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HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, TWENTY-FIRST ARMY CORPS,

September 19, 1863-12.35 p.m. (Received 12.50 p.m.)

General CRITTENDEN:

My division is just going in. The enemy seems to be in heavy force. Fight is raging, but more on the left flank.

Very respectfully,

J. M. PALMER,

Major-General.

SEPTEMBER 19, 1863-8.10 p.m.

Major-General GRANGER,

Rossville:

Did you receive an order to-day to bring General Spears up? Let him and General Wagner hold Chattanooga. You must help us in the fight to-morrow by supporting Thomas. What is the news with you? We have repulsed them at nearly every point to-day, though they have attacked us with superior numbers.

J. A. GARFIELD,

Brigadier-General, Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS,

Glenn's House, September 19, 1863-9.45 p.m.

Major General G. GRANGER,

Rossville:

Colonel Minty was directed to report to you; ;not finding you, reported to Colonel Flynt, at Rossville. Direct him to watch your left. Push him down Missionary Ridge.

By command of Major-General Rosecrans:

JOHN C. VAN DUZER,

Captain and Aide-de-Camp.

ROSSVILLE,

September 19, 1863-11 p.m.

General ROSECRANS:

Yes. The Crawfish road runs at the foot of a low range.

G. GRANGER,

Major-General.

SEPTEMBER 19, 1863-11.45 p.m.

Major-General GRANGER,

Rossville:

Colonel Minty has been ordered to report to you. He has reported to Colonel Flynt, assistant adjutant-general, at Rossville. Use him as you wish. Do you think the enemy will still attempt to turn our left flank again to-morrow? What sort of a pass is Rossville to defend?

J. A. GARFIELD,

Brigadier-General, Chief of Staff.