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Doc. 163.-battle of Limestone Station. Richmond Enquirer account. Jonesboro, Tenn., September 10, 1863. before giving an account of the flight of the Ninth, I will give some light as to
morning of the fourth the enemy pushed up to Mossy Creek, captured a train, and then run into Jonesboro, one hundred miles distant from Knoxville, with four hundred men, and there took another.
A f Kentucky cavalry and some other forces that had recently joined him, made a forced march for Jonesboro, at which place he arrived on the morning of the seventh.
Here he learned that the enemy was Giltner's regiment,) a section of artillery, and a detachment of infantry.
A few miles below Jonesboro they found five or six hundred of the enemy, and a train of cars, unable to proceed on account illery, and Lieutenant-Colonel Walker, with a detachment of Thomas's legion, were ordered from Jonesboro to reenforce General Jackson.
After this fire had been opened some forty minutes, Colonel Hay
Doc. 163.-battle of Limestone Station. Richmond Enquirer account. Jonesboro, Tenn., September 10, 1863. before giving an account of the flight of the Ninth, I will give some light as to the state of affairs in Upper East-Tennessee. It is well known to you that about the twenty-seventh of August, General Buckner, with his entire force, withdrew from Knoxville, leaving the country east along the line of the East-Tennessee and Virginia Railroad to Bristol to be guarded and defended by General A. E. Jackson's brigade. Notwithstanding the evacuation of Knoxville and the abandonment of the country, except by the small force above alluded to, the Directors of the road (the Presidents, Colonel John Branner, being then at Knoxville) continued to run their trains into Knoxville for three days, although a large force of the enemy was known to be within fifteen or twenty miles of the city; and, marvellous to say, it is the common report of the country that the President and Direct