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STEVENSON, August 24, 1863-11.50 p. m.

(Received 9 a. m., 25th.)

Major-General HALLECK,

Washington, D. C.:

Nothing further from the left, excepting that enemy are reported as having moved up two brigades to Blythe's Ferry, Tenn. Have heard nothing from Burnside. Would like to know if Grant is to do anything to occupy Johnston's attention. No changes in position to-day.

W. S. ROSECRANS,

Major-General.

WASHINGTON, August 24, 1863-11.30 a. m.

General W. S. ROSECRANS:

Telegram received. Four thousand sets of horse equipments will be forwarded to the Ordnance Department, Nashville, as fast as possible.

J. W. RIPLEY,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Ordnance.

QUARTERMASTER-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington City, August 24, 1863.

Lieutenant Col H. C. HODGES,

Chief Quartermaster, Army of the Cumberland:

Report the number of horses and mules received and supplied from all sources to the Army of the Cumberland since the battle of Stone's River.

By order:

M. C. MEIGS,

Quartermaster-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

August 24, 1863.

Colonel SIMMONS,

Commissary of Subsistence, Nashville:

The general commanding directs me to say that you reported to him that you had 200,000 rations in McMinnville; that General Crittenden reports having sent his train there, only getting a partial load, not enough for thirty wagons.

J. P. DROUILLARD,

Captain and Aide-de-Camp.

Journal of operations of the Fourteenth Army Corps.

AUGUST 24, 1863.

General Reynolds reports the rebels burned the bridge over Running Water Creek, about 5 miles above Shellmound.