War of the Rebellion: Serial 034 Page 0389 Chapter XXXV. SANDERS' RAID IN EAST TENNESSEE.

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his guides, I am chiefly indebted for the main success. His knowledge of the country is through and reliable, and was invaluable. All the officers and men deserve great credit and paries for the cheerfulness with which they submitted to great hardships and fatigue, and their energy and readiness at all times either to fight or march.

I inclose the parole of 461 prisoners.*

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

W. P. SANDERS.

Colonel Fifth Kentucky Cavalry, Commanding Expedition.

Lieutenant Colonel LEWIS RICHMOND, Assistant Adjutant-General.

ADDENDA.

CINCINNATI, June 25, 1863.

Colonel W. P. SANDERS, London, Ky.:

Your dispatch of yesterday duly received.

Please accept my best thanks and hearty congratulations for the brilliant success of your expedition.

A. E. BURNSIDE.

HEADQUARTERS UNITES STATES FORCES,

Camp Sanders, July 2, 1863.

SIR: I have the honor to submit the following list of casualties in the different regiments of this command in recent East Tennessee expedition:

Wounded

Command Enlisted Commissioned Enlisted men

men killed officers

1st Tennessee Mounted .......... 1 ...........

Infantry

1st Kentucky Volunteer 1 ........... ...........

Cavalry (detachment)

2nd Ohio Volunteer ......... ........... 3

Cavalry (detachment)

7th Ohio Volunteer ......... ........... ..........

Cavalry (detachment)

44th Ohio Mounted ......... ........... ...........

Infantry (detachment)

112th Illinois Mounted 1 ........... ...........

Infantry (detachment)

Total 2 1 3

Missing

Command Commissioned Enlisted men Aggregate

officers

1st Tennessee ............. 2 3

Mounted Infantry

1st Kentucky ............ 1 2

Volunteer Cavalry

(detachment)

2nd Ohio Volunteer ............. 5 8

Cavalry

(detachment)

7th Ohio Volunteer ............. 6 6

Cavalry

(detachment)

44th Ohio Mounted 1 1 2

Infantry

(detachment)

112th Illinois ............ 5 6

Mounted Infantry

(detachment)

Total 1 20 27

Command Remarks

1st Tennessee Mounted Captain Aytse wounded

Infantry

1st Kentucky Volunteer James Miller, Company C,

Cavalry (detachment) killed; F. Spratt prisoner

2nd Ohio Volunteer Cavalry 2 wounded slightly, 1 mortally

(detachment)

7th Ohio Volunteer Cavalry

(detachment)

44th Ohio Mounted Infantry Lieutenant Badger taken

(detachment) prisoner; 1 private wounded at

Strawberry Plains

112th Illinois Mounted 1 enlisted men killed and 5

Infantry (detachment) drowned or taken prisoners

Total

I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. K. BYRD,

Colonel First Tennessee Mounted Infantry, Commanding.

[Lieutenant Colonel LEWIS RICHMOND, Assistant Adjutant-General.]

JULY 26.

Since this was written, 7 of the missing have reported.

W. P. SANDERS,

Colonel Fifth Kentucky Cavalry.

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*Omitted.

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