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ved by the officer left in charge there. General Burnside had only allowed time for transporting poe, and, on investigation of the matter by General Burnside, General Woodbury was exonerated from allle Tennessee was still open to the enemy, General Burnside was cautioned to move down by the north bjunction with the army of the Cumberland, General Burnside retained most of his command in the Upper On ascertaining these facts, and that General Burnside was in possession of all East-Tennessee aina. H. W. Halleck, General-in-Chief. Major-General Burnside, Cumberland Gap. On the twelfth, G1863. There is no intention of sending General Burnside into North-Carolina. He has orders to mo which the enemy had nearly exhausted. General Burnside's army was on short rations, and that of upplies, and threaten his communications with Burnside. His main army was probably only awaiting thons since he crossed the Hiawassee River. Of Burnside's defence of Knoxville, it is only known that[33 more...]
ly at him and staff. A brigade of cavalry, under Colonel Biddle, gave material assistance in checking the enemy. General Burnside, finding that the enemy were pressing him so closely as to endanger the trains and extra artillery, which, at the heflanks once more. It was now late in the afternoon, the trains had obtained a good start on the road, and so far, General Burnside had obtained his object. It was unnecessary, therefore, to hazard, in his present position, the result of the attacground successfully until night terminated the battle, and left them in their chosen position. As the end for which General Burnside had given battle was attained, namely, the checking of the enemy's progress until our trains were out of danger, andkness and energy with which the fight was carried on, our loss is very small. It will not exceed three hundred, and General Burnside estimated it as low as two hundred. The enemy have lost far more in comparison — the result of the severe artille
ications with Longstreet, of which I informed Burnside by telegraph on the seventh of November. Ahen at Chattanooga; and I was forced to leave Burnside, for the present, to contend against superiorommand for the kindness you have done us. A. E. Burnside, Major-General. Leaving Granger's coming to the relief of Knoxville, and hasten to Burnside. Seven days before, we had left our camps we were forced to turn cast, and trust to General Burnside's bridge at Knoxville. It was all-impolain to him how all-important it was that General Burnside should have notice within twenty-four houde from Marysville into Knoxville and met General Burnside. General Granger arrived later in the dayvery respectfully, your obedient servant, A. E. Burnside, Major-General Commanding. Accordingly, having seen the forces of General Burnside move out of Knoxville in pursuit of Longstreet, and GeGrant has concluded that he could best succor Burnside by forcing Bragg to retire. I have just he[26 more...]
oners are outraged, and all are robbed. In Burnside's front, Longstreet is pressing, and skirmishwo armies are seventeen miles from Knoxville, Burnside slowly falling back. If he can hold the rebet effect. Captain Poe, Chief Engineer on General Burnside's staff, is at work on the fortificationsred into East-Tennessee after the bait set by Burnside, will, upon discovering his mistake, make a f a twenty-pounder. One shell passed over General Burnside's headquarters clear into the river. Sixonly road left open to him. Orders by General Burnside. headquarters army of the Ohio, Knoxn the God of battles. By command of Major-General Burnside. Lewis Richmond, A. A. G. headquartelose of the campaign. By command of Major-General Burnside. Lewis Richmond, A. A. G. Captaint brilliant campaign. By command of Major-General Burnside. Lewis Richmond, A. A. G. Honor ttion near Cleveland, Tennessee. By command of Major-General Burnside. Lewis Richmond, A. A. G. [12 more...]
some twenty or thirty miles to the rear. It is believed that if the troops, who yielded to the assault, had fought with the valor which they had displayed on previous occasions, and which was manifested in this battle on other parts of the lines, the enemy would have been repulsed with very great slaughter, and our country would have escaped the misfortune and the army the mortification of the first defeat that has resulted from misconduct by the troops. In the mean time, the army of General Burnside was driven from all its field positions in Eastern Tennessee, and forced to retreat from its intrenchments at Knoxville, where, for some weeks, it was threatened with capture by the forces under General Longstreet. No information has reached me of the final result of the operations of our commander, though intelligence has arrived of his withdrawal from that place. While, therefore, our success in driving the enemy from our soil has not equalled the expectations confidently entertai
ence that would confine stock. October fifth, we marched within two miles of Knoxville, when we met an order from General Burnside ordering us to go into camp where we were. So after near eleven days winding our serpentine line through the dust, reviously sent over. About midnight we mounted; moved through town to the Loudon road; had not gone far till we met General Burnside; turned back and came back to the Tazewell road; bivouacked till morning. November seventeenth, our brigade movedl. In the evening we were relieved and moved back through town to the east side. As we passed along the streets by General Burnside's headquarters, the General was standing on the corner of the street, and said: Boys, you have had a hard time for sy. Rained very hard all day. After night the rebels threw several shells into town. Two or three aimed very well at General Burnside's headquarters. November twenty-second, our brigade moved to the street we lay in on the twentieth. Staid here t