which is herewith inclosed. * Army headquarters will move in the rear of the Fourth Corps. The hospital train of the Fourth Army Corps will follow in the rear of the Fourteenth Corps.
By order of Major-General Stnaley:
J. S. FULLERTON,
Lieutenant-Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.
HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND,
Ship's Gap, October 17, 1864.
Commanding Fourteenth Army Corps:
GENERAL: All of your ordnance train and ambulances not to be sent to the rear will accompany your corps on the march to-morrow.
By order of Major-General Stanley:
J. S. FULLERTON,
SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,
HDQRS. FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,
In the Field, October 17, 1864.
The troops of the corps will move to-morrow as follows:
General Carlin will move his DIVISION, with its battery, immediately in the rear of the Fourth Corps (which is ordered to move at daylight through Ship's Gap.
General Baird will move his DIVISION, with batteries, in the rear of General Carlin.
The ammunitiion, ambulance, and headquartes trains will move in the rear of General Baird's DIVISION in the order of their respective DIVISIONS.
The general supply trains of the corps will move in rear of the general supply trains of the Fourth Army Corps.
Until a more favorable opporunity no change will take place in the transportation of the corps except the sending back the broken-down wagons and mules as heretofore ordered.
By order of Bvt. Major General J. C. Davis:
A. C. McCLURG,
Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.
ATLANTA, October 17, 1864.
I have a Montgomery paper of the 12th. The dispatches from Hood as well as the editorials state that Beauregard is with Hood and that the army is going to cross the Tennessee River.
H. W. SLOCUM,
*See next, ante.