War of the Rebellion: Serial 034 Page 0384 KY., MID. AND E. TENN., N. ALA., AND SW. VA. Chapter XXXV.

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List of Federal forces in Kentucky.

At Mount Sterling, Fourteenth Regiment Kentucky Cavalry, 300, and Twenty-fifth Massachusetts Infantry, 400; Lexington, one Massachusetts [regiment] infantry, 600; Paris, one [regiment] Michigan infantry, 400; Big Hill, two regiments cavalry, 400 each. The rest of infantry has left Kentucky by way of Louisville, supposed for Vicksburg.

[Indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF EAST TENNESSEE,

Knoxville, July 16, 1863.

In transmitting this report, it affords me pleasure to commend to the department the gallantry of Captain Everett. The enterprise was very successful. In addition to the horses captured, the detachment was enabled to capture a sufficient number of fine arms to replace the arms previously in possession of the men.

Respectfully,

S. B. BUCKNER,

Major-General, Commanding.

JUNE 14-24, 1863.-Sanders' raid in East Tennessee.

SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

June 14, 1863.-Sanders' command sets out from Mount Vernon, Ky.

17, 1863.-Affair at Wartburg, near Montgomery, Tenn.

19, 1863.-Affair at Lenoir's Station, Tenn.

19-20, 1863.-Skirmishers at Knoxville, Tenn.

20, 1863.-Skirmish at Strawberry Plains, Tenn.

Skirmish at Rogers' Gap, Tenn.

21, 1863.-Skirmish at Powder Springs Gap, Tenn.

22, 1863.-Skirmish at Powell Valley, Tenn.

24. 1863.-Sanders' command arrives at Boston, Ky.

REPORTS.

Numbers 1.-Major General Amborse E. Burnside, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Ohio.

Numbers 2.-Colonel William P. Sanders, Fifth Kentucky Cavalry, commanding expedition.

Numbers 3.-Major General Simon b. Buckner, C. S. Army.

Numbers 4.-Major Victor Von Sheliha, C. S. Army.

Numbers 5.-Lieutenant Colonel Milton A. Haynes, C. S. Artillery.

Numbers 1. Reports of Major General Amborse E. Burnside, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Ohio.*

CINCINNATI, OHIO, June 25, 1863-12 m.

Colonel Sanders, in returning from East Tennessee, found the gap through which he intended to pass so well fortified that he was obliged

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*See General Burnside's general report, p. 13.

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