HDQRS. FIRST DIVISION, DETACH. ARMY OF THE TENN., In the Field, near Nashville, Tenn., December 17, 1864.
Colonel L. F. HUBBARD,
Commanding Second Brigade, First Division:
SIR: You will move your command on the Granny White pike at 8 a. m. to Brentwood, following the First Brigade. At Brentwood the division will connect with the Fourth Corps, and when the whole army unites we move on Franklin. The wagon trains will follow their respective brigades. You will, if necessary, cover the march with a strong body of skirmishers as far as Brentwood, passing over the hills to the east of and bordering the road, moving in conjunction with the skirmishers of the First Brigade.
By command of Brigadier General J. McArthur:
W. H. F. RANDALL,
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