War of the Rebellion: Serial 079 Page 0597 Chapter LI. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. -UNION.

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ROME, November 2, 1864.

Major-General SHERMAN,

Kingston, Ga.:

General Howard reports last night at 6. 30 at Cedartown and nicely in camp; says Hood took much, but plenty corn and some pigs are left. Some scouting and observing parties of the enemy's cavalry about him. A captured letter from a citizen to Governor Brown complains bitterly of Hood's army and its lawlessness, and begs him to get orders from Jeff. Davis to stop it.

L. M. DAYTON,

Aide-de-Camp.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT AND ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 155.

Van Wert, Ga., November 2, 1864.

The army will move to Dallas to-morrow:

1. The Seventeenth Corps marching at 7 a. m. on the direct road, followed by the supply trains and cattle.

2. The Fifteenth Corps on the road to the right, as heretofore directed.

The cavalry (Fifth Kentucky) will proceed in advance and scout the country between the two columns.

The trains of these headquarters will follow the ordnance train of the leading DIVISION of the Seventeenth Army Corps.

By order of Major General O. O. Howard:

SAML. L. TAGGART,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 159.

Cedartown, Ga., November 2, 1864.

I. In accordance with instructions the command will move forward in the direction of Carrollton at 7 a. m. in the following order:

1. General Woods, with First DIVISION, will have the advance. He will assign two sections of artillery, which will report to him, to position in his column. The First DIVISION will be followed by-

1. The DIVISION ambulance train and medical wagons.

2. Ten wagons infantry ammunition.

3. Pioneer wagons.

4. Headquarters train, Fifteenth Army Corps.

5. Headquarters train, DIVISION and brigades.

6. Regimental wagons, one to each regiment. This train will be well guarded and followed by one regiment of infantry.

7. Brigadier-General Hazen, with the Second DIVISION, will follow in rear of First DIVISION, with two brigades and one section of artillery, followed by DIVISION ambulance train, medical wagons, and pioneer wagons, ten wagons of infantry ammunition, headquarters wagons of DIVISION and brigades, regimental train, one wagon per regiment; the whole train sufficiently guarded for any emergency and followed by the troops of the remaining brigade of the DIVISION. One army wagon will follow each battery. The ordnance train will report to Lieutenant-Colonel Fort, chief quartermaster Fifteenth Army Corps, and, with the supply train, will move on the road to Van Wert.