War of the Rebellion: Serial 023 Page 0744 KY., M. AND E. TENN., N. ALA., AND SW. VA. Chapter XXVIII.

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announces with pleasure that your commission as brigadier-general was some time since received but has not been forwarded, owing to the absence of a safe opportunity. It will be sent so soon as such an opportunity offers.

A duplicate of all important information should be furnished by you to General Bragg at Chattanooga.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

E. CUNNINGNAM,

Lieutenant and Acting Aide-de-Camp.

KNOXVILLE, TENN., August 4, 1862.

Brigadier General C. L. STEVENSON,

Commanding First Division:

Your communication of this date is received. The commanding general instructs me to say tht Leadbetter's brigade is moving to take post at Clinton. If you desire re-enforcements at any point make your wishes know by return courier. Colonel Davis' brigade is at this post.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

J. F. BELTON,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

KNOXVILLE, TENN., August 5, 1862.

Colonel JOHN S. SCOTT,

Commanding First Louisiana Cavalry:

COLONEL: The major-general commanding instructs me to directs that you proceed with your command immediately to Kingston. Arrived at tht point, you will report without delay in person to the commanding general at Knoxville or such other point on the line of railroad as you may prefer and designate for him to meet you. Notice should be five him in advance.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

E. CUNNINGHAM,

Lieutenant and Acting Aide-de-Camp.

KNOXVILLE, TENN., August 5, 1862.

Colonel J. A. WHARTON,

Commanding Eighth Regiment Texas Cavalry:

SIR: I am instructed by the major-general commanding to direct that you proceed with your command without delay to Kingston.

Respectfully, your obedient servant,

E. CUNNINGHAM,

Lieutenant and Acting Aide-de-Camp.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT, NO.2,

No. 142. Chattanooga, Tenn., August 5, 1862.

I. Cleburne's brigade, Third Division, and Smith's brigade, First Division, Army of the Mississippi, without artillery, will proceed by