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,
R. V. RICHARDSON,
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.
ALTERNATE DESIGNATIONS OF ORGANIZATIONS MENTIONED IN THIS VOLUME.+
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.