War of the Rebellion: Serial 057 Page 0204 KY., SW. VA., TENN., MISS., ALA., AND N. GA. Chapter XLIV.

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the division and train crossed at 20 minutes before 5 o'clock. Camped on Sycamore Creek, 1 1/2 miles. Distance of day's march, 9 1/2 miles.

March 4,, marched at daylight, and reached camp at 12.30 p. m., camping north of Fort Hill, near Vicksburg. Distance of day's march, 16 miles.

[J. C. VEATCH,

Brigadier-General.]

[Inclosure Numbers 1.]

Casualties of Fourth Division, Sixteenth Army Corps, Department of the Tennessee.

Command. Killed. Wounded. Died. Prisoners

25th Regiment 1 --- 1 ---

Wisconsin

Volunteer

Infantry.

35th Regiment 1 4 --- 5

New Jersey

Volunteer

Infantry.

32nd Regiment --- 1 2 ---

Wisconsin

Volunteer

Infantry.

17th Regiment 1 --- 1 1

New York

Volunteer

Infantry.

Second Illinois --- 1 --- ---

Light

Artillery,

Battery D.

25th Indiana --- --- --- ---

Volunteer

Infantry a.

Division train. --- --- --- ---

Total. 3 6 4 6

Continuation: Animals lost.

Command. Missing. Total. Horses. Mules.

25th Regiment --- 2 --- ---

Wisconsin

Volunteer

Infantry.

35th Regiment 12 22 --- ---

New Jersey

Volunteer

Infantry.

32nd Regiment 5 8 --- ---

Wisconsin

Volunteer

Infantry.

17th Regiment 9 12 2 2

New York

Volunteer

Infantry.

Second Illinois --- 1 3 ---

Light

Artillery,

Battery D.

25th Indiana --- --- --- ---

Volunteer

Infantry a.

Division train. --- --- 1 33

Total. 26 45 6 35

a Marched on 27th to Indianapolis. No report.

[Inclosure Numbers 2.]

Number of miles of railroad destroyed by the troops of the Fourth Division, Sixteenth Army Corps.

February 16, 17, and 18, destroyed 6 miles of railroad on the Mobile and Ohio Railroad, from Meridian to Marion Station, tearing up the entire track, burning the ties. The iron placed on top of the burning ties was rendered useless.

February 19, the Second Brigade, under command of Colonel James H. Howe, marched to Lockhart's Station, 7 miles north of Marion Station, destroying the Lockhart's Station depot building, burning all bridges and culverts, and tearing up the tracks in several important cuts. The entire amount of track torn up and destroyed between Lockhart's and Marion, estimated at 3 miles, making in all 9 miles of the Mobile and Ohio Railroad entirely destroyed by the troops of this command.

Numbers 11. Report of Colonel Milton Montgomery, Twenty-Fifth Wisconsin Infantry, commanding First Brigade, of expedition to Meridian.

HDQRS. 1ST Brigadier, 4TH DIV., SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Near Vicksburg, Miss., March 5, 1864.

SIR: I have the honor to report that the First Brigade, Fourth Division, Sixteenth Army Corps, was organized at Clear Creek, Miss., by virtue of special orders from headquarters Fourth Division, Six