hide Matching Documents

Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:

tillo. Much, however, is left to the intelligent discretion of the general. Infantry brigades will be posted at the crossings of Old Town Creek, on which the cavalry can fall back when compelled. Strong pickets must be kept in front and daily scouts be kept up between them. These forces must be supported as far as possible in the country. Respectfully, general, your obedient servant, D. H. Poole, Acting Assistant Adjutant-General. Knoxville, Tenn., June 10, 1862. Maj. Gen. E. Kirby Smith Chattanooga, Tinn.: Colonel McLin, at Kingston, reports that scouts down the Tennessee Valley state from reliable sources that 5,000 Federals occupied Pikeville, in Sequatchie Valley, at 2 p. m. on the 7th instant--1,500 cavalry, the rest infantry. Glenn's men left this morning for Chattanooga ; Dr. Smith and Walworth yesterday. J. F. Belton, Assistant Adjutant-General. Hdqrs. Jones' Division, Army of the Mississippi, Camp near Tupelo, Miss., June 10 1862. Maj. M. M. Kimmel, Assist