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Adjutant and Inspector General Reports

1865 Report
Appendix C

Official Reports

X. REPORT OF COLONEL WILLIAM C. HOLBROOK, SEVENTH REGIMENT VERMONT VOLUNTEERS.

Headquarters 7th Vt. Vet. Vols.,
Whistler, Ala., April 17th, 1865.

Peter T. Washburn,
Adjutant and Inspector General.

General--I have the honor to report the operations of this regiment subsequent to the capture of Spanish Fort.

Immediately after the falloff Spanish Fort, the regiment proceeded to Blakely, where it remained two days. On the evening of the 11th inst., our division marched to Stark's landing and went aboard transports. The next day about noon we disembarked at a point about six miles from Mobile and marched to within a mile of the city, where we encamped for the night. The next day we marched through Mobile and proceeded to Whistler, a station on the Mobile and Ohio Railroad, where we found a party of rebel cavalry. After a brisk skirmish they retreated. the regiment is at present encamped at Whistlerville, about six miles from Mobile.

I have the honor to be, General, very respectfully, your obedient servant.

W. C. HOLBROOK,
Co. 7th Vt. Vet. Vols.