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HEADQUARTERS FOURTH ARMY CORPS,

Kingston, Ga., October 12, 1864-2 a. m.

General WHITAKER:

The corps will march to Rome to-day, following the Fourteenth in the following order: First DIVISION, with ten ambulances, and then THIRD DIVISION, with ten ambulances; headquarters trains following DIVISIONS; next, Artillery Brigade, then ordnance trains, ambulances, and medical trains; general supply trains. General Davis will march at sunrise. Follow him with your command in the above order of march.

By command of Major-General Stanley:

WM. H. SINCLAIR,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Same to General Wood and Captain Bridges.)

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Kingston, Ga., October 12, 1864-2 a. m.

General DAVIS,

Commanding Fourteenth Army Corps:

The Army of the Cumberland will march to Rome to-day, your corps leading. You will march at sunrise via Woodlands; your headquarters and ammunition trains will follow your corps; all other trains (excepting ambulance) will follow in rear of ammunition trains of the Fourth Army Corps.

By command of Major-General Stanley:

WM. H. SINCLAIR,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS, HDQRS. 14TH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 10.

Kingston, Ga., October 12, 1864-2. 20 a. m.

The Army of the Cumberland having orders to march to Rome to-day, the troops and trains of this corps will move as follows:

General Carlin will move his DIVISION, with battery, promptly at sunrise on the road leading via Woodlands, followed by his ambulance train only.

General Baird will move his DIVISION, with battery, immediately in rear of General Carlin's ambulance train.

Ammunition and headquarters trains will follows immediately in the rear of the corps in the respective order of the DIVISIONS, preceding the Fourth Army Corps. Another train will move in rear of the ammunition trains of the Fourth Corps.

By order of Bvt. Major General J. C. Davis:

A. C. MCCLURG,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

HDQRS. CHIEF OF CAVALRY, DEPT. OF THE CUMBERLAND,

October 12, 1864.

General SHERMAN:

GENERAL: General Garrard reports having driven the rebel cavalry between four and five miles beyond the Oostenaula and that they now

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