The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 32, In Three Parts. Part 1, Reports. Page: 37
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February 17, a scouting party of 250 men was sent [under com-
nand of Major Paine, First Wisconsin Cavalry] to Cherokee County,
N. C., and returned on the 22d, having captured 33 prisoners, includ-
ing 5 commissioned officers; also 15 mules and 4 horses. This scout
was accomplished without any loss on our part.
February 23, the First Brigade marched 20 miles to Scruggs' farm,
4 miles from Madisonville, E. Tenn.
February 27, marched from Motley's Ford and reached Madison-
ville. bn the same day, where the command remained in camp during
the remainder of the month, sending scouting parties toward the
Second Cavalry Division, commanded by Brig. Gen. Kenner Gar-
During the month headquarters division remained at Huntsville,
February 10, Brig. Gen. K. Garrard assumed command in com-
pliance with Special Field Orders, No. 41, headquarters Department
of the Cumberland. The Chicago Board of Trade Battery during
the month proceeded to Nashville, Tenn., obtained a new armament,
and reported back to division headquarters with new horses, equip-
ments, and six 3-inch Parrott guns. The headquarters Second Bri-
gade were at Calhoun, Tenn. Brigade was employed as couriers,
scouts, and pickets, and were during the month engaged in several
skirmishes with the enemy. The Third Brigade was stationed at or
near Mooresville, Ala., and was employed in collecting forage, scoit-
ing the country, and in picketing the Tennessee River.
First Brigade, Second Cavalry Division, commanded by Col. Robert
H. G. Minty, Fourth Michigan Cavalry.
During the month brigade headquarters remained at Huntsville,
The Fourth U. S. Cavalry, being at Collierville, Tenn., with the
expedition under the command of Brig. Gen. W. S. Smith, remained
until the 11th, then marched to New Albany, where it arrived Feb-
February 16, marched and arrived at Okolona, Miss., on the 19th,
and West Point on the 20th, where it met and defeated a large force
of the enemy under Forrest.
Returned to Okolona.February 22, where it had another severe
engagement with Forrest's forces. The rebels being too powerful,
the command retreated that day, and arrived at Memphis on the 26th,
where it remained during the rest of the month. The Seventh Penn-
sylvania Cavalry was on furlough in Pennsylvania, having re-
enlisted as veteran volunteers. The Fourth Michigan Cavalry being
at Ooltewah, Tenn., was during the month engaged on several scouts,
having skirmished at Tunnel Hill, near Buzzard Roost; at Red Clay,
near Cleveland; at Cleveland, at Dirt Town, and other places, acting
with the Twenty-eighth Kentucky Mounted Infantry, under Colonel
Boone. The Fifth Iowa Cavalry at home on furlough, having re-
enlisted as veterans. The Third Indiana has made no report of
events. They have been operating in East Tennessee, near Knox-
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United States. War Department. The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union And Confederate Armies. Series 1, Volume 32, In Three Parts. Part 1, Reports., book, 1891; Washington D.C.. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth152618/m1/58/: accessed January 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.