dense smoke arising in front, that they were destroying their stores. I immediately ordered two (2) battalions forward at a trot, (Major Wolfley with his battalion having been sent in another direction, to destroy a bridge over Flint River,) and a moment afterward ordered a charge. Never did men obey an order with more alacrity or enthusiasm. They rushed upon the rebels with drawn sabres and a shout that scattered them in the wildest disorder. They fled in every direction of escape, leaving in our hands two (2) splendid Rodman guns and a number of prisoners. The rout of the enemy was complete, and they have since acknowledged it to be disgraceful.

Lieutenant Griffin, of the Fifth Kentucky cavalry, and his brave scouts, were with my command in the charge, and rendered gallant and valuable services in routing the enemy and securing the trophies of the chase. After a short halt, we moved forward, passing Bear Creek Station. We left the railroad to our right, and for several days traversed the country in the neighborhood of Griffin, Forsythe, Jackson, Planters' Factory, and Clinton. On the twentieth, we moved toward Macon, (from Clinton.) Late in the evening we participated in a demonstration on Macon, which resulted in driving the enemy and destroying a portion of the Savannah Railroad. After nightfall we moved toward Griswoldville and encamped. The next morning we moved to that point and commenced, with other portions of the command, the destruction of the railroad. Several miles of track were torn up, the ties burned, and the rails bent. The depot, several manufacturing establishments, and a large amount of machinery were also destroyed. During our stay, some skirmishing, in which we were not engaged, occurred. In the evening moved toward Gordon, camping four (4) miles from that place. The next evening we were called out to guard the right of General Woods's infantry line, one brigade of which was then engaged with a heavy force of rebels. We were withdrawn at dark, the enemy having been repulsed and severely punished, when we moved out and encamped near Gordon. Remained in camp at Gordon most of the next day. On the twenty-fourth, we arrived at Milledgeville, and after remaining a few hours to draw rations, crossed the Oconee River and encamped seven (7) miles from the city. In continuing our march, we crossed Ogeechee Shoals, passing through Glosscock County, leaving Sparta to the left and Sandersville to the right. We reached Waynesboro on the evening of the twenty-seventh, built a barricade near the railroad, and occupied it with my regiment. During the night the enemy made several desperate attacks upon our lines, but were each time handsomely repulsed, without loss to us.

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