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where he now is. I will go to Cheney's or Wade's, down the Sandtown road. General Stoneman has been down to the Sweet Water Town and Factory, and controls that region.

W. T. SHERMAN

Major-General, Commanding.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, near Kenesaw, July 2, 1864.

General McPHERSON:

General Garrard's communication is secured. He will be required to cover your line during the movement. If Wheeler goes up to Centreville he will find more than he bargains, for and then will be time for Garrard to cut in behind.

W. T. SHERMAN

Major-General, Commanding.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, near Kenesaw, July 2, 1864.

General McPHERSON:

Written orders have gone to you. Make orders for Garrard and the corps commanders. If there be any part not clear after you have the orders, let me know.

W. T. SHERMAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE TENNESSEE,

July 2, 1864.

Major-General SHERMAN:

Following just received:

HEADQUARTERS FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Lieutenant-Colonel CLARK:

General Logan directs me to send you the information that one of General Harrow's aides reports that the enemy have advanced in column from the mountain in his front, and are forming in line of battle on the picket-line. This at 8 p.m.

R. R. TOWNES,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

JAS. B. McPHERSON,

Major-General.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, near Kenesaw, July 2, 1864.

General McPHERSON:

Relieve your pickets and all detachments before daylight. General Thomas will occupy such ground as he prefers to accomplish the end. He is notified that you will withdraw during the night.

W. T. SHERMAN,

Major-General, Commanding.