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of-truce boat. The dispatches published below are the latest relative to the Movements of Rosecrans. Louisville, Ky., Sept. 18, 1863. --Rumors have been prevalent here for the past three days of disasters to General Rosecrans's army, all of which have been discredited by the military authorities.--They probably arise from the fact that on Sunday last a rebel force, sixteen thousand infantry, not less than sixty-five thousand men. Thus formidable in numbers and position, Rosecrans was compelled to concentrate his forces, necessarily much scattered in crossing the Lookout Momors that they have been retiring for a day or two; but they are considered unreliable. Gen. Rosecrans left Chattanooga on Sunday, and is now engaged in making dispositions for a new situation. g through the gap of Pigeon Mountain, and forming line on this side, as if to attack. General Rosecrans has assumed a strong defensive position on Chickamauga creek covering Chattanooga. He evi
l service to his country. He is said to have a force fully equal, if not superior, to that of Rosecrans, and the operations in which he is engaged, if successful, will have a more important bearing e of the war than any that have been yet undertaken. If Gen. Bragg should destroy the army of Rosecrans — should either disperse it by a great battle, or hem it in and surround it — he will at once from beating his adversary, if, as he says, he has been largely reinforced. The defeat of Rosecrans would not only secure Kentucky and Tennessee, and prevent the enemy from invading Virginia anday and was yet undecided, though our forces had gained a material advantage. As the armies of Rosecrans and Bragg were facing each other, about six miles apart, at Summerville, Ga., on the 18th inste likely from the fact that Cleveland, Tenn., was captured by our troops on Thursday last, and Rosecrans's left being thus threatened forced him to retire on Chattanooga. The line of the Chickamauga
Important from Northern Georgia. battle between Gens. Bragg's and Rosecrans's armies--two days hard fighting — heavy losses on both sides, etc. Chickamauga River, Sept. 20, Via Ringgold, 21st. To Gen. S. Cooper,A. and I. Gen: After two days hard fighting we have driven the enemy, after a desperate resistance, from several positions, and now hold the field, but he still confronts us. The losses are heavy on both sides, especially so in our officers. We have taken over twenty pieces of artillery, and some twenty-five hundred prisoners. (Signed,) Braxton Bragg, General.
The Daily Dispatch: September 22, 1863., [Electronic resource], A Glance at the condition of Affairs in East Tennessee. (search)
e beginning to be developed. The well-concerted and deliberate programme so long in preparation is already partially unfolded. It is evidently the design of Gen. Rosecrans to fall back upon Chattanooga, entrench himself behind earthworks in that strong position, and make it the base of his future operations for the further invasnt intelligence as to the movements of the Federals. His intelligence from Clarksville, on the Cumberland, is up to Monday a week ago, and is to the effect that Rosecrans is being heavily reinforced by Grant, and that large numbers of troops are landed daily at Clarksville, to which point on the Cumberland steamboat navigation is The country about Columbia was fully occupied, and thoroughly devastated, by Federal troops. A letter from Ringgold, Ga., dated the 15th inst., says: Rosecrans seems at present falling back in the direction of Chattanooga. The main portion of his army is massed on his right. Crittenden's corps moved down on the Ringgo