ATLANTA, GA., July 27, 1864.
Honorable J. A. SEDDON,
Last night the enemy drew back his left, abandoning some of his works, and has extended his right somewhat. A raid has started in the direction of Covington on the Georgia railroad. Our cavalry in pursuit.
J. B. HOOD,
From General John B. Hood to James A. Seddon – July 27, 1864