War of the Rebellion: Serial 079 Page 0628 KY., SW. VA., TENN., MISS., ALA., AND N. GA. Chapter LI.

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SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT, AND ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 157.

Lost Mountain, Ga., November 4, 1864.

VI. This army will move to Smyrna Camp-Ground and vicinity to- morrow, as follows:

1. Major-General Osterhaus, commanding Fifteenth Army Corps, will move with his command from his present position near Powder Springs, by the most direct and practicable route, to a point a little south (not exceeding three miles) of Smyrna Camp-Ground.

2. Major-General Blair, commanding Seventeenth Corps, will move his command at 8 a. m. on the road to Powder Springs. The further route to be taken by his command will be indicated by a guide.

The Fifth Kentucky Cavalry, Colonel Baldwin commanding, will proceed at an early hour direct to Marietta, and there await further orders.

The supply trains will follow their respective corps. The cattle, in charge of Lieutenant Todd, acting commissary of subsistence, will follow 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 161.

Powder Springs, Ga., November 4, 1864.

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II. The corps will move in the direction of Smyrna Camp-Ground to- morrow at 7 a. m. in the same order as of to-day.

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By order of Major General P. Joseph Osterhaus:

FREDK. WHITEHEAD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, Kingston, Ga., November 4, 1864.

Brigadier General John E. SMITH,

Commanding THIRD Div., Fifteenth Army Corps, Cartesville, Ga.:

GENERAL: The commanding general directs that upon receiving notice by telegraph to march, of which he will give you as much notice in advance as circumstances will permit, you march your DIVISION, via Allatoona, to Marietta, and report to General Howard, commanding the Army of the Tennessee.

I have the honor to be, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

HENRY HITCHCOCK,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, Kingston, Ga., November 4, 1864.

Brigadier General John M. CORSE,

Rome, Ga.:

The commanding general directs that on receiving notice to evacuate Rome, by telegraph, of which he will give you as much notice in advance as circumstances will permit, that you destroy in the most effect-