ing of the Federals.
desperate situation of Rosecrans.
he develops a New line ofal army now in Tennessee, under command of Gen. Rosecrans, maintained itself with some difficulty atessee.
In the absence of Bragg's cavalry, Rosecrans determined to seize the opportunity for atta of this force has been officially stated by Rosecrans at about forty-seven thousand men; but Gen. commanders prepared to attack the next day. Rosecrans drew up an elaborate plan of battle, and expuitless contest, was — to use the words of Gen. Rosecrans himself--crumbled to pieces.
Hardee contiattested the rout.
The entire right wing of Rosecrans was being driven in the greatest disorder, a were remarkable.
It was now near noon, and Rosecrans had his right wing broken; he had already loom which he had been driven in the morning.
Rosecrans had shown a great power in handling troops, ut molestation from the enemy.
The next day Rosecrans moved into Murfreesboro, and Bragg retired t