tion almost impracticable.
At this time the Twentieth Corps on the extreme right had not as large a supply of medical stores as might have been desired, but was short of nothing absolutely required.
This was, however, owing to the fact that the condition of the roads to Acworth, where the field medical purveyor then was, rendered the transportation of them almost impossible.
After the cessation of the June rains the weather continued pleasant, with light summer showers until the middle of August, when heavy rains came on once more and continued for several days.
The heat during the summer was at no time oppressive, nor did the thermometer show over 90° in the shade on the hottest days.
The nights were delightfully cool and pleasant, and with but few exceptions a blanket was necessary to be used before morning.
The country from Chattanooga to Acworth is mountainous, thence to Atlanta high and rolling, densely wooded, with but a small portion under cultivation.
Small streams ar