October 14, 1863-4.20 p.m.
Heavy column of smoke 5 miles northeast, and one 40 degrees north of east, 5 miles distant.
OCTOBER 14, 1863-5.30 p.m.
Which side of river is smoke?
OCTOBER 14, 1863-6 p.m.
Think it is on this side. It is new.
October 14, 1863-6.45 p.m.
Am I to remain in this station? If so, I need a guard.
October 14, 1863-7 p.m.
Did you see any smoke east of you before dark? If so, where was it?
Acting Signal Officer.
HEADQUARTERS PIONEER BRIGADE,
Chattanooga, October 14, 1863.
Brigadier General W. F. SMITH,
GENERAL: I have the honor to make the following report of this morning's work on intrenchment:
Brig Divi Corp Numbe Reporte Officer.
Regiment. ade. sion s. rs d.
Volunteer 2 3 14 76 8.30 Lieutena
Infantry a.m. nt
87th Indiana 2 3 14 35 8.30 Lieutena
a.m. nt W. W.
Volunteer 3 3 14 50 8.30 Lieutena
Infantry. a.m. nt T. D.
Volunteer 2 3 14 56 9.15 Lieutena
Infantry. a.m. nt S. B.
The above details appeared on the site of the work and returned to their camps without doing any duty. The engineer officers were