War of the Rebellion: Serial 076 Page 0991 Chapter L. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

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HEADQUARTERS STEVENSON'S DIVISION,

August 26, 1864-daybreak.

Major DOUGLAS WEST,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General:

MAJOR: I occupy the picket-line of the enemy, and am moving to their main line. Will ascertain by scouts where they have gone.

I am, major, &c.,

C. L. STEVENSON,

Major-General.

[First indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS FRENCH'S DIVISION,

August 26, 1864.

Brigadier-General YOUNG:

The general wishes to know if you have any information of the enemy on your front and right.

D. W. SANDERS, M

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Second indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS ECTOR'S BRIGADE,

August 26, 1864.

MAJOR: My picket officer has just reported. He thinks the enemy have only a few scattering men in our front, and as soon as he can secure concert of action with command on the right will feel of the enemy's line. I will keep,you informed.

WM. H. YOUNG,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS STEWART'S CORPS,

Atlanta, August 26, 1864-10 a. m.

Major-General FRENCH,

Commanding Division:

GENERAL: Lieutenant-General Stewart desires that you should not move your body from the trenches.

Very respectfully,

DOUGLAS WEST,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

N. B.- Please read and return the inclosed note* forwarded by General Hood. The lieutenant-general desires that you push your scouts carefully forward.

Respectfully,

DOUGLAS WEST,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

AUGUST 26, 1864-7.10 a. m.

Major gen. E. C. WALTHALL,

Commanding, &c.:

General Hood desires you to keep your command under arms, ready to move at a moment's notice.

[F. A. SHOUP,

Chief of Staff.]

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