War of the Rebellion: Serial 007 Page 0467 Chapter XVII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC.-UNION.

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to the inhabitants int he region of the Big Sandy and of punishing the marauding bands of the enemy who annoy that part of the State. The general except vigilance, activity, and good order on the part of your command in the important and isolated duty assigned to it.*

I am, sir, respectfully, your obedient servant,

JAMES B. FRY,

Assistant Adjutant-general.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO,

Louisville, Ky., December 2, 1861.

Colonel CURRAN POPE,

Commanding Fifteenth Regiment, Kentucky Volunteers:

SIR: The general commanding has placed upon you the responsibility of guarding against all injury, whether through neglect or design, the railroad and turnpike brigade at and near New Haven, and also the railroad bridge over the Bushy Fork of Salt River and the turnpike bridge over Rolling Fork in advance of New Hanen.*

JAMES B. FRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO,

Louisville, Ky., December 2, 1861.

Colonel WANTER,

Commanding Regiment Kentucky Volunteers:

SIR: The general has placed upon you the responsibility of guarding the line of railroad from Lexington to Covington.

The headquarters of your regiment will be established at Falmounth, and you will post your companies so as to effectually guard all the important brigade on the line.*

Very respectfully,

JAMES B. FRY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DEPT. OF THE OHIO, Numbers 19. Louisville, Ky., December 2, 1861.

The following organization of division will be observed until further orders:

First Division.

Brigadier General G. H. THOMAS, commanding.

1st Brigade.

2nd Brigade

3rd Brigade.

11th Brigade.

12th Brigade.

1st Kentucky Cavalry (Wolford's).

Battery B, Ohio.

Battery C, Ohio.

Hawett's (Kentucky) battery.

- Indiana Cavalry (squadron).

Second Division.

Brigadier General A. McD. McCook, commanding.

4th Brigade.

5th Brigade.

6th Brigade.

7th Brigade.

2nd Kentucky Cavalry (Board's).

Stone's battery.

Mueller's cavarly.

Squadron Indiana Cavarly, Captain Graham.

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* Detailed instructions omitted.

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