In this private correspondence, which freshens one's recollection, I find that my corps commanders, Blair and Logan, during this rest, had been granted a leave.
In fact, Logan did not return to us till we reached Savannah, but Blair wasLogan did not return to us till we reached Savannah, but Blair was able to join me. One of my divisions, General Corse's, was sent back to Rome upon the reports of the work of the Confederate cavalry in Tennessee under Forrest.
Another division, General John E. Smith's, of Logan's corps, had its headquarters baLogan's corps, had its headquarters back at Cartersville, Smith commanding.
About this time (September 29th), also, Thomas went to Chattanooga and as far as Nashville, while (October 3d) Schofield found his way, first to Knoxville, to attend to some official matters there, and thence all not immediately with Sherman.
I consolidated the troops then with me into two corps-Blair's of three divisions and Logan's of four divisions — for Sherman's right wing, still called the Army of the Tennessee.
All the rest of my men on the Mi