f the Tennessee, under Sherman — to open the battle, to make the grand attack, and to carry Missionary Ridge as far as Tunnel Hill.
The Army of the Cumberland was simply to get into position and cooperate.
No battle-field in our war, probably nod soon afterward took another hill a little in advance, both separated by a deep depression from the heavily fortified Tunnel Hill, on which Bragg's right flank rested and which was Sherman's objective point.
None of the men of the Army of the Cucenter, without a part in the victories.
But late that night General Grant, thinking that General Sherman had carried Tunnel Hill, and acting in that belief, gave orders for the next day's battle.
General Sherman was directed to attack the enemy aalley to the summit.
Early the next morning, when General Grant learned that the ridge had not been carried as far as Tunnel Hill, and that Lookout Mountain had been evacuated by the enemy, he suspended his orders, except those to Sherman, and dire