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HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

In the Field, near Snow Hill, September 9, 1863-7.30 a.m.

[General POLK:]

The general commanding directs that you guard the road leading from near Snow Hill to Crawfish Spring.

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

KINLOCH FALCONER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

IN THE FIELD, NEAR SNOW HILL,

September 9, 1863-5.30 a.m.

Major-General CHEATHAM:

GENERAL: The lieutenant-general commanding directs me to inform you that the movement ordered last evening is suspended until further orders.*

T. F. SEVIER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Same to Major-General Hindman.)

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

Near Snow Hill, September 9, 1863.- 7 a.m.

Lieutenant-Colonel MAULDIN,

Commanding Detachment:

COLONEL: The general commanding directs that you move your command from its present position, and picket across the front of McLemore's Cove. Please show note to Colonel Rucker, who will relieve you from duty with his command.

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

KINLOCH FALCONER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

In Field, September 9, 1863-8 a.m.

Major-General WHEELER,

En Route to La Fayette:

GENERAL: As soon as your command or that of General Forrest shall reach La Fayette, you will send General Martin to picket Mc-

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*See Falconer to Hill, September 9, 11.45 p.m.; and Falconer to Hindman, September 9, 11.45 p.m, Part II, p. 28; and Mackall to Hill, September 9, 11.45 p.m., Part II, p. 137.

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