War of the Rebellion: Serial 030 Page 0037 Chapter XXXII. CORRESPONDENCE, ETC. - UNION.

Search Civil War Official Records

another near Tyree Springs, leaving one at Mitchellsville. These brigades should send out scouting parties of 100 to 200 men, with two days' rations, to proceed through the country along by-paths, watching for the sings of rebel cavalry, and endeavor to cut them off. Your railroad guards must patrol the road, not following in open sight on the track, and observe the telegraph wire, and report if it be cut, and whether by citizens or not.

W. S. ROSECRANS,

Major-General.

GALLATIN, November 11, 1862.

Lieutenant-Colonel DUCAT:

I am here with two of my brigades. The other is closing up by forced marches. I will move on toward Lebanon, and encamp at the river to-night.

W. S. SMITH,

Brigadier-General, Commanding Fourth Division.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO,

Cincinnati, Ohio, November 11, 1862.

Brig. Gen. C. C. GILBERT, LOUISVILLE, Ky.:

Send the brigade and a regiment of cavalry to Jamestown, as directed in my dispatch of the 7th instant. Take the brigade from Lebanon, leaving one of the regiments there, if necessary, till it can be relieved by a regiment from Major-General Granger's command. Captain Gay has been ordered to report to you with his cavalry. Answer.

H. G. WRIGHT,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO,

Cincinnati, Ohio, November 11, 1862.

Major General GORDON GRANGER:

GENERAL: Send as soon as possible a regiment of infantry to Lebanon to relieve the regiment of one of Brigadier General C. C. Gilbert's brigades, now at that place. You will also occupy, with as little delay as possible, either Danville or Harrodsburg with a regiment of infantry. As a matter of preference, these regiments should be taken from General Baird's division.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

H. G. WRIGHT,

Major-General, Commanding.

HDQRS. LEFT WING, ARMY OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Silver Springs, November 12, 1862-8.30 a.m.

Lieut. Colonel ARTHUR C. DUCAT, [Acting] Chief of Staff:

COLONEL: My command reached this point last evening; our supply wagons came up through the night. We have now about five day's

rations on hand. The brigade, under Colonel Matthews, preceded by

Colonel Minty, with the cavalry, entered Lebanon yesterday morning,