War of the Rebellion: Serial 109 Page 0592 SW. VA., KY., TENN., MISS., ALA., W. FLA., & N. GA. Chapter LXIV.

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[Third indorsement.]

SEPTEMBER 9, 1864.

General Dana having been assigned to the District of Vicksburg by the Secretary of War, the assignment of General Washburn was necessarily superseded.

H. W. HALLECK,

Chief of Staff.

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HEADQUARTERS FOURTH ARMY CORPS, August 16, 1864 - 1 p. M.

Brigadier-General GARRARD:

An orderly of General Kimball reports seeing two companies of rebel cavalry just east of Wright's house, and not far from the match factory. Have you any scouts or vedettes in that quarter? It is rather bad to have those fellows penetrated so far to our rear behind our flank. They may be the advance banner of a bigger force.

D. S. STANELY,

Major-General.

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SPECIAL FIELD ORDERS,

HDQRS. ARMY OF THE OHIO, No. 84.

Near Atlanta, Ga., August 16, 1864.

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V. The Ninth Ohio Cavalry having been transferred from the Department and Army of the Tennessee to the Department and Army of the Ohio by Special Field Orderes, No. 54, Military Division of the Mississippi, is hereby assigned to the Cavalry Division, Army of the Ohio, and will report to the commanding officer of Cavalry Division.

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By command of Major-General Schofield:

J. A. CAMPBELL,

Major and Assistant Adjutant-General.

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Nashville, August 17, 1864.

(Received 10.20 a. M. 18th.)

Major-General MEIGS,

Quartermaster-General:

Came to Chattanooga on last train from front on the 15th. Go to Reynoldsburg to-morrow, following day to Chattanooga. Will go to the front as soon as road can be repaired. Will remain there until communication with the army is again established. Have ordered Captain Wyman north to transact business connect with rolling-stock.

D. C. McCALLUM,

Colonel, &c.

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Nashville, TENN., August 18, 1864.

Major-General SCHOFIELD,

Commanding, &c.:

GENERAL: Please overlook the departure from the usual channel, &c. I reported to you by telegraph upon my arrival here on 14th,