War of the Rebellion: Serial 079 Page 0133 Chapter LI. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. - UNION.

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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.

CORSE:

I send brigade up to you in the morning.

SHERMAN.

PINE TOP, October 7, 1864 - 8 a. m.

ALLATOONA:

General Sherman is here. A brigade is marching to you.

BACHTELL.

ALLATOONA, October 7, 1864 - 8. 40 a. m.

General SHERMAN:

I have just sent my wounded to Rome. Shall I move my command back to Rome when your brigade arrives?

CORSE.

KENESAW MOUNTAIN, October 7, 1864 - 9 a. m.

CORSE:

Yes; move to Rome when the brigade arrives.

SHERMAN.

ALLATOONA, October 7, 1864 - 11 a. m.

General SHERMAN:

The bridage from Twenty-THIRD Corps is here. How long shall it remain?

CORSE.

KENESAW MOUNTAIN, October 7, 1864 - 11. 30 a. m.

General CORSE:

Brigade [will] stay until further orders.

SHERMAN.

ALLATOONA, October 7, 1864.

General SHERMAN:

I sent a staff officer to you this morning with intelligence.

CORSE.