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Chapter 34: Besieging Knoxville. Closing on the enemy's lines a gallant dash the Federal positions Fort Loudon, later called FFort Sanders assault of the Fort carefully planned General McLaws advises delay the order reiterated and emphasized gallant effort by the b
ault and the campaign.
The enemy's line of sharp-shooters and Fort Sanders stood in our direct line of advance,--the fort manned by the hea dquarters with orders from General Bragg that we should attack at Knoxville, and very promptly.
I asked him to make the reconnoissance and d it for a surrender.
From his first reconnoissance he pronounced Fort Sanders the assailable point, but, after riding around the lines with Ge officers, he came back to his conclusion in favor of assault at Fort Sanders.
I agreed with him that the field at Mabry's Hill was too wide, General Bragg, even if we should be successful in our assault on Knoxville.
If we should be defeated or unsuccessful here, and at the same