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ress, and reports of scouts and rebel prisoners that Stoneman had destroyed the railroad at jonesborough, give rise to rumor of evacuation of Atlanta, which I am inclining to credit the more because of great activity of their artillery until just now.

J. C. VAN DUZER.

consolidated SEMI-MONTHLY FIELD RETURN OF ARTILLERY IN THE ARMY OF THE OHIO FOR JULY 30, 1864.

Effective force.

Battery. Division. Officer Men. Guns. Caisson

s. s.

19th Ohio.... Second... 4 88 4 4

22nd ...do... 3 111 4 4

Indiana...

1st Michigan ...do... 4 96 4 4

Artillery, (F)

15th Indiana.. Third..... 3 108 4 4

23rd ...do... 4 117 4 4

Indiana...

1st Ohio ...do... 4 106 4 5

Volunteer

Light

Artillery (D).

24th Indiana Cavalry ..... ..... .... ....

Corps.....

Total........ ......... 22 626 24 25

Casualties. Man.

Battery. Rounds Horses. Killed. Wounded Loss of

of . horses.

ammuniti

on on

hand.

19th Ohio.... 464 60 ..... ..... 10

22nd 204 86 ..... 2 4

Indiana...

1st Michigan 734 81 1 2 5

Artillery, (F)

15th Indiana.. 640 74 .... ..... 3

23rd 445 68 ..... ..... 3

Indiana...

1st Ohio 640 72 a1 1 .....

Volunteer

Light

Artillery (D).

24th Indiana ...... ...... ..... ..... .....

Total........ 3,127 441 2 5 25

a Diel.

b No report; Cavalry Corps is on an expedition.

I certify that the above report is correct.

G. W. SCHOFIELD,

Lieutenant Colonel and Chief of Arty. and Ord., Dept. of the Ohio.

GENERAL ORDERS,

WAR DEPT., ADJT. GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 238.

Washington, July 30, 1864.

The following assignments are hereby made:

1. Major General O. O. Howard to the command of the Army and Department of the Tennessee.

2. Major General H. W. Slocum to the command of the Twentieth Army Corps, vice Major-General Hooker, who is relieved at his own request.

3. Major General D. S. Stanley to the command of the Fourth Army Corps, vice Major-General Howard, transferred to the Army and Department of the Tennessee.

By order of the President of the United States:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS LEFT WING, SIXTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 50.

Near Atlanta, Ga., July 30, 1864.

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II. The Seventeenth Army Corps are moving to the right, and the Fourth Division will stretch out their line as far as possible and cover the ground left vacant, drawing out troops from the left if necessary.