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HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS

Kingston, Ga. July 3, 1864.

Colonel GREEN B. RAUM,

Commanding 2nd Brigadier 3rd Div., 15th Army Corps, Resaca, Ga.,:

Your dispatch relative to the movement of the enemy received. The general commanding directs that you give no orders to the cavalry force of Colonel Lowe, stationed at or near Resaca, as they have been concentrated to that point by order of Major-General Thomas for a specified purpose. I will notify Colonel Lowe of the information you have received. In the mean time keep me advised of all movements.

CARL. L. WHITE,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Kingston, Ga., July 3, 1864.

Colonel GREEN B. RAUM,

Commanding Second Brigade:

Colonel Lowe sends out his command by order of General Thomas to-morrow to scout the country from Cartersville to Canton, Jasper, and Talking Rock, &c. General Steedman's order, Numbers 2, has been sent you.*

CARL. L. WHITE,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Kingston, Ga., July 3, 1864.

Colonel GREEN B. RAUM,

Resaca, Ga.:

Colonel Lowe replies to my dispatch that Colonel Murray is to-night near Calhoun with one regiment on his way to Resaca, and will reach there to-morrow. Colonel Baldwin with part of two regiments is near Resaca, and will be directed at once to do what he can to render assistance if needed.

CARL. L. WHITE,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

NASHVILLE, July 3, 1864.

Major-General SHERMAN:

Your dispatch that this is the proper time is received. I shall go in person; shall leave General R. S. Granger to take care of the district. A little preparation will be required. I will announce to you when I am ready to go.

L. H. ROUSSEAU.

MARIETTA, GA., July 3, 1864-6.30 p.m.

Major T. T. ECKERT:

As was anticipated Johnston retreated during last night and is now intrenched on line of Chattahoochee. His movement was effected in

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*See Part IV, p. 634.

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