War of the Rebellion: Serial 055 Page 0138 KY.,SW.VA.,Tennessee,MISS.,N.ALA., AND N.GA. Chapter XLIII.

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HEADQUARTERS FOURTH ARMY CORPS, November 26, 1863.

Maj. Gen. P. H. SHERIDAN,

Commanding Second Division, Fourth Army Corps:

GENERAL: Make every preparation for moving upon Knoxville to-morrow with four days' rations and 60 rounds of ammunition per man; no wagons will be taken; everything in light marching order. A steam-boat will pass up the river abreast of the command, loaded with supplies, from which the troops will be furnished at points to be designated hereafter. You will report at these headquarters in person the moment your command is in readiness to march, and will then receive detailed instructions as to the route, march, &c.

By command of Major-General Granger;

WM. L. AVERY,

Captain, and Aide-de-Camp, Actq. Asst. Adjt. Gen.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTH ARMY CORPS, Chattanooga, Tennessee, November 26, 1863.

Generals SHERIDAN and WOOD:

The general commanding directs me to say that there will be no movement of your division to-morrow.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. S. FULLERTON,

Lieutenant-Colonel, and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTH ARMY CORPS, Chattanooga, Tennessee, November 26, 1863.

Brigadier-General WOOD,

Missionary Ridge:

Bring in your command and put them in your camp at once.

By command of Major-General Granger:

J. S. FULLERTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTH ARMY CORPS, BRAGG'S HEADQUARTERS, Missionary Ridge, Tennessee, Nov.26, 1863.

Soldiers of the Fourth Army Corps:

The following dispatch from the major-general commanding the department is published for your information:

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND, Chattanooga, Tennessee, November 25, 1863.

Major-General GRANGER,

Missionary Ridge:

Please accept my congratulations on the splendid success of your troops, and convey to them my cordial thanks for the brilliant style in which they carried the enemy's works. Their conduct cannot be too highly appreciated.

GEO. H. THOMAS,

Major-General, Commanding.