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Macon, and 20,000 on Augusta. A small force of the enemy were in Milledgeville, yesterday evening. I await further orders. Telegraph me at Numbers 14.

A. L. HARTRIDGE,

Major, &c.

[Inclosure Numbers 8.]

AUGUSTA, [November] 21, 1864.

General FRY,

Commanding, &c., Augusta:

Have you any news of importance from Macon? The wires are cut, but I will send a courier through. Cavalry force of the enemy moving on the east of me, as if for Milledgeville. Keep me advised.

HENRY C. WAYNE,

Major-General.

[Inclosure Numbers 9.]

HEADQUARTERS WILLIAMS' Kentucky BRIGADE,

November 21, 1864--3 p. m.

Major POOLE,

Assistant Adjutant-General for General Hardee:

I found the enemy about four miles from Clinton, about one regiment strong. I have driven them over a mile and am still driving them. Have not as yet learned anything of the force they have in their rear.

Very respectfully, &c.,

WM. C. P. BRECKINRIDGE,

Colonel, Commanding Brigade.

GENERAL

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT AND FIELD ORDERS,

ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 26.

Gordon, GA., November 22, 1864.

It having come to the knowledge of the major-General commanding that the crime of arson and robbery have become frequent throughout this army, notwithstanding positive orders both from these and superior headquarters have been repeatedly issued, and with a view to the prompt punishment of offenses of this kind, it is hereby ordered: That hereafter any officer or man of this command discovered in pillaging a house or burning a building without proper authority will, upon sufficient proof thereof, be shot. Corps commanders are required to notify every member of their respective commands of all departments of this order.

By order of Major General O. O. Howard:

W. BEDFORD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT AND FIELD ORDERS,

ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE, Numbers 175.

Gordon, GA., November 22, 1864.

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III. The following-named troops composing this army will move to-morrow, as follows: First, Major-General Osterhaus, commanding Fifteenth Corps, will move the Second Division of his command, with its trains, on the Irwinton road, starting at 7 a. m. He will cause the