st Tennessee, 155.
Longstreet invades the East Tennessee Valley, 156.
he invests Knoxville, 157.
ck was satisfied that Longstreet had gone to Tennessee, he telegraphed to Grant and Sherman, and otd through West Virginia, Ohio, Kentucky, and Tennessee, to the Tennessee River.
Halleck determined to hold Chattanooga and East Tennessee at all hazards.
For that purpose he ordered the concentrall communications between Chattanooga and Middle Tennessee.
On the 30th of September, a greater porrtion of his command, against Burnside, in East Tennessee, and was compelled to content himself withgrand objective of Longstreet — the key to East Tennessee.
Perceiving the danger threatened by thistant bearing upon the Confederate cause in East Tennessee.
Grant, as we have observed, intended to he danger of losing Knoxville, and with it East Tennessee.
But Grant had plans for relief, which heide needed immediate relief, so as to save East Tennessee from the grasp of Longstreet.
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