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m the enemy's left to centre and right a portion of the forces with which he had been so persistently pressing our right and to defeat and cut up one of his wings. By examining the map and recalling the preceding description of the situation of Sherman's forces, you will observe that a portion of the line-of the latter extended from near the junction of the Chattahoochee and Peachtree creek in an easterly direction into this angle it was believed that, by a proper combination of our forces, we could drive the right of Sherman's army and effect the object in view. Stewart's corps held our left, Hardee's the centre. The attack by these two bodies was nearly simultaneous. The advance commenced about two o'clock. Leaving their breast works, our men slowly but confidently pushed their way towards the front. Skirmishing began almost immediately. Strange to say, a part of the enemy's line was discovered to be also advancing. Our men charged with a yell, and drove it back in disorder.