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ATLANTA, August 30, 1864--3.15 p. m.

Lieutenant-General HARDEE, Rough and Ready:

Will send engine for you; had anticipated it before your dispatch was received.

[J. B. HOOD,

General.]

ATLANTA, August 30, 1864--3.20 p. m.

General HARDEE, Rough and Ready:

Please have your command under arms at sunset. Leave a staff officer at your headquarters to receive dispatches for you. An engine will be at East Point for you at sunset. Please come to headquarters.

[J. B. HOOD,

General.]

ATLANTA, August 30, 1864--6 p. m.

Lieutenant-General HARDEE, East Point:

General Armstrong telegraphs that there is a probability of the enemy striking the railroad to-night between Jonesborough and the left of our army. Please prevent it if possible.

[J. B. HOOD,

General.]

ATLANTA, August 30, 1864--6.10 p. m.

Lieutenant-General HARDEE, Rough and Ready:

Your corps will move to Jonesborough to-night. Put it in motion at once if necessary to protect the railroad. General Lee will follow up the movement. Inform Lee if you move and what force. Please come in to-night.

[J. B. HOOD,

General.]

ATLANTA, August 30, 1864.

Lieutenant-General HARDEE, Rough and Ready:

When you move let Scott's brigade go to East Point. General Lee is directed to confer with you touching skirmishers, and such other matters as may be necessary.

[J. B. HOOD,

General.]

AUGUST 30, 1864--11.30 a. m.

(Received 12 m.)

Lieutenant-General LEE, Commanding Corps:

General Jackson has been directed to send regiment to East Point to make a reconnaissance on Campbellton road. Please send a staff officer to meet this command. See the commanding officer and personally give him such instructions as may be necessary to procure the required information.

[F. A. SHOUP,

Chief of Staff.]