e on the Nashville turnpike; Preston on the left of Adams; Palmer on the left of Preston, and Hanson forming the left of thee to Lieutenant-General Polk.
The brigades of Preston and Palmer were immediately moved by the flank towards the ford befor, indeed, closed soon after with the charge of Preston and Palmer). They had suffered severely in an attack upon superior nus throughout with marked courage and skill.
Preston and Palmer being now in line — Preston on the right--Lieutenant-Gener extremity of the plain a cedar brake extended in front of Palmer's whole line and two-thirds of Preston's line, the remaining, ordered me during the night, to recross the river with Palmer's brigade.
Before daylight Thursday morning Palmer was inPalmer was in position on the right of Hanson.
No general engagement occurred on this day, the troops generally being employed in replenported for duty, was assigned by the Commanding-General to Palmer's brigade, and that fine officer resumed command of his re