War of the Rebellion: Serial 077 Page 0361 Chapter LI. EXPEDITION FROM DECATUR TO COURTLAND, ALA.

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that the rebel captain had just gone through the town to meet the rebel Colonel Outlaw, who was coming into Hickman for the purpose of collecting rebel soldiers who were subject to draft or conscript, also notifying those that had deserted to return to their commands. Leaving Hickman near 11 o'clock, marched direct to Moscow, then directly to Columbus, arriving near 6 o'clock.

ROBERT Y. BRADFORD,

First Lieutenant, Seventh Tennessee Cavalry.

Lieutenant ALBERT C. FULLER,

Post Adjutant.

JULY 24, 1864. - Skirmish near Collierville, Tenn.

Report of Lieutenant Colonel Lorenzo D. Durbin, Forty-sixth Iowa Infantry.

HDQRS. DETACH. FORTY-SIXTH Regiment IOWA INFANTRY,

Camp Lookout, Tenn., July 30, 1864.

SIR: In compliance with the Army Regulations, I herewith transmit a report of a skirmish had Sunday, 24th instant, by a squad of sixteen men of my command with thirty guerrillas, twenty miles east of Memphis, on the Memphis and Charleston Railroad, near our camp, in which I had 3 men wounded - Captain Wolf, of Company I, and Privates Leonidas Brown severely, and John Diltz slightly, and 4 taken prisoners, viz, Sergt. James Thompson, Privates John Duncan, William Hall, and F. M. Brown, with a loss to the guerrillas of 2 killed and 3 wounded; among the latter was their chief.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

L. D. DURBIN,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding Detachment.

ADJUTANT-GENERAL U. S. ARMY.

JULY 25-28, 1864. - Expedition from Decatur to Courtland, Ala., and skirmish.

REPORTS.

Numbers 1. - Colonel William T. C. Grower, Seventeenth New York Infantry, commanding THIRD Brigade, Fourth DIVISION, SIXTEENTH Army Corps.

Numbers 2. - Lieutenant Colonel John Rheinlander, Twenty-Fifth Indiana Infantry.

Numbers 3. - Major Edwin M. Hulburd, Eighteenth Michigan Infantry.

Numbers 4. - Lieutenant Colonel Charles H. De Groat, Thirty- Second Wisconsin Infantry.

Numbers 1. Report of Colonel William T. C. Grower, Seventeenth New York Infantry, commanding THIRD Brigade, Fourth DIVISION, SIXTEENTH Army Corps.

HDQRS. THIRD Brigadier, FOURTH DIV., 16TH ARMY CORPS,

Decatur, Ala., July 29, 1864.

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to report that, in pursuance of orders from the general commanding, I marched from this post on the afternoon of the 25th, instant, with the following forces, viz, 250 men of the Twenty-