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would be more convenient at that point. General Brannan had beter make preparations to start the brigade to Frick's Gap to-day, with three days' rations in haversacks.

Very respectfully,your obedient servant,

GEO. E. FLYNT,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

HEDQRS. FOURTH DIVISION, FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Trenton, Ga., September 7, 1863-11 a.m.

Lieutenant-Colonel FLYNT,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Hdqrs.14th Army Corps:

COLONEL: Instructions of this a.m. received. Colonel King, commanding Second Brigade,is under orders to march to Empire

Iron-Works and relieve Seventy-eighth Pennsylvania Regiment.

General Brannan has just been here. His entire division is over the mountain and encamped a few miles in our rear, at head of Squirrel Town Creek. Colonel Van Derveer, commanding Third Brigade, of Brannan's division, will march at daylight to-morrow to Frick's Gap, as instructed.

Very respectfully,yours,obediently,

J. J. REYNOLDS,

Major-General.

HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Squirrel Springs, Ga., September 7, 1863-10.15 p.m.

Major General J. J. REYNOLDS,

Commanding Fourth Division:

GENERAL: Major-General Rosecrans, commanding department, informed me this evening about 7 p.m. that I need not send the brigade from my division intended to occupy Frick's Gap until I received further orders from him Will you please inform Major-General Thomas of the fact,and give me instruction as early as practicable? The brigade will be ready to move at daylight to-morrow,if required.

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

J. M. BRANNAN,

Brigadier-General, Commanding Division.

[Indorsement.]

HDQRS. FOURTH DIVISION, FOURTEENTH CORPS, Trenton, September 8, 1863-6 a.m.

Lieutenant-Colonel FLYNT:

COLONEL: This note was received about midnight. I will try to send a mounted scout to-day to Nickajack and Frick's Gaps.

Very respectfully,

J. J. REYNOLDS,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS NINETY-SECOND ILLINOIS VOLUNTEERS, Near Trenton, Ga., September 7, 1863.

Colonel FLYNT, Assistant Adjutant-General:

COLONEL: By directions of Major-General Thomas, I beg to state that on Thursday last there came to a picket post of my regiment on