War of the Rebellion: Serial 076 Page 0630 THE ATLANTA CAMPAIGN. Chapter L.

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of four-gun fort, on the side of six-gun fort struck by the shells from heavy guns on our left, and along works south to 15 degrees west of south, distance three miles. They have also put up a number of board shelters along the works on both sides four-gun fort and to right of six-gun fort. There are two battle-flags flying from the line of works to left of four gun fort not seen there yesterday.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

W. W. HOPKINS,

Lieutenant and Acting Signal Officer.

SHERMAN'S HEADQUARTERS, August 22, 1864. (Received 8 a. m.)

General SCHOFIELD:

I will go over to General Thomas and on the railroad on our flank. Has anything occurred that I should know?

W. T. SHERMAN,

Major-General.

(Similar to General Howard.)

SCHOFIELD'S HEADQUARTERS, August 22, 1864.

General SHERMAN:

Nothing of importance has occurred on this flank. A negro who came in last night reports that Ross' brigade and battery were captured by Kilpatrick on the 20th; says he saw the captain of the battery yesterday and heard him make the statement.

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General.

SCHOFIELD'S HEADQUARTERS, August 22, 1864.

Major-General SHERMAN;

Rebel deserters repeat the report that Ross' brigade of rebel cavalry was captured by Kilpatrick.

J. M. SCHOFIELD,

Major-General.

SHERMAN'S HEADQUARTERS, August 22, 1864. (Received 6 p .m.)

General SCHOFIELD:

General Thomas reports from General that Kilpatrick is at Decatur.

L. M. DAYTON,

Aide-de-Camp.

(Same to General Howard.)