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[CHAP. XLIV.

April 13, 1864.-Skirmish at Mink Springs, near Cleveland, Tenn.

Skirmishes near Decatur, Ala.

14, 1864.-Skirmish at Taylor's Ridge, Ga.

15, 1864.-Skirmish near Greeneville, Tenn.

16, 1864.-Skirmish at Rheatown, Tenn.

17, 1864.-Major General Stephen A. Hurlbut, U. S. Army, relieved from command of the Sixteenth Army Corps, and Major General C. C. Washburn, U. S. Army, assigned to command of the District of West Tennessee.

Skirmish at Holly Springs, Miss.

Affair at Flint River, Ala.

18, 1864.-Skirmish near Decatur, Ala.

18-20, 1864.-Expedition from Burkersville, Ky., to Obey's River, Tenn.

19, 1864.-Operations against Unionists in Marion County, Ala.

19-20, 1864.-Skirmishes at Waterhouse's Mill and Boiling Springs, Tenn.

19-23, 1864.-Expedition up the Yazoo River, Miss., skirmishes at and near Mechanicsburg, and capture of U. S. gun-boat Petrel.

21, 1864.-Affair at Harrison's Gap, Ala.

Skirmish at Red Bone, Miss.

22, 1864.-Skirmish on Duck River, Tenn.

23, 1864.-Attack on Union pickets at Nickajack Trace, Ga.

Major General Frank P. Blair, jr., U. S. Army, assigned to command of the Seventeenth Army Corps.

24, 1864.-Affair near Decatur, Ala.

24-25, 1864.-Scout from Ringgold to La Fayette, Ga.

25, 1864.-Skirmish near Natchez, Miss.

25-27, 1864.-Expedition from Bull's Gap to Watauga River, Tenn.

27, 1864.-Skirmish near Decatur, Ala.

Attack on Union Pickets on Taylor's Ridge, near Ringgold, Ga.

Skirmish on Troublesome Creek, Ky.

29, 1864.-Reconnaissance from Ringgold toward Tunnel Hill, Ga.

Skirmish in Berry County, Tenn.

30, 1864.-Skirmish at Decatur, Ala.

30-May 9, 1864.-Expedition from Memphis, Tenn., to Ripley, Miss., and skirmish (May 2) at Bolivar, Tenn.

GENERAL REPORTS.

Numbers 1.-Major General George H. Thomas, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Cumberland, of operations January 1-April 30.

Numbers 2.-Itinerary of the Department of the Cumberland, commanded by Major General George H. Thomas, U. S. Army, January 1-April 30.

Numbers 3.-Major General John G. Foster, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Ohio, of operations January 1-February 9.

Numbers 4.-Itinerary of the Department of the Ohio, January 1-April 30.

Numbers 1. Reports of Major General George H. Thomas, U. S. Army, commanding Department of the Cumberland, of operations January 1-April 30.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Chattanooga, Tenn., March 10, 1864.

GENERAL: I have the honor to report the operations of my command for the months of January and February, 1864, as follows:

From the 1st until as late as the 20th of January, no movements of any consequence took place. Small scouting parties of both cavalry