War of the Rebellion: Serial 024 Page 0798 WEST TENN. AND NORTHERN MISS. Chapter XXIX.

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him. We have fought two general engagements and have had innumerable skirmishes.

On January 11 last, with a force of 200 men, we fought the Third Michigan Cavalry [numbering 600 men, armed with Colt's repeating rifles], from 12 m. to 5 p.m., at Lowry's Ferry, in Haywood County, across Hatchie River. Our loss was 1 man severely and 1 slightly wounded. The enemy admitted a loss of 13 killed and 20 wounded. The enemy retired from and we held the battle-field.*

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Very respectfully, your obedient servant,


Colonel, Commanding First Tennessee Partisan Rangers.

JANUARY 16, 1863.-Expedition from Fort Henry to Waverly, Tenn.

Report of Brigadier General Alexander Asboth, U. S. Army, commanding District of Columbus.

JANUARY 17, 1863.

GENERAL: Six 8-inch howitzers are mounted at Fort Halleck, Columbus. They will be brought to the river at daybreak to-morrow and shipped with the ammunition as soon as possible.

During the snow-storm yesterday Colonel Lowe, commanding Fort Henry, sent out an expedition to Waverly, which captured 1 major, 2 captains, 1 quartermaster, 1 sergeant, and 7 privates belonging to different regiments of the Confederate Army, together with horses, arms, &c.


Brigadier-General, Commanding District.

Major General U. S. GRANT,

Commanding Department of the Tennessee, Memphis, Tenn.


Abbott's [Charles H.] Infantry. See Iowa Troops, 30th Regiment.

Adams' [F. W.] Infantry. See Mississippi Troops, 38th Regiment.

Adams' [Wirt] Cavalry. See Mississippi Troops.

Alexander's [Jesse I.] Infantry. See Indiana Troops, 59th Regiment.

Anderson's [Christopher H.] Cavalry. See Illinois Troops, 10th Regiment.

Appeal Artillery. See Arkansas Troops.

Archer's [James W.] Infantry. See Indiana Troops, 48th Regiment.

Armstrong's [Robert] Artillery. See Missouri Troops, Union, 1st Regiment, Battery H.

Ashford's [A. E.] Infantry. See Alabama Troops, 35th Regiment.

Ault's [J. R.] Infantry. See Missouri Troops, Union, 18th Regiment.

Babcock's [Andrew J.] Infantry. See Illinois Troops, 7th Regiment.

Baker's [James] Infantry. See Iowa Troops, 2nd Regiment.


*Portion here omitted relates to skirmish near Covington, March 9, and will be found printed in Series I, Vol. XXIV, Part I, p.425.

+References are to index following.