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six 24-pounder howitzers, with harness, forge, and battery wagons complete. We must have them with all possible dispatch. Can you send us a couple of new batteries? There was one ready in Cleveland.

W. S. ROSECRANS,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS, January 4, 1863.

Major-General GEORGE H. THOMAS,

Center, Fourteenth Army Corps:

GENERAL: Some artillery ammunition arrived this morning, and will be issued to batteries requiring a supply.

By command of Major-General W. S. Rosecrans:

Very respectfully,

JAMES BARNETT,

Colonel and Chief of Artillery.

HEADQUARTERS, January 4, 1863-2.10 p.m.

Major-General THOMAS:

Send a brigade from Rousseau or Negley out the Murfreesborough pike to reconnoiter. Cavalry is in our front.

By command of Major-General W. S. Rosecrans:

C. GODDARD,

Major and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS, January 4, 1863.

General THOMAS:

The general thinks it best for you to send another brigade in rear of one already ordered, to follow, perhaps, half way, as support.

By order of General W. S. Rosecrans:

C. GODDARD,

Acting Aide-de-Camp.

[Indorsement.]

General Negley will send out a brigade to follow the one sent out by Rousseau as a support.

By order of Major-General Thomas:

GEO. E. FLYNT,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

In front of Murfreesborough, January 4, 1863.

Major General GEORGE H. THOMAS,

Commanding Center:

GENERAL: The general commanding directs that you prepare your command to pursue the enemy, starting at 7 o'clock in the morning.

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

C. GODDARD,

Major and Acting Assistant Adjutant-General.