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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—eastern Tennessee. (search)
on parole, had for his successor Lieutenant-general D. H. Hill, whom we have seen figuring first in Lee's army and subsequently in North Carolina. His corps had fallen back, on the 3d, from Tyner's Station to Ringgold, after having sent a brigade of infantry to the banks of the Tennessee in order to mask this movement. Bragg's movement must involve Buckner's and ensure the junction of the two corps. Buckner had been on the left bank of the Hiawassee River two days only when, on the 7th of September, he received orders to start out at once on the road to the south. Bragg gave him at the same time a rendezvous in McLemore's Cove. Marching over forty-four miles in eight-and-forty hours, Buckner arrived on the 9th on the banks of the Chickamauga, and posted himself a few miles above Polk's corps on Anderson's farm, between Gordon's Mills and Crawfish Spring; Forrest had ordered Pegram's division to defend as long as possible the banks of the Tennessee from Harrison to Chattanooga an