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coast. comparative unimportance of these Confederate successes. the raid of Ulric Dahlgren. the parts of Custer and Kilpatrick. failure and ludicrous cowardice of the several expeditions. Dahlgren's atrocious designs. he retreats, and is chase distract attention in the direction of Charlottesville; the other was to divide at Beaver Dam, one part of it under Gen. Kilpatrick to move down on the north side of Richmond, the other, commanded by Dahlgren, to cross the James River at some pointerprise which compassed all the revenge, villainy, and cowardice of the most savage warfare. The parts of Custer and Kilpatrick were very weakly carried out. The first reached the vicinity of Charlottesville, and finding Stuart's horse artillery tiver, abandoned his enterprise on the south side of Richmond, and, unapprised of the ludicrous cowardice and retreat of Kilpatrick, proposed, by moving down the Westham plank-road, which skirted the river, to effect a junction with him, with a view t
om Madison Slocum turned suddenly south towards Milledgeville, and on the 21st November entered the capital of Georgia. Meanwhile Howard, covered by a cloud of Kilpatrick's cavalry, had demonstrated on Macon, and crossing the Ocmulgee, had pressed on towards Milledgeville; Sherman's forces being thus rapidly concentrated at the c the most serious fight of Sherman's campaign from Atlanta to the sea. Having sufficiently rested at Milledgeville, Sherman resumed his march eastward; while Kilpatrick's cavalry continued to operate towards Augusta, advancing as far as Waynesboroa, to create the impression of a heavy movement upon Augusta. There had been concf his main body, as long as his left wing was used as a strong arm thrust out in advance, ready to encounter any force which might attempt to bar the way. While Kilpatrick demonstrated savagely upon Augusta, Sherman marched rapidly on Millen, reaching it on the 2d December. He had already penetrated and devastated the richest p
y desertions. he engages the enemy near Averysboroa, and is compelled to fall back. the engagement at Bentonville. Johnston fights two corps of the enemy and Kilpatrick's cavalry with fourteen thousand men. success on the Confederate right. Johnston holds his ground against the whole of Sherman's army, and retreats deliberateaign. His right wing, under Howard, was taken by water to Beaufort, where it began to move up the Charleston Railroad; while the left wing, under Slocum, with Kilpatrick's cavalry, was to cross the Savannah at Sister's Ferry, and move up towards Augusta. The design of this disposition of forces was to confuse the Confederates aith Schofield, had been a most creditable affair for the Confederates. With fourteen thousand men they had encountered the 14th and 20th corps of the enemy and Kilpatrick's cavalry, an aggregate probably of forty thousand men. On the 20th the whole Federal army was in Johnston's front, which was changed parallel to the road.