capture of Iuka by the Confederates, 513.
battle of Iuka, 514.
movements of General Ord, 515.
a visit to the luka battle — ground, 516.
graves of Ohio soldiers, 517.
the Confederates approaching Corinth, 518.
battle of Corinth, 519.
fierce contest at Fort Robinett
repulse of the Confederates
Rosecrans pursues them, 522.
Buell superseded by Rosecrans, 523.
We left the Lower Mississippi, from its mouth to New Orleans, in possession of the forces under General Butler and Commodore Farragut, at the beginning of the summer of 1862;
See the latter part of chapter XIII. and at the same time that river was held by the National forces from Memphis to St. Louis.
General Thomas was at the head of a large force holding Southwestern Tennessee,
See page 296. and Generals Buell and Mitchel were on the borders of East Tennessee, where the Confederates were disputing the passage of National troops farther southward and eastward than the line of the Tennessee River.