HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,
Cartersville, Ga., October 29, 1864.
Bvt. Brigadier General GREEN B. RAUM,
Commanding Second Brigade, Resaca, Ga.:
GENERAL: Upon being relieved by General Schofield's troops, you will move your command to Kingston, getting everything in readiness to move, stripped for a long race.
JNO E. SMITH,
HDQRS. FOURTH DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,
Rome, Ga., October 29, 1864.
Brigadier General E. W. RICE,
Commanding First Brigade:
GENERAL: You are hereby informed that this DIVISION is soon to take the field for a long, arduous, and successful campaign. you will, therefore, at once set about preparing and properly equipping your command for the same, but in such a manner as not to attract attention or occasion rumor or speculation among the soldiers. All baggage, clothing, camp and garrison equipage not absolutely requisite in campaign for the warmth and subsistence of officers ad men, and which is sufficiently good to be of service hereafter, will be got in readiness without delay to be shipped to the rear, probably to Chattanooga, in charge of an officer and a few men- those not able to endure a march, convalescents, &c. The greatest energy must be displayed in fitting up your transportation and carrying out the above instructions. All baggage, camp and garrison equipage which has became worn out, and of little or not utility at present and none in future, will be burned or destroyed.
By order of Brigadier General John M. Corse:
LOUIS H. EVERTS,
(Same to COlonels Adams and Hurlbut.)
HDQRS. SEVENTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 267.
Near Spring Creek, Ala., October 29, 1864.
Brigadier General William W. Blknap, commanding, will have the advance to-morrow morning and will move his command promptly at 6 o'clock, on the road to Cave Spring, crossing Spring Creek near Newberry's Mills.
The First DIVISION, Brigadier General J. W. Sprague commanding, will follow the Fourth DIVISION.
The Artillery Brigade, Major J. W. Powell commanding, will follow the First DIVISION.
The THIRD DIVISION, Brigadier General M. D. Leggett commanding, will follow the Artillery Brigade.
II. Brigadier-General Belknap, commanding Fourth DIVISION, will detach his pioneer corps to report to Captain Kossak, chief engineer, at these headquarters at 5. 30 a. m. to-morrow.
By command of Major General J. A. Mower: