War of the Rebellion: Serial 053 Page 0408 KY.,SW.VA.,TENN.,MISS.,N.ALA., AND N.GA. Chapter XLII.

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HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, In the Field, Byhalia, Miss., October 16, 1863.

Brig. General E. A. CARR,

Commanding Left Wing, Sixteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: I have just arrived here en route to Quinn's Mill, where I will await further orders. I received your dispatch an hour ago, and will send the regiments named into Collierville to-day. Send me rations without delay, as I will be entirely out to-night. I will send my wagons into Collierville to-day for them.

Respectfully,

T. W. SWEENY,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Memphis, Tenn., October 16, 1863.

Brigadier-General SWEENY,

Quinn's Mill:

Move into La Grange by best road at once.

S. A. HURLBUT,

Major-General.

Commanding officer at Collierville will forward this to General Sweeny.

S. A. HURLBUT,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Numbers 255.

Memphis, Tenn., October 16, 1863.

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X. Fuller;s Ohio brigade will move in light marching order to Corinth, Miss., by land, taking them their regimental transportation and sending their heavy baggage by rail under light guard. They will move at daylight on Sunday morning, 18th October, and will accomplish the march with all speed consistent with the well-being of men and animals. They will take six say's rations and forage. Brigadier-General Veatch will supply the place of these regiments by the Eighty-ninth Indiana and One hundred and seventeenth Illinois, and, if necessary, contract the line. These regiments will relieve the guards of the brigade on Saturday afternoon before dark.

Written instructions will be furnished from these headquarters to the brigade commander.

By order of Major General S. A. HURLBUT:

T. H. HARRIS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

QINN'S MILL, October 16, 1863.

Major General S. A. HURLBUT:

GENERAL: In compliance with your orders of the 13th, received through General Carr, I have the honor to report my arrival at this