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as I regret the apparent delay in attacking the enemy, it could not have been done before with any reasonable prospect of success. But before these two despatches were exchanged, Grant had given up all hope of inducing Thomas to move. Major-General Logan was at this time visiting the Headquarters of the army, and as Grant knew him to be a good fighter, an order was made out for him to proceed to Nashville. He was informed that he was to take command of the army of the Cumberland, provided Pulaski, in the direction of Waynesboroa. I know full well that General Thomas is slow in mind and in action, but he is judicious and brave, and the troops have great confidence in him. I still hope that he may out manoeuvre Hood. Meanwhile, Logan had arrived at Louisville, on his way to Nashville, and receiving the news of the victory, he telegraphed at once to Grant: Just arrived. . . People here jubilant over Thomas's success. Confidence seems to be restored. I will remain here to hea
by Hampton were rekindled by the wind and communicated to the buildings around. About dark the flames began to spread, and were soon beyond the control of the brigade on duty in the town. An entire division was now brought in, but it was found impossible to check the conflagration, which by midnight had become quite unmanageable. It raged till about four A. M. on the 18th, when the wind subsided, and the flames were got under control. Sherman was abroad till nearly morning, and Howard, Logan, Wood—his highest generals—were laboring all night to save the houses and protect the families of their enemies, thus suddenly deprived of shelter and often of bedding and apparel. Thus, by a calamity, incident indeed to war, but brought about by the mad folly of one of the most reckless of the rebel commanders, who filled a city about to fall into the hands of an enemy with lint, cotton, and tinder, the capital of South Carolina was destroyed. There was a retributive justice in the confl
. Culpeper, topography of, II., 39. Cumberland, army of the, besieged by Bragg, i., 4:3.; sufferings during siege, 436; at battle of Chattanooga. 480, 496, 503, 523, 529; position at Chattanooga, II. 7; Grant's confidence in, III., 222; Logan to take command of, 249. Cumberland mountains, the, i., 42; loyalty of the inhabitants of, 426. Cumberland river danger of Forrest moving down, II., 233; closed by rebel batteries 239; closed above and below Nashville, 250. Curtis, Genering for news at City Point, 503; news of battle of Five Forks, 513; congratulates Grant, 526; visits Petersburg, 535; communicates to Grant views on reconstruction, 580; action of government of, after close of war, 625; assassination of; 627. Logan, General John A., at Belmont, i., 15; at battle of Raymond, 236; moves to Bolton, 254; Champion's hill, 64, 266; his division first to enter Vicksburg, 387; loyalty to duty of, II., 462, 541; ordered to Nashville to command army of Cumberland, II