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town, and General Martin would cross at Frogtown. We find that General Martin's command has taken the road leading to the river above Frogtown, while General Kelly takes the road to Frogtown.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

W. Y. C. HUMES,

Brigadier-General.

AUGUST 12, 1864-10.45 a. m.

General MORGAN,

Commanding Cavalry:

Let the wagons of General Wheeler's command go to some point below griffin. Direct a careful look for raids, and that in the event of the approach of raiders the train shall move out of the way. Let the troops and artillery cone to you at once.

[F. A. SHOUP,

Chief of Staff.]

AUGUST 12, 1864-10 p. m.

Brigadier gen. W. H. JACKSON,

Commanding Cavalry Division:

If you are driven back to-morrow General Hood desires you to leave at least one good regiment to garrison the redoubt at East Point in the event that General Hardee has not troops there for that purpose.

[F. A. SHOUP,

Chief of Staff.]

AUGUST 12, 1864.

Major General D. H. MAURY,

Enterprise, Miss.:

Who are you sending; to what point; and what strength to operate on Sherman's rear?

J. B. HOOD,

General.

AUGUST 12, 1864.

Major General D. H. MAURY,

Mobile, Ala.:

I have sent strong cavalry force to operate on railroad in Sherman's rear. Better inform your cavalry.

J. B. HOOD,

General.

MOBILE, August 12, 1864.

General D. W. ADAMS,

Commanding Northern and Central Alabama:

MY DEAR GENERAL: I have just seen General Roddey's recently-received order from General Bragg prohibiting me from removing him from his allotted sphere of acting in Alabama. Forrest reports yesterday enemy not pressing forward in Mississippi. I am exceedingly anxious to aid in cutting Sherman's communication. roddey thinks he