, under date of Cairo
, March eleventh, addressed the following to Lieutenant-General Grant
or General Halleck
arrived yesterday at Memphis
His command is all safe.
Our total loss in killed, wounded, and missing is one hundred and seventy only.
The general result of his expedition, including Smith
's and the Yazoo River
movements, are about as follows: One hundred and fifty miles of railroad, sixty-seven bridges, seven thousand feet of trestle, twenty locomotives, twenty-eight cars, ten thousand bales of cotton, several steam-mills, and over two — million bushels of corn were destroyed.
The railroad destruction is complete and thorough.
The capture of prisoners exceeds all loss.
Upward of eight thousand contrabands and refugees came in with various columns.
Journal of the March.