HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE
HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,
In the Field, June 10, 1864.
Col. M. H. WRIGHT,
Ordnance Department, Atlanta, Ga.:
COLONEL: General Johnston wishes you to put the engineers and the negro laborers engaged on the fortifications of Atlanta under the orders of General Wayne, or the general commanding the Georgia State Troops, to prepare defenses on the Chattahoochee.
Very respectfully, your obedient servant,
W. W. MACKALL,
Chief of Staff.
SOURCE: United States War Department. THE WAR OF THE REBELLION: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1880-1901.