Headquaters, Department and Army of the Tennessee. East Point Ga Sept 22 1864. Special Orders, II No. 214 In accordance with provisions of Sec. 11, Act of Congress promulgated in General Orders No. 216, War Department, current series, Leave of Absence for 20 days is granted Col John M. Oliver
HEADQUARTERS DEP’T AND ARMY OF THE TENNESSEE East Point, Ga., Sept. 9th 1864. GENERAL FIELD ORDERS, N0. 16. It is with pride, gratification, and a sense of divine favor that I congratulate this noble army upon the successful termination of the campaign. Your officers claim for you a wonderful record—for example, a march of four hundred (400) miles, thirteen (13) distinct engagements, four thousand (4,000) prisoners, and twenty (20) stands of colors captured, and three thousand (3,000) of the enemy’s dead buried in your front.