"Mossy Creek Tenn Dec 24, 1863: 2nd Brigade 1st Cavalry Division Army of the Cumberland Col Oscar H La Grange commanding the 2nd brigade was attacked by two small brigades of Confederates under Gen Armstrong. After a sharp fight the enemy was repulsed leaving 17 dead on the field. La Grange's brigade suffered to the extent of 2 killed and 9 wounded.
Mossy Creek Tenn Dec 26- 27, 1863: 1st Brigade 1st Division Cavalry Corps Army of the Ohio Rain prevented more than slight skirmishing at Mossy creek, along which the Federals held a strong position on the 26th. No casualties resulted .Late on the afternoon of the 27th, the Federals attacked and drove the enemy from every position to within a short distance of Talbott's station, when the pursuit was stopped by darkness.
Mossy Creek Tenn Dec 29, 1863: Cavalry Corps, Army of the Ohio. During the night of the 28th, Brig Gen SD Sturgis, commanding the cavalry, learned that the enemy was advancing on Dandridge, and immediately sent off the greater part of his command to intercept him. About 9 o'clock the next morning, the combined cavalry of Martin Morgan and Armstrong, about 6,000 strong, advanced in line of battle, the main effort being directed against the Federal left, but the attack was repulsed by Campbell's brigade after a hard fight. During the day an artillery fire was kept up by the enemy, with a hope of breaking the line so that a position could be secured on the bank of the stream. The attempt was unsuccessful, and later in the day when the detachments sent out during the night to Dandridge returned, the enemy was routed and driven off Sturgis loss was 17 killed, 87 wounded, and 5 missing ,while that of the enemy was not reported.
Mossy Creek Tenn Jan 10 and 12, 1864: Detachments of 2nd Brigade Cavalry Division Army of the Ohio, Col Oscar H La Grange, commanding the 2nd brigade, reports under date of Jan 10: 'I have the honor to report that a scouting party from the 2nd brigade today surprised one of the enemy's outposts on the Dandridge road about 6 miles from Mossy creek and killed 4 including 1 leutenant, besides making 7 prisoners without loss.' Again on the 12th, La Grange reports, 'The forage detail from the 2nd brigade to day drove back one of the enemy's outposts for the purpose of foraging behind it. Killed 1 and captured 15 prisoners without loss."