May 18, 1864. Maj. Gen. J.D. Cox's (3d) Div., 23d A.C. (US) marching S. from Field's Mill, Coosawattee River, via Cash, took the direct rd. to Sonora. Moving S. 4 mi., the div. turned W. on the Fairmount-Adairsville rd. to Mosteller's Mills (near Folsom), where it camped that night.
Hovey's & Judah's divisions marched from the Phillip's farm (Dew's Lake, near Cash) on the direct road to Mosteller's, where they were joined by Cox's division.
Schofield's 23d Corps (US) was the left flank of Sherman's army moving S. from Resaca, on a wide front, toward Cassville and Kingston.