Statistics for occurrence #1 of “General Meigs” in chapter 16, page 202 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 8.:
These two brigades were in the nature of supports, and did not constitute a part of the real attack.
The movement, seen from Chattanooga, five miles off; gave rise to the report, which even General Meigs had repeated, that we were repulsed on the left.
Not so. The real attacking columns of General Corse, Colonel Loomis, and General Smith were not repulsed.
They engaged in a close struggle all day...
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