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OFFICIAL RECORDS: Series 1, vol 45, Part 1 (Franklin - Nashville)
Page 1136 KY.,SW. VA.,TENN., MISS.,ALA.,AND N. GA. Chapter LVII.

wishes, but have met with unexpected delay. If, however, the intelligence we have here is correct you are already possessed of the intelligence you desired, and the present disposition of the iron-clads is the best for co-operation with you.

I have the honor to be, general, very respectfully, yours,

S. P. LEE,

Acting Rear-Admiral, Commanding Mississippi Squadron.

BRIDGEPORT, November 29, 1864.

Major-General THOMAS:

I have notice that the draw of this bridge will be closed for twenty days. Have you any preference in regard to the disposition of my vessels?

MOREAU FORREST,

Commander, U. S. Navy.

NASHVILLE, November 29, 1864.

Captain MOREAU FORREST,

Commanding U. S. Gun-Boats, Bridgeport:

Your dispatch of this day is received. Hold your boats below the bridge at Bridgeport, so that you can patrol the river below.

GEO. H. THOMAS,

Major-General, U. S. Volunteers, Commanding.

NASHVILLE, November 29, 1864.

COMMANDING OFFICER,

Louisville, Ky.:

It is my desire that you permit no more citizens to pass over the Louisville and Nashville Railroad to this place for the present.

GEO. H. THOMAS,

Major-General, U. S. Volunteers, Commanding.


HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,
Nashville, Tenn., November 29, 1864.

Captain S. B. BROWN,

Superintendent Transportation U. S. Military Railroads:

CAPTAIN; The major-general commanding directs that you send two trains of twelve cars each from Nashville to Tullahoma, there to be loaded with commissary stores, and thence to proceed to Chattanooga, where they will remain until further orders.

I have the honor to be, captain, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

ROBT. H. RAMSEY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

NASHVILLE, TENN., November 29,1 864 - 8.30 p. m.

Major T. T. ECKERT:

Hood having succeeded in crossing Duck River, near Centerville, with cavalry, General Schofield fell back and now holds Spring Hill


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