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t previous, to-wit, the apparent confirmation of the concentration of the bulk of Sherman's Army in Middle Tennessee (at Pulaski, Huntsville, and Decatur), the arrival of Canty and part of his forces at Memphis, and the condition of Cobb's and Smithd yesterday: 1st. To the necessity of guarding well your left flank, and rear, in advancing towards Lawrenceburg and Pulaski, against a sudden offensive movement of the enemy from Huntsville or Athens, across the Elk river. 2d. To securing aEarly dawn of the 21st found the Army in motion. I hoped by a rapid march to get in rear of Schofield's forces, then at Pulaski, before they were able to reach Duck river. That night headquarters were established at Rawhide, twelve miles north of operated in our front against the enemy's cavalry which he easily drove from one position to another. The Federals at Pulaski became alarmed, and, by forced marches day and night, reached Columbia, upon Duck river, just in time to prevent our tro
enemy. The same day, information was received of the capture of one hundred prisoners, two pieces of artillery, twenty wagons and teams by Forrest's cavalry, at Lavergne; of the capture and destruction of three block houses on the Chattanooga Railroad, by Bates's Division; and of the seizure the day previous, by General Chalmers, of two transports on the Cumberland river, with three hundred mules on board. We had in our possession two engines and several cars, which ran as far south as Pulaski. Dispatches were sent to Generals Beauregard and Maury to repair the railroad from Corinth to Decatur, as our trains would be running in a day or two to the latter point. This means of transportation was of great service in furnishing supplies to the Army. Our troops had, when we reached Middle Tennessee, an abundance of provisions, although sorely in need of shoes and clothing. At this time, I telegraphed the War Department to request that General Breckinridge's command, in West Virg
my's forces at this time were concentrated at Pulaski, with some force also at Lawrenceburg. I hop of the enemy and Nashville, but he evacuated Pulaski upon the 23d, hearing of our advance (our cav sufficient railroad stock to use the road to Pulaski, and it was already in successful operation. nd on the 21st the Army resumed its march for Pulaski, leaving Major General Walthall with Ector's, as a rear guard under General Forrest. From Pulaski I moved by the most direct road to the Bainbrll his cavalry and three corps of infantry to Pulaski, and with cavalry between Pulaski and the Tention there, which had followed the enemy from Pulaski. The force of the enemy occupying Columbia wmy's forces at this time were concentrated at Pulaski, with some force also at Lawrenceburg. I hop of the enemy and Nashville, but he evacuated Pulaski upon the 23d, hearing of our advance (our cavto Decatur; the cars can run now from here to Pulaski on the Tennessee and Alabama Railroad. We ha[1 more...]