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invade Southern Kentucky and drive out hogs, beef-cattle,and procure other supplies, as they did last winter. I have not force enough to cope with them, but will do my best. It would be well to keep an eye on these rascals.

S. D. BRUCE,

Colonel, Commanding.

LOUISVILLE, November 27, 1862.

General ROSECRANS:

Colonel Hall telegraphs the following from Munfordville:

Messengers from Goosehorn report Morgan at Pace's this morning, 4,000 strong Shall I send any force away to Cave City?

J. T. BOYLE,

Brigadier-General.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Nashville, November 27, 1862

Major-General THOMAS, Gallatin:

I have received following from General Boyle:

Operator telegraphs that Morgan encamped 5 miles from Glasgow last night. Scott or Forrest is near Celina. One of my scouts reports rebel force of 6,000 at Sparta.

Sent for what it is worth. Anything from Tompkinsville?

W. S. ROSECRANS,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Nashville, Tenn., November 27, 1862.

Brigadier General J. T. BOYLE, Louisville, Ky.:

A brigade stationed at Hartsville marched to Tompkinsville within the last two days. Do not think it possible that the enemy could have gone where you say without their knowing it.

By command of Major-General Rosecrans:

C. R. THOMPSON,

Captain and Aide-de-Camp.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Nashville, Tenn.., November 27, 1862

Major-General THOMAS, Gallatin:

I have received the following:

An intelligent loyal lady, who staid at Lebanon last night, reports Morgan left there at 10 p.m. toward Hartsville, with a force of 150 men. His friends said he would cut the Louisville and Nashville road at all hazards.

JOHN W. BOWEN.

By command of Major-General Rosecrans:

C. R. THOMPSON,

Captain and Aide-de-Camp.