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pretense. Frequent roll- calls should be prescribed and enforced. In gross cases of offense, not only the offender himself (the enlisted man) but his immediate commanding officer, should be punished. Especially stringent measures should betaken to force officers intrusted with foraging parties to keep their men together and control them. The safety of the men demands this. In particular, quartermasters and other officers in charge of trains and detailed men must be taught (what they seemed never to have earned) that they are just as responsible for the whereabouts and conduct of their men as the captain of a company is for his, and not only for the conduct of their own men, but for all men about their trains. Let it be instilled into all that the true soldier is chivalrous as well as brave.

By order of Bvt. Major General J. C. Davis:

A. C. McCLURG,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS, No. 22

In the Field, GA., November 18, 1864.

Orders for to- morrow, November 19, 1864: General Morgan will move at daylight on the road leading to Shady Dale, and will be followed by, successively, the headquarters trains of the Military Division and the corps, the reserve artillery, the artillery ammunition trains, and the First Michigan Engineers and Mechanics, with their trains. General Baird will march on the same road immediately in the rear of these trains; General Carlin immediately in rear of General Baird; Colonel Buell's command, with he pontoon train, in the rear of General Carlin; Colonel Cogswell's brigade will bring up the rear, and constitute the rear guard.

By order of Bvt. Major General J. C. Davis:

A. C. McCLURG,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Ulcofauhachee River, November 18, 1864.

Brigadier General A. BAIRD,

Commanding Third Division, Fourteenth Army corps:

The general commanding directs that you send forward at the earliest dawn to the bridge over the Ulcofauhachee River two companies of infantry, with instructions to repair the flooring for the passage of your trains and remain as guards until the arrival of Colonel Cogswell['s column.

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

A. C. McCLURG,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.