have been issued from supply train at these headquarters to some sixty sick and wounded of your division in hospital near Jonesborough. Send ambulances to get them to-day, with a supply of rations.
I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
DAVID F. HOW,
Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.
HDQRS. DEPARTMENT AND ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE
Near Lovejoy's Station, Ga., September 3, 1864.
Captain L. M. DAYTON,
Aide-de-Camp, Military Division of the Mississippi;
CAPTAIN: The general commanding requests me to state that the column of the enemy which appeared in front of the Fifteenth and Seventeenth Corps is reported by General Blair as moving off toward Griffin.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
SAML. L. TAGGART,
HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,
In the Field, Ga., September 3, 1864.
Lieutenant Colonel R. R. TOWNES,
Assistant Adjutant-General, Fifteenth Army Corps:
I am now prepared to report the result of the enemy's assault upon this division on the 31st ultimo, as follows: Killed of the enemy and buried, 186; captured unhurt, 99; captured and wounded, 79; total 364. There were also taken 2 stand of colors and over 1,000 stand small-arms. The usual proportion wounded give about 1,000 wounded, and among them was known the be Major General Patton Anderson.
I am, very respectfully,
W. B. HAZEN,
HEADQUARTERS FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,
In the Field, near Lovejoy's, Ga., September 3, 1864.
Brigadier General WILLIAM HARROW,
Commanding Fourth Division:
GENERAL: You will be prepared in the morning to construct a barricade on the most defensible ground in rear of the cotton gin, with the by Captain Reese, engineer officer of department staff.
By order of Major General John A. Logan
R. R. TOWNES
HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE OHIO,
Near Lovejoy's Station, Ga., September 3, 1864-9 a.m.
Commanding Military Division of the Mississippi:
GENERAL: Prisoners report that Lee's corps joined Hardee yesterday afternoon, and that Stewart was at McDonough at 4 o'clock.
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