War of the Rebellion: Serial 077 Page 0504 KY., SW. VA., TENN., MISS., ALA., AND N. GA. Chapter LI.

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SEPTEMBER 16-OCTOBER 10, 1864. -Forrest's raid into Northern Alabama and Middle Tennessee.


September 16, 1864. -Forrest sets out from Verona, Miss.

21, 1864. -Forrest crosses the Tennessee River.

23, 1864. -Skirmish at Athens, Ala.

24, 1864. -Action at and surrender of Athens, Ala.

25, 1864. -Action at and surrender of Sulphur Branch Trestle, Ala.

26, 1864. -Skirmish at Richland Creek, near Pulaski, Tenn.

27, 1864. -Skirmish at Pulaski, Tenn.

29, 1864. -Skirmish near Lynchburg, Tenn.

October 1, 1864. -Surrender of block-houses at Carter's Creek Station, Tenn.

Skirmish near Huntsville, Ala.

1-2, 1864. -Skirmishes at Athens, Ala.

2, 1864. -Skirmish near Columbia, Tenn.

10, 1864. -Action at Eastport, Miss.


Numbers 1. -Major General Lovell H. Rousseau, U. S. Army, commanding District of Tennessee.

Numbers 2. -Bvt. Brigadier General Daniel C. McCallum, U. S. Army, Director- General and Manager Military Railroads.

Numbers 3. -Lieutenant Albert Kramer, Sixty-eighth New York Infantry, Assistant Inspector of Block-Houses.

Numbers 4. -Lieutenant Colonel Alfred B. Wade, Seventy-THIRD Indiana Infantry.

Numbers 5. -Major General Robert H. Milroy, U. S. Army.

Numbers 6. -Brigadier General Robert S. Granger, U. S. Army, commanding District of Northern Alabama.

Numbers 7. -Lieutenant Henry C. March, One hundred and fifteenth Ohio Infantry, Assistant Inspector of Railroad Defenses.

Numbers 8. -Colonel Wallace Campbell, One hundred and tenth U. S. Colored Infantry.

Numbers 9. -Brigadier General John C. Starkweather, U. S. Army.

No. 10. -Colonel William B. Sipes, Seventh Pennsylvania Cavalry, commanding post of Columbia.

No. 11. -Colonel George Spalding, Twelfth Tennessee Cavalry, commanding Fourth Cavalry DIVISION.

No. 12. -Colonel George W. Jackson, Ninth Indiana Cavalry.

No. 13. -Colonel George B. Hoge, One hundred and thirteenth Illinois Infantry, commanding brigade.

No. 14. -Major General Nathan B. Forrest, C. S. Army.

No. 1. Reports of Major General Lovell H. Rousseau, U. S. Army, commanding District of Tennessee.

NASHVILLE, TENN., September 25, 1864-8. 50 p. m.

Dispatches just received indicate that this afternoon the forces at Sulphur Branch trestle, consisting principally of dismounted men from Ninth and Tenth Indiana Cavalry, 800 strong, with two pieces of artillery


*For Grant's reference, see Vol. XXXVIII, Part I, p. 26; and for reports of Thomas, Morgan, Smith, White, McDonald, Richman, Martin, Pearce, Vernon, McLaughlin, and Langley, see operations in North Georgia and North Alabama, post.