MAY 18, 1864. -Skirmish at Wolf River, Ky.
Report of Colonel James W. Weatherford, Thirteenth Kentucky Cavalry.
BURKESVILLE, KY., May 18, 1864.
Scout just returned from Wolf River; had a fight; captured 7 prisoners - 1 captain. Had 2 men killed. Have another scout out after them. Scout from Glasgow captured 11 Monday, who have been firing on their pickets, &c. Two boats here with rations and forage; have two and half months' supplies on hand.
J. W. WEATHERFORD,
Colonel, Commanding Thirteenth Kentucky.
MAY 22, 1864. -Skirmish near Mount Pleasant, Miss.
No. 1. - Captain William H. Forrest, Twenty-sixth Battalion Tennessee (Confederate) Cavalry.
No. 2. - Itinerary of the First Brigade, Cavalry DIVISION, SIXTEENTH Army Corps, commanded by Colonel George E. Waring, Jr.
No. 1. Report of Captain William H. Forrest, Twenty-sixth Battalion Tennessee (Confederate) Cavalry.
TUPELO, May 22, 1864.
Following received to-day:
HOLLY SPRING, May 22, 1864.
Fought the enemy thirteen miles WEST this evening eighty strong, killing 12, wounding and capturing 5, without losing a man or horse.
W. H. FORREST,
Captain, Commanding Squadron.
N. B. FORREST,
Major General S. D. LEE.
No. 2. Itinerary of the First Brigade, Cavalry DIVISION, Sixteenth Army Corps, commanded by Colonel George E. Waring, Jr. *
May 22. -One scouting party of the Fourth Missouri Cavalry was attacked by a large party of rebels while passing over very broken ground near Mount Pleasant, Miss. ; lost 8 killed and 4 wounded and prisoners.
*From return for May, 1864.
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