War of the Rebellion: Serial 053 Page 0690 KY., SW., VA., TENN.,MISS., N. ALA., AND N. GA. Chapter XLII.

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CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

In the Field, near Red House Ford, September 22, 1863.

The wounded of both armies will be treated in the field hospitals until transportation can be procured and their condition is such that they can be taken with safety to hospitals in the rear. The medical director will select and have detailed the proper number of medical officers to remain in charge of this service until all are removed. The quartermaster-in-chief will furnish a sufficient supply train for provisions, and this will be used by the medical director to send to the rear such sick and wounded as may bear transportation from time to time.

By command of General Bragg:

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS RIGHT WING, ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

Near Mission Mills, September 22, 1863-12.30 a.m.

Major General B. F. CHEATHAM:

GENERAL: The lieutenant-general commanding directs that you have your divison in readiness to move at daylight. More definite instructions will be given you as soon as received from army headquarters.

Respectfully, general your obedient servant,

R. H. BREWER,

Assistant adjutant-general.

HEADQUARTERS RIGHT WING, ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

Near Mission Mills, September 22, 1863.-2 a.m.

Major-General CHEATHAM:

GENERAL: The lieutenant-general commanding desires that you will at daylight move your division on the Chickamauga Station road, to press upon the enemy and drive him as far as possible. Cavalry will be on your flank to protect it.

The general is advised that large numbers of arms and munitions of war are scattered throughout the country in front. He desires that every effort shall be made to collect and save them. The road referred to is the road from Chickamauga Station to Chattanooga.

Respectfully, general, your obedient servant,

R. H. BREWER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS RIGHT WING, ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

Near Mission Mills, September 22, 1863-6.30 a.m.

Major-General WALKER:

GENERAL: The lieutenant-general commanding directs that you move your troops across Spring Creek (which are now crossing) and encamp them either in column of regiments or brigades upon the ground designated for your encampment last night by a staff officer.

Respectfully, general, your obedient servant,

[R. H. BREWER,]

Assistant Adjutant-General.