Saturday, March 28, 2009

The Great Battle – The Slaughter Terrible – Full Particulars

NASHVILLE, Jan. 3 – It is reliably reported that General Bragg was killed to-day. – There has been fighting all day. No Particulars.

Our Forces are advancing and the rebels are falling back across Stone’s river.

Wounded slightly – Col. Miller, Col. Blake, 40th Indiana, Lieut. Colonel Neff. Col Hull, and Captain Plate.

Heavy rain all day.

There was heavy cannonading yesterday till noon. The rebels attacked our left and were terribly repulsed.

The rebels attacked and destroyed the hospital building on Thursday.

The Richmond army are furnishing strong reinforcements.

– Published in the Zanesville Daily Courier, Zanesville, Ohio, Monday, January 5, 1863

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