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HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, Kingston, Ga., November 10, 1864.

General SLOCUM,

Atlanta:

You may publish Special Field Orders, Numbers 119, and furnish copies of Numbers 120 down to brigade commanders, but don't read it to troops until further orders. The organization (Fourteenth and Twentieth Corps) may be called Left Wing. Army of Georgia.

L. M. DAYTON,

Aide-de-Camp.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, Kingston, Ga., November 10, 1864.

General J. C. DAVIS,

Commanding Fourteenth Corps:

GENERAL: I send you the men brought in to-day by Colonel Morgan, of your command, in compliance with orders form these headquarters. General Sherman desires that you keep the citizens under good guard until further orders, and if you irons, you may fetter the man Hendricks; otherwise, tie in such manner that he cannot possibly get away. He is the captain of the guerrillas by his own acknowledgment, and will use all effort to escape. The general will make orders to-morrow.

I am, &c.,

L. M. DAYTON,

Aide-de-Camp.

HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

In the Field, Kingston, Ga., November 10, 1864.

General JEFF. C. DAVIS,

Kingston, Ga.:

General Corse is ordered to evacuate Rome to-night and to march to- morrow to this place and on toward Atlanta. Unless you get other orders you will commence the movement indicated in Special Field Orders, Numbers 115, on the morning after to-morrow, namely the 12th instant, bringing up the rear of the whole command. You had better send a brigade to the Etowah bridge from Cartersville day after to-morrow to hold it until everything is past, after which proceed to the execution of the order literally, aiming to arrive at Atlanta on the fourth day after leaving Kingston.

By order of Major General W. T. Sherman:

HENRY HITCHCOCK,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

NASHVILLE, TENN., November 10, 1864-9 a. m.

Brigadier General W. P. CARLIN,

Kingston, Ga.:

General Elliott has gone North on leave of absence, and you will not be superseded by him or anybody else by my order.

GEO. H. THOMAS,

Major-General, U. S. Volunteers, Commanding.