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nd the battle was put off for them. At length Bragg from his heights saw them prowling in the heaverman creeping behind them. In the house sits Bragg all around the balcony. A valley cuts the balide of the balcony is part of the same ridge. Bragg holds them all. His centre is up on the left s The parquet is Chattanooga valley. To attack Bragg, there is a choice. Go at the centre, cut himk on Lookout Mountain. Thus Sherman might cut Bragg from. his base, which lay less than a mile behind that part of Missionary Ridge. Bragg never suspected this could happen. Sherman had crept ouieve his assault with the necessary celerity. Bragg had taken his troops from Lookout Mountain to oppose Sherman; and Bragg, should he see fit, might really get away without further harm to himselffighting along Missionary Ridge from the left, Bragg removed more and more troops from the centre oce to the base of the hill — that centre which Bragg had been thinning — and there take Bragg's low[14 more...]<