War of the Rebellion: Serial 079 Page 0598 KY., SW. VA., TENN., MISS., ALA., AND N. GA. Chapter LI.

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II. The command will move forward to-morrow morning in the same order as to-day, the DIVISIONS moving simultaneously at 6. 30 a. m. for Pumpkin Vine Creek.

By order of Major General P. Joseph Osterhaus:

FREDK WHITEHEAD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. DEPARTMENT AND ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE,

Atlanta, Ga., November 2, 1864.

Major General G. M. DODGE,

Nashville:

GENERAL: You command Left Wing, SIXTEENTH Army Corps, and District of Vicksburg. Report to Major-General Dana, commanding SIXTEENTH Army Corps.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WM. T. CLARK,

Chief of Staff.

HDQRS. THIRD DIVISION, FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Cartersville, Ga., November 2, 1864.

Colonel B. D. DEAN,

Kingston:

Move with your entire command to this place at once, taking all camp and garrison equipage.

By order of Brigadier General John E. Smith:

S. M. BUDLONG,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS SEVENTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Van Wert, November 2, 1864.

Captain S. L. TAGGART,

Asst. Adjt. General, Dept. and Army of the Tennessee:

CAPTAIN: I have the honor to report for the information of the major-general commanding that I have received advices from my supply train to the effect that owing to the roads being heavy and much cut up it will be scarcely possible for it to reach this point to-night. I have, therefore, given instructions to have it halt at the creek some three-quarters of a mile from Van Wert and to make an early start to-morrow in order that it may move immediately in rear of the corps.

I am, captain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

FRANK P. BLAIR, JR.,

Major-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. SEVENTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 271.

Van Wert, Ga., November 2, 1864.

This command will move to-morrow in the following order:

1. Brigadier General Giles A. Smith, commanding Fourth DIVISION, will have the advance and will move his command at 7 a. m. on the direct road to Dallas.