War of the Rebellion: Serial 057 Page 0110 KY., SW. VA., TENN., ALA., AND N. GA. Chapter XLIV.

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JANUARY 22, 1864.-Capture of Forage Wagons near Wilsonville, Tenn.

REPORTS.

Numbers 1.-Brigadier General Samuel D. Sturgis, U. S. Army, commanding Cavalry, Department of the Ohio.

Numbers 2.-Colonel Edward M. McCook, Second Indiana Cavalry, commanding First Cavalry Division.

Numbers 3.-Lieutenant General James Longstreet, C. S. Army.

Numbers 1. Report of Brigadier General Samuel D. Sturgis, U. S. Army, commanding Cavalry, Department of the Ohio.

HDQRS. CHIEF OF CAVALRY, DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO, Sevierville, Tenn., January 25, 1864.

GENERAL: A small party from Colonel McCook's command yesterday captured a small wagon train loaded with supplies for Morristown, and captured also 19 prisoners, consisting of 1 lieutenant, 1 sergeant, and 17 privates. General Elliott's division has captured in all, since we reached this side the river, some 75 prisoners. I am sending a detachment to-day to destroy the pontoon across mouth of Chucky. General Potter and Captain Gouraud are here.

Respectfully,

S. D. STURGIS,

Brigadier-General, Commanding Cavalry.

Major General J. G. FOSTER,

Numbers 2. Reports of Colonel Edward M. McCook, Second Indiana Cavalry, commanding First Cavalry Division.

HEADQUARTERS FIRST CAVALRY DIVISION, January 22, 1864.

GENERAL: I send the orderly, who knows the road to my headquarters. A scouting party of the First Tennessee captured a Captain Bennett, commissary on General Benning's staff, Hood's division, and 7 men who were out looking for forage.

The First Tennessee and Colonel Palmer's force are out after a forage train, and I think will get hem, unless the guard is too strong. I will move my command before day, so that their withdrawal will not be noticed from the other side.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

EDWARD M. McCOOK,

Colonel, Commanding.

Brigadier-General ELLIOTT,

Commanding Cavalry.

BREMNER'S CHURCH, TENN., January 23, 1864.

CAPTAIN: Your order for destroying their pontoon was received at 3 p. m. The party detailed (200 strong) started at 4. Miller's scout