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Report of prisoners captured by cavalry from 18th to list March, 1865, inclu8ive. Capture4 by Officers. Men. Wheelers corps ~ 301 Butlers division 67 Total ....~ 4 368 WADE HAMPTON, Lieutenant- General. No. 304. Reports of Lieut. Gen. Joseph Wheeler, (ii. S. Army, commanding Cavalry Corps, of operations January 3April 15. GRAHAMYILLE, January 3, 18653.20 p. m. (Via Beech Hill. Received 1.20 a. m. 5th.) GENERAL: Enemy fell back this morning abont two miles. J. WHEELER. Major-General MCLAwS. HARDEEVILLE, January 3, 1865. (Via Grahamville.) Slight skirmishing to-day. Enemy reported increasing his force on this side of the river. Reported to be bringing over cavalry. J. WHEELER, Major- General. Major-General MCLAws, Pocotaligo. HARDEEVILLE, January 3, 1865. (Via Grahamville.) Just before dark this evening the enemy, consistillg of infantry and cavalry, drove in our line for a short distance. General Anderson reports the force heavy. J. WHEELER, Major- General. Major-General MOLAwS, Pocotaligo. HEADQUARTERS CAVALRY CORPS, Grahamville, January 4, 18653.40 p. m. (Received 1.30 a. m. 5th.) The enemy fell back to-day to Haynes house, about eight miles below Hardeeville. I have been unable to see the enemys force myself, but scouts report it more than two divisions. The enemy have a pontoon bridge across the river. Will report again in about two hours. J. WHEELER, Major- General. Lieutenant-General HARDEE, Pocotaligo.
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