War of the Rebellion: Serial 077 Page 0627 Chapter LI. NORTH Georgia AND NORTH ALABAMA.

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CHATTANOOGA, October 17, 1864.

Brigadier-General MORGAN,

Commanding Second DIVISION, Fourteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: Major-General Schofield directs that you march at 7 a. m. to-morrow with your DIVISION, via Rossville, to Gordon's Mills, taking with you the ordnance and supply trains and 1,000 beef- cattle. Have a detail to drive the cattle ordered to report to Lieutenant-Colonel Barriger at Captain Bright's quarters at daylight.

I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WM. M. WHERRY,

Major and Aide-de-Camp.

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IN THE FIELD,

Near Lee and Gordon's Mills, October 19, 1864.

Brigadier-General MORGAN,

Commanding Second DIVISION, Fourteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: Major-General Schofield directs me to say he desires you to move as soon as you get your command in readiness to march to La Fayette. General Wagner will follow you. The general desires you to send orderlies to the cavalry camps to scout in front and on your flanks.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WM. M. WHERRY,

Major and Aide-de-Camp.

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LA FAYETTE, GA., October 19, 1864.

Brigadier-General MORGAN,

Commanding Second DIVISION, Fourteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: Major-General Schofield directs me to inform you that he desires you to march at 6 a. m. to-morrow, keeping the direct road toward Rome, and halting for the night at Island Town, or where the road crosses the Chattooga River. General Wagner's infantry and artillery will move by the Broomtown Valley road, and his wagons and cattle will follow your command.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WM. M. WHERRY,

Major and Aide-de-Camp.

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IN CAMP,

Near Valley Store, Ga., October 20, 1864.

[Brigadier-General MORGAN,

Commanding Second DIVISION, Fourteenth Army Corps:]

GENERAL: I am directed by Major-General Schofield to inform you the command will march at 6 a. m. to-morrow on the road to Alpine, General Wagner's DIVISION in the advance, and your troops next; then the trains and cattle of both DIVISIONS. The general requests that you detail a regiment to move in rear of all as rear guard.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WM. M. WHERRY,

Major and Aide-de-Camp.