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Doc. 95.-reconnoissance to Dalton, Ga. A national account. three miles beyond Ringgold, G
cept a direct movement from Chattanooga toward Dalton, menacing the enemy at the latter place.
Bu had already so seriously weakened his force at Dalton, that he could offer no effectual resistance t ould have no objection to taking possession of Dalton itself, and continuing to hold it or not, as m d instant were, first, to prevent the enemy at Dalton from sending reenforcements to Longstreet; sec shop Polk; third, to ascertain his strength at Dalton, and if he had already been seriously weakened olonel Long penetrated to within four miles of Dalton.
Another sunny, warm, pleasant, smoky morni e force passed along the Cleveland road toward Dalton, the enemy opposing them only by feeble skirmi y a somewhat stronger force.
The passage into Dalton along this valley, would evidently be accompli uld be very glad to have Joe Johnston evacuate Dalton, he cannot but feel somewhat proud of this tri [8 more...]
Doc. 95.-reconnoissance to Dalton, Ga. A national account. three miles beyond Ringgold, Ga., February 23. It will be long before the Fourteenth army corps will forget the period of anxio
and beautiful on the morning of the twenty-third, and we were soon on our way galloping toward Ringgold, around which town the troops had encamped.
Here another scene of desolation met our eyes; f of ruins in the centre, a hundred uninhabited houses scattered around — such is now the town of Ringgold.
In our rides through it, we did not see three houses which were not deserted.
Ascending ha could not be induced to examine at short-range.
At length, at a distance of five miles from Ringgold, a low, wooded eminence, over which ran the road, afforded the rebels an opportunity to make a was giving orders to fall back to the main body of our forces, encamped about three miles from Ringgold.
Tunnel Hill, Ga., February 26.
It was somewhat late on Wednesday morning before our column