War of the Rebellion: Serial 056 Page 0294 KY.,SW.VA.,Tennessee,MISS.,N.ALA.,AND N.GA. Chapter XLIII.

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Third. The battery on Limestone Hill in the city to be called Battery Hazen.

Fourth. The work on the Rossville road to be called Fort Phelps.

Fifth. The fort on Hospital Hill to be called Fort Lytle.

Sixth. The lined work on the slope of Cameron's Hill to be called Redoubt Sheridan.

Seventh. The work on the hill just above this to be called Fort Putnam, after the colonel killed November 25.

Eighth. The work on the south side, below Fort Putnam, to be called Battery Harker.

Ninth. The work on the hill or space north of Cameron's Hill to be called Fort Reynolds.

Tenth. The citadel to be erected on the top of Cameron's Hill to be called Fort Grant.

Very respectfully,

W. F. SMITH,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIGNAL CORPS, December 1, 1863.

Major-General REYNOLDS,

Chief of Staff:

GENERAL: The following message has just been received from officer on Missionary Ridge:

MISSIONARY RIDGE STATION, December 1, 1863. (Received 8.20 p.m.)

Captain MERRILL,

Chief Signal Officer:

A rebel deserter, just came here with his family, reports the rebel cavalry crossing at the Red House Ford and coming this way. He don't know the number.

J. L. JONES,

Lieutenant and Acting Signal Officer.

This message was sent by special courier, communication by signal having been cut off by the fog.

Lieutenant Jones has been instructed to hold them prisoners until further orders.

Respectfully,

JESSEE MERRILL,

Captain and Chief Signal Officer.

HEADQUARTERS ELEVENTH AND TWELFTH CORPS,

Lookout Valley, Tennessee, December 1, 1863-3 p.m.

Major-General REYNOLDS,

Chief of Staff, Chattanooga:

The rear of my column left Ringgold just before daylight this morning, after having burned seven mills, the county jail, railroad depot, two bridges, and destroyed the tannery. The troops are now marching to their respective destinations as ordered from your headquarters. General Osterhaus is doubtless in camp ere this, as directed by you. General Geary is now crossing the nose of Lookout Mountain.