HEADQUARTERS SIGNAL CORPS,
Chattanooga, October 8, 1863.
The following message just received from Lieutenant Berry, acting signal officer on Walden's Ridge:
The rebels and our men are having a brisk skirmish across this point.
October 8, 1863-2.20 p.m.
Which side of the river are the rebels? Are they still fighting?
How many are engaged?
Captain and Acting Signal Officer.
October 8, 1863-2.55 p.m.
Rebels on south side; still fighting in woods; can't see them; think it's a small force.
Lieutenant and Acting Signal Officer.
October 8, 1863-4 p.m.
About four regiments of infantry on ridge, east-southeast from her. Not moving.
Acting Signal Officer.
October 8, 1863-4.10 p.m.
The rebels are firing from a battery on Mission Ridge, where Barris' signal station is.
October 8, 1863-6.30 p.m
There are eight guns where I reported six this morning. A small earth-work has been thrown up during the day, 50 degrees south of east.
Acting Signal Officer