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CARLEY'S HOUSE, October 6, 1864 -9 a. m.

Lieutenant General A. P. STEWART:

General Hood directs that you will destroy all the bridges on the road by which you move to-day as soon as everything has passed them.

A. P. MASON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

(Same to Lieutenant General S. D. Lee and Major-General Cheatham.)

DALLAS, October 6, 1864 -8 p. m.

Lieutenant-General STEWART,

Commanding Corps:

General Hood desires that you will communicate with Major-General French and learn if he ascertained from any prisoners taken yesterday what are the number of enemy's forces now at Rome, or what troops have been sent in that direction lately.

A. P. MASON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS LEE'S CORPS,

October 6, 1864.

The DIVISIONS of this corps will resume the march to-morrow morning in the following order, moving on the road leading by these headquarters:

Johnson's at 5. 30 o'clock, with one brigade in advance as vanguard, followed by its own ordnance and ambulances.

Stevenson's at 6. 45 o'clock, in the same order as to-day.

Clayton's at 8 o'clock, in the same order as to-day, except that one battery of artillery will move between the two rear brigades.

The DIVISION ordnance, cook, medical, and hospital wagons will move under charge of Major Hill, quartermaster.

DIVISION commanders will move out, without further orders, from these headquarters in the order above mentioned.

By command of Lieutenant-General Lee:

J. W. RATCHFORD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS LEE'S CORPS,

October 6, 1864.

Major-General CLAYTON,

Commanding DIVISION:

GENERAL: General Lee directs that you send your pioneer company to report to Captain Helm, engineer, at these headquarters, at once. He also directs that you form another pioneer company, temporarily, to march with the troops. If you think it necessary a small party may be formed for each brigade.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. W. RATCHFORD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.