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attanooga relieved, and the army encouraged. Burnside. Grant's purpose to attack Bragg. impatient hazards till he arrived, gave directions for Burnside's operations at Knoxville, prescribed the mov followed promptly with a similar service for Burnside's army in East Tennessee. To this Grant alsos first measure being to provide supplies for Burnside in his distant and not easily accessible posiportant measures, contemplating the relief of Burnside's army from the superior forces of the enemy.sent Longstreet, with a large force, to drive Burnside from East Tennessee. The government was excethe case. But it was impossible to reenforce Burnside, for the latter had no supplies for additionad that the only way in which he could relieve Burnside was to attack the rebels before Chattanooga, avoidable, but lest he might be too late, and Burnside be captured or driven from East Tennessee. Ht Sherman to East Tennessee to the. relief of Burnside, who had already repulsed Longstreet in a des