il, with perhaps half of his command, to hold Jonesboro‘. My Confederate classmate, S. D. Lee, who had had the immediate assault at Ezra Church, here appeared again, commanding Cheatham's corps.
At 3 P. M. on the 31st the Confederates came on with the usual vigor, but were met by Logan and Ransom, and thoroughly repulsed.
Hood now abandoned Atlanta, and united with Hardee in the vicinity of Jonesboro‘, near Love-joy's Station.
Thomas, joining my left flank, fought mainly the battle of September 1st.
During the rest that followed, Blair and Logan went home
Major-General John M. Corse, who held the Fort at Allatoona.
From a photograph. on leave of absence; the field-force of the Army of the Tennessee was consolidated into two corps, Osterhaus temporarily commanding the Fifteenth, and Ransom the Seventeenth.
Thomas went to Chattanooga to defend the communications with Sherman's army.
Wagner's division was sent to Chattanooga, and Corse's division to Rome.
Colonel John E. Tourt