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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 30, Part 4 (Chickamauga)
Page 214 KY.,SW.VA.,TENN.,MISS.,N.ALA.,AND N.GA. Chapter XLII.


HEADQUARTERS, October 9, 1863-8.40 p.m.

Captain COLE:

How far from point were fires on west side of Lookout?

MERRILL,
Captain and Signal Officer.


HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Chattanooga, October 9, 1863.

Major-General THOMAS:

Two hundred head of beef-cattle are expected to-night. The general commanding has directed that the contractors issue fresh beef in the quarter on the order of division commissaries at the rate of two days in five. This will equalize the distribution and afford that proportion for the entire army. You will please notify division commissaries in your corps of these orders.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

HENRY M. CIST,

Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Copy to Major-General McCook, Major-General Crittenden, and Brigadier-General Mitchell.)

CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Chattanooga, Tenn., October 9, 1863.

Corps commanders will cause the division topographical engineers to report forthwith what they have done in fulfillment of orders from these headquarters,and to show them their work and afterward to forward what they have at once to Brigadier-General Smith, chief engineer, at these headquarters. They will also report their work daily to topographical department. Officers failing to comply with this or the standing order of the topographical department without satisfactory reasons, will be arrested and tried for disobedience of orders.

By command of Major-General Rosecrans:

C. GODDARD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Copy to Major-General Thomas, Major-General McCook, Major-General Crittenden, and Major-General Granger.)


HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,
Chattanooga, October 9, 1863.

Brig. General J. A. GARFIELD,

Chief of Staff, Department of the Cumberland:

GENERAL: An order has just been received requiring me to furnish a detail of 800 men for fatigue duty, to report at 7.30 a.m. to-morrow, to be relieved by a like detail at 12 m. Please say to the major-general commanding the department, that with one brigade


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