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Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The battle of Chickamauga-letter from Captain W. N. Polk. (search)
alton, over Lookout mountain, through Cooper's and Stevens's gaps, into McLemore's cove, and over Pigeon mountain by Dug gap. The road from Trenton, following Will's valley, exposed by easy communications, Rome, and through it Western Georgia and Eastern Alabama, with easy access to the important central positions, Atlanta and Selma. The General commanding believing a flanking movement to be the purpose of the enemy in his movements on the left, ordered Lieutenant-General Hill on Monday, September 7th, to move with his corps to Lafayette, and General Polk to Lee and Gordon's mill, and Major-General Buckner, with the Army of East Tennessee, and Major-General Walker, with his division from the Army of Mississippi, to concentrate at Lafayette, and Brigadier-General Pegram to cover the railroad with his cavalry. These dispositions having been made of the Confederate forces, Major-General Crittenden, commanding the left wing of Rosecrans's army, which had not moved with the right and
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 10. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), General Kirby Smith's campaign in Kentucky. (search)
of the infantry forces, as I obtained them at the time, by my somewhat petinacious enquiries, from General Pegram, who, although without official reports, was necessarily, from his position, obliged to keep well informed. For fear of exaggeration I have rather reduced his estimates, as I now recall them: 1862.    August 13,General Kirby Smith's column6,000  August 14,General Heth's division3,000  August 25,General Reynold's brigade3,000  September 6,General Bragg's army23,000  September 7,Colonel Grace's regiment600  September 12,General Marshall's brigade4,000  September 18,General Stevenson's division10,000  September 28,Colonel Hilliard's legion2,000  October 1,General McCown with convalescents returning to their commands1,600    53,200 Deduct for loss in killed and wounded at Richmond500  Deduct for loss in killed and wounded at Perryville2,500  Deduct for loss For sickness, &c., &c. (large estimate)2,000    5,000 And it will be seen that the