SEVENTEENTH ARMY CORPS. *
October 31, division encamped at Cave Spring, Ala. General Sprague was relieved of command by Major General Joseph A. Mower. Marched October 31 at 7 a. M. with Army of the Tennessee toward Marietta, Ga.
November 1. -Encamped at night at Cedartown.
November 2. -Encamped at night at Van Wert.
November 3. -Encamped at night at Dallas.
November 4. -Encamped at night at Lost Mountain.
November 5. -Arrived at Marietta, Ga. Remained in camp at Smyrna Camp-Ground, near Marietta, until the 13th, the troops being paid up to August 31 and fully equipped for a winter campaign.
November 12. -The troops were engaged in destroying railroad near Marietta, Ga.
November 13. -Marched at 9 a. M. and encamped at White Hall, near Atlanta.
November 14. -In camp.
November 15. -Marched at 8. 30 a. M. on the McDonough road, encamping at Cotton Indian Creek.
November 16. -Marched and encamped on farm of Mr. Walker, two miles north of McDonough.
November 17. -Encamped at Jackson.
November 18. -Crossed Ocmulgee River.
November 19. -Encamped near Hillsborough.
November 20 to 22. -Marched to Gordon, and troops destroyed several miles of the Milledgeville railroad.
November 23. -In camp. At night troops destroyed railroad.
November 24. -Marched at 7 a. M. on the Jackson Ferry road; marched ten miles and destroyed railroad.
November 25. -In camp at Toomsborough.
November 26. -Crossed the Oconee River after dark and encamped on the eastern side.
November 27. -Encamped at ----.
November 28. -Encamped at New Hope Church.
November 29. -Encamped at ----.
November 30. -Crossed the Ogeechee River.
December 1 found this division on east side of the Ogeechee River, having crossed the previous day; marched six miles, troops being engaged in destroying railroad, and encamped on Jones' plantation.
December 2. -Marched twelve miles to Millen (Station Numbers 8), Georgia Central Railroad, and encamped, having torn up railroad.
December 3. -Marched ten miles to Station Numbers 7 and encamped.
December 4. -Marched seventeen miles.
December 5. -Marched eight miles; crossed Little Ogeechee River and encamped at Station Numbers 41/2.
December 6. -Troops were engaged in destroying railroad.
December 7. -Marched thirteen miles over bad roads and encamped late in the night.
December 8. -Marched nine miles and encamped near Station Numbers 2.
December 9. -Marched ten miles; had some skirmishing and artillery-firing, there being several killed and wounded to-day; several torpedoes exploded among our division; encamped at Pooler (Station Numbers 1.).
*Commanded by Major General Frank P. Blair, Jr.