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ugh the Brentwood pass, the Fourth corps in a close pursuit, which was continued for several miles, when darkness closed the scene and the troops rested from their labors. As the Fourth corps pursued the enemy on the Franklin pike, General Wilson hastily mounted Knipe's and Hatch's division of his command, and directed them to pursue along the Granny White pike, and endeavor to reach Franklin in advance of the enemy. After proceeding about a mile they came upon the enemy's cavalry under Chalmers, posted across the road and behind barricades. The position was charged by the Twelfth Tennessee cavalry, Colonel Spalding commanding, and the enemy's lines broken, scattering him in all directions, and capturing quite a number of prisoners, among them Brigadier-General E. W. Rucker. During the two days operations there were four thousand four hundred and sixty-two prisoners captured, including two hundred and eighty-seven officers of all grades, from that of Major-General, fifty-three
the twenty-seventh, that a part of Forest's force, under Chalmers, was marching by the way of Bridgeville toward Tuscaloosat of April first. I learned from the other despatch that Chalmers had also arrived at Marion, Alabama, and had been ordered this movement, afterward ascetained to have been made by Chalmers, in obedience to the instructions of Forrest. This forcer from me, but without success. Knowing that Jackson and Chalmers were both on the west side of the Cahawba, he thought it ybreak that morning, and Jackson's division, with part of Chalmers', numbering in the aggregate five thousand men, had passeontact with Jackson's division, supported by a brigade of Chalmers' division at Greensboro. Seeing no possible means of get the led animals, and was at this moment skirmishing with Chalmers' advance. This left me but two regiments for the assaultrong works, and Selma was fairly won. The enemy, under Chalmers, attempted to drive in the Second division picket line du
. M., Major-General Wilson, accompanied by Brigadier-General Long, came forward to my skirmish line. After examining the ground for a few moments General Wilson ordered an assault. The First brigade was now moved to my right, and my skirmishers from that direction were drawn in by direction of General Long. I left one regiment, the Fourth Michigan, to support the Chicago Board of Trade battery, the Third Ohio was still protecting the led animals, and was at this moment skirmishing with Chalmers' advance. This left me but two regiments for the assault, numbering in all thirty-three officers and six hundred and seventy-one men. At about five P. M., the order was given to advance. The men moved forward with enthusiasm, and kept a perfect line until their left struck a swamp, in which they were almost knee deep. This threw the right considerably in advance. The left of the First brigade came forward in the same manner, and as I afterwards learned from the same cause, swamp in