War of the Rebellion: Serial 023 Page 0346 KY.,M.AND E.TENN.,N.ALA., AND SW.VA. Chapter XXVIII.

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HEADQUARTERS, Huntsville, August 16, 1862.

General CRUFT, Murfreesborough:

The companies of Fourth Kentucky and Seventh Pennsylvania Cavalry at Tullahoma, Manchester, and Battle Creek are ordered to concentrate at Murfreesborough. They must be put in good condition as soon as possible after their arrival.

JAMES B. FRY.

HEADQUARTERS, Huntsville, August 16, 1862.

Captain DICKERSON,

Quartermaster, Cincinnati:

Secretary of War has given authority for raising seven additional companies cavalry to the one now with us. We will need horses for seven companies in ten days; please select and set them aside for Captain Palmer by that time. Give us the best.

JAMES B. FRY.

HEADQUARTERS, Huntsville, August 16, 1862.

Lieutenant EDSON,

Ordnance Officer, Louisville:

Have you got the horse equipments for the Anderson Cavalry? They will have seven new companies and will be in Louisville in ten days.

JAMES B. FRY.

HEADQUARTERS, Huntsville, August 16, 1862.

Major W. E. LAWRENCE,

Commanding Artillery Reserve, Stevenson:

Send Lieutenant De Vries with his section and Lieutenant Ely with his detachment of the battery to Nashville at once. Answer.

J. M. WRIGHT.

HEADQUARTERS, Huntsville, August 16, 1862.

General McCOOK, Battle Creek:

Send the companies of Fourth Kentucky Cavalry and Seventh Pennsylvania Cavalry, if you have any, to Murfreesborough. The best road will probably be by Battle Creek and Manchester. Caution them not to be surprised and captured on the way. Arrangements will be made to send you other cavalry.

JAMES B. FRY.

NASHVILLE, August 16, 1862.

Colonel J. B. FRY:

Engine just in from Camp Creek, where men are repairing bridge. Captain commanding sends report that Morgan has returned to Gallatin