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the men had gone beyond the foot of the mountain, to which Thomas is said to have replied, By their own, I think. Grant's rejoinder was: If they succeed, all right. But if they don't, some one will suffer for this. The works at the top were heavy; but Thomas' troops succeeded, and no one suffered except the gallant men of both sides who fell. Grant went East, turning over the command of the Western Federal armies to Sherman, who prepared to attack Johnston, entrenched around Dalton, in northern Georgia. Buzzard's Roost formed the strongest portion of Johnston's line, which consisted of heavy fortifications on the heights, in front of which lighter lines had been placed. Sherman felt this position, found it almost impregnable, made a flank movement, and turned Johnston out of his stronghold. In the retaining attack on the works, the Federal troops took a portion of the lower lines of entrenchments, but found the upper works too strong. The turning movement having succeeded, t