ATLANTA, GA., September 1, 1864--3.40 p. m.
General Lee is moving up the McDonough road. Send scout to see if it is him.
[J. B. HOOD,
ATLANTA, September 1, 1864--12.40 p. m.
If you have not already done so, assemble your command at East Point. Keep in communication with General Morgan, and between the enemy and Atlanta.
[J. B. HOOD,
ATLANTA, GA., September 1, 1864--1 p. m.
General Hood desires you not to let the enemy get between you and Atlanta.
[F. A. SHOUP,
Chief of Staff.]
FOUR MILES SOUTHWEST OF ROGERSVILLE,
Friday morning, September 1, 1864.
The enemy passed through Rogersville at 1 p. m. yesterday on the Florence road from the direction of Athens, the force between 2,000 and 2,500, consisting of four regiments of white infantry and one negro regiment, one regiment of cavalry, about 250 men, two pieces of artillery, commanded by General Streight. General Rousseau reported in Athens with two brigades of cavalry. The Yankees expect him to re-enforce them to-day.
JOHN H. LESTER,
Captain, Commanding Company E, Seventh Alabama Cavalry.
SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,
HDQRS. ARMY OF TENNESSEE, Numbers 95.
In the Field, September 1, 1864.
I. Major General Edward Johnson, Provisional Army, C. S., is assigned to the command of Anderson's division, Lee's corps.
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By command of General Hood: