War of the Rebellion: Serial 024 Page 0012 WEST TENN, AND NORTHERN MISS. Chapter XXIX.

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orders, were captured by the enemy. I append a list of the prisoners taken from the train and belonging to this command.

I have the honor to be, sir, your most obedient servant,


Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding Fifty-sixth Ohio Regiment.

P. S.-The officers and men of the Fifty-sixth are physically exhausted from their march of 30 miles through the heat and dust, accomplished inside of twenty hours. At different times during Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday heavy cannonading was heard in the direction of Holly Springs. Yesterday the sound was distinctly heard all day with short intervalnc