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Granbury's brigade, when the enemy was put to flight. On the 9th, five assaults were made on Lieutenant-General Hood's troops, on Rocky Face mountain.--All were repulsed. In the afternoon, a report was received that Logan's and Dodge's divisions were in Snake Creek gap. Three divisions, under Lieutenant-General Hood, were therefore sent to Res ca. On the 10th, Lieutenant-General Hood reported the enemy retiring. Skirmishing, to our advantage, continued all day near Dalton. Major-General Bate repulsed a vigorous attack at night. On the 11th, Brigadier-General Canty reported that the enemy were again approaching Resaca. Lieutenant-General Polk arrived there in the evening with Loring's division, and was instructed to defend the place with those-troops and Canty's. The usual skirmishing continued near Dalton. Rocky Face mountain, and Snake Creek gap, at its south end, completely covered, for the enemy, the operation of turning Dalton. On the 12th, the Federal army
uarded, to 'protect' them." The battle of Bentonville. A letter from Bentonville, March 20th, gives the following about the defeat of the enemy there the day before: "The fight yesterday was successful. I was on the right, and saw Bate's and Cleburne's divisions charge and carry two lines of breastworks, driving the enemy two miles. Hill, commanding Lee's corps, and Loring, commanding Stewart's corps, did similarly on the left. The troops fought gallantly. General Bate command Cleburne's divisions charge and carry two lines of breastworks, driving the enemy two miles. Hill, commanding Lee's corps, and Loring, commanding Stewart's corps, did similarly on the left. The troops fought gallantly. General Bate commanded Cheatham's corps; Brigadier General Reynolds, of Arkansas, lost a leg; Colonel Talbert, commanding Loring's division, was badly wounded; Colonel Keenan, of the Florida brigade, also lost a leg; Major Wilkinson, commanding Tyler's brigade, was killed."
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