War of the Rebellion: Serial 076 Page 0995 Chapter L. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-CONFEDERATE.

Search Civil War Official Records

HDQRS. ROSS' BRIGADE, JACKSON'S CAVALRY DIVISION,

William Baker's, Ga., August 27, 1864-12 m.

Brigadier-General JACKSON,

Commanding Division:

GENERAL: The force reported advancing on the sandtown and fairburn road has halted at Millam's, this side of Camp Creek. The enemy is now advancing from the direction of redwine's and mount Gilead Church.

I am, general, very respectfully, &c.,

L. S. ROSS,

Brigade-General.

HDQRS. ROSS' BRIGADE, JACKSON'S CAVALRY DIVISION,

William Baker's, Ga., August 27, 1864-12.30 p. m.

Brigadier-General ARMSTRONG,

Commanding Division:

GENERAL: A force of infantry is moving in this direction on a country road leading from Owl Rock Church across of the Atlanta and campbellton road at Sewell's. About 100 men have been seen.

I am, general, very respectfully,

L. S. ROSS,

Brigadier-General.

HDQRS. ROSS' BRIGADIER JACKSON'S CAVALRY DIVISION,

In the field, Ga., August 27, 1864-2.15 p. m.

Brigadier-General ARMSTRONG,

Commanding Division:

GENERAL: The right of the enemy's infantry so far as developed rests near old man sewell's. They are fortifying on the hill near Sewell's house.

I am, general, very respectfully,

L. S. ROSS,

Brigadier-General.

HDQRS ROSS' BRIGADE, JACKSON'S CAVALRY DIVISION,

Barker's House, ga., August 27, 1864-3 p. m.

Brigadier-General ARMSTRONG,

Commanding Division:

GENERAL: The right of the infantry in position near redwine's and Mount Gilead Church rests on Camp Creek, near old man Sewell's. They are constructing works rapidly. The infantry force from sandtown came to Enon Church, and thence up Wolf Creek to Widow Parker's, and have gone into camp. Large wagon trains, tents, &c., can be seen from commanding position near Griffin's or Dave Smith's. I have not been satisfied by reports from scouts as to the strength of the infantry force on Wolf Creek.

Very respectfully,

L. S. ROSS,

Brigadier-General.