We had just reached that place when Sherman received a note from Slocum, headed Atlanta.
was followed by a dispatch the next day from Sherman to Halleck.
Here is an extract:
Hood, at ed there until the morning of September 7th.
Sherman says: After due reflection I resolved not to the Tennessee to do what he could to cut off Sherman's supplies and destroy his communications; soto Hood's army was an interesting event.
General Sherman detected his presence in Georgia, and telas recruits, joined my army at East Point.
Sherman personally had the hardest time.
He was detehing, my share being some table furniture.
Sherman was greatly pleased and expressed his gratituo the front.
Several officers were present.
Sherman then displayed the terrible anger that was inberland and the Ohio-all not immediately with Sherman.
I consolidated the troops then with me indivisions and Logan's of four divisions — for Sherman's right wing, still called the Army of the Te