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ATLANTA, August 26, 1864-2.50 p. m.

Brigadier gen. A. R. WRIGHT,

August, Ga.:

If General Marcus J. Wright should arrive at August, you will informed him that the order assigning him to command of Augusta has been rescinded, and that he will return to Macon.

[F. A. SHOUP,

Chief of Staff.]

ROGERSVILLE, August 26, 1864.

(Via Carter's depot 27th)

Honorable JAMES A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War, Richmond:

General Wheeler on the 24th instant was crossing to north side to French Broad River, within fifteen miles of Strawberry Plains.

JNO. H. MORGAN,

Brigade-General, Commanding.

ATLANTA, August 27, 1864.

Honorable J. A. SEDDON,

Secretary of War:

Last night enemy continued [to] change their position by their left and center. They have draw back so that their left is now on the Chattahoochee at the railroad bridge; their right is unchanged, and they appear to be moving troops in that direction. They have no troops nearer than miles of Atlanta.

J. B. HOOD.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

August 27, 1864-7.40 a. m.

Lieutenant-General STEWART,

Commanding, &c.:

GENERAL: General Hood desires me to inform you that General Hardee reports the enemy still in his front. He desires you to move forward with extreme caution if try to develop their position.

respectfully,

L. P. DODGE,

Aide-de-Camp.

AUGUST 27, 1864-7.30 a. m.

Lieutenant-General LEE,

Commanding Corps:

General Hood directs me to inform you that General Hardee reports the enemy still in his front. He desires you to move with caution as you go forward.

[F. A. SHOUP,

Chief of Staff.]

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