War of the Rebellion: Serial 092 Page 0856 OPERATIONS IN S. C., GA., AND FLA. Chapter LVI.

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FOURTH SEPARATE BRIGADE. *

Brigadier General ELLIAKIM P. SCAMMON.

17th Connecticut, Lieutenant Colonel Albert H. Wilcoxson.

75th Ohio, Colonel Andrew L. Harris.

107th Ohio,+ Captain Edward S. Meyer.

3rd U. S. Colored Troops, Colonel Benjamin C. Tilghman.

34th U. S. Colored Troops,+ Lieutenant Colonel William W. Marple.

35th U. S. Colored Troops,+ Lieutenant Colonel Ammeil J. Willard.

4th Massachusetts Cavalry,+ 2nd Battalion, Captain George R. Hurlbut.

3rd New York Light Artillery, Battery F,+ Captain Samuel C. Day.

UNATTACHED.

1st New York Engineers (battalion), Major James E. Place.

Abstract from return of the District of West Florida, Brigadier General Thomas J. McKean, U. S. Army, commanding, for December 31, 1864.

Present for duty. Pieces of artillery.

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First 42 1,414 1,870 1,961 2 4

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Total 114 2,797 3,648 4,111 124 4

[DECEMBER 31, 1864. - For organization of troops serving in the District of West Florida, see VOL. XLI, Part IV, p. 977.]

GENERAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 3.

Washington, January 14, 1865.

The following resolution of the Senate and House of Representatives is published to the Army:

PUBLIC RESOLUTION Numbers 4. - Joint resolution tendering the thanks of the people and of Congress to Major General William T. Sherman, and the officers and soldiers of his command, for their gallant conduct in their late brilliant movement through Georgia.

Be it resolver by the senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the thanks of the people and of the Congress of the United Stated are due, and are hereby tendered, to Major General William T. Sherman, and through him to the officers and men under his command, for their gallantry and good conduct in their late campaign form Chattanooga to Atlanta, and the triumphal march thence through Georgia to Savannah, terminating in the captured and occupation of that city; and that the President cause a copy of this joint resolution to be engrossed and forwarded to Major - General Sherman.

Approved, January 10, 1865.

By order of the Secretary of War:

W. A. NICHOLS,

Assistant Adjutant - General.

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* Or District of Florida.

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+ Constituted the Coast Division, commanded by Brigadier General John P. Hatch, on expedition against Charleston and Savannah Railroad.