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Comte de Paris, History of the Civil War in America. Vol. 4. (ed. Henry Coppee , LL.D.), Book I:—eastern Tennessee. (search)
chard, the route that was the most difficult and exposed to attacks from the enemy, that which passes by Mount Vernon, London, and Williamsburg. The infantry again set out, on the 29th, on two converging lines, and reached on the ensuing day the town of Montgomery. In the mean while, the left of the army was covered by the fifth column, composed of cavalry, which moved directly to the south of Williamsburg on Walker's Gap, and, supported by a detachment from the fourth column, occupied Jacksborough on the same day. The movements of these different columns had been executed with great precision: the infantry had helped the artillery in the worst places on the road, the long lines of pack-mules had followed the army without detention and ensured its subsistence, while the enemy had not lain in wait for the advance in the difficult gorges which slope down the Cumberland plateau into the Tennessee Valley. Forrest's cavalry barely showed itself to fire a few shots near the village of Em