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la., where lie was joined by an infantry force under Gen. Dodge, they attacked and captured Tuscumbia, inflicting considerable loss on the Rebels; and, while Gen. Dodge made a sweeping raid through North Alabama, returning ultimately to his headquarters at Corinth, Col. Streight struck for Northern Georgia, expecting to swoop down successively on Rome and Atlanta, destroying there large manufactories, machline-shops, and magazineo. He was hardly well on his road, however, before Forrest and Roddy, with a superior force of Rebel cavalry, were after him ; following sharply, and easily gaining upon him, through a running fight of over 100 mile; when, his ammunition being exhausted and his men nearly worn out, Streight surrendered, when 15 miles from Rome. His men were treated as other captives and exchanged; while Streight and his officers were retained for a time in close prison, on a demand of Gov. Brown, of Georgia, that they be treated as felons, under a law of that State, which ma
besieges and assaults is repulsed with loss raises the Sie<*>e and retreats Grant relieves Rosecrans Hooker and Slocum hurried to the Tennessee Wheeler's and Roddy's raids Grant reaches Chattanooga Hooker crosses the Tennessee fight at Wauhatchie Sherman arrives from Vicksburg Grant impels attacks on Bragg by Granger, Hosoners or deserters. Ours, mainly in prisoners, must have exceeded that number; while the Government property destroyed must have been worth millions of dollars. Roddy, who crossed Oct. 11. the Tennessee at Guntersville, threatening Decherd, retreated on learning that Wheeler had done so, and escaped without loss. Gen. Gra. Smith's, which covered the working parties engaged in repairing the railroad; so that the movement had to be made circumspectly and slowly. Stephen D. Lee, with Roddy's and Ferguson's brigades, made up a force of about 5,000 irregular cavalry, who were constantly watching for chances to do mischief; and, though not strong enough
xxiii. The repossession of Alabama. Wilson at Eastport, Miss. crosses the Tennessee, and moves southward routs Roddy at Montevallo Hurries Forrest from Boyle's creek charges over the defenses of Selma, and takes 2,700 prisoners Montgomry found at Elyton rapidly across the Cahawba at Montevallo; where the enemy was first encountered March 31. in force: Roddy's and Crossland's commands coming up the Selma road, but being routed and driven southward by a charge of Upton's divisioolph and 2 on the Maplesville road, whereon our troopers were advancing. He had in line about 5,000 men, mainly cavalry (Roddy's division, with Armstrong's and Crossland's brigades), with his front covered by rail barricades and abatis. Wilson hadmounting two of them; and the city was soon taken, with 32 guns, 2,700 prisoners, and vast stores of all kinds. Forrest, Roddy, Armstrong, and perhaps 3,000 of their followers, had escaped under cover of tie darkness. Our total loss here was less