Huntsville, May 22, 1864
Major-General Blair has received a dispatch from General Sherman saying that your command would accompany this corps. It will be necessary for you to be at Decatur Thursday next. Answer.
A. J. ALEXANDER,
Lieutenant-Colonel, Assistant Adjutant-General.
Reynolds’, May 22, 1864.
Assistant Adjutant-General, Blair’s Corps:
I arrived at this point to-day from Columbia. Can be at Decatur by or before Thursday next. Forage will be the only cause of delay.
Colonel, Commanding Second Brigade, Second Division