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Fords and ferries on Tennessee River, &c. - Continued.

No. Fords and Character Miles. Remarks.

ferries. and

condition

Old Deposit Good ferry; 341 South side low,

Ferry row-boats falt country;

north side bluffs;

approaches good.

Mouth of 353 North side.

Paint Rock

River.

Flint Tow 359 Mouth of Flint

Head River.

Whitesburg 365 Good pike to

or Huntsville

Huntsville

Landing,

Whitesburg

Island.

Butler's Good ferry 370 Much used;

Ferry approaches good.

Massey's Country 373 Not much used.

Ferry ferry.

Town of 381 Mouth of Indian

Triana Creek (north

side).

Fletcher's Flat-boat; 385 Approaches good.

Ferry good

Mouth of 390

Limestone

Creek

Mouth of 393 South side

Flint Creek

Town of 396

Decatur

Brown's 407 Three miles long.

Island

Brown's Horse-boat; 414 Road crossing from

Ferry good Athens to

Courtland;

approaches good.

Mouth of Elk 426 North side.

River

Lamb's Ferry Good ferry 429 Approaches good.

Head of 430 About 20 miles

Muscle long; the most

Shoals. difficult of

passing on the

river.

Town of 454

Florence.

Tuscumbia 457

Landing

Organization of troops in the Department of the cumberland, commanded by Major General William S. Rosecrans, U. S. Army, August 31, 1863.

GENERAL HEADQUARTERS.

1st Battalion Ohio Sharpshooters, Captain Watson C. Squire.

10th Ohio Infantry, Lieutenant Colonel William M. Ward.

15th Pensylvania Cavalry, Colonel William J. Palmer.

FOURTEENTH ARMY CORPS.

Major General GEORGE H. THOMAS.

ESCORT.

1st Ohio Cavalry, Company L,. Captain John Barker.

PROVOST GUARD.

9th Michigan Infantry, Colonel John G. Parkhust.

FIRST DIVISION.

Brigadier General ABSALOM BAIRD.

First Brigade.

Colonel BENJAMIN F. SCRIBNER..

38th Indian, Lieutenant Colonel Daniel F. Griffin.

2nd Ohio, Lieutenant Colonel Obadiah C. Maxwell.

33rd Ohio, Colonel Oscar R. Moore.

94th Ohio, Major Rue P. Hutchins.

10th Wisconsin, Lieutenant Colonel John H. Ely.

Second Brigade.

Brigadier General JOHN C. STARKWEATHER.

24th Illinois, Colonel Geza Mihalotzy.

79th Pennsylvania, Colonel Henry A. Hambright.

1st Wisconsin, Lieutenant Colonel George B. Bingham.

21st Wisconsin, Captain Henry Turner.