to Johnson, carefully guarding all roads leading South. By order of Major-General O. O. Howard. S. L. Taggart, Captain and Assistant Adjutant-General.
The above order was literally conformed to, excepting that a portion of General Corse's division bore to the right and entered Wrightsville, the capital of Johnson county.
Some considerable difficulty arose from the numerous roads through the pine woods, and from the fact that neither citizens nor negroes knew of such a place as Johnson's Cross-Roads.
At night of the twenty-eighth,the command encamped, the centre column near Riddleville ; the left abreast on the Sandersville and Savannah road; and the right, consisting of one brigade and a battery of artillery, at Wrightsville.
The next day, twenty-ninth, the two lower columns nearly formed a junction; the advance, under General Woods, encamping near Summerville, and the rest along the lower Savannah road and near Sunderland's Mill, some seven miles to to the rear of Genera