War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0384 SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., W. FLA., & N. GA. Chapter LXIV.

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commanding the department is expecting forage to arrive, or whether he expects me to send out for forage, which will certainly take more than to-day to secure, if it can be had in the country at all, which I do not believe.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

T. L. CRITTENDEN,

Major-General, Commanding.

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HEADQUARTERS TWENTY-FIRST ARMY CORPS,

July 1, 1863-3.30 p. m.

General WOOD:

You will move your command at once to Pelham via Hillsborough. Push the march as rapidly as your men can endure it without too great exhaustion. Order all the rations you have to follow you. General Palmer will move for the same destination (Pelham) by Hill's Chapel.

By order of Major-General Crittenden.

P. P. OLDERSHAW,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS TWENTY-FIRST ARMY CORPS,

July 1, 1863-4.30 p. m.

Major General J. M. PALMER,

Commanding Second Division, Twenty-first Army Corps:

GENERAL: You will march your command to Pelham via Hillsborough. Push the march as rapidly as your men can endure it without too great exhaustion. General Wood with his command moves to the same point.

By order of Major-General Crittenden:

P. P. OLDERSHAW,

Captaina and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HEADQUARTERS TWENTY-FIRST ARMY CORPS,

Manchester, July 1, 1863.

Brigadier-General BEATTY,

First Brigade, Third Division, Twenty-first Army Corps:

SIR: You will remain here with your brigade to assume command of this place and protect the trains and other public property. Report to department headquarters for further instructions.

By order of Major-General Crittenden:

P. P. OLDERSHAW,

Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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TULLAHOMA, TENN., July 2, 1863-3 a. m.

General DAVIS:

I send you inclosed a letter of instructions from the general commanding.* General McCook directs that you move with your divisions

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* See VOL. XXIII, Part II, p. 494.

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