War of the Rebellion: Serial 053 Page 0412 KY.,SW.VA.,TENN.,MISS.,N.ALA., AND N.GA. Chapter XLII.

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CHEWALLA, October 16, 1863.

R. M. SAWYER,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Just reached here with my brigade all safe. Will start for Corinth at 2 o'clock. Rations run out to-night. Can more be issued upon our arrival?

Respectfully,

BEN. J. SPOONER.

GENERAL ORDERS,

HDQRS.4TH DIV., 15TH ARMY CORPS,

No. 25.

Corinth, Miss., October 16, 1863.

In compliance with General Orders, No. 80, of this date, issued from corps headquarters, the undersigned re-assumes command of the Fourth Division, Fifteenth Army Corps.

By command of Brig. General Hugh Ewing:

E. B. HARLAN,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

GLENDALE, October 16, 1863.

Major SAWYER,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Can you have the telegraph here ordered to Burnsville with us? There is no operator.

JOHN E. SMITH,

Brigadier-General.

BYHALIA, October 16, 1863.

Brig. General E. A. CARR:

GENERAL; I have just arrived at this place en route for Gaines' Mills, where I will await further orders. I received your dispatch one hour ago, and will send the regiments mentioned into Collierville to-day. Shall be entirely out of rations to-night; will send my wagons into Collierville to bring out rations to my command to-day if they can be procured there.

Respectfully,

T. W. SWEENY,

Brigadier-General.

CAMP DAVIES, October 16, 1863.

Major-General SHERMAN:

GENERAL: Your telegram this moment received. I will report forthwith at Corinth.

THOS. T. HEATH,

Colonel Fifth Ohio Volunteer Cavalry.