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to take all supplies and arms to Kentucky by the route followed by General Smith. General Maxey will start for Knoxville to-night or to-morrow, and give the necessary orders to his command.

SAM. JONES,

Major-General.

HDQRS. RES. DIV., RIGHT WING, ARMY OF THE MISS.,

Munfordville, Ky., September 20, 1862.

Brigadier-General CHALMERS,

Commanding Second Brigade:

GENERAL: The general commanding directs that you occupy the works vacated by General Jackson last night immediately.

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

M. G. HUDSON,

Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. LEFT WINT, ARMY OF THE MISSISSIPPI,

September 20, 1862-12.30 o'clock.

Colonel WHEELER:

General Bragg directs that if possible the enemy be prevented form crossing Green River to-morrow, and General Hardee instructs me to say that he will expect you to contest the passage of that river at Munfordville to that end.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

T. B. ROY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF KENTUCKY,

Lexington, Ky., September 20, 1862.

Brigadier General HENRY HETH, Commanding, &c.:

GENERAL: Information having been received at these headquarters that constant communication is going on with the enemy in the direction of Maysville, the commanding general directs that you use all your disposable cavalry in stopping all communication in that direction, as well as in your front.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JNumbers PEGRAM,

Colonel, &c.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF KENTUCKY,

Lexington, Ky., September 20, 1862.

Brigadier General HENRY HETH:

Command Advance Forces:

GENERAL: The general commanding desires that you will push the division under General Preston Smith as rapidly as possible to Shelbyville.

I remain, general, very respectfully,

W. R. BOGGS,

Colonel and Chief of Engineers and Artillery.