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12,000 men, from the Potomac — time to march up from Shellmound and take position in the valley late in the afternoon of the 30th. During the following night Gen. Jenkins was ordered by Gen. Longstreet to make a night attack, not upon the forces at the ferry, but upon the reinforcements that had come up from below and gone into camp two miles from the ferry.--Jenkins's command consisted of Hood's division, except Anderson's brigade. Three brigades — Benning's, Lane's, and Robertson's — were ordered to hold the forces at the ferry in check, whilst Jenkins with his own brigade, assaulted Hooker's column below. The attack failed, being badly planned and maJenkins with his own brigade, assaulted Hooker's column below. The attack failed, being badly planned and made by an insufficient force. Thus the enemy got possession of Lookout Valley, the railroad, and the river from Brown's Ferry down to Bridgeport; and thus all doubt was removed as to his ability to subsist his forces in Chattanooga during the winter. The occupation of the ferry was the turning point in this part of the campaig<
The Daily Dispatch: December 15, 1863., [Electronic resource], A Yankee opinion of their friends in East Tennessee. (search)
omplain that passports and licenses to conduct business are denied them, and praying for relief. He presented a resolution of inquiry for permitting them to obtain passports to leave the country. Mr. Haskins said these very persons pretended to be poor whilst amongst us, but they had carried millions from the Confederacy. The resolution was finally agreed to. On motion of Mr. Hill the sum of $500 was voted to Judge Wm. H. Lyons. The Council then proceeded with the election of city officers, resulting as follows: All the old day policemen were re-elected. W. R. Granger and Wm. S. Jenkins were elected additional policemen, to be stationed one at each of the markets. A. W. Morton was re-elected Chamberlain. Thomas R. Harrison, Auditor; and Washington Gill, City Engineer, 1st Lieutenant Night Watch. L. M. Carter, 2d Lieut, Night Watch, T. C. Baptist; 3d Lieut, Night Watch, A. R. Cousins. After transacting other unimportant business the Council adjourned.