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soon as possible I will send the two DIVISIONS of the Army of the Cumberland to their proper corps, and the unassigned troops may go to your army. The Army of the Ohio to-night will be rear Melville Post-Office.

I am, &c.,

W. T. SHERMAN,

Major-General, Commanding.

IN THE FIELD, NEAR LEE AND GORDON'S MILLS,

October 19, 1864.

Brigadier-General MORGAN,

Commanding Second DIVISION, Fourteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: Major-General Schofield directs me to say that he desires you to move, as soon as you get your command ready to march, to La Fayette. General Wagner will follow you. The general desires you to send orderlies to the cavalry camp to scout in your front and on your flanks.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WM. M. WHERRY,

Major and Aide-de-Camp.

LA FAYETTE, GA., October 19, 1864.

Brigadier-General MORGAN,

Commanding Second DIVISION, Fourteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: Major-General Schofield directs me to inform you that he desires you to move at 6 a. m. to-morrow, keeping the direct road toward Rome, and halting for the night at Island Town or where the road crosses the Chattanooga River. General Wagner's infantry and artillery will move by the Broomtown Valley road, and his wagons and cattle will follow your command.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WM. M. WHERRY,

Major and Aide-de-Camp.

NASHVILLE, October 19, 1864.

Brigadier General R. S. GRANGER,

Huntsville:

You will patrol the Tennessee River from Decatur down to Lamb's Ferry with any cavalry you may have - the Ninth and Tenth Indiana for instance.

GEO. H. THOMAS,

Major-General, U. S. Volunteers, Commanding.

DECATUR, October 19, 1864.

Major-General THOMAS:

Colonel Pace, commanding at Pulaski, informs me that the Ninth Indiana Cavalry had been ordered to Louisville, and the Tenth Indiana horses are in poor condition, and have never been drilled. I will patrol