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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)
of June, Rosecrans and Bragg on the banks of Duck River. After six months of preparation a new campfirst, hemmed in at the commencement between Duck River and Caney Fork, extends north-west to the plRiver, Manchester and Shelbyville in that of Duck River, and McMinnville on the Caney Fork, are the ey is narrow and poor in resources. That of Duck River, on the contrary, offers all the means of su region. He posted it at some distance from Duck River. Being in a position where it can easily befor defence, because it could easily recross Duck River and fall back on Tullahoma while checking thill and bring his division by Columbia below Duck River. Polk sets out for Tullahoma, leaving at Shown on the south and reaches the bridge over Duck River, and thus cuts off retreat in that directionery. Meantime, Forrest, after having passed Duck River, was moving toward Guy's Gap. But all of a which enables him to regain the left bank of Duck River. The Federals were then masters of the wh
Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book II:—the siege of Chattanooga. (search)
e evening about eight miles from Shelbyville. Wheeler, not being able to attempt anything alone against the Federals, was in hopes of meeting Lee and Roddey on Duck River, and with their co-operation resuming the offensive against Mitchell. But nobody can give him any news of them; the enemy, who presses him, does not give him t come up with Davidson a few miles from his camp. Wheeler, wishing hereafter to keep his command closely joined, has instructed Davidson to follow the banks of Duck River in order to rejoin the two other divisions. Instead of that, Davidson has taken on the left the road to Farmington. Happily for him, Mitchell has divided his forces. McCook is proceeding along the right bank of Duck River; Crook has moved in the direction of Farmington, and the absence of Minty's brigade, delayed in consequence of a misunderstanding, has reduced his command to about fifteen hundred men. However, he harasses Davidson, causes him to be charged first by the cavalry, then