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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 9. (ed. Frank Moore) 18 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 11. (ed. Frank Moore) 14 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 14 0 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 3: The Decisive Battles. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 12 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 3. 8 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 8 0 Browse Search
Joseph T. Derry , A. M. , Author of School History of the United States; Story of the Confederate War, etc., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 6, Georgia (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 8 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 7 7 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 4 0 Browse Search
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left Atlanta on the sixteenth, in company with the Fourteenth corps, Brevet Major-General Jeff. C. Davis, by Lithonia, Covington, and Shady Dale, directly on Milledgeville. All the troops were provided with good wagon trains, loaded with ammunitioh the necessary guards. The Fourteenth corps left Atlanta on the morning of November sixteenth, and moved via Decatur, Covington, and Shady Dale to Milledgeville, arriving at the latter place November twenty-third. The Georgia Railroad was destroyith a view to rapid marching. On the morning of the sixteenth, the head of the column marched on the road leading to Covington, through Decatur, and made an average march of fifteen (15) miles. On the seventeenth, moving in the same order of marxcellent bridges across the river, and early on the morning of the eighteenth the advance was resumed. Passing through Covington, the whole command went into camp during the afternoon, on the Uleofanhatchie River. The bridges were repaired acros
catur, to Lithonia, twenty miles. On the twenty-first, I marched to Yellow River, destroying five miles of the Georgia Railroad. The march was continued through Covington to Harris's plantation, where we turned southward toward Shady Dale, and on to Milledgeville, where we arrived on the twenty-third. On the twenty-fourth, we c for the night at Lithonia. On the following morning we resumed our march, and at twelve o'clock M. of the eighteenth I camped my command four (4) miles east of Covington, and forty-four miles east of Atlanta. After passing Decatur, we found forage in great abundance, a sufficient quantity of which was gathered by my foraging pad through Decatur and marched as far as Shaphinger Creek. From the seventeenth the march was continued through Lithonia, Conyers, crossing Yellow River, through Covington, over the Ulcofahauchee, through Shady Dale, and reaching the city of Milledgeville. On the morning of the twenty-fifth, crossed the Oconee and destroyed the br
Twentieth army corps, and under his command was engaged in a foraging expedition of four days, into the country south-east of Atlanta. On the sixteenth, the regiment marched in front of the brigade, and in centre of the train of seven hundred wagons, and covering that part of the train adjacent. The regiment with brigade went into camp near Flat Rock, at eight P. M., having marched eighteen miles. On the seventeenth, regiment with brigade moved out some four miles in the direction of Covington, and was engaged during the day in guarding the train and filling wagons with forage. In the evening, returned and camped for the night in the position occupied the night previous. On the eighteenth, the regiment with brigade moved out southward across Flat Rock Creek, in the direction of Jamesboro, some five miles. Here the regiment was divided, detachments being sent in different directions to guard and load wagons. In the evening, returned to camp occupied the night previous. On
provost-guard. The regiment was continued upon this duty during the occupation of the city by our forces. During this period no foraging-parties were sent out, but a small detail accompanied two general foraging expeditions, and brought in each time a wagonload of corn-fodder. November sixteenth, the regiment broke camp and started upon the march with the other regiments of the provost-guard, in the rear of the Fourteenth corps. It moved on the line of the Augusta Railroad as far as Covington, thence south through Eatonton to Milledgeville, reaching the latter place November twenty-third. At this point the regiment joined the brigade, and has since remained with it. Daily foraging expeditions were sent out, from November eighteenth to December tenth, inclusive. During the march the regiment was supplied almost entirely from the country. The following is as accurate a statement as I am able to give of the supplies so obtained: Three hundred and thirty (330) bushels pota