Polk's Corps was transferred to the right of Hood's. * * * The Federal troops extended their entrarters that day (the 28th), as usual, Lieutenant General Hood suggested that we should make an attato be ready for battle next morning.
Lieutenant General Hood was instructed to draw his corps out ng for the signal agreed upon — the musketry of Hood's Corps — from the appointed time until about I supposed, from the terms of this message, that Hood's Corps was in the presence of the enemy, and tIf the attack had been expedient when Lieutenant General Hood's message was dispatched, the resultiee, which you will immediately turn over to General Hood. * * * General Hood came to my quarters earGeneral Hood came to my quarters early in the morning of the i8th, and remained there during the day. Intelligence soon came from Major l Army was marching toward Atlanta, and, at General Hood's earnest request, I continued to give ordellows:
Richmond, July 18th, I864. to Generals Hood, Hardee and Stewart.
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