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balance of his cavalry will report to Colonel Robinson, to accompany the expedition, which will start from here at 6 a. m. The troops will carry three days' rations in haversacks. The brigades that are now being paid, or such as have not been paid, will not be detached for this duty.

By command of Major-General Slocum:

H. W. PERKINS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT,

AND ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 156.

Dallas, Ga., November 3, 1864.

I. The movements of the army to-morrow, November 4, 1864, will be as follows:

1. Major-General Osterhaus, commanding Fifteenth Corps, will move with his command from his present position by the most direct and practicable road to Powder Springs.

2. Major-General Blair, commanding Seventeenth Corps, will move with his command at 7 a. m., on the Marietta road, via Powell's Mill, to the vicinity of Powder Springs, followed by the supply train of his corps and the cattle under charge of Lieutenant Todd, acting commissary of subsistence.

3. The Fifth Kentucky Cavalry, with the supply train of the Fifteenth Corps, will move to Powder Springs, by the direct Dallas and Powder Springs road.

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

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By order of Major General O. O. Howard:

SAML. L. TAGGART,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HDQRS. FIFTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 160.

In the Field, Ga., November 3, 1864.

I. The command will move forward at 7 o'clock to-morrow morning in the following order:

1. Brigadier-General Hazen, with Second DIVISION, will have the advance. He will assign two sections of artillery, which will report to him for position in his column.

The Second DIVISION will be followed by-

1. The DIVISION ambulance train and medical wagons.

2. Ten wagons infantry ammunition.

3. Pioneer corps 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 Woods, with the First DIVISION, will follow in rear of Second DIVISION, with two brigades and one section of artillery,