War of the Rebellion: Serial 052 Page 0742 KY., SW. VA., TENN., MISS., N. ALA., AND N. GA. Chapter XLII.

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CHATTANOOGA,

September 19, 1863-5 p.m.

General GARFIELD:

All quiet here. No indication of any movement on this point as yet. I have all my cavalry watching the left along Mission Ridge.

G. D. WAGNER,,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

CHATTANOOGA,

September 19, 1863-8 p.m.

Brigadier-General GARFIELD:

SIR: Captain Moreau, from Friar's Island, reports that this evening a cloud of dust was seen moving from General Granger's front toward the river down Chickamauga. I have my cavalry on the road that crosses Missionary Ridge. Citizens report a heavy force of cavalry near Missionary Mills this evening.

G. D. WAGNER,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS,

Chattanooga, September 19, 1863-10.50 p.m.

General GARFIELD:

Cavalry just in from Chickamauga Station; no enemy there. General Baird has sent for ammunition; have none here. Send me the news. We have many reports as to the results of to-day.

G. D. WAGNER,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, RESERVE CORPS,

Stevenson, Ala., September 19, 1863.

Colonel R. F. SMITH,

Commanding First Brigade, Second Division:

The general commanding directs that you change your brigade headquarters to Bridgeport to-morrow morning, taking with you the Sixteenth and Sixtieth Illinois of your command. On your arrival there you will assume command of all the troops at that place. Ten day's rations will be kept constantly on hand by the troops of your command. Report daily by telegraph to these headquarters.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

T. WISEMAN,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

(A subsequent letter ordered Beebe's battery, with the Sixteenth and Sixtieth Illinois, to Bridgeport.)

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, RESERVE CORPS,

Stevenson, Ala., September 19, 1863.

Colonel DAN. McCOOK,

Comdg. Second Brigade, Second Division, Reserve Corps:

No reports or returns of any kind have been received at these headquarters from your command for some time, and it is impossible