War of the Rebellion: Serial 058 Page 0200 KY., SW., VA., TENN., MISS., ALA., AND N. GA. Chapter XLIV.

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HEADQUARTERS ELEVENTH AND TWELFTH CORPS,

Lookout Valley, Tenn., January 24, 1864.

Major General C. SCHURZ,

Commanding Eleventh Corps:

The major-general commanding directs me to say that in the movement of the Third Division, Eleventh Corps, to-morrow, the transportation belonging to that division may be insufficient to transport their camp and garrison equipage, &c.; if so, he thinks you had better use all the wagons belonging to the corps, or enough of them to transport all the baggage, and when the movement is completed return such wagons as may belong to the Second Division. the wagons of the Second Division that are used had better be loaded with the baggage belonging to the brigades of the Third Division, which halt at the posts nearest here - Whiteside's and Shellmound.

Very respectfully,

H. W. PERKINS,

Lieutenant, Aide-de-Camp, and Actg. Asst. Adjt. General

MEMPHIS,

January 24, 1864 - 1.45 p. m.

Brigadier-General TUTTLE,

La Grange:

Stevenson will be through by to-morrow at 9 a. m. You will at once move your division to Memphis with all rapidity. Boats will be ready for you. Send your quartermaster, with full information of strength, &c., to report to Colonel Nigh.

S. A. HURLBUT,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Memphis, Tenn., January 24, 1864.

Brigadier General J. M. LUTTLE,

La Grange, Tenn.:

The entire line of road will be abandoned and everything moved into Memphis that is of any value and can be transported.

S. A. HURLBUT,

Major-General.

LA GRANGE, January 24, 1964.

Major-General HURLBUT:

Shall I destroy the fortifications here or leave it for the cavalry? Will all of my regiments go along?

J. M. TUTTLE,

Brigadier-General.