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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF WESTERN VIRGINIA, Dublin, June 27, 1863.

Captain J. G. MARTIN,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

Your telegram received. Have ordered the Fifty-first Virginia Regiment to Glade Spring. Please keep me advised.

In absence and by order of Major General S. Jones.

CHAS. S. STRINGFELLOW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF WESTERN VIRGINIA, Dublin, June 27, 1863.

Brigadier General JOHN S. WILLIAMS,

Saltville, Va.:

Information deemed reliable has been telegraphed from Abingdon that the enemy are advancing-two regiments of infantry and two of cavalry, in all 2,200 men-on the Salt-Works. Have ordered Colonel [G. C.] Wharton with the Fifty-first Virginia Regiment to Glade Spring.

By order:

CHAS. S. STRINGFELLOW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

IN THE FIELD, FIVE MILLES FROM TULLAHOMA, June 28, 1863-1.45 a. m.

Brigadier-General MACKALL:

GENERAL: I am receipt of your note of 10 p. m. of the 27th, with its inclosure. The conduct of Colonel Donnell is in the highest degree reprehensible, and entirely at variance with orders from these headquarters and the practice of this corps. From whom he has received orders I know not. The impropriety shall be stopped and the facts investigated.*

L. POLK,

Lieutenant-General.

SPECIAL ORDERS,

HEADQUARTERS ARMY OF TENNESSEE,

Numbers 173.

Tullahoma, June 28, 1863.

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III. Lieutenant-General Polk will relieve, with a brigade from his corps, on the morning of the 29th instant, Brigadier General L. E. Polk's brigade, picketing the roads to Manchester. Brigadier General L. E. Polk, when relieved, will report to Major-General Cleburne.

By command of General Bragg:

H. W. WALTER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF WESTERN VIRGINIA, Dublin, June 28, 1863.

Brigadier-General PRESTON,

Abingdon:

I ordered the Fifty-first Regiment to Glade Spring last night. Have

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*See Cleborne to Hardee, June 13, 1863, p. 907.

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