War of the Rebellion: Serial 076 Page 1003 Chapter L. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.--CONFEDERATE.

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ATLANTA, August 30, 1864--3.25 p. m.

Lieutenant-General LEE,

East Point:

Place Anderson's division on the right of Maney's instead of sending it to Mount Gilead Church. It will take the place of Maney's if General Hardee moves to the left.

[J. B. HOOD,

General.]

ATLANTA, August 30, 1864--3.45 p. m.

General LEE,

East Point:

An engine will be at East Point to bring you and General Hardee to headquarters at sunset. Leave a staff officer at your headquarters to receive dispatches for you. Have your command under arms. Acknowledge receipt of this by telegraph.

[J. B. HOOD,

General.]

ATLANTA, August 30, 1864--5.45 p. m.

Lieutenant General S. D. LEE,

East Point:

General Hood desires you to hold your command under arms and ready to move at a moment's warning.

[F. A. SHOUP,

Chief of Staff.]

ATLANTA, August [30, 1864--6.35 p. m.].

Lieutenant-General LEE,

East Point:

General Hardee is directed to move if need be in direction of Jonesborough to protect railroad. If he moves he will inform you, and you will follow up the movement. If you should move come in as directed to headquarters. Communicate with General Hardee touching skirmishers, &c.

[J. B. HOOD,

General.]

ATLANTA, August 30, 1864--8.45 p. m.

Lieutenant-General LEE,

East Point:

Follow up movement of General Hardee. Take brigade from Sandtown road. Leave staff officers and courier at telegraph office to carry any order you may desire to send after your arrival here. Let your trains move on road to the east of railroad.

[J. B. HOOD,

General.]