the time being, and it was only on the twenty-second of March that General Wilson, with Upton's, Long's, and McCook's divisions, could leave Chickasaw, Alabama.
Hatch's division remained at Eastportd of April General Wilson reached the immediate vicinity of Selma, and rapidly formed Upton's and Long's divisions to attack the defences of the town — Long attacking on the Summerfield road, and Uptothe enemy.
Dismounting two regiments from each of the brigades of Colonels Miller and Minty, General Long and those two officers gallantly leading their men in person, charged across an open field fis forty-six killed and two hundred wounded; Colonel Dodds, Fourth Ohio, among the former, and General Long and Colonels Miller and McCormick among the latter.
General Upton met with less resistance targe quantity of supplies.
On the eighteenth the march toward Macon was resumed, Minty's (late Long's) division leading.
By a forced march, the bridges across Flint river, fifty-four miles from Co