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y morning, and council of war was held, and it was decided that as soon as possible after daybreak we should attack the enemy, now snugly quartered in our camps. Lew Wallace who was coming in on the new road from Crump's Lancing, and crossing Snake creek just above the Illinois Wallace's (W. H. L.) camps, was to take the right and sweep back toward the position from which Sherman had been driven on Sunday morning. Nelson was to take the extreme left. Buell promised to put in Tom Crittenden nere marching up from Savannah to the point opposite Pittsburg Landing and being ferried across, or were coming up on transports. By an hour after dark Wallace had his division in. Through the misdirection he had received, he had started on the Snake Creek road proper, which would have brought him in on the enemy's rear, miles from support, and where he would have been gobbled at a mouthful. Getting back to the right road had delayed him. He at once ascertained the position of certain rebel bat