War of the Rebellion: Serial 051 Page 0663 Chapter XIII. WHEELER AND RODDEY'S RAID.

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SEPTEMBER 30-OCTOBER 17, 1863.-Wheeler and Roddey's Raid on Rosecrans' Communications.


September 30, 1863.-Skirmish at Cotton Port Ford, Tennessee River, Tenn.

October 1, 1863.-Skirmish at Mountain Gap, near Smith's Cross-Roads, Tenn.

2, 1863.-Skirmish at Pitt's Cross-Roads, Sequatchie Valley, Tenn.

Skirmish at Anderson's Cross-Roads, Tenn.

Skirmish on the Valley road, near Jasper, Tenn.

Skirmish near Dunlap, Tenn.

3, 1863.-Affair at McMinnville, Tenn.

Skirmish at Hill's Gap, near Beersheba, Tenn.

4, 1863.-Skirmishes near McMinnville, Tenn.

5, 1863.-Skirmish near Readyville, Tenn.

Skirmish at Stone's River Railroad Bridge, near Murfreesborough, Tenn.

6, 1863.-Affair at Christiana, Tenn.

Skirmish at Readyville, Tenn.

Skirmish at Garrison's Creek, near Fosterville, Tenn.

Skirmish at Wartrace, Tenn.

7, 1863.-Action at Farmington, Tenn.

Skirmish at Sims' farm, near Shelbyville, Tenn.

9, 1863.-Affair at the Railroad Tunnel, near Cowan, Tenn.

Skirmish at Sugar Creek, Tenn.

Skirmish on Elk River, Tenn.

Wheeler's column recrossed the Tennessee River at Muscle Shoals, Ala.

12, 1863.-Skirmish at Buckhorn Tavern, near New Market, Ala.

13, 1863.-Skirmish at Maysville, Ala.

13-14, 1863.-Skirmishes at Fayetteville, Tenn.


Numbers 1.-Major General George H. Thomas, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Cumberland.

Numbers 2.-Brigadier General David S. Stanley, U. S. Army, Chief of Cavalry.

Numbers 3.-Brigadier General Robert B. Mitchell, U. S. Army, Chief of Cavalry.

Numbers 4.-Colonel Edward M. McCook, Second Indiana Cavalry, commanding First Cavalry Division.

Numbers 5.-Colonel Archibald P. Campbell, Fourth Michigan Cavalry, commanding First Brigade.

Numbers 6.-Major Leonidas S. Scranton, Second Michigan Cavalry.

Numbers 7.-Lieutenant Colonel Roswell M. Russell, Ninth Pennsylvania Cavalry.

Numbers 8.-Lieutenant Colonel James P. Brownlow, First Tennessee Cavalry.

Numbers 9.-Major David A. Briggs, Second Indiana Cavalry, Second Brigade.

Numbers 10.-Major George H. Purdy, Fourth Indiana Cavalry.

Numbers 11.-Colonel Oscar H. La Grange, First Wisconsin Cavalry.

Numbers 12.-Brigadier General George Crook, U. S. Army, commanding Second Cavalry Division.

Numbers 13.-Colonel William W. Lowe, Fifth Iowa Cavalry, commanding First and Third Brigades.

Numbers 14.-Colonel Eli Long, Fourth Ohio Cavalry, commanding Second Brigade.

Numbers 15.-Colonel Abram O. Miller, Seventy-second Indiana (mounted) Infantry, commanding Wilder's brigade of mounted infantry.