djacent States into Kentucky was simply masterly.
Buell, who led the Federal forces, and who would not overst day the Federal forces were heavily re-enforced by Buell's army, and the latter were flushed with a victory, thence to Richmond, Ky., on his way to Frankfort.
Buell concentrated his forces in middle Tennessee, pursuinNashville and thence to Louisville.
It is said that Buell had under his command at and near Louisville about oy Smith about two days march.
The veteran forces of Buell's army, outside of these two divisions, with some fr P. M., and took its place to the right of Gilbert.
Buell displayed no higher qualities of leadership on this day's march, for such men as he had—and utterly rout Buell's army in one decisive stroke.
It is true he wouldommanded one division of McCook's Corps, speaking of Buell's army, said:
I am satisfied that the discipline of Buell's army was far better than that of any Army I have ever seen—better drilled and better disciplined.