ies from Wilmington— communicates with Grant
Hardee crosses Sherman's front to join Beauregard
Shunction in the national front; and these, with Hardee, Wheeler, Bragg, and Hampton's troops, would aen to march to Washington, to dictate a peace. Hardee and myself can collect about fifteen thousand,on that here, at least, they would be secure.
Hardee had moved due north from Charleston by his onlthis place yesterday, he said,
at noon, Hardee, as usual, retreating across the Cape Fear, buicipated, the left, under Slocum, came up with Hardee's force.
The rebels, in retreating from Fayetted in the rear.
It was necessary to dislodge Hardee in order to secure the Goldsboro road, and alss long as possible.
Sherman proposed to drive Hardee well beyond Averysboro, and then turn to the rd by its cooperating column.
Bragg, Cheatham, Hardee, Hampton, and all the troops the enemy could dnct assaults from the combined forces of Hoke, Hardee, and Cheatham, under the immediate command of
Petersburg, 365, 377; temporarily relieved on account of wounds, 369; requests investigation of conduct before Petersburg, 377; at Deep Bottom, July 26 to 29, 1864, 468; before Petersburg, July 30, 475, 485; second movement at Deep Bottom, 506, 507, 511; brigadier-general in regular army 513; at Ream's station, 527-531; at catcher's run, 117-128; in command of Middle Military Division, III., 417.
Hanover ferry, position of, II., 267.
Hanover junction as a strategic point, II., 217.
Hardee, General Wm.
J., in command at Macon, III., 287; at Augusta, 288; at Savannah, 305; evacuates Savannah, 306; abandons Columbia, 422; defeat and retreat from Averysboro, 448.
Harrison, Fort, captured by Ord, III., 71.
Hatch, General, at Franklin, III., 212; at Rutherford creek, 260.
Hatcher's run, battle of, 116-128; declared a defeat by Northern democrats, III., 169.
Hawe's shop, battle of, II., 269.
Hayes, General Rutherford B., service in West Virginia, III., 101-103.