Of course, this advanced position at Rossville was not one for occupation, and during the night of the 21st, Thomas moved his army to Chattanooga — the objective of Rosencranz's most remarkable campaign. What is here said is intended to apply solely to the question of accuracy in General Forrest's dispatch, and not to the question between General Longstreet and General Bragg, to which it is scarcely applicable. The dispatch of General Forrest, which relates to that controversy, is one of a later date.
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