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vancing on the Hillsborough road. He desires you to press forward the work as rapidly as possible.

Respectfully,

T. B. ROY,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

P. S.-The note from General Bate forwarded by you is received.

[Indorsement.]

Generals CALYTON, BROWN, AND JOHNSON:

Read this note, and press forward with your work as rapidly as possible.

[A. P.] STEWART,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS, Tullahoma, Tenn., June 30, 1863-1 p.m.

Major-General STEWART,

Commanding Division:

GENERAL: You will send Johnson's brigade immediately to a point to which Captain [Georgia M.] Helm will conduct it. It will take two days' provisions; no wagons except ammunition wagons.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

W. J. HARDEE,

Lieutenant-General.

General Hardee directs me to say that you will march the brigade above mentioned to the Hillsborough road, near the first fortification to the right of the road, where Captain Helm will meet it.

Respectfully, general, your obedient servant,

D. H. POOLE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

[Indorsement.]

HEADQUARTERS STEWART'S DIVISION, On the Field, June 30, 1863.

Brigadier General B. R. Johnson will move his command in accordance with within order.

By command of Major-General Stewart:

R. A. HATCHER,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

P. S.-An order has been sent to ordnance wagons to meet brigade on Hillsborough road. General Johnson will turn over all the axes, tools, &c., with his brigade to Brigadier General John C. Brown.

TULLAHOMA, June 30, 1863.

General BRAGG:

I have positive information that the enemy moved to-day on the road from Manchester to Bethpage, and a portion of the command is within 3 miles of the bridge. They moved yesterday toward Hillsborough from Manchester. There are 8,000 or 10,000 troops on the Bethpage