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allying to their colors and presenting a determined front to the enemy, thus protecting the retreat of the army. "I would also specially thank the officers and men of Generals Holtzelaw's and Gibson's brigades, of Clayton's division, and General Pettus's brigade, of Stevenson's division, for the gallantry and courage with which they met and repulsed repeated charges of the enemy upon their lines, killing and wounding large numbers of the assailants and causing them to retreat in confusion. "I desire, also, to tender my heartfelt thanks to Major-General Stevenson, the officers and men of Pettus's and Cummings's brigades, of his division, for their skillful, brave and determined conduct while protecting the retreat of the army from Franklin yesterday. Continually attacked in front and in either flank, those brave troops maintained an unshaken line, repulsed incessant attacks, and inflicted heavy loss upon the enemy. "In conclusion, my brave comrades, I beg to assure you t