t at Woodsonville.
N. B. Forrest.
fight at Sacramento.
letters to the Secretary of War.
It has been seen that the early part of November was a season of hostile activity with the enemy.
It was also marked by important changes in the assignment of their generals.
On November 1st Major-General Geoh opposed to it, and shall endeavor to do my duty.
A reference to Chapter XXII.
will show that General Johnston was earnestly striving to raise troops during November and December, and it was about this time, November 19th, that he called on Tennessee, Mississippi, and Alabama, to furnish him militia, using the most urgent app, and Texans — a mixed command.
They rendezvoused at Fort Donelson late in October, and, moving thence to Hopkinsville, were thrown forward, about the middle of November, by General Tilghman, commanding there, to observe the section between the Green and Cumberland Rivers.
Major Kelly, with one squadron, traversed the country