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with General McCook, who will take position at Nolensville. Establish your picket line in connection with his, to cover that front and road. Report receipt of this order. Will your have time to take position to-day?

W. S. ROSECRANS,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS RIGHT WING, December 24, 1862-1.20 p.m.

Major-General ROSECRANS:

It will be dark before I can get to Nolensville with my advance. I would prefer to-morrow morning. Answer at once, as one brigade is just starting.

A. McD. McCOOK,

Major-General.

[Indorsement.]

The movement will then be made at daylight to-morrow, in pursuance of to-day's orders. Report in person, if convenient, for instructions this evening.

J. P. GARESCHE.

CIRCULAR.] NASHVILLE, December 24, [1862]-1.35 p.m.

The movement will then be made at daylight to-morrow, in pursuance of to-day's orders. Report in person for instructions this evening.

By command of General Rosecrans:

J. P. GARESCHE,

Captain and Aide-de-Camp.

(To Generals Crittenden, Stanley, and Thomas, and other commanders.)

DECEMBER 24, 1862.

General ROSECRANS:

Am I to take equipage and ammunition, or will I leave the wagons? If so, I will march to La Vergne in four hours after starting.

T. L. CRITTENDEN.

HEADQUARTERS LEFT WING, December 24, 1862.

Colonel J. P. GARESCHE:

General Palmer sends word that he will be ready to move in a few moments. General Wood says that he will be ready to move at 11 a.m. Have not heard from General Van Cleve. Will let you know as soon as he reports.

T. L. CRITTENDEN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS LEFT WING, December 24, 1862.

General ROSECRANS:

General Van Cleve will be ready at 11.30.

T. L. CRITTENDEN,

Major-General.