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Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 2., Chapter 20: events West of the Mississippi and in Middle Tennessee. (search)
a short distance of Murfreesboroa, when Palmer, deceived, erroneously signaled to Headquarters at Lavergne that the Confederates were evacuating the town. Crittenden was directed to send a division across the stream to occupy Murfreesboroa . General Harker was ordered to lead in that duty. His brigade crossed, drove the Confederates, and found Breckenridge in strong force on his front, whereupon Crittenden wisely took the responsibility of recalling him. Harker recrossed after dark without serHarker recrossed after dark without serious loss. On the following morning McCook moved toward Murfreesboroa from Wilkinson's Cross Roads, and fought his way almost to Stone's River, a little west of that town; and before evening nearly the whole of the National army was in an irregular line, more than three miles in length, in front of the Confederates, who were in strong position on the river before Murfreesboro. Bragg's army was disposed as follows:--The left wing in front of Stone's River, and the right wing in the rear of th