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DECEMBER 26, 1862.-Capture of guerrilla camp in Powell County, Kentucky.

Report of Major-General Horatio G. Wright, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Ohio.


January 2, 1863-12.15 p.m.

I have just learned from Major-General Granger that Major Stivers, of the Fourteenth Kentucky Cavalry, with 150 men, who were ordered by him upon a scout, to ascertain the whereabouts of a large band of guerrillas in the eastern part of Powell County, Kentucky, on the 26th ultimo, after traveling all night, over obscure and dangerous bridle-paths, came upon their camp as they were preparing to move, dashed upon them, capturing their leader, a noted guerrilla, and 11 men. The rest, though outnumbering Major Stivers' force, were utterly routed, and escaped into the dense brush and mountain gorges. Twenty-five horses and a large amount of clothing, blankets, guns, pistols, &c., that were being transported to Humphrey Marshall's camp, were also captured.



Major-General H. W. HALLECK,


DECEMBER 26, 1862-JANUARY 5, 1863.-The Stone's River or Murfreesborough, Tenn., Campaign.


December 26, 1862.-Skirmish at Franklin, Tenn.

Skirmish at Nolensville, Tenn.

Skirmish at Knob Gap, Tenn.

26-27, 1862.-Skirmish at La Vergne, Tenn.

27, 1862.-Skirmish on the Jefferson Pike, at Stewart's Creek Bridge, Tenn.

Skirmish at Triune, Tenn.

Skirmish at Franklin, Tenn.

Skirmish on the Murfreesborough pike, at Stewart's Creek Bridge, Tenn.

29, 1862.- Skirmish at Lizzard's, between Triune and Murfreesborough, Tenn.

Skirmish at Wilkinson's Cross-Roads,* Tenn.

29-30, 1862.-Skirmishes near Murfreesborough, Tenn.

30, 1862.-Skirmish at Jefferson, Tenn.

Skirmish at La Vergne, Tenn.

Skirmish at Rock Spring, Tenn.

Skirmish at Nolensville, Tenn.

31, 1862.-Skirmish at Overall's Creek, Tenn.

December 31, 1862.-January 3, 1863.-Battle of Stone's River, or Murfreesborough, Tenn.

January 1, 1863.-Skirmishes at Stewart's Creek and La Vergne, Tenn.

3, 1863.-Skirmish at the Insane Asylum, or Cox's Hill, Tenn.#

4, 1863.-Skirmish on the Manchester pike, Tenn.

Skirmish at Murfreesborough, Tenn.


*Called also Wilkerson's Cross-Roads.

#Called also Bloods'.