War of the Rebellion: Serial 092 Page 0896 OPERATIONS IN S. C., GA., AND FLA. Chapter LVI.

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TENNILLE, November 25, 1864.

Major - General McLAWS:

Send two days' of bread and meat for 1,300 men to Millen, and telegraph General Wayne, so that he can send to Millen for it when it arrives.

W. J. HARDEE,

Lieutenant - General.

TENNILLE, November 25, 1864.

Major - General McLAWS,

Savannah:

Wheeler fought the enemy's cavalry three miles and a half from Sandersville and drove then back upon their infantry, taking prisoners, from whom he learned that three corps were crossing Buffalo Creek. It seems certain that the enemy is moving toward Savannah.

W. J. HARDEE,

Lieutenant - General.

TENNILLE, November 25, 1864.

Major - General McLAWS,

Savannah:

Send to Numbers 12, on the C[entral] railroad, 7,000 army and 5,000 navy-pistol ammunition at once for General Wheeler; it will be needed tomorrow morning.

W. J. HARDEE,

Lieutenant - General.

TENNILLE, November 25, 1864.

Major - General McLAWS:

Send 8,000 rations of bread and meat to Millen for Wheeler's cavalry.

W. J. HARDEE,

Lieutenant - General.

OCONEE, November 25, 1864.

Major - General McLAWS:

Send 1,500 bushels of corn to Millen for Wheeler's cavalry.

W. J. HARDEE,

Lieutenant - General.

OCONEE, November 25, 1864.

Major - General McLAWS,

Savannah:

The enemy are trying to force Ball's Ferry. There is heavy firing below - apparently at Blackshear Ferry. The movements of the enemy are evidently on Savannah.

H. C. WAYNE,

Major - General.