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Gap. " You will, therefore, march your corps to this point so as to move from here at the hour indicated. All trains will remain parked near Resaca, ready to follow by way of Dalton or Snake Creek Gap.

By order of Major-General Stanley:

J. S. FULLERTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Near Resaca, Ga., October 15, 1864-1 p. m.

Major-General DAVIS,

Commanding Fourteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: Have additional ammunition issued to your men, so that they may have sixty rounds per main, and make immediate preparations to move without a wagon or an ambulance. The troops will march as soon as possible.

By order of Major-General Stanley:

J. S. FULLERTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Snake Creek Gap, October 15, 1864.

[General DAVIS,

Fourteenth Corps:]

GENERAL: Come down in the valley in the morning in time to let your men make coffee. We will march at daylight. Send back word for your trains and artillery to come through this gap. Order of march will be given in morning.

By order of General Stanley:

WM. H. SINCLAIR,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. 14TH ARMY CORPS, South of Resaca, Ga., Numbers 12.

October 15, 1864-2. 45 a. m.

In accordance with the following orders just received from Major- General Stanley, this corps will march at 6 a. m.:

In accordance with orders just received from Major-General Sherman, this army will move at 7 o'clock this morning, and will endeavor to "cross over the hills about two miles north of Snake Creek Gap. " You will, therefore, march your corps to this point so as to move from here at the hour indicated.

All trains will remain parked near Resaca ready to follow by way of Dalton or Snake Creek Gap.

General Baird will move his DIVISION in advance, followed by his ambulance, ammunition, and headquarters trains, crossing the river and following the Tilton road.

General Carlin will move in rear of the trains of General Baird, followed by the same trains for his DIVISION.

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

A. C. McCLURG,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.