road and covered the working parties.
There was slight skirmishing between the First Brigade and the enemy, resulting in no loss to us. On the 30th the division marched ten miles toward Jonesborough, Ga., and encamped near Mrs. Evans', on the Fayetteville and Atlanta road.
On the 31st the division marched to Renfroe's and remained there till near sundown, when I received orders from Major-General Thomas to move at once to support General Howard, who was then confronting the enemy near Jonesborough, which movement was made without delay.
Being informed through General Howard's staff officer that he wished me on the Fayetteville road — that is, near Renfroe's — I countermarched to that place, where instructions were received from General Davis, commanding the corps, to proceed to my former camp at Mrs. Evans' and remain there that night.
On the 1st day of September I received orders to move to the support of General Baird and take position on his right, which was then on the Atla