awal of the army.
Page 43: The broken ground south of the Etowah can nowhere be called a ridge of mountains.
The route through it chosen by General Sherman was the least unfavorable.
Page 44: The action at New Hope Church was the attack on Stewart's Division by Hooker's Corps.
It began an hour and a half before sunset, and continued until dark, Stewart holding his ground.
As the corps had a front equal only to that of the division, and was exposed to the musketry of five thousand infantStewart holding his ground.
As the corps had a front equal only to that of the division, and was exposed to the musketry of five thousand infantry, and the canister of sixteen guns at short range, great execution must have been done in its ranks.
Page 45: The bloody battle mentioned was an absurd attack on the Federal right, made without orders, by two Confederate brigades.
It was quickly ended by the division commander, who drew back the troops as soon as he heard the firing, after they had lost three hundred men. But a real battle, which occurred the day before, is unnoticed — a carefully prepared attack upon our right by the Fourt