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efficient system of scouting to Dallas and Stilesborough, and giving timely notice himself of important information to the commanding officers either at Atlanta, Marietta, Cartersville, or Kingston, to the end that the general commanding may be kept fully cognizant of all events. When the telegraph is working he may notify all, and these headquarters direct. He can draw stores from any point convenient to himself. General Garrad's DIVISION will move with the army.

I am, general, very respectfully, &c.,

L. M. DAYTON,

Aide-de-Camp.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTH ARMY CORPS,

Near Rome, Ga., October 13, 1864-2 p. m.

General WHITAKER:

This corps will march for Resaca at once. The THIRD DIVISION will lead; the First DIVISION will follow.

By order of Major-General Stanley:

J. S. FULLERTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Same to General Wood.)

HEADQUARTERS FOURTH ARMY CORPS,

Isham's, October 13, 1864.

General WHITAKER:

The corps will march at 4. 30 o'clock in the morning, in the same order as to-day-the THIRD DIVISION leading, First DIVISION following.

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,

Near Rome, Ga., October 13, 1864.

General DAVIS, Fourteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: Issue rations as soon as your trains come up this morning so as to have three days' rations in haversacks. Keep three days' on the men's persons until further orders. Issue the rations as early as possible. We may be ordered to march at any moment.

By command of Major-General Stanley:

WM. H. SINCLAIR,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Near Rome, Ga., October 13, 1864-2 p. m.

Major-General DAVIS,

Commanding Fourteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: This army will march for Resaca, via McGuire's, at once. The Fourth Army Corps will lead. Your corps will follow.

By order of Major-General Stanley:

J. S. FULLERTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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