Monday, December 9, 2013

The Battle of Wyerman's Mill

Wyerman's Mill

February 27, 1864. General S. COOPER, Adjutant and Inspector General:

GENERAL: Brigadier General W. E. Jones captured 256 of the enemy and 13 negroes near Wyerman's Mills, five miles east of Cumberland Gap. They belonged to the Eleventh Tennessee Regiment, Federal, under command of Lieutenant Colonel R. A. Davis, who was taken wounded. General Vaughn co-operated and attacked the enemy in front. Our loss was 3 killed and 3 wounded. The enemy had 5 killed and many wounded.

J. LONSGREET, Lieutenant-General, Commanding.

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