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a. m. The commanding officer of Artillery Brigade will report to him for assignment in the order of march. General Hazen will be followed by his usual DIVISION train of five ordnance, supply, and regimental trains of the corps; and last by the usual DIVISION train of First DIVISION. General C. R. Woods will bring up the rear. Each DIVISION commander will detail strong guards for the protection of his respective trains. General Woods will furthermore detail two regiments to escort the army corps, ordnance, and supply trains, &c.

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By order of Major General P. Joseph Osterhaus:

FRED K. WHITEHEAD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Cartersville, Ga., October 30, 1864.

Colonel T. T. HEATH,

Commanding Fifth Ohio Volunteer Cavalry:

COLONEL: A detail of 250 men go out with the forage wagons at 6 a. m. to-morrow, starting from DIVISION quartermaster's office. You will take all your available force, and move with them. When they get out as far as it may be necessary to go, you will take eight wagons and proceed to the house of Doctor Payne, Widow Edwards, and Warren's; load them with their effects and families, and return to the infantry escort without delay, after which you will proceed to Canton. You will permit the citizens to remove what they desire, and burn the town, after which you will proceed to Cassville and make the same disposition as at Canton.

By order of Brigadier General John E. Smith:

S. M. BUDLONG,

Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Cartersville, Ga., October 30, 1864.

COMMANDING OFFICER FORAGE ESCORT:

SIR: You will burn the houses belonging to Joe Davis, Jolly, and Payne. The houses will be designated by your guide, who will report to you at Captain H. Skinner's office.

By order of Brigadier General John E. Smith:

S. M. BUDLONG,

Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

NASHVILLE, TENN., October 30, 1864-9 p. m.

(Received 2 a. m. 31st.)

Major-General HALLECK,

Chief of Staff:

General Granger reports the enemy gone from his front, moving off toward Tuscumbia. He sent out a force to follow up the rear of the enemy as he moved off, capturing some prisoners. He reports that

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