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d at that point. General Hardee, who was at this juncture in the vicinity of East Point, was instructed to make such disposition of his troops as he considered most parapets behind which he had thus far manceuvred, I would have moved out from East Point with our main body, and have attacked his Army whilst effecting these changes being in the vicinity of Rough and Ready with Lee's Corps on his right, near East Point. Information from our cavalry clearly indicated that the enemy would strike l G. W. Smith's State troops were to form line of battle on Lee's right, near East Point, and the whole force move forward the following morning, attack the enemy in in the direction of Lovejoy Station. Generals Morgan and Scott, stationed at East Point, received similar orders to protect our flank during the retreat. Upon ouranta. General Sherman published orders stating that his Army would retire to East Point, Decatur, and Atlanta, and repose after the fatigue of the campaign through w
d down the Chattahoochee, on the northwest side, to a favorable crossing just below Camp creek or one of the deep ravines or creeks, heading in the direction of East Point, and running toward the river upon the southwest side; have laid pontoons, crossed over, and strongly entrenched. Whilst this move was in progress, the main bof the morrow have ordered the divisions and cavalry, along this stream, to make demonstrations against the city whilst Thomas pushed forward in the direction of East Point — changing front forward on his left — and formed line of battle with his left flank resting as high up on Camp creek See Federals massed just below Camp creomas's right along the south bank of South river and east side of Shoal creek, with their right thrown back southeast of Decatur, See line deployed from near East Point, map, page 167. and to entrench the whole line. Such would have been the position of the Federal Army within twenty-four hours after it left Peach Tree creek
enemy, who continued extending to the left. The enemy, about the 26th, retired his right flank from my front, making quite a detour to the left of my corps, which extended to the West Point and Atlanta Railroad, three-quarters of a mile beyond East Point. Stevenson's Division reported to me by 11 a. m. on the 30th of August. Hardee's Corps was on my left, and was gradually relieved by my corps, in order that it might extend further to our left. About 4 p. m. on the 3oth I was notified that Gned and in motion, and that it consisted of about three Army Corps. I accordingly reported to General Hardee at General Hood's headquarters; was advised that General Hardee's Corps, the left of which rested at Rough and Ready, four miles below East Point, on the Macon Railroad, commenced moving about 4 p. m. Orders were extended for my corps to move immediately after General Hardee's. The rear of Hardee's Corps was in motion about 11 1/2 p. m. My corps was well closed up to it, and immediately