War of the Rebellion: Serial 052 Page 0930 KY., SW. VA., TENN., MISS., N. ALA., AND N. GA. Chapter XLII.

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CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Chattanooga, Tenn., September 29, 1863.

The general commanding directs you to forward to these headquarters a report of the number of rations your corps has supplies to the general depot here, and also the number you now have on hand.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. A. GARFIELD,

Brigadier-General, Chief of Staff.

(Copy to Major-General Thomas, Major-General McCook, and Major-General Crittenden.)

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Chattanooga, September 28, 1863.

Major General GEORGE H. THOMAS:

The major-general commanding directs that you detail from your command 20 men who understand upholstery or tailoring, to report to post quartermaster at his place for temporary duty in making mattresses for the sick and wounded of this army.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WM. McMICHAEL,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Copy to Major-General McCook, Major-General Crittenden, Major-General Granger, and Brigadier-General Mitchell.)

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Chattanooga, September 29, 1863.

Major General GEORGE H. THOMAS:

The major-general commanding directs that as many of the teams of your corps as can be spared for that purpose be reported at 8 a.m. to-morrow, by such commissioned officers as you may detail in their charge, to Surgeon Perin, medical director at these headquarters, to be used in conjunction with the ambulances in bringing to our lines the wounded now in the hands of the enemy. The teams will be provided with one day's forage.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WM. McMICHAEL,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Copy to Major-General McCook, Major-General Crittenden, and Major-General Granger.)

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Chattanooga, September 29, 1863-10 p.m.

General THOMAS,

Commanding Fourteenth Army Corps:

The general commanding directs that you have your pickets instructed to listen very attentively to any noise in your front that may be made within the rebel lines, and reports sent to headquarters Department of the Cumberland.

Very respectfully,

HENRY M. CIST,

Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.