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He found pickets at the bridge, but they were soon driven off by a brigade of Willcox's division, and the stream was crossed.
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The four divisions of his corps were commanded by Generals Potter, Willcox, Ledlie and Ferrero.
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In fact, Potter and Willcox were the only division commanders Burnside had who were equal to the occasion.
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General Orlando B. Willcox, a division commander under Burnside, was at this time occupying a position farther up the valley than Knoxville -about Maynardville-and was still in telegraphic communication with the North.
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On the 20th, when so much was occurring to discourage-rains falling so heavily as to delay the passage of troops over the river at Brown's Ferry and threatening the entire breaking of the bridge; news coming of a battle raging at Knoxville; of Willcox being threatened by a force from the east-a letter was received from Bragg which contained these words: "As there may still be some non-combatants in Chattanooga, I deem it proper to notify you that prudence would dictate their early withdrawal.
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At twelve o'clock at night, when all was quiet, I began to give orders for the next day, and sent a dispatch to Willcox to encourage Burnside.
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During the night I telegraphed to Willcox that Bragg had been defeated, and that immediate relief would be sent to Burnside if he could hold out; to Halleck I sent an announcement of our victory, and informed him that forces would be sent up the valley to relieve Burnside.
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Hartranft was soon out with his division, as also was Willcox.
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On the other side they were driven back into the intrenchments which they had captured, and batteries eleven and twelve were retaken by Willcox early in the morning.
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But the pictures that Miss Jessie Willcox Smith has painted for this edition of it are new.
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He began to pick up words, too, very fast; and suddenly, one fine morning in spring, he rescued from an untimely death a grand-child of old Swaffer. "Swaffer's younger daughter is married to Willcox, a solicitor and the Town Clerk of Colebrook.
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Willcox expedited the deed, and I remember him telling me he had a great pleasure in making it ready.
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The greatest tragedy of this campaign became known, on the 8th of September, through a letter from a native clerk who was with the Akim levies, which were commanded by Captains Willcox and Benson.
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A column had started, at once, to Captain Willcox's assistance.
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Examples of Willcox

Example #1
This brigade was furiously attacked; but the remainder of the division coming up, they were enabled to hold their position, and soon fortified it.
Example #2
Burnside coming by Aldrich's to Gates's house, had to cross the Ny near the enemy.
Example #3
The last was a colored division; and Burnside selected it to make the assault.
Example #4
Burnside seemed to have paid no attention whatever to the instructions, and left all the obstruction in his own front for his troops to get over in the best way they could.
Example #5
Ledlie besides being otherwise inefficient, proved also to possess disqualification less common among soldiers.
Example #6
Burnside then took Ledlie's division-a worse selection than the first could have been.