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ATLANTA, August 30, 1864--10 a. m.

Brigadier-General JACKSON,

Rough and Ready:

Should the enemy detach raiding party do not send all your cavalry in pursuit. Enemy's cavalry remaining with his corps might cause us considerable annoyance. Retain at least one regiment.

[J. B. HOOD,

General.]

ATLANTA, August 30, 1864--10.30 a. m.

Brigadier-General JACKSON,

Rough and Ready:

Can you send a regiment under a "dashing" colonel to make reconnaissance on Campbellton road? If so, send them at once to East Point, and telegraph to these headquarters their arrival there.

[J. B. HOOD,

General.]

ATLANTA, August 30, 1864--1.20 p. m.

General JACKSON,

Rough and Ready:

General Hood does not think there can be a large force advancing upon Jonesborough. Please ascertain from Armstrong what infantry it is, if possible.

[F. A. SHOUP,

Chief of Staff.]

ATLANTA, August 30, 1864--6.55 p. m.

General JACKSON,

Rough and Ready:

Have your command saddled before you start for headquarters, so that you can send orders to your staff officer to move if need be.

[J. B. HOOD,

General.]

ATLANTA, August 30, 1864--5.15 p. m.

Brigadier-General ARMSTRONG,

Jonesborough:

General Hood directs that you prevent the enemy crossing Flint River to-night. General Lewis will assist you.

[F. A. SHOUP,

Chief of Staff.]

ATLANTA, August 30, 1864--7.20 p. m.

Brigadier-General ARMSTRONG,

Jonesborough:

Look out for enemy's cavalry. Has Hannon reached you? If not, stop him at such point as you may think best.

[F. A. SHOUP,

Chief of Staff.]