25th. On the march at seven A. M., until noon, then halted. At nightfall crossed swamp and Big Buffalo Creek, and encamped. 26th. On the march. Advance-guard of the division passed through Sandersville, Georgia, and encamped at night near the railroad. 27th. Command was engaged in destroying railroad. Encamped at eleven P. M., near Davisboro, Georgia. Rear-guard of division. 28th. On the march; guard on corps headquarter train. Encamped at night at Spears's Turn-out. 29th. On the march at daylight, destroying railroad. 30th. Still destroying railroad, also railroad bridge; then crossed the river and encamped at eleven P. M. December 1.--On the march. 2d. On the march all day. Encamped at four o'clock P. M., near Buckhead Creek. 3d. On the march; train-guard; swampy country. 4th, 5th, 6th. On the march; making slow progress on account of swamps and poor roads. 7th. On the march at eight o'clock A. M. En, camped at half-past 8 P. M., near Springfield, Georgia. 8th. Passed Springfield, Georgia, and encamped at half-past 3 o'clock P. M. 9th. Arms and accoutrements inspected; then on the march, and encamped at dark. 10th. Left camp at daylight; rear-guard on wagon-train. Marched till dark, and encamped about five and a half miles from Savannah, Georgia. 11th. Took position on river. 12th to 20th. Still lying near the river doing picket-duty, and giving details for foraging expeditions; also engaged in erecting fortifications. Casualties were none. 21st. Left our positions, and entered Savannah, Georgia, at eight o'clock A. M.
Captain Clark's Report.
Report of Animals captured and Forage taken up and consumed under direction of Frederick L. Clark, Captain and Assistant Quartermaster, during the campaign against Savannah, Georgia.
I certify that the above is a correct report of animals captured and forage taken up and consumed under my direction, during the campaign against Savannah, Georgia.
|Date.||By whom Captured.||Horses.||Mules.||Corn, pounds.||Fodder, pounds.||Rice, pounds.|
|Nov. and Q. M. Department and Dec. Ordnance Supply Train.||20||40||95,000||175,000||15,000|
Frederick L. Clark, Captain and Assistant Quartermaster.