War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0378 SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., W. FLA., & N. GA. Chapter LXIV.

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will find good water. You will communicate with the general commanding as soon as you arrive at your camp.

By order of Major-General Crittnden:

P. P. OLDERSHAW,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS TWENTH-FIRST ARMY CORPS,

Hollow Springs, Tenn., June 27, 1863.

Brigadier-General TURCHIN,

Commanding Cavalry:

GENERAL: The general commanding directs me to inform you that the head of General Palmer's column will reach Lumley's Stand about 3 p. m. You will detail a squadron of cavalry to report to General Palmer so soon as he arrives. You will keep your command where it is, on the roads between Lumley's and Pocahontas, scouting well all other roads that lead from the direction of Woodbury and Minnville, and to a considerable [distance]. Your main command will not move forward till after Wood's train passes Lumley's, which [it] will not probably till to-morrow morning.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

P. P. OLDERSHAW,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS TWENTY-FIRST ARMY CORPS,

Hollow Springs, Tenn., June 27, 1863-7.15 p. m.

Brigadier-Genera TURCHIN,

Commanding Cavalry:

SIR: The general commanding directs me to acknowledge receipt of your note of 5.40 p. m. By it the general is of opinion that you understood his order, and so soon as General Wood's transportation passes Lumley's Stand he desires that you move to Manchester by the direct road from Pocahontas. The general himself will move forward early in the morning.

By order of Major-General Crittenden:

P. P. ODLERSHAW,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS TWENTY-FIRST ARMY CORPS,

Manchester, Tenn., June 28, 1863-12 m.

Brigadier-General WOOD,

Commanding First Division, Twenty-first Army Corps:

SIR: The general commanding directs that you encamp to-night on the road you are marching, but as he is at this time unaware of the obstacles before you, he cannot designate the place, but desires that you reach General Palmer's present encampment, if at all practicable, by dark. General Palmer is encamped four miles back from this place. However, you will move again early in the morning, and march to this place. General Palmer moves up this afternoon. The general now