War of the Rebellion: Serial 079 Page 0882 KY., SW. VA., TENN., MISS., ALA., AND N. GA. Chapter LI.

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HEADQUARTERS,

Tuscumbia, November 3, 1864 -7. 30 p. m.

Lieutenant -General LEE,

Commanding Corps:

General Hood directs that your transportation be left on this side of the river, instead of crossing, as directed this evening. The general commanding further directs that, instead of cooking three days' rations, you will have two days' rations cooked and kept constantly on hand till further orders.

JAS. COOPER,

Acting Assistant Adjutant -General.

CIRCULAR.] HEADQUARTERS LEE'S CORPS,

November 3, 1864.

General Lee directs that the transportation and artillery be left on the other side of the river, instead of crossing, as directed this evening. He further directs that, instead of cooking three days' rations, two days'rations will be cooked and kept constantly on hand till further orders.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. W. RATCHFORD,

Assistant Adjutant -General.

HEADQUARTERS,

Tuscumbia, November 3, 1864.

Lieutenant -General STEWART,

Commanding Corps:

General Hood directs that you will cook tomorrow three days' bread from day after tomorrow morning. The army will move on Saturday morning next.

[JAS. COOPER,

Acing Assistant Adjutant -General.]

HEADQUARTERS,

Tuscumbia, November 3, 1864. -7. 30 p. m.

Lieutenant -General STEWART,

Commanding Corps:

General Hood directs that instead of cooking three days'rations, as ordered, you will have two days'rations cooked and kept constantly on hand till further orders.

JAS. COOPER,

Acting Assistant Adjutant -General.

TUSCUMBIA, November 3, 1864.

(Via Oxford 4th.)

Major -General WHEELER:

The enemy appears to be moving toward Chattanooga. It is important that your force should be employed in the best manner possible