War of the Rebellion: Serial 052 Page 0135 Chapter XIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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[Inclosure Numbers 3]

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Camp, Bolivar Springs, August 23, 1863.

Major-General REYNOLDS,

Jasper:

Colonel Wilder's report was received to-day. A communication was sent directing you to supply Wilder with ammunition, and to make requisitions for yourself at this point. Did you receive it?

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEO. E. FLYNT,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

[Inclosure No. 4]

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

August 23, 1863-8.15 p. m. (Received 8.25 p. m.)

General THOMAS,

Commanding Fourteenth Army Corps:

The general commanding directs that you send a party to cut down the banks and improve the crossing at Barnes' Ford and the other fords on Battle Creek; also to give the necessary orders for having a floating bridge made.

FRANK S. BOND,

Major and Aide-de-Camp.

[Inclosure Numbers 5]

AUGUST 23, 1863-8.15 p. m.

(Received 8.30 p. m.)

Major-General THOMAS,

Commanding Fourteenth Army Corps:

The general commanding directs me to say that you can use the pioneers to build the bridges, and also to build flat-boats at Jasper.

FRANK S. BOND,

Major and Aide-de-Camp.

[Inclosure Numbers 6]

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Bolivar, August 23, 1863.

Major F. S. BOND,

Aide-de-Camp:

What pioneers do you have reference to in constructing the bridges and flat-boats at Jasper?

Very respectfully,

GEO. E. FLYNT,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

HDQRS. FIRST BRIG., FOURTH DIV., 14TH ARMY CORPS,

August 23, 1863. (Via Cowan, 8 a. m., 24th.)

General GARFIELD,

Chief of Staff:

Yesterday we lay in camp at the foot of the mountain, on the Anderson road. At daylight we sent out scouting parties in all