ion above, and Jackson's below our main body.
No movement of the enemy was discovered until the 22d, when General Jackson reported their army moving toward Stilesboro‘, as if to cross the Etowah near that place; they crossed on the 23d.
On the 24th Hardee's and Polk's corps encamped on the road from Stilesboro' to Atlanta, south-east of Dallas, and Hood's four miles from New Hope Church, on the road from Allatoona.
On the 25th the Federal army was a little east of Dallas, and Hood's corps wral Sherman is the slenderer figure, on the right.
He and General Thomas were standing by the signal tree from which ran telegraphic wires to the front, by means of which reports were received and orders transmitted during the battle.
On the 24th Hardee's skirmishers were attacked in their rifle-pits by a Federal line of battle, and on the 25th a similar assault was made upon those of Stevenson's division.
Both were repulsed, with heavy proportionate losses to the assailants.
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