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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).

27-Aug. 6, 1864.- Stoneman's raid to Macon, with combats at Macon and Clinton (July 30), Hillsborough (Julyl 30-31), Mulberry Creek and Jug Tavern (August3).

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.- Kiopatrick's raid from Sndtown to Lovejoy's Station, with combats at Camp Creek (18th), Red Oak (19th), Flint River (19th), Jonsborough (19th), and Lovejoy's Station (20th).

22, 1864.- Bvt. Major General Jefferson C. Davis, U. S. 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 skrimishes.

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

29, 1864.- Skirmish near Red Oak.

30, 1864.- Skrrmish near East Point.

Action at Flint River Bridge.

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

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

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

2-5, 1864.- Actions at Lovejoy's Station.

REPORTS, ETC.- Continued.*


Numbers 437.- Major General James B. McPherson, U. S. Army, commanding Army of the Tennessee, of operations May 9, 10, 27, and 28, and July 4, 5, 18, and 21.


Numbers 438.- Major General John A. Logan, U. S. Army, comanding Army of the Tennessee, of operations July 22.


Numbers 439.- Major General Oliver O. Howard, U. S. Army, commanding Army of the Tennessee.


Numbers 440.- Surg. John Moore, U. S. Army, Medical Director.


Numbers 441.- Captain Andrew Hickenlooper, Fifth Ohio Battery, Chief of Artillery, of operations July 22.

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*Of the campaign, unless otherwise mentioned. For the organizatin and efective strngth of the Union forces during the campaign, see Part I, pp. 89-117.

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