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noxville. On the 2d of September, he seized Knoxville, a hundred and ten miles from Chattanooga, w he telegraphed to Burnside, who was then at Knoxville: Have you tools for fortifying? Important pvegetables to Chattanooga, and ammunition to Knoxville, securing gunboats to protect Sherman, and dis military division reached from Natchez to Knoxville, more than a thousand miles, and included twach him, long before assistance could get to Knoxville from Grant's army; indeed, there was no way . . . . . If Burnside can hold the line from Knoxville to Clinton, as I have asked him, for six dayain force was stationed between Kingston and Knoxville, and all the country south of the Holston wa whereas, if we concentrate near this place (Knoxville), not only the present force of the enemy, b Longstreet between the Little Tennessee and Knoxville, he should not be allowed to escape with an ten P. M. yesterday. Troops had got back to Knoxville. Sherman's advance reached Lookout mountain[4 more...]
ear of the hills, Bragg must be at a loss to know whether they were moving to Knoxville, or were held on the north side of the river, for further operations at Chatt. On the 21st, Halleck telegraphed that dispatches from Tennessee, east of Knoxville, contained rumors that Burnside was surrounded. At any rate, we have no comm fighting had begun in East Tennessee, and that Burnside had been driven into Knoxville, and attacked there; but this was all he could learn. Troops had been movi allowed. . . . . .Can you not concentrate your forces and raise the siege at Knoxville? Once more, on the 21st, Grant was obliged to say to Thomas: I have just rlow them with all your force, except that which you intend Granger to take to Knoxville. . . . . Four days rations should be got up to the men, between this and mornagg must have finally concluded that the Army of the Tennessee had gone on to Knoxville; on no other supposition can the subtraction from his own force of two divisi
Chapter 13: Knoxville still in danger Granger sent to Burnside Granger moves reluctarmines to assault strength and position of Fort Sanders assault of Fort Sanders repulse of Longste furloughing of veterans Grant's visit to Knoxville impossibility of winter campaign germ of Mat Lenoir; on the 16th, he again started for Knoxville, by way of Campbell's station. But, by thist, and thus cut off the national forces from Knoxville. Burnside had, with him, only about five th the night, the national troops fell back to Knoxville, fourteen miles; but Longstreet did not advat at once determined to assault the works of Knoxville. He considered, that in the event of Bragg'. This fort stood on high ground west of Knoxville, between the Holston river and the railroad.h, the troops withdrew from the west side of Knoxville, and marched around to the east side, where tient endurance in marching to the relief of Knoxville; and the Army of the Ohio, for its masterly [36 more...]