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ations of the enemy, whatever they may be, might have been defeated if we had pressed him Monday and Tuesday after the battle, or moved promptly towards East Tennessee upon his left flank. Indeed, it is said that this latter movement was not only decided upon in a full council of superior officers, but that it was actually begun on Tuesday, the 22d of September, only to be countermanded that night. The object of the proposed movement, doubtless, was to capture or disperse the forces under Burnside, reoccupy East Tennessee, and make a bold push for Nashville. It is doubtful, however, whether our supplies and means of transportation were sufficient at that time for an undertaking so important as a movement upon Nashville, though it is believed we might have gone far enough to reopen East Tennessee and compel Rosecrans to retire upon the capital of the State. In the meantime preparations might have been made for an eventual advance into Middle Tennessee. It is hoped the golden opport