War of the Rebellion: Serial 050 Page 0011 Chapter XLII. EXPEDITION TO GRENADA,MISS.,ETC.

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ON MISS. CENTRAL AND MISS. AND TENN. RAILROADS, August 20, 1863.

No. Character. Condition. Where left.

2 Engines Good Grenada.

28 do Partially burned Do.

3 do Good Winona.

10 do Need repairs Do.

4 do Good Duck Hill.

6 do Partially burned Above Grenada on

Miss. Central

Railroad.

82 Cars,box and Burned Grenada.

platform

59 do Running order Winona.

10 do do Big Black River

20 do do Duck Hill.

4 do Burned Above Grenada.

5 Passenger Good Do.

86 do Burned Grenada.

2 do Good Do.

11 do do Below Grenada

and Duck Hill

and Winona.

2 Baggage do Grenada.

21 Box and do Do.

platform

2 Had cars do Do.

Summary.-Engines, 53; cars, passenger, 99; baggage,2; box,&c., 196; had,2. Total,299.

E. F. WINSLOW,

Colonel,&c.

AUGUST 12-23, 1863.-Expedition from Memphis, Tenn., to Grenada, Miss.,with Skirmishes at Craven's Plantation, Miss. (14th), and Grenada, Miss. (17th).

REPORTS.

No. 1.-Major General Stephen A. Hurlbut, U. S. Army, commanding Sixteenth Army Corps.

No. 2.-Colonel John K. Mizner, Third Michigan Cavalry, chief of cavalry, Sixteenth Army Corps.

No. 3.-Colonel August Mersy, Ninth Illinois (Mounted) Infantry, commanding post of Corinth.

No. 4.-Lieutenant Colonel Jesse J. Phillips, Ninth Illinois (Mounted) Infantry, commanding expedition.

No. 5.-Major Datus E. Coon, Second Iowa Cavalry.

No. 6.-Lieutenant Colonel Martin R. M. Wallace, Fourth Illinois Cavalry.

No. 1. Reports of Major General Stephen A. Hurlbut, U. S. Army,

commanding Sixteenth Army Corps.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS, MEMPHIS, TENN., August 20, 1863.

SIR: I have honor to transmit copy of report of expedition ordered from these headquarters.

Cavalry force from la Grange on 13th, under command of

Lieutenant-Colonel Phillips, Ninth Illinois Infantry (mounted), reached Grenada 17th, drove Slemons, with 2,000 men and three pieces artillery, from the place, destroyed 57 engines, 400 cars, the depot build-