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STEVENSON, ALA.,

August 31, 1863.

Lieutenant ABE PELHAM,

Acting Assistant Quartermaster, Tullahoma:

What have you done with the ammunition train? The supply train can move down with a regiment of General Negley's division, now at Cowan, which is ordered down. Communicate by telegram with commanding officer.

By order of Major-General Rosecrans:

C. GODDARD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

STEVENSON, August 31, 1863.

Lieutenant ABE PELHAM,

Tullahoma:

The commanding officer at Tullahoma will furnish an escort of two companies as far as Cowan. From there you will move with a regiment of Negley's division, which is coming down.

By order:

C. GODDARD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

STEVENSON, August 31, 1863.

COMMANDING OFFICER,

Tullahoma:

Furnish two companies to escort ammunition train in charge of Lieutenant Pelham from Tullahoma to Cowan.

By order of Major-General Rosecrans:

C. GODDARAD,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

STEVENSON, August 31, 1863.

Captain HODGES,

Chief Quartermaster, Nashville:

The general commanding wishes you to send down some sledges, say fifty; and don't forget my horse.

FRANK S. BOND,

Major and Aide-de-Camp.

STEVENSON, August 31, 1863.

Mr. BEGGS,

Assistant Superintendent of Railroad, Stevenson:

The general commanding desires to know who was the conductor of the train which took pontoons to Bridgeport last night; what were his orders; why he did not return at once for another load as soon as the pontoons were unloaded. Answer at once.

R. S. THOMS,

Captain and Aide-de-Camp.