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heard of the sharp-shooters. The daring displayed by both officers and men deserves especial consideration. But one of my men was hurt, Corporal Moneypenny, shot through the leg. The skirmishing in which my command took part on the days succeeding this was of an uneventful character, and I forego the details. Wm. W. Berry, Lieut.-Col. Commanding L. L., Fifth Kentucky Vol. Infantry. Report of Colonel Enyart. headquarters First Kentucky volunteers, camp near Murfreesboro, Tenn., January 8. General: I have the honor to make the following report of the operations of the first regiment Kentucky volunteer infantry, during the late engagement: Pursuant to orders we left our camp near Nashville on the morning of the twenty-sixth ultimo, and proceeded toward Murfreesboro on the direct route. Arriving within one mile of La Vergne about four o'clock that evening, a considerable force of the enemy were discovered on the left of the road, and the First brigade, Second division,
Doc. 92.-General Carter's expedition. General Wright's report. headquarters, Cincinnati, January 8. Major-General Halleck, General-in-Chief: I have just received a despatch from Major-General George G. Granger that the cavalry force about one thousand strong which he sent to East-Tennessee on the twenty-first ultimo, by my order, under Brigadier-General H. Carter, to destroy the East-Tennessee Railroad, bridges, etc., has been heard from. General Granger has just received a despatch from Gen. Carter at Manchester, Kentucky, stating that on the thirtieth ultimo, he entirely destroyed the Union and Watauga bridges, with ten miles of railroad. Five hundred and fifty rebels were killed, wounded and taken prisoners; seven hundred stand of arms, a large amount of salt and other rebel stores, also, a locomotive and several cars, were captured and destroyed. A brisk skirmish took place at the Watauga bridge and another at Jonesville. We lost but ten men. This expediti
to defend the Constitution and support the Government of the United States and this State, not only with words, but by the sacrifice of their lives, as they have so abundantly proved by their conduct on the now still more memorable day, the eighth of January. Very respectfully, your obedient servant, C. B. Holland, Brig.-Gen. Commanding Fourth District, E. M.M. To Col. Wm. D. Wood, Acting Adjutant-General, Mo. New-York times account. Springfield, Mo., Monday, January 12, 1863. On Thursday, the eighth of January, the anniversary of the battle of New-Orleans, a body of rebels under Marmaduke, attacked the city of Springfield, Mo. A battle was fought in the southern suburbs of the town, and the enemy was promptly and effectually repulsed. So much the telegraph informed the readers of the Times, several days ago. If steam will do its work as well as lightning, they shall now have a detailed and authentic account of the fight. General Marmaduke, the commander of the re
al account. United States ship St. Lawrence, Key West, February 17, 1863. Sir: Having seen in several papers an account of the loss, and also the armament of the United States steamship Hatteras, I wish to state these facts. On the eighth of January we received orders in New-Orleans to take a draft of men, who had belonged to the Westfield, to the Brooklyn, the flag-ship at Galveston, and commence operations at that place. We arrived on the tenth, and on that afternoon commenced bombaer of darkness, would be crowned with success, and consequently put an end to or delay for an indefinite time this part of their campaign. The pros and cons of this matter were fully discussed, and pronounced feasible. Accordingly, on the eighth of January we shaped our course for Galveston, and at midday of the eleventh the lookout reported six men-of-war at anchor off the bar. In accordance with our prearranged plans, (for night attacks,) we hauled in shore, taking the bearings of the fleet