War of the Rebellion: Serial 052 Page 0204 KY.,SW. VA., TENN., MISS., N. ALA., AND N. GA. Chapter XLII.

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as well as up the river. The force at the mouth of Lookout Creek has left, but have probably gone farther down the river. There has been possibly some diminution of the force immediately about the city, but they have not gone beyond supporting distance. The enemy seen to fear our crossing the river above the city, and are guarding and fortifying all the crossings. There is a force at Kelley's Ferry, and citizens say we have none on our side. I can hardly credit this.

Your obedient servant,

G. D. WAGNER.

HEADQUARTERS U. S. FORCES,

Poe's Tawern, Tenn., August 28, 1863-8a.m.

Captain J. R. Muhleman,

Assistant Adjutant-General:

I have nothing new to report. I made reconnaissances yesterday to Igou's and Harrison's Landings, exchanging a few shots at both places. No new developments anywhere.

I'm, respectfully,

W. B. HAZEN,

Brigadier-General.

NASHVILLE, August 28, 1863-9.30 p.m.

General ROSECRANS:Nothing new to-day. No horse equipments arrived. Your order placing Spears in command or the Tennessee brigade will, I fear, break it up. Please consult General Gillem about it.

G. GRANGER,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS U. S. FORCES,

Fort Donelson, Tenn., August 28, 1863.

WILLIAM C. RUSSELL,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Reserve Corps< Nashville:

Surveying and scouting expedition returned. ad skirmish at Magnolia, 1 rebel killed and 1 wounded. Brought in 9 prisoners, 5 horses, 4 mules. Scout returned from Indian Mound with 4 horses. Sent scout to-day to White Oak.

A. A. SMITH,

Colonel, Commanding Post.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF THE CUMBERLAND,

Bridgeport, August 28, 1863-12 m.

Major-General STANLEY,

Commanding Cavalry:

The general commanding directs that you send the Second Michigan Cavalry to this place at once, to cross the river at the ford and drive bushwhackers away from the other side. They are to carry three days'rations. General Sheridan will furnish a guide.

J. P. DROUILLARD,

Captain and Aide-de-Camp.