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Doc. 140.-expedition to Huntsville, Ala. Winchester, Tenn., July 23. On the twenty-third, Major-General Stanley,
manding the cavalry, returned from his expedition to Huntsville, Alabama.
The object of the raid was to collect as many negr rduous march the column on the evening following entered Huntsville, leaving General.Turchin's division to guard the train a ing the advance, proclaimed to the citizens, on entering Huntsville, that the command had no provisions, and that to all tho oty, turned into Uncle Sam.
Colonel Galbraith reached Huntsville by way of Athens, with two hundred horses and mules, and hundred negroes.
There are numerous Union families at Huntsville, who were overjoyed at the coming of our troops, and who ere found in abundance through the country contiguous to Huntsville, and on this most acceptable species of food the men fai e few days and the thirteenth, the General's quarters at Huntsville fairly swarmed with applicants for protection, and citiz
Doc. 140.-expedition to Huntsville, Ala. Winchester, Tenn., July 23. On the twenty-third, Major-General Stanley, commanding the cavalry, returned from his expedition to Huntsville, Alabama. The object of the raid was to collect as many negroes as possible for service in the colored command, and all the horses and mules yet in the country, for the use of the army. The expedition, consisting of the cavalry divisions of Generals Mitchell and Turchin, started from Salem on the thirte
ble outrages in the way of foraging having been practised by soldiers on former expeditions, the General issued the following order before leaving camp:
Headquarters Chief of cavalry, Department of the Cumberland, Burk's house, five miles from Winchester, July 9, 1863.
General orders, No. 63.
Hereafter no soldier will be allowed to enter the house of any citizen in the country through which the command passes.
Any soldier violating this order will be arrested at once and summarily dealt