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iments to Nashville, in addition to the two regiments and a battery to Carthage, supposing that Hartsuff was to look out for the region about Carthage. Answer here to-night, if possible.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

INDIANAPOLIS, IND., May 27, 1863-11 p. m.

Honorable E. M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

General Hascall is still in command here. I hope you will see that your order for his removal is executed at once. It is important.

O. P. MORTON,

Governor of Indiana.

INDIANAPOLIS, IND., May 27, 1863-11 p. m.

Honorable E. M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

I have been for several weeks, and am, perfectly satisfied that the immediate removal of General Hascall is demanded by the honor and interests of the Government.

DAVID DAVIS,

Judge of Supreme Court.

WASHINGTON, May 28, 1863.

Major-General ROSECRANS,

Murfreesborough, Tenn.:

I would not push you to any rashness, but I am very anxious that you do your utmost, short of rashness, to keep Bragg from getting off to help Johnston against Grant.

A. LINCOLN.

MURFREESBOROUGH, TENN., May 28, 1863.

(Received May 29-1.25 a. m.)

His Excellency ABRAHAM LINCOLN,

President of the United States:

Dispatch received. I will attend to it.

W. S. ROSECRANS,

Major-General.

MURFREESBOROUGH, TENN., May 28, 1863-10.58 p. m.

Secretary STANTON:

Our best advices to-night show that one brigade of McCown's division had started south, but returned last Thursday. The rest of their troops are in position, except Breckinridge's, which moved or went south. Doubt about their going south arises from the appearance yesterday of a brigade of infantry near Bradyville, 11 miles hence, said to be [Joseph B.] Palmer's, which we know to be one of Breckinridge's. Forrest has gone with no large force, if at all. Reports from Corinth to-day say that all the cavalry on the cavalry on the Tennessee had been ordered to Columbia, 40 miles southeast from here; that Roddey crossed the Tennessee at Florence

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