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e thousand men, was dispatched from West Virginia, to distract, if possible, some of the troops in Tennessee. He succeeded only too well. On the 13th of November, he attacked a force of fifteen hundred men under General Gillem, stationed near Morristown, in East Tennessee, driving them back as far as Knoxville, with a national loss of about two hundred, in killed, wounded, and prisoners. Thomas at once gave directions to Stoneman, at Louisville, and to Steedman at Chattanooga, to reinforce Knridge attracted a large force to Knoxville, in East Tennessee, at the moment when every man, at every hazard, should have been concentrated in front of Hood. For, if the principal rebel army of the West was destroyed, not only Johnsonville and Morristown, but both East and West Tennessee, could easily be regained. On the 12th of November, Sherman severed communication with the forces on the Tennessee, and from this time Thomas received his orders direct from Grant. He was now in command of
23; alarm of rebel sat Sherman's march, 286; governor of, asking for reinforcements, 287; flight of governor and state officers, 288; slaves liberated by Sherman, 297; damages to, by Sherman, 297. Getty General George W., battle of Wilderness, II., 103, 109, 117; Cedar creek, 93-96. Gibbon, General, John, battle of Wilderness, II., 117, Spottsylvania, 152, 161, 172; North Anna, 232; Cold harbor, 291; Ream's station, 529; in Appomattox campaign, III., 594. Gillem, General A. C., at Morristown, III., 191. Gillmore, General Q. A., reinforces Butler, II., 44, 86; battle of Drury's Bluff, 253, 254; movement against Petersburg, 343; relieved from command by Butler, 344. Gold, high price of, in August, 1864, III., 12. Goldsboro, Sherman's objective point in Carolina campaign III., 374; meeting of Sherman and Schofield at, 421; march to, 427; Schofield in possession of, 434. Gordon, General, at battle of Cedar creek, III., 93, 98. Grand Gulf position of, i., 160; McCler