[Inclosure Numbers 4.]
HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,
OFFICE PROVOST-MARSHAL GENERAL,
Chattanooga, Tenn., May 3, 1864.
Captain S. C. KELLOGG,
Aide-de-Camp, Department of the Cumberland:
CAPTAIN: In compliance with your instructions of the 1st instant, I have the honor to submit the following report of prisoners of war, rebel deserters, and oaths administered during the month of April, 1864:
Prisoners of war.
By whom. Officer Men. Aggreg
By Colonel Parkhurst, - - -
By Captain R. M.
Goodwin, assistant 30 237 267
Total. 30 237 267
Rebel deserters. Oaths.
By whom. Offi Men. Aggr Amnes All Aggr
cers egat ty. egi egat
e anc e.
By Colonel Parkhurst,
provost-marshal- 9 319 328 38 - 38
By Captain R. M.
Goodwin, assistant 3 32 35 - 865 865
Total. 12 351 363 38 865 903
H. M. DUFFIELD,
Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Provost-Marshal, General,
For Colonel PARKHURST,
Numbers 2. Itinerary of the Army of the Cumberland, commanded by Major General George H. Thomas, U. S. Army, January 1-April 30.*
FOURTH ARMY CORPS.#
January 14 and 15, under orders from department commander, the Second and Third Divisions broke up camp near Blain's Cross-Roads, and moved, with all trains, toward Dandridge, Tenn., for forage and subsistence, Third Division in advance; crossed Holston River on railroad bridge at Strawberry Plains, and by ford and ferry at
---; head of column reached Dandridge at night.
January 16, encamped at Dandridge early in the morning:##
*From monthly returns.
#Commanded by Major General Gordon Granger from October 10, 1863, to April 10, 1864; Major General Oliver O. Howard to July 27, 1864.
##The return of First Brigade, Second Division, reports: "Immediately after arriving had a skirmish with Longstreet's cavalry, driving the enemy back from his position; casualties, 1 corporal and 2 private slightly wounded."