Browsing named entities in John Beatty, The Citizen-Soldier; or, Memoirs of a Volunteer. You can also browse the collection for Dalton, Ga. (Georgia, United States) or search for Dalton, Ga. (Georgia, United States) in all documents.

Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:

fur a year or two, and it is so poor she has quit chawen ontirely. When returning from Knoxville, we passed a farm house which stood near the roadside. Three young women were standing at the gate, and appeared to be in excellent spirits. Captain Wager inquired if they had heard from Knoxville. O yes, they answered, General Longstreet has captured Knoxville and all of General Burnside's men. Indeed, said the Captain; what about Chattanooga? Well, we heard that Bragg had moved back to Dalton. You have not heard, then, that Bragg was whipped; lost sixty pieces of artillery and many thousand men? O no! You have not heard that Longstreet was defeated at Knoxville, and compelled to fall back with heavy loss? No, no; we don't believe a word of it. A man, who came from Knoxville and knows all about it, says that you uns are retreating now as fast as you can. You can't whip our fellers. Well, ladies, said the Captain, I am glad to see you feeling so well under adverse circumstanc