War of the Rebellion: Serial 035 Page 0868 KY., MID. AND E. TENN., N. ALA., AND SW. VA. Chapter XXXV.

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II. The following brigades will constitute Cleburne's division: Woods', Liddell's, Churchill's, and Polk's.

By command of Lieutenant-General Hardee:

T. B. ROY,

Chief of Staff.

KNOXVILLE, June 6, 1863.

General S. COOPER:

The suggestion of the President about boundary of department is entirely acceptable. The boundary should then be traced down Little Tennessee and Tennessee Rivers to Knigston, up Clinch River to mouth of Emery Creek, up Emery Creek to Cumberland Mountains, thence along Cumberland Mountains to the Cumberland Gap, &c.

S. B. BUCKNER,

Major-General.

KNOXVILLE, June 6, 1863.

General S. COOPER,

Adjutant and Inspector General, Richmond, Va.:

Indications decided of Burnside's advance from Somerset. The direction of his movement not yet apparent. His force this side movements are developed.

S. B. BUCKNER,

Major-General.

KNOXVILLE, June 6, 1863.

General SAMUEL JONES,

Dublin Station:

The indications are very decided of an advance of the enemy. The direction of their movement is not yet developed. I suggest that you hold your troops in readiness for an early movement. Should any raid interrupt communications between us at any time, I will expect you to give orders for a movement toward the point of interruption, in connection with Preston.

No news reliable from Vicksburg.

S. B. BUCKNER,

Major-General.

KNOXVILLE, June 6, 1863.

General W. W. MACKALL,

Chief of Staff:

There are evident indications of an advance by Burnside from Somerset. The direction of his movement not fully developed. I will concentrate at Wartburg, Jacksborough, or Cumberland Gap, depending on further developments.

The country south of Little Tennessee will probably be placed in General Bragg's department.

S. B. BUCKNER,

Major-General.

KNOXVILLE, June 6, 1863.

Major-General BUCKNER,

Abingdon, Va.:

Enemy crossed three regiments on June 3; recrossed during the night, and is reported crossing again on the 4th. Force not ascertained