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Reports of casualties in fifth Kentucky cavalry, from November thirteenth to December seventeenth, 1864.

1John W. Forrester,CaptainKNov. 28Buckhead Creek, Ga.Killed in action.
2Burly Willis,CorporalGDec. 1Near Louisville, Ga., or Millen's GroveKilled in action.
1Pierson Hatler,SergeantDDec. mortally.
2John Daisy,PrivateADec. severely.
3T. B. McAlister,PrivateADec. slightly.
4James Anderson,PrivateADec. slightly.
5Pleasant Garner,PrivateDDec. slightly.
6Nic. Wilson,PrivateIDec. severely.
7William Clements,PrivateKDec. slightly.
8Aaron McClusky,PrivateGDec. slightly.
9Joseph Dooley,PrivateGNov. 28Griswoldville, Ga.Wounded slightly.
10George Branhan,PrivateFNov. slightly.
11John Chesser,PrivateLDec. in action.
12J. C. Smith,PrivateGDec. 7Springfield, Ga.Missing in action.
13Alfred Daniels,PrivateENov. 28Buckhead Creek, Ga.Wounded slightly.
14Philip Hunt,PrivateLDec. 1Near Louisville, Ga., or Millen's GroveWounded severely.

O. G. Baldwin, Colonel Fifth Kentucky Cavalry, Commanding Regiment.
Report of Prisoners captured by Fifth Kentucky cavalry during the recent campaign: of capture.remarks.
Three,Nov. 18, 1864,Near Ocmulgee Riv.The lists made at time of capture having been lost, it is impossible to give the names, etc., of these prisoners.
One,Nov. 22 1864,Near Griswold, Ga.
Two,Dec. 10 1864,Near Savannah, Ga.
Seven,Dec. 13 1864,Sunbury, Ga.
One,Dec. 14 1864,Sunbury, Ga.
Total captured, fourteen.

O. G. Baldwin, Colonel Fifth Kentucky Cavalry, Commanding Regiment. William D. Mitchell, Adjutant.

Colonel Atkins's Report.

headquarters Second brigade, Third cavalry division, military division of the Mississippi, near King's Bridge, Ga., December 24, 1864.
Captain: In compliance with orders, I beg to report:

November 14.--My brigade left Marietta, Georgia, at seven A. M. Crossed the Chattahoochee and encamped on railroad near East-Point.

15th. Marched at eight A. M., Ninth Michigan cavalry in advance; drove rebel pickets all day, and encamped four (4) miles west of Jonesboro. The Tenth Ohio volunteer cavalry drove the enemy out of their camp, capturing eight (8) prisoners. Lieutenant Cockley, Acting Aid-de-Camp on my staff, while examining the roads in our front, attended by an orderly, encountered four (4) rebels, and, armed only with a sabre himself, captured the four and brought them into camp.

16th. Marched at seven A. M. At noon my brigade took the advance, and encountered Wheeler's cavalry at Bear Creek Station. The Tenth Ohio volunteer cavalry, Lieutenant-Colonel Sanderson commanding, made a gallant sabre-charge against the enemy, posted behind rail barricades, dismounted. They drove them in confusion, killing and wounding many with the sabre, and captured twenty prisoners, including three (3) commissioned officers. I saw the charge myself, and take great pleasure in assuring the Commanding General that the Tenth did its whole duty. Our loss was four (4) killed, seven (7) wounded, and four (4) captured. We encamped that night near Bear Creek Station.

18th. Marched eighteen miles, and encamped on the Ocmulgee River.

19th. Marched at twelve P. M., crossed the Ocmulgee on pontoon, and marched thirty miles, to Clinton, Georgia.

20th. Moved from Clinton at twelve M., my brigade in the advance. The Ninety-Second Illinois mounted infantry volunteers, Lieutenant-Colonel Van Buskirk commanding, encountered Crew's brigade about four (4) miles out, behind barricades. A part of the Ninety-second was dismounted, and attacked the enemy on foot, when the enemy charged them on horseback. The charge was received and repulsed, and the enemy charged in turn, when the entire brigade of the enemy cowardly ran off, scattering through the woods. We did not follow them, but pushed on toward Macon. At Walnut Creek, two miles from Macon, we found the enemy again, when the Ninety-second Illinois was deployed on foot, and pushed forward to take possession of the creek. Our artillery opened and the enemy replied, when the Tenth Ohio volunteer cavalry was ordered to charge their battery. They crossed the creek in a most difficult place, and charged in column of fours up the road, and were successful in gaining momentary possession of the enemy's outer works, and several pieces of artillery, which, however, could not be brought off, and the regiment retired. The charge was made under the fire of nine (9) pieces of artillery, and was gallantly and well done. The Ninety-second Illinois mounted infantry volunteers held the creek and road, dismounted. The Fifth Ohio volunteer cavalry was held in readiness to support the Tenth Ohio volunteer cavalry. The Ninth Ohio volunteer cavalry, with portions of the Fifth and Tenth, tore up the railroad track and telegraph wire for about two miles. After nightfall my brigade was withdrawn, the Ninety-second Illinois mounted infantry volunteers covering the rear. In the forenoon of this day, by order of General Kilpatrick, I sent one hundred picked men of the Ninth Michigan volunteer cavalry, under Captain Ladd, of that regiment, to Griswoldville, with orders to burn public buildings, and destroy the railroad.

Starting from Clinton, he found the enemy

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