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to Birdville (leaving it free for the Twentieth Corps); take position just north of the latter road, and there await orders from General Slocum.

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

A. C. McCLURG,

Assistant Adjutant-General and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Louisville, GA., November 30, 1864.

Brigadier Gens. J. D. MORGAN and A. BAIRD,

Commanding Second and Third Divisions, 14th Army Corps:

The general commanding directs that you hold your commands in readiness to move at 8 o'clock to-morrow morning.

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

A. C. McCLURG,

Lieutenant-Colonel and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS LEFT WING, ARMY OF Georgia,

November 30, 1864.

Brigadier General A. S. WILLIAMS,

Commanding Twentieth Corps:

The major-General commanding directs that you move your command on the road to Birdville at 7 o'clock to-morrow morning.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. C. RODGERS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS TWENTIETH CORPS,

Ogeechee River, November 30, 1864.

Brigadier-General GEARY,

Commanding, &c.:

GENERAL: The general commanding desires that you have Colonel Jones encamp his brigade on the east side of the river, at this bridge, for the night, with instructions to leave the bridge untouched till morning, then destroy it, and bring forward his brigade to join the division.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. W. PERKINS,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[First indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS SECOND DIVISION, TWENTIETH CORPS,

November 30, 1864.

Respectfully referred to Colonel Jones, commanding Second Brigade, who will carry out the order. The Second Brigade will encamp not far from this bridge.

By command of Brigadier-General Geary:

W. T. FORBES,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.