War of the Rebellion: Serial 035 Page 0892 KY., MID. AND E. TENN., N. ALA., AND SW. VA. Chapter XXXV.

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JUNE 29, 1863-4.15 p. m.

General WHEELER:

The important question to us now is what progress the enemy is making to pass our right and interrupt our communications. The general does not so much feel anxiety about the troops marching on Hillsborough road to this place as on the Hillsborough road to Estill Springs. Try and get it soon and accurate.

W. V. MACKALL,

Chief of Staff.

TULLAHOMA, June 30, 1863.

Lieutenant-General POLK:

General Bragg orders two of your brigades of the second line into the reserve. Let them be ready to move at once and the brigadiers report in person here.

Respectfully,

W. W. MACKALL,

Chief of Staff.

HEADQUARTERS POLK'S CORPS, Tullahoma, June 30, 1863.

Major-General CHEATHAM:

GENERAL: The lieutenant-general commanding directs you to order Brigadier-General Wright's brigade of the second line into the reserve. Let the brigade be ready to move at once, and you will instruct Brigadier-General Wright to report in person to Brigadier-General Mackall, chief of staff.

Respectfully, general, your obedient servant,

[THOMAS M. JACK,]

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS POLK'S CORPS, ARMY OF TENNESSEE, Tullahoma, June 30, 1863.

Major-General WITHERS:

GENERAL: The lieutenant-general commanding directs you to order Brigadier-General Walthall's brigadier of the second line into the reserve. Let the brigade be ready to move at once, and you will instruct Brigadier-General Walthall to report in person to Brigadier-General Mackall, chief of staff.

Respectfully, general, your obedient servant,

[THOMAS M. JACK,]

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS HARDEE'S CORPS, Tullahoma, June 30, 1863.

General STEWART:

GENERAL: General Hardee directs me to inform your that the enemy is reported to be pressing Bate on the New Manchester road, and ad-