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went in direction of Bardstown. You had better continue your march rapidly and try and intercept him by way of Lebanon and New Haven.

(To be forwarded by swift courier on the Perryville road if General Gay has left Danville.)

JAMES B. FRY,

Colonel and Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS, October 19, 1862.

Colonel HALL, Commanding at Danville:

Move with two regiments and battery under your command to Lebanon. Start immediately, and make forced march and reach Lebanon to-morrow and defend that place against Morgan's cavalry. Be vigilant there and on the march.

By command of General Buell:

JAMES B. FRY,

Colonel and Chief of Staff.

OCTOBER 19, 1862 - 3 p. m.

Colonel HALL,

Commanding Thirty-third Brigade, Danville:

You must move to Lebanon by forced march and reach there early to-morrow. Morgan with 2,000 men left Lawrenceburg in the direction of Bardstown at daylight this morning. He must not be permitted to destroy our transportation at Lebanon.

JAMES B. FRY,

Colonel and Chief of Staff.

OCTOBER 19, 1862 - 3 p. m.

Colonel MILLIKEN,

Commanding Cavalry Brigade:

(Care of Colonel Hall or Colonel Zahm, Danville.)

Morgan left Lawrenceburg at daylight this morning in direction of Bardstown with 2,000 men. He will probably reach there to-night. If you are not very active he will escape you.

(Forward by courier to Colonel Milliken.)

JAMES B. FRY,

Colonel.

OCTOBER 19, 1862.

Colonel KENNETT,

Commanding Cavalry, near Crab Orchard:

Did Wolford's regiment go with Milliken? If not, send orders to him by courier and by telegraph to join Milliken at once. Morgan passed through Versailles at 5 p. m. yesterday on his way toward Lawrenceburg. He must not be permitted to destroy the Lebanon road at New Haven or elsewhere.

(Deliver immediately.)

JAMES B. FRY,

Colonel and Chief of Staff.