War of the Rebellion: Serial 035 Page 0500 Chapter XXXV. KY., MID. AND E. TENN., N. ALA., AND SW. VA.

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in the morning. Communicate frequently, giving any information you may gather.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. GODDARD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Spring Creek, July 1, 1863-9 p. m.

Brigadier-General BRANNAN, Commanding Third Division:

You are directed by the general commanding to march with your command at 2 o'clock to-morrow morning, and join the corps at this place, or en route for Elk River. General Reynolds will march at 4 o'clock.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

[GEO. E. FLYNT,]

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Crumpton's Creek, July 1, 1863.

Major-General NEGLEY, Commanding Second Division:

The general commanding directs that you have your command in readiness to move forward at a moment's notice. The report is prevalent that the enemy has evacuated Tullahoma. A reconnaissance has been ordered, and if the enemy has left, your division will receive marching orders.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

[GEO. E. FLYNT,]

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Spring Creek, July 1, 1863-9 p. m.

Major-General REYNOLDS, Commanding Fourth Division:

You are directed by the general commanding to march with your command at 4 o'clock to-morrow morning, and join the corps here, or en route for Elk River. General Brannan will march at 2 o'clock.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

[GEO. E. FLYNT,]

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, July 1, 1863-11.30 a. m.

Major-General THOMAS,

Commanding Fourteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: General Beatty reports that he has come up with some of the enemy's cavalry, who have engaged him with artillery.

I have the honor to remain, yours, very truly,

JAS. S. NEGLEY,

Major-General.

P. S.-I send you for prisoners-one from Colonel Smith's cavalry regiment, captured; the other three are deserters.