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HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

August 26, 1863.

Major-General REYNOLDS,

Jasper:

The name is Love, the ferry-man, not Louis.

J. A. GARFIELD,

Brigadier-General and Chief of Staff.

HDQRS. FOURTH DIVISION, FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Jasper, August 26, 1863-8 p. m.

Colonel FLYNT:

We have got across to this side six good-sized flat-boats to-day, and expect two more down the river to-night; also have a new one building. All will be soon made ready for use. Colonel King crossed today and reports a good defensible position on the other side. Have sent 3 men over to-night and expect a report from them tomorrow night.

J. J. REYNOLDS,

Major-General, Commanding.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Bolivar, Ala., August 26, 1863-9.30 a. m.

General REYNOLDS:

The general commanding desires to know the cause of the cannonading at or in the vicinity of Battle Creek this morning.

GEO. E. FLYNT,

Lieutenant Colonel, Asst. Adjt. General, and Chief of Staff.

HDQRS. FOURTH DIVISION, FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

August 26, 1863-11.30 a. m.

Colonel FLYNT:

No firing occurred at or in the vicinity of Battle Creek this morning of which we have any knowledge.

J. J. REYNOLDS,

Major-General, Commanding.

JASPER MOUNTAIN STATION,

August 26, 1863-11.30 a. m.

General REYNOLDS:

The firing was at Shellmound.

G. W. LANDRUM,

Acting Signal Officer.

JASPER, August 26, 1863-2.30 p. m.

Lieutenant Colonel G. E. FLYNT,

A. A. G. and Chief of Staff, Fourteenth Army Corps:

The firing was at Shellmound. We are bringing over some flats there to-day, and it was to protect our men. Nothing of importance, as we have had no report.

J. J. REYNOLDS,

Major-General.