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Bend road, throwing forward a brigade 2 or 3 miles on that road as a grand guard and picketing their front and flank, carefully connecting pickets on their left with the Twenty-third Corps.

The trains of both corps will move in rear of the Twenty-third Corps.

General Willcox's division will held and report orders when they shall reach a position about 2 miles from Morristown on the Mouth of Chucky road.

By command of Major-General Schofield:

J. D. COX,

Brigadier-General, Acting Staff in Field.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE OHIO,

New Market, Tenn., March 11, 1864.

Major General GEORGE STONEMAN,

Commanding Twenty-third Army Corps:

SIR: The general commanding directs that your command march to-morrow morning at 5.30, following Ferrero's division of the Ninth Corps to Morristown. Your train will follow that of the Ninth Corps, and both trains will move in rear if the troops of your command with proper guard. Colonel Garrard's cavalry (excepting Klein's battalion) will precede the column. On reaching Morristown you will encamp in front of the town, astride of the Russellville road, in the first eligible position beyond the place. One company of Garrard's cavalry will report to General Parke for reconnaissance and outpost upon the road from Marristown to the bend of the Nola Chucky, and the rest of the cavalry will, under you direction, make reconnaissance toward Bull's Gap and picket that road. An infantry outpost and picket will be placed by you on the road from Morristown to the Holston River, and your whole front connecting with the Ninth Corps on your right, well covered with pickets.

By command of Major-General Schofield:

J. D. COX,

Brigadier-General, Acting Chief of Staff in the Field.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE OHIO,

New Markeft, Tenn., March 11, 1864.

Brigadier General T. J. WOOD,

Commanding Third Division, Fourth Army Corps:

SIR: You will move your command to-morrow morning at 6 o'clock, marching to Morristown. If the whole march cannot be made without overworking the men you will encamp at evening at Panther Cree. You will be preceded by the troops now at Mossy Creek and their trains.

On reaching Morristown you will encamp in the position formerly occupied by you, picketing the same roads except the Russellville road, in front of the town, which will now be guarded by the Twenty-third Corps. Willcox's division, Ninth Corps, will make a detour to the right and possibly arrive at Morristown by the Mouth of Chucky road after you get in position. Please give such orders to your command as will avoid any risk of mistaking them for an enemy.

By command of Major-General Schofield:

J. D. COX,

Brigadier-General, Acting Chief of Staff in the Field.