War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0458 SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., W. FLA., & N. GA. Chapter LXIV.

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HEADQUARTERS NINTH ARMY CORPS,

Camp near Knoxville, Tenn., October 4, 1863.

Colonel J. K. SIGFRIED,

Commanding First Brigade, Second Division, Ninth Army Corps:

COLONEL: You will prepare to move your brigade at half an hour's notice with five day's light rations. You can procure beef at Morristown and beyond. You will carry sixty rounds ammunition. There will be room on cars for thirteen horses and one or two mule teams. Leave your camp standing with a small guard of men unable to march. Be ready to move by 9 a. m. to-day.

By command of Brigadier-General Potter:

SAML. WRIGHT,

[30.] Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE, Numbers 446.

Washington, October 5, 1863.

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2. Brigadier General W. D. Whipple, U. S. Volunteers, will report in person at once to Major-General Rosecran, commanding the Department of the Cumberland.

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By command of Major-General Halleck:

E. D. TOWNSEND,

[30.] Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ELEVENTH CORPS,

October 5, 1863.

Major-General SCHURZ,

Commanding Third Division:

GENERAL: The laying of the pontoon bridge commencing to-morrow morning, the general commanding directs you to send one regiment to the eastern bank of the Tennessee River early to-m0rrow morning and one regiment on the island in the river. The regiment, when on the other side of the river, will picket in a semicircle, having the bridge for its center. The regiment will corss the river in pontoons.

Very respectfully, your obedient servnat,

T. A. MEYSENBURG,

[30.] Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ELEVENTH CORPS,

October 5, 1863.

Captain JUKES,

Commanding Pontoniers:

The major-general commanding directs yout to comence laying the pontoon bridge to the eastern bank of the Tennessee River to-morrow morning.

Very respectfully,

T. A. MEYSENBURG,

[30.] Assistant Adjutant-General.