War of the Rebellion: Serial 092 Page 0248 Chapter LVI. OPERATIONS IN S. C., GA., AND FLA.

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Honey. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pounds. . . . . . . . . . . . 300

Bacon and salt meat. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Do. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 3,000

Salt. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Do. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 500

Sugar. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Do. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,000

Flour. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Do. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,000

Corn meal. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Do. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,000

Forage for public and private horses and mules:

Corn. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Pounds. . . . . . . . . . . . 11,340

Fodder. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Do. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13,860

There have been, as above stated, 47 of cattle captured by the regiment and turned over to the brigade commissary, the net weight of which would be about 14,000 pounds.

Casualties from September 2 to December 22 inclusive. *

The conduct of the men and officers of this regiment in this camping deserves the highest commendation.

I am, most respectfully, your obedient servant,

A. B. SMITH,

Major, Commanding Regiment.

Captain J. R. LINDSAY,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

Numbers 90. Reports of Colonel William Hawley, Third Wisconsin Infantry. HDQRS. THIRD WISCONSIN VETERAN VOLUNTEERS INFTY.,

Near Savannah, Ga., December 25, 1864.

CAPTAIN: #

November 15, started with the balance of the army of the expedition to this city; passed through Decatur and went into camp on railroad near Stone Mountain; distance marched, fourteen miles. November 16, marched seven miles and went into camp near Yellow River. November 17, marched fourteen miles and went into camp near Gum Creek. November 18, marched eighteen miles and camped near Social Circle. November 19, marched twelve miles, passing through Madison, and arriving in camp at an early hour. Here I was directed by the colonel commanding brigade to conduct an expedition into the country for supplies, furnishing me for this purpose four wagons. On this expedition I marched eight miles and loaded my wagons with molasses, hogs, bacon, and potatoes. These supplies were turned over to the brigade commissary. November 20, marched ten miles toward Eatonton. November 21, marched twelve miles, passing through Eatonton, and went into camp at Dennis Station. November 22, marched thirteen miles to Milledgeville. Arriving near the city the corps was halted, and direction of major-General commanding Left Wing, I entered the place at the had of my own regiment and the One hundred and seventh New York Volunteer Infantry, and assumed command of the post. During my short stay in Milledgeville I received orders direct from the major-General commanding Left Wing of the army. My duties mainly consisted in patrolling the streets, ascertaining the amount of public and other properly captured and guarding the same, and maintaining-so far as my limited means would allow -good order in the city. The following is a list of the property seized, with the disposition made of the same; Burned-2,300 muskets, smooth-bore, cali-

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* Nominal list (here omitted) shows 2 inlisted men killed, and 1 committed suicide, 1 commissioned officer and 3 enlisted men wounded, and enlisted men missing.

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# For portion of report (here omitted) relating to operations about Atlanta, see VOL. XXXIX, Part I, p. 658.