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December 29th, 1863 AD (search for this): chapter 38
Doc. 38.-the battle of Mission Ridge. General T. J. Wood's report. headquarters Third division Fourth army corps, in the field in East Tennessee, December 29, 1863. Sir: As early as the fifteenth of November, ultimo, it was generally known among the higher commanders of the troops assembled in Chattanooga, that a movement was in contemplation to cause the investment, which had then continued nearly sixty days, to be raised. The investing force, commanded by General Braxton Bragg, of the rebel army, comprised eight divisions of infantry arranged in four corps, under the lead of some of the ablest officers in the enemy's service. Reliable information, obtained at the time the movements for raising the investment were in contemplation, showed that the rebel divisions averaged not less than six thousand infantry each. This estimate would give forty-eight thousand infantry as about the investing force. Including the artillery and cavalry, it would be a moderate estimate
November 23rd, 1863 AD (search for this): chapter 38
ossible to the enemy's picket lines, and to report promptly all information of interest. At twelve M., on Monday, the twenty-third, I received the following orders: headquarters Department of the Cumberland, Chattanooga, Tennessee, November 23, 1863. Major-Gen. Granger, commanding Fourth A. C.: The General commanding department directs that you throw one division of the Fourth corps forward, in the direction of Orchard Knob, (and hold a second division in supporting distance,) to diy, if he still remain in the vicinity of his old camps. Howard's and Baird's commands will be ready to cooperate if needed. J. J. Reynolds, Major-General, Chief of Staff. J. S. Fullerton, A. A. General. headquarters Fourth army corps, November 23, 1863. Brigadier General Wood, with his division, will as soon as possible carry out the foregoing instructions, and will be supported by General Sheridan's division, to be posted along near the line of railroad, its right resting about midway
November 22nd (search for this): chapter 38
. It occupied a position so strong naturally, and so intrenched by art, as to duplicate the defensive power of its numbers. Lookout Mountain and Mission Ridge are so related to each other and Chattanooga that the army which holds them commands the outlets from the town on east, south, and south-west. The natural strength and command of the position occupied by the insurgents had been much improved by intrenchments. During the week commencing on the fifteenth and ending on the twenty-second of November, the subordinate commanders of the Army of the Cumberland were summoned twice to department headquarters to have the plan of operations explained to them and to receive their instructions. The original plan of operations was briefly this: the force of Major-General Sherman was to cross the Tennessee River at the mouth of the North Chickamauga Creek, ascend the north-eastern flank of Mission Ridge, (which here juts against the river,) sweep the ridge, and take the enemy's intrenchm
November 24th, 1863 AD (search for this): chapter 38
us, of General Hooker's command for the possession of Lookout Mountain. And when the morning sun of Wednesday had dispelled the mist from the mountain top and displayed to our view the banner of the brave and the free flying from the topmost peak of Lookout Mountain, loud and long were the joyous shouts with which my division made the welkin ring. Shortly after night-fall, Tuesday, the twenty-fourth, I received the following order: Headquaters, Fourth army corps, Chattanooga, November 24, 1863, 6.40 P. M. General: The following instructions have just been received: Headquartes Department of the Cumberland, Chattanooga, Tenn. General Granger: The General commanding Department directs that you have everything ready for an offensive movement early tomorrow morning. J. J. Reynolds, Major-General, Chief of Staff. You will make every preparation for such movement. By command of Major-General Granger. J. S. Fullerton, Lieutenant-Colonel and A. A. General. Briga
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