War of the Rebellion: Serial 034 Page 0744 KY.,MID.AND E.TENN.,N.ALA.,AND SW.VA. Chapter XXXV.

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JULY 13, 1863-11.30 a.m.

General MANSON, Lawrenceburg:

Hold your forces ready to move to this place at a moment's notice. Forward all information as rapidly as possible to these headquarters.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

JULY 13, 1863-1.45 p.m.

General MANSON, Lawrenceburg:

Move your whole force up here at once, and leave Colonel Gavin to hold the bridge.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

LAWRENCEBURG, July 13, 1863-9 p.m.

Lieutenant-Colonel RICHMOND,

Chief of Staff:

I sent out a scout of 100 cavalry at daylight from Aurora. I have received a message from them. They report the enemy moving in the direction of Manchester. If this be true, they will cross Whitewater at or near Harrison, and probably strike for Hamilton. Have sent out citizen scouts. Jones, clerk of the court, confirms the above.

MAHLON D. MANSON,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

CINCINNATI, July 13, 1863.

Brigadier General JOHN S. MASON,

Columbus, Ohio:

How many prisoners have you at Camp Chase at the present time?

A. E. BURNSIDE.

COLUMBUS, July 13, 1863-8 p.m.

General BURNSIDE:

We have about 900.

JOHN S. MASON,

Brigadier-General.

DRY FORK, HAMILTON COUNTY, July 13, 1863.

The rebels have burned the bridge at Harrison, after having taken the town, and left as though going to New Haven. There are about 400 of them. James Dolan and Dr. Clark, of Harrison, state that they rode within 3 miles of New Alsace, Ind., on Tanner's Creek, and learn that there were about 11,000 of them, with eight pieces of artillery.

CLEVES, OHIO.

Captain Wamsly has just come from Harrison, and saw them retreat toward New Haven.

JOHN STUART.