War of the Rebellion: Serial 076 Page 1002 THE ATLANTA CAMPAIGN. Chapter L.

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AUGUST 30, 1864--11.30 a. m.

Lieutenant-General LEE:

General Hood calls attention to the necessity of using the greatest exertion to procure a sufficient supply of forage. The wagons of the command, whether appropriated to that use or not, should be used to gather green corn from the country between the Macon and Augusta railroads. The matter requires the attention of the commanding officers.

[F. A. SHOUP,

Chief of Staff.]

(Same as above to Lieutenant-Generals Stewart and Hardee.)

AUGUST 30, 1864--1.10 p. m.

Lieutenant-General LEE,

Commanding Corps:

General Hardee reports the enemy moving upon him. General Hood directs that you move Anderson's division to your left, near the railroad, to support him. Please keep your command under arms.

[F. A. SHOUP,

Chief of Staff.]

AUGUST 30, 1864--1.25 p. m.

(Received 2.30 p. m.)

Lieutenant-General LEE,

Commanding Corps:

General Hardee's headquarters are now at Rough and Ready. General Hood desires you to move to East Point as soon as possible.

[F. A. SHOUP,

Chief of Staff.]

ATLANTA, August 30, 1864--2.40 p. m.

General LEE,

East Point:

Please send Anderson's division to Mount Gilead Church, as requested by General Hardee.

[F. A. SHOUP,

Chief of Staff.]

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

Lieutenant-General LEE,

East Point:

General Hood directs me to say that Scott's brigade will be relieved to-night as soon as may be. He desires you to move Anderson's division to the vicinity of Mount Gilead Church.

[F. A. SHOUP,

Chief of Staff.]