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mmand of the Departments of the Tennessee, Cumberland, and Ohio. In accordance with his recommendation, Major-General G. W. Thomas was placed in the immediate command of the department of the Cumberland, and Major-General Sherman of that of the Tennessee. As the supply of the army at Chattanooga demanded prompt attention, he immediately repaired to that place. By bringing up from Bridgeport the Eleventh and Twelfth corps, under Hooker, and throwing a force from Chattanooga, under General W. F. Smith, on the south side of the river, at Burns's Ferry, the points of Lookout Mountain commanding the river were recaptured on the twenty-seventh, twenty-eighth, and twenty-ninth of October. This important success restored his communications with his depots of supplies. It is not my province, even if I had the means of doing so, to speak of the brilliant exploits of our navy in the western waters. It may be proper, however, to remark, that General Grant and his department commanders rep
anooga, in company with Thomas and Brigadier-General W. F. Smith, Chief-Engineer, I made a reconnaion, a force under the direction of Brigadier-General W. F. Smith, Chief-Engineer, was to be thrown ous reconnoissances made, first by Brigadier-General W. F. Smith, Chief-Engineer, and afterward by rps and division commanders. To Brigadier-General W. F. Smith, Chief-Engineer, I feel under moreth, in company with Generals Grant, Thomas, W. F. Smith, Brannan, and others, to the position on ther, the whole planned and supervised by General W. F. Smith in person. A pontoon-bridge was also bte it to the genius and intelligence of General W. F. Smith. The steamer Dunbar arrived up in thnition, and, after consulting with Brigadier-General W. F. Smith, Chief-Engineer, to prepare the bautenant-General United States Army. General Wm. F. Smith's report. headquarters military died by us and the enemy. Very respectfully, W. F. Smith, Brigadier-General, Chief Engineer Military