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and enough wagons to carry your ammunition and rations to last you the mouth of Salt River.

You will have to make marches of 25 miles a day. A brigade of cavalry will be left at this point to cover the advance of the trains; you will also leave guards with your wagons.

You must push forward without regard to your baggage, and report your progress and whereabouts as you advance.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. M. WRIGHT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington, September 23, 1862.

Major General HORATIO G. WRIGHT, Cincinnati, Ohio:

The Secretary of War authorizes you to subsist Indiana State troops while in service. Great economy must be observed in the issue of supplies. What information have you from Kentucky?

H. W. HALLECK,

General-in-Chief.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington, September 23, 1862.

Major General HORATIO G. WRIGHT, Cincinnati, Ohio:

Has General Morris been assigned to the command on the Kanawha? Have you sent any troops there? If not, I will send forces from here. Please answer immediately.

H. W. HALLECK,

General-in-Chief.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO,

Cincinnati, Ohio, September 23, 1862.

Major General H. W. HALLECK, General-in-Chief:

General Morris has not arrived, though he has been ordered here for duty in Western Virginia. I intended to send General Crook there also but he has not reported yet. One regiment and some cavalry under Colonel Cranor have been sent there. I can spare no more at this moment. If you can send any please do so. Have learned nothing of importance from Kentucky to-day. Am every moment expecting report, which will be transmitted to you.

H. G. WRIGHT,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO,

Cincinnati, Ohio, September 23, 1862.

Major General H. W. HALLECK, General-in-Chief:

The following dispatch just received from General Nelson at Louisville:

Major-General WRIGHT:

The advance of the enemy was at Bardstown yesterday. I cannot learn o their