War of the Rebellion: Serial 076 Page 1000 THE ATLANTA CAMPAIGN. Chapter L.

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SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF TENNESSEE, Numbers 92.

In the Field, August 29, 1864.

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X. Colonel M. H. Cofer, Sixth Kentucky Regiment, will relieve Lieutenant Colonel Gustavus A. Henry, jr., assistant inspector-general, temporarily acting provost-marshal-general of the army.

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By command of General Hood:

A. P. MASON,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

ATLANTA, August 30, 1864-12.40 p. m.

General BRAXTON BRAGG, Richmond, Va.:

General Maury telegraph following dispatch:

FORREST'S, Grenada, August 29, 1864.

Enemy left Holly Springs at 2 a. m. yesterday, moving rapidly in direction of Memphis and La Grange. They say they are ordered to re-enforce Sherman.

[J. B. HOOD,

General.]

ATLANTA, August 30, 1864- 1 p. m.

Lieutenant-General HARDEE, East Point:

General Hood does not think the necessity will arise to send any more troops to Jonesborough to-day. Will send you a map soon as one can be procured. General Lee is instructed to move Patton Anderson's division near the railroad to assist you if need be. Please place yourself in communication with General Anderson.

[F. A. SHOUP,

Chief of Staff.]

ATLANTA, August 30, 1864-1.45 p. m.

Lieutenant-General HARDEE, Rough and Ready:

I start map to you at once. General Lee has ordered Anderson's division to East Point. It may become necessary for you to sent another brigade and battery to Jonesborough. General Lee's headquarters at East point. General Anderson's division can go into line in place of Maney's. Use judgment, and communicate with General Lee at East Point.

[J. B. HOOD, General.]

ATLANTA, August 30, 1864- 2 p. m.

General HARDEE, Rough and Ready:

General Hood desires you to take whatever measures you may think necessary to prevent the enemy from gaining Jonesborough or Rough and Ready this afternoon, so that he may make other dispositions tonight. He does not think they attack Jonesborough to-day.

[F. A. SHOUP,

Chief of Staff.]