War of the Rebellion: Serial 053 Page 0597 Chapter XIII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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mand. Send the artillery attached to it via Georgetown to a good camp-ground, which you may find from 2 to 4 miles beyond Savannah Church, on the Georgetown and Harrison road. Colonel Trigg's brigade will remain at Charleston until further orders.

I have the honor to be, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

V. SHELIHA,

Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS BUCKNER'S CORPS,

Charleston, September 4, 1863-11 p. m.

Brigadier-General BATE,

Commanding Brigade:

GENERAL: You will march by daylight with your brigade and Captain Jeffress' battery attached to it via Georgetown to Savannah Church, on the Georgetown and Harrison road, at which point you will rejoin your division.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

V. SHELIHA,

Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS BUCKNER'S CORPS,

September 4, 1863-11 p. m.

Major-General STEWART,

Commanding Division.

GENERAL: You will move with your whole command, artillery included, by daylight to Savannah Church, on the road from Georgetown to Harrison, and select at or near that point a suitable campground. The headquarters of the major-general commanding will be with your division. Brigadier-General Bate's brigade has received orders to join you at Savannah Church.

I have the honor to be, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

V. SHELIHA,

Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS BUCKNER'S CORPS,

Charleston, September 4, 1863.

Colonel HODGE,

Commanding Brigade:

COLONEL: Information has been received at these headquarters that four good fords between Charleston and a point on the Hiwassee 15 miles from here would afford the enemy great facility to turn this point and reach the railroad between here and Chattanooga, namely, Anderson's Ford, 7 miles from here; Knox's Ford, about 9 to 10 miles from here; a ford on the old Federal and Georgia stock road; a ford about 15 miles from here.

You will order 200 men of your command to take a position on your side of the river (Hiwassee), with a view to picketing the roads