arid follow him.
Bragg, however, had already decided to fight his own battle, and not Rosecrans's. To this end, lie had concentrated heavily on his left, where Hardee was in command, with orders to attack McCook at daylight.
Dec. 31. Bishop Polk, in his center, strengthened by McCown's division, was directed to second and support Hardee's attack; the two corps moving by a constant right wheel, and crushing back our routed right upon our center, seizing first the Wilkinson and then the Nashville turnpike; interposing between our army and its supply-trains, whenever they should have flanked our right and gained our rear.
According to Rosecrans's plan over-whelming force — very slowly, and fighting desperately; which he had undertaken to do. But there was a serious mistake in the calculation.
Before 7 A. M., Hardee's corps burst from the thickets in McCook's front and on his right; Cleburne's four brigades charging vehemently its extreme right, Cheatham's and McCown's divisi
Hanover Court House, Va., fight at, 141-2.
Hanson, Gen. Roger W., Ky. (Rebel), killed at Stone River, 282.
Hardee, Gen., commands a corps under Bragg, 213; commands a corps at Stone River, 274; his flank attack at Decatur, near Atlanta
Saunders, Col. H. S., in East Tennessee, 428.
Savage's Station, Va., fight at, 160.
Savannah, Ga., abandoned by Hardee to Sherman, 695.
Scales, Brig.-Gen., wounded at Gettysburg, 389.
Scammon, Col, Ohio, defeated near Bull Run, 181. Columbia, Charleston, and Fort Sumter, 701; his order as to foraging, 703-4; advances to Fayetteville, N. C., 705; fights Hardee at Averysboroa, 706; Jo. Johnston at Bentonville, 707; reaches Goldsboroa, 708; advances against Johnston at Smithfield, his great march from Atlanta to Savannah, 689-695; threatens an advance on Augusta, 697; crosses the Edisto, 689; fights Hardee at Averysboroa, 706; attacked by Jo. Johnston at Bentonville, 707.
Smith, Gen. Gustavus W., 81; at Fair Oaks, 143-5; d