War of the Rebellion: Serial 092 Page 0553 Chapter LVI. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. -UNION.

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Major Reynolds, chief of artillery, will direct Captain Winegar and Lieutenant Newkirk, with their batteries, to report to General Ward. The cavalry of Colonel Hughes will precede the column of General Jackson, starting at 5. 30 a. m.

By command of Brigadier General A. S. Williams:

ROBT. P. DECHERT,

Captain and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

ORDERS.] HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, TWENTIETH ARMY CORPS,

Tennille Station, GA., November 26, 1864.

The division will move to-morrow at 6 a. m., by the road on the south side of the railroad, to a point where that road crosses the railroad about seven miles from this place, and commence destroying the railroad toward Davisborough. The following will be the order of the march: First, First Brigade; second, a battery; third, Third Brigade; fourth, a battery and the wagons; fifth, Second Brigade.

By order of Brigadier General N. J. Jackson:

GEO. ROBINSON,

First Lieutenant and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, TWENTIETH CORPS,

Two miles and a half East of Station Numbers 13,

November 26, 1864-7 p. m.

Lieutenant Colonel H. W. PERKINS,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Twentieth Corps:

COLONEL: I have the honor to report that I have encamped my division at this point, having destroyed the railroad one mile and a half east of here.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JNO W. GEARY,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

CIRCULAR.] HDQRS. SECOND DIVISION, 20TH ARMY CORPS,

In the Field, GA., November 26, 1864.

Unless otherwise ordered, the troops will be in readiness to march at 6. 30 in the morning. Order of brigades: Third, First, Second.

By command of Brigadier General John W. Geary:

W. T. FORBES,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

FLAG STEAMER PHILADELPHIA,

Port Royal Harbor, S. C., November 26, 1864.

Major General J. G. FOSTER,

Commanding Department of the South, Headquarters Hilton Head:

GENERAL: In order to man the howitzers properly for service, I have been obliged to detach the men from the naval battery on Morris Island and supply their places by other men, fewer in number and less experienced. As I have no intimation that you propose to open fire from the island, I suppose this will not be of consequence. If, however, you