War of the Rebellion: Serial 055 Page 0108 KY.,SW.VA.,Tennessee,MISS.,N.ALA., AND N.GA. Chapter XLIII.

Search Civil War Official Records

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND, INSPECTOR GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT, Fort Wood, [November] 24, 1863-11 a.m.

Major-General THOMAS:

GENERAL: The enemy are moving by flank to our left on Missionary Ridge. [Signal from Colonel Barnett's battery, opposite side of river.]

G. M. L. JOHNSON,

Captain, and Acting Assistant Inspector-General.

LOOKOUT VALLEY, November 24, 1863-11 a.m.

Major-General REYNOLDS:

I am in condition to cross the creek, but as it will be attended with some considerable loss, I have deemed it advisable to await the arrival of Geary's command down its right bank before doing so. I think that he will be up as early as 12 o'clock.

JOSEPH HOOKER,

Major-General, Commanding.

LOOKOUT VALLEY, November 24, 1863-12.15 p.m.

Major-General REYNOLDS:

The valley is now clear. General Geary's division is on the crest of the slope of Lookout Mountain.

JOSEPH HOOKER,

Major-General, Commanding.

BALD MOUNTAIN SIGNAL STATION, November 24, 1863-12.20 p.m.

Major-General THOMAS:

General Howard's column has formed junction with Sherman.

C. A. DANA.

SIGNAL STATION OPPOSITE SIDE OF RIVER, November 24, [1863]-12.30 p.m.

General THOMAS:

Bridge completed.

DANA.

CAMERON HILL SIGNAL STATION, November 24, [1863.] [Received 12.30 p.m.]

Captain MERRILL:

Our forces have carried the works near white house, on Lookout.

HOWGATE.