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STEVENSON, ALA., August 28, 1863.

(Received 8.50 a. m., 29th.)

H. W. HALLECK,.

General-in-Chief:

Corps in the same position. Pontoons for first bridge at ferry now down, and going down to concealed position with an advanced brigade. The cavalry will begin to cross to-night.

W. S. ROSECRANS,

Major-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT, ADJUTANT-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington, August 28, 1863.

Major-General ROSECRANS,

Nashville, Tenn.:

Has report in relation to Lieutenant Burroughs been forwarded yet? It has not been received.

E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Stevenson, Ala., August 28, 1863.

Colonel E. D. TOWNSEND,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Washington:

I know of no report in relation to Lieutenant Burroughs. I meant nothing derogatory to him in my former dispatch. I merely meant to say that I needed an officer of more age and experience to succeed General Morton. I can make Lieutenant Burroughs very useful.

W. S. ROSECRANS,

Major-General.

QUARTERMASTER-GENERAL'S OFFICE,

Washington City, August 28, 1863-5 a. m.

Major General W. S. ROSECRANS,

Comdg. Army of the Cumberland, Stevenson, Ala.:

Funds will be provided. I understand the mules to be intended for General Rousseau's division. He has been here in consultation with the Secretary of War.

M. C. MEIGS,

Quartermaster-General.

HEADQUARTERS FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS,

Bolivar Springs, August 28, 1863.

Brigadier-General GARFIELD,

Chief of Staff:

I have the honor to report that, in obedience to orders received last evening, two regiments of infantry from the Third Division were ordered to report to Brigadier-General Lytle at Bridgeport for duty at that point.