Lieutenants John W. Rice and M. McDonald, serving on my personal staff, rendered me every desirable assistance, carrying orders, regardless of flying balls, to all parts of the field.
The following is a list of the killed and wounded:*
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FLORENCE M. CORNYN,
Colonel Tenth Missouri Cavalry, Commanding Brigade.
JULY 8, 1863. - Scout from Germantown, Tenn.
Report of Colonel La Fayette McCrillis, THIRD Illinois Cavalry.
GERMANTOWN, July 8, 1863-10 p. m.
Scout to-day within 8 miles of Hernando, Met rebel scout of 10 men; killed a lieutenant and 1 man; took 1 man prisoners. No rebel force, but a few scouts this side of Coldwater. No other force heard of on our south front. No loss, on our side. Negroes report [R. V.] Richardson at Hickory with 400 men.
L. F. McCRILLIS,
Colonel, Commanding First Cavalry Brigade.
JULY 10, 1863. -Skirmish at Bolivar, Tenn.
Numbers 1. -Brigadier General Greenville M. Dodge, U. S. Army.
Numbers 2. -Lieutenant Colonel James F. Drish, One hundred and twenty-SECOND Illinois Infantry.
Numbers 1. Report of Brigadier General Greenville M. Dodge, U. S. Army. CORINTH, MISS., July 11, 1863.
GENERAL: The force that went to Bolivar met the rebels and drove them out, killing 2 and wounding several, taking 1 captain and several privates prisoners. The force that went north to Purdy drove the rebels north toward Jackson. Newsom, Biffle, and Forrest are all raising regiments in that country. Richardson is said to be on Hatchie, near Denmark.
G. M. DODGE,
Numbers 2. Report of Lieutenant Colonel James F. Drish, One hundred and twenty-SECOND Illinois Infantry. SAULSBURY, July 10, 1863.
COLONEL: The Eleventh Illinois Cavalry, sent out from here this morning, met the enemy at Bolivar, and engaged them, and drove them
*Nominal list, omitted, reports 4 killed and 8 wounded.