War of the Rebellion: Serial 079 Page 0831 Chapter LI. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. -CONFEDERATE.

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Commanding officers of districts and posts will fill all requisitions as far as practicable for engineering purposes, approved by him, and otherwise aid and co-operate with him in the discharge of his duties.

When separated from these headquarters all orders issued by him in the name of General Beauregard in the line of his engineer duty will be obeyed.

By command of General Beauregard:

GEORGE WM. BRENT,

Colonel and Assistant Adjutant-General.

OCTOBER 19, 1864.

Honorable J. A. SEDDON,

Richmond:

Headquarters will be to-morrow at Gadsden, where I hope not to be delayed more than forty-eight hours, when I shall move for the Tennessee River.

J. B. HOOD,

General.

(Same to General Bragg.)

HEADQUARTERS,

Fourteen miles from Gadsden, October 19, 1864.

Major-General CHEATHAM,

Commanding Corps:

General Hood directs you will march your corps to-morrow to Gadsden, going into camp on the Coosa, in the immediate vicinity of the place. you will move at sunrise. General Stewart goes ahead of you and has been ordered to move at 3 o'clock. When you come to the place where your roads join you can find out whether or not he had passed. Army headquarters to-morrow night will be at Gadsden. General Lee follows you, moving at the same time as yourself.

A. P. MASON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS,

Fourteen miles from Gadsden, October 19, 1864.

Lieutenant-General LEE,

Commanding Corps;

General Hood desires you will move your corps to-morrow in the direction of Gadsden, and go into camp about opposite Kay's Ferry, on the Gadsden road. you will move at sunrise. General Cheatham goes ahead of you. Army headquarters to-morrow night at Gadsden.

A. P. MASON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS,

Fourteen miles from Gadsden, October 19, 1864.

Lieutenant-General STEWART,

Commanding Corps:

General Hood directs you will move your command to-morrow to Gadsden, going into camp on Black Creek, a short distance from Gads-