War of the Rebellion: Serial 024 Page 0466 WEST TENN. AND NORTHERN MISS. Chapter XXIX.

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Numbers 5. - Major General James B. McPherson, U. S. Army of reconnaissance from La Grange, November 8-9, 1862, and of the evacuation of Holly Springs, Miss., January 9-10, 1863.

Numbers 6. - Colonel Albert L. Lee, Seventh Kansas Cavalry of skirmish at Holly Springs, November 13, and expedition from Grand Junction to Ripley, November 19-20.

Numbers 7. - Brigadier General Charles S. Hamilton, U. S. Army, of skirmish at Lumpkin's Mill, Miss., November 29.

Numbers 8. - Colonel Theophilus Lyle Dickey, Fourth Illinois Cavalry of skirmishes about Oxford, December 1-3; skirmish at Spring Dale Bridge, December 3; skirmish at Water Valley, December 4; engagement at Coffeville, December 5, and expedition against the Mobile and Ohio Railroad, December 14-19.

Numbers 9. - Colonel Edward Hatch, Second Iowa Cavalry, of skirmishes at Spring Dale and Prophet Bridges, December 3; skirmish at Water Valley, December 4; engagement at Coffeeville, December 5, and operations against the Van Dorn raid, December 20-25.

Numbers 10. - Major General Earl Van Dorn, C. S. Army, of engagement at Coffeeville, December 5, and capture of Holly Springs, December 20. Numbers 11. - Brigadier General Lloyd Tilgham, C. S. Army, of engagement at Coffeeville December 5.

Numbers 12. - Colonel John M. Loomis, Twenty-sixth Illinois Infantry, of affair near Oxford, December 4.

Numbers 13. - Colonel Robert C. Murphy, Eighth Wisconsin Infantry, of the capture of Holly Springs, December 20.

Numbers 14. - Surg. Horace R. Wirtz, U. S. Army of the capture of Holly Springs, December 20.

Numbers 15. - Colonel James M. True, Sixty-second Illinois Infantry, of the capture of Holly Springs, December 20.

Numbers 16. - Major John J. Mudd, Second Illinois Cavalry, of the capture of Holly Springs, December 20, and operations, December 24-27, including skirmish at Ripley, December 25.

Numbers 17. - Orders in relation to the capture of Holly Springs and dismissing Colonel Murphy from the service of the United States.

Numbers 18. - Colonel Benjamin H. Grierson, Sixth Illinois Cavalry, of operations, December 5-28, including skirmishes at Bolivar, Middleburg, and Ripley, December 24-25.

Numbers 19. - Colonel Jonathan Richmond, One hundred and twenty-sixth Illinois Infantry, of skirmish at Davis' Mill, December 21.

Numbers 20. - Colonel William H. Morgan, Twenty-fifth Indiana Infantry, of skirmish at Davis' Mill, December 21.

Numbers 21. - Colonel William H. Graves, Twelfth Michigan Infantry, of skirmish at Middleburg, December 24.

Numbers 22. - Congratulatory orders upon the defense of Coldwater, Davis' Mill, and Middleburg, December 20, 21, and 24.

Numbers 1.

Reports of Major General U. S. Grant, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Tennessee, of operations November 1, 1862. - January 6, 1863., with instructions from the General-in-Chief.

JACKSON, TENN., November 2, 1862-11 a.m.

I have commenced a movement on Grand Junction with three divisions from Corinth and two from Bolivar. Will leave here to-morrow evening and take command in person. If found practicable, I will go