War of the Rebellion: Serial 034 Page 0732 KY.,MID.AND E.TENN.,N.ALA.,AND SW.VA. Chapter XXXV.

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JULY 12, 1863-9 p.m.

General WILLCOX, Indianapolis:

Please hurry the troops down, as agreed upon; they are needed at Lawrenceburg. And telegraph Colonel Gavin to move on to Lawrenceburg.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

JULY 12, 1863.

General WILLCOX, Indianapolis:

Hurry up the troops to Lawrenceburg; do not allow them to be delayed by small forces of the enemy.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

INDIANAPOLIS, July 12, 1863.

General BOYLE:

The following just received:

Since my last, Colonel Heffner, at Salem, telegraphs me that skirmish took place at Pekin, in which we killed 1 and wounded 5, and took about 20 prisoners. My pickets have been twice disturbed to-night, and cannon have been distinctly heard in the direction of Salem about half an hour ago.

W. C. KISE,

Colonel, Commanding at Mitchell.

O. B. WILLCOX.

INDIANAPOLIS, July 12, 1863.

General BOYLE:

Morgan was at Vernon yesterday p.m., on the Madison Railroad, and was turned off from that point by General Love, who thinks he has taken the road to Madison. It is possible that the main body was still at Paris.

O. B. WILLCOX,

Brigadier-General.

INDIANAPOLIS, July 12, 1863.

General BOYLE:

The following just received-2 p.m.:

A. C. Story, J. D. New, and Albert Thompson were captured last night by Morgan, and released to-day. They are reliable men, and are of the opinion that Morgan has gone to Madison. The two former estimate his force at 4,500 to 5,000, and think there is another column, commanded by Basil [W.] Duke. Of its whereabouts they could not give knowledge.

LEW. WALLACE.

O. B. WILLCOX,

Brigadier-General.

INDIANAPOLIS, July 12, 1863.

General BOYLE:

Capture of Osgood confirmed. The railroad cut at that point. Main rebel force reported to be approaching the Indianapolis and Cincinnati