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CHAP. XLVI.] FORREST'S EXPEDITION INTO W. TENN. AND KY.

armed with carbines and rifles. The last I of them they passed the mill about 2 miles from here at dark, apparently in great haste. Two of their men were killed, and 1 seriously wounded. I captured three saddles and one carbine. Had I been a few minutes earlier I could have saved the train, and think killed or captured most of them.

GEORGE R. HALL,

[Captain One hundred and twenty-third New York Volunteers.]

Brigadier General A. S. WILLIAMS.

MARCH 16-APRIL 14, 1864.-Forrest's Expedition into West Tennesse and Kentucky.

SUMMARY OF THE PRINCIPAL EVENTS.

March 24, 1864.-Capture of Union City, Tenn.

25, 1864.- Attack on Paducah, Ky.

27, 1864.-Skirmish at Columbus, Ky.

29, 1864.-Skirmish near Bolivar, Tenn.

April 3, 1864.-Skirmish near Raleigh, Tenn.

9, 1864.-Skirmish near Raleigh, Tenn.

11, 1864.-Skirmish at Columbus, Ky.

12, 1864.-Capture of Fort Pillow, Tenn.

13, 1864.-Skirmish at Columbus, Ky.

14, 1864.-Skirmish at Paducah, Ky.

REPORTS.*

Numbers 1.-Brigadier General Mason Brayman, U. S. Army, commanding District of Cairo.

Numbers 2.-Captain James H. Odlin, Assistant Adjutant-General, U. S. Army, of operations March 24-26.

Numbers 3.-Captain John W. Beatty, Seventh Tennessee Cavalry, of the capture of Union City.

Numbers 4.-Captain Thomas P. Gray, Seventh Tennesse Cavalry, of the capture of Union City.

Numbers 5.-Lieutenant Robert W. Helmer, Seventh Tennesse Cavalry, of the capture of Union City.

Numbers 6.-Colonel Stephen G. Hicks, Fortieth Illinois Infantry, of attack on Paducah, etc.

Numbers 7.-Major James F. Chapman, One hundred and twenty-second Illinois Infantry, of attack on Paducah.

Numbers 8.-Colonel William H. Lawrence, Thirty-fourth New Jersey Infantry, of affairs at Columbus,etc.

Numbers 9.-Major General Stephen A. Hurlbut, U. S. Army commanding Sixteenth Army Corps, of the capture of Fort Pillow.

Numbers 10.-Lieutenant Colonel Thomas H. Harris, Assistant Adjutant-General, U. S. Army, of the garrison at Fort Pillow, etc.

Numbers 11.-Captain John G. Woodruff, One hundred and thirteenth Illinois Infantry, of the capture of Fort Pillow.

Numbers 12.-Lieutenant Mack J. Leaming, Adjutant Thirteenth Tennessee Cavalry, of the capture of Fort Pillow.

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* See also Report Numbers 65, House of Representatives, Thirty-eighth Congress, first session; and reports of Captain Alexander M. Pennock, U. S. Navy, in Annual Report of the Secretary of the Navy, December 5, 1864.

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