War of the Rebellion: Serial 076 Page 0040 THE ATLANTA CAMPAIGN. Chapter L.

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ing upon him in force. Colonel Croxton will move to Villanow to-night, and to Ship's Gap at daybreak. I will direct Colonel Baldwin, Fifth Kentucky, to send a force to Snake Creek Gap, and another in the direction of Jasper. Colonel Croxton requests that Colonel Lowe be informed of these facts.

GREEN B. RAUM,

Colonel, Commanding Brigade

RESACA, July 3, 1864

Captain S. B. MOE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

Colonel Croxton Fourth Kentucky is at Snake Creek Gap. He will move to-night to Villanow; at daylight in the morning to Ship's Gap to the relief of La Fayette, which is threatened by enemy. Colonel Moore left here for Tunnel Hill yesterday evening.

G. B. RAUM,

Colonel, Commanding.

RESACA, July 3, 1864.

Captain C. L. WHITE,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Two train loads of ammunition are here to be stored. If attacked my force is inadequate for the defense of the bridge and the ammunition. Can you spare the Eightieth Ohio?

G. B. RAUM,

Colonel, Commanding.

CARTERSVILLE, July 3, 1864.

General J. E. SMITH:

Colonel Murray is to-night near Calhoun, with one regiment on way to Resaca; will reach there to-morrow. Colonel Baldwin with parts of two regiments is near Resaca. Will telegraph him at once to do what he can to render assistance if needed. He is out of forage, and has been for two days.

W. W. LOWE,

Colonel, Commanding.

HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Kingston, Ga., July 3, 1864.

Colonel LOWE,

Cartersville, Ga.:

Colonel Raum says that Colonel Hart, Sixth Georgia (rebel) is near Jasper with 300 men.

JNO. E. SMITH,

Brigadier-General.