command in West Tennessee.
occupation of Columbus.
River-de the mouth.
In 1783, he was made Surveyor-General of Middle Tennessee, and removed to where Nashville now stands.
He returof the South, at Sewanee, on the Cumberland Mountains, in Tennessee.
He secured 5,000 acres of land, and subscriptions for $na troops in his episcopal capacity.
Governor Harris, of Tennessee, had asked him to call upon Mr. Davis, and urged upon himGeneral Johnston.
When General Polk took command in West Tennessee, his department extended from the mouth of the Arkansa the Confederate Government, that portion belonging to West Tennessee coming under General Polk's jurisdiction.
He at once lk's command were chiefly the State troops transferred by Tennessee to the Confederate service — the equivalent of about ten lk Bluffs.
While it was expected to make the campaign in Tennessee defensive, the intention was to carry on active operation