War of the Rebellion: Serial 034 Page 0802 KY., MID. AND E. TENN., N. ALA., AND SW. VA. Chapter XXXV.

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STEUVENVILLE, July 25, 1863-Sunset.

General BURNSIDE:

Way is pushing Morgan on the road toward Richmond. Rue is just passing up the river by rail, and will try and head Morgan off at Knoxville. My infantry is moving north.

W. T. H. BROOKS,

Major-General.

STEUBENVILLE OHIO, July 25, 1863.

General BURNSIDE, Cincinnati, Ohio:

Morgan was reported within 4 miles of Cadiz, moving in the direction of the river.

W. T. H. BROOKS,

Major-General.

STEUVENVILLE, OHIO, July 25, 1863.

AMBROSE E. BURNSIDE, Cincinnati, Ohio:

The indications are that Morgan is approaching the river, but we know nothing definite.

W. T. H. BROOKS,

Major-General.

CINCINNATI, OHIO, July 25, 1863.

General BROOKS, Steubenville, Ohio:

All right. Hope you will head him and capture him.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

BELLAIRE, July 25, 1863.

General BROOKS:

What of Morgan? Can I be of service? I have been following the Central Ohio Railroad since 7 this morning, ready to head off Morgan. Have 400 of the Eighty-sixth Ohio Volunteers and 600 militia.

R. W. McFARLAND,

Colonel Eighty-sixth Ohio.

STEUBENVILLE, July 25, 1863.

Colonel McFARLAND, Bellaire:

Morgan is moving north. I have as many troops as can be well employed after him. Please wait at Bellaire for further information.

W. T. H. BROOKS,

Major-General.

STEUBENVILLE, OHIO, July 25, 1863.

Major RUE,

Commanding Troops on Train at Beliare:

Have your horses put on cars at once, and come up to Martinsville.

W. T. H. BROOKS,

Major-General.