two or three hours which an army could cross on. I deemed it useless to burn them. Ordinarily the river can be forded, and now there was no enemy seeking to use them.
I have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servant,
THOMAS T. HEATH,
Colonel Fifth Ohio Cavalry.
KENESAW MOUNTAIN, October 7, 1864 - 12. 15 a. m.
I send brigade up to you in the morning.
PINE TOP, October 7, 1864 - 8 a. m.
General Sherman is here. A brigade is marching to you.
ALLATOONA, October 7, 1864 - 8. 40 a. m.
I have just sent my wounded to Rome. Shall I move my command back to Rome when your brigade arrives?
KENESAW MOUNTAIN, October 7, 1864 - 9 a. m.
Yes; move to Rome when the brigade arrives.
ALLATOONA, October 7, 1864 - 11 a. m.
The bridage from Twenty-THIRD Corps is here. How long shall it remain?
KENESAW MOUNTAIN, October 7, 1864 - 11. 30 a. m.
Brigade [will] stay until further orders.
ALLATOONA, October 7, 1864.
I sent a staff officer to you this morning with intelligence.