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[Indorsements.]

HEADQUARTERS FIRST TENNESSEE CAVALRY,

Shelbyville, August 12, 1863.

Respectfully forwarded and referred and to Major-General Stanley. Lieutenant Roulston has had his house burned and property destroyed. His family and a good number of others are in a suffering and destitute condition. They have the means of relieving them,and I earnestly recommend that they be allowed to visit the vicinity for ten or twelve days.

ROBERT GALBRAITH,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Commanding First Tennessee Cavalry.

HEADQUARTERS SECOND CAVALRY DIVISION,

August 14, 1863.

Respectfully forwarded and approved.

GEORGE CROOK,

Brigadier-General, Commanding.

WINCHESTER, August 12, 1863.

Major-General BURNSIDE,

Camp Nelson,via Lexington, Ky.:

Where are you? Am anxious to hear.

W. S. ROSECRANS,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE OHIO,

Camp Nelson, August 12, 1863.

W. S. ROCECRANS:

I arrived at Hickman's Bridge yesterday,and have been expecting to hear from you again,as your dispatch indicated there will be a delay of two three days on account of forage and supplies. How are you progressing?We can hasten our movements if it is necessary.

A. E. BURNSIDE,

Major-General.

WINCHESTER, August 12, 1863.

Major-General BURNISHE,

Via Lexington, Ky,:

We will be at the Tennessee River by the time you reach Kingston. Please notify Hartsuff that I will resume command of Carthage. Do you want the excess of rations we have there?will keep you advised,and hope to hear from you often.

W. S. ROSECRANS,

Major-General.