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HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Kingston, Ga., November 7, 1864.

Brigadier General J. D. MORGAN,

Commanding Second DIVISION, Fourteenth Army Corps:

The general commanding the corps directs that you prepare your command to move to Cartersville to-morrow at dawn.

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

A. C. McCLURG,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, Kingston, Ga., November 7, 1864.

Major-General SLOCUM,

Atlanta, Ga.:

All houses used for storage along the railroad will be destroyed.

W. T. SHERMAN,

Major-General.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, Kingston, Ga., November 7, 1864.

Major-General SLOCUM,

Atlanta, Ga.:

Did you break up railroad about Lithonia as directed in my dispatch of some days since? Report to me if all things are now ready with you.

W. T. SHERMAN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS TWENTIETH CORPS,

Atlanta, Ga., November 7, 1864-11 a. m.

Major General W. T. SHERMAN,

Kingston:

I have positive information that the railroad for three miles beyond Lithonia has been taken up by the enemy. I am all ready.

H. W. SLOCUM,

Major-General.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, Kingston, Ga., November 7, 1864.

General SLOCUM,

Atlanta, Ga.:

I will intrust the destruction of buildings, shops, depots, &c., to Captain Poe. He has one regiment at his disposal, and I wish you to furnish any other details he may call for. I think we will be all ready by the 10th. All well in Tennessee.

W. T. SHERMAN,

Major-General.