War of the Rebellion: Serial 072 Page 0147 Chapter L. REPORTS, ETC.- ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND.

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[Inclosure Numbers 3.]


Brown's Mill Creek, Ga., June 4, 1864.

GENERAL: I have the honor to report herewith the number of prisoners of war and deserters disposed of by the assistant provost-marshal-general at Nashville and Chattanooga, Tenn., which have been received by them during the month of May, 1864.

I remain, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,


Colonel and Provost-Marshal-General.

Brigadier General WILLIAM D. WHIPPLE,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.


Officers. Men. Deserters.

Number passed through 34 1,628 257

office at Nashville

Number of deserters ... ... 338

disposed of at Chattanooga

Number en route to ... 167 15

Nashville not received up

to May 31

Total 34 1,795 610

Of these there were

received from-

Fourth Army Corps 9 355 ...

Fourteenth Army Corps 2 223 9

Twentieth Army Corps 5 412 39

Twenty-third Army Corps ... 221 60

Army of the Tennessee 6 125 ...

Cavalry command 2 104 ...

Received at Chattanooga, 10 335 502

Tenn., and by officers in

charge of prisoners en

route to Nashville, and

for which I am, unable to

give credit to any

particular command.

Total 34 1,795 610


In the Field, July 16, 1864.

COLONEL: I have the honor to report the following of my command for the month of June, as follows:

June 1, Hooker's, Howard's, and Palmer's corps were confronting the enemy's position at new Hope Church, near Dallas, Ga., with McCook's division the cavalry on the left of the army guarding the approaches from the direction of Acworth and Marietta.

June 2, General Hooker's corps having been relieved in the position it occupied on the right of my army by General McPherson's troops, moved in support of the Army of the Ohio, Major-General Schofield commanding, and occupied the hills on the extreme left of my line which had been previously held by Stoneman's and McCook's divisions of cavalry, McCook taking post on the left of Schofield on the Dallas and Acworth road. Baird's division, of Palmer's corps, moved up from Burnt hickory, and took up a position in reserve behind Johnson's division, of the same corps. Davis' division, of Palmer's corps, relieved General Schofield's troops at the same time that General Hooker was relieved by General McPherson's command. As soon as the troops got into their new positions, Schofield's and Hooker's corps, and Baird's division, of Palmer's corps, swung round toward the right, skirmishing with the enemy as