o corps of it have not been sent to Rosecrans.
Well, we shall know more soon, for Lee is preparing for a movement.
It may occur this week.
In the West it is said Gen. Johnston is working his way, with a few brigades, from Meridian towards Nashville.
Lieut.-Gen. E. Kirby Smith writes for authority to make appointments and promotions in the trans-Mississippi Army, as its communications with Richmond are permanently interrupted.
The President indorses that he has no authority to delegatollowed up.
On the 21st (day after the battle), Gen. Bragg asked Gen. --‘s advice.
which was promptly given: that he should immediately strike Burnside a blow; or if Burnside escaped, then to march on Rosecrans's communications in the rear of Nashville.
Gen. Bragg seemed to adopt the plan, and gave orders accordingly.
But the right wing had not marched more than eight or ten miles the next day, before it was halted, and ordered to march toward Chattanooga, after giving the enemy two and a h