War of the Rebellion: Serial 034 Page 0801 Chapter XXXV. MORGAN'S OHIO RAID.

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above. I am moving troops up as fast as I can. I arrived here yesterday . Have three regiments of three-months' men, and company with a section of artillery, and a steamboat.

W. T. H. BROOKS,

Major-General.

STEUBENVILLE, OHIO, July 25, 1863.

ADJUTANT-GENERAL U. S. ARMY:

Morgan is still going north. There was skirmishing with him all afternoon, commenced by a body of armed citizens of Steubenville, and followed up by a small cavalry force, under Major Way. General Shackelford was within 4 miles of him when last heard from. Morgan was between Richmond and Knoxville, in Jefferson County. My infantry is all moving by rail.

W. T. H. BROOKS,

Major-General.

STEUBENVILLE, OHIO, July 25, 1863.

Governor BOREMAN, Wheeling, W. Va.:

Morgan has crossed the Steubenville and Indiana Railroad, going east. Send up all the armed boats that you have.

W. T. H. BROOKS,

Major-General.

STEUBENVILLE, July 25, [1863.]

Governor [A. I.] BOREMAN, Wheeling, W. Va:

I shall remain here for the present. Parts of three regiments are on their way from Pittsburgh. They will be stopped between here and Wheeling, until something more is known.

W. T. H. BROOKS,

Major-General.

STEUBENVILLE, July 25, 1863.

General BURNSIDE:

Morgan appears to be going north. His advance at Wintersville, 4 miles west. Major Way is after him with his cavalry. His artillery is just discharging from cars. If troops could be sent from Cleveland to Alliance, they might be useful. All my troops are moving up the river.

W. T. H. BROOKS,

Major-General.

STEUBENVILLE, OHIO, July 25, 1863.

General BURNSIDE, Cincinnati, Ohio:

Morgan has turned toward the north, crossing their Steubhenville and Indiana Railroad about 8 miles from here.

W. T. H. BROOKS,

Major-General.

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