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TUPELO, MISS., September 6, 1862.

General LLOYD TILGHMAN, Jackson, Miss.:

I received 4,000 small-arms last night. When will I get exchanged prisoners and how many?

STERLING PRICE,

Major-General.

TUPELO, MISS., September 6, 1862.

General LITTLE, Guntown, Miss.:

Send immediately for enough percussion muskets to supply your division. Turn in your surplus arms.

THOS. L. SNEAD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

TUPELO, MISS., September 7, 1862.

General SAMUEL JONES:

Inform General Bragg that my army is marching. My advance guard is at Booneville, and I move my headquarters to Guntown to-morrow. Will push forward.

STERLING PRICE,

Major-General.

JACKSON, MISS., September 8, 1862.

GENERAL STERLING PRICE:

Are the enemy crossing the Tennessee? I hear so. I am moving to Holly Springs. Will write to-day.

EARL VAN DORN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF THE TENNESSEE, Tupelo, Miss., September 8, 1862.

Colonel JOHN ADAMS,

Commanding Post, Columbus, Miss.:

COLONEL: I am directed by General Price to instruct you to put the troops which are still at Columbus in readiness to move at once. Let all the absentees be called in and the men be put in as good condition as possible. When the enemy abandon the country south of the Tennessee there will be no further occasion for these troops at Columbus, while they will be greatly needed in Kentucky. Please order all convalescents and stragglers forward. The general moved his headquarters to Guntown to-day.

I am, yours, very truly,

THOS. L. SNEAD,

Assistant Adjutant General.

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF THE WEST, Tupelo, Miss., September 8, 1862.

Major M. M. KIMMEL,

Asst. Adjt. General, District of the Miss., Holly Springs, Miss.:

MAJOR: General Price left this morning for Guntown, directing me to inform General Van Dorn that he had done so, and that he expected