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skill of my subordinate officers, and I mention again that to Colonels Bell, Lyon, and Rucker, commanding brigades, I feel mainly indebted for this crowning success over vastly superior numbers.

It would be unjust to close my report without referring to the gallant and meritorious conduct of my escort company, commanded by Captain J. C. Jackson. Owing to drill, discipline, and material it services were to me on this occasion, as on many other fields, invaluable, and I consider it to-day the best body of men in my command-dashing, daring, and unflinching in the execution of orders given, and as scouts, for reliability and effectiveness, they are without an equal.

In conclusion, my acknowledgments are also due to Major Charles W. Anderson, acting assistant adjutant-general, and to Lieutenant Donelson and Galloway, my aides-de-camp. Fully alive to the emergencies of the occasion and the odds against us, they were prompt and faithful in the execution of all orders and untiring in the discharge of every duty devolving upon them from the commencement of the battle until pursuit was ended.

Respectfully submitted.

N. B. FORREST,

Major-General.

Major P. ELLIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Meridian.

[Inclosure Numbers 1.] Report of quartermaster's property captured in the battle of Tishomingo Creek on June 10, 1864, by Major- General Forrest's cavalry command.

Description. Major A. J. L. Lea, A. T. Roane,

Warren, captain and captain and

assistant assistant assistant

chief quartermaster, quartermaster,

quartermaster, Buford's Colonel

Forrest's DIVISION Rucker's

cavalry brigade

Mules 50 110 . . . . . . .

.

Horses 8 1 . . . . . . .

.

Six-horse 92 54 9

wagons

Four-horse . . . . . . . 1 6

wagons

Two-horse . . . . . . . .,. . . . . . 1

wagons . . .

Ambulances 3 12 . . . . . . .

.

Wheel harness, 20 89 42

single sets of

Lead harness, 54 124 60

single sets of

Single sets of 6 6 . . . . . . .

wheel .

ambulance

harness

Single sets of . . . . . . . 4 2

lead ambulance . .

harness

Wagon sheets . . . . . . . 25 15

. .

Bridles . . . . . . . 25 . . . . . . .

. . . .

Collars 20 88 . . . . . . .

. .

Fifth-chains 54 24 9

Stretchers, 91 11 16

pairs

Trace-chains, 25 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

pairs .

Eater-buckets . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . .

Rope, feet . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

. . . .

Description. Lieutenant S. K. J. B. Cowan, Total

Watkins, assistant chief

quartermaster surgeon.

battalion artillery

Mules 1 161

Horses 14 23

Six-horse 13 168

wagons

Four-horse . . . . . . . 7

wagons

Two-horse . . . . . . . 1

wagons

Ambulances . . . . . . . 1 16

Wheel harness, 16 167

single sets of

Lead harness, 30 268

single sets of

Single sets of . . . . . . 12

wheel

ambulance

harness

Single sets of . . . . . . 6

lead ambulance

harness

Wagon sheets 12 52

Bridles . . . . . . . 25

Collars . . . . . . . 108

Fifth-chains 5 92

Stretchers, 20 138

pairs

Trace-chains, . . . . . . . 25

pairs

Eater-buckets 10 10

Rope, feet 375 375

I certify that the above is a correct report made up from the reports of above officers.

C. S. SEVERSON,

Major and Chief Quartermaster, Forrest's Cavalry Command.