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The Daily Dispatch: April 27, 1864., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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ion of the angle fortifications on our left centre, held by Cheatham and Cleburne. They marched defiantly up in seven lines of battle. Our troops received their fire until they approached within a few yards of our breastworks, when we opened with grape, canister, and musketry, creating great havoc in their ranks. The fire was so rapid and destructive that the enemy could not rally, and was driven back with a loss of between 830 and 1,000 men. We captured about 100 prisoners, including Lieut Col John B Kerr, of the 74th Illinois; Capt H B Wakefield, of the 58th Indians, and Lieut J. H York, of the 63d Indians; two stand of colors--one presented to the 27th Illinois regiment by Brig Gen N B Buford. The woods where the enemy's dead and wounded are now lying are on fire, making it impossible to bring them off. Our loss, owing to our men being protected by breastworks, is very small on our right and centre. The 631 Georgia regiment, Col Gordon, Mercer's brigade, deployed a