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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book III:—the Third winter. (search)
ard fail to suppress. On the 14th the entire army is massed on the banks of the Hiawassee. Long has come back without having reached the train he was seeking, but his manoeuvre has rendered uneasy the Confederates. He establishes himself at Calhoun, in front of Charleston, on the Hiawassee, so as to protect, in concert with Elliott, the overland road and the railway from Knoxville to Chattanooga. Sherman will bring back the rest of his troops to this last town. His columns, which are fotwithstanding the bad condition of the roads, arrived on the 27th of December at Charleston ere the Southern troopers, who started too late, could come up with him. The bridge over the Hiawassee is guarded by Long's brigade, that Sherman left at Calhoun. On the morning of the 28th, at the moment when the train was commencing to pass over the river, Wheeler appeared before Charleston and sharply attacked the infantry that was covering the crossing. The latter, being surprised, began to fall ba