division, seven miles south, at Rutherford Creek.
The other three divisions of infantry which made up Schofield's force — Wood's, Cox's, and Ruger's (in part)--were still at Duck River.
Thus night closed down upon the solitary division, on whose boain passed Thompson's Station, it was attacked by the Confederate cavalry, and for a while there was great consternation.
Wood's division, which had followed Cox from Duck River, was marched along to the east of the pike, to protect the train, and the enemy were speedily driven off. It was near daybreak when the last wagon left Spring Hill.
Kimball's division followed Wood's, and at 4 o'clock Wagner drew in his lines, his skirmishers remaining till it was fairly daylight.
The rear-guard was c army also took place during this enforced delay.
General Stanley, still suffering from his wound, went North, and General T. J. Wood, who had been with it from the beginning, succeeded to the command of the Fourth Corps. General Ruger, who had comm