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/Oj Noon4pm: Fighting now concentrated around Round Forest. Hazen's brigade repulses repeated charges by Polk's corps

®4pm-night: With both Hardee and . Polk stalled, Bragg sends Breckinridge's division across river to support'Polk and break RosecnmS's celter. Breckinridge's brigades^siaugitered in frontal attacks bii Ha^en in Round Forest.

(^7) Jan 1,1863: fwo armies spend the day adjusting their lines

Jan 2,3.30pHi-mght: Bragg orders Breckinridge to attack Van Cleve's division, which has crossed river to knoli on eat bank. Breckinridge's advance dr|fes Federals off knoll

/g V Federal artillery breaks left- flank as it tries to cross j q ; Jim 5; Btagg initially refuses to retreat, buijifflderppver of darlgiess, coA^uQts skilful witfitlrawl t6w&ds;Iullahoina. Rosecrans occupies Murfreesboro, .but does not pursue Bragg murfreesboro



ou and your brave army have won the gratitude of your country and the admiration of the world... All honor to the Army of the Cumberland -thanks to the living and tears for the lamented dead."

Gen. Halleck to Gen. Rosecrans, after the battle of Stones River.

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