Regarding Woodall's Bridge, Gen. Dodge, at Athens, reported on the 8th to Gen. McPherson, at Huntsville, that "General Clanton is on Flint River. We skirmished with him last night and this morning." He reported further that "Clanton left Saturday; crossed the mountains at Summit, thence Oleander, thence to Whitesburg, thence to Flint River, where he was this morning. Our mounted forces were skirmishing with him at Flint River."