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Doc. 160.-the fight at Franklin, Tenn. Despatch of General Rosecrans. Murfreesboro, Tenn., April 11, 1863. Major-General Halleck, General-in-Chief: the following despatch was received from General Granger on the tenth instant: Van D
jor-General. W. S. Rosecrans, Major-General.
Captain Matchett's report.
camp of the Fortieth O. V.I., near Franklin, Tenn., April 11, 1863. Colonel S. D. Atkins, Commanding Second Brigade, Third Division, Army of Kentucky:
Colonel: I ha 863.
Official list of killed, wounded, and missing of the Fortieth Ohio volunteer infantry, in the engagement at Franklin, Tenn., April tenth, 1863:
killed--Orderly Sergeant Wilson Burrows, company A; privates Washington Link and Thomas Hunti ubbard, company A; Adam Suverly, Wallace Bennett, and Michael Madigan, company C.
Nashville Union account.
Franklin, Tennessee, April 11, 1863.
We have been so much accustomed of late to skirmishing, that any serious thought of an attack
Doc. 160.-the fight at Franklin, Tenn. Despatch of General Rosecrans. Murfreesboro, Tenn., April 11, 1863. Major-General Halleck, General-in-Chief: the following despatch was received from General Granger on the tenth instant: Van Dorn made his promised attack to-day, at one o'clock directly in front and on the town. The infantry regiments on guard in town, with the cavalry pickets, held him at bay until their ammunition was exhausted. The dense smoke and atmosphere favored t
g them to approach very near without our being able to observe them.
Our siege-guns and our light batteries opened upon them with murderous effect, literally strewing the ground with men and horses.
I had halted Stanley four miles out on the Murfreesboro road.
He at once crossed his forces over at Heights's Mills, vigorously attacking Forrest's divisions, moving down on the Lewisburgh pike, capturing six pieces of artillery and some two hundred prisoners; but, owing to the unfavorable nature