War of the Rebellion: Serial 051 Page 0051 Chapter XIII. THE CHICKAMAUGA CAMPAIGN.

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division. He wishes you to communicate with General Buckner. Should you send any force to his relief you will advise General Hill of the fact.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

In the Field, Leet's Tan-yard, September 18, 1863.

[Lieutenant-General POLK:]

GENERAL: On march to this place the general commanding found Robertson's reserve out of its line of march. He, therefore, has made other disposition of it.

Respectfully,

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Assistant Adjutant-Genera.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

In the Field, Leet's Tan-yard, September 18, 1863-8.30 p. m.

[Lieutenant-General POLK:]

GENERAL: General Walker and Buckner are now at the fords and ordered to cross at daylight. The commanding general directs you to move General Cheatham's division at daylight to its right, to cross the river as circumstances may demand. General Hill has been ordered to move to his right, to correspond with your movement.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

KINLOCH FALCONER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS POLK'S CORPS, ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

Anderson's House, September 19, 1863-9 a. m.

Brigadier-General MACKALL,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

GENERAL: This morning General Forrest sent me by his adjutant-general an earnest request for one of General Armstrong's brigades. As General Hill is closing upon my left, I had no occasion for more than one brigade of cavalry, and therefore consented that Dibrell's brigade, of Armstrong's division, should go to General Forrest. I report this fact for your information.

Respectfully, general, your obedient servant,

L. POLK,

Lieutenant-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

In the Field, Thedford's Ford, September 19, 1863.

[Lieutenant-General POLK:]

GENERAL: Our line is moving up the Chickamauga from this place, Hood on the right, Walker in the second line, Buckner on