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bridge at Bridgeport, with the greater part of the Eleventh corps, under Major-General Howard, and a portion of the Twelfth corps, under Brigadier-General Geary. He d was halted for the night, and went into camp within a mile of Brown's ferry. Howard had the advance, and, as it was necessary to hold both the roads to Kelly's ferry was encamped at Wauhatchie, about three miles from the position occupied by Howard's corps. The rebels, however, were fully aware of the condition of affairs ihe battle began at one o'clock, with a fierce assault on Geary, at Wauhatchie. Howard was at once directed to move his nearest division to the support of Geary. He They were steep and wooded, and entirely unknown to the national soldiers; but Howard scaled them under a heavy fire, and carried them by storm, capturing many priso no means of verifying or disputing this. The heights which had been carried by Howard were fortified at once, and the entire position made secure against any further
bridge crossing of Sherman's army arrival of Howard Sherman moves on Missionary hills Seizes firceal the real nature of this movement, brought Howard's corps, which had come up from Lookout valleyt Brown's ferry were reenforcing Chattanooga. Howard, accordingly, crossed on Sunday, and took up airecting its completion. Just at this moment, Howard appeared in person; having come up with three k, and along the south bank of the Tennessee. Howard had some fighting, but none of a serious charade was left for this purpose with Sherman, and Howard himself returned to his own corps, further to came into communication with the left wing of Howard's corps, had been veiled entirely from the watnk, in front of Fort Wood, to take position on Howard's right. This movement was plainly perceived k to the Georgia state line; and, on the 29th, Howard's command, with two divisions of the Fifteented to about ten thousand; Sherman's, including Howard's, to over twenty thousand; and Thomas's comma[9 more...]
ntain town of Knoxville, eighty miles away; relief was needed, and within three days; and no man murmured. That night, Howard repaired and planked the railroad bridge, and, at daylight, the army passed the Hiawassee, and marched to Athens, fifteenee locomotives and forty-eight cars into the Tennessee; they also abandoned four guns and large stores of material, which Howard seized at daylight. But the river is seventeen hundred feet across, at London, and the bridge was gone. Sherman was fos made in remarkably good order. Sherman, meanwhile, had repaired the bridge at Morgantown, and marched to Marysville; Howard constructing a bridge out of the rebel wagons left at Loudon, over which he crossed his men. On the 5th, all the heads ofd west of Decatur and along the line of the Nashville and Decatur road. Sherman in person started for his new campaign. Howard's corps and Davis's division having been returned to the Army of the Cumberland, the Eleventh and Twelfth corps were orde