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h, to Camp creek, and camped. August 28.--Marched south-east three miles, to Red Oak station on West Point railroad, striking this road twelve miles south-west from Atlanta. August 29.--Lay still and fortified. August 30.--Marched to Shoal creek, five miles. August 31.--The Army of the Tennessee fighting to day in front and on west of Jonesboroa, Georgia; our corps advanced east; met cavalry behind works on east bank of Flint river. My brigade was formed, Ninth Indiana, Eighty-fouoved cautiously on a small circle around that point, and came into position toward Rough-and-Ready; and General Howard, having the outer circle, had a greater distance to move. He encountered cavalry, which he drove rapidly to the crossing of Shoal creek, where the enemy also had artillery. Here a short delay occurred, and some cannonading and skirmishing, but General Howard started them again, and kept them moving, passed the Renfro place on the Decatur road, which was the point indicated fo
e old railroad bridge at that place, and had crossed over one corps of infantry (S. D. Lee's) and two divisions of cavalry; the other two corps (Stuart's and Cheatham's) were still on the south side of the river. His cavalry had pushed out to Shoal creek, skirmishing continually with Hatch's and Croxton's commands along the line of that stream, but showing no disposition to advance beyond. General Sherman's uncertain position at Kingston, Georgia, where he still remained in camp, had much tseventeenth November, when he moved Cheatham's corps to the north side of the river, with Stuart's corps preparing to follow. The same day part of the enemy's infantry, said to be Lee's corps, moved up the Lawrenceburg road to Bough's Mill on Shoal creek, skirmishing at that point with Hatcher's cavalry, and then fell back a short distance to some bluffs, where it went into camp. The possibility of Hood's forces following General Sherman was now at an end, and I quietly took measures to act