o beg that three lines be formed and a general advance ordered on the right as well as on the left.
Just before night General Polk permitted Hill to take charge of the forward movement of the three lines, Walker in front, his own corps composing theesertion of men whose homes were exposed to devastation by the Federals.
It was at this juncture that Buckner drew, and Polk, Longstreet, Hill, Buckner, Cleburne, Cheatham, Brown and other Generals signed and sent to the President a petition statilone, know how fully to appreciate this.
Your friend and obedient servant,
[Signed] H. D. Clayton.
headquarters Polk's Brigade, October 16, 1863.
General,—In behalf of myself and brigade, allow me to express to you our high appreciationou for the display of that generalship that led us to victory at Chickamauga.
Respectfully your friend,
[Signed] L. E. Polk, Brigadier-General.
headquarters Lowry's Brigade, mission Ridge, October 16, 1863.
Dear General,—Paragraph 2, Sp