War of the Rebellion: Serial 057 Page 0112 KY., SW. VA., TENN., MISS., ALA., AND N. GA. Chapter XLIV.

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You will please to publish this very complimentary notice of the major-general commanding to your command in orders.

I have the honor to be, colonel, very respectfully, your obedient servant,


Captain and Aide-de-Camp.

Numbers 3. Report of Lieutenant General James Longstreet, C. S. Army.

HEADQUARTERS, January 25, 1864.

Twenty-eighth of our wagons were captured on the south side of French Broad on the 22nd. They were foraging and had neglected to get the usual guards. General Martin captured 800 beef-cattle, and reports 200 wagons abandoned and destroyed by the enemy in the retreat to Knoxville. We lost our teams with our wagons, and got none to replace them. Major Day made an advance upon Tazewell yesterday. He found the fortifications and forces stronger than was expected, and after a skirmish retired. We lost 1 man, killed; captured 12.


Lieutenant-General, Commanding.

General S. COOPER,

Richmond, Va.

January 22, 1864.-Affair at Subligna, Ga.

Report of Brigadier General Alfred Iverson, C. S. Army.

ROME, GA., January 23, 1864.

Dispatch received states enemy surprised Culberson's command (Georgia State Guard) last night, 7 o'clock. Thinks they retired toward La Fayette.




JANUARY 22-27, 1864.-Expedition from Union City to Trenton, Tenn.

Report of Colonel George E. Waring, jr., Fourth Missouri Cavalry, commanding Cavalry Brigade.*

TRENTON, TENN., January 27, 1864.

CAPTAIN: In obedience to the order of the commanding general, I marched my command at 7.30 a. m., January 22, from Union City toward Sharp's Ferry, on the Obion River. The road in places was very bad. The marching column reached the vicinity of Sharp's


*See also Waring's report of Smith's expedition, etc., p. 262.