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n progress, Wheeler and Jackson were in hot pursuit of the Federal cavalry--General Lewis's infantry brigade having been sent to Jonesboroa, the point about which I les below Jonesboroa, when the work of destruction was began in earnest. General Lewis, within three hours after receiving the order, had placed his men on the cahe road, which was promptly repaired. While Jackson followed in pursuit, and Lewis returned to Atlanta, Wheeler moved across from Latimer's, with a portion of hisof Atlanta depended upon our ability to defeat this movement. Reynolds's and Lewis's brigades were dispatched to Jones-boroa to co-operate with Armstrong. Genera crossed Flint river at about 6 p. m., near Jonesboroa, and made an attack upon Lewis's brigade, which was gallantly repulsed. This action became the signal for bats in the direction of Greenville; General Morgan to report to Jackson for duty; Lewis's Kentucky brigade to be mounted, and to use blankets in default of saddles.
ur possession. On the 27th July I received information that the enemy's cavalry was moving round our right with the design of interrupting our communication tion with Macon. The next day a large cavalry force also crossed the Chattahoochee river at Campbellton, moving round our left. Major General Wheeler was ordered to move upon the force on the right, while Brigadier General Jackson, with Hawson's and Ross's brigades, was sent to look after those moving on the left. I also dispatched Lewis's brigade of infantry down the Macon Railroad to a point about where they would probably strike the road. The force on the left succeeded in reaching the road, tearing up an inconsiderable part of the track. It was the design of the enemy to unite his forces at the railroad, but in this he was defeated. The movement was undertaken by the enemy on a grand scale, having carefully picked his men and horses. A Federal force, under General Stoneman, moved further south against Macon. He was