War of the Rebellion: Serial 077 Page 0527 Chapter LI. FORREST'S RAID INTO ALABAMA AND TENNESSEE.

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[First indorsement.]

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

November 22, 1864.

Respectfully referred to Major General George H. Thomas, commanding Department of the Cumberland, Nashville, Tenn., for his recommendation.

Colonel Campbell belongs to the One hundred and tenth U. s. Colonel Infantry.

By order of the Secretary of War:

C. W. FOSTER,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Volunteers.

[Second indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Nashville, Tenn., November 28, 1864.

Respectfully referred to Major General L. H. Rousseau, commanding District of Tennessee, for report of the circumstances attending the surrender of the within mentioned regiments.

By command of Major-General Thomas:

HENRY M. CIST,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[THIRD indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE,

Nashville, January 20, 1865.

Respectfully returned with required report. *

LOVELL H. ROUSSEAU,

Major-General, Commanding.

B. H. POLK,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(In the absence of the general.)

[Inclosure.]

HDQRS. COMMR. ORGANIZATION U. S. COLORED TROOPS,

Nashville, Tenn., October 25, 1864.

Brigadier General R. S. GRANGER,

Commanding District of Northern Alabama:

GENERAL: I have the honor to state that I have some blanks, &c., designed for the One hundred and sixth, One hundred and tenth, and One hundred and eleventh U. S. Colored Infantry. I have heard through the papers that these regiments were all captured by Forrest or surrendered to him by Colonel Campbell. Will you do me the favor to inform me of the facts in this case, and if they were surrendered whether the colonel's action has been approved and where the men now are.

I have the honor, general, to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

R. D. MUSSEY,

Colonel 100th U. S. Colored Infantry,

Commissioner Organization U. S. Colored Troops.

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*Not found.

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