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[Indorsement.]

Captain I. A. BUCK,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

The within note is a report of Captain anderson, on duty at the church. The word "west," succeeding "400 yards," should be "north-west".

Very respectfully,

W. W. McDOWELL.

P. S.-My scouts reported all quiet down about Fairburn at 6 o'clock this morning.

W. W. McD.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

August 23, 1864.

General CLEBURNE,

Commanding, &c.:

General Jackson is directed to hold at least a regiment on the left of your line, his vedettes connecting with yours at Camp Creek Church.

This regiment can be effective to-morrow.

very respectfully,

F. A. SHOUP.

ATLANTA, August 23, 1864-3.30 p. m.

General CLEBURNE,

East Point:

General Hood thinks you may keep a thin line of skirmishers along the Newnan road to the Widow Lee's or Camp Creek Church, connecting with the cavalry; also that it will be well to block the road leading from Camp Creek Church by Hornsby's.

[F. A. SHOUP,

Chief of Staff.]

ATLANTA, August 23, 1864-10.30 a. m.

General WINDER,

Andersonville:

Governor brown desires the militia to come here. The Third Georgia reserves will be returned you. Please send the militia.

[F. A. SHOUP,

Chief of Staff.]

ATLANTA, August 23, 1864-11.45 a. m.

General WRIGHT,

Macon:

You are ordered to take command at August. Send you instructions by mail. Colonel Cofer will relieve you.

[F. A. SHOUP,

Chief of Staff.]