War of the Rebellion: Serial 052 Page 0286 KY., SW. VA., TENN., MISS., N. ALA., AND N. GA. Chapter XLII.

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BRIDGEPORT,

September 1, 1863-3.40 p.m.

Major-General ROSECRANS:

The bridge is progressing finely, and will be finished sometime to-morrow forenoon. I would like to cross my division as soon as it is finished. Can I do so?

P. H. SHERIDAN

Major-General.

BRIDGEPORT,

September 1, 1863-9.30 p.m.

Major-General ROSECRANS:

The bridge will be finished at 9 a.m. to-morrow. May I cross my division?

P. H. SHERIDAN,

Major-General.

STEVENSON, September 1, 1863

Major-General SHERIDAN;

The general commanding says move your division over as soon as the bridge is done.

R. S. THOMS,

Captain and Aide-de-Camp.

HDQRS. THIRD BRIG., THIRD DIV., 20TH ARMY CORPS,

September 1, 1863.

Captain GEORGE LEE,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Third Division:

CAPTAIN: Colonel Hunton thinks he will have all the timbers of the bridge down to-night, and if he does this, will lay the plank during the night. It will not be ready to cross until to-morrow forenoon.

Respectfully,

L. P. BRADLEY,

Colonel, Commanding.

STEVENSON, September 1, 1863.

Major-General CRITTENDEN,

Dunlap:

Do you want any supplies for your command? If so, there are about 60,000 rations at Tracy City. General commanding says you can send your wagons for them.

R. S. THOMS,

Captain and Aide-de-Camp.

SEPTEMBER 1, 1863-2.15 p.m.

General GARFIELD:

Your dispatch of yesterday, dated 1.25 a.m., is this morning received. I have sent you all the information I have concerning the movements up the river. Last was to the effect that Minty reported