passing through Kingston; overtook the enemy near Cassville intrenched; took up position, and built breastworks.
May 20, 21, 22, remained in our works, the enemy in the mean time retreating southward; while remaining in our works near Cassville replenished our stores of rations, reduced baggage, and prepared to follow the enemy across the Etowah River to his stronghold at Atlanta.
May 23, took up line of march southward, crossed the Etowah River. May 24, still going southward in pursuit.
May 25, still in pursuit.
May 26, deployed regiment as skirmishers; encountered the enemy's skirmishers.
Casualties, 1 man wounded, since dead (see schedule, marked A). May 27, were relieved as skirmishers and immediately ordered to move to the left to form part of a column of attack on the enemy's works.
We moved about five miles to the left to a place known as Pickett's Mill; were formed in a column of attack — the Eightyninth forming part of the first or front line, the Fifteenth Wisconsin an