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ATLANTA, GA.,

September 12, 1863,.

Colonel G. W. BRENT,

Asst. Adjt. General, Bragg's Army, Northwest Georgia:

Please inform me if the re-enforcements arriving are to be forwarded on arrival here.

M. H. WRIGHT,

Colonel, Commanding.

ATLANTA, GA.,

September 12, 1863.

Captain THOMAS E. KING

Commanding Company, Roswell, Ga.:

In approving your leave of this date, i would recommend earnestly that, under the present state of affairs in the front, you instruct the officer left in command of your company to be extremely cautions and vigilant. Let him keep his cavalry pickets and scouts well out in front, on the approaches to your place as well as Atlanta, that no movement may escape him nor any information of importance be lost.

I am, your obedient servant,

M. H. WRIGHT,

Colonel, Commanding.

ATLANTA, GA.,

September 12, 1863-1 p.m.

Colonel BRENT:

Dispatch 11.30 p.m. received. McNair's and Gregg's brigades will be forwarded at once to Resaca.

M. H. WRIGHT,

Colonel, Commanding.

ATLANTA, GA.,

September 12, 1863.

General W. W. MACKALL,

Chief of Staff, Bragg's Army:

Gregg's and McNair's brigades left 9.30 p.m. Benning's brigade here with no orders.

M. H. WRIGHT,

Colonel, Commanding.

ATLANTA, GA.,

September 12, 1863.

General H. C. WAYNE,

Resaca, Ga.:

McNair's and Gregg's brigades, 3,400 strong, left 9.30 p.m. for Resaca.

M. H. WRIGHT,

Colonel, Commanding.