December 18In obedience to orders, another reconnoissance was made on the enemy's line near Raine's house. This duty was assigned to Colonel A. G. Malloy, commanding brigade of detachments of Fifteenth and Seventeenth army corps. Colonel Malloy, with twelve hundred men of his command, advanced upon the enemy's line at the point indicated. Some sharp skirmishing ensued, but the objects of the reconnoissance were attained. Colonel Malloy's casualties were as follows: killed, one wounded, six; missing, one; making a total of eight (8) enlisted men.
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Doc . 16 . operations in Tennessee .
Doc . 19 . the siege of Suffolk, Virginia .
Doc . 36 . General Rousseau 's expedition.
Doc . 59 . battles of Spottsylvania , Va: battle of Sunday , May 8 , 1864 .
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