War of the Rebellion: Serial 034 Page 0241 Chapter XXXV. EXPEDITION TO COURTLAND, ALA., ETC.

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a party of Captain [J. H.] Bradshaw's company, and captured 12 men, and, on their way back, one piece of artillery, the only one Marshall brought into Kentucky with him, and returned to this post without the loss of a man killed or wounded.

Colonel Dils, Lieutenant-Colonel Mims, and Major Ferguson are deserving of great credit for the able manner in which they acquitted themselves and managed the expedition.

The Thirty-ninth Kentucky Regiment Mounted Mounted Infantry is a new regiment, but behaved nobly and unflinchingly under fire. The prisoners, under charge of Captain Dwight A. Leffingwell, Fourteenth Regiment Kentucky Infantry, are duly forwarded to general headquarters, and [Captain Leffingwell] will report for instructions.

I have the honor, general, to be, your obedient servant,

GEORGE W. GALLUP.

Major General AMBROSE E. BURNSIDE.

APRIL 15-MAY 8, 1863.-Expeditions (April 15-May 2) to Courtland, Ala., and (May 2-8) Tupelo, Miss.

SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

April 17, 1863.-Actions and skirmishers at Lundly's Lane, Cherokee Station, Great Bear Creek, and Barton Station, Ala.

19, 1863.-Skirmish at Dickson Station, Ala.

22, 1863.-Action at Rock Cut, near Tuscumbia, Ala.

23, 1863., Skirmishes at Dickson Station, Tuscumbia, Florence, and Leighton, Ala.

27, 1863.-Skirmish at Town Creek, Ala.

28, 1863.-Action at Town Creek, Ala.

May 5, 1863.-Action at King's Creek, near Tupelo, Miss.*

REPORTS.

Numbers 1.-Major General Stephen A. Hurlbut, U. S. Army, commanding Sixteenth Army Corps.

Numbers 2.-Major General Richard J. Oglesby, U. S. Army, commanding Left Wing, Sixteenth Army Corps.

Numbers 3.-Brigadier General Grenville M. Dodge, U. S. Army, commanding expedition.

Numbers 4.-Colonel Florence M. Cornyn, Tenth Missouri Cavalry, commanding brigade.

Numbers 5.-Colonel Moses M. Bane, Fiftieth Illinois Infantry, commanding Third Brigade.

Numbers 6.-Intinerary of the Left Wing, Sixteenth Army Corps, April 15-May 1.

Numbers 1. Reports of Major General Stephen A. Hurlbut, U. S. Army, commanding Sixteenth Army Corps.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

April 14, 1863.

GENERAL: I inclose you the copis of dispatches received from Corinth and LaGrange. It would seem as if the enemy had got notice of Rosecrans' intended movement on the Tennessee.

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*For Confederate reports, see Series I, Vol. XXIV, Part I, pp. 689-694.

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