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HDQRS. DEPT. OF WESTERN VA. AND EAST TENN.,

Dublin, November 29, 1863.

Colonel M. J. FERGUSON,

Commanding, &c.

(Care Brigadier-General Echols, Lewisburg):

Receive and obey all orders from Brigadier-General Echols.

By order, &c.:

CHAS. S. STRINGFELLOW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

OPERATOR:

Send the same message, same direction, to Colonel William L. Jackson.

DUBLIN,

November 29, 1863.

Colonel B. H. JONES,

Commanding Fourth Brigade:

Put your command in readiness to move without delay. Enemy advancing on General Echols again.

By order, &c.:

CHAS. S. STRINGFELLOW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF WESTERN VA. AND EAST TENN.,

Dublin, November 29, 1863.

Colonel JOHN McCAUSLAND,

Commanding, &c.:

COLONEL: The enemy reported to be again advancing on General Echols.

I am directed by the major-general commanding to say that you must proceed to your command, without delaying on the road. It will be in readiness to move as soon as possible. Orders will be sent by telegram.

Very respectfully,

CHAS. S. STRINGFELLOW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HDQRS. DEPT. OF WESTERN VA. AND EAST TENN.,

Dublin, November 29, 1863.

Colonel JOHN McCAUSLAND,

Commanding, &c., Narrows:

Leave a guard at the Narrows, and proceed with the rest of your command to Lewisburg, without delay, to re-enforce General Echols.

By order, &c.:

CHAS. S. STRINGFELLOW,

Assistant Adjutant-General.