War of the Rebellion: Serial 052 Page 0763 Chapter XLII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. - UNION.

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[Indorsement]

Will Colonel Goddard acknowledge receipt of this and send General R. an order to resume command of his division?

By order of General Rosecrans:

[BOND.]

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT, OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Numbers 251

Chattanooga, Tenn., September 21, 1863.

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II. Major General L. H. Rousseau is assigned to the command of the First Division, Fourteenth Army Corps, and will report for duty without delay.

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By command of Major-General Rosecrans:

HENRY M. CIST,

Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Rossville, September 21, 1863-12.20 p.m.

Brigadier-General BAIRD,

Commanding First Division:

Put your division in a position to support Stanley's brigade in the gap, your pickets connecting with Negley's left.

By order of Major-General Thomas:

G. E. FLYNT,

Assistant Adjutant-General

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Rossville, September 21, 1863.

Major-General ROUSSEAU,

Commanding First Division:

The telegraph operator is instructed to remain where he is for benefit. Send him word before you leave, to give him time to take up his wires.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEO. E. FLYNT,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Rossville, September 21, 1863-1.30 p.m.

Major-General NEGLEY,

Commanding Second Division:

I am directed by the general to say that he has sent Colonel D. McCook's brigade to support Beatty and Sirwell. Desires to know if you think it sufficient, as he may have to use Brannan's entire division elsewhere.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

GEO. E. FLYNT,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.