War of the Rebellion: Serial 052 Page 0410 KY.,SW.VA.,TENN.,MISS.,N.ALA.,AND N.GA. Chapter XLII.

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mountain) with their wagons, and for the purpose of repairing the road down the mountain. The balance of your command will camp with Negley's command at the junction of Hurricane and Lookout Creeks, 2 1/2 miles from foot of the mountain, at Stevens' Gap. The direction will be indicated from this place.

Very respectfully,your obedient servant,

GEO. E. FLYNT,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Brown's Spring, September 7, 1863.

Major General J. S. NEGLEY,

Commanding Second Division:

GENERAL: Your dispatch received. The general directs that you follow out instructions received, and take and hold Steven's Gap.

The roads can be worked afterward.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEO. E. FLYNT,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Brown's Spring, September 7,

1863-11.45 [p.m.]

Major-General NEGLEY,

Commanding Second Division:

GENERAL: Your dispatch (5 p.m., September 7) just received. The general commanding directs that you take possession of Cooper's Gap to-morrow, if possible,and hold it also. General Baird is, or will be to-morrow,near you or within supporting distance. The general desires you to close up and dispose of your command to the best advantage, after securing the gap, and report immediately after it is accomplished.

Will make application at once to department headquarters to have a line of couriers established to connect with your headquarters and to secure the required funds for secret services.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEO. E. FLYNT,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Brown's Spring, September 7, 1863.

Major-General REYNOLDS,

Commanding fourth Division:

You rare directed by the general commanding to send one brigade of

your division to relieve the Seventy-eighth Pennsylvania (Negley's division), now stationed at the Empire Iron-Works,about 3 mile south of Trenton, on the Lebanon road. The general also suggests that it would be well to cause the transportation belonging to the brigade about being sent to Frick's Gap to be sent there, as it