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even for defence, and to enable us to take the offensive if the enemy did not. On the 1st of May, I reported the enemy about to advance. On the 2d, Brigadier-General Mercer's command arrived, about fourteen hundred effective infantry. On the 4th, I expressed myself satisfied that the enemy was about to attack with his unitemmand from the neighborhood of Resaca to report to Major-General Wheeler. The effective artillery and infantry of the Army of Tennessee, after the arrival of Mercer's brigade, amounted to forty thousand nine hundred; the effective cavalry to about four thousand. Major-General Sherman's army was composed of that of Missionary pieces mentioned in the accompanying report of General Hood. I commenced the campaign with General Bragg's army, of Missionary ridge, with one brigade added (Mercer's) and two taken away (Baldwin's and Quarles's). That opposed to us was Grant's army of Missionary ridge, then estimated at eighty thousand by our principal offic