hich he has discharged the duties of, his office.
Colonel Smith deserves special mention for a reconnaissance which he made with his cavalry — the First Ohio--in the direction of Blackland.
W. S. Rosecraks, Brigadier-General, U. S. Army. Maj. Gen. John Pope, Commanding Army of the Mississippi.
No. 21.-report of Brig. Gen. James D. Morgan, U. S. Army, commanding first Division, of operations from April 22 to June 6.
Hdqrs. First Division, right wing Army Mississippi, Camp, Big Spring, June 17, 1862.
Captain: In compliance with your circular of June 12, herewith, please find report of the movements and operations of this division of the Army of the Mississippi from its landing at Hamburg to the close of the pursuit of the enemy beyond Booneville.
It is not as full or as satisfactory as I would wish for the want of sufficient data, in consequence of the absence of generals Paine and Palmer, the former in command of the division most of the time and the latter in comm