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tain, is Lookout creek, which is too near his works for us to attempt to bridge it, and in his rear and on his flanks are the river and Raccoon mountain. This is not all. If attacked in the valley he can be reinforced from Chattanooga by means of his pontoon bridges, and recross Moccasin bend more rapidly and safely than we could reinforce our column of attack; for our reinforcements would have to pass around the north end of Lookout mountain, where they would be exposed to the fire of the Moccasin batteries and the works in the vicinity of the ferry. So, also, if an attack were made upon Chattanooga, the enemy could receive reinforcements from the valley and ferry more expeditiously than we could send troops from our left to the centre, or from the centre to the left; and this because the enemy would move up on a right line whilst we moved upon the are of a circle. From Brown's ferry to the farthest point on the enemy's lines in front of Chattanooga the distance does not exceed