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II. The general commanding thanks Colonel Wagner for his most zealous and intelligent service during the past campaign; compliments him on his good sense in preferring service with troops to staff duty, and predicts for him the highest success in his professional career.

By order of Major General W. T. Sherman:

L. M. DAYTON,

Aide-de-Camp.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND,

In the Field, Summerville, Ga., October 19, 1864 - 9 p. m.

Order of the day for the Army of the Cumberland for to-morrow, October 20, 1864:

This army will over to-morrow on Gaylesville; the Fourth Army Corps will lead, and the Fourteenth will follow. If practicable both corps will move in column and abreast. All of the trains accompanied the troops on the march to-day will move with them to- morrow. The troops will be drawn out and start on the march at 6. 30 a. m.

By order of Major-General Stanley:

J. S. FULLERTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTH ARMY CORPS,

Summerville, Ga., October 19, 1864.

Lieutenant Colonel J. S. FULLERTON,

Chief of Staff, Dept. of the Cumberland, in the Field:

Report of operations of the Fourth Army Corps, this day, Wednesday, October 19, 1864:

The corps moved from camp near Chattanooga River at 12 m. in rear of the Fourteenth Army Corps, which occupied the road up to that time, crossed Chattanooga River at Penn's Ford, and marched to Summerville, moving by parallel roads, through fields, with the Fourteenth Corps. Arrived in camp at sundown, having marched six miles. Met no enemy and no casualties to report.

TH. J. WOOD,

Brigadier-General of Volunteers, Commanding.

HDQRS. THIRD BRIGADE, FIRST CAVALRY DIVISION,

Alpine, Ga., October 19, 1864 - 9. 30 a. m.

Major-General SHERMAN:

GENERAL: I am here all safe. Found no rebels except a few stragglers, whom I picked up. General Hood took the Broomtown Valley road and Cheatham and Cleburne and Gaylesville road, all moving toward Gaylesville. They were moving from before daylight till midday yesterday. None of them went up Henderson's Gap. As soon as I feed I will move on and try to communicate with General Garrard.

Respectfully,

LOUIS D. WATKINS,

Colonel, Commanding Brigade.