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back to Nashville. Place the pontoons in a position concealed from the enemy, and such that teams can haul them to Stevenson.

By order of Major-General Rosecrans:

C. GODDARD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Tell operator at Anderson to send to General Negley by orderly at once. He is about 4 miles below that station.

ANDERSON, August 20, 1863-11.50 p.m.

Lieutenant Colonel C. GODDARD,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Copy of dispatch to General Negley is received. Have sent out orderly in search of train. Had previously sent dispatch to General Negley. If I find pontoons before General Negley does, will execute orders at once.

JOHN C. STARKWEATHER,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

Journal of operations of the Fourteenth Army Corps.

AUGUST 20, 1863.

Corps headquarters moved to Stevenson, and the divisions remained in their camps of yesterday.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Stevenson, August 20, 1863.

Major-General REYNOLDS,

Commanding Fourth Division:

You are directed by the general commanding to occupy Jasper, with one brigade of infantry at least, and to take such a position as to prevent the enemy from establishing batteries that will command the mouth of Battle Creek. The Third Division (Brannan's) will advance accordingly, so as to support your division. Send your trains to Stevenson for rations, and establish your courier line through to Bolivar, 1 1/2 miles east of Stevenson, at once.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEO. E. FLYNT,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTH DIVISION, FOURTEENTH CORPS,

Camp on Battle Creek, August 20, 1863-12.30 p.m.

Lieutenant-Colonel FLYNT,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

COLONEL: Inclosed find copies of reports just received from Colonel Wilder and Colonel Carlton. I sent train to Tracy City this