War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0573 Chapter LXIV. CORRESPONDENCE, eTC.- UNION.

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SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE CUMBERLAND, No. 219.

Near Atlanta, Ga., August 10, 1864.

I. The Tenth Indiana Battery, of the Artillery Reserve, at Nashville, is hereby relieved from duty with that command. Captain William Naylor will immediately turn over his battery and horses and proceed with his company to Chattanooga, Tenn., where he will embark upon a gun-boat to be there furnished him, and proceed with it to Decatur, Ala., and report to Brigadier-General Granger. He will draw subsistence stores at Chattanooga.

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By command of Major-General Thomas:

WM. D. WHIPPLE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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HDQRS. MILITARY DIVISION OF WEST MISSISSIPPI, New Orleans, La., August 10, 1864.

Brigadier General A. ASBOTH,

Commanding District of West Florida, Barrancas, Fla.:

SIR: The operations in the vicinity of Mobile may determine the rebels to make some demonstration against Pensacola, and the commanding general desires that you be on your guard against any enterprise of this kind. Keep your troops so well in hand that your position will be entirely secure. At the same time he wishes such demonstrations made with your cavalry force as will deter the enemy from any attempt to re-enforce Fort Morgan from the eastward of the Mobile Bay. He desires also that you keep General Granger advised of any movement of the enemy that you may able to discover.

I am, sir, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

C. T. CHRISTENSEN,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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CHATTANOOGA, August 11, 1864.

(Received 9.30 p. M.)

General MEIGS:

The Chattanoochee bridge, 760 feet long and 90 feet high, was built in four days and a half. Have been running over it since the 5th instant.

D. C. McCALLUM,

Colonel, director and General Manager.

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SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. DEPT. OF THE CUMBERLAND, No. 220.

Near Atlanta, Ga., August 11, 1864.

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II. Captain Bainbridge, commanding Company K, Fifth U. S. Artillery, will with his company, march at once by the most practicable roads to the army in the field, reporting on arrival to Brigadier General J. M. Brannan, chief of artillery, and bringing with him the horses, harness, transportation, and camp equipage .

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By command of Major-General Thomas:

W. D. WHIPPLE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

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