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[CHAP. XLII.

CAMERON'S HILL,

October 14, 1863-4.20 p.m.

Captain MERRILL:

Heavy column of smoke 5 miles northeast, and one 40 degrees north of east, 5 miles distant.

HOWGATE.

OCTOBER 14, 1863-5.30 p.m.

HOWGATE:

Which side of river is smoke?

MERRILL.

OCTOBER 14, 1863-6 p.m.

Captain MERRILL:

Think it is on this side. It is new.

HOWGATE.

WALDEN'S RIDGE,

October 14, 1863-6.45 p.m.

Captain MERRILL:

Am I to remain in this station? If so, I need a guard.

JONES,

Captain.

CAMERON'S HILL,

October 14, 1863-7 p.m.

Lieutenant FORAKER:

Did you see any smoke east of you before dark? If so, where was it?

HOWGATE,

Acting Signal Officer.

HEADQUARTERS PIONEER BRIGADE,

Chattanooga, October 14, 1863.

Brigadier General W. F. SMITH,

Chief Engineer:

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.

. Men.

9th Ohio

Volunteer 2 3 14 76 8.30 Lieutena

Infantry a.m. nt

Theodore

Racek.

87th Indiana 2 3 14 35 8.30 Lieutena

a.m. nt W. W.

Agnew.

35th Ohio

Volunteer 3 3 14 50 8.30 Lieutena

Infantry. a.m. nt T. D.

Mather.

105th Ohio

Volunteer 2 3 14 56 9.15 Lieutena

Infantry. a.m. nt S. B.

Lockwood

The above details appeared on the site of the work and returned to their camps without doing any duty. The engineer officers were