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Page 5 Chapter L. REPORTS, ETC.- ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND.

July 27, 1864.- Major General David S. Stanley, U. S. Army, succeeds Major General Oliver O. Howard in command of the Fourth Army Corps.

Brigadier General Alpheus S. Williams, U. S. Army, succeeds Major General Joseph Hooker in temporary command of the Twentieth Army Corps.

27-31, 1864.- McCook's raid on the Atlanta and West Point and Macon and Western Railroads, with skirmishes near Campbellton (28th), near Lovejoy's Station (29th), at Clear Creek (30th, and action near Newman (30th).

Garrard's raid to South River, with skirmishes at Snapfinger Creek (27th), Flat Rock Bridge and Lithonia (28th).

27-Aug. 6, 1864.- Stoneman's raid to Macon, with combats at Macon and Clinton (July 30), Hillsborough (July 30-31), Mulberry Creek and Jug Tavern (August 3).

30, 1864.- Major General Henry W. Slocum, U. S. Army, assigned to the command of the Twentieth Army Corps.

Aug. 7, 1864.- Brigadier General Richard W. Johnson, U. S. Army, succeeds Major General John M. Palmer in temporary command of the Fourteenth Army Corps.

9, 1864.- Bvt. Major General Jefferson C. Davis, U. S. Army, assigned to the command of the Fourteenth Army Corps.

10-Sept. 9, 1864.- Wheeler's raid to North Georgia and east Tennessee, with combats at Dalton (August 14-15) and other points.

15, 1864.- Skirmishes at Sandtown and Fairburn.

18-22, 1864.- Kilpatrick's raid from Sandtown to Lovejoy's Station, with combats at Camp Creek (18th), Red Oak (19th), Flint River (19th), Jonesborough (19th), and Lovejoy's Station (20th).

22, 1864.- Bvt. Major General Jefferson C. Davis, U. Army, assumes command of the Fourteenth Army Corps.

26-Sept. 1, 1864.- Operations at the Chattahoochee railroad bridge and at Pace's and Turner's Ferries, with skirmishes.

27, 1864.- Major General Henry W. Slocum, U. S. Army, assumed command of the Twentieth Army Corps.

29, 1864.- Skirmish near Red Oak.

30, 1864.- Skirmish near East Point.

Action at Flint River Bridge.

31, 1864.- Skirmish near Rough and Ready Station.

31-Sept. 1, 1864.- Battle of Jonesborough.

Sept. 2, 1864.- Union occupation of Atlanta.

2-5.- Actions at Lovejoy's Station.

REPORTS, ETC.- Continued.*


Numbers 175.- Major General Joseph Hooker, U. S. Army, commanding Twentieth Army Corps, of casualties May 25 and operations June 22.


Numbers 176.- Brigadier General Alpheus S. Williams, U. S. Army, commanding Twentieth Army Corps, of operating July 28-August 27.


Numbers 177.- Major General Henry W. Slocum, U. S. Army, commanding Twentieth Army Corps, of operations August 25-September 8.


Numbers 178.- Surg. John W. Foy, U. S. Army, Medical Director, Twentieth Army Corps.


Numbers 179.- Brigadier General Alpheus S. Williams, U. S. Army, commanding First Division, of operations May 1-July 28 and August 28-September 8.

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* Of the campaign, unless otherwise mentioned. For the organization and effective strength of the Union forces during the campaign, see Part I, pp. 89-117.

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