War of the Rebellion: Serial 050 Page 0111 Chapter XLII. THE CHICKAMAUGA CAMPAIGN.

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HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Alley's Spring, September 18, 1863-12.45 [p.m.]

Major-General REYNOLDS,

Commanding Fourth Division:

You are directed by Major-General Thomas to move with your divisions and take post at or near Cook's Mill, with your left connecting with General Palmer's division. Take three days' rations in haversacks and sixty rounds of ammunition on the persons of the men. Move your trains in the rear of our camp, if there is any road to be found, so as to cover your trains while making the move. Notify General McCook of your movement, and move with as much celerity as possible without overtaking your command.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

[GEO. E. FLYNT,]

Assistant Adjutant-General, and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Alley's Spring, September 18, 1863.

Brigadier-General BRANNAN,

Commanding Third Division:

You are directed by Major General George H. Thomas to hold your command in readiness to move at any time. The enemy, it seems, are making demonstrations on our extreme left, and orders have been received for the corps to move if necessary. General Reynolds has been ordered to move to Cook's Mill, his left connecting with Palmer's command. Should it be necessary you will receive orders to connect with Reynold's right.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

[GEO. E. FLYNT,]

Assistant Adjutant-General, and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Alley's Spring, September 18, 1863.

General BRANNAN,

Commanding Third Division:

You are directed to move your division and follow General Baird as soon as he gets out of your way or the road is clear, keeping your line of skirmishers connected with General Baird's. Follow previous instructions as to ammunition and rations, and move your train on rear road if possible, so as to be out of the way and be covered by your movement. If you have time the general would like to see you.

By command of Major-General Thomas:

[GEO. E. FLYNT,]

Assistant Adjutant-General, and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Alley's Spring, September 18, 1863.

Major-General McCOOK,

Commanding Twentieth Army Corps:

GENERAL: I am instructed by Major-General Thomas to say that he is directed to move his corps farther to the left, the left connecting