Forrest, in the mean time, had pushed on to Columbia, on the Duck River, with his three thousand horsemen, butthe grand hunt for Forrest.
The latter, looking out from Columbia, saw his peril, and met it as usual.
Paroling the thousa adversary moved; so he ordered Schofield to fall back to Columbia.
He did so in good order, while Capron's brigade at Mound on the 24th of November his forces were concentrated at Columbia.
In the mean time General Granger had withdrawn the garr.
Hood moved promptly to Pulaski, and pushed on toward Columbia, but showed no disposition to attack Schofield in front o informed that Hood had crossed the river six miles above Columbia, he ordered Stanley to follow his trains to Spring Hill.
keeping the Confederates from crossing the Duck River at Columbia, driving them back, with great loss on their side, whenevozen, cut — up roads were almost impassable.
Finally, at Columbia, Forrest, who was away on a raid when Thomas sallied out