c. Kjmball's and Beatty's divisions of Wo$ci'ilV Corps assaiTConfederate ceifer

, tare pra: Wilson 's and Smith's attack drivh Confederates from Hillsboro Pike/ Hoof withdrawsi'to'line covering the :Grani%' Wfh(Ee.-and;;Franklin Pikes

Dec 16,\0am: Steedni&L, attacks Confederate right on Qvertbn Hill, and' is: repulsed \ V."

, Noon: Wilson Reaches rear of Confederate lefk c. 3.30pm: Beany an\Steedman make another unsuccessful federal attack on Overton Hill \

4pm: Elements of Smith's cor|is, break Confederate line at Shy's Hill \

c. 4.30pm: Wilson attacks Confederate left from south, Schofield from west, and Smith from north, routing Cheatham's and Stewart's corps

Evening and night: Remnants of Cheatham's and Smith's corps flee south along Granny Smith Pike

Dispatch from Hood, December IS.


Fl. Garshee

MrB Hardin


TKoSrföcäerson h son

Houston Fori

FUisti n

Hàhm Adams ry \_jl. The following morning the opening Federal i Mrs. Hagaus attack on the

^^'•^vvv^ Confederate right on : \ , Overton Hill was

\— repulsed. But a massive assault on Hood's forces ^ on Sly's Hill, combined ^ with Wilson's cavalry attack, routed the Confederates and sent them 5treamwg-south down the Cranny Smith Pike (see map right)

F- Thompson


Win. Win/junj " i Thomas

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