followed by DIVISION ambulance train and medical wagons, pioneer wagons, ten wagons of infantry ammunition, headquarters wagons of DIVISION and brigades, regimental train, one wagon for each regiment; the while 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. DIVISION commanders will cause the trains to be kept closed up at all times, and to that end will cause a commissioned officer to be constantly with the trains of their respective DIVISIONS.
By order of Major General P. Joseph Osterhaus:
FRED K. WHITEHEAD,
HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,
In the Field, Kingston, Ga., November 3, 1864.
Use the cars for removing Government property of the most value, of which you or to be the judge. The general will give you full and written instructions as to leaving Rome.
L. M. DAYTON,
HDQRS. SEVENTEENTH ARMY CORPS, Numbers 272.
Dallas, Ga., November 3, 1864.
This command will move to-morrow in the direction indicated in Special Field Orders, Numbers 156,* Department and Army of the Tennessee (copy inclosed), in the following order:
1. Major General J. A. Mower, commanding First DIVISION, will have the advance and will move his command at 7 o'clock.
2. The THIRD DIVISION, Brigadier General M. D. Leggett commanding, will follow the First DIVISION.
3. The Fourth DIVISION, Brigadier General Giles A. Smith commanding, will follow the THIRD DIVISION.
4. Major A. C. Warerhouse, commanding Artillery Brigade, will detail a battery to reach DIVISION, to move therewith as the DIVISION commander may direct.
5. Brigadier General Giles A. Smith, commanding Fourth DIVISION, will detail a brigade to move with the supply train as guard.
6. DIVISION commanders will cause the detachments of their respective DIVISIONS, detailed as train guards in compliance with Special Orders, Numbers 270, from these headquarters, to rejoin their commands at the earliest practicable moment.
7. The supply train will follow the corps.
By command of Major General F. P. Blair, Jr.:
* See p. 615.