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the battle of Belmont, November 7th, will be related in the next chapter. Sherman's central army gave every evidence of preparation for an advance. On the Cumberland and Lower Green River the gunboats and cavalry showed unusual activity. On the 26th of October a gunboat expedition, under Major Phillips, was made against a Confederate recruiting-station, near Eddyville, Kentucky. Phillips, with three companies of the Ninth Illinois Regiment, surprised and broke up the station, where Captain Wilcox had assembled about seventy-five men, capturing, killing, or wounding, a third of their number, with slight loss to his own command. On October 28th Colonel Burbridge, with 300 men, crossed Green River at Woodbury, and Colonel McHenry, with 200, at Morgantown, and engaged some small scouting-parties in that quarter. These were inconsiderable skirmishes. On Sherman's right flank, Schoepf was pushed forward, by Thomas, to London. At the same time the Unionists of East Tennessee burned
he following were the proceedings in the Confederate House of Representatives : House of Representatives. Monday, April 7, 1862. The House met at twelve o'clock, and was opened with prayer by Rev. Mr. Crumley. Journal of Saturday read. Mr. Wilcox, of Texas, introduced the following joint resolution: Resolved, That Congress has learned with feelings of deep joy and gratitude to the Divine Ruler of nations the news of the recent glorious victory of our arms in Tennessee. Resolvend efficiency to our action. I trust the gentleman will withdraw his objection, and allow the resolution to pass. Mr. Perkins: I withdraw my objection. Mr. McQueen, of South Carolina: I desire to suggest to the gentleman from Texas (Mr. Wilcox) that this battle may have been fought in Mississippi. If so, it would be proper for him to change that part of his resolutions which locates the fight in Tennessee. Mr. Davis, of Mississippi: That battle was fought in Tennessee, very near